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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: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

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.

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Social Media Can Make the Candidate Experience Great

TLNT: The Business of HR

How do you define “candidate experience?” ” Branding Candidate Experience Recruiting Social Media Management Social Sourcing & Recruiting Featured

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

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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.

Why your employees are still struggling with performance reviews

Studies show that employees who successfully approach tough conversations with their managers, colleagues, and direct reports are less likely to leave: but only 70% of them do. Read the report to learn what's really on their minds.

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

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.

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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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.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

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.

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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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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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.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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 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.

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.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

10 Touch Points Every High-Volume Recruiting Process Needs to Leave a Lasting Impression

Oleeo

High-volume hiring requires a different approach than the usual job opening, and if navigating the strategy seems a little overwhelming, don’t panic. This checklist will get you on track to efficiently hire a whole new team of professionals. Tweet This: Struggling with high-volume recruiting? WCN_eRec has the solution. Read this: 1.

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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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.

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?

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.