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Company Values Help This Startup Scale Its Brand

Reflektive

The key to effective company values is to evolve them with both a company’s brand and business needs. Serenflipity started as a travel experiment — founder Cara Thomas was off to 90-day solo trip to India and Southeast Asia.

How To Keep Your Team Energized When Exhaustion Sets In

Get Hppy

Most businesses have a pretty firm strategy concerning how to keep their employees engaged and productive on a normal day – and how to deal with them when things go wrong.

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11 Effective Time Management Tips for Busy Office Managers

SnackNation

11 Effective Time Management Tips for Busy Office Managers. Stop me if this sounds familiar…. You get in the office early with every intention of crushing the day, and maybe getting out on time for once. You dutifully make your to-do list, and get cracking on the first few items.

Forget Jobs, Manufacturing Needs Job Seekers

HR Daily Advisor

From jobs and taxes to healthcare and immigration, President Donald Trump owes his presidency to a broad collection of emotionally charged economic and social issues that galvanized his supporters as much as his detractors. Among Trump’s many campaign promises, he pledged to revive the eroding U.S.

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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Improving Employee Engagement is Good for Recruiting

TLNT: The Business of HR

So far this year, the job market favors the applicant. Though the March numbers were well down, so far this year the Bureau of Labor Statistics says more than half a million jobs have been created.

Why Your Best Talent is Leaving and 4 Ways to Win Them Back

HR Daily Advisor

Most leaders of companies today recognize the importance of having engaged people at work. Yet research from the Metrus Institute, Gallup, and others say that between 50% and 80% are not fully engaged.

Why Job Interviews Are Not Foolproof

TalentCulture

Here’s the reality of hiring today: work itself is undergoing rapid changes, shifting to a new kind of workscape that’s digital, global, diverse, leans on automation and functions across multiple platforms — including social media and mobile.

The Increasing Tinder (For Vendors) Vibe of LinkedIn.

The HR Capitalist

When I accept your LinkedIn invite, I'm not swiping right. I'm just doing something slightly less than giving you a business card. I use LinkedIn a lot. I don't put myself out there as a Lion, an open networker, etc, mainly because I'm not even sure what those things mean.

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Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

A CEO Guide to Improving Employee Satisfaction

DATIS

In the Health and Human Service industry, employees are an organization’s biggest asset. Retaining a positive and motivated workforce is more vital than ever to an organization’s success. Too often, executives rely on a cut-throat, high-pressure culture to drive organizational success. However, research shows that fostering a positive work environment and focusing on employee satisfaction can greatly increase employee productivity.

Change And The Uncomfortable Unknown

Halogen Talent Managment

The average length of a newborn baby is 20 inches. But they grow fast in the first month – on average nearly 1.75 inches (4.4cm). If wee humans kept growing that fast, we'd have toddlers breaking height records. Every one of us starts out life with constant change in the first year.

Is McDonald’s new job application process the future of hiring?

HR Morning

If you want to attract younger employees, it’s probably not a bad idea to allow them to apply using whatever technology they’re most comfortable with. And McDonald’s is willing to do just that. McDonald’s Australia — a part of the fast food giant that was rebranded as Macca’s back in 2013 — recently announced it would be accepting applications via Snapchat.

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How Time Off Accruals Can Enhance Your PTO Policies

nettime solutions

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, American employees are working 160 hours more each year than they were 30 years ago. This equates to one full month of additional work.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Improving the Quality of Peer Reference Feedback

SkillSurvey

Most workplace experts agree, the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. Therefore, one of the most critical aspects of recruiting and credentialing new physicians and advanced practitioners is collecting peer references. Organizations rely heavily on the feedback of medical professionals who worked alongside of the physicians they are looking to hire to determine whether their performance will be of quality.

People, not projects

Steve Boese

In between games of the NBA playoffs this weekend and as I was digging through a couple of weeks of 'saved' items in my Feed reader, (anyone still using feed readers?),

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Using Career Paths to Effectively Address Skill Gaps

TalentGuard

Using Career Paths to Effectively Address Skill Gaps. Approximately 10,000 baby boomers retire each day in the United States. That’s about 30,000 skilled workers per month. And, while there are around 8.7 million people available for work in this country, there are far fewer who have the skills to fill those openings left behind by the Boomers. Skill gaps cost the U.S. economy about $13 billion per month. To thrive in their industries, companies must address these gaps.

Negotiation Strategies

HRSherpas

Every day we are negotiating. Whether on a sales call, seeking a raise or dealing with our kids. I recently read James Altucher’s book Reinvent Yourself and he shared what he learned about negotiating from his interview with Chris Voss, the former lead hostage negotiator for the FBI. Chris wrote a book about negotiation called. Read More. The post Negotiation Strategies appeared first on HRSherpas. Human Resources HR hrsherpas negotiate negotiation strategy

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

I don’t want to go to an office slumber party, I can’t get an extra day off before my wedding, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I don’t want to go to an office slumber party. I work in a department of 21 and we have VPs, AVPs, and assistants, and we are mixed gender. One of the assistants sent a calendar invite to a slumber party at her house to all of the women in our department. She wants us to build relationships and she said we also get to act like teenagers but with alcohol.

Employer Brand versus Customer Brand: What’s the difference?

Papirfly

The concept of building a customer, or consumer, brand, has been a staple of marketing for generations. Employer brand, on the other hand, is a concept that’s come along much more recently, the idea first coming into the lexicon back in the mid-1990s. Phil's Blog Employer Branding

Repeat After Me: Just Don’t Be a Richard

Robin Schooling

I’ve had numerous conversations over the last several months that have given me pause as an HR professional. Wait, let me amend that. Conversations that have given me pause as a business professional.

Is It Balance or Work/Life Integration?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Unlimited vacation. Free gym memberships. Nap pods. Such “perks” are increasingly commonplace — viewed as a smart engagement tool and a key strategy in driving workplace culture.

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Who Owns Your Workforce Management Solution After It Goes Live?

Workforce Software

Who owns your workforce management solution after it goes live? Your new system is an investment, one that requires the full-time support of a skilled team. Blog Absence Management Time and Attendance Workforce Management Workforce Scheduling

The Culture Puzzle: Figuring Out If You Fit In

PerformanceICreate

A few weeks ago, I was asked to lead an information session at a hiring event. I was somewhat reluctant to accept given the fact that I too was on the job market.

2nd Circuit provides plan for employers to win misclassification cases

Ohio Employer's Law

In Saleem v. Corporate Transportation Group (2nd Cir. 4/12/17) [pdf] , the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals considered whether a company properly classified a group of black-car taxi drivers as independent contractors, or whether it should have classified them as employees.

How to drive cost savings in an inflationary U.S. labor market

Allegis Global Solutions

How to achieve cost savings amid an inflationary labor market

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!