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A Tutorial on People Analytics Using R – Clustering

Analytics in HR

We recently published an article titled “ A Beginner’s Guide to Machine Learning for HR Practitioners ” where we touched on the three broad types of Machine Learning (ML); reinforcement, supervised, and unsupervised learning. In this follow-up article, we will explore unsupervised ML in more depth.

Lucinda Koza: “You have the power to shape our future”

Thrive Global

I imagine a Conscious Empathy movement: where complete strangers agree to meet virtually (or in-person), and are matched with someone who is demographically very different to them?—?ethnicity, ethnicity, socio-economic background, gender identity, and so on.

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How to Plan the Ultimate Couples Getaway

Take It Personel-ly

There comes a time when a date night or a quiet night in just doesn’t cut it. A couple’s getaway could be exactly what you need to spice things up. Unfortunately, it can quickly turn into your worst nightmare if planned poorly.

staff says safety rules “make them feel contagious,” owner pretends not to be in meetings, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My staff is upset that our safety precautions are “making them feel contagious” I manage an essential small business with 10 employees.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Learner-driven Community-centred Learning

Thrive Global

Photo by Perry Grone on Unsplash. One of the main purposes of education, how we at the Royal Academy, Bhutan, envision it, is to help learners become persons of substance – people who do the right thing because it is the right thing to do.

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Leading During a Crisis: Putting your people first and leading well

Thrive Global

As a leader during a crisis, you have many roles, but one of the most important roles is being there for your people and leading them well.

7 major types of pre-employment tests to screen applicants

HR Digest

Resumes are no longer a sole reliable source to ensure if a candidate is a right fit for the role and the company. In fact, 87 percent of employers believe that candidates often misrepresent themselves on resumes and job applications.

“The World Needs You.” With Penny Bauder & Constanza Roeder

Thrive Global

The world needs you. You have a unique gift and a unique perspective. Just like a choir needs each individual voice to create a beautiful sound, the world needs your voice. There is a unique place were your gifts and experience intersect with the world’s need.

5 Essential Tools for Remote Working In 2020


Working from home, distance or distributed work are all synonyms used for remote work. It’s when your employees are working from beyond their office space. Your team's work can be working from any location, across different time zones and would connect through online communication tools.

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Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

Be Still.

Thrive Global

A life of happiness is understanding that this moment is all that you have. Trying to change the past or worrying about the future only distracts you from what is truly important… living now! To not be present in the moment is to lose that moment in time forever.

20 Must-Have HR Policies and Forms for Employee Management


Not complying with the federal, state, and local laws can backfire in ways that a business might have never imagined. Getting your papers right is pivotal when you are running a registered company.

Lori Rosen: “Embrace new technology”

Thrive Global

Read a book on management skills! When I first started my business my management skills were subpar. I had no experience in managing people and made a number of rookie mistakes. I was condescending, quick to judge, wanted things my way only, and not open-minded to new ideas.

The Role of IT in Unifying Digital Workplace Requirements


A digital workplace is a deliberate and ongoing approach to deliver a more productive environment for the employees and facilitate flexible and innovative work practices. In other words, it is a unified workplace where tech-based platforms and tools allow employees to be more engaged, creative, and productive, irrespective of the device they are using, or their location.

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COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

4 Popular Myths About The Amish

Thrive Global

Myth #1: Amish teens have the freedom to choose whether to remain inside the Church; that’s what rumspringa is for. Rumspringa as portrayed in pop culture is a myth that does untold damage to those of us stuck inside who want a different future.

Untangle the Knots !!

Everyday People

I don’t know what the weather has been like where you are, but it’s been extremely hot and humid where I live. It’s the kind of humidity that feels like you’re constantly swimming through thick steam.

4 Popular Myths About The Amish (Part 2)

Thrive Global

Myth #3: Those who exit are “ex-Amish” or no longer Amish. The term “ex-Amish” is widely used to refer to those of us who have exited the Church, but there are many problems with that label. “Ex-Amish” Ex-Amish” implies that we’re no longer Amish, and that’s false.

4 Features of Employee Feedback Software That Simplify managers’ lives


Is employee feedback important? Without any doubt, I’d answer that question with a yes. But is it easy for a manager to just walk into the room and drop feedback about their direct reports? It doesn’t work that way. .

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

The Good ‘Ole’ Days

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Every time I watch the finale of The Office (2013), actor Ed Helms characters line about the good old days, strikes such a chord in me. “I I wish there was a way to know that you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” – Andy Bernard (The Office).

7 major types of pre-employment tests to screen applicants

HR Digest

Resumes are no longer a sole reliable source to ensure if a candidate is a right fit for the role and the company. In fact, 87 percent of employers believe that candidates often misrepresent themselves on resumes and job applications.

Carol Glazer: “The disability community is our nation’s most diverse”

Thrive Global

We can all play a role in disability inclusion by asking three key questions: 1) Are our practices and policies, directly or inadvertently, creating obstacles for people with disabilities? For instance, if someone with visual impairment can’t access a job application they can’t pursue the role.

Candidate Rejection Email Templates (With Samples)

HR Digest

A corporate job regularly gets more than 250 applications out of which around 2-6% are called in for the interview round. And among that percent, only one grabs the offer! This means that the rest of the candidates gets rejected and the HR has to send a job rejection email to them.

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!

We Are Mosaics…Beautifully Broken

Thrive Global

I am a certified life coach, nutritionist, and personal trainer. I am an elementary school teacher. And I am a mosaic….put put together in the most incredible way by merging broken pieces together. We all are. However, in today’s society and climate, it’s hard for us to view it that way.

How to deliver bad news to your employees

HR Digest

Every once in a while, a leader or a manager is tasked with the most dreaded task: deliver bad news to employees. Maybe your company is furloughing employees. Or it is considering mass layoffs. Or you have an employee who isn’t likely to be promoted anytime soon.

You Get Things When You Get Things

Thrive Global

I turn 35 tomorrow. It is a very welcomed birthday; knowing a bit of my personal astrology, this is the year I’ve been waiting for. But before the unfolding of what’s next, I always like to take a little bit of time to reflect on the previous year, and boy-oh-boy, what a year 34 was for me.

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Visible Recognition Matters Now More Than Ever

HR C-Suite

“We’re living in unprecedented times.” This phrase has been used countless times over the last few months.

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Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, 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.

Powerful words that will give you life motivation

Thrive Global

Powerful words that will give you life motivation: We don’t believe we can get out of all this, because we’ve grown to live in the same place. We feel guilty when we are upset because something terrible is happening to us.

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5 Ways To Go From A Scarcity To Abundance Mindset

Forbes Leadership Strategy

These strategies will help you view the world as limitless in terms of work, relationships, wealth and resources. Careers /careers Leadership /leadership Careers /careers Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership Careers

What Happens When The Anesthesia Wears Off ?

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Where is cool relief ? Where is the cool relief ? So far, I have been blessed with having a minimum of surgical procedures. Two come to mind: getting my tonsils out at age six, as an inpatient and then at age 12 having a deformed toe nail removed as an outpatient procedure.