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  • Getting Employee Engagement Right Takes More Than a Village

    Despite increasing investments in employee engagement surveys, programs, and interventions, fewer than one third of workers around the globe are engaged, resulting in high levels of commitment and dis...


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    https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/Human-Capital-Blog/2017/04/Getting-Employee-Engagement-Right-Takes-More-Than-a-Village3834
  • Stop Paying Federal Employees to Perform Union Business

    Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, recently issued guidance that directs federal agencies to find ways to, in part, “reduce the size of the Federal Government’...


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    https://cei.org/blog/stop-paying-federal-employees-perform-union-business3828
  • Is Swearing Accepted At Your Workplace?

    Despite its increasing prevalence, there has been relatively little academic research on swearing at work and how it affects coworkers, job performance and upward mobility on the corporate ladder.


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    https://kdminer.com/news/2017/apr/18/swearing-accepted-your-workplace/3826
  • Employee-centric culture

    I went to a conference recently, attended by approximately 85 senior level human resources professionals (almost entirely vice presidents and chief human resource officers) and about 30 service provid...


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    https://www.biztimes.com/2017/magazines/biztimes-milwaukee/current-issue/employee-centric-culture/3818
  • 5 Reasons You Should Ask Your Clients for a Performance Review

    Performance reviews are a widely-used tool for running successful businesses of any size. While the most effective managers provide ongoing feedback and coaching, annual performance reviews also offer...


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    https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/2928453819
  • The growing HR disconnect in enabling a culture of agility

    As business leaders look to redefine agility in the modern corporate sense, how prepared is the HR function to support the same? The India data from the Mercers Global Talent Trends Study points towar...


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    https://www.peoplematters.in/article/talent-management/the-growing-hr-disconnect-in-enabling-a-culture-of-agility-152973813
  • Workplace "norms" compromising productivity and wellbeing

    Many of the managerial and organisational habits that are now accepted "norms" in today's workplace compromise employees' wellbeing and hinder productivity, a performance expert warn...


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    https://www.hrdaily.com.au/nl06_news_selected.php?selkey=4503&stream=73809
  • There are different levels to employee engagement

    There are different levels to employee engagement Any cursory attempt at fostering a sense of happiness will be of no help Published: 12:48 April 9, 2017 Gulf News By Elias Dib, Special to Gulf New...


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    http://gulfnews.com/business/analysis/there-are-different-levels-to-employee-engagement-1.20081553801
  • Hispanic Employee Engagement Requires Unique Introduction of Automation Solutions

    Advancements in technology are often met with resistance, especially when the workforce fears displacement. The rise of automation is often associated with the threat that companies will outsource lab...


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    http://www.military-technologies.net/2017/04/10/hispanic-employee-engagement-requires-unique-introduction-of-automation-solutions-2/3805

EVENTS

Conferences

HR & Employee Benefits Summit in Atlanta

HR & EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SUMMIT IN ATLANTA

April 24-25, 2017
To identify synergies in performance management between leadership development and career development while discovering ways that training, coaching, consulting, assessments, books, and videos can support both development needs.

Compensation Management Workshop

COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

April 24-26, 2017
Birches Group is pleased to announce our Compensation Management Workshop for the Development Community.  The session will be held April 24-26, 2017, in Nairobi, Kenya.

This course is designed for development community HR professionals who want to learn the basics of compensation...

Compensation Management Workshop – Nairobi, Kenya

COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP – NAIROBI, KENYA

April 24-26, 2017
Birches Group is pleased to announce our Compensation Management Workshop for the Development Community.  The session will be held April 24-26, 2017, in Nairobi, Kenya. This course is designed for development community HR professionals who want to learn the basics of compensation management.

THE 2017 HR PEOPLE + STRATEGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE

THE 2017 HR PEOPLE + STRATEGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE

April 23-26, 2017
The HR People + Strategy Annual Conference is tailored to the needs of HR executives. In an intimate environment among influential leaders, participants will benefit from close networking with peers, and from the presentations and sessions that offer unsurpassed dialogue and discussion with speakers...

8th Annual Human Resource Executive Health and Benefits Leadership Conference

8TH ANNUAL HUMAN RESOURCE EXECUTIVE HEALTH AND BENEFITS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

April 19-21, 2017
Empyrean is a market leader in health and welfare benefits administration. We invite you to talk to one of our experts for a story, conference speaking engagement, or general media and analyst inquiries.

Job Design and Job Evaluation Course

JOB DESIGN AND JOB EVALUATION COURSE

April 19-21, 2017
Birches Group is pleased to announce our Job Design and Evaluation Workshop.  This course is to complement our Compensation Management Workshop, which has been embraced by the international development sector during the last 12 months.  Many participants in our Compensation Management cour...

8th Annual Human Resource Executive Health and Benefits Leadership Conference

8TH ANNUAL HUMAN RESOURCE EXECUTIVE HEALTH AND BENEFITS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

April 19-21, 2017
You'll have the opportunity to meet with senior-level HR and Benefits professionals from across the nation. Don’t miss your once-a-year chance to interact with these professionals all looking to improve their bottom line through strategic healthcare, wellness and benefits solutions.


GENERAL SESSION

GENERAL SESSION

April 19-21, 2017
Come April, the new Congress will just be completing its organization of committees and starting to pursue each party’s agenda, as well as hopefully confirming the new heads of the various Executive branch agencies that oversee employee benefit programs. American Benefits Council’s Jim K...

 

Webinars

APR 24, 2017 | 01:00 PM-
DEBUNKED! NEW WAGE GARNISHMENTS MYTHS
Wage garnishments are at an all-time high. In many states, employers are becoming increasingly more liable to creditors. But many organizations still overlook wage garnishments and view them as an obscure and complex aspect of business
APR 25, 2017 | 01:00 PM-
PREVENTING WORKERS' COMPENSATION ABUSE
How prevalent is workers' compensation abuse in the United States? Even by the smallest estimates, workers' compensation abuse costs Americans $1 billion a year. What can employers and insurance companies do to prevent this problem? This topic helps employers and insurance carriers...
APR 25, 2017 | 11:00 am-
HR ACUITY ON-DEMAND: EASY AND COMPLIANT EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
HR Acuity On-Demand, winner of the 2009 Top Product of the Year award from Human Resource Executive Magazine, enables consistent documentation of employee issues, a structured process for workplace investigation, and immediate search and reporting.
APR 25, 2017 | 11:00 am-
7 TIPS FOR COMMUNICATING BENEFITS TO MILLENNIALS: STRATEGIES FOR ENGAGING THE NEW WORKFORCE MAJORITY
These days, it seems that everyone is trying to figure out what resonates with 20- and 30-somethings and for good reason: Millennials have surpassed Generation X to become the new workforce majority, and by 2020 – in three short years! – they will make up more than half the wor...
APR 25, 2017 | -
DETERMINING WHICH EMPLOYEES ARE EXEMPT UNDER THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT
The webinar will cover how to determine exemptions under the DOL's regulations and what the DOL will look for during an audit or investigation. In addition to the three most commonly used exemption managerial, administrative, and professional, we will cover other exemptions such as the...
APR 25, 2017 | 10:00 AM-
HR COMPLIANCE 101 - FOR NON HR MANAGERS
Knowing what to do in increasingly complicated employee situations can be difficult for even seasoned managers, especially if a manager has never had training. For a new manager these problems are intensified.
ODOR ISSUES AND OTHER UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS MANAGERS MUST HAVE WITH THEIR EMPLOYEES
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FINANCE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS
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PRINCIPLES OF LAND TITLE EXAMINATION IN CALIFORNIA
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, lending and loan officers, title officers, presidents, vice presidents, real estate professionals, right of way agents and insurance professionals.
INCLEMENT WEATHER PAY POLICIES
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This live webinar is designed for human resource and payroll professionals, benefits managers, business owners and managers, controllers, CFOs, accountants, bookkeepers and attorneys.
WHEN EMPLOYEES ATTACK: RESPONDING TO NEGATIVE EMPLOYEE COMMENTS ON THE WEB
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This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, attorneys, risk managers, business owners and managers, personnel managers, presidents, vice presidents and controllers.
DEVELOPMENTS IN WAGE AND HOUR LAW IN NEW JERSEY
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This live webinar is designed for human resource and payroll professionals, business owners and managers, presidents, vice presidents, CFOs, controllers, accountants, personnel managers, benefits professionals, bookkeepers, and attorneys.

RESOURCES

Employee benefit and HR technology innovator CheckPoint HR, Inc. has been listed as one of the 20 Most Promising HR Technology Solution Providers 2016 by CIOReview.
“We are pleased to rec...

Can you hear a buzz in the air? It could be a swarm of killer bees invading your HVAC ducts (in which case you should think about evacuating the building) or it could be the excitement surrounding Bam...

Building the right culture is one of the biggest drivers for business growth and employee engagement. HR has been designated to handle that charge, but they often lack the appropriate resources and ti...

This paper discusses the underlying drivers of consulting operations, particularly those that involve a firm’s most valuable asset — its people. In doing so, we also explore the correlation between pr...

Time and money. Two things most entrepreneurs need more of on any given day. And the surprising thing is that there are new ways to get more of both: through technology applied to human resources. The...

In-depth insight and guidance on human capital resource types that biotech companies often overlook. Written by serial entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Craig Shimasaki, a vertical champion for TriNet Li...

Time allocation is a critical issue for owners and CEOs of small companies. Unlike a top-performing company CEO, small-company leaders can't offload tasks to layers of management and an army of worker...

Download this white paper and learn how to develop a successful employee orientation program that effectively illustrates job duties and company policies, lowers the learning curve and gets employees ...

When your company relies on a relatively small workforce, every loss - especially the loss of a star performer - can be crucial. A vacant position means business results could suffer, or that other em...