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6 Simple Ways to Improve Employee Morale

15Five

Employee morale doesn’t simply translate into how happy your people are; it’s a direct reflection of how healthy your company culture is, how well you and other leaders are communicating with teams, and how effective your managers are. High morale only occurs when employees feel taken care of by their company. And b ecause this year has been filled with stressful distractions, ensuring your people are getting the support they need to bring their best selves to work each day is more important tha

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7 Best Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Take It Personel-ly

Are you holding a management role already? Is leadership your career goal? Then, you have made a great choice to learn or improve your leadership skills. You should know that irrespective of your current position, there are various ways to showcase your leadership skills, as this will enhance your work efficiency and progress. Here are […].

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I was praised for my insecurities, boss pressures me to reschedule vacations, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. I was praised for my doubts and insecurities. I am a first-time manager who walked into a situation no one was expecting. I had to rely on my boss, grandboss, and HR to help me navigate situations that were almost unknown in my organization. I’ve gotten praise for how I handled it (and for the fact I’m still in the role), but I needed a lot of help.

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Strategic workforce planning: why and how to begin

Insperity

You probably have a hiring plan. But do you conduct strategic workforce planning? Many companies discuss staffing when it’s time to establish annual goals and set a budget. Perhaps the desire to increase profits in the upcoming year demands headcount adjustments, and so plans are made to grow or reduce staff, contractors or consultants. But this staffing practice is shortsighted for two main reasons: The focus is usually short-term (one year or less).

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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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3 steps to help HR build a veterans outreach program

HRExecutive

When he transitioned out of the U.S. military two years ago, Jason Jin knew he wanted to take his career into the financial services field but wasn’t sure where to start. Jin had spent the previous six years in the U.S. Army, starting his service studying at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and later entering combat, including one deployment in Afghanistan, logistics and then becoming a recruiting manager, overseeing efforts to attract service members in four Pennsylvania offices.

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5 Techniques for Enhancing Remote Team Collaboration

Professional Alternatives

With the onset and continual impact of COVID-19, there has been an increased need for remote work. In any office, but especially in a remote environment, team collaboration has to be continually sustained to ensure productivity. While many businesses and their employees claim that they are still productive while working from home , it’s important to ensure that your remote team is productive without any burnout.

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AI in Recruitment - What it Really Is, And Isn’t (And Never Will Be!)

TalentLyft

So far we’ve heard a lot about AI penetrating many different aspects of the recruitment industry and the ways in which it’s been redefining it. However, for anyone who is not a data scientist, it is still oftentimes a mystery what AI technology really is and what it simply isn’t. While technology is inevitably reshaping the way we conduct business, it is the combined effort of recruiters and advanced software that results in hiring long-lasting and competent candidates.

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Giving Thanks and Recognition

Engage2Excel

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many recognition program initiatives. In past years, managers or employees could easily walk up to a peer and give them thanks or recognition for a job well done. Now, for the time being, the opportunity for most in-person recognition doesn't exist. Many managers and employees are now needing to adapt to giving recognition virtually.

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Veterans Day Reflection: 6 Best Practices for Serving Job-seeking Veterans in Workforce Development

EDSI

In celebration of Veterans Day, this blog is dedicated to all U.S. servicemen and women, as well as the workforce professionals who have the privilege of helping to guide Veterans’ career choices in civilian life.

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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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Improving Employee Engagement with Corporate Language Training

Hppy

To compete in the global market, a company must have the right tools and qualities. Leadership, finance, and marketing strategy are some of the things that may first come to mind. Strong and collaborative Employee engagement, coupled with proper communication, is the pillar of an outstanding company. These factors are undeniably essential but an element that is commonly overlooked. .

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Never push loyal Employees to the point where they no longer care!

Brigette Hyacinth

My new boss told me to never be afraid to give feedback. The next Monday morning in a meeting, I happily shared my viewpoint on a new policy. Thereafter, I noticed my boss’s disposition towards me changed. He stopped talking to me. I was shunned. I even felt the effects of this in my monthly performance appraisal, where he noted, I was not supportive of the organization, and I needed to be a better team player.

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Employers Sued for Rejecting Hearing-Impaired Job Applicants

SHRM Resources

Two recent lawsuits filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are reminders that employers must make reasonable accommodations for deaf and hearing-impaired job applicants or risk violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Work in HR? It’s Time to FIGHT for Workers’ Rights.

Robin Schooling

There’s a peculiar mindset amongst far too many HR practitioners. Due to their fervent and often all-consuming desire to be considered “business partners,” they’ve adopted a capitalist perspective that places them somewhere on the spectrum between Scrooge McDuck, Rich Uncle Pennybags and Mr. Burns. Attempting to be fiscally prudent and, as I’ve heard it described, to be “a steward of the company’s money,” manifests itself when they: ‘fight’ every unemployment claim as if the very sustainability

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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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Best tactics and methods to recruit developers in 2020

Hppy

The tech hiring field is highly competitive – both for candidates and recruiters. While candidates for junior positions are putting in work to get recognized and make their mark in the industry, recruiters are fiercely competing for qualified talent. In fact, research shows that 86% of employers are struggling to find and hire tech talent. As a result, their current employees can suffer more pressure, their product development is obstructed, and they can even lose revenue.

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In Times of Crisis: 5 Strategies That Lead to Better Business Decisions 

TalentCulture

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our work. The pandemic has changed how we relate with our families. It has also impacted our sense of safety, security, and health. This crisis, […]. The post In Times of Crisis: 5 Strategies That Lead to Better Business Decisions appeared first on TalentCulture.

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my company wants us to meditate and do yoga and alternative healing

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work for a growing company (think of the products you’d find in Whole Foods beauty aisle) that is doing great things and genuinely has good intentions and smart people behind it. They don’t just greenwash, they are really careful about sourcing, branding, social justice, and diversity. Sometimes they try to do things so differently from other companies that they seem to not notice where they err or enter into unethical territory.

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Telltale Signs of Burnout at Work

HR Digest

Burnout and stress are the two sides of a coin that seem to feed off each other. Stopping and smelling the flowers on the way to work and a more relaxed attitude is the key to stress-free work life, suggest experts. Burnout has got much attention in the last two years with even the World Health Organization (WHO) classifying it as an occupational hazard arising out of “mismanaged work stress”.

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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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Survey: Increase In WFH Means an Increase in Productivity and Trust

marenated HR

Before the onset of COVID-19, Red Branch employees already enjoyed a mixed schedule of working in-office and remotely. In mid-March, when the situation began to look increasingly dire, Red Branch took immediate action and became a fully-remote company. But we didn’t sacrifice our culture. We still see our coworkers during daily pod check-ins and standups, and maintain our Eatin’ Meetin’ whether it be every Friday or every Friday of campaign week to decompress, play games, and update each other o

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Communication in the time of COVID: tips for effectively engaging with employees

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

There have been many industry professionals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, from essential workers in health care, retail and public transit, to grocery and pharmacy staff. Millions who rely upon these industries for jobs are being challenged to operate under the current conditions. Consider corporate employees, food suppliers, teachers, small business owners and more who need to remain open but are used to relying on in-person contact.

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The Best Ways to Talk About Your COVID-19 Layoff in a Resume, Cover Letter, or Interview (With Examples!)

The Muse

Should you disclose a COVID-19 layoff in the job hunt? How to address a coronavirus employment gap in a cover letter, resume, or interview—plus examples.

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I can’t fire a terrible employee

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m the manager at a growing professional services firm. I’m in charge of a lot of things, but the company owners have the final say in hiring or firing, and I’m stuck in a situation where the owners won’t fire a terrible employee. Bad Fit was hired for a position that it turns out is way too difficult for them, and nothing has helped them get up to a base level of competency for the role.

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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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Disney takes top spot as company most admired for HR

HRExecutive

The Walt Disney Co. has earned the crown for Most Admired for HR for 2020, unseating two-year No. 1 titleholder Apple and jumping past second-ranked Netflix. Toyota and Amazon round out the top five on the definitive report card of corporate reputations. Disney’s ratings improved on all four attributes that make up the rankings, with its greatest gains on the two talent-related attributes: management quality and people management.

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A Checklist Of Things To Consider When Moving To Another Country

Take It Personel-ly

Moving abroad can be a really rewarding experience. It offers you the chance to try new things and meet new people, gives you something interesting and unique to put on your CV, massively broadens your life experience, and helps you to improve job prospects and get ahead in your career. It’s an incredibly life-changing decision, […].

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Retaining Clients leverages an Innovative Customer Retention Strategy

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Are you creating an innovative customer retention strategy for what is new and next? (And nowhere near to whatever has been normal.). Consider that retaining yesterday’s clients just may not be the primary focus of this strategy, either. Because the clients who helped you get to where you were yesterday may not have the capacity for innovative transitions.

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Building ‘futuring’ capacity in teams and organisations

HR Zone

Future Can you predict the future?

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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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These are 2020’s most admired companies for HR

HRExecutive

As the COVID-19 pandemic changed nearly everything in our lives this year, employers were among the leaders in transformation. From remote work and childcare to stress management and virtual collaboration, HR was at the forefront of innovation. It’s fitting, then, that even before the novel coronavirus arrived in the United States, research into workforce transformation was already underway.

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Measuring the ROI of Soft Skills

SHRM

In today’s pandemic, HR faces both an opportunity and a challenge when it comes to investing in workers’ soft skills. The way to capitalize on the former and overcome the latter lies in accurately measuring their benefits for a company. COVID-19’s fallout has made soft skills an even more valuable commodity. Vast layoffs, personal suffering, severe downsizings and continued economic uncertainty have reinforced the need for leaders who possess top-notch soft skills such as resilience, compass

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Hiring Manager Interview Performance is the Key to Recruiting Experience

Survale HR

Your recruiting experience is only as good as your hiring managers. No matter what you do to make sure candidates are well informed with regular communication. No matter how much recruiters treat candidates with respect, just one bad interview experience can wipe it all out. Are you measuring interview performance? Are you using candidate feedback to understand what’s working and what’s not with your recruiting experience?