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Linking Employee Productivity to Nature’s Organic Processes

Business2Community Leadership

When a flower doesn’t bloom, fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. A friend sent me this quote recently, and it made me think about the difference between how we usually deal with issues surrounding employee productivity and how nature would teach us to handle the problem. Unfortunately, our usual strategy is to “fix the person.” For example: We use tactics to get the employee to be more productive or competent. We structure their work to hold them more accountable.

Why Professional Communication is impeded by Your Biases

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

All of us have professional communication habits. And these habits, both consciously and unconsciously, can reflect our professional biases. Biased behavior often reflects professional baggage created by embarrassing, humiliating or toxic encounters with clients and colleagues.

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Has Your Job Lost that New-Job Smell?

The Tim Sackett Project

Was on the phone with a friend of mine last week talking about their new job. He had all that passion you hear from folks who just start a job! Everything is new, it’s cool, it’s fun, it’s engaging.

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


When I was writing my book, Artificial Intelligence for HR , I thought very hard about doing a study on AI adoption by HR professionals.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Convergence 2019: Showcasing the Power of People Potential

Cornerstone On Demand

In my staggering almost-two decades at Cornerstone OnDemand, the company has been on a mission to transform how organizations hire, manage and empower their employees.

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7 Career Conversations You Should Be Having


According to a survey by Express Employment Professionals , 40 percent of employees consider a lack of career advancement in their existing companies as motivation for finding new employment. Further proof of the importance of career development to employees comes from a Gallup poll which revealed 59 percent of Millennials, 44 percent of Gen Xers, and 41 percent of baby boomers report career advancement and opportunities to learn new skills are important considerations when they apply for jobs.

9 Office Ergonomics Tips To Improve Workplace Wellness

Get Hppy

Modern technology has radically changed the way we physically work. And, while it has made office work easier, it has also made it much more repetitive. This has created unprecedented ergonomics challenges, which in turn have increased the rate of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

50 Employee Behaviors Worth Recognizing and Rewarding


In today’s workforce, recognizing employees isn’t just part of good company culture – it’s a critical component of retention, productivity, and employee engagement. Sound like fluff?

How To Tell If A Member Of Staff Is Going Through The Seven Stages Of Grief?

Get Hppy

Grief can have a significant impact on almost every aspect of someone’s life. With that being said, it’s not always easy to determine whether or not an employee is going through the grieving process.

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.

Are you ready for intern season?

HR Morning

It’s almost intern season – when college students are out for the summer and look to build their resume.

The Link Between Effective Explanation and Design Thinking


Design Thinking, in essence, is to think like a designer. When designers have to solve complex problems and come up with innovative solutions they employ Design Thinking. So, how does a designer think and why should this be relevant to those who are not designers?

How to Identify Your Company's Flight Risks

SHRM Resources

can reduce employee attrition and improve engagement when equipped with predictive data analytics that point out where turnover risk is highest.

Are you listening?

NGA Human Resources

Michael Rogers. As an employer of more than 5,000 people, we know that modern life is tough at for all our colleagues. For all, this can be the pressures that come with balancing work with family and social-economic challenges that cause times of stress and mental health issues.

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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.

Four Days of Creative Exploration and Innovation: Limeade Partner Hackathon 2019


This spring, Limeade hosted our first annual Partner Hackathon. We invited our partners to this design event in an effort to collaborate across teams to create functioning features. This collaboration is one of the ways we encourage creative exploration and?bottom-up

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The Future Is Mobile

HRIS Payroll Software

In 2018, more than 257 million people owned a smartphone and that number will only grow in the coming years. Accordingly, more and more companies are developing mobile apps and designing websites specifically for use on mobile devices.

Five Secrets To Designing A Life You Love

Forbes Leadership Strategy

If you're feeling unfulfilled in the life you have, design the life you'll love. Ayse Birsel, award-winning designer, shows us how to apply design thinking to our most important project - our own life.Embrace these five approaches and find the path toward deeper purpose and joy

What’s the purpose of QWL Pulse Surveys?


Business is all about people. Management know that one of the most important assets is their employee workforce. Successful businessman, entrepreneur and pioneer, Sir Richard Branson, says: “If you look after your staff, they’ll look after your customers. It’s that simple.”.

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.

Warehouse Hacks That Can Improve Its Efficiency

Take It Personel-ly

It is indeed true that working in a warehouse company can be a hard, harsh, and a demanding job for any employee. More often, operation in warehouse spaces especially in Kansas City can be painstaking.

Can A Smartphone Be A Health Hazard?


While smartphones can help people stay in constant contact with friends, give turn-by-turn directions to the coolest new restaurant, look up the name of the bass player from a 70s rock band—and of course, make phone calls—new studies suggest that this overload of information may be harmful.

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These 5 Interview Questions Will Help You Find the Perfect Employee

Employment Metrix

Interviewing a new potential employee can be a tedious process, especially once you get to determining if they're the right fit for the position and the company.

3 Tax-Deductible Benefits Your Employees Should Be Taking Advantage of in 2020


As an employer, you’re undoubtedly aware that you can claim a business expense deduction for the wages and salaries that you pay your workers, but do your employees know they can claim similar tax deductions? In 2018 alone, employees claimed more than $1.2

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.

How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically


How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically May. 14, 2019. Antique Nguyen Marketing Specialist. Nurses are a critical part of the healthcare workforce, so the ongoing nursing shortage is a big challenge.

my coworker wants us to call her boyfriend her “master”

Ask a Manager

I’m taking today off, so this is a reprint of one of my favorite letters. I originally published this at New York Magazine in September 2016. A reader writes: An employee, “Sally,” started at our workplace about a year and a half ago. She’s not my subordinate, but is the subordinate to a peer of mine, and works frequently with my subordinates. A few months later she got a new boyfriend, “Peter.”

Job Seekers And Career Changers, It's Not About You

Forbes Coaches Council

The tone of your job search communication is as important as the content. Both need to be written or spoken with great care


Evolution of Pay, Part 1: Remember Paychecks?


The process of paying employees has changed a lot in recent years. We sat down with Don Weinstein, ADP's corporate vice president of Global Product and

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.