Fri.Aug 23, 2019

5 fun workplace activities (with hidden benefits)


I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Ready? Here it is: It’s good to have fun


Are All Insights Equal?


This article originally appeared on Raconteur , who we thank for the opportunity to share here.

Headphones at Work - Individual Contributor vs Manager of People.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, new research from AVS Forum polled 800 individuals for perceptions of people who wear headphones at work, at the gym and on public transportation. The full summary graph appears below (email subscribers, click through to my site if you don't see the graph).

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Monsters Under the Bed — the IR35 Danger You Overlooked

Allegis Global Solutions

Some time ago, you learned that IR35 would apply to the private sector, and you immediately started preparing. You examined your contingent workforce, spoke to your suppliers, and built a framework to determine tax status repeatably and to a high standard.

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.

Do You Believe Paper Invoices Belong in the Past?


Today, in this modern competitive business world, one might be astonished to find that vendors are still sending paper invoices. Snail mail is still the most common invoicing process in some parts of the world.

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Three Ways to Keep Recognition at the Forefront in a Remote Workforce World


By now it’s widely known that flexible work options, including the ability to work remotely, are near the top of today’s job seekers’ wish lists. Our own survey report on The Remote Workforce found that nearly 75% of millennials have expressed a desire to have more opportunities to work remotely.

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7 Affordable Ways to Boost Morale

SHRM Resources

?You don't have to spend a lot to make a big difference in your workplace. We asked HR practitioners, via the SHRM Connect online community and LinkedIn, to share their ideas for easy, affordable ways to boost morale in the work environment.

What to Do If Immigration Officials Come Knocking Podcast


In this week’s episode of The Workplace, CalChamber President Allan Zaremberg discusses with immigration expert Kevin Johnson, Dean of the UC Davis School of Law what employers are required to do if Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials raid a job site or ask to inspect records.

AI And Other Emerging Technologies' Impact On The Enterprise

Forbes Leadership Strategy

AI, IoT and 5G technologies can transform the business landscape and how organizations operate on a daily basis


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.

Open Enrollment and Remote Employees | benefitexpress


Open Enrollment and Remote Employees. It's no secret that remote employees can sometimes feel "off the grid" or isolated from other team members.

How Microsoft Vanquished Bureaucracy With Agile

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Subtitle: The Bold Decisions Of A Heroic CEO Only Work If The Organization Is Agile Enough To Implemement Them


How Streamlined Hiring Can Add Profit Back to Your Business


In today’s tight labor market, the costs associated with attracting and hiring top talent can add up quickly – especially if you don’t have a streamlined hiring process in place.

The Patagonia Model: CEOs Redefine Shareholder Value

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The standard for corporate responsibility has changed — and now demands that companies benefit all stakeholders, including customers, employees, suppliers, and communities

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.

Onboarding Doesn’t Have to Be a Catastrophe!

marenated HR

By Hannah Wilson: Do you ever feel like the emoji with its head exploding while onboarding a lot of new clients? Gaining multiple new clients at once is super exciting, but it can become stressful if you don’t know how to keep track of them all.

Has the Push for Productivity Gone Too Far?

SHRM Resources

Employers are constantly pushing for greater productivity, and technology provides them the means to measure it. But how much is too much? Analyzing Business Challenges Business Acumen Retention Leadership, Strategy and Metrics

Leadership Climate: Employees Hold the Key to Developing Your Leaders

Select International

“If the [organisational] conditions are wrong, we are forced to expend our own time and energy to protect ourselves from each other, and that inherently weakens the organisation…”.


Role of Personality Tests to Foster Entrepreneurial Spirit

EverFi - HR

Last year, I watched the Netflix documentary “Walt: The Man Behind the Myth” and found myself feeling inadequate inspired. Let’s be honest…maybe a little of both.) Walt Disney brought fairytales to life, built timeless rides like Space Mountain and showed us that dreams do come true.

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.

Four Leadership Situations That Can Destroy Your Organization

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Successful organizations need effective leaders at all levels

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How To Be A Leader Of Leaders

Forbes Coaches Council

The ability to lead a team of people toward a successful business outcome isn’t as easy as you’d think

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Women Leaders As Change Masters - How To Become One

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Women see the world through a different lens than men. They therefore interpret the requirements of leadership differently. Women are, in short, Change Masters. Here are 7 things they do especially well

weekend free-for-all – August 24-25, 2019

Ask a Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Reasons to be Cheerful , by Nina Stibbe. I don’t know how to describe this book.

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.

How To Know When Your Brand Story Is Boring (And What To Do About It)

Forbes Leadership Strategy

All stories have a shelf life. Here's how to know when your brand story has gotten boring, and three tips to swap a boring story for a breathtaking one that will multiply your sales

Here’s How You Can Get the Skinny on HR Transformation


From employee experience to data analytics, HR leaders have been hearing nonstop how important it is for the function to “transform” itself in order to stay ahead of the macrotrends rippling through today’s global economy. But what does transform actually mean, from a practical standpoint?


The 10 Most Attractive Countries for Franchising in 2019

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Franchise companies seeking to expand internationally need to consider not only the market potential but also the many risks present in international markets. In 2019, the most attractive countries for most US franchise companies include Germany, UK, Canada, South Korea, Poland, and Spain

5 Ways to Reduce Employee Financial Stress


Blog › What Employers Can Do 5 Ways to Reduce Employee Financial Stress By Insights Team on August 23, 2019 When your employees clock in to work, you want them focused on their job so they can put forth the best possible results.

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.