40+ Free HR Training Sources: Case Studies, Podcasts, and More


Two years ago I wrote an article that has been incredibly popular about how to learn HR for free. This is for anyone in HR, not just those starting out their careers, because we can all use some help now and again with sharpening our skills and knowledge across the many subdomains of HR.

How to Learn HR for Free: A Practical Guide


Recently on LinkedIn I saw someone asking how to learn HR. Specifically he was trying to learn compensation when he didn’t have a background/foundation in the topic. In 2009 when I started this blog, I was thinking a lot about recent HR grads and the world of HR education.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News


Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’. Get the Agenda.

3 Key Talent Acquisition Jobs Explained

Digital HR Tech

Regardless of the exact role, talent acquisition jobs all have certain characteristics in common. The talent acquisition team is responsible for identifying, acquiring, assessing, hiring – and increasingly also onboarding – candidates to fill open positions within a company.

How 13 organizations climbed the best employers lists


As competition for talented employees increases, more and more organizations are focusing on employer branding. Employer awards and ‘best employer’ lists provide an independent source for people considering a new employer or assessing their current employer.

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Why it Pays to Pay More

Compensation Today

Jessica Miller-Merrell, blogging4jobs PayScale’s compensation data indicates that an overwhelming majority of employees gave pay raises last year. However, raising wages across the board is a daunting scenario for most businesses.

Can a Handshake Be Replaced? Seattle Talent Pros Discuss the Future of Recruiting


Automation was the word on the tip of everyone’s tongue as talent acquisition leaders from the Seattle area gathered at Payscale’s offices just south of CenturyLink field for Recruiting @ Scale: Seattle. And the truth is, that will probably never ever be fully automated.

What Job Candidates Are Actually Looking For


It’s the million dollar question: What do candidates really want out their jobs? Spoiler alert: According to Indeed , the major job criteria that matter to candidates are compensation, location, and flexibility. Make a habit out of asking your candidates if the commute will be an issue.

LinkedIn Report: These 4 Ideas Are Shaping the Future of HR and Hiring

Linkedin Talent Blog

The relationship between employers and employees is fundamentally changing, but your hiring and HR practices may not have caught up yet. People expect more from you as an employer—more transparency, more accountability, and more trust. Embrace the future of HR and hiring.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018


Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!