Thu.Jan 10, 2019

The first 8 steps in your digital HR strategy

XCD

The first steps in digital HR strategy Digitisation is high on the agenda in most organisations as leaders look for new ways to drive efficiency or gain competitive edge.HR is not immune to this pressure, but the press hype around new technologies, images of sleek, silver skinned automatons fulfilling all our administrative whims, is largely […] The post The first 8 steps in your digital HR strategy appeared first on XCD.

Do I have to pay out PTO when an employee leaves?

BerniePortal

HR Best Practices blog series. Navigating the world of HR can be overwhelming—period. That’s why we’ve created a blog series to answer common HR questions. To help answer each question and define best practices, we have three HR heroes with very different approaches to HR: Bythe Booke, Sam Blackheart, and Peggy Prag. You may find yourself relating to one (or more) of our heroes depending on the given situation.

Ask Dr. Sharkey: Pull Your Team Out of the Post Holiday Slump

EmployeeChannel

Sharkey, my employees and I love celebrating the holidays. Our office is full of spirit and cheer during these times, but year-after-year I notice that once the holiday season is over, our productivity slows and sales are lacking. How can I address this post-holiday slump and give my team a boost?”.

Peer to Peer Learning: Why It Should Be Part of Your Training Strategy

HR Bartender

Co-workers play a huge role in the employee experience. An increasing number of organizations include peers in the hiring process so candidates can meet some of their co-workers. Companies are adopting new hire buddy programs as part of the welcoming and socialization process during onboarding.

Reality Check: Is Your Employee Experience Initiative Working?

Having a robust framework for defining and measuring the success of Employee Experience (EX) initiatives will not only help you communicate the value of EX projects to leadership teams, it will also enable you to identify if and when a new initiative is headed towards failure early on. Discover best practices for measuring the success of employee experience programs - and what you can do if things go wrong.

Learning to Influence Others

Everwise

One of the toughest things to do is persuade others to follow your lead when you’re not their direct manager. And yet, having influence can be an indicator of leadership potential. It can also help you work your way up to manager.

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Looking at the Employee Experience in a New Way

HRExecutive

The employee experience—what employees encounter, observe and feel throughout their employment journey—is an important but very complex topic. One might think that with a decade of economic growth and an explosion of technology at work, most employees would be having positive experiences.

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Trademark vs. Copyright: What's the Difference?

Justworks

Most people have seen the © or TM symbols that appear in the footers of websites or books, or after a brand name. Copyright and trademark protect different types of intellectual property. are two sets of legal rules put in place to protect the owner of specific types of assets.

People and Organizations Mentioned at the Most HR Conferences in 2018

HRmarketer

More than 1,200 HR and related conferences took place around the world in 2018. That’s a lot, and we ( HRmarketer ) monitor and analyze all of them—including every tweet with a conference hashtag—from regional SHRM events to national conferences like the HR Technology Conference.

California Back as No. 1 ‘Judicial Hellhole’ in Nation

HRWatchdog

California has landed atop the “Judicial Hellholes” list again, according to the latest ranking of the “most unfair” civil litigation courts by the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF). Trailing not far behind California are Florida, New York City and St. Louis, Missouri.

How to Create a Business Case for Recruitment CRM

Speaker: Jack Wei, Madeline Laurano, and Celinda Appleby

Learn how to build a robust business case for recruitment CRM with analyst Madeline Laurano. Celinda Appleby, Global Talent Attraction Director at VISA, joins her and shares her strategy for deploying a CRM in line with VISA’s talent acquisition strategy.

Expectations: The Root of your Employee Engagement Problem

HR Examiner

“Expectations profoundly shape our experiences. This is one of the most overlooked aspects of employee engagement.” ” – Jason Lauritsen.

6 Professional Development Targets to Hit Each Month

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

These 6 Professional Development targets are more than the six “things” you need to accomplish or “do” in order to meet your employer’s KPIs. Or, your sales manager’s quota. Creating your very own professional development targets gives you ownership of you. Perhaps for the first time?

Learning to Influence Others

Everwise

One of the toughest things to do is persuade others to follow your lead when you’re not their direct manager. And yet, having influence can be an indicator of leadership potential. It can also help you work your way up to manager.

New research highlights key to successful feedback and performance management

HR Morning

Performance management theory and practice is among the fastest-evolving areas of human resources. New research from corporate performance think tanks reflects recent phsychological insights into the power – and drawbacks – of how we provide performance feedback to employees.

3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

Senate Passes Back Pay Bill for Furloughed Feds, Trump Says He Will Sign It

Government Executive

Move is aimed at “easing anxiety” among affected employees. Management

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What Training Leaders Can Learn from a Design Thinking Approach

Rallyware

When one comes across the notion of “design thinking” for the first time, the initial thoughts that jump to mind might be about a design team at work. Well, it’s partly true. Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works,” Steve Jobs once said.

3 Brutal Tips for Making Self-Employment Work

Tsheets

QuickBooks ambassadors share their toughest lessons learned. Sometimes — particularly in business — you just need someone to tell it to you straight. There are a lot of tips to sift through when you first get started, and let’s face it: Not all of those suggestions are helpful.

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Where You’re Losing Productivity Each Day And What To Do About It

Take It Personel-ly

Most people lose productivity hours in their lives one way or another – but if you know you’re losing a ton of productivity and you want to do something about it, you’re in the right place. Many people admit to wasting up to 5 hours (sometimes more) of time each day. Just imagine what we […].

Sustaining (or Boosting!) Engagement During Times of Change

Speaker: Maria Jimena Cespedes, Director of People and Org Effectiveness, Pure Storage

Join Pure Storage's Director of People and Org Effectiveness Maria Cespedes as she discusses leading practices to retain and keep your employees engaged during times of internal and industry change.

Technology First, Then People: Growing a Small Business HR Team

Acacia HR Solutions

It’s likely that what I’m going to say today goes against conventional wisdom. It may even be a bit controversial. In my nearly 9 years of working solely with startups and small businesses, it is the best way I have found to build a small business HR team. Let me break it down for you.

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Federal Unions Decry Government 'Lock Out' At Rally

Government Executive

Democratic lawmakers, federal workers demand a swift end to the partial government shutdown on its 20th day. Management

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Why building trust can improve employee engagement

HR Zone

Employees. Building trust: improving employee engagement

coworkers only ask me about ducks, adult facts in a work presentation, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. People only ask me about the ducks I work with. I’m in the lower-middle level of food service establishment with a couple hundred employees. Last year, I started a side project where I got us a small flock of ducks for fresh eggs and general merriment. Ever since, folks only ask me about the ducks.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

With 5,000 Furloughed, FBI Agents Group Petitions for Resumed Funding

Government Executive

As shutdown shrinks resources, investigations and surveillance operations are impeded. Management

Make Mental Wellbeing a Resolution you Keep

NGA Human Resources

by Michael Rogers. It’s common at the start of a new year to look at our physical fitness; to make changes to our diet and exercise programs, but wellbeing is not just physical.

What’s really going on here?

hrpockets

I’ve had this blog for many years now, but every year I write less and less on it. I still write for other people (some under my name and some ghost writing), but I’ve neglected little ol’ hrpockets.

Make Mental Wellbeing a Resolution you Keep

NGA Human Resources

by Michael Rogers. It’s common at the start of a new year to look at our physical fitness; to make changes to our diet and exercise programs, but wellbeing is not just physical.

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.