Sun.Oct 25, 2020

5 must-read culture books

CultureIQ

Collectively, the CultureIQ family has read an extraordinary amount of books on culture. Not to mention, we’ve even contributed to a few.

The ultimate payroll solution buyer’s guide for APAC

Ascender

Getting pay right is essential for businesses and having the right payroll solution in place plays an important role in ensuring pay accuracy. Before you purchase a new payroll solution, use our guide to help you make the best decision for your business, now and into the future.

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why are people so relaxed about lateness, should managing be this much work, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Am I old-fashioned about lateness? I feel it is non-negotiable that — except for cases of emergency, sick kids, traffic jams — employees should be at work on time the vast majority of days.

Is the ‘Head-Start in Life’ Narrative Really Overrated?

Thrive Global

A head-start is an advantage that someone has over other people in something, a term mostly used when referring to a competition or race. However, a head-start in life is far more complex than a linear foot race with a starting and finishing line.

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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.

Prepare Your Home for Fall With These 11 Easy DIY Projects

Take It Personel-ly

As the weather cools down and the leaves start to fall, it can be quite tempting to stay indoors with your loved ones. But don’t give in! This is the best time to prepare your home for the coming cold months. So instead of staying indoors, you can take care of all the Fall projects […].

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The DOL Increases H-1B Wage Minimums

SHRM Resources

?The recently restructured prevailing wage system for skilled foreign workers requires employers to pay those workers significantly higher wages. Effective Oct.

Looking for the light in this Pandemic

Thrive Global

By Rebecca Lott. I know this unprecedented time has presented challenges for everyone on the planet. I presume areas not directly affected by Covid-19 have even felt its wrath somehow.

Seasonal Hiring Down as Retailers Shift to Online Shopping

SHRM Resources

The holiday hiring season has begun, but initial signs indicate it will be very different from years past. In-store hiring is down as more roles have shifted to logistics, e-commerce and novel positions related to the coronavirus.

Hooves & Headlights

Thrive Global

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “aging in place.” ” Frankly, it makes my skin crawl. I much prefer “aging in places.” ” In other words, exploring way outside your geographic and psychological comfort zone can ultimately keep you connected and vibrant.

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Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Tips To Boost Your Hotel During This Difficult Period

New to HR

There is no denying that 2020 has been a difficult year for most businesses, but one industry that has really suffered is the hospitality business. The post Tips To Boost Your Hotel During This Difficult Period appeared first on New To HR. Professional

Mighty Raises $4.3 Million Seed Round to Become the Operating System for Work

LAROCQUE

Mighty has raised a $4.3 million Seed round to create an experience layer between primary systems like Slack or Trello and back office systems of record like Workday or Salesforce. […]. The post Mighty Raises $4.3

How to improve your employees financial wellbeing | Ascender Webinar

Ascender

Did you know that the number one employee concern at work is financial stress? This results in 43.2 hours of lost time annually due to stress-induced illness! And in this time, financial stress has only increased. Financial stress affects…. Employee Engagement. Productivity. Employee turnover.

Blueboard Raises $9.3M Series A for Rewards Focused on Curated Experiences

LAROCQUE

Blueboard announced a $9.3 million Series A for its rewards tech that focuses on curated employee experiences. Source: Blueboard Secures $9.3M in Series A Funding | FinSMEs. The post Blueboard Raises $9.3M

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Jeckyl & Hyde

Thrive Global

Lost at inception Ego’s false deception Fear changing Jeckyls hire Hyde surfacing restless tire Circling insanity Mind’s endless sound The madman begins Hyde hits the ground.

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Deel Raises $30M Series B for Global Payroll and Compliance

LAROCQUE

Paying employees, contractors, and freelancers globally is still more complicated that one might assume. Deel announced a Series B funding round of $30 million to help global employers solve that […].

Starting all over in your life and feeling anxious? Here is how you can make it happen.

Thrive Global

Starting over again? Here is how you can do it. I was meeting a friend in one of the cool Nashville coffee shops called Barista and we talked about my life story. I remember sitting in front of a mirror a few years ago thinking “Where am I now? Where do I want to be?”

Legion Technologies Raises $22M for AI Powered Workforce Management

LAROCQUE

For some businesses, after payroll, workforce management can be the most critical HR technology. Legion announced a $22 million fundraise for its AI-powered workforce management app. Source: Legion Technologies […].

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!

How to use proximity to reach your goals

Thrive Global

Tony Robbins famously said, “Proximity is power.”. Out of all the great wisdom Tony has shared, this might be perhaps my favorite. The reason why, is because it affirms the truth that we are all a product of our environment.

Collective Raises $8.7 Million for Its Freelancer Back Office

LAROCQUE

Pre-COVID the freelance and contingent workforce could be up to 45% of any given employer. As we navigate uncertain times, freelancing will be popular not just for employers but for […]. The post Collective Raises $8.7

Why everyone should learn the art of self-leadership

Thrive Global

Entrepreneur and motivational speaker, Jim Rohn, famously said, “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.”. The concept of self-leadership is certainly not new. The term was first coined by Charles C. Manz in the 1980s.

Ireland-based Swyg Raises $1.2M to Reduce Bias in Recruitment with AI

LAROCQUE

The latest startup to attempt to reduce bias in recruiting with AI and peer interviews is Ireland-based Swyg. They join the crowded category with a $1.2 million seed round. […]. The post Ireland-based Swyg Raises $1.2M

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.

How Long-Distance Triathlete Hans Christian Tungesvik Optimizes His Mind & Body For Peak Performance

Thrive Global

Take advantage of high stress situations. When you are put into high stress situations, it is often because others believe in you and your ability to succeed based on the previous work you have done. Use that to your advantage. As a part of our series about “How Athletes Optimize Their Mind & Body For Peak Performance”, I had the pleasure of interviewingHans Christian Tungesvik. Hans Christian Tungesvik is a professional long-distance triathlete from Norway.

Finland-based HappySignals Raises USD $5.6 Million

LAROCQUE

Finland-based HappySignals Raised USD $5.6 million to measure employee happiness and productivity. Source: Workplace startup HappySignals used this pitch to win $5m investment – Business Insider. The post Finland-based HappySignals Raises USD $5.6

Procrastination: How to Start Dealing With It Right Now

Thrive Global

Photo by ??? on Unsplash. It was Monday morning when I got assigned a copywriting project that was due on Friday. The job seemed relatively simple, so I thought to myself, I can start working on it tomorrow because I have to clean the apartment today. However, I did not begin the project on Tuesday.

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Sift Raises $3 Million Series A for Employee Directory in the Cloud

LAROCQUE

Sift announced a $3 million Series A round for its cloud-based employee directory. Source: Sift Secures $3 Million Series A Funding Round Led by Rock Holdings. The post Sift Raises $3 Million Series A for Employee Directory in the Cloud appeared first on HRWins by LAROCQUE, LLC.

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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!

Don’t Wait

Thrive Global

Life during the time of this pandemic sometimes feels like a strange and powerful journey, filled with pain and possibility, with much to learn. Potent and surprising themes seem to arise. One of the themes for me this week is “Don’t Wait.” I feel a sense of urgency.

Canada-based Knockri Raises USD $3 Million to Reduce Hiring Bias With AI

LAROCQUE

Canada-based Knockri announced a seed round of USD $3.3 million for its hiring tech that leverages AI to reduce hiring bias. Source: Knockri Raises $3 Million to Reduce Hiring […].

3 Daily Routines That Will Transform Your Life

Thrive Global

Changing your life is a slow process, you can’t just completely flip the switch and expect everything to magically fall into place. With that said, there are a few habits you can incorporate into your day that will make a significant impact on our productivity as well as your development as a person.