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Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Strategies to Reduce Workplace Bullying

October 10, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Workplace bullying is not condoned by employers. It not only creates a hostile working situation but also can create low morale, increased resentment, and increased turnover. It can decrease productivity and even negatively impact employees’ interactions with customers, potentially causing […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The New Nonnegotiables Jobseekers Are Demanding: Are You Prepared to Accommodate Them?

October 10, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Have you noticed it yet? New applicants are walking into their final interviews armed with a set of nonnegotiables that they fully expect their employers to oblige. The checklist includes flexible work schedules, robust wellness options, professional development opportunities, mentoring […]


Research, Software

Employers: Here’s How to Avoid Getting Bitten by COBRA

October 9, 2019

Via: Workforce

COBRA benefits provide continued group health plan coverage after certain qualifying events, like termination of employment, and are a health care safety net for employees until benefits from a new job kick in. But for employers, staying compliant with COBRA […]


Research, Software

What Employers Can Learn from Seeing Working Moms Shine at Track and Field World Championships

October 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

From September 27, 2019, through October 6, 2019, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) held the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar (“athletics” is what we Americans call “track and field”). The meet was highlighted by several women […]


Communication, Software

Want to Be More Influential? Use the Same Performance Techniques World Leaders Use

October 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The role of HR professionals is transforming. Today, managers and executives view HR professionals as strategic partners, employee sponsors and advocates, and change mentors, according to Dave Ulrich, PhD, HR thought leader and professor at the University of Michigan. To […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Best Practices for Effective Teambuilding

October 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Tell your staff you’re planning to do some teambuilding exercises and you’re likely to hear some groans and see a few eye rolls. Unfortunately, teambuilding exercises have a negative connotation in many workplaces. We say “unfortunate” because we believe teambuilding […]


Research, Software

Is Your Team Prepared for the Security Issues in an Era of Remote Work?

October 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

As companies grow and the business landscape becomes more competitive, companies will increasingly see remote work and the flexibility it offers as advantages for both them and their employees. For workers, remote work provides greater efficiency and lower stress levels, […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Benefits of an Effective Tuition Reimbursement Program

October 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

When thinking about the benefits at any given company that prospective employees evaluate, varied items like vacation days, 401(k) plans, and gym memberships spring to mind. Of course, there’s a weight to many of these perks: Vacations last at least […]


News

DOL’s Proposed Tip Credit Rule Likely to Please Hospitality Employers

October 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Employers in industries where tips are the norm are likely to welcome the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new proposed rule relating to tipped workers. Although the proposal, announced on October 7, 2019, just codifies current guidance from the DOL’s […]


Research, Software

The Talent War Is Over—Talent Won!

October 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Finding and retaining top talent are the greatest challenges companies experience worldwide. Traditional job requisitions, recruiting practices, and interviewing and hiring processes are not working. According to LinkedIn, the annual $2.5 billion spend to attract talent targets less than 15% […]