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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Focus on Employee Work Passion, Not Employee Engagement

March 14, 2019

Via: Workforce

Every day the spirits of millions of people die at the front door of their workplace. There is an epidemic of workers who are uninterested and disengaged from the work they do, and the cost to the U.S. economy has […]


Research, Software

Putting Humanity into HR Compliance: Doing Performance Reviews Better

March 12, 2019

Via: SHRM

Many companies are replacing annual performance reviews with quarterly evaluations. And those of us who have suffered through bad annual reviews can appreciate why more frequent—and clear—performance talks get better results. Many years ago, I received my first annual performance […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

More Ways that Extended Reality Training Improves Employee Performance

March 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In part one of this article, we explored how integrating extended reality (XR) training, which includes virtual reality (VR), mixed reality, and augmented reality technology, into training processes can be a great way for companies to recruit and retain workers […]


News

The USDOL releases new salary requirements to maintain exempt status

March 11, 2019

Via: Omega HR Solutions

On March 7, 2019, the United States Department of Labor released the long-awaited adjustment to the salary level that is the first hurdle to claiming an employee is exempt from being paid overtime. This movement toward a new salary level […]


Research, Software

The Impact of Ban-the-Box and Salary History Prohibitions on Employers

March 7, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Class action lawsuits involving the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) are not the only compliance concern for employers performing background checks in an increasingly complex legal environment. In addition, employers are impacted by state and local requirements, including “ban […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Viewpoint: Why Millennials Hate Waiting and What HR Can Do About It

March 6, 2019

Via: SHRM

Imagine you are standing in line at a grocery store, and the line is deep and going nowhere. Your fellow shoppers are shifting impatiently from side to side while incessantly checking the time. Along comes “Type A” shopper, demanding service: […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How Employee Engagement and Customer Loyalty Go Hand in Hand

March 4, 2019

Via: HR Hero

It is far easier and less costly to generate more business from an existing client than it is to draw in a new customer. But you can only capitalize on your existing clients if you develop the all-important customer loyalty. […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Invest in Recognition: Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day and Enjoy Year-Round Gains

March 1, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Many employers celebrate holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Halloween with office parties and offer workplace feasts and a chance to socialize with coworkers as a way to show they appreciate their employees. Ironically, there’s a holiday designed specifically for […]


Research, Software

Be Careful: Gamification at Work Can Go Very Wrong

February 28, 2019

Via: SHRM

Gamification is becoming known as a valuable technique that can change behavior and incentivize higher productivity, but HR managers should know that gamifying the workplace only succeeds when the game is thoughtfully designed to create many winners. Introducing the mechanics […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

5 Steps to Take When Implementing a New Company Culture

February 26, 2019

Via: HR Hero

According to research highlighted by Harvard Business Review, positive work cultures promote more productive, engaged, and happier employees. Also, according to one survey highlighted by Forbes, “corporate culture, however it is defined, makes a difference in companies’ performance and value.” […]