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How HR Creates Diversity and Inclusion

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Human resources is responsible for many duties, most of which directly or indirectly affect diversity and inclusion efforts. Many company leaders still cringe a little when trying to improve diversity and inclusion. In order to include some people in your organization, you have to exclude others.

Common Change Management Mistakes of Digital Transformation

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Most digital transformations at an organizational level come only when it’s absolutely necessary, and change management tactics often reflect this.

Recruitment and Retention: Five Things Employers Can Learn from the Police Hiring Crisis

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Recruitment and retention are becoming extremely important in all industries. According to Inc. , 17% of employees are quitting their jobs due to management and overall work environment. If you’re a dedicated employer, you work diligently to make sure your employees are in it for the long haul.

Packets to Portals: The Evolution of Benefits Decision Support

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Today, benefits decision-support tools come in many different forms. You could say that the original support tools were those huge packets you had to read (and reread) to figure out what was covered and by which health insurance plan. Many companies still use packets.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

How Better Employee Benefits Communications Can Solve the Usage Gap

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More and more companies are providing wellness programs. There’s a growing disconnect between what’s offered and what’s understood and utilized by employees. This leaves organizations suffering from usage gaps in their employee wellness and benefits programs. How can organizations close usage gaps?

Anatomy of an Effective Benefits Decision-Support Initiative

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The weather is starting to cool. The leaves are beginning to change colors. Pumpkin spice everything has hit the store shelves. That means just one thing. Open enrollment season for healthcare is here, and the time for benefits decision-support tools to shine is now.

New-Hire Orientation Questions to Answer for Improved Employee Retention

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The employee experience is exactly what it sounds like. It describes how employees experience working for your company, and it’s too large to be seen as wholly positive or wholly negative. Frequently, there are positive aspects of miserable employee experiences and negative aspects to happy ones.

The Digital Employee Experience: Where HR and Employee Videos Fit

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You’re probably familiar with HR and corporate terms like change management , talent acquisition, corporate culture or diversity and inclusion. You know how HR and employee videos drive some of these concepts. You’re aware of what CEO, IT and HR stand for. But are you ready for a new acronym?

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Five Simple Practices Promoting Mental and Physical Health and Wellness in the Workplace

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In 2019, health and wellness programs are becoming more prominent – but what if your company doesn’t offer any formal wellness benefits? Fortunately, you don’t need a fancy office gym or sleep pods to encourage and maintain workplace health.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

How Employee Training Videos Can Help During Open Enrollment

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The open enrollment landscape has changed dramatically thanks to video communications technology like employee training videos. You might think of training videos as only making sense for new employees’ onboarding experiences or other training sessions.

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Why You Should Get Aggressive About Passive Enrollment Communications

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Annual enrollment is a stressful time for human resources and employees alike. Making few changes and leaning into a passive enrollment can seem like the easiest solution for all involved.

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Why Change Management Innovators Should Work with Influencers

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The term change management describes approaches that aid everyone from individuals to entire companies to make organizational changes. A perpetual challenge of change management is selling these changes to your workforce.

HR Technology: 13 Concepts HR Pros Needs to Know

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It’s no secret. I love technology. In our small business, we rely on technology to extend our capabilities and provide an agile response to customer needs. That helps us remain competitive. But the more I learn about technology, I realize there’s still a lot to learn.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

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Human resources departments are filled with data. About applicants, candidates, employees, and alumni. This data includes addresses, health information, and social security numbers. HR has assessment data and information from drug/criminal/credit background screening.

The New Employee – Employer Social Contract

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One of the workplace-related conversations that’s happening with more frequency is focused on how new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing jobs.

9 Things to Consider When Purchasing HR Technology

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We talk about HR technology a lot on HR Bartender, but it occurred to me recently that’s there’s one area of HR technology we really haven’t discussed.

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Ageism In the Workplace – Ask #HR Bartender

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Last year marked the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) , which prohibits discrimination against individuals 40 years of age or older. In a survey from AARP, nearly 2 out of 3 workers have experienced some form of age discrimination or age bias.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

How to Create Habits for Successful Recruiting and

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Use the Right Technology Tool For the Job

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The word “hack” is often used instead of tips. For example, here’s a blog post on “ 100 Incredible Life Hacks that Make Life So Much Easier ”. The first one is “Tie a small piece of fabric to your luggage. Saves a lot of time to check if it’s your bag or not.”

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Employee Absences: Plan for the Unplanned

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I must admit today’s Time Well Spent. from our friends at Kronos is a little funny to me for two reasons. Living in Florida, we often run into these “ the weather is absolutely gorgeous days ” where we want to play hooky and go to the beach. And sometimes we actually do it.

Engagement or Connection: Why the Connected Workplace Might Be Better

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at MindManager , a division of Corel Corporation. MindManager helps individuals, teams, and enterprises do great work faster by simplifying the way they capture, organize, and share information.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

7 Career Lessons Learned from Attending a NASA Social

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Over the summer, Mr. Bartender and I attended NASA’s Ascent Abort flight test. The Ascent Abort flight test was a simulation designed to ensure that NASA can maintain astronaut safety in case of an emergency. The test flight was done as part of the preparations for next year’s Artemis launch.

Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work

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(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.

10 Things I Am Packing In My #SHRM19 Conference Bag

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Last year, in addition to my annual post with tips for attending the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Annual Conference , I wrote a post about some of the things that I carry with me during the event.

Media Literacy Is a Business Competency

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Regardless of your politics, we’ve all been exposed to the notion of “ fake news ”. It might have been someone who shared an announcement that a celebrity has died, only to find out that it’s either not true or it happened four years ago.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

You Can’t Tell Your Employees to Unplug If You Don’t Do It Yourself

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Technology is a wonderful thing. It’s amazing what we can do today using technology. That being said, technology can also create challenges. And I’m not talking about whether our technology works or not (although that can be a problem).

Note to Managers: Just Ask

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I’ve been having a series of small breakthroughs in my home office. This might sound weird, but I work with three computer monitors. Yep, three. I worked with two for the longest time then someone suggested that I try three. I thought, “I don’t know. That seems pretty extravagant.” And it is.

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Recruiters: Hiring Veterans Made Easy

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With over 300,000 HR and business executive members, SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together.

Is It Okay to Contact a Job Candidate Via Their Work Email – Ask #HR Bartender

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In today’s tough recruiting market, organizations are looking for every way possible to find qualified job candidates. Today’s reader note asks a straightforward question about doing that. Hi Sharlyn! Can I get your advice?

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.