Mon.Jan 07, 2019

Employee Exits: Opportunities For Improving The Employee Experience


An employee’s exit marks the end of their experience at your company—but not necessarily the end of your relationship. There are a wide variety of reasons why employees choose to move on, and employee exit interviews and surveys are useful for zeroing in on the “why.”.

Leading the 50+ Employee

The People Equation

The workforce is getting grayer, and it appears that business practices have yet to catch up to the trend. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that workers 55 years and older are the fastest growing segment of the working population. Pair that with the fact that less than 6% of companies have a specific plan to address the aging workforce , and leaders may be caught flat-footed when working with team members who are in their sixth (or seventh) decade of life.


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Employers Are Offering More Benefits to Retain Employees - Research

Commuter Benefit Solutions

There’s not a day that goes by where you can’t log into Twitter or LinkedIn and see a new article about the hot trend in employee benefits or commuting. What matters most is what trends stick around. Earlier this year, the Society for Human Resource Management published its 2018 Employee Benefits survey. It benchmarks the prevalence of 300-plus benefits over a five-year period.

New Year, New Book, and a New You!


This is the first day back at work for many after the winter holidays are coming to a close, and I hope those holidays were rejuvenating for you and those you care about. The family and I enjoyed some much-needed time off, and weather here in Alabama was nice enough to get out in shorts this weekend for time at the park, bike rides, and more. A great way to refresh things for a great start to the year.

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The Health Benefit Employees at 8,000+ Companies Love

We support employers to achieve key benefit goals; attracting and engaging employees, improving employee productivity and wellbeing, and advancing value-based care. Now more than ever, employers must find a way to turn disengaged employees into active - and proactive - participants in their own health. And that's where extraordinary healthcare experiences come in.

10 Tips for Being a Happy and Successful Remote Worker


According to the State of the Remote Job Marketplace report from FlexJobs , 3.9 million U.S. employees, or 2.9 percent of the total U.S. workforce, now work from home at least half of the time. This number is only set to grow with hiring managers predicting that in the next 10 years, more than one third of their employees will work remotely.

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Using Video in Recruitment: Interview with Abby Cheesman, Co-founder at Skill Scout


We interviewed Abby Cheesman, a Co-founder at Skill Scout. We asked her about the video recruitment best practices and challenges. Abbyy also presented great insights, tactics and examples of using videos to attract, hire and develop talent. Read More. Interviews

Why Career Pathing Is Vital To Your Talent Management Strategy In 2019


Why Career Pathing Is Vital To Your Talent Management Strategy In 2019. Every January sees a rise in the number of people looking for a new job and this year is expected to continue that trend. 2018 saw American employees leaving their jobs in record numbers and employers struggling to attract and retain talent. Is 2019 the year to introduce career pathing to your business to prevent a talent exodus? What is career pathing? .

my coworkers complained that the look of my breasts post-mastectomy is making them uncomfortable

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I recently had a double mastectomy with reconstruction, but the reconstruction on one side failed. As a consequence, I am not exactly symmetrical at the moment and will stay this way until the reconstruction is attempted again (probably next summer). I decided to not wear an external implant (it goes in the bra and once I’m dressed makes it look like both sides are identical) so even with clothes on it is quite obvious that I am missing a breast.

HR Analytics Case Study: HR factors that influenced financial performance in a Bank

Analytics in HR

A lot of people analytics professionals are looking into the drivers of performance in their respective companies. Not too long ago, we undertook a study to establish the drivers of performance for a financial institution. The question was which Human Resources factors in staff influenced the performance of different branches and professionals in the organization. In this article, I will share our most important findings.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

3 Ways to Ensure Your Recruiting Practices Are 2019-Worthy

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

A growing number of companies face a harsh reality as they head into 2019: talent acquisition is under siege. Record low unemployment rates are enough to intimidate even the best HR leaders, but beyond that, movements like #MeToo have brought companies' hiring practices and cultures into the spotlight, while job automation has transformed the skills employees need to thrive in the workplace. Long gone are the days when post-and-pray job postings were enough to attract top talent.

Payroll Fraud: How HR Software Can Help Prevent?


A critical process is subjected to audit reviews to make sure it is free of risks, especially when the process involves sensitive data. An organization is always susceptible to various risks, including the fraud committed by internal or external factors. When sensitive data is not protected, there is a potential risk of fraud. One such. The post Payroll Fraud: How HR Software Can Help Prevent? appeared first on SutiHR.

I ghosted a client and now I need to finish my work for her

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work in a jack-of-all-trades type position doing administrative work, graphic design, web design, and more. The hours that I spend at that job are full-time for my ability level, but are technically part-time and read that way to others. Earlier this year, someone I worked with in the past asked if I would take on a freelance web design project for her.

On-going Higher Education Trends


January is like turning the page to the next chapter of a book. Reflecting on past events and predicting what will happen next is part of the experience. The same process happens with higher education trends. As a new year starts, thought leaders weigh in on higher education trends and predict how past events will impact what happens next.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

our sick leave practices are a mess

Ask a Manager

Every year around this time, my inbox at Ask a Manager fills up with complaints about coughing, sneezing colleagues who shouldn’t be at work and, by coming in, are putting everyone else at risk of getting sick, too. Sometimes, of course, it’s due to a martyr complex – the feeling that work cannot possibly go on without them, or the idea that they’ll get points for dragging themselves into work while sick.

Shaping the Future of A.I.


One of the biggest news subjects in the past few years has been artificial intelligence. We have read about how Google’s DeepMind beat the world’s best player at Go, which is thought of as the most complex game humans have created; witnessed how IBM’s Watson beat humans in a debate; and taken part in a wide-ranging discussion of how A.I. applications will replace most of today’s human jobs in the years ahead. Way back in 1983, I identified A.I.

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can I talk to my husband’s boss about his unhappiness, speaker phone etiquette, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I talk to my husband’s boss about his unhappiness? My husband and I have known his boss for over 11 years and they always got along very well. We’ve been out with her socially, to bars, football games, etc. They were low level employees together, were transferred to another location a few weeks apart, and got promoted together, but then four years ago they were both up for another promotion and she got it over him.

The Family Medical Leave Act: FAQs for Employers


The Family Medical Leave Act, commonly referred to as FMLA, requires some employers to provide their workers with job-protected, unpaid leave in the case of certain family or medical circumstances. Before the FMLA passed in 1993, it wasn’t uncommon for employees to lose their jobs if they needed time off for illness or pregnancy, or to care for a sick family member. FMLA applies to “covered” employers — generally speaking, this means private-sector companies with more than 50 employees, as.

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.


HR Management

Outplacement is vital for any company or organisation implementing enforced workplace change, downsizing, retrenchment or redundancy. Typically management view the provision of Outplacement services as a benevolent act to assist former employees find another position and move on with their lives, and whilst this is a major objective of an Outplacement program there are more cogent reasons to ensure that proper Outplacement support is provided to former employees.

Finding the Perfect Candidate | The Assessment Phase


This is the third step in the Talent Acquisition Architecture that I am writing about. In my last blog, we discussed how to go into the market place to attract the right talent into the right role, where and how to position our adverts. The Assessment Phase is where we have received a shortlist of candidate, and have decided which ones we would like to progress into the next step, by meeting them, be it in person or connecting with them via any digital platforms that we use.

Finding the Perfect Candidate | The Assessment Phase

The SHRM Blog

This is the third step in the Talent Acquisition Architecture that I am writing about. In my last blog, we discussed how to go into the market place to attract the right talent into the right role, where and how to position our adverts. The Assessment Phase is where we have received a shortlist of candidate, and have decided which ones we would like to progress into the next step, by meeting them, be it in person or connecting with them via any digital platforms that we use.

Gender Bias: If You See Something, Say Something


Cass A. unpacks what gender discrimination looks like at work, and what you can do about it

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!

I can be great all by myself


You can have great ideas all by yourself, but you can’t always be great all by yourself. Everyone needs a mentor. I need a mentor because I’m the blunt friend/co-worker/employee and I’ve found that it’s very hard to find someone to be blunt with you when you’re the blunt friend/co-worker/employee. Its’ fine, it’s just the way the world works. What you can get instead is a mentor.

Leading With Ethics

Forbes Coaches Council

Consistently doing what's right, even when it's difficult, should be an integral part of a leader’s makeup


Digital Disruption in Mobile Banking: A 2019 Outlook for Banks


In 2015, the McKinsey Global Institute stated , “banks have three to five years to become digitally proficient,” or face a dismal fate similar to the stragglers of other industries. This is a powerful and condemning statement. It’s 2019, and while the banking industry has made significant strides in navigating digital disruption and increasing mobility, they must maintain their pace of mobile app innovation to meet customer expectations.

14 Strategies For Ensuring Personal Biases Don't Affect Your Business Relationships

Forbes Coaches Council

Personal biases can strain and even ruin professional relationships — particularly for professional coaches. Members of Forbes Coaches Council discuss ways to recognize and overcome personal biases so you can bring your best self to your clients

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.