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5 Tips for Giving Effective 360 Degree Feedback


Even the best-designed 360 degree feedback process is ineffective if the feedback provided isn’t helpful to the recipient. Some of us may struggle at providing effective 360 degree feedback. Perhaps we’re too critical, or perhaps we intentionally avoid providing feedback that we know the recipient needs to hear, but may not like. . Regardless of the reason for not providing this valuable feedback, raters everywhere need to step up their game.

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Managing Your Time in Transition


For full-time employees, work occupies about half the day. Here’s how a typical day looks for somebody who works full-time, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Working: 50%. Commuting: 6%. Socializing: 5%. Household activities: 9%. Personal care: 6%. Watching TV: 13%. Meals: 6%. Other: 5%. When you enter a transition — lose your job, say — the time spent working can quickly be replaced by a lot of things unrelated to your job search.


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The 5 Signs to Help Identify a Toxic Workplace

Professional Alternatives

A toxic workplace is an unhealthy environment that can have real negative impacts on your life, in and out of the office. Perhaps the people in charge aren’t friends, or the company is focused more on financial gains without considering the staff. Regardless of the cause, a toxic workplace can actually be quite dangerous to not just your mental and physical health , but your happiness and career growth.

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Dear ReWorker: My Employees Are Experiencing Burn Out at Home. Help!

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, My employees hate working from home. They hate everything about it. They say they have trouble having set routines, and working with kids in the home is even more challenging. Do you have any suggestions? As a manager, how can I help them in this situation? Sincerely, Worked up about working from home ++ Dear Worked Up, Your employees are not alone in their feelings.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations: Using People Analytics to Prepare For the Recovery


To end the COVID-19 pandemic a large portion of the world needs to be vaccinated. It is remarkable that less than a year since the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 , the virus that causes COVID-19, we have many vaccines in use to protect against the virus, and its morbidities and mortality. Visier can help you use vaccination data to adjust to a post-pandemic world—planning shifts in operations, restarting suspended business activities, and the like.

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20+ High Impact HR Technology Acquisitions, Mergers, and More from 2020


In 2020, in spite of the pandemic-related shutdowns and other business impacts, the HR technology industry was within a few M&A deals of the 2019 numbers we were tracking (approximately 50). This represents a vibrant industry full of continuous innovation and providers striving to serve the needs of the HR buyer. It also helps to highlight certain trends and shifts in how the market operates, as we pointed out in our 2019 HR Tech M&A roundup.

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It’s Time to Upgrade Your Performance Review. Here’s How.


The performance review has traditionally been an important tool for analyzing organizational performance–but they’re often no good. It’s no secret that annual reviews are dead, but ditching reviews altogether isn’t the best alternative either. Instead, we recommend HR leaders increase the number of review cycles. Getting into a frequent rhythm of performance reviews doesn’t just provide HR leaders with more useful data points throughout the year, it can also lead to heightened trust and transpar

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Company Involvement During Black History Month

Ultimate Software

Jaylon is a member of BUILD, a diversity network within UKG that was created to foster inclusion and advancement for Black employees at all levels, as well as transform the tech industry so that it reflects the diversity of its users. Since 1976 , Black History Month has been an opportune time for Black history and culture to be highlighted. Individuals, communities, and even organizations take the month of February to learn more about how to support the Black community.

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Everything HR Needs to Know About Sentiment Analysis

HR Bartender

We regularly talk about employee engagement being important. It’s good for employees because it makes them feel valued and connected to their work. It’s good for business because engaged employees are more productive and will stay. But trying to find out if employees are engaged can be hard. It’s one of the reasons that organizations conduct surveys.

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

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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Celebrate Everyone - Employee Appreciation Day


On March 5 th its time to celebrate your employees. They’ve been with you through one of the most challenging times - adapted their work habits, changed their work environments and balanced home & work life in an entirely new way. Then there are the ‘front-liners,’ those that persevered daily on the frontlines keeping your business moving forward.

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Embracing Business Diversity (in a Biased World) [Infographic]


If you walk down the streets of any busy city you’ll find a wealth of diversity. Busy streets are littered with people of different genders, sexualities, races, ethnicities, and religious beliefs. All of them have their own unique life experience they can bring to the workplace. When you step off the street and into an office, do you see this diversity reflected?

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5 Tips to Successfully Work at Home


Working from home has become the new normal since the start of the pandemic. As companies consider how and when to return staff to the office, many discuss permanent work-from-home options or hybrid schedules. Since working from doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon, here are a few tips to keep you on-task as you continue to utilize your home as your office space. 1.

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DEI leadership – and who’s actually doing the work?


While there is overwhelming support for DEI , and “everyone” is responsible in some shape or form, executives clearly bear the brunt of individual responsibility in DEI leadership – especially according to those in entry-level or individual contributor positions. The burden of DEI work also seems to fall disproportionately on women and minorities. Want to learn more?

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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Emerging HR Roles in 2021 & Beyond


As the world of work continues to evolve, the roles that once shaped it, are pushed to evolve at the same time. The future of work is a term that many in business have grown used to hearing, with the predicted impacts of what changes are yet to come, receiving focus and research from many organisations, academics and consulting firms. . The Mckinsey Global Institute who performed research into what the roles of the future would look like and how the shifts being felt from technology across the

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4 Tips for Improving Workplace Safety Training


Training is necessary to ensure that your employees know what they need to know to do their jobs effectively, and safety training should play an essential role in every operation. Knowledge gaps in this area can result in injuries, or worse. Furthermore, employees may miss things simply because the classes didn’t receive their full attention, they didn’t understand the content, or they weren’t told everything they needed to know.

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4 Planning and Design Patterns from Credit Union and Bank Intranet Projects


Not all banks are the same. But it turns out that many bank and credit union intranets fit similar patterns. Over the years we've worked with many financial institutions. We've engaged with these clients in Professional Services projects of varying sizes, from speedy three-week get-'em-done's to twelve-month behemoth efforts. While every company needs a unique financial intranet tailored to its employees' needs and the company's culture, some very noticeable patterns have emerged: 1.

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What is mindful leadership?


Mindfulness is the human ability to stay intentionally in the present moment with full awareness and engagement, without yielding to distractions. As every other skill, you can nurture it with dedicated practice by following certain mindfulness techniques , such as meditation. In turn, mindful leadership is a mindfulness-based management approach that enables someone to focus their full attention on each project at a given time.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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Insurance Agent vs. Broker: What’s the Difference?


One thing that everyone who works in insurance can agree on is that clients should be seeking guidance from professionals to make sure that they are getting the coverage they need and at the right price. However, the type of insurance professionals you are consulting could make a difference in the results you get. Should you talk to an insurance agent or an insurance broker when buying coverage for yourself or your business?

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How To Get The Best Out Of A Demotivated Team


The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it a lot of problems and trends for businesses to ponder. Not only has there been the transition towards remote working, but also the overwhelming atmosphere of uncertainty surrounding the furlough scheme, staff turnover and client losses. This, in turn, has left many business owners and managers scratching their heads as to how to keep their staff working most productively while trying to keep their business afloat at the same time. .

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How This Small Business Improved Employee Experience by an Incredible 24% in Just 2 Years

Great Place to Work

Employee engagement surveys are a great tool for assessing your company culture. But just collecting the data isn’t enough. To gain real, tangible results in the workplace, you need to dig deep and analyze the “why” behind your survey results.

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4 Long Term Advantages Of Learning A Trade

New to HR

Are you looking to break into a new career? More and more people are discovering that their college degrees aren’t as applicable in the modern. The post 4 Long Term Advantages Of Learning A Trade appeared first on New To HR.

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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Black History Month: voices that have shaped our experiences

Qualtrics HR

We fiercely believe every voice matters – always, not just for one month. But Black History Month is an opportunity to recognize the people who’ve had an especially powerful impact, activating change and shaping today’s experiences. As part of Black History Month, we’re celebrating Black voices who have shaped our world and improved the lives of countless people.

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HRWS: Coachella, CA – Nation’s First City to Authorize Farm Workers Hero Pay

HR Workplace Services

On February 10, 2021, the Coachella City Council (CA), approved instituting Hero Pay for farm workers, becoming the first city in the Nation to do so. With Hero Pay, employers are required to pay an extra $4 per hour to their employees for no less than the next 120 days. The emergency ordinance also includes the higher pay rate for employees of grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurants.

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What collaboration really means


Updated February 12th, 2021. Crises like the Covid-19 pandemic have highlighted the significance of effective collaboration for organizational success; but do we even understand what the term collaboration means? . The word collaboration is so overused and overhyped it’s becoming meaningless. Even with the launch of intranet software, video technology, and other collaborative tools, some people still suffer from, and complain about, poor collaboration. .

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Office Romance, Valentine’s Day in the COVID Era


This Valentine’s Day looks drastically different than in years past , as many office environments have been in a state of telework for nearly a year — and the number of relationships that blossomed at work likely has further trended downward. Believe it or not, from the 1980s to the 1990s, meeting a romantic partner through work was at its peak, with nearly 20 percent of couples having met that way.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.