Fri.Sep 06, 2019

Science fiction and HR: imagining alternative futures

HR Zone


How to Impact Company Culture from Any Role

The Tim Sackett Project

Experiments with organizations. In the past 5-10 years, we’ve seen businesses increasingly experiment with different organizational structures, including “holacracy” and similar concepts like “self-management.” In most organizations, though, hierarchy persists.

Engaging Employees With Collaborative Goal-Setting


Traditional goal-setting has a “top-down” quality to it. Management announces company or departmental goals, and employees have little choice but to fall in line. Top-down goals leave employees with no say in the company’s direction and no sense of ownership in the goal-setting process. In worst-case scenarios, this results in feelings of resentment and powerlessness among your workforce and high levels of turnover as employees leave for positions where they feel their input is valued.

Letting Go of Traditional Leadership Development


The market for leadership development solutions is enormous. More than $14 billion is spent by corporations on various aspects of leadership development, and there are more than 70,000 books and videos on the topic.

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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.

Most Important Developments in HR for 9/6


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This Is The Tech Every Hospitality HR Manager Needs For Success


Relentless turnover challenges the sanity of even the most composed hotel manager. I would know: after owning two restaurants that employed 70 people at peak times, the constant battle against turnover triggers plenty of stressful memories.

Meaningful Work Tops Company Culture, Compensation, and Perks as Workers’ #1 Must-Have in New Global Employee Survey


To retain employees, companies must focus on trust, recognition, respect, gratitude, autonomy, and equity. FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & & DUBLIN – September 5, 2019 – With unemployment rates at historic lows, companies are more desperate than ever to recruit and retain good talent.

How to Plan for Your Business Expansion

Take It Personel-ly

Fortune favours the bold, and it takes some courage to take the plunge to expand your business. Whether it is taking on new clients, widening services, or opening a new branch, there is a lot to consider. Read on for some advice on what to bear in mind when grasping an exciting new opportunity.

Member Spotlight: Growth as a Leader is Not Just Upwards, but Inwards


At BetterUp, we believe that becoming our best selves stems from developing our whole selves. In our work with members, we often hear that while many have found career success, they still feel like something is missing. This isn’t surprising.

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.

The Qualtrics University Recruiting Team is on Tour!

Qualtrics HR

The Qualtrics University Recruiting team is hitting the road at the start of September, traveling from coast-to-coast for career fairs, coffee and networking sessions, and hackathons. You can find the complete list of dates and venues below.

Summertime Celebrations at Waggl


Waggl celebrated an annual tradition in August. For the 5th year in a row, we brought together our entire distributed workforce to our main headquarters in Sausalito, California.

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Is Tomorrowland World’s Best Music Festival?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The 2019 edition touted as the most expensive production (organisers decline to confirm exact figures), welcomed 400,000 visitors over two weekends and featured over 1000 artists in 18 stages spread over the massive 38 hectares area

Tips on Open Enrollment, Employee Benefits Strategies


For most employers, open enrollment season is an uncertain and difficult time, when the challenge of finding the best benefits and health care coverage for their employees seems daunting and expensive.

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.

9 Clever Ways To Use Text Messaging In Your Business

Forbes Leadership Strategy

64% of consumers believe that businesses should use SMS messages to interact with customers more often than they currently do


Busy Schedule? Try These 14 Tactics To Prioritize Your To-Do List

Forbes Coaches Council

Get a handle on your hectic day-to-day life by using these strategies from the experts of Forbes Coaches Council

Done With Strategy? Eight Signs That A Revolution Is On Its Way

Forbes Leadership Strategy

There are no less than eight signs that a revolution in strategy is inevitable and on its way. Will this make strategy finally live up to its promise

VETS 4212: The Other Report to be Filed by September 30th

Berkshire Associates

While many companies are focused on filing their EEO-1 Component 2 reports by the September 30 th deadline, for some federal contractors, there is also the annual requirement for the VETS 4212 report to be filed by that date. Veterans DOL EEOC News

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.

Why Becoming A Company Of One Is The New Black

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Growth is not the objective; building something slowly and methodically that is remarkable and resilient over the long-term is the name of the game. It's called Company of One

Stalked By Stress: Understanding Its Effect On Your Work And Life

Forbes Coaches Council

Stress is hazardous to your health, and it can sneak up on you before you even see it coming


Is Co-Working The Future Of Art?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Co-working has transformed the landscape of work. Will it do the same for art? A new model where artists exhibit and sell at co-working spaces is challenging the primacy of galleries in reaching art-lovers and buyers

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5 TED Talks to Supercharge Your Motivation

marenated HR

By Hannah Wilson: . My very first class at college was the basic “How to College” course, and my very first professor was obsessed with TED Talks. We spent a majority of the class watching them, and it was then that my love for TED Talks began.

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.

Time Management Strategies For Entrepreneurs And Executives

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Every executive, leader and entrepreneur can use these three strategies to help make it all fit

Five Ways To Level Up Your Customer Experience

Forbes Coaches Council

Shifting to value-based service can create a more participatory experience for consumers and associates


Change management: how to shift the behaviours and mindsets of your people

HR Zone

Change. The 4Es of change management

How Your Organization's Cash Flow Can Inform Your Decisions

Forbes Coaches Council

We make dozens of decisions in our businesses every day without even noticing the process and complexity of it


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.