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

“Can AI be Ethical?” ” originally appeared in Forbes. 2018 was filled with machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) news and controversies, from the coverage of U.S.

Top 10 Trends in People Analytics

The importance of People Analytics continues to rise as organizations mine a growing volume of employee data to yield insights to support decision-making and drive organizational strategy. Adoption rates are climbing steadily and more mature organizations are increasingly leveraging new analytics capabilities. This article delves into the top 10 trends dominating this rapidly evolving field.

5 lessons for the workplace from Brené Brown’s new Netflix special


Netflix recently added a new title to its original series roster: The Call to Courage with Brené Brown. Brené is a renowned research professor at the University of Houston and five-time New York Times bestseller who has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. You may recognize her name if you’re a TED Talk enthusiast, as her talk on the power of vulnerability is one of the most-watched of all time.

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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.

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.

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

Can global payroll be compared to the Eurovision Song Contest?

NGA Human Resources

Yes it can! The number of similarities that can be drawn when comparing global payroll with an international song competition is crazy. With a powerful but low-key ballad, last month, the Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

#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.

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


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.

10 Impressive Content Marketing Examples

G2 Crowd

Content marketing can be powerful. Marketing

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

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.

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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Ask HR: ‘An Interviewer Just Asked My Religion. He’s a Priest.’


The modern workplace moves in mysterious ways. That’s what our monthly Ask HR mailbag series is all about. Over the past few weeks, we’ve collected your anonymous HR, payroll, and benefits head-scratchers. And as always, you delivered.

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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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.

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.

Distinguishing Talent Acquisition vs Talent Management


Improving the talent management process for employers is not a simple feat. To create a fruitful strategy to navigate the talent pool, employers first need to understand each component of the process.

7 Creative Ways to Increase Brand Exposure

G2 Crowd

The key to achieving significant brand exposure could be a single creative spark. Guest Post Marketing


Cover Letter: 7 Warning Signs You Took a Wrong Direction

Career Metis

Source – Many underestimate the importance of cover letters. With the entire buzz around resumes and recommendation letters, people seem to forget that recruiters pay a lot of attention to the cover letter, too.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

A #SHRM19 Interview with elearning Brothers


This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with eLearning Brothers , a company specializing in custom-designed eLearning. This quick Q&A was with Todd Cummings, director of custom development. Who is eLearning Brothers!?

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.

A Futurist Sees Leadership Agility In Her Crystal Ball

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Marti Konstant works with leaders to cultivate happy employees and create more profits through workforce agility. She predicts leadership agility will become essential as the world of work and its workers continue to change rapidly


Six Ways To Encourage Leaders To Better Embrace Diversity

Forbes Coaches Council

Diverse thoughts, experiences and backgrounds add a richness and depth to a team. But hiring is only the first step: Without the right culture, voices will be drowned out or lost. Here are some ways you can encourage leaders to create a more-inclusive environment

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.