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Disrupt from Within: 3 Ways HR Can Spur Employee Innovation

Cornerstone On Demand

Stories of disruption typically fall somewhere in the tradition of David vs. Goliath. That is: A small, nimble and clever startup unseats an unsuspecting industry giant. Look no further than Netflix vs. Blockbuster, Airbnb vs. traditional hotel chains, or even Wikipedia vs. Encyclopedia Britannica.

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Podcast: How Focusing on Safety Can Improve the Employee Experience

DecisionWise

In this podcast episode, DecisionWise President, Matthew Wride, discusses how focusing on not only the physical aspects of safety, but also the emotional and psychological aspects can greatly improve the employee experience.

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MORE MUSIC TO WORK BY: Anna Meredith

The HR Capitalist

Who out there likes to work to music? When you're working on your laptop, music can either help or hurt your attention. For me, it's always felt better to have the TV in the background as music has generally interrupted my flow.

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How to keep great employees

Get Hppy

Once you have spent weeks headhunting for staff , you want to keep hold of them. Long-standing employees are great for business. Not only are they great at their jobs but they are also invested in the business, which gives them the incentive to work hard.

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.

Constructive Criticism: Managing Critical Feedback From Your Manager

Justworks

Coming out of a performance review, your head is likely full of thoughts flying in all directions. Whether it’s an informal check-in or the more formal annual review, your manager typically shares feedback in the meeting that you’re expected to reflect on.

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Making Life Easier with Automated Expense Reporting

SutiHR

For many employees, corporate travel has become a significant part of life. Today, more than 45% of organizations have a labor force that travels at least one week per year. The rest 28% of companies noted that their staff travels at least four weeks every year.

What To Do If You Hate Your New Job

GetFive

A new office, new co-workers, new goals and missions — starting a new job is thrillingly full of possibilities. A few months in, that thrill will probably simmer down a bit, but you should still feel pretty jazzed.

4 Key Factors to Help HR Succeed in 2020

Digital HR Tech

The last year has seen vast changes in the work landscape and it seems that this year will be no different. 2020 is shaping up to be an exciting year for HR, and there’s no better way to kick things off than to make sure you’re putting your best foot forward.

Here’s How Tennis Star Sloane Stephens Stays Motivated and Protects Her Mental Well-being — and What You Can Learn From It

Thrive Global

There is a lot of pressure on athletes to perform and succeed. Often, you move up the ranks slowly, gradually building up resilience and experience. But tennis star Sloane Stephens bucked that trend.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

12 Promising AI Startups Exploring the Frontiers of Artificial Intelligence

Eightfold

We built the Eightfold platform on the power of artificial intelligence. While we’ve chosen to apply that power to enhance talent acquisition and talent management , plenty of AI startups are using the technology to revolutionize other industries.

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GoCo: A Refreshingly Different Approach to HR and Payroll Technology

Workology

Learn more about our HR Technology and Product Reviews here at Workology. See our FTC disclosure at the end of this review. As the role and responsibilities of human resource professionals leaders. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Employee Drug Testing: The Benefits of a Drug-Free Workplace

Cisive

With legal marijuana use laws continuing to make traction throughout the U.S., and the perception of a dwindling job applicant pool, some employers are asking if they should continue to conduct screening for marijuana.

Predictions Everywhere – 9 Trends that are Shaping AI and Intelligent Tools in HR Tech Part II

HR Examiner

“The move towards machine generated forecasts, predictions, recommendations, insights, and analytics will be relentless. As one area comes under management, adjacent issues will become easier to understand.” ” - John Sumser. Part II.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Are Your Project Managers “Professional Babysitters”?

Business2Community Leadership

Are your agency’s PMs “professional babysitters”? Yes and no; let’s explore. A coaching client wrote: “I’ve always seen project managers as glorified babysitters. Why do agency employees need a ‘professional babysitter’ to tell them what to do at work? ”.

Develop an Organizational Culture and Understand It’s Implications

CuteHR

It is the people that make an organization. Even by hiring the best talent, putting in the necessary effort and walking an extra mile for their growth, development, training or onboarding won’t suffice, if organizational culture is not conducive enough.

How to Stay Compliant under New Federal Overtime Salary Rule

Homebase

The new overtime final rule implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor on January 1, 2020 raised the salary threshold under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) from $23,660 per year, or $455 per week, to $35,308 per year, or $684 per week. This means that 1.3

How storytelling documents the unwritten rules of your culture

TemboStatus

A wise friend once told me that there were three sides to every story - yours, mine and the truth. Employee Feedback Employee Experience

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How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Survey: Employees Ask Google—Not Doctors—About Health Concerns

Wellable

Health worries can cause a lot of unnecessary stress for many people. Reason would state that this concern would translate to more proactive and professional management of health-related issues. In reality, that’s not always the case.

What Is Form 941?

Patriot Software

If you’re an employer, you typically must withhold and remit federal income, Social Security, and Medicare taxes from employee wages. And to report wages paid and certain taxes withheld, you likely need to fill out Form 941. Read on to learn what is Form 941 and familiarize yourself with the form.

Top Ways You Can Recover From A Job Rejection

Take It Personel-ly

Most people have probably gotten rejected over a job offer or an interview. You might have prepared well for an interview, and as you feel everything going rather positively, the final outcome is still far different from what you initially expected.

Navarro Cheer Coach, @MonicaAldama, is the Greatest Leader of our Time!

The Tim Sackett Project

If you haven’t watched the series, Cheer , on Netflix yet, you must! It’s great. Honestly, I wasn’t thrilled to watch a series about cheerleading. Just not something I thought I would be interested in, but it’s so much more than a show about cheerleading.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Why managers need to understand contagious emotions

Workstars

Emotional contagion is a subject that has been studied for the past 25 years or so and it’s providing some fascinating insights.

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6 Time Management Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Stressful

Thrive Global

Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay. One of the problems of living in today’s fast-paced world is that it produces a lot of stress. Being an entrepreneur, a parent, manager, C.E.O, or even an employee can sometimes be overwhelming with so many things demanding our attention.

3 Things to Make Your Next Open Enrollment Better

Flock

Post OE Evaluation It’s February! Open Enrollment is probably over for you, W2s have been sent out, and ACA reporting is done (if not, learn about Flock’s last minute ACA support ).

how much stuff can I “move in with” on my first day at a new job?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m starting a new job in a week and a bit, my first after finishing my PhD. I’m wondering how much stuff it’s acceptable to “move in with” on the first day. I’ve seen the space, it’s a large-ish desk in a three-person office.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.