Book Review – Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.) by Paul E. Levy

Workplace Psychology

The VitalSource Bookshelf ebook platform (website and software program) was so frustrating and clumsy to use that I almost didn’t review this book. Book Review of the hard copy of Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.):

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

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7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

Book Review: Applied Psychology in Talent Management (8th ed.) by Wayne Cascio and Herman Aguinis

Workplace Psychology

Please understand that this is not a reflection on the substance and quality of the book itself, but it is important to point out. The explanation for the 80 percent rule was difficult to follow and the book did not clearly explain what the 80 percent rule actually is.

You’ve heard about the Gender Pay Gap? Welcome to the Gender Data Gap.

Thrive Global

From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, urban planning and the media – Invisible Women exposes the biased data that excludes women. In making the case for change, this powerful and provocative book will make you see the world anew.

Four ways to prevent systemic discrimination in your workplace, before an EEOC charge.

The Employer Handbook

It’s not a comic book. And, yes, I need to highlight my favorite passages in this library book. What is systemic discrimination? How can you avoid systemic discrimination claims? Oh, hi there. Uh, this ? It’s a GRAPHIC NOVEL, folks!

Hey New York! A New Year Means New Workplace Laws


New York employers and business owners should be aware of all the new employment laws taking effect in 2020, as well as, laws already on the book this year, to be sure they’re compliant. The amendments also lowered an employee’s burden to prove a claim for pay discrimination.

The 10 Best Pieces of HR Content in 2019


Catch them if you can: How leaders in data and analytics have pulled ahead . McKinsey’s research department has been reporting since 2017 that data and analytics will make a huge impact on businesses within the next decade of work. How are organizations using data to pull ahead?

How AI Can Stop Unconscious Bias In Recruiting


million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit with the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). As just one high profile hiring discrimination case among many, this latest lawsuit drives home why compliance matters.

Religion v. Law

HR Examiner

The government is only involved in the legal aspects that include licensing (the original data collection device), taxes, rights to property and to act on each other’s behalf, and what happens when one partner dies. Whether law or religion wins depends on the issue, the time, and the court.

Take It From a Futurist: How Chief Ethics Officers Should Approach AI Issues

Cornerstone On Demand

Chief Ethics Officers, the new CEOs, will soon need to take over as artificial intelligence at work introduces AI ethics issues including growing unemployment, unconscious bias in hiring and controversial employee or customer data usage.

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Amazon's AI Recruiting Troubles Aren't Unique—And They're Not All Bad, Either?

Cornerstone On Demand

In 2017 technology writer Sara Wachter-Boettcher explored the ways bias persisted in modern technology in her book Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech.

6 top tips for preventing ageism in the workplace


The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects individuals 40 and over from discrimination in any decision made during the full cycle of employment – including everything from hiring, termination, pay, job duties and beyond. Fifty years after its enactment, one in four discrimination claims are still related to ageism, according to the EEOC. Follow these tips to help prevent age discrimination in your organization.

The Dilemma of Predictive Analytics for HR

OmegaHR Solutions

It turns out the article was actually the forward to the book Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die by Eric Siegel. I pointed this out in a post I did for Blogging4Jobs called The Compliance Downside of Big Data.

New Required Reporting Proposed to Close Gender Pay Gap

Compensation Today

Mykkah Herner, MA, CCP, Modern Compensation Evangelist, PayScale On Friday, President Obama announced a proposal submitted by the EEOC that would require employers with 100+ employees to report, not just employee demographic data, but also pay data.

Solving Gender Disparity Requires Analytics that Discover the Intersections


The Importance of Looking for Intersections in Data. In a forthcoming book, “ Intersectional Inequality ,” authors Charles Ragin and Peer Fiss show how “linear models” obscure the true factors that explain how individuals escape poverty, and thus obscure important policy insights.

5 (Unexpected) Things You Need To Include In Your Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Focus on the topics that are most relevant to a new hire without overwhelming her with unnecessary data. Certainly, you’ll want to include the basics that an employee needs to know about your company in the book: Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) & Conflict of Interest Statements.

How employees respond to disruptive workplace behavior

PI Worldwide

As defined by the study, this behavior included a number of disruptions, including those caused by discrimination, poor management, sexual harassment, fraud, and theft. ” Thirty-eight percent feared retaliation for speaking out, with data showing that women were 28% more likely to fear retaliation than men. His online courses on Udemy include The Manager’s Mindset and his book is “ The Type B Manager.”

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AIHR Launches: Statistics in HR

Analytics in HR

Understanding statistics, knowing how to look at data differently, and being able to analyze it when needed helps to make better decisions. Nothing is more helpful in making better and evidence-based decisions than a solid understanding of the thing we base most of our conclusions on data and statistics. Nothing is more helpful in making better and evidence-based decisions than a solid understanding of the thing we base most of our conclusions on data and statistics.

8 HR Nightmares & How to Avoid Them


An HRIS keeps important and sensitive data centralized and secure by providing digital storage for your most important documents and records — this includes everything from employee contracts to performance evaluations — so that you’ll have them at your disposal when needed.

Top 5 Trending HR analytics Articles of October 2018

Analytics in HR

Who better than the author of the book “Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die” to talk about this topic? Clean data? If you start with the data, you can easily end up in the land of “So what?” 2: How to develop a data-savvy HR department.

Cafe Classic: The Duckbilled Platypuses of Compensation

Compensation Cafe

More than a unicorn, or even a hybrid, duckbilled platypus jobs combine skills so eclectic they won’t fit into any standard compensation data set. Market data, refined and focused over years of evolution, does not easily accommodate these jobs.

Can personality tests be used to improve diversity?


Organizations should be careful not to use the data from personality tests to discriminate against certain candidates or employees. If you think this information would be helpful in your organization, click the “Book a Demo” button to find out more. Introvert or extrovert?

Most Important Developments in HR for 8/16


They’re scientists, creatives, MBAs, data nerds, and visionaries. Lots of buzz going on about a new book by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Tom Siebel about the future of work.

For Companies Like Buffer And Zingerman’s, Is Transparency Good For Business?

SAP Innovation

According to Ari Weinzweig, Zingerman’s CEO and partner, transparency is key to their open-book finances philosophy: Employees have access to the company’s financial performance and key business metrics. In a TEDx talk , professor and author of Under New Management David Burkus explains that salary transparency reduces the concern about pay equity and discrimination. Employee Engagement Future of Work Knowledge Networks data transparency transparency workplace culture

Why should employers care about the the gender pay gap?


They represent old data. Nurul, one of the data analysts, looked around at the cards. Gender discrimination in the form of pay disparities can tank a company’s brand, in the form of Glassdoor comments, employee discrimination lawsuits and bad publicity.

Cafe Classic: There's Knowledge. and Then There's Wisdom

Compensation Cafe

You had your college degree with all the courses you took and all the books you read. How long did it take you to realize that some problems/situations couldn’t be “fixed” by the books? That data was only as good as its interpretation?

Most Important Developments In HR This Year


The EEOC filed more lawsuits against companies that did nothing about harassment claims in 2019 than ever before, securing a cool $486 million for victims of discrimination in the workplace. Harassment and discrimination of any kind in the workplace simply won’t be tolerated anymore.


Review your I-9 records: ICE continues applying heat to employers

Business Management Daily

While most media attention on President Trump’s immigration crackdown has focused on efforts to build a wall on the southern border, this data shows the administration’s simultaneous emphasis on erecting a “virtual wall” to block undocumented workers from getting and keeping jobs.

How Recruiters Can Help Great Candidates Overcome Imposter Syndrome


But the irony, as Bennett points out, was that as she was feeling unable to write her column, she was also meant to be writing a book about imposter syndrome. . Institutionalized discrimination can have a lingering impact on women and minority candidates.

Paycheck Fairness Act Back in Congress, Seeks to Ban Salary History


The measure would hold employers accountable for discriminatory practices , end the practice of pay secrecy, ease workers’ ability to individually or jointly challenge pay discrimination, strengthen remedies for wronged employees and prohibit employers from seeking the salary history of prospective employees. Data from the U.S. Data from the U.S. Presently there are 13 statewide bans and 11 local bans on the books. Reporting wage data.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): What Small Businesses Need to Know


The “ California Consumer Privacy Act ” (CCPA) gives California consumers “groundbreaking new rights” over the use of their personal information, and holds employers to new and significant obligations regarding the handling of consumer personal data.

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How to HR in a growing company – A guide for every size business


A final layer of federal laws take effect with companies of this size: EEO-1 report At 100 employees, companies are required to file an EEO-1 report detailing employment data categorized by race, ethnicity, gender, job category, wages and hours.

WIRTW #493 (the “Super Bowl” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Discrimination. From Facebook to Monster – Age Discrimination in Social Media Job Ads. — Plaintiffs Face Many Pitfalls in Employment Discrimination Suits — via Michigan Employment Law Advisor. NLRB Issues Updated “Bench Book” for its Judges — via Labor Relations.

What are the HR Processes That Can Be Readily Automated

Corn on the Job

However, by bringing in automation, not only can we better utilize our HR experts, but also cut costs, save time, eliminate errors, avoid any scope of discrimination or biases and improve data security. The HR Department is a quintessential function in any organization.