Fri.Sep 22, 2017

4 Steps to Conducting a Successful Coaching Session

HR Daily Advisor

I love being corrected and coached; especially by my wife. My second favorite coaches are my four teenagers. Since they’ve been sentient for a number of months now, they naturally have lots of tips and life wisdom to share with me, and I always receive it with humility.

Disconnect to Connect


For our creativity to thrive and learning to happen, we need unburdened spaces in our life – physical spaces too, but most importantly, mental spaces.

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FMLA ruling: Is this loose standard terrible news for your compliance efforts?

HR Morning

Thanks to a recent court ruling, it may now be even more difficult for employers to take any adverse action against an employee who is on — or has previously taken — FMLA leave. Woods v. START Treatment & Recovery Centers is the lawsuit HR pros everywhere must be aware of.

What to Do When Employees Are Underperforming?

HR Daily Advisor

It’s time to pull your head out of the sand—you need to deal with poor performers! Sometimes it is uncomfortable to deal with things you would rather avoid, but there is no advantage to delaying the inevitable.

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Live Webinar: Conducting the Perfect Interview – Prepare Your Team for Successful Hiring

Unstructured interviews can be faulty gauges of whether or not a candidate is the right fit. When you tighten up your interview process and equip your hiring team with structured interview questions and a way to provide standardized feedback, you’re able to get reliable hiring manager feedback and hire the right people faster. Join us on Thursday, 2/22 at 11:00AM PT, 2:00PM ET to learn how to conduct structured interviews and streamline your hiring process.

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45+ Elements of Company Culture to Include in Your Strategy

ClearCompany HRM

Company culture is essential to the identity of your business and defines the environment in which employees work. It incorporates a variety of elements including work environment, values, company mission, ethics, expectations and goals. Company Culture

When Women Thrive At Work It’s Good for Everyone


New research shows that workplaces where women thrive are workplaces where everyone reports higher levels of satisfaction and support. Great Place to Work and Fortune found that “companies where women are thriving also tend to offer better workplace experiences for all employees.” ” What’s the difference? These companies had better benefits, better professional development programs and […] Source. HR pay gap wage gap

Human Centered Hiring and Culture Fit

Robin Schooling

The importance of aligning hiring to organizational culture is endlessly discussed, debated, and analyzed. Everyone from researchers to C-suite leaders to HR professionals has an opinion on how to achieve this seemingly elusive nirvana.

3 Minor Details with Big Effects on Team Performance


There are many things that can determine the success of a team. But sometimes, it’s the little things that actually end up making the difference. Number of people. Imagine that you’re walking down the street, and see someone in need of help. How likely is it that you would actually stop to help them?

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Cultural Diversity: A Long-Term Investment Strategy

HR Gazette

Mismanaging cultural diversity in the workplace causes unhealthy tensions and a loss of team productivity. Your company’s is exponentially stronger with you foster an atmosphere of acceptance.

my boss wants me to collaborate with my awful coworker

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have a coworker who started a few months ago. He and I are responsible for similar types of projects, but we rarely collaborate because the projects don’t readily lend themselves to teamwork. Occasionally, we may consult each other if we hit a technical snag with the software. For some reason, my boss has started pushing me to work more closely with him on my projects.

Create Impactful Employee Engagement Surveys With Our Free eBook


Engaged employees are a key driver of your business’s success: highly engaged workplaces see a 10% increase in customer ratings and a 20% increase in sales. But understanding how to engage your employees can be tricky.

Everyone Can Be a Rock Star – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

How Self-Service People Analytics Helps Us Tell a Better HR Story


I’ve already written about the importance of having self-service analytics in the finance department to help make more informed business decisions. But data isn’t just for CFOs. The CHRO of the future must use people analytics and employee data to make strategic decisions about their company’s workforce. If you are going to lead a data-driven HR organization, you first need reliable data at your fingertips.

5 Tips to Make Better Workplaces for Millennials


This DATIS Blog Article, “ 5 Tips to Make Better Workplaces for Millennials “, was originally posted by Kim Peters , Great Place to Work on August 9th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Much of Corporate America has spent the last decade loosening dress codes and adding gaming consoles to break rooms to better connect with younger employees. The result?

5 Tips to Getting the Most From a Leadership Coach

TLNT: The Business of HR

Working with an executive coach can have a huge payoff for leaders as they develop, improve their skills and stretch in new areas. Like anything in life, coaching is as much about what you give as what you get back.

Join Extended DISC® at the HRSouthwest Conference in Fort Worth, TX from Oct. 1-4!

Extended DISC

Extended DISC ® will be at at the HRSouthwest Conference at the Forth Worth Convention Center from October 1-4! Extended DISC® offers customizable, online DISC assessments for leadership, sales, customer service, team and communication training. Our Unlimited Use DISC License allows you to use an unlimited number of assessments for a fixed fee. Our Public and Virtual Certification options are approved for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification credits.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

HR Technology — What’s Hot?


Like the stock market, choosing which HR Technology trends are going to take off and become the “next big thing” can be an inexact science. Consider these ideas. The post HR Technology — What’s Hot? appeared first on Mercer PeoplePro Blog. HR Strategy & Talent Management emerging business entrepreneur entrepreneurs HR human resources SBA SCORE SHRM small business small business administration small business advice small business incubator start ups

Workplace Happiness: a Little Happiness Brings a Lot More Productivity

Compensation Today

Kelsie Davis, BambooHR. Some business leaders dismiss happiness as something that employees can do on their own time.

Most common mistakes candidates make at interviews from an employer’s perspective

Effortless HR

Worried about making a mistake during your interview. Unfortunately, making a mistake during an interview is incredibly easy, and most don’t realize it until it’s over. To help you better prepare for your interview and avoid messing up, below are a few common mistakes that you should avoid. Image source: Dressing Poorly. When you’re being interviewed for a job, it’s important to look your best aka profes s ional attire.

How Hospitals Can Shed 3 Myths Hindering Employee Engagement

HR Daily Advisor

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!

Are you hiring without a map?

The Predictive Index

Hiring & Selection Employee Engagement

Will Your Training Keep Pace with Need for Technology-Related Skills?

HR Daily Advisor

More than one-half of employed Americans in a recent survey expect significant technology improvements over the next 5 years to boost their productivity at work, and many are looking to their employers to provide related training.

How to Land a Seat at the C-Suite Table


Among many small- and mid-sized businesses (SMB), human resource departments are no longer seen as an isolated administrative function.


October 1: New Local Ordinance, Minimum Wage Hike and Updated Poster for Employers in Berkeley


This fall, employers who have employees in the City of Berkeley will have a new local ordinance, a minimum wage hike and a new poster. On October 1, 2017, Berkeley’s Paid Sick Leave (PSL) ordinance goes into effect, and Berkeley’s minimum wage will rise to $13.75 per hour.

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

PBGC Will Assist United Furniture Workers Pension Fund

HR Daily Advisor

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has approved a partition application and will provide early financial assistance to the United Furniture Workers Pension Fund A, a Nashville-based multiemployer pension plan that covers nearly 10,000 participants.


Celebrate 2017 Customer Service Week with These Cool Ideas [FREE GIFTS]

Total Employee Recognition

Working nights, weekends, and everything in between. Ensuring each customer walks away with a smile. And don’t even mention what one experiences during the holiday season. Customer service representatives might not have an easy job, but they do fulfill a major role for your company. For these reasons, among many others, it’s important you make the most of this year’s upcoming Customer Service Week, which will take place October 2 nd – 6 th.

HR's Guide to Predictive Workforce Analytics

Quantum Workplace

The Age of Information is upon us… and it is upping the ante for great workplaces. Leveraging predictive workforce analytics from employee engagement surveys will be the difference between a good organization and a great one, and if your company doesn’t know how to make the most of this data it could be the difference between barely surviving and absolutely thriving

Future Friday: Lessons for HR from office designs

OmegaHR Solutions

Just because other companies do something does not mean your company must or should. I read a piece on a website called Insight which deals primarily with office design.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.