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[Infographic] Office Temperature Wars Costing Offices Time and Money

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The argument takes place in offices up and down the UK every year. While some of us rush to fling open windows, others cling to radiators – the office temperature debate is all too familiar. Andrews-Sykes recently questioned 2,000 UK office workers about their workplace climate and found that temperature issues can have a huge impact on staff productivity. Get your free copy.

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8 Reasons Why Employees Seek Employment Elsewhere

Engage2Excel

When the number of available jobs exceed job seekers, employees who aren’t happy look for employment elsewhere. The U.S. labor market is now the strongest it has been in decades, with the ratio of unemployed Americans to open jobs now at 1.4 to 1. In July 2009, this ratio was a whopping 6.6 to 1. As a result, HR leaders are reexamining their retention strategies.

The top 10 processes for HR automation

EmployeeConnect

Human resource departments in both small and large businesses are responsible for completing a plethora of  tasks. Today, many companies rely on enterprise content management software to help human resource managers to reduce the amount of time that the various duties take. Because human resources jobs are document& form driven, human resources management professionals are increasingly relying on a combination of enterprise HCM software with HR automation to make their departments more efficient and to save money. What is HR automation? Why HR automation? What should you automate?

HCM Software Marketplace – A Look Back at 2016 and a Look Forward to 2017

HRchitect

Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. The new year is a period for looking back and looking forward.  We look back at what we have accomplished, and look forward to setting goals for the new year. 2016 In Review. 2016 was a very busy year in the HCM Software Marketplace. The HR Technology Conference and Exposition proved that the HCM Tech space, while mature in many areas, still has opportunities for growth and innovation. The startup pavilion doubled in size over last year, five last year new comers “graduated” to the main show floor, and almost 100 new exhibitors set up on the main show floor. 

The 4 HR Topics and Trends You Need to Act on Now

Compliance isn’t going away. If anything, it might actually become more complex at the state and local levels as the federal agenda begins to take shape. Download the “2017 Kickoff” whitepaper for an in-depth look at what to expect in the coming year.

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How to Unleash Your Strategic Payroll Potential

EmployeeConnect

Savvy business and thought leaders have begun to realise that payroll processing plays a greater role in achieving strategic business objectives than just providing transactional accuracy. Integrating and streamlining strategic payroll processes saves money, empowers employees and identifies areas where efficiencies of scale can be realised. Comply with mandatory health care guidelines. Payroll

5 Tips for Mastering Modern Employee Retention - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

5 Tips for Mastering Modern Employee Retention. Every organization has three implicit or explicit contracts: Brand, Transactional, and Psychological. Most of the intangible moments and nonverbal interactions in a company fall squarely within the oft-neglected Psychological contract. But as it turns out, it may be the most crucial. As discussed in the book, The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results , the Brand Contract and the Transactional Contract address employee expectations that are typically evident and open. We want trust. Acknowledge doubt.

Why Culture Change Is Essential For Digital Transformation

SuccessFactors

Gone are the days when a company decides on a strategy and executes it over the following five years as planned. The lifespan The lifespan of a company on the Fortune 500 or S&P 500 is, on average, only 15 years. Digital businesses such as Uber and Airbnb, which didn’t even exist before 2008, are now considered the multibillion-dollar poster children for digital disruption.

Using Internal Social Networks to Enhance Employee Participation

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Social Media has been recognized as a key tool for interacting with consumers as it enables two-way conversation between brands and consumers which was previously unavailable. Social Media platforms are used to generate buzz about new products/services, announce promotions and contests and receive instant feedback from customers. Social networks are most effective in delivering live news instantly.

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

20+ Job Interview Do’s and Don’ts That Good Candidates Follow

UpstartHR

As an HR professional, I am used to being on the interviewer’s side of the hiring table. That makes it easy for me to forget all the hard work candidates put into preparing for their interviews—well, some candidates. There are also people who waltz in totally unprepared, which makes me wonder whether they really want to be hired. General Career Advice Random

The 7 Learning Styles: What’s your Learning Style?

EmployeeConnect

Compared to the age old traditional educational framework, there is a varied range of learning styles which are in fact more appropriate for students. Schools are usually seen to adopt a linguistic or logical learning style, but studies have proved that there are other learning styles which are more effective for some learners. Whenever employees are not performing as well as they can, it is an indication that they need to be taught in a different manner. There is a difference in the way some learn from others. What are Learning Styles? Visual (Spatial) – Are you fond of constantly doodling?

Uncoachable People

Laurie Ruettimann

Some of the worst people in your company are the ones who aren’t coachable, can’t hear feedback, and won’t take risks. Strong? Maybe. I don’t know. You tell me. The ones who aren’t coachable are a waste of time unless you’re the idiot and they’re totally right about everything. It’s why I mostly work on my own. Listen, not all feedback is valid.

Workforce Agility: Are You Ready Now?

SuccessFactors

The way we work is changing rapidly in today’s digital economy. Manual tasks are being automated while creative problem-solving roles are exploding. New generations of workers are bringing new expectations and demands to the workplace—for example, working remotely from anywhere in the world. It is easy to see why all those dynamic changes can be a challenge for any company.

10 Ways HR Can Save The Day

HR rarely gets the recognition it deserves. As is the case with many heroes. Whether it be recruiting or benefits or compliance or retention (etc. etc.), HR is saving the business world, one task at a time. Discover the ten ways HR is a hero and exactly what that means for you and your business.

3 Tips to Help Employees Prepare for Conversations About Their Performance

HR Daily Advisor

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software. As an HR professional, you know that a conversation about performance provides an equal opportunity for managers and employees to talk about what’s going well, what needs to improve, and how things are going in general. The challenge is, it doesn’t always go this way, and one side tends to do more of the talking.

Changing Corporate Culture 101

CultureIQ

Your organization’s culture wasn’t created in one day; it is the culmination of every day that has transpired since the day your organization was founded. Certain aspects of your company’s culture may have shifted significantly with new talent and business priorities, but most aspects are simply reinforced in small ways every day. The good news is: These assumptions can be changed!

What You Can Do to Attract HiPo Candidates

ClearCompany HRM

We’re always on the search for new talent. Someone who can provide a fresh look at current processes or fill gaps in departments with specialized skills. In the past, that would mean classified ads and help wanted signs, but today, in the digital era, that isn’t the case. Quality of Hire

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I’m So Tired

Laurie Ruettimann

I’m so tired. I’m not “work in a Chinese coal mine” tired. I’m not “spend all day collecting tickets at a water park” tired. I’m not “autoimmune disease” tired. have perspective, of course. I’m not insensitive. But I’m pretty tired. I’d give you a list, but I’m too tired to write it.

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Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

It’s All About Digital Transformation

SuccessFactors

“Life is short, be wise and live it broad.”. This is the slogan that I strive for, from both a private and professional perspective. encourage my team to do the same and take on new opportunities to enrich their professional life. Especially in today’s time of digitalization, it has never been more important to be broadly positioned and open for changes.

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Scaling the Generational Divide—Tips for Reaching Millennials

HR Daily Advisor

by Andrew Allen, marketing program manager for Saba Software. Millennials, like previous generations, have unique aspirations. For each of the past 5 years, Deloitte has conducted a global survey of Millennials , their values, and their changing roles in the workplace. If this is true, and given that many Millennials value things that employers don’t prioritize, how can employers bridge this gap?

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New Research: What Candidates Really Want from Employers

UpstartHR

Last week I published some new research that frankly surprised me. When we hear about video interviews, assessments, and hiring processes, we expect candidates and employers to be on opposite ends of the spectrum. But it’s not the case. The Candidate Experience: Perspectives on Video Interviews, Assessments, and Hiring In some ways, hiring looks very similar to what it did twenty years ago.

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How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations with Longtime Employees

Switch and Shift

You and your longtime employees have gone through a lot together. You’ve developed a special bond as the company evolved, and you might even hang out together on the weekends. What if one of these individuals began underperforming or acting dishonestly? Would you feel uncomfortable confronting him or her about it?

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]

Is your company ready to move beyond the annual performance review? Where do you start? What are the keys to success? In this guide, you’ll gain an understanding of: the forces driving change, three foundations of success and take a deep dive into the skills gap many managers have that will sink your efforts before they start and how to address them.

Should I Go Into HR?

Laurie Ruettimann

“Should I go into HR?” ” I think it’s a great profession for many people. Go into HR if you’re a young mom. The cool thing about human resources is that the job offers a ton of flexibility if you can keep your eye on the prize: your kids. The other good news? You don’t need a degree in human resources to work in HR. My only advice? Stay away from staffing.

Can you make a determination on a new hire with no salary history?

OmegaHR Solutions

Companies are now being prohibited from asking about wage histories in an attempt to close the wage gap. As a recruiter for several companies in my past HR positions one of the things I always asked for was a salary history. Many of my colleagues did the same thing. Now however, some states and city governments are making it illegal for companies to access this information. writing for SHRM.

Can you require an employee to take an HIV test?

The Employer Handbook

The answer to this question, because I’m a lawyer, is “it depends.” ” Naturally, of course. Well, what does it depend on? ” So, an HIV test is a medical examination? Well, duh. Ok, Eric, who messed up? Yes, otherwise, I wouldn’t be blogging today. It was a nightclub in Texas, according to the EEOC. So, no HIV tests ever? I’m not saying that.

Overtime Rule Update: District Court Won’t Wait for Appeals Court Ruling

HR Daily Advisor

A federal district court judge said January 3 that he won’t halt proceedings in the case challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rules, despite concurrent litigation in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge Amos L. Mazzant III of the U.S. The DOL appealed the order to the 5th Circuit and final briefs are due to that court January 31, 2017. According to U.S. with a B.A.

Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

Employees at the front lines often have better ideas for innovation than others within the business, but when they walk out the door, they take those ideas with them. Want to innovate better and faster than the competition? You need to hold onto your best employees and the ideas they have. In this session we will explore how various pieces of the talent life cycle are related to retention and examine more than 20 strategies and ideas for improving retention outcomes for your business.