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What Software Skills do I Need to Work in HR? [Reader Question]


Occasionally I get a question from a reader, such as below. If you have a question you’d like to ask here or on the podcast, please send it to questions AT or record a short voice note here anonymously: [link]. See other reader questions here.

Can AI Improve Training


Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are all around us, and we are more used to it than we realize. For example, the internet searches we conduct, working with virtual assistants, or even shopping online and checking out recommended purchases.

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How to captivate employees during the pandemic

Get Hppy

This year has been challenging for many, especially those running a business. During these unprecedented times, nothing seems certain and this can cause problems for your business. One thing is for certain: you need your employees to be firmly on your side.

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Bookmark This! The Rise of Human Experience Management #HXM

HR Bartender

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we’re human. And we want to be treated as such. This includes our work experience. Yes, we’re technically an employee or a manager or maybe a freelancer, but we want to be treated as a human.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Culture Scout: 3 articles and a survey on leading during chaotic times


Welcome to this very loopy roller coaster of a week, where stopping and getting off is not an option for leaders. Culture Scout may be screaming along with you in the front car, but at least we are screaming some good information about how executives are handling this crazy ride.

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5 Reasons I'm STILL Bullish On America: Election Day 2020.

The HR Capitalist

Election day is here. So many voices shouting, so let me add my thoughts to the mix with a bi-partisan thought that's not said enough these days: AMERICA: STILL THE BEST THING GOING. Let's start with my favorite songs from Hamilton, which you can find on Disney+.

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UKG Fall 2020 eSymposium: A FREE Learning Event for #HR and #Payroll Pros

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at UKG – Ultimate Kronos Group. Formed by two leaders in HR solutions, UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos.

What is Recruitment Marketing and how should employers use it

Get Hppy

Recruitment management can be defined as the process of finding new employees. Businesses place job ads to locate new talent, review resumes, and invite potential candidates for interviews. The recruitment process can be separated into five activities that may vary depending on the company’s needs.

7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

The Muse

Will you be set up to succeed in your role, connect with your colleagues, and grow your career? Here’s how to find out. Interviewing

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Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

The 10-Step Process to Setting Up a Knowledge Management Program


Knowledge management is not just a stand-alone program or project. KM refers to the explicit and tacit information life-cycle that runs throughout the entire organization on a continual basis.

“Hey September, Hold My Beer” (love, October)

HR Hardball

I hate to say “we saw this coming,” but honestly, what did you expect October to be like? The final month marching towards an explosive election, cities are still on fire, COVID cases on the rise and a laptop from Hell. Hang onto your seat folks, we’re in the home stretch. Current Events hardball October podcast


How I Make It Work: ‘You Can’t Just Bark Instructions Any More. Managers Need to be Mentors Now’


Workhuman’s VP of Operations Jim O’Dea discusses how he got to where he is in his career, how he leads human-centered teams and how he’s communicated with his team during the pandemic. Read the full article on Business Post. . Workhuman in the News


6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship

The Muse

Unpaid internships can be financially out of reach for many students. Here’s how to build up your resume without one. Getting Ahead

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9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Top HR Goals for 2021


At this point, everyone has run out of new ways to say, “2020 has been a tough year.” We’ve had all our expectations turned upside. HR Insights

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HR Hardball, The Podcast – Episode 6 “Happiness is an Action”

HR Hardball

“You find happiness and then you find success, not the other way around.” ” That message is woven consistently through my conversation with Dr. Pele. This is not your everyday “doctor;” Dr. Pelè is a bestselling author and educator who partners with leaders, teams, and individuals to achieve high performance through the science of happiness (He can also carry a tune; my personal favorite is “ Thank You. “).

Celebrating Thanksgiving During a Pandemic


November 2020. The post Celebrating Thanksgiving During a Pandemic appeared first on eni. Corporate Wellness Newsletters breast cancer breast cancer awareness breast cancer prevention Health Healthy Eating Healthy Habits Wellness women's health

Looking for a Remote Job? These Companies Are Hiring Now

The Muse

Find your dream work-from-home job—these companies are all hiring for remote and flexible roles. Finding a Job

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

pretending to be Canadian, and other Machiavellian triumphs at work

Ask a Manager

Last week, I asked about Machiavellian things you’ve seen or done at work. It turns out … there were a lot of stories. So many that I couldn’t fit my favorites in one post. Here’s part one, and part two is coming tomorrow. The job hunting assistance.

Calculating the Cost of a Bad Hire – What’s Your Formula?


If you’ve been in business for a while, chances are you’ve made at least one hiring mistake you wish you could take back. Whether a new employee was a complete disaster or just didn’t live up to expectations, a poor fit can cost your business time, resources, and of course, money.

3 Powerful HR Software Features to Help You Use Remote Workforce to the Fullest


There’s no mistaking the global shift taking place right now in the world of work. Organisations of all sizes, have taken steps to become remote workers in answer to the unprecedented impact that COVID-19 has made. .

Small Fixes, Big Results: How to Perfect Your Home Office Setup

The Muse

Focus on improving your work-from-home ergonomics to reduce pain and increase productivity. Productivity

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Workhuman Names Lead Edge Capital Operating Partner Lorrie Norrington and Utmost CEO Annrai O’Toole to Board of Directors


November 5, 2020 – Framingham, Mass. &

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4 Ways Wall Graphics Can Motivate Office Staff

Get Hppy

You will have seen them before. Whether it be a motivational quote or a specific company milestone, wall graphics are seen at offices all across the globe.

Reflektive Customer Series: Leading a Data-Driven People Program at Axios Media


Founded in 2016, Axios Media is committed to delivering smart, efficient news worthy of its readers’ time, attention, and trust. Axios has focused on performance management since it was founded, recognizing early on how important it is to grow and develop its employees.

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Select Your Managers Carefully and Empower Them to Build the Best Team 


To receive a promotion from individual contributor to manager is one of the most rewarding events in a person’s professional life. It likely means that you excelled in your previous role and show significant potential to be a leader in the business.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

13 Strategies For Training New Employees Efficiently


Workhuman’s VP of Solutions Consulting Jen Reimert shares the importance of ensuring that new employees understand the culture of an organization in order to best engage them. Read the full article on Forbes. . Workhuman in the News

Moving with Kids: How to Make It Less Stressful for Everyone

Take It Personel-ly

Moving from your family home to a different house or apartment can be very stressful for everyone involved, kids especially. While adults understand everything that’s going on, kids don’t yet have the ability to focus on the positive changes and make the best of the move.

my employee doesn’t wear a bra on Zoom meetings — should I say anything?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m a man who manages a team of eight. We are all remote since COVID started. It’s become noticeable in the last few months that a woman on the team, let’s call her Samantha, is not wearing a bra during zoom calls. She isn’t dressing provocatively or sexy.