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How to develop a culture of quiet thrivers

TLNT: The Business of HR

We all know that ‘quiet quitting’ has become something of a workplace buzzword.

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10 signs of a toxic work environment (and how to prevent it)

Homebase

A toxic work environment affects everyone. Employees, HR professionals, and managers can all experience—and contribute—to them. Although we often hear about these types of environments paired with big names—Elon and Twitter, anyone?—toxic work environments can be found anywhere from the coffee shop next door to the 6-person start-up in Silicon Valley.

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From Compliance to Talent Management: The 15 Essential HR Responsibilities

Analytics in HR

Over the past century, the term “human resources” has grown and changed significantly. HR responsibilities have moved beyond just administration and legal affairs to encompass a more comprehensive and strategic role in businesses everywhere. This shift has been slow but steady, and has led to a dramatic increase in the value HR professionals provide to any organization.

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EEOC: HR Manager used code words and other directives to staffing agencies to discriminate.

The Employer Handbook

A few weeks ago, I blogged here about how a federal appellate court concluded that firing someone who isn’t a ‘good fit’ isn’t necessarily a coded phrase for discrimination. Still, I generally recommend to clients that they be more direct when terminating someone’s employment by explaining the legitimate business reason(s) for the decision.

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New Report from 3,500+ Employers Confirms Retention is a Top HR Priority in 2024

The first report from Gallagher’s 2024 US Workforce Trends Report Series, includes data from 3,500+ employers who participated in the 2024 US Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. The report provides benchmarks for benefits, HR and people strategies to help organizations thrive. Organizations continue to rank retention as the top priority for HR, and second highest for operations.

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‘Zoom fatigue’ and exclusion still persists for hybrid workers

HR Zone

Culture Hybrid working: A threat to culture?

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This Mental Health Awareness Month, how 2 employers transformed their strategies

HRExecutive

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and based on recent research, HR leaders must pay closer attention to the mental health needs of their workforce, particularly as post-pandemic transformations continue to play out. - Advertisement - A recent survey from Korn Ferry, for example, found that 58% of professionals polled say that their employer mandating a return to the office will have a negative impact on their mental health.

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Get Ready to Thrive: Onboarding Tips for Success

Essium HRM

Onboarding often has a far greater impact on a new hire’s success than many recruiters realize. A high-quality, comprehensive experience empowers candidates with knowledge, ensuring they’re ready for the journey ahead. Plus, onboarding is often an introduction to their new employer, and a positive impression leaves them optimistic about the opportunity well after they were offered a job, leading to a stronger performance and improved mindset.

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Why Setting Strong Objectives for Managers is a Top Priority This Year

15Five

You’d be hard-pressed to find an HR thought leader who doesn’t believe having great mid-level managers is one of the biggest—if not the biggest—indicators of a high-performing team. If training and developing your organization’s managers isn’t one of your top priorities this year, it probably should be. Consider these stats: 60% of HR leaders say “leader and manager effectiveness” is their #1 priority in 2023, according to Gartner. 65% of managers feel underprepared and struggle to perform in th

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When a Bonus is an Insult

Evil HR Lady

Bonuses are great. No one ever wants to turn down money. But, when a bonus is too small, it’s best to skip it altogether. For instance, take a look at the above example from the Anti Work Subreddit. Handing an employee $25 as a gesture of goodwill on a random Friday is fine. Telling an employee that if they work hard for five years (5 years!) they’ll be rewarded with $25 is an insult.

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The Intelligent Automation Guide For Human Resources

Achieving your HR goals for 2024 requires strategic focus and efficiency. But your team is overwhelmed and in the worst cases, burned out. Our eBook explores how process automation can streamline administrative tasks, enhance collaboration, and improve overall productivity, allowing your HR team to put their energy into higher value activities. Address key challenges such as: Limited resources Departmental silos Employee burnout Learn about the real benefits of advanced automation tools as well

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As contingent workforces grow, Workday unveils new tool to assist HR

HRExecutive

Workday released a new vendor management system (VMS) tool Tuesday, taking aim at a multi-billion market designed to help employers manage external workers , including contractors and full-time employees of staffing agencies. - Advertisement - Workday VNDLY is the latest player in the $226 billion VMS market, which manages contingent workforce programs—an area increasingly overseen by HR leaders.

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Register Now for Avoiding Meal, Rest Break Traps Webinar

HRWatchdog

Meal and rest breaks are among the trickiest aspects of managing a workforce in California. Misunderstandings can be costly — for instance, each workday that an employer fails to provide a meal break to an employee as required, the employee is owed one additional hour of pay at their regular rate of pay. And, in California, laws governing meal and rest breaks continue to evolve — mostly not in favor of employers.

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4 Benefits of Competency-Based Hiring | ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

Hiring teams base their decisions on many factors, most significantly a candidate’s experience, qualifications, and core competencies. Core competencies are the unique traits, attitudes, and behavior patterns that enable employees to succeed in that particular role. Experience and expertise are easy to assess. But competencies are not always easy for talent acquisition professionals to identify and are often overlooked in traditional hiring processes.

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May 2023 Jobs Report Recap

Engage2Excel

The jobs market remains resilient even as the U.S. economy slowed through recession worries, interest rate hikes, tech and large company layoffs, and banking sector instability. More workers are entering the labor force and the participation rate for workers aged 25 to 54 is the highest since March 2008. Unemployment remains low, even though the pace of hiring is gradually cooling.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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How to Implement Manager Enablement to Boost Employee Engagement

15Five

A healthy manager and employee relationship is essential for any business. A good manager will take the time to understand what makes their direct reports tick and form deep connections that focus on getting the best out of their employees. But what happens to employee engagement when there’s trouble in this relationship? Employee engagement affects just about every important aspect of your organization, including revenue, customer experience, and retention.

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Employee Training & Development and How It Helps Retain Your Top Talent

SutiHR

Why Investing in Employee Development is Essential for Improving Retention Rates and How Employers Can. The post Employee Training & Development and How It Helps Retain Your Top Talent appeared first on SutiSoft.

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8 HR Models Every HR Practitioner Should Know in 2023

Analytics in HR

HR must operate well to bring true value to an organization. A well-thought-out structure puts HR in a better position to deliver services effectively and create impact. HR models help define and explain the role of HR in the business. When HR practitioners understand how HR models work and are familiar with the philosophies of some widely-used frameworks, they can set up their HR organization for success.

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What’s keeping HR from being seen as a true strategic partner?

HRExecutive

Sapient Insights Group’s annual HR Systems Survey , now going into its 26 th year, reveals all sorts of interesting data about trends in HR technology. We use this information to help buyers make informed purchasing decisions and help vendors understand how their solutions are being viewed by the market. But the survey also includes questions unrelated to IT—and the answers help us uncover important trends about the HR profession itself. - Advertisement - One such question is whether HR is

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Work Culture: Positive vs. Terrible

6Q

Work culture is an integral factor in worker productivity and employee retention. In this short article, we’ll look at the evolution of work culture, why it is important, and how you can foster a positive work culture in your company. What is work culture? When we talk about work culture, we are talking about the overall atmosphere present in the work environment of a company.

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What’s a Letter of Interest and How’s It Different From a Cover Letter?

The Muse

They’re both letters you’d send to companies you’re interested in working for, but there are some key distinctions. Here’s when to use each one and how—plus examples.

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Three More Brilliant Tips for Dealing with an Angry Boss

Civility Partners

A few years ago, we shared five simple tips on how to deal with an angry boss , and the response was overwhelming! We’re back with even more tips to help you navigate this challenging situation with civility in mind. According to a survey conducted by the Workplace Bullying Institute, managers and bosses represent a staggering 65% of people who bully in the workplace.

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12 Experts Weigh In On Why You Need An Employee Handbook

Genesis HR Solutions

We’ve talked about the importance of an employee handbook from our perspective, but we thought it would be interesting to hear directly from CEOs, business owners, and HR managers about how employee handbooks have made a difference at their companies. Check out their perspectives below—you’ll likely find something that surprises you! Unfortunately, most employers don’t have a handbook that thoroughly addresses the processes and activities of their employees.

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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New Report: The Hidden Costs of a Bad Hire

TalentCulture

As businesses engage in “Hasty Hiring” to beat labor market competition, they’re racking up huge costs in hiring mistakes. The post New Report: The Hidden Costs of a Bad Hire appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Is Your Personal Brand What You Think It Is? Find Out With These Exercises

The Muse

What do you think your personal brand is? And what do other people think it is? Find out and compare with these two exercises from Aliza Licht’s new book “On Brand.

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Insights from the Craft Brewers Conference

Civility Partners

Last Sunday, May 7th, I had the honor of being a keynote speaker at the THRIVE pre-conference , which was a roadmap to a safe, inclusive, and equitable experience at the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC). As a conference held in Nashville, TN, a city known for its musical roots and diverse music scene, it was a fitting backdrop for discussions on creating a diverse and welcoming culture in the craft brewing community.

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Washington to Bar Employers from Relying Marijuana Use in Hiring Decisions

SHRM Resources

The state of Washington will prohibit employers from making hiring decisions based on off-duty use of marijuana or positive pre-employment drug test results that find an applicant to have nonpsychoactive cannabis metabolites in their hair, blood, urine or other bodily fluids.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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19 Ways Leaders Can Support Employee Health And Wellness

Forbes Coaches Council

The pandemic highlighted the need to create safe and healthy workplaces for employees, and because culture starts at the top, it’s up to leaders to continue prioritizing their team members’ health and well-being.

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18 Key Leadership Competencies for 2023 Success

Analytics in HR

Developing a diverse leadership bench is essential. In fact, companies that actively implement training and mentoring initiatives to develop leadership competencies are 3.4 times more likely to be rated as a best place to work. However, only 40% of organizations rate their leader quality as good or excellent. That’s why upskilling leaders and managers is one of the key HR trends.

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The Everything Guide to Working as an Accountant

The Muse

Learn about the different types of accountants (cost, forensic, tax, etc.), certifications (like the CPA), key skills (such as Intuit QuickBooks), and more.