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How to Work From Home Effectively  | Engage Blog

Achievers

Remote work is the new norm. In our latest blog post, we walk you through the value of remote work and how to work from home effectively.

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9 Things HR Needs to Know About Auditing a PTO Policy | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

Whether reworking your organization’s time off benefits or making a few changes, find out what HR needs to know about auditing a company’s PTO policy.

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Bookmark This! The Rise of Human Experience Management #HXM

HR Bartender

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we’re human. And we want to be treated as such. This includes our work experience. Yes, we’re technically an employee or a manager or maybe a freelancer, but we want to be treated as a human. Our friends at SAP SuccessFactors launched a LinkedIn Live series recently called “The Rise of HXM – Human Experience Management”.

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The Big Shift: Demand for Future Work Skills in 2021

HR Digest

The year 2020 is playing out like a bad dream in need of a wake-up call. The battle of the world against the pandemic shook up the workplace, requiring swift accommodation and responses to skills gaps and skill shifts. The big shift in organizational needs and long-term reliance on digital solutions are creating demand for upskilling and reskilling across the globe.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Overcoming Common Barriers to Innovation

Take It Personel-ly

Innovation is key to business potential and growth. Without new ideas, updates, products or services, a business will slowly die because consumers are looking for the next best thing. Unfortunately, many businesses throw up barriers to innovation and discourage the very thing that can make their business more successful. Not Acting on Trends Some businesses […].

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7 Work From Home Tips To Maximize Your Productivity

Vantage Circle

When you are working from home, you have enough flexibility to do your job. But this luxury can often turn into a missed opportunity if not planned accordingly. They say work from home can be your litmus paper to your productivity. Also, many would argue over the fact that it needs intrinsic motivation to perform your tasks efficiently and deliver at the right time when you are working from home.

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Are You Required to Give Employees Time Off to Vote?

Patriot Software

As a small business owner, you may offer types of paid or unpaid time off to employees. But when election day rolls around, do you give employees time off to vote? Read on to learn about offering time off to vote, voting leave laws by state, and whether you can refuse voting leave. Giving employees […] READ MORE.

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How HR can tackle employee loneliness when working remotely

cipHR

From communicating openly, to raising awareness of loneliness, here’s how HR can support employees who feel isolated or alone. How many of us have felt isolated or lonely during the pandemic? Between 3 April and 3 May 2020 , 2.6 million adults in the UK reported that they “often” or “always” felt lonely. Lockdown meant no socialising with others in person and while this might have come as a relief to some, to others it resulted in increased feelings of loneliness.

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4 Tips For Making Every One-On-One Meeting Count

15Five

The most powerful coaching tool a manager has is a one-on-one meeting. These meetings are dedicated time for managers to learn important information about their employees and offer useful feedback in real-time. When one-on-ones happen frequently, managers have the opportunity to increase their overall effectiveness and boost employee performance. Here are four tips to help you have more meaningful one-on-ones with your employees each and every week. 1.

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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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What Percent of Health Insurance is Paid by Employers?

PeopleKeep

When evaluating a new or existing health insurance program, your organization's contribution strategy is an important consideration. In simple terms, how much will individual employees pitch in for coverage, and what percent of health insurance is paid by the employer?

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5 Ways to Recharge Employee Motivation

Achievers

No manager wants to deal with a team of unmotivated workers. Setting goals is like pulling teeth, small obstacles bring work to a halt and nobody celebrates when projects are completed. It’s unlikely that your workplace is this grim, but like most managers, you’re probably always looking for ways to increase your staff’s motivation.

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Return-to-Work Communication Best Practices for Coronavirus | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

These tips and best practices help craft your message communicating a return-to-work plan to your employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Future of Talent Management

HR Bartender

When I worked in an office environment, I tried to spend a lot of time walking around. It was a great opportunity to be visible and chat with employees. It also got me into the habit of always having a notebook with me. Employees would ask questions and I needed some way to remember. Fast forward to today, I still carry a notebook with me to jot down ideas.

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How to Implement Pay Transparency: A Comprehensive Guide

With pay transparency legislation on the rise globally, it can be difficult for organizations to navigate how to share salary ranges due to administrative complexities, lack of clear job architecture, employee reactions, and more. To help make this process easier, Barley's comprehensive guide shares how to begin implementing pay transparency while staying true to your compensation philosophy.

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Telltale Signs of Burnout at Work

HR Digest

Burnout and stress are the two sides of a coin that seem to feed off each other. Stopping and smelling the flowers on the way to work and a more relaxed attitude is the key to stress-free work life, suggest experts. Burnout has got much attention in the last two years with even the World Health Organization (WHO) classifying it as an occupational hazard arising out of “mismanaged work stress”.

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5 Livestock Breeds Small-Scale Farmers Can Raise

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Farming is technically the oldest profession on the planet as humans have always harvested and grown food for consumption. In recent years farming has been done on a huge scale by farmers with large areas of land and massive machinery. However, the prevalence of small-scale farmers is increasing. Much of this is a result of […].

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Developing a mindset of resilience during changes and crises

Insperity

When your organization goes through unstable or challenging times, it’s critical that everyone on your team adopt a mindset of resilience. A mindset of resilience is: The capacity to continue to develop despite disruption – for example, being able to adapt to changing circumstances, incorporate new behaviors and follow new processes The ability to let go of what makes you comfortable A tolerance for ambiguity.

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Intrapreneurs: The Rise Of The Organizational Innovators

Vantage Circle

There was a time when working in a 9 to 5 schedule was the norm for most employees. No , this is not an ancient times scenario but something as recent as two to three decades back. The employees in those days followed the instructions of their bosses to the T. They were hardly expected or encouraged to think and perform beyond their given scope of work.

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5 Trends to Help Your Organization Boost Job Satisfaction and Productivity

Treating your workforce as the organization’s top priority improves customer satisfaction and revenue growth and can boost job satisfaction and productivity. Read about five trends that are helping organizations around the country improve their people’s career well-being.

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Payroll Tax vs. Income Tax

Patriot Software

Tax withholding comes with the territory of being an employer. Employment taxes can be broken down into payroll taxes and income taxes. Most people use the terms interchangeably. But when you hear about a payroll tax deferral, you probably want to know the exact difference between payroll tax vs. income tax. Income tax vs. payroll […] READ MORE.

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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. We have to deal with the logistics of this from a work perspective, because HR is often the hub of policies around working remotely or being flexible for those that have personal needs that limit their availability for work during emergencies.

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10 Must-Ask Questions To Supercharge Your Leadership

15Five

When I talk about 15Five’s mission, I like to say that we are in the business of employee feedback. Because when it comes to enacting positive change, managers are most effective when they’re aware of what’s really going on around them. Throughout my time in leadership, I’ve found that by uncovering what’s most meaningful for my team and the company as a whole, I’m better able to take action on what matters most.

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3 Tips for Working From Home During COVID-19

Best Money Moves

3 tips for working from home during COVID-19. These are three best practices for organizations with employees working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. This is just the beginning of the work from home world if employees have any say in the matter. Seventy percent of full-time employees are working from home during COVID-19 and 75 percent of them say they’re equally or more productive now than they were at the office, according to research by Owl Labs.

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Fertility Benefits for Every Age: A HR Roadmap from Gen Z to Baby Boomers

Speaker: Lauri Armstrong, SHRM-SCP - Sr. Director, People Operations at Carrot Fertility

Today’s workforce includes multiple generations of employees all looking for something different from their benefits package. While meeting these disparate needs can be challenging, a comprehensive fertility benefit can support everyone from junior staffers learning about their fertility health to senior leadership managing menopause and low testosterone symptoms.

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9 Tips for Building Trust in the Workplace

Achievers

If you’d like your organization to succeed, you must foster mutual trust between all team members. But this is easier said than done. Only 1 out of 5 HR and engagement leaders believe their employees deeply trust company leaders , and 50 percent of employees said they don’t think HR is trustworthy. Trust is essential for in-person teams and remote workers.

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Six strategic priorities HR teams need to focus on right now

cipHR

An ongoing challenge for any HR professional is knowing where to spend their time and energy to have the most positive impact on their organisation. Here are six strategic priorities we believe should be top of HR’s agenda at the moment. . 1. Supporting and ensuring workers’ wellbeing. Employee health and wellbeing has been rising up the corporate agenda for many years, but the coronavirus pandemic has brought its importance to the fore – not only in terms of keeping workers safe from the virus

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4 Change Management Strategies for Managing HR Digital Transformation

HR Bartender

There’s lots of talk about digital transformation but do we really know what it means? And everything that’s involved? One of the best definitions I’ve heard was at last year’s KronosWorks conference. John Frehse, senior managing director at Ankura Consulting Group LLC, described digital transformation with the line, “Data is out. Answers are in.” His point was that digital transformation is about organizations getting answers through the strategic use of technology.

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3M’s SVP of HR Kristen Ludgate on a Better Way to Attract Top Talent

HR Digest

COURAGE UNDER CHANGE. Kristen Ludgate, who leads 3M’s human resources team, talks to The HR Digest about the “15% culture” philosophy that has helped attract the industry’s most driven workers and how tough times can have a motivational impact on the workforce. The HR Digest: 3M is said to have a passionate work culture fit for the industry’s most driven workers.

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Combatting the Effects of Inflation: Keeping Benefits Competitive While Cutting Cost

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP - Employee Benefits and Total Rewards Leader, World at Work Content Author, and Speaker

After years of facing the global pandemic, we are now struggling with a new problem: inflation. No one could have predicted the impact of inflation on employee benefits and how it affects both employees and employers. Employers are now trying to maintain or lower the cost of benefits while competing for talent in a competitive and tight labor market, but the rising costs of consumer goods and healthcare make it extremely difficult to consider increasing their benefit offerings.