The Suicide Epidemic: Turning to Your EAP for Solutions in Times of Crisis

ACI Specialty Benefits

See his recent feature below, originally published in Next Concept HR Magazine. Pulitzer Prize nominee David Foster Wallace, one of the most celebrated authors of our time, published his critically acclaimed novel Infinite Jest in 1996.

15 Top HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2018

Digital HR Tech

Last week, I had the pleasure to attend one of the first HR tech conferences of the year, UNLEASH London (formerly HR Tech World). And to save you some time, we’ve selected 15 great events we think are worth attending this year. 15 HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2018. Thousands of HR and L&D professionals discover the latest products and services alongside industry experts at the CIPD HR Software and Recruitment Show. Attend the event.

I Host a Podcast, Tour the HR Conference Circuit and Hit the Gym Once a Day—Here's How I Make Time for Learning

Cornerstone On Demand

In our Learning Diaries series, seasoned HR and business leaders share how they make time for a critical but often overlooked aspect of their jobs: learning. I rarely can find the time to read a book or even listen to a book in its entirety, so I often read or watch a video in short bursts."

15 Top HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2018

Digital HR Tech

Last week, I had the pleasure to attend one of the first HR tech conferences of the year, UNLEASH London (formerly HR Tech World). And to save you some time, we’ve selected 15 great events we think are worth attending this year. 15 HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2018. Thousands of HR and L&D professionals discover the latest products and services alongside industry experts at the CIPD HR Software and Recruitment Show. Attend the event.

Professional conferences 101: Get more from employee attendance in 5 steps


Attending a professional conference should be much more than a chance for your employees to polish their golf game or get out of the office for a few days. It’s important your employees understand that approval for them to attend an industry event is a sign your organization values them and wants to invest in their career. Here’s how to help everyone on your staff maximize the value of attending a professional conference.

#HCSummit - virtual learning at Avon Products

Strategic HCM

. I''m virtually attending another of HCI ''s annual summits. My favourite session however has been from Andrea Procaccino, Global Director of Learning and Development at Avon Products, focusing on innovative learning delivery, particularly virtual and social communities.

Witnessing Real Innovation – Calculating Gross-to-Net Pay in Parallel and Real-time


Paying employees right and on time gets easier when payroll staff use the same system that front line employees use to record their time, and managers use to track attendance. By BP Gallucci, Communications Manager, Ceridian.

Is 2017 the Year for Financial Wellness Among Your Employees?

HR Daily Advisor

Throughout 2016, newspapers and magazines documented Americans beset by financial concerns. Evidently, Americans are having a difficult time with their finances. Responses from 1,600 full-time employees reveal financial stress impacting overall wellbeing: Health (28%).

Waggl named as one of the Best Startups of 2018 at the 13th Annual IT World Awards®


Honored along with other hot companies and best products award winners at the 2018 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco. Network Products Guide has named Waggl as one of 2018’s Best Startups in the 13th Annual IT World Awards®.

Never Let Others Ruin Your Future, Says Kevin Sheridan, HRDA Keynote Speaker

HR Daily Advisor

We cannot let him attend our school anymore. Although it’s widely known that Edison struggled with learning as a child and only attended public school for a short time, there is much conjecture on the Internet as to whether this story about his teacher is true.

Why “Best in Tech” Workplaces are Built on Innovation

Ultimate Software

Today, I’m proud to announce another accolade: Computerworld magazine has named us the #1 Best Place to Work in IT among midsize tech companies. Here are some ways we bolster creativity, driving the creation of our award-winning products, services, and culture.

Promoting Your Construction Business Offline


Get Published in a Trade Magazine. Trade magazines are a great way to present yourself as a thought leader away from the internet. If you’re attending all these events, it’s of course wise to hand out some business cards to help visitors to remember you.

New Technologies in Employee Training

Get Hppy

In healthcare, education, and transport, products like telemedicine, computer-assisted learning, plagiarism software , and self-driving improve individual and institution efficacy; with the results from their application trickling down to other industries and sectors.

Employee Well-Being Key for Engagement

ATD Human Capital

I will never forget the first feature article I wrote for TD magazine (at that time called T+D). They are thirsty for information on how to motivate their employees and build productive organizations full of engaged—and happy—human beings.

Does Performance Management Really Help Every Employee Become Their Best Self?


I wasn’t producing the results I had hoped for, and I felt this sense of emptiness about the products and services we were building for our customers. So when it came time to start my next company, I realized that my purpose was to support people in being and becoming their best selves.

10 Ways To Improve Your Business Travel Experience

HR Bartender

It was basically 90 days – a quarter of my time I spend traveling. I’m not sure if that’s a lot or a little , but it did get me thinking that any time I’m traveling, I should try to have a good experience. Other times, it’s aggravating! I can read a book or magazine.

Words of Advice from 7 HR Thought Leaders


You can’t prevent attrition if your organization doesn’t attend to employee experience.”. as much as $600 billion in lost productivity” and that the cost of millennial turnover may be as much as $30 billion. Time for Slack : Workers need a chance to reflect and compare notes.

Is human intervention hiding in your Human Capital Management?


Time tracking errors can cost in either overpayment or employee dissatisfaction. Labor budgeting and forecasting errors lead to sub-optimal schedules that can cause understaffing, productivity problems and unhappy customers. First, look at how time details get to payroll.

Why LAX TechRecruit 2019 is a recruiter’s paradise

Hacker Earth

We are halfway through the year and it’s time to make the most of 2019. In today’s candidate-driven market, recruiters and HRs across the world are facing a tough time in hiring and retaining top talent, and sometimes even both.

25 Apps for Recruiters

Spark Hire

With so many apps out there, how can you be sure which apps increase productivity, rather than take away? It’s a fact, we all spend a significant amount of our time on apps, or online in general. The average number of apps being used per person in this time was around 23.2.

Cloud HR Software is Now Changing the Workplace


Today, the Human Resources is no longer confined in the back-office attending to piles after piles of paperwork. For the 15,000 workers of The Scarborough in Maine, the 16-line touch-tone system they used to check on their medical certificates were, at that time, state-of-the-art.

The art of public speaking: How to lead the masses


Avoid “tunnel vision” in your talk by investing time on the creative process. Extra time and effort can translate into an original take on a familiar topic and help turn a predictable speech into a memorable talk.

The Top HR Conferences in 2017-2018 You Can’t Afford to Miss

Compensation Today

Which HR conferences are you interested in attending this year? Once you’ve successfully acquired the buy-in you need for your conference, take some time to consider the speakers and topics that are applicable to you, make yourself a schedule. Rob de Luca, BambooHR.

10 Takeaways From the HR Technology Conference & Exposition


I loved spending time with Matt. Jessica Griffin , Vice President of Global Product Management for Kronos, seemed to have the most knowledge of blockchain out of all the sessions I attended. 10 Takeaways from the HR Technology Conference & Exposition .

8 of the Best Executive Assistant Conferences in 2018


Executive Assistants never seem to rest, let alone take time away from work to focus on themselves. They pack comprehensive instruction into reasonable time frames and send you home eager to put your new ideas into action. This was my first time to this event, and it was awesome!”.

11 Things You Need to Know About Generation Z


This loyalty transcends into their church attendance: 41% of Gen Z attended church during their young adulthood, compared to 18% for Millennials at the same ages, 21% of Generation X, and 26% for Baby Boomers. Magazine’s top 100 Leadership Speakers in the world, as well as Inc.’s

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Why Workday is a Top Workplace for Women: Q&A with CHRO Ashley Goldsmith


Workday was named this week to Fortune magazine’s list of the “100 Best Workplaces for Women,” which recognizes organizations that have nurtured positive and strong environments for women to grow in their careers.


5 sessions from industry leaders you can’t miss at #CeridianINSIGHTS


I am very excited about this year’s event as we are expecting the largest attendance ever. Our customers will be seeing our newest enhancements to Dayforce HCM while mixing in some fun and educational sessions throughout their time in Vegas.

Networking: The Expected & Unexpected Benefits


Right before the holidays, I attended a 1-day conference on Digital Marketing. I was a little leery on taking the time away from “real work”, but it was local and seemed interesting, so I decided it was worth the time. When I try to decide whether or not to attend these events, I usually focus on the topics, and if there are going to be interesting speakers presenting. Surprisingly, the best thing I got from attending this conference was completely unexpected.

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


By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis I do not attend too many tradeshows and conferences per year. We have built a powerful product and we have great content. My focus is to continue to improve that product and attract more professionals to engage.

Informal, Online Learning: The Half-Truths That Undermine Success


Half-truth #2: People learn best when they can control the learning—the time, place and even pace of it. Being able to sync up the instruction with optimal timing can contribute to powerful results. Join me for a webinar with Chief Learning Officer magazine on February 28 th.

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Want High Performance? Make Sure You Treat Your Employees Like Adults

TLNT: The Business of HR

In fact, because of this success, Netflix’s “culture deck ” has been shared more than 11 million times in the past five years. And to prove its great work environment, Nordstrom has been ranked on Fortune ’s “ 100 Best Companies to Work For ” list since the magazine started tracking it.

my boss expects me to work too much

Ask a Manager

I work for a biweekly magazine—I’m often working on short deadlines and juggling a lot of projects at once, but it’s not the sort of publication that covers a lot of breaking news. Even though we all work a lot, the general culture at my office is not one where people are expected to be on-call all the time. If I don’t take this time to take care of myself, I know I’ll spend the rest of the week feeling behind, and will probably blow my food budget on takeout.

Building Trust in Business


In tech, for example, we focus on the product: its security features and reliability. One thing we emphasize is that trust takes time and investment. It’s an ongoing relationship, not a one-time transaction where you buy something and never see the cashier ever again. Research has found that employees in high-trust organizations are more productive, have more energy at work, collaborate better, stay with their companies longer, and have less chronic stress.

Cafe Classic: Does Self-Help Help?

Compensation Cafe

All you need do is read a book, attend a webinar or buy their information-packed DVD. The buzz phrases may change from time to time, but our appetite for quick fixes doesn’t seem to ever diminish.