Sun.Mar 29, 2020

3 Workplace Articles Every Manager Should Read Right Now

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Be sure to check out the Kronos HR & Payroll eSymposium scheduled for May 6, 2020 – a single day of learning focused on pressing business issues. Enjoy the article!). I don’t need to spend a lot of time explaining how workplace norms are changing quickly and frequently.

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Let’s Err on the Side of Human

HR Without Ego

Things are crazy right now. That’s not a secret. You may be tired, overwhelmed, and unsure of what to do next. That’s okay. No one expects you to have all the answers – right now or frankly ever. They do expect you to get answers. They do expect you to make the best decision with the information you have in front of you. You have to keep going. You have to make decisions. When you go radio silent, that’s when people let their fears and insecurities get the best of them.


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Business as Usual is Gone: Employer Brand in the Time of COVID-19


A crisis is a true test of loyalty, confidence, and the human spirit. Will your brand be positively or negatively remembered for how you treated employees during COVID-19

7 Work From Home Tips To Maximize Your Productivity

Vantage Circle

When you are working from home, you have enough flexibility to do your job. But this luxury can often turn into a missed opportunity if not planned accordingly. They say work from home can be your litmus paper to your productivity. Also, many would argue over the fact that it needs intrinsic motivation to perform your tasks efficiently and deliver at the right time when you are working from home. But this is not necessarily true.

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Parse Resumes Using RChilli Account


The HR industry is booming. Each day, it is witnessing new developments and technological innovations. Adopting the latest tools nowadays means better growth and ROI in the future. An excellent software to speed up the recruitment process is a Resume Parser. When recruiters see their inbox flooded with resumes, all they need is a quick parsing solution that automates the entire process of screening resumes. Recruiting Resume Parser Resume screening

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Mindfulness Skills in Times of Uncertainty

Thrive Global

With ‘shelter in place’ and ‘stay at home’ orders firmly in place around the globe now, all of us are challenged to literally build resilience, from the inside – We will need to build emotional self-care skills, for when stress gets high, and emotions strong. The underlying elements of mindfulness can help us do just that.

9 Workplace Safety Tips for Employees to Consider

Career Metis

“Work injuries and illnesses can affect every aspect of life for workers and their families.” ” – Maine Department of Labor. When you leave for work, your loved ones await your safe return. They expect your workplace to be safe and secure so that they don’t have to get news about any unfortunate incident. In 2019, a Workplace Safety Report was prepared by Rave Mobile Safety.

Resume Insight: Process- vs. Project-Oriented Accomplishments


Being able to list your accomplishments in a compelling and memorable way on your resume is an important part of catching a hiring manager’s eye. However, this is often easier said than done. Accomplishment statements are short, measurable, and results-focused. Start by writing down your most recent position. State your title and your company name, and list your accomplishments in that position. Rather than ranking them chronologically, rank them in the order of interest to the reader.

Do Good. Be Kind.

Everyday People

How are you holding up? It’s a question we should be asking everyone we know. I’m positive I never thought I’d live to see a situation where all of life as we know it was altered in a matter of days. So, how are you holding up? I think this is more important to know than “how are you doing?” ” I’m sure even in the midst of all that is occurring we’d give folks a positive nod of “I’m good” whether that was the case or not.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

what if people abuse the new paid sick leave law, COO sends non-stop jokes about coronavirus, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. What if our employee abuses the new paid sick leave law? I’m curious on if there are concerns about employer protections for employees who potentially may abuse the new paid sick leave for coronavirus sickness. For example, I have a hypochondriac employee who frequently calls in sick as it is (have had previous discussions about perceptions on reliability). We have been extremely accommodating in working from home, etc.

E026: Truly Connect with Remote Teams, Friends and Family During Covid19 Lockdown

Play for Real

Subscribe to Podcast. “Happy Hour” with a glass of wine on Zoom just doesn’t cut it. It’s good for chit chat, but not for really connecting, and feeling truly seen. More than ever, we now need connection and grounding – whether it’s with your co-workers, your team, friends, or extended family. In this episode, I share four simple tips for having a group zoom call with your community that can feel deeply rewarding, and bring everyone closer together.

How HR can support Business Continuity in Current Uncertain Times with Coronavirus (Covid-19)


T he Covid-19 outbreak has everyone from communities, to Governments, healthcare organisations to business leaders coming together to implement changes that will slow down the spread of the virus.

E027: Got lockdown? Connect Deeper with Friends and Family with a Beautiful Game

Play for Real

Subscribe to Podcast. In this episode, I share a simple, free game you can play with the people you’re on lock-down with. This will help you combat the stir-crazies and get to really know your bunker-mates! Download the FREE app here. Subscribe to Podcast. Play for Real Podcast Tough Conversations


Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

“The opposite of anxiety is actually action — being able to respond.” With Dr. Donna Volpitta

Thrive Global

The opposite of anxiety is actually action — being able to respond. There are so many actions that we can take in response to the Corona crisis: reach out to those who might be lonely, offer to help out with deliveries, help make some connections, or provide information that people might need. Whatever we do, the best way to keep our brains healthy is to find some type of action.

Supporting Your Community During COVID-19 | benefitexpress


Supporting your community during COVID-19. When things get tough, people get to work! Company Culture

5 Tools to Manage Stress and Overwhelm During the Coronavirus.

Thrive Global

Some of the best natural methods to strengthen your immune system and decrease dis-ease in the body are directly related to decreasing stress. Stress keeps the body in the fight or flight response which keeps most of our energy focused on SURVIVAL instead of HEALING. As a Holistic Life Coach, Reiki Master, and Mindfulness and Meditation Teacher, I’ve seen first-hand the power of using natural healing techniques to overcome all kinds of stress, overwhelm, trauma and pain.

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Analysis

Affinity HR Group

On Friday March 27, 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The following are provisions most relevant for small to mid-sized businesses and their affected employees dealing with the workplace disruptions related to COVID-19. Please note, we have prepared this briefing from the perspective of HR professionals. We are not attorneys or accountants.

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.

How the Camino & Consulting taught me to breathe through Corona

Thrive Global

Consulting life gave me five years of freedom. Big projects allowed me to take significant blocks where I travelled, and worked remotely from any country in the world and created space for creative projects. As much as I loved the freedom, I had to learn to be self sufficient and back myself: to have cash flow for the down times, to breathe through weeks where I had not quite signed that next project or client and trust the path – albeit uncertain – ahead.

How to Write a Compelling Resume Objective

HR Digest

A good resume objective can get your dream job; it is the only difference between getting the job or have your application canceled. Employers spend around six seconds on an average to scan a resume. As such, create a compelling resume objective that would hook the attention of the potential employer. What is a Resume Objective? A resume objective is the first section which appears below the name and contact information on the resume.

Social Impact Heroes: How Joseph Ferreira is helping hundreds of people in Nevada to receive life saving organ donations

Thrive Global

I have had the honor of knowing heart transplant recipient, Erik Compton, a pro golfer from Southern Florida. Compton has received not one, but two heart transplants from heroic donors who saved his life twice and ultimately allowed him the second chance at life, which he clearly made the most of. Compton went on to earn his Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) tour card after his second transplant amongst some of the greatest golfers on the planet.

Top 4 Ways To Motivate Employees

New to HR

Employee motivation is a vital part of management, but too many managers unsure of the best way to inspire their staff veer dangerously close to Michael Scott or even David Brent territory. This is no way to ensure a productive. The post Top 4 Ways To Motivate Employees appeared first on New To HR. HR Management

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!

“I just personally keep reminding myself that there will be better days ahead we will get through it.” With Dr. Ely Weinschneider & Tiffany Narbonne

Thrive Global

I just personally keep reminding myself that there will be better days ahead we will get through it, it may take some time, but I know we will eventually be ok, and by that, time be even more grateful for everything we may have taken for granted prior to this. As a part of my series about the things we can do to remain hopeful and support each other during anxious times, I had the pleasure of interviewing Tiffany Narbonne, Founder and Designer of the inspirational jewelry brand T. Jazelle.

The Beginner’s Guide to Benchmark your NPS Score like a Pro!


If there’s any loyalty metric that has become insanely popular over the years, then it is definitely the Net promoter Score. Companies are increasingly adopting the metric to dodge the cut-throat competition and stay ahead of the curve. Well, I assume you are no exception. You are probably conducting NPS surveys religiously to know if your customers would indeed recommend you to their family and friends. But then you have certain questions lurking in your mind.

“New appreciation for what really matters most: loving family and friends and good health.” With Dr. Ely Weinschneider & Romy Taormina

Thrive Global

New appreciation for what really matters most: loving family and friends and good health. It’s quality over quantity. The shift is powerful. As a part of my series about the the things we can do to remain hopeful and support each other during anxious times, I had the pleasure of interviewing Romy Taormina. Puking was what inspired Romy, Founder/CEO of Psi Bands , to take the leap of faith into the entrepreneurial stratosphere. Romy is a mom to two teenagers and wife of almost 25 years.

Crisis Management: 5 Ways To Show Your Employees You Care

HR C-Suite

Five fast ways to show your employees you care during a crisis. Coronavirus Featured Tresha Moreland crisis management keeping employee engaged during a crisis

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.

Trees Teach Us The Importance of the Most Vulnerable

Thrive Global

I am slowly savoring a gem of a book, The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate. Discoveries from a Secret World (2015). Peter Wohlleben, the author, acknowledges that in his earlier career as a forester, he knew as much about the hidden life of trees as a butcher knows about the emotional life of animals. About 20 years ago, Peter began to organize survival training tours for tourists in his native Germany.

Why Women And Minorities Are Being Left Behind In The Leadership Pipeline


The post Why Women And Minorities Are Being Left Behind In The Leadership Pipeline appeared first on Pinsight. Mention Publication


Untoppable: How Mike McDonnell, Award-winning Coach, Entrepreneur, Author, and Speaker has been able to thrive, living with cystic fibrosis and diabetes

Thrive Global

We have limitations, boundaries, and rules for ourselves that allow us to get through each and every day. Some are flexible, some are not, and the best people to have around us are the people that understand what we can be flexible on and what we can’t be. I had the pleasure of interviewing Mike McDonnell. Mike is an award-winning coach, entrepreneur, author and speaker that has grown several businesses, made his dream move abroad while having cystic fibrosis and diabetes.