Thu.Dec 06, 2018

Five Steps to Leading Your Workforce Consciously and With a Conscience

Ultimate Software

by Janine N. Truitt. From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

What an Increasing Retirement Age Could Mean for Your Business

Criteria Corp

Retirement isn’t quite what it used to be. While the average age of retirement for Americans is around 63, the number is rising , and that will have an impact on the current workforce. retirement hiring process HR

How to Keep Your Remote Workers From Feeling Isolated

TLNT: The Business of HR

Remote working has become an increasingly common practice for modern businesses worldwide, whether that’s as a full-time replacement for the 9-5 office job, or as an occasional bonus for regular commuters. Gallup found that in 2016 43% of employed Americans spent at least some time working remotely.

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The 4 Mistakes HR Teams Make When Conducting Employee Experience Surveys

Cornerstone On Demand

Conducting employee experience surveys on a regular basis is critical for HR teams, because it helps them gain an understanding of what employees are happy about, as well as gauge their biggest frustrations.

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Change Your Mood by Changing Your Activities


From the Concern Resilience Library Our actions, feelings and thoughts all connect, working together to influence our moods. Changing one affects the others. For example, taking positive action can be an easy way to lift your mood.

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Change Your Mood by Changing Your Activities


From the Concern Resilience Library Our actions, feelings and thoughts all connect, working together to influence our moods. Changing one affects the others. For example, taking positive action can be an easy way to lift your mood.

Bad news for businesses affected by Brexit uncertainty


With just months to go until the UK leaves the European Union, and no deal yet in place, many employers continue to worry about the possible impact of Brexit on UK businesses and the labour market.

HR Departments Everywhere Are Embracing Video. Are You?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Not long ago, companies viewed videos as optional tools to achieve communication objectives. They were a luxury reserved mainly for marketing departments with huge budgets. Meanwhile, learning and development departments had only canned, off-the-shelf videos to draw from.

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Prediction: A tight talent market will force differentiation in rewards

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Pete DeBellis on December 6, 2018. Organizations are in an uphill battle for talent. With less than one job-seeker per job opening in the U.S.

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.

Survey Says Cold, Hard Cash Is Your Workforce’s Favorite Holiday Perk This Year

TLNT: The Business of HR

Ah, the holidays. A time in business to tie a bow on the past year and exhale from what was hopefully a time of prosperity. And according to a new survey, it’s a time when your employee want to get paid a bonus. Bonuses Holidays HR News Featured

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What Do Millennial Workers Want? Student Loan Repayment


Looking for a way to set your company apart and attract top millennial talent? Helping employees repay their student loans could be the answer. Student loan debt is a huge source of anxiety for today’s workers, particularly millennials.

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How to Create Value by Mapping the Employee Journey

Digital HR Tech

The employee journey is receiving an increasing amount of attention from HR practitioners – and for good reason! In this articles, I will explain what the employee journey is and how it can be leveraged for the benefit of the employee and the employer. So, let’s get started.

6 Practical Engagement Strategies to Beat Holiday Stress at Work


It’s the most wonderful time of the year – unless you work in HR. Holiday anticipation and upcoming vacations often leave employees feeling distracted and disengaged during one of the most chaotic months of the year.

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.

4 Tips for Hiring Small Business Employees


As unemployment hits record lows, it might seem hard to find talent that hasn’t already been scooped up by another company.

Pre-employment assessment, skill testing and interviewing: what’s the difference?


We often hear terms like pre-employment assessment, skill testing and even interviewing used interchangeably. While they may have similar high-level goals, such as identifying a suitable candidate, they are fundamentally different methods of achieving those goals.

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State-Run Retirement Savings Plan OK’d, Mandatory Enrollment Coming in 2020


The mandatory enrollment and contributions for the CalSavers program don’t go into effect until 2020.

Leveraging Recognition and Feedback to Boost Employee Engagement


Employee engagement is an ongoing issue. What can we do to effectively engage employees? Start with recognition and feedback. According to Aptitude Research Partners , companies identified recognition as having the greatest impact on engagement. And it doesn’t stop at recognition.

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.

It’s About Damn Time for xAPI


Why a better mousetrap - built six years ago - still hasn’t seen mass adoption. For the second year in a row, I took the long and arduous 35 minute flight from Phoenix to Las Vegas to attend DevLearn 2018.

What can Clark Griswold and Buddy the Elf Teach us about Employee Engagement?

Vibe HCM

With the Calendar now having turned to December, my thoughts turn to Christmas, and more specifically my family’s tradition of watching (and re-watching) Christmas movies!

ACI CEO Dr. Ann Clark Featured in O Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine

ACI Specialty Benefits

As a young girl growing up in 1950s Kentucky, Ann walked up to her father and said, “Daddy, I want to be a lawyer just like you when I grow up.” ” Without hesitation, he admonished, “Girls don’t become lawyers, Ann.”

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How Friends Influence Behavior: Friendships and School Performance

EverFi - HR

When you think back to your time in school, what do you remember most? Is it the homework and tests, or is it the relationships you built with others? If you’re like most people, it’s the latter. But, how do those friends influence behavior? Recent studies have concluded that friendships are more important than you might think. In many cases, they’re even among the biggest indicators of success in school.

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.

99% perspiration: the challenge of being a midlife professional woman

HR Zone

Culture. 99% perspiration: the midlife professional woman


86% of Enterprises Increasing IoT Spending In 2019


Enterprises increased their investments in IoT by 4% in 2018 over 2017, spending an average of $4.6M this year. 38% of enterprises have company-wide IoT deployments in production today. 84% of enterprises expect to complete their IoT implementations within two years.

Product News: Introducing Interview Day Scheduling


As a recruiting coordinator, scheduling multi-party interview days is a nightmare. You flip endlessly back and forth between spreadsheets, calendars and email threads to find a time for everyone — only to start all over again when a conflict pops up.

HR’s Guide to Holiday Parties


Holiday parties are a great opportunity for your company to come together and celebrate accomplishments. But between picking a venue, organizing the event, and keeping employees in line, holiday parties can quickly become a costly and stressful endeavor.

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.