Wed.Apr 03, 2019

Building Organizations Worthy of Our People #WorkHuman 2019

Women of HR

I recently had the honor and privilege of attending the Workhuman conference for my fourth year in a row. That’s four out of five years for me. I missed the first year, but only because I didn’t know about the event until it was already happening.

Adult Learning and Training Workshops – It’s Not an Oxymoron

The People Equation

Adults like to learn. No, really, it’s true. If you’re skeptical of this statement, it’s most likely because you’ve shown up to facilitate a training session and felt like you’ve walked into some sort of hostile takeover situation.

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Improve Employee Motivation with Generation Z | Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

5 min read. RGB-US | Employee and Workplace Culture RGB-US | Technology and Innovation RGB-US | Leadership and Management


Dear ReWorker: Can I Require Employees to Speak Only English in the Office?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I manage a group of employees at a company where English is our official business language. There are a few people that speak only English, while another group speaks English and Spanish.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

HR as a “Prediction Machine”


A web search on “AI in HR” reveals a mind-boggling array of possibilities. For example, AI can choose candidate sources, predict candidate performance, offer coaching and learning, and even suggest employee pay levels.

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5 Benefits of Leading Data-Driven Organizational Change


Big data has rapidly established itself as a transformative force in business, allowing companies to strategize and make decisions based on facts, rather than “gut feelings.” The result has, for many businesses, been remarkable. New Vantage Partners reports 48.4 percent of firms realize measurable results when they utilize data to make changes, and 80.7 percent of executives report data-driven organizational changes have proven successful.

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6 Small Business Tax Deductions To Remember


When it comes time to file taxes, many small businesses scramble to make sure that they have all their paperwork in place to minimize their tax liability.


Meet Kazoo


Exciting News for YouEarnedIt and HighGround. In July, when YouEarnedIt acquired HighGround, we knew big things would be in store for our combined organization.

4 Recruitment Strategies to Attract, Engage, and Inform Candidates


Hiring the right employees is integral for the success of your business. While a strong hiring process is one of the most important parts of running a business, establishing a hiring process that works can be challenging.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Ep 175 – Where to Get Started with Recruitment Marketing?


I am what many people call a trailblazer especially in the area of what is now referred to as digital recruiting and/or recruitment marketing. In 2001, when I first started in HR and recruiting, I. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. I am what many people call a trailblazer especially in the area of what is now referred to as digital recruiting and/or recruitment marketing.

Smashing the Stigma of Women in STEM Fields

EverFi - HR

STEM participation has traditionally been associated with men – most of us would be hard pressed to even name a female scientist! But times are changing, and the world is waking up to the fact that curiosity, research, and problem solving are not gender-bound characteristics.

6 crucial collaboration skills (and how to foster them)


Collaboration is all about bringing people together from different departments, locations, and teams, then focusing their efforts on a common goal. But it can’t happen unless everyone’s on the same page, skill-wise.

More Jurisdictions Are Banning Salary-History Inquiries

SHRM Resources

To address the gender pay gap, a number of states and localities have prohibited employers from asking about job applicants' salary history. Here's how these laws are affecting HR professionals around the country


How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Do You Show Up As A Leader?

DISC Assessments

Do you show up as a leader? Author, Deb Calvert, describes several strategies anyone can apply in their professional life to help others perceive them as an inspiring, confident and worthy leader. The truth is that everyone has what it takes to be a successful leader.

What Does HIPAA Mean for Employers?


Handling employee health records may be routine for many human resources professionals, but watching out for potential HIPAA violations can feel like walking on eggshells.

Integrating Academics into PE Games for Elementary Students

EverFi - HR

Young children learn holistically, meaning they make connections by combining content with creativity.

SSN No-Match Letters Return

SHRM Resources

After seven-year hiatus, Social Security Administration is again notifying employers when W-2 records don’t match employee Social Security numbers. Communication Talent Acquisition Compliance Talent Acquisition Communication Immigration and Visas

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Nontraditional Ways to Gain STEM Skills

EverFi - HR

Traditional classroom teaching is a staple of education and for good reason: it works! That said, there’s an entire world of nontraditional STEM education and innovation out there. Why not branch out a little? We all like to be a little set in our ways, but our students greatly appreciate participating in STEM skills education in nontraditional ways. After all, STEM hands-on learning is what truly gets students excited about the material!

San Francisco Employers: HCSO, FCO Required Reporting Due April 30


San Francisco employers, check to see if you need to file this annual form. Employers covered by San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) and/or the Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO) will need to submit the 2018 Employer Annual Reporting Form by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

The ROI of Compassion #SHRM19

The SHRM Blog

As HR professionals we often speak about the importance of being “human”, dare I say “humane” to one another? This said, these conversations regarding so called soft skills are often the elephant in the room.

Study: Mental Health Apps Not As Effective As Perceived


As companies expand their employee wellness programs to address mental health, there is increased focus on how mobile apps can serve as useful tools. Although more than 1,000 mental health apps exist, a recent study suggests these apps may not be as useful as one might think. Facts and Research

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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

STEM Education and Entrepreneurship: 5 Big Skills that Overlap

EverFi - HR

There’s no denying that STEM is in high demand , and rightfully so. The more we prepare our students for careers in this high-growth field, the better equipped they will be in the future. In a future increasingly focused on the gig economy, STEM education and entrepreneurship will be more closely linked than ever before – these skills will be applicable in more than just traditional, ‘stable’ jobs. In fact, entrepreneurship skills and STEM education go hand-in-hand.

If your company training program instilling the right attitude?


Is your company training setting the right work ethic? Is your company training program instilling a 9-5 work ethic and nothing more? I would suggest that a number of company training programs are not pushing new hires fast enough. I especially believe this is the case in a few areas: Training recent graduates Manager new to management who is training new hires Training programs that have not been updated Do you have new employees who leave as soon as the clock ticks 5:00 PM?

Cafe Classic: All Decisions Are B.A.D. Decisions

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Even in the age of AI, ML and even TMI, SWAGs based on B.A.D. are still necessary. Jim Brennan shares some Classic pointers! All decisions are B.A.D. decisions, relying on the Best Available Data known at the time.

What Is a Nonexempt Employee?

Patriot Software

Worker classification is critical. After you’ve narrowed down whether a worker is an independent contractor vs. employee, you’re not done. You need to also figure out if an employee is nonexempt. What is a nonexempt employee?

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.