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Training Should Include Employee Self Learning Strategies

HR Bartender

I ran across an article on the MarketingProfs blog recently titled “ Four B2B Marketing Trends that Will Define 2018 ”. The first trend was that individualization will become the new personalization.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now

Reflektive

Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate.

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How to Create a More Transgender Inclusive Workplace

Visier

Brooke Brimo is an Honours Political Science student at McGill University. In her Feminist and Social Justice Studies class, she researched discrimination against transgender people in American workplaces. She was inspired by the story of Ginger Chien, a transgender device architect at AT&T.

Studies Show Empathy is an Essential Quality for Leaders. Here's How to Master It

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller's column “The Science of Workplace Motivation" on Inc.com. One of the most important lessons I learned in my early days of teaching was the difference between sympathy and empathy. I'd taken a position at a school in Los Angeles. It was 1992. The school was just a few miles from the epicenter of the LA riots, which had taken place earlier the same year. The community was shattered.

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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.

Minimize Employee Distractions So They Can Focus On the Work – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

There’s a reason I call Friday articles “distractions”. It’s because after a hectic week, we need a little distraction. And what better way to add some levity to a busy week than with a little humor. But not all distractions are good ones.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

Dear Manager, Giving Critical Employee Feedback Is Not As Scary As It Seems

15Five

It all began with an article published in Harvard Business Review in March of 2016 entitled, “ Two-Thirds of Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Employees ”. When we delve into this a bit deeper we’ll see that it’s not a matter of comfort, it’s a matter of fear. People often avoid confrontation because they are afraid of rejection, have had negative past experiences, or are unsure of their needs, values, or beliefs.

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Recruiters: Use Cognitive Aptitude Tests to Expand Your Candidate Pipeline

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Criteria Corp , a leading provider of pre-employment testing services.

Improving the Employee Experience with Better Technology

Cornerstone On Demand

Whether in an office, out in the field, on the sales floor or on a production line, most workers today must use technology to interact with work-related content. But too often, workers use outdated and disconnected technologies to access and share this content, making them less productive and less satisfied at work.

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.

How to Create a Supportive Work Environment and Strengthen Your Culture

CultureIQ

It’s simple: companies with strong support systems have more impactful cultures as a result. In a company with great support, employees feel valued as people and more confident in their leaders.

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Five Signs Your Mentorship Is Working

Everwise

So you’ve finally found a mentor or a mentee who you think is a great fit. You’ve been meeting for several months. How do you know that your partnership is actually working? And what do you do if you suspect it might be time to find a different mentor or mentee?

3 Tips to Digitally Engage Your Workforce

HR Bartender

We talk regularly about employee engagement. And justifiably so. Employee engagement is an important topic. And the results of engagement hit the bottom-line. But often when we talk about engagement, it’s in the context of face-to-face (F2F) interaction. While having personal connections matters, and there are definitely some actions that should be conducted F2F or voice-to-voice, technology can play a big role in engagement.

The Impact Of Machine Learning In HR

Get Hppy

Like all aspects of modern business, technology is changing the way we operate and function. This applies to all departments in the company and Human Resources is no exception. Just because it has the word human in the name does not mean that technology can’t be an invaluable aid.

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The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

4 Ways Start-Ups Can Implement Affordable HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Hiring an HR professional is typically at the bottom of a start-up's to-do list despite the very real risks forgoing this "to-do" poses. There's no clear verdict on when hiring in-house HR talent is a must—some argue that at a company should have at least 50 full-time employees, while others consider a nascent company's rapid growth rate to be the criteria—but one thing is clear: most start-ups often feel like they can't afford to make this hire right away.

Six Tips for Cultivating a Healthy Online Work Environment

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000 The need for a healthy and satisfying work environment is not up for discussion. Any enlightened manager knows its benefits. The same need extends to remote workgroups, and that is still something of a revelation to many leaders. Perhaps it’s because of the “environment”.

Virtual HR Training Event: HR Metrics and Change Management

Lighthouse

In the last few weeks I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Toronto and the Caribbean to speak about metrics, evidence, and leading change.

5 Ways to Demonstrate Company Culture to Customers

Get Hppy

Your company culture affects everything from employee engagement to growth and brand perception. At first glance, it might seem like something relevant only to employees and leaders. After all, customers only see what’s on your website, right? Well, not exactly.

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!

How to Maintain Culture in a Growing Company

CultureIQ

How to Maintain Culture in a Growing Company. A few months ago we put out a call for YOUR company culture questions and received many amazing questions — about everything from leadership to L&D.

The State of the Union on Wokeness

The Aristocracy of HR

000010000000 This week’s theme for #BlackBlogsMatter is “The Tao of Woke” As a result, I decided to speak about the state of “wokeness” and what it should mean for you as we continue to navigate difficult themes around race relations and society.

10 Ways Leaders Can Unleash Corporate Capacity

Cornerstone On Demand

In my book, Unleashing Capacity: The Hidden Human Resources , I discuss the concept of capacity: the ability for a company to anticipate and react to market changes, as well as get ahead of these disruptions to become market leaders. To effectively prepare for change, HR teams must become the owners of corporate capacity, for without human capital and the proper allocation of resources—all of which fall under HR's purview—preparedness would not be possible.

The Hidden Battle for SHRM and HRCI Recertification Credits

UpstartHR

Today I’m going to talk openly and honestly about SHRM, HRCI, and things that matter to today’s HR professionals. I have my SHRM-SCP and my SPHR, and I expect to keep them both for the foreseeable future. I think both have merit as of today (February 2018).

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.

What Goes Into Building A Human Resources Dream Team?

Get Hppy

In many ways, HR is the glue that holds an organization together. After all, they are the ones responsible for handling internal conflicts, discovering new talent, and making sure the day-to-day goes smoothly.

3 Things CFOs Need From HR Leadership

Reflektive

In today’s world, there really shouldn’t be a company where CFOs and HR leadership aren’t working hand in hand. Think about it: At the core, a CFO’s job is about managing resources to help the business grow and succeed. In most of today’s software and service companies, the primary resource is people. A CFO’s job is about managing resources to help the business grow and succeed Click To Tweet.

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Why What Employees Think About Engagement Surveys Really Matters

Engage2Excel

More than half of U.S. companies with 250 or more employees have conducted engagement surveys within the past two years. However, what do employees think about the engagement surveys their employers periodically—some might say, ritualistically—ask them to complete? We looked for answers in the available literature but couldn’t find a single survey on the topic. How ironic is that?

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Mini Virtual HR Conference: HR Metrics and Change Management (2 Free Business Credits)

UpstartHR

In the last few weeks I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Toronto and the Caribbean to speak about metrics, evidence, and leading change. It’s been wonderful to speak to hundreds of HR pros between the two events, but I also realize that many of you are looking for quality content and conversations to improve your own HR service delivery. With that in mind, I’m going to run a mini virtual HR conference at 11am Central time on February 20th and 21st.

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 Casual Workforce: How To Keep Zero-Hour Workers Coming Back

Get Hppy

Earlier this year it was reported that the rise of zero-hour contracts (or ZHCs) has finally reached its peak in Britain. These casual work agreements absolve both employees and employers from committing to a fixed number of working hours, and have been endlessly torn apart in the press.

What You Need to Do to Prevent Sexual Harassment In the #MeToo Era

TLNT: The Business of HR

In December, TIME Magazine’s “Person of the Year” was “The Silence Breakers.”

Creating a Women’s Development Program

Everwise

How to Design a Women’s Development Program. Last month, Everwise hosted a popular webinar on “Designing a Women’s Development Program” with Kelly Simmons, a Solution Architect at the Center for Creative Leadership.