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Transforming Leadership—Selecting a Style for Your Team

ATD Human Capital

When you search on the various leadership styles you end up with 25,200,000 hits. That tells me that there has been a lot of time spent researching the topic. A good place to start is Daniel Goleman’s 2000 study for the Hay/McBer Group, Leadership That Gets Results.

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10 Payroll Tips You Should Know

Namely

Staying on top of payroll can be a time-consuming and stressful process. Especially if you take care of your payroll in-house, it can quickly become a nightmare for business owners.

On Down Time

The Bamboo Project Blog

. At the end of July, my husband said to me, "We need to take off the last two weeks of next month." I immediately felt two things. . Panic--how the hell could I "afford" to take off two weeks? Desire--OH I want to do this! I sat with these two feelings for awhile.

Inclusive Leaders Turn Performance Reviews into Gold Mines

Reviewsnap

Attention managers and team leaders! Here’s great advice from Great Place to Work (Gulf) CEO, Ron Thomas : “Our workforces have the ability to be a percolator of ideas and solutions if we would just turn the spigots on.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Why Should You Care About Employee Engagement?

ATD Human Capital

The author shares a list of seven key reasons engaged employees are vital for an organization. Click here to read full version

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Get Nerdy with Your Employee Engagement Statistics

Quantum Workplace

When I was perusing the latest Employee Engagement Trends Report that our research team assembled, I came across the idea of uncertainty, or neutrality. Here’s the gist: When the majority of employees respond to certain survey items with a three or four (somewhat disagree or somewhat agree), the items represent areas of uncertainty within an Read more. Employee Engagement

Putting the “Strategic” into Strategic HR (and Management)

Josh Bersin

One of the buzzwords we often use in the talent world is “strategic HR.” ” Given all the administrivia which HR people do, is it really possible for HR to be “strategic?” ” If so, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Human Resources

Leadership Improv: Turning the Unexpected Into an Advantage

ATD Human Capital

In Part Four of a four-part series on using improvisational behaviors to drive performance, Karen Hough focuses on three steps to dealing with the unexpected. This flexibility and the sense that anything can happen, keeps us on our toes and ready for anything.

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Next-Generation Financial Reporting in Workday 23: It’s Time to Burn the Binder

Workday

Anyone who works in finance knows the binder. Many operational managers know it too. It''s the binder you take to quarterly business reviews and send up to the CFO. The one stuffed with printouts of spreadsheets and documents that took tens of hours to compile and reconcile.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Why More (Cloud Applications) Really Is Better

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

By Deborah Hamilton. It doesn’t matter that I’ve done it a dozen times before. I am still amazed at how easy it is to submit a claim for out-of-network expenses through my health insurance provider.

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Workaholics are not Good Team Players

Newmeasures

There is a common myth around corporate America that workaholism is the norm for most workers and that to be successful you have to devote yourself, heart and soul, every hour, to the job.

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Grateful Leaders Choose “Yes”

ATD Human Capital

The time for an acknowledgment is the moment you become conscious of it. There are few real excuses for not delivering it now. Click here to read full version

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Is Your Need to Be "Right" Hurting Your Career?

45 Things

When you were in school, did your teacher instruct you to choose the “wrong” answer on a test? What about at work? Does your boss now tell you to try and make "wrong" decisions?

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

While You’re On Holiday, Would You Like to Have Your Work Emails Automatically Deleted?

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

By Richard Doherty. Daimler’s recent decision to give employees the option to have all email received while on holiday automatically deleted ( see story here ) has generated lots of healthy discussion and debate with many for and against such a policy.

Taking the Gloves Off: Leaders and HR

Lisa Rosendahl

Human resources can be complex, confusing and exasperating. Communications between leaders and their human resources department don''t have to be. Unfortunately, they are. Photo credit: iStock. It''s time to step out of the ring and start working together.

Why Should You Care About Employee Engagement?

ATD Human Capital

The author shares a list of seven key reasons engaged employees are vital for an organization. Click here to read full version

The Power of Workplace Culture [Infographic]

GuideSpark

Many companies struggle to create, manage and foster company culture. While it might seem simple to spot good and bad company cultures, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly how or why the culture is good or bad. It can also be tricky to figure out how to turn it around if you suddenly realize that yours needs fixing. So what exactly is company culture, and how do you know if yours is good or bad?

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

MGM Resorts: 2 Takeaways from a Game-Winning People Strategy

Achievers

What does it take to implement a remarkable employee engagement strategy? Last week, Achievers had the pleasure of hosting Christopher Henry, VP of Talent and Organizational Development for MGM Resorts International , on the webinar titled, How to Put Employees First to Win Customers.

Management Tips for a New Employee’s First Day

Insperity

What are the most important things to do on a new employee’s first day? You have the basics down pat: collect a W-4 and I-9; explain your benefits enrollment process; give out a copy of the employee handbook. But your onboarding process shouldn’t stop there. Here are a few not-so-typical tips to help your new hires gain momentum and start off right in your organization from day one. Cover the essentials quicker. You can’t skip the typical first-day items altogether.

Transforming Leadership—Selecting a Style for Your Team

ATD Human Capital

When you search on the various leadership styles you end up with 25,200,000 hits. That tells me that there has been a lot of time spent researching the topic. A good place to start is Daniel Goleman’s 2000 study for the Hay/McBer Group, Leadership That Gets Results.

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How to Live Fully at Work: The New Employee Recognition

David Zinger

We need more authentic and robust employee engagement and recognition. I am honored to be invited by Klinic Community Health Centre in Winnipeg to speak during lunch hour at Vimy Ridge Park in Winnipeg during “Connecting Canada” for World Suicide Prevention Day.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

5 Ways Continuous Development Benefits Workday Customers

Workday

Last March, David Clarke penned an outstanding blog on Workday’s move to single codeline development, meaning we now use just one line of code for both our current release of Workday and features we’re developing for our next release. Most importantly, this move has transformed our development organization to one focused on continuous development.

Kids, Mind Your Orthodonist: A Day in the Life Sunday

Lisa Rosendahl

Anna Curzan, delivered a wonderful TED talk, What Makes a Word "Real." While you wonder if "hangry," "unfriend" and "multislacking" are real words, let me give three real words that are ignored at your own risk: wear your retainer. Photo credit: iStockphoto.

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Leadership Improv: Turning the Unexpected Into an Advantage

ATD Human Capital

In Part Four of a four-part series on using improvisational behaviors to drive performance, Karen Hough focuses on three steps to dealing with the unexpected. This flexibility and the sense that anything can happen, keeps us on our toes and ready for anything.

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Headbanger

NoExcusesHR

As you look at your task list or calendar each day, what goes through your mind? What emotion hits first? Does your competitive side see a challenge; or, does your heart race as you realize it will be nearly impossible to accomplish all of those items in one day?

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.