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Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How HR Can Be the Rock Star of Employee Experience

February 13, 2018

Via: Ere Media

In 1981, James Hetfield, an unknown vocalist and guitarist responded to an advertisement posted by drummer Lars Ulrich in a local newspaper. From this meeting, Metallica was born. As a huge fan of Metallica, my ears are still ringing from […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Research, Software

Why a Bonus Isn’t as Good as a Raise (Even Though It Seems Awesome)

February 13, 2018

Via: Evil HR Lady

It seems that everyone is getting bonuses due to the new tax breaks. Walmart, Disney, Home Depot, and Best Buy are among the many giving out bonuses up to $1000 to employees. There’s nothing better than a nice lump sum […]


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 […]


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 […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Modifying the Workplace for Older Employees

February 6, 2018

Via: HR Hero

As our population demographics change over the years, employers are finding themselves with a workforce that is ever-changing in composition. While those in the Millennial cohort are finding their feet in the workplace and advancing into more senior roles, there […]


Research, Software

Are Workplace Wellness Programs a Waste of Time and Money?

February 5, 2018

Via: HR Hero

“Workplace wellness programs cover over 50 million workers and are intended to reduce medical spending, increase productivity, and improve well-being. Yet, limited evidence exists to support these claims,” conclude three university researchers in a newly published study. Damon Jones (University […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Hire Teams

February 5, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Did you catch the Advisor articles about hiring entire teams? If not, you can catch up here for part 1 and here for part 2. In that article, we talked about some of the benefits of hiring entire teams instead […]


Featured

4 Ways Virtual Reality Will Change the Modern Workplace

February 2, 2018

Via: Sofia Allende

Data from the Dell & Intel Future Workforce Study shows that global employees are ready to work in smart workspaces, and they expect them in the near future. In fact, 44% of respondents said that their workspaces are not smart […]