Sat.Dec 22, 2018 - Fri.Dec 28, 2018

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5 Stages in the Employee Lifecycle When Surveys Are a Must

Quantum Workplace

There are certain moments in our lives that are simply more important than others. It’s why we celebrate anniversaries, holidays, and birthdays. These are times to reflect, take stock of our current state, and compare with previous years. The same goes for the employee lifecycle. An employee’s first day on the job is incredibly more important than a random Tuesday years into their tenure.

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Five Lessons Learned from “The Office” on Managing Employees Effectively

Rallyware for Human Resources

The Office , a well-known sitcom with such bright characters like Michael Scott, Dwight Schrute, Jim Halpert, Andy Bernard, and others, depicts a lot of funny though hyperbolized stories that can still happen in a workplace. Besides, it’s a great source of golden advice for managers on how to wrap their heads around an office environment and get along with people.

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My top 5 most read posts of 2018!

The Tim Sackett Project

I love lists! I love lists when I’m on them. I love lists when I make them. Lists are great! I had an incredible year. I had the most traffic ever in my decade of blogging. I launched my book, The Talent Fix , in April and the traffic to the blog has been exceptional! I’ve got some great stuff planned for 2019, so please keep coming back and enjoying the content.

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update: sick coworker says he can’t work alone

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose friend worked with someone who said he was medically unable to work alone , and as a result she felt unable to take time off? She suspected he might be faking the illness, and she had also found out he was stealing from work.

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The Definitive Guide to Onboarding for 2024

Hiring a new employee is an expensive and time-consuming process. According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), it typically costs $4,425 to hire a new employee — not to mention the 36 days the average team spends trying to fill a position. Yet nearly 1 in 5 employees (16%) of employees quit in their first week — and 17% leave after the first month.

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How to Become a Data-Driven HR Leader

Reflektive

A survey of nearly 28,000 business leaders showed that only 11% trust HR to use data to anticipate and fill their organization’s talent needs. This is actually a decrease from a survey three years ago, when 20% of business leaders felt they could trust HR’s use of data. Why, despite the growth of HR technology over the past decade, do so many human resources departments lag behind in their ability to leverage data?

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Leaders Who Drink Their Own Koolaid

Achievers

“Leaders are surrounded by liars.” Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries. It really doesn’t amaze me how some leaders come to feel they are a cut above. After all, who can blame them? As they climb the organizational ladder, the probability that they’re getting honest feedback rapidly diminishes. Certainly, those above them may still be candid, but those on the lower rungs, not so much.

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4 Ways to Promote Your Company Culture to Attract New Talent

TalentLyft

Creating, cultivating and promoting a welcoming and positive company culture is one of the key ways that to attract new talent. In this blog post, you will learn 4 easy ways to promote your company culture and attract the attention of the best candidates! Read More.

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Time to evaluate your open enrollment. Where’s your broker?

PeopleStrategy

Congratulations, you made it through Open Enrollment! As tempting as it is to pat yourself on the back and move on to the next project, now is the best time to evaluate how everything went. In addition to conducting an employee survey or talking to colleagues around the espresso machine, your benefits broker should have valuable insights into the success (or failure) of your open enrollment.

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Kazoo’s Top 5 Must-Download Resources of 2018

Kazoo

Earlier this month we counted down the top five blog posts of the year. This week, we’re doing the same with our resource library. From case studies and webinars to tip sheets and reports, the Kazoo resource library is constantly updated with new content that helps HR leaders launch and optimize great performance management and recognition programs.

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9 Leave Management Mistakes To Avoid This Year

The article talks about the 9 leave management mistakes that you should be avoiding with smarter technology in your organisation and save business costs.

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4 Workplace Trends Every Small Business Should Know About for 2019

Entrepreneur

By staying ahead of workforce and technological trends, small businesses will be in a better position to thrive in 2019.

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Leaders Who Drink Their Own Koolaid

Achievers

“Leaders are surrounded by liars.” Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries. It really doesn’t amaze me how some leaders come to feel they are a cut above. After all, who can blame them? As they climb the organizational ladder, the probability that they’re getting honest feedback rapidly diminishes. Certainly, those above them may still be candid, but those on the lower rungs, not so much.

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When Values Clash: Finding Your Moral Compass

The SHRM Blog

Values matter, particularly in uncertain times. We all tend to fall back on our values to guide us in making major decisions, particularly when navigating uncharted waters. However, most of us struggle to clearly articulate our values in a meaningful way. In a recent conversation with Ivan Misner, founder of Business Networking International (BNI) and author of the newly released book Who’s in Your Room , he shared that whenever he asks audiences to share their values, “the silence can be de

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Kazoo’s Top 5 Must-Download Resources of 2018

Kazoo

Earlier this month we counted down the top five blog posts of the year. This week, we’re doing the same with our resource library. From case studies and webinars to tip sheets and reports, the Kazoo resource library is constantly updated with new content that helps HR leaders launch and optimize great performance management and recognition programs.

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Your 2024 Annual Talent Acquisition Roadmap: Its Seasonal!

Recruiting is seasonal! Our popular Talent Acquisition Roadmap helps you master seasonal hiring like a boss. We break down key data on the ever-changing job market so you can take advantage of peak hiring times and ace recruiting even in slower seasons. Whether you need to scale up your team quickly or get creative in tighter times, this roadmap helps you understand the recruiting landscape.

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When Values Clash: Finding Your Moral Compass

SHRM

Values matter, particularly in uncertain times. We all tend to fall back on our values to guide us in making major decisions, particularly when navigating uncharted waters. However, most of us struggle to clearly articulate our values in a meaningful way. In a recent conversation with Ivan Misner, founder of Business Networking International (BNI) and author of the newly released book Who’s in Your Room , he shared that whenever he asks audiences to share their values, “the silence can be de

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How Do You Write an Employee Handbook? Here’s A Helpful Starter Guide

Justworks

The term “employee handbook” may evoke images of a dusty stack of plastic-bound photocopies wedged away in the corner of the company break room. But when done well, employee handbooks are a great opportunity to communicate both your company’s essential employment policies, and also your culture and ethos. What’s the Purpose of an Employee Handbook? In addition to articulating key policies, employee handbooks also help you set clear expectations for your team — an.

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HR Tech Trends for 2019

TalentLyft

Discover the leading HR tech trends for 2019 ! In this blog post, we will take a look at the top 10 HR technology trends that will dominate 2019. Learn about the latest exciting tech trends and how they will transform HR in 2019. Read More.

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Why it might be time to say goodbye to exit interviews

HR Morning

The exit interview is a long-time staple of HR departments. But an increasing number of companies large and small are ending the practice of asking departing workers to sit down for a final interview. The concept seems sound. You can take the opportunity to hear unvarnished opinions about what your company or team does well and what it needs to improve on, and then take that back to managment and implement changes that’ll help attract and retain great talent.

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Future-proof your I-9 compliance for 2024

Speaker: Join I-9 Experts:

Got I-9 compliance on your mind? Spending endless amounts of time ensuring you stay compliant? Get your questions answered with an expert panel from WorkBright. During this one-hour webinar, Workbright will dive deep into I-9 best practices, navigate the nuances of the new 2023 'alternative procedure,' and learn actionable ways to ensure your audit trail is squeaky clean.

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Tips To Create A Culture Of Frequent Employee Check-ins

Engagedly

Employee check-ins are a great way for managers to gain a clear understanding about their employees. They provide a time for managers and their team members to discuss any questions, concerns, or ideas they have. Frequent employee check-ins […].

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A Bloom’s Christmas: Retail Inventory Management

In Full Bloom HR

Blooms Camera Ad Circa 1950. There are times when I really hate being a grownup, when I’d like nothing better than to be the child I never was. When your Mom dies before your sixth birthday, you grow up fast. And when your Jewish family’s economic survival depends on what their small retail business sells to their Christian customers during the Christmas season, it’s all hands to the wheel from mid-October until Christmas Day, and that too ensures that you grow up fast.

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The Ultimate Guide for Conducting Effective Exit Interviews

TalentLyft

In this ultimate guide for conducting exit interviews , you will discover the key exit interview questions and learn the best practices for conducting employee exit interviews. Conducting exit interviews will help you r educe future turnover, improve your company culture and attract top candidates. Read More.

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the come-hither pirate and other stories of office holiday mayhem

Ask a Manager

Earlier this month, I asked you to share your funniest office holiday stories. Here are eight of my favorites. 1. The come-hither pirate. “This wasn’t a White Elephant gift, but one a coworker who didn’t last so long gave to all the unpartnered women under 40: A studio portrait of himself, semi-80s background, with lasers, soft focus,, standing, with his hand on his chin, a ‘come hither’ look, and his parrot on his shoulder.” 2.

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2024 HR Calendar of Important Dates

64% of HR managers lack the time and resources to meet HR compliance challenges and 50% of HR professionals lack confidence in their ability to keep up with ever-changing rules and regulations ( UpCounsel ). This free calendar from Paycor can help.

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Productivity Tips for Achieving Workplace Goals in 2019

Engagedly

Productivity tips often feel like something that we are all aware of, and yet don’t know how to apply. Around the time of the new year, everyone is frantically making resolutions or goals, including you. But while you may […].

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Career Pathing as a Talent Imperative

TalentGuard

Career Pathing as a Talent Imperative. A White Paper by Lighthouse Research & Advisory. Today’s workers have more transparency and choice of jobs than any generation before, which means retention is a critical component for employers across the globe. A variety of mechanisms have been deployed to keep people engaged at work, but research shows that one of the most valuable options of all is career management.

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HR Trends in 2019: Key Human Resource Innovations

HR Digest

The recent explosion of HR technology has driven a major boom in innovative HR solutions. Employee lifecycle management, which defines the major HR function, is somewhat becoming less complicated; HR trends in 2019 suggest the industry is poised to rip even more benefits from the digital progression. This has inspired a projection that the global human resource management sector could reach $30 billion in the next six years – by 2025, according to G2 Crowd.

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Striking a Balance on Remote Work

The SHRM Blog

Contemplating a remote work policy? You’re not alone. Many careers no longer require punching a time clock. In fact, research indicates that 70% of people work remotely at least once a week. Nevertheless, many employers have not yet embraced remote work. Offering a remote work policy for flexible working arrangements can be beneficial for employee morale.

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Trending Payroll Statistics

Staying up-to-date on the latest decisions and payroll statistics ensures businesses can remain compliant and efficient. B2B Reviews research compiled the latest data to help businesses stay on top of payroll in 2024 and prepare for the future.

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Tips To Make The Most Out Of An HR Summit

Engagedly

Conferences can either be very productive and enjoyable or overwhelming and stressful depending on how you approach them. Attending these HR conferences could take a big bite out of your budget. But despite all the investment of time, […].

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Striking a Balance on Remote Work

SHRM

Contemplating a remote work policy? You’re not alone. Many careers no longer require punching a time clock. In fact, research indicates that 70% of people work remotely at least once a week. Nevertheless, many employers have not yet embraced remote work. Offering a remote work policy for flexible working arrangements can be beneficial for employee morale.

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Before the Resolutions, Work on your Purpose

Jason Lauritsen

Yesterday, as I was climbing onto the treadmill to start undoing the damage I’d done to my body over the holiday, I noted how few people were at the gym. Then I thought, “Next week is going to be different.” It’s resolution time of year. Next week, the gym will be full of new people and those who haven’t been in a while.

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