Fri.Dec 07, 2018

#WorkTrends: Diversity in Practice


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.

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.

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.


Technology’s impact on knowledge management

Bersin with Deloitte

The future of work is being shaped by three key forces. As technological advances of cognitive AI, machine learning, and everything-as-a-service become more integrated into the fabric of business the very nature of the workforce, work and workplace are rapidly evolving.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Reducing Costs and Improving Lives


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

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Reducing Costs and Improving Lives


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

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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.

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.

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

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.

Meet Namely: Julie Zhang


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.

How to Create an Employee Rewards Calendar | Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

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Win the war for talent: 7 perks job candidates say they want

HR Morning

Every HR pro’s been here before: You find a candidate with all the right qualifications, only to have them slip away right before closing the deal. . After having done your best to woo them and offer a strong salary, you can be left scratching your head, wondering what you could’ve done differently.

How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling


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.

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.

How Your Strategy is Stunting Your High-Volume Recruiting


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

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


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+.

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.

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.

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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.

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


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.

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.

Hacking the Onboarding Process to Provide a Positive Employee Experience


It's critically important for employers to provide a positive employee experience during the onboarding "honeymoon" phase of employment

mysimpleshow VS. Presentation Tools


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!

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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.

The Administrative Assistant Career Path: Opportunities to Advance


The Administrative Assistant Career Path: Opportunities to Advance. An Administrative Assistant career path can go in many exciting directions, with plenty of twists and turns along the way.

What All HR Professionals Can Learn From The Ecommerce Industry

Effortless HR

You might not think there are many parallels to be drawn between the HR industry and the world of ecommerce, but there’s actually a substantial overlap in the skills required.

Not every offhand comment, slight, and insult is a federal lawsuit.

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: ([link]. Meet “John” the firefighter. According to this federal court opinion , John (not his real name) is a Christian and holds various moral opinions; he also wears a cross and says grace before meals.

Sorry, HR, You Don’t Get Any Friends at Work–The DisruptHR Talk

Evil HR Lady

A few months ago, I wrote an article about how HR can’t have friends at work and it kind of created controversy. LinkedIn went kind of nuts discussing it, with people digging in their heels on both sides.

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.