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The 8 Kinds of Absenteeism (and How to Fix Them)

DailyPay

THE COSTS OF ABSENTEEISM. Employee absenteeism isn’t cheap. According to a study done by Circadian , absenteeism among hourly workers costs $2,660 per employee per year. For companies employing 500 hourly workers, that amounts to $1,330,000 per year in direct absenteeism costs.

Data Journalism for HR: The Beginner’s Guide

Visier

For the average person, data without a narrative is like a trip into the wilderness without a compass: overwhelming and disorienting. But when the facts are tied together by a good story , an otherwise intimidating journey turns into an enriching experience.

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While Employee Development Programs Fail, Growth Organizations Help Everyone Succeed

15Five

Over the last several years a performance management revolution has taken place, and businesses are now focusing more on the growth and wellbeing of their employees. This has led to the implementation of employee development programs that annually cost companies hundreds of billions of dollars.

Employees Should Test Limits – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Remember the old MC Hammer song, “U Can’t Touch This”? I realize I might be dating myself since some of you might know him better as the spokesperson for 3M Brand Command Strips. The reason I’m thinking about MC Hammer these days is because Mr. Bartender and I are in the process of moving.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Skills Gap: How It Impacts Your Team & How to Solve for It

ClearCompany HRM

CareerBuilder recently released some unsettling news about the skills gap, and it’s not something that only affects one sector or industry. Before you think that this doesn’t necessarily affect your company, it should be noted that their findings suggest this is a challenge felt by everyone.

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Growth: Being Stretched and Challenged in Ways That Result in Personal and Professional Progress - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Growing in our jobs doesn’t always mean getting a promotion or a raise. Growth is about mastering new skills, taking on challenges, and pushing to be better—both professionally and personally.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Machine Learning

HR Bartender

Have you seen the GE commercial about “ Molly, the Kid Who Never Stops Inventing ”? Every time I see it, I’m reminded about how robots are becoming a greater part of our workplace. And that’s not a bad thing, but it does mean that we need to get more comfortable with today’s technology concepts.

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Ritualize It

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Research indicates that humans evolved to feel calmed by repetitive behavior and that performing daily rituals can help us to build emotional and mental resilience.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Interns (And How to Avoid Them)

Cornerstone On Demand

Internship programs are a great asset for organizations. Not only do they give students an opportunity to gain valuable experience in an industry they're interested in, but they also give companies the chance to give potential future employees a low-risk trial run. Though internships can be mutually beneficial for interns and the organizations that employ them, there's a lot that can go wrong as well.

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!

Tips for Communicating Company Culture with Employees

Reflektive

You can define your company culture, you can write out core values and articulate your vision for the company, but your employees are the ones living it every day. Their daily interactions and energy in the office help to shape your culture, but your culture can also help to shape these interactions.

Job Seekers – – Keep Your Contact Info Current and Answer Your Phone

HR Bartender

I recently wrote a post about what recruiters would like job seekers to do when they apply for a position. The list includes submitting a cover letter, researching the company, and coming to interviews prepared. But applying for a job is only one way of getting a new position.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning

Visier

In the NFL, skilled wide receivers are often the star players on their teams. Mention Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, or Terrell Owens, and there’s a good chance that even people who don’t normally follow football will recognize their names.

Ritualize It

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Research indicates that humans evolved to feel calmed by repetitive behavior and that performing daily rituals can help us to build emotional and mental resilience.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Managing Time & Attendance Needs for Tech Workers

nettime solutions

Across the tech industry, from well-funded start-ups to blue chip firms, niche companies to some of the world’s most popular brands, nearly everyone is hungry for talent.

What Is the Appropriate Discipline for Disrespectful Behavior – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked before about employee suspensions: how to handle them and what happens during a suspension. But today’s reader note goes into an area that we haven’t spent much time talking about – progressive discipline. .

5 Ideas for Creating Training Incentives for Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Though it's critical, employee training can be overwhelming and cumbersome for all the parties involved. A healthcare client of mine recently described the challenge her company faces when it comes to getting employees engaged in training: Workers are constantly asking, “When will I get my job done when I have to spend so much time in training?"

Future-Proofing Your Skills for an Automated Workplace

UpstartHR

In a recent interview, I heard motivational speaker Jon Acuff tell the interviewer that he sincerely hopes that nobody looks for their dream job as their first “real” job. Instead, he explained, that first job is there primarily to teach someone how to have a job. How to deal with people. How to handle pressure. How to solve problems.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

POOL OR THE POND: When Candidates Insist On Coming To The Office - But You Just Want a Phone Call.

The HR Capitalist

You've been there if you recruit for a living or as part of your role. You make contact with a candidate to set up a conversation. The candidate is really friendly, maybe even a little too frisky.

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Human Resources vs. Human Services

Reflektive

While the two might sound similar, human resources and human services are two separate fields. Both careers involve working closely with people and require excellent communication skills, but there are key differences which we’ll cover below. Whether you’re choosing a college major or considering a career change, a solid understanding of human resources versus human services will help you make an informed choice. Human Resources.

Cartoon Coffee Break | Rethinking Company Culture

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. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture Article Tags: Company Culture

Savior Guide for HR: How to Find the Employee You Need

Get Hppy

At this point, the number of candidates for a single job position can reach hundreds, even for the smaller companies. HR managers no longer have it easy – hiring people for their talent has become too vague of an approach to result in a good decision.

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.

WEBINAR: I GOT YOUR TEXT: 5 Ways Smart HR Pros & Recruiters Use Technology and Communication Style to Close More Candidates

The HR Capitalist

OK, stay with me here HR friends. It’s never been harder to gain the attention of the best candidates on the recruiting trail.

Team Meetings Can Make or Break Your Team’s Success

Reflektive

Team meetings can make or break your team’s success. As a key part of this, laying the foundation for an effective meeting cadence is vital to keep your team members both motivated and engaged. There is a time and a place for everything, and meetings are no exception. You should know when it is time to gather the whole team together to ensure that everyone hears the same thing and has an opportunity to be heard.

Applying For An HR Role Within An Online Division? Ace Your Application In 5 Steps

CakeHR

The world of HR has stepped up a gear over the last few years, embracing a variety of technologies often deemed just for the digital marketers, such as Big Data. From the technologies we use, to the cultures we create — digital transformation has well and truly hit the world of HR.

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4 Uplifting Messages About Parenthood from WorkHuman 2018

WorkHuman

By Holly Hazelton —. “Go Go ahead and tell them I’m a bad celebrity, but a good mother!” Salma Hayek Pinault exclaimed last week at WorkHuman. She told the audience about a time when she was at Michaels buying Slime with her daughter and a fan asked for a photo. When Salma politely answered, “No, this isn’t about me, it’s about my daughter,” the fan threatened to oust her on social media for being rude.

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.