Tue.Feb 19, 2019

The Better Way to Handle Headcount Reduction

Visier

There are a number of reasons that companies resort to layoffs , including cutting costs and unavoidable staff reduction. Navigating a reduction in workforce is a tricky and sensitive process.

Why Vision and Culture Eat Strategy

Ultimate Software

I’m a big fan of Edgar Schein’s pathfinding research into the business and human value of a strong culture. In our current disturbing social pattern of divisiveness that devolves into incivility, one of the surest ways to sink the corporate ship is a destructive workplace culture.

Building a Better Workplace Culture by Managing Conflict – Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CultureIQ

Black History Month 2019 creates an opportunity to reflect on the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the year he would have celebrated his 90th birthday. At the core of King’s approach to address racial inequality, poverty and … The post Building a Better Workplace Culture by Managing Conflict – Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared first on CultureIQ. News conflict resolution culture manage conflict Workplace Culture

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Onboarding: Take Your Process From Basic to Strategic

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a provider of strategic onboarding solutions to drive workforce readiness and organizational transformation.

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.

Cartoon Coffee Break | Onboarding Paperwork

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon.

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3 Trends That Will Shape Recruiting in 2019

SHRM Resources

In 2019, employers will entice applicants by hiring for soft skills and potential, offering more-flexible work options and being more open about pay

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How Can Financial Wellness Be Improved?

Best Money Moves

How can financial wellness be improved? Overspending and credit card debt is pulling employees further away from building savings and financial security. Financial stress is getting worse, making financial wellness programs a critical benefit offering for employers.

What Companies Need to Know to Retain New Moms

SHRM Resources

Re-entering the workforce after a significant time away for any reason can be difficult. New mothers returning to work after childbirth and women who have taken a career break to have children, however, experience a unique set of stressful challenges.

What Women Want: Empathy Mapping and the Candidate Experience

Allegis Global Solutions

We talk a lot about the concept of “ candidate experience ,” and rightfully so. It’s one of the most essential topics in resourcing today. The thing we so often forget, though, is that the experience of every candidate, even when the position and process are the exact same, will differ dramatically.

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.

How to Train Someone to Translate Business Problems into Analytics Questions

Analytics in HR

Analytics translators perform some of the most essential functions for integrating analytics capabilities in a company. They define business problems that analytics can help solve , guide technical teams in the creation of analytics-driven solutions to these problems, and embed solutions into business operations. It’s specialized work, calling for strong business acumen, some technical knowledge, and project management and delivery chops.

How to Ask a Great Question

HR Examiner

Can a giraffe touch its nose with its tongue? We have most of the knowledge of the Universe in our pocket, along with a whole lot of things we may never understand. Like reality shows, overexposed photos of ugly dresses, and tattoos of unicorns in compromising positions. (No.

5 Reasons Why You Can’t Get Enough Job Applicants

Criteria Corp

Companies are in a crunch to find the right candidates for their open positions, and one of the biggest reasons for this is that they simply aren’t getting enough applicants in the first place.

Ep 169 – Inclusion and the Use of Gender-Neutral Pronouns in the Workplace

Workology

As a society, we have grown up with the use of certain pronouns to use that refer to a person based on a male/female and using a singular/plural framework. However, this is changing, and a growing. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. As a society, we have grown up with the use of certain pronouns to use that refer to a person based on a male/female and using a singular/plural framework.

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.

Want to Attract Top Talent? Provide the Best in Employee Benefits: Financial Wellness Plans

TalentCulture

The first quarter is widely known as the biggest hiring season of the year. As you post job listings, interview candidates and narrow down your top choices, you may wonder: In a job applicant’s market, how am I going to ensure that the best and brightest join my team?

3 Workplace Insights from Shawn Achor

Namely

Namely is thrilled to announce that New York Times bestselling author Shawn Achor will be HR Redefined 2019 ’s keynote speaker!

some men in my office refuse to be alone with women

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work for a mid-sized private company that, while not a religious organization, does have “Christian values” as one of its organizational tenets, and has many Christian employees (of which I consider myself one, but more on the liberal progressive side). Generally, they treat employees well, have flexible workplace policies, and overall strive to create a healthy work environment. For the most part, they succeed.

What Are the Greatest Challenges Frontline Leaders Face?

DDI

Being a frontline leader is tough. Just consider the myriad challenges they must confront every day

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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.

Federal Regulators Issue Joint Statement Encouraging BSA/AML Technology Innovation

360 factors

Fintech companies have developed innovative AI based solutions that can help banks improve their BSA/AML compliance measures, but banks are hesitating to experiment with the new solutions.

Why the job hopper candidate may be your best hire

Insperity

Have you considered hiring the job hopper candidate? If not, you might be missing out. The business world has changed, and it’s time to reconsider established norms about hiring. Simply put, job loyalty no longer trumps other qualifications that make good employees. Decades ago, staying with one employer for the life of your career was smart business sense.

Posting an Employee’s Photo Online

HRWatchdog

Before posting an employee’s photo on the company’s website or social media, you need written permission. Can I choose to post photos of my employees on my company’s website and social media page? Do I need each employee’s consent first? What if an employee refuses?

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update: we have twice-daily mandatory group therapy at work

Ask a Manager

Remember last week’s letter-writer whose office was requiring people to attend twice-daily group therapy ? Here’s the update. OP here! OMG it’s been a week. So when I wrote this, I called out the whole week because I couldn’t wrap my head around all of this, and I had luckily enough gotten a job interview somewhere else. I appreciate your comments and the support and advice and I’m going to give some back.

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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 Angry Leaders are Perceived and Why It Matters

IO At Work

Researchers study the types of inferences followers make about angry leaders in the workplace and provide recommendations for organizations. Leadership Quarterly engagement leadership motivation performance personality

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Why putting employee benefits online is as easy as A, B, C (and D)

cipHR

Organisations can shy away from taking their employee benefits digital because of time and money constraints. But, says PES’s Andrew Drake, there’s no excuse for not bringing employee benefits into the 21st century.

How to Equip First-Time Managers for 5 Common Challenges

FlashPoint

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash. L&D Support for new managers and first-time team leads. A new year often brings with it change – change of goals, responsibilities, and roles. Team shift, priorities are made, and new leadership emerges. Leadership Development

Why Your Company Needs a Strong Sick Leave Policy

Namely

What starts as a tickle in the back of your throat can quickly evolve into a bigger problem. With flu season upon us, it’s the most popular time of year for sick day requests. But when there’s work to be done, it can be hard to pick between not falling behind and prioritizing your health.

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.