Sat.Nov 02, 2019

Creating Space for Your Soul


Saturday Spark #34. By Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder & CEO. Last Saturday, I attended my first TEDx event, nearly 3,000 miles away from Boston in my hometown of Spokane, WA. The catalyst for this trek was the last speaker of the day, my 79 year-old mom. Yes, my mother gave a TedTalk. She’s amazing.

Swiss Saturday: Kitties

Evil HR Lady

Two weeks ago we adopted two adorable kittens: Mikey and Claudia. Now, my primary purpose in writing this blog is to share pictures of the kitties. MIkey. Claudia. These are our adorable new kittens. Did you know that kittens poop approximately four times a day?

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How Divorce Can Impact Your Retirement Plans

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The dream for marrying couples is that they will have a happy relationship, work together to save for a comfortable retirement, and live happily ever after. But given the high rate of divorce, that dream often takes a detour. Here are some retirement-related issues to consider when you divorce

50 Leadership Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Thrive Global

50 Leadership Quotes for Entrepreneurs. Experience is the opposite of being creative.” — Paul Arden. Richie Norton. 7 min read. The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” — Ayn Rand. Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” — Brené Brown.

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.

How To Keep Your Company At The Top Of The Game

New to HR

So, your business has been going for a while now. It is bringing in enough money to cover all of your overheads, and may even be starting to make you a small profit. In short, it is all going fine. The post How To Keep Your Company At The Top Of The Game appeared first on New To HR. Business

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A Breakdown Of Key Startup Expenses For An App Idea

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While limited resources should never stop entrepreneurs from executing on their ideas, budgeting and smart resource allocation are key to long-term startup success. Here is a quick breakdown of key early-stage startup expenses from idea to a functional product

How to build your LinkedIn visibility for career growth?


LinkedIn has changed the way recruiters find candidates, in case you have not, starting now, you should build LinkedIn visibility for career growth. There was a time when CV’s were circulated, and recruiters scouted applicants through a pile of files.

The Role Of Performance Appraisal Software In Employee Engagement


If you’ve been keeping your ear to the ground with respect to HR Tech news, you’ll know that there’s a slow revolution taking place with respect to employee performance management and employee engagement. The performance review process is […]. Employee Appreciation Employee Engagement

How to Survive & Benefit From a Market Slowdown


You can survive and even benefit from the market slowdown, if you follow the time tested principles. A market slowdown may come with or without warning. Sometimes, it is easy to see the vital signs of a financial slowdown or meltdown by being updated with the news and financial market.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Bumpy Road to Mental Fitness

Thrive Global

My aunt had been sick with a form of undiagnosed cancer for over two years. She had suffered through the standard protocol of chemotherapy and radiation multiple times. One afternoon while hanging out with her on the couch in her sunroom, she told me quietly, “I’m done. I can’t do this anymore.”

20 Surprising Employee Retention Statistics You Need to Know


Employee retention is top-of-mind for nearly every organization, and it’s easy to see why— losing employees can mean losing valuable institutional knowledge, lower morale in remaining team members, and lost productivity

Fear Destroys Your Life

Thrive Global

I’m not talking about the sensible kind of fear that’s designed to protect you, like fear of vicious animals, fire, or standing at the edge of the roof of a 100-storey building with no guardrail.

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weekend free-for-all – November 2-3, 2019

Ask a Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: The Dreamers , by Karen Thompson Walker.


Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Unnoticed by design

Thrive Global

Do you remember your first coach? I’m not talking about a sports coach. Not necessarily. It could be, but it doesn’t have to be. For me, a coach is someone who sees your gifts and encourages you to use them. Someone who sees your gaps and helps you fill them.

How to Retain Your Employees During and After an M&A Deal?

Career Metis

A merger is one of the most important decisions that a company makes throughout its lifetime. But while executives and business owners see an excellent business opportunity that will help them make more revenue, that is not what the employees are seeing.

The Monday Dreads

Thrive Global

You can sidestep the Monday blues and start your workweek on an upswing with these 10 tips PHOTO BY MATTHEW T. RADER ON UNSPLASH. Raise your hand if you sometimes dread Mondays and the entire workweek ahead of you. Many of you? I thought so.

Why Green Workplace Can Improve Employee’s Productivity?

Career Metis

The office has been evolving steadily since the days of the windowless gray cubicles that only allowed for social interaction at the watercooler. Hot-desking, glamorous co-working environments and chillout areas are now the norms for many office workers.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Can Politically-Charged Stress Make You Sick?

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GETTY. Regardless of your party affiliation, chances are you or someone you know is feeling the stress of the political turmoil in this country. You can hardly turn on a 24-hour news channel or click on social media and avoid the constant stream of political issues around national concern.

6 Things To Look For In A Personal Training Career

Career Metis

A career in personal training is not as straightforward as it might seem. When you think about personal trainers, you probably imagine someone who struggles to do. one last push up and a personal trainer yelling in their face to keep pushing.

Why Teaching Your Child Empathy Builds Their Social Skills

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Originally published by Jennifer Lea Reynolds in her Human Kind column, Psychology Today online, September 23, 2019.

M&A Trend Note: ServiceNow To Acquire Attivio for Cognitive Search Capabilities – Opens Door to Conversational AI in Employee Experience


ServiceNow, the systems integrator with the AboutNow cross-platform workflow suite, has announced an acquisition of Boston-based Attivio for its cognitive search capabilities. While on the surface it’s an acquisition of tech and developer resources, it points to the future commitment of ServiceNow to AI and conversational interfaces for their Employee Experience platform. While I’ve been […].

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.


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As we witness our uncertain times and a world in crisis with institutions crumbling and environmental threats mounting, it’s time to take stock of our reality. . A massive change is upon us.

How to Get Hired? 4 Tips on Finding Your Dream Job

Career Metis

Are you considering a new career or want to progress in your industry? Do you feel your skills aren’t being fully utilized or you’re maybe a little bored? Finding your dream job can make all the difference to your overall well-being and frame of mind.

White Lies: Kind or Cruel?

Thrive Global

Originally published by Jennifer Lea Reynolds in her Human Kind column for Psychology Today online, August 6, 2018. Does this outfit fit me well? How did you like my singing? My new boyfriend is wonderful, don’t you think?

When the Cure Doesn’t Heal You

Thrive Global

That’s where the US ranks in the world for expected average lifespan. The country is sick not only from a medical perspective, it’s sick emotionally and spiritually as well. Plenty is wrong with this picture, but it wasn’t always like this. It wasn’t always like this.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.