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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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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.

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.

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.

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!

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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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. .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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.

Monsters Under the Bed — the IR35 Danger You Overlooked

Allegis Global Solutions

Some time ago, you learned that IR35 would apply to the private sector, and you immediately started preparing. You examined your contingent workforce, spoke to your suppliers, and built a framework to determine tax status repeatably and to a high standard.

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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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.

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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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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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.

Taking My First to College: One Reflection from the Capitalist.

The HR Capitalist

It happened. Last Thursday, we took my oldest son to college. Drew Dunn is the first member of the Dunn nuclear family to leave the nest.

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.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.