Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I am trying to put together some guidelines for managers who want to modify/edit /change ratings on the evaluations. We receive this request frequently and want to figure out a policy or procedure to ensure fairness and consistency. Both the employee and manager agree upon the change.

The 14 Top HR stats for 2014


How should you manage pay raises for employees? These aren’t easy questions to answer, but human resource managers can get a head start on them by looking at what other companies in their industry are doing. Source: Public Personnel Management ) <<Tweet this stat.

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The 14 Top HR stats for 2014


How should you manage pay raises for employees? These aren’t easy questions to answer, but human resource managers can get a head start on them by looking at what other companies in their industry are doing. Source: Public Personnel Management ) <<Tweet this stat.

#MillennialMatters: How to Get Your Coworker Fired

Cornerstone On Demand

He wasn't writing anything scandalous — the morning meeting was dull, he timed our bathroom breaks — yet it was in violation of our corporate policy. It turns out there's no consensus among HR managers about specific social media policies.

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Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

There’s also a culture of the organization that has to be addressed to make sure that people are held accountable if they violate non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies. Too often, companies don’t have clear policies, or they're not communicated effectively.

Weekly Must Reads: What’s Your State’s Most Distinctive Job?

Cornerstone On Demand

Employers will soon have to start paying more to attract talent, according to the data crunchers at The New York Times' Upshot. Businesses from Zappos to Medium to Dev Bootcamp are adopting the new theory of management, claiming the practice allows for more agility.

Weekly Must-Reads: An Academy for Government CIOs

Cornerstone On Demand

The University of Chicago launched the country's first master’s program that combines public policy education and IT skill development. While students won't build Web applications, they'll understand enough about coding to manage IT projects.

Weekly Must-Reads: Companies Look to Immigration Reform for More Skilled Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

Immigration is at the forefront of national debate this week, with President Obama proposing policy changes last night. Talent Management Weekly Must-Reads The top stories HR pros need to know this week.

Will 2015 Be the Year of Worrying About Employee Burnout?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Developing policies and procedures that relieve employees’ sense of being overwhelmed at work and promote sustainable work habits will be one of the top organizational change management initiatives of 2015,” says ClearRock , a leadership development, executive coaching, and outplacement firm.

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2014’s Top 10 Posts


Below are links to the top 10 most-read posts of 2014, according to Google Analytics. The 27 Challenges Managers Face’ (July 28). The post 2014’s Top 10 Posts appeared first on HRE's The Leader Board. ADA background checks compensation employee policies HR leadership HR profession legal issues legislative talent management

The 5 Critical Things That a Good Manager Never, Ever Delegates

TLNT: The Business of HR

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out.” — President Ronald Reagan. Editor’s Note: It’s a TLNT holiday tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year.

Is It HR’s Role to Support the Company, or Its Employees

TLNT: The Business of HR

Catbert is the company’s gatekeeper and policy policeman, concocting and implementing rules and policies with blind adherence to the company. He planned to downsize any workgroup who used the policy, since that was proof to him the group was overstaffed.

#TChat Preview: Legally Leverage Social Media In Recruitment


The TalentCulture #TChat Show will be back live on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT). Biro: How Leaders Hire Top Tech Talent. Angela Preston: Congress Critical Of EEOC’s Policy Towards Background Checks.

Legal Hangovers After The Holiday Party


Remind employees in advance of the party that they should act responsibly and that the anti-harassment policy applies to the party. Managers should not only be models of appropriate behavior but also look out for inappropriate behavior, such as twerking, and respond proactively.

5 Steps to an Effective Internal Investigation

HR Daily Advisor

Talent management challenges like Millennials managing Baby Boomers you once thought would have retired years ago. Talent Management. HR Policies & Procedures BLR HR Talent Technology In yesterday’s Advisor , Attorney Christine D. Mehfoud showed how well-executed internal investigations are a necessity for compliance programs. Today, we present 5 basic steps that make up an effective investigation.

Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online


A good question without a right answer; it’s a gray area both in the law and company policies, especially because many employers don’t even have a social media policy. However, there are pros and cons to utilizing social media and search engines in the hiring process, and hiring managers want to know— to snoop or not to snoop? And once your hiring manager sees it, you cannot “un-ring the bell.”. Should employers use social media to screen candidates?

Your Job Candidate Has Criminal Record? Don’t Panic.


Many companies have adopted background screening policies that define the types of crimes that may disqualify candidates from certain positions.There is no set formula for creating a hiring matrix. As a rule of thumb, qualifications based on criminal history should be position-specific, should not include “blanket policies,” and should give the applicant an opportunity to provide additional information or question the decision.

Can HR be an Agent of Change?

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

From Facebook to Whatsapp to Reachout in China, we manage our personal lives in a very digital world and that means there is a shift in demand from the GenY or the millennial workforce. By Anu Kurian - Originally posted on people matters.

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Secret Santa: Background Checks & Holiday Temp Workers


My friends at EmployeeScreenIQ offer everything from comprehensive policies and guidelines to simple, straightforward tips that companies can take advantage of an implement right away. Talent Management background checks holiday workers Katrina Busselle temp workers Perhaps it’s because I work in the HR space? I don’t know, but I just can’t help it. I know in so many ways the holiday season is about suspending belief, even magic.

A Blockbuster Hack


Yesterday, I asked Gordon Rapkin, CEO of Archive Systems , an HR-document-management firm based in Fairfield, N.J., One-third of those queried, he said, responded that HR didn’t follow those policies and procedures.

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How Short-Term Financial Decisions Can Destroy Workforce Productivity


Originally posted on TLNT) First of two parts People often complain that HR is the source of many bad management practices. Thought Leadership Employee Policies Executive Communication Hiring Freezes sap Steve Hunt SuccessFactors Talent Management By Dr. Steven Hunt, Principal Director of Business Execution Practices at SuccessFactors.

The 7 Steps to Launch and Maintain a Great Wellness Program

HR Daily Advisor

Based on what you’re seeing in the data, you can target specific issues in your workplace through awareness and education programs, behavior change programs, or adjustment of workplace policies. We’ve often heard, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it,” says Ryan. Talent management challenges like Millennials managing Baby Boomers you once thought would have retired years ago. Talent Management.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Compensation Cafe

Hold compensation training sessions for all management at the new company to enable them to answer employee questions. Hold employee meetings to communicate details of new compensation/benefits plans and policies and timing of any changes. Show employees “before and after” differences in plans/policies and provide rationale for decisions. Communicate individual pay packages in one-on-ones with the manager. You don’t want managers giving conflicting information.

Can HR Really Be a “Stand Alone” Discipline?

Cielo HR Leader

In this issue, we talk to Chandana Wijayanama, Regional HR Director for the Swiss, multi-national company, Franke, about coming to HR later in his career, and how he is addressing the challenges surrounding talent management in the APAC region. After all, I think the best way to get HR initiatives implemented effectively is to get the line managers to do it themselves with our help, guidance and advice. Do you believe that this area has specific talent challenges?

Are You Dedicated to Your Flex-Work Policy?


When the strategy becomes this entitled – all or nothing process, you have to ask yourself are companies really all-in regarding flex work or are they slapping a policy together to appear as though they are a part of the growing trend? Image courtesy of Flickr.

Ways to Improve Results of Workplace Diversity Initiatives

Get Hppy

While many managers and supervisors tend to be more favorable to the way men work, we typically see women shifting their focus or attitude to work that same way. Educate upper level management to look for unique factors within each employee, regardless of their gender.

Big Leap Forward. Working Globally.

New to HR

My first role was as a Departmental Manager at Marks and Spencer and for three years I gained great commercial and management experience. In addition from an HR perspective Panasonic started shared services operations and the start of taking a Pan-European approach to talent management.

How one innovator took a ?step up? in employee recognition


Over the past six years, Andrew Saidy has been able to touch a range of HR processes and policies at Schneider Electric—a global energy management and industrial automation organization that supports roughly 135,000 employees in more than 100 countries, including 25,000 in the U.S.—as

Five reasons why diversity and inclusion at work matters


In 2014, the nearly 12 million disabled people in the UK were estimated to have a combined disposable income of around £80 billion. It’ll be easier to hire and retain talent. In a 2017 survey by PwC , 54% of women and 45% of men surveyed said they researched if a company had D&I policies in place when deciding to accept a position with their most recent employer. This article was first published in September 2014.

Talent strategies for 2015: The world has changed

HR Times

While the business world expands, the world of talent has completely shifted. This year our Talent and HR predictions for 2015 has some important new ideas to consider — in this article I will give you some highlights, and you can download the report here.

Are Gig Platforms a Solution to the Gender-Pay Gap?


Efforts to close that 20 percent gender-pay gap have involved everything from legislation banning employers from considering salary history to policies promoting pay transparency. HR Technology HRENow Talent Management Top Stories

Is There Really a Skills Gap?


They write that ensuring the supply of high quality STEM professionals to teach and support future STEM talent is paramount if we are to collectively solve the skills challenge in the UK’s high tech industries.

Is Training-As-A-Service The Kind of Disruption We Need?

Spark Hire

They’re based on a core set of beliefs which start at the highest levels of management and eventually affect every employee. Human resources information systems (HRIS), human capital management, and related cloud-based services have long approached recruitment as a scientific endeavor.

Piloting a New Era of Talent Acquisition at American Airlines


When Robert Daugherty joined American Airlines as its director of global talent acquisition in 2014, the giant airline was trying to put more than a decade of misery behind it. The state of the airline’s talent acquisition infrastructure was also in dire shape.

A Balancing Act: How to Manage Social Media in the Workplace


The push and pull of social media monitoring is a difficult one to manage. As an HR manager, your relationship with an employee or a prospective employee’s social media profile must have the right amount of intimacy and distance. An accurate policy is all about compliance.

Using ‘Time’ To Attract Amazing Employees


Jeff, the managing director of a growing empire of eyewear stores, complained that he simply couldn’t find enough optometrists to achieve his expansion plans. The bank introduced a policy that let employees work four years and take a fifth year off, fully paid.

The Six Steps To Build A Remarkable Workplace


” Yet when PricewaterhouseCoopers asked 1,300 global CEOs about their operational priorities that same year, talent strategies didn’t make the top five. Salary, interpersonal relationships, company policy and working conditions were all inferior to these factors.

Shifting for the Gig Economy


Policy changes like the Affordable Care Act and changes to minimum wage were causing some small businesses to reduce hours for workers,” Hamilton says. Meanwhile, two out of five organizations are planning to “borrow” more talent in the coming year.

New Day HR Drives the Next Gen Fire


According to ManpowerGroup’s 10th annual Talent Shortage Survey , 43 percent of U.S. employers say talent shortages are having a negative impact on their ability to meet client needs. “Wait a minute. Wait a minute, Doc.


Pay Inequity


Valerie Wilson, an economist at the Economic Policy Institute, determined that the pay discrepancy between white households and black households in the United States, has widened since 1979. How will the appropriate consequences be determined and how will the policy be imposed?