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9 Ways To Give Effective Employee Feedback

15Five

Employee feedback is an incredibly powerful tool. If offered properly, it has the ability to grow and develop the people of your organization, improve the levels of trust and communication, and strengthen bonds between employees and managers. But unfortunately, feedback is often ignored or omitted entirely in an effort to avoid discomfort. Here are nine tips to help managers and leaders give employee feedback that’s frequent, effective, and will help you get you the outcome you need. 1.

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Employer Branding: Harness the Power of Your Story

Blu Ivy Group

I’m sure I’m not alone in this, but it feels like a really long time since I have read a blog post or corporate communication or webinar invitation that wasn’t related to COVID-19. And I’d love to say this is that post, but it is not – at least not completely. This blog post has been rolling around in my head for a few months, pre-COVID even, but recent events have inspired me to finally put words on a page.

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There Are Six "Manager of People" Brands - Which One Are You?

The HR Capitalist

Any manager of people has a lot on their plate. After all, a general pre-requisite to getting your first manager job is being a great individual contributor. Then, at some point in your first month in your new manager role, you realize the reality – you still have a bunch to do on your own as well as managing your new team. Just because you're a manager doesn’t mean you stop cranking out individual contributor greatness.

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Boost Your Own Morale: Staying Positive During Your Job Search

GetFive

The typical job search can be very hard on the ego. You’re continually being judged, the value of your past experiences is in question and you may face more rejection than you’ve ever felt in your life. While that feeling is normal, it’s crucial you’re able to overcome the resulting self-doubt and move forward with your quest. Letting discouragement seep into the tone of your job queries or interviews will help no one, and at times you’ll need to be your own best friend to quiet that negative vo

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Coping with Unexpected Staffing Changes: More From the Experts

Justworks

As COVID-19 continues to impact companies everywhere, many employers are wondering how they’ll take care of their teams. Given this uncertainty, Justworks partnered with customer Octave to host a webinar that aimed to help answer some of the small business community’s most pressing questions on coping with staffing changes. Together, Justworks’ HR Consultant Moses Balian and Octave’s Chief Clinical Officer Dr.

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Cloud-Based Data Management and Analytics for Employee Wellness and Business Survival

Visier

How ready was your organization to provide people insights to leadership, HR, and managers during the COVID-19 pandemic? Data warehousing and the importance of providing business insight in a timely manner during the current COVID-19 crisis highlights the need for all data management teams to be able to react and adapt rapidly to serve the changing needs of the business.

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Increase The Value Of Feedback By Empowering Your Employees To Ask For It

15Five

Do you know how—or if—your managers are offering feedback to their employees? While feedback can be a strong way to improve learning and increase performance, it must occur frequently and given effectively for it to hold any power. For many, these improvement conversations happen once a year or quarterly, but really, they should be happening at least weekly.

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Establishing Kindness and Trust in the Workplace

SHRM

It’s a challenging time. Political divisiveness is rife. Economic gaps get wider. And now, the world is on edge over the health and economic impact of a new virus. It’s clear to me that employers must become the trusted entity in peoples’ lives, in addition to the source of earnings, career and job fulfillment. Any company that fails to do this will lose top people, lose top customers and fail to achieve its financial goals.

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Workforce Analytics: A Model For Predictive & Prescriptive Capability

Perceptyx

Although managing fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is currently at the forefront of business leaders’ attention, we continue to look forward to the day when we are able to return to some sense of normalcy. Many of the observations in the following article are applicable to employee listening strategies during the pandemic, but if you are interested in learning more about organizational response specific to COVID-19, there are several articles on our blog with insights about helping employees n

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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Motivating Your Remote Workforce: Best Practices

TalentCulture

Before any of us had even heard of the coronavirus, the remote workforce was already expanding. In fact, according to Global Workplace Analytics, it’s been growing about 10 percent every year for the past decade. But with our current situation, more and more of us are being pushed into remote work faster than ever. In fact, a recent Gartner survey found that 74 percent of CFOs anticipate taking previously on-site employees fully remote in the […].

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Finding A Healthy Work from Home Routine to Keep You Sane

Take It Personel-ly

Many people feel so concerned about their productivity levels when they start working from home. They wonder how to balance putting in the hours with taking care of the kids. They’re not sure they can stay focused on what needs to be done and bring in enough money to cover the bills. But, although these […].

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Mental health: how to facilitate positivity in anxious teams during the coronavirus pandemic

HR Zone

Employees Facilitating a 'daily diet' of positivity.

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How is the pandemic changing investments in HR tech?

HRExecutive

It’s abundantly clear that COVID-19’s impact on HR software customers, vendors and consulting firms has been unprecedented. Following a new study from Raven Intel, that impact translates into disruption and massive change not only on current projects, but also future HR-technology investments. Raven Intel—a free, online community to help enterprise software customers independently find the right consulting partner—conducted the survey in partnership with the International Human Resources Informa

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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If You Are Efficient You’re Doing it the Wrong Way!

The Tim Sackett Project

I read this interview with Jerry Seinfeld recently and I wanted to share a piece from it below: A few thoughts on this… You know I’m all about efficiency when the process calls for being efficient, like in recruiting. When you start talking about being creative, like Jerry is above, that’s when you have to throw efficiency out the window.

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Creating a High Trust Culture: Who is Responsible?

Culture University

Right now, organizational trust is being stretched to its limits, perhaps even more so than following the 2008 financial crisis. In addition to the massive disruptions across all societal institutions caused by the current pandemic, this crisis has brought even more attention to the critical importance of organizational trust as reported by SmartBrief here and here.

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The future of work: how Covid-19 will change working culture for good

HR Zone

Culture How Covid-19 will change working culture.

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3 ideas for navigating a new job in a virtual world

HRExecutive

With so much uncertainty surrounding the current state of business, it’s no surprise that companies are scrambling to figure out new ways to conduct traditionally tried-and-true tasks. The graduating class of 2020 and droves of interns may likely find themselves in a truly unique position: entering the workforce in a virtual capacity. This is particularly interesting when you consider that strategies and plans for internships and onboarding sessions set months ago now have to adjust to a sudden

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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#WorkTrends: Innovating a Culture of Wellness

TalentCulture

COVID-19 has radically changed our conception of wellness and what it really means. It’s also created a new imperative for employers — to integrate wellness into their work culture. In fact, wellness shouldn’t be an add-on. To meet the needs and wants of employees it needs to pretty much define your work culture. Meghan M. Biro invited Arthur Matuszewski, the VP of Talent at Better.com to this week’s #WorkTrends to talk about what that means. […].

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Preparing Employees To Return To Work: A New Playbook | Perceptyx

Perceptyx

COVID-19 is not the first pandemic of the century … but it is the first one to require a new employee playbook. The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first viral pandemic in the 21st century; that distinction goes to the 2009–2010 H1N1 influenza pandemic. However, these two pandemics differ sharply. An H1N1 vaccine was approved in September 2009, five months after the first case was reported.

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Our Crisis of Trust in the Workplace

Jason Lauritsen

As I’ve talked to leaders and managers over the past weeks, the two biggest issues on their minds have been supporting remote work and the “return to the office” plan. The general feeling I get from most I talk to is that they believe remote working is temporary, and they are expecting (or at least their leadership team is) to simply roll out some kind of plan that brings everyone back to the office relatively soon.

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Biggest Challenges of HR Professionals in COVID-19 Pandemic

Vantage Circle

Who on earth has ever thought of the challenges that 2020 would bring? HR professionals have certainly not imagined the challenges that COVID-19 has dawned on them. The uncertainty has crushed the economy, employees are in stressful situations, and HR professionals are trying their best to keep everything in perspective and aligned. But is it as easy as it sounds?

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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Return to work: HR must prioritise mental health as lockdown eases

HR Zone

People Back to work: where’s your head at?

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Things To Consider When Recognizing Remote Employees

Engagedly

COVID- 19 has changed the way we do business. We need to find ways to keep our remote workforce engaged and happy now, more than ever. The pandemic is making companies mandate working from home for their workforce. […].

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How to keep your workforce passionate during this downturn

HR Morning

No matter where employees physically work right now, most are struggling to stay focused, productive and passionate about their job. They’re distracted by uncertainty, new or changing responsibilities, newsfeeds and an unsettling desire to return to normalcy. On top of all that, there’s work! And it turns out it’s even harder to focus on work when they’re remote.

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3 Ways to Address the Mental Health Impact of Covid-19

WeSpire

Saturday Spark #59. By Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder & CEO. This week, the UN warned about the heavy health toll of Covid-19, but the focus of this message wasn’t on the devastating physical effects of the virus. The focus was on the mental health toll that the pandemic is inflicting. “The COVID-19 virus is not only attacking our physical health; it is also increasing psychological suffering: grief at the loss of loved ones, shock at the loss of jobs, isolation and restrictions on moveme

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Flexible working: how will the pandemic impact working parents in the long term?

HR Zone

People The future of work for parents.

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What is Certain During These Uncertain Times?

Julie Winkle Giulioni

I was speaking with a colleague recently who said, “If I hear or read ‘these uncertain times’ once more, I’m going to scream!” And now, everywhere I turn, I’m aware of these words as well – in the news, business articles, podcasts, and advertising. While there’s no argument that the uncertainty is real, perhaps it’s time to shift the focus of our attention and conversations to what is certain.

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The 30-60-90 Day Plan: Your Secret Weapon for New Job Success (Template Included!)

The Muse

Read our career advice article, The 30-60-90 Day Plan: Your Secret Weapon for New Job Success (Template Included!).

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