Fri.Jul 23, 2021

Say my name: Why the pronunciation of your colleague’s name matters

ThoughtFarmer

In today’s multicultural society, you would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t struggle with how others pronounce their name. . For some, that moment begins early in childhood when a teacher reads aloud their name in front of a large classroom.

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HR efficiency tips for small businesses

Get Hppy

Even minor improvements to the efficiency with which you handle HR matters can make a major difference to your small business operations.

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The Top Jobs, Remote Roles, Industries, and Cities for Entry-Level Candidates in 2021

The Muse

Looking for an entry-level job? Consider these roles, cities, and industries and use these tips for a successful job search. Exploring Careers

8 Time Tracking Tips to Make Your Life Easier

G2

Time tracking is essential for business and employee success because it helps eliminate monotonous tasks and wasted time spend. Guest Post Management

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Everything You Need to Know About Employer-Paid Tuition Reimbursement

The Muse

What tuition reimbursement is, what questions to ask your employer or potential employer, and how to find jobs with this valuable benefit. Training & Development

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What Is Remote Collaboration? – A Guide For Remote Teams 2021

CuteHR

Remote collaboration has become one of the most integral parts of every remote team, don’t you think?

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Humbling recognition: user reviews once again place Skedulo as a “Leader” in G2 rankings

Skedulo

The post Humbling recognition: user reviews once again place Skedulo as a “Leader” in G2 rankings appeared first on Skedulo. Industry Trends

Don’t downsize your office before considering these key factors

Business Management Daily

Today we get to don our interior design hat, not something we often get to do in business. However, it’s an important topic of conversation right now for businesses returning to “normal operations.”

New $15 Minimum Wage for Independent Contractors by 2022 | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

Following an executive order issued by the White House in April 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced a proposed rule to raise the minimum wage for federal independent contractors to $15 per hour.

Leverage Powerful Data, More Actionable Plan for Better Workforce Engagement

Engagement surveys deliver volumes of data, but leaders often need a path to actionable insights. How do leading survey platforms help to build better employee engagement? Explore Gallagher's latest whitepaper to leverage data with insights that work.

Top challenges facing health insurance professionals

PeopleKeep

Health insurance in America is constantly changing; where it’s being sold, how much it costs, who’s participating in it, and so much more.

2 must-haves for a strong hybrid work plan from a Stanford expert

HRExecutive

Pre-COVID, remote work was embraced only by a handful of employers. Now, of course, that model has grown exponentially due to the pandemic—and it will likely stay that way for the foreseeable future. Nicholas Bloom.

The New Role of Learning & Development

Betterworks

While the global workforce has steadily evolved over the past decade, the last 18 months have seen unprecedented changes in how we work, learn, and collaborate. Competing in a knowledge-based, digital economy has organizations continuously reevaluating and enhancing their capabilities.

Financial Tips That Can Benefit Your Business

Take It Personel-ly

Running a business is not an easy task. There are invoices to be written, workers to be paid, and marketing strategies to be drafted. You will often find yourself going from payday to payday without knowing whether you are progressing or stagnating.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

weekend open thread – July 24-25, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – July 24-25, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts.

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Analysis: Short, Personalized InMails Work Best

SHRM Resources

A recent analysis of recruiters’ use of InMail, LinkedIn’s e-mail feature, to potential job candidates found that shorter, personalized messages get more attention. HR Expertise Communication Behavioral Competencies External Recruiting Talent Acquisition Communication Talent Acquisition

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news!

I worked while on vacation. Do I get my vacation time back?

Evil HR Lady

I have a few questions regarding vacation time for exempt employees. I recently submitted 40 hours of vacation time that my boss approved. During my vacation, I received a lot of requests for various tasks that my boss needed. He sent requests via email, texts, and on Teams.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

10 California Labor Laws Your Business Needs to Brush up On

Patriot Software

The Department of Labor (DOL) enforces more than 180 federal laws. These laws can vary depending on your business and employees. And, some states might have additional labor laws that business owners must follow. One state that has some unique regulations is California.

Knowing When a Friendship is Over and How to End It

Thrive Global

Sarah and I had been friends for over 15 years. We consulted one another about cutting carbs and remodel projects that took too long and how to get our husbands to stop or start doing whatever we thought they should. We gossiped about neighbors, in-laws, politicians.

The C Sheet | July 23, 2021

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Is the four-day work week here to stay? It is in Iceland! Their four-day work week trial was a glowing success: Productivity levels remained the same, while employees reported an improvement of overall health. Find out which countries may follow suit.

Omarr & Leona Carter, Javier & Shannan Labrador, Joseph & Marissa Msefya, and Garrett & Chelsea Zimmerman Of CounterCulture Marriages: “The third piece of advice is to treat your prospects like you treat your clients”

Thrive Global

The third piece of advice is to treat your prospects like you treat your clients. A coach shared that people don’t have to wait until prospects become their clients to start serving and helping them; you can start doing it now.

What Is the Top HR Priority in 2021? Attracting and Retaining Talent

The war for talent is heating up. The 2021 Gallagher Workforce Trends Report: People & Organizational Wellbeing Strategy provides a data-driven approach to total rewards, helping you attract and retain a competitive workforce and drive organizational success.

110 Funny Work Quotes To Jazz Up Your Workplace

Vantage Circle

Without lively chats and witty humor, the workplace might become the last place on earth where anybody would want to be. So how about making the environment a tad bit more lively? Amazingly enough, we may have just the thing for you.

Ellen Pober Rittberg: “Have a passion”

Thrive Global

Have a passion. It makes you think less about food than if you are bored. And it’s great if your passion prevents you from putting food into your mouth while engaging in the activity you love. So many of us have tried dieting.

Two Causes Worth Supporting

Eightfold

With the pandemic taking quite a toll on India, there’s no shortage of organizations trying to help. I thought I’d share a couple we’re donating to. Vidya & Child : We continue to support the education of underprivileged children by contributing to their School Program.

Mikaela Odlander Of Orexo: “Leverage the digital advances in healthcare”

Thrive Global

Leverage the digital advances in healthcare. Today you can get help for so many things through non-traditional ways by either complementing your current healthcare plan or fully going digital (if it works with your condition).

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.