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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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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.

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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Best teacher job boards for employers


There are dozens of professions in education and most of them are critical to the mission of an institution: for example, you need great teachers who promote the importance of learning and help their students grow their skills and knowledge.

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!

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

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?

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.

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.

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


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.

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


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

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.

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 To Create A Yearly Hiring Plan


Does your company currently hire on an as-needed basis? For example, when the workload becomes unsustainable, you begin a candidate search. When someone quits, you dust off the job description and start posting. With a de facto reactive system, you are always playing catch up. It slows production.

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 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.

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.

Vaping: When, How and What to Include in Your HR Policies


“Vaping” is on the rise, with 10.8 million U.S. adults using e-cigarettes; usage is highest among adults ages 18-24. Vaping devices often are small and discreet, which has helped them make their way into workplaces mostly undetected.

Acceptable (and Unacceptable) Interview Questions To Ask Candidates


When searching for the perfect candidate to fit a role in your business, it’s just as important for you to prepare for the interview as it is for the applicant to do the same.

Immigration Raids: Does It Make Sense To Shrink The U.S. Labor Supply?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The premise behind ICE raids is to lower the supply of labor, which economists say would be bad for the U.S. economy


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.