October, 2020

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4 Tips For Making Every One-On-One Meeting Count

15Five

The most powerful coaching tool a manager has is a one-on-one meeting. These meetings are dedicated time for managers to learn important information about their employees and offer useful feedback in real-time. When one-on-ones happen frequently, managers have the opportunity to increase their overall effectiveness and boost employee performance. Here are four tips to help you have more meaningful one-on-ones with your employees each and every week. 1.

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No HR (background) For You! Next!

Robin Schooling

Yesterday I felt the need to respond to a post on LinkedIn (lord knows why) that led off with the statement “You don’t need to have a background in HR to lead HR” and then linked to this article. Loads of happy-clappy folks chimed in about how the best skill set for HR is to “care for people” and similar thoughts that practically brimmed with smile emojis.

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Seasonal Hiring Needn’t Be So Stressful

Eightfold

You’ve seen the headlines each year. “Retailer Rushes to Bring on 50,000 Seasonal Workers.” And, “Delivery Company to Add 70,000 Drivers in Two Months.” And so on. The rush goes on. Year after year after year. In fact, it sometimes happens throughout the year. There are two tax seasons, so accounting companies often have two seasonal hiring seasons.

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Eightfold Now Valued At $1 Billion: A Platform Not A Product

Josh Bersin

Over my years as an analyst I run across a lot of HR technology companies. Some start life with a killer application, others start with a vision of creating a network or library of content, and others want to build a platform. Workday, for example, was a platform company from the start – they didn’t. Read more» The post Eightfold Now Valued At $1 Billion: A Platform Not A Product appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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Future-proof your I-9 compliance for 2024

Speaker: Join I-9 Experts:

Got I-9 compliance on your mind? Spending endless amounts of time ensuring you stay compliant? Get your questions answered with an expert panel from WorkBright. During this one-hour webinar, Workbright will dive deep into I-9 best practices, navigate the nuances of the new 2023 'alternative procedure,' and learn actionable ways to ensure your audit trail is squeaky clean.

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Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Design thinking encourages a forward look, playing chess rather than checkers. And design thinking principles can assist us to holistically solve more complex and intertwined DEI challenges today.

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10 Must-Ask Questions To Supercharge Your Leadership

15Five

When I talk about 15Five’s mission, I like to say that we are in the business of employee feedback. Because when it comes to enacting positive change, managers are most effective when they’re aware of what’s really going on around them. Throughout my time in leadership, I’ve found that by uncovering what’s most meaningful for my team and the company as a whole, I’m better able to take action on what matters most.

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B2B Customer Experience Best Practices

Qualtrics HR

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6 Keys to Employee Engagement for Remote Workers

HR Partner

With employees now working from home, a key focus for HR is how to create employee engagement for remote workers. These 6 practical tips will help.

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Onboarding: how to convey your company culture to new starters working remotely

HR Zone

Acquisition How to showcase your culture to new remote workers.

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Get a Look Inside The Ultimate Recruiter Planning Kit

As recruiting teams work harder than ever to find, hire, and onboard qualified candidates in this highly competitive market, it’s essential to find ways to optimize your recruiting function. The Ultimate Recruiter Planning Kit includes eight worksheets filled with labor market insights, actionable recruiting strategies, and worksheets to plan your strategy for hiring top talent.

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Weird interview questions: How to give your candidates goosebumps

Workable

But have you yourself ever considered those weird interview questions that actually give candidates the chills? And more importantly, why does it matter? The answer: it’s because your candidate’s experience in the recruitment process is important. Candidate experience is one of the most important factors that not only determine each candidate’s final decision , but also reflect your company culture.

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HR Head turns “Delivery Boy”

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

Who doesn’t like gifts? And who doesn’t like surprises? Especially in a lockdown, a gift is the last thing someone would expect that too, wrapped with love and affection. Here is a love story from ECGroup, and on how it delivered happiness to its employees during this still world.

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Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees by State 2020

Paycor

If employees regularly receive tips, complying with minimum wage regulations can be a complicated business—especially when calculating overtime. The reality is, the rules can be very different based on where you are in the country. If you’re running payroll for restaurants or hospitality you need to be informed of tipped minimum wage laws wherever you are.

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Why employee experience should be a holistic, personalized journey

HRExecutive

An employee experience is comprised of a series of moments. Moment that matter. “As leaders, we have an opportunity to create better employee experiences during these times of uncertainty,” Teresa Smith, senior manager of the strategic advisory group at UKG, said Thursday during the virtual HR Technology Conference & Expo. “[The employee experience] covers all interactions an employee has with a company before, during and after their tenure,” she said.

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2024 Payroll Calendar Templates

These calendars provide pay period dates and paydays for biweekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll in 2024. Use them as a reminder or share with employees so they can celebrate payday.

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A GOOD BOSS is better than a good company!

Brigette Hyacinth

My first boss was the best. I had a family emergency and before I could finish explaining to him the situation. He said, “And you are still standing here talking to me? Why aren’t you out the door yet? I’ll cover for you.” I smiled then went to my desk, took my belongings and left. Thereafter, he had my full commitment. Joseph was a good boss and I would have worked for him in any company.

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Why Covid-19 is a threat to women's wellbeing at work

HR Zone

Employees Covid-19's disproportionate impact on women.

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How to communicate company culture changes: Recruitment marketing tips

Workable

But right after the first interview runs, you realize that the majority of interviewees are confused about your new workplace setup. You receive questions such as: Is remote permanent or temporary for this role? Are you planning to reopen the office? How do teammates socialize working from distributed areas? And this is not an uncommon scenario these days.

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Continuous Performance Management is the future

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

What is Continuous Performance Management and what makes it such an effective evaluative tool? Learn how you can implement it in your organization.

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How Can Your HR Team Help Build a Positive Workplace Culture?

Read Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights magazine – out now – and find out how organizations can build a positive workplace culture and retain talent by prioritizing financial wellbeing programs and employee mental health.

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Against the Grain

Everyday People

I’m exhausted. I’m fairly sure if I asked you, that the answer would be the same. The past few months have been trying for everyone. The pandemic would have been enough for anyone, and now it seems to be gaining momentum which is going to prove to be another challenge. On top of the constant fight against the virus, there is legitimate social unrest, political disarray among other things.

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Here are 9 key lessons from HR Tech

HRExecutive

JUMP TO. Why remote work is here to stay. Why the talent marketplace is thriving. The ethics of returning to the workplace. Using crisis as an opportunity. With COVID-19 prompting HRE ’s annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition® to go virtual for the first time ever, it’s no surprise that the pandemic—and how it’s changing all aspects of the workplace—was the most popular topic of conversation during the four-day event.

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A Toxic Work Culture is forcing your Best Employees to Quit!

Brigette Hyacinth

Whenever a boss acts like a dictator – shutting down, embarrassing, or firing anyone who dares to challenge the status quo – you’ve got a toxic workplace problem. And that’s not just because of the boss’ bad behavior, but because that behavior creates an environment in which everyone is scared, intimidated and often willing to throw their colleagues under the bus, just to stay on the good side of the such bosses.

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Wondering How You’ll Get Through a Pandemic Winter? Try These 9 Tips to Stay Connected and Motivated

The Muse

Staying connected and motivated during a pandemic was hard enough in the warmest weather. These microsteps can help you take care of yourself and succeed at work this winter.

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Navigating Recruitment Agencies: A TA Leader Strategy Guide

Navigating the realm of recruitment agencies isn’t always easy. As talent acquisition has evolved, so have the challenges in managing agency relationships and spend. If you've ever felt in the dark about rogue hires, elusive budget spends, or questioned which agencies truly deliver, this guide is your beacon. Dive into our exploration of the most common agency-related challenges and strategies tailored for 2024's hiring landscape.

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Polarization: The Power of Dialogue and the Problem of Implicit Bias

Conversation Matters

We all decry the polarization that we currently observe on many issues, race, politics, guns, healthcare, climate, immigration. Columnists and scholars have produced reams of arguments intended to change the opinions of those on the opposing side. However, it is difficult not to conclude that rational argument, as important as it is, does not reduce polarization. .

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2021 HR Landscape: Save Time, Be Safe and Remain Compliant

TalentCulture

2020 has changed the workplace – possibly forever. Which makes it even more important to look at the 2021 HR landscape now. Over the last year, HR professionals have been […]. The post 2021 HR Landscape: Save Time, Be Safe and Remain Compliant appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Supporting working parents and carers through tougher Covid-19 restrictions

HR Zone

Culture Children in our working lives – it’s not over yet!

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These are the changes coming to the HR tech market

HRExecutive

Just one year ago, the world of work looked vastly different: The country was experiencing record-low unemployment, HR leaders were focused on retaining employees in a tight labor market and industry forecasters were plotting what the future of work would look like. Then, the pandemic came—skyrocketing unemployment and prompting widespread economic uncertainty.

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Maximizing Employee Engagement From Day One

Speaker: Jennifer Whiteley, HR Talent and Organizational Development Lead

We all know how important employee engagement is for organizational success, so how can we foster an engaging culture for new hires, right from the day they start? Beginning with recruitment through their onboarding journey, this session will dive into best practices for creating and fostering engagement with new hires, with tips and tricks you can take away and put into action immediately in your own organizations.

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A Bad Job With a Good Boss Is Better Than a Good Job With a Bad Boss

Brigette Hyacinth

My boss made a mistake on a project we were working on and instead of owning his mistake, he said it was my fault. I sat through that meeting feeling shocked and disappointed. Although this happened a couple of years ago. I remember the details quite well. When we left the meeting he told me, “You are a good sport.” I knew I needed to start planning my exit strategy.

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Are You Required to Give Employees Time Off to Vote?

Patriot Software

As a small business owner, you may offer types of paid or unpaid time off to employees. But when election day rolls around, do you give employees time off to vote? Read on to learn about offering time off to vote, voting leave laws by state, and whether you can refuse voting leave. Giving employees […] READ MORE.

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U.S. Adds 661,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops

SHRM Resources

U.S. payrolls increased by 661,000 in September, less than what was expected, as the pace of rehiring has slowed and more layoffs are expected. The unemployment rate fell to 7.9 percent from 8.4 percent in August, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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