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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.

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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.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

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.

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

DecisionWise

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.

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.

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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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.

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.

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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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.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

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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#Unleash18 Humans + Bureaucracy: Control No More

The Aristocracy of HR

000020000000 “Bureaucracy is a global thing. “ ~ Gary Hamel, Professor at London Business School I had the opportunity to sit in on a Q&A session Day 1 with Gary Hamel, Professor at London Business School at Unleash 2018 in Vegas.

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Engagement as a Competency - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

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.

Your Candidate Experience “Bill of Rights”

Hoops

Implement these best practices to turn your best applicants into new hires, and the rest into your employer brand advocates. Candidate Experience Talent Experience Recruiting

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

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 ”.

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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#Unleash18 Solve For Happiness, Change The World with Mo Gawdat

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000 “If we get AI right it is the last frontier for humanity. Everything beyond AI will invent and create on our behalf beyond that.” ” ~Mo Gawdat, Former Chief Business Officer of Google X How does this statement sit with you?

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. .

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

Your Candidate Experience “Bill of Rights”

Hoops

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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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100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.