Sat.May 14, 2016 - Fri.May 20, 2016

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

One of the words I’m starting to hear at conferences and in business conversations is “intentional.” It means, of course, to do something on purpose or to be deliberate. Professionals are talking about having intentional discussions within the business or to implement something intentionally.

Change Management is Not a Choice

ClearCompany HRM

The statistic is nearly ten years old, yet so believable and supported by far newer surveys. That’s right, even in a world where we can accept our operating systems are outdated in less than a year, we somehow cannot seem to update our business or organizational processes successfully or unscathed.

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The Guide To Holding Remote Team Meetings That Aren’t A Total Waste Of Time

15Five

Remote meetings can be terrible. They’re the “chores” of the workplace. Whether it’s technology crashing or a user not being able to connect, you’ve probably been in a video chat that you considered a total waste of time.

How To Inspire Millennial Women to Take on Leadership

Grovo HR

For the first time in history, as of October 2015 , more women in the U.S. held bachelor’s degrees than men.

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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Can You Bring Your Mother To a Meeting With #HR – Ask HR Bartender

HR Bartender

While some people might read the title of this post and ask, “Really?!” The truth is “Really.” Employees often get very nervous when asked to a private meeting with human resources or their supervisor. And the employee wants someone there for comfort…as evidenced by this reader note.

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How to Lead Volunteers: 3 Lessons from My Experience

UpstartHR

Leading volunteers is not always an easy job. Unlike employees, they are hard to fire and they may or may not be motivated enough to give their best efforts. But sometimes the magic happens, and you get the best people with the best skills supporting you in a volunteer capacity.

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Can We Please Stop Treating Employee Happiness Like A Metric?

Grovo HR

For organizations, investing in employee happiness is just good business. Companies with happy employees outperform their competition by 20%. One out of every three employees would give up $5,000 in salary to be happier at work.

Know Your Audience – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud.

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10 Things You Need to Know About the New Overtime Pay Rule

Reflektive

Overtime pay has long been a hot-button topic for employers and employees alike. Whether for or against overtime pay, both sides can agree that the income limits that qualify employees for overtime pay haven’t kept up with inflation over the years.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Mandatory Commuter Benefits are a Thing Now in New York City: Here’s What That Could Mean for Employers Around the Nation

Trinet

Employers in New York City have undergone a lot of mandatory changes to employment laws already this year. The most recent one, which NYC employers will need to implement by July 1, 2016, is the New. Visit site for full story. Legal News & Compliance New York City Commuter Benefits Law

The Power of Gratitude in the Workplace

CultureIQ

Life has many challenges — and the workplace waits for no one. Further, many of the challenges and obstacles that people face daily aren’t always readily identifiable. So, with the complexities of workplace, what role can leaders play in creating a positive work environment?

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Degrees of Company Transparency

HR Bartender

A few years back, transparency was a very popular topic of conversation. To the point where many felt company transparency had jumped the shark. Then it sorta stopped being discussed at all. Well, the transparency conversation is back.

The Secret to a Happier Workplace

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Science has transformed workplace happiness from a nice-to-have to a compelling imperative, but it needs to start with alignment, positivity, and progress. What comes to mind when you imagine what a happy workplace might look like?

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

27 Actionable Insights & Resources for Employee Lifecycle Management

EmployeeConnect

As HR professionals you’ve heard it all before: managing effectively your employees’ lifecycle is the secret to create an engaged workforce which will in turn improve business efficiency. But how do you do it – from the moment you hire people to the moment they leave your company?

When Engagement Replaces Satisfaction -

DecisionWise

Over the years I have had the opportunity to work with volunteers who do work in developing countries. These volunteers—typically university students—dedicate up to three months each summer in leaving their comfortable, US-based surroundings to work in locations where poverty is the norm.

How To Grow Your Team & Company Without Losing Them: An Interview With Rand Fishkin

15Five

When you see the terms “tech startup”, “ rapid growth ” or “online marketing” what comes to mind? What if I threw an awesome mustache in there? No, I’m not talking about Lyft. I’m referring to the founder, former CEO, and self-proclaimed “Wizard of Moz”, Rand Fishkin.

It’s “Like” Harnessing Analogies to Accelerate HR

Visier

“Like, I’ve been doing this podcast for like, eight years now, but there’s like one language peeve that I’ve never thought to write about, so when a listener asked me about it, I was like, ‘I can’t believe we’ve never covered this before!’ – Grammar Girl, 2014.

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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Benefits of a Competency Framework

EmployeeConnect

It is fair to say that every business is different. From the corporate level to the employee level, there are always clear nuances that set one enterprise apart from the other.

How Rude! How Incivility Is Hurting Your Team

WorkHuman

Incivility can be a surprisingly common and accepted behavior at work. Think back to past roles or even your current position. How often have you experienced small or significant moments of incivility and rudeness? Did it impact your mood and motivation at work?

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The Power of Gratitude in the Workplace

CultureIQ

Life has many challenges — and the workplace waits for no one. Further, many of the challenges and obstacles that people face daily aren’t always readily identifiable. So, with the complexities of workplace, what role can leaders play in creating a positive work environment?

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Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for Workforce Intelligence

Visier

“Build vs. Rent” is a common dichotomy in technology buying, but what does it mean when applied to workforce intelligence? What should you be aware of before committing to one path or the other?

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

3 Ways Your Company Can Be More Transparent Today

Brazen HR

The best employer brands have one clear thing in common — they are boldly transparent about who they are and what it’s like to work there.

WorkHuman Takeaway: Teach Our Children Well

RecognizeThis!

by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! Much of our own human behavior was learned as children. Let’s think carefully about how we are teaching our children to be human.

Mentoring Is About Connection

ATD Human Capital

There is a classic exercise often done at a mentoring program launch in which participants are asked to think of the best mentor they have had and why. The reason this exercise is powerful is because it helps participants uncover the golden truth of mentoring firsthand: Mentoring is about connection.

Key to Sustainable Success: Developing Middle Managers

Everwise

According to census data , retirement rates will increase significantly as the US workforce ages over the next 10 years, resulting in a vacuum within today’s middle management.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.