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Municipalities Leverage HR Data to Counter Downward Budget Pressures

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The pandemic has taught all organizations that it is difficult to plan for all scenarios. As you plan for subsequent waves of COVID-19 and try to look beyond the pandemic, HR data can be invaluable in the planning process.

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Working From Home-Not Just For Snow Days Anymore

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At this time of year, we used to talk about remote work as an option to avoid weather events but 2020 has changed all that. Many of us are working full time at home now and many of us may be getting tired of it. So here's a reminder that remote work can be a good thing.

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HR Reflections and Resolutions for the New Year

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HR Reflections for the New Year. 2020 has been a challenging year and 2021 will continue to test our patience and resilience. The start of a new year is usually a time for people to take on new projects, either self-improvement based or professional development oriented.

Employee Well-Being and Work Life Balance: What it Really Means in a Pandemic World.

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We have all struggled with the definition of work-life balance. And now more than ever, we struggle with separating our work and home lives.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Leadership Communication Advice: SHUT UP! And Listen Before You Lead.

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This One Leadership Communication Skill Helps You Become a Better Leader Right Now. When I consider the root cause behind many of the fundamental missteps in leadership that I’ve either witnessed, or personally perpetuated, it almost always boils down to one common shortcoming - that leaders consistently fail to actively listen. In fact, this isn’t simply about leaders. It applies to sales professionals, consultants, and negotiators of all stripes. Leadership Performance Management;/Leadership

6 Ways Employee Self Service Can Streamline HR in Municipal Government

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One of the common reasons why municipalities switch to HR technology is to allow employees to view, validate and update their own information on a web portal. Many municipalities provide self-service to employees for benefit selection, viewing policies, and accessing training programs and information. Employee Self Service Employee engagment

Challenges and Opportunities Facing Municipal Governments

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Local and municipal governments face unique challenges that includes not only meeting the basic needs of citizens, but also improving their overall experience when dealing with local government – both online and in-person. And while technology can assist in improving interactions between citizens and governments, all levels of government administration are today challenged with trying to operate with severe budget restrictions. Solutions for Municipal Government.

Benefits of Integrated Payroll & HR for Municipal Governments

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After reviewing your current HR and payroll systems, are you thinking about implementing an integrated scheduling and payroll system, but aren’t sure whether it’s worth the time and money? An integrated system offers several significant benefits. HR /Integrated HR & Payroll;/labor;/Cross-border; labor Payroll software timesheets municipal government

Identity Verification in Municipal Government

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I always tell my clients that I have four letters stenciled across my forehead “ R I S K ”. When someone applies for a job in your enterprise or, appears at a counter wanting to be served or, is wanting to deal with you electronically, verifying their identity should be based on risk. Let’s use Jane Doe as an example. Identity Management municipal government

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

HR's Role in Local Government Cyber Security

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Local and county governments are entrusted with many types of personally identifiable information (PII), personal health information (PHI) and other sensitive data such as births, deaths, social security/social insurance numbers, property tax, deeds and medical records. As keepers of such valuable information local governments need to ensure that security measures are in place to protect constituents' data from cyber attack.

8 Considerations When Choosing an HCM

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Is it time to buy an HCM solution or replace your aging HCM? For most organizations it starts with recognizing issues with the existing way of work. HCM Solutions HR Software Buying

Municipalities Leverage HR Data to Counter Downward Budget Pressures

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Research shows that organizations who use HR data in making management decisions report 26% higher revenue per employee than organizations that do not use HR data. And while this data is taken from the private sector, public sector organizations can also use the same strategies to fight downward pressures and to do more with fewer resources. HR data HCM Solutions Human Resources;/Staffing Human Resources;/Hiring;/Staffing;/Strategy;/Reten Behavioral analytics

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Employee Termination Challenges in a Municipal Environment

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Let's face it: Municipalities face unique issues and challenges when it comes to terminating employees compared to their counterparts in the private sector. Firing an employee the "right" way is imperative. Read on to get our quick 8-point checklist for employee termination and download our complimentary ebook "Employee Termination" to ease the termination process and reduce risk. Government HR terminations

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

How HR Systems impact Workplace Culture

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A big part of being able to design efficient HR practices and select the right employees, is choosing the appropriate HR systems and putting the processes in place around them. Read more. HCM Human Resources

HR Systems - Rescuing Reskilling Needs in the Digital Age

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This year, AT&T identified a labor supply issue that many other organizations are also struggling with. Only about half of AT&T's 250,000 employees had the necessary science, technology, engineering, and math skills that the company requires. They had a tough choice to make – they could hire software and engineering people and pay extremely high acquisition costs to secure them. Reskilling Skills training Hiring Staffing

HR Systems - Rescuing Reskilling Needs in the Digital Age

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Hire external candidates at a large acquisition cost, or retrain existing employees in the new age skills required to be competitive in today's digital world? Read more. Hiring Staffing

The Challenges of HR Departments in Finding the Right HR Solution

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One of the biggest challenges that HR departments in organizations face, is meeting their objectives with limited resources. In particular, it can be difficult to keep up with ongoing trends in HR and the tools with which to accomplish tasks and strategic goals. There are a number of software companies out there that supply tools to help HR departments and it can be difficult to figure out which tools are a best fit and which companies provide the best service and support.

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3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

The Challenges of HR Departments in Finding the Right HR Solution

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When it comes to choosing the right HR solution for your organization, one size does not fill all. Read more. Integrated HR & Payroll

Three ways you can tell that your HRIS implementation project has been a success

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You’ve implemented a new HRIS but was that implementation successful? And how to measure that success? The system may be functioning perfectly and yet be an utter failure. It’s tempting to go the ‘gut instinct’ route. After all, everything’s working, the sky hasn’t fallen, and it ‘feels’ like a successful conclusion to months of work. HCM HRIS Implementation Project Management System Implementation;/Software

Three ways you can tell that your HRIS implementation project has been a success

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How to gauge whether your recent HRIS implementation has been a success Read more. HCM System Implementation

Evaluating processes for automation while still keeping the Human in HR

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Businesses around the world are facing an interesting challenge – they want to provide the latest engaging technology tools to their employees to improve productivity, but they need to ensure that they are using the right tools for their organization so they can automate repetitive tasks and create streamlined workflows without increasing their technical and administration costs. HR Automation human factor Human Resources;/Software Implementation

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Brand Health Report: Tech Talent Ranks the Most Innovative Companies They'd Love to Work for and Why

Hired surveyed more than 4,000 tech workers to find out which companies rank as their most desirable employers and how other organizations can compete for their attention. Download this report to learn what tech talent values most in a potential employer and how to improve your employer brand.

Evaluating processes for automation while still keeping the Human in HR

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A challenge in today's tech savvy world is to balance the level of automation so that technology is used for enablement and not replacement of employees. Read more. Software Human Resources

Pay Errors - When Payroll and HR Technology Implementations Go Wrong

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There has been plenty of press about the disastrous Phoenix payroll implementation in the Canadian federal government. This week I read about yet another case of large payroll errors due to a new system implementation. And this time it was the Maricopa County Community College district, which is one of the largest community college districts in the US. Education HR Government HR /HCM;/Payroll Human Resources;/Software Union HR Union Negotiations

Pay Errors - When Payroll and HR Technology Implementations Go Wrong

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Payroll errors due to implementation issues can leave everyone wondering if they really will get any value out of it. Some tips to get it right the first time! Read more. Payroll HCM Human Resources

How to Digitize Your HR Department Through Workflow Automation

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There is a lot of internet buzz about the newest and latest technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing, and how they might be applicable to HR. Compare that level of buzz to the reality of the innovation application in HR and there is a stark difference between what organizations are talking about and what they are actually doing. Digital HR ERP HR strategy SaaS HR /System Selection;/Digital;/Automation;/Strategy Workflow automation

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

How to Digitize Your HR Department Through Workflow Automation

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Amidst all the AI and machine learning buzz it is easy to think our organization is lagging behind in using such tools for HR automation. Here is a step by step process of how to plan and implement a HR digitization project. Read more. Strategy Automation Digital System Selection

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30 Reasons Organizations Switch to an Integrated HRIS solution

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In this day and age, there are hardly any organizations that do not have an HR system in place. Maybe they are only using Excel and Access for performance, Word for policies, Manual for call-ins, scheduling and discipline; Smart lists for disability management; Great Plains for Payroll and still EMS for employee records. Well, you get the picture now. You must have realized that there are issues with this approach.

HRIS Systems – How to Avoid Failed Implementations

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The phone rings, I take the call, it’s not pleasant and it happens more than you’d think. I’m referring to prospective clients that are deep into, or have completed an HRIS implementation before they realize that the software will not do the job. They have spent good money, still have their needs unmet, and are exhausted by the failed process. HRIS Implementation System Implementation;/Human Resources

Understanding the Basics of Payroll, Compensation and Employee Benefits

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Payroll, Compensation and Employee Benefits are among the foundational building blocks within an organization to support your human resources - the people that work for you. Effective and efficient management of those functional areas can be significantly improved, or compromised, depending upon the company’s level of understanding of those functions. Your use of reliable data from those areas is key to supporting informed decisions and becoming a world class organization.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Can AI Really Solve Your HR Problems?

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AI and machine learning have been the biggest 2017 HR technology trends, but trends like contingent and global workforces, need a system capable of handling complex payroll more than ever Read more. Payroll Trends