Fri.Dec 07, 2018

#WorkTrends: Diversity in Practice

TalentCulture

The evidence continues to pile up: Diversity pays. Whether you’re in the heart of Silicon Valley or elsewhere, diversity at work provides a greater breadth of thought, experiences and approaches, and it’s becoming more important than ever in business. But it can be difficult to move beyond the buzzwords and generate real, long-lasting change. On this week’s episode of #WorkTrends we talk with Amy Cappellanti-Wolf, a diversity champion and chief human resources officer at Symantec, […].

Spotting three Trends of the Trends: Employee experience rounds out the Top 3

HR Times

Posted by Jeff Schwartz on December 7, 2018. This is our third of three posts tracking the Trends of the Trends—the topics we have seen emerge as perennial in our issues in our annual Global Human Capital Trends research over the last seven years. At No. 3, employee experience is just behind the leadership and learning. It encompasses a number of ingredients necessary to provide an engaging employee experience throughout the employment life cycle. Related links.

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5 Office Inventions That Will Make Work Fun Again!

HR Digest

Walk into almost any workplace, big or small, and you’ll quickly see how technology has transformed the way we work. Whether you’re a freelancer, a delivery driver, or a CHRO, one thing is clear: The modern office has adapted to new technology and tools in a number of ways to cater for changes in evolving workplace needs and working styles. How, for example, did we live without Skype or Slack? Think about the Otis Elevator.

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Reducing Costs and Improving Lives

CONCERN: EAP

Substantial research exists about the cost of behavioral health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression in the workforce.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

3 Forces That Are Shaping the Future of Work

TLNT: The Business of HR

A significant shift is transforming today’s corporate landscape. The gig economy and technological advances are reshaping the workplace in ways that have significant ramifications for human capital and talent management. Flexible independent work provides increasingly attractive and viable career options for millennials and Gen Z, while artificial intelligence and automation are replacing job functions and requiring a fresh look at leadership training.

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5 Steps to Managing Your Benefits Program Like a Business

TLNT: The Business of HR

For the average organization, employee benefits can consume up to 30% of payroll. This spend is one of the largest on a company’s income statement. Yet, this area is often the least aligned with organizational objectives. Put simply, benefits are often not managed like a business. That doesn’t mean there isn’t thought or effort put into the construct.

Reducing Costs and Improving Lives

CONCERN: EAP

Substantial research exists about the cost of behavioral health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression in the workforce. Studies show that the personal toll on employees and the financial cost to companies could be eased if a greater number of workers who need treatment were able to access it. While nearly all employer-sponsored benefit plans include mental health coverage, nearly half of those with behavioral health challenges do not seek or receive treatment.

Don’t Be Afraid of Poor Analytics

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you’ve taken any analytics or statistics courses, you’ll have been bombarded with cautions about how analytics can go wrong. For example: Strategic HR analytics Data Featured

Reducing Costs and Improving Lives

CONCERN: EAP

Substantial research exists about the cost of behavioral health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression in the workforce. Studies show that the personal toll on employees and the financial cost to companies could be eased if a greater number of workers who need treatment were able to access it. While nearly all employer-sponsored benefit plans include mental health coverage, nearly half of those with behavioral health challenges do not seek or receive treatment.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

How Your Strategy is Stunting Your High-Volume Recruiting

Oleeo

Recruiting is constantly evolving. While some teams implement process after process and are constantly trying to improve their strategy to find candidates, the layers (or even the pieces) forgotten along the way, can be the very reason for falling behind the competition

Reducing Costs and Improving Lives

CONCERN: EAP

Substantial research exists about the cost of behavioral health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression in the workforce. Studies show that the personal toll on employees and the financial cost to companies could be eased if a greater number of workers who need treatment were able to access it. While nearly all employer-sponsored benefit plans include mental health coverage, nearly half of those with behavioral health challenges do not seek or receive treatment.

MTM Recognition & Bowl Game Season

MTM Recognition

Since 1971 MTM has been crafting prestigious awards for events of all kinds throughout the United States and beyond. We especially love this time of year because many of the awards that we make in our Championship Sports division, are shown on T.V. during the College Football Playoffs and Bowl Game Season. MTM is proud to work with 26 of the Bowl Games in the 2018-2019 College Football Season. Most notably, MTM makes the: . Orange Bowl. Chick-fil-a Peach Bowl. Alamo Bowl. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl.

Meet Namely: Julie Zhang

Namely

When Julie Zhang moved to the U.S. 23 years ago, she had no idea she’d find a career in quality assurance (QA). Julie left China to find work as a mechanical engineer in New York City, but was unable to find a job in that field. After balancing multiple jobs, learning English, and attending night school, Julie discovered a new passion: QA. Now, as one of Namely’s talented QA analysts, Julie spends her days testing new product features for bugs and ensuring every product update has no surprises.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

How Your Dealership Can Prepare for the January Spike in New Car Sales and Job Applicants

Hireology

With the New Year just a few weeks away, your dealership is likely already well on its way to finalizing your 2019 business strategy. And to have a successful year overall, you need to hit the ground running in January. As dealers know, the first quarter of each year is a big quarter for auto sales. At the same time, the beginning of the year is a busy period when it comes to applicants considering new roles.

How to Create an Employee Rewards Calendar | Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

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Elite Athletes and Local Businesses Test Their Talent at the Bath Sport and Business Awards

Cognisess

Bath is full of talented businesses and athletes making an impact in the community. Cognisess became an event partner for the Bath Business and Sport Awards to champion guests as part of their ‘Discover your Talent’ campaign. This initiative is aimed at uncovering hidden talents and harnessing a person’s potential. Over fifty attendees from both events played Colour Switch, one of Cognisess’ scientifically backed games.

Battle of the Interview Formats: Recorded, Phone or Face-to-Face

Employment Metrix

Job seekers are at a premium right now – in fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is at its lowest in 50 years. In a tight labor market, reaching qualified candidates faster than the competition is incredibly important for companies with roles to fill. Speeding Up the Process. Often, conflicting candidate and employer schedules lead to delayed hiring processes. To help try and combat that, employers are increasingly turning to technology.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

Advos

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. FUNDING. This week’s fundings: $70M+. Workato Secures $25M in Funding to Transform Digital Businesses Through Intelligent Automation. 15Five Raises $8.2 Million in Series A Funding to Unleash the Potential of the Global Workforce.

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

Avilar

Predictions about how artificial intelligence, automation and augmented reality will affect the workforce range from doomsday scenarios of massive job losses to nirvana sketches of AI-powered machines liberating employees to perform only the most strategic, rewarding tasks. Reality will surely fall somewhere in the middle. Regardless, the global digital transformation is in full swing and digital literacy is an essential skill for every worker.

The State of Employee Engagement and Why Organizations Have Been Looking at Engagement All Wrong

Employee Engagement Group

Bob Kelleher recently spoke with Anthony Fasano from the Engineering Management Institute about the importance of employee engagement and how organizations have been looking at it all wrong. Bob also provides some tips on having empathy in the workplace, and how by doing so, you can help with the overall success of your organization. Read More].

HR pros might want to keep an eye on their own this holiday season

HR Morning

Here come the holiday gatherings, a chance to celebrate the year’s accomplishments, let the folks know you appreciate all their hard work … and do your best to keep a lid on things as the party rolls along. First the good news. According to a recent survey conducted by Chicago-based ad agency Third Coast Digital, respondents who work in HR were the most likely to say that they try to limit the amount they drink at holiday work parties.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

A Few Things to Consider When Selecting a Workforce Analytics Software Provider

Vemo

Service and Consulting The provider should offer a named account manager that is with you from day one. This will give you a single point of contact that is highly familiar with your program and also provides continuity as the program scales. The account manager should be experienced and serve as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert. A vital extension of your team to truly support success and ensure that all of your requirements are met.

Cafe Classic: Competitive Pay Is Not Enough

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: You may say that you pay competitively, but do you know that for sure? And is it competitive enough? Chuck Csizmar takes a Classic look at this near-universal claim to help us gauge if we have really put our money where our mouths are. You’ve seen your company’s employment ads and heard the pitch from your recruiters: you provide competitive wages. That’s got to be a strong hook for attracting talent. . Big deal.

mysimpleshow VS. Presentation Tools

mysimpleshow

mysimpleshow is the online, DIY software that empowers explanation for any presentation. It caters to users of all ages and backgrounds – no previous animated video creation experience needed! Users are guided throughout the easy to understand four step process: Draft, Write, Visualize , and Finalize, which aids in sparking creativity and focusing on key messages to produce valuable, animated explainer videos. The AI based software is the premiere instant text to video tool on the market.

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5 Remedies to Reduce Employee Turnover

Ascender

This is a complimentary article by PeopleStreme, an international Human Capital Management software company, which specialises in the development of HR and enablement technology to support HRIS solutions and management for businesses. — Remedy 1 – Get the Data. Most organisations do not have data on why employees are leaving and the top contributing factors. Therefore, they don’t know how to remedy the situation and nothing changes.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.