Sat.Sep 09, 2017 - Fri.Sep 15, 2017

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INTERVIEW: Dr. Jac Fitz-enz on Human Capital Metrics

HR Bartender

I’m a self-professed math geek. Which is why I’m very excited to share with you today’s interview. But before we start, I want to share how I learned about Dr. Jac Fitz-enz. I’ve told this story before but I’m going to tell it again. In my very first human resources manager role, I attended a weekly department head meeting. My boss would have all of us go around the table, talk about the projects we were working on, and discuss any resources (i.e. budget and staff) we needed to achieve our goals

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7 Differences Between Hiring Remote and In-house Workers

Hppy

What used to be a weird dream at the beginning of 20 th century now is an integral part of modern life. I bet your grannies could have imagined working for a company situated in the other part of the world. But now work at a distance won’t surprise anybody. However, such shift on the job market implies some changes in HR workflow. Let’s take a look at the differences in hiring remote employees and in-house staff.

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Marketing (and Showcasing) Your Corporate Culture During Recruitment

TalentCulture

Most corporate executives consider marketing to be a customer-focused function. But, guess what? The same marketing strategies that work for promoting products and services to consumers also work as powerful recruiting tools. And today, you need to be able to use those marketing strategies to showcase your corporate culture during recruitment—or risk being overlooked.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Happy Friday. Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Sign-up for our weekly Hot in HR newsletter to get these updates via email. FUNDING. Goldman Sachs invests £100 million in Neyber, a fintech startup that lets people borrow money and repay through their salaries.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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Is Talent Acquisition Wasting Your Hiring Manager’s Time?

The Tim Sackett Project

I had a conversation the other day with a corporate HR Director and we were talking recruiters, corporate recruiters. My friend had a dilemma, a classic corporate recruiting scenario. The problem is she has recruiters who are doing a decent job, but they won’t get out from behind their desk and get out into the organization and get face-to-face feedback from the hiring managers.

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3 Ways to Hire Innovators

Cornerstone On Demand

If you've never had the chance to gulp a bottle of Hint Water , you soon will. It's the flagship product of Hint, Inc., founded a dozen years ago in Silicon Valley by a tech executive, Kara Goldin , during a career hiatus while expecting her fourth child. She started making unsweetened, fruit-flavored water at home. It tasted good and satisfied her desire for a healthful beverage, but it wasn't convenient.

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Should Employees Receive an Auto Allowance – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

At first glance, this might seem like a unique situation. But employees sometimes get asked to use their personal vehicles to run errands or drop stuff off at another location all the time. Today’s reader note is about how employees should be paid for mileage. I live in Florida and am a construction superintendent. Part of my job involves traveling between job sites to pick up/drop off supplies as needed.

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Do Recruiters Still Need to Make Phone Calls?

The Tim Sackett Project

I spoke at CareerBuilder’s Empower last week and in my presentation, I harped on the talent acquisition pros and leaders in the room on why 100% of us are not using texting as a primary first form of contact with candidates. The data is in. Texting works! It works better than email by a mile, but still, less than 50% in the room are texting candidates.

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Today’s Fast-Paced Workplace Leading More Employers to Recruit Contingents

HR Daily Advisor

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. – Ferris Bueller, 1986. cofotoisme / iStock / Getty Images Plus. The workplace moves pretty fast, too. Human resources specialists of Ferris Bueller’s time probably couldn’t imagine today’s workforce. Back in the 1980s, independent contractors, contingent workers, and part-time workers were largely seen as supplemental to the main workforce of full-time employees – or as unwanted but necessary cost-cutt

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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A Day In the Life of a Campus Recruiting Expert

Cornerstone On Demand

This piece is the third in our "Campus Recruiting 101" series, about how recruiters can make the most of their campus recruiting efforts this year. As industries shift and demand for multi-skilled workers skyrockets, companies are looking for young and dynamic talent to join their ranks. A study from Bentley University found that 71 percent of in-demand skills are required across two or more job categories—meaning cross-disciplinary talent is in high-demand.

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The $100,000 Bill: ALL Labor Law Changes Impact Your Bottom Line

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. The Boston Business Journal has recognized Kronos as the 5 th Healthiest Employer in Massachusetts and BostInno named them one of the 10 Coolest Companies to work for. Many congrats! Enjoy the post.).

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. Gender Balance in Your Tech Startup’s C-Suite Won’t Happen Overnight. Here’s How to Start -- by Kelly Kinnard. 2.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and What SMBs Need to Know to Prepare

Trinet

On September 5, 2017, U.S. Secretary General Jeff Sessions announced an end to the DACA program. Under this directive, Acting U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine C. Duke has rescinded the 2012 memorandum. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has initiated a phase out of the DACA program by providing a limited six-month window to adjudicate certain pending and renewal DACA cases.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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How High-Performing Companies Manage Employee Performance [New Research]

Lighthouse

Recently we wrapped up an amazing new project, the 2017 Lighthouse Research Performance Management, Engagement, and Business Results study. This provided some amazing insights and has given us a great picture of how employers can fight back in the ongoing battle to keep great talent while simultaneously keeping them highly engaged. See a Special Sneak Preview in an Upcoming Webinar.

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How To Foster A Thriving Team Via Better Meetings: An Interview With Mamie Kanfer Stewart

15Five

Meetings are tricky things. Many people hate them, because they are considered boring or a waste of time. When done poorly, they can dissolve productivity and cost your company significantly. When they are done right, they can align the entire team around key objectives. Better meetings can facilitate innovation and improve your organizational culture.

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3 Surprising Skills That Will Shape HR Roles In The Future

Hppy

While in the past the role of HR has been policy development coupled by a lot of paperwork. There has been a paradigm shift. The basic HR roles have not changed. However, these roles have evolved. The impact that employee engagement has on productivity, innovation, customer satisfaction, and loyalty have forced HR managers to take on new skills. Also read: Possible Applications of AI in HR.

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Don’t Let a Natural Disaster Destroy Your Business Without a Fight. Here is What You Can Do, Starting Now, to Prepare

Trinet

We have all recently witnessed how devastating natural disasters can be--destroying lives, businesses and property in an instant. The challenges to a business owner in the face of a natural disaster can quickly become overwhelming. Here are just a few actions small and midsize business (SMB) leaders should take before, during and after a natural disaster.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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[Video] How to Make an Unforgettable Workplace Wellness Program

Justworks

Many competitive employers offer health and wellness programs for their employees, but how can you compete with the big guys as a small- to medium-sized business? If you’re not sure where to start, Justworks hosted a webinar on how to create an unforgettable employee wellness program. In the webinar, we run through the nuts and bolts — how to plan and execute a wellness program, along with plenty of free and low-cost ideas to get you started.

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Employee Handbook

Workable

From a code of conduct to benefits and perks to employment details, this employee handbook template has everything you need to start your own company policies. What is an employee handbook? An employee handbook is a document that communicates your company’s mission, policies and expectations. Employers give this to employees to clarify their rights and responsibilities while they’re employed with the company.

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[Infographic] The Ultimate Guide to Commuting

Hppy

Unless you have the luxury of working at home, you probably have the dutiful 15 to 30-minute travel time from your house to your workplace that you see day after day. As it turns out, the more common commute times, methods, and carpooling vary across the country. How long you’re spending in the car and in traffic each day depends greatly on the place you live, with some of the more commute-heavy places in America averaging the better part of an hour.

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Does Apologizing Make You Look Weak as an HR Pro?

The HR Capitalist

I'm sorry to tell you this, but yes. See what I did there? I apologized in advance for telling you that you apologize too much as an HR pro. THAT'S A PRO MOVE, PEOPLE. But I digress. Here's the deal - as HR pros, we're hard-wired to do things automatically that no one else wants to do - tell people nice job, recognize people for their contributions, listen to someone vent when no one else will, etc.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.

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Six Ways Leaders Can Build a Culture of Innovation

TalentCulture

What makes an enterprise organization successful? Is it a phenomenal understanding of the market? A visionary growth strategy? A value-driven customer focus? A strategy that enables digital transformation, both from a tech standpoint and a culture standpoint? Yes, yes, and yes. So many yesses. But there’s something else, something that would fall into the “all of the above” category: Winning enterprise companies are innovative, keeping them out in front of the curve and always on the cusp of som

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Recruiting costs FAQ: Budget and cost per hire

Workable

Here are frequently asked questions and answers about recruiting costs to help you plan your budget, monitor your cost per hire and optimize your spending: What is cost per hire? How do you calculate cost per hire? What should be included in recruiting costs? What’s a good benchmark for cost per hire? What’s a good benchmark for recruiting costs? What should be included in a recruiting budget?

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20 Unbelievable Workplace Perks

Namely

Company culture has become the most important factor in attracting and retaining employees, so it’s more crucial than ever to offer perks that resonate. As more companies restructure their benefits offerings, many are turning to creative perks to showcase their culture, attract prospective employees, and increase employee happiness. To help inspire you, we’ve rounded up 20 of the most innovative perks offered right now: 1.

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5 Ways To Determine If You'll Be Leading an HR Function in 2022.

The HR Capitalist

The world is changing, and the people paying the bills want different things from HR. Here's five things to look inward at and determine if you've got what it takes to lead an HR team and be a viable partner to the business leaders who will hire you in 2022. Remember, I'm talking about leading HR, not participating in running it: 1. You've got a mack daddy processor upstairs.

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Modernizing Hiring: The Rise of Contingent Recruitment in 2024

The job market is changing fast, and to stay ahead, your hiring strategy needs to be flexible. With recent economic shifts, more companies are turning to contingent workers for their adaptability and cost savings. In fact, 32% of businesses are already prioritizing contingent over traditional full-time positions. Curious to learn more? In our new guide, you'll discover: The major benefits of incorporating contingent workers into your team.