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5 Tips for Giving Effective 360 Degree Feedback

DecisionWise

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

GetFive

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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The Future Workplace [Episode 2]: Technology Is an Organizational Differentiator

HR Bartender

One of my first HR jobs involved human resources information systems (HRIS). We had a company-developed HRIS and my role was to play liaison between system users and the technology department. Users would tell me about the system features they wanted and/or needed. I would convey those to the technology department, who would add it to the system. Then I would test it, write user specifications, and help with implementation.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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

Visier

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

Lighthouse

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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Celebrate Everyone - Employee Appreciation Day

Engage2Excel

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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How To Get The Best Out Of A Demotivated Team

Hppy

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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What is mindful leadership?

Workable

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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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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Living Paycheck to Paycheck? 7 Tips for Avoiding Extra Fees

Take It Personel-ly

Source Living paycheck to paycheck is exhausting. As soon as your paycheck comes in, you have to spend it all on necessities like rent, utilities, insurance, and paying off debt. There’s usually little, if anything, left for savings or recreational activities. Then, something even worse happens: you’re hit with a fee. You might have missed […].

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when I asked for a raise, my boss went through my bills

Ask a Manager

This post, when I asked for a raise, my boss went through my bills , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’ve been in my job for a little over a year. I asked my boss for a raise, and he asked if I really need it. It stumped me, seeing how I am barely getting by. I said yes. He went over my bills, and at the end he said, “You’ll have $4,000 at the end of the year saved up so no.

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

Hppy

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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Why HR leaders of the future need ‘the ability to inspire’

HRExecutive

Business design and transformation—topics that are driving discussions in today’s rapidly changing world of HR —have been at the heart of Mimi Brooks’ career. The former AT&T executive founded management consultancy Logical Design Solutions more than 30 years ago to support technology-driven business and people innovation. The firm has become a partner to many Fortune 500 companies and helped organizations stay on the leading edge of the many talent and tech transformations over the last thr

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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What's Your Advice to a Young Leader?

NoExcusesHR

I've had many opportunities over the years to work with a growing number of young leaders (both in years and experience.) I think that means I'm quite a bit older than I care to admit. Our conversations invariably come around to "my story" or "how did I get where I am" in my career. The answer is always a mix of education, hard work, big risks, effective mentors (both good and bad, but effective in their own way), and a little luck thrown in.

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Why companies must change expectations in the face of employee burnout

HR Zone

Culture Burn out: why companies must change expectations.

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4 Tips for Improving Workplace Safety Training

Hppy

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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7 Dos and Don’ts of Inclusion by Design

SHRM

The idea of inclusive organizational design (see “Defeat Diversity Derailers: Inclusion by Design” for the introduction) was born out of trying to explain a startling paradox: an 85 percent unemployment rate among a subset of professionals with college degrees, high levels of self-motivation and often exceptionally analytical, systematic, and innovative thinking.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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5 tips to help employees burn bright instead of burning out

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Envision a campfire. The light illuminates the darkness, heat emanates from the flames. The fire will endure and thrive when tended with care, the added fuel and available oxygen combining to recharge the flame. This metaphor speaks directly to how we can sustain ourselves and our employees during these particularly trying times — creating the conditions for us to burn bright instead of burning out.

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These are the top 3 tech issues HR leaders are facing

HRExecutive

As it does annually, The Hackett Group recently released a research report on critical issues HR leaders expect to face during the coming year. And, unsurprisingly, three of the main challenges identified specifically involve technology and how it interacts with the business climate driven by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The report, 2021 CHRO Agenda: 10 Key Issues HR Needs to Act on Now, is based on data gathered from more than 300 executives in finance, HR, IT, procurement, supply chain and g

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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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5 Tips to Successfully Work at Home

Celarity

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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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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The Link Between Employee Morale and Company Culture

Take It Personel-ly

When you think of high employee morale, you might equate it with happiness. The two concepts, while related, are not the same. Employee morale improves when leaders and teams communicate with each other, managers operate effectively and employees understand the purpose of their work. It means that your team members can ride out a bad […].

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Can we have ‘work without jobs’?

HRExecutive

Agility has never been more important to the world of work. But, organizations cannot be truly agile until they revisit their underlying operating system—one that likely is based on antiquated notions of what work truly is. Click HERE to register for Spring HR Tech. That’s the hypothesis of Ravin Jesuthasan, global leader of Mercer’s Workforce Transformation Practice, and Dr.

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The lost generation: how apprenticeships offer hope to young workers battered by the pandemic

HR Zone

People Apprenticeships: saving the Covid-19 generation.

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colleague’s wife and mommy group attended our work talk, references from a romantic partner, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, colleague’s wife and mommy group attended our work talk, references from a romantic partner, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. My colleague’s wife and her mommy group attended our work presentation. I work at a small college and like many institutions of higher learning, we have been fully remote since last March.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Lead with Emotional Intelligence: 5 Principles Modern-Day Leaders Live By

Take It Personel-ly

Your educational background, technical skills, and industry know-how are critical factors when it comes to getting that job promotion you’ve always wanted. But do you think these are enough to guarantee that you’ll be able to take the next step up your career ladder? If you’re aiming to get a leadership role in an organisation, […].

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Despite progress, HR is just ‘beginning’ to address DEI

HRExecutive

Torin Ellis will discuss inclusion and workplace culture during his keynote address at Spring HR Tech, a virtual and free event in March. Many of today’s leading organizations have had stated diversity and inclusion goals and even formal programs to pursue them for decades. However, following the events of 2020 and the significantly heightened consciousness around systemic racism, the corporate world has found itself at an inflection point.

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How to handle employee requests to return to the office during lockdown 3.0

HR Zone

People Lockdown 3.0: return-to-office requests.

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