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.

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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?

7 Tech Tools to Help You Get Excellent Hiring Results

Effortless HR

All too often today it’s difficult for people to get work and for companies to find new employees. Here we look at 7 different types of hiring tools that you can use in your company to find your much-needed talent. These tools can be used by anybody.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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!

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.

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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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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

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.

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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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

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.

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

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.

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.

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 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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Podcast - The connection between Employee Productivity and Profitability

Vibecatch

For this month’s podcast we talked with Leena Saario , HR Manager at Jysk Finland about measuring employee engagement and how she overcame the challenges that come with gathering and interpreting data.

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.

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.