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Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

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Cringe-Worthy Stats to Crush Your Onboarding Disbelief

ClearCompany HRM

We may be a little biased in this claim, but onboarding is important. Running a business and managing people come with a lot of responsibilities and the stress of ensuring all the pieces align at the end of the week is overwhelming.

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7 Things You Must Be Doing To Create A Happy Workplace


Would you believe me if I told you that the happier your employees are, the more successful your company will be? It may sound like the definition of a “Care Bear” management style, but study after study has shown that employee happiness has a direct correlation to your bottom-line.

HR’s Critical Role: Connecting Talent Management to Business Outcomes


When it comes to talent management, there’s a paradox that continues to confound HR leaders. For a long time, HR departments have been called on to become more strategic—less fixated on matters that only concern HR, and more focused on matters that concern the entire business.

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.

Managers Must Be Able to Identify Employee Performance – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I recently wrote a post about one aspect of the performance review process that employees like – getting merit increases. Many organizations link performance reviews with pay increases so even if the performance review is boring, at the end, there’s a conversation about compensation.

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CSR: When Giving Something Away Makes You Stronger


On paper, it doesn’t make sense, right? How can giving something away make you stronger? Yet, when a company commits to giving away employee volunteer time or donations, the culture becomes stronger and employees are more engaged.

6 Golden Rules to Select the Right HRIS System for your Organisation


Which HRIS should you choose? Confronted to the variety of solutions available, we offer you six golden rules. Simply follow these steps in order to find the one system that will be the best fit for your organisation and HR needs. HR Managers are busy and do not always have the necessary time to research consciously their HRIS solution. Most of the time, decisions are solely made on the basis of two factors: cost and speed of implementation.

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Can a Manager Praise Employees Too Much [poll]

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During this year’s WorkHuman Conference hosted by Globoforce , keynote speaker Shawn Achor made the comment that employees never get tired of praise. At first, I totally agreed.

The 7 C’s of Change Management: Making Change Easier With Neuroscience

Get Hppy

Change is rarely easy, especially when a habit has been formed. Just think about how difficult, stressful, and even annoying it can be when someone asks to change your morning routine or you are forced to change it. That is just one person.

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!

The Newly Hired Employee’s Guide to Choosing a Medical Plan


Congratulations on starting a new job! You’ll have a lot to take care of and a lot to learn. Familiarizing yourself with the processes and culture of your new company can be all-consuming in those. Visit site for full story. Employee Benefits

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7 Ways HR Can Better Manage Gen Y Employees


Taking into account the more individualistic expectations of Generation Y and Z means that HR will have to play a role of coordinator in order to respond to their needs while maintaining the collective value of their organisation. How are HR going to evolve in the coming years? It’s a question that can be easily asked given that organisations now have to manage multiple generations with divergent values and expectations under the same roof.

6 Unexpected Sources of Leadership Inspiration

The People Equation

Have you ever been to a leadership training program and realized the concepts taught would be as much use to you at home as at work? According to research by Development Dimensions International, leaders who apply their newly learned skills at work also put those skills to use at home.

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.

On Purpose and Thriving: Andy Swann Q+A (Part 1)


What drives community and purpose at work? How can we affect change without losing sight of our people? And why do some people seem to flourish at work while others flounder? These are some of the philosophical questions about work that WorkHuman speaker Andy Swann investigates.

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Recognize Effectiveness and Minimize Bureaucracy


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – New mindsets that emphasize and recognize effectiveness over effort are needed to replace increasing bureaucracy. Organizations are becoming flatter and more flexible, at least according to conventional wisdom.

Data-Driven, in the Cloud(s)


There is something truly special about being able to fly – the freedom, the control, the chance to see a perspective that few get to experience. I appreciate this position, but it commands respect.

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Go beyond gut feelings if you want to hire the best


When companies have a lot of positions to fill, it’s tempting to take shortcuts.

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

There's a Little Bit of Kevin Durant In All Of Us.

The HR Capitalist

By now, most of you have heard that Kevin Durant, one of the top 5 professional basketball players in the world, made the decision over the 4th of July to leave his current team (Oklahoma City) and join what's widely regarded to be the most talented team in the NBA (the Golden State Warriors).

Freedom From Your Restrictive HR System


HR systems have a poor reputation for being restrictive and confining. Traditional HR systems own your data and require HR departments to undertake a myriad of labor-intensive processes just to complete weekly tasks, such as effort reportstimesheets and payroll processing. These manual processes paired with the dysfunction of marrying data together from different systems makes for an inefficient use of your employees’ time. Don’t fret; there is good news.

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The Great Generational Shift: How Employers and Managers Can Prepare


While there are always different people of different generations working side by side in the workplace, today there are as many as six different generations, depending on which demographic definitions one uses. The workforce is aging on one end of the spectrum and getting younger on the other.

Go beyond gut feelings if you want to hire the best


When companies have a lot of positions to fill, it’s tempting to take shortcuts.

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.

Your Job Search Doesn’t Get a Day Off

HR Bartender

One of the hardest things to do is find a new opportunity. It doesn’t matter if you’re currently employed or not, searching for a new job takes time and can be very stressful. It also doesn’t get a day off. When looking for a job, it can feel like we need to be looking every day. Even on a holiday.

Here’s How Valuable Time Off Is to Employees, According to a New TriNet Survey


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5 Essential Coaching Tips for Busy Leaders


Guest contributor Terry Lipovski is the president of Ubiquity , a preeminent provider of leadership development services around the world. HR professionals interested in contributing to Reinventing HR can email We hear a lot of high level buzz about why it is important for leaders to coach their teams, but very little about how this looks from a day-to-day perspective.

Why You Need A Talent Pipeline


One of the most difficult situations a company faces is quickly identifying, vetting, and onboarding new hires when a position opens up. Regardless of the seniority level or specific responsibilities of the position, there is a ripple effect that occurs and it travels up and down the org chart.

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.