Sat.Jan 09, 2021

How to Help a Micromanager Ease Up

Business2Community Leadership

Do you have a manager on staff who just can’t seem to step back and let employees make their own decisions? Or do you find yourself at wits’ end, trying to check on every task your subordinates are supposed to carry out?

Avoiding Breakages: Preparing A Business For Disaster

New to HR

Many things can impede a flourishing business. Large or small disasters, whether they are man-made or natural, can have a massive impact on your company. The post Avoiding Breakages: Preparing A Business For Disaster appeared first on New To HR. Business

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Trust Me, You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

Thrive Global

When my kids were little I used to think that I was an underwhelming mom. Under average. Under exciting. Under everything.

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21 Best Software Development Tools of 2021

Career Metis

As the world is constantly moving towards advancements, the demand for Mobile App & software development has also seen an upsurge. Even kids in the school are learning to code.

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.

Is Your Code Secure? Easy Steps to Prevent Hacking

Take It Personel-ly

People who use the internet, particularly those who develop websites, have to be persistently vigilant in guarding against cybercrime. Hackers are constantly testing every device connected to the internet for vulnerabilities that they can exploit in their favor.

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6 Pool Maintenance Tips for Landlords

Take It Personel-ly

Adding a pool to your property is a big decision, one you’ve probably mulled over for a while. However, while you may have considered the hassle of installing a pool, the effort required to maintain it might have eluded you.

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6 Background Music Ideas for Different Work Tasks

Career Metis

“Effective performance is preceded by painstaking preparation.” . These are the words of motivational speaker and self-development author Brian Tracy. This quote applies to our everyday life and is particularly helpful when getting started on a new workday. .

Make Boosting Your Self Confidence a New Year’s Resolution

Business2Community Leadership

Confidence can be the difference between a startup’s or let’s face it any company’s success. Coming off a year of pandemic-related marketing woes like on my end, the cancellation of key conferences and the inability to schmooze over fancy dinners or coffee, how does a founder keep a winning attitude?

Employee Turnover Ratio: 10 Reasons Why Good Employees Quit Their Jobs

Career Metis

Many companies have some key characteristics, which makes them believe that they’re different. It may include the mission, business model, and the product or service. Successfully establishing such a business and running it is a daunting task and is fraught with challenges.

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!

A Reckoning for The New Year

Thrive Global

The new year is meant to be a fresh start. A time of promise and possibility. But this particular year, as the pandemic continues, new variants emerge and troublesome events unfold in the US capital, we’ve felt other things: sadness, pain and frustration.

5 Reasons Why SMBs and Freelancers Need to Use VPNs

Career Metis

The importance of cybersecurity in a business setting cannot be understated. Without proper cybersecurity , any business—small, medium, or large, is vulnerable to data leaks, breaches, and financial ruin.

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How To Win With People Analytics

HR Digest

Machines, both simple and advanced, have been used in past several decades to help workplaces determine outputs of work and, to replace work through automation using artificial intelligence (AI) tools and applications. What sorts of “insight” are expected from technologies?

Nelson Griswold of NextGen Benefits Network: “Direct Primary Care (DPC)”

Thrive Global

Direct Primary Care (DPC). Physicians increasingly are abandoning?—?partially partially or fully?—?the the insurance-based fee-for-service model in favor of a subscription model in which patients, or their employer, pay a monthly membership fee.

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.

Here’s A Checklist For Choosing The Right 360 Feedback Software

Engagedly

Is your organization planning to get started with 360 degree feedback? While it is a great strategy to shift from the traditional feedback process, but you need to be a little careful while selecting a software for it.

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Dmytro Okunyev of Chanty: “Slow and steady wins the race”

Thrive Global

Focus on providing value and solving problems, not your competition. Instead of trying to copy or follow your competitors, listen to your customers first. They have your key for growth and creating a better product. Slow and steady wins the race.

Help Your Employees Avoid Work-From-Home Distractions

Zenefits

We’ve all been there. You’re halfway through an important Zoom meeting when a coworker’s dog begins barking, causing the entire team to go off course for the next 10 minutes.

Which Way Shall You Choose?

Thrive Global

“You have two choices… The first will lead you to happiness. The other ~ to the madness! My advice to you is, don’t step aside!”. ~ The Cheshire Cat, Alice in Wonderland. Do not be afraid to go it alone for it is a test of your self-trust.

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.

Why Companies Are Adding Mental Health Benefits for Their Employees

Zenefits

Stress has continued to rise in the United States, and as a result, Americans are some of the most stressed people across the globe. According to the 2019 Gallup Emotions survey , over half of the population admits to feeling stressed, and 1 in 5 feel angry.

Jacqueline Snyder of The Product Boss: : “Find your passion”

Thrive Global

Find your passion.?—?It It is hard to be resilient when you don’t believe in what you are doing. Sometimes when tested, especially under tremendous pressure, it allows us to reflect on our current situation and forces change. It’s a cliche, but life is too short to do something you don’t care about.

How India Could Strike A Blow For The Global Scientific Community

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Sci-Hub is a free online archive that makes available a huge number of scientific papers otherwise kept behind paywalls on the sites of the main academic journals. The umpteenth lawsuit by a group of publishers against Sci-Hub in India promises some interesting conclusions.

Nick Platt of ‘LO:LA’: “Trust the process”

Thrive Global

Trust the process. It might feel like one step forward then two steps back at times but embrace the process. Be open to things not going as planned. Eventually you will see light at the end of the tunnel.

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!

Russia’s Sputnik V COVID Vaccine: 1m Shots, Skepticism At Home, Politics Abroad

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Russia's campaign against COVID-19 is continuing, and has now passed the milestone of one million inoculations. As well as being an urgent matter of public health, this is also a matter of international prestige—and persuading a skeptical population.

Kristina Cahojova of kegg: “Sleep 8h/ day”

Thrive Global

Sleep 8h/ day. The more you sleep, the more productive you are. I got a Fitbit to track my sleep. I saw a huge improvement in my productivity. Move. A short walk a day will change your perspective on work challenges. Hug & love.

Crisis Forces Leaders To Adapt: 3 Most Time Critical Innovations The Pandemic Accelerated

Forbes Leadership Strategy

As we’ve been adapting to the challenges of 2020, our adaptations are helping us solve for challenges that existed long before Covid-19 – challenges ranging from access to medical care to access to higher education to access to transformative technologies.

Hana Jung of Re:Boot Experiences: “Reframe our relationship to technology”

Thrive Global

Reframe our relationship to technology?—?Computers Computers and phones are ever present in our lives, but it often exacerbates anxiety, stress, and mental exhaustion. However, we have a choice to create boundaries with our devices, and take control of its role in our lives.

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.

Jessica Sweeney of SunGlow Counseling: “Feelings are temporary”

Thrive Global

Feelings are temporary : Feelings come and go like waves on the ocean. Sometimes they are big and over-powering, other times they may be small and manageable. They can be rough, or they can be smooth. Either way, like the ocean, our feelings are always changing and evolving.

Marcus Quinn of ‘Your CBD Store’: “It’s more than worth it in the end”

Thrive Global

To get a product manufactured it takes six months. This was a shock to me, but if you’ve never dealt with manufacturing a new product, it is an extremely laborious project that takes upward of six months to complete from start to finish.

Terri Bryant of GUIDE BEAUTY: “Focus on the mission and what brought you there”

Thrive Global

Focus on the mission and what brought you there. There are going to be bumps and bruises along the way. Surrounding yourself with a group of caring and passionate individuals with diverse mindsets, temperaments, and experiences will help you weather the storms.