Mon.May 13, 2019

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.

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.

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.

Features to Help Support Wage and Hour Compliance Efforts When Adding Flex Work Options

nettime solutions

Are flex work options the key to employee happiness, engagement, and even greater productivity? Some believe so. Flexible arrangements can give workers more options when it comes to their schedules. They can create new ways for employees to engage with the workplace.

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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.

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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).

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.

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Top Reasons Employees Quit

What are the top reasons people are leaving a job? And what attracts people to their new organization? The latest PayScale research take a deep dive into this to find out what is impacting employee retention and what employees are looking for in a new organization.

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?

The Changing Shape of Talent Acquisition Teams

Digital HR Tech

Over the last 12 months, several companies I know have changed the shape of their TA functions to generate considerable benefits. This applies to recruitment agencies and RPO teams as well as in-house TA.

Why Leadership Buy-in for Employee Engagement and Inclusion is Elusive

Jason Lauritsen

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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

The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

World's Best HR Conferences [2019 Update]


We've put together a list of the world’s 25 best HR conferences. Discover the best and the largest HR conferences taking place in the USA, Europe, Canada, Australia and Asia in 2019. Read More. HR Trends

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.

8 Tips to Successfully Deal with Organizational Change

marenated HR

By Andrea Pohlsander: Spring is here. That means it’s a time of new beginnings and changes, especially here at Red Branch. Change is inevitable, and even when it’s good, it can still be a little bit scary.

Teaching Finances with Funny Memes About Money

EverFi - HR

Remember when we couldn’t wait to “grow up?” Visions of staying up as late as we wanted, eating ice cream for dinner, and never having to worry about homework?

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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.

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.

Mental health awareness: spotting the signs and starting the conversation

HR Zone

Culture. Mental ill-health: spotting the signs


How to Prorate Salary in 4 Steps

Patriot Software

Hiring salaried employees can eliminate some of the guesswork out of wage calculations. Typically, an employee earning a salary receives the same amount each pay period. But, what happens when an employee uses an unpaid day of work? In these situations, you must know how to prorate salary.

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

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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.

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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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.

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.”.

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.

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.