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It’s Everyone’s Job to Care About Job Descriptions

Ultimate Software

by Kate Bischoff. From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

Why Company Leaders Should Focus On Boosting Workplace Happiness

15Five

Humankind has long struggled to find the secret to living a happy life, but what about workplace happiness? Have you ever wondered how your employees feel at work ?

Deloitte Research: How Successful Organizations Use People Analytics to Drive Decision-Making

Visier

Whether you are examining your sales pipeline, the success of a marketing campaign, or employee retention, data and analytics are essential for business decision-making. Despite this, many companies still overlook people analytics when it comes to solving complex business problems.

#Unleash18 Humans + Bureaucracy: Control No More

The Aristocracy of HR

000020000000 “Bureaucracy is a global thing. “ ~ Gary Hamel, Professor at London Business School I had the opportunity to sit in on a Q&A session Day 1 with Gary Hamel, Professor at London Business School at Unleash 2018 in Vegas.

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Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. 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. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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What Role Does Mentoring Play In Employee Well-Being?

Get Hppy

Our well-being is something that we most often overlook. We allow our environment to dictate what our day is going to look like and how we are going to feel. How we feel can change as our environment changes. How we manage that is something that we do have control over.

4 Steps to Retraining Employees in the Age of A.I.

Visier

For humanity, major socio-economic transformation is nothing new, but the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) requires the world to adapt and realign to a new reality more rapidly than ever before. How will we cope? It took 150,000 years to become an agrarian society and complete the transition from hunting and gathering. Over the next 10,000 years, the economy slowly evolved as populations grew. The real change came with the advent of the industrial revolution.

Mind Your Emotional Intelligence

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library What do 90 percent of high achievers have in common? It may surprise you, but it’s not high IQ. It’s high EI, or emotional intelligence.

Hilarious HR Lessons We Can Learn From ‘The Office’

Reflektive

At Reflektive, we’re big fans of “The Office” TV show – for the humor of course, and also for the case studies in workplace dynamics! While often exaggerated, these types of characters and stories get to the core of what you’d find in almost any office in America. But what are the most important takeaways, especially for human resources professionals?

Free E-Guide: 8 Surprising Facts About Labor Law Posting Regulations

As an HR professional, it’s important to learn about the labor laws and posting requirements that affect your company. Staying on top of these continual changing rules can be challenging, but this free Poster Guard® e-Guide can help you better understand the regulations. In addition to an overview of the laws that apply to every business, you’ll learn about specific requirements for local postings, Spanish postings, remote workers, industry-specific notices and much more. Our e-Guide will provide you valuable information to keep your business in complete compliance.

How does your company compare to competitors on employee engagement?

Engage2Excel

If your CEO showed up unannounced in your office tomorrow and asked the following questions, would you be able to answer them? Are our employees more or less engaged than our competitors? In what ways, specifically, are our employees more engaged and less engaged? Now for an even more important question. If you couldn't provide answers on the spot, should you or your HR department be able to? Today’s CEOs have data on nearly every facet of their business.

Why Internal Communications is the Center of Any Successful Organization

Get Hppy

Employees are the center of every organization’s success, but zoom in a little closer and you will see the unsung heroes, the employee communicators that keep the circle intact. Real Talk: Internal communications is the most valuable position in a company.

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Using HR Analytics for Workforce Cost Management [Case Study]

Visier

In May 2016, wildfire broke out in Wood Buffalo Municipal District near the City of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada and became possibly the costliest disaster in Canadian history.

4 Facts about ClearCompany’s New and Improved Employee Onboarding System

ClearCompany HRM

A smooth and positive onboarding experience builds new hire trust and enthusiasm. In today’s strong job market, the quality of a company’s onboarding program matters more than ever.

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.

What Is Employee Empowerment & What Are Its Top Principles?

Reflektive

When considering how to boost employee engagement, many organizations work from the outside in—trying to figure out which perks and benefits will keep employees happy. They should be working from the inside out—making employees feel valued by giving them greater autonomy over decision-making. This concept is known as employee empowerment. While it’s a challenge for some executives to “give up control,” it ends up paying major dividends.

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Alamo Colleges District Created an Award-Winning Employee Learning and Development Program—You Can Too

Cornerstone On Demand

Learning and development play a critical role in organizational success, creating a smarter and more efficient workforce, boosting employee engagement and building future leaders. But in today's fast-paced, technology-driven environment, implementing workforce development strategies that deliver significant business results is no easy task—especially in the public higher education sector.

7 Ways to Support Employees on Paternity Leave

Get Hppy

Back in the 1950s, a man wouldn’t dream of taking paternity leave. Most households were supported by one income, and men weren’t expected to want or need the time off.

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Setting the Record Straight on Employee Recognition

HighGround

Today we’re diving into what employee recognition is and isn’t, as well as some tips for implementing a new program or revamping a stale one that may not be as effective anymore. What is employee recognition?

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Six reasons why fun in the office is the future of work

cipHR

Happy employees are healthier and more productive – so don’t overlook the importance of having fun in the workplace. While most people, generally, would rather spend time with their friends and family than be at work, there’s no need for work days to be all doom and gloom. Investing time and effort into making your workplace a more enjoyable place to be can have tangible positive benefits for employees, teams, and your wider organisation.

Why 61% of Employees Say the Performance Review Is Outdated

Reflektive

Are your company’s executives and employees aligned on growth? The word alone—“growth”—can mean different things to different people, and that gets to the heart of the Growth Divide. How do you bridge the gap when managers and employees have different definitions and metrics for success? The word alone—“growth”—can mean different things to different people. Click To Tweet.

Time & Attendance Software for Technology Startups

nettime solutions

Is there a “right time” for a tech startup to add operational management functions, especially if they’re not ready for a human resources department? Some startups begin thinking about HR and management functions when they reach about 20 employees.

How To Create Team Culture In A Team That’s Virtual And Global

Get Hppy

The remote working setup isn’t too far off from becoming the new norm. While there are still some hurdles to overcome, teething problems to solve, and reluctant CEOs to convince, working over the internet from anywhere in the world will become a default option sooner or later.

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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.

5 Questions with HighGround CEO Andee Harris

HighGround

Things have been in full swing over here at HighGround since CEO Andee Harris took the helm, so much so that we haven’t had time to stop and introduce her on the blog. We’re excited to do so today and give you a peek at why we’re so happy to have her in the top seat.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About GDPR

HR Bartender

No matter where you are, you’ve probably seen some mention of the General Data Protection Regulation (aka GDPR). The aim of the GDPR is to protect all European Union (EU) citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world.

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Helping Employees Move to a Growth Mindset

Reflektive

How does a person’s way of looking at themselves factor in to their success in life? It isn’t a simple matter of self-belief. We all know people with a wildly inflated sense of self-worth without the track record to back it up. Nor is it a matter of being born “talented,” as we’ve also seen promising musicians fade from the charts overnight. What quality allows some people to transform failure into success? What quality allows some people to transform failure into success? Click To Tweet ?.

HR Supercharged: How Modern Tech is Changing Work

ClearCompany HRM

Recently, we evaluated the findings of Bersin by Deloitte’s High-Impact HR research. Technology has made quite the impact on both what tools are being used in modern HR departments, as well as what features and functionality users expect. Take, for example, the Cloud. In a 2014 IDG survey, only 24% of enterprise organizations migrated or planned to migrate HR functions/applications to the Cloud.

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!