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Why Automation is Key to Your Future HR Strategy

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We may be far from a Terminator/Skynet future, but developments in artificial intelligence have prompted the latest round of concern about how technology will put us all out of work.

How to Keep Employees Motivated During a Leadership Transition

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Leadership transitions are tough for any company. No matter if it’s for good reasons or bad, this is going to be one of the biggest challenges you’ll ever face in HR. Part of the issue is in keeping people motivated.

5 Ways to Grow a More Human Workplace

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With the prevalence of technology in the workplace, it seems that with each passing year employees are logged into the online world more and more. With email communications, cloud sharing, and the other great advancements we’ve made, people can go days or even weeks without having to talk to someone.

Cultivating a People-Focused Culture

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According to a Gallup study , an alarming 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work, costing U.S organizations between $450-$550 billion in lost productivity each year. Workforce Management HR Culture

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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.

Ask an HR Guru- What is the Biggest HR Challenge You’ve Had to Overcome?

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HR can be a very challenging, yet rewarding profession. HR Gurus have the ability to help their people reach their full potential through guidance, opportunities, support, and more while also helping an organization grow and succeed.

Ask an HR Guru- Why HR?

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HR Gurus are the ones on the frontline that directly interact with your people and continuously work to make a difference in your organization day in and day out. The tight-knit HR community is comprised of passionate HR Gurus who are committed to grow as independent professionals, but also dedicated to learning new ways in which they can help improve their people and organizations. Leadership Now Trending HR

How To Prepare for an HCM Deployment with a January Go Live

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With the summer almost over and fall quickly approaching, HR leaders are kicking into high gear planning for Benefit Open Enrollment, Budget Planning, Compliance Reporting, and Mid-Year Reviews. If you are like so many other HR leaders of mid-market organizations, you may have elected to upgrade or deploy a new Human Capital Management (HCM) software platform with a January go live. Technology

CMS Announcement: PBJ Will Be Used For Five Star Rating

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Since 2016, skilled nursing providers have been required to submit Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a way to drive industry standards and ensure high quality care for patients. CMS has been very clear from the start that PBJ data would eventually affect a providers’ Five Star Quality Rating, but it was never certain when that date would be, or how PBJ data would replace the current method of data capture.

A Guide to HRMS Requirements Gathering

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Three Ways an HRMS Can Help Improve Day-to-Day Processes

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It’s probably fair to say the basic premise and fundamental focus of HR automation is process improvement. After all, if it doesn’t make your day-to-day HR life easier, why have an HRMS in the first place? And it seems many would agree. According to the Sierra-Cedar 2017-2018 HR Systems Survey , 67% of organizations have “business process improvement” as a priority for their HR technology investment (with “HR systems strategy” a distant second place at 40%). HCM payroll HR

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.

Three Dumb Ways to Get Fired

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In general, most of us try to avoid getting fired by following laws, company policy, and practicing common sense. Common sense between right and wrong in the workplace should be evident- don’t punch your boss, harass coworkers, steal, etc. However, not everyone is blessed with common sense and happen to make some very unforgiving mistakes. Here are three dumb ways that can get you fired from your job: HR

Ask an HR Guru- What's the Secret to a High Performing Team?

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It’s no secret that high performing teams continuously exceed expectations and deliver tremendous results. High performing teams consistently go above and beyond by contributing new ideas, delivering first class customer support, and enriching an organization's culture that ultimately leads to a better bottom line. We know that a lot of effort, thought, and strategy goes into building a high performing team, but what are the secrets to creating such a team that everyone strives for?

The Power of a Single HCM Application

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Multi-generational, virtual, and global workforces have added a new layer of complexity to the traditional functions of HR, Payroll, Benefits, and Talent Management. Attempting to manage all of these functions via disparate solutions is proving to be a major challenge for HR leaders, yet many organizations still operate off of 3-4 systems.

Ask an HR Guru- What is Your Go-To Interview Question?

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Wouldn’t it be great to know ahead of time what questions you were going to be asked in an interview? In a recent post , we outlined the 6 questions that a candidate should never ask during a job interview. This week, we wanted to hear the interviewing process from an HR perspective so for our segment, Ask an HR Guru , we reached out to a diverse group of HR professionals to ask: What is your go-to interview question? Leadership HR

Ask an HR Guru- What's Your HR Superpower?

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When we think of superheroes, we often think of fighting villains in eccentric costumes with ungodly powers. These costumes and powers are cool and entertaining, but it’s the way superheroes like Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman use their superpowers to perform genuine acts of kindness that turn us into raving superhero fans. Same is true in the workplace. HR superheroes are behind the scenes heroes that work tirelessly every day to deliver greatness to their people, workplace, and community.

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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.

Saying “No” How 1 Simple Word Can Double Your Productivity

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For many people, the word "no" is an impossible one to use. We want to make other people happy, so it can be difficult to say no to family and friends. It's also hard to say no to a career opportunity or to a co-worker that wants your help. But sometimes in life, it's necessary to put your foot down. Learning to be a little bit selfish can be a good thing, and it can help boost you in ways you never thought possible.

IRS Releases Income-Tax Withholding Tables for 2018

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On January 11, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 1036 , which updates the income-tax withholding tables for 2018. The new table reflects the changes in the Tax Jobs and Cuts Act of 2017 that was enacted by legislation last month. payroll Tax

3 Reasons to Automate Timekeeping

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Your people are your most valuable asset and often your largest expense. This is why investing in the right workforce management technology should be a top priority for any organization. According to a Software Advice study, 43% of employees admitted to falsifying their timesheets, costing organizations $400 billion annually in lost productivity.[i].

6 Questions to Never Ask at a Job Interview

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It’s the end of an interview and the hiring manager asks a candidate the final question, “Do you have any questions for me?”. At this moment, the candidate is granted the opportunity to show their interest by asking questions that directly reflect their knowledge on the organization, position, and industry.

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.

Communicating During Crisis: The Tech Side of a Very Human Issue

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In a time of extreme weather and extreme news coverage about both mother nature and man-made disasters, it can help to ease the fears of employees to plan for the worst. Many companies and HR departments have started to build communication plans directly into the Employee Handbook so employees have a strategy to refer to in the unlikely event of a crisis.

IRS Releases 2018 Form W-4

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In early 2018, the IRS took the first step to reflect the Tax Cuts and Job Act by releasing the new withholding tables. PeopleGuru implemented the 2018 Withholding Calculations immediately following the release that reflected in payroll as early as Saturday, January 13, 2018. Now Trending payroll Tax

Staffing in Senior Care

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Senior Care organizations strive to attract and retain top talent to ensure their residents are always receiving the highest quality of care. However, due to the rising demand of services, increased costs, and high turnover rate, the Senior Care Industry is now facing staffing shortages. Recruiting Senior Care Staffing

Transform Company Culture with Good Communication Analytics

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(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.

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.

Manual Processes Can Slow Organizational Momentum – Friday Distraction

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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

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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

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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

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(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.

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.

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

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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.

Revolutionary HR Technology - What You Can Expect in 2019

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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

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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

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(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.

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.

Use a Growth Mindset to Reduce Bias

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

Use Strategic Planning Techniques to Build Your Workforce Plan

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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

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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.

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.