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Recognizing Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

Workstride

Mental health is something many, many people struggle with. This is not a problem only in America, but most of the world. Every year, studies show more and more people being diagnosed with mental health issues.

HR metrics and Analytics: How both can add value

Analytics in HR

There’s a lot of confusion about the difference between HR metrics and analytics. In this article, we will explain both concepts, how they relate, and how both can add value to the practice of Human Resource Management. Definitions of HR metrics and Analytics. HR metrics are measurements used to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of HR policies. Metrics help compare different data points. For example, if turnover was 5% last year and is now 7.5%, it has increased by 50%.

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Working Remotely: Ideal Work Environment Or Threat To Culture And Employee Productivity?

15Five

The traditional office landscape is changing and has been for quite some time, but the degree to which it should be shifting is subject to debate.

Are You Failing Your Managers?

Reflektive

Your employees are demanding more feedback , greater transparency, and, like never before, the opportunity to achieve personal growth at work. Your leaders are demanding more innovation, higher productivity, and, like never before, to see your company values show up in how people relate with customers and with each other. What they want isn’t unreasonable. What is unreasonable is thinking we can give them what they want without the help of our managers.

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.

Do You See the Invisible People?

TLNT: The Business of HR

During my flight home yesterday evening, I made an effort to acknowledge the work of an amazing flight attendant. “You’re incredibly good at your job,” I said, “and I simply wanted to say thank you.” ” Leadership Featured

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5 Reasons a Mentor in the Workplace Will Change Your Life

Tandem HR

“Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor.” – Lailah Gifty Akita. Mentor in the Workplace. In its simplest definition, a mentor is an experienced and trusted adviser.

How to Find Mentors Who Will Support Your Goals

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you a position to succeed in your field.

What Do Honesty, Integrity, and Trust Mean in Leadership? - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

I spend part of almost every day coaching leaders through feedback they have received from a 360 degree feedback survey. I’ve found it heartening that consistently the area of greatest concern to these leaders is Integrity and Trust.

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7 Responsibilities of HR Professionals

Get Hppy

In the past, business leaders have often thought of human resource (HR) specialists as the professionals that ensure that all staff members comply with organizational policies.

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.

Cope with Stress & Become More Resilient

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDespite what your social media feeds might show, life has its challenges. If you'd like to be able to handle what life throws at you with greater ease, the following steps can help:Get the Right Attitude.

Organizational Talent Pools: 4 Steps to Developing Employees

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore.

How the Resume of the Future Will Reflect Your Personal Brand

Cornerstone On Demand

The Skills Economy is changing the way organizations identify and evaluate job candidates. One thing is clear: The traditional resume is no longer adequate. In our five-part mini-series, we explore how the resume of the future will help companies win the war for talent. Check out part one here. Claire McTaggart, is tired of the traditional resume.

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Do I Need a PEO for My Business? Here's How to Tell

Trinet

As an entrepreneur, you founded your business because you are passionate about what you do. While it may be overwhelming to think of tackling all aspects of your business while still trying to achieve your dreams, the good news is you don't have to worry about everything on your own. A professional employer organization can help with your HR needs. Business

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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!

How to Compete For Talent Against the Amazons of Your Industry–and Win

Visier

When Amazon announced its shortlist of cities for its new HQ2 in January, many job seekers rejoiced, while most talent acquisition professionals were filled with feelings of dread. With Amazon planning to hire upwards of 50,000 employees, the tech giant poses a serious threat to a company’s ability to attract and hire key talent.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Artificial Intelligence

HR Bartender

Over the past few months, we’ve talked about chatbots and machine learning. It only seems logical that we should have a discussion about artificial intelligence (also known as AI). While these terms are often used in the same sentence, the more I learn, the more I realize that there are subtle nuances in each. Many human resources departments are looking at these approaches to scale their efforts and bring consistency to their activity.

Three Practical Sourcing Tips To Stay Ahead of the Machine Learning Curve

Engage2Excel

In Part 1 of this blog story I urged professional sourcers to adapt their focus as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) play in increasing role in the field. In a nutshell, AI can now do many sourcing activities better and faster than humans. However, there are still important things that humans do better than machines. Sourcers who focus on those things will continue to be in demand, while those who don't adapt may be edged out.

Chicago Bound: Join US at #SHRM18

Ultimate Software

The 2018 Annual SHRM Conference & Exposition starts this Sunday in Chicago, and we’re packing our bags! Attendees will enjoy a series of internationally-renowned keynote speakers and a variety of networking opportunities, both in-person and online.

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.

ICYMI: Why Working With Your Hands Is Key to Creativity in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for May's top stories! Why Working With Your Hands Is Key to Creativity in the Workplace Van Lai-DuMone, CEO and founder of WorksmART shares how how companies can infuse creativity and play into their workplace culture.

Employee Retention is Everyone’s Responsibility

HR Bartender

I came across this article recently on Undercover Recruiter titled, “ Why Employee Retention Should Be a Talent Acquisition Responsibility ”. It’s a good read worth checking out. My takeaway was that talent acquisition professionals play a role in employee retention. They do this by designing a good hiring process. One that accurately reflects the culture of the organization. And selecting candidates that will fit with the company culture.

Ways To Become A More Effective Leader

Get Hppy

Effective leadership is an integral facet of any successful company. In order to become an effective leader, there are many factors you need to consider.

Retain Your Talent With Two Simple Questions - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Lowest Unemployment Since 2000. The U.S. Labor Department recently released its unemployment figures for May, and they were very strong. Unemployment in the United States is at its lowest since the year 2000 – back when we were feeling invincible inside the dot-com bubble. Experts predict unemployment could sink to rates that haven’t existed since the 1950s. What does this mean for business leaders?

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.

Cartoon Coffee Break | Onboarding

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Thinking of shaking up your onboarding process? Try doing away with the probation period. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management Article Tags: Talent Management

People Who Create Find New Ways To Thrive. People Who Manage Process Top Out. That's Life.

The HR Capitalist

To say that I was a little late watching " The Wolf of Wall Street " is an understatement. Released in 2013, I didn't see it until last week and then suffered through a 4-hour FX version that had 5 minute commercial breaks. Thankfully, it was DVR time. I was underwhelmed by the movie.

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Five Practical Ways to Improve Office Communication

Get Hppy

Another day, another full inbox. Feeling overwhelmed? You are not alone. You and your coworkers are drowning in content. According to a 2017 study by eMarketer , U.S. adults’ average daily time spent with major media will exceed 12 hours this year. Yep, 12 hours. There are endless social networks, overstuffed personal and professional inboxes, and of course, actual work to compete with. To manage the flow, employees are multitasking. The result?

What do you do when Ashley Judd, Salma Hayek, Simon Sinek, Brene Brown, Adam Grant, Ronan Farrow, Tarana Burke, and Amal Clooney are all together in one place and you are invited?

WorkHuman

By Robin H. Everhart —. Attend! And that’s exactly what I did. Last month, I attended WorkHuman 2018. But before I tell you about this experience, let me set the stage. I have been to my fair share of conferences. That is nothing to brag about, it is simply something that many people in the business arena can state based on having to obtain continuing education credits, additional expertise, etc. Some of those conferences have been great and some have been subpar.

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.

Recruiters, It's Time to Start Texting Candidates

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this article was originally published on the SmashFly blog. I am the person whose mobile Gmail app always has a number bubble on it. This weekend, it stood at 12,576. I finally decided it was time to go through them (enough is enough, even I have standards people!). And going through them mainly meant deleting—without regard—nearly everything unread older than one month. I figured if I needed to read it, I had probably read it. I hadn't felt that light in a while.

Does Your Company Have an "Unconscious Bias" Problem?

The HR Capitalist

Do you believe that "Unconscious Bias" exists? Let's start with some definitions: Psychologists tell us that our unconscious biases are simply our natural people preferences. Biologically we are hard-wired to prefer people who look like us, sound like us and share our interests. Social psychologists call this phenomenon "social categorization? whereby we routinely and rapidly sort people into groups. This preference bypasses our normal, rational and logical thinking.

Minimum Wage Increases Are Coming July 1: Is Your Company Prepared?

Trinet

Several states and municipalities are increasing their minimum wage rates for non-exempt employees as of July 1, 2018. While it may seem like a no-brainer that some of your employees’ wages will need to be increased to meet these new requirements, there are other considerations that your company will want to address. Business