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Employee Engagement is Viral


Employee Engagement is viral, and new research shows that the manager may be “ground zero.”. Managers are the sergeants of the organization. You, as a manager, have a powerful effect on how engaged your organization will ultimately be. You are on the front lines of a company’s culture. For most employees, you are the company (or at least represent the organization, as they see it). That’s why you might want to take a look in the mirror if you get the sense your team may be disengaged.

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The First Step to Great Leadership is Self-Awareness

TLNT: The Business of HR

“While I was waiting for my interview in a reception area, a pizza delivery man, a young guy dressed in a T-shirt and jeans, carried in a heavy pack of pizza boxes and water bottles. He struggled with the door. I jumped up, but before I could help him, a receptionist let him through. Leadership Featured


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Get Out the Vote: Ways to Motivate Employees to Make it to the Polls


When people think of voting, they often think of the presidential election. However, midterms and local elections happen more frequently, and these races are often just as important. In 2016, 61.4% of voting-age Americans reported voting — not much of a change from the 61.8% who reported voting in 2012, according to The numbers are even lower for midterms. NPR reported that only about four in 10 eligible adults cast a ballot in the 2010 and 2014 midterm elections.

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Why Your Direct Reports Wish You Were Better at 1-on-1s


The 1-on-1 meeting, an often under appreciated, under-utilized performance management tool. While some managers consider it an unnecessary use of time or an informal performance review, the 1-on-1 is so much more. It’s a manager’s best opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of individuals and team dynamics, build relationships with their direct reports, and focus development and goal-setting efforts. SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Guide to One-on-Ones.

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HR Playbook: How Paycor Helps You Manage Compliance Risk

There are few certainties in life. Death. Taxes. Changing compliance laws. Keeping up is a full-time job many companies can’t staff. That’s why finding the right HR provider is critical. Learn how Paycor helps you stay ahead. Download the guide today!

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Cartoon Coffee Break | HR Complaints

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. Where should employees turn when they have a complaint against HR? Our Evil HR Lady weighs in. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management Article Tags: Talent Management

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Between Man and Machine: How People Analytics Powers Workplace Transformation

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

As advances in artificial intelligence, software robotics, machine learning, and innovative technology platforms enable businesses to redefine processes, organizations have significant opportunity for performance and efficiency improvements. Yet only a slight majority of companies have succeeded in meeting workplace automation goals, according to a new McKinsey Global Survey.

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Hims launches Hers: Men’s wellness startup now has a “badass sister”

Fast Company The Future of Work

Hims, the direct-to-consumer brand dedicated to boosting men’s self-esteem by way of penis pills, hygiene products, and hair loss gummies, now has an ambitious new venture: Hers. Nearly a year since its launch , the startup is expanding its easy-to-access telemedicine offerings. The sister site will similarly focus on affordable, FDA-approved, medical-grade products for all age groups, from teens to menopausal women.

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Dear ReWorker: Our HR Manager Appeases Bullies—What Can I Do?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, Recently, my colleague and I carefully documented and reported acts of long-term bullying by two of our coworkers. Soon afterward, HR summoned the entire department for a mandatory meeting where our boss's manager and the top HR manager yelled and reprimanded us. We were told our complaints were petty and stupid, and that their time was wasted.

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Questions Staffing Companies Should Be Asking Themselves When Redeploying Workers: Part 3


With unemployment recently hovering below four percent, many staffing companies have been prioritizing worker retention and redeployment over recruiting new talent. In the third part of this series, we encouraged staffing firms to ask themselves the following question when thinking of worker redeployment: Saas

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Reworked CONNECT - Empowering the Modern Workforce | May 10-12, 2023, Austin, TX

Speaker: Kristine Dery, Professor of Work, Technology and Innovation, and Academic Research Affiliate at MIT-CISR; Dion Hinchliffe, Chief Technology Officer at Constellation Research

Reworked CONNECT is a must-attend conference for HR professionals looking to stay ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving world of work. See the latest trends, technologies, and strategies powering today's most successful workplaces. Secure your conference pass today!

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Sirenum Adds Curt Hopkins to Board of Directors


Seasoned C-level tech executive joins board of London-headquartered workforce management platform to support corporate development, fund raising, and global expansion Sirenum, the leading provider of cloud-based workforce management to the temporary staffing industry, is proud to announce the addition of Curt Hopkins to its Board of Directors. With more than 25 years of executive experience. The post Sirenum Adds Curt Hopkins to Board of Directors appeared first on Sirenum.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News


Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. FUNDING. This week’s fundings: $120M+. Handshake, a LinkedIn for university students and diversity, raises $40M on a $275M valuation. Ethos Raises $46.5M To Simplify and Modernize Life Insurance. AnyMind, which uses AI for advertising, marketing and HR, raises $13.4M. Nurse Staffing Platform Intelycare Announces $10.8

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How One Company Increased Employee Engagement in Learning by 272 Percent

Cornerstone On Demand

Challenges with employee engagement and employee turnover are familiar to most companies at different points in their growth. In 2016, Prometheus Real Estate Group found themselves in that very position. The real estate and property management company faced a skills gap, both externally and internally. Existing employees lacked the soft skills necessary to advance in the organization—and often left the company as a result—and qualified candidates were few and far between.

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About Prescriptive Analytics

HR Bartender

We’ve discussed several aspects of technology in this HR technology series. Today I wanted to share a concept that we should be a bit more focused on: prescriptive analytics. Technology now allows us to do more than just process information, it helps us make decisions. A few weeks ago, I spent a couple of days with the folks from O.C. Tanner at their Influence Greatness conference. BTW – Wonderful event. I learned a lot and will be sharing more in the weeks and months to come.) I’ve known O.C.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Join Patrick Sayers, president of Newcastle Research, to learn the biggest mistakes to avoid when switching your HR software and gain insights into the most important things companies consider on the path to a successful HR technology strategy.

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The Benefits of Calendar Sync for Employee Scheduling Software


According to the Financial Times : Three-quarters of the world’s workers are temporary, casual or self-employed and this sort of employment is likely to become more prevalent. This means businesses that require temporary, casual, or contract employees need to do more to keep attracting the best talent. The more temporary and contract employees there are, the more businesses will offer these kinds of roles.

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Cybersecurity Talent Shortage: Why HR Needs to Map Unconventional Career Paths


“Have you ever considered a career in hacking?”. This may be an unusual way to start a career coaching conversation in most workplaces, but it’s an important question to ask employees from non-technical fields–and women in particular. Increasingly, businesses of all types need more professionals–from ethical hackers to application security engineers–who can effectively ward off and respond to cyber attacks.

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ICYMI: Culture Can Help Companies Handle Change Gracefully

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 October's top stories.

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The Missing Part of Your Employee Learning and Development Strategy: Strengths Discovery


Welcome back to Talk Nerdy To Me , 15Five’s academic blog series where we get nerdy, talk to the world’s best thinkers, and break down the latest academic research that you can apply to your workplace. According to Gallup , employees who use their strengths every day are 6x more likely to be engaged, 8% more productive, and 15% less likely to quit their jobs. So, what’s the most effective way for employees to discover those strengths?

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Creating Benefits Flexibility Your Employees Will Value

Speaker: Alex Anderson - Total Rewards Strategist at Lockton Companies | Leo Tokar - President, People Solutions and Partner at Lockton Companies

Join two total rewards experts, Alex Anderson and Leo Tokar, for an in depth discussion on how your organization can implement transparent and flexible benefits and compensation plans.

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A Hiring Horror Story: Robbie Romance


Once upon a time, a well-educated, dynamic HR Manager had a customer service department supervisor position to fill. The previous supervisor departed with little notice, leaving the HR Manager under significant pressure to find a suitable replacement quickly. She posts the position to numerous job boards and receives several mildly qualified resumes. She mentions her dismay and frustration at her weekly management team meeting.

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Skills and Pathways to Good Jobs


The education and skills required for a good job and the pathways to those jobs have changed in recent years. Today the majority of jobs require at least some postsecondary education, compared to the post-World War II decade of the ‘50s. Then most workers in the industrial economy could find a good job with a high school diploma or less. Today there is more than one way to obtain a good job, and the level of education a worker has is a key to the opportunities that are available.

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Finding the Best Discovery-Driven Candidate for the Job

Cornerstone On Demand

The discovery-driven approach to a career yields a resume that is unconventional and might be overlooked by HR personnel accustomed to looking for specific, albeit limited, markers of accomplishment and capacity, such as years of higher education or experience in consistent roles. But discovery-driven candidates have backgrounds that don't always fall in line with a typical linear career path.

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Onboarding for health – 4 best practices to follow

Page Up People

When a new hire walks through your door, you only get one chance to make a good first impression. Organizations that get onboarding right can make all the difference to an employee’s overall experience – and ultimately their decision to stay. The current US healthcare industry is riddled with staffing issues – aging nurses, strain on nursing resources, and staff abandoning roles within three months.

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Onboarding Retrospective - A Different Path to Better Onboarding Experiences

Speaker: Carrie Missele - Practice Lead, Learning and Development at Inspirant Group

In this webinar, Carrie Missele will walk you through the process of developing an effective onboarding program that leads to a happy a happy new hire!

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How Improved Hiring Can Help Hotel Owners and Operators Overcome Top Industry Challenges


The hotel industry is continuously growing – in 2017, U.S. hotel revenue surpassed $200 billion. But despite this growth, the industry faces significant challenges when it comes to remaining competitive and profitable. One way hotel owners and operators can attract and retain customers and increase profitability is by hiring the best team. Customer service is central to all guests’ overall satisfaction with any given hotel, meaning employees can make or break the overall experience.

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Understanding the Limits of Convenience – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Regular readers of this blog know I’m a planner. I plan everything. I think I’d even plan spontaneity. That’s why I couldn’t help but laugh at this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. It reminded me that, even though we can do a lot of things with planning, there are some things that just shouldn’t be planned. Nor should people be penalized for making last-minute changes to a plan. Allow employees to make last-minute changes.

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Keep On Communicating Benefits


Offering top-notch benefits may attract competitive talent, but how much do your employees actually know about those benefits? Competitive Total Rewards Programs come with a lofty price tag that directly impacts every organization’s bottom line. With most organizations spending 30 percent of their budget on employee benefits, benefit ROI remains top of mind for most HR departments.

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Paradigm for Parity® Coalition’s 5 Actionable Steps to Gender Equity


When I think about women’s leadership, several big words come to mind–empowerment, leadership, parity–but I keep coming back to smaller words. In fact, it’s a string of two-letter words that, together, make a BIG impact: If it is to be, it is up to me. These words have propelled me forward at every stage in my career. My passion for advancing women in leadership was ignited by personal experiences within the financial services industry.

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What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.