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19 Creative and Sincere Employee Appreciation Ideas


Today’s workplace is experiencing a shift. Employee recognition is no longer a nice to have, but a firm need to have.

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Benefits Spotlight Series: TouchCare


Employee benefits have never been more important. And as companies adjust to the new reality brought about by COVID-19, employers and employees alike are beginning to identify gaps in their benefits programs.


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3 HR Policies to Reconsider During COVID-19


In the wake of a global pandemic, companies everywhere have had no choice but to adjust their current business strategies to overcome the internal and external ramifications brought on by the novel coronavirus. Some organizations have found more success than others when it comes to carrying out their “normal” business day while simultaneously keeping their employees healthy, happy, and motivated in a time of crisis.

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10 ways to reward your remote workforce


Everyone likes to be recognized for their efforts – whether it’s a very public kudos or a hand-written note discreetly mailed to their home. In fact, employee recognition is considered one of the top ways to motivate people to do their best work and increase productivity. According to the Society of Human Resource Management ,79 percent of employees say recognition makes them work harder and 78 percent say recognition makes them more productive and better equipped to handle change.

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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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7 Things You Should do Before Bed to Have a Productive Morning

Thrive Global

We all know there are things we can do to be productive when we wake up (i.e. coffee), but what about before we go to sleep? These are just a few things you can do to ensure you set yourself up for a good night’s sleep to wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. Even if the day is sitting at home and taking a bunch of zoom calls. Create a peaceful place for sleep.

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Everything You Need to Know about PPP Loan Forgiveness


You may have received (or may be waiting to receive) funding from the Small Business Association (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was a major component of the federal CARES Act. While the funding is technically called a loan, 100% of the loan can be forgiven if you follow the PPP loan forgiveness rules. . It can be difficult for small businesses to navigate the ins and outs of how to achieve total Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness.

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coworker thinks she has the power to heal her own tumor

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My dad works in a unionized position in a public care facility where he and his colleagues work directly with the residents. His workplace is straight-up toxic and delivers non-stop drama. His coworkers treat the residents terribly, they constantly bicker and bully amongst themselves, they don’t always follow health codes, and don’t get me started on the protocols they’re breaking in response to COVID.

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What HR Professionals Should Be Doing in the Midst of a Hiring Freeze

Cornerstone On Demand

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic , companies across sectors have implemented hiring freezes and paused active talent recruitment efforts. While these measures immediately impact HR operations, they also provide space for recruiters and other talent management professionals to rethink their approach to engaging with new potential candidates—and maintaining contact with people they were in the process of evaluating for open job opportunities.

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Global Upside Joins Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) as Associate Member

Global Upside

Global Upside has joined the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) as an associate member. WBN is the world’s fourth largest network of commercial insurance brokers and employee benefits consultants. This new relationship allows WBN members and their clients to access Global Upside’s extensive suite of accounting, finance, and people services and solutions.

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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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Reimagine Your Business with People-Centric Leadership


Organizations are working to ensure they survive and even thrive in very challenging times. Historically, there has been great opportunity in times of crisis or a recession. Disney, General Electric, IBM, and Microsoft are a few household names launched during troubled economic times. Many well-known and successful startups such as Instagram, Uber, and Venmo began after the 2008 recession.

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A Pediatrician Shares Her Experience Volunteering to Care For COVID Patients

Thrive Global

I am a Pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine Specialist, and was deployed to take care of hospitalized adult patients who were facing COVID-19 in one of the hardest hit areas on the planet — Bronx, N.Y. Never have I ever felt such imposter syndrome as I did when my New York City children’s hospital changed call signs from a “pediatric hospital” to a “pediatric and adult hospital.”.

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Rebuilding Remote Leadership Starts With Building Trust

Cornerstone On Demand

Last month, I wrote an obituary for normal : the way things used to be. Many typical practices and ways of working are no longer effective, forcing everyone to utilize the most valuable skill of 2020: adaptability. One area where this is especially prominent is in leadership. The shelter-in-place orders eliminated face-to-face interactions and hands-on supervision has been replaced with digital communication and invisible oversight.

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HR Transformation Doesn’t Mean Hiring More Data Analysts


“Every company is a technology company.” If this wasn’t true when it was said during a Gartner Symposium keynote in 2013 , then it is definitely true today. To facilitate remote work, new digital business models, and overall business continuity during the COVID-19 crisis, major IT projects were implemented within weeks instead of months or years. This unprecedented disruption to our normal way of life, it seems, has spurred an overnight digital transformation.

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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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Perfect Document, Imperfect Men

HR Hardball

We, The (quite flawed) People have some pretty amazing goals to strive for. The bar was set high when our Founders crafted the Declaration of Independence, to boot: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”.

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5 Topics to Communicate to Employees Before Going Back to the Office


Now that more of the United States is opening up, millions of Americans are returning to work. However, after the COVID-19 shutdowns, “back to the office” doesn’t necessarily mean “back to normal.” To help employees adjust to office life post-quarantine, you’ll need to be ready to communicate important changes and new procedures so they feel safe and comfortable being there each day.

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Talent Marketplace Platforms Explode Into View

Josh Bersin

Over the last five years companies have been working to improve internal talent mobility. Not only does it save money on recruiting, it enables compaines to find internal expertise which is often hidden in the organization. And it creates a strong sense of engagement and belonging in the workforce. Why is this such a big. Read more» The post Talent Marketplace Platforms Explode Into View appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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The ‘new normal’: the future of hiring, onboarding and working


Remote work , asynchronous communication , increase of collaboration tools use; these are just a few of the current trends the hiring world and businesses are seeing. We at Workable wanted to get to the core of these developments and address them with people who are on the front lines and willing to share their first-hand experiences. That’s why on June 25, 2020, we hosted a webinar titled: “Working, hiring and onboarding in the new normal”.

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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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Mobile Applications – Managing HR Activities from Anywhere


The acceptance of mobile technology has made its way into the professional world. Mobile devices have become a means of improving productivity with new versions of mobile applications releasing every day. HR departments have not been left out of the trend. Increasingly businesses are choosing to adopt mobile technology to support HR professionals in their administrative and strategic functions.

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What is Employee Voice and Why Is It Important? 


Do your employees believe they have a voice in the workplace? The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) publishes an annual list of?top 10 workplace trends and “capturing the voice of the employee” was on the list. It shared, “Employees’ voices will become more important to organizations as they focus on collecting employee feedback more frequently, utilizing innovations for capturing that feedback, and taking action to drive engagement based on those results.&#

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4 Ways Leaders Effectively Manage Employee Conflict

Pollack Peacebuilding

Conflict can happen anywhere, anytime. If you’re in a leadership role at your workplace, or hope to be, there are certain expectations for you when conflict arises. It can feel overwhelming, or even annoying to have to channel your energy toward conflict resolution when you have so much else on your plate. But conflict resolution doesn’t have to be the impossible feat it may feel like.

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Company survey: What are the best skills for remote work?


Or not? The style of “working remotely” has brought up challenges (distractions, barriers to productivity, etc.) that many employees have suddenly come face to face with for the first time over the past few months. As a result, new and existing skills have been brought into the spotlight. The ultimate question arises: What are the best skills for remote work?

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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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5 Best Online Video Conferencing Apps to Amp up your Meetings in 2020!


In light of the present circumstances, video conferencing apps ought to be made an integral part of businesses. It is a no-brainer. Gone are the days, when you would run into your meeting rooms with a board marker in hand to address your team who would be doing their bit in thrusting chairs into the hall to accommodate everybody. Today, with powerful video conferencing software in place, you can host and participate in meetings in the comfort of your home.

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#WorkTrends Leading Organizations to Resilience and Diversity


No question: businesses and employees are going through a lot. The pivot to remote. Changing laws and regulations (sometimes overnight). Safety — and not just physical, but emotional as well. How should we best deal with the pressures of working amid brand-new and vexing circumstances? Get resilient, so instead of crashing from the stress, we […].

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Best Home Security Surveillance Systems

Take It Personel-ly

In today’s world with the advancement of technology, there has been a growing demand for security systems. When anyone thinks about their safety and security, the first device that comes to our mind is CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) cameras. Undoubtedly, technology has paved the way for us to monitor anything from anywhere in the world […].

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Mental health awareness at work: Warnings signs to look for

Business Management Daily

Mental health among workers is essential not only for employee wellness but also for the welfare of your company. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 1 in 5 U.S. adults reported a mental illness in 2016, and 71% reported at least one symptom of stress, like a headache or feeling anxious. Mental health awareness programs in the workplace can help mitigate stress and improve employees’ wellness by identifying issues early, and providing support through things like Empl

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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.