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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Confront Bad Workplace Behavior to Protect Employee Engagement

January 17, 2020

Via: HR Examiner

I was reminded of this recently at my nine-year-old son’s soccer game. It was the second game of the tournament and our boys weren’t playing very well. The team we played against was coached by five adults who were all […]


Research, Software

From Workplace Planning to Planning Work

January 8, 2020

Via: CEB

Most organizations still pack their ranks with traditional full-time employees, but many now mix in part-time, temporary, contract and gig workers. These contingent workers offer an important way for organizations to fill skill gaps and increase productivity, but HR needs […]


Research, Software

Will 2020 Be a Repeat of 2019? Experts Weigh In

December 27, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Record-low unemployment, a growing skills gap, artificial intelligence (AI), and the gig economy—what do these have in common? They were some of the most common topics employers discussed throughout 2019 and for the latter half of the past decade. As […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Combining Classroom Training with On-the-Job Training

December 20, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Broadly speaking, there are two primary forms of training used by most organizations. The first involves structured training during designated instruction periods by assigned, often full-time, instructors using some combination of lecture, assigned course material, and examination. This classroom-style training […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Improved Training for Mental Health Initiatives is Essential – According to New Study by HR.com’s Research Institute

December 9, 2019

Via: HR Vendornews

Most organizations (73%) offer mental health benefits, but the reality is that few excel at addressing mental health issues or taking preventative measures to reduce workplace stress. A large majority (82%) of human resources (HR) professionals agree, for example, that […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why Employee Engagement Is Different For Your Hourly, Pink & Blue Collar Workforces

December 9, 2019

Via: Blogging4Jobs

My dad was a printing pressman my entire life. He worked third shift until I was in the 4th grade, and I remember when he was part of a strike at his plant when contract negotiations failed. It’s because of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Pivoting and professional growth in today’s (and tomorrow’s) workforce

December 9, 2019

Via: Chief Learning Officer

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who played for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers basketball teams, was known for his ability to pivot — keeping one foot in place while moving the other into a different space. This footwork technique, a fundamental […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Employee Hygiene: Tips for Handling Problems

December 6, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Few conversations are as uncomfortable as having to directly address employee hygiene issues. Unfortunately, however, this is something that comes up in the workplace and must be managed appropriately. Hygiene problems can take many forms. Perhaps the most common is […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Technology Mishaps Plague Employee Onboarding Process, Finds Survey

December 5, 2019

Via: HR Hero

As the workplace becomes filled with digitally native workers, i.e. Millennials and Gen Z, companies and organizations would have the best success in retaining this talent pool by offering the technology they desire. Yet, over a third of respondents—in a […]


Research, Software

Study: Women prioritize workplace acceptance over pay

December 3, 2019

Via: HR Dive

Women’s perception of certain careers as unwelcoming isn’t without merit. Research from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School found that STEM companies rated the resumes of white male applicants with 3.75 GPAs as equivalent to f​emale and nonnwhite applicants with […]