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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 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.

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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.’

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 Essential Guide to Recruiting Performers

When your company needs to bring on new talent, it's tempting to do whatever it takes. But hiring just anyone isn't the solution. Download JazzHR's, The Essential Guide to Hiring Performers, to learn how you can create a scalable recruiting process that results in great hires.

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5 Strategies To Effectively Integrate Collaboration And Competition

SuccessFactors

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.

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.

McDonald’s Victory on Suit over Wage Violation at Franchises

HRWatchdog

The court ruled that California’s wage and hour laws only apply to employers who actually control wages and workplace conditions, not ostensibly.

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.”

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

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

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.

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

SuccessFactors

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.

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

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Ditch the Canned Interview Questions, Already

Entelo

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.

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.

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.

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The HR Skill Set of the Future

Workology

The bulk of this blog post was originally published at my blog site, but I thought it was an important piece and wanted to repeat it here. Originally I had come across an article directed at the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

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

Justworks

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.

Five for Friday: Take charge

Jostle

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.

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These Blind Spots Are Ruining Performance Management

TalentCulture

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.

15 Ways To Work Happier With Help From Science [INFOGRAPHIC]

SuccessFactors

We spend a large part of our adult lives at work. Many of us, however, aren’t happy about it. We wake up in the morning and force ourselves to go somewhere we don’t really want to be and spend the day mumbling, “This job sucks!” There has to be a way to work happier, right?

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.

Launch Your Business: A Startup Checklist

Paychex

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

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Rituals

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.

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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.

‘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.

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.