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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.

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. .

Managers, It's Time to Skip the Small Talk

Cornerstone On Demand

A recent Gallup poll found that only a quarter of employees "strongly agree" that their manager provides meaningful feedback to them, or that the feedback they receive helps them do better work. Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity , is working to change that. According to her, investing time and energy into these relationships is key to creating an environment where people enjoy their work and their colleagues.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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).

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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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

3 Ways to Make Your Campus Recruiting Efforts Count

Cornerstone On Demand

This piece is the first in our "Campus Recruiting 101" series covering how HR professionals can make the most of their campus recruiting efforts this year. With the school year right around the corner, it's time to get serious about your campus recruiting strategy. Colleges are full of talented and ambitious students—a 2016 AfterCollege Career Insights Survey found 78 percent of college seniors had their job lined up before graduating.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.