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The 5 Questions You Need To Ask Your Employees Every Week


What makes a great coach? . This age-old question has generated many different theories over the years; even researchers have joined the conversation and taken their shot at solving it. Although there isn’t one single trait that makes an effective manager, one common skill shared among them is mastery in the art of asking questions. At 15Five, we’ve found that when you get into a regular cadence of asking your people the right questions, it allows you to proactively uncover issues before they ma

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Leading Remotely – 6 Ways to Increase Connection and Engagement


“ Will half of people be working remotely by 2020?” That was the title of a prescient article written in 2014. Another report stated that between 2005 and 2018 remote work increased 173%. Still, no one could have predicted what the business world is experiencing right now. When it comes to the current work from home (WFH) reality, many are enjoying the change.


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How to Increase Productivity in Your Home Office

Take It Personel-ly

Working from home is becoming increasingly common There was a time when going to work was the only option available. But the dawn of the internet era brought with it a new way of doing things and a more flexible approach to working which meant that offices and workspaces weren’t so…well, necessary. Why spend a […].

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Integrity is by far the most important asset of a leader.

Thrive Global

A few years ago, I missed out on a huge promotion because I didn’t comply with an action from a CEO of my then establishment. He instructed me to hold back a delinquent customer’s payment, so their mortgage would be transferred to the non-accrual status, so that his colleague could supposedly submit an offer to purchase this prime property. Reality check: doing the right things may not bring on the welcoming committee rather you may be beaten for it.

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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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So, You’re Leading a Remote Team During a Crisis. Ask Yourself These Four Questions

Select International

Leading a team is never easy , and becoming a leader under sudden remote circumstances is its own beast. You likely did not have time to receive training, learn best practices, or take any time at all to reflect on how your approach should be adapted for a virtual workplace. If that’s the case, and you’re not sure how to get a pulse on your team during thes e crazy times, we have four questions that you should ask yourself.

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How to Optimize Employee Development Working From Home

Professional Alternatives

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, businesses are focused on safety, rather than employee development, and have had to postpone or even cancel travel plans and send workers home so they can work remotely. Even though businesses will still regain some semblance of normalcy, it could take some time for that to happen. By taking up virtual learning in this period, companies can invest in employee development, which will lay the foundation for increased retention and better operations overtime. 

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Bill Would Allow Businesses to Provide Some Benefits to Gig Workers

SHRM Resources

Congress is considering legislation that would allow businesses to provide health- and safety-related benefits to gig-economy workers during the coronavirus pandemic without creating an employer-employee relationship.

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The True Value of Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Into Your Workplace


In today’s business world, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are often treated as buzzwords that often amount to little more than a mandatory annual training. But the reality is, when you make DEI a priority, every facet of your organization benefits, including the bottom line. While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all rule book for rolling out a successful DEI program to your company, you can begin your journey by learning what DEI truly is and understanding the value it can bring to you

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How to Celebrate Global Wellness Day at Work


Ever considered making wellness a pillar of your company culture ? You should, given 75 percent of professionals believe it’s the employers responsibility to provide health and well-being benefits. Focusing on employee wellness is a win-win for both employees and employers. For starters, employees that participate in workplace wellness programs are more satisfied in their jobs ( 70 percent ) than those who don’t participate in their companies’ programs.

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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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Tips on Improving Employee Morale as an HR Manager


The HR team and HR manager seem to have mixed levels of authority from one company to the next. In some companies they are the black hand, the iron fist, and the final resting place of meek and low profile employees. HR has become synonymous with notions of people getting fired for fat-shaming a dog and committee meetings on how one should address the metro-sexual woman in the room.

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California Voters to Weigh In on Gig Drivers? Employment Status

SHRM Resources

Should drivers for app-based delivery and ride-hailing services continue to be classified as independent contractors? California voters will get to answer this question in November because of a ballot initiative supported by Uber, Lyft and several grocery and food delivery services.

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Surveillance vs. Sousveillance: Focus on Collaboration

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by TiffanyMcDowell , India Mullady on May 27, 2020. You don’t need to scrutinize your employees to boost their productivity. Surveillance, or watching from above during COVID-19’s work from home spike could be interpreted as virtual micromanagement. The initial reaction of some organizations has been to require their employees to download software that tracks website visits, key strokes, or even takes photos via their cameras to ‘prove’ they are working.

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Managing Teams During COVID-19: Leading in the Grey


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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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How HR Can Support the Mental Health of Employees During the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Crisis


We’re working together through unprecedented and increasingly unsettling times. As global efforts to flatten the coronavirus curve through social distancing and confinement measures take place, whilst the search for a vaccine to prevent people from catching COVID-19 continues at pace. The immediate challenges facing businesses & individuals within them have ranged from mandatory closures across retail, hospitality, travel, construction, leisure and the restaurant & catering sectors.

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Benefits Enrollment Mobile App | benefitexpress

WEX Inc.

Benefits enrollment mobile app. It’s no mystery that your employees expect the same experience from your company’s mobile app as they do from any app they use as part of their personal lives. They expect it to have a similar look and feel to your other company employee solutions, be easy to use and share personalized communications on what matters most to them including any required actions.

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Hiring Tech Talent? Tap this Overlooked Pipeline


Over the past decade, and even more so in our current economic state, more areas of life have become increasingly digitized. That evolution has certainly affected hiring practices. Applicant training systems, for instance, can collect, sort, and rank thousands of résumés, automatically surfacing top candidates for any given role. Chatbots can engage, source, and screen candidates based on a set of predetermined metrics like skills and education.

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8 Ways Time Tracking Apps Solve The Challenges of Remote Working


Updated May 25, 2020. Time tracking apps designed for virtual teams help business owners effectively manage offsite staff. Back in January, how many of us could have predicted that 2020 would become the Year of Remote Working? If you are an employer with a newly virtual team, you have probably discovered that it takes some planning and effort to stay productive.

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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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5 Myths About Getting Hired at Facebook?and the Truth From People Who Work There

The Muse

Read our career advice article, 5 Myths About Getting Hired at Facebook—and the Truth From People Who Work There.

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Averbook: It?s time for HR to create a new workforce experience


In this week’s LeapPulse survey , we explored a topic front and center on HR leaders’ minds in what Leapgen calls the “Now of Work” that has been created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we share results from 155 responses collected May 26-28, 2020, along with corresponding insights and actions that HR leaders should be thinking about. Finding 1: There is still much unknown about what a physical “ return to work ” might look like.

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11 Ways To Stay Future-Focused Amid COVID-19

Quantum Workplace

Fear. Failure. Uncertainty. Many of these words you’ve likely heard, seen, and felt from the news to Zoom conversations with friends and family. The events of the COVID-19 pandemic have caused a ripple effect on communities, businesses, employees, and their families. Unlike anything we’ve seen this century, coronavirus has forced organizations to look inward and consider the safety, well-being, and economic and financial viability of their workplaces and workforces.

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Job Rotation: A Full Guide with 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

Job rotation is a technique used to increase employee learning and motivation. In this article, we will explain what job rotation is, list its benefits and drawbacks, and give 5 examples of companies who successfully apply job rotation in their activities. Contents What is job rotation? A definition Job rotation benefits Disadvantages of job rotation Job rotation best practices Five job rotation program examples Before you go FAQ.

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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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HR Metrics - Measuring Activities or Creating Value?

PeopleInsight Workforce Analytics

Updated on May 27, 2020. HR is no stranger to data and metrics and the most progressive of leaders in this space are now leveraging robust and holistic people analytics for powerful results – for their organizations and for themselves. To be progressive and innovative, HR leaders are situating people analytics within the context of business objectives and outcomes.

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Why HR leaders need skills-based hiring now


A college degree used to be the golden ticket to kickstart a professional career. A stamp of approval from higher education on your resume was the fastest on-ramp to a comfortable, salaried position with benefits. While the positive correlation between a college education and long-term income potential has been consistent, the rapid increases in tuition ( now up over 1,000% since 1978 ) and growing constraints on financial aid programs have made a college degree an unattainable goal for many oth

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How to Take PTO Under Lockdown (And Avoid WFH Burnout)

Great Place to Work

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Caring for the Caregivers in Your Organization


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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.