Fri.Jul 31, 2020

How to Encourage Employees to Focus More on Recognition


There are many things the current pandemic has affected, especially when it comes to how companies use their recognition and reward programs.

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The impact of inconsistent branding on budgets and ROI


In today’s highly competitive landscape, the impact of inconsistent branding for an organisation can hardly be overstated.


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5 Tasks Your Business Should Outsource

Take It Personel-ly

Every element of your business’ operations is essential. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to do it all. You can outsource some of the cumbersome tasks and focus on essential tasks. You will free up a lot of time and resources by doing so.

Juice Box Hero!!

HR Hardball

Back when my kids thought I was cool, we had a pretty amazing run of “Car Karaoke” episodes* that we posted to YouTube. In some episodes , the family dog even made an appearance. Easily some of the most memorable times of my life, I still share them on occasion just to embarrass them.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

How to Answer “What Are Your Hobbies?” in an Interview (It’s Not a Trick Question!)

The Muse

We have advice on how to choose a hobby and what to include in your answer, plus two sample responses. Interviewing

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Ep 237 – Long-Term Work From Home Strategies with Dave Landa


Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the number of people who have worked remotely because of concern about the coronavirus has risen by 46 percentage points according to the latest Gallup poll. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Podcast

Our Caregiving Crisis Is a Values Crisis

Thrive Global

We don’t know when the pandemic will end, but we can clearly see some of the fundamental cracks in our society that it has exposed. These cracks reveal the pre-existing conditions we went into the pandemic with. And one of the most urgent among them is our caregiving crisis.

California Labor Commissioner Files First Lawsuit Enforcing AB 5


Earlier this month, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office filed its first lawsuit to enforce AB 5 , which requires employers to use the “ABC” test to determine if workers in California are employees or independent contractors.

7 Tips for Making a Career Path Change

Take It Personel-ly

Have you stalled in the process of climbing the career ladder? Maybe you no longer feel passionate about your chosen vocation, or perhaps your role leaves little room for advancement. You’re considering starting over in a new field. What should you know before making a career path change?

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

[VIDEO] COVID-19: A New Talent Landscape

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Market-shifting forces are making the world less predictable since the outbreak of COVID-19 — in response, Zach Chertok, Aberdeen’s analyst covering Human Capital Management (HCM), and Kim Pope, COO at WilsonHCG , recently video-conferenced to discuss what has changed in the landscape for talent.

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Tech Recommendations for Small Business Improvement

Take It Personel-ly

In this new technological decade, many entrepreneurs are eager to identify what tech solutions will come up and evolve how business is conducted. There have been a lot of changes in technology which changed the way business is done.

We’re All In This Together

Kevin Sheridan

I am extremely proud to say that my old company, HR Solutions, Inc., was the first research firm to prove there is a near-perfect correlation between employee engagement and diversity & inclusion.

#WorkTrends: Building Trust In Uncertain Times

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Listen to the full conversation and see our questions for the upcoming #WorkTrends Twitter Chat. And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you don’t miss an episode. It’s safe to say uncertainty is universal these days. But how do we get past it and stay engaged in our work?

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

#Aspirations – Sharing UK Long Service Award Recipients Moments of Joy


TerryberryReward , the dedicated UK and European branch of our business have over 30 years experience in providing bespoke Long Service Awards programs for companies including Ford, Tesco, M&S, AstraZeneca, XPO Logistics, to name just a few.

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I just wanted to share a little good news and thank you for your blog. I’ve been reading Ask A Manager religiously since I was in college and I’m now almost 10 years into my career.

3 Ways To Control How You’re Feeling When Things Feel Scary

Thrive Global

Think about your surroundings as the tapestry of your life, it is so important what you allow in your space. If you accept the premise that everything is made of energy and carries an energetic feeling or vibration, think about the impact that could have on your thoughts.

Top 3 Reasons To Get Your Clothes Dry Cleaned

Take It Personel-ly

If you’re getting tired of doing laundry all the time or your old washer and dryer simply aren’t doing the trick anymore, you may have considered getting your clothes professionally dry cleaned instead.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Your Employees May (Ahem) Be Doing Something Other than Work

Evil HR Lady

Your employees should not be viewing pornography in the office. Your employees should not be viewing pornography on company equipment, even out of the office.

The 7 Words that Stand in the Way of Business Growth


There is a benefit to habit. On a personal level, creating and following habits allows for focus and efficiency. You don’t waste time thinking about what should come next, you just do it. It works on a company level too.

Creativity Unleashed: The Fast Track to Keeping Your People Inspired!

Thrive Global

What do you think of when you think of an artist? Odds are that, at least for a moment, the old media construct of an emotionally-tortured or financially-destitute individual flashed in your mind.

NILG 2020 Virtual Conference Webinar Series Wrap Up – Week of July 27

Berkshire Associates

Berkshire’s consultants are attending the NILG 2020 Virtual Conference Webinar Series , which is a series of complementary webinars in July and August. Below is our round up of a few sessions from this week: Disability (IWD

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!

Gallup Reports Historic Drop in Employee Engagement Following Record Rise

C. A. Short Company

COVID-19 has forced our companies to adapt to changing work environments and try to continue to boost employee engagement while working remote. In early May, Gallup reported that employee engagement in the U.S. had accelerated to a new high.

Relevant Or Redundant: What Kind Of Leader Are You?

Forbes Coaches Council

Leading your organization into an uncertain future is always going to be challenging, but these tips can help you stay relevant. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership


Your Workers May Be Furloughed, but They Are Not Forgotten


There are many small business owners and managers who are hoping will return to work again in a couple of weeks. What can employers do? The post Your Workers May Be Furloughed, but They Are Not Forgotten appeared first on PayActiv. Blog financial wellness unemployment

5 Business Lessons Learned From A Global Pandemic

Forbes Coaches Council

Every business needs to be dynamic and ready to restructure and re-deploy in a timely manner. . Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, 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.

HRExaminer v10.83

HR Examiner

We Don’t Know If We Can Eliminate Bias From Tech. HRExaminer v10.83 for July 31, 2020. “The ‘can technology solve bias’ question is an important part of a larger conversation.

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If your employee gets coronavirus ON PURPOSE, can he still get FFCRA leave, FMLA … BOTH?!? ??????

The Employer Handbook

Image by Klaus Hausmann from Pixabay. Sorry, I should’ve warned you to grab a fire extinguisher before your head exploded. Two of my favorite employment law / HR blogs inspire today’s post.

20 Employee Appreciation Day Ideas for 2021

Semos Cloud

Category. All, Best Practices. Employee Benefits: Definition, Examples and Best Practices . Employee benefits are important to your present and future employees. Find out what are the best perks to implement in your company. By Sara Ana Cemazar.