Tue.Oct 15, 2019

What is the biggest driver of Employee Engagement?

The Tim Sackett Project

I got to see Marcus Buckingham speak at the HR Technology Conference in Vegas a couple of weeks ago. I think it’s the 2319th time I’ve seen him speak. I’m not sure if I’ve seen Marcus or Josh Bersin speak more, it’s probably almost a tie.

Addressing Employee Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

BizLibrary - HR

Mental health issues affect employees and employers alike - with proper training, you can make sure your employees are prepared to manage stress and keep your workplace productive and happy! The post Addressing Employee Mental Health Issues in the Workplace appeared first on BizLibrary.

How to Choose the Perfect Human Resources System for YOUR Organization

HR Cloud

What do human resources information systems (HRIS) do, and what benefits do they provide? More importantly, what factors should you consider when evaluating the many HRIS systems and vendors to find the one that’s right for you? It can be a confusing landscape to understand and navigate.

Why Your Work Automation “Climate” Matters As Much As Upskilling

Visier

New research on workplace climate offers important insights for measuring, facilitating and enhancing successful work automation. John Boudreau and Benjamin Schneider share why workforce automation readiness requires more than just enhanced worker capabilities.

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.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Bad Influence

Cornerstone On Demand

In the modern office, collaborative work environments and open offices have become the norm.

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3 Practical Pieces of Advice to Become a Leader I Wish I Knew When I Was in College

Get Hppy

[link]. Being a leader does not only apply to the workplace. I’ve learned this the hard way. If you really want to succeed in life, you need to be a leader. With leadership in your arsenal, you will be successful, well-respected, and inspiring person to everyone you meet in life.

Here’s how to make sense of the dramatic shifts in HR tech

HRExecutive

Influence in HR technology comes from many places, takes many forms and continues to evolve over time. When the HRE / HR Tech Conference team met over to work on this Influencers list , we knew it would be important to consider all aspects of influence. Some have more of a direct and immediate effect on products, while others have a more subtle yet longer-term impact.

Knowing these 5 Building Blocks of the Job Search Can Shorten Your Search

GetFive

Since most are only forced to undertake a job search every few years, few people can count themselves as experts when it comes to conducting a job search. With this in mind, let’s take a look at the building blocks of a good job search.

Q&A with HR tech influencer Jason Lauritsen

HRExecutive

Jason Lauritsen. Keynote speaker, author and consultant. — What area of the HR function will be most impacted by emerging technologies, and why? I think recruiting and specifically interviewing/selection is likely to feel the biggest effects in the long run.

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

How Technology Can Help You in the Fight to Stay Compliant

Namely

Studies show that one of the top challenges that HR professionals face is how to keep their organization in compliance. Working to keep up with the constantly changing federal and state employment laws is particularly difficult for midsize businesses.

4 Ways to Maximize Your Next Training Initiative Investment

Eagle's Flight

Planning a Much-Needed Vacation? Consider These 7 Destinations

Take It Personel-ly

Many members of today’s workforce fail to take all the vacation time they earn each year. The growing number of gig-economy workers are often forced to decide between much-needed breaks and making enough money for rent. When you do get some time to yourself, you want to make the most of it.

Our Take: A Quarter of U.S. Healthcare Spending Is Wasteful

Corporate Synergies

Wasteful healthcare spending is estimated at $760 billion to $935 billion annually. The post Our Take: A Quarter of U.S. Healthcare Spending Is Wasteful appeared first on Corporate Synergies. Benefits Benefits Plan Management Our Take

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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.

Boss’s Day is a crock and we need to kill it off

Ask a Manager

Boss’s Day is tomorrow, and it’s time to kill it. Sorry, bosses. But the day is a crock. Here’s why: 1. The power dynamics are all messed up. It’s not appropriate to solicit recognition from people below you, especially when they feel it’s obligatory! Plus, many offices have started doing celebrations that involve money – employees’ money – to buy gifts and meals.

Governor Newsom Signs New 2020 Employment Laws

HRWatchdog

In 2019, the California Legislature and Governor Newsom enacted 870 bills. Sunday, October 13, 2019, was the last day for Governor Gavin Newsom to either sign or veto legislation that the California Legislature passed in 2019.

No HR, No Problem: Tools and Resources for Small Businesses

Take It Personel-ly

What is HR and why is it important for businesses both small and large to implement certain practices. Human resources, or HR, is in charge of managing everything from recruiting and hiring employees, to payroll, vacation time, benefits, and many other things.

Here’s what employers, employees think about upskilling

HRExecutive

There is little doubt that, as today’s work is becoming increasingly digital and automated , this new environment requires updated skills. Yet, employers and employees alike detect a sizable skills deficit to meeting that trend, according to a recent report. Bottom line, when it comes to addressing future talent and skills needs , America is running at a an ongoing deficit , a view that this latest bit of research confirms.

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.

my male boss won’t have closed-door meetings with me because he’s married

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work directly with our CEO and lately I have noticed that whenever we are having a meeting (I am a woman and he is a man) that he will randomly open the door. I thought it was odd and so yesterday I asked him if there was an issue or was it just in my head. He responded by saying he is sensitive to the fact of opposite gender closed door meetings and that he and his wife have rules. I feel very conflicted hearing this statement and I am not sure how to move forward.

Gen Z At Work - 8 Reasons To Be Afraid

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Generation Z, born between 1995 and 2009, is entering the workplace. What you don't know about them won't make you stronger

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Q&A with HR tech influencer Jen Benz

HRExecutive

Jen Benz. Senior Vice President, Communications Leader. Segal Benz. In acquiring and implementing new technologies, what’s the one or two most common mistakes HR organizations make?

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Why it’s The End Of An Era For The Financial Markets

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Financial markets and trading are no longer suitable for human activities, and best left to machine learning and algorithms. The old image of brokers rushing round the stock market to place their orders or the trading room filled with traders with a telephone in each ear are now an anachronism

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.

How to write a job description (and why it’s important)

Insperity

Are you placing enough importance on the quality and accuracy of your job descriptions? It may seem like a rudimentary – and perhaps trivial – matter but knowing how to write a job description is crucial to the success of your employees and your overall business.

What Does HR Do? 5 Frequently Asked Questions about HR

Digital HR Tech

What does HR do is an often-Googled question. Although the occasionally bad-tempered manager may tout out: “Nothing!”, the reality, fortunately, is different. In this article, we will answer the question “What does HR do”? What’s in? What does HR do? What does the HR department do?

Why You Should Test The Power Of Boredom As A Weapon For Productivity

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Remember boredom? That sensation experienced frequently before smartphones, infinite podcast libraries and seamless access to almost every movie and TV show ever made

Feel Like You Need A Mental Health Day? You're Not Alone

Forbes Coaches Council

Poor mental health is a problem and one that comes at a high cost to individuals and organizations

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When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.