Fri.Sep 15, 2017

5 Business Lessons Learned from Adult Dot to Dot Books

HR Bartender

Move over adult coloring, the new stress reliever is dot to dot. You remember dot to dot books, right? There’s an image and you must connect the dots in sequence to draw in the lines.

3 Surprising Skills That Will Shape HR Roles In The Future

Get Hppy

While in the past the role of HR has been policy development coupled by a lot of paperwork. There has been a paradigm shift. The basic HR roles have not changed. However, these roles have evolved.

Workplace Culture: HR Spark Episode 2

Ultimate Software

“You get a huge increase on your investment when listening to people,” said Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate Software, during the second episode of Ultimate’s new Web series HR Spark.

The New Business-Driven Approach to Employee Experience

TLNT: The Business of HR

Human resources is experiencing a massive shift. For years, organizations have relied on a single annual engagement survey to collect feedback from employees. These surveys have become a ritual for many companies, and a lucrative industry has sprung up around them.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Is your job architecture holding you back?

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Ian Dawson and Jennifer Kwech on September 15, 2017. Structured job hierarchies with defined roles, responsibilities, reward systems, and career paths may have supported business and HR needs in the past.

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Giving Back: The Unexpected Benefits of CSR for Employees

Ceridian

I often write about the value of corporate social responsibility from an organizational perspective, extolling the benefits that befall companies when they invest in giving back.

Supreme Court Asked to Decide If Title VII Covers Sexual Orientation

TLNT: The Business of HR

Can employers discriminate against a person on the basis of their sexual orientation? Discrimination Hiring Discrimination HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Title VII (EEOC) Featured legal issues

Cafe Classic: He Said / She Said is Always Expensive

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Today's Classic features some timeless advice from Chuck Csizmar on documenting the terms and conditions of an expatriate's overseas assignment. Ultimately much smarter (and more financially viable) than waiting for the inevitable game of "he said / she said" to erupt.

Propaganda, Culture & Employer Brand

NoExcusesHR

You spend so much time telling me your culture and people are the most valuable assets of your organization.but you don't round , you don't invest precious resources in employees, and you spend your whole day in meetings claiming to be busy. You don't have the culture you think you do.

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

“Perverse and absurd,” today’s post isn’t really as fun as it sounds.

The Employer Handbook

Not even close to that fun. No, it’s about a guy who got fired after his employer concluded that he had gained unauthorized access to its electronic files.

Parental Leave Mandate for Small Business Passes

HRWatchdog

A job killer bill mandating a new protected leave of absence for small businesses passed the Legislature this week and is on its way to the Governor. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) passed the Assembly on September 12 by a vote of 51-15.

Short- And Long-Term Reasons for Small Companies to Offer a 401(k)

HR Daily Advisor

If yours is a small company, you may feel envious about the fabulous employee benefits packages offered by the big guys. Just like them, you need to attract and retain key talent to move your business forward.

7 steps to becoming more hirable

O.C. Tanner

Employers want to hire someone who will help their team succeed — someone who is passionate, knowledgeable, and not afraid to give it their all. They want new hires who are eager to learn, can think critically, and will contribute ideas that take them to the next level.

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.

Activities & Snacks for the Best Fall Ever

SnackNation

Activities & Snacks for the Best Fall Ever. If you’re like us, the first crisp breeze of fall always feels like a call to adventure! Are you ready to get outside and experience everything this enchanting season has to offer?

Future Friday: The explanation of the future is about prediction and not certainty

OmegaHR Solutions

If this storm map was a map of technology heading your way would you really be able to predict exactly what the impact on your business might be? This past week Hurricane Irma ripped through the Southeast, wreaking mass destruction and havoc.

Stage set for landmark equal pay lawsuit: What’s at stake in Google’s HR nightmare?

HR Morning

After the PR nightmare it suffered following a male staffer’s memo on “gender stereotypes ,” Google is now facing an even bigger headache — a pay-discrimination claim that could become a class-action suit with thousands of class members.

Is your job architecture holding you back?

HR Times

Posted by. Ian Dawson and. Jennifer Kwech on September 15, 2017. Structured job hierarchies with defined roles, responsibilities, reward systems, and career paths may have supported business and HR needs in the past.

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.

Cultivate a Thriving Workforce, No Matter Where Your Team Works

TalentCulture

What does it take for people to thrive at work? What can companies do to ensure their employees feel energized and empowered to contribute at work and maximize their productivity?

Good (Nontaxable) Things Come in Small Packages: The De Minimis Fringe Benefit Rule

HR Daily Advisor

Do you want to recognize an employee’s 20 years of service by giving a gift? Perhaps you want to refund local transportation costs or open a cafeteria so your employees can eat on-site. Maybe you just want to know how to handle those annual holiday turkeys you give to employees.

An Open Letter to you, the Worker

TalentCulture

Dear Hard and Dedicated Worker, I am writing to you today as our data highlights that you have not been spending time taking care of yourself. While we acknowledge that you do good work, we also want you to remember that you need to rest and take time to treat yourself with tender loving care.

How To Communicate Effectively In The Workplace (For Introverts)

Engagedly

Some people have the art of communication down. No matter what the situation or place, they are able to converse easily and have meaningful dialogue. And even if the person on the other side is difficult or prickly […]. Employee Engagement

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.

5 Ways To Determine If You'll Be Leading an HR Function in 2022.

The HR Capitalist

The world is changing, and the people paying the bills want different things from HR. Here's five things to look inward at and determine if you've got what it takes to lead an HR team and be a viable partner to the business leaders who will hire you in 2022. Remember, I'm talking about leading HR, not participating in running it: 1. You've got a mack daddy processor upstairs. Meaning you can take large amounts of information in and make quick, accurate decisions. Not IQ. Speed with accuracy. .

Time Running Out to Comment on Long-Stalled Overtime Rule

HR Daily Advisor

Employers and others have until September 25 to submit comments to shape the rule governing which workers are eligible for overtime pay. Once the deadline passes, employers will face a waiting game before learning what changes may be in store. In late July, the U.S.

2 Mistakes that Make HR Initiatives Unpopular

Cangrade

HR programs can provide tremendous value to an organization. But at the same time, HR’s initiatives aren’t always popular with employees, managers, or other key stakeholders. This can be bad. Unpopular HR initiatives aren’t anywhere near as effective. They might even create new problems of their own.

Was Racetrack Chaplain an Independent Contractor or an Employee?

HR Daily Advisor

Recently, the Kentucky Court of Appeals had to decide whether or not a chaplain working for Keeneland Association, Inc., was an independent contractor or an employee. Based on the courts findings, the chaplain could then proceed with a disability discrimination claim against the racecourse. Facts.

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.