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Employee Empowerment that Actually Works.

Structural

Employee Empowerment from the Perspective of the Employee and their Leadership. The theory goes, the employee given greater responsibility and autonomy over her organizational tasks will feel a greater sense of professional agency, be more productive and feel more fulfilled by her work.

Can Employee Retention Be a Double Edged Sword?

Compensation Force

Can employee retention be a double edged sword? According to Merriam Webster, in addition to being a sword with two sharp edges, this is defined as something that can have both favorable and unfavorable consequences. That's about right.

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The Best HR Leaders are Data Driven, People Oriented

UpstartHR

One of the phrases I’ve found myself repeating more and more often of late is this: data driven, people oriented. . When I’m speaking to audiences, I share the story about how I *accidentally* insulted my wife during childbirth to illustrate this concept. Yes, really.

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Apprenticeships and Six Ways They Can Benefit Your Company

EDSI

It’s no secret that companies in all employment sectors are facing challenging workforce shortages and gaps. What many companies don’t know is that apprenticeships offer a viable solution for recruiting, training and retaining world-class talent.

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.

Demystifying Transformation: How to Foster Cultural Transformation Across Your Organization

Cornerstone On Demand

In HR, we talk about workplace transformation pretty regularly. But what does it actually mean? In this mini-series, we’ll give you some tips and tricks to help you understand each type of transformation—and how you can foster it across your organization.

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Top 7 Ways To Help Employees Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed At Work

15Five

This time of year, it’s common to feel overwhelmed at work.

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Are You an Employee Engagement Dinosaur?

Jason Lauritsen

This week, I somehow found myself in a conversation with a colleague about breaking the habit of putting two spaces behind a period when I type. Since he is roughly my age, he understood this challenge completely.

The Seven Behaviors of Effective Supervisors

DecisionWise

We gathered our consultants together in this roundtable to discuss the power supervisors wield on the employee experience. Supervisors can either rally the troops for the cause of an organization or contribute to an all-out mutiny! This may be a touch dramatic, but you get the gravity of the issue.

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Psychological Safety: Paving Way Towards Better Team

Vantage Circle

In today’s rapidly changing corporate world, organizations have experimented with different methods to develop efficiency in teams. But what companies choose to overlook is the incorporation of psychological safety in the workplace.

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!

Your roadmap for hiring highly skilled workers

Insperity

Do you have an open position with super-specific criteria that you’ve had a difficult time filling? If you’ve been trying to pinpoint the right candidate awhile without any luck, one reason could be because you’re hiring highly skilled workers. So, who is this, exactly?

New Research Show Income Gaps Are (at least partly) Due to Working More Than 40 Hours Per Week.

The HR Capitalist

Hat tip to my homeboy Tim Sackett on the research cite below. Sacks must have crazy email subscriptions and Google alerts to mine this gold. Cut and paste from Marginal Revolution appears below. That is a new paper by J. Rodrigo Fuentes and Edward E.

Recruiters: Hiring Veterans Made Easy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With over 300,000 HR and business executive members, SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together.

Take It From a Futurist: Break Down HR’s Biggest Misconceptions to Keep Your Business Thriving

Cornerstone On Demand

Charlene Li helps organizations and their leaders understand how to make sense of business complexity, leverage emerging technologies and prepare for potential challenges. Then, she helps them to figure out which first step to take toward success.

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.

3 Ways to Make Hourly and Seasonal Workers Feel Valued

Visier

UPS is currently hiring 100,000 workers , and Target is bringing in another 130,000. Amazon has 30,000 job openings and plans to hire tens of thousands more ahead of Black Friday.

Consumer Data Protection Laws: What You Need to Know

Ultimate Software

With the rate at which technology has been advancing, it was perhaps inevitable for the law to lag behind.

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New Research: Is AI Better Than Humans at Employee Surveys?

Lighthouse

In the past few years I have been digging very deep into AI and how it can help (and hurt) the employee experience. What I’ve been itching to do, however, is create an experiment that demonstrates just how powerful AI can be when paired with essential human skills in the workplace.

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Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. It also appears that everyone, men and women, want to solve the inequality problem. I sincerely believe that we do; however, before we can solve this problem, we must first must define the problem.

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.

WOH 67: Filling Critical Skills Gaps for Today’s College Graduates

UpstartHR

Thousands of students are graduating every day with a lack of understanding of the basics of how to interact professionally at work. Everything from etiquette to basic resume preparation is missing from the educational curriculum, so how can we solve this problem? In this episode Ben speaks with John Nykolaiszyn, the Director of the Office of Business Career Management for Florida International University.

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The Tyranny of Accent Walls In Corporate America.

The HR Capitalist

True story for a Monday morning. My wife said the following over the weekend: "I'm painting an accent wall in the bedroom.". My response: "Are you ###ing kidding me?". She was kind of taken aback by the velocity of my response.

How can Expense Reimbursement Policy Reduce Out-of-policy Spending?

SutiHR

It’s a known fact that running a business is expensive. Various costs go beyond operational expenses such as business travel, meals for clients, and transportation can add up at the end. A good expense reimbursement policy should be in place to track these costs.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Robot In Training

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our "Cartoon Coffee Break" series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Compliance checklist for HR professionals for year-end and beyond

PeopleStrategy

“Getting ahead of the compliance eight-ball before the end of the year can save time and stress.”

Communication in Online Setting: A Challenge For Every HR Department

Get Hppy

The world is moving to an online ecosystem through which we purchase things, communicate with people, and plan our daily lives. For businesses, this means adapting to a different way of communicating from the traditional in-person and over the phone methods. .

Key Accounts Payable Automation Myths to Avoid

SutiHR

Did you ever wonder why innovative and forward-thinking companies would not select robust accounts payable solution? It seems that there are a few serious misapprehensions around the notion of automation.

What You Need to Know About New York State's New IVF Mandate

Justworks

About 9% of men and about 11% of women of reproductive age in the United States have experienced fertility problems. Infertility affects many people and is often a misunderstood condition. While there are a number of alternative methods of reproduction, these alternatives can be very costly.

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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.