Thu.Jan 31, 2019

How to Handle Toxic Stars

HR C-Suite

When it comes to high-impact recruiting, attracting and keeping industry superstars is hard enough. But that’s nothing compared with drawing the line with them if they start turning toxic on you. It may be one of the most painful things managers will have to do.

How wearables data solves workforce issues


When wearables were first introduced to the workplace, they became the star technology in corporate wellness programs. However, the use of wearables in the workplace now extends far beyond just tracking the health and fitness of employees. Take this example from Bank of America. Workplace Research

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Stop telling employees they own company culture!!

Working Girl

Telling employees they own culture is a bit like telling HR to think like business people. Let me explain that, because it's fair to expect HR professionals – especially those with business partner in their title - to approach problems with a business lens. But here comes the ‘but.’

More Than a Check Box: Why Compliance Should Be an Integral Part of Company Strategy

Cornerstone On Demand

You won't find Heather Bussing's definition of compliance in a dictionary.

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.

Preserving the secret sauce of a tech startup through integration

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Eileen Fernandes , Kevin Knowles , and Britney Sussman on January 31, 2019. The “arms race” for more capable talent has led many companies to acquire startups in order to fill emerging needs.

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The Importance of Symbolic Awards

MTM Recognition

Well-thought-out gifts are meaningful and leave a long-lasting impression. The same is true when giving recognition. What makes recognition meaningful is the symbol behind it. What will the award represent? What kind of story should it tell?

Court Applied Wrong Test When It Decided Worker Was Contractor

SHRM Resources

A trial court erred in dismissing a caregiver's lawsuit against a placement agency for unpaid overtime wages, a California appeals court ruled. Employment Contracts California Overtime Pay


12 Months and 227 Pounds Later, Sometimes Living Takes Losing


The amazing story of how one TSheets employee shed physical and emotional weight to survive. Riley Zahm has been a TSheets employee since 2013, and for most of that time, he’s had a pretty large presence — both figuratively and literally.

Authenticity: One of the Most Important Qualities of a Good Manager

Quantum Workplace

At some point in your career, you’ve likely had that boss – the one who treats every employee the same and doesn’t make any effort to develop relationships. They see employees as means to an end, instead of as individuals with unique personalities, backgrounds, and needs.

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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.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace


On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

4 Ways to Improve How Employees Perceive Your Business Ethics


Employees’ perceptions of business’ motivations and ethics are on a downhill slide, according to a recent Deloitte report. Unfortunately, respondents say what they believe responsible businesses should achieve and what they perceive businesses’ actual priorities to be today just aren’t lining up.

Are leaders really committed to talent development?

HR Zone

Development. Talent development: are leaders committed to it

Digital HR transformation: 3 organizations that are walking the talk


“Digital transformation” is one of those buzz phrases that’s thrown around a lot these days. Often it’s backed by solid action and investment, and at other times, it can seem like an easy way out for an otherwise non-remarkable strategy presentation. HR transformation

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.

How Much are the Best Benefits Worth to You?

Commuter Benefit Solutions

Would you forgo a 56 percent pay increase if you could go from the worst job benefits and perks to the best? If you answered yes, then you agree with a new research from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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A Love Letter to Qualtrics

HR Examiner

I love Qualtrics. Really. If it’s possible to love software I do. I’m Qualtrics Certified. When I heard about their IPO I told my financial planner that I wanted stock, I never buy single stocks. I’m a believer. I was disappointed when I heard that SAP purchased Qualtrics for $8 billion.

Brokers: Steal and Use This Open Enrollment Overview Template Now!


Pat yourself on the back and pour yourself an adult beverage: you just enrolled 80-90% of your book of business in the last three months. Now there’s just one last OE to-do: Email your clients a post-enrollment overview. Or even better: Run through the overview (gasp!) in person.


People Analytics in SMBs: Small Data, Huge Impact

Littal Shemer

People Analytics in SMBs: Small Data, Huge Impact. Taking the first steps on the journey to data-driven HR is always difficult. The barriers may include a variety of issues, including data integrity , knowledge gaps , and an excessive amount of HR-Tech solutions.

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.

3 Steps for Launching an Employee Engagement Strategy


Companies are increasingly shifting focus to employee engagement strategies, as data has shown higher staff retention and productivity linked with higher staff engagement rates. Employee Engagement TINYcon Company Culture leadership skills corporate culture HR Recruiting Leadership Buy-In

The Latest Global Talent Trends from @LinkedIn

The Tim Sackett Project

LinkedIn recently released their 2019 Global Talent Trends and it’s loaded with great data for HR and TA Pros! Take a look at the Top 4: 91% believe that “Soft Skills” is the biggest trend in the future of work! Really!? Can we discuss this?!

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Rest Assured, Our February 21 Webinar Provides Clarity


Live webinar is mobile-optimized for viewing on tablets or smartphones. Think it’s OK in California if a nonexempt employee occasionally misses a meal break or takes a late lunch? What about letting that employee combine the two required 10-minute rest breaks?

my coworker doesn’t want me to have a communal candy dish because of temptation

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I keep a candy dish on my desk – have done so for years. It’s communal. I often fill it. Others contribute. It sits alongside some Aleeve and Tums that are also communal. Lots of people express happiness that it is there. Many people say they enjoy the candy. It can go long stretches being empty. The last few weeks it’s been filled with chocolate kisses.

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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.

Reactive vs. Proactive Recruitment Strategy - Why It Always Pays To Be Proactive

What is the Employee Experience of not being Entirely Incorrect?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

What happens to employee experience when they are not entirely incorrect? When employees propose solutions, modifications to processes or requests for increased budgets? Is there stakeholder pushback or are employees encouraged to be more curious and inquisitive?

Protect The Details of Your Data With Kintone's Nitty-Gritty Permission Controls


Sensitive information and software don’t always go together. Many database solutions don’t give their users the ability to track and monitor data on a granular level. Kintone does. Operations Management

Recruiter Job Description [Template]


Job descriptions are really the foundation of effective hiring. They provide insights on the job role and help set expectations on the requirements of the job opening for a role like HR Coordinator. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR hr basics job description recruiter job description

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.