Office Space Should Be Reflective of Your Work

HR Bartender

Magazine recently published a list of the World’s Coolest Office Spaces. We want office spaces that make employees feel comfortable so they can do their best work. Hot-desking (which is the new term for hoteling) is when you have fewer desks than employees.

Googling Candidates: Ray Rice Version.

The HR Capitalist

Read enough HR Magazine or talk to employment lawyers, and they''ll tell you Googling candidates is questionable at best, as is looking at candidates on social media. . Communications Employee Relations Recruiting Ah yes, Googling candidates.

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How Do You “Deal With It”?

Investipro

In the February edition of the SHRM HR Magazine, (Yes, I now it’s March but I am a bit behind on my reading. I found an article about dealing with difficult employees that I found to be quite interesting. Remember, employees have a choice in their actions.

When Disaster Strikes: HR’s Role in Emergency Preparedness

Astron Solutions

They are the main communicator with regard to employment policies and procedures with employees,” states Tracy Moon in the BLR webinar “Emergency Management at Work: How to Prepare for and Respond to a Crisis Situation.” Do employees have access in the event that they must work remotely?

Taking holiday helps workers recharge – but effects disappear in just a few days, study finds

cipHR

A quarter of employees say the positive benefits of taking a vacation disappear ‘immediately’ on returning to work. When stress levels spike again shortly after employees return to work, that’s bad for workers and for business. Research Employee relations Health and wellbeing Strategy culture and values

Facial Hair, Tattoos, and Scents: HR Issues You May Not Know You Need to Handle

Astron Solutions

Pros and Cons” and “Readers Response: What are Typical Policies Regarding Female Employees with Tattoos and Body Piercings?” So where can employers meet in the middle with their employees? Employee Relations

How I Created a Stealth Recognition Program

Symbolist

I swear on a stack of Guns and Ammo magazines this actually happened. As I listened to the Purchasing Executive I thought about the impact a small desk item or some other easily displayed symbolic award might have on the other employees and on the ego and self-esteem of the recipient.

Why you should manage the performance of your colleagues right away

Sage HRMS

When was the last time you held a performance review with an employee? According to HR Magazine , fewer than half (45 percent) of employees believe their reviews are fair and accurate. Here are your employees,’ and that’s it.

A humane approach of layoffs

Ohio Employer's Law

In addition to this blog, I also pen a monthly column for Workforce magazine. Related Stories Don’t forget your b.s. meter when conducting workplace investigations On LeBron James and boomerang employees 7 tips for employers, from your friendly neighborhood plaintiff lawyer. employee relationsToday, I thought I’d share my most recent column, entitled A Humane Approach to Layoffs. Enjoy. Look inside > A Humane Approach to Layoffs.

What Are the Perks That Employees Value Most?

HR Payroll Systems

Many employees in recent years have expressed that they value certain perks even over higher pay. Many companies have gone wild with perks, offering things like game rooms and even full kegs for employees to enjoy at any time. With the fast-changing work atmosphere, it can be difficult to know just what means the most to employees. Employees often feel that they are missing out on life when they have to miss important events because of a work schedule.

2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

From helping employees navigate their careers to delivering data and analytics about business performance, their contributions are numerous and multi-faceted. Employees demand to be placed at the center of talent strategy.

2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

From helping employees navigate their careers to delivering data and analytics about business performance, their contributions are numerous and multi-faceted. Employees demand to be placed at the center of talent strategy.

“Large participants in the global marketplace can greatly influence the behaviors of their vendors” with Michele Riley and Tyler Gallagher

Thrive Global

She has been included in Intellectual Asset Magazine’s Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals for each of the last five years. These surveys result in what we call our citizenship scores, which are integral to each employee’s success within the firm.

A New Technological World: The Impact on Your Day-to-Day HR Functions

Global Upside

From educating new hires on company procedures to improving current employees’ skills, training is a critical aspect of any business strategy but the typical training session angles toward an inefficient use of time for employees without significantly improving skills. From educating new hires on company procedures to improving current employees’ skills, training is a critical aspect of any business strategy”. By Ragu Bhargava , Co-Founder and CEO, Global Upside.

HR Most Influential 2013 ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Well, its not a result of my recent blogging - or lack of it - but I am pleased to have been included in HR Magazines long list of Most Influentials again this year.

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Trump's First Labor Nominee: Burgers, Bikinis and Mocking Low Wage Workers.

The HR Capitalist

At the heart of some of the resistance to Puzder's nomination was a domestic abuse allegation from an ex-wife and some immigration concerns related to an undocumented housekeeper. I think it’s very American,” Puzder, who’s 66, said of that ad to Entrepreneur magazine. “I

Internal recruitment: right or wrong? ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? One of my readings today has been an article in HR Magazine: ‘Internal Recruitment: Right or Wrong?’ Recognition and the Employee Value Proposition (EVP).

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Pokemon Go And the Art Of The Employee Perk

Hoops

While there are many factors that go into the decision by employees to leave, the lack of the right incentives plays a prominent role for many. So, what kind of incentives do employees really want? Studies suggest that 4 out of 5 employees are more motivated by non-cash incentives.

Could Robots Replace HR?

HR Daily Advisor

A robot can spit out data, but it can’t create a strategic plan or mediate a conflict between two employees. One Chicago-based company uses a bot named “Rosie” to enter data on new employees into their systems. Employee relations and engagement. Meeting with employees.

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The Top 27 Talent Management Resources

Capterra

Or really anyone in charge of hiring, training, and monitoring the performance of some or all of your employees. Talent Management Magazine. A monthly trade publication put out by Media Tec, Talent Management Magazine covers news, case studies and more in the talent management space.

Change Management: Fighting Incivility in the Workplace

Employee Communications Council

Many people have cringed when they come upon an angry manager loudly berating an employee in full view of the public at a restaurant or a store. That doesn’t mean that the employee hasn’t committed an error in completing or trying to complete a task or duty.

Does the Ratio of CEO to Employee Pay Really Matter?

TLNT: The Business of HR

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently voted to require employers to disclose the pay gap between the CEO and his or her employees. As Fortune magazine calmly pointed out in The Big Flaw in the SEC’s Pay Ratio Rule : The rule is well intentioned. By Howard Mavity.

WIRTW #484 (the “happy place” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Where do you take your mind when you’re just having a bad day, when you have to deal with that employee, when a client chews you out (I know, that never happens), or when you otherwise need a mental breather from the world and all of its evil and other craziness? HR & Employee Relations.

Zachary Misko: A rare blend of competence and courtesy in the HR industry

TalentCircles

The Association HRO Today offers a wide spectrum of services destined to a very large number of HR decision makers through its magazines, research studies, newsletters, events, and its famous HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Rankings.

Cross-training staff: A guide to effective implementation

Insperity

The intention is to strengthen teams, give employees more opportunities to advance and create redundancies in case key employees leave. It’s more than simply teaching employees new skills and plugging them into different or unfamiliar roles as needed.

So, You Want to be a Chief Human Resources Officer? (i4cp login required)

i4cp

The typical trajectory was to occupy roles in recruiting, employee relations, compensation, and training as a specialist, manager or director. As the CHRO, you are challenged to influence thinking and behavior change with leaders and employees who don’t recognize your voice, acknowledge your expertise, or believe your message. An architect of employer brand and employee experience. Magazine , the only definition of success that matters is “does it make you happy?”

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Art of HR global conference

Strategic HCM

You''ve not heard much from me recently and one of the reasons for this is that I''ve been working hard designing a new global HR conference, Art of HR , taking place in Dubrovnik, Croatia in November.

WIRTW #381 (the “sensational inspirational celebrational” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

via HR Professionals Magazine Wage & Hour Is Amazon the Scapegoat in the Debate on Employee Leave Entitlements? The Muppets present, 5 People You’ll Meet At Work. Which one are you?

The Culture Killer: 3 Tips to Avoid Becoming the Next Uber

HR Daily Advisor

Culture plays a large part in making your company attractive to potential new hires, but it’s about more than the salary or the perks—it’s about the employee experience. Hornsey commented that “we have a new employee relations team, who are solely dedicated to addressing people’s concerns.

How to improve your employer brand

Workable

Companies with strong brands (a good reputation among employees) attract high-quality candidates more easily, can hire more selectively and have a lower cost-per-hire than companies with blander brands. Building a good employer brand means learning what employees want.

How to deal with employees who don’t get along

Insperity

Any business will have employees who don’t get along from time to time. Whether it’s because of differences in their personalities, lifestyles, opinions or some other factor, sometimes employees just don’t mesh. Handled constructively, employee conflict can lead to healthy competition, process improvements, innovation and enhanced creativity. Here are some tips to help you tactfully turn conflict into consensus between feuding employees. Consult your employee handbook.

Peter Fasolo, CHRO at Johnson & Johnson, On the Value of Transformational Growth and Innovation

HR Digest

Many of your employees have spent their entire careers with the group. Innovation is a long-term game and our relationship with our employees is likewise built on mutual long-term investment in each other. One example of how this comes to life is to encourage our employees to have “multiple careers” within J&J. How do you motivate employees of different generations to share their knowledge?

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WIRTW #417 (the “virgin” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Ex-Employee Alleges Jewish Nonprofit Group Fired Her Because She Wasn’t Observant Enough — via Joe’s HR and Benefits Blog. Don’t Let An Employee Wellness Program Make You Sick — via Troutman Sanders HR Law Matters. Making Sure Your Employee Wellness Program Complies with the ADA — via The Emplawyerologist. via Workforce Magazine. HR & Employee Relations. Labor Relations.

Checking In From #SHRM16 – Macro & “MikeRowe” Breakthroughs

Women of HR

The annual pilgrimage of 15,000 human resource pros to experience everything HR related kicked off with a Sunday opening general session featuring Alan Mullaly (of Ford and Boeing fame) and “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe (who was, for the record, the most entertaining keynote I can remember in recent years). This particularly resonated with me, coming from a retailer with over 16,000 employees.

How to improve your employer brand

Workable

Companies with strong brands (a good reputation among employees) attract high-quality candidates more easily, can hire more selectively and have a lower cost-per-hire than companies with blander brands. Building a good employer brand means learning what employees want.