Fri.Dec 20, 2019

What Would You Do With 87% More Free Time at Work?

Ultimate Software

On this final day of the #12DaysofHCM, we bring you the gift of more free time at work. Recently, Lighthouse Research & Advisory studied survey responses from 1,000 employees.

Great Leaders Are Great at Recognizing People


Do you know what sets exceptional leaders apart from their peers? We know there are certain characteristics that all leaders share, but there is one trait that makes a leader go from good to great.

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Do Your Employees Like Their Travel and Expense Management Solution


Managing expenses can be daunting and is not a favorite task for most to do. This is true for employees submitting them and for the administrative department reviewing them.

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How comfort zone challenges will improve your leadership skills

Get Hppy

It’s nice to feel comfortable in your job, isn’t it? Knowing you have the skills to perform well and manage daily situations with competence and composure gives you a feeling of contentment and inner security. There’s no stress, no threats and no need to break into a sweat.

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.

How Immersive Technology is Preparing Workforce Program Participants for Careers and Life Skills - A Q&A with Workforce Development Industry Experts, Jeff Harris and Adam Torr


When you think of classroom technology, what visual comes to mind? A laptop computer? An iPad? A PowerPoint presentation used by a teacher to deliver the lesson? These are definitely still tools that are being used by educators and trainers across the U.S.,

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7 questions you should ask your employees 2020


By asking your employees simple questions, you can unlock untapped potential. Make regular engagement a success factor for yourself as a leader. Then you will really gain momentum,” says Viktoria Lindhé at &frankly. She provides us with some essential guidance for when employee engagement fails.

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Spotlight on HR: Blake Thiess

Recruiters Lineup

Spotlight on HR series: A Conversation With Blake Thiess, Director of Talent Acquisition at Prestige Care. We’re putting together a series of articles with innovative and interesting human resource professionals.

How We Found Bot Traffic in Google Analytics

marenated HR

By Mitchell Tillwick: At RBM, we have a lot of clients. By utilizing Google Analytics, we can identify the similarities and differences of our clients’ sites. Once in a blue moon, we’ll see a single issue appear across multiple client accounts.

Top Tips to Attract More Candidates in 2020


The American labor market remains historically strong – which means HR professionals may need to get creative when it comes to keeping positions filled and recruiting top talent for growing businesses. On one hand, the average tenure of an employee at a single company is shrinking.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

2019: The Year of Awakening


2019 was a year of awakening for the #dailypay benefit — a year when three distinct groups awakened to this life-altering benefit and industry. Here is my take on 2019 and my prediction of what's to come in 2020.

Reasons Why the Management Team Needs to be Visible to Regular Employees

Take It Personel-ly

It’s not easy running a business. Top company leaders do a lot of things to keep the business afloat. There are several client meetings each day and pitches with potential investors. It’s the reason why top-level managers aren’t always visible at work.

Cafe Classic: Love to Hate Objectives?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Does investing in a good goal-setting process feel like being forced to eat vegetables to you? Margaret O'Hanlon delivers some Classic advice and a great illustrative example! For most of us, it's time to create next year's objectives. Deep sigh.

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CEO Insights. What Matters Most in 2020

Blu Ivy Group

We’re proud to release the latest CEO Insights whitepaper in Blu Ivy’s Employer Branding Insight Series – this one focuses on the what matters most to CEO’s in 2020. A significant area of focus is culture, employee experience and employer branding.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

One Last Spark….for this decade


Saturday Spark #40. By Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder & CEO. The next decade begins in 10 days. 2020 has a certain mystique to it, a year from a future you used to think was way, way far away. It also brings a number of big milestones. Earth Day turns 50, as does a certain writer of Saturday Spark. WeSpire is turning 10. A number of organizations are reporting against their impact goals and setting new stretch targets for 2030. There is a rather critical US election.

CCPA compliance checklist: Are you ready for CCPA?


The CCPA countdown is nearly at its end; January 2020 is the effective date! We’ve spent quite some time preparing for it. If you haven’t checked our CCPA FAQs , our comparison of CCPA vs. GDPR , and our guide on how recruiters are affected by CCPA , now is the time to do it.

Season's Greetings


As 2019 draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Happy Holiday season whichever winter festival you celebrate and a prosperous New Year. We greatly appreciate your support and engagement this year and look forward to supporting our stakeholders in 2020 and beyond.


Trump Approves Paid Parental Leave for Federal Workers

SHRM Resources

Federal employees will soon be eligible for paid parental leave under a measure President Donald Trump signed Dec. Paid Time Off (PTO) Background Investigations Employment Law Family and Medical Leave

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

How To Improve Customer Experience Using Customer Knowledge


In order to be competitive, your team must optimize the customer experience (CX) using the primary touchpoints in your customer journey. This is the best long-term strategy for developing customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Manager as Year-End Career Coach

Career Partners International

Whether your organization has embraced the contemporary flow of year-long/ongoing real-time performance feedback processes, or retain the traditional year-end review, this is the time of year managers and employees engage in conversation to review accomplishments against milestones and to set objectives for next 12 months and beyond.

Health Benefits - The gift that keeps on giving


In the modern workforce, employees look for value from their employers that goes beyond wages, job location, and their daily tasks. The job market has shifted to an environment where employees have more choices between employers than ever.

Whitney Cummings Says An Intern Reported Her To HR For Saying 'Merry Christmas'

Huffington Post

"I was like, no, no, no, no, no. You do not get to do that,” the comedian said during an appearance on "Conan

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

The Apps That Will Change Your Life in 2020

Thrive Global

The best apps hold the power to improve our well-being, lessen our stress, and change our lives for the better.

Why Coaching Is All About Emotional Intelligence

Forbes Coaches Council

The purpose of this article is to provide a framework of how emotional intelligence can be developed and used to improve coaching and coaching conversations

This Holiday Season…Meet a Toy Founder with Game-Changing Vision

Thrive Global

“It’s Christmas 2001,” remembers Yelitsa Jean-Charles, “and I’m seven years old. I’m ripping wrapping paper off a gift and my parents are watching. Suddenly, I burst into tears.

Why Curiosity Is The Next Movement To Enhance Human Performance

Forbes Coaches Council

As important as hard skills and intelligence are to performance, researchers have found that soft skills and behaviors, like curiosity, can be even more critical


Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.