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Cultivating a People-Focused Culture

PeopleGuru

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

PeopleGuru

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

Ask an HR Guru- Why HR?

PeopleGuru

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?

PeopleGuru

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.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

Three Dumb Ways to Get Fired

PeopleGuru

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?

PeopleGuru

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?

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

PeopleGuru

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

The Power of a Single HCM Application

PeopleGuru

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.

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.

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

PeopleGuru

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?

PeopleGuru

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

PeopleGuru

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

PeopleGuru

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

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.

3 Reasons to Automate Timekeeping

PeopleGuru

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

PeopleGuru

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

PeopleGuru

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

PeopleGuru

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

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Staffing in Senior Care

PeopleGuru

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

Working Remotely: Ideal Work Environment Or Threat To Culture And Employee Productivity?

15Five

The traditional office landscape is changing and has been for quite some time, but the degree to which it should be shifting is subject to debate.

Why Company Leaders Should Focus On Boosting Workplace Happiness

15Five

Humankind has long struggled to find the secret to living a happy life, but what about workplace happiness? Have you ever wondered how your employees feel at work ?

Employee Engagement in the Augmented Age

Ultimate Software

Fretting about the security of your job because of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ? In our marvelous age of cognitive computing technologies, the good news is that people will perform less boring and repetitive manual tasks. The bad news is that individuals may lose their jobs as a consequence.

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.

The Employee Experience and the “Law of Congruent Experience” - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Creating a winning customer experience starts first with the Employee Experience. The customer. It’s any person or group receiving a service from an individual or organization. If you run a company, it’s the person buying your t-shirts, pizza, or software. In healthcare , it’s the patient.

The Real Bottom Line Impact of Managing Talent Through Freedom, Not Fear

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Company & Candidate: The Candidate Experience

ClearCompany HRM

We all know that candidates bring their A game to the. recruiting process , so why should it be any different for the company? Starting long before the interview, candidates begin to form their opinion about employment with your company.

How Visionary Leaders Lead: An Interview With Bonnie Hagemann

15Five

Today’s leaders face a more chaotic business environment than ever before. To survive, businesses must be agile while still moving toward a long-term vision. They must compete while adjusting to ever-changing technologies and increasing customer and employee expectations.

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.

Thinking of Changing Performance Reviews? Focus on These Core Components

Lighthouse

Performance reviews are dead, or so we have been told. The data shows a shrinking support for the traditional method: only 15% of companies have not adjusted their annual performance management process and do not plan to.

Read These Top Articles For Leadership Development And Change Management

15Five

Type “leadership” into the search bar on Amazon and prepare to sift through more than 70,000 titles. And that’s just books! Countless more articles, theses, and treatises on the topic have been written by savants from Cicero to Machiavelli to Lincoln. Needless to say, there’s a lot to say.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. As a tech company, we experience first hand the challenges faced by HR and business leaders in the hyper-competitive tech talent market.

Show Me the Money: The ROI of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Employee engagement drives individual performance in an organization, but do companies with more engaged employees out-perform those with a less-engaged workforce? Can the company show a stronger financial performance and operational efficiency with engaged employees?

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Helping End Hunger Nationwide with Feeding America

Ultimate Software

Giving has been a core part of Ultimate Software’s “People First” culture since our founding more than 25 years ago. Life can take many unexpected twists and turns, and we at Ultimate feel extremely fortunate to be where we are today.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now

Reflektive

Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate.

Viewing Generational Differences Through A Cross-Cultural Lens To Effectively Manage Millennials

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“I just don’t get how they think. Why do they __? Can you help me understand ?” ” Or perhaps you’ve stated emphatically, “I’m still struggling to know how to manage Millennials and motivate them to do their best work.”

7 Skills HR Technologists Will Need in the Next Eight Years

Visier

It takes the right mix of People, Process, and Technology to make today’s organization function successfully. This has been true as long as the workplace has existed, but what has changed is how fast technology is disrupting the way we live and work.

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Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.