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.

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.

Top 10 Trends in People Analytics

The importance of People Analytics continues to rise as organizations mine a growing volume of employee data to yield insights to support decision-making and drive organizational strategy. Adoption rates are climbing steadily and more mature organizations are increasingly leveraging new analytics capabilities. This article delves into the top 10 trends dominating this rapidly evolving field.

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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How US workers dribbled away $12.1B in lost productivity during March Madness

Tsheets

More than a quarter of U.S. employees watched March Madness during work hours in 2019, according to a recent TSheets survey. The impact on business: a loss in productivity worth $12.1 billion. Here’s how we did the math.

The best employee welcome kits

Henry

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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How Stressed Are Your Team Members?

Extended DISC

On a daily basis, how often do you think your team members feel stressed? Blog Webinar DISC Webinars blogs

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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.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

These are the 5 Roadblocks to a Digital Transformation

HRExecutive

While HR organizations are making progress on improving key digital capabilities, there’s still plenty of work to be done, according to new research from The Hackett Group. The 2019 Key Issues survey , which polled roughly 150 executives in the U.S.

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

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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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

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

How to Boost Employee Engagement with Eye-Popping, Scroll-Stopping Content

SocialChorus

Guest post by FutureComms Partner ScribbleLive. Today’s employees are drowning in a sea of corporate content—endless emails, Slack channels, training manuals, and learning guides, HR forms, company newsletters, and corporate mission statements.

How to Set Corporate Objectives the Atiim Way – What You Need to Know

Atiim

When first implementing OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) many of our clients have difficulty in identifying the most effective initial Objectives. How do we set the right corporate goals” is one of the most frequently asked questions of our Customer Success Managers during the onboarding process.

OFCCP Opens Consideration for Vets Hiring Recognition Awards

BALANCEview HR

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.

#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.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

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.

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

BALANCEview HR

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.

Employee Life-Cycle Sampling

GattiHR

The post Employee Life-Cycle Sampling appeared first on GattiHR. Road to HR Tech

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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.”

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

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.

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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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

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.