Thu.Apr 11, 2019

4 Ways to Reduce Bias in the Employee Performance Review

Quantum Workplace

Humans are, by our very nature, prone to bias. There is simply no escaping it. Hard as we try to deny our prejudices and treat everyone fairly, our brains are wired to find mental shortcuts that make processing the world around us easier.

Remote Employees—The Good, The Bad, The Best Practices

PlanSource

When we think about hiring remote employees, we instantly think of all the great benefits it has to offer. Employees don’t have to deal with traffic or worry about parking, they can easily work from any location and often enjoy a more flexible work schedule—to name just a few of the popular perks.

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Why HR’s Organizational Structure Matters

HR C-Suite

The work of H.R. is continuously changing. Not only has the Human Resources function been evolving to become a stronger, strategic partner to the business, but new priorities continue to shape what we do and how we do it. Metrics, Analytics, Workforce Planning, Succession Planning, Job Evaluation, Job Design, Recruiting, Compensation, Benefits, Rewards — these […]. Planning Effectiveness HR org chart Organizational structure

The Key to Happy Employees Is a "Holistic" Corporate Culture, MetLife Finds

Cornerstone On Demand

As technology continues to blur the lines between home and the office, employees are looking to their employers for help striking a work-life balance. Understanding this as an employer is integral to creating a positive and productive work environment for workers.

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.

Fundamental to Work: Fair Pay

Engage2Excel

“Sorry I’m late. I got caught up at work. No, I wasn’t busy with anything or swamped with any important projects. I just had to stay there. I literally just had to be in the building.”. This is one side of an actual greeting overheard at a recent social event.

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Performance-based pay: Is it affecting your workers’ mental health?

HR Morning

Performance-based pay is likely the most common feature of the compensation structures of U.S. companies, experts say. And guess what? It’s also likely to be affecting your workers’ mental health.

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The best employee welcome kits

Typelane

Time to step up your welcome kit for new employees? In this article we went looking for some of the the best onboarding kits for new hires. Below we included inspiration from well known brands as Facebook, Mailchimp and many others to inspire and help you step up your companies new hire package.

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The EEOC just announced its 2018 performance numbers. Here are three things employers need to know.

The Employer Handbook

Aotearoa at Polish Wikipedia [ CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons Spoiler Alert: the Federated States Of Micronesia had zero charges of discrimination. Yesterday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released its Fiscal Year 2018 enforcement and litigation data.

Managing Hiring Managers' High Expectations for New College Graduates

SHRM Resources

How can an entry-level job require three years of experience? And how can new college graduates meet managers' high expectations? Internships and employers' willingness to train new workers may be key. Strategic Human Resource Management Workforce Readiness

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!

#RespectWorks: Ensuring Harassment-Free Workplaces

HRWatchdog

California companies, join this free campaign now! The California Chamber of Commerce is kicking off #RespectWorks , a campaign to promote inclusiveness and prevent harassment in the workplace.

New York City Council Passes Ban on Pre-Employment Testing for Marijuana

SHRM Resources

The New York City Council passed legislation April 9, 2019, that bans pre-employment testing for marijuana by a veto-proof margin of 40-4. Regardless, Mayor Bill de Blasio was expected to sign it. Talent Acquisition Compliance Communication Talent Acquisition Communication Drug and Alcohol Testing

OFCCP Opens Consideration for Vets Hiring Recognition Awards

Berkshire Associates

OFCCP is now accepting applications for the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Award! This award recognizes federal contractors who have made it their mission to hire, recruit, and retain America’s heroes.

Update and upgrade by taking a STEM or Left Brain Colleague to coffee!

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Once a week, take a STEM or Left Brain Colleague to coffee! Yes, I am not crazy. I have not lost my marbles. Oh, and if you are reading this post, and happen to be one of those STEM or Left Brain professionals, you know what your mission is.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

OFCCP Hosts Town Halls for Financial and Legal Industries – Announces Upcoming Information Collection Proposals Among Other Compliance Concerns

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) held two town hall sessions in New York City this week, focused on the financial and legal industries.

Meet Us In Bali For The World’s Largest Remote Work Conference—Running Remote

Trainual

The typical workplace as we know it is evolving, with more and more employees opting to work remotely. And the growing number of remote workers means businesses have to adapt to adequately meet the needs of their distant employees. That’s why we’re stoked to be teaming up with Running Remote—the world’s largest remote work conference—in … Continue reading. The post Meet Us In Bali For The World’s Largest Remote Work Conference—Running Remote appeared first on Trainual.

How Transformational Leaders Build Better Cultures

Business2Community Leadership

Company culture isn’t set by any one person. Rather, it’s something that emanates from the entire team. With that said, leaders invariably set the tone and establish some of the core cultural values.

Foundational Skills that Become More Important as You Rise in Your Career

Burning Glass Technologies

The term “foundational skills” implies that they are something you only use at the beginning of your career. But Burning Glass Technologies research shows that the New Foundational Skills actually gain in value as your career progresses.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

High-volume hiring for startups: 7 tips for success

Insperity

How do you double, triple or even quintuple the size of your staff virtually overnight without making bad hiring decisions ? Whether you’re hiring for startups or recruiting for a larger company expanding a burgeoning department, finding the right people can make or break your business. Time is of the essence, and there is little margin for error. Hiring strong employees is a challenge under normal conditions, and it only becomes exponentially more challenging when a business is scaling rapidly.

Hiring manager says no ‘thank you’ email is a deal breaker and gets an earful on Twitter

HR Morning

Hard and fast rules about hiring could be hurting your ability to attract talent, especially if they seem arbitrary or exclusionary. That issue came to the fore in a Twitter thread in early April. Business Insider Managing Edi tor Jessica Liebman tweeted out a link to her story on the BI website with the long and attention-grabbing headline “I’ve been hiring people for 10 years, and I still swear by a simple rule: If someone doesn’t send a thank-you email, don’t hire them.”

AI and its role in the Recruiting Process – John Sumser at Elmhurst College (Video)

HR Examiner

In this twenty-minute presentation, John Sumser covers AI and its role in the Recruiting Process at Elmhurst College. We’d love to hear your thoughts about this video. Post your comments on HRExaminer.com or John’s YouTube Channel » Transcript.

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What Two Funny TV Ads Teach Us About Trust

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Open communication fosters respect and eventually trust because people who trust one another become people of influence and power. Easy to infer, but difficult to instill. Trust breeds on itself but it can only flourish when people are willing to put it into practice

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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.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

HRmarketer

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. FUNDING. This week’s fundings: $48M+. Make School raises $15 million for its pay-for-performance computer science program.

Employer Branding Strategies from Working at Uber, WeWork and Autodesk

Ongig

If you’re into employer branding, you’re in for a treat. Below is my interview with Andrew Levy. Andrew and I first met in 2012 at a TMP Worldwide/Intuit vendor day. Jason Webster of Ongig/Glassdoor/Greenhouse fame was there too.

Invest 20 Minutes To Reclaim 10% Of Your Team's Time

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Recurring meetings do have a way of sneaking back on the calendar, so every month or so, have your team review their calendars and look for opportunities to replace low-value meetings with high-value work

The Healthcare Recruiter's Guide To Programmatic Recruitment

PandoLogic

Healthcare is growing at such an exponential rate that it has become a highly competitive market. An aging Baby Boomer population coupled with an increase in life expectancy has led to increased demand in healthcare professionals. And, in true form, Recruitment Strategy automation healthcare programmatic programmatic job advertising recruitment

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.