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Coordinating FMLA with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

In this article series, we’ll focus on the intersection of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it affects many other laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), workers’ comp, and other state laws that apply to medical or disability leaves. It does not supersede any provision of any state or local law that provides greater family or medical leave rights. .

Laws banning salary history on the rise: Is your company affected?

HR Morning

Even though a federal bill aimed at preventing employers from asking job applicants to provide a salary history appears to have stalled, many finance departments may still avoid salary history questions. Reason: An increasing number of states and cities are passing their own versions of laws forbidding salary history questions. These laws are aimed at closing the gender pay gap. Kicking in soon.

The Next Evolution of Brainstorming

Get Hppy

I’m quite fond of getting people together to solve problems. As part of my work, I gather employees and constituents for focus groups and brainstorming sessions all the time. But a new article in Fast Company has made me rethink the old process of brainstorming altogether in exchange for a newer, fresher concept: divergence and convergence. It’s quite brilliant. Get your free copy. Productivity

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Give Your Employees C.R.A.P.—and 7 Other Secrets to Employee Retention

HR Daily Advisor

by Jeff Kortes, Author and Consultant. Wouldn’t it be nice to find that silver bullet that would put an end to your employee retention issues? I hear that wish all the time from audiences when I speak on employee retention. Melpomenem / iStock / Getty Images Plus. Unfortunately, that does not exist—at least I have yet to find it. Hire for fit, not just skills. Hiring is like buying a pair of shoes.

Employer Branding Ebook

With tips and real examples from companies that have mastered their employer brand, this Ebook is a must-have for talent execs. As a bonus, we’ve added a free audit at the end to help you score your employer branding activities. Download the Ebook now.

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5 Strategies To Effectively Integrate Collaboration And Competition


Collaboration has certainly become a buzzword in business circles — and with good reason. The ability to work together with both internal and external teams will make or break a business. But some see collaboration and competition as two opposing ends of a spectrum; you get one or the other. Fortunately, it’s not an either/or. Employees look to leaders for cues on work culture and expectations.

The Three Vital Metrics for Every Employment Role

Talent Analytics

The Three Vital Metrics for Every Employment Role. Section 4: Employee Lifetime Value and Cost Modeling. By Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist, Talent Analytics, Corp. One Role at a Time. First, it is only meaningful to evaluate one role at a time, one company at a time. The curves and dynamics for an Accounting Role will be very different than that for an Inside Sales Role. Time Frame. Figure 1.

The HR Skill Set of the Future


The bulk of this blog post was originally published at my blog site, but I thought it was an important piece and wanted to repeat it here. Originally I had come across an article directed at the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

McDonald’s Victory on Suit over Wage Violation at Franchises


The court ruled that California’s wage and hour laws only apply to employers who actually control wages and workplace conditions, not ostensibly. A federal court in California recently ruled in favor of McDonald’s finding that it does not control the wages paid to employees at its franchises and was not responsible for any alleged wage and hour violations. McDonald’s Corp., March 10, 2017)).

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.

The Top 100 Movie Quotes for HR Pros: #69 is Walter Sobchak: "Smokey This is Not 'Nam, This Is Bowling. There are Rules".

The HR Capitalist

New series at the Capitalist : The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. In no special order, I break down the 100 movie quotes that resonate most for me as a career HR pro. Some will be funny, some will be serious. Some will tug at your heart like when the Fox voice-over guy said, "Tonight - a very special episode of 90210". You get the vibe. Smokey This is Not 'Nam, This Is Bowling.

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When It Comes To Rewarding Employees, Is Cash Really King?


It all started with a gold watch. In 1929, jeweler Edward Maritz began distributing watches to corporations to give to their employees as rewards for sales and service. This symbolic gesture of gratitude started a broad practice of rewarding employees with a seemingly endless variety of merchandise, experiences, and gift cards. The problem is, they won’t. The push for non-cash incentive programs.

SIGMA MSP demonstrates positive value in retail contingent recruitment

Allegis Global Solutions

SIGMA played a crucial role in overcoming a series of challenges for one high-profile sportswear retail client

Don't rely on luck: How to select the best job candidates

The Predictive Index

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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.

Why Is Microlearning an Effective Tool for Soft-Skills Training?

HR Daily Advisor

Stephen J. Meyer, president and CEO of Rapid Learning ® Institute , defines microlearning as “bite-size single-concept learning for today’s short-attention-span workforce.”. He says microlearning has “ always worked for hard-skills training.” For example, “Imagine you bought an e-learning course on Excel ® or Photoshop ®. You don’t take the entire course and then go deploy the learning.

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Launch Your Business: A Startup Checklist


Launching a business, in some respects, has never been easier. However certain key actions may need to be taken to bolster success. Review this checklist to what areas you're ready in and what areas you may still need to focus on


What are the Top Jobs for Younger Workers?

HR Daily Advisor

What do I want to do with my life? It is one of the most pressing and often overwhelming questions for America’s youth —and CareerBuilder is working to help them find the answer. CareerBuilder research shows that nearly one in four high school students pick their career based on something they saw on TV or in a movie, and that 33% of full-time workers regret the college major they chose.

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Why You Should Share Total Compensation Statements With Your Employees

Compensation Today

In the last few months I have worked with over a dozen companies rolling out their annual increase cycle in PayScale’s Crew. When it’s time for their managers to communicate pay changes with employees, I am always faced with questions around how should we communicate this change in an employee comp statement. What should companies share with employees and how? GET A DEMO. Click To Tweet.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Five for Friday: Take charge


Sometimes, daily work life can leave you feeling. a bit stuck. If you don't feel like you're achieving things - like smashing through milestones or learning new skills - work can become monotonous or even suffocating. This week's Five for Friday articles are all about turning that situation around; helping you take charge and get your mojo back! Clarity Purpose


15 Ways To Work Happier With Help From Science [INFOGRAPHIC]


We spend a large part of our adult lives at work. Many of us, however, aren’t happy about it. We wake up in the morning and force ourselves to go somewhere we don’t really want to be and spend the day mumbling, “This job sucks!” There has to be a way to work happier, right? You may think you’re alone in feeling that way. But you’re not. Not even close. Work happier through science.

The Future Workplace: Where Flexibility Trounces Paid Time Off [Infographics]


When Justworks and SquareFoot conducted a survey with 314 employees and 47 employers of small- to medium-sized businesses, we discovered some surprising results. Take, for example, that 42% of employees would take a lower-paying job if it offered a greater degree of workplace flexibility. And according to research conducted with Fortune 500 companies, employees with higher work flexibility “voiced higher levels of job satisfaction and reduced levels of burnout and psychological stress than. Read more


Laurie Ruettimann

Every Friday night is the same around here: I’m hungry, the internet has me down, and I demand an early dinner. For years, the husband and I earmarked Friday as date night. We grabbed a geriatric meal at the local Mexican place before seeing a movie. And, because my life unfolds online, I would bring the world with me and tweet about my margaritas and guacamole. It was a fun phase of our lives. Having “geriatric Mexican” made me feel like I was having a moment with my husband and my readers. But then our favorite Mexican joint shut down. Also, movies started to suck. It stays!


The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

Ditch the Canned Interview Questions, Already


Tell me about a time when you had to work across multiple teams to finish a project. What’s your greatest weakness? How would your best friend describe you? Sorry. I nodded off for a second there. What were we talking about? Oh yeah, canned interview questions. side note: let’s agree to not Google that in case it’s actually a real post) (side note: I broke the dea l, it’s a real post.). Ugh, fine.

These Blind Spots Are Ruining Performance Management


Have you ever watched a movie where the hero is being chased by predators through the woods? He quickly arrives at a cliff screeching to a halt and nearly falling off into a river far below. He now has a choice, stay to face the predators, which will likely kill him, or take a chance and jump into the river below risking possible serious injury or even death. He jumps. appraisal.

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Bill allowing firms to ask for workers’ genetic info passes first hurdle

HR Morning

A new bill would give employers a lot more freedom with their wellness program requests — and essentially override the protections under GINA. . The Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (H.R. 1313) was just approved by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. At odds with GINA. Currently, employers are prohibited from requesting this type of info under GINA. family medical history.

4 Recruiting Tips to Find the Best Talent for Your SMB

Effortless HR

If you run a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you know that your employees are the business. When staff sizes are small, talent counts for even more than ever. But, as the saying goes, good help is always hard to find. You can’t expect the perfect candidate to walk through the door after seeing a “Help Wanted” sign. According to a survey of small and independent business owners by NFIB , 47 percent of small businesses cannot find qualified applicants for open positions. Luckily, there is help out there. Share Your Opportunity Far And Wide. Create a Deeper Candidate Pool. Employee Hiring

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.