Mon.Jul 15, 2019

5 Tips for Managing Vacation Requests Fairly and Effectively

Patriot Software

As an employer, you face the challenge of juggling employees’ vacation requests. It can be difficult to find the perfect balance of being flexible while ensuring your business has enough coverage. To keep things fair and square, learn the ins and outs of managing vacation requests.

Re-engaging Five Generations in the Workplace

HR Digest

The incursion of AI and automation into the workplace is engineering a disruption that employers and employees are handling differently.

How to Successfully Implement Performance-Based Pay


When it comes to effectively implementing performance-based pay, simplicity is one of the most important aspects to bear in mind. The simpler and more concise your plan is, the more people will understand it and buy into the process.

Avoid These 4 Common Microlearning Missteps

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published on, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. One of my favorite TED Talks is called " Everyday Leadership " by Drew Dudley.

Course 291

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Reflektive’s Inaugural Performance & Engagement Survey Reveals Key Insights into Impact of 1:1s, Feedback for Employee Engagement


In May of this year, Reflektive ran its inaugural Performance & Engagement survey to better understand the impact of performance management on employee engagement. The survey was sent to 1,000 U.S. employees from different industries, company sizes, and roles.

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Your Job Description, Job Ad. Who Cares?

Allegis Global Solutions

Job Description, Job Ad or Job Posting…in the world of HR and recruitment, all three names are thrown around interchangeably, but do you really know the difference between each or when to utilize each one?

Tools 108

Biggest Challenges of Manual Payroll That Organizations Face


Today, manual payroll processes have become a pain for the HR department as well as for the finance team as it needs a lot of time, work, and effort to make it successful every month.

5 ways to improve your customer service experience

Qualtrics HR

Customer Experience (CX) is the future of business and companies who don’t get on board will have trouble competing in an evolving marketplace.

Utility Analysis Revised: The ROI Of Better HR Selection Methods

Analytics in HR

In a previous article, I have explained and advocated the use utility analysis for estimating the financial return of learning interventions.

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.

Why Amazon is A Leader in Customer Experience

Qualtrics HR

Amazon Prime day is upon us once more, and as the world’s biggest online retailer looks set to sell more products than ever before, it’s important to remember what got Amazon where they are – no, it’s not the products… it’s the service.

10 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Work Anniversaries + A Case Study


A work anniversary is a significant milestone and like we’ve written about before, it’s super important to celebrate them the right way. Because when we talk about celebrating work anniversaries, we’re talking about more than just a number!

Should You Start A Side Project?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Don’t let the word ‘side’ trick you. Whatever it is, a side project or a side hustle will take up a significant time of your time and energy. It will be part of your story. It could make or break you. Give the decision the consideration it deserves


Are Our Word Choices preventing Us from Telling Our Story?

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Do our word choices for telling stories engage, delight and convert colleagues and clients? Or, do our word choices make listeners feel like they are not invited to become part of the stories we tell? Word choices make a difference for just about everything we do, as Professionals of Worth.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

5 Reasons Marketers Need a Social Media Strategy in 2019

G2 Crowd

In the past decade, social media has risen to be an integral part of the online experience, providing people ways to connect with each other globally. Guest Post Social Media

our office may be haunted — how do I keep it from distracting from our work?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work for a small, conservation-based nonprofit with four full-time people, five contract employees, and a summer program of up to 16 young people. We work out of a tiny office located inside 20 beautiful acres of land with which we are creating a public park. The office is a 110-year-old private home that was a rental for decades before being converted into an office. It’s cramped, loud, and far from ideal, but the location is perfect for our work.

Five Reasons Why Leaders Need Increased Gut Intelligence

Forbes Coaches Council

Instead of approaching situations as if they were on fire, leaders who have increased gut intelligence approach situations with a ready-aim-fire mindset


The Pros of Using AI in the Recruiting Process


It’s no secret that we’re big believers in the power of AI when it comes to recruiting and hiring the best talent. If you have amazing, organization-changing powers at your disposal, why not use them to make your hiring decisions.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Automation for Internal Comms, Are You Ready?


Think about your latest initiative—the yearly open enrollment, compliance for your frontline workers on the East Coast, or announcing the town hall meeting with the CEO. How did you get the communications out?

CENTRO Seeks To Be World's Most Widely-Used Media-Buying Platform

Forbes Leadership Strategy

In 2001, Shawn Riegsecker decided to start a company whose mission was to build the most comprehensive and automated digital media buying and operations platform between buyers and sellers on the market

Celebrity Morning Routines for the Most Productive Day

Take It Personel-ly

One of the best ways to have a productive day is to start it out in the most healthy way possible. For many people, that means implementing a morning routine that incorporates healthy habits and activities.

The Leadership Secrets Of The Hidden Champions

Forbes Leadership Strategy

In many respects, the leaders of hidden champion are far superior to the CEOs of many large corporations: What can you learn from them

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Why Qualtrics – Madeleine Ackels – Recruiting Coordinator – Provo, UT

Qualtrics HR

At Qualtrics we want to connect our people to careers that feed their purpose; jobs that motivate & inspire them. This is Madeleine’s “Why Qualtrics” story. Joy is the biggest motivator for me. My desire to be joyful drives my career, my relationships, and my whole life.

8 Distractions You Can Turn into Motivators

Career Metis

Have you ever texted while driving? Has your parent, partner, or friend ever told you to put your phone away during dinner? Do you find yourself daydreaming when you have a lot on your plate? These habits are distractions , and they’re more common than you may realize.

Facilitate Smarter Creative Problem-Solving in the Workplace with Propeller

Partners in Leadership

Use our new accountability app, Propeller, to crowdsource innovative solutions to your most challenging business dilemmas from your most valuable asset: your own workforce. The post Facilitate Smarter Creative Problem-Solving in the Workplace with Propeller appeared first on Partners In Leadership.


22 Tactical Tips To Overcome Your Fear Of Public Speaking

Kevin Sheridan

Fear of public speaking is a very common form of anxiety. It can range from sweaty palms, shaky hands, a blushed face, a quivering voice, or a stomach tied in knots, to outright panic.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

10 Reasons Meetings Are Killing Your Business

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The use and abuse of meetings tells you a lot about how well a business is being run. Here are the ten signs of bad meetings. Ring any bells

6 Ways to Improve Your Instagram Campaigns

G2 Crowd

There’s a right and a wrong way to do everything, including social media. Guest Post Productivity

13 Effective Strategies Coaches Use For Finding The Ideal Clientele

Forbes Coaches Council

Aligned values. Matching personality. Open to change. Find your ideal client with this advice from Forbes Coaches Council experts