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4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

ExactHire HR Trends

By heeding these guidelines for converting more job applications, your organization can make strides toward improving your hiring efficiency. The post 4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates appeared first on ExactHire. We live in an age of distraction and it’s wreaking havoc on your talent applicant sourcing process. So what gives? percent.”

EEOC drops new guidelines on avoiding retaliation claims

HR Morning

The updated guidelines don’t lay out any groundbreaking new rules, but they do underscore a few tricky mistakes managers might make when handling the fallout of an EEOC claim. Employment Law Management Special Report eeoc guidelines retaliationThe EEOC just made avoiding retaliation claims easier, helping out both you and your managers. Why now? However, the U.S.

Independent Contractor or Employee? Using IRS Guidelines

Paychex

The IRS provides helpful guidelines to make the determination for tax purposes. Determining whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor is important for compliance with tax requirements as well as wage and hour laws and regulations. Here is what business owners need to know

New Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs

HireRight

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has revised the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs for urine testing (73 FR 71858). The post New Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

Employee Engagement Program Guidelines

David Zinger

Strong guidelines not rules. want these to be strong statements that are not rules to be followed but guidelines voiced and offered that encourage you to consider them carefully and either adopt them, modify them, or reject them as you develop your own approach. Employee Engagement David Zinger employee engagement programs guidelines rules workThis is the most popular blog post on this site. It is read 10 to 20 times every day since it was posted well over two years ago. 13 key considerations in starting an employee engagement program: Engage employees early and often.

OSHA Issues Guidelines on Restroom Access for Transgender Workers

TLNT: The Business of HR

By Eric B. Meyer. Caitlyn Jenner got the cover of Vanity Fair and a million new Twitter followers shortly after confirming that she was no longer Bruce Jenner. Now, let’s revisit the issue of transgender employees and restroom access. As I noted last March i n my prior transgender bathroom post , this issue is real. more…).

A Quick Guideline to Content Marketing for Small Businesses

Paychex

Content marketing for small businesses is a potential game-changer. When done correctly, this increasingly popular marketing strategy can establish your business as an industry leader and provide information of value to your customers. Consider these ideas to engage potential customers

How to Set Guidelines for a Productive Team.

About Human Resources

Interested in creating effective teams? Every team develops norms, consciously or unconsciously. You can create team norms to ensure success. Here's how

New NLRB Handbook Guidelines—Do You Need to Reword Your Policies?

HR Daily Advisor

A recent memo from the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) provides new guidelines regarding the language employers use in their company handbooks. Could your policies require review in order to stand up to scrutiny? BLR® Legal Editor Holly Jones, JD, has the advice you need in the following article. HR Policies & Procedures JD

OFCCP Announces Final Rule on Sex Discrimination Guidelines

BALANCEview HR

Prior to the announcement of the new regulations, covered contractors were following sex discrimination guidelines from 1970. The updated guidelines align with current laws and address the realities of today's workplaces.The Final Rule will go into effect on August 15, 2016. Compensation Compliance Affirmative Action Diversity HR Training OFCCP Audit Sex Discrimination

Guidelines for a New Hire Buddy System

Entelo

The onboarding benefits of this are well-tilled blogging soil, so rather than tell you why you ought to start one and bash you over the head once more with the importance of onboarding, I'll assume there's no one on the other side of this argument and go through some guidelines and expectations necessary to ensure the system is successful. Starting a new job is rarely a seamless transition.

Latest Department of Labor employment guidelines place greater pressure on noncompliance

Replicon

Department of Labor has issued guidelines for joint employers. The U.S. Here's what you need to know. Blog tags: Corporate

Use These Steps to Develop Norms or Guidelines.

About Human Resources

Do you want to ensure that your work teams interact effectively to meet their goals? Establish group norms to accomplish this

5 guidelines for building a more effective ‘employer brand’

Ceridian

In an effort to get the highest possible level of productivity out of the workforce, many companies have decided to attack the root of the problem and focus on recruitment services. If you can bring in the best possible people in the first place, you will increase your likelihood of the staff remaining productive over […]. Recruitment & Talent Management brand ambassadors branding employee referrals employer brand recruiting recruitment

The Complex Intersection of Medicare and COBRA: Some Helpful Guidelines

HR Daily Advisor

The post The Complex Intersection of Medicare and COBRA: Some Helpful Guidelines appeared first on HR Daily Advisor. Remember those old Reese’s peanut butter cup commercials? Chocolate and peanut butter … two great tastes that taste great together. Medicare entitlement affects the eligibility for and length of COBRA coverage for employees, spouses, and dependents. Hamburger, Esq., Questions?

Need Guidelines for Employee Paid Vacation Days?

About Human Resources

Want to know more about paid vacation days? Paid vacation days are time off from work employers provide to employees as a benefit. See how yours compare

Revisiting 13 Guidelines for Employee Engagement Programs

David Zinger

This post on employee engagement program guidelines was published exactly 2 years ago on December 1. Are there any specific guidelines or initiatives? Strong guidelines not rules. A very popular post on employee engagement programs. It is one of my most popular posts and gets read about 5 to 10 times every day since it was published. Get a good start. Read good research.

Need a Sample of the Relationship Guidelines.

About Human Resources

Know what effective teams need to monitor? The goals and outcomes expected and the process it uses to accomplish these goals. Here are sample team norms

The ROI of Working Human

China Gorman

The SHRM Foundation’s latest Effective Practice Guideline, Creating a More Human Workplace Where Employees and Business Thrive , was released just in time for the SHRM Annucal conference this week. The timing couldn’t have been more appropriate, as it follows on the heels of last month’s WorkHuman conference. economy $500 Billion (!) a year. economy $450 – $550 Billion (!) per year.

Is Culture a “bias” trap?

OmegaHR Solutions

Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures. The Uniform Guidelines , published in 1978, established that any test or assessment needs to be able to pass the standards of being both reliable and valid. EEOC Selection Uniform Guidelines cultural fit cultural selection interview questions Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection ProceduresI read an interesting post by attorney Daniel Schwartz of Shipman & Goodwin LLP. In his post Schwartz references a WSJ article called ‘Culture Fit’ May Be the Key to Your Next Job. The importance of fit. Cheese restaurant.

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Employee Engagement: Engage the Year Ahead with 2-Simple Rules

David Zinger

Employee Engagement #employeeengagement #simplerules 3 word theme action behavior David Zinger guidelines simple rulesAre 2 simple rules powerful enough to guide a year of work and interaction? Reading time = 2 minutes and 50 seconds. Simple rules. have become enamoured with simple rules to guide and govern behavior and actions. Even at 60 years of age, September 1st. Background.

Setting a Credit Limit Guideline for Customers

Paychex

A strong, formal credit policy can help set billing guidelines at the initial stage of a sale and prevent more work on the back-end, after a job is completed

A Guide to Creating Written Payroll Procedures

FingerCheck

Training/Cross-Training – Having set written procedures and guidelines allow you to ensure that all team members learn the correct way to handle each scenario of your payroll. Compliance Payroll business create disaster recovery documentation FingerCheck guide guidelines how to ideas payroll department payroll procedures process rules tips write writing writtenIs a step missing?

Entry Level Driver Training – A Long Time Coming

HireRight

Transportation Industry American Trucking Associations cdl cmv department of transportation dot FHWA fmcsa fmcsa guidelines fmcsa regulations hiring NTSB safety transportation truckingThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published new rules on December 8, 2016 that require entry-level drivers to complete special training designed to ensure that they are competent and prepared to maneuver an 80,000 lb commercial motor vehicle safely before they can take their skills test to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

How To Be Your Company’s Next Rising Star

TheHRBlog

Career Tips Setting Goals Success career following certain guidelines Jappreet Sethi next rising star rising star top managementYou may often have asked yourself, “How do I get on my company’s rising star list?”. This article gives you practical tips to navigate your rise to the top. Most organizations don’t have a very scientific process for grooming the next generation of top talent. It is largely a matter of perception. However, you can […].

Who Owns Your Company’s Brand

TalentCulture

Here are five social ideas for leadership: 1) Create a best practices guideline document for brand ambassadors. Have a use case for those who don’t want to dilute their personal brand and another for employees who are willing to co-brand a social media identity. 2) Ensure the social media/brand ambassador guidelines are incorporated in your onboarding process for new employees. There’s a line – make sure you cover this in the Brand Ambassador Guidelines. What I haven’t talked about as much is who owns your company’s brand. Does the organization? Do the brand ambassadors?

The Win-Win of Leveraging Baby Boomers

China Gorman

terrific source of practical and actionable research based information is the SHRM Foundation’s recently published Effective Practice Guideline: The Aging Workforce: Leveraging the Talents of Mature Employees. Baby Boomers China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Effective Practice Guidelines SHRM Foundation Workforce Demographics Workforce PlanningWhat will retirement look like for me?

Social Risk?

NoExcusesHR

Nothing New Much is written about the need for social media policies, guidelines, controls, and messaging in the corporate world. brand ambassadors facebook guidelines human resources leadership optimism bias policies risk social media In the health care industry we talk about risk a lot. We don''t have a corner on the term though, every business large or small has to deal with it.

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Credit Policy Guidelines Help to Limit A/R Management and Collections

Paychex

A strong, formal credit policy can help set billing guidelines at the initial stage of a sale and prevent more work on the back-end, after a job is completed

How to Know If You Have a Hostile Work.

About Human Resources

Here are guidelines What makes a work environment hostile? Legal requirements exist. They don't help employees with bad bosses, bullying or disrespect.

Socially Unacceptable

NoExcusesHR

Beyond HR though, the need for social media guidelines or (gr oan ) a policy, allows both the organization to protect itself while still providing the necessary guidance for the employees to use the tools appropriately. abuse arrogance business communication guidelines human resources humility policy power social media Social media is a powerful tool. No Excuses.

DOL Credentials for Form 5500: Why You Need Them and How to Get Them

Paychex

Filing a Form 5500 is necessary to adhere to annual reporting guidelines for certain pension and welfare benefit plans like profit sharing and 401(k) plans. Learn how and when DOL credentials are required in order to file Form 5500

ACA Superhero Challenge – Will you pass the test?

Ultimate Software

With fast-approaching deadlines and ever-changing guidelines, it’s no surprise that the Affordable Care Act is leading to some additional stress and anxiety these days. You’ll also gain access to our updated ACA eBook, packed with key dates and guidelines to help your organization stay compliant. Good luck! Are you an ACA Superhero? Find out now by taking our quiz!

Five Simple Goal-setting Guidelines

SuccessFactors

By Jeff Diana, Chief People Officer Clearly establishing goals is an essential first step toward improving business execution in your organization. When your employees know what they’re navigating toward and why they’re doing what they’re doing, they’re more motivated and do a better job. Setting meaningful goals doesn’t have to be hard. Start with these […]. Talent Management goal management goal setting setting goals