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Research, Software

Why Isn’t Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Working?

February 12, 2018

Via: HR Hero

As I write this article, the newspapers and airwaves are filled with more reports of alleged sexual harassment in workplaces around the country. It’s as though the media has suddenly discovered a whole new world of discrimination to report on. […]


Research, Software

Can Wearable Technology and Predictive Analytics Prevent Workplace Violence?

February 12, 2018

Via: HR Hero

In late January, it was revealed that wearable activity trackers, such as Fitbit, were doing more than just tracking activity. These wearables were also sharing very sensitive military information, unbeknownst to its users. While wearables may pose a threat to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

What Do HR Experts Have to Say about Onboarding?

February 9, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Despite the importance of onboarding, the process if often overlooked. According to The Learning Match Maker, 91% of employees stay with a company for at least a year if that company has an efficient onboarding process. That number only drops […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Research, Software

3 Qualities of Effective Leadership in the Modern Workplace

February 9, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The concepts and values of leadership have evolved over the years. While the ideas of “Be loyal to your employer and do what you are told,” “Get people to follow you,” or “Climb your way to the top” used to […]


Research, Software

Men Think Women Leaders Are Represented Equally, But Only 10% of Women Actually Hold Leadership Positions

February 8, 2018

Via: HR Hero

2018 is shaping up to be the year of gender equality, with Iceland leading the transformation by requiring all companies to enforce equal pay for all workers. However, a recent study shows that these strides are being hindered in the […]


Good case practices, Research, Software, Workplace wellness

Chances are, someone you work with is depressed

February 8, 2018

Via: HR Examiner

One in four adults in the US suffers from some form of mental illness, mostly depression and anxiety disorders. 11% of Americans take an antidepressant. Chances are, someone you work with is depressed. The cost of depression in lost productivity […]


News

Tax Law Fueling Changes to Employer Benefits and Compensation Programs

February 7, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The new tax reform law is fueling changes to corporate America’s employee benefits, compensation, total rewards, and executive pay programs, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking, and solutions company. The survey of 333 large […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Improving Employee Engagement with HR Technology: A Look at Tech Focused Strategies

February 7, 2018

Via: HR Hero

With employee engagement being such a covered topic due to the benefits it provides to strategy development and overall business improvement, you would think that statistics in this area would be booming – unfortunately, that’s not the case. If we […]


Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Give ‘Thank You’ and ‘I Know’ a Rest

February 7, 2018

Via: Ere Media

I did a piece a while back on how “thank you” can wear out its welcome in the workplace, and come off as insincere if overused. The law of diminishing returns says that the longer you rely on something for […]


Research, Software

Does That Law Apply to Me? Sick Leave Laws Raise Questions for Out-of-State Employers

February 6, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Maryland is now the ninth state to have enacted a paid sick leave law. Effective February 11, 2018, the Healthy Working Families Act became law as the result of a veto override, which understandably means there are still a few […]