Thu.Jan 10, 2019

The first 8 steps in your digital HR strategy


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?


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


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.

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.

Learning to Influence Others


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


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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Key hiring metrics: Useful benchmarks for tech roles


How does your tech recruiting process compare to that of other companies? You may know your own key hiring metrics like your average time to fill or how many qualified candidates you need to make a hire, but what’s the significance of these numbers? As Hung Lee, CEO & founder of

Trademark vs. Copyright: What's the Difference?


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.

Self-Service Data Prep Eases HR Reporting Headaches

SHRM Resources

The human resources function at Berkshire Bank was swimming in information. The bank had data spread over multiple HR systems and spreadsheets that it had to regularly “cleanse” and blend for the purpose of organizational and compliance-related reporting.

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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.

3 Brutal Tips for Making Self-Employment Work


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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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.

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


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.

People and Organizations Mentioned at the Most HR Conferences in 2018


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.

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 Training Leaders Can Learn from a Design Thinking Approach

Rallyware for Human Resources

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.

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?

How to Build a Successful Employee Referral Program


When you see a movie that blows your mind or eat at a restaurant that leaves you craving more, what’s one of the first things you do afterward? If you’re like most of us, you tell your friends all about it.

Learning to Influence Others


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.

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.

Re-Orientation: A Survival Guide for APAC Recruitment

Allegis Global Solutions

The World of Work

Breaking Down the Fair Labor Standards Act


The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) recently turned 80—an anniversary celebration that went largely unnoticed by national news media, perhaps, for good reason.

3 effective management styles


Not too long ago, management was a strictly top-down role with the sole purpose of overseeing the work of employees. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way since then. We can now observe a diverse array of management styles across organizations.

LEARN by Workology Updates: Certificates, Platform and Courses


Last year, we launched LEARN by Workology, an online, on-demand learning platform for HR and recruiting. It’s been a great year full of learning, development, and growth. We’ve spent the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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.

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 […].

How a Life-Changing Diagnosis Taught Me to Open up at Work


In this HR for Humans story, Olivia Small, an office coordinator at Namely, shares her struggle dealing with a life-changing diagnosis and how she learned to depend on her team. For more stories at the intersection of work and life, follow @namely_hr on Instagram.

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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.


Why building trust can improve employee engagement

HR Zone

Employees. Building trust: improving employee engagement

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.