Mon.Nov 05, 2018

Can I Leave Work to Vote? Check Your State's Voting Laws First


Between presidential elections, midterms, and various local elections, there are many opportunities for Americans to exercise their right to vote. Of course, this can often involve the need to take some time off of work to do so.

How to Start 1-on-1s With Your Team


1-on-1 meetings are an essential tool for managers to learn about their direct reports. These informal, regularly scheduled meetings offer a platform to monitor goal progress, discuss feedback, consider long-term career growth, share ideas, and develop trust. However, if you’ve never had 1-on-1 meetings before, you may be wondering how to start the process. SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Guide to One-on-Ones. Here are some tips for your first one-on-one meeting with an employee. . The 1-on-1 Mindset.

How Do Investigations Impact the Employee Experience?


The HR buzzword of recent years has been employee experience, but it’s a natural extension of the focus on the customer and candidate experiences. Typically, the employee experience focuses on the positive elements and aspects of the workplace, but what about the other types of activities that aren’t as positive, such as investigations?

4 Ways You Can Turn the Tide From Outbound to Inbound Recruiting

Cornerstone On Demand

With unemployment hovering at 4 percent nationwide, employers are scrambling to find new ways to attract top talent.

Top 10 Trends in People Analytics

The importance of People Analytics continues to rise as organizations mine a growing volume of employee data to yield insights to support decision-making and drive organizational strategy. Adoption rates are climbing steadily and more mature organizations are increasingly leveraging new analytics capabilities. This article delves into the top 10 trends dominating this rapidly evolving field.

4 Steps to Hiring Executives That Will Up Your Game

TLNT: The Business of HR

Unleashing the capabilities, capacity, and potential of a team or organization is a signature skill of a transformational leader. Executive Searches Organizational Leadership Talent Acquisition Featured

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HR 101: Hire Great Talent, Train Them, Then Get Out of Their Way

TLNT: The Business of HR

10 secrets to hiring talent. Make a list of not only what a great employee will do, but how they will do it. Make a list of the reasons a great employee would want to come to work for your firm. Don’t go after people who are looking for a job; go after those looking for a better job/career.

15 HR Analytics Case Studies with Business Impact

Analytics in HR

It is time that HR analytics starts to show the value it delivers to the business. This is hard to do as people analytics is still an emerging field. For this article, I have collected 15 of the best HR analytics case studies I’ve come across in the past two years.

Internal Hiring: A Clever Recruitment Strategy in a Competitive Job Market

HR Daily Advisor

The numbers are in: It is a jobseeker’s economy. Source: pgraphis / iStock / Getty. Recent data released by the U.S. Department of Labor show that there are now more jobs available than there are skilled workers to fill them.

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Words of Gratitude (#5) to my mentor, Cy Wakeman

Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious. .

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

New 2019 California Labor Laws White Paper Is Ready


The latest white paper provides a breakdown of significant California labor laws for 2019. It’s that time of year again! CalChamber’s employment law counsel wrapped up their analysis of the significant pieces of employment-related legislation that Governor Brown signed into law.

Almost Half the Top Jobs in Trump's State Department are Still Empty

Government Executive

In 18 countries, the White House has yet to designate a U.S. ambassador. That includes Australia, a close ally to America that is beginning to look to China instead. Management


3 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of October 2018

Digital HR Tech

Welcome to another brand new edition of our ‘Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles’. The top articles of October feature a piece on employee engagement 3.0, an item about smartphone addiction taking over the workplace and an article that gives you a different take on the HR dashboard.

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Calm down, everyone: Mindful practices for a mellower office

Business Management Daily

When Teresa Walsh started looking for a new job, she spent five minutes a day meditating. Mindfulness practices keep people in the moment, engaged in the activity at hand, and able to approach demands with greater clarity. The post Calm down, everyone: Mindful practices for a mellower office appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece Leaders & Managers People Management

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2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

The Downside of Open-Concept Offices


Once touted as a powerful tool to encourage collaboration and creativity, cubicle-free open workplaces have taken a hit in the business world as research indicates that they often discourage face-to-face interactions and harm productivity.

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The Problem With Being Perfect

Government Executive

A trait that’s often seen as good can actually be destructive. Here’s how to combat it. Management - Promising Practices

Episode 73 | How this UK CEO Is bringing the Ugly Truth to The States, with Ugly Drinks CEO Hugh Thomas


Episode 73 | How this UK CEO Is bringing the Ugly Truth to The States. with Ugly Drinks CEO Hugh Thomas. This episode is all about Ugly Drinks, the UK’s first flavored sparkling water brand with no sugar, no sweetener and no calories.

EPA Tells Employees It Has 'No Tolerance for Racism,' After Series of Incidents

Government Executive

Messages with racial slurs targeted EPA's African-American employees in recent weeks. Management


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 Advancements in Technology Are Impacting HR

HR Daily Advisor

Technology is changing industries across the globe. From the use of basic-level robotics to virtual reality (VR) headsets, the amount of technology that humans experience is constantly increasing—even on a daily basis. And the human resources (HR) industry is no different.

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FBI and Intel Community Release Framework to Thwart Insider Threats

Government Executive

Among 19 elements is the creation of a new career path for federal employees. Management


A Brief History of Bureaucracy with Gary Hamel


By Sarah Payne —. Often the aspects of our work and our organizations that cause the most stress and friction can be traced back to bureaucracy. Forms, hierarchy, lengthy approval processes – these are all vestiges of bureaucracy that Gary Hamel is on a mission to eliminate. He argues there’s a better way – and it’s called a humanocracy.

We built Spoke to be better than other ticketing systems. Here’s why.


We’re building Spoke on a fundamental premise: we believe business software can be lightweight and delightful. Underlying that premise is a fact we talk about less, but is very important—other internal ticketing and knowledge base solutions are not lightweight and delightful.

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.

One Word You Should Stop Saying at Work


By Sarah Payne —. Everyone likes to harp on new lingo from kids these days. But do you know what’s just as bad as words like “extra” and “woke”? Corporate speak. In the corporate world, we are often just as guilty of latching onto new words and phrases that don’t make any sense beyond our cube walls. In part two of my interview with WorkHuman 2019 speaker Gary Hamel, he told me one of his biggest pet peeves is the word “cascade.”

How Does Your Organization Define a Connected Culture?

HR Daily Advisor

At Ally, we define a connected culture as one where every employee feels accepted, valued, and a sense of belonging. We strive to build a purpose-driven organization that’s grounded in a connected culture and a highly engaged workforce.


Docebo Goes All In On AI

Brandon Hall

By David Wentworth , Principal Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group. Sometimes it feels like Artificial Intelligence is the “gluten-free” of the learning tech world. Most everyone has it in their marketing message, but not everyone is sure what it is or if it’s even necessary.

Getting the Performance Improvement Plan Process Right

HR Daily Advisor

An employee continues to make mistakes that cost the company money. You meet with her and place her on a performance improvement plan (PIP). After the 60-day PIP period ends, you conclude that her performance did not improve adequately and terminate her employment.

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.