March, 2020

3 Workplace Articles Every Manager Should Read Right Now

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

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5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company

15Five

Every company has it’s own set of priorities to help take it to the next level. For some, that’s a unique focus on specific departments, a product, or even their customers, but planning what will have the greatest impact can be tough.

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Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why—and How—HR Should Get Into the Workplace Design Business

Cornerstone On Demand

Two types of topics grab my attention. First, there are the instances when companies think they are saving money by cutting costs, but do so in ways that actually increase turnover and decrease engagement and productivity (thus, pursuing false economies that backfire).

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4 Ways to Support Employees During a Crisis

UpstartHR

Over the last few weeks the environment has changed dramatically when it comes to work and life. As an HR leader, I can remember other times of crisis in the past, such as when our employees had their homes destroyed by tornadoes.

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.

How to Work from Home with Kids: The Ultimate List of Tips and Resources

Ultimate Software

Remote work has been increasing in popularity for years , with more than 43% of U.S. employees working remotely at least some or all of the time according to Gallup.

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How Organizations Can Address Email Fatigue

HR Bartender

I ran across this article from CNBC on how many hours Americans spend on email each day. It’s an interesting read. The article says that we spend 209 minutes a day checking work email and 143 on personal messages for a total of 352 minutes.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Remote Employees To Keep Them Engaged

15Five

Building and maintaining a strong company culture can be difficult when you only see your team for several minutes each week and can be especially challenging if these moments aren’t optimized to be high-impact conversations.

Gen Z on the Future of Work They Actually Want

Cornerstone On Demand

The global workforce is welcoming a new generation of employees. By the end of 2020, polls predict that between 24 and 36 percent of workers will belong to the generation of people born between 1995 and 2012, also known as Gen Z.

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Free Access to HR Certification Courses and Other HR Tools

UpstartHR

[Update 3/23 at 9:29am CST] We have already given away our first $1,000 but are doubling down and offering a total of $2,000 in courses at this time. We are hoping to bring something positive out of such a negative and worrisome time for our workforce.

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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!

It’s Not About Selling Software

ExactHire HR Trends

The COVID-19 pandemic has required that ExactHire, like many other companies, move to a mandatory work-from-home model. ExactHire has always offered remote work as an option to our employees, so this change has minimally affected our operations.

COVID-19 Pandemic: Are You Asking These Critical Workforce Questions?

Visier

Join an open forum discussion on March 17, 2020 at 9am PST / 12pm EST for crisis management with people analytics best practices. Bring your ideas and hear from experts in the industry to learn what actions are being put immediately into place in the response of the COVID-19 crisis.

Everything HR Needs to Know About Geofencing

HR Bartender

A couple of years ago, I was invited to attend the TAtech Conference. TAtech is a trade association for organizations that provide technology-based recruiting tools. It’s a great event and I really learned a lot. One of the concepts that the group was very focused on was geofencing.

5 Tech Tools That Are Changing The World of Remote Work

15Five

Some organizations think even a temporary shift to remote work can be scary. Many leaders fear that employees will have difficulty staying focused on their daily duties, and the relationship between managers and employees can suffer.

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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.

From the CEO's Desk: Together, We Can Make A Difference

Cornerstone On Demand

As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, it is profoundly changing the way we live and work. Our hearts go out to those already impacted by the virus, and we want to do everything we can to protect and support our global community through this unprecedented period of uncertainty.

7 Employee Listening Strategies for a World Turned Upside Down by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

DecisionWise

Our clients are worried. Their employees are worried. Our friends, families, and neighbors are worried. It’s frightening, and it’s tough. In fact, I just noticed that “Coronavirus” is now a recognized word in my spell-check dictionary. Will life ever be normal again?

Creating a People-Centric Culture of Recognition: Part Three – Making All Employees Feel Valued

Engage2Excel

When someone says thank you for something you’ve done, how does that make you feel? Saying thank you may seem like a very small thing to do, but we can all personally attest to the difference it makes.

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How to Make Data Meaningful During a Crisis

Visier

Need resources to guide you through crisis management? We’re working with our partners, customers, and the community to provide a centralized repository so you can get the latest resources on data-driven crisis management. Visit our Crisis Management Resource Center here.

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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

Improve the Employee Experience by Providing Answers

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Paycom , a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software. For the seventh consecutive year, Paycom was named a top workplace in Oklahoma. Congrats to them! Enjoy the article.). Last month, I wrote an article titled “ 5 Ways Strategic HR Can Bring Business Value ”. Number four on the list was for HR to support customer-friendly policies.

Winning Through Workplace Generosity: An Interview With Dr. Wayne Baker

15Five

Ever wonder how you will achieve the monumental tasks required of you at work? Few people realize that they’re already surrounded by all the resources they need to reach their goals. There are people around you who would be happy to help.

A Schedule Change Could Be the Key to More Engaged Workers

Cornerstone On Demand

HR professionals and employees alike tend to refer to a typical office schedule as one that runs from 9-to-5. But I don't know anyone who works from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Do you? That would mean no time for lunch if you work an eight-hour day.

Accessibility Considerations For A Remote Workforce

Ultimate Software

We are living through a monumental time in history. Travel is restricted, businesses are temporarily closed, and we are all adjusting to what it means to be socially and physically more distant. We’ve found new ways to connect and come together.

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.

Rising Up to Embrace Our Humanity

UpstartHR

“Come on. You can do it. I know you can. I believe in you.”. I’m watching my baby make the transition to “toddler,” and it’s a bittersweet moment. No longer will she stay where she’s put. She’s going to start exploring the world, and that exploration will only speed up as time goes on.

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What You Can Learn About Crisis Management From the People Analytics Community

Visier

As we respond to the COVID-19 crisis, making evidence-based decisions about our people using data is the best way forward. This was a key message from our recent open forum on using people analytics for crisis management.

In Chaotic Times, What Are Your Employee Experience No-Nos?

DecisionWise

At DecisionWise, we use the Listen, Understand, and Act model to help guide our clients in their employee listening programs. In this blog post, I would like to focus on using a different mental model to help us understand the employee experience (EX) from a unique perspective.

6 Practices That Make Every Day Feel Like Employee Appreciation Day

15Five

Every year on the first Friday of March, companies across the world have a chance to recognize the hard work of their people by celebrating Employee Appreciation Day. But just like so many important holidays, it shouldn’t be celebrated just once a year.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.