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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.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

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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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.

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.

Technology does not make Digital Transformations Effective - People Do!

There is no doubt that digital transformation strategies are technology driven; however, that is not the only factor. The human element is still relevant - in fact, it is necessary to succeed in the digital era.

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

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.

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.

#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.

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 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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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.

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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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.

Employee Life-Cycle Sampling

GattiHR

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

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.”

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Pre-tax terms: R is for “Rollover”

Benefit Resource Inc.

In this post, we’ll provide a bit of background about what the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) rollover option is and how it works. We’ll also cover details about when it applies and what to expect in different situations. What is the FSA rollover option? The FSA rollover option is offered by some employers to employees as a form of protection against losing funds in a Medical FSA. This includes funds in either a General Medical FSA or a Limited Medical FSA.

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Refining A Strategy: A Missing Component In Most Strategic Planning Processes

Forbes Coaches Council

Having an effective process for refining a strategy increases the chances of consistent and successful execution

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.