Fri.Mar 17, 2017

The Next Evolution of Brainstorming

Get Hppy

I’m quite fond of getting people together to solve problems. As part of my work, I gather employees and constituents for focus groups and brainstorming sessions all the time.


Laws banning salary history on the rise: Is your company affected?

HR Morning

Even though a federal bill aimed at preventing employers from asking job applicants to provide a salary history appears to have stalled, many finance departments may still avoid salary history questions.


The Three Vital Metrics for Every Employment Role

Talent Analytics

The Three Vital Metrics for Every Employment Role. Section 4: Employee Lifetime Value and Cost Modeling. By Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist, Talent Analytics, Corp. One Role at a Time. First, it is only meaningful to evaluate one role at a time, one company at a time.


Give Your Employees C.R.A.P.—and 7 Other Secrets to Employee Retention

HR Daily Advisor

by Jeff Kortes, Author and Consultant. Wouldn’t it be nice to find that silver bullet that would put an end to your employee retention issues? I hear that wish all the time from audiences when I speak on employee retention. Melpomenem / iStock / Getty Images Plus.


The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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Trump Proposes ‘Substantial’ Budget Cut for DOL

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) would see an almost 21% reduction in funding under the White House’s proposed 2018 discretionary spending budget, released March 16. daoleduc / iStock / Getty Images Plus. “A A 21% cut is very substantial,” according to H.


The Top 100 Movie Quotes for HR Pros: #69 is Walter Sobchak: "Smokey This is Not 'Nam, This Is Bowling. There are Rules".

The HR Capitalist

New series at the Capitalist : The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. In no special order, I break down the 100 movie quotes that resonate most for me as a career HR pro. Some will be funny, some will be serious.


Why Is Microlearning an Effective Tool for Soft-Skills Training?

HR Daily Advisor

Stephen J. Meyer, president and CEO of Rapid Learning ® Institute , defines microlearning as “bite-size single-concept learning for today’s short-attention-span workforce.”. He says microlearning has “ always worked for hard-skills training.”


Gamification Is Changing Assessments For the Better

TLNT: The Business of HR

Even for successful candidates, the recruitment process can be a dizzying rollercoaster ride. There’s the high of that first call with the recruiter — and the realization that, hey, this job might be ‘the one.’


Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

The Future Workplace: Where Flexibility Trounces Paid Time Off [Infographics]


When Justworks and SquareFoot conducted a survey with 314 employees and 47 employers of small- to medium-sized businesses, we discovered some surprising results. Take, for example, that 42% of employees would take a lower-paying job if it offered a greater degree of workplace flexibility. And according to research conducted with Fortune 500 companies, employees with higher work flexibility “voiced higher levels of job satisfaction and reduced levels of burnout and psychological stress than.


SIGMA MSP demonstrates positive value in retail contingent recruitment

Allegis Global Solutions

SIGMA played a crucial role in overcoming a series of challenges for one high-profile sportswear retail client


Lead Your Company Out Of A Crisis

Take It Personel-ly

Doug Yakola has seen his fair share of companies in crisis during his time in business leadership. As the Chief Financial Officer of more than a dozen companies, he’s had several what he calls “boiled frog” moments. Companies, he says, are like frogs put in warm water that are slowly heated up. They often don’t realize … Continue reading Lead Your Company Out Of A Crisis.


These Blind Spots Are Ruining Performance Management


Have you ever watched a movie where the hero is being chased by predators through the woods? He quickly arrives at a cliff screeching to a halt and nearly falling off into a river far below.


Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Ditch the Canned Interview Questions, Already


Tell me about a time when you had to work across multiple teams to finish a project. What’s your greatest weakness? How would your best friend describe you? Sorry. I nodded off for a second there. What were we talking about? Oh yeah, canned interview questions.


Don't rely on luck: How to select the best job candidates

The Predictive Index

Hiring, Selection, Onboarding Behavioral Assessment hiring candidate selection candidate experience behavioral data cognitive assessment hiring strategy


What are the Top Jobs for Younger Workers?

HR Daily Advisor

What do I want to do with my life? It is one of the most pressing and often overwhelming questions for America’s youth —and CareerBuilder is working to help them find the answer.


Why You Should Share Total Compensation Statements With Your Employees

Compensation Today

In the last few months I have worked with over a dozen companies rolling out their annual increase cycle in PayScale’s Crew.


7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.


Laurie Ruettimann

Every Friday night is the same around here: I’m hungry, the internet has me down, and I demand an early dinner. For years, the husband and I earmarked Friday as date night. We grabbed a geriatric meal at the local Mexican place before seeing a movie. And, because my life unfolds online, I would bring the world with me and tweet about my margaritas and guacamole. It was a fun phase of our lives.


5 Strategies To Effectively Integrate Collaboration And Competition


Collaboration has certainly become a buzzword in business circles — and with good reason. The ability to work together with both internal and external teams will make or break a business. But some see collaboration and competition as two opposing ends of a spectrum; you get one or the other.


Launch Your Business: A Startup Checklist


Launching a business, in some respects, has never been easier. However certain key actions may need to be taken to bolster success. Review this checklist to what areas you're ready in and what areas you may still need to focus on


‘All-Gender’ Single-User Restroom Requirement Now in Effect

HR Daily Advisor

By Michelle Lee Flores and Brett Nicole Taylor. California employers need to be in compliance with the state’s new “all-gender” requirements for single-use restrooms as of March 1. Assembly Bill 1732 requires all single-user toilet facilities in any business establishment, place of public accommodation, or local government agency in California to be identified as an all-gender restroom.


5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Tired of Office Work? Here Are Some Active Career Choices

Take It Personel-ly

Whether you’re currently working self-employed at home or in an office surrounded by people in suits, it’s never too late to change your career into something more physically active and exciting. Office work can get boring fast, and unless you’re giving yourself a challenging or creative task to do, then you’re probably repeating the same … Continue reading Tired of Office Work? Here Are Some Active Career Choices.


Bill allowing firms to ask for workers’ genetic info passes first hurdle

HR Morning

A new bill would give employers a lot more freedom with their wellness program requests — and essentially override the protections under GINA. . The Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (H.R. 1313) was just approved by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.


Five for Friday: Take charge


Sometimes, daily work life can leave you feeling. a bit stuck. If you don't feel like you're achieving things - like smashing through milestones or learning new skills - work can become monotonous or even suffocating.


Demystifying Background Checks


Your business is your baby. No matter its size and scope, you likely spend more time at work than anywhere else — and that’s why filling your office with hires you’re confident in is super important. When it comes to growing your team, there seem to be more “to do” items than you ever thought possible. From creating role descriptions, screening resumes, hosting phone calls and in person interviews, you spend a lot of time on your search.


Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Stop Distractions at Work Edition

HR Bartender

I’ve seen quite a few articles lately about employees being distracted at work. And it’s more than the usual one-day “Superbowl Monday” -type distractions. Last year, we published an infographic on HR Bartender about the different types of distractions. Some of them are actually welcome.


When It Comes To Rewarding Employees, Is Cash Really King?


It all started with a gold watch. In 1929, jeweler Edward Maritz began distributing watches to corporations to give to their employees as rewards for sales and service.


Can Applicants Cheat a Personality Assessment?


Job applicants might try to cheat a per-hire assessment. Personality assessments offer many advantages, but they also seem like they could be easy to cheat.


4 Recruiting Tips to Find the Best Talent for Your SMB

Effortless HR

If you run a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you know that your employees are the business. When staff sizes are small, talent counts for even more than ever. But, as the saying goes, good help is always hard to find. You can’t expect the perfect candidate to walk through the door after seeing a “Help Wanted” sign. According to a survey of small and independent business owners by NFIB , 47 percent of small businesses cannot find qualified applicants for open positions.


The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.