Mon.Feb 25, 2019

A Guide to Properly Onboarding New Hires

Reflektive

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

Perceptyx

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

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.

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Human Performance Deserves More Than a Review

The Aristocracy of HR

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6 candidate experience best practices

Workable

“Candidate experience is just another HR buzzword.”. Focusing on candidate experience will hurt my time to hire.”. “No No matter what I do, rejected candidates will always post bitter comments online.”. “I I can’t measure candidate experience, so how am I supposed to improve it?”.

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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The Role of Video in Internal Communications [INFOGRAPHIC]

Digital HR Tech

Although many organizations have an internal communications team (or person), this isn’t always the case. And when it isn’t, internal communications tend to become a task for 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.

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.

Alameda Joins Minimum Wage Ordinance ‘Party’ in July

HRWatchdog

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.

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.”.

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

Eightfold

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

Edcor

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.

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.

2019 Employment Law Compliance Trends

AccuSource

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.

ATS Systems ROI: Value in the Candidate’s Experience

Workology

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

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

Attuned

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.

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.

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

Wellable

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

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.

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?

DailyPay

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

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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

BambooHR

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.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.