HR documentation: A step-by-step guide


At first, HR documentation can feel like a series of tedious administrative tasks you have to do as part of running a business. However, thorough HR documentation is incredibly important to your business. This is your guide to achieve comprehensive, accurate HR documentation.

How Diversity Boosts Business Performance


Most of us have taken part in diversity training, and we’ve seen the quota systems that are put into place to break previous trends. Unfortunately, diversity training and quota systems are not moving the needle of progress to a sufficient degree. Why is Diversity Important?

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Finding Hidden Treasures – Mining for Employee Competencies

Effortless HR

What are competencies? Competencies represent the behavioral, technical, and motivational requirements for successful performance in a given role or job. A competency is usually defined as a grouping of related: Behaviors. So, why are competencies important? Identifying the needed competencies make recruiting easier and can help in coaching and training employees. What competencies do they have that can be seen, heard, or documented by colleagues and clients?

Launching a Diversity and Inclusion Program Isn’t Enough – Here’s How to Make a Meaningful Impact

Linkedin Talent Blog

This is shocking, considering that 97% of respondents report that their company has a diversity program in place. Simply launching a diversity and inclusion (D&I) program isn’t enough. The diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives that all employees rank as highly effective.

How recruitment and hiring trends will evolve in 2018


Companies competing for the best candidates have multiple ways to find and entice job seekers to work for them. Multiple companies are competing for the same small pool of top talent, who may not even necessarily be looking for a new job (also known as passive candidates ).

‘Upskilling’ a top priority for the decade ahead

HR Digest

In an interview with The HR Digest , Tyszko explains the crucial importance of tapping into hidden talent in new ways and achieving diversity, equality and inclusion goals in 2020. The HR Digest: How can companies commit to truer diversity and make progress without disenfranchising white men?

Ensuring Fair Hiring Practices

HRO Today

Employers that pre-screen candidates based on race and criminal history without considering competencies, potential, and a holistic view of the candidate will ultimately lose the war on talent—potentially causing long-term damage to their organization.”. If an organization approaches this process with altruism, it is documented, and is approved by executive and senior management, organizations will succeed.”.

When Is a Discrimination Complaint against a Manager an Act of Harassment?

HR Daily Advisor

But in the end, strong and consistent policies and investigations backed up with documentation generally prove to be the best way through a difficult morass. As a practical matter, you must decide which competing risk is more worrisome and then defend against that one.

Applying I/O Psychology Can Make Your Hiring Process More Compliant


In the event of a claim, you have electronic documentation that demonstrates the consistency of your processes. Hiring and Recruiting all industries behavioral competencies diversity reference checkingMost businesses work hard to make their hiring processes fair and free of prejudice. But sometimes identifying intangible sources of bias can be difficult. That’s why your best defense against subjectivity is objectivity and science.

Analytics Leaders: What You Can Learn from the BI Community’s Mistakes


Consider diversity as an example. Driving changes in diversity doesn’t work just by ordaining it from the top. Clearly, the need for consistency and governance is always competing with the need for creativity and agility.

How to Not Screw Up Remote Employee Onboarding

ExactHire HR Trends

While ExactHire doesn’t quite go this far, we do have an internal document that lists general working hours for all employees since individual availability varies widely depending on the day of the week.

6 Steps to Mentoring Program Success

ATD Human Capital

Its open mentoring initiative covers everything from specific knowledge and skills to general strategies for career management and personal effectiveness, whereas other programs are tied specifically to leadership development, diversity, or knowledge transfer within specific business units. #2:

Activating the digital workplace to drive M&A value

Bersin with Deloitte

The increase in M&A activity is taking place during a period when many organizations are struggling to compete and adapt in the face of unprecedented disruption. It delivers secure document delivery with tracking and on-demand visibility into progress and potential risks.

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows


As part of the settlement, the EEOC ordered Bass to proactively increase diversity hiring. We recommend that you retain competent counsel. You must maintain diversity records for your workforce and individual employees. million.

What is EEO?


This means, for example, that anyone competing for a position at a company should have the same chances of succeeding if they’re right for the job. Disclaimer: We don’t provide legal advice, nor is this a legal document. There are also the intangible costs associated with having a uniform instead of diverse workforce; you’re missing out on the benefits of different perspectives and approaches to the work at hand.

3 essential steps for building successful business teams


Build in diversity. Another common mistake: Hiring for diverse skill sets and then failing to incorporate that diversity into the team. Your team needs a combination of those who focus on the big idea and others who love minute detail; those with sales flash paired with those who love documentation. This sets the stage for everyone to appreciate each member, as well as diverse skills and perspectives. A new year means new projects, new initiatives and new goals.

Imposter Syndrome – Making peace with the ‘Fraud Police’


We are not talking about the skills or competencies that, through accurate assessment, one recognizes need a bit of polishing but rather the nagging belief that, regardless of any evidence to the contrary, we are utterly unqualified for the roles we hold.

25 Teambuilding Activities That Actually Interest Workers

HR Daily Advisor

Each department or company is made up of diverse groups of individuals with highly specialized skills. Finally, document the results of the activity, and reference them during group meetings in the weeks and months to come.

4 Eye-Opening Insights About Employer Branding


You’ll always have to match the right skills and competencies for a role—that’s never going to change—but you may have to think long and hard about what makes your organization attractive to the most talented candidates.

Your Guide to AI Talent Acquisition


Compare your current state to where you want to go and document gaps in the number of staff and required skills. You can look at your staff in various ways such as age, years of experience, skillset, education, geographic location, diversity factors, generation, job role, or performance level.

Blind Hiring: A New Trend in the Quest for Fair Hiring Practices

Criteria Corp

With the recent push for companies to hire a more diverse workforce, many employers are opting to use what are known as “blind hiring” techniques. The potential for “unconscious bias” to influence hiring decisions is well-documented in research. Blind hiring is a way to minimize unconscious bias in hiring decisions, making it easier for employers to evaluate a candidate’s abilities without being influenced by factors such as gender, ethnicity, age, and educational background.

Top 9 Digital HR Tech Trends for 2019

Digital HR Tech

And while specific job-related skills will remain relevant, other, more transversal skills and competencies will become more important. The increasing importance of people analytics has been well-documented. Whenever I hear the word ‘trend’ I tend to think it’s something temporary.

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Scott Stender, B.A., O.M.

Workplace Coach

If needed, Scott can develop plans that optimize strategic direction and agility for diverse and challenging workplaces as well as transitional change, transparency, goal alignment, and organizational performance. Contemporary training topics including: communications, documentation & retention, organizational strategy, and customer service. Scott brings more than 23 years business experience as a Senior Consultant.

8 Great Job Description Management Software Tools (and Why!)


Job description software to help you attract top-tier, diverse talent. Allows you to use content from an ever-growing bank of job descriptions and competencies. Access the CompAnalyst library of more than 4,000 job descriptions and key competencies*.

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8 Great Job Description Management Software Tools (and Why!)


Job description software to help you attract top-tier, diverse talent. Allows you to use content from an ever-growing bank of job descriptions and competencies. Access the CompAnalyst library of more than 4,000 job descriptions and key competencies*.

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9 Assessment centre exercises & practical steps to select the right combination


Competency-based interview. Competency-based interviews are usually structured interviews where the attendees will be asked a series of standard questions. With competency interviews, you can also probe candidates on their knowledge of the company and industry they have applied to.

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Ask a Manager

She’s given me many wonderful opportunities for high-level exposure, including helping me learn to craft messages in a way that comes across as competent but not… The other words strong women are often described as. I can only hope that one day I get to go back to my original business unit as the big boss, and make some real big changes in the way they approach diversity. It’s “where are you now?”

Add Value to Your Training With Video


Not to mention, all training documents and paperwork would also be available to employees through the same, centralized system. The BirdDogHR Learning Management System is a cloud-based solution that allows current employees to develop their skills based on the company’s competencies.

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Don’t let exceptions to your work rules make the rules become the exception

The Employer Handbook

diversity or other specific goals) and a written explanation. From the Third Circuit: Despite its executive director’s testimony that he would “be surprised” if a written explanation addressing this deviation did not exist, the DRBA has not produced any contemporaneous records documenting the rationale behind the decision. Before we get to that, I may have a few ideas on that image above. Here’s a hint. And now, on with the show.

How to write an RFP for ATS to select the right vendor


And RFP for ATS is a good way to collect useful information about each of the competing systems and get insight on how they can help you meet your recruitment goals. A request for proposal is a document created by a company that’s looking for new software or other services.

HR Needs Collaboration More Than Ever


More than any other resource a company holds, it is the talent, passion, and diversity of a company that dictates whether the organization achieves greatness or finds itself stuck in mediocrity. This post has been brought to you in partnership with Microsoft Teams.

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Crafting a Sustainable Career

The Bamboo Project Blog

You are confident that your skills and competencies make you valuable and marketable and that you can access opportunities through your network. It''s a career that is diversified in many ways--diverse income streams, diverse connections, diverse projects and experiences.

10 Tips on How to Leverage the Full Potential of Generation Z Candidates


People aged 18 to 22 are defined as Generation Z, which at this point is larger and more diverse than the Millennial generation. Let Them Compete. A Gen Z employee can work on one document at work and open it on their phone on their way to home.

“Talent Management? Isn’t That for Hollywood?”

HR Daily Advisor

Diversity & Inclusion. Defined career paths and competencies not clear and consistent. Diverse Candidate Slates. diversity, alumni, employee referral). Standard interview documents. “Talent management? Isn’t that for Hollywood?”

Talent Management Software | Buyer’s Guide & 5 Top Providers

Astron Solutions

Look for additional features that let you save role-specific documentation with the description and explore Fair Labor Standards Act implications within the software. Make more effective promotion decisions with modules for tracking competencies and areas for growth for employees.