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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for the HR Generalist

ExactHire

The year 2022 has arrived at our door whether we are ready or not. Traditionally, at the culmination of the year, rumination over the year’s positive and negative experiences flood the mind while music like Auld Lang Syne resonates with the validity of its translation: “Days Gone By”.

2021 Was the Biggest Year Yet for HR Tech: See 30+ of the Top M&A Activities

Lighthouse

Last year one of our most popular posts on the blog was a recap of some of the 2020 M&A activities across the HR Tech landscape.

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Successful Recruitment Means Being Responsive to Candidate Schedules

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Cronofy , a global innovator in business scheduling software. It provides businesses with the technology they need to offer best-in-class interview scheduling. Enjoy the read!).

Staffing Shortages Are Not a Customer Service Excuse

HR Bartender

I’m here to deliver some tough love to businesses today. As a HR pro, I totally understand that the recruitment market is tough. I hear the same stories from recruiters who are posting job openings and getting zero responses. I also understand the pressure to deliver revenue and profits.

Virtual Onboarding: The 5 Keys to Success in 2022

Speaker: Kate Pavlina and Jon-Paul Jaramillo

The pandemic made virtual onboarding our new reality. Initially seen as a band-aid solution, it is quickly becoming a permanent part of the new world of work. Join this webinar, featuring guests from Amazon and Sundt, to uncover a tried-and-tested framework for virtual onboarding––and how to bring the experience to life.

Outsourcing HR Functions: Is it Worthwhile?

Hppy

Human relations is an essential component and driver of a successful business. HR departments are typically tasked with all aspects of employee management, right from recruitment, screening, hiring, paying, handling employee complaints, and much more.

Organizations: Maximize Productivity with Effective Scheduling

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by? our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos has introduced ? employee contact-tracing capabilities ?for for their customers at no additional charge. Check out their ?

Contact Tracing for #COVID19: What HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

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Looking Beyond the Great Resignation

The People Equation

The Great Resignation, the Great Reshuffle, The Great Migration. The media is awash with coverage about stats that indicate workers are on the move in numbers previously unseen in the U.S. labor market.

Rethinking Your Benefits Program To Foster Peak Performance

15Five

Company cultures can be transformational. Work can be more than a job; work can be a life changing experience that gives people tools, resources, and perspectives that they take with them the rest of their lives and that benefit them in every other domain that they walk. So when we design our employee benefits programs we’re starting with these questions: . How can we support people having a transformational experience here? .

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Diversity & Inclusion Efforts During and After Pandemic & Protests

Ultimate Software

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit us hard. Seemingly overnight we were told we had to stay home, and we didn’t know how long it would last. Many organizations had to quickly pivot to working remotely. Other businesses were forced to furlough or layoff employees.

Take it From a Futurist: How Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Will Change HR Practices

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: We would never dream of trying to predict the future—that's why we left it up to the futurists. In this series , we interview experts in HR, recruiting and the future of work to get their take on what's next. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain—these emerging technologies are shaking up industries across the board, but many HR professionals are still wary about applying them to the work they do, says HR digital transformation strategist Sherryanne Meyer.

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Staffing and Scheduling are Two Different Things – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I know that Christmas was last month, but I can’t resist sharing this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos because it beautifully demonstrates that staffing and scheduling are two different things. Staffing is about finding the right people to do the work. And scheduling is about making sure they show up at the right times. Both are important. . I remember working on a project years ago where the company was convinced that their problem was staffing.

5 Time-Wasting Tasks Staffing Firm Owners Need To Stop Getting Bogged Down By

Essium HRM

As an owner of a staffing firm, you likely feel like there is not enough time in the day. You get caught up performing one task or another and, before you know it, the day has flown by.

The Guide to Finding Global Talent

Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent anywhere. Discover how building a talent hub in a specific geographic region can help grow your company. Learn key factors to consider when creating a hub and suggested locations.

Best Ways to Attract Applicants to Apply

ExactHire

If you’re having trouble attracting talent to your workplace, you’re not alone. The U.S. has 11 million job openings, but only 7.7 million applicants to fill them. That means companies like yours have to work hard to attract applicants.

4 Tips to Help Your Staffing Firm’s Internal Staff Manage The Stress of Implementing New Solutions

Essium HRM

Changes to the processes in the workplace can be difficult and it can be stressful on your staffing firm’s internal staff. They are learning all-new ways of doing things that they may have been doing for years. You’ll need to be able to properly support your team.

Employers’ top wins and lessons of 2021 – and what they’re planning for 2022

Workable

To understand all of it, we asked SMB employers what their biggest lessons of 2021 were and what their plans are going into 2022. More than 60 responded.

Recruiters Need to Drive Talent Acquisition Into the Future—Here's How Data Can Help

Cornerstone On Demand

Recruiters: When was the last time you stopped and thought about why you do something the way you do? Often, you don't usually pause to think about the "why" because talent acquisition is often viewed as an administrative function. The status quo is to keep the gears turning—candidates come in and you make hires.

How the Candidate Experience Is Your Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Kevin W. Grossman, TAS, HCS | Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President

During this informative webinar, Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President, Kevin Grossman, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how the candidate experience is your competitive advantage.

Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: T oday’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Managing your workforce just got a lot smarter with Workforce Dimensions, a solution designed to provide both a world-class employee experience and unprecedented levels of operational insight. Enjoy the article!). When I go to conferences, I hear a lot of speakers say that organizations need to work smarter.

What is ATS in Recruitment?

Recruit CRM

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) automates and streamlines recruitment and staffing processes. A good ATS organises your data better and allows recruiters to place more qualified candidates.

Is Your Hotel Fully Staffed as Summer Demand Heats Up?

Hireology

COVID-19 cases are down. Summer is here. And people are looking to hit the road after more than a year in isolation. That means you’re experiencing more bookings than ever, which is great news for the hospitality industry given how hard many of you were hit by the events of 2020.

Why You Can’t Rely on Job Boards Alone for Recruiting at Your Hotel

Hireology

As we continue to navigate a challenging hiring climate, you might be inclined to pour even more time and resources into paid job boards like Indeed and ZipRecruiter.

Swiping Right on HR Tech: How Tinder and Southern Cross Automate Their Hiring & Onboarding Process

Speaker: Nora Diaz de Leon and Nicole Moore

Paperwork, endless email threads, and other manual tasks have kept HR from focusing on what they do best. sound familiar? Sign up for this webinar from Tinder and Southern Cross, to learn how they use the latest in HR tech to streamline their hiring and onboarding experience.

How to Create Jobs People Will Love: An Intro to Job Design

EngagementMultiplier

Job design is an important element of employee retention and successful recruitment but the concept doesn’t get much attention. However, creating jobs people will like is entirely possible, and doing so is important.

Competition Is Increasing: What Can Your Staffing Firm Do to Stay Competitive

Essium HRM

Staffing firms have more competition than they have ever before and the current talent market is making it difficult to find the candidates you need to fill positions. To beat your competition, your firm needs to stand out. Here’s what you need to do to stay competitive.

Staffing and Scheduling Are Two Different Things – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Years ago, I worked on a consulting project for a company that was facing customer service challenges. They were convinced the problem was training. So, they brought in a group of consultants to help them determine their training needs. Ends up, their challenge wasn’t training. At least not entirely. The issue was staffing and scheduling. That’s why I wanted to share with you this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. Yes, it’s important to be staffing right with the best talent.

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. Enjoy!). Organizations with a candidate experience strategy in place realize the work isn’t over. You’ll want to regularly audit your process to ensure it’s working the way you intended.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Identity Checked

HRO Today

As remote work and hybrid models become the norm, hiring managers must take measures to protect their organisations from potential threats. By Simon Kent. After the last two years, there is little doubt that employers are having to deal with a huge amount of disruption in the employment market.

Recruiting Strategy: Bots and 3 Workforce Ingredients

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before how today’s recruiting strategy needs three key constituents: regular full-time workforce, regular part-time workforce, and contingent workers (i.e. freelancers, contractors, consultants, etc.) Each group has a unique recruiting as well as an engagement strategy.

Use Strategic Planning Techniques to Build Your Workforce Plan

HR Bartender

With unemployment rates at historic lows , organizations have to not only think about filling open requisitions, they also have to develop a long-term approach to staffing. Frankly, if an organization waits until they have an opening before they start strategizing their sources, it will be too late. The recruiting team will always be taking a reactionary approach to staffing. Workforce planning is about developing a proactive approach to talent acquisition.

Organizations: Start Building Trust Through Payroll

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes. Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Paycom , a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software. Paycom was ranked among the best companies for women to work at by Comparably. Congrats to them! Enjoy the read).

How to Create an Employer Brand That Attracts the Best Global Talent

Your employer brand not only affects your reputation and performance but your ability to attract and retain global talent. In this article, learn effective employer branding strategies, ways to communicate your employer brand, and more.

How to Hire the Right Talents for Your Tech Startup

Hppy

It is often noted that talent is more important than technology or that soft skills come before hard skills. This is especially in reference to digital transformation or the role of IT in an organization.