Wed.Aug 21, 2019

Improving employee experience makes for a better company: Here’s how

HR Morning

Providing employees with a strong Employee Experience is more than a great company picnic and premium benefits. Employee Experience, or EX, is about employees feeling like there are strong contributors to the success of the company. They are productive and efficient because the employer treats them like a customer, providing them with the tools and training they need to do the job, and absorbing them into a positive company culture.

Reflections on training. 

HRGem

A few weeks ago I attended a training course. It wasn’t anything to do with my usual work, but was about learning to help children with Down Syndrome to navigate the transition to teenage years. As someone who regularly delivers … Continue reading → Other Stuff

Want to Supercharge your Employee Onboarding Process? Your EVP is the Secret.

Blu Ivy Group

Anyone who has recruited for new talent understands how much work is involved. It’s usually a detailed and complicated process that touches many people across many departments and effective Employee Onboarding will help you retain the top talent you spent so much time and money attracting.

Why office gossip isn't as bad as we think

Jostle

Office gossip is commonly misunderstood as something to be avoided whenever possible. And sure, what might start out as harmless rumors or after-work gripe sessions can quickly devolve into high school drama: damaged relationships, the formation of cliques, and toxic working conditions.

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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.

Back to School: How to Show Working Parents You Care

Limeade

Summer is coming to an end as parents pack up the beach toys and prepare for the new school year ahead. From meeting teachers to arranging childcare to managing extracurricular activities — back to school means back to routine, but it also requires juggling schedules and work-life balance for working parents. In 2018, 63% of married-couple families with children had both parents employed. As this number continues to grow, support for working parents is needed now more than ever.

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Interview with Charlene Li, Part 1: Acts of Courageous Leadership

15Five

In this two-part series, we sit down with Altimeter Group founder and Senior Fellow Charlene Li ahead of the release of her new book, The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail.

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Ways to reward and recognize your employees this Labor Day

PeopleStrategy

While we’re still in the dog days of summer, Labor Day is just around the corner. A popular holiday for the final vacation of the summer, but also a great opportunity to promote – or debut – your reward and recognition programs.

How to Use Twitter Lists to Leverage Twitter Marketing (+9 Ideas)

G2 Crowd

With an average of 265 million monthly users, Twitter is, hands-down, the platform to leverage online presence, for both B2B and B2C brands. Guest Post Marketing

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When Turnover Is High But That Means You're World Class.

The HR Capitalist

Good leaders attract followers; great leaders create more leaders. Turnover sucks. Except when people promote themselves by leaving you, and you have a track record of that being the primary cause of your turnover.

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.

What Is Data Migration? (+7 Steps to Successfully Complete It)

G2 Crowd

What is data migration, and why would a company consider such an undertaking? Guest Post Technology

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A Detailed Overview of Federal, State, and Local Minimum Wage Law

Patriot Software

When it comes to setting employee salaries or wages, you can’t pay any amount you want. You must follow minimum wage law. So, what’s minimum wage? Depending on your business location, you might have differing federal, state, and local minimum wage rates.

TF-IDF (Term Frequency-Inverse Document Frequency) Explained

G2 Crowd

Term frequency inverse document frequency (TF-IDF) is a contentious term frequently mentioned within the content marketing and SEO space. Guest Post Marketing

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Why a Strong Mentoring Commitment is a Critical Component for Success

HRExecutive

The evidence is undeniable: Creating a culture of mentorship builds leadership pipelines, reduces talent attrition and creates more opportunities for women.

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.

4 Ways to Develop High-Potential Employees Into Subject Matter Experts

Saba

High-potential (HiPo) employees aren't necessarily destined for a management role. Developing HiPo employees into subject matter experts (SMEs) is also a valuable path. But going from HiPo to SME doesn't happen overnight.

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How Cisco Went from 82 to 6 on the 100 Best Companies List

Great Place to Work

How to Use Behavioral Biases for Better Marketing to Your Customer (+Brand Examples)

G2 Crowd

Ever wondered why some marketing ideas spread overnight while others disappear into thin air? Guest Post Marketing

Jay Baer: Be a customer conversation starter

Qualtrics HR

Where do you start with Jay Baer? New York Times best-selling author of 6 books? 7th-generation entrepreneur? Founder of 5, multi-million dollar companies? Or how about the fact he’s advised over 700 companies in his time including Nike and The United Nations?

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

Want to Thrive at Work? Build a Strong Internal Network.

Structural

No matter your definition of professional success, it’s hard to achieve your goals alone. More often than not, successful people are able to build and leverage a strong internal network.

10 persuasion techniques to help you get ahead at work

cipHR

Having trouble getting buy-in for your latest big idea? These simple tips will help.

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Into the talent-verse: the rise of the talent optimizer

The Predictive Index

If you put Spider-Man and an average human side-by-side in a high-pressure situation, say a fight with Green Goblin, their differences would be obvious. Spider-Man has superhero strength, reflexes, agility, and balance.

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Ep 194: How #HR Can Be More Brave at Work

Workology

While it wears many faces, bravery is one of the most valuable virtues not only in life but in leadership. The presence of bravery leads to do-ers, dreamers, and great leaders. The willingness to. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

5 Tips for Displaying Company Culture During the Hiring Process

The Tim Sackett Project

So, why is company culture important? We inherently understand why a company’s culture is valuable, sure. It sets up the rules, procedures and best practices for a place where you spend 40-50 hours a week, and it guides employees on how to make decisions, how to deal with customers and more.

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Taking Care of Business: ERISA Fiduciary Duties of a 401(k) Plan Sponsor

Guideline

When you set up an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan for your team, you to need figure out who is going to handle the fiduciary duties, and you're probably going to come across the term ERISA. First things first.

Big Data, Small Results? 3 Ways To Make Your Data Deliver More Value

Forbes Leadership Strategy

For many companies, capturing data is similar to collecting stamps. Great collection, with little value

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Meet Tasks: not just another to-do list in your intranet

Jostle

You just spotted a document in your intranet that needs to be updated, so you copy the link, toggle over to your to-do list app, and set yourself a reminder. But wait, you forgot the document’s title, so you check that, and then edit your reminder.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.