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A Guru Recap of LeadingAge 2018

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Avoid These Hiring Mistakes to Create a Great Company Culture

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There are a lot of benefits to having a strong company culture. Employees who work well together and feel like a member of a trusted team tend to be more productive and engaged at work. Leadership skills within strong company cultures are more developed than in companies who lack this valuable asset.

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.

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.

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

The 7 Signs HR Managers Miss When Hiring a New Employee

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Navigating your way through the HR world can be a challenge, especially when you're new to the field. And, like any other job, sometimes you make a few mistakes along the way. When you're in charge of hiring, a bad hire can do serious damage to your company – and your reputation.

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.

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

Are Smoke Breaks Killing Productivity?

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Although the percentage of American adults that smoke has dropped significantly from 20.9% in 2005 to 15.5% in 2016 , smoking-related illnesses are still costing businesses more than $156 billion in lost productivity each year. The awareness on the negative effects of smoking has drastically increased over the past decade.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

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.

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

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

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

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 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

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'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?

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

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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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

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.

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].

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.

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.

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

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

3 Ways to Make Headcount Data More Impactful to Your CEO

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A simple tally of employees should be shared without controversy, but when an HR executive presents the headcount report during the monthly P&L meeting with the CEO and CFO, it can become the most contentious item on the agenda.

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Top Skills of High Performing HR Data Scientists

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The support of the CHRO and other key leaders can go a long way in ensuring organization-wide interest in people analytics, but you will need other enablers to evangelize adoption. Many roles contribute to successful people analytics enablement.

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Employee Check-Ins: 6 Essential Components for Success

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

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Prescriptive Analytics

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We’ve discussed several aspects of technology in this HR technology series. Today I wanted to share a concept that we should be a bit more focused on: prescriptive analytics. Technology now allows us to do more than just process information, it helps us make decisions.

Live Webinar: Our Gift to You – 12 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Recruiting in 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, make the resolution to get your recruiting processes dialed in. Attract top talent by providing a cohesive and enticing experience that get candidates in the door and excited about your company. Join Alissa Bencks, VP of Organizational Effectiveness at Wonderlic and leading Recruiter Rick Powell in a joint webinar to learn how you can drive more candidates to each opening, 'sell' your company to top candidates, and create a positive brand image with your recruiting efforts this holiday season with 12 tips for a more impactful hiring process.

6 Steps for Ethically Sound People Analytics

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Dirk Petersen of Insight222 shares his sage advice on data ethics and how people analytics teams can successfully build up this capability. In late July 2017, a Who’s Who of Silicon Valley people analytics leaders came together at Intel.