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The Fine Art of Quitting

HR Bartender

I’ve been to a few conferences lately that have mentioned “grit.” It’s the new term for perseverance. I totally get it and I’m a fan of perseverance. Some of these same events have conveyed that the opposite of perseverance is quitting and therefore, a bad thing. That I don’t agree with.

Why Employers Are Wrong About What Employees Want

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3 Ways to Make Exit Interviews More Effective

Cornerstone On Demand

Exit interviews are a double-edged sword: Your company desperately wants information from departing employees about how to improve, but employees have little motivation to provide complete, honest reasons for their departure.

Implementing a Talent / Learning Management System – Selecting a Testing Email


By Warren Phillips, HRchitect As part of the setup of a Talent / Learning Management system, the user profile will contain an email field. If you are loading test users and you must populate the email or just want to, what domain should you use? Have you Ever?

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Individual Contributors Can’t Work In Silos

HR Bartender

I’m starting to plan my trip to this year’s HR Technology Conference and I’m reminded of a prior year’s keynote speaker, Rahaf Harfoush, author of “ The Decoded Company: Know Your Talent Better Than You Know Your Customers.”

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Why LinkedIn Tapped Its Interns to Disrupt HR

Cornerstone On Demand

When people think of HR, "sexy" probably isn't the first adjective that comes to mind (except for me, of course).

External Success through Internal Wellness


“How are you?” It is a question that is commonly answered with “fine,” sometimes even “great.” Although the question, on the surface, is not very probing or invasive, it is sometimes more accurately. Visit site for full story. Employee Wellness employee wellness

Why I Don’t Believe in Parental Leave Requirements


My friend Lance Haun wrote last week about why he thinks we should fight for legislating parental leave in the US. I don’t know that I’ve ironed out my point of view 100%, but I don’t know that I agree with him at this point.

Understanding Global Cultures – Keeping Square Pegs Out of Round Holes


Written by: John A. Hinojos With the changes in technology and the world’s economics, HR technology selections and implementations are relying more and more on teams from various parts of the world. Dealing with Global Teams can be challenging. There are multiple areas where a global team can go off track during the process of.Read More » The post Understanding Global Cultures – Keeping Square Pegs Out of Round Holes appeared first on HRchitect.

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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Why You Need a New Strategy for Retaining Female Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

There are big changes coming to American companies. While many business leaders look to the economy for trends and forecasts — closely following any promising signs as we recover from the 2008 crisis — there's another change brewing right under their noses.

Increased Penalties Have Arrived for ACA Reporting Violations: Here’s How to Avoid Being Fined


This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. If you’re a midsize business owner, you may have heard that you will soon be required. Visit site for full story.

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Five Essential Fixes for Amateur Talent Management Tactics


Take this quiz to find out if impulsive managers are holding you back. That fly-by-the seat-of-your-pants approach to talent issues. It can leave you chanting “ Inner Peace, Inner Peace ” as you deal with the fallout.

THE TOP 20 BRANDED HR PROS: Meet Dawn Burke, VP of People at Daxko.

The HR Capitalist

Let's face it - Fearful of the spotlight and conservative to a fault, HR pros generally aren't the best examples to look towards when it comes to professional branding.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

How Collaborative Learning Will Revolutionize L&D

Cornerstone On Demand

The recognized value of corporate learning and development has been growing over the past few years as skills increasingly trump tenure in the workforce.

Why the Buzz about Employee Engagement and Company Culture?


According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 , company culture and employee engagement is a driving issue for the top companies in the world. I hear these two words thrown around a lot, so I thought I’d take some time to explain how CultureIQ approaches these topics. What makes company culture? The environment, the setting, the social norms, the office rituals, and the language of those working in one workplace. Or more simply, it’s how things get done in an organization.

Spillover, Crossover, and Emotional Spirals at Work and Home


So, it turns out that toxic environment at work could actually be causing you serious problems at home. Everyone has bad days at work. But can bringing home a bad mood from work also affect the lives and work of your partner, your roommates, and your children negatively? Research suggests yes.

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Blueprints for Nine Essential Business Meetings

The People Equation

Let’s just put it right out there: pretty much everybody loves to hate business meetings. I’m on the record in support of meetings if they’re held for the right reasons and are run effectively. So, count me in the minority of people who think (some) meetings are OK.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Frontline Leaders Need Development Too

ATD Human Capital

To effectively manage their teams, frontline leaders need development in key skills that will enable them to understand and foster the success of individual employees. Here are some critical skills leadership development should focus on. Click here to read full version


5 Things Your Exclamation Point (!!!) In Email Means to Me.

The HR Capitalist

You know who you are. You love to use the exclamation point in emails and writing! Yes!!! You're a peppy son of a gun. We're watching your enthusiasm for life and/or your sense of urgency.

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Financial Wellness is Officially a Thing

China Gorman

If you’ve ever had an employee lose their home to foreclosure, if you’ve ever had an employee lose everything in a fire, if you’ve ever had an employee deal with the costs of catastrophic medical bills, then you know that personal financial pressures are not good for your workplace.

3 Ideas for Filling Your Leadership Pipeline

The People Equation

An estimated 85% of companies have some sort of formal or informal leadership development process. Yet, a “process” is not enough to ensure that your company has enough experienced leaders to fill your company’s leadership pipeline.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Work and Life: The Great Balancing Act


Organizations are full of hardworking individuals. However, when hardworking individuals are grouped together at an organization, the competition can become fierce. One may become obsessed with the idea of being the best employee , to the point where work slowly begins to take precedence over their personal life. Life is precious and short. Younger generations joining the workforce are beginning to realize their life does not need to be consumed by long hours at the office.

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Psych 101: When Submitting Candidates to Hiring Managers, Only Suckers Submit One at a Time.

The HR Capitalist

Welcome to Best Practices on the Capitalist. I said Best Practices - that means everyone drinks! But seriously, let's talk about the way you submit candidates to hiring managers when you have your recruiting/talent acquisition hat on. .

How to Work from Home More Effectively


While I love coming into the office, I’m also a huge fan of working from home. It fits well with my personal work style and habits, but I recognize this is not a universal opinion. I hear plenty of people complain that they simply aren’t as productive outside of the office, even if their employer offers a flexible workplace policy. Unsung Benefits of Working from Home. Why am I such a fan of working from home?

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Tips to Protect Your Construction Investment

nettime solutions

It is the Labor Enforcement Task Force's duty to ensure employers follow labor, licensing and payroll tax laws. In an effort to avoid penalties as a business owner you need to understand what specific laws apply to your company.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.