Wed.Apr 19, 2017

Leadership Insights: What To Do When Your Employee’s Heart Just Isn’t In It


You could tell his heart just wasn’t in it. I’ve always liked that phrase. Or rather, I appreciate the reverse, that a person who is fully present and contributes something valuable does so because they feel inspired, alive, and open-hearted. Is that true though?

Getting Employee Engagement Right Takes More Than a Village

ATD Human Capital

Despite increasing investments in employee engagement surveys, programs, and interventions, fewer than one third of workers around the globe are engaged, resulting in high levels of commitment and discretionary effort.

Managing Introverts In The Workplace

Get Hppy

An introvert is a person who tends to be on the shy and quiet side. An individual who is an introvert may be reluctant to speak to others. He or she may not be willing to divulge much to other people. There are many introverts in this world who hold steady jobs.

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Fatigue Management


Written by: Nathan Meles. It may be absent from many corporate HR policies, but fatigue management has been rapidly gaining awareness in the workplace. Not only is employee fatigue a hazard in some work environments, it impacts workplace morale, employee accuracy, and productivity.

Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

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Why HR Should Forget About Candidates' Salary History for Good

Cornerstone On Demand

Legislation is being enacted in some large U.S. cities that make it illegal for employers to ask candidates an unfair and dreaded question:"What's your current, or most recent, salary?" Job seekers in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Puerto Rico, anywhere in Massachusetts and—potentially very soon—New York City, will no longer have to stress about pricing themselves out of a job (or low-balling their worth). NYC's legislation is pending, as it still needs to be signed into law by Mayor DeBlasio.

Being a ‘Selfless Giver’ Can Be Bad for You

TLNT: The Business of HR

Recognize This! Givers find energy when they give in self-protective and personally meaningful ways, and when they are recognized and reminded of how their contributions matter. Culture Performance & Personality Personality Testing Productivity Teambuilding Featured

New York Marathon

Laurie Ruettimann

About six months ago, I met a guy who changed my life. Sorta. He’s an executive and an entrepreneur who wants to improve his public speaking skills. I’m a woman who attended a professional development seminar to reboot my career. I introduced myself and shared my story. Then he told me about his background. It turns out, we both run. He is a guy with bad knees. I’m a lady with a bad hip and a lot of carbs in my tummy, right now.

Don’t be Like Tim Tebow

TLNT: The Business of HR

What does a former NFL running back have to tell us about human resources? HR Insights Leadership DisruptHR Featured

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.

Four Ways Your Employees Can Get Comfortable Asking for Feedback


We’ve talked about the “ other F words ” before. When someone says “feedback” in the workplace, alarm bells often go off in people’s heads. Getting comfortable with asking for feedback takes practice. People might struggle to proactively ask for professional feedback because many organizations only prompt them to do it once a year or even worse, not at all. Here are some tips to share with your employees to get them more comfortable soliciting feedback from their peers and managers.

Transgender Regulations On the Move


California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments in 2016 to state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations to specifically address protections for transgender persons, including restroom-related protections.

6 things talent wants from your brand


Do you know what brand qualities the candidates you're trying to attract, engage with and recruit are looking for? This knowledge should form the cornerstone of any brand's talent acquisition strategy, yet many still don't promote their best qualities. A vision.

Why You Should Offer an Employee Stock Purchase Plan


When Isaac Oates bought shares in Etsy — a company still up-and-coming when he joined in 2009 — it fundamentally shifted the way he saw his work. “My My friends and I realized, wow we have some ownership over this. And we want the company to succeed,” said Isaac. Now, as CEO and founder of Justworks, Isaac strongly believes in the ability for an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) to empower his workforce. The choice isn’t just about empowering your current workforce, either. Offering stock.

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.

6 Concepts That Help Create A Culture of Collaboration


Are Teamwork and Collaboration Attainable? Teamwork. It’s easy to say, harder to do. When you bring different people with different backgrounds, intentions, responsibilities and personalities, teamwork isn’t always natural. It doesn’t always work. People don’t suddenly gel.

If your organisation came to life as a person, how would you describe it?

HR Zone

Employees. Your organisation's a person. Who is it


Will Your Investigator Spill The Beans? A Lesson From The White House.


Whether it’s your VP of HR, a department manager or an outside investigator, can you be sure your workplace investigator won’t jeopardize the investigation by sharing too much information?

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Creating a Narrative for Talent

Steve Boese

Long flight last night out to Vegas and to pass the time (and I needed to since this flight was not equipped with Satellite TV and thus I was not able to watch the NBA playoffs), I was multi-tasking with Jason Bourne on the screen and the Media Podcast in the ear.

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!

Feds ask for another delay on overtime rule: Will regs ever have their day in court?

HR Morning

The DOL has already been granted two extensions in submitting its final brief to the Fith Circuit Court of Appeals for the final overtime rule, but it looks like that still wasn’t enough. .

Call me, maybe? The FMLA requires much more!

The Employer Handbook

Can you believe this song is five years old? Under the Family and Medical Leave Act , an employee must follow the employer’s “usual and customary” procedures for requesting FMLA leave absent “unusual circumstances.” True dat. True dat.

Turnaround at Pro-Dex Fueled by Communication and Collaboration


California Manufacturer Promoted From Within and Listened to the People Who Matter. When you design and manufacture highly specialized devices and components for the likes of Medtronic and other major medical device companies, you know a thing or two about precision.

Losing your best employees? Here's how to change that


Taking the temperature of your organization is important. Are your people happy? Do they feel recognized? The best leaders are connected to their organizations - they know if things are going well or something is awry. Furthermore, if something is awry, they're ready to take the steps to fix this.

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.

Two Prestigious 2017 Survey Software Awards Now Belong to EPIC

Clarity Wave

Expert recognition is the key factor and logical precursor of the success of every developing system, and often the decisive criteria for busy business owners when deciding which product is cut for their needs.

Employer’s Past Practices Can Actually Expand Liability for Failure to Accommodate

HR Daily Advisor

by Matthew A. Goodin, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Your Lack of Motivation is Your Problem – Now Do Something About It


I have always had an open-door policy. Except now, I work in an open office and have no door – or desk – so it’s now more of a “grab-a-chair-and-sit-here” policy. It works for me. People know where to find me or they send an IM asking where I am today. Sometimes it’s about a situation they are dealing with and they want to discuss options, other times it’s to ask me about something they know I had been involved with previously.

Ensuring Seamless Communications Before and After Mergers and Acquisitions

HR Daily Advisor

During mergers and acquisitions (M&A), one aspect of the transaction that is often overlooked is an effective communications strategy to the audience most responsible for a company’s success: its employees.

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

7 Steps to Setting and Achieving Goals – Guest Post by @BrianTracy ?

Take It Personel-ly

There just isn’t enough time for everything on our to-do list—and there never will be. Successful people don’t try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure those get done. They eat their frogs. I am very excited to be participating in the revised and updated launch of Eat … Continue reading 7 Steps to Setting and Achieving Goals – Guest Post by @BrianTracy ‏.

10th Circuit: Employers Must Accommodate Pregnant Employees Who Have Restrictions

HR Daily Advisor

A recent ruling by the 10th Circuit—which covers Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming—reminds employers that they must treat pregnant employees with health conditions or work limitations in the same manner as other employees with similar conditions or limitations.

How SocialChorus Delivers Reach and Reliability Around the World


The global workforce has firmed into a 21st century standard. In some industries, 77% of the workforce now lies outside company headquarters. Workplaces have been pushed out beyond the cubicle walls.

Reenrollment into Plan Defaults Can Improve Portfolio Diversification, Study Finds

HR Daily Advisor

Most defined contribution retirement plan participants who are reenrolled in a plan’s default fund remain in that investment a year later, with only a few partially opting out, a recent Vanguard case study of reenrollment found.

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New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.