Bookmark This! #SHRM18 Conference Edition

HR Bartender

And I’m excited to share that both of my recent titles, “Manager Onboarding: 5 Steps for Setting New Leaders Up for Success” and “The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent”, are now eligible for recertification credits.

SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

HR Bartender

If you’re not aware, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential holders must earn sixty (60) professional development credits (aka PDCs) within a three-year period. In fact, to add a little extra challenge, I use the SHRM Recertification Handbook to set goals within each category.

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5 Quality #HR and #Business Links Worthy of Your Attention

HR Bartender

Speaking of podcasts, I also had a pleasure of recording one with Peter Clayton at Total Picture about my latest book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent ”.

How to Decide Which HR Certification Exam to Take – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today’s reader note touches on the two most difficult decisions that human resources professionals consider in their development. She is responsible for developing the strategy for the SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP credentialing programs. I’ve held multiple certifications throughout my career.

What Happens At the Meeting After the Meeting

HR Bartender

This is the part of business that never shows up in the employee handbook or in a training program. Business and Customers Career Development Consulting Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention

How to Draft Your Resignation Letter in 2019?

Career Metis

Getting a gold watch for staying at a company for 25 years is far from the norm in 2019, so you will probably have to draft a resignation letter at some point in your career. Your employment contract or employee handbook also may have specific provisions concerning this time frame.

3 Steps for Dealing with a Toxic Coworker


This is a natural lead for discussing team expectations and going over the employee handbook. Blog Career Development For The Individual Career Management Career Coaching Workforce Topics

4 key steps to maintaining HR compliance


Develop a System for Staying Abreast of Labor Laws. Gone are the days of printing your employee handbook and expecting it to get you through the year with just a few minor addendums. These days, managing HR compliance is like a game of Whac-A-Mole.

Building a Learning Culture


Here are key takeaways: Focus on career development. One of the most important factors in whether or not an employee recommends a company as a great place to work is career advancement, not compensation. Measure your culture to determine development needs.

5 Ways You’re Losing as an Employer


Ensure your employee handbook is up-to-date so that policies are never a question. Career development and training. Develop employees with trainings and opportunities to position them for future growth. Develop termination policies and procedures to help reduce risks. There’s a phenomenon that many HR nerds refer to as the employee lifecycle, and if it’s something you’re not managing, you may be losing out as an employer.

Organizational Talent Pools: 4 Steps to Developing Employees

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore.

8 Ways to Cope with a 1 Person HR Team - Sapling Blog


Employee Handbook: Hand-in-hand with onboarding is the Employee Handbook. These plans can be a part of an annual review process and HR can provide a format to capture and track this information to assist the Leaders in providing meaningful development opportunities for their team.

The Importance of Employee Onboarding


However, the onboarding process can also set the stage for continued success in the company and include components of performance planning, career pathing, and general goal setting. After months of searching, you have finally found the right person for the job.

New Hire Checklist Template: Your employee’s first day, week, and month

HR Partner

Send welcome letter and employee handbook (include their arrival time, address and map, parking / public transport, dress code, and plan for their first day) Enter employee records in your HR system – including their name, address, contact details, position, start date, compensation, etc. Conduct probationary performance review Discuss and set new projects and goals Discuss career development plan Schedule next performance review Collect feedback from employee on onboarding process.

Spring Cleaning Checklist!

Compensation Cafe

You've been nudged many times by Compensation Cafe writers to develop a salary administration handbook, so managers and compensation staff alike have reliable guidelines for any circumstance. Looking at clear skies these days?

4 reasons to promote from within & when to hire externally

PI Worldwide

The 2019 Employee Engagement Report found that one of the top drivers of turnover intent is lack of career growth opportunities. Some employees would prefer lateral career pathing opportunities. Lack of career development opportunities is causing employee engagement to nosedive.

The ultimate guide to selecting a Human Resource Management System

Zoho People

An HRMS provides everything that employees want in terms of collaboration, engagement, benefits, career development, and more. Enables employees to view company policies, the employee handbook, payslips, reimbursement claims, attendance hours, leave balances, and more.

The Key to Happy Employees Is a "Holistic" Corporate Culture, MetLife Finds

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

To get to know your workers as individuals, develop employee surveys that explore attitudes, motivators, values and goals. More than 90 percent of employees say they take career development and training into account when considering accepting or keeping a job.

Top 4 HR challenges and how HRMS software can solve them

Zoho People

Here are the top four challenges faced by HR departments and how HRMS software can help: Challenge 1: Developing an efficient onboarding experience. Challenge 2: Providing proper training and development opportunities.

When Size Matters -- Basics for Early Stage and Small Companies

Compensation Cafe

The PEO gives you a handbook to distribute, and your benefit providers give you Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs) to hand out. Margaret O'Hanlon, CCP brings deep expertise to discussions on employee pay, performance management, career development and communications at the Café.

7 Employee Training Methods To Jumpstart Your New Hires

Genesis HR Solutions

Surveys have shown that 94% of employees would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development. Examples: Annual Harassment Refresher training, Annual Safety training, Review of Employee Handbook, or any other compliance training requiring annual renewal.

8 Influential Employee Engagement Trends for 2019


When polled on career priorities, 57 percent of younger Americans responded that the most important factor was personally enjoyable and meaningful work. Professional Development. Today, young and ambitious professionals view personal career development as extremely important.

How to recruit a diverse workforce in 2019

PI Worldwide

These benefits can be seen throughout every aspect of the business — whether that’s developing the mission statement, diversifying hiring initiatives, improving employee engagement, driving career development, or otherwise. Diversity must first be introduced as an integral part of a company’s mission statement, then further defined in the company or employee handbook. Courtney Moran is a Senior Research Specialist at G2.

The Administrative Assistant Career Path: Opportunities to Advance


The Administrative Assistant Career Path: Opportunities to Advance. An Administrative Assistant career path can go in many exciting directions, with plenty of twists and turns along the way. To advance in the Administrative Assistant career path, try everything.

To Attract and Retain. and Beyond!

Compensation Cafe

sounds like professional growth and career opportunities to an employee. Ready to make a difference in your company and your career? Turn the popular eBook, Everything You Do (in Compensation) Is Communication, into your handbook.

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You CAN Bring the Sexy Back: ‘Branding’ Employee Discipline

HR Schoolhouse

The Learning & Development team aligns their instructional design and training delivery to the brand. ER, as defined by our friends at HRCI , is the “ interaction between employees and an organization (for example, communications, conflict resolution, compliance with legal regulations, career development, and performance measurement).”. So, because this kind of crap goes on in every workplace your local HR Department creates an Employee Handbook/Policy Manual.

Top 5 challenges in employee relations and how you can address them


Offer Career Development. Imagine being able to understand their personalities and the patterns that guide them to make certain decisions under certain circumstances, it would be a huge step in preparing them for career success with strategies and plans to follow. .

Growing a Healthy Compensation Program -- DIY Communications Guide

Compensation Cafe

Legal requirements -- Most HR practitioners jump on employee handbooks and lunchroom posters early in a company's start-up. Margaret O'Hanlon, CCP brings deep expertise to discussions on employee pay, performance management, career development and communications at the Café.

Roles of the Manager in growing organizations


Human resource managers have the overall responsibility of generally overseeing employees’ recruitment, training and development, benefits design, performance, and reward management. The roles of the manager here include; developing the company’s salary structure and pay systems.

9 simple but effective ways to improve employee productivity


To keep employees productive, don’t focus so heavily on the here-and-now of your company’s needs that you overlook training and development. Also remember, what employees want in their career development changes throughout the stages of their lives. Just-out-of-college employees may want the experience necessary to gain a promotion, while a mid-career employee may seek new challenges by making a lateral move into a different department.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


Employee handbook: 6 must-have policies for your manual. An anesthesiologist salary could make you light-headed, but is it the right career for you? Building Career Sites. Career Advice. Best 10 Company Career Pages for 2018. Career Development.

Using people analytics to improve health care performance

HR Times

Qualitative measures that are based on a company’s mission statement, its HR handbook, or an individual’s experiences during employment often guide critical workforce decisions; however, this lens provides only a partial view into an organization’s “people portfolio” —blind spots are common.

Why HR is Important – Even for Startups

marenated HR

Training and development – Considering 63% of employees believe developing new skills is important to career development , bringing on an HR professional to manage this could help increase retention rates. HR is relevant and necessary even for startups.

Understanding the Importance of the Employee Experience


Several ideas can be found in the Employee Experience Handbook and include: Make new hires feel welcome on their first day. Offer professional development opportunities. Prioritize career development and growth.

Chill! Here Are Ideas for the 3 Tools You'll Need to Roll Out Your New Overtime Regs

Compensation Cafe

Payroll, IT, HR Business partners, Benefits, Training, Career Development -- colleagues needed to provide input or whose work will be affected by your decisions. Republish the employee handbook or online content.

Implementation Matters

Compensation Cafe

Turn the popular eBook, Everything You Do (in Compensation) Is Communication, into your handbook. She brings deep expertise in compensation, career development and communications to the dialog at the Café.

Why HR is Important – Even for Startups

marenated HR

Training and development – Considering 63% of employees believe developing new skills is important to career development , bringing on an HR professional to manage this could help increase retention rates. Currently, our compliance is simple but we did invest in having an HR professional create an employee handbook for us. However, for the sake of business development, compliance, and retention, HR is important even for startups.

Getting Strategic in 2016

HR Daily Advisor

As another year comes to a close, many HR departments take on the annual task of the compliance audit, the update of the company policy manual and/or employee handbook, the review and replacement of workplace notices and posters, and any other HR housekeeping.

I’m not allowed to share food if I don’t bring enough for everyone, flying back from a business trip for a funeral, and more

Ask a Manager

There are no rules on this in the handbook, but other departments bring in food for their department. We recently had a career development forum at my office in which we were shown the PIE model (essentially your career success is based on 10% Performance, 30% Image and 60% Exposure). The majority of the audience were people about 3-4 years into their careers, though I’ve been there longer. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Best Workplaces for Working Dads 2019

HR Digest

However, this scenario is beginning to change since the 1970s due to new studies being developed to support the impact of fathers in child upbringing. Paid adoption leave, telecommuting opportunities, childcare options, and flexible schedules are also some of the options made available in some companies to promote dad-supported child development. Don’t let parental leave policies die in the employee handbook.