Mon.Apr 17, 2017

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.

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.

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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.

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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Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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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.

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.

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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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

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.

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.

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

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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Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

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.

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.

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.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

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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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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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!

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.

Close Your Eyes and Think Of.

NoExcusesHR

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.

Top 3 Challenges of Managing Top Performers

Asure Software

All companies hope to attract the best talent in their field, but managing top performers creates unique challenges, from toxic competition to high employee turnover rates and even legal issues.

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.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.