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At long last. The rise of what matters in employee communications.


There’s a divide in business. Some companies eagerly embrace a more-is-better approach when it comes to employee communication. Others know that’s not quite right. Or at least they are skeptical about more communication changing a business result.

How to honor relationships at work and in life


New Years marked three months since the launch of my book, Bring Your Human to Work: 10 Sure Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That’s Good for People, Great for Business, and Just Might Change the World (McGraw-Hill). Wellbeing

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It’s Time to Stop Acquiring Talent

Evil HR Lady

Talent is something that’s inborn, and when you acquire something, you just grab it off the shelf. Well, job candidates aren’t cartons of milk. It’s Time To Stop Hiring Talent! Suzanne Lucas | DisruptHR Talks from DisruptHR on Vimeo.

Your Most Pressing Questions About Recruiting in the Digital Age, Answered

Cornerstone On Demand

There's a storm brewing in the realm of recruiting. Today's employees have to grapple with an always-on, mobile-enabled environment, filled with new technology.

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.

Infographic: 7 Myths About Employee Engagement (and the Facts Behind Them)


Download the PDF version of the Infographic. Myth: Engagement is About People Working Harder. FACT: Engagement is about people being INSPIRED and working SMARTER, more CREATIVELY, more MINDFULLY, and more EFFICIENTLY.

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We’re Only Human 47: Using Mission-Focused Learning to Improve Learner Engagement


Recent research from CLO Media shows that the number one performance metric reported by Chief Learning Officers for learning initiatives is employee engagement. But is this the right metric? Does engagement truly encapsulate how people learn, the impact on the business, and other critical factors? . To answer this question, host Ben Eubanks sits down with Sam Herring, VP and General Manager for Intrepid by VitalSource.

Five Reasons Why Improving Internal Communication Will Boost Employee Engagement


There’s a famous quote commonly attributed to George Bernard Shaw: “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” How often have you felt that way in your professional (and personal) life? Someone thinks they’ve communicated a message, or assumes that the message is implied, but there’s a complete disconnect with the person on the receiving end. Better internal communication could prevent so many obstacles, frustrations, and failures at work.

Top 3 HR Trends to Look Out for in 2019


Like previous years, 2019 will also witness business transformations along with major technological, socio-cultural, and economic changes.

Succession Planning 101: Pass Down or Sell?


Did you know 60% of 2nd generation family business owners fail? For 3rd generation owners, it goes up to an astonishing 90%! It goes without saying that deciding whether or not to pass the baton to the next generation requires thoughtful consideration.

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.

WorkHuman Session Spotlight: Empowering through Diversity and Equality


By Laurie Ruettimann —. Diversity means different things to various people. Some people think diversity applies to physical differences, such as race and gender. They’re not wrong.

A New Year and a New Future for Quick Base


Today we’re announcing something incredibly exciting for all Quick Base customers, employees, and partners.

What to Include in an Employee Handbook

Patriot Software

Every business should follow a set of rules and procedures to keep operations running smoothly. As your small business grows, you will need a strong employee handbook to set expectations for employees.

Change Management Lessons From Spilled Coffee on the Train


It can happen to any of us and this morning it happened to me. I spilled coffee on a crowded train. The folks on the train reacted somewhat similar to the way they might if a colleague or teammate. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR Work change management human behavior mark fogel

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.

Focus on these 3 areas for your Happy New Year Strategy

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

A Happy New Year Strategy keeps your own professional development front and center throughout the year. Otherwise, it is too easy to be distracted by drama, disruptions and other people’s ideas of how you should spend your workday. Happiness is easier said than done.

How the Best Managers Motivate Employees

Quantum Workplace

Motivating employees is one of the toughest aspects of your job as a manager. Though you know m otivation is the gateway to increasing productivity, a growing to-do list and general lack of time keep you from acting.

AIHR Live with Dave Millner “The HR Curator”

Analytics in HR

In this short interview, Erik discusses the most important HR and HR analytics topics with the one and only “HR Curator” Find out about the digital future of HR from the expert, Dave Millner! Transcription: Erik van Vulpen: Hello, and welcome to AIHR Live.

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I Don’t Know

HR Examiner

“When should you use “I don’t know?” A lot at the beginning. As you gain wisdom and experience, you will use it more.” ” – Heather Bussing. The three most important words to know how to use are as big as: I love you, I’m sorry, and Thank you. They are: I don’t know.

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.

How HR Can Stand Behind the #MeToo Movement


Harassment in the workplace has always been a concern for HR professionals, but as the #MeToo movement gained momentum over the past year it has been top-of-mind for all in the industry.

Need a refresher on providing break time for nursing moms at work?

The Employer Handbook

Beukbeuk [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons I’ve got you covered. According to a recent New York Times article , it is “common among American employers” for companies not to “provide hourly workers with break time and a private place to pump.”

Work and Life and Everything In Between

Robin Schooling

My mother, who has dementia, has been living with us now for a week. A really really REALLY long week. Getting her to Louisiana was neither an easy task not did it occur in a particularly seamless fashion. Over the last month I made two emergency (last-minute) cross-country trips.

Grandma Asks for FMLA for Grandbaby


Can Grandma take FMLA leave? My employee wants to take federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave when her daughter has a baby. Can I deny her request?

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.

11 Books to Add to Your Social Emotional Reading List

EverFi - HR

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the newest lens by which we are beginning to evaluate student success in and out of the classroom.

5 tips for changing culture within an organization

PI Worldwide

“I love the feeling of dread in the morning,” said no one ever. Yet somewhere today, someone you know—someone who may work for you—woke up dreading the day ahead. The job that used to bring them joy and inspiration is now a tedious obligation. They’ re disengaged and it didn’t happen overnight. There are many reasons for disengagement, and one of those is company culture.

3 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of December 2018

Digital HR Tech

First of all, I’d like to wish all of you a very happy 2019, full of laughter, love and fulfilling projects to work on! Now, back to business and to our first article of the year: Welcome back to another brand new edition of our ‘Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles’.

my office is requiring us to disclose all medications we take

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work for a small office (around 20 people) with a director who has a tendency towards micromanagement and distrust of employees — think paranoia that people are constantly trying to get out of doing “enough” work.

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.