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Your Guide to Digital Employee Onboarding in a Remote Environment

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As employers and employees increasingly embrace remote work, it can be tempting to focus solely on its benefits and ignore its challenges. Communication difficulties, maintaining a work-life balance, dealing with isolation — these can be serious impediments to productivity.

Reducing New Hire Friction with an Employee Onboarding Checklist

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For the majority of HR departments, onboarding a new employee can be an inefficient, disconnected experience — both for themselves and the new hire.

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A Conversation About Onboarding

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It’s our business to talk to HR teams about their current onboarding process. The number one question that we ask is “How is your onboarding process working for your team/company?” When we hear responses like: “Its not great.” Or “It could be better.”

What does it mean to modernize your employee onboarding process?

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There’s a growing understanding in the staffing world that the key to success lies in an innovative, modernized employee onboarding process.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

What’s the Key to a Faster Hiring Process? Communication

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The average time to hire in the US is 24 days, stretching up to 32 days for some industries. To some staffing pros, this isn’t all that surprising. Others may be scratching their heads, wondering how to shave off a few days on their time to hire.

Remote I-9s: Your Biggest Barrier to Remote Hiring

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We can meet with one another over Zoom or Skype, chat over Slack, share information over cloud servers — for the vast majority of businesses, there’s really no reason why work needs to take place in a physical space.

The Key to a Better Onboarding Experience Is Better Software

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A recent Gallup study asked workers whether they thought their organizations did a great job of onboarding new employees. The result? Only 12 percent really believed that they were excelling in this regard.

What HR Tech Looks Like In 2020

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As 2019 winds down, it’s hard not to notice how HR Technology has taken a big leap and with it, forged new expectations in workforce management and onboarding.

Using HR Tech to Drive the Candidate and Employee Experience

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Today’s top, cloud-based HR Tech solutions are giving companies the ability to customize their processes that fit the specific need for each HR function.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

What exactly Is AI?

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What Exactly is AI and what does it have to do with HR? There is a lot of talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) these days. Industry leaders use it to identify the latest in smart technologies and bloggers use it as a trendy buzzword.

Technology and its Affect on the Generation Gap

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Boomers & GenXers make up a large group of workers, who are all officially “Over 40”. While many Boomers are now in retirement or within 10 years of retirement, there are still 40 million hard at work. 53 million Gen Xers are active in the workforce and many are at the peak of their careers.

New Year, New Mobile HR Technology Needs

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// The Rise of Mobile HR in 2020. The need for mobile optimization is one of the integral parts of workplace technology.

Compliance is The Big Question on Our Minds

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In the world of HR , compliance is the key to reducing risk. It is achieved by successfully monitoring and managing ever changing laws and regulations as they relate to business operations and employee relations. Compliance impacts almost every task related to HR.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Tech Wednesday at Staffing World 2019

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Today is “Tech Wednesday” at Staffing World in Las Vegas! Its one of our favorite days during this conference because it highlights some of the latest and greatest in HR technology.

Five Reasons why Xenqu Works For You

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We are headed to HR Tech this week in Las Vegas and we are excited to learn what is new and exciting in the HR Tech world. We are looking forward to showing off the innovative tools and features of Xenqu and our newly improved mobile capabilities.

5 Ways That Technology Helps Improve Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement is on the minds of many HR leaders. So often, the question is asked, “How do we engage with our employees?” Some develop strategic culture initiatives; others ask employees what can be done to make them feel more engaged with the organization.

The Misclassification of Independent Contractors

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In industries with high populations of independent contractors (IC’s) there is uncertain risk that many businesses may not be aware of.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

Is Your Onboarding Experience Driving New Hires Away?

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What differentiates companies that deliver great onboarding experiences from those that don’t? Empathy. New hires have to run through a gamut of forms, checks, screenings, emailing, training, credentialing, employee guidelines — yet too many HR professionals think about onboarding as the process that gets seats in the office filled. Without considering what makes a great onboarding experience great from the candidate perspective, you may be losing high-quality hires without realizing why.

Technology: Point Of No Return

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Technology has made an immense impact on the human species, more profoundly than any other development since humans established formal communication about 200,000 years ago. It affects every interaction that we have as humans. Personally, professionally, and globally.

Three Keys to Effective HR Tech Solutions

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Have you ever gotten a new technology gadget that comes with so many features that you’ll never use? Whether it’s a phone, smart watch, computer, or some home device, features and solutions are available all around us.

Rub a Little HR Tech On It

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I don’t know if you ever had the life-shaping experience of scraping yourself as a kid, and when you showed your parent, they responded with, “Awe, you’ll be alright, just rub a little dirt on it.”

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

AI In HR: Recruiting

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If you’re an HR professional, you’ve likely been inundated over the last few years with the prospect of leveraging artificial intelligence in the recruiting process. As much has been made about the potential for AI, we are just at the beginning stages of what is possible, and it’s fascinating.

Recruiting and Hiring Tips in a Low Un-Employment Rate Economy

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate dipped to 3.6 percent in the month of April, the lowest it’s been since December 1969, when it dropped to 3.5%. The most recent figures show that for 13 consecutive months now, the number of available jobs are greater than the number of people out of work who are searching for it.

Diversity and Inclusion: More Than Just a Buzz Phrase

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The calls for diversity and inclusion are all around us, in almost every sector of business, and life in general. Our current media and social media platforms have accelerated our ability to share information at a speed we’ve never experienced. The plights, stories, and history of often disenfranchised people groups have made their way to the forefront of our news and social platforms.

Emotional Intelligence in a World of Artificial Intelligence

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Intelligence. There’s a word for you. And we now live in a modern world that is driven by both human and artificial intelligence. What humans used to think, write, process, and track in business, AI can now automate, process, and maintain with minimal human effort. Chatbots can communicate, even sounding like humans, and with deep machine learning, they can even evolve in their ability to respond in ways that make it difficult for some to know if they’re speaking to a human or a bot.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

More Than A Handbook: Maintaining Conduct Policy Compliance

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Disciplining an employee is never a pleasant experience, but no matter the size of your business, the reality hits for every employer. Whether you’re dealing with minor infractions, or major, fire-able offenses, your business needs an employee conduct policy that properly informs your employee, as well as protects your business from possible lawsuit.

Remote Employees and the Inevitable I-9

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Remote I-9 compliance is something we hear a lot about lately, but what does it really mean? Anyone who works in HR knows that the Form I-9 must be completed properly and be readily available in case of an audit—which is getting more common these days.

6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making

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Organizations are always making decisions. And when faced with unique circumstances, they might have to make some more – including some really tough ones. Decision making isn’t easy. Some people avoid making decisions at all costs. And avoidance is a decision in itself.

Working From Home Version 2.0: 5 Things to Consider

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When COVID-19 started making headlines and employees were working from home, the idea was that this was all temporary. In a few weeks (or months), life would return to normal and we’d all be back in the workplace. That hasn’t exactly happened.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

The Future of Talent Management

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When I worked in an office environment, I tried to spend a lot of time walking around. It was a great opportunity to be visible and chat with employees. It also got me into the habit of always having a notebook with me. Employees would ask questions and I needed some way to remember.

Will HR Technology Change Human Resources – Ask #HR Bartender

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I received this comment from an HR Bartender reader a while ago and I must admit it’s taken me a while to think about the response. I’m taking that as a good sign. Sharlyn: Great article about the “ 13 HR Technology Concepts HR Pros Need to Know ”.

Organizations: Maximize Productivity with Effective Scheduling

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Managers: How to Support Remote Employees – Ask #HR Bartender

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Last week, we provided a list of resources to help individuals get adjusted to working from home. After it was published, I received this note. Dear HR Bartender! I’m a loyal and excited reader of your blog and usually find very great tricks and tips I can experiment with at my workplace.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.