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.

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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.

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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.’

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.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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Coordinating FMLA with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

In this article series, we’ll focus on the intersection of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it affects many other laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), workers’ comp, and other state laws that apply to medical or disability leaves.

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.

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.

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.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

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.”

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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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

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.

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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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.

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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Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

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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‘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.

Demystifying Background Checks

Zenefits

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.

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.

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.