Fri.Sep 13, 2019

Time to Ditch the Probationary Period

Affinity HR Group

I recently received a call from a client asking what his rights were to fire an employee who was still in her probationary period. It was a good question which I answered with my own question: Why do you have a probationary period in the first place?

How To Improve Employee Financial Wellness


Blog › What Employers Can Do How To Improve Employee Financial Wellness By Insights Team on September 13, 2019 According to a Federal Reserve report, the majority of workers without savings lack access to basic financial products and services.

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HSA vs 401k: The Benefits to Employers and Employees


Did you know that there is a rising trend within workforce benefits that includes supplementing traditional employee retirement options such as 401k, 403(b) SEP and more with a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

3 HR Trends On The Horizon That Will Transform The Industry


As an HR professional, you’re undoubtedly aware that your ability to consistently hit your target performance goals and be successful is tied to a number of key variables—and chief among them is your ability to stay on top of the. Recruitment Industry Trends AI recruiting hr trends

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Most Important Developments in HR for 9/13


The bots aren’t coming for our jobs anytime soon, but another kind of revolution needs to take place as a result of automation, according to a new report by MIT.

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Putting rewards to work in your M&A deal

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Stacey Philpot and Joan Goodwin on September 1 3 , 2019. Many companies are using mergers & acquisitions (M&As) to help drive corporate change and meet business objectives, but total rewards do not typically keep pace with this overarching M&A purpose.

Create a Better Safety Culture Throughout the Employee Life Cycle

Select International

Many companies have safety programs in place, but as organizations continue to set higher safety goals, safety professionals can expand on the systems they have in place to develop an even stronger safety culture and continuously safer workplace. The key to a good safety culture is the people.

EEOC is Not Seeking Renewal of EEO-1 Component 2

Berkshire Associates

In an interesting twist in the ongoing saga about the collection of employee pay data by the federal government, the EEOC announced in a Federal Register Notice that it will not seek renewal of Component 2 of the EEO-1 Report under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).

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The Benefits Of Cultural Diversity In The Workplace

Forbes Coaches Council

Business today is increasingly global, and that's not likely to change anytime soon

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

What Can Football Teach Us About HR?

HR Workplace Services

Professional athletes have never been shy about posting their thoughts on social media. Over the last couple of months we’ve seen a top NFL player and even an active coach, bring new light on its impact.

How to Be Found by Recruiters on LinkedIn


LinkedIn has been changing the recruiting industry. Whether you are passively or actively looking for a job, this is a great social platform for recruiters to find you. Well, that is if they can find you. . To ensure that you are using LinkedIn to the fullest, be sure to follow these tips: .

Social Round-Up: 3-2-1.Action!


The moment you have planned for all year is almost here: Open Enrollment. It's time to put your hard work into action. Social Round-Up


Safety First: Ensuring the Safety of Your Construction Team


Construction sites can be dangerous places. Whether you are working alongside a busy highway or constructing a residential or commercial building, there are lots of people and all sorts of heavy equipment around. In most places, job-related accidents and injuries are nuisances.

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.

Mindfulness: Improving The Culture Of Service In The Hospitality Industry

Forbes Coaches Council

Rather than adopting a rigorous program, it’s often best to start small and demonstrate results

Take the Survey: Berkshire Partners With on State of Pay Equity Research

Berkshire Associates

Berkshire has partnered with to conduct. The State of Pay Equity Survey. We are inviting our clients and other HR professionals to participate and take the. survey. All participants receive a free copy of the industry report before it is released to the public.

What Is An Organometric?

New to HR

What if there were a tool that could help you identify people who “just have that spark“? Perhaps even show you who they should be teamed up with and where to place them within your company? Or, maybe you are. The post What Is An Organometric? appeared first on New To HR.

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Why Your Agency Needs a Quarterly All-Hands Meeting

Business2Community Leadership

See why you need a regular All-Hands meeting at your agency! Holding an agency All-Hands meeting in the near future… or wondering if you should start having them? All-Hands meetings can be a great way to build agency unity and get everyone on the same page.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th 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.

Effective one-on-one meetings – your guide to listening to employees

Qualtrics HR

When the work we do feels meaningful, we’re challenged by our goals, and supported in achieving them, this creates a powerful experience. One of the best ways for leaders to foster meaningful, challenging, and supported experiences for employees is via their one-on-one conversations. Set goals for yourself before you head into your one-on-one meetings. Your actions demonstrate your priorities – remember that one-on-one discussions are primarily for your team members, and you secondarily.

Three Leadership Myths Sabotaging C-Suite Executives And What To Do About It

Forbes Coaches Council

Executives often get trapped in bad habits, stuck in what has become comfortable. But the consequences of doing so can hit your bottom line


Learning to be a Better Ally


I like to think about myself as being a good ally. But I still have a lot to learn. I have relied on my own reality and experiences and made assumptions that other people's experience is similar. It's not. Not even a little.

The Eighth Commandment Of Family Business Succession: Make The Rest Of Your Life The Best Of Life

Forbes Coaches Council

The first pre-requisite is to have a positive outlook on your new phase in life


Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

#WorkTrends: Preparing for the HR Perfect Storm


Think about all the transformations sweeping HR right now: AI, automation, the hottest talent market in decades. Keeping track of it can be exhausting. But if you’re hoping for a break, I’ve got bad news for you: There’s more coming.

Five Ways To Tame Your Fear Of Public Speaking

Forbes Coaches Council

As a certified professional career coach, public speaking has become key in establishing myself as a thought leader, building my client base and helping others to add value to their own careers

HRExaminer v10.37

HR Examiner

How To Hire Great Candidates That Interview Poorly. HRExaminer Weekly Edition v10.37 September 13, 2019. Abhijit Bhaduri and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic join us to talk about a better way to hire.

Slow Down And Hire The Best Person

Forbes Coaches Council

Slow down and take time to upgrade your team with the best fit — not just a warm body


How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.