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How You Can Repair Trust

HR Bartender

A big takeaway during this year’s Great Place to Work conference was that transparency builds trust. And that trust is often broken when the organization does things that are contrary to their culture. Because culture tells customers, candidates, and employees what to expect. Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush talked about it in the context of creating a “great place to work for ALL”, not only for a majority. But every once in a while, stuff happens and trust is broken.

The Nitty Gritty Guide to Writing the Best Job Ads

ClearCompany HRM

Building better job ads for mobile. When it comes to job boards, 31% of midsize businesses devote more than a third of their recruitment budget to job boards. That means, the companies with some of the greatest hiring challenges are turning to these avenues to find their next great hire. Midsize or not, chances are your company is allocating some of your hiring dollars to online job boards and career site postings. Job Ads

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Training strategy for the Millennial Learner


Written by: Ray Eaton. A recent survey identified that the Millennial generation has just surpassed the Baby Boomers as the largest group in the workforce today. Therefore, it will become increasingly important to structure training to accommodate this newer generation of learner. Tools for training. Let’s discuss tools that can be provided to keep Millennial learners engaged and moving towards the common goal of knowledge transfer. Social Media.

Still Using Spreadsheets to Track Your Labor Hours? Here’s Why it Might be Time to Stop


Twenty years ago, when I started in the time and attendance business, manually tracking time and attendance was the norm. The majority of businesses used manual “punch clocks,” where employees would. Visit site for full story. Wages & Pay time and attendance

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.

Does Changing Company Culture Mean You Must Change Leadership

HR Bartender

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post about how individuals can change company culture. I later received a note on Twitter with a great question: A change in company culture = A change in leadership. You can’t change the leopard’s spots right?! . At first glance, I would say “yes.” We often talk about how senior management sets the tone of the organization. And when it comes to implementing policies, procedures, etc.

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Management By Weekly Check-in Is The New MBWA


Management By Wandering Around (MBWA) sounds like a distraction, something for team leads who are either lazy or confused. But it’s a process that has helped some of the world’s largest and most successful companies. MBWA managers walk around the workplace to check-in with employees, check on the status of equipment, and to be more present and available. For example, Steve Jobs would often move about at Apple, responding to customer emails or initiating customer calls.

Are Your Retirement Benefits Keeping up With Millennial Demand?


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Asking Your Boss to Telecommute – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The harder it is to find qualified employees, the more we pay attention to retaining talent. Companies don’t want employees to leave, because they can’t find a replacement. Or they can’t find a replacement quickly. So one of the ways to keep employees is to give them a benefit – like working from home. But for telecommuting to be successful, everyone must be on the same page. That’s what today’s reader note is all about.

The Neighborhood Approach to Improving Employee Relations


As care providers, it is crucial to have every member of the team working collaboratively to effectively drive results. Improving how employees interact with managers and peers alike will improve the quality of care provided to clients. Similar to members of a neighborhood, maintaining a positive community where employees feel at home will keep the staff focused and effective everyday. To build employee relations, it’s important to follow these neighborhood approaches: 1.

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.

Want to End Harassment? It’s a Culture Thing (#SHRM16)


In case you missed it, there was a SHRM Conference Daily post this week with a very interesting headline. In short, the EEOC said that training doesn’t reduce discrimination. The logic behind the commentary had a few holes that I want to point out really quick, but I want to spend the majority of the time today helping you to understand what actually works for eliminating harassment. Here’s the synopsis: The biggest finding of the U.S.

How to Receive Feedback from Your Team Like a (Graceful) Champ


Wouldn’t it be nice if we could turn off our emotions when receiving feedback? Some people have an easier time with constructive feedback than others. As a leader, it’s important that you’re able to collect employee feedback and digest it with grace and a willingness to change. For some, this will be a a lifelong challenge, whereas others just need a few reminders here and there. Here are some tips to understand constructive employee feedback in a productive way. Practice active listening.

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5 Steps to Build a Culture of Growth in Your Startup


This post was written for Pomello by Niraj Ranjan Rout.Niraj is the founder of Hiver , an app that turns Gmail into a powerful customer support and collaboration tool.If you are interested in guest blogging for us tell us more about your idea here. “I I used to believe that culture was ‘soft,’ and had little bearing on our bottom line. What I believe today is that our culture has everything to do with our bottom line, now and into the future.” – Vern Dosch, author, Wired Differently.

Plugging-In When Your Inspiration and Energy Takes a Timeout

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000For at least the past two weeks, I have been beyond tired and uninspired to write anything new. I am not a fan of forcing myself to write when I’m not feeling it, so I decided to honor the space I have been in. To describe the feeling, I have felt like I am in […]. Advice Business Entrepreneur Featured Life Ask Czarina Coaching Human Resources Inspiration Janine N.

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!

#SHRM16: The ROI of Relationships


I’m blessed again this year to be attending the SHRM Annual Conference. Yesterday I spoke with a friend that I haven’t seen at a SHRM event in a while. I asked him about what he was most looking forward to, and he had a quick response for me: the people. Yes, the content is good. Yes, the general sessions are motivating. Even the expo hall has a great set of vendors and providers to fill every possible need in the HR world.

What the Orlando Nightclub Shooting Can Teach Us About Helping Employees Through Tragedy


On June 12, a devastating event occurred inside Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida when a gunman opened fire, killing 49 people and wounding many more. While those far and wide have been personally. Visit site for full story. Safety & Wellness in the Workplace employee assistance programs

Career Insights from Melissa Berger, PR Pro


Drive down the legendary Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles and you’ll be confronted with billboard after massive billboard adorned with familiar celebrity faces. Take a stroll past major studios and you’ll find yourself in the shadow of stories-high posters for the latest TV and film offerings. LA’s image is strongly associated with the rich and famous, and for good reason. Yet the unsung heroes in town are the ones that have helped build the success of these talented faces.

HR Gets a Bad Rep– Here’s How to Fix It


If business were a fairytale, HR would be the wicked stepmother. At times they appear to be unfair, or even mean. However, the way I see it, it’s this reputation that is is unfair– not only is HR often put between a rock and hard place, but also the function (as many see it) is simply outdated. Let’s talk about redefining and elevating HR, so that teams can put down their pitchforks and appreciate the function for what it can be. The path to becoming Toby from The Office.

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 To REALLY Design an Incentive To Drive Behavior

What is Paul Thinking

There are no shortages of people telling you how to get things done at work. I’m one of them. There is, however, a shortage of people who will HONESTLY tell you how to get things done at work. Too often advice on the internet is buried deep inside a sales pitch designed simply to sell you – not support you. When I’m engaged to help design an initiative to influence behavior in a company – either for employees or for channel partners I don’t simply sell. I solve.

#SHRM16: Breakthrough Moments and 3 Must-Read Takeaways


I’ve just returned from the annual SHRM Conference & Exposition in Washington, D.C., where the theme was Breakthrough —an ode to the ‘aha’ moments of clarity that we experience in our professional careers. While other HR bloggers like Mary Faulkner and Ben Eubanks wrote great posts about the value of the relationships and connections we make at SHRM, my breakthrough came in a moment of complete silence, stillness, and peace.

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The Importance of Dissent in Group Work


Today’s workforce is all about teamwork, group work, and collaboration. With such strong emphasis on working in groups and being a team player, it can be difficult to voice dissent or disagreements with the direction a project is taking – no one wants to rock the boat, be perceived as out of step with the group, be labeled ‘difficult,’ or become disliked. However, voicing dissent can be crucial to a group’s overall success.

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Overcoming the Manager Divide: How HR can Accelerate the Path to Gender Pay Equity


Over the past few months, I had the privilege of taking part in a ground-breaking research project. It leveraged the Visier Insights database — a workforce database unmatched in the world in its breadth and depth, which allowed us to examine gender equity like never before. Here’s what we found. Discovering the truth behind the gender wage gap is no easy task — and neither is closing it.

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.

Why Gender Parity Means Big Returns for Your Business

ATD Human Capital

Building a more diverse and balanced team is no longer a goal rooted in idealism alone. Specific studies have examined the impact of having more women in the workforce, finding that this dramatically improves companies’ bottom lines. Around the World, Across Industries. In most major global industries, there are substantial shortages of skilled workers, and this is especially true in STEM industries. In the U.K.

10 Awesome Leadership Qualities to Adopt


Have you ever been told to “lead by example”? Being a leader yourself you would understand that you’ve been set out to show your employee who’s the boss. While it appears like a superiority thing, it really isn’t. Every person adopts certain attributes as they grow, the same way you learnt to copy Dad’s morning routine. In the workplace setting it’s similar, your employees will eventually adopt what is exerted around them – your attributes.

Inclusion, Intersectionality, and Allies: Three Pillars of Diversity


On June 22nd, Everwise co-hosted a panel discussion on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace, along with Webb Investment Network. The panel featured Paula Green, Vice President of Human Resources at Twist Bioscience , Laura Gómez, Founder of Atipica and Cofounder of Project Include , and Laura Mather, Founder of Unitive. Everwise CEO Mike Bergelson moderated the discussion, and facilitated questions from the audience of senior HR leaders from startups and venture capital in the Bay Area.

Webinar Alert – Fistful of Talent, Recruiting, Awesomeness!

What is Paul Thinking

I love my FOT tribe… we get to talk about weird and wonderful stuff associated with HR. And we get to talk to interesting people when we do webinars and videos. Heads up – another great FOT webinar is coming your way… Jobvite , Kris Dunn and Dawn Burke are logging in and talking recruiting with the newest hit FOT webinar: Instagramming HR: 5 Filters HR Pros Can Use To Transform Into Better Recruiters on June 29th at 2pm EST!! Webinar Description.

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.

The Best Way To Recruit Millennials


As a new generation graduates and starts the job hunt, they're looking for careers that are dynamic, flexible, and challenging at companies with a culture to match. Understanding what motivates them is the first step to engaging them in the recruitment process. It's easy (and foolish) to ignore the concerns of the largest generation in the workforce and force them to accept your current recruitment strategy as the status quo.

Continuous Improvement for Self and Others – Aha Moments for a Pharmaceutical Leader

The People Equation

Leadership is a balance between managing the business and leading people. It’s this interplay between business and people that prompted Kevin Wurch to seek out an executive education program. Wurch, who is an Associative Director of Program Management for the digital medicine program at Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, is fortunate to work for an organization that espouses “continuous improvement” – both for their products as well as their employees.

Staying Productive After 3 P.M., Quiet In The Office, Company Culture Through Physical Exercise And Creating A Leadership Circle #FridayFinds

Get Hppy

Hello and welcome to a new edition of #FridayFinds – this week’s most popular articles on workplace, HR and employee engagement. Although many stories and news were eclipsed by Brexit, we’re making sure that you’re up to date with the world of work, here, in this weekly round-up you’ve grown accustomed to. Six Ways To Stay Productive After 3 P.M.