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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.

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.

Manager’s Guide to Building Workplace Trust

EmployeeConnect

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.

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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The Essential Guide to Recruiting Performers

When your company needs to bring on new talent, it's tempting to do whatever it takes. But hiring just anyone isn't the solution. Download JazzHR's, The Essential Guide to Hiring Performers, to learn how you can create a scalable recruiting process that results in great hires.

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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 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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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.

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.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

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.

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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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.

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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The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

5 Reasons You Should Hire Older Workers Too

TINYpulse

Millennials are all the rage these days and for good reason. They already are the largest generation in the US workforce, according to Pew. By 2030, it’s expected that millennials will account for 75% of all US professionals, as noted by Wired. Employee Engagement

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.

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.

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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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.

Women Empowering Women in the Workplace

Paychex

Women empowering women in the workplace is becoming a cornerstone of how many innovative companies attract, retain, and advance top talent.

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Experts Examine How to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Spark Hire

It is easy for companies to say they offer job diversity, but only the ones that embed inclusion and diversity in their everyday practices are truly diverse organizations. Diversity encompasses the ability to create a workforce that brings an interesting point-of-view to the table.

8 signs you’re a bad boss

Ask a Manager

No manager sets out to be the sort of boss who demoralizes their staff or makes people dread coming to work. And yet, given the number of people who report working for terrible managers, clearly there are loads of bad bosses out there. Most bad bosses aren’t bad people. Rather, managing is a skill like any other, and too many managers don’t take the time to develop that skill. But if you’re in charge of people at work, it’s crucial to take a look at what kind of boss you are. At U.S.

5 Tips on Communicating Wage and Hour Policies to Your Employees

Justworks

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.

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.