Sat.Apr 02, 2016 - Fri.Apr 08, 2016

What Work Should Managers Delegate

HR Bartender

I ran across this blog post on the Management Skills Blog answering the question “ What to Delegate, What to Self-Perform? ” It’s a good post but I found myself wanting more detail. Delegation is an important activity. Managers who want to be successful, must learn how to delegate effectively.

Managing Low Performers: When Enough is Enough

ClearCompany HRM

Managers are regularly faced with tough decisions. Deciding when to let someone go isn’t easy, especially if all the options haven’t been weighed and today’s growing skills gap puts every decision a manager makes under the microscope.

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Understanding and Creating the Efficient Global Team


Harness Time, Teamwork, and Technology to Successfully Follow the Sun. Written by: Bill Buttimer. If you’ve participated on a global project team, you’ve likely had a few difficult experiences. If you’ve managed a global project team, you understand why it’s so difficult to do well.

How to Increase Employee Well-Being: A Surprising Solution

Brazen HR

Does this sound familiar? You rush into the office for an early meeting. You have an important project deadline in two days, but you’ve barely started the project. You get distracted by urgent emails and small fire drills all day. You even forget to eat lunch.

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.

Give #HR the Tools to Become Strategic and Successful

HR Bartender

There’s regular conversation about the need for human resources to be more strategic. And, the discussion usually mentions that HR needs to learn the business and numbers. Totally true. Successful HR pros understand their industry, company, as well as their role.

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California Becomes First State to Raise its Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour


California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill into law that will raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next six years. In this historic move, California will have the highest. Visit site for full story. Uncategorized minimum wage increases


Message to the Best and Brightest: Change the World by Changing the Future of Work and HR


The evolving work ecosystem requires “retooling” HR issues using the best thinking from disciplines such as engineering, finance, neuroscience, marketing, operations, and supply chain.

You Need to Take Leadership Development Beyond the Classroom

HR Bartender

Leadership skills are not developed in classrooms. Yes, leadership models and theories can be learned in classrooms. Activities and exercises can be conducted to reinforce the learning and practice. But becoming a leader doesn’t happen in the classroom.

Old MacDonald Had a Farm – Then Became an Employee Engagement Guru

What is Paul Thinking

Show of hands… how many of you like being compared to domesticated farm animals? Or even non-domesticated animals for that matter? Except for honey badgers and wolverines – those are some bad-ass animals. I’m cool if someone said I was like a honey badger or wolverine. But what about cows?

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!

5 Signs One of Your Employees is About to Quit


No company likes to deal with employee turnover. And there’s one good reason for that – hiring and training new employees is expensive. Employee replacement costs can reach as high as 50-60. Visit site for full story. Management Practices Uncategorized employee turnover

Recruit Your Tribe: How to Hire for Culture Fit

Brazen HR

One of the most important tools you have as a hiring manager is writing job posts that communicate your company culture. If done well, you can appeal to your tribe while weeding out the rest.

Oops! How to Inspire Trust in the Workplace After a Mistake


Your first major mistake in the workplace has just occurred. Maybe the funding for payroll is late, or you had to make last minute changes to a team’s project without their knowledge. Either way, team buy-in is plummeting and you are not sure where you stand in the midst of things.

Are You Surface Acting At Work?


While most of us aren’t professional actors, managing the emotions that we express to other people at work is par for the course. It can also be exhausting. What kind of toll does such emotion regulation take on well-being? How does it impact team functioning and culture?

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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.

How to Instantly Have More Credibility with Your Data


One of the challenges for HR pros is not necessarily gathering data. We’re pretty good at that, since we have access to recruiting, benefits, and a host of other business practices. The hardest thing many people have trouble with is actually in the delivery.

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Hiring for Biotechnology: What Early-Stage Companies Should Look for in Vendors and Consultants


Second in a three-part series on human capital management for biotechnology companies. Please see our previous post: Hiring for Biotechnology: 5 Characteristics Early-Stage Companies Should Look for. Visit site for full story. Human Resources for the Life Sciences Industry hiring for biotechnology

Best Practices for Designing Your Open Office Floor Plan


Depending on whom you talk to, open office floor plans are either the bee’s knees or your worst nightmare. So what’s with the polarizing reputation? Open office concepts can foster a community setting, encouraging collaboration and teamwork to occur organically.

4 Steps to Build a Human Workplace


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Research points to the importance of a caring and purpose-driven culture, leadership support, and values-aligned recognition in creating a human workplace.

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

Employee Engagement is at Critically Low Levels


In yet another study into the dismal world of employee engagement, the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry, released last week , found that across all leadership levels an average of only 36 percent of employees are “highly engaged.” ” The new study of 7,500 business and HR leaders in 107 countries also identified that social responsibility programs can enhance engagement and performance. .

What is a Leadership Derailer? -


At DecisionWise, we measure leadership derailers on our 360-degree feedback surveys using a separate section from the normal leadership competencies. Without a derailers section, you are probably missing important pieces of your 360-degree feedback puzzle.

Jim Hacking on the “Paul”Cast – What you wish you’d known…

What is Paul Thinking

Back on the air with another “Paul”Cast. This time we welcome Jim Hacking – an immigration and citizenship attorney in St. Louis. (I I know who I’m gonna call if I get lit up in St. Louis!). Jim joins me to talk about “time.”


DEADLINE EXTENSION: WorkHuman 2016 Essay Contest


Attention graduate and undergraduate students! You still have time to enter to win a free trip to Orlando next month! We have extended the deadline to submit entries for our WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest to this Friday, April 8th ! See the original post with contest details below.

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.

NFP: How to turn business challenges into opportunities


A roadmap for Not for Profits. Spending the best part of the last 12 months speaking with NFP Organisations has allowed me to dive deeper into the challenges they face and gain an insight into how these challenges can be addressed. Attempting to deliver services with limited funding is by no means an easy task and there are a few main pain points that NFPs constantly deal with.

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UK’s Happiest Workplace, Tough Conversations, Engagement Economics And Work-Life Balance #FridayFinds

Get Hppy

Although it’s tough to outshine a news like the Panama Papers leak, we’ll still going to try and bring into focus some of this week’s best articles in the HR world. Here they are: Inside the happiest office in London — where some employees get a $14,000 travel allowance.

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HR Tech and Relocation: In the News

UrbanBound HR

Having trouble finding news about relocation and HR tech from the week? Technology Relocation HR


What Your HR Manager Can (and Can’t) Accomplish with Assessments

The People Equation

“Hey Jennifer, we want to do a team building event with the XYZ personality assessment.”. Over the years, this is how many of my conversations with senior leaders have started.

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.