Wed.Jun 20, 2018

California Legalization of Recreational Cannabis: What HR Pros Need to Know


The passage of California’s Proposition 64 in 2016 legalized recreational marijuana use for people aged 21 and older. But there has been some confusion as to what exactly the legalization of recreational cannabis entails, especially when it comes to the workplace. There are questions on both sides: Are employers still allowed to drug test? Can an employee be fired for testing positive? What if it’s used for medicinal purposes?

Employers: Here’s What the NYC Right to Disconnect Bill Could Mean for You


Your company’s offices may be mostly empty by 6 or 7pm — but your employees’ email inboxes likely aren’t. A “right to disconnect” bill introduced before the New York City Council in March 2018 wants that to change. The bill would make it illegal for private NYC businesses with 10 or more employees to mandate their employees to respond to calls, emails, or texts outside of their standard work hours. The bill doesn’t forbid sending after-hours emails, but aims to remove any pressure for. Read mor

What Happens when an Alleged Harasser Claims Discrimination?

HR Daily Advisor

Occasionally, an employee accused of harassment will file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claiming that he was subjected to disciplinary action even though he was innocent or that he was the real victim of harassment.

Why Data-Driven Employee Career Growth Discussions Are Critical


Careers used to progress linearly–you’d start at the bottom and climb up the rungs of a clearly defined ladder until you retired–but the world of work has changed so much.

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Hiring Manager Intake Form

Communication between recruiters and hiring managers is the #1 indicator of successful hiring. Facilitating this communication without interrupting everyone’s schedule is key. Download the intake form and start recruiting better candidates today.

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Four reasons your emerging leaders need mentors


Mentoring programs are a powerful way to engage and retain top employees, especially millennials. Especially as the competition for talent continues to intensify, companies would do well do strengthen their mentoring programs.

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Making Assumptions about Generations

HR Daily Advisor

There exists an idea that those who are born of certain generations share similar traits. However, such broad-strokes appraisals of individuals from specific generations is a great way to miss out on a great candidate. Source: momcilog / E+ / Getty.

4 Tips to Help You Become a Valued Partner

TLNT: The Business of HR

Whether you are an HR consultant, an outsourced solution provider, an internal HR professional, a senior HRBP, or a CHRO, everyone wants to become a valued partner in the business. Given the current talent landscape, more and more of the big decisions being made about the future of any business seems to center around people. HR is finally getting its rightful seat the table when these decisions are being made. Strategic HR Featured


Teamwork Encouraged, But Not When It Comes to Class Action Lawsuits

HR Daily Advisor

“There is strength in numbers.” “Teamwork makes the dream work.” “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” You’ve heard these quotes before and many like them probably a thousand times. . yogysic / DigitalVision Vectors / Getty Images.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

Grow Revenue or Cut Costs?

DISC Assessments

Speaker, author, and Assessments 24×7 Chief Operations Officer, Rick Barrera explores the question of whether business leaders should focus on growing revenues or cutting costs. Barrera contends that in almost every situation, the answer is obvious – GROW REVENUE!

Four reasons your emerging leaders need mentors


Mentoring programs are a powerful way to engage and retain top employees, especially millennials. Especially as the competition for talent continues to intensify, companies would do well do strengthen their mentoring programs. Studies show that emerging leaders prioritize personal growth and purpose over their paychecks. Now the largest generation in the U.S., millennials have a desire to work for companies that do more than offer cushy compensation and flexible vacation time.

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How to Motivate Your Employees to Succeed


Your employees are the key to satisfied customers. employee appreciation employee loyalty employee reinforcement

15 Recruitment Tools to Try asap (An Overview)

Digital HR Tech

Recruiting new candidates is tough enough as it is. As an HR professional, you’ve got heaps of things to do on top of that eternal quest for the perfect applicant. All the more reason you to make your professional life as easy as possible, right?

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Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

5 Ways to Build Trust With Executive Hiring Teams

Thrive TRM

While executive recruiters greatly value their relationships with their talent pool and prospective candidates, there is one relationship that is of paramount importance to them: the relationship with the executive hiring team that has hired them to fill an open position.

Healthcare Hiring Tips Anyone Can Use

TLNT: The Business of HR

At the beginning of 2018, the healthcare industry became the largest source of jobs in the U.S. for the first time in history. The industry surpassed manufacturing and retail, which is very significant given that these industries have led the way on jobs throughout most of the 20th century. A shift is underway. Healthcare is growing, and this is where the jobs will be for the foreseeable future. Compensation & Benefits Talent Acquisition Voluntary Benefits Featured

NLRB Poised to Revisit Joint Employer Standard


The NLRB anticipates issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking within the coming weeks. As the saying goes, history often repeats itself as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) demonstrates. In May, NLRB Chairman John F.

HR Can Transform Employees Financial Wellness

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we heard from Kristen Berman, cofounder of Duke’s Common Cents Lab and Bradley Swain, a behavioral researcher at the Common Cents Lab, concerning the ability of HR to influence America’s financial health. Today, we’ll hear the rest of what they have to say.

17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

Cafe Classic: 5 Lessons from a Failed Startup Applied to Compensation

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Failure can be an excellent teacher; not the most fun but potentially one of the best. Fortunately, we can learn a lot from the failures experienced by others if they are willing to candidly share them - even (and perhaps especially) those outside our professional universe.

Providing Honest Feedback and Motivating Employees

HR Gazette

Employee Feedback Tips. Providing honest feedback to your employees can be challenging, but if done right it can motivate your employees to succeed. When your employees have clear guidance, through honest feedback, they will perform to their fullest potential. Why is honest feedback important?

What to do when we realize we provided the wrong interview answer


Uhh yeah, wrong answer. How do you recover? Wrong Interview Answer What do you do when you realize that you provided the wrong interview answer? What do you do when you realize we could have answered an interview question more effectively after we have left the interview. We have all done it. The post What to do when we realize we provided the wrong interview answer appeared first on HRNasty. Climbing Career Ladder Job Interview Tips Recent Graduate What Recruiters Really Think

It’s Not Complicated. HR Is About the People

TLNT: The Business of HR

Andrea Butcher thinks we’ve over-complicated HR. “We’re making tools and processes for the business and not for people,” Butcher tells her Indianapolis audience of HR professionals. “So no wonder people don’t like us, because we complicated it. We’re confusing it.” ” HR Business Partner HR Insights DisruptHR Featured

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Workforce Analytics Move Beyond HR

Analytics in HR

Workforce analytics have traditionally focused on HR’s use of them when their value can actually have significant overall business impacts. Realizing this, more business leaders are demanding insights into workforce dynamics to unearth insights that weren’t apparent before. Businesses often claim that talent is their greatest asset, but they’re not always able to track what’s working, what isn’t and why.

Compliance vs. Contribution – What Kind of HR Pro Are You? #SHRM18

The Tim Sackett Project

I spoke at SHRM National yesterday. I have to say I love the SHRMies! I never feel out of place at a SHRM conference. The pros that come are like most of us. We are trying to get better. We aren’t perfect. We really want to do great work. We have challenges. There is one thing, though, I can point to that seems to separate those SHRM HR pros who are moving quickly into modern HR, and those who are not. It really can be boiled down to Compliance vs. Contribution.

Henry Talks Episode 2 - Company culture with Leila Ljungberg


In this episode we talk about culture. Why is it important, when should you as a founder start focusing on it and what do you need to think about as you grow! This is a part of an ongoing series of interviews about building a truly people-first company.

Positioning in the BI Marketspace: A Herd Mentality?

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Guest Post by Lawson Abinanti, founder of Messages That Matter. Of the nineteen business intelligence (BI) companies evaluated in our 4 th annual assessment of positioning in the BI space, more than half (11) build positioning around the notion of “insights.”.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.