Fri.Sep 22, 2017

4 Steps to Conducting a Successful Coaching Session

HR Daily Advisor

I love being corrected and coached; especially by my wife. My second favorite coaches are my four teenagers. Since they’ve been sentient for a number of months now, they naturally have lots of tips and life wisdom to share with me, and I always receive it with humility.

Disconnect to Connect


For our creativity to thrive and learning to happen, we need unburdened spaces in our life – physical spaces too, but most importantly, mental spaces.

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FMLA ruling: Is this loose standard terrible news for your compliance efforts?

HR Morning

Thanks to a recent court ruling, it may now be even more difficult for employers to take any adverse action against an employee who is on — or has previously taken — FMLA leave. Woods v. START Treatment & Recovery Centers is the lawsuit HR pros everywhere must be aware of.

What to Do When Employees Are Underperforming?

HR Daily Advisor

It’s time to pull your head out of the sand—you need to deal with poor performers! Sometimes it is uncomfortable to deal with things you would rather avoid, but there is no advantage to delaying the inevitable.

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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Human Centered Hiring and Culture Fit

Robin Schooling

The importance of aligning hiring to organizational culture is endlessly discussed, debated, and analyzed. Everyone from researchers to C-suite leaders to HR professionals has an opinion on how to achieve this seemingly elusive nirvana.

my boss wants me to collaborate with my awful coworker

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have a coworker who started a few months ago. He and I are responsible for similar types of projects, but we rarely collaborate because the projects don’t readily lend themselves to teamwork. Occasionally, we may consult each other if we hit a technical snag with the software. For some reason, my boss has started pushing me to work more closely with him on my projects.

4 Workplace Design Mistakes You Should Avoid at All Costs

Get Hppy

The design of your work space and the equipment in it affects the productivity, health, and effectiveness of your employees. Workplace design mistakes can result in accidents, injuries, illnesses and higher insurance premiums.

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Cultural Diversity: A Long-Term Investment Strategy

HR Gazette

Mismanaging cultural diversity in the workplace causes unhealthy tensions and a loss of team productivity. Your company’s is exponentially stronger with you foster an atmosphere of acceptance.

Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

When Women Thrive At Work It’s Good for Everyone


New research shows that workplaces where women thrive are workplaces where everyone reports higher levels of satisfaction and support. Great Place to Work and Fortune found that “companies where women are thriving also tend to offer better workplace experiences for all employees.” ” What’s the difference? These companies had better benefits, better professional development programs and […] Source. HR pay gap wage gap

Everyone Can Be a Rock Star – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

3 Minor Details with Big Effects on Team Performance


There are many things that can determine the success of a team. But sometimes, it’s the little things that actually end up making the difference. Number of people. Imagine that you’re walking down the street, and see someone in need of help. How likely is it that you would actually stop to help them?

HR Technology — What’s Hot?


Like the stock market, choosing which HR Technology trends are going to take off and become the “next big thing” can be an inexact science. Consider these ideas. The post HR Technology — What’s Hot? appeared first on Mercer PeoplePro Blog. HR Strategy & Talent Management emerging business entrepreneur entrepreneurs HR human resources SBA SCORE SHRM small business small business administration small business advice small business incubator start ups

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Workplace Happiness: a Little Happiness Brings a Lot More Productivity

Compensation Today

Kelsie Davis, BambooHR. Some business leaders dismiss happiness as something that employees can do on their own time.

Most common mistakes candidates make at interviews from an employer’s perspective

Effortless HR

Worried about making a mistake during your interview. Unfortunately, making a mistake during an interview is incredibly easy, and most don’t realize it until it’s over. To help you better prepare for your interview and avoid messing up, below are a few common mistakes that you should avoid. Image source: Dressing Poorly. When you’re being interviewed for a job, it’s important to look your best aka profes s ional attire.

How Hospitals Can Shed 3 Myths Hindering Employee Engagement

HR Daily Advisor

Are you hiring without a map?

The Predictive Index

Hiring & Selection Employee Engagement

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Will Your Training Keep Pace with Need for Technology-Related Skills?

HR Daily Advisor

More than one-half of employed Americans in a recent survey expect significant technology improvements over the next 5 years to boost their productivity at work, and many are looking to their employers to provide related training.

5 Tips to Getting the Most From a Leadership Coach

TLNT: The Business of HR

Working with an executive coach can have a huge payoff for leaders as they develop, improve their skills and stretch in new areas. Like anything in life, coaching is as much about what you give as what you get back.

PBGC Will Assist United Furniture Workers Pension Fund

HR Daily Advisor

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has approved a partition application and will provide early financial assistance to the United Furniture Workers Pension Fund A, a Nashville-based multiemployer pension plan that covers nearly 10,000 participants.


How to Land a Seat at the C-Suite Table


Among many small- and mid-sized businesses (SMB), human resource departments are no longer seen as an isolated administrative function.


Breaking Down 2017 Labor Law Complexities

Workplace employment issues continue to make news as state and local governments propose labor law legislation at a frenzied pace. This free e-guide analyzes years of labor law posting data to provide you with a look at the complexity of labor law compliance for businesses of all sizes.

October 1: New Local Ordinance, Minimum Wage Hike and Updated Poster for Employers in Berkeley


This fall, employers who have employees in the City of Berkeley will have a new local ordinance, a minimum wage hike and a new poster. On October 1, 2017, Berkeley’s Paid Sick Leave (PSL) ordinance goes into effect, and Berkeley’s minimum wage will rise to $13.75 per hour.

Create Impactful Employee Engagement Surveys With Our Free eBook


Engaged employees are a key driver of your business’s success: highly engaged workplaces see a 10% increase in customer ratings and a 20% increase in sales. But understanding how to engage your employees can be tricky.

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Celebrate 2017 Customer Service Week with These Cool Ideas [FREE GIFTS]

Total Employee Recognition

Working nights, weekends, and everything in between. Ensuring each customer walks away with a smile. And don’t even mention what one experiences during the holiday season. Customer service representatives might not have an easy job, but they do fulfill a major role for your company. For these reasons, among many others, it’s important you make the most of this year’s upcoming Customer Service Week, which will take place October 2 nd – 6 th.

How Self-Service People Analytics Helps Us Tell a Better HR Story


I’ve already written about the importance of having self-service analytics in the finance department to help make more informed business decisions. But data isn’t just for CFOs. The CHRO of the future must use people analytics and employee data to make strategic decisions about their company’s workforce. If you are going to lead a data-driven HR organization, you first need reliable data at your fingertips.

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

Leaders are just Interpreters of BullSh*t! #HRTechConf

The Tim Sackett Project

I was on the phone yesterday with George Larocque who is an HR advisor to HR technology companies worldwide. George also does some consulting with companies on selecting HR technology, research, etc. He’s one of the few people in the industry that I listen to, primarily because I know he knows his stuff and isn’t trying to sell me something! Check him out! George described what he did as being an interpreter between HR and Talent leaders, and HR Technology vendors.

Join Extended DISC® at the HRSouthwest Conference in Fort Worth, TX from Oct. 1-4!

Extended DISC

Extended DISC ® will be at at the HRSouthwest Conference at the Forth Worth Convention Center from October 1-4! Extended DISC® offers customizable, online DISC assessments for leadership, sales, customer service, team and communication training. Our Unlimited Use DISC License allows you to use an unlimited number of assessments for a fixed fee. Our Public and Virtual Certification options are approved for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification credits.

Future Friday: Lessons for HR from office designs

OmegaHR Solutions

Just because other companies do something does not mean your company must or should. I read a piece on a website called Insight which deals primarily with office design.

Americans Are Working Longer, But at Least Some of That Is at Home

TLNT: The Business of HR

At the end of June the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the results of its 2016 American Time Use Survey (ATUS). For the second year in a row the press release emphasized the fact that workers are more likely to do some or all of their work at home.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.