Fri.Feb 08, 2019

Inclusion is NOT Just a Buzzword

Jeff Waldman

I have been meaning to write this post for a while now, and a recent event that I personally experienced was the tipping point to finally doing it. Here Goes It… I am invited to countless events each year that span the globe.

Live long and prosper?

Bersin with Deloitte

Sure, but first we need to reinvent 21st-century careers for century-long lives. Posted by Jeff Schwartz , David Mallon , on February 8, 2019. Of all the trends and topics we talk with organizations about, there’s one that consistently causes an almost visceral response: careers.

Rewards and Recognition Can Be Work Related – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I published a Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos about recognition and rewards. It was about the boss who gave every member of the team an ugly holiday sweater. I hope you’ll check it out if you haven’t already.

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Conflict Management Skills for Every Manager


Dealing with workplace conflicts is not a task many people enjoy, as conflict is typically associated with negative emotions. Conflict management skills provide managers with the ability to resolve conflicts equitably and turn disagreements into opportunities. SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Guide to One-on-Ones. Defining conflict. To better understand conflict management, it’s important to have a clear notion of what conflict actually entails.

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The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

Time Management Hacks That Very Successful People Practice Daily


Time management is a big part of success. Time Management


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These Cannabis Jobs Are Most In-Demand Right Now


Cannabis jobs increased 690 percent between 2017 and 2018, with employment projected to grow another 220 percent in 2019.


Identifying and Avoiding Microaggressions at Work


It’s important to remember the impact our words and actions can have on other people, especially coworkers. Sometimes well-intentioned behavior can have unintended consequences. What we view as an off-hand compliment or gesture can be interpreted as an insult or put-down to another person.

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Cafe Classic: On Pay for Supervisors

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Few things can torpedo the morale of a work team like the presence of a slacker (according to Merriam Webster, a person who shirks work or obligation). Where does the responsibility for dealing with these "esprit-busters" lie?

Top 10 Ways Internet of Things and Blockchain Strengthen Supply Chains


The majority of enterprises are prioritizing their blockchain pilots that concentrate on supply chains improvements (53%) and the Internet of Things (51%) according to Deloitte’s latest blockchain survey.

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The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Courts rule on employers’ ADA accommodation limits: Key takeaways

HR Morning

Ever since the ADA went into effect, employers have been warned that virtually any condition can now fit the definition of a disability. But the ADA laws have limits, as two recent court rulings illustrate. In Connelly v. WellStar Health System Inc., a former worker filed a discrimination, failure to accommodate and retaliation suit after the company fired her within a few weeks of returning from FMLA leave. Failed a drug test.

How to Make Inclusivity More than Just an Office Buzzword

Government Executive

There are four things leaders need to keep in mind. Management - Promising Practices

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback

Quantum Workplace

We’ve all heard the phrase, “If you can’t take it, don’t dish it,” and vice-versa. This common expression applies perfectly to feedback.


Top 7 questions to identify core leadership skills


While being a manager requires leadership skills, not all managers are natural leaders. Being a strong leader requires (amongst others) knowing how to build a solid relationship of trust, in particular with employees. This is crucial in order to create an effective, motivational and positive work environment. “ “ The ability to establish, grow, extend, and restore trust is the key professional and personal competency of our time. ” ” — Stephen R. Covey.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

How to Create a Positive Work Environment

Evil HR Lady

Most people come to work to, well, work. Employees don’t necessarily expect their jobs to be fun 24/7. But that doesn’t mean your workforce needs to do business under a depressing cartoon rain cloud. Here’s how to make working at your business a positive and productive experience, and why it’s worth doing so. Why Creating a Positive Work Environment Is Important. Most employees spend more time at the office than they do with their friends and family.

Time management: How HR leaders can take charge of their diary

HR Zone

People. How HR leaders can take charge of their diary


What Building Trust with Employees Takes in 2019 | Bonfyre Breakdown


Conventional wisdom for building trust with employees tells us that people have general criteria they need met before putting faith in company leaders. As our own Rob Seay wrote for us , the core of these criteria comes down to the relationships between employee and employer.

6 Ways HROs Can Improve Marketing and Sales Alignment in 2019


Like diet and exercise for our personal well-being, sales and marketing alignment can have dramatic health benefits for your business.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

State Department Names Fox News and Navy Veteran to Counter Propaganda

Government Executive

Pompeo hails "vision" of long-rumored appointee Lea Gabrielle. Management


5 Must-Haves in an Employee Performance Improvement Plan

Quantum Workplace

Few aspects of a manager’s job are more uncomfortable than creating a performance improvement plan with an employee. It’s awkward for everyone – the employee likely feels embarrassed and hurt, while the manager has to deliver some hard truths.

Automating Enterprise Risk Assessment and Tracking for a Streamlined GRC Experience

360 factors

Risk assessments are done generally by businesses that need to track risks because it is necessary for their business processes – such as traders and insurers. However, enterprise risk assessment is something that all businesses need to do.

Three reasons why HR is not the office favorite

Effortless HR

The title ‘HR’ evokes different emotions in people across organizations. It would be inaccurate not to acknowledge that HR professionals are not exactly the favorite group for various reasons.

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.

The ADDIE Model: Don't Conduct Assessments Without This


Assessments in learning design get a bad reputation because of their lengthiness. The remedy for super-sized assessments isn't to eliminate them. It's to come up with a better assessment timeline. When you conduct an assessment, the value is in obtaining a verified understanding of the current and future state

Curing Meeting Madness: How Science Can Help


The inescapable meeting, a necessary yet painful reality of working in corporate America. We all have to sit through them and some of us even lead them. You may even be in one right now as you are reading this blog.

NLRB: 2 employer-friendly court rulings

HR Morning

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued two rulings that tighten up two controversial decisions issued during the Obama administration. .

How A Lack Of Self-Awareness Leads To Ineffective Leadership

Forbes Coaches Council

Our personality shapes our leadership style. Our leadership style creates our leadership culture. Our leadership culture creates our organizational reality


Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.