March, 2020

What You Can Learn About Crisis Management From the People Analytics Community

Visier - Talent Acquisition

As we respond to the COVID-19 crisis, making evidence-based decisions about our people using data is the best way forward. This was a key message from our recent open forum on using people analytics for crisis management. During the discussion, leading experts and practitioners in the data and analytics field shared emerging best practices for managing employee safety and business continuity during these uncertain times. You can view the recording here.

How HR Professionals Use Personal CRMs To Their Advantage

Get Hppy

HR professionals work in the field of human resources. With this, it means that the bulk of their job also has to do with ensuring good relationships among individuals. Not only are they in charge of hiring, but they also handle everything related to work relationships in the office. This encompasses the internal team, and in some cases, even dealing also with clients and customers. With the help of technology, the job of HR professionals is now made easier and also more effective.

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5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company

15Five

Every company has it’s own set of priorities to help take it to the next level. For some, that’s a unique focus on specific departments, a product, or even their customers, but planning what will have the greatest impact can be tough. In the midst of what may feel like organized chaos, where things can fall of the radars of those whose efforts are hyper focused, remember to keep employee development high on the list.

11 Software Solutions and Tools HR Professionals Can Temporarily Use for Free During COVID-19

Digital HR Tech

The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has forced many organizations around the world to switch to remote work. For example, companies like Google, Facebook or Microsoft have rolled out work-from-home policies for thousands of employees around the world. A sudden increase in remote working has also prompted a surge in interest in work-from-home software. Stocks of Zoom, a video conferencing tool have increased by 20% in a month as global stock markets continue to decline rapidly.

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Dealing with acidic attitudes: Help for your managers

HR Morning

Every workplace has negative people who erode morale. They’re not always easy to pick out of a crowd, but they can do an amazing amount of damage over time. Most of the time, these folks don’t make the big mistakes that call attention to themselves. They’re frequently pretty good at their jobs, so they’re not called on the carpet too often.

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my coworker had an affair with my wife

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: A few months ago, I found out my wife was having an affair with one of my teammates. I reported the incident to my boss, who then reported it to their boss. I was allowed to work from home for a week following the reporting to allow time for the teammate to move offices (we shared an office). A week following that, I was sent a meeting request with my boss and my boss’s boss.

How does COVID 19 impact different industries and ways to deal with it and overcome?

Pragna Technologies

The World Health Organisation has declared the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, and lots of firms are taking strict measures against the impact and unfold of the virus. The corona outbreak is first and foremost a human disaster, affecting thousands of people across the world. It is additionally resulting in a growing impact on the global economy.

The Post-Coronavirus World

Thrive Global

Before discussing the post-coronavirus world, it helps to understand that the deeper cause of the virus was that it was a nature-sent reaction to the egoistic, competitive and exploitative way we were living our lives. Nature sent us this virus in order to clean away the excess waste we had been accumulating in our paradigm of each one trying to maximally profit off of others in a race to individual success.

HR Technology’s Role in Activating a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

Bersin

Posted by Kathi Enderes , Matthew Shannon on March 6, 2020. With multiple generations working together and virtual connectivity to talent across the globe, today’s workforce is more diverse than ever. Organizations have much to gain from tapping into this diversity of experience and perspectives. However, 9 out of 10 organizations we surveyed struggle to create an inclusive culture that leverages the power of that diversity to benefit the organization, the workforce, and customers. Related links.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Social Distancing: What it means and how you can manage it in day-to-day life

LifeSpeak

Q&A with Licensed Psychologist, Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. What exactly is social distancing? . Social distancing is something that we are all being asked to do right now. The exact spacing or the exact amount of people you should be around is a little bit in flux, but the idea is that we need to be maintaining a safe distance from one another so that the virus does not spread. . As social beings, how could social distancing affect us? .

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6 Practices That Make Every Day Feel Like Employee Appreciation Day

15Five

Every year on the first Friday of March, companies across the world have a chance to recognize the hard work of their people by celebrating Employee Appreciation Day. But just like so many important holidays, it shouldn’t be celebrated just once a year. As VP of People Ops at 15Five, I’ve seen how implementing ongoing practices can make a big difference when it comes to creating a psychologically safe culture of engaged employees.

Live video interviews: best practices for interviewers

Workable

Whether you want to connect with candidates online as an initial screening method, or you want to hire employees remotely, here are the two-way video interview best practices that’ll help you transition to a virtual hiring model. Getting ready for the video interview. From setting up your equipment to choosing the clothes you’ll be wearing, good preparation will let you focus on the most important part of your video interview; the candidate. Get familiar with your video software.

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Virtual Team Bonding During COVID-19

Justworks

Let’s just start out by saying the struggle is real. For those who aren’t used to working remotely, cabin fever may be setting in and people are feeling the strain. With that in mind, one of the things we should be relying on right now is connection. As more and more teams are getting acclimated to working remotely, it’s more important than ever to maintain that sense of connection and camaraderie for employees. Social distancing can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness, so team.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

A Tidy Office is a Happy Office – Here’s Why

Get Hppy

Keeping your office tidy for you and your employees can have a significant impact on productivity. Whether you’re the manager of a small office space or the head of a larger department, certain principles of cleanliness and tidiness could have a huge effect not only on efficiency but on employee morale as well. Here’s a short guide to things that every office manager should do to keep their office clean and why those things are important.

Finding the possible in the seemingly impossible

Oleeo

If you had asked a high-flying Account Manager, a Recruiter that has never failed to hit target, or even a hotshot Product Manager in the leisure & tourism industry at the corporate Christmas party a couple of months ago, what are the chances that they would all be out of a job by the end of March due to a worldwide virus - they probably would have asked how many G&T’s you had knocked-back

Case Study: Strategic Workforce Planning for Rail Infrastructure Managers

Analytics in HR

The Netherlands is ranked the sixth in the world in terms of the quality of railroad infrastructure. However, in order to prepare for the future, the currently existing infrastructure needs a 30% increase in capacity. This requires tremendous changes in the current workforce. In this case study, strategic workforce planning is applied to solve this national problem, impacting millions of commuters. Curious how? Read on. Introduction. The Dutch Railway system processes 1.3

A Schedule Change Could Be the Key to More Engaged Workers

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

HR professionals and employees alike tend to refer to a typical office schedule as one that runs from 9-to-5. But I don't know anyone who works from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Do you? That would mean no time for lunch if you work an eight-hour day. And, even if your official schedule does generally fall between these times, salaried employees often work more hours just to get the work done. For a long time, these set schedules have been the norm—at least for white-collar work.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

How Organizations Can Address Email Fatigue

HR Bartender

I ran across this article from CNBC on how many hours Americans spend on email each day. It’s an interesting read. The article says that we spend 209 minutes a day checking work email and 143 on personal messages for a total of 352 minutes. That translates to roughly 5 hours and 52 minutes each day (almost 6 hours a day). I have a couple of takeaways from this. If employees only answer work emails at work, then they’re spending a little over 3 hours a day on work email.

Creating a People-Centric Culture of Recognition: Part Three – Making All Employees Feel Valued

Engage2Excel

When someone says thank you for something you’ve done, how does that make you feel? Saying thank you may seem like a very small thing to do, but we can all personally attest to the difference it makes. Genuine appreciation from leaders, family members or colleagues helps us enjoy contributing, and it helps us feel good about the people we are serving. That’s true even when the task is mundane, boring or repetitive.

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10 Questions You Should Ask Your Remote Employees To Keep Them Engaged

15Five

Building and maintaining a strong company culture can be difficult when you only see your team for several minutes each week and can be especially challenging if these moments aren’t optimized to be high-impact conversations. One of the easiest ways to combat this common challenge with your remote employees is by asking the right questions. . Questions are how people form deeper bonds and build mutual trust.

How to Work from Home with Kids: The Ultimate List of Tips and Resources

Ultimate Software

Remote work has been increasing in popularity for years , with more than 43% of U.S. employees working remotely at least some or all of the time according to Gallup. And with social distancing playing a crucial role in suppressing the spread of the coronavirus , working from home is more than a privilege—it’s become a necessity for many organizations where remote work is possible.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

4 Ways to Support Employees During a Crisis

UpstartHR

Over the last few weeks the environment has changed dramatically when it comes to work and life. As an HR leader, I can remember other times of crisis in the past, such as when our employees had their homes destroyed by tornadoes. We have to deal with the logistics of this from a work perspective, because HR is often the hub of policies around working remotely or being flexible for those that have personal needs that limit their availability for work during emergencies.

Webinar: COVID-19 – Listening to your employees

DecisionWise

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020 Time: 3:00 pm Eastern / 12:00pm Pacific Presenters: Tracy Maylett, CEO; Matt Wride, President; and Christian Nielson, VP of Consulting Services Cost: Free. Should COVID-19 change the way we survey or listen to our employees? The answer is yes. During times of uncertainty and challenge, it is critical to understand what your employees are experiencing—perhaps even more important than ever before.

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Improve the Employee Experience by Providing Answers

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Paycom , a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software. For the seventh consecutive year, Paycom was named a top workplace in Oklahoma. Congrats to them! Enjoy the article.).

Empowering Women at Work

Get Hppy

Women have historically been a group not always welcomed in the workplace. However, these days they make up a significant portion of the workforce, but there are residual challenges left from being underrepresented in this space.

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Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

4 Tips For Transitioning Your Teams To Remote Work

15Five

There are many reasons to shift to a remote team. For some employers it’s a way of life; they’ve found that providing a remote option gives them the flexibility to hire and retain the best people without limiting themselves to a geographical area. For others, the decision to offer a distributed work option is a response to a temporary situation—today that’s a health scare, but it could be something as common as a power outage. .

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

Ultimate Software

Gender pay equity has been a hotly-discussed topic for decades. Yet, despite political attention and federal regulations—the Equal Pay Act was established in 1963 !—there there remains significant disparity in terms of how much men and women are paid. For women of color, these figures are even more disheartening, with countless additional barriers significantly undercutting leadership, growth, and salary potential.

WOH 77: Implementing the Agile Talent Acquisition Methodology at BBVA

UpstartHR

Agile talent acquisition? What’s that? . Many of the talent leaders we encounter have heard of agile as it pertains to the software development industry, but what lessons does this methodology have for today’s talent leaders? . Agile, at its core, is about prioritizing (ruthlessly) on the things that need to get done. In agile talent acquisition, managers hold more power to set priorities.