The Solar Eclipse Killed Work Productivity in America…

OK – that title's click bait, but wait, don't leave. First up, Reuters DID report that American employers saw at least $694 million in missing output from the roughly 20 minutes that outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas estimated workers took out of their workday on Monday, Aug. 21 to stretch their legs, head outside the…

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Federal judge to EEOC: Your wellness-program incentive rules are kind’ve a big dumpster fire

Well, maybe not in those words exactly. But, the judge did have some scathing words for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s take on wellness-program incentives. Remind me. What are these incentive rules? Back in 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission passed new regulations impacting wellness programs. Among other things, them jawns provide that, if a wellness…

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Overcoming the “Feedback Trifecta” to Communicate Better as a Leader

Guest post from Angela Sebaly:A recent Harvard Business Review article examined Shell Corporation’s adoption of an 18-month program designed to help the company’s offshore workers give and receive feedback before their upcoming deployment. With the help of an outside consultant, Shell’s experiment pushed the typically tight-lipped crew to talk about everything from what it was…

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Your Goal Should Be to Be Yourself

I received the nicest note the other day. I want to share it with you because I don’t agree with it. I’ve been following you for a long time now and I can’t help but celebrate your drive. It’s massive! I’m indeed excited to have you as a connection and I would like to be…

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GLASSDOOR GOLD: "I’m Not Getting Into This With You"…

You hate Glassdoor.  But amidst all the negativity – and the fact your worst employees are at least 5 times more likely to leave a review than your best employees – are nuggets of truth.  Can we agree on that? I was looking up a company over the weekend and found this gem.  Please click…

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About Bots

I’ve been looking forward to writing this post. Since this HR technology series has started, we’ve talked about enterprise resource planning (ERP), application program interface (API), cloud computing (aka “the cloud”), and many more. Bots (also known as internet bots or web robots) have become mainstream vernacular. But what are they really and why should…

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ABOUT INNOVATION: Why Are Nirvana Cover Bands So Good?

Sell the kids for foodWeather changes moodsSpring is here againReproductive glands He's the oneWho like all our pretty songsAnd he likes to sing alongAnd he likes to shoot his gunBut he don't know what it meansDon't know what it meansAnd I say yeah   –In Bloom, Nirvana If there's one thing that's always amazed me,…

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