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.

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!

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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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Why Narcissists And Gaslighters Blatantly Lie -- And Get Away With It

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Learn why some people consistently lie, and how they get away with it

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 Amazon Became Agile

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Amazon Practices Agile Management At A Very High Level

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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 !!

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.

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

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

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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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.

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.


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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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


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 ).

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.

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


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.

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


How to Successfully Implement Performance-Based Pay


When it comes to effectively implementing performance-based pay, simplicity is one of the most important aspects to bear in mind. The simpler and more concise your plan is, the more people will understand it and buy into the process.

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.