Best Practices for Effective Teambuilding

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

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 activities can be beneficial—when they are done effectively. Source:...

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Best Practices for Effective Teambuilding

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

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 activities can be beneficial—when they are done effectively. Source:...

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Four Tips to Turn Action-Planning Woes into Wins

EntertainHR - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

One thing seems to remain constant when it comes to employee surveys: No one enjoys the action-planning process. HR leaders often feel like they are the action-plan police; many managers see the employee survey as just one more thing to add to their already packed plates; and employees are disappointed and disillusioned. In a recent […] The...

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Four Tips to Turn Action-Planning Woes into Wins

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

One thing seems to remain constant when it comes to employee surveys: No one enjoys the action-planning process. HR leaders often feel like they are the action-plan police; many managers see the employee survey as just one more thing to add to their already packed plates; and employees are disappointed and disillusioned. In a recent study, 63% of...

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Four Tips to Turn Action-Planning Woes into Wins

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

One thing seems to remain constant when it comes to employee surveys: No one enjoys the action-planning process. HR leaders often feel like they are the action-plan police; many managers see the employee survey as just one more thing to add to their already packed plates; and employees are disappointed and disillusioned. In a recent study, 63% of...

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Expert Shares Ideas for Improving Workplace Civility

EntertainHR - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

In a recent episode of HR Works Podcast, I discussed the current state of workplace civility with expert Colleen Passard. Jim: Hello, everyone, and welcome to HR Works, the podcast for HR professionals. We really appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to join us. I am the host of HR Works, […] The post Expert Shares Ideas for...

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Expert Shares Ideas for Improving Workplace Civility

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

In a recent episode of HR Works Podcast, I discussed the current state of workplace civility with expert Colleen Passard. Source: Photographee.eu / shutterstock Jim: Hello, everyone, and welcome to HR Works, the podcast for HR professionals. We really appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to join us. I am the host of HR Works, Jim...

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Expert Shares Ideas for Improving Workplace Civility

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

In a recent episode of HR Works Podcast, I discussed the current state of workplace civility with expert Colleen Passard. Source: Photographee.eu / shutterstock Jim: Hello, everyone, and welcome to HR Works, the podcast for HR professionals. We really appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to join us. I am the host of HR Works, Jim...

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

EntertainHR - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

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 who recently had children excelled on the track. Allyson Felix stopped...

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

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

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 who recently had children excelled on the track. Source: Andrew...

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

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

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 who recently had children excelled on the track. Source: Andrew...

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

EntertainHR - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

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 solve today’s pressing talent issues, HR professionals must have strong...

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

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

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 solve today’s pressing talent issues, HR professionals must have strong...

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

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 03:00

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 solve today’s pressing talent issues, HR professionals must have strong...

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

EntertainHR - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 05:16

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 Wage and Hour Division, it formally does away with Obama-era guidance that sometimes limited...

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

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 05:16

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 Wage and Hour Division, it formally does away with Obama-era guidance that sometimes limited...

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

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 05:16

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 Wage and Hour Division, it formally does away with Obama-era guidance that sometimes limited...

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Benefits of an Effective Tuition Reimbursement Program

EntertainHR - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 03:00

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 a certain number of days; gym memberships can go on for years; and 401(k) plans […] The post...

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Benefits of an Effective Tuition Reimbursement Program

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 03:00

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 a certain number of days; gym memberships can go on for years; and 401(k) plans can stay with you...

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Benefits of an Effective Tuition Reimbursement Program

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 03:00

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 a certain number of days; gym memberships can go on for years; and 401(k) plans can stay with you...

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