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Why Company Leaders Should Focus On Boosting Workplace Happiness

15Five

Humankind has long struggled to find the secret to living a happy life, but what about workplace happiness? Have you ever wondered how your employees feel at work ?

How does your parental leave policy stack up? Is it fair? Equitable? Competitive?

PeopleStrategy

Family leave has been subject to much scrutiny and debate in recent years. And two current employment trends are putting additional pressure on employers to take a closer look at their current parental leave policies: Employees want better work-life balance as they seek a higher quality of life.

Undocumented Workers are Entitled to Limited Workers’ Comp Benefits

HR Daily Advisor

It may come as a surprise to some employers, but undocumented workers who are injured on the job are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, at least in New Mexico. However, there’s an important exception that applies to all employers.

Should You Conduct Exit Interviews?

Reflektive

An exit interview is an invaluable tool for companies to gather insight from departing employees. However, many companies fail to take advantage of the opportunity—they either don’t conduct interviews, fail to gather useful information, or fail to analyze and act upon the information they do gather. Let’s take a closer look. The Purpose. The purpose of an exit interview is to learn…. Why the employee is leaving the company. What the employee considers to be the company’s problem areas.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Take It From a Futurist: How Technology Will Change the Value of Humans in the Workforce For the Better

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: We would never dream of trying to predict the future—that's why we left it up to the futurists. In this series, we interview experts in HR, recruiting and the future of work to get their take on what's next. The onslaught of technology in the workplace is already overwhelming for employees, but innovation shows no sign of slowing down.

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Accomplish Your Recruiting Goals: Think Like a Marketer

HR Bartender

We all know recruiting is tough right now. No need to belabor the point. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t talk about it. We need to! We should focus our attention on finding solutions that will fill our talent pipeline.

It’s Everyone’s Job to Care About Job Descriptions

Ultimate Software

by Kate Bischoff. From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

DecisionWise Principal Consultant Kristin Chapman Named Among Utah’s 30 Women to Watch - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

DecisionWise, the global expert in creating employee engagement, and provider of employee engagement solutions, today announced that Utah Business Magazine named one of its principal consultants to its annual list of 30 Women to Watch.

Would You Ask Your Employees To Get Microchipped?

Cornerstone On Demand

Could you ever imagine microchipping your employees? It might sound unreasonable at first, but that's exactly what a Wisconsin-based technology company, Three Square Market , has asked of its fifty plus employees. Though it's a new and somewhat controversial tactic, getting microchipped has its advantages.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

10 Things I Am Packing in My #SHRM18 Conference Bag

HR Bartender

Shannon Tipton over at Learning Rebels did a great post titled, “ What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018 ”. It’s a nice reminder to help you plan your conference strategy.

What Role Does Mentoring Play In Employee Well-Being?

Get Hppy

Our well-being is something that we most often overlook. We allow our environment to dictate what our day is going to look like and how we are going to feel. How we feel can change as our environment changes. How we manage that is something that we do have control over.

Engagement as a Competency - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Employee Engagement is an outcome of a complex array of contributing factors. While some factors are influenced only at the organizational level, many elements are under the direct control of individual managers. A skilled manager, therefore, can greatly improve the engagement of his/her team.

Will Algorithms Ultimately Write Coaching Scripts for Managers?

The HR Capitalist

There's a lot of talk about AI, robots and algorithms ultimately replacing people in some, if not all, of the jobs we know and love. While I believe that's going to happen (it already has and will continue), there's a couple of myths we can dispel about the displacement of people out of jobs. .

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Technology System Design Needs Both Form and Function – Friday Distraction

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. Kronos announced this week that they were named by Forbes as one of the top three places to work in technology.

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How to Organize the Office to Encourage Teamwork

Get Hppy

You put a few dozen people in a small office and there’s a good chance that even the most easygoing individuals with a laid-back attitude towards the majority of life’s problems will start to build up some resentment against each other.

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4 Steps to Retraining Employees in the Age of A.I.

Visier

For humanity, major socio-economic transformation is nothing new, but the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) requires the world to adapt and realign to a new reality more rapidly than ever before. How will we cope? It took 150,000 years to become an agrarian society and complete the transition from hunting and gathering. Over the next 10,000 years, the economy slowly evolved as populations grew. The real change came with the advent of the industrial revolution.

Providing Effective Employee Feedback

Reflektive

Providing constructive feedback is one of the only ways for employees to grow and develop. Yet many people still feel in the dark about their job performance, only getting feedback during the annual review or when something goes wrong. A survey found that 62% of millennial employees—aged 18 to 34—have felt “blindsided” by a performance review. And 69% of younger workers think the performance review process is flawe d.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Bookmark This! The GDPR Compliance Edition

HR Bartender

Last week, I shared with you an interview with Tom Wetherill from Unum’s United Kingdom offices about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The compliance deadline is Friday, May 25, so I thought it appropriate to share a few more resources you might find helpful. Undercover Recruiter published an article on “ Why GDPR and GDPR-Compliance Matters ”.

Why Your Best Managers are More Steve Kerr and Less Michael Jordan

Cornerstone On Demand

This article originally appeared in Talent Economy. The 1995 Chicago Bulls season was a memorable one. The team won a then-record-setting 72 games, including the NBA championship. Michael Jordan's return to the Bulls that year (after his brief stint in minor league baseball) was a big part of what helped them hoist the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy—his career average 30-points-per-game still holds the NBA record. Steve Kerr was also on the Bulls' 1995 championship team.

How To Create Team Culture In A Team That’s Virtual And Global

Get Hppy

The remote working setup isn’t too far off from becoming the new norm. While there are still some hurdles to overcome, teething problems to solve, and reluctant CEOs to convince, working over the internet from anywhere in the world will become a default option sooner or later.

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Customer Success and Growth with Data Protection and Trust

Reflektive

Today’s workforce is global. If you don’t have employees either remote or in offices located around the world, you will, soon. Setting these employees up for success means providing them with tools that work no matter their location. Customer success is a top priority at Reflektive.

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

CakeHR Blog Featured as one of the Best HR Blogs of 2018

CakeHR

Just recently, CakeHR has been featured as one of the best HR blogs of 2018 by Fit Small Business. The list features blogs that provide innovative, engaging, and relevant content related to the Human Resources industry.

TED Talk Tuesday: Understanding Work-Life Balance

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. There's no such thing as a perfect work-life balance, but to achieve a lifestyle that makes employees highly functional both at work and at home, they must first set realistic expectations, author Nigel Marsh says.

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Sourcing and Machine Learning: What You Need to Learn

Engage2Excel

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are changing the sourcing game, and smart sourcers are adapting. In our quest to stay cutting edge, my team implemented a few new practices discussed at SourceCon , and in this two-part blog I want to share some of those methods.

Mind the Workplace: How Workplace Stress Impacts Engagement and Productivity

Grovo HR

Many employees will spend a quarter of their lives in the workplace. On any given day, they will spend more time interacting with their colleagues than loved ones. In a society that places much value on productivity, profit, and bottom lines, physical, and mental health in the workplace often becomes collateral damage, especially in high-stress work environments. Workplace stress is inevitable and, at times, can foster motivation.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.