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Why Data-Driven Employee Career Growth Discussions Are Critical

Visier

Careers used to progress linearly–you’d start at the bottom and climb up the rungs of a clearly defined ladder until you retired–but the world of work has changed so much.

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A Culture of Real Inclusion

Ultimate Software

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) has hit the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR of late, in part due to many highly publicized cases highlighting the persistence of inequities in the workplace.

Not Your Grandma’s Mid-Year Performance Review (No Offense Grandma)

15Five

“Summertime and the living is easy.” ” A nice sentiment for Ella Fitzgerald , but for most of us that probably hasn’t been true since grade school.

Surviving as an HR department of one

PeopleStrategy

With the volume of work today’s HR professionals must manage, being an HR department of one can be daunting. Learning how to juggle everything on your plate takes time and experience, but having the right practices and HR technologies in place can also make flying solo less overwhelming.

Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

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How Remote Workers Boost Company Productivity

Get Hppy

With the emergence of new technologies that allow most people to work remotely from wherever they are, more and more companies are starting to let their current employees work from home, and at the same time hire freelancers that live in different countries and even different continents.

Chicago Bound: Join US at #SHRM18

Ultimate Software

The 2018 Annual SHRM Conference & Exposition starts this Sunday in Chicago, and we’re packing our bags! Attendees will enjoy a series of internationally-renowned keynote speakers and a variety of networking opportunities, both in-person and online.

Helping remote employees feel connected

PeopleStrategy

Telecommuting, the gig economy, remote work opportunities and flex schedules are becoming more mainstream as technology makes it easier to perform most work from virtually anywhere. While remote working arrangements can provide employees with better work-life balance, they can present challenges.

What Effective Performance Management Truly Looks like in 2018

ClearCompany HRM

54% of employees in a McKinsey survey said [current] performance management has not had a positive effect on employee performance. Performance management remains a challenge for many organizations as the people, processes and technologies within the workplace evolve.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

California Legalization of Recreational Cannabis: What HR Pros Need to Know

Reflektive

The passage of California’s Proposition 64 in 2016 legalized recreational marijuana use for people aged 21 and older. But there has been some confusion as to what exactly the legalization of recreational cannabis entails, especially when it comes to the workplace. There are questions on both sides: Are employers still allowed to drug test? Can an employee be fired for testing positive? What if it’s used for medicinal purposes?

Mentoring – How You Create Your Legacy

Get Hppy

Back in 2015 I was doing some research on the aspect of creating a legacy. I was gazing into the future from my own personal perspective and wondered what might be some of the outcomes of the journey that I was on.

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‘Bob, you smell’: What to say to employees about embarrassing personal issues

HR Morning

Everybody dreads having those “difficult conversations” with employees about personal issues. Here are some examples of how they can be handled gracefully — including the actual words to use.

How to implement a flexible time-off program

Ceridian

Following the launch of Ceridian’s new Time Away From Work program, Chief People and Culture Officer Lisa Sterling shares how to implement this type of program successfully

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

When Measuring Performance Management Begins to Hurt More than Help

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management is a vital part of the employee experience. When done correctly, performance reviews should motivate employees to improve their performance by providing a consistent way to assess and select employees for promotion, transfer or alternate actions.

4 Ways to Make Your HR Team More Strategic

Reflektive

An organization relies on its people, yet too often the strategic value of people themselves is overshadowed, and by default, the human resources function is brushed aside. According to a DDI Global Leadership Forecast , HR is even seen by CEOs as providing less strategic value than any other major business function. The role of HR underpins everything employees do at work and touches all departments Click To Tweet ?.

10 Signs You’re Succeeding at Employer Branding

Get Hppy

A strong and engaging employer brand is essential in both marketing and recruitment. What your brand communicates speaks volumes to what it may be like to work for your company, employee culture, and core values. How do you know if you’re doing it right?

NYT Bestselling Author Dr. Daniel Goleman and Our New Emotional Intelligence Paths

Everwise

Many of us want to be better leaders, or be prepared to lead. And we know intelligence is essential for successful leadership. But which type of intelligence should be our guide? Last century’s dominant measure, IQ? A combination of Gardner’s nine types of intelligence laid out in the ‘80s?

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Independent contractor or employee? California Supreme Court adopts new classification criteria

Ceridian

The new standard presumes all workers are employees unless the hirer can establish three rigid factors that qualify a worker as an independent contractor

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A Spot in the Best UK HR Blogs List: CakeHR Grabs the Medal for its Insights & Content

CakeHR

Getting recognized as one of the best UK HR blogs is a big deal. Placing 5 th in the prestigious Feedspot compilation is even bigger. Best 5 UK HR Bloggers.

Learning 2.0: Cornerstone Convergence 2018 Takeaways From HR Expert Ira Wolfe

Cornerstone On Demand

Thanks Cornerstone! I was a kid in your Convergence candy score just a few weeks ago. As a result, I'm a bit wiser today, stuffed with fresh ideas, greater awareness, and many new friends. Here's what I observed and learned at the conference.

Amazing Cultures Have People That Notice The Little Things

Get Hppy

Astonishing cultures are based on a simple premise; not on a complicated formula, but on an insight into a special human element. Sustainable cultures have basic human axioms that people commit to. Zappos is an excellent example of this.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Kiabi Carson says mentoring drives employee engagement in times of growth

Everwise

Mentorship is a powerful tool that can help rapidly-scaling businesses keep their people learning, motivated and engaged during times of growth and transition. Kiabi Carson, the head of North American human resources for Turner and Townsend, an international consulting firm, knows this all too well.

Your employees are your best advocates: Four ways to leverage them

Ceridian

The best and most authentic promotion comes from within. Marketing through employee advocacy can drive sales, help your company develop new audiences, and increase engagement, recruiting and retention rates. Here, key ways to encourage your employees to be company advocates

HR Teams Have the Power to Transform America’s Financial Health

HR Daily Advisor

The HR industry is on the front lines of America’s fight for financial health; it just doesn’t realize it yet. Millions of lower- to middle-income Americans—including hourly wage earners and Gig Economy workers, are struggling with income volatility, low savings rates, and high personal debt.

Why Starbucks' Unconscious Bias Training Probably Won't Change Much

Cornerstone On Demand

Starbucks made a splash recently by closing 8,000 stores to provide unconscious bias training for over 100,000 employees. The company decided on this widespread training after an employee stopped two black men from using their onsite restroom in a Philadelphia store. As a former Chief Learning Officer at multiple organizations, I don't think this training will change much. And, as a consultant, I can also guess what this training may have cost Starbucks.

Learn the Secrets of High-Performing HR Teams

Based on user groups, one-on-one interviews, surveys of thousands of HR teams and data from 30,000+ medium and small-sized businesses we serve, the guide challenges you to examine your current practices and provides detailed action plans to help your team become an industry-leading HR department.

5 HR Recruiting Tips You Should Implement Now

Get Hppy

There are no easy answers when it comes to effective recruiting practices. The most successful methods combine awareness and authenticity to attract qualified candidates. At ViziRecruiter, we honed in on 5 top hr recruiting techniques that every organization will benefit from: Market to Hire.

7 Strategies to Hire Diversity of Thought In Your Organization

Achievers

If you always recruit from the same places, with the same methods, you will always get the same people. In today’s competitive market you need to be creative. You have to go where the candidates are and have a long enough lead-time to get a good selection of candidates.

Five ways that data helps HR be more strategic

Ceridian

From smarter recruiting, to identifying flight risks, to increasing employee engagement to boost productivity – HR has an increasingly strategic purpose in companies today.

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