Fri.Dec 14, 2018

When the Robots Take Over Will You Still Matter?

TLNT: The Business of HR

I am convinced that in the 21 st century talent management will be the key differentiator of successful organizations. Within a couple of decades, no matter what measure you use, those with the most advanced approach to the recruiting, development and retention of talent will outperform those who lag behind. Future of HR Strategic HR Featured people analytics

Should Employers Use Social Media to Screen Job Applicants?

The Applicant Manager

If you use social media to screen applicants, you're not alone. The Harris Poll conducted a national survey of hiring managers and HR professionals on behalf of CareerBuilder during the spring of 2018. The study revealed that 70 percent of employers now use social media sites to research applicants during the recruiting process. Maybe you’re wondering why that number isn’t higher? After all, we live in an increasingly connected world where more and more people have social media accounts.

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Pay student loan or join 401(k)? Help millennials do both

HR Morning

What if there was a way to help your employees repay their student loans and increase your company’s retention rates? Because student loan debt is so important to younger employees, companies that offer relief in this area will have a big leg up on the competition and will likely be able to bolster dwindling retention rates. A growing number of employers, including Estée Lauder, Pure Insurance and Carhartt, have added student loan assistance to their benefits packages this year.

Ultimate Software + PeopleDoc = A Very Happy Holiday Season — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

The holidays have a way of bringing people together, and we’re proud that we can celebrate this holiday season with another amazing organization, PeopleDoc. Earlier this year, Ultimate Software acquired PeopleDoc as a wholly owned subsidiary in a union that couldn’t have been more fitting. The HR startup, founded by Jonathan Benhamou and Clément Buyse in 2007, has established their expertise in HR service delivery technology that works seamlessly on behalf of an organization’s HR team.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

How to Measure the Value of People Analytics


According to Google Trends, the search term “people analytics” was almost nonexistent until about 2008. Since then, the term has seen a continued upward trend in interest. What does that mean? It means that people analytics has become part of the conversation for many businesses. Based on Deloitte research, “77% of all organizations believe people analytics is important.”

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There’s Good In Doing Good With a Corporate Volunteering Program

TLNT: The Business of HR

The holiday season is when many of us turn our attention to food, family, food, football, and did we mention food? But the holidays aren’t all about extra helpings. They’re also about helping others. Uncategorized corporate social responsibility Featured


IRS Announces 2019 Standard Mileage Rates


The latest IRS mileage rates for 2019 were released on December 14. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning January 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 58 cents per mile for business miles driven (up 3.5 cents from the rate in 2018).

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Your Bonuses May Be Widening the Gender Pay Gap

TLNT: The Business of HR

As 2018 comes to a close, year-end bonuses are top of mind for both employers and employees. What will they be? When will they be awarded? Who will receive them? Bonuses Wages, Pay, & Salary Featured


The Secret to Low-Stress Recruiting Events


There has been some talk about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) becoming obsolete. This sounds incredibly dreary, and likely makes HR managers and recruiters wonder what on earth will be next. The truth is, some HR technology will surely stick around after being transformed into something more useful and relevant to modern recruiting. Recruiting Events Recruiting

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Science-Backed Ways to Run Better Meetings


By Sarah Payne —. Nearly every spoof of corporate office culture has taken a dig at meetings ( this skit about real life conference calls is one of my favorites). I don’t think it would be an exaggeration to say meetings are the bane of our existence at work. You run from meeting to meeting only to be left with no time at the end of the day to get the work done that you talked in those meetings. Sound familiar? WorkHuman 2019 speaker Dr. Steven Rogelberg thinks we can do better.

How To Get Leadership Right, According To The CEO Of The Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation

Government Executive

"When you really count on somebody and you're asking them to contribute in a meaningful way, people are amazing.". Management - Management Matters

4 New Year's Resolutions to Maximize Employee Engagement

Quantum Workplace

With the new year quickly approaching, it’s time to sit back, grab some hot chocolate, and write your New Year’s r esolutions! Resolutions offer a time to reflect about the past year and set goals for the new year ahead. And while it is tempting to include the typical “be a better person,” “go to the gym EVERY day,” or other run-of-the-mill, lofty goals, it’s important to prioritize what is realistic and achievable. After all, no one wants to be set up for failure

all of my 2018 book recommendations

Ask a Manager

All year long, I’ve made a weekly book recommendation when kicking off the weekend open thread. These aren’t work-related books; they’re just books I love and think everyone else should read. Sometimes they’re books that I’m in the middle of reading, and other times they’re just long-standing favorites. Here’s the complete list of what I’ve recommended this year (maybe in time for holiday gift-shopping!). I’ve bolded my favorites of the favorites. This Is How It Always Is , by Laurie Frankel.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Future Friday: Creativity in Recruitment

OmegaHR Solutions

To be successful in the future HR must exercise some creativity. The headlines read “One million more jobs than candidates.” ” Companies are struggling with finding workers to fill their positions. This is requiring those in charge of finding talent to be more creative. One suggestion for a creative approach comes from an interview with Cheryl Cran, a “future of work expert” and founder of, which was published in Area Development.

What Does An Emotionally Intelligent Leader Look Like?

Forbes Coaches Council

Leaders with high emotional intelligence often display four key attributes that you can easily spot in your day-to-day interactions


Employee Appreciation Ideas for the Holiday Season | Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

4 min read. RGB-US | Employee and Workplace Culture RGB-US | Employee Reward and Recognition

The Path to Individual Transformation in the Workplace, Part One


by Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, BetterUp. American corporations today spend an estimated $160B annually on learning and development initiatives aimed at transforming their organizations. Yet research shows that employees forget up to 75% of the material taught and revert back to old practices, wasting the bulk of that investment, with little progress made.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

6 Really Powerful Reasons to Use Video to Improve Your Employee Engagement

Effortless HR

Happy, passionate and engaged employees are the foundation of any business. Not only are they more productive than disengaged or even average employees, but the quality of the work they’re able to accomplish is also far higher. Because of this, employee engagement is always a priority for managers in all industry.

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Event Recap: How HR can help turn managers into strategic leaders

Sounding Board

Last week Sounding Board co-hosted a fireside chat where Christine Tao, our co-founder and CEO, participated alongside Bart Macdonald, co-founder and CEO of Sapling, and Shane Metcalf, Chief Culture Officer of 15Five. It was a fun evening with a lively discussion about how HR can help develop strategic leaders. While there were many valuable insights from the discussion, below are a few key takeaways from the topics discussed. How do you identify when someone is ready to be a manager?

Dr. Ann Clark is SDBJ’s Business Woman of the Year!

ACI Specialty Benefits

Recently featured in a Leading Women in Business section of O Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine , ACI Founder and CEO Dr. Ann Clark continues her streak as a trailblazer with yet another title under her belt. Dr. Clark has been named Business Woman of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal. Now in the 25th year, SDBJ recognizes dynamic women business leaders who have contributed significantly to San Diego’s workplaces and communities.

15 Tips To Become A Proactive Business Problem-Solver

Forbes Coaches Council

Members of Forbes Coaches Council share their top tips for being proactive instead of reactive

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

#WorkTrends: How Citrix Is Redefining the Modern Work Experience


The miracle of working today is that you’re just as likely to be reading this from your company office as from your home, the beach or in the air. And it all can be on the company’s time and dime. A 2017 study found that about 3 percent of Americans worked from home at least half of the time, with the trend most common among baby boomers, and that’s just one of the big ways […]. The post #WorkTrends: How Citrix Is Redefining the Modern Work Experience appeared first on TalentCulture.

Empathy Versus Perspective-Taking in the Workplace

IO At Work

Researchers find that perspective taking and empathic concern are distinct forms of interpersonal learning. Which is better in the workplace? Journal of Applied Psychology emotional intelligence Job Design organizational justice

It's The Season For Self-Reflection

Forbes Coaches Council

As you get ready to hustle in 2019, take time to reflect and determine what worked for you, where you had challenges or made mistakes and where you experienced failures over the past year


5 Ways to Improve Employee Performance in 2019

Asure Software

Improving Employee Performance in 2019 With 2019 just weeks away, HR organizations are evaluating the past year’s employee performance and… The post 5 Ways to Improve Employee Performance in 2019 appeared first on Asure Software

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Five Keys to Executive Teams Effectiveness

Great Place to Work



16 Tips For Business Owners' 2019 'To Do' Lists

Forbes Coaches Council

The new year is a time when many, including business leaders, take stock of where they are and make plans for the future. Members of Forbes Coaches Council offer advice for business leaders looking to put together their January "to-do" lists

Does Technology Have an Impact to a Great Employee Experience? @PwCAdvisory

The Tim Sackett Project

We’ve been told for at least two decades that the key to a great employee experience is what? 99% of answered probably one of two things: 1. Working for a great leader. Having a best friend at work. The reality is, the true key of a great employee experience is probably farther down the Maslow pyramid then we want to believe.