Sun.Jun 02, 2019

10 Things I Am Packing In My #SHRM19 Conference Bag

HR Bartender

Last year, in addition to my annual post with tips for attending the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Annual Conference , I wrote a post about some of the things that I carry with me during the event.

Managers: Here’s How to Create Space for Your Team’s Feedback

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published on, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. There are many reasons why giving feedback is challenging. Some people shut down after hearing tough feedback.

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8 Cool Tasks To Help You Identify Top Candidates


Discover 8 cool tasks you can incorporate into your interviewing process ! These tasks have two main benefits. First, they will help you identify top job candidates. Second, they will differentiate you as an employer ! Read More. Interviews


Bookmarked: Get to Know Kat Cole, COO and President, North America at FOCUS Brands

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Bookmarked " series, where we ask some of our favorite HR experts, analysts and business professionals to answer questions about their career, life and aspirations for the future. Be sure to bookmark it for next month!

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.

Why Your Organization Needs to Prioritize People Analytics


Many HR professionals chose their field because they are good at dealing with people. People analytics," on the other hand, may sound daunting, or like an oxymoron, but it is how HR teams can move beyond the day to day. Reporting & Analytics hr analytics people analytics

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Blue-Collar Workers More Likely to Search for Jobs on Their Smartphones

SHRM Resources

A new study by employer review site Glassdoor holds some surprises about the candidates who most often use mobile devices to search for jobs and the kinds of positions they’re applying for.

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How Amazon Became Agile

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Amazon Practices Agile Management At A Very High Level

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coworker complains about my tattoos, sabotaged by another hotel’s manager, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker won’t stop complaining about my tattoos. I started a new job in December; Carol started in February. We work for a small company, with six of us in production. We’re not customer-facing in any way. Carol was fine with me until the weather warmed up and I wore short sleeves, at which point she discovered that I have tattoos. She took me aside that same day to tell me how unprofessional she thought I was for having them.

How To Tweak Your Leadership Style When Your Employees Are Feeling Anxious

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Even though anxiety can sometimes be frustrating to deal with, it’s actually not all that bad. Because for most leaders, making some small leadership style tweaks is usually all that’s required to encourage employees to take the leap from anxiety to accountability

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!

Everything You Wanted to Know About Microlearning (But Were Afraid To Ask)

I have to be honest, I hate the term ‘Microlearning’ – it considers the delivery mechanism above the things that […]. The post Everything You Wanted to Know About Microlearning (But Were Afraid To Ask) appeared first on Looop. Insights into Learning elearning digital learning microlearning

The Second Identity Crisis: 10,000 Boomers Face It Every Day

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Unlike members of any previous generation, today's 65-year-olds are facing a second identity crisis. It's a disorienting time, but understanding and navigating it well can lead to the most satisfying time of life yet

Hands Across the Water !!

Everyday People

I’m not sure if you noticed, but I took a few weeks off from blogging. That’s because my wife and I went to England for a two week vacation to have an early celebration of our 30th wedding anniversary !!

Former Mexican Ambassador To U.S. Says Latest Tariffs Will Backfire On Trump

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods will “boomerang,” warns Arturo Sarukhan, Mexico’s former ambassador to the U.S.


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

Are Employees Spending Too Much Time Online; What Are They Doing?

New to HR

Long before the internet, it was very easy to monitor employee activities while at the same time monitoring their movements. This is because all they could do was read magazines, doodle on pictures or alternatively, for the smokers, take constant.

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5 Ways You Can Expect Gen Zers To Impact Your Company (And How You Can Impact Them)

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Gen Z will push your company into new territory — and that’s a good thing

How to Optimize Office 365: 12 Easy Tips


Office 365 (O365) is one of the most ubiquitous software programs in business today. Unfortunately, however, most users aren’t getting the most optimized experience. Statistics about Office 356. Office 365 (O365) has nearly 70 million active users. This represents about 6% of its total of 1.2 billion Office users. Around 20% of corporate employees use an Office 365 cloud service. With 79.1% of organizations possessing at least 100 users, OneDrive for Business has the highest penetration rate.

Algorithms Are Replacing Leadership Strategies

Forbes Leadership Strategy

After software eats the world, algorithms will run what's left over. Many common leadership decisions are being transferred to algorithms and leaders must adapt quickly

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.

Teenager's guide to becoming a Good Manager

Hiring Plug

Sometimes a kid's perspective is the simplest way to learn and uncomplicate life. Here's a Teen's perspective to improve employee relations & dealing with stiff colleagues. Riddhi Sahaye. Leadership

Can Uber Ever Be Profitable?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

This is the 1st of 4 articles on questions Uber should have answered prior to its broken IPO. What are the root causes of deep losses to date? Are there any quick fixes? Are there any other short term options? Can Uber deliver the profitable future that its CEO has promised


The Keys to Controlling Your Corporate Training Costs

HR C-Suite

A company is only as good as the team behind it. The only way to improve employee performance is to invest in training and development. When looking to cut costs, training is often the first thing companies look.

While We Wait For Artificial Superintelligence, Let's Make The Most Of Augmented Intelligence

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Artificial superintelligence might fulfill popular science fiction fantasies in the future yet before reaching that stage augmented intelligence is the most feasible solution for business leaders. Organizations must focus on utilizing augmented intelligence to the highest level of its capabilities


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.

Changing the Analytic Mindset of HR for Good

Littal Shemer

Changing the Analytic Mindset of HR for Good. This article is based on my Hebrew “TED” talk at the conference People Geekup Tel Aviv on June 2019. I dedicated this talk to HR professionals who make their first steps on their data-driven journey. Read also my list of Public Speaking ).

Public Speakers: Is Your Audience Really Paying Attention?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The shrinking attention span is a myth. But that doesn't necessarily mean your audience is paying attention. Here's what you can do as a public speaker to ensure your audience stays attentive and retains your message during your next presentation


Informal EU Expert Group on Economic Migration


As an official appointed member of the EU Transparency Register, SHRM participated in the 4 th meeting of the European Commission Expert Group on Economic Migration in Brussels on May 23, 2019—raising the voice of the HR profession around the world.

How Amazon Tames The Budget

Forbes Leadership Strategy

How Amazon Uses Agile To Focus Budgeting On Customer Outcomes


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.