Sun.Aug 18, 2019

A Conversation With Heidi Spirgi, Cornerstone's New Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Cornerstone On Demand

Heidi Spirgi calls herself an “accidental HR technologist.” With an undergraduate degree in political science and women’s studies and a graduate degree in art history, she didn’t know she wanted to work in HR tech until after college and graduate school.

Turn Strangers Into Friends With 8 Great Questions From Harvard

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Next time you're at a social function or networking event and you feel bored by small-talk, but fearful of asking profound questions, you can dive right in, says Remy Blumenfeld. Who knows, instead of simply adding a connection, you may actually make a new friend

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How to Use an Omnichannel Approach to Recruiting Talent


An omnichannel approach to recruiting talent is an innovative recruiting practice which uses many channels at once to attract candidates. Implementing omnichannel recruitment practices will increase the odds that top talent will find and accept jobs with your company. Read More.

Another Form Of Fake Agile: The Agile Sweatshop

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Long working hours and excessive pressure reflect a bureaucratic, not an Agile, mindset


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.

Immigration Officials Say Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers

SHRM Resources

Several chicken processing plants in Mississippi may have violated federal law by knowingly employing undocumented immigrants, according to immigration officials. Company employees, however, said they never knowingly employed people who presented false documentation to work.

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Berkshire Hires Renzo Massari, Ph.D as Pay Equity Manager

Berkshire Associates

COLUMBIA, MD—August 19, 2019, Berkshire Associates Inc., a leading human resource consulting and technology firm, announces the appointment of Renzo Massari as its Pay Equity Manager.

How The Finance Prof Who Discovered The 'Inverted Yield Curve' Explains It To Grandma

Forbes Leadership Strategy

You won’t find ‘tizzy’ among the 2,500 words in the Dictionary of Economics, but it’s a good word to use if you’re talking to your grandmother


100 Open-Ended Employee Engagement Survey Questions


One of the simplest and most effective ways to measure employee engagement is to distribute a survey (pulse surveys, open ended question surveys, etc.) and pinpoint exactly how an employee feels.

What Your Audience Wants Most From Your Presentation

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Prepare for public speaking by giving your presentation audience a problem to solve. Andrew Stanton of Pixar, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, and science journalist Robert Krulwich all hook their audience's attention well

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Five Ways To Make Your Recruitment Agency More Efficient

New to HR

Running a recruitment agency can be challenging especially when you have to deal with all the paperwork. Any agency’s back office and recruitment process must be streamlined and be set up in such a way so the agency can focus.

Will China's New Cryptocurrency Make Virtual Cash Respectable?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The People's Bank of China has announced that after five years in development, it is ready to launch its digital currency, although no date has yet been set. Cryptocurrencies are going to play a major role in the economy in the coming years, and China has decided to be part of that future


Fixing the Recruiting Process with an ATS


Recruitment is an area that needs continuous monitoring. The rising gaps in the recruiting process call for the need for a permanent solution. ATS Automation HR technology Resume Parser

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USCIS May Court Disaster With Untested H-1B Visa Registration System

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Business and education groups warn a new USCIS electronic registration system for H-1B petitions could be a disaster

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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.

is a really short interview a bad sign, cooking a roast at work, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is a really short interview a bad sign? I’ve had short interviews before, and felt great about them, and have gotten offers from them. But I just had an interview for a job I REALLY want, and it was only five minutes long. I waited 30 minutes for it to even start! I don’t know how to feel about it. Are short interviews bad? Or did they just not have that many questions to ask?

How To Fall In Love With Your Work (Or Even Just Like It A Little More): 4 Simple Steps

Forbes Leadership Strategy

One of the fundamentals of love, is the feeling of being fully known, and of course it applies to workplace

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Unhappy Staff? Top Tips To Make A Positive Working Environment

New to HR

There’s nothing worse than dreading going to work. Of course, employment gets dull after a while, but it simply isn’t true that’s it is not possible to enjoy your job. Managers have a responsibility to create a positive working environment, The post Unhappy Staff?

How Corporate Leaders Can Align Their Values And Maximize Impact On A Nonprofit Board

Forbes Leadership Strategy

It can be harder than you might expect to effectively translate your business expertise to a nonprofit board


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.

Two’s Company, Three’s A Crowd: But Does That Mean Expensive Relocation Is Your Only Option?

New to HR

When you started your business, the chances are that you dreamt of growth. You probably did whatever you could to expand your efforts, and fantasized about being able to bring a team onboard. And, then, the best happened. Your business. The post Two’s Company, Three’s A Crowd: But Does That Mean Expensive Relocation Is Your Only Option? appeared first on New To HR. Business

The Most Convenient Guitar In The World

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Today’s customers want and expect a frictionless experience – in other words, a convenient experience


Get Off the Wall !!

Everyday People

I mentioned last week that I was able to take in the amazing Burning Man art exhibit touring in Cincinnati. It was a great reminder that I need to remember to release my inner HR bohemian more often. The images of the event’s attendees show people who are uninhibited.

How To Rescue Floundering Meetings -Even When Not The Leader!

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Chances are you’re attending meetings and more meetings this year: strategic meetings, planning meetings, project meetings, staff meetings, virtual client meetings. Some produce results; others, only boredom. Here are 5 ways to deliver results, even when you're not the meeting leader

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

5 Scientifically Supported Ways To Boost Your Productivity In The Workplace

HR Management

There is no shortage of productivity boosting tips available, ranging from those which are easy to implement (e.g. to-do lists) to those which are difficult to get away with (e.g. taking a nap under your desk). The key question is which of these tips are proven to work? This article lists five tips which are strongly supported by research to improve your productivity in the office. 1.Walking. Office work is characterized by prolonged and uninterrupted sitting time.

The Secret Behind Jealousy: Overcoming Unhealthy Competition In Order To Achieve Real Success

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Jealousy can even stem from a source of fear – fear that someone close to you will take your place, or run a better business than you, or even achieve greater success than you


What Is TikTok? (The Short Video Revolution)

G2 Crowd

I didn’t think I was old. Then, I tried to learn about TikTok. Guest Post Social Media

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How To Ask Your Parents For Money For College

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Asking parents for money for college can be awkward. Doing a little math can make it much easier

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.