Sun.Oct 06, 2019

ICYMI: AI, Machine Learning and Other Tech Trends from HR Tech 2019

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Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping the most popular trends, events and conversations every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series.

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Free Exit Interview Template & Employee Offboarding: Everything You Need to Know

CakeHR

An exit interview is a survey conducted with an employee before he or she is officially out of the company. The exit interview follows an exit interview template. During exit interviews, positive and negative feedback are highly encouraged.

Addressing AI Bias: Diversity-by-Design

Analytics in HR

Out of the many themes in HR, diversity frequently gets the spotlight. Yet seeing advanced analytics or AI solutions applied to diversity is rare, especially when compared to themes like turnover and absenteeism. Of course, putting numbers on gender, ethnicity, etc.

This Common Mistake Makes Leaders Look Like Bad Decision-Makers

Forbes Leadership Strategy

No matter how smart leaders' decisions turn out to be, there's one mistake that drastically undermines their credibility and makes them look like bad decision-makers

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Coaching vs. Therapy – Referring Coaching Clients with Mental Illness

Workplace Psychology

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, titled “Executive Coach or Therapist? It’s Getting Harder to Tell the Difference” (Bindley, 2019) again renews the debate about the blurred line between where coaching ends and where therapy begins.

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is it okay to write my partner’s cover letters, I don’t want to sign a petition about bathrooms, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is it okay for me to write my partner’s cover letters and apply to jobs on his behalf? My partner and I both have MAs in English Literature, but decided not to pursue doctorates/specialization because 1) not a lot of jobs 2) we wanted to do more community service work than ivory tower. Unfortunately, it feels like we’re starting over completely and like every application is a Hail Mary.

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5 Strategies To Beat The Sunday Night Blues

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Do you experience that anxiety on Sunday night when thinking about the coming workweek? Here are 5 ways to beat the blues and actually look forward to your job

How to Create an Online Job Application Form that will make Recruiting Easier

HR Partner

When you’re tasked with creating a job application form it can be daunting, and knowing where to start can be difficult.

Manage Your Ego Or It’ll Manage You!

Forbes Leadership Strategy

As an executive coach, I hear lots of stories when working on growing our clients’ organizations and engaging their cultures. “I’m I’m not worthy” is a favorite story of the ego. It keeps us in pain and distracted, constantly looking for people, objects, experiences to make us feel whole, worthy

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.

6 Steps to Make Your HR Department Completely Paperless

HR Partner

The rapid advancement in digital technology has made it easy for small businesses to go paperless and get rid of piles of HR-related paperwork. So now, the real struggle is not to reduce paper usage, as that has already been done.

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Ten Ways To Handle A Brand Crisis

Forbes Leadership Strategy

When a brand has a problem, it can become a crisis as the incident can be captured on camera or reported by anyone interested in sharing their views

6 Smart Ways To Improve Your Recruitment Process With Social Media

HR C-Suite

These days, recruitment has become more complex than it used to be in the past. Companies of every size are trying to hire top talent, and competition is fierce.

Understanding Impeachment (Part 1)

Forbes Leadership Strategy

If both President Trump and Vice-President Pence are impeached and convicted, Nancy Pelosi will become President

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

It’s Geaux Time !!

Everyday People

This past weekend has been spectacular !! My wife and I traveled to Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM Fall Conference. I was fortunate enough to be the closing keynote speaker. Any time I get a chance to interact with my HR peers in person is a joy for me.

Who Will Address The Issue Of Mass Atrocities In North Korea?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

With the lack of follow-up action on the U.N. Commission of Inquiry report which found crimes against humanity in North Korea, it is hoped that the new Inquiry may bring some fresh air to the topic

Holiday Hiring Best Practices

SHRM Resources

the holiday season rapidly approaches, employers need to ensure that they have adequate bench strength to cover demand and provide excellent service—and that they're adhering to all applicable laws and requirements governing seasonal employees.

Trying to Reach Full Productivity When You Are Being Held Back

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Most productivity advice for the workplace tells you how to produce more and more, without helping you examine how much you really want to produce, and what external forces might be preventing that from happening

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.

HR Magazine Different Slant: Modern Organisation Models

Strategic HCM

It was great being recognised as one of HR Magazine's Movers and Shakers last month (and being included on the cover this month - can you spot me? - and how many other influencers can you name???).

Understanding Impeachment (Part 2): Election Finance Law

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Prosecuting election finance fraud is not as easy as it seems

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IntranetNow: Insights from Strategic Organisation Design

Strategic HCM

I presented at Intranet Now on Friday. It was my first time at this event and I thought Wedge and Lisa did an amazing job - not only was the event as social as you'd expect a community generated conference to be, it was also more professionally organised than many professional ones.

Here’s What To Do When DACI Decision-Making Falls Short

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The DACI decision-making framework sounds good in theory but rarely meets expectations in practice. Here’s why that is and what to do about it

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

Why Accountability Is Vital To Your Company

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Good behaviors can be hard to enforce — but if you avoid accountability, everything else will become a lot harder, too

This Is The Best Way To Clarify Complex Ideas

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Comparing the familiar with the unfamiliar is a leadership communication and storytelling tool that helps clarify the complex, giving audiences a way to quickly get the gist

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Right Person, Wrong Job

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Great individual contributors don’t always make great managers. Be thoughtful when making internal promotions decisions, and put the right person in the right job

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Are You Ready For Your Customers To Hear Thunder?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Emergencies telegraph preparedness which signals to customers how much you care. It takes planning, discipline and review after the fact

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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.