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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.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

The HR Capitalist Is Back In Business.

The HR Capitalist

I'm back. After taking 3 months off to finish a book that will be out in mid-2019 (The 9 Faces of HR), I'm returning to a normal schedule at the HR Capitalist. Some of you noticed I was gone. Some of you didn't. Good thing I'm low sensitivity and didn't expect you to beg. The conversation - with snark, pro-business moderate views and a certain level of detachment to protect my fragile emotions - continues. starting now. Don't be afraid to say hi.

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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.

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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

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 to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

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.

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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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.”

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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.

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?

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.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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.

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.

NGA Human Resources Partners with Gospel Technology to Pilot Blockchain in HR & Payroll Processes

NGA Human Resources

January 14, 2019 – Hemel Hempstead, UK: NGA Human Resources , the global HR and payroll services company, has today announced a partnership with Gospel Technology. Gospel Technology was recently recognized as Salesforce Ventures’ first global investment in blockchain technology.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.