Tue.Oct 01, 2019

Beware Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing


For the last 50 years, payroll has been a business-as-usual, set-in-stone, mechanical process that takes place on a predictable weekly, biweekly, semimonthly or monthly schedule.

Unfair Performance Reviews Prompt Most Employees to Consider Quitting


Performance reviews are almost universally dreaded, especially if done on an annual basis. Managers and employees alike often find them anxiety-inducing and frustrating, as so much hinges on one conversation. Employees know their careers (including promotions and/or pay raises) depend on the accuracy of their performance reviews, and can react poorly if the review is perceived inaccurate.

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Bringing Your Baby to Work: A New Work Perk

Employment Metrix

The pressure of having a career and a family has become a difficult balancing act for most families. In fact, in 2018, 63 percent of family households with children had two working parents. For that reason, perks for new parents have become an important discussion for most companies.

Personality Assessments Aren’t Just For Hiring


Personality assessments have a reputation for being a hiring tool — something that helps managers to know hiring candidates a little better, and that’s it. But, a good personality assessment provides employers with so much more than a few simple character traits.

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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.

The Power of People Analytics in Everyday Decision Making


If you’ll be at HR Technology Conference this week, join us at booth #2019 to discover how people analytics help our customers make better business decisions–and vote for your favorite submission! Learn more here.

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Cartoon Coffee Break: Generation Wars

Cornerstone On Demand

As new generations enter the workplace, it can be easy to place judgement on colleagues who are older or younger than us. These judgements are fueled by generational stereotypes, like the myth of the “lazy millennial,” for instance.

People Practices from Top 5 World’s Best Workplaces

Great Place to Work


HR Tech 2019: 5 HR lessons from Barbara Corcoran


By the time she was 23 years old, Barbara Corcoran had held down 22 jobs. She was confident her latest waitressing gig in Edgewater, N.J., would land her a big break—and she turned out to be right.

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Marijuana in the workplace – What employers need to know


Attitudes toward marijuana are shifting, and for multi-state employers, different state marijuana laws can make it challenging to enforce a company’s drug policy across an entire organization. Since 2012, 33 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico and the 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.

HR Tech 2019: HR in the age of artificial intelligence


The words “artificial intelligence” get tossed around a lot these days in the HR space, but what does it actually mean and how does AI actually apply to HR?

HR Team Productivity Hack: How to Save Time and Effort by Optimizing Corporate Travel


HR Team Productivity Hack: How to Save Time and Effort by Optimizing Corporate Travel It’s an understatement to say that most HR professionals have a lot on their plates. From recruiting and. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

How Workday harnessed the power of data


Today’s HR leaders are drowning in data—but just having the numbers about the workforce is only the first step toward maximizing their full potential, said the keynote speakers at today’s opening session of the Women in HR Tech Summit.

How Attracting and Retaining Older Employees Can Help Your Business

SHRM Resources

?After 68-year-old Paul Critchlow retired from a successful 30-year career in corporate communications with Merrill Lynch, he had no intention of returning to the workforce. However, when the initial euphoria of being retired wore off, he found himself wondering, "What comes next?""When

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.

Here’s how to respond to dramatic shifts in HR technology


Influence in HR technology comes from many places, takes many forms and continues to evolve over time. When the HRE /HR Tech Conference team met over to work on this Influencers list , we knew it would be important to consider all aspects of influence.

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Despite Worker Complaints, Google Is Still World’s Most Reputable Employer

SHRM Resources

?Google, the Internet search engine that promised to not "be evil," is consistently the subject of bad news, including charges of sexual harassment, data privacy concerns, anti-trust investigations, and criticism—both internal and external—of projects with unpopular U.S.

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Why parenting shapes the workforce


A panel discussion during the Women in HR Tech Summit —held the opening morning of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition—highlighted the ways in which traditional gender norms, especially regarding parenting, have shaped the workplace, and how those expectations are rapidly evolving.

Retailers Have A Lot To Gain From AR and VR

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The retail industry has seen a paradigm shift in the last few years. The industry is turning to digital methods and technologies to carry out its daily operations. The use of technologies like VR and AR in retail is helping retailers adapt well to changes in the industry

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.

HR Tech 2019: Barbara Corcoran Opens Second Annual Pitchfest


The second annual Pitchfest competition got off to a rousing start as keynoter and Shark Tank judge Barbara Corcoran welcomed the standing room only crowd at the close of the first day of the 2019 HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas.

Restrictions On H-1B Visas Found To Push Jobs Out Of The U.S.

Forbes Leadership Strategy

New research finds H-1B visa restrictions push jobs outside the United States and lead to less innovation in America


VIDEO: HR Tech Question of the Day


This year, the Human Resource Executive team is trying something new. We’re talking to you, the attendees, to capture your thoughts about the industry, trends and what you’re seeing this year at HR Tech. And we’re doing it on video.

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Major Overhaul to Illinois Employment Law Takes Effect in January

SHRM Resources

Employers already know that recent high-profile sexual-harassment cases have prompted state legislatures to enact changes. What may come as a surprise, however, is the number of other changes likely coming to Illinois employment law very soon. Employment Contracts Illinois Harassment

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.

Seven Trends Driving The Future of Innovation

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A new survey of over 200 major companies found that many of them have a hard time keeping up with the changing needs of consumers. However, the data suggested that innovation leaders at companies who were successful in this regard did just a handful of things differently from the others to keep up

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9 Easy Ways To Boost Your Salary Potential

Take It Personel-ly

The job market is a competitive place, taking up to a minimum of a moth to land a job, even with a college degree. Not to mention, competitive benefits like work from home privileges, dog-friendly offices, and having a full-blown coffee bar to give you energy on those late nights in the office.

LinkedIn Invites Users to Help Close Career Opportunity Gap

SHRM Resources

GetFive’s 5 Tips That Will Help if You Hate Networking


Click image to download infographic! For extroverted professionals, networking events offer a chance to shine. Thriving on the energy of others, they move seamlessly from group to group, mingling with ease. Their charisma and confidence are crystal clear. And then there’s the rest of us.

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.