Fri.Feb 16, 2018

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

The State of the Union on Wokeness

The Aristocracy of HR

000010000000 This week’s theme for #BlackBlogsMatter is “The Tao of Woke” As a result, I decided to speak about the state of “wokeness” and what it should mean for you as we continue to navigate difficult themes around race relations and society.

5 Ways to Demonstrate Company Culture to Customers

Get Hppy

Your company culture affects everything from employee engagement to growth and brand perception. At first glance, it might seem like something relevant only to employees and leaders. After all, customers only see what’s on your website, right? Well, not exactly.

It’s Time to Hire a Different Kind of HR Leader

TLNT: The Business of HR

Last month, I spoke with a former human resources director who had recently quit her high-paying job at a large company where she felt required to treat people with suspicion, devoid of dignity. She simply couldn’t take it anymore. HR Management Strategic HR Featured

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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Everything You Wanted to Know About Pulse Surveys

TLNT: The Business of HR

Many organizations and survey software providers use the terms “employee pulse surveys” and “always-on survey” (or variations of always-on, such as “continuous feedback” or “real-time feedback”) interchangeably.

Taking the Buzz Word Out of Bias

HR Daily Advisor

Bias continues to be a big topic in diversity and inclusion, but there is more to culture change and changing mind-set than taking a test on bias.

HR Capitalist Definitions: "Battlefield Promotion"

The HR Capitalist

Business slang - it's everywhere. Sometimes you need an interpreter, someone to tell you not to drink the tap water, etc. I'm here to help, at least on the talent side.

#6Things: Dating, Linda, and Public Policy

marenated HR

I am out of time people but there were so many cool things I stumbled on this week, starting with… Dating and Recruitment are like Peas and Carrots. And our industry’s PR sensation Miss Lisa Holden (formerly of Glassdoor, currently at Entelo) is showing us that anything we can do, she can do better with an awesome piece in POPSugar! How to gracefully exit a bad date is a) awesome and b) could be applicable to a crummy interview! POPSugar ).

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.

Podcast Interview with Kristen Harcourt: Developing New Talent

HR Gazette

How to Develop Leaders and Bring Through the Next Generation of Sales Talent. In the latest episode from the CPSA Recruitment and Talent show guest Kristen Harcourt offers insights into ways companies can develop Sales-focused execs. . Kristen and host Kevin W.

The Inability to Respond


As Human Resources leaders, we care deeply about leadership competencies in two ways: - The first, is putting forth the effort to identify, develop, and implement them. - The second, which is BY FAR the one we immediately forget, is to hold our leaders accountable to live up to those competencies.

An employee’s bad tweets lead New York Times to fire her on the same day it announced her hiring.

The Employer Handbook

By No machine-readable author provided. Moberg assumed (based on copyright claims). Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons At least she didn’t have too many personal belongings to pack up. Too soon?).

Informal, Online Learning: The Half-Truths That Undermine Success

Halogen Talent Managment

If you’re like many organizations, you’re exploring the possibilities associated with informal, online learning. After all, the promises associated with this instructional delivery strategy are exciting. Greater reach. Consistent messaging. Tracking and monitoring. Cost savings. Ability to scale.

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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.

6th Circuit Shows Fine Line Between Exempt and Nonexempt Duties

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently held that employees were sometimes exempt from receiving overtime but were not exempt other times.

Job candidates scheduling interviews without involving HR? There’s an app for that

HR Morning

Instead of HR and recruiters wading through a sea of applications, imagine job candidates being able to schedule an in-person interview as soon as they apply. To fill 80,000 positions, Home Depot is doing just that. More candidates. The home improvement retailer introduced an app that allows job seekers to view openings, apply and set up an interview, all from the convenience of their phone, at any time. Home Depot also introduced a Text-to-Apply feature.

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Pretextual Failure to Promote Produce Worker Is a Recipe for Disaster

HR Daily Advisor

HR professionals are all too familiar with the McDonnell-Douglas burden-shifting standard for establishing discrimination from circumstantial evidence.

How to Get Your Email Under Control


Inbox zero — is it a faraway dream, or a reachable goal? Getting your email under control can feel like […]. The post How to Get Your Email Under Control appeared first on TalentCulture. Workplace Culture and Innovation email productivity work hacks

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!

incorporating high-quality wellness programs into your corporate culture

O.C. Tanner

Did you know that only 58 percent of employees say their job allows them to balance their work and personal life, and as much as 40 percent agree that their job creates a great deal of negative stress in their life?

Cafe Classic: Do You Know What Your Salary Ranges Mean?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: In today's Classic, Margaret O'Hanlon asks an important question about one of the central elements of most organization's compensation program. Do you know? 've ve been worrying about salary ranges lately. It's not an OCD fixation but it may be an existential crisis.

#RedBranchWeekly: How HR is Changing

marenated HR

By Stevie Howard: If you’re in the HR world, you know better than anyone that trends and technology are always changing. This is especially true as AI, diversity and more are being all the more prominent in everyday tasks. So, how can you keep up?

BWB (Blogging While Black)


2011, that’s when I started my first blog the now defunct “CostOfWork”. Back then I didn’t even know what a blog was. I also didn’t know what I was doing. My first few articles stunk! Wait, I am talking to black people, it “stank”.

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.

Private Equity CFOs Rank Operational Efficiency as Top Priority, but Take Varied Approaches to Achieve It

HR Daily Advisor

Private equity chief financial officers (CFOs), facing pressures including increased investor scrutiny and intensifying market competition, are seeking operational success via different pathways, according to the EY 2018 Global Private Equity CFO survey, Operational excellence: one path or many?

Insight Matter: Disrupt The Workforce With Digital Transformation (Part 1)


The state of talent in the digital age is lacking – the demand is outstripping the supply. Businesses are investing in technology (e.g., mobile, social, and AI) to have a competitive edge, but they are missing the story about talent.

#WorkTrends Recap: The Secret to Conflict Without Casualties


Every team needs a little healthy conflict. That’s not the kind of thing any HR leader would want to put […]. The post #WorkTrends Recap: The Secret to Conflict Without Casualties appeared first on TalentCulture. WorkTrend Recaps compassion conflict


Managing the Workforce Time Easily and Accurately


In the global economy, we find employees working in various locations. Whether employees work at the corporate headquarters, from home, or at a client business site, they all need to accurately and efficiently track and report their work hours.

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.

How the Job Applicant Experience Can Make or Break Your Business Success


The unemployment rate is at a 16-year low and today’s job seekers have countless job opportunities at the tips of their fingers, making the hiring market extremely competitive for employers hoping to secure top talent.

The Point of Tech is to Solve Problems

Jeff Waldman

The title says it all, doesn’t it? I think we tend to forget the fact that using a new tool is supposed to help alleviate something, solve a problem, make a process better, and so forth.

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Future Friday: Merging AI and workers

OmegaHR Solutions

We need to be prepared to work in concert with developing AI. For those of you that are frightened by the prospect of a robotic future, where your job, even your life has been taken over by artificial intelligence you can relax.

Employer Branding Videos – Why They Should Be a Part of Your Strategy

Blu Ivy Group

We recently posted an Employer Branding Trends Report and one of those trends is e mployer branding videos – Blu Ivy is seeing a large increase in clients who are making the investment in video content. .

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.