Tue.May 19, 2020

Glassdoor Says I'm Worth 8K Per Year.

The HR Capitalist

Damn you, Glassdoor! . Quit toying with me. I have enough s##t going on without you cratering my expected value. A couple of years ago we were recruiting software sales pros at Kinetix and SF was a target market. So I used my Glassdoor account to confirm that the Bay area was an expensive place to hire hunting sales pros, listing my occupation and location to match the target. I never changed it. I expected my value to fall a bit during COVID, but c'mon.

3 Ways to Drive Employee Engagement with Technology


Your team likely has a strategy in place to keep candidates engaged and excited throughout the hiring process, and it’s just as important to drive employee engagement once you’ve secured qualified candidates. . A recent study found that employee engagement drops 22 percent after a few weeks on the job, and 52 percent of employees don’t believe their employers invest in improving the employee experience.


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Developing a mindset of resilience during changes and crises


When your organization goes through unstable or challenging times, it’s critical that everyone on your team adopt a mindset of resilience. A mindset of resilience is: The capacity to continue to develop despite disruption – for example, being able to adapt to changing circumstances, incorporate new behaviors and follow new processes The ability to let go of what makes you comfortable A tolerance for ambiguity. Why is a mindset of resilience important?

8 Tips for Adapting to Constant Change When You Work in Marketing

The Muse

Read our career advice article, 8 Tips for Adapting to Constant Change When You Work in Marketing. Getting Ahead


How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Avoiding COVID-19 lawsuits and reputational damage as employees return to work

HR Morning

As organizations of all kinds prepare to reopen facilities and bring employees back onsite as the COVID-19 crisis eases, HR pros need to be ready to advise leadership of both potential legal risks and how to protect against long-term damage to their reputation.

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COVID-19 Is Creating Telework Converts


Workhuman’s Sr Director of HR Sarah Hamilton quoted in an article about the impact of COVID-19 on the work from home trend. Read the full article on SHRM.org. . Workhuman in the News

Reflektive Welcomes Barbara Competello and Jaisimha Muthegere


Reflektive is thrilled Barbara Competello and Jaisimha Muthegere have joined our executive team as Chief Customer Officer and Chief Technology Officer. During these unprecedented times, Competello and Muthegere’s expertise is integral to round out our leadership team, and bring innovative technology and implementation best practices to Reflektive customers around the world. We sat down with the newest Reflektors to find out more.

Coronavirus vs Business: What to Do to Employers During the Quarantine


The spread of the coronavirus has officially received pandemic status. The whole world is preparing that the situation may not improve until the end of summer. However, the shattering effect for the business became apparent much earlier. Experts say COVID-19 has become a catalyst for triggering the global economic crisis. Companies experienced issues with non-fulfillment of contractual obligations, disruption of schedules, non-payment, forced production downtime, and more.

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What Does UK Workforce Data Mean for a COVID-19 Recovery?

Allegis Global Solutions

In its recent UK Labour Market Insights report, Allegis Global Solutions (AGS) draws from market and client data on employment growth, open job requisitions, and new contractor starts to shed light on changing market conditions. As the numbers show, businesses are showing a greater reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic than initial data portrayed. Industry Trends

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The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

5 keys to caring personally while challenging directly

HR Morning

Balancing between caring personally and challenging colleagues directly during the pandemic is more important than ever, as many employees find themselves being informal coaches/mentors for one another. We’re listening to “ZOOMed” stories that can be hard to hear and responding to emotions that are hard to witness. To keep your workplace resilient, it’s important to elevate your approach to employee communication by focusing on all the good things happening across your business.

Preparing a Surprise for Your Employees: 7 Tips

Take It Personel-ly

After weeks of social distancing orders and quarantine, some businesses are slowly beginning to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you’re one of these companies or not, your office will open eventually. Thus, it’s important to think about how to navigate that first day back and how you might welcome the team. If you’re looking […].

Best Ways to Manage Your Team While Social Distancing

HR Cloud

The coronavirus pandemic is causing a lot of disruptions in every workplace around the world. With almost everyone now working from home , there are different measures and directives from the authorities and health experts. One of the instructions is to keep a social distance. However, managers can still manage their teams by using some incredible strategies and tasks of managing a team. Employee Engagement

Ask Madison: CSR During a Crisis


Ask Madison : As a business, we have an established corporate social responsibility policy to help us make a positive mark on society; we also like to recognize our employees for their accomplishments. What is the best use of our resources to be able to do both during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Turning Your Passion Into an Occupation: 6 Reasons Why 3D Animation Is a Career Worthy of Pursuing

Take It Personel-ly

The art of animation has advanced by leaps and bounds over the last several decades. Traditional, hand-drawn animation still has its place, but projects increasingly feature three-dimensional models and virtual scenes. Becoming a 3D animator is an excellent option for anyone with the right set of interests and skills. There are six especially compelling reasons […].

Technology?s role in recruitment


Editor’s note: This is the second in a series on recruiting strategies and priorities for HR leaders—from HR’s top experts. The interviews were conducted prior to the impacts of coronavirus on the workplace. . *. “It’s It’s a battle for talent right now,” says Jen Clark, vice president of talent acquisition at staffing firm OperationsInc. “If If you’re not focused on candidate experience, then you’re going to lose them.”.

7 Simple Ways to Foster Team Connection Remotely

Quantum Workplace

Working from home has become the new normal for many employees and companies. And while there are many advantages to remote work (like greater flexibility and no more long commutes), it also brings challenges. One of the biggest challenges is fostering connection among remote team members. This is because working from home reduces the frequency of natural social interactions and “water cooler” moments that help bind teams together.

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Seizing The Opportunity To Manage Your Work And Life.

Kevin Sheridan

I abhor victimhood. Sadly, far too many people embrace it, both in their workplace and the way they live their lives. Two Sundays ago, I saw Reese Witherspoon interviewed on CBS News Sunday Morning and was so impressed with her approach to work and life: “I am my own lottery ticket.” Wow. Reese’s quote and choice really resonated with me and was/is especially impressive given the fact that Reese was sexually assaulted by a movie director when she was 16 years old.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Upcoming Webinars: Survale and Clients Show How Talent Feedback Can Guide Recruiting and HR During Turbulent Times


Upcoming Webinars: Survale and Clients Show How Talent Feedback Can Guide Recruiting and HR During Turbulent Times. Survale has kept busy during the nationwide health restrictions by counseling clients as to how they can use their talent feedback platform to get answers to the monumental questions that face businesses today.

April 2020 Jobs Report: Recap and Hiring Strategies


The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its April 2020 jobs report. According to the latest numbers, unemployment jumped to 14.5 percent in April, with about 20.5 million jobs lost, largely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and related stay-at-home mandates. As of May 14, an additional three million Americans filed for unemployment, bringing the total to 36.5 million people since mid-March. . Prior to the outbreak, the unemployment rate was at a 50-year low of 3.5 percent.

How Learning & Development Teams Can Support Businesses on the Road to Recovery

Emergenetics International

Learning & Development (L&D) programs have been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. McKinsey recently reported that nearly 50% of in-person programming had been postponed or canceled through June in the United States, while parts of Asia and Europe are seeing figures closer to 100%. While delaying or canceling in-person learning experiences certainly makes […].

3 Reasons Your Business Needs Ceiling Fans

Take It Personel-ly

Does your business have everything it needs to keep your employees and clients comfortable? You’ve considered seating, lighting, and even decor, but have you thought about how the temperature in your space can affect productivity or even your profits? Many companies are turning to industrial ceiling fans to meet their needs. Could they be the […].

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

To Manage Your Stress During the Coronavirus, Try Taking Meaningful Breaks

Thrive Global

Since the pandemic began, Thrive Global has surveyed over 8,000 Americans on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and 82% of individuals report feeling that the pandemic has had a bigger negative impact on their stress than any other event in history. When you feel like your stress levels are spiking, it might be your brain’s way of signaling that you need a quick break to reset.

10 Employee Engagement Ideas that Will Really Work


Any workplace needs a good, healthy, social environment to allow employees to be productive, engaged, and to thrive. Your organization relies on retaining your employees, and in today’s age, the evolution of company culture is moving faster than ever. . Keeping up with these continuous changes and innovations is vital to allow your company to grow and compete effectively.

The Future of Freelancing


The term “freelancing” is comparatively young, even if it didn’t appear yesterday, nor even a year or two ago. Its roots go deeper, although no one will tell you the exact year when specialists in various fields of activity started to call themselves freelancers. However, it is safe to say that the first remote workers appeared already in the 90s.

3 Ways to Create a Practical Training Solution

Eagle's Flight

Individuals tasked with finding and implementing training solutions want them to be practical. Practical training solutions engage employees, build their competency, are relevant and applicable, and support the ever-evolving needs of business today. Though if this is the case, then why do so many training efforts fall short in the eyes of participants and stakeholders? As written in one Forbes article , “Some studies have shown that only 10% of corporate training is effective.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How 8 Business Leaders Are Keeping Employee Mental Health in Mind During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Thrive Global

During this time of major upheaval and uncertainty in our lives, business leaders have had a lot on their plates. In addition to keeping their companies healthy and staying afloat, they’ve played a key role in helping their (newly) remote workforces navigate their day-to-day, stay productive, and — just as important — protect their mental health. After all, there is nothing “business as usual” about work today.

Online Conflict Resolution Training [NEW]

Human Workplaces

When everyone shifted to remote work, I predicted that internal conflict would be on the rise. It’s a natural result of people communicating less, and, as one HR friend of mine reported, the “prickly” people seemed to be getting even “pricklier” after everyone went remote. Conflict resolution, of course, is my original background, and I thought—given what’s happening now, this would be a great time for people to get trained in how to have better conflict conversations.

HR Best Practices for Small Businesses


So you’ve decided to start a business and realized you can’t do it all yourself. Nor should you! Entrepreneurs are champions of ideas, and the best ones identify their strengths and weaknesses, and learn where to supplement their leadership with the acumen and experience of others. Hiring your first employees is an exciting and daunting task — one you should be prepared for. Consider the cultural and compliance implications of this monumental next step. Your First Employees Your first. Read mor