Tue.Jan 15, 2019

Retro Pay 101: Payroll Lessons From the Government Shutdown


The absolute worst feeling that a payroll professional can have is finding out someone didn’t get paid. While that stings for us, it’s even worse for the ones who wake up to an empty bank account on payday.

Using Design Thinking in Your Quest for Impactful Innovation


If anything I bet you are a lot like me where your world is filled with calendar appointments, tasks lists and to do list exhaustion. The endless list of tasks to accomplish and problems to solve. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR Leadership Work change management design thinking innovation

Communicating Your Company Culture Provides a Positive Onboarding Experience


? Having a successful company culture means starting your newest employees off with a good onboarding experience that helps them understand their role, the company’s values, and how these overlap. What’s company culture got to do with the onboarding experience?

Why Workforce Analytics Shouldn’t Start with the Data


One of the most common models in HR analytics is shown in Figure 1. The model starts with the data, then you draw insights, and finally tell a story.

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.

Office Hours: Why the Future of Work Depends on Silo-less HR

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe.

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One Way To Turn an Unexpected Resignation into a PR Win.

The HR Capitalist

If there's one cool thing about my career, it's that I'm surrounded by masters. People doing great things. Leaders. wait for it. leading. Innovation everywhere. And when required, the best people I'm surrounded by aren't afraid to play a little hardball.

Learning as a reward?

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Julie Hiipakka and Peter DeBellis on January 15, 2019. If you believe that access to learning and development (L&D) opportunities in your organization is democratic, this next statement might feel like a splash of cold water: it never has been.

How HRIS Data Helps HR Leaders Answer Tough Questions


From Munich to Minneapolis, thousands of companies have disparate software solutions to help them manage their people, processes, and performance. Many of these tools have analytics and reporting capabilities, however, HR leaders are unable to see data from different systems together in one place.

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Which Employees Should You Invest in? 3 Strategies on How to Make That Choice.


With unemployment low, you need to enrich and empower your company's existing leaders so they'll stick around. Here's how. Hiring

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.

How to Recruit Like the Big Guys on a Small Business Budget


Like any human relationship, bringing on a new employee is part strategy, part serendipity. But for a small business, there’s a third challenge in the mix: your time and budget are both limited. Smaller organizations don’t always have an HR team like large companies do.

Recruiting Events to Be Inspired by in 2019


Whether you’re new or a seasoned professional , one of the biggest budget questions is which conferences to attend to get the most out of every dollar.

Drug Testing of Substitute Teachers Was Lawful

SHRM Resources

A school district’s mandatory prehire drug testing of substitute teacher applicants did not violate the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. Communication Talent Acquisition Communication Drug and Alcohol Testing--Employment

2019 Employee Experience Trends and Predictions: What is on the radar of EX professionals this year?

Vignette Agency

With the new year already in full swing, we have tapped some great thinkers in the world of Employee Experience (EX) to discuss the trends to keep an eye on in 2019.

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.

Crunch: The Game No Employee Wants to Play


What every business can learn from unproductive ‘crunch’ practices in the gaming industry. In Netflix’s “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch,” programmer protagonist, Stefan, designs a “choose your own adventure” video game in 1984.

Honored and Proud

HR Studio Group

I am honored to be appointed Commissioner by the Governor to the Maine Human Rights commission for the third time and sworn in by trusted colleague, Phil Harriman, for the third time. It is with great pride that I serve the citizens of the State of Maine in this capacity


Meet Our Newest Marketplace Partners | Jan 2019


Every quarter, we add a handful of awesome, new partners to the BambooHR Marketplace to make your job that much easier. But we don’t just add any old organizations.

Should Your HR Department Go Paperless?

Criteria Corp

One of the biggest ongoing HR trends is a transition from the traditional, paper-heavy human resources work style to a greater reliance on online systems and databases.

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.

9 Company Culture Conferences to Attend in 2019


When you think of company culture, what comes to mind? An endless supply of snacks, happy hours on Friday, shared core values -- perhaps all of the above! Operations Management News and Events

The Art of Persuasion: An Interview with Marketing Expert and TEDx Coach, Cathey Armillas

Business Management Daily

The post The Art of Persuasion: An Interview with Marketing Expert and TEDx Coach, Cathey Armillas appeared first on Business Management Daily. Are Your Employees Engaged? Leaders & Managers Leadership Skills

Employment laws to watch in 2019


Employment law is ever-evolving, and 2019 is shaping up to usher in its fair share of changes. Employment laws tend to come in waves, with particular themes for each era. Long ago, child labor was common and legal. A patchwork of state and federal laws was eventually replaced when Congress set minimum age requirements with the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. At the turn of the last century, workers had few legal protections from wage theft or unsafe working conditions.

Just Branch


Most of you already know us as Branch, but we’re making it official. Au revoir, Messenger, you’ve served us well. Taking a little inspiration from Beyoncé and Dunkin’, we’re officially shedding the Messenger and simply going with one moniker: Branch.

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.

Shaping Future Innovators through Digital Education

EverFi - HR

Imagine preparing to appear on Shark Tank: pitching your idea to accomplished business leaders and answering tough questions on the spot. Now imagine doing this at the age of 16 on a stage in front of hundreds of people.

Analytics Matter: How Reporting and Dashboards Can Change Your Temporary Staffing Business


When your business relies on people for its operations, knowing what to measure can be overwhelming. Human behaviour can be seen as unpredictable, serendipitous, and impossible to control, but what if we told you that this isn't entirely true?

Looking Behind and Ahead: “Top 8” Posts of 2018


See what blog posts were the most popular in 2018! Even though we are in mid-January, let’s take one last fond look back at 2018.

Open Offices Suck, Annual Engagement Surveys are Dead, and other Lies

Jason Lauritsen

I love CBS Sunday Morning. This past Sunday, Faith Salie shared an op-ed monologue about how much she dislikes open offices. I’ve embedded the video at the bottom of the post for you to check out. She makes a pretty compelling argument.

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.