Mon.Feb 25, 2019

A Guide to Properly Onboarding New Hires


Welcoming a new employee requires more effort than a quick introduction to coworkers and handing the new hire over to HR to get their paperwork in order. Taking the time to properly onboard a new hire can mean the difference between retaining your new employee and re-advertising the position within months. SEE ALSO: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Age of The Millennial. Employee Retention and Hiring Costs.

Key Drivers of Employee Engagement: 3 HR Executives Weigh In


Employee engagement continues to be a primary concern for HR, thanks to its connection with productivity and employee retention. Engagement

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Take a DevOps Approach to Learning Content Development

Cornerstone On Demand

A recent LinkedIn research study found that across organizations, the biggest obstacles to learning are finding time for it and having content ready at the time of need.

The Expanding Use of Flexible Work Models

Allegis Global Solutions

Today, the full-time permanent position is not the only viable or preferred career option for every professional. Workers of all backgrounds are adopting flexible work styles, whether operating as contractors or working through organizations that outsource their services to clients.


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.

Human Performance Deserves More Than a Review

The Aristocracy of HR

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Washington policy update: January 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Robert Davis , on February 25, 2019. Here’s a quick roundup of recent legislative and regulatory developments relating to employee benefits and compensation. Related links. Capital H podcast. Tune in. Follow us @DeloitteTalent. Stay connected.

Alameda Joins Minimum Wage Ordinance ‘Party’ in July


The city of Alameda joins the minimum wage ordinance party in July 2019. Another California city, Alameda, adopted a new minimum wage ordinance (MWO) that takes effect in July.

Here’s How a Slow Hiring Process Impacts Your Bottom Line


Hiring has always been a process of relationship-building, and building strong relationships takes time. Yet many recruiters and hiring managers have accepted the length of a hiring process as inevitable.

Easing Student Debt Burdens Benefits Employers and Employees


Student debt is something that touches almost everyone in some way. Even if you aren’t burdened by student debt, you participate in an economy that is affected by rising debt levels. Even you don’t owe student loan money, your tax dollars contribute to the federal student aid programs.

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!

To retain Customers focus on People Value instead of Products

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

The people value which organizations and associations bring to customers’ tables influences whether customers will stick with you. Or not. Your people, and their understanding of the intrinsic value they provide to stakeholders and customers, are your “secret sauce.”.

Top 3 Recruitment Marketing Priorities for 2019

SHRM Resources

The labor market has tilted. There are more open positions than jobseekers. How will companies find and attract applicants? By using the same marketing tactics that big-name brands use to attract consumers and create personal connections.

ATS Systems ROI: Value in the Candidate’s Experience


When buying any new piece of software, it’s always important to think about the business case and why your company should be shelling out money to make the purchase in the first place. While most of. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR applicant experience applicant relationships ATS ATS systems candidate attraction cfo experience hiring hr ROI

2019 Employment Law Compliance Trends


The background and drug screening industry is an ever-changing landscape. While there are various topics and issues that arise regarding these types of screenings, these specific trends in the industry require an especially close review.

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.

It’s never too early to conduct anti-harassment training

The Employer Handbook

Liz [ CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons Last week, my friend, Jon Hyman, had a nice post on his Ohio Employer Law Blog entitled, “ If you want to stop workplace harassment, start by educating our children.

Updating the Norm


Making Attuned even more insightful. Over the next several months, we will be updating the norm for Attuned’s algorithms. These norms are the base datasets we’ve used to help score the motivational profiles as well as the base score by which we compare and track engagement levels.

February 2019 Has Been Filled With Blackface, Hate Crimes, Racist Advertising, and Plantation Slave Games… But We Can’t Stop.


You know your Black History Month is going to crap when elected officials are wearing blackface paint, teachers are telling kids to play slave plantation games, high end fashion designers are using racists symbols and imagery, and a tween is shot 28 times while asleep in his car at a Taco Bell.

Viewpoint: How to Interview Sales Candidates

SHRM Resources

Salespeople are skilled at saying all the right things. How can you get a clear picture of their strengths and areas for improvement during a job interview? Communication Interviewing

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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

41% Of Employees Willing To Take 10% Pay Cut For Employee Wellness Program


Employees prize health and wellness, so much so they are willing to take a pay cut if it would mean having an employee wellness program at work. That’s what 41% of employees said in a Staples workplace survey.

Your Guide to Take-home Pay

Patriot Software

As an employer, you are responsible for withholding various taxes from employees’ wages. After you subtract all of the taxes and other deductions, money left over is considered take-home pay. Read on to learn more about what is take-home pay and how to calculate it. What is take home pay?

Millennials at Work: How to Avoid Burnout in the Workplace

Employee Communications Council

Millennials at work and many others all have an idea of what work burnout is but what are the tell-tale signs you or someone else is experiencing it?

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The future workforce: align your employee benefits to workers’ shifting attitudes

HR Zone

People. Align your employee benefits to shifting attitudes

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.

How to Reduce Employee Turnover and Retain Your Top Talent

BizLibrary - HR

Around 51% of the workforce is on the lookout for a new job. Your organization can significantly reduce the number of talented employees who are looking for opportunities elsewhere when you prioritize investing in their professional development.

America Saves — Or Do We?


Let’s face the facts: American workers are having a hard time trying to save money. This visual tells you all you need to know about the percentage of Americans who can’t afford an unplanned expense because they simply lack adequate savings


my boss watches me by video call while I work, how much noise is too much, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss watches me by video call while I work. I’m a 100% teleworker in the research field (very much an academic setting), which I love. The problem is my boss believes mentoring me means watching me via video call as I work. I’ve asked my boss to stop (firmly but nicely), reported it to my boss’s supervisor who was horrified, and even supreme boss stepped in, but not much has changed.

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Benefits of HR Certification


If you’ve ever browsed the HR Certification Institute’s (HRCI) and the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) available certifications and decided to pass for time or financial reasons, you might want to revisit that idea.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.