Sat.Aug 17, 2019 - Fri.Aug 23, 2019

Preventing Workaholism in the Office

SHRM Resources

HR professionals and people managers have a responsibility to ensure employees are working hard but not succumbing to workaholic tendencies. To successfully carry this out, consider these tips for combating workaholism in the office.

5 Eye-Opening Statistics to Cement the Importance of Rewards and Recognition in the Workplace

CakeHR

It’s a running joke among millennials that they live for the weekends. But doesn’t that sound depressing to you? Why should anyone spend 5 out of 7 days a week in a place where they dread going to?

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How Did Your Parents Impact the Way You Experience Work?

Jason Lauritsen

When I was 14 years old, my dad quit his job. It was a job he’d had since I was born. He didn’t quit because he’d accepted another job. He quit because his boss asked him to compromise his integrity. Let me explain.

Which Areas of HR Will Be Most Impacted by Emerging Technologies?

HRExecutive

Influence in HR technology comes from many places, takes many forms and continues to evolve over time. When the HRE /HR Tech Conference team met over to work on this Influencers list, we knew it would be important to consider all aspects of influence.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Power of Attention: What Employee Engagement Really Means

Attuned

What Employee Engagement Really Means. If you’re here, you have probably already asked yourself this question: What does employee engagement really mean? To be brutally honest, we find ourselves asking the same question every day.

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Want to Thrive at Work? Build a Strong Internal Network.

Structural

No matter your definition of professional success, it’s hard to achieve your goals alone. More often than not, successful people are able to build and leverage a strong internal network.

Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: T oday’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

Find Merck KGaA Found the Ideal Span of Control Using People Analytics

Visier

People analytics is critical for business because, at the end of the day, insights into our data enable us to drive better outcomes for my organization, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Learning Diaries: How I Learn Spherically at Work and At Home

Cornerstone On Demand

In our Learning Diaries series, seasoned HR and business leaders share how they make time for a critical but often overlooked aspect of their jobs: learning. It's an inside look at how successful people navigate their busy schedules to continuously improve their skills—and advance their careers.

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Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

New Research: 2019 Remote Work Statistics

Ultimate Software

The future of work is in flux. Emerging technology has enabled an “anywhere, anytime” workplace, and both employees and employers are reaping the benefits. According to the U.S.

Don’t Sugarcoat Performance Reviews

Paul Falcone

By far one of the biggest mistakes that managers make is inflating grades on annual performance reviews. Wanting to minimize confrontation, many managers give "meets expectations" scores to underachievers or workers with records of poor behavior.

Interview with Charlene Li, Part 1: Acts of Courageous Leadership

15Five

In this two-part series, we sit down with Altimeter Group founder and Senior Fellow Charlene Li ahead of the release of her new book, The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail.

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62: How to Repond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews with Chad Roudebush

UpstartHR

It’s a candidate’s market out there. Ghosting, highly competitive hiring practices… It’s all over, and it seems like no company is shielded from the brunt of this disruption. .

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.

Cartoon Coffee Break: WFH Reflections

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our "Cartoon Coffee Break" series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. There’s been a rise in remote work over the past few years, and for good reason.

Turn Your Responsibilities into Accomplishments to Land that Dream Job

The People Equation

My friend Sandra (not her real name) called me up and asked me to review her resume. She was applying for a new job within her organization and hadn’t done the “interview thing” in nearly 10 years.

Three Ways to Keep Recognition at the Forefront in a Remote Workforce World

Engage2Excel

By now it’s widely known that flexible work options, including the ability to work remotely, are near the top of today’s job seekers’ wish lists. Our own survey report on The Remote Workforce found that nearly 75% of millennials have expressed a desire to have more opportunities to work remotely.

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The Adaptable Organization Series

Bersin with Deloitte

Part 3: The Team. Posted by Don Miller and Tiffany McDowell on August 20, 2019. In “Part 2: The Leader” of this five-part blog series, we examined how leaders energize, empower, and connect individuals to form purpose-driven teams. Here, we look at how these high-performing teams deliver work.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

A Conversation With Heidi Spirgi, Cornerstone's New Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Cornerstone On Demand

Heidi Spirgi calls herself an “accidental HR technologist.” With an undergraduate degree in political science and women’s studies and a graduate degree in art history, she didn’t know she wanted to work in HR tech until after college and graduate school.

Testing 1, 2, 3: The Ins and Outs of Job Trial Periods

Hyrell

It costs the average company $4,000 to hire a new employee , and that’s not including the additional costs that can result from a bad hire. A poor fit and exaggerated value can land your company in a world of financial hurt.

Yes, I Really Wanted to be in HR as a Child (and Why Now is THE Time for HR)

UpstartHR

I sometimes forget that some of you have been reading the blog for a long time (maybe the entire 10+ years it’s been going!) while others have just found it. It’s easy to run across something I’ve written recently and think that I have it all together and always have, but that’s certainly not the case. I started this blog when I was getting my first HR job because I wanted to share with others what I was learning and how to improve ourselves as HR pros.

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When Turnover Is High But That Means You're World Class.

The HR Capitalist

Good leaders attract followers; great leaders create more leaders. Turnover sucks. Except when people promote themselves by leaving you, and you have a track record of that being the primary cause of your turnover.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Three ways to accelerate your organization design journey: Navigating the future of work

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Timothy Davis and David Mallon on August 19, 2019. Disruptions in technology and changes in the workforce continue to challenge how organizations operate. Designing for the future organization continues to be a key priority for HR and business leaders. Related links.

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Ways to reward and recognize your employees this Labor Day

PeopleStrategy

While we’re still in the dog days of summer, Labor Day is just around the corner. A popular holiday for the final vacation of the summer, but also a great opportunity to promote – or debut – your reward and recognition programs.

Is it Time to Update Your Time & Attendance Policy?

nettime solutions

Issues with employee time & attendance can show up in any number of ways. Employees might become inflexible about their scheduling, or reluctant to work specific shifts. You might notice a spike in unscheduled absences, especially among certain workgroups.

Headphones at Work - Individual Contributor vs Manager of People.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, new research from AVS Forum polled 800 individuals for perceptions of people who wear headphones at work, at the gym and on public transportation. The full summary graph appears below (email subscribers, click through to my site if you don't see the graph).

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How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.