Mon.Nov 16, 2020

How Do I Create an HR Department When My Company Doesn’t Have One [Reader Question]


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Protecting Staff and Customers During a Pandemic

Get Hppy

2020 has undoubtedly been a very complicated year, and with the likeliness of a second COVID-19 wave, businesses and workforces are understandably concerned. However, it’s crucial that we all band together and keep doing our part to protect ourselves and others. Together we can stop the spread.

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HR Checklist: Boosting Employee Development with Performance Programs


In the past several months, we’ve seen many ways that HR teams are creatively supporting employee development. Specifically, many innovative HR teams have identified ways to boost professional growth with their existing performance programs.

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10 Top HR Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Digital HR Tech

2020 has been a year unlike any other. COVID-19 has forever left its mark on the way we live and work. Though at the time of publishing we’re still living through the pandemic, we need to start preparing for a post-COVID world.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Announcing: Hireology & Right at Home Partnership


Hireology is excited to announce a new integration partnership with Right at Home, an in-home care and assistance provider. The integration allows you to build out your hiring process to improve hiring decisions and save your team time. .

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Amenities for Your Break Room: 10 Fun Ideas

Take It Personel-ly

Most break rooms already have a coffee machine, microwave, fridge and seating. While these amenities are useful, they don’t exactly set the scene for team bonding or provide a sense of community. If you want to boost morale and create a relaxing atmosphere, you might have to think outside the box.

Fully-insured vs. self-insured (self-funded) health plans


Employers setting up a health plan need to consider both the type of health plan to offer, and how the health plan will be structured. There are two common ways to structure a health insurance plan: fully-insured and self-insured (or self-funded).

5 Things Your CEO Needs to Know About Employee Engagement 

Achievers - Recruiting

If you’re a CEO, do you treat employee engagement as solely the domain of the Human Resources (HR) department? And if you’re an HR professional, do you find yourself trying to persuade your CEO that employee engagement should also be a C-suite concern?

How to Make Your Sales Engagement Platform Work for You

Take It Personel-ly

You can run much of your business online if you take the right steps, but you may find it overwhelming to look at all the many ways internet services can help you along the way. If you get the right sales engagement platform, though, here are a few ways you can make the tech do […].

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Transform with conversational coaching says Dr. Marcia Reynolds


When was the last time you gave someone advice? It’s easy to fall into that trap because we feel like we’re helping. But Dr. Marcia Reynolds argues this doesn’t help at all.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Proper Resume Writing (2020)

Career Metis

It can be downright overwhelming to figure out what you should and shouldn’t add to your resume. You may have heard that some additions or exclusions can make or break the success of your job application — and indeed, some employers can be picky about who they hire based on their CVs. .

Should Remote Workers Who Relocate Be Paid Less?

SHRM Resources

New complexities have arisen from the evolving shift to remote work, and one of the most contentious centers around pay.

my coworker thinks I insulted adoptive parents, am I embarrassing my boss, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker thinks I insulted adoptive parents. I am a remote worker who recently started at a new company.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

The Importance of Contract Tracing for Workplace Re-Entry


One of the biggest challenges companies currently face is how to keep employees safe as offices reopen, establishing safety protocols that include social distancing, employee self identification (symptomatic/asymptomatic), and taking employee temperatures daily.

How to Plan a Funeral: A Step-by-Step Guide

Take It Personel-ly

Whether you are planning a funeral for a loved one before they die or after, it can take an emotional toll on you. Knowing how to plan a funeral can be a challenging process; there are many things you should consider, from what flowers you want to display to arranging after-service catering.

Building the right performance testing strategy for HR solutions

Effortless HR

To augment staffing and payroll, organizations all over the world are leveraging human resource management systems (HRMS). Cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solution is the preferred choice of the enterprise to manage their resources efficiently.

can we tell our company we want cash instead of a holiday celebration?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: The HR department where I work has been sending out feelers, asking what people want to do this year in lieu of the usual Christmas party. Their suggestions so far include a party over Zoom (logistically difficult) and a fancy gift basket with products from local retailers.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

How Compliance Technology Helps Employees, Compliance Managers, and the Board

360 factors

Compliance management technology is not just a tool that helps the compliance team within the bank – the technology helps the whole organization in different ways and ensures that compliance continuously improves.

How to Create an Emotionally Comfortable Remote Working Environment

TalentCulture - Recruiting

How can companies create a remote working environment that is both productive and emotionally comfortable? With offices forced to close for long periods due to COVID-19, many people have adapted […].

5 Simple Tips for Being a Better Manager


Great managers are constantly performing at a high level, and they do it by effectively balancing their responsibilities. Topic: Leadership & Management Skills

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New Minimum Wage Ordinances, Increases Coming January 1


In addition to the slew of new laws that employers must prepare for (and some of which are already in effect), employers shouldn’t lose sight of annual local minimum wage increases.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Innovation In HR Technology 2021: Oracle HCM Cloud

HR Ringleader

*Guest post by Steve Boese* Over the summer months we at H3 HR Advisors have spent many hours attending virtual HR and HCM events, having countless Zoom calls with HR technology solution providers and doing our best to keep on top of all the developments in HR tech – and trust me, despite the pandemic […].

Digital HR Transformation: Stages, Components, and Getting Started

Analytics in HR

One of the key themes for many organizations in the next 10 years will be digital transformation. Digital adoption and transformation is a key development for most organizations in their strategic goals. This finding will only be accelerated during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

2021 Employee Recognition Calendar of Holidays


Downloadable 2021 Employee Recognition Calendar. A culture of recognition leads to people working together to achieve more.

Tips for Bringing Furloughed Workers Back Onto the Team


Facing steep drops in business and mandatory shutdowns, many U.S. businesses furloughed workers rather than fire them in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, furloughs offered a way for companies to manage costs through what appeared to be a short-term crisis.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How Lean Management Can Improve Productivity In Outsourced Teams

marenated HR

Lean Management: What is it? Originating from Japan, Lean was originally created for manufacturing and was later adopted by American manufacturing companies.

How to Sell Your Business in the UK?

Career Metis

Selling a business is a complex process that requires careful planning and a clear exit strategy. When thinking about a business sale it’s possible to maximize the chances of success by examining the reasons why the sale is taking place, and defining the specific goals and objectives.

Review: How DocuSign Makes HR Team Agile Anytime and Anywhere


Learn more about our HR Technology and Product Reviews here at Workology. See our FTC disclosure at the end of this review. I think we can all agree that the business we do within the human. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR Reviews