November, 2020

6 Simple Ways to Improve Employee Morale

15Five

Employee morale doesn’t simply translate into how happy your people are; it’s a direct reflection of how healthy your company culture is, how well you and other leaders are communicating with teams, and how effective your managers are.

How to Create Digital New Hire Forms

ExactHire HR Trends

Human Resources professionals can improve employee onboarding by creating a process to complete new hire paperwork that is easy to follow and manage. Web-based new hire forms are a great way to achieve this.

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The Most Important Parts of a Resume—Explained

The Muse

What resume components are essential, which parts are optional, and what you should never include. Plus examples of what goes in each section. Resumes

Bookmark This! The Rise of Human Experience Management #HXM

HR Bartender

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we’re human. And we want to be treated as such. This includes our work experience. Yes, we’re technically an employee or a manager or maybe a freelancer, but we want to be treated as a human.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Yep, Your Organization Needs “Momboarding”

Ultimate Software

Last Monday, I woke up to my alarm clock for the first time in twelve weeks. I nursed my tiny baby, so little her head still fits in my palm, and I got her, my older daughter, and myself ready for the day.

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Positive Product Design™: A New Direction For Technology And Human Potential

15Five

“Technology has the potential to increase the tonnage of human happiness on our planet.” – Martin Seligman , father of positive psychology, TED, 2004. How is it that life has gotten so much better for people, but they feel so much worse?

Can AI Improve Training

Engage2Excel

Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are all around us, and we are more used to it than we realize. For example, the internet searches we conduct, working with virtual assistants, or even shopping online and checking out recommended purchases.

Creating Culture in an Elevator

CultureIQ

By Greg Besner, Founder and CEO of CultureIQ. This essay, first published in Entrepreneur, was written in 2014, the year CultureIQ was launched. Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, who inspired the creation of CultureIQ, passed away on Nov. 27, 2020, at the age of 46.

UKG Fall 2020 eSymposium: A FREE Learning Event for #HR and #Payroll Pros

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at UKG – Ultimate Kronos Group. Formed by two leaders in HR solutions, UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

The Core Human Skills of Work (and Why They Matter)

Ultimate Software

Humans vs. The Machines. When people think of artificial intelligence (AI), images of the Terminator and other similar movies come to my mind. Thankfully, that apocalyptic scenario couldn’t be any further from the true impact machines are beginning to have upon our daily lives.

Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Even When You Are in a Majority Group

DecisionWise

The other day I was on a call, and the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion came up. I could feel myself sliding into that uneasy zone where you no longer know whether anyone wants to hear your perspective.

How to Make Gratitude in the Workplace an Everyday Practice

15Five

When times get tough (e.g. 2020), dwelling on challenges can often exacerbate those struggles–especially at work. Negativity doesn’t just impact company morale, it directly affects engagement and productivity levels.

Bridging the Distance

Engage2Excel

The relationship between managers and their direct reports has undergone severe stress testing during the COVID-19 crisis. Unfortunately, according to a Career Builder survey, 58% of managers have never received training in people management.

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

What’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy & How Does It Work?

Intoo USA

With the economic changes unleashed by the coronavirus crisis, many organizations are facing major changes in their workforce, workplace, and business procedures. Some companies have even had to declare or consider filing for bankruptcy.

L&D programs that strengthen leadership across all levels

CultureIQ

What Are Learning & Development (L&D) Programs?

How Do I Create an HR Department When My Company Doesn’t Have One [Reader Question]

UpstartHR

One of the most popular features here is a series answering reader questions. If you have a question you’d like to ask here or on the podcast, please send it to questions AT upstarthr.com or record a short voice note here anonymously: [link]. See other reader questions here.

Podcast: How To Use 360-Degree Feedback Effectively In Your Organization

DecisionWise

In this podcast episode, DecisionWise VP of Assessment and Sr. Consultant, Dave Long, discusses some common strategies around implementing 360-degree feedback in an organization.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

What Qualities Make an Effective Manager?

15Five

Our CEO and co-founder of 15Five, David Hassell, often says that “Managers are the lynchpin of any organization’s success.”

Giving Thanks and Recognition

Engage2Excel

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many recognition program initiatives. In past years, managers or employees could easily walk up to a peer and give them thanks or recognition for a job well done. Now, for the time being, the opportunity for most in-person recognition doesn't exist.

7 Professors on How 2020 Is Changing Higher Education

Intoo USA

So much has happened during 2020 that it often feels like ten years compressed into one. A pandemic, an unprecedented economic shutdown, and widespread protests demanding inherent structural change have helped define 2020—but what will their effect on the future of higher education be?

Protecting Staff and Customers During a Pandemic

Get Hppy

2020 has undoubtedly been a very complicated year, and with the likeliness of a second COVID-19 wave, businesses and workforces are understandably concerned. However, it’s crucial that we all band together and keep doing our part to protect ourselves and others. Together we can stop the spread.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

What Software Skills do I Need to Work in HR? [Reader Question]

UpstartHR

Occasionally I get a question from a reader, such as below. If you have a question you’d like to ask here or on the podcast, please send it to questions AT upstarthr.com or record a short voice note here anonymously: [link]. See other reader questions here.

A CultureLaunch Live Thanksgiving: Why gratitude is good for you

CultureIQ

Gratitude is such an energizing, motivating, culture -building emotion to express. So why is it so hard for some leaders to just say ‘thank you’? Google People Analytics Manager David Shanklin.

Your Managers Are Struggling. Here’s What They Need To Be More Effective.

15Five

Managers have always had a tough job, but the events of this year have made managing even harder. In our 2020 Workplace Report , we found that most managers are struggling to perform, and direct reports are feeling the direct effects.

What Employees Want and Need to Hear Now

Engage2Excel

As the pandemic continues to take its toll in health, economic and emotional terms, employees everywhere need to hear that their contributions are valued.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.