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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Two Ways to Reinforce Your Company Values


At some companies the official organization values turn into an ongoing joke either because they are never communicated or because leaders fail to live up to them. But organization values are important because they shape the culture and performance of the organization.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

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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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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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.


The power of the standalone story in recruitment marketing content

Stories Incorporated HR

The standalone story. Where to begin to express our love for it!?

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?

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.

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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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

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.

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.

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.


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.

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

HR Zone

People. How HR leaders can take charge of their diary


#WorkTrends: Recruiting + Retention = True Love


You know who’s perfect for each other? Recruiting and retention. So what’s been taking them so long? It’s February and love is in the air, so it’s time to finally get these two together.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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.

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.

OKR Examples For Marketing Team


Measuring performance is a very important aspect of any organization and goals are very important to monitor and keep track of employee performance. Objectives and key results (OKRs) is one of the most popular approaches for setting goals […]. Goals and Objectives

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. .

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

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.

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.

Future Friday: Common Ground

OmegaHR Solutions

Everyone wants their voice heard. We are now in a state of workplace being where we have five generations working together. The challenges for leadership, particularly HR leadership, is how to develop communication that reaches the maximum number of people.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Master the Most Common Executive Assistant Duties


How to Master the 9 Most Common Executive Assistant Duties. Congratulations on becoming an Executive Assistant (EA)! (If If you’re still looking for a gig, congrats to future you.) Are you ready to nail all your Executive Assistant duties with grace and poise?

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


Engaging External Workers:  What’s Your Self-Identity When You’re Not a “Real” Employee?


by Cassondra Batz-Barbarich, Steven Hunt, and Autumn Krauss, HCM Research, SAP SuccessFactors and Trent Burner, SHRM Research One of the first questions people often ask when meeting someone new is what the person does for a living.