Mon.Nov 11, 2019

This Veterans Day, Companies Elevate Their Message Beyond Bagels And Burritos

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Two efforts stand out on this Veterans Day because they humanize military personnel and vets and lend an air of authenticity to a community that, although large in number, is often nameless and faceless to the general population

The Best HR Leaders are Data Driven, People Oriented

UpstartHR

One of the phrases I’ve found myself repeating more and more often of late is this: data driven, people oriented. . When I’m speaking to audiences, I share the story about how I *accidentally* insulted my wife during childbirth to illustrate this concept. Yes, really.

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Four-Day Workweek Results In 40% Increase In Productivity At Microsoft

Wellable

A recent experiment with four-day workweeks at Microsoft Japan yielded an impressive 40% jump in productivity. In an effort to promote work/life balance, Microsoft held a Work Life Choice Challenge in August.

Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. It also appears that everyone, men and women, want to solve the inequality problem. I sincerely believe that we do; however, before we can solve this problem, we must first must define the problem.

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.

WOH 67: Filling Critical Skills Gaps for Today’s College Graduates

UpstartHR

Thousands of students are graduating every day with a lack of understanding of the basics of how to interact professionally at work. Everything from etiquette to basic resume preparation is missing from the educational curriculum, so how can we solve this problem? In this episode Ben speaks with John Nykolaiszyn, the Director of the Office of Business Career Management for Florida International University.

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The Tyranny of Accent Walls In Corporate America.

The HR Capitalist

True story for a Monday morning. My wife said the following over the weekend: "I'm painting an accent wall in the bedroom.". My response: "Are you ###ing kidding me?". She was kind of taken aback by the velocity of my response.

The Simple Key to Designing a Workplace Recognition Strategy That Gets Results

Engage2Excel

Let’s say you have two employees who have similar jobs and similar tenure with your company. We’ll call them John and Jason. John thrives on interaction with his peers and he’s usually the one to speak up first in a brainstorming session.

A Full Guide to Compensation and Benefits

Digital HR Tech

Compensation and benefits refer to the benefits a firm provides to its employees in exchange for their labor. Compensation and benefits are thus a key part of Human Resource Management. In this article, we will provide you with a full guide about compensation and benefits.

Key Accounts Payable Automation Myths to Avoid

SutiHR

Did you ever wonder why innovative and forward-thinking companies would not select robust accounts payable solution? It seems that there are a few serious misapprehensions around the notion of automation.

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.

Save Your E-Verify Records Before They Are Deleted

SHRM Resources

As of Jan. 2, 2020, employers won’t have access to E-Verify records that were created on or before Dec. 31, 2009. Talent Acquisition Compliance Eligibility Verification (I-9

12 Benefits of Getting Great Place to Work-Certified™

Great Place to Work

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The DOL plans to make it easier for you to pay bonuses while using the fluctuating workweek

The Employer Handbook

After a Harry Potter tour behind-the-scenes, some additional London sightseeing, and a Premier League game, the Meyers have made it back to the United States. Unfortunately, since my body is still on Greenwich Mean Time, I’m typing this post at 5:30 in the morning local time.

The Case for Young Employees to File for Workers Comp.   

Workology

The Case for Young Employees to File for Workers Comp. In the United States, it’s normal for young adolescents to start working in their teen years. This is a great way to learn responsibility and. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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.

What are your leadership strengths and weaknesses?

Business Management Daily

No two leaders look exactly alike. Management is too complex a job for one style always to be the perfect fit, so workplaces are filled with a variety of different personalities. As noted by Marie G. McIntyre, Ph.D.

6 Onboarding Icebreakers That Won’t Be a Bore

Justworks

Alright, you’ve successfully found a group of eager, qualified, talented people to work at your business. Congratulations! As the new hires start to file in on their first day, you want them to not only feel comfortable, but excited and entertained as well.

From Quirky Offices to Remote Working: A Guide to Working at a Start-Up

Take It Personel-ly

The face of business and employment is changing. Technology is allowing us to not only change the way that businesses work but also how people think about business.

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An Interview with Jen Vasin of Insight Enterprises

GetFive

Jen Vasin, now the senior vice president of HR at Insight, joined the company by way of an acquisition in 2008. It didn’t take her long to fall in love with Insight’s culture and emphasis on putting teammates first.

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.

Relying on Yesterday’s Business Backstory to drive Business Growth?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Yesterday’s business backstory gets you to where you are today. However, does this history showcase how you get clients to where they need to go: tomorrow and in the future? Today’s businesses represent the intersection of people, processes and interconnected software-machine interfaces.

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The video interview: top tips for employers

Workable

Resumes tell you whether candidates have the minimum requirements for a job. Maybe. But what happens with intangible skills? Or, with candidates who oversell their knowledge?

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How Human Resources Officers and AI Can Make Better Hiring Decisions Together

Eightfold

People are often a little suspicious of automation. . The Industrial Revolution sparked fear in workers that they’d become superfluous to modern production. But the reality was much different. Humans and machines work together, with the former using the latter to improve their roles.

Why Gratitude Should be Everyone’s Top Priority This November

Terryberry

With the month of thanks upon us, we’re all probably booking some flights and learning new food recipes to impress our family. However, what about our work family? An average full-time employee in the U.S. works 8.5 hours every workday.

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.

Quick win: 3 PowerPoint Essentials for any (Analytics) Consultant or Analyst

Analytics in HR

I must confess that I have a guilty pleasure: I truly enjoy building PowerPoint slide decks… It’s likely that Building PowerPoint slide decks is something that most of us did either back in college or as a professional, in a typical office job.

Genesis10 CEO Harley Lippman Veterans Day Message for 2019

Genesis10

As we approach Veterans Day 2019, I’d like to share thoughts that came to mind as I was thinking about the events that will mark the national holiday. Every year since 2010, the Veterans Day National Committee creates a poster to remind us of the true meaning of the day.

Calling All Business Owners: Your Guide To What Makes Employees Happy

New to HR

A happy bee is a busy bee. Without employee happiness, your company will tank. Research shows that happier employees are more productive, less likely to leave your company, and more likely to spread a positive image of your company. Whereas, on the.

The Five Best Job Boards of 2019

RChilli

Employers generally prefer job boards to source candidates. A perfect job board is the one that provides quality candidates and speeds up your recruitment process. Thus, making the right choice is crucial for employers.

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.