Mon.Aug 12, 2019

4 Important HR Writing Skills You Should Master


The HR department is perhaps one of the most important departments in any company, especially in the modern business world. It is responsible for everything from finding new talent to solving. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Ignoring How Employee Ratings impact Your Company Story?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Employee ratings are visible to everyone, courtesy of online hiring sites. For starters, these ratings serve as testimonials, for better or for worse, about employee experience at your company. Second, ponder the stories former employees have to tell about the inner workings of your organization.

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Why Using An Anonymous Employee Survey Is Important


How does someone measure the success of a business? It’s usually thought of as the amount of sales they process, the number of deals they receive, their level of profitability, objectives achieved and so on. These are the typical ‘go-to’ metrics.

50 Conversations in 50 Days: 10 Things I Know about Today’s HR Professionals


Really. I have spent the last 50 or so days speaking with dozens of HR pros (more than 50 now, but the number worked for the title so I ran with it!) and the takeaways I’ve had are pretty incredible.

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.

Why "Unlimited PTO" Is Stupid and Needs to be Replaced with Work/Life Integration.

The HR Capitalist

Remember when "Unlimited PTO" was a fresh thought and really made you think about the relationship employees had with the organizations they worked for? Yeah, me neither. I just did a google search titled, " The Long Con of Unlimited PTO ".

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Analytics in Hiring: 4 Ways AI Helps You Find Non-Obvious Talent


Sometimes, the best person for the job isn’t the obvious one. Hiring managers don’t always have the time to analyze hundreds or thousands of candidates to find the needle in the haystack, though.

Rule to Deny Visas for Immigrants Who Use Public Assistance Becomes Final

SHRM Resources

The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications based on their likelihood to use government subsidies and benefits.


11 HR Analytics Courses Online

Analytics in HR

This article lists the eleven best HR analytics courses in the world today. Getting started with HR analytics – also called People Analytics – is a big step for a lot of people and organizations. Common questions are: Where should I start? What tools do I need? What are common traps I should avoid?

New Illinois Laws Change Hiring Practices

SHRM Resources

Illinois, applicants with criminal records will have a better chance of obtaining health care jobs and employers will soon be prohibited from asking job candidates about their salary history under two new state laws.Gov.

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.

When Should a ‘Temp’ Become a Regular Employee?


Employers can face liability for keeping temporary workers for an extended period. I hired a number of employees to work on a short-term project for me. I classified them as “temporary” and therefore not eligible for benefits (other than paid sick leave).

Form 944 vs. 941: Which Should You File?

Patriot Software

If you’re an employer, you know the importance of depositing and reporting payroll taxes. The IRS requires that employers report taxes quarterly or annually on Form 941 or 944. What’s the difference between Form 944 vs. 941?

NJ has a new ‘wage-theft’ law. Here are 10 things that employers must know about it now.

The Employer Handbook

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Digital Transformation Is Taking Over. Should You Be Worried?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Successful digital transformation starts with your employees


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.

Employees Want Better Benefits, Study Shows They're Willing to Leave Current Job for Better Retirement Options


One of the top reasons small business employees leave jobs is to get access to better benefits and retirement options, according to a new study by Zenefits. Since they began studying the topic in the 1900s, analysts have identified countless reasons for employee turnover.

Is Your Company Primed For Innovation?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

How to tell if your company is primed to build a culture of innovation

Know Your Numbers with Health and Wellness Screenings

Corporate Synergies

According to the Centers for Disease Control , if everyone in the U.S. received preventive healthcare, 100,000 lives would be saved each year. Health and wellness screenings not only improve lives, they save lives.

Success Secrets In The High-Stakes Game Of Leadership Change

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Leadership transitions are fraught with challenges and failure rates are staggering, up to 50%. Most senior leaders are very confident, which helps them succeed. Leaders who are genuinely confident are better positioned to learn and fare far better than those whose confidence is a mask

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.

5 New Findings on Mobile Device Use for Employment Assessments

Select International

As society continues to become increasingly interconnected through technology, the prevalence of mobile devices being used for various purposes increases commensurately.

How to Diminish Employee Turnover: Modeling Elite Companies

Effortless HR

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, the average company experiences turnover at an annual rate of 19%, which can cost each company 20-40% of an employee’s salary in pursuit and training of their replacement. That’s a costly hit.

The Best Books For Women Entrepreneurs

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Creating and sustaining your own business is hard work. Self-education can be incredibly powerful — it can really pay off to read the stories and wisdom of entrepreneurs who are willing to share their knowledge


Personal Development: 10 Activities You Actually Have Time To Do

Forbes Coaches Council

Pursuing personal development can be difficult, especially when facing long days and heavy responsibilities. Here are some ways you can improve your outlook or skills while still accomplishing what you need to at work

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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.

The Best Historical Novels for Summer 2019

Forbes Leadership Strategy

These 2019 historical novels may be set in the past but they have superb business lessons for the present—and future


Leveraging Networks To Empower And Excite Employees In This VUCA World


Volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) has come to define the modern business environment. The rush of technology and the vicissitudes of international markets have organizations scrambling to keep up in almost every industry.

How to Make Your Business Energy Efficient

Take It Personel-ly

The goal of every firm is the maximization of profits. Expanding a company’s profits is usually the result of either of two things; reduction of expenses or increase in production. Being energy efficient is a great way for any business to improve revenue.

An MBA Is Still Relevant, But A Certification Can Provide Differentiation

Forbes Leadership Strategy

In a competitive job market, candidates who are able to differentiate themselves through a certification stand out

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.