Fri.Feb 16, 2018

Minimize Employee Distractions So They Can Focus On the Work – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

There’s a reason I call Friday articles “distractions”. It’s because after a hectic week, we need a little distraction. And what better way to add some levity to a busy week than with a little humor. But not all distractions are good ones.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“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.

Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

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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.

How HR Can Save Us from Employee Engagement’s #EpicFail

TLNT: The Business of HR

Our attempts to improve engagement have been an epic fail. Culture Engagement Featured millennials

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?

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.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Managing the Workforce Time Easily and Accurately

SutiHR

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.

5 Reasons HR Teams Should Adopt an Agile Mindset

HR Daily Advisor

Two years ago, Paycor’s HR team began experimenting with an agile approach to project management. Agile is a term you’ve probably heard of (Amazon lists more than 1,000 books on the subject), but it has yet to be widely adopted by HR departments. allanswart / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

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4 Lessons from Women Who Show Strong Leadership Qualities

Select International

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The Inability to Respond

NoExcusesHR

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.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

How to Get Your Email Under Control

TalentCulture

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

#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 ).

#WorkTrends Recap: The Secret to Conflict Without Casualties

TalentCulture

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

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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.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

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

Saba

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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BWB (Blogging While Black)

PerformanceICreate

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”.

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?).

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.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

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

SuccessFactors

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.

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.

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.

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?

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

#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?

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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‘Social media isn’t optional for HR anymore’

cipHR

With four-fifths of job seekers researching organisations online before applying, HR can no longer afford to overlook the importance of an engaging digital presence, say experts during CIPHR webinar. Social media is no longer an optional activity for HR; it needs to be embedded in their daily recruitment and talent acquisition efforts, said communications expert Ben Hollom, founder at M2 Bespoke, during a recent webinar hosted by CIPHR. Where is your audience?” asked Hollom.