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6 ways to boost staff morale during the pandemic


Remote working has meant that staff rapport and team morale has significantly decreased. According to a recent survey carried out on 2,000 UK adult workers, a third of employees have stated that lockdown has brought them closer to burnout. With 51% of respondents saying they are working, an extra 59 hours outside of their normal working hours, and 27% claiming that the lack of social interaction with co-workers was making the time even more difficult.

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Introverts Can Thrive in HR


Occasionally I get a question from a reader, such as below. Today’s question is about how introverts can thrive in the world of HR. What is a good HR job for introverts? I am somewhat shy and am looking for a way to follow my passion for HR without totally stressing myself out. Monique Hi Monique! Thanks for asking a question that so many of us have wondered about.

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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

The Muse

The basic elements of a professional email and how to make sure your messages are effective—plus three examples.

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General Motors New Slogan Opens a New Era in Automotive


Unless you’ve been living under a rock, last month, ahead of the 2021 virtual CES , you saw General Motors unveil its new corporate logo to the world. Many automotive professionals took to Linkedin and other platforms to share their colorful opinions on GM’s latest emblem. I’ll spare you mine here. The redesign carries a greater message that goes beyond pure branding strategy.

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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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Cornerstone Partners With Microsoft to Bring Learning into the Flow of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

Making time for learning during a busy workday is challenging. According to a recent survey, a majority of employees reported that time is the biggest barrier to their development. But over the course of the pandemic, and even in the years before, we’ve seen how quickly business needs—and therefore, the needs for employee skills—change. Learning is more important than ever and needs to be delivered in new ways that drive accessibility and information retention.

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Taxpayers (Including Employers) Have the Right to the Challenge IRS

ACA Times

3 minute read: The IRS has a Taxpayer Bill of Rights, which includes a section stating every taxpayer’s “right to challenge the IRS’s position and be heard.” These fundamental rights apply to all taxpayers, including employers, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. . As noted in IRS Tax Tip 2020-171 (issued December 15, 2020), taxpayers have the right to: Raise objections.

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Build Team Trust to Drive Employee Mental Health and Performance


Trust is vital to building and sustaining an effective team in any work environment. Trust in the workplace fosters a corporate culture where people feel safe with their colleagues. It also makes coworkers more likely to share, take appropriate risks, collaborate, and even divulge vulnerabilities to attain the organization's best possible outcomes.

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HR Labs, DEIB Edition: Torin Ellis Talks Beating Unconscious Bias

Cornerstone On Demand

We’re thrilled to announce the third season of HR Labs , a podcast that explores how to create a better employee experience for all of your people. This season is hosted by Cornerstone’s Chief Learning Officer and VP of Organizational Effectiveness Jeff Miller and Chief Diversity Officer Duane La Bom. Through conversations with change-makers, activists, executives and experts, they’ll explore strategies for taking diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) initiatives from intention to ac

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How to Use Performance Reviews to Motivate Employees


When was the last time you left a conversation feeling actually, completely motivated? Like your goals and priorities have been put into focus, your synapses are firing, and you’re excited to get to work? Got it? Okay. Now, when was the last time you felt that way after a performance review? It’s no secret that performance reviews have gotten a bad rap in recent years.

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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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Getting Woke with David Creelman

HR Hardball

For HR professionals, difficult conversations are the ticket of admission to strategic partnership. In this second episode of Season 2, I chat with David Creelman , a global HR consultant based in Canada (we won’t hold that against him, eh?) about a topic buzzing the ears of many company executives around the world. Wokeness. Based on the teachings of Dr.

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Reframe Your Employee Survey Program for Optimal Leadership Buy-In


At least three quarters of US companies conduct some type of employee survey. Unfortunately, all this effort to gather data often fails to result in meaningful action. A 2020 study conducted by the Human Capital Institute found that 41% of organizations don’t take any action at all, while 26% are struggling in their attempts. HR leaders report that the biggest actioning challenge they encounter is a lack of support and buy-in from senior leaders.

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An Employee Guide to Psychological Contracts

Ultimate Software

I was having a discussion with a colleague regarding my recent piece about the psychological contract at work, and he brought up some thought provoking points regarding the post. In acknowledging that the psychological contract is a good way to look at things from an employer perspective when things go wrong, what about the flip side? Don’t employees have some onus on keeping up expectations in the employment relationship, too?

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8 Actionable Employee Engagement Strategies


Engaged employees value more than their paychecks. They’re enthusiastic about their jobs and have a genuine desire to help your organization thrive. It’s no surprise that companies with high employee engagement bring in 21% more profits , while disengaged employees cost organizations in the U.S. up to $550 billion annually. As that last statistic shows, employee engagement doesn’t just happen on its own.

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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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Leveraging AI in Talent Management in 2021


COVID-19 flipped the idea of a traditional workplace upside down in 2020 and has permanently changed the outlooks of many departments. One of the biggest causes of concern for CEO’s? The accelerated pace of digital transformation and shifting online workspace. With employees becoming more comfortable with remote work in an ever-changing world, talent acquisition teams need to be more agile than ever as employers have begun widening their search radius as different business sectors find new groun

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The Massive Market Impact of Microsoft Viva

Josh Bersin

Today Microsoft introduced an offering that is likely to transform the market for enterprise software: Microsoft Viva , a digital platform built on Microsoft 365 designed for the Employee Experience. Developed over several years and integrated with Microsoft Teams, Viva is an Employee Experience Platform carefully architected to leverage a company’s investment in existing.

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Which eProcurement System Does Your Company Needs


Your business processes may perform well, however there is always scope for improvement. Strategic decision-making is supported by growing technologies like automation, AI, and data analytics. Many organizations are searching for new ways to streamline competitive benefit and profitability by creating responsive and smarter software environments which primarily focus on enhancements.

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4 Essential Ways to Make Your Workplace a Pleasant and Safe Place to Be

Effortless HR

Everyone immediately notices a workplace that is unclean and untidy. Visitors tolerate the mess because they can leave at any moment. Your employees have a harder time remaining focused on their duties when they constantly face clutter and disorganization. Review the following 4 ways to make a cleaner, more pleasant environment for your staff. Declutter.

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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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Remote Work Productivity Study Finds Surprising Reality: 2-Year Analysis

Great Place to Work

Employees spell out exactly what it is that influences their productivity while working from home.

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Landed Raises $1.4 Million to Match Hourly Candidates to Jobs Using Video and AI


Landed raised $1.4 million seed round for its job board marketplace focused on hourly hiring. Reportedly powered by video interviews and AI, the site tells TechCrunch that it matches candidates […]. The post Landed Raises $1.4 Million to Match Hourly Candidates to Jobs Using Video and AI appeared first on WorkTech by LAROCQUE, LLC.

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Talent Engagement - Attracting Responsive Talent for Greater Success

Here at vsource, we believe that engaging with talent as early as possible increases your chances of long-term success. Not only does it allow you to identify those higher-quality candidates sooner but it also improves your response rates, and helps create that positive candidate experience that is so very important. That’s why we’ve invested a lot of time and effort into our newly refined talent engagement service and, as you may have guessed, we’re just a tad excited about it!

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Here’s a look at today’s fast-changing employee experience technology


Since the pandemic has forced many employees to work remotely, some employers are turning to technology to tackle the employee engagement and experience challenges that shift has brought to workplaces. According to a survey last year by the International Data Corp. of more than 500 company executives, 45% of U.S. respondents said they anticipate demand for enhanced employee engagement software in the wake of the pandemic.

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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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My Birthday Wish for 2021

Jason Lauritsen

Last year, I published a post on my birthday where I shared a birthday wish (actually a couple) for 2020. This year, I make it a tradition. . There’s something magical about wishes. . Wishing gives you the freedom to ask for anything, no matter how improbable. There are no rules when it comes to wishes. . But that’s not all. . A wish allows us a peek deep inside ourselves—to the place where we keep the dreams and ambitions we rarely talk about.

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[#WorkTrends] Courageous Recruiting in the Age of Googlization


Hiring is so very different today. The technology we so depend on is also our biggest challenge. To solve that challenge, we can’t hide behind “what we’ve always done.” We […]. The post [#WorkTrends] Courageous Recruiting in the Age of Googlization appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Payroll Tax Savings in the M&A World and 2021 Refund Potential


During any merger, acquisition, or internal reorganization there are myriad corporate considerations on the tax and non-tax front.

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How Zillow and other employers are reimagining the role of managers


The role managers play in organizations was already undergoing a transformation even before the events of 2020 brought profound change to daily operations. “Many of us grew up with this mental model of what a manager is from our parents, which was, ‘Oh, they just give the orders,’ ” Corina Kolbe, vice president of learning and development at Zillow, said in a recent webinar with me.

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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.