The Top Screening and Employment Issues We Faced in 2014

TLNT: The Business of HR

And this point in the year means it’s almost time to close the books on 2014. As the year comes to an end, I’ve spent some time looking back at the legal trends in hiring and employment screening throughout 2014. Here is a list of the Top 5 background screening and employment issues from 2014 that are worth reflecting on as we get ready to raise a glass to ring in the New Year. I almost can’t believe it myself, but it’s already December.

November 2014 Product Release: The Connected Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

Generational changes in the workplace are transforming the way people work and the way organizations do business. The modern workforce has grown up in a technologically-savvy, social, and always connected world, shifting employee needs and expectations in the workplace. They crave constant feedback, collaborate through the use of technology, and prefer casual socially-tinged meetings. Embracing Social in the Workplace.

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Adding HR Headcount – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

There’s always a conversation going on about doing business differently, which is fine. I agree that we need to stay current. But what if the new normal means adding headcount? That’s what today’s reader note is all about: Hello there. How do I justify getting more HR help from a CEO who believes living lean is the only way to go? I know the standard staffing benchmark is usually 1 HR person for every 200 employees.

Trust in Leadership Affects Employee Retention #EWS2014

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. This is the final in a series on Spherion’s research project, the Emerging Workforce Study 2014. All opinions are mine. Over the past 15 years, Spherion has surveyed employees and human resource managers on critical workplace topics to determine the trends that shape the work environment.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

And Why You Should Start Giving It To Them)”, Forbes, January 13, 2014. 5 Culture Trends for 2019 1 The workplace is constantly evolving. As we. approach 2019, major shifts in the work. environment will continue to affect the ways. companies do business. New research from the.

3 HR Trends in 2014

Dave's Weekly Thought

We all know nothing happens quickly in HR, but here are a few ever-developing trends that inspired my heart in 2014. I'd specifically site the impact that FitBit and like-minded behavior change apps have had on the way we work in 2014.

Why Employee Engagement Matters in Healthcare

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Engaged employees directly and powerfully impact customer satisfaction, which translates to patient health and safety in the healthcare industry. Employee engagement is critical to customer satisfaction. This has been proven by study after study. And engagement is critical in any industry from retail to manufacturing to high-tech to pharmaceuticals.

Announcing the 2013 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ winners!

Achievers

Recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards will be honored at award galas on March 6, 2014 in Toronto and on April 2, 2014 in San Francisco. Sign up to stay informed about the 2014 award applications. According to Gallup, a large majority (70 percent!) of the American working population is not engaged at work.

Cutting costs on staffing remains as important as ever

Allegis Global Solutions

The economic picture is improving, but cutting costs on staffing remains a priority

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – December 2014

HR Bartender

Related posts from HR Bartender: Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – November 2014 August Leadership Development Carnival: Summer Reading Edition Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – May 2014. The post Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – December 2014 appeared first on hr bartender. I hope you and yours are enjoying the December holidays. This time of year reminds me of my early career when I worked during the holidays.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – November 2014

HR Bartender

The post Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – November 2014 appeared first on hr bartender. Earlier this month, I attended the KronosWorks Conference. I’m looking forward to sharing with you all of my takeaways in the weeks ahead. One experience I wanted to share from my time in Las Vegas was some photos from the Zappos Tour. I’ve written about Zappos before. Hope you enjoy the pictures. The images are: (Top) The Zappos C-Suite. Bottom left) Human Resources.

Top 10 Recognize This! Posts for 2014

RecognizeThis!

I’m gratified to see many of my favorite posts from 2014 on this list, which is compiled from the most-read posts of 2014.(Click Uncategorized Employee Engagement employee recognition top 10 posts of 2014 by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Reviewing the favorite posts of other readers may highlight a new favorite for you. Click through on the titles for the full post.). Which are your favorites? 1) Do These 2 Things or Watch Your Best Employees Leave. Recognize This!

Top 10 Favorite Blog Posts from 2014

WorkHuman

Those were: 5 MOST POPULAR BLOG POSTS OF 2014. 10 FAVORITE BLOG POSTS OF 2014. Hands down my favorite piece of content from 2014 was the Manager’s Field Guide to Recognition. It’s been an incredible year for recognition. Or maybe I should say for the recognition of recognition! Employee appreciation seems to have finally come into its own as a way of driving results in a company—but more than that, as a way of make the experience of work more fulfilling, happy and human.

Times have changed and employer branding is key to staffing growth

Allegis Global Solutions

Staffing companies need to invest in marketing and their brand to prosper

[engage] 2014 Reader Survey

Achievers

The post [engage] 2014 Reader Survey appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers. We want our bi-weekly newsletter, [engage] to be valuable to you and we’d love your feedback. Take a quick five minute break, and tell us a bit about you, and what you like about [engage] and how we can continue to improve future editions. Thanks in advance for your input and we look forward to hearing from you.

2014 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces: Trends for Thought

China Gorman

Here at Great Place to Work we’re getting ready to reveal the 2014 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list, so there seems like no better a time to talk about a positive organizational trend that’s been occurring among many of the less encouraging trends we consistently hear about (for example, the war on talent, low levels of employee engagement, or no work/life integration). Fast Facts: The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces 2014.

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Top People Equation Posts of 2014

The People Equation

So I took a page from my post Tips for Wrapping Up the Year and looked at the People Equation posts that got the most traffic in 2014. So there it is – 2014 on the People Equation, all wrapped up. It’s time for a bit of reflection before the New Year hits tomorrow. Here are a few conclusions that I draw from this list that might be useful to you at work even if you’re not a blogger. #1 1 You don’t get where you are in life all by yourself.

3 Ways Online Video Interviewing has Transformed the Staffing Industry

Spark Hire

The staffing industry is always evolving, adjusting to new trends and technology in order to attract the best talent and the best clients. If your staffing business has been staying up to date with the latest technology, you are likely using video interviewing in your processes. If not, there are several reasons why you should consider implementing video into your staffing business. Faster Selection.

Whether Employers Realize It Or Not, It’s Now a Candidate-Driven Market

TLNT: The Business of HR

The candidate-driven market is here to stay and the pace at which candidates are rejecting offers is quickening. MRINetwork’s most recent Recruiter Sentiment Study says that 83 percent of the 333 responding recruiters describe the current employment market as candidate-driven. In three years, the percentage of recruiters who say candidates are in the driver’s seat has risen 29 points. “It

Rethinking talent management

HR Times

Gillen on December 3, 2014. 1 “The Evolution and Promise of Integrated Talent Acquisition Management Solutions,” Staffing Industry Analysts, webinar presented June 26, 2014, p. The Next Generation of VMS Technology,” Ardent Partners, February 2014. 7 “Freelancing In America: A National Survey of the New Workforce,” Edelman Berland, 2014, p.7. Part I: The rise of contingent talent. Posted by Michael Gretczko and John J.

Partner Q&A with JobAdder

Spark Hire

In early 2014, we expanded to the United States with the launch of our new office in Lower Downtown Denver. We’re very excited to announce that a Spark Hire and JobAdder integration is coming soon! Utilizing the upcoming integrated solution, JobAdder customers can reap the benefits of Spark Hire’s video interviewing solutions from within their applicant tracking system.

[Webinar] Class of 2014: Your Next Generation of Top Talent

Achievers

Interested in learning what trends have remained constant, what’s new this year and the secret weapon for appealing to the needs of the Class of 2014? Why the Class of 2014 is focused on great management and mentorship and what you can do as an HR professional to ensure you’re meeting this need. Quick tips and tricks you can implement today to engage your current workforce , while simultaneously creating an appealing culture for the Class of 2014.

Squeals of Joy !!

Everyday People

This past week I got to do something that I haven’t done often over the past few years. I was interviewing potential candidates to become Team Members for one of our pizzerias. Typically, our great Managers interview, but I got to help this week because we had a bigger hiring need. It was energizing to sit across the table to learn about people who are interested in joining us. One thing I forgot about interviewing was the nerves, anxiety and anticipation of the candidate.

Aspire 2014: The Future of the Workplace

Achievers

On April 3 rd , 2014, over 200 executives met at the inaugural Aspire HR Executive Summit presented by A chievers at the Fairmont San Francisco to discuss the changing landscape of HR and the trends that are driving it. The post Aspire 2014: The Future of the Workplace appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers.

Four Secrets to Recruiting and Retaining the Class of 2014

Achievers

What can employers do to ensure that the bright and energized class of 2014 will want to work for them? The Class of 2014 is no different from prior graduates – they’re tapping into their networks to talk directly to employers. Yes, the Class of 2014 just finished school. The economy is in recovery mode, and the Class of 2014 is rightfully optimistic about finding work. Interested in finding out more about recruiting and retaining the Class of 2014?

How Video Interviewing has Taken International Recruiting to the Next Level

Spark Hire

International recruiting efforts have expanded and become easier over the years. No longer do we face huge challenges as before when it comes to doing business overseas. One of the recruiting tools that has simplified the task is video. When looking at the evolution of international recruiting and the changes over the recent years, it is clear to see that video is the future of international hiring. . Speed of Process.

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Looking Back at 3 Big HR Technology Trends We Saw This Year

TLNT: The Business of HR

As we look back at the most popular HR trends and topics covered in 2014, a few issues rise to the top. Affordable Care Act. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), compliance was and remains a hot topic. Key employer mandates will hit in 2015, and avoidance is no longer an option. Companies are looking for help to understand the challenges of ACA and for vendors to help them. more…).

Recruiting: How to Start 2015 on the Right Track

Spark Hire

If you spent most of 2014 feeling like a little hamster running on a wheel and not getting anywhere, that is probably because you were reactive. As we near the end of another year, many of us begin to think about our resolutions and goals for the New Year. We decide that we will eat healthier, exercise more, spend less money, etc. However, it’s important to realize that New Year’s resolutions do not have to be only for personal goals.

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Business Lessons from the Fictional Elite

Cornerstone On Demand

What does it take to be a good leader? A few standout qualities are accountability, resilience, and compassion. What does it take to be a thriving entrepreneur? Creativity, courage, and an infallible spirit can make the difference between freedom and free fall. That being said, fostering these traits is far easier said than done. We need examples and inspiration so we can shape our own experience.

10 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Retain Your Employees

TalentCulture

Hands down, the most important investment you could possibly have in your company is your employees. Are you investing a large percentage in hiring the right employees? Do you have a winning team? If so, employee retention should be your top priority. Here are 10 surprisingly easy ways to achieve it. Develop an employee retention strategy. Don’t leave this to the last minute, or go into it unprepared. You’ll be flying blind. The best way to approach this is with your eyes open, with a plan.

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Bersin with Deloitte

Our 2014 research shows that 20 percent of HCM software buyers will replace their current standalone talent applications with an integrated talent management suite over the next 12 to 18 months. The HCM technology market is hot. What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. See Figure 1.)

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Bersin with Deloitte

Our 2014 research shows that 20 percent of HCM software buyers will replace their current standalone talent applications with an integrated talent management suite over the next 12 to 18 months. The HCM technology market is hot. What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. See Figure 1.)

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Bersin with Deloitte

Our 2014 research shows that 20 percent of HCM software buyers will replace their current standalone talent applications with an integrated talent management suite over the next 12 to 18 months. The HCM technology market is hot. What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. See Figure 1.)

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Bersin with Deloitte

Our 2014 research shows that 20 percent of HCM software buyers will replace their current standalone talent applications with an integrated talent management suite over the next 12 to 18 months. The HCM technology market is hot. What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. See Figure 1.)

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Bersin with Deloitte

Our 2014 research shows that 20 percent of HCM software buyers will replace their current standalone talent applications with an integrated talent management suite over the next 12 to 18 months. The HCM technology market is hot. What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. See Figure 1.)

Analytics Driving HCM Technology Purchases

Bersin with Deloitte

Our 2014 research shows that 20 percent of HCM software buyers will replace their current standalone talent applications with an integrated talent management suite over the next 12 to 18 months. The HCM technology market is hot. What’s driving the purchase of HCM systems? A top reason is the need for better analytics capabilities, cited by 53 percent of our survey respondents. See Figure 1.)

Helping Your Employees Manage Holiday Stress

Spark Hire

As fun and exciting as the holidays are, they can also be extremely stressful, particularly when work-related deadlines loom. Add in the fact that employees may be vacationing and that holiday-related days off are a-plenty and it’s no surprise that holiday cheer often feels like an oxymoron. Help your staff stay on-task without feeling frazzled by using these strategies to manage holiday stress: Know exactly what the coming months look like.

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Why Clean Data is the Best Data

Cornerstone On Demand

In today's HR landscape, data is having a moment. But I'd like to suggest that not all analytics are created equal. HR data is essentially HR business intelligence. This should be the basis on which decisions are made about the people of the organization. All of the cool technology in the world cannot override bad data, which is why the accuracy of HR data is a highly strategic function. First, let me provide some perspective.

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Here’s Why Talent Analytics Must Be a Part of Your Talent Strategy

TLNT: The Business of HR

Anyone who has experience with recruiting and hiring talent of late understands that talent acquisition is as much a science as it is an art. The exciting potential behind talent analytics is that it has fueled the science side of power recruiting and hiring – using data, metrics and analytics to understand who you should be sourcing and from where, for example, instead of making decisions solely on gut instinct.

Out with a Bang: ACE 2014 Roundup

Achievers

ACE 2014 was certainly a conference to remember. The post Out with a Bang: ACE 2014 Roundup appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers. Last week, HR professionals from all over the world gathered together for a delightful combination of insightful speakers, product releases , social networking, and of course, awesome Achievers swag.