What Are #HR Analysts and Why Should You Pay Attention To Them

HR Bartender

As a blogger, I’ve been fortunate to participate in events that I would not normally have attended when I was an HR Generalist. During those events, I learn about the companies, the products and services they provide, and how they meet the needs of human resources professionals. Since I’ve been attending user conferences, I’ve also had the opportunity to meet HR analysts from around the world. What is an HR analyst?

Human Resources: 2017 Changes for Form I-9

HR Bartender

I didn’t know this change was coming until I was in New Orleans at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference. We reported in a previous blog post that the new version of Form I-9 was planned to include changes to allow entrepreneurs seeking to enter the country under the ‘International Entrepreneur Rule’ (aka IE Rule) to present their foreign passport and I-94 as List A documents in Section 2. HR Law and Legislation Recruiting and Retention laws SHR


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Social Recruiting – It’s Time to Get on Board

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 Emerging Workforce® Study (“EWS.”) All opinions are mine. What does the rise of social recruiting mean for the future of HR? Now, “social recruiting”—with job openings listed on social sites like Pinterest, Facebook and LinkedIn—have been added to the mix.

The 12 Key Functions of Human Resources

Digital HR Tech

HR has a number of important functions in the organization. These include recruitment, performance management, learning and development, and many more. In this article, we will explain the 12 key functions of HR. If we want to understand the functions of Human Resources, we need to understand what Human Resource Management (HRM) is. These functions are: Human resource planning. Recruitment and selection.

A Day in the Life of a Human Resources Director (HRD)


This is another installment in our “Day in the Life” series, this time focusing on the HR directors out there. In case you missed one of the previous pieces, here is the full list: The average HR manager’s day What it’s like to be a recruiter The life of an HR analyst Read on below to learn about what those HRD’s do all day, including some funny comments, in-depth descriptions, and other helpful details.

The Difference Between Being a Generalist and a Strategic HRBP

Something Different

<www.army-technology.com> A little under a year ago I read a working group summary from CAHRS titled “The Changing Role of the HR Business Partner” At the time much of the summary resonated with me… while other components of it remained abstract. And being able to do short-term workforce planning (e.g. I will add though that strategic HR is also about thinking in years (in addition) to weeks and months. HR Strategy hr human resources

Background Screening Impacts the Candidate Experience

HR Bartender

Did you know that HireRight offers an extensive resource library with case studies and checklists? In HireRight’s 2015 Employment Screening Benchmark Report , 51 percent of organizations said that finding and retaining talent was their top business challenge. They also understand that the term candidate experience extends beyond interviewing to all aspects of the recruiting cycle, including background screening. As HR pros, we’re going to need all the resources we can get.

How Technology Is Changing Human Resources


Like so many other industries before it, human resources (HR) has been experiencing a period of rapid digital transformation over the last few years. Technological advancements are empowering HR departments to upgrade legacy systems, refresh outdated processes, and automate manual tasks that take time away from the more meaningful work. When human resources has access to the right technology, the entire team will likely be more engaged and more productive at work.

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. I am doing my planning for 2015 and wanted to reach out to you and get your thoughts on something if you don’t mind. Do you have any recommendations for the top 2-3 conferences in the US for HR professionals – other than the annual SHRM conference in Las Vegas?

Technology Is Changing Human Resource Management – But Where Will It Go?


Human Resource is one of those industries which does not quite make its way into science fiction books, and no kid grows up thinking of revolutionizing the technology inside this particular market. Traditionally, HR was always viewed as a paper-intensive, non-innovative area, where salary decisions are made, people get hired or fired and where team building sessions are organized. These challenges have sparked innovation inside HR departments across the world.

2015 Recruiting Survey Results Are In

HR Daily Advisor

Check out the results of BLR’s latest recruiting survey. Learn how other companies conduct their recruiting, and see how you match up. Recruiting Survey. The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the recruiting survey in November 2015. Online recruiting has become a quintessential aspect of recruiting overall. This raises a few important questions: To what extent is online recruiting being used? Recruiting Strategy.

Mobile Recruiting Strategy Fails – When Your Organization Isn’t Prepared

ExactHire Recruiting

You built a mobile recruiting presence, the applicants came…but then your organization wasn’t ready. Or, maybe you’re well on your way toward social recruiting Shangri La and you sense that a few hiring managers may be late to the party. In this blog, I’ll review five mobile recruiting strategy fails encountered when a business is not prepared in the hopes that you can avoid the same mistakes. According to a 2015 Pew Research Center Report on U.S.

How Data is Being Used To Boost Recruitment and Retention


For anyone working in human resources or recruiting, ever greater use of data promises a revolution in the way decisions are made. Recruitment and retention of top talent differentiates a company from its competitors. The opportunity is significant though – to improve outcomes across all areas of HR from recruitment to development to retention. What Are The Benefits of Using Data In Recruitment? How Are Recruiters Using This Data?

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Emerging HR Trends for 2015 – News You Can Use

The People Equation

Are you looking for emerging trends for the upcoming year from HR industry experts? I was doing some research for my HR Answers page and found these great articles. For those of you in HR, be on the lookout for these issues that will affect the way you do business. You will need to collaborate with your HR team to make the most of these opportunities and manage the challenges. From the HR Trend Institute – 9 Emerging HR Trends for 2015.

Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Changes: Primary Duty Test

HR Bartender

As you know, on July 6, 2015, the U.S. I know you’re planning to share with readers how they can get involved. This result becomes even more likely if the California approach is adopted. It is extremely difficult to plan when the DOL may have shared with us only part of what it is proposing to do. Here’s what #HR needs to know about the proposed 2015 overtime rule changes Click To Tweet.

Our HR Tech Survey—How New Innovations Are Shaping Human Resources

HR Daily Advisor

BLR’s HR Technology Survey, conducted in January and February 2015, sought to learn how tech is changing the face of human resources and how professionals in the field are adapting. How are new systems affecting recruiting? And, very importantly, how far can tech really be trusted to make HR decisions? Highlights of the HR Technology Survey: A little over a quarter of participants (26.1%) find technology to be helpful in all HR arenas.

Notes and Closing Comments from #HRevolution 2015


I’m going to be running off the ten pounds I gained over the weekend. :-) Mary Faulkner got us all talking about whether or not HR is ready for feedback, how we might be perceived in the organization, and how to respond to data showing dismal approval ratings. Franny Oxford and Paul Hebert helped to dig into positive HR, how we can help our organizations be more positive, and how to specifically bring our own happiness into the workplace every day.

Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Change: What #HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Jonathan] It is really hard for the employer community to plan until we know what the DOL will do with the primary duty test. If you’re interested in keeping up with this topic, be sure to follow him on Twitter @Jonathan_HR_Law or read his blog at Duane Morris. The post Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Change: What #HR Needs to Know appeared first on hr bartender.

Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #SHRM15 Edition

HR Bartender

It’s hard to believe that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference was almost a month ago. Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Change: What #HR Needs to Know. Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Changes: Primary Duty Test. It includes the latest White House Resource Guide to Hiring People with Disabilities. A terrific resource to download and share. What’s in Store for the Job Market for the Second Half of 2015?

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. I am doing my planning for 2015 and wanted to reach out to you and get your thoughts on something if you don’t mind. Do you have any recommendations for the top 2-3 conferences in the US for HR professionals – other than the annual SHRM conference in Las Vegas?

Every #HR Pro Should Own a Marketing Textbook

HR Bartender

The parallels between marketing and human resources are endless. As HR pros, we could really gain some creative inspiration from the principles of marketing. For instance, we can apply one of the most fundamental marketing models to our role in human resources. They can also be used to describe the concepts as they relate to human resources. Here’s my take on how the 4P’s aligns with HR. There. I said it.

Will Technology Replace Recruiters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

That was the question I received recently from a reader: What actions should recruiters take to make sure technology doesn’t make our roles obsolete? So I reached out to some colleagues whose roles touch both recruiting and technology to get their take on what’s happening in the profession. Steve Boese is co-chair of the HR Technology Conference and host of the HR Happy Hour podcast. We hear a lot about social recruiting but what does that really mean?

At What Age Are Millennials Ready to Lead?

The People Equation

m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s Emerging Workforce® Study (EWS). A whopping 75% of employers surveyed in 2015 believe that younger workers lack the “business and life experience required for leadership positions.” Still, if three-quarters of human resource executives are seeing a lack of leadership readiness in its younger workforce, clearly something is afoot.

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Company Promised a Second Interview – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

He emailed me later that “I will get another call (from HR) for a second interview with his manager.” I’m trying to call HR – she’s not responding to my calls or emails. I asked my interviewer and he said to let him follow it up with HR. Whether you’re the recruiter, hiring manager or candidate, if it doesn’t come up…bring it up. Many organizations are putting focused energy and resources toward delivering an award-winning candidate experience.

4 Considerations for Your Mobile Recruiting Mix

ExactHire Recruiting

Mastering the art of social media utilization isn’t the only key to implementing an enviable mobile recruiting strategy. In order to thrive in what might be called the “mobile recruiting wild,” these elements must be addressed. In this post, I’ll present a survival guide for successfully incorporating additional external resources into your mobile recruiting strategy. #1 1 – Your Resources. Recruitment Budget.

Why Video is the Next Big Thing in Recruiting

Cornerstone On Demand

“Big Data” and “video” are among the buzziest of buzzwords in HR technology — and for good reason. The rules of recruitment are changing, leaving hiring managers to meet candidates on their terms. In response, some companies are using video interviewing platforms like that of Salt Lake City-based HireVue (a Cornerstone partner and the video interviewing engine inside Cornerstone Recruiting ) to bring big data and analytics to the screening process.

4 Tips to Get Every New HR Professional Started


In the bustling work environment of an early-stage startup, HR is sometimes a bit of an ad hoc operation: finance covers payroll, operations stores employee data somewhere, and office managers—gotta love ‘em—handle the rest. But once staffing reaches a certain critical mass, a dedicated human resources professional isn''t just a want anymore. Maybe you''re an office manager tapped to take on an HR role, or an operations manager that needs to tune into talent full-time.

You Need a Smart Retention Strategy, Because It’s Not 2011 Anymore

TLNT: The Business of HR

My friend and I have talked FOR YEARS about her unhappiness and lack of engagement , about the corporate politics and leadership egos that consume her days, about the constant pressure to do more with fewer people and resources, and about her exit strategy. Like the best strategic plans, it was deliberate, well-thought-out and executed over a multi-year time frame. I opened my email last week to see a message from a dear friend that said, “I resigned!!!! I pulled the trigger!!”.

Announcing the 3 Finalists for Workday’s Inspire Award


Before we gather as a community at Workday Rising 2015 in Las Vegas next week, we want to share the stories of three innovative companies nominated for Workday’s Inspire Award. Allied Global deployed Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Workday Financial Management in less than one year, and gained new insights via those deployments that resulted in dramatically reduced employee attrition rates and greater visibility into all of its business operations.

Finding Top Talent: 6 Critical Stats Every Employer Needs to Know Now

TLNT: The Business of HR

According to CareerBuilder’s 2015 U.S. Job Forecast , more than a third of employers plan to add full-time, permanent employees this year, the best outlook from the annual forecast since 2006. But many are finding that planning to hire and actually making a hire are two vastly different undertakings. Across industries, the demand for candidates with specific skills far outnumbers the supply, and the old rules of recruiting no longer apply.

4 Major HR Tech Trends to Keep Up With in 2015

ClearCompany HRM

We’re all talking budgets, must-haves and laying out plans to kick 2015 square in the saas. Everyone is ramping up with their recruiting and HR technologies - are you ready? Keeping up with market trends in this space can leave HR and talent acquisition professionals feeling a little like Lucy in the chocolate factory. So, as leaders in the HRMS space we thought we’d help you out and share what we see on the 2015 horizon in HR tech.

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Aligning #HR Technology With Your Talent Decisions

HR Bartender

They have just launched a new online resource center to showcase research and analyst reports on HR technologies to help HR professionals leverage employee data in business decisions.). Who should we include in the succession plan? These questions aren’t just human resources questions. In many cases, department managers are looking to human resources to help answer these demands. You may have a full-suite of human resources technology.

Ambitious But No Opportunities Available – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I read your blog post about succession planning and I’m really interested in what advice you may have for me. I’ve wondered if it would be so terrible for me to just go speak with the HR manager and explain my thoughts and feelings. Going to HR is not a substitute for speaking to your manager. Yes, by all means you can go to human resources. As you can see, there are many things to consider before approaching HR or your manager about your career.

HR Basics: 4 Common Hiring Mistakes You Really Need to Avoid

TLNT: The Business of HR

Plan your reference checks with more than basic questions. During your next hiring process, develop a clear plan and take your time to ensure you’ve found the right candidate! This was originally published on the Genesis HR Solutions blog. Contracts, Hiring & Firing Hiring Process HR Communications HR Insights HR Management Recruiting Talent Acquisition Featured

HR, get the C-suite’s attention by keeping the bottom line in mind


Today’s HR professionals should think of themselves as business leaders who happen to work in human resources. McClure spoke at Achievers Customer Experience 2015 about “Getting the C-Suite’s Attention: 7 Strategies for Transforming from HR Leader to Business Leader.” For the past three years, CEOs have listed Human Capital as their number-one challenge, and they look to human resources to help them overcome that challenge.

Add Boomerang Employees to Your Recruiting Strategy

HR Bartender

They have just released their 2015 HR Technology Report, which reviews HR Technology advancement, adoption trends, integration and data effectiveness. Unfortunately, companies don’t tap into this resource nearly enough. We even dedicated time and resources to having a strategy that would encourage boomerangs. Organizations need to include them in their recruiting strategy. And in their recruiting technology strategy.

Developing HR Competencies – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

He is trying to obtain an entry level HR position. Could you please explain why this is common on most entry level HR positions? Think about all of the roles you’ve had and the experience you’ve gleaned as a result. Many very successful HR pros start their careers in other areas like finance, operations, and sales. If you have a background in another function, be prepared to talk about how that relates to the role you want in human resources.

Top 5 Ways Employers Can Find the Best Summer and Fall Interns

TLNT: The Business of HR

With summer right around the corner, attracting the best interns is an important part of an overall recruiting strategy for companies to win the war for talent. Many companies look for interns who show potential of becoming full-time employees, and therefore keep their future hiring needs in mind when recruiting their student interns.

The Community Has Spoken – #truBatonRouge

HR Schoolhouse

HR people and recruiters sure think differently, don’t they?” I feel somewhat able to pontificate on the subject as I’ve not only worked for an agency, been an internal recruiter, and managed corporate recruiting teams, but have also held numerous HR leadership positions over the years. The HR practitioners are back home tiling the soil; waiting, as it were, for the food to come to them. Is it a matter of time and resources for many HR practitioners?

What’s Your Recruiting Competitive Advantage

HR Bartender

I ran across this article recently that talks about how more than half of organizations don’t have enough internal candidates to fill their succession plan. It’s about how organizations are going to create a recruiting competitive advantage. Businesses need to have a conversation about what their recruiting competitive advantage is going to be. The post What’s Your Recruiting Competitive Advantage appeared first on hr bartender.