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Hard skills vs. soft skills: Is EQ the best predictor of success?

Cloverleaf

This post was originally published on Vervoe. In the world of hiring, soft skills have recently become the holy grail of recruiting. Soft skills – emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills like communication and empathy – are among the most in-demand qualifications a candidate can bring to the table. According to one LinkedIn survey, more than half of nearly 300 hiring managers reported that the lack of soft skills among job candidates is limiting their company’s productivity.

March Madness Can Improve Office Morale

HRWatchdog

Any sort of office pool for tangible gain is still considered gambling. Your employees are very likely filling out their March Madness brackets right now.

Cultivating Happy, More Productive Employees

Wellable

With a tight employment market and the well-known struggle to create employee engagement, employers are trying to figure out what makes employees happy at work. Engagement

TED Talk Tuesday: Let's Try Emotional Correctness

Cornerstone On Demand

This article is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. On the surface, Sally Kohn wasn't a cultural fit at Fox News.

The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

We’re Only Human 53: How to Partner with Your Talent Analytics Team

UpstartHR

Organizations that have analytics talent, whether it’s a dedicated team or just a single data-loving person within the HR function, often struggle with how to leverage the expertise they bring to the table. In today’s discussion, Ben interviews the team at Cox Enterprises: Debbie Morris, Sr. Talent Management Consultant, and Hal Halbert, Reporting Manager, to talk about how the HR/talent function can align and work with the analytics team. .

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10 Tech Tools to Use for HR Professionals

Digital HR Tech

In a recent interview, I was asked the question: “What tools and technology do you use at the HR Trend Institute? Do you walk the talk?”. The HR Trend Institute is a small organization. No ERP, no CRM, no pulse surveys and no real-time sentiment analysis of our e-mails.

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New Research: 81% of Learning Pros Say Disruption Drives Upskilling and Reskilling Demand

Lighthouse

We keep hearing that artificial intelligence, bots, and other components of technology will force employers to rethink skills in the workplace. But what do the data say? In a new study, Disruption Drives Reskilling and Upskilling , our team found that 81 percent of learning professionals believe that the current pace of change, automation, and disruption will drive a need for reskilling and upskilling employees. Click here to download our latest research on.

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Hiring Henchmen, Underlings, and Evil Minions

Robin Schooling

Hello? Have I reached the Recruiting Department? The other week, without much else going on, Mr. S. and I settled down on the couch and watched a marathon of James Bond movies. editorial note: I never liked Pierce Brosnan in the role and, IMO, Roger Moore was the absolute worst.).

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A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning is often mentioned – but rarely explained. What is workforce planning, and how do you do it? When used well, strategic workforce planning enables HR to plan for the capabilities they need in the future.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Meet Namely: Miranda Brokenberry

Namely

Miranda Brokenberry is one of Namely’s managed services all-stars. When she’s not on the phone helping clients, Miranda loves getting to know her team and helping her coworkers. She’s a people person and works hard behind the scenes to help others succeed.

7 Steps: Strategic Approach to HR that Supports Growth

Effortless HR

The importance of a business plan is rarely overlooked. Marketing plans are much the same, with the success of company living or dying with your marketing strategy.

March Madness fans say watching at work builds morale

Tsheets

Last year, TSheets by QuickBooks ran its first-ever March Madness survey and released some pretty startling stats. Among the 200 employees we surveyed, nearly half said they spend at least 30 minutes working on their brackets at work.

7 Ways HRMS Can Transform How Your HR Department

HR Morning

A typical day in HR is… anything but typical. Whether you’re dealing with an employee suddenly leaving or your CEO demanding results, you’re constantly on the move and putting out new fires. You’re busy, to say the least. And on top of it all, you still have to answer questions about payroll and keep up with compliance reporting. That leaves little room for higher-level responsibilities like scouting for new talent or developing strategies to motivate employees.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

Equal Pay Is Not a Favor or a Perk; It’s the Law!

PerformanceICreate

If you don’t pay all employees equal pay for equal work, you can violate: Title VII. The Equal Pay Act. State employment discrimination laws. State equal pay laws. Salary History laws. Pay Equity is also a huge problem. Pew Research in 2016 determined: White and Asian men earn the most 100%+. Asian women 87%. White women 82%. Black men 73%. Hispanic men 69%. Black women 65%. Hispanic women 58%.

Walmart job changes create PR mess, draw EEOC attention

HR Morning

Walmart is already paying a heavy public relations price for its announced decision to eliminate the “Greeter” position at its U.S. stores, replacing those jobs with a new position it is calling “customer host.”

Hiring People with Criminal Backgrounds Is Easier Than You Think

SHRM Resources

A panel of experts at the 2019 Society for Human Resource Management Employment Law & Legislative Conference answered employers who are wondering: Second-chance hiring is well-intentioned, sure, but how do we actually do it? Background Investigations Diversity and Inclusion

How to Become a Resilient Leader

Business2Community Leadership

Being a transformational leader is hard. Any time you’re in a position of authority, you’re bound to get some pushback, and to experience some setbacks and obstacles.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

Are You Doing Recruitment Halfway?

Workology

I recently talked to a higher level candidate who has been job searching for months. He said the hardest and most frustrating part of the job search is trying to get that first conversation with the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR employees errors in recruiting hr human resources in house recruiting jobs recruiting recruiting struggles tips on recruiting

Using the ADDIE Model to Design Learning That Sticks

Saba

Simply telling an employee or a group of employees something isn't learning. That's why learning development is so important in learning design. Development is the third phase in the ADDIE model. During the development phase, all of the planning that's been done during the first two phases (assessment and design) gets brought to life. This is where the learning content is created

Closing the Gender Gap in STEM Education Through Representation

EverFi - HR

Our students naturally look towards role models for inspiration in their careers. Of course, inspiration comes from many sources — pop culture included. While STEM is still a largely male-dominated field, it is clear that positive female representation in modern pop culture is changing that. The more we inspire our female students to emulate successful pop culture engineers, the more we can lessen the gender gap in STEM education. Diversity in Education.

can I use dark humor at work?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have a dark sense of humor. I now realize that my boss does not. During a standard “how was your day off” conversation between my supervisor, manager, and a few peers, my manager mentioned that he was a chaperone for one of his kid’s field trips to Gatorland. Naturally, I asked if any of the kids on the trip got eaten by an alligator.

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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.

3 Overlooked Practices for a Positive Candidate Experience

Precheck

3 Overlooked Practices for a Positive Candidate Experience Mar. 19, 2019. Antique Nguyen Marketing Specialist. A job candidate’s journey with a company from application to hire (or not hire) is no longer just a process, it’s an experience.

5 Steps to Boost Financial Wellness

ACI Specialty Benefits

If financial stress is leading to sleepless nights, relationship challenges, chronic anxiety and health issues, it is time for change. Begin to break the cycle of financial stress by building financial wellness. Create a Clear Financial Picture.

You Hate Your New Job -- Now What?

45 Things

With a low unemployment rate, some employers are pulling out all the stops when it comes to recruiting workers, such as offering perks and higher salaries.

The Basics of Regulatory Policy and How it Works

360 factors

Regulatory Change Management. Governments influence and control the markets using different tools. There’s the monetary policy, in which the governments affect market movements by changing the influx and availability of currency. There are fiscal policies, which define what type of business activity will be encouraged and supported. Then there is the regulatory policy – where the government creates administrative law and regulatory policy to regulate business activity.

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.