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How To Prepare Your Employees For The Unknown Future Of Work

15Five

Depending on which article you pick up about the future of work , you may find yourself either stress hyperventilating or settling back in your chair with a false sense of security.

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5 (Unexpected) Things You Need To Include In Your Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

When it comes to the onboarding process, whatever you can do to streamline it, the easier the adjustment period will be for your new hire. And while you might be tempted to skip creating an employee handbook (too much work!), having one could help you reduce turnover and make happier employees.

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Why Employment Probation Periods are Ineffective

Cornerstone On Demand

Can you ever imagine HR ever uttering these words, “For the crime of agreeing to work for us, you're on probation"? Well, it happens every single day. The concept of the employment probation period is a corporate carry-over from days long gone, but it's time to shut it down. Before the pro-probation enthusiasts attack, let me be absolutely clear—I get it, hiring the wrong person can be costly , and those costs are climbing.

How HR Has Changed Over Time

Reflektive

Gone are the days of listing job postings on bulletin boards and keeping thick files of paperwork on every employee. HR has gone digital and that technological shift, along with a younger workforce, has changed the role of human resources departments. The history of human resources dates back to the late 1800s, when industrial welfare workers inspected factories and helped to regulate hours for a workforce that included children. In the early 1900s, the National Cash Register Co.

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.

It’s Time for Employers to Rethink the 9-5

HR Daily Advisor

Imagine you had two extra hours today to spend however you pleased. What would you do with that time? Play with your kids? Work out at the gym? Sleep? For many of the nurses in a recent Swedish study, the answer was all of the above.

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4 steps toward making equal pay a reality at your company

PeopleStrategy

Don’t we live in a society light-years removed from sexism and the rigid ideas of what genders can and can’t (or should and shouldn’t) do? In many ways we do, especially when compared to the old-world ideas of generations past.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months.

Employee Engagement and Commitment Are Not the Same Thing

HR Bartender

As recruiting remains a challenge, I believe organizations will focus their resources toward making sure that they can keep the employees they have. Just like it’s easier to retain a customer (versus getting a new one), organizations will realize the same about employees. .

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

Visier

“Build vs. Rent” is a common dichotomy in technology buying, but what does it mean when applied to people analytics? What should you be aware of before committing to one path or the other?

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!

The Employee Experience Imperative: Q&A with David Johnson

Ultimate Software

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.

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Give the Gift of Compassion to Yourself and Others

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Are you your own worst critic? Do you beat yourself up over perceived flaws, setbacks, and inadequacies? Harsh self-criticism can sabotage us, making us feel isolated, unhappy, and even more stressed.

Work Life Balance: Every Age Group Wants It

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in a position to succeed in your field.

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3 Ways People Analytics Ends Employee Retention Guesswork

Visier

It turns out that HR shares a passion with economists. Hiring, vacancies and turnover are critical measures on both the state of the economy and the health of the organization.

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.

Bookmarked: HR Expert Suzanne Lucas Answers Your Burning Questions

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is the first in our "Bookmarked" series, where we ask some of our favorite HR experts, analysts and business professionals to answer questions about their career, life and aspirations for the future. Be sure to bookmark it for next month! Suzanne Lucas, also known as The Evil HR Lady after her wildly popular blog, is a bit of a legend in the HR space.

Give the Gift of Compassion to Yourself and Others

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Are you your own worst critic? Do you beat yourself up over perceived flaws, setbacks, and inadequacies? Harsh self-criticism can sabotage us, making us feel isolated, unhappy, and even more stressed.

Replacement Planning: 3 Steps to Develop Your Organization’s Strategy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. Enjoy!).

7 Definitions of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Have you ever wondered why there were so many definitions of employee engagement? Organizations around the globe are striving to build a culture of engagement, yet the various definitions often cloud their efforts.

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

Performance Ratings Make Employees Less Receptive to Feedback, Study Shows

Reflektive

Performance reviews are a common source of stress for both employees and managers. Employees often go into reviews unsure about how their performance will be assessed and whether they’ll receive positive or negative feedback. Managers feel pressure to provide effective coaching, sometimes on an entire year’s worth of work, while balancing the sensitive subjects of salaries and promotions. . Why are performance reviews so ineffective so often?

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From University Courses to Personalized Television – The Changing Face of Corporate Learning

CakeHR

My uncle’s favourite anecdote is about the corporate workshops of his youth. He would use the imminently soporific atmosphere of the auditorium to sneak in a few winks. He trudged into the sessions bleary eyed and reluctant. But emerged refreshed and ready to take on the world.

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Stop! Do You Really Need Another Employee Survey?

UpstartHR

At a recent event I had the chance to speak with several HR leaders about their challenges, issues, and problems. Inevitably when I would ask them how they planned to follow up or dig into the issues, they mentioned the same thing: an employee survey. But is that the right avenue for gathering information? Are there times when surveys might not be the best way to gather intelligence on what’s happening in the business? Limitations of Surveys and Survey Alternatives.

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An Employer’s Quick Guide On Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

SutiHR

Are you planning to recruit new employees in your organization? And, while in the process of finding out the right talented candidates, do you waste a lot of valuable business time and money?

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.

How a Chief Learning Officer Can Take Employee Engagement to the Next Level

Get Hppy

A little more than five years ago, a startling study revealed an ugly truth about the state of the American workplace: Only about 20 percent of employees said that they received any company-sponsored skills development training and education within the previous five years.

Six Signs It’s Time to Update Your HR Software

Reflektive

The old saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t necessarily apply when it comes to HR software. While your existing systems may continue to function (i.e. “It It ain’t broke), they could also be creating inefficiencies, leaving data vulnerable, and preventing your HR department from truly thriving. SEE ALSO: How to Transition Annual Reviews to Real-Time Feedback. So, while your system may not be broken, here are six signs that it might be time for updating/upgrading your HR software: 1.

60 Benefits of a Recruitment Software

TalentLyft

Recruitment Software is designed to automate, streamline and fasten the recruitment. But how exactly can a Recruitment Software improve your whole recruiting process? Here is the list of 60 benefits of a Recruitment Software. Read More. Recruiting

Making Wisdom Go Viral: Q+A with YouTube Sensation Jay Shetty

Cornerstone On Demand

In an era where viral videos are often seen as a benchmark for success, Jay Shetty is, by all accounts, very successful. The 30 year old host and content creator has garnered over 1 billion views on YouTube since he launched his channel in 2016. His topic of choice? Wisdom. Wisdom is realized or practically applied knowledge," Shetty explains. Wisdom is the ability to navigate life. And when you can navigate life, you can be happy, positive, grateful and successful."

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.