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 Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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

Lighthouse

When I was writing my book, Artificial Intelligence for HR , I thought very hard about doing a study on AI adoption by HR professionals. I wanted to understand the degree of penetration into today’s workplace, and the book was my perfect “excuse” as a researcher to explore the topic. However, in my digging I ran across half a dozen studies that were asking similar questions, and all of them had wildly different results.

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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

Reflektive

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.

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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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

50 Employee Behaviors Worth Recognizing and Rewarding

Kazoo

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.

Leadership and Legitimacy

HR Examiner

“And even if 99.9% of those impacted by a leader think that leader is terrible, it only takes that 0.1% to legitimize that leader. The right people in the right place at the right time saying the right things is all a bad leader needs to stay in power.” ” – Mary Faulkner.

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.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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.

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

Synergy

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

World's Best HR Conferences [2019 Update]

TalentLyft

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

50 Employee Behaviors Worth Recognizing and Rewarding

Kazoo

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?

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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

Jason Lauritsen

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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.

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.

The Link Between Effective Explanation and Design Thinking

mysimpleshow

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 Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Can A Smartphone Be A Health Hazard?

Wellable

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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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.

How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically

Precheck

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.

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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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.