Fri.Jun 07, 2019

How Losing is Good for Your Employees


One of the neuroscience methods to incentivize people is loss aversion: the fear of losing something or the fear of missing out. We feel losses about twice as strongly as we feel wins, and although this may sound harsh, focusing on losing gives people more of a drive to avoid it.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ban-The-Box Laws | GoodHire


When I talk with employers and customers about background check compliance, the questions I’m asked most frequently are about ban-the-box and fair hiring laws.

Why Millennials Are a Great Asset to Your Business Culture

Career Metis

A few years ago, millennials made up approximately 36% of the workforce. By the year 2020, it is projected that millennials will make up at least half of the workforce, creating a huge cultural shift for all kinds of businesses.

Can AI be Ethical?

Ultimate Software


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.

Men Who Are Uncomfortable Mentoring Women: I'd Guess You're Doing This.

The HR Capitalist

Is the number of men who are afraid to mentor women really on the rise in the #metoo era? As crazy as it seems, a new report from Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn Organization says this is the case.

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Why You Need a Cloud-based Employee Scheduling System


The number of employees on staff and the difficulty of work shift patterns can add extensive time to managers’ schedules. They have to spend eight hours or more each week to prepare work schedules when their tool is an age-old spreadsheet.

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Inside Talent: What Recruiters Can Learn from Marketing at MasterCard

Allegis Global Solutions

I focus my time largely on advising employers on creating new models for finding and engaging talent more efficiently and effectively. That means looking outside of the narrowly scoped and slightly siloed world of HR and talent and looking at the emerging best practices, breakthrough strategies and the innovators driving the unprecedented disruption being felt across industries, functions and markets. The World of Work

Viewpoint: Consider the Benefits of Using Video Interviews as a Hiring Tool

SHRM Resources

To video interview or not to video interview? That's the question on the minds of many employers. But is there a statistical cause for concern that outweighs the demonstrated benefits that VI provides to hiring managers? That's the real question to be answered.

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The Top 5 Digital Recruiting Challenges According to Employers (and How to Tackle Them)

Digital HR Tech

With 7 million-plus job openings and an unemployment rate of 3.6% , the U.S. labor market continues to lean heavily in favor of candidates.

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.

Survey: ‘Digitally Mature’ Employers Have Innovation Edge


It pays to be a “digitally maturing” employer—at least when it comes to boosting innovation which, in turn, should boost the bottom line.

Candidate Assessment: Why to Hire for Cultural Fit?


Who should you hire? The technical superstar with all the right qualifications but low to average social/people skills? Or the candidate with average technical skills but a great personality and strong social/people skills?

#RedBranchWeekly: Building Strong Company Culture

marenated HR

By Kate Bunton: When I first interviewed here at Red Branch, I was struck by one thing in particular: They knew who they were.

How to Write a Combination Resume

Effortless HR

Use this Resume Type to Emphasize Both Job Skills and Work History. The combination resume type merges chronological resume formatting with some aspects of the functional resume. Writers from resume services online will explain how everything works.

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.

5 Ways to Motivate Employees to Learn

BizLibrary - HR

Motivating employees to learn takes a creative mix of finding the right people, using the right strategies, and outlining career paths! The post 5 Ways to Motivate Employees to Learn appeared first on BizLibrary. Article competitive advantage employee retention

Employee Comments: Eat Them Up!

Best Companies Group

Need new ideas to engage employees ? Occasionally, we like to share comments and ideas straight from the source: employees at top companies who ranked on a Best Places to Work list! How can you show your employees you care?

How to make your ideal company culture a reality


No matter what your role is, you can change your company culture for the better. Even if it’s just aiming to be transparent in your communication, or going out of your way to treat colleagues with kindness, you’re making a difference.

Performance Reviews: A Training Guide for New Managers


When it comes to performance reviews, new managers can dread them as much as employees. Early-stage managers may have never been involved in a performance review process for direct reports, or perhaps they have but now they need to learn a new system. Talent Performance Management

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.

Five Leadership Skills For Building The Best Team

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Building a great team isn’t as easy as you might think, but it’s not rocket science, either


Smart Appliances You Must Have in the Kitchen

Take It Personel-ly

Technology has become weirder and weirder [in a good way] as generations go by. Years back, it was only Alexa, Google, and Siri pioneering their way through a human’s everyday life. Before, you still had to figure out how to manually operate a kitchen stove, a blender, or a coffee maker.

Five Leadership Skills For Building The Best Team

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Building a great team isn’t as easy as you might think, but it’s not rocket science, either


5 Benefits of ATS and Background Screening Integrations


5 Benefits of ATS and Background Screening Integrations Jun. 7, 2019. Vinh Nguyen Vice President of Information Technology. Each decade, The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes an occupational outlook. It goes into great detail about each industry and occupation.

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.

The 5 Rules Followed By Accountable Leaders

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Effective leaders at all levels understand the importance of two-way accountability and act accordingly. They never look for scapegoats as they make themselves fully accountable for their team’s success. Find here the six basic rules of accountability followed by successful and effective leaders

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weekend free-for-all – June 8-9, 2019

Ask a Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Ask again, Yes , by Mary Beth Keane.


A Preview of SHRM 2019 with SHRM Chief Knowledge Officer Alexander Alonso


Who’s ready for SHRM 2019? I know I am. I can never turn down a trip to Las Vegas, but more importantly — nerd alert! — I can never turn down the chance to connect with HR professionals and dive head-first into the amazing, progressive conversations so many are having about our industry.

High-Heat Inspections Begin as California Temperatures Rise


Certain industries, like construction, must implement high-heat procedures when the temperature reaches 95 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer arrived in California this week as temperatures soared throughout most of the state.

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.