January, 2017

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2017 HR Trends Forecast

Pomello

Company culture still reigns supreme within the HR universe, but 2017 HR trends will focus on attracting growth-driven workers to the companies that need them. Major tech companies may still build campuses to cater to wunderkinds’ various needs, but most HR departments are more interested in creating cost-effective ways to meet the work-balance needs of their employees.

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

Who Performs Better At Work, Introverts Or Extroverts?

15Five

Like most ways of being, introversion or extroversion ( properly, extraversion) is not absolute. Yet people tend to form an identity around this label, ostracizing the other for being too outgoing in the case of extroverts, or too quiet in the case of introverts. Introversion is also often confused with shyness, but shyness is just a fear of social judgement. So who makes the better employee?

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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

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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What is the True Value of HR Technology?

PeopleStrategy

In our last article, we established some of the common reasons for moving to an HR technology solution , and we finished by pointing out the need for translating the administrative savings and reduced workload into true business outcomes. This is where the true value in HR technology lies, and it’s also a foundational element of a good technology business case. Improved Results: The Gold Standard.

6 Skills Every HR Technology Leader Must Develop Starting in 2017

Visier

Technology impacts all of us personally in how we communicate, make purchases, plan travel, find love, discover a great restaurant, or get a ride across town. The disruption to how we work has been just as profound, and it has led to changes in the very nature of work and the skills that the HR Technology Leader of the future will need. Innovative Reasoning Based on Data. Design Thinking HR.

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Get Smart About Knowledge Management

ATD Human Capital

What is your organization’s most important commodity? Knowledge. And effective knowledge management and sharing can be the key to enhancing employee performance and fostering innovation. Talent professionals have a major role in enabling access to critical knowledge and expertise in real time, wherever and whenever work gets done. But many organizations don’t know where to start.

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

The employee onboarding process is no longer used just for administrative issues. It’s true that advanced software and automated technologies eliminate duplicate entries and streamline employee onboarding, but that’s just the beginning of the array of business and employee benefits that onboarding technology can deliver for your business or HR department. Benefits of an Organised Employee Onboarding Process Research shows that new hires are more likely to leave companies within the first 18 months of their employment. Everyone who needs to sign off on the approval receives an alert. Onboardin

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 Candidate Experience: Perspectives on Video Interviews, Assessments, and Hiring

Lighthouse

In some ways, hiring looks very similar to what it did twenty years ago. People search for positions, indicate interest, and are filtered down until the most promising candidate is offered a job. However, the technology we use has upgraded considerably over time. Today employers have tools to increase efficiency and efficacy, including video interviews, automated assessments, and more. Factors.

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See What Your Employees Value [INFOGRAPHIC]

Reflektive

More and more, employees are choosing workplaces that align with their personal values. For companies looking to recruit and retain talent, that should bring up the question: What do today’s employees value? Perhaps it’s not a simple question. Highly talented individuals across age groups, geographies, and industries may value very different things. A worker’s affinity with one company brand over another can be hard to predict — the real concern is if your company does not care about anything at all. Click To Tweet. Employee Engagement

10 Years Later: Are People Really More Productive Working Remotely? (Infographic)

15Five

We did it! We lived through that whole extra second in the last minute of 2016, and have begun setting our sights on a successful 2017. Wait what extra second? Is it the end of days!? Every so often the Earth’s rotation doesn’t line up perfectly with the atomic clock, so scientists cheat a little.). 2016 was a highly transformational year, and the workplace was not immune from these shifts.

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 In July 2009, this ratio was a whopping 6.6 to 1. As a result, HR leaders are reexamining their retention strategies.

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.

From a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Companies have long thought of employee learning as something that happens in a classroom, delivered by a trainer away from the worksite, with content and activities selected by an instructional designer. Managers, as well as trainers, have come to believe that good training can solve any performance problem. This is antiquated thinking. The problem is not with the quality of training.

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?

2017 Talent Acquisition Sentiment Study

Lighthouse

There are a lot of moving parts in the world of talent acquisition. Our research at Lighthouse has shown us that many leaders know what they need to focus on, but they have trouble making it a priority. With that in mind, we’re asking you to complete the one-question survey below to help us understand what is most important for you in the coming year. Recruiting

[Infographic] Office Temperature Wars Costing Offices Time and Money

Get Hppy

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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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.

How to Lower Your Cost Per Hire in 2017

ClearCompany HRM

As a recruiter, finding the best talent for the job is only a portion of your concerns. You also have to find a candidate who fits the organizational culture and at a low cost. Recruiting & Sourcing

If You Want a Career in HR, Be Nice

Laurie Ruettimann

I’ve worked in human resources since 1995. Young men and women look to me as a role model, and I love being a mentor. I’ve worked with SHRM and several universities to help graduates find careers within HR that align with their talents and dreams. When I ask young HR professionals why they want to work in HR, they have one standard response. “I like people.”

Mentoring: The Glue That Makes Employees Stick

ATD Human Capital

At some point in our careers, we have all been the “new hire.” ” We’ve all walked into a new workplace on our very first day, excited about the opportunity, but a little unsure about what to expect. That day, and the days and months that follow, can either make us glad we took the job or leave us thinking maybe it wasn’t such a great opportunity after all.

21 Examples of Personal Development Goals for a Better You

EmployeeConnect

One of the most sane and apt decisions you can make for yourself is to strive towards continuous self-development. Some of the things that we all want for ourselves include: enhancing the quality of our lives, achieving more, becoming better people, and trying to be a better version of ourselves. That is why we set personal development goals in our lives. Listed below are 21 personal development goals examples that will aid and augment your personal growth journey into a happier more confident you. Embrace Empathy. Confidence. Listen Actively. Make fear your friend. Get Along With Others.

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.

The Hiring Secrets of Top CEOs

TLNT: The Business of HR

Every company, especially a large one, makes every effort to recruit the cream of the crop. However, even a skilled sourcer will experience problems hunting for the right applicant with whom the company will achieve short-term and long-term goals. Corporate Recruiting HR Insights Performance & Personality Talent Acquisition Featured

How Ultimate Software Cultivates the Best Workplace in Technology

Ultimate Software

I’m proud to announce that Fortune recently named Ultimate Software the #1 Best Large Workplace in Technology-for the second year in a row. This significant honor adds to an extensive list of our recent awards ( 22 earned in 2016 alone ), all stemming from one, founding principle: “People First.”. This singular belief has impacted every part of our journey. And when that happens, everybody wins.

How to Turn Your Workplace into the Best Recruitment Tool Ever

ClearCompany HRM

Workplace environment has become a pretty big part of the whole employment package. Job seekers scour career sites and social media pages to get a glimpse at the offices and dress code of companies they’re interested in working for, and candidates make a note of scoping out the hallways for personality clues when called into an interview. Candidate Experience

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Integrating Time & Attendance with Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems

nettime solutions

The Problem: You Have a POS System, Now You Need a Time & Attendance Solution. Retailers, especially those preparing for an expansion, often find themselves in a pickle when it comes to time & attendance solutions for their businesses. POS systems are established when a business first opens, and time & attendance comes as an after-thought. Solution #3: Any Device POS Systems.

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.