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10 Tips For Staying Productive While Working From Home

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Mar 23, 2020 2:02:34 PM

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, a lot of people that regularly go into an office are now being asked to work from home. Transforming your home into an office may not be as easy as you think, especially for those that don't have a lot of experience working in a remote environment.

Here are a few things  that you can do to help yourself stay productive: 

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Topics: Now Trending, Workforce Management, HR

PeopleGuru Update on COVID-19

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Mar 18, 2020 5:32:02 PM

As concern about the current COVID-19 outbreak grows, PeopleGuru is doing our very best to keep everyone healthy and safe in the workplace while also minimizing the disruptions to our day-to-day operations. However, there are a few things to keep in mind during this unprecedented time:

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10 Tips On How to Identify a Phishing Email

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Mar 16, 2020 9:57:59 AM

Did you know that 1 in 10 phishing emails succeed?

It can be really difficult to differentiate between a phishing email and a real email. Hackers study patterns and use technology to help imitate people making emails looks like they’re coming from someone you know or trust.

Although there is no way to completely stop the attacks, organizations are investing in software and providing training to employees to help mitigate the risk associated with phishing schemes. 

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Topics: Now Trending, Technology, Disaster Plan

5 HR Trends to Watch in 2020

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Jan 27, 2020 2:52:51 PM

The new decade will bring new distractions for HR, but HR Gurus will need to maintain the focus on keeping the human in human resources and staying up to speed with the latest trends that cultivate culture, boost people productivity, and increase employee engagement.

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Topics: Leadership, Now Trending, Technology, Workforce Management, HR, Culture

It's Office Holiday Party Season

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Dec 12, 2019 4:11:11 PM

The office holiday party- something that you either look forward to or dread all year long.

Some people may feel awkward engaging with team members beyond the office walls, while others view the party as an opportunity to celebrate the year’s accomplishments, mingle with team members, and have face-to-face time with higher up executives.

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Topics: Now Trending, HR

Stop Procrastinating: Switching to a New HCM System Isn’t That Scary

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Oct 30, 2019 3:36:11 PM

47% of organizations have HR software that is over seven years old. Archaic software is often pieced together accompanied with an old-school user experience that results in inaccurate data and low levels of user adoption.

HR may have become numb to the inefficiencies and extra administrative work required with managing older systems, as this is most likely the way things have always been at an organization. Switching to a new HCM solution means migrating years of data, setting up and defining processes, training managers, and helping employees navigate a new system- enough to make HR howl.

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Topics: HCM, Now Trending, Technology, Workforce Management, HR

Ghosting: The Workplace Disappearing Act

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Oct 24, 2019 9:54:32 AM

ghost·ing

/ˈɡōstiNG/

Verb

  1. When a person cuts off all communication with their friends or the person they're dating, with zero warning or notice before hand. You'll mostly see them avoiding friend's phone calls, social media, and avoiding them in public.

Ghosting has gone well beyond bad first tinder dates and has made its way into the workplace- and it’s on the rise. This year, the number of candidates and employees ghosting employers has increased by 10%. Pretty spooky, right?

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting, HR, Culture

10 Scary HR Stats That Will Make You Scream

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Oct 15, 2019 5:14:40 PM

In the spirit of spooky season, check out the infographic below for 10 HR statistic that will really make HR professionals scream.

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Topics: Now Trending, HR

Sunday Scaries Hitting Hard?

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Oct 9, 2019 11:09:35 AM

The football games are nearing the two-minute warning and the familiar ticking noise from 60 Minutes plays in unison with your racing heartbeat. You find yourself having to say goodbye to yet another weekend and hello to a bad case of the Sunday Scaries- but don’t worry, you’re not alone.

What are the Sunday Scaries?

The Sunday Scaries are the anxieties one experiences on Sunday when thinking about the workweek that lies ahead. These scaries may also be commonly referred to as the Sunday Blues or Sunday Shakes.

This concept of the Sunday Scaries may seem silly to some, but it’s an epidemic that is affecting employee engagement and productivity across the U.S. In fact, a LinkedIn survey found that 80% of workplace professionals across all generations are suffering from the stress and anxiety that comes on a Sunday evening, with Gen Z leading the way at 94%.

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Topics: Now Trending, HR

HR Crackdown: 5 Changes to Prep for in 2020

Posted by Guest Post on Sep 18, 2019 7:37:00 AM

It’s incredible how much the role of HR employees has changed as of late. If you work in Human Resources, you’ve probably already started to notice the changes.

If you want to keep up with the changes and improvements, you’ll need to prepare. You’ll have to sharpen up your skills and spend some time learning new technologies.

Let’s take a look at five specific changes that will rock the HR world, and discuss how they’ll affect your career.

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Topics: Now Trending, Technology, Workforce Management, HR

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