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.

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. .

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

How to Deliver An Effective Onboarding Experience

TLNT: The Business of HR

Most employers consider generational differences when they design their onboarding process. These can be costly and have a huge impact on employee success , which is why they need to be effective. HR Insights Onboarding Featured

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Leadership Tips from A False Confession

Select International

In my job, I am fortunate enough to be able to travel and work with many different organizations. For me, travel also generally means being exhausted and having a decent amount of time to watch Netflix on long flights. I recently watched The Confession Tapes docuseries.

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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.

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

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.

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.

Some New Mexico Workers’ Benefits Will Take a Hit Under WCA Amendments

HR Daily Advisor

McDonald’s management was upset. The restaurant chain had fired a shift manager under its zero-tolerance policy for failing to report an allegation of sexual harassment. However, the shift manager was eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.

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.

How Do You Use Social Media Tools to Effectively Support Learning?

HR Daily Advisor

Is your employee training program missing the mark? Are you struggling to find new tools to keep employees engaged? Have you tried using social media? If not, you may want to give it a shot.

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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.

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.

Nonprofit Spotlight: American Red Cross Hurricane Relief

Bonusly

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southern Texas on August 25, 2017, and is now being called the worst flooding disaster in United States history. In Harvey’s aftermath, the American Red Cross (ARC) has been instrumental in providing food, shelter, and support to individuals and families affected by the storm. As one of America’s largest and oldest nonprofits, ARC created the first nationwide civilian blood program and continues to collect over 40 percent of the nation’s blood donations.

Making Failure Useful

The Chemistry Group

Christopher Pocock, Business Analyst here at Chemistry, has just completed his second Ironman triathlon. Here he reflects on the race and draws on his favourite book, Matthew Syed’s Black Box Thinking , to learn valuable lessons about ‘failure’… — In September 2016, I completed Ironman Wales in 11h 21m 45s. It was my first ever competitive triathlon and marked the end of 20 gruelling and life-consuming weeks of training.

Make Sure You’re Using The New I-9 Form By September 18

Justworks

If you’re an employer in the United States, you’re likely familiar with Form I-9. Government-issued Form I-9 ensures employers are hiring employees who are legally permitted to work in the US. Employers are required to use Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of each new employee hired after November 6, 1986 to work in the US for wages or other remuneration. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new Form I-9 on July 17, 2017. Employers can.

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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.