Fri.Nov 15, 2019

Are You an Employee Engagement Dinosaur?

Jason Lauritsen

This week, I somehow found myself in a conversation with a colleague about breaking the habit of putting two spaces behind a period when I type. Since he is roughly my age, he understood this challenge completely.

Cafe Classic: Employee Recognition From The Psychology Perspective

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: What can Psychologists teach us about employee recognition. Plenty, it turns out. Derek Irvine expounds. What do employees value most for recognition? What do companies (and managers) actually do well for same? What does the research tell us?

How to Utilize AR and VR Apps to Boost Productivity and Employee Engagement?

Take It Personel-ly

If you still think both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies are mainly for the game apps, you have no idea about how they have become part of serious undertakings in corporate and workplace environments.

Consumer Data Protection Laws: What You Need to Know

Ultimate Software

With the rate at which technology has been advancing, it was perhaps inevitable for the law to lag behind.

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Communication in Online Setting: A Challenge For Every HR Department

Get Hppy

The world is moving to an online ecosystem through which we purchase things, communicate with people, and plan our daily lives. For businesses, this means adapting to a different way of communicating from the traditional in-person and over the phone methods. .

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Women Like Technology Work. It’s Time to Hire More of Them

SHRM Resources

If women have the chance to stay in their tech jobs and advance in their careers, many of them will find they’ll enjoy the work they do, reap the rewards of their labor and find a suitable work/life balance, reveals a Capital One survey that examines why women stay in tech jobs and why they bolt.

People Analytics & Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #2

PeopleInsight Workforce Analytics

In this micro-installment, take 3 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about how APIs are great for enabling transactional processing (like hiring), but insufficient for moving atomic-level data which is a pre-requisite for HR Reporting and People Analytics.

3 Ways to Be a Better Human, Via an Expert in AI


Saturday Spark #36. By Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder & CEO. No Job is Robot-Proof. Kevin Roose, a technology columnist for The New York Times, kicked off his presentation to 800 corporate sustainability and responsibility executives at BSR19 this week with that pronouncement.

Psychological Safety: Paving Way Towards Better Team

Vantage Circle

In today’s rapidly changing corporate world, organizations have experimented with different methods to develop efficiency in teams. But what companies choose to overlook is the incorporation of psychological safety in the workplace.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Being Human


Yesterday I sent a tweet about a conversation I’d been in that morning. It briefly described a situation that had been told to me, relating to a large UK organisation the name of which would be familiar to many. This organisation … Continue reading → Other Stuff


CX Optimization is important : An Interview with 1to1 Media’s Judith Aquino


Smartphones give consumers a louder voice and bigger presence.

Five Rules To Hire A Good Hairdresser

New to HR

After setting up own salon business there will be a lot of tasks to be completed including management and the main hairdressing job, so it is not possible for the owner to tackle this huge work pressure alone. As the. The post Five Rules To Hire A Good Hairdresser appeared first on New To HR.


[Infographic] How to Maximize Your Investment in Digital Transformation


Is your digital workplace actually working? You’re probably already investing in new digital technologies. But are your employees engaging with and embracing them? And are the tools helping … or are these tools just causing dysfunction? Click to download the infographic.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

What You Will Not Have Considered With A Business Remodel But Should

New to HR

Many people love the idea of renovating a house or home. Especially when you have purchased somewhere for the first time and you are excited about putting your own personality and flare to the place. However, home renovations can also.


A Conversation About Onboarding

Essium HRM

It’s our business to talk to HR teams about their current onboarding process. The number one question that we ask is “How is your onboarding process working for your team/company?” When we hear responses like: “Its not great.” Or “It could be better.”

8 Tips for Employees to Improve Email Writing Skills and Online Professionalism

BizLibrary - HR

Developing effective email communication, mastering email writing skills, and establishing good email writing habits will instantly improve your employees’ online professionalism, which translates to a better reputation offline, too!

OSHA’s TOP 10 Cited Violations in 2019

HR Workplace Services

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released their Top 10 violations for 2019. For the 9 th year in a row “Fall Protection” ranks as the most cited violation.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Ambassador Yovanovitch Gives A Master Class In Professionalism

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch demonstrated what it means to defend yourself without being defensive


#WorkTrends: Taking Stock of the Global State of Work


Our guest on #WorkTrends today is Mr. Hung Lee, the co-founder, and CEO of the recruiting firm He’s also the founder of the mega-newsletter, Recruiting BrainFood.

How to use automation tools to boost business efficiency


Business efficiency : it’s something all businesses want to achieve, but ironically often don’t have enough time to focus on! Productivity Resources Staff management

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Is Your Business Ready to Scale?

Great Place to Work


5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Budgeting for an Employee Recognition Program

MTM Recognition

“How much should we be spending on recognition and awards programs for our employees?”. It’s one of the most common questions we hear in the recognition industry and an essential one.

All You Need to Know About Critical Incident Method of Performance Appraisal

AssessTEAM Performance Management

The Critical Incident Method of Performance Appraisal is defined by the Usability Body of Knowledge as a “ method of gathering facts (incidents) from domain experts or less experienced users of the existing system to gain knowledge of how to improve the performance of the individuals involved.”.

Top 10 HR Best Practices to build Better Workplaces in 2020


HR plays a vital part in the success of a business and so is the important department in any organization or business offices. For many years the HR best practices have been under debate and continue to be a hot topic in business circles. W hat is the definition of HR best practices?

2020 QSEHRA Contribution Limits


The qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement ( QSEHRA ), also called a small business HRA, comes with annual contribution limits. In practical terms, that means small businesses are limited in how much tax-free money they can offer their employees through the benefit.


Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.