Mon.May 06, 2019

10 Essential Tips for Effective 1:1 Meetings with Your Manager


Employees often approach 1:1 managerial meetings with dread–as indeed do many managers. At their worst, 1:1 meetings are boring, tense affairs in which nothing of consequence is discussed or accomplished. At their best, however, 1:1 meetings are opportunities to gather feedback, discuss career goals, and build rapport with your manager. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: The Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys.

How HR is Becoming a Science


HR is becoming a proper science. Between the newfound ability to connect HR initiatives to business outcomes and the explosion of intelligent tools, technology is making it increasingly possible to understand and predict the organization and its behavior.

How to Hire Your First HR Staff Member (and who NOT to hire)


Last week I had a great conversation with a $10M startup company about how to make their first HR hire, and I thought those ideas would be worth sharing here. Many of you are already HR leaders at your own firms, but you probably haven’t given much thought to this idea of starting up an HR function from scratch, and it’s a good discussion to have. Plus, I’d love to hear from you! What skills are most important? What would you look for if you were hiring your first HR person?

How Development Helps Government Organizations Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

Attracting and retaining a skilled workforce long term has been a challenge for a number of public sector organizations. Sometimes seen as having too much bureaucracy and lower-than-average salary offerings, many have been turned away from government work.

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.

Facial Recognition Technology Can Help You Stop Time Theft

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Companies everywhere are concerned with time theft. One of the ways that time clock fraud can happen is through “buddy punching,” when an employee clocks in or out for other employees. Facial recognition technology is designed to help you prevent buddy punching.

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12 Amazing Time Management Tricks That Will Help You Have More Free Time

Take It Personel-ly

Time management never seems easy. So, you create a to-do list, you work hard and yet you never seem to have time to have some fun. Well, this just means that you need better time management skills that can help you have more free time and work smarter. Here are some of those tricks and […].

5 Key Characteristics of the Digital Workforce

Digital HR Tech

There’s a lot of talk about digital HR and the digital workforce. In this article, I will answer the question of what the digital workforce is and how you can apply this knowledge to make better people decisions. To do this, I use the five key characteristics that any digital workforce needs to have.

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What Is Your Management Style Based on Your Enneagram Type?


Raise your hand if you’ve ever given out (and taken!) a personality test for a new job or as a team-building exercise at work. Chances are, many of you have – and with very good reason.

How to Welcome New Employees with Effective Onboarding


What does it mean to feel welcome? While everyone has a different answer to this question, feeling welcome boils down to feeling understood —that others recognize you, empower you, and accept your place in the group.

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.

The Infantilization of the American Workforce

HR Examiner

“I believe we are doing a disservice to our employees by attempting to cover ALL their needs – and thereby making sure they don’t have to be responsible for any decisions other than the few we allow within their narrow job descriptions.” ” – Paul Hebert.

Thousands More H-2B Visas Available This Summer

SHRM Resources

Employers that can demonstrate that their business is at risk of failing without an infusion of foreign seasonal workers will have the chance to petition for extra help this summer.

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Culture Isn’t Contingent

HRO Today

Even though some workers are temporary, organizations should strive to leave a permanent positive impression. By Marta Chmielowicz. In a business world where 41.5

How to Calculate Employee Turnover


Are you looking to improve your employee retention rate? The first step is to understand just how many of your employees are leaving and why. Use this simple formula to get a better grip on the people side of your business and make better, data-driven decisions.

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.

What Is Your Management Style Based on Your Enneagram Type?


First up: If don’t know your type, take the free Enneagram personality test before reading the rest of this blog. Raise your hand if you’ve ever given out (and taken!) a personality test for a new job or as a team-building exercise at work.

Each generation has unique needs; offer benefits to meet them


Your organization most likely has staff on its payroll from four different generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and the newest to enter the workforce, Generation Z. Each of these groups differs in many ways.

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HRO Today

Three best practices to engage and retain a changing workforce. By Lilith Christiansen. The age of digital disruption driven by technologies like machine learning, automation, and artificial intelligence is here, and organizations are witnessing its impact on their talent. Is HR ready?

Cafe Classic: Your Compensation Philosophy is Not What You Say, It's What You Do

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung once famously said "You are what you do, not what you say you'll do." We'd be wise to keep this in mind when considering our organizations' compensation philosophies. I have to smile when someone says: "We've never had a compensation philosophy."

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.

Can Employers Make Direct Deposit Mandatory?

Patriot Software

Many employees—82% of them, to be exact—receive their wages via direct deposit. When you are deciding how to pay your employees, direct deposit likely comes to mind. However, not all employees want to receive their wages through direct deposit. Can you require mandatory direct deposit?

Why I Choose Freelancing Instead of a Traditional Career Path


The term freelancer often comes with a stigma. It’s painted to be a picture of gig work or someone who wants flexibility and craves the work-life balance, but this isn’t the only reason people choose. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Job Search college graduate freelance freelance work freelancing hr job seekers mentorship

Why Qualtrics? – Audrey Cordal – Sales Development Representative – Provo, UT

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My why is culture. Once I graduated college I knew I wanted to get out of Florida to experience new things and meet new people. After researching Qualtrics for my interviews I was obsessed with everything about Qualtrics. But what really drew me in was the culture.

Thinking Outside the Box

HRO Today

Creative solutions to HR challenges can help organizations stay relevant. By Anthony Onesto. HR has long been viewed as a rule-oriented profession for those who excel at balancing regulatory, legal, and employee concerns while also helping companies recruit great talent.

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.

Study: Nearly Half Of U.S. Companies Have A Wellness Program


More companies are providing health and wellness programs, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Facts and Research

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A Step by Step Guide to Running Behavioral Interviews [Free Hiring Guides Included]


There's a better way to assess your future candidates and it starts with competencies. Discover how behavioral interviews can help properly assess candidates for your job openings

Buckeye: Espionage Outfit Used Equation Group Tools Prior to Shadow Brokers Leak


Windows zero day was exploited by Buckeye alongside Equation Group tools during 2016 attacks. Exploit and tools continued to be used after Buckeye's apparent disappearance in 2017

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25 Interview Mistakes That Employers Hate

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At some point in your adult life, you’ll need to go to an interview. Unfortunately, there are many things that can go wrong, especially when you’ll not only be judged on what you say, but also what you don’t say.

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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.