Mon.May 27, 2019

TED Talk Tuesday: Reframing How We Think About Being Wrong

Cornerstone On Demand

This article 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. Most of us are absolutely terrified of being wrong.

5 Employee Retention Strategies to Keep Your Team Intact and Motivated

Take It Personel-ly

A good business owner knows that their employees are the business’ most valuable resource. Unfortunately, employees leave their jobs for greener pastures all the time, and retaining them can seem difficult.

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback

Kazoo

While it may not seem like it on the surface, the ability to effectively give and receive feedback is the most important soft skill to have today. Why is feedback a career gamechanger?

Assumption that Marijuana Card Holder Used Cannabis Led to ADA Claim

SHRM Resources

A job applicant could bring an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claim where he showed his medical marijuana certification card to and discussed drug testing with the company’s HR director and later had his conditional offer of employment revoked.

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.

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback

Kazoo

While it may not seem like it on the surface, the ability to effectively give and receive feedback is the most important soft skill to have today. Why is feedback a career gamechanger? Having the ability to give and receive feedback – and do both well – means that you’re coachable as an employee and able to coach as a manager. In today’s modern workplace where a feedback culture reigns supreme, this can mean the difference between success and failure.

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Ways to be Productive during your Downtime at Work

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From time to time, it is good to have a bit of downtime at work, to get to those things that are semi-essential but are not necessarily a priority. However, downtime for some can be a frustrating time, especially if it happens unexpectedly. Do not allow it to get the better of you.

Are You overly dependent on Professional Feedback?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Seeking professional feedback is an important part of professional development. When you create a tribe of colleagues and clients in whom you trust, their input is invaluable. They become mentors, sponsors, sounding boards and guides who believe in who you are, as a Professional of Worth.

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Which Expenses are Covered Under Commuter Benefits

Commuter Benefit Solutions

If you are wondering about which expenses are covered under commuter benefits, we’ve got some answers. Commuter Benefits 101

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Agile: Why Your Efforts Will Fail (And How To Make Them Succeed Instead)

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Why agile fails and how to increase your likelihood of success

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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.

How Healthcare Organizations Can Increase Employee Engagement

Precheck

How Healthcare Organizations Can Increase Employee Engagement May. 28, 2019. Bryan Barajas Marketing Director. There are few industries more important to our daily lives than healthcare.

Employee engagement: how HR leaders can restore employees’ faith in career opportunities

HR Zone

Employees. How to promote smarter

my boss has romantic phone conversations that bother me because I’m single

Ask a Manager

I’m off for Memorial Day, so here’s an older post from the archives. This was originally published in 2012. A reader writes: Longtime reader, first time question asker! I work in a small, two-person office for a nonprofit, was was hired on only a little over 2 months ago. Before me, it was just my boss, the executive director, by herself for a year.

Trump's Gamble: How Hardball Negotiation Tactics Can Win the US-China Trade War

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Trump’s usual “anything goes” approach in the trade negotiations with China could lead to a major breakthrough. But time is playing against him and there is one thing Trump need to do to increase his negotiation power

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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.

How To Achieve A Successful Rhythm Of Business

Dr. Nadine

The other day I was at Macy’s doing some pre-fall shopping. Despite the scorching heat and humidity outside, the shopping experience was a breath of fresh air. It was a much needed escape from the traditional department store experience. There was near-perfect synchronicity among store personnel.

employee does needlepoint in meetings, company won’t let me say goodbye to clients, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee does needlepoint in meetings. I have an engineer who is doing an excellent job during the first six months in her new role on my team. All feedback has been positive, and I already have other engineering managers asking when she can apply for positions on their team. Two weeks ago I joined her for a technical meeting. As I walked into the conference room, she was working on a needlepoint project.

How To Achieve A Successful Rhythm Of Business

Dr. Nadine

The other day I was at Macy’s doing some pre-fall shopping. Despite the scorching heat and humidity outside, the shopping experience was a breath of fresh air. It was a much needed escape from the traditional department store experience. There was near-perfect synchronicity among store personnel.

A Positive Psychology & Coaching Tool Your Team Needs

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Appreciative Inquiry - originally developed by David Cooperrider and Suresh Srivastva - often referred to as a way of being and seeing - offers a way to facilitate positive, solution-focused thinking and change which is particularly helpful with teams and in the workplace in general

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.

What does good design mean in internal communications?

SocialChorus

We have a new top shelf guest for you that will change the way you think about design and how it relates to internal communications. On this episode of Culture, Comms, and Cocktails, we have Michael Lund, product designer at SocialChorus. Now I only get to run into Michael a couple times a year, but did see him a few weeks back in New York City at FutureComms and thought it’d be great to have him on the podcast.

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How to Be Productive When All You Really Want to Do Is Nap?

Career Metis

Source – DepositPhotos.com. Staying awake in the workplace might be harder than you think. According to one survey, 76% of workers are tired at work. Fifty-three percent feel less productive. And 44% have trouble focusing. None of these statistics bode well for business.

6 Ways to Prepare for a Diversity Recruitment Program

Vsource.io

6 Ways to Prepare for a Diversity Recruitment Program. A diverse workforce is one that is made up of people from different backgrounds who may have varying levels of education or experience. The group is a healthy mix of genders, age groups, and may also include those with a physical disability.

ClaimVantage Presents at Insurance Claims Management and Innovation Summit

ClaimVantage

Disbursing claims is the sole reason for the existence of insurance companies, yet the industry drags behind.

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.

Why Diversification Works: In Life And Markets

Forbes Leadership Strategy

By creating multiple paths to success, diversification provides superior returns to our portfolios--and to our lives

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Beware of Perfectionist Employees in the Workplace

IO At Work

Researchers explore the relationships between two facets of perfectionism and various important workplace outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology motivation performance personality wellness

Creating a Coaching Culture at Work

Center for Coaching

Whether managing people, parenting, volunteering, or participating in community events, coaching skills make leadership easier. True leadership is about empowering others and enhancing their innate skills. While it is easy to give advice and suggestions, an individual figuring out their own answer is more effective. Coaching skills are now recognized as an essential core competency for leaders.

Why we Decided to Acquire DigitalHRTech

Analytics in HR

As a founder of AIHR, today marks an important day for me. For the first time, we are growing our business with an acquisition instead of through hard work and a ton of content. To be honest with you, I could never have imagined that less than 3 years after founding AIHR in June 2016, we would be acquiring other companies. But here we are, announcing that AIHR has acquired DigitalHRTech, one of the world’s largest online platforms in the digital HR and HR Tech space.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.