Wed.Jan 23, 2019

Netflix for HR: The Fyre Festival Documentary & Your Employment Brand.

The HR Capitalist

From time to time, I like to be your HR commentator related to your Netflix queue. . With that in mind, I have a must watch for you - Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened.

5 Reasons Managers Need to Take Better Notes During One-on-One Conversations

Quantum Workplace

In order to effectively coach employees , you need to have an ongoing dialogue that provides updates on progress, facilitates development, and keeps both parties on the same page.

The Most Successful Companies Let Employees Try Different Roles. Here’s Why.


Note: This post originally appeared on , where Hireology co-founder and CEO Adam Robinson is a regular contributor. When it comes to building a productive, profitable team, hiring top talent is only part of the battle.

How to Recruit For Today's 33 Most Sought-After Jobs, According to LinkedIn

Cornerstone On Demand

From the low unemployment rate , to the growth of jobs requiring workers with highly-specialized skills sets , it's a tough hiring market out there, particularly when it comes to some of the most in-demand jobs.

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.

We’re Only Human 48: How to Use Hackathons and Coworking to Engage Employees


Hackathons are often seen as a tool for creating new software products, but did you realize that they could be used to create a more engaged workforce as well? . In today’s show, Ben interviews Toni Eberhart, Executive Director for Urban Engine. In the show, they talk about how things like coworking nights, hackathons, and other social activities can help to crosspollinate ideas and create more satisfaction for technical talent. .

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DHS Strips H-2 Visa Eligibility from Three Countries

SHRM Resources

Citizens of the Dominican Republic, Ethiopia and the Philippines will no longer be eligible to come to the U.S. under certain temporary work visas because those countries are failing to meet program standards, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. And that’s not even all of it.

Employer Lawfully Focused on Applicants’ People Skills

SHRM Resources

The school board of Shelby County, Ala., did not discriminate against a black applicant by promoting a white candidate deemed as having superior people skills, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

Creating a diverse workforce


Recruiting and retaining diverse talent is a challenge for many hiring managers, especially those with little or no training in unconscious bias. So w hat is it, and why do you need to know about it?

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.

Real Life Isn’t Boring! How to Live Life with No Regrets

DISC Assessments

How does one live life without regrets? Is it even possible? Are there really lifehacks and lessons to be learned? We can’t think of a better time than the New Year to begin living a life free of regret.

Preparing Your Workplace For Generation Z Expectations


Born between 1995 and 2018, the eldest segment of Gen Z is roughly 23 years old. As such, only a fraction of Gen Z has entered the workforce — roughly 17 million of the 67 million by digital publication Advisory’s measure. generation z


ALEX Helped Employees Potentially Save Over $300 Million in 2018 by Recommending Their Best-Fit Plan


ALEX is a uniquely helpful decision support tool because: 1) it factors in the specific health care needs of every employee and 2) it provides side-by-side plan comparisons so clear your brainy 8-year-old niece could understand them.

NEWS: The Extended Owiwi Beta Version is almost here!


Some time ago we shared with you that Owiwi is preparing something special…Well here it is!…the …the new and improved version of Owiwi is going to be launched in Beta in a couple of weeks!??. From now on Owiwi will be measuring 8 soft skills instead of 4. The new ones will be: ??

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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.

Gen Z: Agents of Change

Vibe HCM

15 years ago the first of the Millennials burst out of college and into our workplaces carrying what seemed then to be an unbelievably foreign and complex set of expectations for what work ought to be.

Work-Life Balance Tips for Teachers

EverFi - HR

Author Annie Dillard once wrote , “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” We spend a lot of our days at work, and as a former educator, I also remember the sheer number of hours I put in beyond school hours.

Measuring customer experience is a task undone until you check off this 10-item list!


A popular joke goes like this: A shopkeeper instructs his new hire-“Even if we don’t stock a particular product, you should always say that you will get it in 2-3 days and try to sell them something else.”. The shopkeeper eavesdrops on a conversation the new hire has with a middle-aged couple.

The Relationship Between Student Sleep and Mental Health

EverFi - HR

Parents and teachers of school-age children can attest that the sleep struggle is real.

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.

ALEX Drove $1.5 Billion in HSA, FSA, and 401(k) Contributions and $391 Million in Potential Tax Savings in 2018


Every year, Jellyvision’s talented product team works hard to update, revise, and refresh ALEX so it’s even better at helping employees choose the best-fit plans and save money. In 2017, they outdid themselves.

It’s Time for a New Approach to Workplace Substance Abuse


Substance abuse in the workplace is an age-old challenge in all industries, not to mention mine. According to one report , the construction industry has the second highest rate of heavy alcohol consumption and substance abuse overall.

Are You Familiar With Donning and Doffing?

Patriot Software

Depending on the type of business and work environment, employers might require employees to wear uniforms or protective gear.

The most popular HR titles for 2019 - data from US UK & AU


There is power in a name, and in the words we use. What we call something sends a signal about what it is, how we should treat it, and more. For people in the Human Resources profession, titles have long been a point of discussion. Even the name of the field itself has been up for debate.

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.

Fremont City Council Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance


Employers with employees in the city of Fremont need to be aware of the upcoming minimum wage changes in July 2019. The City of Fremont is the latest city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance.

5 ways to positively impact your workplace culture


Workplace culture is one of those things that’s always there. Like the sky. It’s also one of those things that’s constantly changing whether we like it or not. Like the seasons. And that means it can be hard to impact culture in a meaningful and lasting way. But not impossible


Last One Out, Turn Off the Lights

Government Executive

Retirements were up 24 percent last year. The shutdown is likely to drive many more civil servants out the door in 2019. Management - Management Matters

The War for Talent is Over, and THE TALENT WON!

Employee Engagement Group

By Bob Kelleher, January 2019 2019 is shaping up as the year your firms’ employees are finally in the driver’s seat.

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.