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Employee Engagement Is the Key to Innovation – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Enjoy the post!). We’ve all seen the reports that engaged employees are more productive.

In a World of Chatbots, People are Still Your Biggest Asset

Ultimate Software

It’s been said that 2017 is “ The Year of the Chatbot ” and many organizations are heavily investing in bots to assist retail, marketing, and customer support efforts.

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5 Ways to Promote More Gender Equity in the Workplace

Visier

Google is the latest company to come under fire for allegedly paying female employees less than their male counterparts , but the tech giant has refused to disclose compensation information to Department of Labor (DoL) investigators.

How Employee Engagement Impacts Your Company’s Growth

Brazen HR

Even if company leaders know employee engagement is important , it can be hard to know where to start taking action. Is it perks and salaries? More team management? The answer is usually: it depends. .

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.

Organizations Need to Intentionally Embrace Diversity

HR Bartender

I’d like to believe that most businesses understand the advantages of having a diverse workplace. Organizations that have diversity realize new ideas and find different ways to solve problems. They benefit from exposure to different cultures and ways of life.

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The Cost of Not Focusing on Employee Engagement is Higher Than Ever

Get Hppy

There has always been data supporting the impact of employee engagement on the bottom line. Even so, some organizations thought they could get by ignoring it. Maybe they could attract employees regardless of the fact their culture wasn’t right.

6 Ways to Enable Psychological Safety in your Workplace

Reflektive

My best friend, Quinn, made a huge mistake. Quinn works in medical sales. On an average day, he alertly views and assists spinal surgeries — awaiting the moment when the surgeon turns to him and asks for a critical surgical tool needed for the procedure. In a situation like his, there is zero room for error. Another person’s life depends on everything going according to plan. It’s a job of high stress and high stakes.

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About Bots

HR Bartender

I’ve been looking forward to writing this post. Since this HR technology series has started , we’ve talked about enterprise resource planning (ERP) , application program interface (API) , cloud computing (aka “the cloud”) , and many more.

Your AI Might Be a Bigot. Here's How to Build Tech for a Better World.

Cornerstone On Demand

Tech companies have recently come under scrutiny for a lack of diversity in their recruiting processes. According to a recent report from Recode , women hold just 30 percent of leadership roles and less than 27 percent of technical roles—an average based on data from Google, Facebook, Twitter and other top tech companies. As human resources departments work to address this hiring bias—often due to unconscious bias —artificial intelligence recruiting tools seem like a perfect solution.

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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

5 Great Hiring Tools

Don Phin

For many years I’ve been a HR tool maker. Here’s a video about using 5 of my favorites to help with hiring great employees! And, the tools are yours to get below. What hiring tools have you created? Here are your 5 Free Tools: Hiring CheckList Our Hiring Process FAQ Conditional Offer of Employment.

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3 Key Takeaways From the 2nd Annual HR TechXpo

Reflektive

A carnival theme and freshly-popped popcorn made the second annual HR TechXpo at Hilton Union Square in San Francisco a great send-off to summer — but thanks to excellent keynote speakers, the conversation got quickly down to business. Is artificial intelligence (AI) going to take jobs? What is HR’s role in an increasingly digital workplace? These forward-thinking questions were addressed by experts throughout the day.

Your Goal Should Be to Be Yourself

HR Bartender

I received the nicest note the other day. I want to share it with you because I don’t agree with it. I’ve been following you for a long time now and I can’t help but celebrate your drive. It’s massive! I’m indeed excited to have you as a connection and I would like to be like you (in every way).

Better Parental Leave Isn't a Perk—It's Smart Business

Cornerstone On Demand

Currently just 11 percent of American workers get paid family leave either through their employers or state programs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's a pretty paltry percentage. The low number reflects the fact that America is the only developed nation that does not require paid leave to new parents, but it also indicates the skepticism of American employers about the business benefits of maternity and paternity leave.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Five Ways Video Can Enhance Your Recruitment Process

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000In an increasingly mobile world, many businesses are beginning to shift towards more effective execution within their HR departments.

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Managing the Emotions of Change

Don Phin

Months ago I had the opportunity to present at DisruptHR on managing the emotions of change. You get 20 slides and 5 minutes to do it! Remember the magic words- coax, encourage and inspire! To learn how I can help you go to www.donphin.com.

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How to Get 100% Participation and a Committed Team

WorkHuman

Listen to our interview with Chuck Blakeman in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. The workplace is hopelessly broken, and we’re rearranging the deck chairs on the sinking ship.

5 Ways to Promote More Gender Equity in the Workplace

Visier

Google is the latest company to come under fire for allegedly paying female employees less than their male counterparts , but the tech giant has refused to disclose compensation information to Department of Labor (DoL) investigators.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

5 Unbelievable Reasons You Want To Be Divergent

Get Hppy

Standout organizations commit themselves to creating a culture that is consistent with their long term strategy; if culture and strategy are not directly linked, achieving strategic goals is impossible. Also read: How To Create A Culture Of Imperfection.

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Your Silver Linings (Pocket) Playbook

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library. Sometimes our minds drift to the things that we perceive as disappointing in our lives—a slip of the tongue, a day that didn’t go as smoothly as we’d hoped.

Create an Inclusive Work Environment Across Generations

Everwise

The rise of Millennials in the workplace — they now make up over a third of the workforce — has led to more generations working together than ever before. Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, Generation Z: they all bring unique perspectives and experiences to today’s professional environment.

3 Tips for Turning Your Entire Team Into Recruiters

Entrepreneur

The employees you value most are the ones who will be most willing to help you build the team. Inspiring Your Team

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Are Memos Relevant Anymore?

Get Hppy

Memos used to be the reigning champions when it came to workplace communications, but today, they have become much less common. Many companies are going paperless, and even those that aren’t tend to use digital tools that lead to fewer memos in the workplace overall.

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Your Silver Linings (Pocket) Playbook

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library. Sometimes our minds drift to the things that we perceive as disappointing in our lives—a slip of the tongue, a day that didn’t go as smoothly as we’d hoped.

A Business Case for (Real) Vacation Time

WorkHuman

As painful as it is to admit, summer is quickly coming to a close. Kids are gearing up to go back to school (and some may be back already). I’m about to trade in my iced coffees for pumpkin spiced lattes. And for many of us, work is about to kick into high gear come September.

Why Is Focusing on Performance So Difficult?

ATD Human Capital

I am perplexed by something and would appreciate your thoughts. Frequently, I encounter talent development professionals whose actions indicate an assumption that building capability and enhancing performance are the same thing.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.