June, 2021

Leadership in the Hybrid Workplace

The People Equation

Is the hybrid workplace here to stay? A behavioral scientist named Jon Levy wrote an article in the Boston Globe (gated access) that essentially said, “Nah, I don’t think so.” And the internet blew up. (As As it does.) Whether he’s correctly called it or not remains to be seen.

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Leverage Your Circle of Influence to Improve Employee Engagement

DecisionWise

The concept of the Circle of Influence was made popular in Stephen Covey’s best-selling book , 7 Habits of Highly Effective People , released in 1989.

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4 Ways to Foster a Continuous Feedback Culture

15Five

Feedback shouldn’t be just a once-a-year activity. The most engaged companies make feedback a continuous endeavor from monthly surveys to biweekly one-on-ones. However, giving feedback is much easier said than done. Chances are, you’ve probably committed at least one feedback faux pas.

Successful Recruitment Means Being Responsive to Candidate Schedules

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Cronofy , a global innovator in business scheduling software. It provides businesses with the technology they need to offer best-in-class interview scheduling. Enjoy the read!).

Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

HR Trends: The Key Reads of June 2021

Intoo USA

Welcome to our summary of June’s best reads on HR trends! As more people return to the office, there is increased discussion about burnout and wellness.

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How Planning Regular Company Events Helps Employee Engagement 

Get Hppy

Much of the organizational psychological literature over the past year has touched on the noticeable drop in employee engagement and how to get it back. People want to feel engaged by what they are doing at work and those that do typically end up working much more productively.

Companies’ DEI Pledges: Good Intentions Won’t Be Good Enough

Trusaic

In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd last year, companies pledged to make real progress on issues surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

5 Ways to Empower Managers to Lead Compensation Discussions

15Five

At any stage of the employee lifecycle—from talent acquisition to performance management—compensation is always top of mind. While exciting perks garner initial excitement, the key to engaging and retaining talent begins with greater transparency and understanding around compensation.

Emojis At Work Are Fine If Used Properly [poll results]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I asked for your thoughts on using emojis in work-related communications. It was just an informal poll. And the outcome was pretty one sided. You’ll see by the chart above, that emojis are fine. But there is a caveat: Emojis are fine if you use them properly.

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A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

Financial Wellness: "Life-Changing" Benefits to Scale for Any Size Employer

Nava.io

Financial wellness benefits can be transformative, both for your employees and your business. Here's how these benefits can impact team morale, productivity, and your bottom line

Jobs Are Returning: How Do You Overcome the Mismatch Challenge?

Tilr

The emerging landscape in the job market is one of a hybrid model in which remote work becomes an indispensable part of strategic human resource management

These are the Learning Technology and L&D Skill Gaps that Exist [New Research]

Lighthouse

When situations change and people can’t change fast enough, everyone turns to the learning team for answers. But what if they have questions of their own?

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Ohio Court Case Demonstrates Importance of Active DEI Monitoring

Trusaic

As the trend for achieving diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) in the workplace continues to be a focus for employers, it’s important to closely monitor progress, as a recent court case involving a police officer and his employer demonstrates. The case, Kohler v.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

Four Ways Managers Can Improve Their Effectiveness

Engage2Excel

If there are only a few things that managers could do or focus on to improve their perceived effectiveness in the eyes of their employees, what would they be?

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10 Rules for Video Call Etiquette for Business

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. I don’t need to produce any statistics to convince you that video calls are popular. Over the past year, the use of video call technology has grown exponentially – to the point where we actually have video call fatigue.

Podcast: Battling the Bro Culture at Uber

DecisionWise

Engaging People Podcast · Ep. 136: Battling the Bro Culture at Uber.

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How to Communicate Organizational Change: A Best Practice Approach

Intoo USA

This article originally appeared on uk.intoo.com. Used with permission. Clarity and communication are integral to successful change. While nobody enjoys delivering bad news, how the information is communicated can make all the difference and can reduce the negative impacts on employees.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

Thinking Outside the 401(K): Three Financial Wellness Benefits to Build Resilience Post-Pandemic

Nava.io

Retirement planning is a huge part of long-term personal finance — but what happens between now and then? These three financial wellness benefits address many of the short- and long-term financial concerns your employees may face

DOE Says Title IX Protects Against LGBTQ+ Discrimination

Trusaic

A new document from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), Office for Civil Rights, brings big changes for educational organizations concerning sexual orientation, gender identity, and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. .

The Devilish Details of Workplace Culture: Where Science and Practice Need to Reunite

CultureIQ

I am Paul Mastrangelo, a Principal Strategist at CultureIQ. I want my clients to succeed, and I partner with them to build a culture among employees that improves company performance and the working environment.

When Should You Send and Answer Work Emails – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes. Regular readers of HR Bartender know that I try to answer work-related questions. I will admit that I can’t always answer them right away, but I do work to answer them. To those of you who have sent me questions, thanks so much for being patient!

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Managing Up: How to Do it Successfully

DecisionWise

One thing we have learned from years of administering 360-degree feedback assessments is that people can be perceived in vastly different ways depending upon who is giving them feedback.

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Skills Power Every Talent Practice: Building Your Skills Business Case

Lighthouse

Like many parents in the last year, I’ve spent more time with my kids’ learning materials, re-familiarizing myself with the ins and outs of intermediate school math, social studies, and more.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Career Milestone Ecard

Engage2Excel

When writing a recognition eCard to a peer, it is necessary to be thoughtful in the message you are sending. Each individual is unique, and adding a personal touch to their eCard will make a difference in their career milestone celebration.

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ESG Stocks Perform Better, But Rankings Can Vary Widely

Trusaic

It’s no secret that public companies that are ranked highly for their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts are performing well with investors – better, in fact, than those who aren’t.

5 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.