Mon.Apr 29, 2019

Here’s How Digital Collaboration Tools Are Improving Communication


For many organizations, systems with a knowledge base—such as SocialChorus, Digital Signal, Ryver, ServiceNow and Zendesk—can increase employee engagement, eliminate paper processes and make information available faster and in more useful ways for employees.

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Performance reviews: Aligning development and compensation


Nearly 95 percent of managers are dissatisfied with how their company approaches performance reviews, and 90 percent of HR leaders believe their performance management system doesn’t deliver accurate information about employee performance. Performance reviews

5 Key Metrics to Measure Workplace Engagement


Ask a CEO and an employee about engagement in the workplace and you can get two contradictory answers. The CEO might think his employees are happy and engaged while the employee is one bad day away from quitting. Without some method of employee engagement measurement, it’s easy to assume the best while discontent and disengagement eat away at your talent, your productivity, and your bottom line. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: The Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys.

TED Talk Tuesday: Why Aren't We More Compassionate?

Cornerstone On Demand

This article is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here.

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Why it is Important for SME’s to Automate HR Administrative Tasks


Today, most HR departments have identified the significance of adding strategic value to the business, but HR administration work often stands as a critical barrier for its time-consuming nature.

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HR and Chatbots Are Learning Together

SHRM Resources

Whether called chatbots, digital assistants or conversational artificial intelligence (AI), companies are using the technology to enhance HR service, boost productivity, and help deliver more rewarding and personalized experiences for job candidates and employees.

10 performance review biases and how to avoid them


I am biased, you are biased, all humans are biased. Not buying it yet? Consider the research of Daniel Kahneman , a psychologist who won the Nobel Prize in economics.

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Why Resilience is a Top Skill Needed in Today’s Workplace


In my work as a researcher at BetterUp Labs , I have an opportunity to speak with business leaders across multiple industries about their biggest challenges. One theme continues to emerge—change at breakneck speed has become the norm in business today and it’s overwhelming our workforces.

Marijuana Use Up Among Workers; Opioid Use Down

SHRM Resources

More U.S. workers are testing positive for marijuana while the number testing positive for opioids continues to decline, according to the annual Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Drug and Alcohol Testing--Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing


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.

60 performance review phrases you can use today


If you’ve ever walked away from a performance review confused about where you stand, you’re not alone. The art of giving clear, intentional, and valuable feedback is tricky to master, which is why so many employees have experienced underwhelming performance reviews.

The Problem with Values

HR Examiner

Often ignored words and platitudes in values statements can become a powerful force when they are practiced and defended with conviction. So, how does that work? Dr. Todd Dewett has a plan.

Replicon helps businesses transform time management into time intelligence at the APA Congress 2019


It’s no secret that keeping a global, multi-location business running smoothly can be fraught with challenges.

Drug Testing Positivity Rates Increase to Highest Level Since 2004

General Information Services

According to the recently released Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index, drug positivity rates for 2018 climbed to the highest level since 2004. The analysis examines test results for a range of various illicit and prescription drugs from more than. Visit the HireRight Blog to read the full article.

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.

Community Colleges Respond to Adult Student Needs


Community colleges are becoming very responsive to adult students’ needs. A January 2019 RISC Survey What challenges to success do community college students face?

What Is Mileage Reimbursement, and How Does it Work?

Patriot Software

As a business owner, running errands is inevitable. But sometimes, you are too busy to make the run yourself. You might send an employee to pick up something or handle a task for you.

The Truth about Exercise Ball Office Chairs

Effortless HR

You may have heard that exercise balls can be a great replacement for more traditional office furniture. While exercise balls are excellent for stretching and aerobic exercises, there are some things you should be aware of before purchasing one of these balls as a makeshift chair.

5 Employee Development Resources for New Managers


One of the most important services HR leaders are called on to provide is resources for new managers. New manager training varies so much based on length of previous management experience or, in the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR Leadership Work employee development new manager tips training managers

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.

Gender Questions on Job Applications in California


Employers should review job applications to make sure they do not ask anything prohibited by law. Our job application asks applicants to state their gender. Is that allowed under California law?

How WorkStride Can Bolster Your Channel Incentive Program


Successful incentive promotions are key to capturing greater indirect revenue from your partners, therefore ensuring program longevity.

How To Positively Influence Workplace Culture

MTM Recognition

When was the last time you gave a coworker a high five? Asked your direct report how you could better support them? Made a point to begin your weekly huddle by sharing someone’s help you were grateful for the week before?

How to Build a Website in WordPress

Take It Personel-ly

Getting online is now easier than ever. There are around 200 million active websites, and most of them were made by the regular folk just like you and me. Today, anyone can want a website design, no matter the level of technical skill.

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.

Competency analytics

Analytics in HR

Who wouldn’t want all the competencies in the world? We keep hearing that companies have a desperate need for talent. Some competencies are so important it is worth seeking them out and treasuring them.

Why Successful Distributed Teams Need These 5 Things


What is a distributed team? A distributed workforce may be the most effective way to build a company—This is when employees are dispersed geographically beyond the traditional office environment—and may be the future of work.

StafQuik Raises $500K Pre-Seed For Job Push Notifications


Push notifications are becoming ubiquitous as we travel around the Internet. These are the little “opt-in” messages on your browser or phone that ask to use your location (or not) to send you notifications you might be interested in.

How Healthcare Employers Can Invest in Strategic Workforce Planning


How Healthcare Employers Can Invest in Strategic Workforce Planning Apr. 30, 2019. Bryan Barajas Marketing Director. Healthcare organizations are facing a workforce crunch.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.