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.

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.

3 Ways to Ensure Your Recruiting Practices Are 2019-Worthy

Cornerstone On Demand

A growing number of companies face a harsh reality as they head into 2019: talent acquisition is under siege.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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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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

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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.

11 GRC Experts Predict What’s Ahead in 2019


The risk and compliance landscape? It’s shifting beneath the feet of GRC professionals with enormous speed – making it harder than ever to anticipate the potential consequences for businesses.

The Power of Storytelling and How it Will Impact Inclusion


In 2018, I learned that the following two topics are of extreme importance: inclusion and storytelling. Both topics will lead us through the next wave of diversity, inclusion and equity. One of my. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR D&I diveristy inclusion inclusive workplaces storytelling

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

The Importance of Wellness Breaks at Work for Teachers

EverFi - HR

Reposted with permission from author – originally found on The Excellent Educator. One of the biggest myths I’ve heard around education is that teachers are just teachers. Anyone who thinks this, or even goes as far as verbalizing this, is completely out of touch with a teacher’s reality.

Will Customers evaluate Your Storytelling Credibility?

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Your customers will try to evaluate your storytelling credibility. Especially if the customer stories you tell seem too good to be true. Then, what do you do? How do you respond to their skepticism?

Stress Management for Students

EverFi - HR

During my time in undergrad, I often was busy for up to 16 hours a day or more with my various responsibilities. My schedule was full of extra-curricular activities, part-time jobs, internships, freelancing, and a full class load for many of those years.

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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.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Empirical Data on Why Intranets Fail

Advanced Learning Institute

Written by: Simpplr Research. Intranets have been failing for years. In many ways, the industry has evolved and re-created itself, yet many of the same challenges from 25 years ago persist today. We conducted an extensive research project to gain insight into why intranets fail.

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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.

How to Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired

HR Examiner

“Ballman transforms difficult legal ideas into clear practical choices from the interview to the exit, and explains exactly what it is like to be the employee instead of the boss.” ” – Heather Bussing.

Consumer Reports: Not All Medical Screenings Are Created Equal


The title of this post should come as no surprise since Consumer Reports is primarily using U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidance, which has long suggested that Americans and employers are over-screening.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

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.

Using Video in Recruitment: Interview with 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

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Millennials: Who Needs Primary Care Physicians? Give Us On-demand Healthcare

Corporate Synergies

As Seen In. Millennials, and Generation Z behind them, are changing the way they access healthcare. In fact, 45% of 18- to 29-year-olds say they don’t have a primary care physician. 1 Instead, they’re opting for on-demand healthcare.

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.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.