Fri.Apr 03, 2020

What to Expect When Managing Your Work From Home Team

Engage2Excel

People are asking for advice and ideas around the new work from home scenarios that employers and employees are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. I have rounded up the following things you can expect to come across, if you haven’t already experienced it, with your virtual workforce.

How to Boost Employee Morale During COVID-19

Namely

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, so do the feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. From practicing social distancing to adjusting to indefinite remote workforces , both employers and employees have had to change their everyday lives drastically.

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Using Disruption to Build Customer Obsession

Partners in Leadership

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Dear ReWorker: What Rules for Remote Work Apply to This Unprecedented Situation?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, Our CEO wants everyone to wash their hands and come into the office, but I'm trying to convince him the best thing is to let as many people as possible work from home. I've tried to tell him it will be fine, but he's old-school.

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Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Virtual Interview Playbook

Hyrell

Hyrell’s complete guide to conducting virtual interviews for hiring a remote workforce. This virtual interview playbook includes benefits of three types of virtual interview, key questions to ask, and best practices. The effectiveness of virtual interviews have long been debated.

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10 Ways to Spread Appreciation During Challenging Times

Achievers

When we face challenging times (in our current case, a global pandemic), it’s important to put an extra spotlight on appreciation and support those around us. William James, American psychologist and philosopher, once said: “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.”.

The CARES Act effect on HRAs, HSAs, and FSAs

PeopleKeep

What is the CARES Act? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), is a bill passed by the U.S. federal government on March 27, 2020. The purpose of the act is to address certain issues pertaining to the Coronavirus and the U.S. economy

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13 Things to Avoid Doing on Zoom

WorkHuman

Workhuman’s Chief HR Officer Steve Pemberton shares his top tip on what not to do on video calls. Click to read more on TechRepublic. . Workhuman in the News

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Job-related resources in light of COVID-19

Workable

Browse the following sections to find: Current job opportunities. Job ad templates and interview question kits. Places where you can post your job ads or look for a new job. Note: We’ll be updating these resources regularly – check back often for additional content. Current job opportunities.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How to Increase Employee Morale: 7 Gestures Your Team Will Love

Take It Personel-ly

Want to increase company morale in the office? Good idea! Studies show that happy employees can be as much as 20% more productive than unhappy employees.

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A Breakdown of how the CARES Act Helps Small Businesses and Workers

Homebase

On March 27, the $2 trillion coronavirus relief law—also known as the CARES Act —was passed by the federal government to help small businesses owners and their employees get through the tumultuous time brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak. .

How to successfully work from home: a survival guide

Fanclub Recognition

Suddenly found yourself or your team working from home? Is it all a bit weird? Read on…. Setting routine.

What Kind Of Home Worker Are You?

Take It Personel-ly

Even before the global pandemic we’re currently experiencing, remote working has been growing in popularity in recent years. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that we’re all used to it, or that it comes second-nature.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

The Coronavirus Is Forcing Us To Ask: What Is Truly Essential To Our Life?

Thrive Global

“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” says Frodo in The Lord of the Rings. “So do I,” says Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”.

Required FFCRA Documentation, Recordkeeping for New Federal Paid Leave (COVID-19)

HRWatchdog

The new FFCRA regulations require employees to provide notice to their employers about their need to take either paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave.

Essential Employment Skills Employers Look for When Hiring Employees

Take It Personel-ly

From a very young age, we are told that for us to succeed and live the dream, we need to get good grades in school. This is because having good grades in school will naturally put us in a position to get good jobs; that will allow us to afford the lifestyle we deserve. Let […].

Just Win the Day

WeSpire

Saturday Spark #53. By Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder & CEO. Is anyone else feeling really, really discombobulated? . Now that we are into week three of our lockdown in Boston, I’m past the immediate shock that we are living through the worst pandemic to hit in our lifetime.

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.

U.S. Loses 700K Jobs in March, Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.4 Percent

SHRM Resources

employers reported cutting 701,000 jobs in March, while the nation's unemployment rate rose to 4.4 percent from 3.5 percent in February.

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Our remote work story (and what recruitment agencies can learn from this)

Etz

The majority of us are now working from home. Before the Internet really became established, to many, the idea of ‘working from home’ was code for nursing the hangover from hell, usually after a spur of the moment quick drink after work on Thursday turned into an all-nighter.

Using Pulse Surveys to Measure Employee Morale

HSD Metrics

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Better Together: How We at Great Place to Work Are Growing Closer at a Distance

Great Place to Work

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Building the Business Case for TA Transformation

Speaker: Jerome Ternynck, CEO & Founder of SmartRecruiters

With the wheels of talent acquisition slowing down globally, this crisis presents new challenges along with new opportunities for TA leaders. The time is now for them to not only demonstrate the value of Talent Acquisition but also to build a solid business case for a modernized TA function. Learn how to build a business case for TA transformation to present to the C-level with the advice of CEO Jerome Ternynck.

Join me on Facebook Live today at noon for another COVID-19 chat for HR and employment attorneys

The Employer Handbook

Yatko / CC BY-SA. Back by popular request, I’ll be hosting a Facebook Live session today at Noon eastern on The Employer Handbook Facebook page.

Supporting Your Managers - Critical Players In A Disrupted Work World

Perceptyx

During this COVID-19 pandemic, senior leaders need to provide proactive strategic guidance, make smart decisions, be visible, model calm and optimism, and above all, show care and concern. Senior leaders must be captains of the ship. They guide the way forward. Employee Survey

The Real Reason Hobbies Like Baking and Puzzles Calm Our Coronavirus Stress

Thrive Global

One of the most challenging aspects of this pandemic is uncertainty. It’s hard to envision an end, and not even the experts can provide concrete reassurance about when we will return to “normal.” If indeed there will be a normal state of affairs resembling our lives before the coronavirus.

Time Management Tips for the Successful Small Business Owner

Effortless HR

How many times do you think you’re distracted during a workday? Two, three, maybe four times? These distractions don’t have to be a social media scroll or a call from a loved one.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.