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40 Essential Tools for Working from Home

BambooHR

Workplaces everywhere are implementing and expanding programs to help their employees work remotely. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicting that COVID-19 effects. Performance & Culture

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How COVID-19 Impacts Your Student Loans

Best Money Moves

How COVID-19 impacts your student loans. What you need to know about the new federal freeze on student loan interest and student loan payments. While you may have seen the breaking news about a freeze on student loan payments during the COVID-19 crisis, it would serve you well to read the fine print. Earlier this week, the Trump Administration announced that Federal Student Loan Interest rates will be reduced to 0 percent for a period of 60 days beginning March 13, 2020.

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Helping Your Virtual Employees Adjust to Remote Work

Kevin Sheridan

The Coronavirus has forced hundreds of millions of people worldwide into working remotely. The Coronavirus has also forced millions of Managers into the role of Virtual Manager, wrestling with how to manage, motivate, and engage their new virtual workforce. Thus, so many employees and Managers are struggling with this sudden virtual workplace.

When We Stopped Being Human

Workology

I have a sad, serious question to ask. When did we stop being human beings in the world of recruiting? When did we change the narrative to robotic behavior? We are recruiting and sourcing HUMAN. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR company company culture coworkers employees hr HR conferences

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

5 Remote Work Setup Hacks You Need In Your Life

Kintone

Everyone remembers their first time working from home. It’s a monumental day in your career, when it sinks in that you can finish your workload from the comfort of your home. Maybe you played that Fifth Harmony song “Work From Home” on repeat while you took your inbox down to zero from the comfort of your bed. Instead of that unpleasant 45-minute bus ride to the office, you used that time to tackle your next project and start a load of laundry. Oh the joys of telecommuting.

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exactly where to report employers for violating shelter-in-place orders, by state

Ask a Manager

When I wrote on Wednesday about what to do if your employer is violating shelter-in-place orders , commenters were a wealth of information for individual states. Here’s crowd-sourced info on where to report non-compliant employers, by state. I will verify and add additional info here as I get it. • In California , if your county declared a shelter-in-place order before the governor did (e.g., the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and others), report the violation to the County Public Health officer.

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6 Answers to Common HSA Questions

PeopleKeep

If you have questions about the regulations behind your health savings account (HSA), you are not alone. There is quite a bit of confusion regarding contribution and distribution rules for HSAs—and understandably so. Healthcare regulations change frequently, and it can be difficult to keep the details straight. Here is what you need to know about current HSA regulations.

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A recruiter’s guide to video interviews

Get Hppy

As the battle for acquiring top tech talent continues, recruiters are leveraging all resources to ensure that they get the best candidates on board. Among the most powerful tools for recruiting talent is video interviews because of their ability to save time and money, remove geographical barriers, automate candidate screening, and more. LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Trends Report had surveyed and interviewed over 9,000 recruiters and hiring managers across the globe.

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Superpowers Every Worker Needs, Right Now

Allegis Global Solutions

We can’t go back. Even if COVID-19 miraculously stopped in its tracks today, there is no return to business as usual. Some changes will be challenging, but many will be positive. In fact, workers have more potential to impact their companies and the world around them than ever before. Contractors, freelancers, and employees across all levels of the organization can bring forth innovative ideas, stellar execution, and transformational results

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

How to use Homebase in the world of COVID-19

Homebase

COVID-19 is forcing many communities to adopt social distancing and work-from-home lifestyles, resulting in many challenges for small businesses. In this time of changing operations, we want to help our customers navigate these new waters. . Here are some ways to use Homebase that can help you manage your team and business, whether you’re working from home, moving to delivery and takeout, temporarily closing, or thinking about re-opening in the future. .

Video interview tips for candidates

Workable

Great, the company where you applied for your dream job about a week ago just replied and wants to schedule a… wait, what? Did they say “video interview”? Video interviews are becoming a popular method among companies that want to evaluate candidates remotely. And there are benefits for you, as a candidate, too; you cut back on commute costs and time and you get the chance to interview at – and work for – a company that’s across the world. So you’d better rock this video interview.

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COVID-19 Update: USCIS Provides I-9 Guidance on Expired Driver’s Licenses and State IDs

LawLogix

During the past few weeks, many states across the US have been closing their DMV branch offices to the public […]. Articles I-9 Articles

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Job Seeking Over 50

GetFive

Losing your job after age 50 is about as unsettling as it gets. You should be on the home stretch toward retirement, and instead you’re wondering if you’ll have to dip into your 401(k) just to make ends meet. Competing with millennials can seem a daunting prospect. Age discrimination is real out there, both in the workplace and in the job seeking marketplace. But, companies are getting called out on ageism more and more.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Three Talent Engagement Technologies for a New World of Work

Allegis Global Solutions

With social distancing now a regular part of our conversations, it’s a changed world. And the impacts are far-reaching. As COVID-19 containment efforts continue to unfold, companies, and the workers they engage, face real challenges -- not only in how people function as workers, but also as human beings. Isolation is the new norm, and limitations on physical interaction are forcing many organizations to prioritize virtual work. Recruitment Technology

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.). Last month, I wrote an article titled “ 5 Ways Strategic HR Can Bring Business Value ”. Number four on the list was for HR to support customer-friendly policies.

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.

5 Ways to Engage Remote Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

DecisionWise

Yeah, I know. Using Tom Hanks and the film Cast Away as a metaphor for the mass migration over to working remotely is a bit twisted considering he and his wife, Rita Wilson, are among those who contracted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. The latest word is they are doing well and apparently eating too much Vegemite on their toast, so I’m not going to feel too bad about it. The truth is, the shift to working remotely is much more disruptive than some employers think.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Adjusting to Working from Home in the Era of Social Distancing

Ultimate Software

Like many others around the world, my day-to-day looks a bit different now than it did just last week. I’m working from home, and there are no more carpool karaoke sessions during my morning and evening commutes. No more catching up on my coworkers’ weekend adventures while I wait for my coffee to brew. Social distancing and now working 100% remote have changed the way we work for the time being.

Free Access to HR Certification Courses and Other HR Tools

UpstartHR

[Update 3/23 at 9:29am CST] We have already given away our first $1,000 but are doubling down and offering a total of $2,000 in courses at this time. We are hoping to bring something positive out of such a negative and worrisome time for our workforce. Over the last week I have had over a dozen calls with HR practitioners to check in and connect as humanly as possible while we are all quarantined in our respective areas of the world.

How to Work From Home Effectively  | Engage Blog

Kellie Wong

Remote work is the new norm. In our latest blog post, we walk you through the value of remote work and how to work from home effectively.

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Can SuccessFactors Lead The HCM Market Again? It Could Be Coming.

Josh Bersin

If you’re buying HR technology right now, I’m sure your budget is unclear, and many companies will slow down or postpone purchases. What this usually means is that the “incumbent” or bigger vendors win out, since you already have their product. Which leads us to SAP and SuccessFactors. I’ve been working with SuccessFactors for two. Read more» The post Can SuccessFactors Lead The HCM Market Again? It Could Be Coming. appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Accessibility Considerations For A Remote Workforce

Ultimate Software

We are living through a monumental time in history. Travel is restricted, businesses are temporarily closed, and we are all adjusting to what it means to be socially and physically more distant. We’ve found new ways to connect and come together. We find ourselves in a time when many people throughout the world are now working from home. It’s more important than ever that we are inclusive in our work and interactions with everyone.

Rising Up to Embrace Our Humanity

UpstartHR

“Come on. You can do it. I know you can. I believe in you.”. I’m watching my baby make the transition to “toddler,” and it’s a bittersweet moment. No longer will she stay where she’s put. She’s going to start exploring the world, and that exploration will only speed up as time goes on. This moment, this incredibly precious moment, is forever burned into my memory. We learn very early in life that when we fall, we try again. When we struggle, we try again. When we fail, we try again.

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Remote Work While Parenting and Teaching Kids

ExactHire HR Trends

7 Tips for Remote Work Success + Kid Activity Ideas. Can you relate to this remote work scenario? It was about three o’clock on Tuesday afternoon and I was engaged in another Zoom video conference related to COVID-19 planning for our business. My office is in the back of the house away from the main traffic areas and is usually pretty quiet–ideal for video conferencing. However, a crouched figure suddenly appeared at the side of my office chair with pleading eyes looking upward.

Message To HR Tech Vendors: Focus On The Problem, Not Your Product

Josh Bersin

There is so much going on I’m barely keeping up. I’ve already talked with more than 20 companies this week and we’re doing a major webinar next Tuesday The World Changed Overnight: HR and Leadership in a Time of Crisis with five CHROs talking about their strategies. But there’s one more thing going on. Read more» The post Message To HR Tech Vendors: Focus On The Problem, Not Your Product appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. HR Technology Coronavirus COVID-19 hr technology

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!

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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Moving to a Remote Work Model: Revisit the Basics to Stay on Track

Allegis Global Solutions

As organizations step up to fight the spread of COVID-19, people whose jobs can be performed remotely suddenly find themselves working from home. But the shift from onsite to remote work creates unexpected challenges. Technical issues create new demands while virtual arrangements influence other aspects of business: the way teams work together, how leaders and managers guide their organizations, and the way vital relationships are forged and maintained. Industry Trends

How Managers Can Strengthen Team Connections During Times of Change

Ultimate Software

We’re living in a time of unprecedented change, but even under more “normal” circumstances, transformation and uncertainty are foundational to business (and life). Whether navigating challenging circumstances like the COVID-19 pandemic or positive ones like unprecedented periods of growth, managers have the ability to proactively strengthen team connections during times of change. Here are some tips to help keep your team engaged, even amid the most turbulent situations.