Fri.Mar 27, 2020

Trends in Digital Media, Advertising, & COVID-19 (Report)

Remesh

This report excerpt is part of our monthly Remesh Live! series, where 100+ individuals participate in a Remesh conversation and share their thoughts on a range of topics from meal kit preferences to international healthcare, and more! Market Research

How COVID-19 Impacts Your Student Loans

Best Money Moves

How COVID-19 impacts your student loans. What you need to know about the new federal freeze on student loan interest and student loan payments. While you may have seen the breaking news about a freeze on student loan payments during the COVID-19 crisis, it would serve you well to read the fine print. Earlier this week, the Trump Administration announced that Federal Student Loan Interest rates will be reduced to 0 percent for a period of 60 days beginning March 13, 2020.

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The Importance Of A Purpose-Driven Career And Workplace

Forbes Coaches Council

Increasingly, employees are seeking enhanced meaning and purpose in their work and the opportunity to impact the broader society in positive ways

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Accessibility Considerations For A Remote Workforce

Ultimate Software

We are living through a monumental time in history. Travel is restricted, businesses are temporarily closed, and we are all adjusting to what it means to be socially and physically more distant. We’ve found new ways to connect and come together. We find ourselves in a time when many people throughout the world are now working from home. It’s more important than ever that we are inclusive in our work and interactions with everyone.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Can SuccessFactors Lead The HCM Market Again? It Could Be Coming.

Josh Bersin

If you’re buying HR technology right now, I’m sure your budget is unclear, and many companies will slow down or postpone purchases. What this usually means is that the “incumbent” or bigger vendors win out, since you already have their product. Which leads us to SAP and SuccessFactors. I’ve been working with SuccessFactors for two. Read more» The post Can SuccessFactors Lead The HCM Market Again? It Could Be Coming. appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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Superpowers Every Worker Needs, Right Now

Allegis Global Solutions

We can’t go back. Even if COVID-19 miraculously stopped in its tracks today, there is no return to business as usual. Some changes will be challenging, but many will be positive. In fact, workers have more potential to impact their companies and the world around them than ever before. Contractors, freelancers, and employees across all levels of the organization can bring forth innovative ideas, stellar execution, and transformational results

Creating a People-Centric Culture of Recognition: Part Three – Making All Employees Feel Valued

Engage2Excel

When someone says thank you for something you’ve done, how does that make you feel? Saying thank you may seem like a very small thing to do, but we can all personally attest to the difference it makes. Genuine appreciation from leaders, family members or colleagues helps us enjoy contributing, and it helps us feel good about the people we are serving. That’s true even when the task is mundane, boring or repetitive.

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Managing a Furlough

ExactHire HR Trends

The term and practice of furloughing workers is often associated with industries such as automotive and construction, or, somewhat recently, the federal government–think “government shutdown.” However, in the past few weeks the COVID-19 pandemic has caused companies in other industries to begin the furlough of employees as well. So what is a furlough, and how is it different from a layoff? Furlough Vs. Layoff.

Go internal: 7 tips to take advantage of a business slowdown

Workable

But consider the opportunities. No, this isn’t about capitalizing on increased needs or new market niches in the face of COVID-19 – that’s for another story altogether. Rather, as the quote goes, if you don’t go within, you go without. The slowdown in business may mean you have that opportunity to go within in your business.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

The Real-Time Impact COVID-19 is Having on Small Businesses and Workers

Homebase

The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a devastating impact on small businesses and hourly workers whose hours, shifts, and operations are coming to a full stop. At Homebase, we are in a unique position to see this impact happen in real-time and want to make this data publicly available so that governments and communities can understand and support the people who are most impacted. . The COVID-19 crisis will come to an end.

exactly where to report employers for violating shelter-in-place orders, by state

Ask a Manager

When I wrote on Wednesday about what to do if your employer is violating shelter-in-place orders , commenters were a wealth of information for individual states. Here’s crowd-sourced info on where to report non-compliant employers, by state. I will verify and add additional info here as I get it. • In California , if your county declared a shelter-in-place order before the governor did (e.g., the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and others), report the violation to the County Public Health officer.

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How to Set Goals That Connect and Align Remote Teams

Kazoo

In the face of coronavirus, his sales team was on the brink of going full-remote for the first time ever. So Kazoo’s Chief Customer Officer Tony Capasso did what strategic leaders do: He set goals. Remote team goals. “ I had the same objective that every leader has in this situation,” said Tony, who oversees both Kazoo’s Sales and Customer Success teams. Given that we’re in a unique place and time , how do you make sure we stay aligned and connected ?

How Can Freelance Workforce Diversify Your Business

Take It Personel-ly

More than 55 million people in the US work as freelancers today and make 35% of all workforce in the nation. In Europe, this number is more than 100 000. Can you imagine how much money these workers bring to the economy of their countries each year? In the US, it is $1.4 trillion and […].

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Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

bosses are panic-buying spy software to monitor remote workers

Ask a Manager

Well, this is a terrible indictment of employers’ utter lack of understanding about how to manage remote workers : I’m quoted (in part, questioning how these managers are getting any work done themselves). Also, note it’s by Polly Mosendz, the reporter I’ve asked people to contact if their employers are behaving badly in relation to coronavirus.

Workplace Resources During The Coronavirus

Workology

I know that it goes without saying but we are working and a living in a time that has never been experienced before. For HR and business leader in particular, we are working hard to understand legal. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

How (and Why) to Check in With Your Employees Now More Than Ever

Jason Lauritsen

If you are like most people, you are concerned about how the current situation is going to affect those closest to you. My two youngest are out of school and are trying to make sense of everything that’s happening. It must feel strange and out of balance to them. My priority is making sure they feel safe and loved. My oldest son is experiencing disruptions with both his college schedule and his job.

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How to Reduce Stress with Guided Meditation for HR

Workology

These last few weeks have been hard for everyone especially those that work in HR. We are working long hours writing and implementing policy changes, fielding employee and leader questions, and. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. These last few weeks have been hard for everyone especially those that work in HR.

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.

FFCRA and Coronavirus Paid Sick Leave: Q & A for Employers

Patriot Software

Businesses big and small are changing up operations due to federal and state coronavirus-related mandates. One thing small businesses must legally do is offer paid sick leave to employees impacted by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), signed into law on March 18, 2020, requires that qualifying businesses provide this […]. The post FFCRA and Coronavirus Paid Sick Leave: Q & A for Employers appeared first on Patriot Software. Payrol

What you need to know about the CARES Act

Benefit Resource Inc.

The new CARES Act, formally named ‘‘Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’’, brings a variety of actions aimed to aid in the fight of COVID-19, along with spurring economic stability and growth. You can view the various inclusions in this Forbes article. We, however, will focus on the three possible changes to tax-free account holders. Where does the CARES Act stand? The Senate approved the CARES Act late on Wednesday, March 26.

The Future of Payroll: 7 Trends to Watch

BambooHR

The IRS estimates 40 percent of small and medium-sized U.S. companies end up paying a payroll penalty every year. Most of these penalties are due. Benefits & Comp

Transforming Your Leadership Style in Times of Crisis

HSD Metrics

Start of Floodlight Tag: Please do not remove Activity name of this tag: HSD Retargeting URL of the webpage where the tag is expected to be placed: [link] This tag must be placed between the and tags, as close as possible to the opening tag. Creation Date: 12/10/2019 --> This post was co-written by Dr. Brad Shuck , Associate Professor Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development at the University of Louisville.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

The New Normal: Working from Home (WFH)

Root

Working from home, or “WFH” as it is now often called, is becoming increasingly common in the modern workplace. I’m fortunate enough to have a flexible job that allows me to regularly work remotely. However, with the daily changes we’re experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, many people are beginning to experience both the perks and pitfalls of working from home. The chart below lays out the pros and cons of WFH.

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Why Employee Engagement is Even More Important to Your Company, Now

benefitexpress

Employee engagement' is an omnipresent term in the HCM world, in any season. And how your organization engages NOW, in times of uncertainty, will speak volumes to your employees. How will your senior, mid-level and front-line employees look back on your actions during this time? Employee engagement strategies can create a variety of positive outcomes, even in tough situations. For Brokers & Consultants For Employers

EEOC OKs asking employees, candidates about COVID-19 symptoms

HR Morning

During the COVID-19 global pandemic , employers are permitted to check employees and job candidates for fevers, the EEOC said in recent guidance. Employers may ask if employees and candidates are experiencing any other symptoms of COVID-19 as well. Send symptomatic workers home. Typically, requiring a body temperature check would be considered a medical exam and is forbidden under the ADA. However, during this pandemic, the EEOC is making an exception.

5 Strategies for Turning Live Training into Digital Awesomeness

Mindspace

In just a few short months, the Coronavirus pandemic has turned the work world upside-down. Fortunately, many organizations have found ways to keep employees connected while promoting social distancing through work-at-home solutions. This new shift to remote working presents a challenge for organizations. While there are many tools in place to help facilitate this new way of working (Zoom, Google Docs, Slack), remote training capabilities still lag behind.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

You Are Not Alone

Thrive Global

Three weeks ago I was one of the skeptical ones, thinking that this corona virus wasn’t that serious. I tried go on with my life, and on March 3 rd , I jumped in the plane all excited, thinking March would be the best month ever!! I had commitments for a whole month, traveling the world to celebrate with many conferences, gatherings, gala dinners, you name it. I was on a speaking tour. I was fully booked and scheduled to take about eight flights!

#RedBranchWeekly: Surviving and Thriving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

marenated HR

Since the last Weekly, where we covered working from home , COVID-19 has only continued to spread. The effects of the virus have spread to the workplace. Most companies are now having their employees work from home, or are closing shop until things smooth out. For More on COVID-19: COVID-19 Resource Pack. This crisis demands difficult choices to be made. Chances are, your business isn’t doing as well as it was two weeks ago.

Investor Insights: What Affects Gold Prices?

Take It Personel-ly

If you are interested in investing in gold, then you’ve probably started to research a little bit about what that entails. You’ve read that gold is a safe investment. You’ve also read that the value of gold varies year-to-year. So you are wondering why it seems to vary and what causes that difference every year. […].

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