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Loneliness is one of the hardest aspects of being a widow. As a suddenly single individual, we feel isolated and saddened at our new status of being solo. We feel completely and utterly bereft of the loss of the partnership we shared, and are weirdly shocked at the realization that we are no longer a couple. We feel precipitously aware that the world is marching two by two and we are now traipsing a path alone.

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Virtual Team Bonding During COVID-19


Let’s just start out by saying the struggle is real. For those who aren’t used to working remotely, cabin fever may be setting in and people are feeling the strain. With that in mind, one of the things we should be relying on right now is connection. As more and more teams are getting acclimated to working remotely, it’s more important than ever to maintain that sense of connection and camaraderie for employees.


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8 Ways to Manage Stress During the COVID-19 Crisis


As the gravity of the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded over the past several weeks, the whole world seems to be sharing a mutually bewildered look. We’ve never faced a global health crisis of this scale, and uncertainty — as well as the fear, anxiety, and stress it brings along — runs high. While scientists and medical professionals across the world fight tirelessly to address the threat we’re now faced with, citizens are doing their part to slow the virus’s spread through measures like social dis

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6 Tips for Managing Your Newly Remote Team During Coronavirus

The Muse

If you’re a manager trying to navigate your new role as a remote team leader during the coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone. Here are six tips to help you successfully manage your team from home.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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Temporarily Closing Your Office? 4 Tips for Keeping It Safe

Take It Personel-ly

Your office building is set up to accommodate busy workers, but what happens when you need to close your office down for a few weeks or months? Workplace crime costs billions of dollars each year, and empty offices can be a magnet for thieves. If you need to beef up security while you’re away, consider […].

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Dear ReWorker: What Rules for Remote Work Apply to This Unprecedented Situation?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, Our CEO wants everyone to wash their hands and come into the office, but I'm trying to convince him the best thing is to let as many people as possible work from home. I've tried to tell him it will be fine, but he's old-school. If most of our employees do end up working from home, what company-wide rules can we reasonably enforce? Set hours?

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Leaders: Now is the Time for Mindful Decision Making (i4cp login required)


No question, we are experiencing a significant and unparalleled moment in modern global history. Last week, in something of an unusual but encouraging development, the U.S. Congress worked together to create bipartisan legislation that creates an economic life-preserver for workers, companies, and industries that are in the cross-hairs of financial distress.

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How to Cope If You’ve Been Laid Off Due to COVID-19

Thrive Global

Andrew Yang, former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, responded to the NBA’s 2019-2020 season suspension announcement: “The NBA season being postponed indefinitely is a major blow. A lot of parking attendants, security guards, concession stand workers and others are about to miss out on wages and tips that they desperately need.”. Michael McCann , Sports Illustrated legal analyst and staff writer, notes that NBA players’ salaries and jobs are secure for now.

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Managers: How to Support Remote Employees – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Last week, we provided a list of resources to help individuals get adjusted to working from home. After it was published, I received this note. Dear HR Bartender! I’m a loyal and excited reader of your blog and usually find very great tricks and tips I can experiment with at my workplace. Currently, I work as an HR generalist in a team of 2, taking care of 110 employees.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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How to Make Data Meaningful During a Crisis


Need resources to guide you through crisis management? We’re working with our partners, customers, and the community to provide a centralized repository so you can get the latest resources on data-driven crisis management. Visit our Crisis Management Resource Center here. In the face of this global pandemic , “I don’t know” has become the new business mantra.

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15Five Launches Updated Manager Soft Skills Training With Worst-Self Academy


“Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” ~ Michael Scott, Dunder Mifflin. Those of us in the tech and innovation space understand that there’s a sweet spot for providing businesses with solutions to their most pressing problems. We call this leading and pacing. Shoot past the market by offering something that customers are not ready for and no one will use it.

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10 Ways to Spread Appreciation During Challenging Times


When we face challenging times (in our current case, a global pandemic), it’s important to put an extra spotlight on appreciation and support those around us. William James, American psychologist and philosopher, once said: “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.”. Appreciation should be practiced all year-round, and especially during times of change and uncertainty.

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3 Workplace Articles Every Manager Should Read Right Now

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Be sure to check out the Kronos HR & Payroll eSymposium scheduled for May 6, 2020 – a single day of learning focused on pressing business issues. Enjoy the article!). I don’t need to spend a lot of time explaining how workplace norms are changing quickly and frequently.

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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Workhuman Makes its Mission-Critical Life Events and Conversations Products Available to all Organizations in Response to COVID-19 Crisis


FRAMINGHAM, Mass., and DUBLIN – March 31, 2020 – Workhuman ® , a leading provider of social recognition platforms, today announced it is making special editions of Life Events ® and Conversations ® products free until March 2021 to help mitigate isolation during the COVID-19 disruption. Human moments, including those anchored in an office environment and those focused on the family, don’t stop during times of crisis.

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Adapting Recruitment Practices in the Face of a Global Pandemic


In a matter of weeks, if not days, the Coronavirus has dramatically changed how businesses operate.

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How Mobile CRM Software Helps Business Improve Sales?


Sales representatives should reach out to their customers explaining how to utilize products and services, plus respond to their queries quickly in order to increase sales. A customer relationship management (CRM) software enables salespeople to track and respond to the flood of customer queries received via multiple channels such as websites, emails, social media, and more.

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10 Best Virtual Team Building Activities for Remote Employees

Vantage Circle

The 21st century has bought a lot of changes in our day to day lives, including our work culture as well. The constant evolution in the field of cloud computing has made things easier for us than ever before. Unlike earlier, professionals can now work from anywhere aided by real time collaboration tools. And with the rise of remote workers , the need to employ virtual team building activities have surely gained popularity.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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Don’t Overthink It: How Authentic Communications Wins the Day During Times of Uncertainty

Great Place to Work

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The CARES Act effect on HRAs, HSAs, and FSAs


What is the CARES Act? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), is a bill passed by the U.S. federal government on March 27, 2020. The purpose of the act is to address certain issues pertaining to the Coronavirus and the U.S. economy.

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A Breakdown of how the CARES Act Helps Small Businesses and Workers


On March 27, the $2 trillion coronavirus relief law—also known as the CARES Act —was passed by the federal government to help small businesses owners and their employees get through the tumultuous time brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak. . The legislation is robust, with several strategies aimed at providing aid, relief and economic security for people impacted by forced closures and social distancing.

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Using Pulse Surveys to Measure Employee Morale

HSD Metrics

Start of Floodlight Tag: Please do not remove Activity name of this tag: HSD Retargeting URL of the webpage where the tag is expected to be placed: [link] This tag must be placed between the and tags, as close as possible to the opening tag. Creation Date: 12/10/2019 --> We are currently seeing more employees working from home than ever before. As companies scramble to put procedures in place that will allow more employees to telecommute, the ability to measure morale and job satisfaction become

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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Q1 2020 Global HR Tech VC Update


HRWins subscribers and members can get immediate access to the Q1 Global HR Tech VC update, and find links to our Q1 VC webinar, and our new weekly discussion for HR tech providers by logging in, or registering, below… The post Q1 2020 Global HR Tech VC Update appeared first on HRWins by LAROCQUE, LLC.

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How to Increase Employee Morale: 7 Gestures Your Team Will Love

Take It Personel-ly

Want to increase company morale in the office? Good idea! Studies show that happy employees can be as much as 20% more productive than unhappy employees. So, by creating a positive office environment, rewarding your employees for their hard work and keeping a sense of community within the team, you’re not only creating a fun place to […].

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How to Boost Employee Morale During COVID-19


As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, so do the feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. From practicing social distancing to adjusting to indefinite remote workforces , both employers and employees have had to change their everyday lives drastically. According to Namely’s recent survey, How HR is Addressing COVID-19 in the Workplace , the top concern that HR professionals have at the moment is employee morale.

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How to successfully work from home: a survival guide

Fanclub Recognition

Suddenly found yourself or your team working from home? Is it all a bit weird? Read on…. Setting routine. Assuming that your employer has set you up with everything you need to work from home, the most immediate challenge for most people switching from office-based to home-based working is setting the boundaries that define work/life balance. This shouldn’t be such a problem if you are only moving temporarily to home-based, perhaps as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, as you are most likely goi

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.