Tue.Oct 17, 2017

Contractor Makes Stupid Mistake At a Client Site – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Many organizations use contractors and freelancers to get work done. According to the Freelancers Union, freelancers make up 35 percent of U.S. workers and earned close to $1 trillion dollars last year. It’s important for companies to properly manage a contingent workforce.

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It Looks Like Medical Prices May Be Increasing in 2018. Here Is Why and What You Can Do to Help Your Business Prepare


It’s time to start thinking about open enrollment and benefits renewal. It can be frustrating for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to have to budget for benefits when each year they see significant increases that outpace inflation. So what’s an SMB owner or HR professional to do? This post takes a deeper look at what the PwC annual report identifies as the three inflators and two deflators that are driving health spending increases for 2018.

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Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics


Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

Growth Mindset, Feedback, and the Power of Peers


Hear more from Lynne Levy on feedback, growth, and development in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. Meaningful feedback is the lifeblood for learning and growing.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics


Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

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Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics


Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

#1 Thing Incentive Programs Get Wrong

What is Paul Thinking

As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consider subscribing to the the new site by clicking here.


Understanding the Future of Work with Alec Bashinsky


While no one can predict the future, we can certainly do our part to understand where we’re heading and why. And understanding the evolution of work feels like a particularly relevant, modern day challenge.

3 Ways To Become a More Modern Leader: Culture, Technology, Innovation

HR Ringleader

If you’re in a leadership position, one of the easiest patterns to fall into is working in past processes. In the short term, this is typically an acceptable practice. In the long term, it can be career suicide.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

How HR Leaders In SMBs Can Make the Shift From Tactical to Strategic

TLNT: The Business of HR

Many HR practitioners who find themselves working in small or medium-sized companies share a common frustration.

From HR Buzzwords to Must Have Recruiting Strategies


In the past few years, HR industry has been going through some major changes. As a consequence, there new terms, strategies and technologies have emerged.

The Two Words That Will Make You a Better Manager

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A person who feels appreciated will always do more than expected. Leadership Featured


4 common HR mistakes to avoid making in Q4


It happened fast, but the fourth quarter of 2017 is here. This time of year is commonly a mad rush to finish last-minute tasks and to ensure your company can continue to run smoothly amid employee vacations and holiday parties.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Are You at Risk of Losing Your Rising Stars?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Rising stars are great performers and a welcomed advantage for any leader. But if you’re not careful with how you manage them , you can easily lose them to another organization.

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Ask These Four Interview Questions to Identify Star Candidates


Note: This post originally appeared on Inc.com , where Hireology co-founder and CEO Adam Robinson is a regular contributor.

How Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work


This week I’m speaking at Ryerson University’s Inclusivity in STEM Conference. I’ve been asked to speak about barriers that I’ve faced in my career as a result of my identity, and how I’ve worked to overcome them.

The Gig Economy: Distraction from a Real Problem or Disruption to the System?


Airbnb. TaskRabbit. Fiverr. These companies and many others like them have been recent harbingers of change in the business world.

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How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

2018 Pay Budget Increases Remain Flat—with Notable Exceptions

HR Daily Advisor

A new Mercer survey has found that pay budget increases remain about the same as last year—at 2.8%.

Creating Better Teams with Authenticity

Talent Anarchy

Your conversations about talent are likely too small. Most managers and HR leaders I interact with talk about talent exclusively on the individual level. Everyone is fighting the so-called “war for talent.”

Five Steps to Payroll Transparency


If you have decided that payroll transparency is right for your company, you may be excited to get the ball rolling and post the numbers for all to see. Going about payroll transparency in the wrong way can make for disgruntled employees and potentially even lawsuits, however.

3 Unexpected Benefits of Unifying HCM and ERP in the Cloud

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Moving information systems to the cloud is hardly a novel idea; each year, the percentage of businesses who move their HCM and ERP systems to the cloud grows.

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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

From Today, Australian Salesforce Customers Can Benefit from AWS Partnership


Last year, Salesforce announced that it had partnered with Amazon to use their Web Service (AWS) to scale their business and enter international markets more quickly. Well today, they announced that they are now live with their first two customers on AWS in Australia.

7 strategies to boost your leadership skills through self-awareness


What does it take to be a great leader? Honesty, drive, confidence, perseverance – of course, these are all admirable traits of good leaders and there are many more. But what sets great leaders apart from the rest is their willingness to know themselves and others. People with high self-awareness understand what makes them tick and how to respond effectively. They have more direction, purpose, influence and success in their professional and personal lives.

News You Might Have Missed – October 17


Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed. Remote Work: A Productive Perk Worth Keeping. Companies that scale back remote work policies to boost productivity have the wrong idea, our CEO Vip Sandhir tells CIO. Communications Tactics You Should Be Using Internally to Help Your Own Team. People now prefer interacting online rather than face-to-face. Adweek offers solutions for improving communication in the workplace. So Now What?

Creating a company culture of continuous listening


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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

HR Professionals Share Challenges, Goals and Tips for Internal Communications


Using technology to improve employee engagement, internal culture and enterprise-wide emergency communications were cited as key priorities for many Human Resource professionals who gathered at last week’s HR Technology Conference , 10th – 13th October 2017, in Las Vegas.