Mon.Apr 17, 2017

Company Values Help This Startup Scale Its Brand


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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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.

Manager’s Guide to Building Workplace Trust


Building trust in the workplace delivers solid business benefits by fostering a more productive culture. In today’s competitive landscape, some people hold back their best ideas when they don’t trust their managers, supervisors and fellow workers. One report found that the top 10 percent of companies where workers agree that they trust their leaders and organisations are 2.5 times more likely to be leaders in generating revenue.

Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

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11 Effective Time Management Tips for Busy Office Managers


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.

Networking, Development, and Passion: Why I Want to Attend WorkHuman 2017


About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Communication Arts as well as a Master’s of Science in Human Resource Management. .

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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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.

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.

Congress Weighing Comp Time In Lieu of OT

TLNT: The Business of HR

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act , when a non-exempt employee works more than 40 hours in a workweek, that employee gets paid overtime at time-and-a-half the regular rate of pay.

Winning Well Leadership Symposium

The People Equation

If you’ve ever traveled for an extensive period of time, you know the stress of making sure your household continues to run smoothly while you are gone.

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.

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.

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.

From Stone Age to Space Age: Where Are We on the Path to Mature HCM?

HR Daily Advisor

Technology advances as it matures. Before Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms, there were hundreds of start-ups solving supply chain problems. Before comprehensive financial software, there were accounts payable, receivable, and bookkeeping packages.

The Culture Puzzle: Figuring Out If You Fit In


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.

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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Why You Should Handle Your Talent Management Budget Like a Retirement Fund

Cornerstone On Demand

Ah, yes, my favorite time of the year, tax season (NOT). During this season, all of us are thinking about our finances with a big picture view. Part of that picture is thinking about our retirement plans. There's nothing as ubiquitous as planning for retirement. Whether you're just starting in the corporate world or have a very short horizon to exit it, retirement is one of those goals that we all have embedded in our minds.

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!

Review Form I-9 for Social Security Number Glitch


Make sure you are using the repaired Form I-9. Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) informed employers that there was a problem with the initial release of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification back in November.

Why You Should Manage a Talent Management Budget Like a Retirement Account

Cornerstone On Demand

Ah, yes, my favorite time of the year, tax season (NOT). During this season, all of us are thinking about our finances with a big picture view. Part of that picture is thinking about our retirement plans. There's nothing as ubiquitous as planning for retirement. Whether you're just starting in the corporate world or have a very short horizon to exit it, retirement is one of those goals that we all have embedded in our minds.

Just How Bad Is Your Work Affected by Lack of Sleep?

HR Daily Advisor

We all know that lack of sleep can impact your day, and if you’re unsure, just ask any parent with a newborn child! But how badly does sleep deprivation really impact your day? New research from Amerisleep reveals how your work is impacted when you don’t get a good night’s rest!

Why Job Interviews Are Not Foolproof


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.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Careers Site Publisher Says It’s No Longer For Sale

TLNT: The Business of HR

Careers site publisher DHI Group announced it is no longer for sale. HR News Job Boards Mergers & Acquisitions Featured market

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


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

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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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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A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

appreciation digest: employee turnover: solving the problem that comes from low employee engagement

O.C. Tanner

Are you suffering from high employee turnover? Is it a result of low employee engagement? Do you have an outdated or non-existent recognition program? How’s your company culture? .

Close Your Eyes and Think Of.


the most positive leader you've ever worked with. What made them so special? What did they do that made them different from the others? It's Not About Spreadsheets I've never heard anyone say the most influential leader they ever worked with was an expert with spreadsheets.

5 Tips on Communicating Wage and Hour Policies to Your Employees


When implementing wage and hour policies at your company, communication with your employees and managers is key. After all, your wage and hour practices and policies are of little use if your employees and managers aren’t aware of how those policies and practices work or are enforced. Federal, state, and local laws that affect your wage and hour policies and practices are constantly changing. By consequence, you’ll regularly need to review and update your policies and practices and consult.

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?),


New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.