Monthly Recap: December 2022 at The UKG Workforce Institute

Here we are at the end of another year — and what a productive year it’s been for The Workforce Institute at UKG! For one, we celebrated 15 years of actionable insights, informative research, and thought leadership with best practices for managing the global workforce! We’ll have a proper recap of 2022 later this week, but for now, here’s a look at anything you might have missed from us this past month.

Helping Managers Make Good Judgement Calls
David Creelman kicked off December at The Workforce Institute with an informative article on effective leadership. As David writes, “There are several ways HR can help managers make good judgement calls on nuanced issues … However, many of these approaches can easily backfire.” In this article, you’ll learn an approach for supporting sound, consistent managerial judgement.

The People Purpose Podcast: We Can Fix Work: The Workforce Institute’s Latest Research
In case you missed it, last month we premiered our latest global study, analyzing the current and future state of work. It’s clear from the results that we need to fix work — and, thankfully, we can! In this episode of the People Purpose Podcast, co-hosts Chas Fields and Julie Develin discuss some of the most fascinating findings from the research and what organizations can do to address them today.

One-on-One Meetings: An Employee’s Guide
This is part two of a two-part series by Sharlyn Lauby in which she discusses best practices for holding successful 1:1 meetings. Part one covered 1:1 meetings from the manager’s perspective, and, this month, Sharlyn looks at an employee’s role in 1:1s. Hint: It’s just as important as the manager’s responsibility for fostering a productive, impactful environment that serves to not only benefit the employee’s career, but also help drive the business forward.

What to Know About HR Compliance in 2023
If there’s one constant in the world of employment law and HR compliance, it’s change. The past year was no different, and 2023 is sure to be another year full of surprises — but it doesn’t have to be all surprises. For those of us who prefer to plan ahead, our good friend Kate Bischoff, employment attorney, is here with her brand-new white paper: the 2023 Employment Law Review. Check it out today to be ready for what’s ahead in the world of compliance in 2023!

Top HR Tips for 2023: The Workforce Institute Weigh-In
It’s been a successful year for our newest monthly feature, The Workforce Institute Weigh-In, which we launched in February. As we wrap up 2022, we’re looking to 2023 for the December Weigh-In, as members of our advisory board provide their best tips for HR and their organizations in the year ahead. Discover strategies for preparing your organization and your people in the upcoming year.

The People Purpose Podcast: Ethics in the Workplace
A little more than half of employees are willing to speak up against workplace misconduct, but is that enough? In this episode of the People Purpose Podcast, Chas and Julie discuss ethical decision making in HR, and how to separate what’s happening in your personal life from the decisions you’re making at work. Plus, they talk about the differences between morals and ethics. If you’re new to the podcast, don’t forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, or watch your favorite episodes on YouTube.

A Time to Ponder and a Time to Plan: Healthcare in 2022 and 2023
As we come to the close of 2022, it’s been a busy year in healthcare. Nanne Finis, chief nursing executive at UKG, reflects on the top healthcare trends from 2022 and provides her predictions for the year ahead. Nanne offers some great advice for the new year, and even if you aren’t part of the healthcare industry, you won’t want to skip this one.