The Pros and Cons of Six Different Competency Models


Can’t decide which competency model to use? That works for predictable and routine decisions, but not so well for more complex decisions. According to Training Industry , a competency model is a framework for defining the skill and knowledge requirements of a job.

T3 – Guideline – Easy 401K for SMBs

The Tim Sackett Project

This week on T3 I take a look at the SMB technology 401K solution Guideline. Guideline is an all-inclusive 401(k) plan for growing businesses that’s easy for employers to set up and even easier for employees to enroll and save.first full-service 401(k) without management fees or hidden costs. Guideline claims to be the first full-service 401(k) without management fees or hidden costs. Guideline is specifically designed for small businesses.

One Agency’s Competency Management Success Story and Unexpected Benefits


A competency management method makes it easy to see exactly where training dollars are having the strongest impact. Competency management creates opportunities to correlate human capital investments with metrics from the organization’s results. KPM Guidelines.

Engaging Employees Through Wellness Programs


And according to Gallup, “employee engagement has barely budged in well over a decade.”. Wellness and employee care must become a top of mind issue. A focus on personal wellness is not just a feel-good HR issue, this is a business issue. This may well even be a crisis.

The Win-Win of Leveraging Baby Boomers

China Gorman

A terrific source of practical and actionable research based information is the SHRM Foundation’s recently published Effective Practice Guideline: The Aging Workforce: Leveraging the Talents of Mature Employees. This chart lays out the challenge well. Support Health and Wellness.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Do Employees Need Social Media Guidelines?

The Bamboo Project Blog

» Do Employees Need Social Media Guidelines? On the issue of whether or not employee social media guidelines are necessary, I tend to believe that nothing new needs to be spelled out--behave in social media as you would in other professional arenas.

Embracing Ethical Wellness: The Employee Health Program Code of Conduct


The Employee Health Code of Conduct , co-authored by our very own Al Lewis, calls for employee wellness programs to commit to the improvement of employee health while avoiding harmful practices.

Why Now is the Right Time to Build a Powerful Workforce


2) Replace the over-defined job specifications of the current system with a competency-based, talent management model. Once you identify the data that would inform these forces, find an appropriate competency management technology to help collect the data and measure results.

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

Compensation Cafe

Well, think about yourself when you first started out as a Compensation professional. Jacque has the following certifications: CCP, GPHR, HCS and SWP as well as a B.S. Careers Competencies Performance Management

EEOC and Assessments… Friend or Foe?


When it comes to recruitment, hiring, and promotion, the EEOC has some clear cut guidelines in place: Analyze the duties, functions, and competencies relevant to jobs. Create objective, job-related qualification standards related to those duties, functions, and competencies. Yes, thanks to careful research and good science —so as long as you use the right assessment for the role, and follow other EEOC guidelines, you’ll be in good shape.

Merit Deserves More than Mere Money

Compensation Cafe

When pay increase guidelines limit good workers to 3% and outstanding performers to 4%, the difference is hardly worth the lifestyle cost penalties accepted for an extra 1%. Money is not the only reward available to serve your compensation program.

#HRSummitExpo - The Credible Activist ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Five Simple Goal-setting Guidelines. So after Dave Ulrich yesterday talking about his outside-in competencies , today and tomorrow is organised by competency area. Execution - doing what was needed well. well, I’d have liked to have seen more.

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

HR Bartender

SHRM’s competency-based certifications, the SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP, are how HR professionals can set themselves apart and standout as strategic HR leaders. SHRM values competency-based education and has recently launched its student eligibility program.

Three ways to prevent employee burnout


Create guidelines and promote balance. At Ceridian, in addition to our employee wellness programs, we offer yoga classes during the workday, for example, and opportunities for employees to do activities with their co-workers with our Fun@Work program.

Reaching Out With Mental Health Awareness Month

Best Money Moves

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month , and it’s a great time to raise awareness of the impact that mental health has on the physical, emotional and overall well-being of your employees. Your employees may not be as financially competent as they think.

How to Frame 360 Review Questions for Managers? (With Template)


360 Review’s can adopt a variety of forms: from 50 and up to well over 300 questions, and use open-ended or close-ended questions for example. This is even more true when we know that an individual who performs well in his job doesn’t necessarily make a good team leader.

Setting the Foundation

Center for Coaching

To offer professional coaching services in keeping with these competencies, plan for: Coach Training. Identify the skills – ICF’s 11 Core Competencies.

People Analytics Value: Moving Beyond HR to Business Impact


Most of us are already well aware that HR technology like people analytics can help shape better business strategies. When communicating with executives, follow these guidelines: Look at your organization’s big-picture business goals. Compete with outdated and inefficient tools.

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

Five Simple Goal-setting Guidelines. “Errol, can you please send me the template as well.” skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing. About-HCM. Welcome. Welcome height=200 id=Image1_img src=[link] width=220/>. Connect with me. Jon Ingham.

Ethics: Taking Credit For Someone Else’s Ideas – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Ethical behavior is a part of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) competency model. It’s also possible that organizations might choose to have ethical guidelines that are stricter than industry or societal norms. Many of us can relate to today’s reader note about ethics.

A Day in the Life of a Health Care Industry Compliance Manager

Cornerstone On Demand

According to Shell, it's important that the compliance officer maintain independence, so decisions can be made without competing agendas and influences. Establishing very clear guidelines with open lines of communication for employees at every level is crucial.

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


Specifically, following guidelines used by Industrial Organizational (I/O) psychology, which is the scientific study of human behavior in work settings. Hedricks recommends that companies take a similar I/O grounded approach to in-person interviews as well. Hiring and Recruiting all industries behavioral competencies diversity reference checkingMost businesses work hard to make their hiring processes fair and free of prejudice.

How to Turn Your Vision for Data-Driven HR into a Reality


If you are a people analytics champion, you need to build a business case that is compelling (appeals to many stakeholders and connects with financial outcomes), complete (covers all the options for delivering analytics), and durable (can compete with investment requests coming from outside HR).

Data 399

The Changing Role of HR


Well, for one it will require a shift in thinking as workforces grow to include more remote workers or teams. For HR, that means they'll have to start hiring for new skills or competencies, many of which might still be unknown at the moment.

HR Lessons from the Guys with No HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Of course you’re going to hire the right people in the first place: competent people who’ll do their jobs well and who are smart enough to regulate themselves. Many small and growing businesses we deal with don’t have a large HR presence.

Which Compensation Structure Is Right for Your Company?

Compensation Today

They provide guidelines for pay that help organizations identify whether their pay is in bounds. Setting up job-based ranges is a good next step for having some clear guidelines for pay.

How To Make Your Pre-Employment Screening Super Effective?


Pre-employment screening tests are used primarily for filtering job applicants and can include assessments of aptitude, personality, cognitive and language skills as well as functional knowledge. A proper pre-employment screening process can also ensure that there is no potential liability exposure or any kind of wrong doings at the work place with a carefully selected team that genuinely has the organisational well-being as the top most priority.

Performance reviews: 1 phrase leaders should always use


In fact, you’re probably tasked with the annual event of completing a competency-based appraisal for each of your employees. Competencies in the context of performance appraisals are the skills or attitudes your employees need to possess if you want your company to get ahead. However, for competency-based performance appraisals to be effective, these competencies must be explained to each individual employee from the beginning.

Step by Step Guide: How to Write a Job Description


Writing a job description entails a thought process that determines how critical the job is, how the position relates to other positions, all the specific job duties, and it identifies the skills & competencies that a potential candidate must possess. It serves as the basis for interviewing candidates, and also helps later during new employee orientation and finally helps during evaluation as well. They cannot be distinctly defined and identified as well.

How to Beat the Gig Economy for the Best Hires

ATD Human Capital

So, how can you stay ahead of this trend and compete with the gig economy? Compete Where Contractors Can’t. Here’s what a contract worker cannot typically be offered (these are guidelines, so get legal counsel if you’re hiring a contract employee): A regular schedule.

How To 153

Who are the Best 401(k) Providers for Your Small Business?


By the end of this post, you’ll be well on your way to choosing the best 401(k) provider for you small business. Guideline: 401(k) Reviews, Media Endorsements, and More. ForUsAll Guideline Human Interest Betterment Employee Fiduciary Ubiquity. Guideline in the Media.

How to be an HR department of one


So how can an HR department of one effectively manage the various and competing priorities that they’re tasked with? Basic general guidelines include: Any issue with legal implications should be addressed swiftly and efficiently.

A Managers Guide to Employee Motivation (Tips)


Guidelines for Creating a Motivating Work Environment Formulate as many rules and policies as required to keep your organization covered from legal hassles and creating order in the workplace. Educate your managers and develop guidelines for them so that they practice fair and consistent application of the rules and policies. Communicate clearly to the employees the expectations and guidelines pertaining to exhibiting professional behavior at the work place.

The Importance of Project Governance


These people often come with minimal experience doing implementation work, and being on a project team is not necessarily a core competency. The following is a list of suggested governance guidelines that will provide an effective framework when starting out: Project scope will be watched throughout the project and any deviations will be managed via a documented change process. Written by: Brian Kimball. Projects – when ungoverned – become unmanageable pretty quickly.

What is Legal Spend Management?


In fact, many legal operations professionals have moved beyond enforcing billing guidelines and timekeeper rates, and are now utilizing analytics to inform sourcing decisions, firm negotiations and selection, and run targeted programs with high value firms to further drive down legal spend overall.

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows


Hiring laws should be taken as seriously as, well…a $10 million check. Some regulations have a hiring component as well as many other implications. We recommend that you retain competent counsel. Union and government contracts may have special requirements as well.

So people join organisations, and leave Top Leaders! - Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

Five Simple Goal-setting Guidelines. It’s great that Gallup’s well known line (‘people join organisations but leave their line managers’) has finally been over-turned. Global HR Competencies. “Errol, can you please send me the template as well.”