Mon.Nov 18, 2019

The Paradox of Cultural Fit

HRO Today

A structured, values-based interview process can deliver quality candidates while reducing unconscious bias. By The Editors. Making great hires is about recognizing great fit. Most companies aren’t just looking for candidates with the right skills; they want someone who aligns with their culture.

Here’s some advice from the former CHRO of adidas on managing cultural change


It’s been almost a month since the incredible Matthias Malessa spoke with us at our event in Berlin, and we’re still thinking about the insights. It’s been almost a month since the incredible Matthias Malessa spoke with us at our event in Berlin, and we’re still thinking about the insights.


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Your Guide to Time Off Management: Why It's Important and 3 Tips to Manage Employee Time Off Effectively

HR Cloud

Time off management got you down? Without a proper system in place, employee time off requests can quickly become a burden. Mismanagement of them may even be detrimental to your business.

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I just returned from the SHRM Volunteer Leader Business Meeting in Washington, D.C. This is the year-end “thank you” for volunteer leaders from around the country. I’ve been going to this conference for many years, and it’s honestly my favorite one !!

Larry Friedman: ‘The future challenges and opportunities of market research’


For more than 40 years, Larry Friedman Ph.D has been a pioneer in his field. Currently Co-Editor of the GreenBook blog, his career started in academia, before becoming the Chief Research Officer at TNS North America.

Video Interviewing: It's OK to Love It, Just Know S**t Will Probably Get Real.

The HR Capitalist

It's hard not to like video interviewing solutions as an HR Pro or Hiring Leader. After all, what's better than seeing how someone communicates on a basic level with some simple questions before you invest your time to bring them in and commit a minimum of an hour to interview them live?

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How To Promote Your First Book – Best Content Writing Strategies

Take It Personel-ly

So, congratulations on publishing your first book, all the time and effort you invested in writing and publishing your book has finally paid off. It’s now time to get your book into the hands of potential readers. It is time to promote your book.

How PayActiv Is Helping Walmart Employees


Blog › What Employers Can Do How PayActiv Is Helping Walmart Employees By Insights Team on November 18, 2019 Over 500,000 Walmart associates have used PayActiv Earned Wage Access to get money between paychecks.

The New HR Rules: Employment law updates for 2020

Business Management Daily

A new year means new HR rules. A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is absolutely essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. Start 2020 confident you can field questions from supervisors, employees, and corporate leadership.

Employers Are Embracing Inclusion, and It’s Changed Candidate Interviews


Unconscious biases, diversity, inclusion, equality — these are fast becoming ubiquitous terms in recruitment and hiring, specifically when we talk about candidate interviews.

Go Digital with CRM Software to Develop Customer Satisfaction


When someone studies on the internet, it would become quite clear that the expense of obtaining a new client is exponentially greater than the cost of retaining an existing customer.

2019 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Pre-Employment Screening

HRO Today

View the results of this year’s Baker’s Dozen ranking for employee screening. By The Editors. HRO Today ’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff.

6 Reasons Leaders Must Be Good Decision-Makers

Career Metis

“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes, but true leaders are decisive!”. In the corporate world, leaders make all the difference. No matter how well-equipped your workforce is, if your leaders cannot make timely and prudent decisions, your investment will go in vain.

Shiny Happy Employees

HRO Today

Four strategies that help organizations harness happiness in their workforce. By Debra Hreczuck. Some leaders may think that caring about employee happiness somehow means sacrificing performance. Actually, the opposite is true.

3 Ways to Hire and Retain The Right Talent, Faster

Namely - Talent

Employers used to have the upper hand when it came to hiring. But, with unemployment at a record low, there are now more job openings than candidates to fill them.

Mind on Mobility

HRO Today

Short-term relocation assignments are emerging as a strategy to keep younger workers engaged and loyal to the organization. By Marta Chmielowicz. Globalization is raising the bar on mobility.

Dear ReWorker: When Salaried Employees Take Time Off for Medical Reasons, What Happens to Their Pay?

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Dear ReWorker, I have a new (two-months-employed) salaried exempt employee that has been taking between three and six hours a week to go to doctor’s appointments. He says that this will not continue forever and should soon stabilize to a monthly appointment.

7 Best Data-Driven Marketing Podcasts in 2019

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Podcasts are some of the best ways for business professionals to absorb knowledge. You can easily listen to a podcast while you’re in the car on your way to the office, while exercising, over lunch, or even while multi-tasking at your desk.

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Cafe Classic: Increases as a Percentage of Job Value

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: A better way to do merit pay? Jim Brennan lays out the Classic case for delivering merit increases as a percent of job value (or range midpoint or market reference point) rather than as a percent of actual base pay. How many of you are already doing this? How many are considering?

The Complete Guide to Starting A Trucking Company in 2020

Take It Personel-ly

Do you have dreams of starting your own business? Starting a trucking company is a great way to start a business in an industry that’s ready to grow. You don’t think about trucking much until you see them jockeying for space on the highway. In reality, trucking makes the country move.

Breathe and Calm Your Nervous System

Thrive Global

Are you stressed and anxious? Feel hijacked and hyper-vigilant? Our nervous systems evolved to protect us from threats like tigers and sudden danger. Chronic stress and tension are more the norm in modern life.

Creating a Talent Management Strategy – the Full Guide

Digital HR Tech

At AIHR Digital, we write a lot about talent management. However, we’ve never provided a guide on how to create a talent management strategy that helps a business to win in the marketplace.

What we say versus What we want in a Job!

The Tim Sackett Project

My wife always tells me it’s actions, not words that make a difference. You can say all of this great stuff, but if you do nothing, it’s meaningless. I think we would all agree with this.

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Thinking about Quitting Hair Dye? Meet your Guide.

Thrive Global

Sometimes it is good to have someone in front of you, leading the way, saying you can do this. This has helped me tremendously in parenting, seeing caregivers of kids a little older than mine. I think, okay, so that is where we are headed.

Addressing Workplace Romances After #MeToo


Employers can create and enforce a written policy prohibiting consensual relationships between supervisors and subordinates.

U.K.-based Headstart Raises $7 Million To Reduce Bias in Recruiting With A.I.


based Headstart has raised $7 million to reduce bias in recruiting. Led by industry veteran, Gareth Jones, Headstart introduces a layer of A.I.-driven driven technology that starts with job descriptions, extends through sourcing, selection, and the hiring process.

Are You a Professional Story Shapeshifter due to Employment History?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Are you a professional story shapeshifter? Or rock-solid and comfortable in the story of Who You Are as a Professional of Worth? Perhaps you are in transition. Or, seeking your next internal promotion. Then again, are you targeting a new employer?

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This “4-7-8” Breathing Hack Could Help You Fall Asleep in 60 Seconds or Less

Thrive Global

Despite the important role sleep plays in the quality of our lives, approximately one-third of adults fail to get a good night’s sleep every day. [1]. It can be a real challenge to fall asleep when your mind is alert with anxious thoughts about work, bills and life.

The Growing Importance of Detailed Job Descriptions in HR


The fast-evolving legal landscape of employment drug testing laws, primarily with state-specific marijuana laws, has brought increasing challenges for employers. Currently, 33 states [1] and Washington D.C. permit the use of medical marijuana; 10 states [2] and Washington D.C. have authorized the personal ‘adult’ use of marijuana (soon to be 11 states with Illinois adopting new rules beginning in 2020).

Companies Can’t Afford To Ignore Employee Sleep


As companies look at ways to encourage employees toward holistic well-being, it’s easy to focus on things like physical activity through gym memberships and fitness challenges.

Pie-Eating Contest Winner, Psychic Ability: Job Seekers Tout Kooky Accomplishments

SHRM Resources

?Like the character Lily on "How I Met Your Mother," who proudly listed her victory in a hotdog speed-eating contest on her resume, candidates eager to make themselves memorable in interviews sometimes share the darnedest talents. Talent Acquisition

Should You Apply for a Job If You’re Overqualified?


If a job calls for five years’ experience but you have over 10, should you still apply? The GetFive career coaches are regularly asked about applying for jobs when you are overqualified. The short answer is yes, you should still apply. The more thorough answer is that you should do so thoughtfully and strategically. There are many reasons people apply for jobs when they’re overqualified. It could be you want to transition from contract work to a permanent position.

Change Management: The Story Matters Most


Here's a shocking revelation for you.changing how we behave in the workplace is hard. Really, really hard. Yet as leaders we throw the phrase culture change around like we are passing out candy on Halloween.

There Are So Many Advantages to Working With Different Generations. Here Are 8 Real-Life Examples That Prove It.

Thrive Global

Individuals of different generations have so much to learn from one another at work — despite the “ OK Boomer ” meme that spread across the Internet last week, pitting Millennials against Baby Boomers.