Mon.Dec 17, 2018

Keep Your Head In The Game: How To Stay Focused At Work During The Holidays

Forbes Coaches Council

Members of Forbes Coaches Council share ideas for keeping up productivity at work during the holiday season

How Texting Can Ruin Your Career -- and What to Do About It

45 Things

Everyone knows you shouldn't text and drive, and several cities (such an Honolulu) make it illegal to text and walk. The reason is clear: people driving or walking distracted are not only a danger to others, but to themselves.

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Connecting the Dots between Employee and Customer Experience

Working Girl

I disagree with Richard Brandson’s famous quote about taking care of employees so they'll take care of your customers.

Using Employee Feedback to Guide Decision Making

UpstartHR

Almost every conversation our team has with business leaders touches on today’s pace of change. That pace often prompts employers to make quick decisions, but the problem is those are not always made with the right data on hand.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

TED Talk Tuesday: 5 Ways to Kill Your Dreams

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce knows first-hand that there's no such thing as overnight success.

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How to Boost Employee Confidence and Morale

Get Hppy

As a leader, you have a lot of responsibility on your shoulders. It’s not enough to simply oversee the daily operations and work in the office—you also have to ensure that employees feel confident, respected and empowered.

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“Culture.” What’s in a Word? — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

Culture. It’s likely one of the most talked about topics in HR and organizational psychology alike. Often regarded as the silver bullet to end your business woes, “culture” alone isn’t an answer. After all, every organization has a culture.

4 Examples of How to Use People Analytics Success to Inform HR Strategies

Reflektive

HR leaders no longer need to rely on instincts or past experience to make decisions. Through the use of people analytics, they can make better-informed decisions based on people-centric data. Plus, data helps measure the success of programs to advocate for budgets. Here are four examples of how you can use people analytics to improve processes and strategies. SEE ALSO: Reinventing Performance Management: Customer Stories. Company Culture & Branding.

AI Concepts: What is Moravec’s Paradox and Why Should You Care?

Lighthouse

In the 1980s, Hans Moravec and other AI researchers discovered a curious finding that we now know as Moravec’s Paradox. Essentially, AI can very easily learn to do things that are “hard” for humans, such as advanced statistics and analysis. On the other hand, things that are very simple for humans, such as identifying colors or recognizing faces, can be incredibly difficult for computers to do. In short: computers, algorithms, and AI are great at some things, but humans are better at others.

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

Struggling to Retain Top Talent? Be an Active Participant in Your Own Rescue!

EDSI

This past summer, my wife and I went white water rafting on the Nantahala River in Bryson City, North Carolina (which I would strongly recommend, by the way).

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Are You Really Going to Do Everything on Your To-Do List?

TLNT: The Business of HR

As an experienced professional, you may think you know your way around a to-do list, but do you really? Possibly you’ve gotten a bit off track. Is that list you’re putting together really a to-do list, or just a big pile of things you wish you had time to do but don’t? Productivity Featured

Notes from Nudgeapalooza: Behavior Change for Good

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Melissa Cavanaugh on December 17, 2018. Capital H’s first dispatch from Nudgeapalooza looked at the ways in which behavioral nudges can make a difference in influencing consumers, employees, and citizens—and where their impact might fall short. In the second keynote of the day, Katherine L.

The Surprising Tech of Facial Analysis

TLNT: The Business of HR

Seemingly out of nowhere computers have learned to read human emotion from our faces. We can expect that any weaknesses this technology has now, in terms of accuracy or cost, will quickly erode as the technology advances.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

4 Things All HR Leaders Need to Know About Implementing AI

HR Examiner

“AI is going to allow HR teams to improve every step of the HR process: recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, learning and development, and performance management. For example, Hilton Hotels found that by implementing AI in their recruiting process, they were able to shorten it by about 75%.”

6 Reasons Why Corporates Would Benefit From LMS

Get Hppy

Learning Management Systems (LMS) are the current trend in online learning and training for employees of an organization. The benefits that a company expects from an LMS program surpasses the cost of installation and training significantly.

There’s Nothing Like WorkHuman

WorkHuman

By Laurie Ruettimann —. My name is Laurie Ruettimann, and I have a confession to make: I’ve been to every single WorkHuman conference ( register here! because it’s the only event that makes me feel like I belong. What Is WorkHuman?

Quick Base’s Guide to Empower 2019

Quickbase

Welcome to the Ultimate Guide to Empower 2019 – your one-stop-shop for the who, what, when, why, and how of Quick Base’s annual user conference. In the months leading up to the event, this blog post will be updated regularly with the latest announcements and helpful event information.

Even During COVID-19, I-9s Have to Be Done Right, on Time, and in Person

Help make sure you can get your remote hires onboarded quickly, even when you don’t have a physical office location or trained HR in the area. Download this free e-book, and you’ll be on your way to simpler Form I-9 and Section 2 completion.

How Data Tells a Story about Employee Engagement

TinyPulse

Data analysts and Human Resources may seem like vastly different departments at some companies. But as Vince Vu said at TINYcon 2018, by working together they can achieve amazing results for employee engagement. Employee Engagement Pulse Surveys Employee Analytics Data-Driven Strategy

Tech Recruiting Event Talent42 Joins ERE Media Family

TLNT: The Business of HR

ERE Media has acquired Talent42, the first and only conference that brings together tech recruiters, engineers, and hiring managers. HR News Talent Acquisition conference Featured

3 Must-Have’s for the Modern Employee in 2019

Kazoo

This week’s TLNT article, 3 Forces That Are Shaping the Future of Work , painted a clear picture of just how much the state of work has changed. The authors point to a new future shaped by the gig economy and technological advances and, in this except, the implications of each: “The result of these trends is an even tighter labor market with new demands for developing and retaining top talent.

5 Benefits Communication Tips for Brokers in 2019

Jellyvision

I have a front-row seat to the evolution of benefits communications happening in the broker space. Here are five thoughts on how to become even more valuable to your clients next year, based on some of the communication trends I saw firsthand in 2018.

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.

Retail Turnover Rates In 2018

DailyPay

The following article is another in our series that examines average employee turnover rates by industry. In this article, we hold the retail industry under a microscope to see what might be affecting employee turnover and retention rates, and why employees in this industry are some fleeting.

How Smart HR System Design Leads to High-Quality Data: 5 Tips

Analytics in HR

Data quality is one of the biggest obstacles to overcome in creating meaningful people analytics. In this article, I will go over 5 tips to get better data quality through smarter system design.

vote for the worst boss of 2018

Ask a Manager

It’s time to vote on the worst boss of the year! We’ll crown the worst boss of the year later this week, based on your votes … so please vote below. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EST Wednesday night.). You may also like: the worst boss of 2017 is… the worst boss of 2016 is… the worst boss of 2015 is… vote for the worst boss of 2018 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager

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The Best Leaders Make Fewer Decisions, Not More

Government Executive

Here is how they spend their time instead. Management - Management Matters

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COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.