Tue.Jun 25, 2019

Monitoring Employee Conversations: How Far is Too Far?

Take It Personel-ly

As a business leader, monitoring employee conversations can be a tricky landscape to maneuver. Employee monitoring laws can be complicated, leaving plenty of scope for interpretation and allowing business owners to make their own decisions when it comes to just how far they’ll go.

How to create a successful employee referral program


In sales, your most qualified leads usually come as referrals from satisfied customers. In recruiting, a referral from one of your satisfied employees can be just as powerful.

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How the Enneagram Created a Hero Dad Moment with Jerry from Parks and Recreation

Life and Work Blog

When I was flying home from the Detroit airport a few weeks ago, I didn’t expect to create a hero dad moment for my teenage daughter, but that’s what happened. I have the Enneagram to thank…and Jerry from Parks and Recreation. Let me explain. Self-Awareness Enneagram


eBook Preview: 15Five’s New Comprehensive Objectives & Key Results Guide


On July 20, 1969, the first two humans walked on the surface of the moon, with one of them remarking, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Nearly 50 years later, NASA declares “we are going to the moon—to stay,” heralding the delivery of permanent tech to the lunar surface.

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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!

Cartoon Coffee Break: Employee Entertainment

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Working hard is important—that goes without saying.

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Survey: More Than Half of Workers Embrace Flexible Options

Allegis Global Solutions

People are working differently than they did in the past. A recent Allegis Group Pulse survey found that 54 percent of working respondents reported some level of career activity as a flexible worker.

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eBook Preview: 15Five’s New Comprehensive Objectives & Key Results Guide


On July 20, 1969, the first two humans walked on the surface of the moon, with one of them stating, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Nearly 50 years later, NASA declares “we are going to the moon—to stay,” heralding the delivery of permanent tech to the lunar surface.

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3 Strategies for Attracting Remote Workers to Your Company

The Muse

Want to combat the talent shortage? Use these three strategies to expand your candidate search and attract remote workers to your company. Employer Resources

Interview red flags for employers: 5 common myths about candidates


“Do you know why I invited you to this interview?”. “I I guess it’s because I have the right skills for the job?”. Well, yes, you’re qualified, but what really stood out to me in your resume is your birth date. My son was born on that day, too!”. True story.

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

9 Things to Stop Focusing On So You Can Focus More On Your Career

Career Metis

In the 21st century, it’s easier than ever before to become focused on anything and everything, except for your career. For those who would like to excel and grow at work , it can be difficult to know where to begin.

5 Tips to Keep Your Online Startup Legal

Take It Personel-ly

Do you want to be your own boss? Have you been thinking of starting your own online business? If yes, you are not alone. Over 543,000 new businesses get started each month in the U.S., according to Forbes.

7 Tips on How to Kickstart A Career in Digital Marketing

Career Metis

You’ll agree starting a career in any new field is confusing and scary if not outright challenging. Digital marketing as a field is no different, more so when you don’t know what to do or where to start. If it’s any consolation, you’re not alone as we’ve all been there.

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The State of Employee Engagement in 2019: Establishing a Baseline


What’s the state of employee engagement in 2019? Well, you’re about to find out. You may have noticed that we try our best to include the most up-to-date and legitimate statistics in our blog posts.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

The Fine Art of Delegation: Five Vital Tips

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Diana Peterson-More.

12 Highest-Paying Jobs that Require a Master’s Degree

Career Metis

What’s the reason for earning a Master’s degree? Some would say it’s all about becoming intellectually superior to the average graduate with a college degree. In 2017, over 33% of U.S. adults had Bachelor’s degrees, but only 9.3% had a Master’s degree.

Small Business Payroll Made Easy: A First-Timer’s Guide to Processing Payroll

Take It Personel-ly

Think about the exciting parts of having a growing business. I bet the idea of setting up a small business payroll system isn’t leaping to mind. But just because it’s not the most exhilarating part of running a business doesn’t mean it’s not important.

Using Employee Experience to Drive HR Transformation #SHRM19


There were so many amazing workshops and sessions during the June 2019 Annual SHRM conference it was difficult to choose which to attend, but I knew well ahead of time that HR transformation would be. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Even During COVID-19, I-9s Have to Be Done Right, on Time, and in Person

Help make sure you can get your remote hires onboarded quickly, even when you don’t have a physical office location or trained HR in the area. Download this free e-book, and you’ll be on your way to simpler Form I-9 and Section 2 completion.

Three technologies that are changing the workplace as we know it


Organisations need to adopt AI, cloud-based systems and mobile-friendly software to keep pace with digital change, writes contributor Shawna Davidsen.

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A peek into the future with the godfather of the Experience Economy

Qualtrics HR

When Joe Pine and James Gilmore first coined the phrase ‘the experience economy’ over 20 years ago, they started a revolution that would see tens of thousands of businesses transform how they operate in order to go beyond goods and services to start selling ‘experiences.’

How to Show Your Employees that You Appreciate Them

Effortless HR

Effectively motivating your employees can often be a challenging process. It can be difficult to know where to start, and each employee is different and may be motivated by different factors.

Why Qualtrics – Josiah Rossdeutscher – Account Executive – Provo, UT

Qualtrics HR

At Qualtrics we want to connect our people to careers that feed their purpose; jobs that motivate & inspire them. This is Josiah’s “Why Qualtrics” story. My why has always been surrounding relationship creating and assisting others to become their best possible self.

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.

Dirty Data? 5 Questions to Determine if Your Incentive Promotion Data is Clean


Data powers incentive promotions. A channel incentives and program management (CIPM) solution can help streamline accuracy and efficiency of the channel; however, challenges tend to arise if your data inputs aren’t standardized and clean. The Benefits of Clean Data.

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How Goal Setting Software Can Boost Your Organization’s Performance


Some of the most common questions we receive when initially engaging with new clients focus on things such as: How does the OKR methodology help boost performance? Does the alignment enabled by OKR software contribute to improved execution?

Take Upskilling Seriously—Your Employees Will Thank You

OneSource Virtual

As digital automation becomes a more prevalent tool, it’s understandable that employees might feel a sense of anxiety about it. Innovation will always make some people nervous, in part because of its potential to upend the status quo

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Excellent Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day


Employee appreciation day is a holiday widely recognized in several countries like the United States of America and Canada. Created in 1995, it remains an official holiday. The date of this holiday is the 1st of every march.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.