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Does your HR system bring your services to life?

HR Partner

Pop quiz: does your company provide HR or payroll services or both? While this question comes across as a very dull and obvious one, it is one that more companies should ask before embarking on their HR transformation journeys.

5 Employee Induction Best Practices from HR Experts

HR Partner

It’s official: After posting your company’s open roles, scouring hundreds of applications and conducting interviews, you’ve successfully landed a couple of great new hires.

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8 Employee Onboarding Best Practices for Welcoming New Hires

HR Partner

More than half of employees who voluntarily leave their jobs do so quickly — within the first year of employment, according to a study by Equifax. Clearly, retention is more important than ever. And what else relates to retention that is often (sadly) overlooked? The answer is employee onboarding.

5 Ways Interview Scorecards Help Identify Talent

HR Partner

Nothing is worse than being wrong about a new hire and realizing that you hired the wrong person. It costs time, money, and brings down the whole team. Or maybe you made a great hire, only to realize that it was more difficult than you thought to repeat and find other A-players.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

10 Ways to De-Stress at Work

HR Partner

We’ve all had days at work where we’re stressed. Where we can’t concentrate, and we worry, and our employees and colleagues irritate us and our workstation feels like the worst place to be.

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7 Innovative Ideas for HR

HR Partner

We all know that companies worldwide are fighting hard to hire and retain top talent. In addition to keeping up with the latest trends in technology, businesses today must also plan and implement creative HR ideas or they risk being left behind.

10 Ways to Recruit Candidates Online

HR Partner

In today’s competitive talent market, finding creative ways to recruit candidates online is more important than ever. Everything around the employee experience is now being streamlined by digital methods and tools, which means that the recruitment process has also evolved.

How to Implement Time Tracking at Your Company

HR Partner

The following article is a guest post written by our friends over at TimeCamp. Time tracking is one of the many ways to optimize your company’s time management process. .

Vacation & Sick Time Tracking Software for Small Business

HR Partner

Are you an HR manager or small business owner looking for vacation & sick time tracking software? If you’re looking to streamline your HR and manage employee time off by keeping everything in one place, it’s important to choose the right tool for your business.

Transform Company Culture with Good Communication Analytics

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Microsoft, whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They have a website dedicated to Modern HR , a content collection focused on digital transformation. Check it out when you have a moment.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Manual Processes Can Slow Organizational Momentum – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Just because we use a computer to process something doesn’t mean it’s high tech. A great example is today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. While spreadsheets are created on computers, that doesn’t mean they’re the most effective and efficient way of doing something.

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Everything HR Needs to Know About Blockchain

HR Bartender

One of the somewhat newer technology-related topics to surface is blockchain. When it first came out, I must admit that I didn’t see it having much of an HR component. So, I started paying attention…but at a distance. Well, I was wrong.

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5 Tools That Can Help You Plan Better

HR Bartender

I admit that I’m a planner. But more important than admitting that I plan everything is that I really like to plan. I believe it’s because I invest in planning tools. Tools to help you plan do not have to be expensive. They do need to work. For you.

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Your 2018 Social Recruiting Strategy: Remember These 7 Key Elements

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Jefferson Online , a comprehensive university with preeminence in transdisciplinary, experiential professional education, research, and discovery, delivering exceptional value for 21st-century students.

Training Decisions Have Real Bottom-Line Growth [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I always think of this time of year as “ budget season ”. You know, when organizations are thinking about what they’ve accomplished during the current year and the goals they want to achieve in the upcoming year. Not only is it great for performance, but it helps to create the budget.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Revolutionary HR Technology - What You Can Expect in 2019

ClearCompany HRM

The HR tech stack has been consistently evolving for decades. From moving to the cloud, to the rise of mobile and video, to big data, we’ve been following this evolution for quite some time.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About HR Technology

HR Bartender

In the U.S., this weekend is the Labor Day holiday. It’s a holiday to celebrate the American worker. I’m sure there are many other countries that celebrate their employees throughout the year. It totally makes sense to recognize the thing that makes your organization unique – people.

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3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in a position to succeed in your field.

Use a Growth Mindset to Reduce Bias

HR Bartender

I ran across a very interesting article from Harvard Business Review titled,” Neurodiversity as a Competitive Advantage ”.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

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.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Artificial Intelligence

HR Bartender

Over the past few months, we’ve talked about chatbots and machine learning. It only seems logical that we should have a discussion about artificial intelligence (also known as AI).

Change Management: 5 Situations When You May Need It

HR Bartender

According to global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, over 70 percent of change management efforts fail. No surprise, this is due to several reasons: low employee engagement, lack of management support, poor collaboration, and no accountability.

Employee Retention is Everyone’s Responsibility

HR Bartender

I came across this article recently on Undercover Recruiter titled, “ Why Employee Retention Should Be a Talent Acquisition Responsibility ”. It’s a good read worth checking out. My takeaway was that talent acquisition professionals play a role in employee retention.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Key Takeaways from Visier’s Women in Leadership Event

Visier

Recently I was privileged to host Visier’s inaugural Women in Leadership event in Charlotte, NC. Our aim was to have our attendees–all women leaders and aspiring leaders–leave the event feeling uplifted, inspired, and armed with key takeaways they could apply to their own lives right away.

What to Look for in a Modern Recruitment Platform

ClearCompany HRM

Recruiting software is highly utilized by talent acquisition teams. In fact, 75% of hiring professionals used either applicant tracking or recruiting software to improve their hiring process.

How to Find Mentors Who Will Support Your Goals

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you a position to succeed in your field.

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Recruiters: 8 Things Job Seekers Want from You [poll results]

HR Bartender

Just in case you missed it, a few months ago, I wrote an article about the things that recruiters want from job seekers. I received a comment saying that it would be interesting to look at the flip side: What do job seekers want from recruiters? Great question!

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

HR Bartender

Just in case you missed it, during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference, they announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that will launch in June 2018. If you’re wondering what a specialty credential is, think of it as sort of a micro credential.

Employee Engagement and Commitment Are Not the Same Thing

HR Bartender

As recruiting remains a challenge, I believe organizations will focus their resources toward making sure that they can keep the employees they have. Just like it’s easier to retain a customer (versus getting a new one), organizations will realize the same about employees. .

Employee Engagement Is a Financial Strategy

HR Bartender

We spend a lot of time talking about creating employee engagement. The rationale being that engaged employees are highly productive. And productivity fuels the business. In creating employee engagement, we need to think about employee satisfaction.

Should Your Organization Hire Employees for Cultural Fit

HR Bartender

Many organizations say that, when it’s time to hire an employee, skills and experience are important but cultural fit matters more. So, what exactly does that mean? Let’s start with what it doesn’t mean. Cultural “fit” isn’t supposed to be similar-to-me.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Bookmark This! #SHRM18 Conference Edition

HR Bartender

A couple of weeks ago, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) held its annual conference in Chicago. Over 22,000 human resources professionals were in attendance. It was an exciting and extremely educational event. It was also impossible to take in everything that the event has to offer.

New Hires Not Engaged? How to Design an Onboarding Intervention

HR Bartender

( Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Readex Research , which provides expert survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!).

Build a Social Recruiting Army to Amplify Your Employment Brand

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the PESO Model and how it can help frame your recruitment marketing strategy. Today, I wanted to add something to that conversation because there’s one aspect of the model that I can see being underutilized and it’s shared media.

Managing Your Schedule Is a Skill – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. For a third year, Kronos CEO Aron Ain has been recognized as one of the Top CEOs in information technology by Glassdoor.com.

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Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.