Wed.Apr 26, 2017

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A Personal Employee Engagement Watershed: Stop Putting Lipstick on Camels

David Zinger

Whoever said “it’s nothing personal” was not talking about work. Iguazu Falls in Argentina (February 2017) by David Zinger. This post is personal. I apologize in advance for not offering you levers, drivers, or 11 action items to boost engagement.

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Even one bad comment may create a hostile work environment, says Second Circuit

The Employer Handbook

With all due respect to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, I’m glad, at least for this month, that I don’t practice there. You see, as I blogged here on Monday, the Second Circuit ok’d/protected an employee’s vicious, profanity-laced, social-media tirade against his boss, his boss’s mother, and his boss’s entire family. It was really awful. But, then, you have this opinion , which the Second Circuit issued yesterday. In Daniel v.

my intern told a horribly offensive joke at a meeting with other companies

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Every spring, the company I work for hires interns. This year I was assigned an intern to train and manage for the first time. Two days ago I had a project meeting at another site and my boss said I should bring my intern as it would be a good experience for him. Up until this point, my intern’s behavior had been nothing but professional.

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Increased Cost-Sharing Makes Voluntary Benefits More Attractive

HR Daily Advisor

The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) reports relatively modest average increases—3% (2016) and 4% (2015)—in the cost of employer-sponsored health insurance premiums for family coverage. These limited premium hikes represent a significant slowdown in increase rates over the last decade or two.

The Essential Guide to Recruiting Performers

When your company needs to bring on new talent, it's tempting to do whatever it takes. But hiring just anyone isn't the solution. Download JazzHR's, The Essential Guide to Hiring Performers, to learn how you can create a scalable recruiting process that results in great hires.

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Here's what happens when you help employees you didn't know needed it

The Predictive Index

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10 Business and Recruiting Reasons for Requesting Salary Information

TLNT: The Business of HR

The practice of firms either requesting or requiring applicants to provide their salary history is coming under tremendous pressure as part of the overall push for pay equity for women. As a result, there are many new and proposed laws about the salary history request, including outright bans.

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So what’s it really like to work from a coffee shop for the day?

cipHR

For many of us, when we hear the term 'working remotely', two images are contoured up: a home office and a laptop in a coffee shop. The reason might be because these are the examples most used in online articles and as accompanying illustrations.

Total CEO Pay Rose 6% in 2016, Willis Towers Watson Study Finds

HR Daily Advisor

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

When Numbers Fall: 4 Negative Effects of Employee Turnover

Get Hppy

The role played by employees in an organisation cannot be overemphasized; employees are the backbone of any business’s success.

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Judge Blocks Philly’s Salary History Ban

HR Daily Advisor

With the city’s endorsement, a federal judge has issued a stay of Philadelphia’s ban on questions about job applicants’ salary history. The new law was set to take effect May 23.

Now Is The Time For Digital Transformation

SuccessFactors

The pace of change is accelerating. Much has changed since we all started to dial in with our modems and connect to online services like America Online or Compuserve and then directly to the Internet and the World Wide Web.

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A CFO Discusses Culture and Profits

TLNT: The Business of HR

Here’s something HR professionals don’t often hear: a CFO advocating for that company culture be measured as closely as financial performance. Culture Engagement Retention & Engagement DisruptHR employee experience Featured

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Digital Transformation’s Impact On Business Processes And Work

SuccessFactors

A previous post addressing the impact of digital transformation on business models can be found here. Today’s businesses operate in a world of increasing complexity characterized by higher data volumes, faster business cycles, and ever more demanding customers.

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Why nobody is using your intranet (but should be)

Jostle

You’re at work. You open your browser. Your intranet pops up. And… a tumbleweed rolls across the screen. It’s a dull, unchanging landscape that no-one visits. You close the browser, dreaming of an effective corporate communications tool. Clarity Purpose

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Sometimes You Just Have to Say No to a Customer

Paychex

When dealing with a difficult customer, when and how should you say "no"? Do you risk losing the customer? It's often possible to say no and retain a customer's business. See how

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3 Techniques for Creating a Positive Culture for Hourly Employees

CultureIQ

Hourly Workers Tend to be Less Happy with Their Company Culture–How Can You Overcome This? According to data from the 2017 Top Company Cultures Program , hourly workers rate their perception of company culture consistently lower than salaried employees.

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The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

Congrats to Philip Miscimarra on his appointment as NLRB Chair

Ohio Employer's Law

I’m on record as calling Philip Miscimarra “mad as hell,” referring to his scathing dissents in recent NLRB protected concerted activity cases.

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Business Groups to White House: Block New EEO-1 Pay Reporting Requirements

HR Daily Advisor

Both business groups and Republican lawmakers have in recent days urged the White House to block the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) new EEO-1 compensation reporting requirements. fullempty / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

Culture – A Key Determinant Of Reputational Capital

Culture University

What is reputational capital? How important is an organization’s reputation? Why is it important? What is its value? What is a key determinant of an organization’s reputational capital? Let’s explore these questions.

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Chills Happen When We See Who We Really Are.

Investipro

I rarely refer to a post from another blogger, but Suzanne Lucas @RealEvilHRLady really nailed this one. I encourage you to read her post and watch the video.

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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.

The ABC's of L&D

TemboStatus

Career development and the opportunity to learn and grow are major reasons why your talent may leave. In fact, the latest employee engagement benchmarking report from TemboStatus revealed that of the more than 13,000 employees surveyed in the first three months of 2017, 38% were negative about their ability to grow their career at their current company. TorontoHR

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The Beer Commercial Everyone Needs to See

Evil HR Lady

How divided are we as a world? It seems like we can no longer say “agree to disagree” and get on with life. We have to accuse people who disagree with us as being morally bankrupt , but usually with more offensive word choices. When we talk about diversity in hiring we talk about diversity in skin color and gender, but not about ideas. Now, I don’t actually drink alcohol, at all. But I’m urging you to watch this beer commercial from Heineken, U.K.

President Orders H-1B Visa Rules Reviewed, Tightened

TLNT: The Business of HR

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the “ Buy American and Hire American ” executive order (EO), which addresses H-1B visas. The EO calls for the application of existing U.S. laws to visa recipients and the re-evaluation of the H-1B program. H1B Visas Immigration Legal - Compliance & Policies legal issues vis

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From the trenches: experiences of a remote worker

Interact

More employees than ever are now working remotely, and they are doing so for longer periods of time according to research published by Gallup earlier this year. In fact, 43% of employed Americans said they had spent at least some time working remotely last year. I am a remote worker here at Interact.

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Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.