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Creating Career Agility


The post Creating Career Agility appeared first on Fuel50.

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PTO in a Staycation World

Compensation Cafe

2020, the year of the forced staycation. While some people have been able to take real vacations this year, those of us with multi-generational families, who are immunocompromised or have other concerns about our health and welfare have had very limited options. In the world of Total Rewards, this creates some real concerns. There is the basic issue of ensuring people have the time and privacy to recharge (I discussed “performance fatigue” in a recent article ).


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The Time To Prepare For The Post-Pandemic Workplace Is Now. Here's Where To Start

Cornerstone On Demand

This article originally appeared on Forbes HR Council. It can be hard to imagine, but there is a light at the end of this COVID-19 tunnel. Businesses will eventually reopen, and employees will return to their workspaces. But we won’t see a complete return to normal. Workplaces will look and feel very different — and in many ways, the experience will be something like a culture shock.

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California Court Orders Uber and Lyft to Reclassify Drivers as Employees

SHRM Resources

A trial court judge in San Francisco issued a preliminary injunction blocking Uber and Lyft from continuing to classify drivers as independent contractors under California’s employment laws. The judge briefly delayed enforcement, however, so the ride-hailing services will have time to appeal the order.

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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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Rob Girling: “It’s a marathon, not a sprint.”

Thrive Global

It’s a marathon, not a sprint. You can’t sustain imbalance for long, so it’s better to treat yourself kindly all the time. Don’t believe you need to have all the answers. It’s ok to say, “I don’t know, let me think about that.” As a business owner, you shouldn’t have many rote answers to questions. It’s better to think about what needs to be said rather than be spontaneous and risk upsetting people.

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6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making

HR Bartender

Organizations are always making decisions. And when faced with unique circumstances, they might have to make some more – including some really tough ones. Decision making isn’t easy. Some people avoid making decisions at all costs. And avoidance is a decision in itself. There are times when the outcome from no decision can be worse. At some point last year, I attended a conference where the speaker shared six principles for decision making.

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5 Hacks to Avoid Virtual Meeting Fatigue (#2 is my favorite)

Ultimate Software

With the requirement for many of us to work from home it seems that life as we know it has morphed into one long, never-ending Zoom-Skype-WebEx-Hangout-Meet video fest. During the last few months I’ve attended great virtual meetings and, unfortunately, quite a few that, well to be honest, sucked. Personally, I’ve gone from zero to hero[ine] regarding Zoom functionality, with multiscreen displays, two camera angles, shared whiteboards, breakout rooms, etc.

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A Guide to Get Executive Buy-In for a Recognition Program 


So, you’ve done the research, and you, like so many other HR professionals, have come to understand the powerful link between employee engagement and recognition. Unfortunately, your company doesn’t have a formal recognition program in place. . You know that introducing a new, comprehensive employee recognition and rewards program is crucial for your culture and overall business success.

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Is your Organization’s Talent Acquisition Experience Driving Talent Away?

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Bhawna Bist , Aarushi Gandhi on August 13, 2020. Finding right talent can often times be difficult! Decades of knowledge and experience gathered by the baby boomers are now starting to leave the workplace, which makes acquiring and retaining top talent extremely important to organizations. According to Forbes, 49 percent of surveyed millennial’s will quit their job in two years ( Source ).

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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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How To Support Your Employees During These Changing Times


This pandemic has caught all of us off guard. But this should not stop us from creating productive, supportive, and pro-employee workplaces. A good manager or owner will always ask how he can support his employees during these challenging times. We will address that in this article using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to provide us with a more structured approach.

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How to ensure psychological safety in the workplace


With talks around diversity and inclusion gaining solid ground in the business world, psychological safety has become part of the lexicon for company and thought leaders who try to define what a healthy workplace is. But is psychological safety at work solely a parameter for boosting inclusivity and employee wellbeing , and updating your people operations strategy ?

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10 Essential Remote Working Tips


Remote work can be an unexplored territory for many people. If you’re new to remote work , make sure you’re well-equipped with the right tips and tools in place. We dive into 10 essential remote working tips. . 1. Practice frequent recognition . Recognition is a key takeaway when it comes to remote working tips. Remote workers can feel isolated and Gallup shared that 21 percent named “loneliness” as the biggest struggle with working remotely.

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How Online Electronic Signature Software is Useful to Different Industries


Business is evolving more rapidly in the present market than ever before. Millions of dollars in funds get pushed towards the digitization of each industry-small or big. Internet and mobile service providers have impacted the technology market in such a manner that continuous evolution has become the new norm. One such digital solution is eSignature software.

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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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NILG 2020 Virtual Conference Webinar Series Wrap Up – Week of August 10th

Berkshire Associates

Berkshire’s consultants are attending the NILG 2020 Virtual Conference Webinar Series , which is a series of complementary webinars in July and August.

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How This HR Leader Is Making the Veterinary Industry a More Inclusive Place

The Muse

Tiffany King always wanted to make a difference in her career—and she's doing just that by supporting people of color within veterinary medicine.

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What is an Employee Referral Program? Why Companies Need to Embrace Them


Hiring the right people has always been fundamental to the success of every business. Today, getting qualified and dedicated workers on board is more complicated than ever. In the age of remote working, new hires need additional skills. That means things like knowing how to do video conferencing or self-motivation. What’s more, how you hire has had to change dramatically.

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Don’t Know What to Do with Your Garden Space? Here Are Some Ideas

Take It Personel-ly

Having a garden is great. It’s your personal oasis where you can spend your time relaxing and being at one with nature. However, sometimes gardens can look rather barren and austere, especially when they’re bigger than most. It’s difficult to know what to do with this space and so we end up with a lot […].

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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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Coronavirus resource spotlight: virtual college recruiting


The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically reshaped the world of recruiting, impacting both employers and potential candidates, including college students. Here’s a look at a new suite of products that aims to ease the recruiting process for talent and hiring managers. What it is: Handshake aims to connect college students with internships and jobs, having partnered with over 1,000 universities and colleges and 500,000 employers—including Target, Amazon and P&G—to help more than 17 mil

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3 Hilarious Things Designers Are Doing to Spite the Coronavirus Pandemic

marenated HR

It’s August 2020, and the Coronavirus doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. The good news? The designers of the design community have decided to spite this virus by turning it into comic relief. How might you ask? Blunt relevance and accuracy of the daily lives millions are living right now. See them all below! #1: MAKING HILARIOUS COMICS. Don’t underestimate the power of good humor.

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#WorkTrends: Aligning Around Performance Management: New Findings


Listen to the full conversation and see our questions for the upcoming #WorkTrends Twitter Chat. And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you don’t miss an episode. How, where, and when we work may have changed, but there still needs to be a way to manage performance. But do employees want that right […]. The post #WorkTrends: Aligning Around Performance Management: New Findings appeared first on TalentCulture.

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5 Ways to Develop Leaders At Your Company


Throughout history, the concept of leadership has changed drastically—especially within the last decade. Back in 2010, many successful leaders were autocratic and solely based their decisions on their personal beliefs. Since then, however, many leaders have embraced a more inclusive and collaborative way of decision making.

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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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Sumser: How health, safety and ethics will become the heart of HR


Long-time observers of the HR technology industry traditionally have not considered health and safety to be part of the territory. Health was a benefits question, while safety belonged to the facilities team. Disabilities caused by work were the province of workers’ comp. The industries with on-site medical teams never purchased much talent management software.

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HR Tech Weekly: Episode #279: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. Listen live every Thursday or catch up on full episodes with transcriptions here. HR Tech Weekly. Episode: 279. Air Date: August 13, 2020. This Week. Topics: Indeed Agrees To Acquire ZapInfo, Skillsoft Restructuring Plan Confirmed by Court, Rippling Announces $145M Funding, CloudPay Raises $35M, Thriver Raises $33M, and Harvard Business Review on 21 HR Jobs of the Future.

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If You Have 80 Internship Candidates and Not One Is Good Enough, You’re the Problem

Evil HR Lady

When I was an undergraduate political science student at Brigham Young University, a new professor just transferred in from Princeton. We asked him what the difference was between BYU students and Princeton students. His answer? Everyone at BYU is so busy! Everyone works! People are married with children. People have volunteer duties and church responsibilities.

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Dear Recent College Grads, Here's How to Write a Great Cover Letter

The Muse

Your cover letter is your best chance to explain why you want this job at this company—and why you’re a great fit for it. Here’s how.

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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.