Tue.Apr 02, 2019

How to Get and Keep Buy In From Senior Management

HR Bartender

During last year’s HR Technology Conference , one of the speakers said something that I’ve been thinking about for a while. They said that we have to not only get buy in for our ideas and projects but keep it. Totally makes sense. But in reality, how often do we actually do it? I know many times someone has said to me (or I’ve said to someone), “If you want that project to succeed, you must get buy in from senior management.”

HR Consumerization: Just a Trend, or Cutting-Edge Talent Retention Approach?

Astron Solutions

What is HR Consumerization? How is it being utilized to attract and retain talent? HR Consumerization is a new concept for many. In this issue of Astronology® , we’ll explore the concept of HR Consumerization and some potential applications in your workplace. HR Consumerization is the personalization of the workforce.

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Pay Equity Begins With Awareness

Namely - Talent

Today, April 2, 2019 is Equal Pay Day in the United States. Last year, it was on April 10. In 2017, it was April 4. Why does the date change each year? Well, Equal Pay Day is held every year on the day that women have to work until they earn the income that men earned in the prior calendar year. In other words, women had to work from January 1, 2018 until April 2, 2019 (today) to earn what men earned in the calendar year of 2018. HR Equal Pay Diversity & Inclusion HR Data

Use This Conversational Tool to Keep From Being Swamped at Work

The People Equation

Do you ever feel like you should say “no” to a request at work, but the “correct” answer is “yes”? For example, let’s say you’re at a team meeting, brainstorming ideas for a new marketing campaign. And some of the ideas are great ideas.but all of them fall in your area of responsibility. You feel swamped already. To say “yes” means piling more onto your already overflowing plate of tasks. And saying “no” means that the great idea doesn’t move forward.

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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.

5 Questions to Answer to Prepare Your Leaders for 360-degree Feedback


Before you use 360 feedback in your organization, make sure you have properly set expectations with all participants and raters involved. Here are the five questions that you must answer before you press send to distribute 360 surveys to your leaders: Who is going through the 360 feedback process (and why)? Usually, 360 surveys are administered in groups. Most organizations cascade them down the organization in waves starting with the executive team one month, VPs the next, and so on.

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6 Tips to Prepare Your Organization for 360 Degree Feedback in 2019


If you are considering the use of 360 degree feedback in your organization, keep the following in mind to ensure your employees fully understand the process: Clearly communicate the purpose of 360 degree feedback. If the purpose is for development, let them know that these results will not be tied to any type of performance appraisal. Doing so helps ensure that raters respond openly and candidly.

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5 ways to reduce downtime while at work

Take It Personel-ly

Every company wishes to increase its productivity without deceleration due to technical breakdowns and other problems. However, sometimes unanticipated, unpredictable, or even anticipated problems can decelerate a company’s performance. One of the primary factors that can cause your business to slow down is downtime. Downtime is a situation that majority of the companies dread today […].

Recruitment Challenges and How Automation can Solve


Today, human resource software can do much more than handling payroll and leave management. HR software can help track, evaluate and onboard candidates easily without having to undergo a lot of procedures. Some key benefits of deploying HR software include employee training, performance evaluation, tracking and goal setting. Recruitment System Recruitment software can easily communicate. The post Recruitment Challenges and How Automation can Solve appeared first on SutiHR.

When Should Recruiters Trust Their Gut?

HR Examiner

“We know from experience that after a rigorous interview process, almost half of the people who ultimately get the job are the very same people that our clients were initially reluctant to see. ” – Bob Corlett. I run an executive search firm. On a typical search, we’ll review over 600 candidate profiles to put forward 6 candidates for an interview with the client.

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.

13 great HR magazines you should be reading


There’s so much to read and so little time. Here’s our pick of the best HR, recruitment and L&D titles you should be making space in your schedule for. . People Management. Website: peoplemanagement.co.uk. Twitter: @PeopleMgt. As the CIPD’s membership magazine, the print edition of People Management can easily lay claim to being the UK’s biggest HR magazine by circulation size.

Do Flexible Work Schedules Work?

Best Money Moves

Do flexible work schedules work? A new study by IWG found flex work policies are a key factor in winning the war for talent that benefits employers as much as it does employees. It’s official, flex work is the new norm. More than 80 percent of U.S. employees would choose a job that offered a flexible work schedule over one that didn’t, according to the latest workspace survey by International Workplace Group (IWG).

Employer Branding Measurement and How It Can Maximize Your ROI

Blu Ivy Group

When we talk to organizations about the challenges they’re facing and where they’re at with employer branding measurement, we see the same issue come up, time and again: they don’t know how to measure employer brand ROI. They don’t have a consistent, reliable, proven method for assessing their impact, for identifying trends and comparing themselves to a trusted industry standard.

AI for Recruiting is Here, But There's No Need To Worry

Select Software Reviews

Many people are concerned that AI is going to take their job, or somehow make the world a scarier place to live in. While there may be some cause for concern, especially in the distant future where we have limited predictive powers, AI is mostly going to change the world for the better. Just like AI has the ability to transform our healthcare, education and transportation systems, this same type of technology is going to have massive impacts on recruiting.

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!

5 Reasons You Won’t Enroll in an HSA

Benefit Resource Inc.

Health Savings Accounts (or HSAs) are taking a seat at the benefits table. According to the Devenir 2018 Year-end HSA Research Report , there are an estimated 25 million HSA accounts (up approximately 13% from a year ago). HSA assets now total over $53.8 billion. However, not everyone is sold on these accounts. With these five reasons, it is a wonder anyone enrolls in an HSA! I like paying taxes. I heard that HSAs had a triple tax benefit. The money is deposited into the HSA pre-tax.

Why Boomerang Employees Are a Good Thing

Achievers - Recruiting

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4 Things You Need to Know to Activate Employee Voice


You’ve probably heard the term “Employee Voice” brought up in several conversations lately. The employee engagement landscape is shifting, and strategic HR pros are looking for more agile tools that allow them to truly tap into the value of their most important asset: their people. And that’s a worthwhile goal. On average, American workers will spend 90,000 hours of their lives at work.

Test Reliability: What Is It, and Why Is It Important?

Criteria Corp

Any HR leader, hiring manager, or recruiter who is interested in using pre-employment tests knows how important is to tests that are validated. After all, the goal of using pre-employment tests is to drive better hiring decisions, which in turn lead to better performance outcomes across the entire organization. The validation process provides the backbone for a test’s ability to predict and drive these positive outcomes. predictive validity reliability

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.

Managing a business in a recession: 5 strategies


Like spring, summer, fall and winter, an economic recession is a natural stage of an (economic) life cycle. And much like how any season can produce extreme weather, managing a business in a recession can present unique challenges for business owners and employees. The United States economy is complex and comprised of many industries. Its growth is measured by a number called gross domestic product (GDP).

House Passes Legislation to Restrict Employer Use of Wage History Information


On March 27th, the House of Representatives passed HR 7 , the “Paycheck Fairness Act,” by a vote of 242 to 187. The bill includes several provisions intended to promote gender pay equity in the workplace. Section 10 of the bill would amend the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to restrict the ability of covered employers to consider wage history information during the hiring process.

Key Findings from the 2019 L&D Tools and Technologies Research

Rallyware for Human Resources

The new realities of the digital workplace have rekindled the evolution of learning and work. Rallyware’s annual research in L&D trends, covering 14 industries across North America and Europe, traced changes in the way businesses adapt to the Future of Work. The 2019 study revealed a number of talent development trends, challenges, and tools used by successful companies to solve them. 58% of L&D professionals indicated boosting performance through training to be the #1 challenge.

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What Are Your Biggest Background Check Problems For Your Camp?

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

Just in the last 2 years, FCRA lawsuits have tripled for not following strict guidelines based on FCRA compliancy law. So what are your biggest issues? Read the 4 main solutions we came up with below. In 2011, the American Camp Association (ACA) updated its accreditation criteria to include Standard HR4-B. In a nutshell, this standard mandates compulsory background checks for all camp staff and volunteers who are 18 years and above.

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.

21 Inspiring Workplace Quotes


Use these inspiring and motivational workplace quotes to shape and promote a positive, encouraging company culture. We gathered the best quotes on positive work attitude, innovation, employee engagement, leadership, company culture, recruitment and business success. Read More. Culture and People

Webinar Recap: Leverage Technology to Boost Employee Engagement and Productivity


Hireology Co-Founder and CEO, Adam Robinson, recently hosted a webinar with Automotive News , focused on keeping employees engaged and productive post-hire. Continue reading to learn more about the webinar and watch the full recording. Given the historically low unemployment rate, today’s hiring market is more challenging than ever before. And once you secure top talent, it’s critical that time and money invested in attracting and hiring is not lost in the transition from candidate to employee.

What's Missing from Your Employee Learning and Development Plan

Quantum Workplace

Assigning “development dollars” has become a popular practice in recent years as more organizations donate part of the budget to pay for employees to attend conferences, buy books, take online courses, and more. This is a great practice that helps develop employees and shows the organization cares about their future. But you’re not maximizing the value of those dollars if the learning is constrained to the single employee.

U.K.-based Natural HR secures $326K USD for its HRIS


There’s a growing list of core HCM tech targeting the middle-market. It’s made up of firms like Natural HR and international players targeting market. While a $326K round of funding sounds like an Angel or Seed round, Natural HR has been at it for 10 years and boasts customers in 89 countries. Just in time […]. The post U.K.-based based Natural HR secures $326K USD for its HRIS appeared first on HRWins by LAROCQUE, LLC. HCM HR VC Deals HRIS venture capital

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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.

The Time I Launched A New Business The Same Week My Son Was Born


Originally published on Inc Magazine’s Process Playbook column by Chris Ronzio As entrepreneurs, we have the luxury of building our business around our lives, our hobbies, or even the terrifying prospect of fatherhood. Like most entrepreneurs, my business model has taken a few twists and turns over the years. But, looking back, the two moments that had … Continue reading. The post The Time I Launched A New Business The Same Week My Son Was Born appeared first on Trainual.


France-based Agorize raises $14.5 million USD to Connect Students, Developers, & Startup Talent With Big Brands


If you’re a big brand going through a digital transformation (which is 99% of big brands right now) open innovation challenges are a great way to do two things: solve business problems and develop an incredible pipeline of talent. Agorize is a new marketplace that is connecting students, developers, and startups with those big brands. […]. The post France-based Agorize raises $14.5

Improve Your Company Culture Using Data

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Peter Drucker, the legendary management consultant, once famously said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”. What is culture though exactly? It has many different definitions based on who you ask, but the value in making it part of your strategy and decision-making is undeniable. According to Culture IQ : 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct workplace culture is important to business success.

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