Thu.Jul 06, 2017

A Senior Management Change Can Interrupt Company Culture

HR Bartender

A key theme during this year’s Great Place to Work Conference was developing talent. Are organizations asking their managers the question, “What are you doing to develop talent? And specifically, your replacement?”.

How Recruiters Can Embrace the Pace of Innovation

Cornerstone On Demand

Maybe Franz Kafka had it right: “In a fight between you and the world, bet on the world." The accelerating pace of innovation has humbled nearly everyone, even the experts. Just a few weeks ago this headline caught my attention: " J.Crew's Mickey Drexler Confesses: I Underestimated How Tech Would Upend Retail." You might not recognize the name, but Drexler is a legend in the retail industry. He redefined Gap Inc. in the 1990s and turned J.Crew into a household name.

How To Create A Culture Of Successful People – It’s Magic

Get Hppy

If every individual in an organization understood how to successfully exploit each opportunity they were given, the culture that would be created would produce sustainable success for the enterprise.

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We’re All Biased, But We Can Get Better

Ultimate Software

Like many people, I do all I can every day to value people for their character and contributions, irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, age, gender, national origin, cultural heritage, sexual orientation, disability, and size or shape.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

The Talent Slow Fade: A Case Study of Motley Fool’s Approach to Engagement

Lighthouse

The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial services company supporting clients with stock market trends and information. The firm is based in Virginia, has more than 300 employees, and was founded in 1993.

How To Write a Vision Statement

EmployeeConnect

The driving force behind any strategic plan is the vision statement. This article is an attempt to guide you through the process of framing a vision statement with examples to help you with. A Few Things for Getting Started. This article is a mere guideline to help you frame your vision statement, as not every pointer may apply to every organisation alike. However, this will still provide you the gist of the matter. Create the pinnacle of the funnel.

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The Evolution of L&D Tracking

Everwise

We stand at a technological turning point when it comes to learning and development (L&D). Though L&D may not be the flashiest of topics compared to creating shiny new products, it has risen sharply in priority worldwide. According to the 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report , the issue of improving employee careers and transforming corporate learning was rated “important” by 83% of executives, and “urgent” by 45%. Millennials are particularly hungry for knowledge.

How to Price Comp When the Employee Wears Multiple Hats

TLNT: The Business of HR

In a variety of settings and for a variety of reasons, we see jobs that are essentially hybrids; that is, they cover a combination of functions that are more typically found on a stand-alone basis: Compensation & Benefits HR Insights Featured

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

HRmarketer

Happy Friday. Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Sign-up for our weekly Hot in HR newsletter to get these updates via email. FUNDING.

PayScale Index: U.S. Wages Grow for 8th Consecutive Quarter

Compensation Today

Wages in the U.S. grew for the eighth consecutive quarter, according to the newly updated PayScale Index. wages increased 0.5 percent since Q1 2017 and 2.4 percent since Q2 2016. However, real wages were flat quarter-over-quarter, meaning that wage growth kept pace with the inflation rate.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Five HR and Talent lessons from the first five days of NBA free agency season

Steve Boese

Basketball is the world's greatest sport and the National Basketball Association provides the marquee platform and competition for the world's best basketball players. Being an NBA-level player is incredibly difficult and rare.

The Psychology Behind Video-Phobia

Sparcstart

By Matthew Low. If you don’t like watching yourself on video, you are among the majority. The fear of being on camera is not new, but thanks to apps such as Snapchat and Instagram, millennials are loving it, and Baby Boomers and Generation Xers are slowly getting on board.

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Let’s Face It: Gen Y Still Has it Right

TalentCulture

In 2011, I drafted my first blog post entitled: Gen Y Has it Right. I wrote the post because of discussions claiming that Millenials were completely different from other groups at work. On some level, I thought this was an excuse to ignore workplace elements in dire need of revision.

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Why Interviews Are Unreliable

Criteria's Employee Testing

Interviews have long been viewed as relatively inconsistent and unreliable hiring tools by personnel psychologists and HR professionals alike. And now, articles like The New York Times’ “ The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews ” are presenting these conclusions to a much larger audience.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

IRS Delay in Implementing New Mortality Tables Affects Pension Liability Valuation

HR Daily Advisor

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) delay until 2018 of implementation of updated mortality tables for pensions gives defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors some extra time to prepare for significant changes tied to increased participant longevity.

The Numbers Speak: The Onboarding Experience is King

SilkRoad

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from Alexandra Levit of Inspiration at Work ). . The Numbers Speak: The Onboarding Experience is King.

The ADA Says You Get to Decide What Job Functions Are ‘Essential’

TLNT: The Business of HR

About a year ago, I blogged here about a litigation attorney with the State of Louisiana. She has a “disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act. On account of her illness, the U.S. Department of Justice accommodated the litigator by allowing her to telecommute from home temporarily, hoping to eventually reintegrate her into the office. Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) (ADAA) Disability Discrimination Legal - Compliance & Policies legal issues

Supreme Court just killed this pay option for some: Is your firm impacted?

HR Morning

When the Supreme Court opted not to hear a recent FLSA case, it effectively killed a pay option for many employers and left one California-based city on the hook for a serious amount of back pay. The case, which centered around a cash in lieu of benefits pay option, was Flores v. City of San Gabriel.

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.

The Importance of Maintaining Organizational Culture in Tough Times

Bonfyre

This article was originally published on TLNT under the title “ It’s Time To Take Company Culture Off The Chopping Block.” ” When financial times get tough for organizations, invariably company culture initiatives are the first to be cut. The view is that these are the easiest items to take away, sending money back into the budget. It’s time to take company culture off the chopping block. Cuts to company culture don’t heal easily.

It’s All About the Tech: Employee Advocacy Tools

TalentCulture

Employee advocacy programs are like untapped marketing gold that can help build brand awareness and even drive revenue to your company. To ramp one up successfully, consider using one of the many tools that can put your employees to work for your brand, and measure the success of their efforts.

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Work Life Balance Makes Your Employees Happier and Business More Successful

Workology

Work life balance is the most sought after abstraction in the business world. Everyone’s constantly looking for ways to stabilise their work/play routine so that it’s not just a lucky day. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Executive HR Leadership company culture motivation work life balance

Record Low Unemployment: How Will this Affect your Hiring Strategy?

Select International

The U.S. unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in the last 10 years, reaching 4.3% last month! This is a positive thing, right? Of course it is! But it also creates struggles for some organizations.

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.

3 key questions for determining what’s behind ineffective leadership

Insperity

They’re your most trusted business advisors. Your leadership team has likely been with you a long time, many of them probably from the start. But now that your business is growing, does it seem like some managers are in over their heads? Before you reach the conclusion that someone in your inner circle is no longer the right fit, consider the possibility that they may simply be complacent or uninspired, rather than incapable. Here are three key questions to help you tell the difference.

Leadership Coaching Helps Close the Gap—One Leader at a Time

DDI

Learn how leadership coaching made the difference for one leader—who, in turn, built a case for developing other leaders in his organization

Tapping the top 3 sources of high-quality candidates

HR Times

Posted by Robin Erickson and Denise Moulton on July 06, 2017. Organizations use a variety of sourcing strategies to attract and engage top talent. However, some sources are more effective than others at identifying high-quality candidates. Related links. Follow us @DeloitteTalent. Stay connected.

Ask the Expert: Benefits Continuation Rules for Employee on Military Leave?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: We have an employee who will be leaving for active duty for just about one year. What is the requirement under USERRA for continuing employee benefits?

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.

How I “Fell” Into HR

Namely

Doctor, lawyer, teacher—we all had an idea of what we wanted to be when we grew up. But for most, HR professional wasn’t on that list. For those who have made HR their career, there seems to be a trend: most say they “fell” into HR by “accident” and stayed with it for the long haul. We wanted to know exactly how that happened, so we spoke with eight professionals—from a variety of industries and company sizes—and asked them, “How did you get your start in HR?”

Your Job Search Has Stalled: Back to School?

Corn on the Job

When you’ve graduated from college , or perhaps just from high school, the job search is on. Some people are lucky enough to secure a good job before they’ve officially graduated, so they can walk straight into well-paying (or, at least, fairly-paid) work.

How Meditation Makes You More Innovative

Wisdom Labs

The post How Meditation Makes You More Innovative appeared first on Wisdom Labs. Creativity Mindfulness

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Federal courts split over sexual orientation discrimination

HRWest

By Diane Buisman A recent string of federal appeals court cases regarding sexual orientation discrimination has shone a light on an area of open interpretation under federal law.

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.