Wed.Feb 13, 2019

A 2020 vision: Is your benefits package ready for the future?

HR Morning

Benefits play a pivotal role these days, and pros know how tough it is to keep good people, so many employers are upping their game when it comes to offering their employees a comprehensive benefits package. .

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Beyond wondering about the gig economy to preparing to lead it. Five observations.

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Balaji Bondili , Jeff Schwartz , and Rebecca Greenberg on February 13, 2019. There is growing debate in the market around the size and growth trajectory of the gig economy.

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How to Grow Star Performers

DISC Assessments

At some point, every leader has thought to themselves, “I wish I could clone my star performers so all my workers were as good as he/she is.” ” What if there was a method to get you closer to that wish? That wish might feel more like a magic trick!

Learning Corner with Jeff Pfeffer: Want to Make Leadership Development Effective? Tell the Truth

Cornerstone On Demand

Social science isn't as alluring as most feel-good leadership talk. Recently, a large public accounting firm where I delivered a presentation on influence and power told me that their head of human resources wanted a more “inspirational" presentation on leadership than what I was preparing.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

In Her Words on #InternationalWomensDay: Brooke Henderson

Ultimate Software

At Ultimate Software, we’re proud to partner with incredible female athletes who are working relentlessly to change the world and chase their dreams.

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Minimum Viable Product in the World of HR.

The HR Capitalist

If there's one thing that HR could do better at, it's caring less about being perfect and shipping more HR product. You see it all the time in the world of HR. We have big plans. Those big plans include the need for project planning, for meetings, vendor selection and deep thoughts.

Learning Corner with Jeffrey Pfeffer: Want to Make Leadership Development Effective? Tell the Truth

Cornerstone On Demand

Social science isn't as alluring as most feel-good leadership talk. Recently, a large public accounting firm where I delivered a presentation on influence and power told me that their head of human resources wanted a more “inspirational" presentation on leadership than what I was preparing.

Top 9 Digital HR Tech Trends for 2019

Digital HR Tech

Whenever I hear the word ‘trend’ I tend to think it’s something temporary. Like those slap bracelets for kids in the nineties. Remember those?

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Measuring the ROI of Tech


Remember the good old days, when technology choices delivered clear benefits?

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.

There's nothing wrong with taking a mental health day


Sometimes, when the pressures of life and work reach a boiling point, it’s helpful to take a mental health day to recharge our batteries. But in many workplaces that’s simply not an option, so we take a sick day instead.


How to Take Feedback Well as an Employee


Few employees are happy when performance review time rolls around, and hardly anyone reacts with joy when the boss wants “a quick word.” People’s defenses go up when confronted with feedback. This is unfortunate, as most often, feedback is intended to be helpful. Understanding how to take constructive criticism can help you develop the skills you need for success in your career. SEE ALSO: Why Facebook Employees Are More Productive, Motivated, and Satisfied.

Is blind recruiting actually, well, gender-blind?


Gender equality is a topical issue -- and increasingly college and university talent pools are becoming sources to help businesses hit targets. Used well, blind recruitment can help with fair screening ensuring non-discriminative shortlisting. But is it enough?

20 employee recognition ideas that work


“Jamie, your marketing report was excellent. The charts were well done and easy to read. I really appreciate your hard work on this!”. Positive feedback, like the example above, is a form of employee recognition - a crucial element of employee engagement and happiness.

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.

Five Places to Share Your Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company Badge

Great Place to Work

Want to Succeed With Continuous Performance Management? Focus on the Value to Employees


Every HR pro knows that the way we work is changing radically. Hierarchical, heavily structured organizations are being almost fully replaced with more flexible, adaptable and agile models based on. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR continuous performance management employee value leadership motivation

how do I not lose hope in a highly competitive field?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m in a very competitive, very niche academic field. I’m writing because I wonder if you and your readers can tell me how to keep going when I’m losing hope as this roller coaster of a search keeps on rolling. I have been applying for jobs since last year, and I have had one — ONE — interview. A recent rejection informed me that I was one of 322 applicants for a position. This is the norm.

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Different Goals for Different Roles: The Betterworks Guide to Departmental OKRs


Truly motivating a workforce requires nurturing a sense of purpose. Two primary ways of achieving this are providing employees with continuous coaching and feedback from managers who are. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR job description management by objectives objectives key results okrs role definition

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.

Replicon Named Top Vendor in Workforce Management


Innovative Platform for Global Workforce Management Recognized by Constellation Research as a Leader REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Replicon announced it was named to the Constellation ShortList™ for Workforce Management Suites.


Hustling With Heart: Self-Care and Wellness for Professional Women


Millennials are coming to grips with the fact that burnout is real. If we’re so busy hustling all the time, how can we even begin to prevent the burnout? Hustle With Heart,” an exclusive event hosted by Justwomen x Shine in New York City, aimed to grapple with that question.

When Mining Workforce Data, Drill Carefully


Data, data everywhere. It used to be that the consumer side of the business was data-obsessed, but now CHROs and their teams are aggressively focused on gathering and mining insights from workforce data.

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Cases to Watch Update: Liability for Payroll Records


The verdict is in on one of our 2019 cases to watch. During our annual Employment Law Update seminar road trip , we discussed several “cases to watch” in 2019. For those of you who attended, we’ve got a case update on one of them!

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.

Transforming Leadership Education Through Exchange Programs


We see scores of self-help books, motivational articles, and management forums elaborating upon the to-dos and how-tos for leadership. They all, more or less, articulate the same messages: Be agents of change. Build one-on-one relationships with your people.

Analytics, Automation Lead the Way in MPHRO’s Growth


It’s known as global multi-process human resources outsourcing, or MPHRO, and apparently it’s on a roll. According to a new report from the Everest Group, the global MPHRO market is expected to continue at a 6-percent to 8-percent annual-growth rate over the next three years. That translates to more than $5 billion by 2020.

Cafe Classic: How Much More is Enough?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: A Classic discussion on the tipping point (if there is one!) for compensation, via Dan Walter! Many of us spent time a few years back watching the news about a man in Southern California who was wanted on suspicion of murder, including the killing of at least one police officer.

7 Takeaways for Internal Communications from our Most Popular Content in 2018


What topics did your fellow internal communications professionals find interesting, entertaining, and useful in 2018? We reviewed our team’s content metrics and KPIs to uncover which among our blog posts, guides, and eBooks was most popular. Here are the top seven pieces of content we published, plus key takeaways. And don’t miss our content in 2019—check out our frequently updated resources for internal communications.) . #1:

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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.