Fri.Mar 29, 2019

How an active intranet helps you measure employee engagement


Employee engagement can be sort of difficult to measure beyond making people fill out surveys every quarter, or trying to pay attention to who speaks the loudest in Q&A sessions

Delegation: A Skill That Pays You Back

Business2Community Leadership

Only half of American small businesses survive the first five years, and only a quarter make more than $1 million in sales. Many small business owner find themselves busily running around, attempting to act as accountant, sales rep, and social media manager, in addition to being CEO.

When should new hires receive mandatory training?

Civility Partners

Employee Experience Must Mirror the Customer Experience

HR Bartender

I can’t remember what event I was at, but I remember the comment, “Employees aren’t the same as customers.” It’s true, they aren’t the same. But today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds us that, on some level, they do expect the same experiences. .

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

All You Need to Know About Employee Engagement Strategies


Companies depend upon employee engagement for multiple reasons: higher productivity, better morale, lower turnover rates, and other, more ephemeral reasons, such as trust in management and self-confidence. Employment engagement strategies aim to foster engagement that’s in tune with company values and corporate culture. WEBINAR: Thinking Outside the Perks: Recruiting and Retention to Improve Employee Tenure. The Problem with Employee Engagement Strategies.

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How to optimally use eLearning for Employee training?

Effortless HR

Training is one of the most essential elements of employee management in any organization. And while you might be considering many different ways of training your employees right, some tricks and tips can always add a great deal to the overall process. eLearning is one of those ways.

The New Overtime Rules: 5 Tips to Handle the Changes (3/3)


In part one of our three-part series on “The New Overtime Rules”, we detailed the new overtime pay requirements proposed by the Department of Labor. In part two, we let you know how they could impact your business.

Sterling Celebrates Women’s History Month: Women in Tech 01

Sterling Talent Solutions

In this closing edition of our Women’s History Month series, we celebrate Sterling women in technology roles. These are just some of the Sterling women, who are breaking the stereotypes, celebrating their diversity, and exemplifying inclusion!

Customer experience for government: 6 resources for understanding OMB Circular A-11 Section 280

Qualtrics HR

I love being part of the Qualtrics federal team in Washington, DC. With more than 100 clients at 60+ U.S.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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Sterling Talent Solutions

6 Irresistible April Fools' Day Pranks To Try at Work


Upside down clock? A drawer full of fake spiders? Coworkers wearing their shirts inside out at the office? What’s going on? It’s April Fools’ Day! Don’t be alarmed by any breaking news you’ll hear today as likely only half of it will be true. Company Culture

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New California Required Harassment Prevention Training FAQs White Paper


Our latest white paper answers all your questions about the new harassment prevention training requirements.

The New Overtime Rules: 5 Tips to Handle the Changes (3/3)


In part one of our three-part series on “The New Overtime Rules”, we detailed the new overtime pay requirements proposed by the Department of Labor. In part two, we let you know how they could impact your business.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Put your Benefits Offerings to Work to Improve Employee (and Patient) Satisfaction


Healthcare employers, are your patients satisfied with the care they receive and overall experience? Their answers may reflect your employees' satisfaction. It’s true – research repeatedly shows that clinical job satisfaction and patient satisfaction go hand-in-hand.

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Learn How to Use balanceAAP to Prepare for a Section 503 Audit

Berkshire Associates

Do you own Berkshire's affirmative action software, balanceAAP ? Join two of Berkshire's affirmative action experts, Sonia Chapin and Sybil Randolph of Berkshire Associates on April 10 at 1 p.m. for this Section 503 webinar: Using balanceAAP to Prepare for a Section 503 Audit.

#WorkTrends: Politics at Work


There’s an old adage never to discuss religion and politics. Unfortunately, it seems like discussing politics is unavoidable these days — and for good reason. For a lot of us, the crisis in our political system is a cause for alarm, and it’s difficult to stop thinking or talking about it.

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Do You Know the Difference Between Analyzing and Reporting?

Analytics in HR

What are analytics and how are they different from reports? Simply summed up: “Reports provide data; analytics provide insight,” which is true, but not really helpful if you don’t know how, or why, this happens to be the case.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

5 Mistakes That Hurt Employee Recognition Programs


Employee recognition programs are a great way to boost employee engagement. However, more often than not, they end up doing the opposite of engaging people. Poorly structured employee recognition programs end up causing a lot more harm than […]. Employee Recognition

Top 5 most popular employee perks: How does your company stack up?

HR Morning

What are your employees’ favorite perks? If your workforce is anything like the 1,227 participants in a recent Unum survey , the answer is time away from the workplace. Leave, flexibility carry the day.

EmployStream Raises $3.5 Million Series A for Onboarding in the Staffing Industry


Onboarding for staffing is focused on the contingent workforce, and of course speed. The quicker you can get a contractor or temp processed and ready to start, the faster you get to recognize revenue and minimizes “ghosts.”

HRExaminer v10.13

HR Examiner

Hiring Anxiety. HRExaminer Weekly Edition v10.13 March 29, 2019. Employers are in a new age of hiring anxiety. Jeff Dickey-Chasins has the full explanation. What are vendors doing to relieve employer hiring anxiety? Heather Bussing starts a new series on Legal Issues in AI.

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.

Netherlands-based Unit4 Acquires Intuo To Extend HCM Offering For Service Businesses


Another deal highlighting market segment specialization. The services segment is hot. I expect to see more HR tech apps and platforms focused there. This is less about market consolidation and more about standing out in a growing and fragmented marketplace.

Is Education the Springboard to Job Fit and Job Satisfaction?

IO At Work

Researchers demonstrate the link between education and job fit, which may lead to higher job satisfaction and overall life satisfaction. Applied Psychology: An International Review job satisfaction


Mursion Raises $8M for VR Solution Targeting Workplace Bias Through Simulations


Vendors are still trying to find a home for VR in HR tech. Training is an obvious starting point. Bias is a hot topic. Our recent Workplace Intelligence Report research suggests that the opportunity to truly impact bias is during the flow of work, where behaviors can be changed.

No standard working hours in Hong Kong? This is an opportunity


When it comes to standard working hours, Hong Kong knows little equal. A local government census in 2016 showed that around one in 10 workers put in 60-plus hours a week. Nearly one percent does 75 hours and above. The average working week is 50.1 hours, 38 per cent above the global average. Hong Kong doesn’t do well in the holiday stakes, either; not only do many companies work Saturdays, but there are 17 public holidays a year compared with an average of 23 around the world.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.