Wed.Aug 28, 2019

Burnout is a real workplace phenomenon, says the WHO. Well, duh, says the working world

GetFive

Last week, the World Health Organization made headlines by classifying burnout as an “occupational phenomenon that undermines how well people perform at work.” ” Well, duh, said everyone who has ever had a job.

Hello? Half of employees lie about Wi-Fi access on vacation to avoid work

Workplace Diva

Have you ever lied to coworkers about the quality of your Wi-FI connection when you were on vacation? So sorry I couldn't respond to your "urgent" message sooner, the Wi-Fi at this resort is terrible!

A Clean and Simple Formula for Giving Feedback Using Your Strengths

Life and Work Blog

Most of us don’t enjoy giving feedback to people. That’s because there are three challenges to overcome. First, you may not have developed basic feedback skills. Second, you see the world a certain way. Third, the other person sees the world their way.

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How Giving a Thumbs-Up at Work Can Drive Up Productivity

TemboStatus

Most of us have gotten so used to clicking the little blue “thumbs-up” in Facebook or the little heart in Twitter that we don’t give it a second thought. It’s only when we start seeing repeated ads for oat milk or cricket bats that we realize something else is going on behind the scenes.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Learning Corner with Jeffrey Pfeffer: What If You Couldn’t Easily Fire People?

Cornerstone On Demand

The recent publication of Buckingham and Goodall’s Nine Lies About Work brought home some painful facts about people management for me. First, the state of people management remains poor. Gallup recently reported, for instance, that the U.S.

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Career Pathways Fast Track Programs: Connecting Jobseekers and Employers with Industry-Specific Boot Camps

EDSI

A boot camp is a fast track, industry-specific training program that enhances jobseekers’ skills to prepare them for employment in high-growth industries such as construction, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality or customer service.

How Can Corporate Cards Eradicate Business Fraud?

SutiHR

Most of the employees are frustrated by the expense reporting process; they spend money out-of-pocket and claiming back involves stapling a receipt to spreadsheet, getting authorization from manager and posting it off to head office.

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Job Growth Has Been Much Less Impressive Than Reported

SHRM Resources

The U.S. jobs market is still expanding, but not as much as previously thought. New figures show that employers added a half million fewer jobs than previously reported in the year between March 2018 and March 2019. Labor Market Data Critical Evaluation Talent Acquisition Metrics and Analytics

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Can HR data save your organization millions?

HRExecutive

HR leaders often cite the potential for productivity gains as a reason for investing in new technology. These gains can be difficult to substantiate, however.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Your Employees Aren’t Afraid of Robots

Great Place to Work

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Cognitive computing is a game changer for HR

Bersin with Deloitte

Part 1: RPA offers a good way to get in the game. Posted by Bryan Cole on August 28, 2019. The use of highly innovative and powerful technologies in HR is rapidly expanding, but embracing this new way of working can seem daunting.

Why Are Black CEOs so Rare in Corporate America?

Great Place to Work

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6 Ways to Manage a Distributed Team Effectively

Namely

Off site—but not out of mind. There are major benefits to operating distributed teams, most notably the ability to recruit and work with talented individuals from all over the world. However, a remote workforce can also pose potential risks.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

How Vulnerable Are You?

DISC Assessments

This week’s story on Platinum Rules for Success reveals a new paradigm in effective leadership: at every age, our most effective leaders do not shy from demonstrating they are capable of being vulnerable.

5 Podcast Episodes to Change How You Think About Work

Jason Lauritsen

I am a podcast junkie. I struggle to find as much time to read as I’d like. But podcasts have helped me feed (or distract) my brain in times when I can’t read but I can listen (walking the dog, running, doing yard work, etc.). I love them.

It’s Time to Build an Employee Value Proposition for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

I’m one of those people who believes that most individuals want to do good in the world. People generally want to treat others properly, they want to contribute to society in some meaningful way, and they want to improve the lives of their friends and families around them.

Federal Background Check: What’s in It for You?

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

Let’s face it. Today’s economy is tight and jobs can be hard to find. There is also a concomitant rise in instances of violent behavior in the workplace, splashing across the headlines far too often.

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.

10 Office Ice Breakers To Build Team Relationships

Bonusly

Did you spend first-days-of-school frantically coming up with the most perfectly cool way to describe yourself as an animal? Welcome to the club. However, I’d encourage you to reframe how you think about these exercises?after after all, this information isn’t useless!

What is collaborative leadership?

Jostle

The way we work is rapidly changing: remote work has led to more distributed teams; increased access to information has changed how we consume data; and cross-functional collaboration is breaking down traditional divides between departments, teams, and even skill sets.

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57 CalChamber Member Companies Ranked Among Best Employers in California

HRWatchdog

Our members are some of the best California employers. Fifty-seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies were rated high enough by their employees to earn a spot on the 2019 Forbes list of best California employers.

3 Training Sessions Every Leader Must Attend

Acacia HR Solutions

Clearly I am a bit proponent of training and development. Particularly when it comes to leadership development. I fully believe the more leaders are given development opportunities, the better the organization overall. I will fight anyone to the death who feels differently.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Democratizing Software For The Greater Good

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Most app development makes people think like machines, and use coding languages that just 2% of the world’s population knows. There aren’t enough skilled professionals to code us into the next great innovation. Low-code application development reflects how more people think, communicate and work

Ep 195 – How to Use Net Promoter Scores in Recruiting

Workology

On today’s podcast, I’d like to talk about how NPS surveys in recruiting as well as sentiment scoring in recruitment marketing. Net Promoter or Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a tool that can be used to. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. On today’s podcast, I’d like to talk about how NPS surveys in recruiting as well as sentiment scoring in recruitment marketing.

India-based Advantage Club Raises USD $1 Million for its Rewards and Recognition App

LAROCQUE

Rewards and recognition apps are a tried and true model. With a large global total addressable market (TAM), if you can get the partnerships and core product to market, and execute, you can grow. Investors tend to like this multi-sided marketplace.

Effective and Successful Job Search Strategies and Techniques

Effortless HR

Searching for a job can be the most frustrating thing ever! You’ve probably handed over copies of your resumes to so many companies but haven’t had a reply yet from any of them. Don’t worry. It’s not too late. There are several things you can do to increase your chances of getting hired.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.