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Simplify your working life


Let’s face it: the modern working world is a bit of a mess right now. There’s the employee engagement problem , toxic company culture , and a pervading sense among employees and employers alike that our work has no meaning

Performance Pressure is a Double-Edged Sword for Employees

IO At Work

Why do some employees use performance pressure as a motivational tool to perform better, while others become stressed out and perform worse? Academy of Management Journal citizenship behavior performance personality stress

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The Real Impact of HR Technology on Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Prism HR

In today’s competitive labor market and shifting trends in human capital management, the responsibilities resting on the shoulders of HR professionals in small and medium-sized businesses are no easy feat.

How to Prepare for Gen Z to Enter the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

The oldest members of Generation Z are entering the workforce. Members of this generation, born roughly between 1995 and 2010, have never lived without the Internet and are accustomed to constant technological change.

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Reports vs Analytics: Technology Deep Dive


In an earlier blog post called Reports vs Analytics: What’s the Difference? , I showed how “reports provide data; analytics provide insight.” The goal here was to introduce you to the idea of how the differences can impact decision-making. .

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ADJUST/EVOLVE: The Biggest Thing I've Learned In The Last 5 Years.

The HR Capitalist

Quick thought on a Wednesday. I've been lucky to have a great career in the world of HR and recruiting. I've been active on the side in basketball as well. The two are interconnected when it comes to times that I didn't get the results I wanted. At work, in projects, on the court, etc.

How to Use WIOA Funds to Engage Out-of-School Youth


It is estimated that over 5 million youth (16-24 years old) now referred to as “young adults” are not in school and are not employed. The challenge is how to serve these young adults and prepare them to succeed in today’s workforce.

Why The Stories You really need to Know are Uncomfortable

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

The stories you really need to know are not necessarily the stories you want to hear, are they? Because the stories you really need to know make you feel uncomfortable. After all, the stories you prefer to hear validate and justify the way you currently serve your existing client base.

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8 Skills HR Business Partners Need for Success


Why the HR Business Partner is An Evolving Role. In July, I convened a meeting with senior HR leaders from a range of companies, including Verizon, IBM, P&G, United Health Group, Medidata, BASF and Colgate-Palmolive.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Meet The 26-Year-Old Who Used These Unexpected Mindset Hacks To Become A Millionaire. in 3 Years

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Discover the mindset secrets that took 26-year-old Kathrin Zenkina from struggling Ukranian immigrant to successful multi-millionaire online business owner in less than 3 years

10 Downsides Of Using Artificial Intelligence In The Hiring Process

Forbes Coaches Council

There's no doubt AI is beneficial -- but is it also a hinderance? Forbes Coaches Council experts share some of the cons of AI during the hiring process and how to maintain the human element instead

These are the Highlights of the Women in HR Tech Summit


From its exciting opening session on how to take advantage of the power of data to a closing session on how the nation’s largest employer is innovating within its recruiting process, this year’s edition of the Women in HR Technology Summit offers something for everyone.

Don’t Create Your Maternity Leave Policy Until You Understand Employee Rights

Patriot Software

At some point, one of your employees may need to take time off before and after giving birth. You must create and implement a maternity leave policy before that happens. But before you can establish your policy, familiarize yourself with and comply with maternity leave laws. What is maternity leave?

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Hiring a Sales Person? Avoid These Five Mistakes!

Affinity HR Group

So, you’re looking to hire a sales representative? That’s great news! Unfortunately, with this incredibly tight labor market, finding qualified talent, particularly in sales, is a significant challenge.

Berkshire Employees Roll Up Their Sleeves to Fight Hunger in the Community

Berkshire Associates

This week, Berkshire staff shifted gears from affirmative action to community action, rolling up our sleeves to volunteer at the Howard County Food Bank and Community Garden. Events

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Five Years After Daesh Unleashed Genocide In Iraq: Survivors Are Still Waiting For Security

Forbes Leadership Strategy

without an adequate safety and security network in the area, religious minorities that have just faced annihilation from the hand of Daesh fighters will never be given a true option to stay in the land of their ancestors and will be indirectly forced to leave


One-on-One Meetings: 3 Ways to Stop Screwing Them Up With Your Employees

Jason Lauritsen

How important are one-on-one meetings between managers and their employees? This question comes up somewhat regularly because these meetings are time-consuming, and most managers are so overwhelmed with work that they are hunting for any excuse to cut something from the calendar.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

The Best Books To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Forbes Leadership Strategy

You can’t disrupt anything by fine-tuning established processes. These books will teach you to think with nary a box in sight


Looking to Advance Your HR Tech Analytics Know-How? Here’s How


Data has been used by companies to drive business strategy and decisions for decades. Analytics has the power to transform how HR functions as a whole, but it takes more than just setting up an analytics team to truly impact the organization. Here are three upcoming sessions at the HR Tech Conference and Expo to get you further down the road to analytics dominance: Slash Company Turnover With HCM Analytics Tools, Leadership Actions and Manager Accountability.

We’re sponsoring the Bath Digital Festival 2019!


Cognisess are excited to reveal that we are headline sponsors of the Bath Digital Festival 2019! The Bath Digital Festival is the biggest and most inclusive technology festival in the South West. The festival aims to bring people and technology together in Bath.

How Partnering With an HR Outsourcing Company Can Benefit Your Business

HSD Metrics

Even if your company has the best staff around, it can sometimes be difficult to complete its work in all departments at a consistently optimized level. If things get busy, it’s not uncommon for items to slip through the cracks and for efficiency to slow down.

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.

What Is Outplacement and How It Can Save Your Reputation


A layoff can be devastating. For an employee, it’s not just lost income, it’s losing an identity and community of colleagues. Worrying about the logical next step can feel overwhelming. Letting workers go is an unpleasant experience for managers, too.

Video Interviewing Provider Talview Raises $6.75 Million Series A, Looks to Add AI and Automation


Video interviewing provider Talview raised $6.75 million and stated plans to add some AI and automation to its video interviewing product with the funds. Source: HR tech startup Talview picks up $6.75 mln Series A – PE Hub. The post Video Interviewing Provider Talview Raises $6.75

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If At First You Don’t Succeed, Build A Better Network

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Successful entrepreneurs persevere in spite of failure. Their support systems help them make it through the low points

How are Tech Employers Different from Other Best Places to Work?

Best Companies Group

When you think of technology companies and their employees, what comes to mind first? Maybe it’s brightly colored accent walls, beer on tap, or bean bag chairs and walking desks. What the heck is a walking desk, you ask? Just think: treadmill meets IKEA office.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.