Thu.Mar 07, 2019

5 Ways Companies Are Using Predictive Analytics In HR


What if you could predict the future? In a business context, such predictive powers would allow you to see and address potential problems before they develop, and anticipate changing workforce needs. Strategy

How to Retain Young Talent in a Job-Hopping Culture

ACI Specialty Benefits

ACI Founder and CEO Dr. Ann D. Clark is a frequent media contributor. Read her latest article below, originally published on HR Daily Advisor. There used to be an unspoken social contract between employers and employees.

How to Break Down Communication-Workflow Silos


It stands to reason than more engaged employees would result in more engaged customers.

5 Rules to Effectively Manage Your Email

HR Bartender

I recently received a note on Twitter asking, “What’s your ‘managing email’ process?” I love this question! Not because I’m the world’s leading expert on email, because I’m not. But I do spend a lot of time on email and I’m happy to share my system if it can help someone out. .

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.

7 Unexpected Employee Performance Management Trends To Watch For In 2019


Without talented and dedicated people, a business is little more than a great idea. While this seems obvious, companies didn’t always focus on employee performance management to stimulate growth and satisfaction as they do now.

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Top 5 Interview Techniques


Discover the top 5 interview techniques employers use to find the best candidate for the job. This blog post is a must-read for every HR professional who wants to learn about the latest trends in conducting job interviews and innovative, creative interview techniques. Read More. Recruiting

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Lawmakers Propose Eliminating National Caps on Work-Based Green Cards

SHRM Resources

Legislation meant to clear backlogs for employment-based green cards would expedite the flow of high-skilled workers from countries such as India and China who face inordinately long waits, but it could lengthen wait times for immigrant workers from other countries.

Time to Hire vs. Quality of Hire: HR Expert Roundtable


Welcome to the third installment of our HR experts panel (here’s part one and here’s part two). Today we’re discussing quality of hire and the relationship it has with time to hire. Time-to-hire statistics are pretty straightforward: they measure how long it takes to hire for a specific position.


How to Improve Employee Engagement By Studying Your Employees


Take a page from Marketing’s playbook. Understanding your employees by studying data about them takes the guesswork out of strategy building, and helps you deliver a seamless, tailored employee experience (much like a customer experience).

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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.

February Created Far Fewer Jobs Than Expected

SHRM Resources

Labor market watchers expected a slowdown of the spectacular jobs growth of recent months, but not the crashing halt the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) delivered today.

How to Inspire Others During Adversity

DISC Assessments

We expect leaders to inspire others – but what happens when our leaders face adversity? The truth is, it is easier to be an effective leader during good times. The challenging times, and how we handle them, defines our leadership acumen.

Gen Z Rising: How This New Generation Will Transform the Workplace

Employment Metrix

Generation Z is the first generation that can barely remember a time before smartphones and the internet. They hold many qualities in common with millennials, but have been greatly influenced by coming of age during the Great Recession.

3 Can’t-Miss Sessions at HR Redefined 2019


It’s hard to believe that HR Redefined 2019 is less than two months away. There’s a lot to be excited for, and we're counting down the days until we can attend all of the amazing sessions planned for this year’s conference.

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.

Communication: The Key to Managing Change in the Workplace

Quantum Workplace

Any time an organization makes a change, it reaches a fork in the road with several differing paths. Do the employees need to know about the change? How should the change be communicated to employees ? Should only part of the story be shared?

New Required Poster for California Employers Starting April 1


It’s no joke – employers must post a new notice starting April 1. Look out, California employers! Another required posting is coming your way.

Why Employee Perks Matter More Than You Think


What do employees value more—a higher salary or outstanding benefits? According to several business leaders , the perks of one’s job are often worth more than financial compensation. More and more, companies are coming up with unique employee benefits that will attract and retain top talent.

To retain Your Customers retain Your Employees First

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Do you retain employees as a critical part of your customer retention strategy? Or, are your (especially) front line employees considered to be disposable? Easily-replaced commodities in a numbers game? I recall a bunch of client conversations I had as a sales newbie.

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.

From transactional to transformational HR: Avis Budget Group


In 2015, the HR department at Avis Budget group embarked on a major transformation journey. Among globalizing their operations and implementing a core HR system, they set up shared service centers.

Tax Tips Every Business Owner Needs to Know


Taxes are something we love to hate, and hate to do, so it might not surprise you that 40% of business owners think it’s the worst part of owning a small business. Taxes feel like the enemy, but they don’t have to be.

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How to measure and improve your employee experience

HR Zone

Employees. Measure and improve your employee experience

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College internship programs: 6 benefits for your business


If you are wondering if a college internship program could benefit your business, the short answer is yes – in more ways than you might realize. Behind every successful business are the people that make it hum. Committed, engaged, caring and eager to make the business succeed, it’s the people who keep the business thriving. What better way to invite fresh, new ideas into your company culture than by recruiting interns who are eager to learn and promote your business to others?

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.

4 Surprising Roles Your Talent Acquisition Team Overlooked – Until Now

Spark Hire

Software engineers, mobile developers, data scientists, front end engineer: these are the “hot” roles companies have been battling for talent to fill.

The importance of feedback in employee development


One of the most central challenges to a successful organization is managing employees. No matter how many training courses you invest in or performance self-help books you recommend, without the appropriate follow-up feedback, employee performance often remains stagnant.

Honesty Is the Best Policy – The Truth About Leaders and Organizational Culture


I recently read in Harvard Business Review an imaginary case study posed in the form of a question: Can You Fix a Toxic Culture Without Firing People? At the end of it, I was nodding an emphatic YES! I know you can fix toxic cultures. But it requires significant behavior changes and vulnerability.

Product focus: What is Cognisess Team Fit and why are more and more clients using it?


If a company is orientated towards achieving high performance and a positive work environment, it is also important to have the right mix of people in their teams. At Cognisess we have developed Cognisess Team Fit: a tool to help organisations create diverse and high performing teams.

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.