Fri.Nov 16, 2018

Do Remote Employees Actually Have Better Work-Life Balance?

Ultimate Software

The short answer: It depends. While virtual employment and flexible scheduling were both touted as the silver bullet to the work-life balance problem, there are reasons to believe that better balance has not been achieved—at least not for some remote workers. The Blurred Line Between Work and Home.

Eight Reasons We’re Thankful for HR Professionals

Reflektive

Turkey time means it’s time to give thanks for the unsung heroes of all great organizations: the HR professionals. Here are eight reasons that we’re thankful for the HR pros in our lives. SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management. You’re Team Builders. You know how to craft a perfect recruiting message and you represent the company at conferences, career fairs, and across the web. You find the absolute best talent that’s out there and you bring them in the door.

Time & Attendance Software Can Help Temporary Workers Get Going

nettime solutions

In some parts of the country, the current hiring boom means that there are more openings than there are workers to fill them. That’s part of why some organizations turn to temporary employees to help them plug immediate gaps. Hiring temporary workers.

Knowledge management: Fuel for the social enterprise

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Steve Lancaster on November 16, 2018. In the social enterprise, your workers are also your customers.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Here’s a Summary of Key Labor and Employment Laws Taking Effect In 2019

TLNT: The Business of HR

As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.

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What Will Immigration Find If It Inspects Your Business?

TLNT: The Business of HR

When University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts was murdered in July 2018, it was discovered that her killer, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, was in the country illegally, with the aid of forged documents.

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5 Questions to Ask When Considering a Flexible Work Policy

Justworks

Federal and Local regulations are increasingly requiring companies to provide time off for employees to attend to their physical and mental health needs, the needs of family members, or the birth or adoption of a child.

How Does Micromanaging Lower Employee Engagement?

BackStitch

Micromanaging is a faulty management technique where a manager tries to control every aspect of his or her employees work. It’s no surprise that the term has a negative connotation, but it’s more common than you might think.

Defining Gender: Employers May See Fallout from Possible Federal Policy Change

HR Daily Advisor

Reports of a leaked memo detailing Trump administration plans to adopt a narrow definition of sex—a change that could erase discrimination protections for transgender people—raises questions about the impact of a new federal policy on the workplace. Source: tzahiV / iStock / Getty.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Stratus.hr Named “Best Business Consultants” by Salt Lake City Weekly

Stratus

Salt Lake City, Utah – November 16, 2018 – Stratus.hr took top honors last night in the 2018 Salt Lake City Weekly Best of Utah awards, winning the “Best Business Consultants” category. The award, which is voted on by readers of City Weekly, marks the first time Stratus.hr

5 Benefits of Honoring Employee Work Anniversaries with Years of Service Awards

C. A. Short Company

It’s possible to become so wrapped up in tradition, we can forget why it is we’re doing something. When that happens, we run the risk of simply “going through the motions.” Sadly, this occurs far too often when it comes to honoring employees for their loyalty and commitment.

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Bullying in the workplace: how to monitor and manage unacceptable behaviour

HR Zone

Culture. How to deal with bullying in the workplace

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How To Be Kind At Work, No Matter How You’re Feeling

Government Executive

Workplace kindness begins with action, not feelings. Management - Promising Practices

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

4 Best Tips for Successful Leadership of Generation Z Employees

Business2Community Leadership

Free-Photos / Pixabay. Generation Z makes up about 25 percent of the population , outnumbering both Baby Boomers and Millennials.

How to Strengthen the Employee Benefits Experience to Differentiate Your Company in a Competitive Labor Market [Part 3]

benefitexpress

We've reached the halfway point of our four-part series in which we break down the top ways HR teams can strengthen the benefits experience to differentiate their business in today's competitive labor market.

HRExaminer v9.46

HR Examiner

Engineering a Better Approach to Hiring. HRExaminer Weekly Edition v9.46 November 16, 2018. Bob Corlett explains how Engineering a Better Approach to Hiring can make it possible to consistently hire terrific people for every role, at every level of your organization.

What is The Role of Technology in Employee Engagement?

Vibe HCM

Top performing companies recognize the positive correlation between investments in employee engagement and driving business outcomes. They also recognize that although there are many factors that influence employee engagement, technology has a key role to play in this equation.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

HR Tips for the Holiday Season

SHRM

Thanksgiving. It means something different to each and everyone of us in the USA. Beginning in the early 1600s New England, this tradition of giving thanks and gathering family and friends with a feast after a season of farming has become America’s holiday regardless of your personal religion.

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How to Attract Talent in a Hot Job Market

The SHRM Blog

With the unemployment rate at record lows, the battle for talent is on. Big or small, every company has to fight to win the attention of today’s savvy job seeker. Of course, there is no single way to attract talent. That said, in my experience, certain attributes are attractive to many.

Why Boulder Consistently Tops Best Places to Work Lists

Bonusly

Being a “Best Place to Work” is a great honor for any company, and this year we were featured by Outside Magazine in their 50 Best Places to Work list. The list is based on how well organizations balance work, giving back to the community, and enjoying the outdoors.

Knowledge management: Fuel for the social enterprise

HR Times

Posted by Steve Lancaster on November 16, 2018. In the social enterprise, your workers are also your customers.

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.

Increasing Trend Independent Contractors Not Slowing Down

HR Daily Advisor

A recent survey by Upwork called “ Freelancing in America: 2018 ” confirms a a trend towards workers moving increasingly into freelance and contract work. Today we are joined by Stephane Kasriel, President and CEO of Upwork, to discuss the results.

Around the Bonfyre: Andrea Gregoire’s Formula for Effective Employee Communication

Bonfyre

Andrea Gregoire first came to understand the principles of effective employee communication on Canada’s Parliament Hill. Today, Gregoire is the President and Owner of Ottawa-based Vision2Voice Communications , providing creative internal communications programs and services, but some 25 odd years ago, she cut her teeth as a researcher and communicator in the heart of Canada’s government.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2019 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2019. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees. Therefore, if a state or municipality has a minimum wage that is higher than the federal minimum, employers subject to the state or local minimum wage law are obligated to pay the higher rate to employees working there.

Aberdeen Marketspace | Forecasting Demand for IT Service Management (ITSM) Software from the Fortune 1000

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Aberdeen conducts extensive data collection and research on hundreds of software sectors. Our data and research coverage includes factors such as: buyer demand; buyer selection preferences; buyer perception of vendors; market share; and a range of end-user and buyer behaviors.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.