Sat.May 11, 2019 - Fri.May 17, 2019

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An Open Letter to HR on Policies, Regulating, and Training (10 years later)

UpstartHR

Ten years ago I started this blog. One of my earliest posts was about the critical importance of treating people like adults and training for the attitudes and behaviors we want, not just those we don’t want. Is it still true today? You decide. . AKA An open letter to HR professionals who think it’s a good idea to regulate the snot out of everything.

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The Hidden Cost of Culture Friction

Human Workplaces

I was on a call last week with Paula, our new SVP of Business Development , and we were talking to a possible client in Texas. During the conversation, the senior executive on the call asked us a fair and important question: Why should we invest in culture work? How can I convince the other senior executives that we shouldn’t just add more sales people or invest in some other part of the business?

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How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically

Precheck

How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically May. 14, 2019. Antique Nguyen Marketing Specialist. Nurses are a critical part of the healthcare workforce, so the ongoing nursing shortage is a big challenge. Research by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses says that while nurses report being highly satisfied with their career path, 54 percent said they plan to leave their current job within three years.

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Using Talent Sourcing Platforms To Save Recruiter Time

Select Software Reviews

Talent sourcing has become an incredibly important part of any recruiting strategy. This is especially true in a world where unemployment rates have fallen to sub 4% levels and the best talent has become even harder to reach. Source cfo.com. In response, recruiters have been forced to rely more and more on outbound means to engage potential hires. Or, organizations have homegrown their own dedicated sourcing teams which spend their days hunting the right talent.

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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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5 Must-Watch TED Talks To Help You Build Leadership Skills

15Five

Every great leader possesses unique leadership skills that have propelled them to the top, but one quality they all share is a strong commitment to continuous learning. Take Bill Gates, the legendary founder of Microsoft, who reads over 50 books a year. This is Gates’ primary way of gaining new knowledge and testing his understanding. But in case you’re not ready to average four books a month, we’ve gathered five powerful TED talks below, each focusing on a particular facet of leadership, from l

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Ramadan in the Workplace 2019: HR Best Practices

Kazoo

We recently published a series of blog posts regarding inclusivity in the workplace, and we wanted to broaden the conversation to include people who practice different faiths. The purpose of these articles is to bring awareness to specific holidays or traditions that aren’t widely covered in the U.S. – and to give you tips to make your workplace more inclusive to employees who celebrate them.

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Your Workplace Data: Preventing a Cyber Attack

Hppy

The technological revolution has transformed the way we conduct business, but it has also brought with it several new challenges and risks. One of the biggest of these challenges is the topic of data protection in an online world seemingly swarming with hackers, fraudsters and cyber-criminals. A data breach (when an unauthorized person accesses confidential information about your business or your customers) can have disastrous consequences in more ways than one.

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Why Manager Face Time is Essential to Employee Engagement

15Five

My name is Alex and I’m a software engineer. Given the stereotypes about people in my line of work, what I’m about to say next may come as a shock… but, I actually don’t mind meetings. I even look forward to my weekly one-on-one with my manager. Lately, I’ve noticed that a lot of the advice written about managing engineers comes from the point-of-view of an experienced manager, and is based on what has worked for them.

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How to Foster a Healthy Work Environment for Your Employees That’s Free of Bullying

Bob

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I would like to discuss one of the most influential factors on employee mental health in modern office settings; workplace bullying. Once regarded as incidents that only took place on school playgrounds, bullying is now running rampant in offices and other workspaces, leading to a high negative financial impact for companies.

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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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How AI Is Making the Employee Experience Better Than Ever

TalentCulture

If you’re in HR, you’ve undoubtedly heard two buzzwords as much or more than any others in the past few years: AI and employee experience. They’re topics we often link to automation — after all, the employee experience is a lot better when you’re freed from tedious, repetitive processes. But AI is actually improving the employee experience in other ways that are often overlooked.

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9 Office Ergonomics Tips To Improve Workplace Wellness

Hppy

Modern technology has radically changed the way we physically work. And, while it has made office work easier, it has also made it much more repetitive. This has created unprecedented ergonomics challenges, which in turn have increased the rate of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). In fact, recent studies by the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) show that over one million of the working population suffer from work-related illnesses.

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How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Safety training is an indispensable part of organizational training. Every employee who joins an organization has to undertake health and safety training in order to understand the safety practices and protocol of that place. And just like we future proof everything else in business, workplace safety training modules too, must be made in a way that is always future ready.

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How to Identify Your Company's Flight Risks

SHRM Resources

?HR can reduce employee attrition and improve engagement when equipped with predictive data analytics that point out where turnover risk is highest. Flight risk models help identify what types of employee profiles are the most likely to leave the company, enabling HR to make strategic decisions about whom to target for retention and where to invest in development opportunities.

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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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Do we really need to measure the ROI of our people?

HR Zone

People. Do we need to measure the ROI of our people?

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Finding Inspiration: 19 Affirmations for HR and Workplace Leaders

Workology

In January of this year, I committed myself to self-development and really digging into some areas that need my personal attention. You know the ones. They are those things about yourself that you. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Race Against Bias: Are we aware of our own unconscious bias?

HR Digest

Unconscious bias is hard-wired into our brains. It’s a survival mechanism, so basic and below our conscious radar. It helps us better sift through the constant stream of information to make accurate decisions based on instinct rather than logic. What’s more, everyone harbors them and takes them into the workplace. In fact, studies demonstrate bias across nearly every organizational activity and for nearly every group of people.

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11-Steps Recruitment Marketing Action Plan

TalentLyft

Need to create an effective recruitment marketing action plan ? In this detailed, step-by-step guide you’ll learn how to create it - from scratch. Great r ecruitment marketing tips and tricks included. Are ready to put them in action? Read More.

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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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Strategic Human Resource Management: The Basics

Digital HR Tech

Strategic Human Resource Management is essential when it comes to managing people. In this article, we will explain what Strategic HR Management is, how it impacts our work in HR, and give 5 tips on how to make an impact with Strategic Human Resource Management. What is Strategic Human Resource Management? A definition. Strategic Human Resource Management is a combination of Strategy and Human Resource Management (HRM).

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Ep 10 – Are Open Concept Offices Hurting Creativity?

Workology

Welcome to the new Workology Go Podcast. In just under five minutes, we get you the HR and workplace news you need before you start your day. Get ready, get set and go with the Workology Go Podcast. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Recruiting In The Weeds: Cannabis Industry Challenges

Workable

Pot is popular. In the recently-legalized Great White North, the cannabis market could be bigger than beer – which is saying something for Canadians. But it’s not all money and mellow moods for cannabis companies. In addition to product restrictions, supply shortages, and other cannabis industry challenges, they’re dealing with emerging candidate concerns.

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#WorkTrends: How to Build a More Diverse Pipeline

TalentCulture

Here at #WorkTrends we spend a lot of time thinking about how to transform buzzwords into action, and this week we’re breaking down “diversity in hiring.” There has been a lot of lip service paid to this topic, but many HR professionals find that there can be barriers to building a more diverse organization. However, there are tangible steps you can take to attract, hire and retain more diverse candidates.

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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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Mental health awareness: spotting the signs and starting the conversation

HR Zone

Culture. Mental ill-health: spotting the signs.

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Ep 181 – Working and Leading With Dyslexia

Workology

Being a workplace that overlooks diversity and inclusion is not an option in today’s talent marketplace. Accessibility and accommodation aren’t take it or leave it – they’re crucial to. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Learning from failure: 5 inspiring life lessons

Insperity

You’re not perfect and that’s OK. Once you’ve accepted that, you can begin to reorient your mindset from feeling bad about making mistakes to recognizing your faults and learning from failure. Sure, you want to succeed. Everyone does. But you must realize that the road to success is often littered with past failures. The difference between successful people and everyone else is their determination to turn failure into life lessons that strengthen their resolve.

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The Importance of Leadership Transparency

DISC Assessments

In any relationship, business or personal, transparency is a key component in trust and confidence between the people involved. Now more than ever, leadership transparency is not only the respectful way to conduct yourself at the office, it is also the most efficient way as well. In this week’s story, Deb Calvert discusses just how important leadership transparency is both in terms of morale and your company’s bottom line.

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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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AI for recruitment: can robots really offer HR teams complete bias-free hiring?

HR Zone

Acquisition. Can AI really remove recruitment bias?

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Warehouse Hacks That Can Improve Its Efficiency

Take It Personel-ly

It is indeed true that working in a warehouse company can be a hard, harsh, and a demanding job for any employee. More often, operation in warehouse spaces especially in Kansas City can be painstaking. However, there are some processes that you can do so that you can improve and lighten these processes. Here are […].

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Getting to the Point: Conference Roundup

Advanced Learning Institute

ALI Conferences hosted The 2nd Annual Executive Communications & Speech Writing Conference on May 6-8, 2019 in historic Boston near Fenway Park. Communicators from around the country met in Boston to benchmark best practices and hear from leading professionals at top organizations, including American Cancer Society, Abbvie, Oracle, and ASPCA. Attendees overall enjoyed the interactive workshops and engaging sessions, offering advice, strategies, and success stories to their fellow colleagues.