Fri.May 22, 2020

Dear ReWorker: Some of My Employees Don’t Want to Return to Work—What Should I Do?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We’ve been given the go-ahead from the government to re-open our business. The only problem is that the employees don’t want to come back.

Are You Ready to Reopen? 16 questions and 33 resources to consider in creating your “returning to work” playbook

Engage2Excel

As companies across the U.S. begin to reopen, business leaders face unprecedented challenges in developing strategies for safely reopening workplaces.

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Nurturing Workers’ Adaptability Quotient Will Differentiate Businesses Post-COVID

Cornerstone On Demand

COVID-19 caused a seismic shift in every corner of life, including how employees work. Within days, companies were forced to shift to remote work and many completely shook up their business models to adhere to stay-at-home restrictions and other regulations. The challenge was and remains colossal.

The Right Way to Submit References During Your Job Search (Template Included)

The Muse

Read our career advice article, The Right Way to Submit References During Your Job Search (Template Included). Resumes

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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!

This Week on HR Labs: The Employee’s Experience In An Employee-First Business

Cornerstone On Demand

Cornerstone is proud to bring you Season 2 of HR Labs, a podcast about learning hosted by our very own Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Heidi Spirgi.

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Amplifying The Voice Of The Employee As Workplaces Adjust To The New Normal

WorkHuman

Workhuman’s CEO Eric Mosley writes about the importance of listening to how employees are feeling, especially as we move into the next phase of today’s workplace. Read the full piece on Forbes. . Workhuman in the News

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Looking for Office Space? 4 Amenities Every Business Needs

Take It Personel-ly

If you are looking for office space, you want to make sure your business has everything it needs. It could be overwhelming trying to figure out which office space is best for you. Of course, you need the obvious like a nice lobby, enclosed office, a nice conference room, and a break room.

Industries that Provided Primarily In-Person Services May Never Operate Strictly In-Person Again

WorkHuman

Workhuman’s CHRO Steve Pemberton was quoted in article about the evolution of working from home post-pandemic and why he believes more organizations will embrace a hybrid model. Click to read the full article on The Globe and Mail. . Workhuman in the News

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Q&A: MLB?s Melanie LeGrande Discusses Approach to Community Engagement

EverFi - HR

EVERFI launched the EduCup Challenge this month alongside Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Football League & United Way Worldwide, the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players’ Association, Major League Soccer (MLS), the English Premier League, and the National Lacrosse League.

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.

What Making a Mask Taught Me About the Stages of Grief

WorkHuman

Workhuman’s VP of Solutions Consulting Jennifer Reimert writes about her experience making a mask during the pandemic and what it taught her about the five stages of grief. Read the full article on TLNT. . Workhuman in the News

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3 Keys to Spark Innovation in Business

Cisive

We associate innovation with spontaneity, a new idea that strikes suddenly. And while that certainly can be the case, innovation doesn’t have to be limited by chance. Innovation, like any other business initiative, can be driven by your processes.

Workplace Changes We?re Hoping to See in Our Next Normal

Thrive Global

As we start to think about what our offices and businesses will look like once we begin the re-entry to work (our “next normal”), it’s becoming clear that we won’t return to business as usual, not after what we’ve been through and learned as a result of COVID-19.

Why employee rewards and recognition are needed now more than ever

HR Zone

Employees Don't let employee recognition fall by the wayside

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.

Why IT Must Embrace Shadow IT to Survive Disruption

Quickbase

If you run an IT team, you might want to sit down before reading these Shadow IT statistics. Perspectives application development citizen development Low-Code Platform Shadow IT

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BUSTED! Feds charge a man for allegedly FAKING COVID-19 to skip work!!!

The Employer Handbook

Parker Brothers, Atari / Public domain. I’m not sure if I ever told you this before but, true story, back in the day I used to represent labor unions. That’s right; I was on the side of organized labor.

DOL Secretary’s Oversight Authority Expanded

Berkshire Associates

The Department of Labor has published a final rule giving additional discretionary power to the Secretary of Labor. The Secretary will now have the power to review and overturn decisions made by the Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board (ARB).

Keep Your Remote Workforce Aligned with Microsoft Teams and Betterworks Integration

Betterworks

Until recently, the ability to work from home was considered an employee perk by most. In the wake of the Coronavirus, remote work has become a necessity – changing the way teams collaborate and how managers engage with their direct reports.

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.

If You Don’t Stretch, You’ll Never Know Where The Edges Are…

The Tim Sackett Project

Did you know the N95 mask that is critical PPE for healthcare workers right now was invented by a woman at 3M in the late 1950s? The title of the post is a quote from Sara Little Turnball , she was a designer who started consulting for 3M in 1958.

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What Does Politics Have to do with Thriving?

Thrive Global

Life is amusing. Well, it can be, if you let it…. When I was a little girl I dreamed of being a veterinarian, a psychologist, and an attorney.

3 Ways to Improve Your Health

Take It Personel-ly

Health and fitness are integral parts of life. A healthier life is a longer, happier life, and so putting in the time and effort to maintain one’s body is a priority. It can seem like an insurmountable task to do all that you need to do in order to stay fit and healthy within a […].

This Simple Question Changed the Way I Interact with Others

Thrive Global

“Tell me” is the most open question you can ask on any topic. It allows the person to share anything they want about themselves or a particular topic. No question unlocks trust, creativity, understanding, and mind-blowing solutions like “Tell me.” Open questions like “Tell me.”

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.

Launching soon! Deep dive into your employee data with Segments

&frankly

At &frankly, we want to support HR managers and leaders to go from insight to action to truly drive engagement. With our new segmentation feature, we bring even more insights to the table. Product Update

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A Guide to Managing Your Manager During One-On-Ones

Bonusly

Have you ever had a really terrible manager? As in, so bad you would actually leave your job to get away from them? You’re not alone. According to Gallup’s State of the American Manager Report , 50% of employees have left a job to get away from their manager at some point in their career.

The Right & Wrong Ways to Engage, Unify & Motivate a Remote Workforce: Big Brother Need Not Apply

Betterworks

Pandemic “Work from Home Forever” journalism is taking us back to an era I thought we’d buried long ago: top-down, hierarchical management.

Sit at a Desk All Day? These Yoga Poses Can Help

Thrive Global

In case you haven’t heard, “sitting is the new smoking.” Medical research has been sounding the alarm for the last few years about the hazards of too much time spent sitting.

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.