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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Live Webinar: Our Gift to You – 12 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Recruiting in 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, make the resolution to get your recruiting processes dialed in. Attract top talent by providing a cohesive and enticing experience that get candidates in the door and excited about your company. Join Alissa Bencks, VP of Organizational Effectiveness at Wonderlic and leading Recruiter Rick Powell in a joint webinar to learn how you can drive more candidates to each opening, 'sell' your company to top candidates, and create a positive brand image with your recruiting efforts this holiday season with 12 tips for a more impactful hiring process.

Amazing Cultures Have People That Notice The Little Things

Get Hppy

Astonishing cultures are based on a simple premise; not on a complicated formula, but on an insight into a special human element. Sustainable cultures have basic human axioms that people commit to. Zappos is an excellent example of this.

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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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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?

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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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!

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. Our eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

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.

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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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.

How to Motivate Your Employees to Succeed


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

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

The Degreed Acquisition of Pathgather and What It Could Mean for the Learning Organization


Degreed has announced they are acquiring Pathgather,[1] creating the possibility for there to be a major leader in the learning experience platforms (LXP)[2] market. While LXPs are still evolving, these tools help simplify the means of curating and aggregating content, creating learning and career pathways, enabling networking, enhancing skill development, and tracking learning activities delivered […].

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3 Ways to Get Others to Listen to You When They're Distracted

45 Things

I think we can all agree that there are a lot of distractions in our lives. But what you may not realize is that those distractions are hurting your career. The biggest problem is that when others are distracted, they're not listening to you.

How to Design the Best Reward and Recognition Program | Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

6 min read. The employee/employer relationship has changed significantly in the past decade; employees crave regular feedback, they want to be connected to something bigger than themselves, and they want trust and autonomy. Well, that’s what studies are telling us , and that means everything to do with the employee experience - including reward and recognition - needs to help achieve those things.

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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

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.

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.

There's No Such Thing as A Millennial Personality Type

Birkman International

We've all heard stories about Millennial employees—how much they use their smartphone, how badly they want their colleagues to become their best friends, and most importantly, how much they want to change the world. But w hat if Millennials aren't that different after all? What if I were to tell you that there's no such thing as a Millennial personality type? Team Building Company Culture

The Best Recruiting Software of 2018


With the end of June just around the corner, so ends the first half of 2018. The last six months have flown by, but not without shaking the recruiting industry first. Over the course of 2018, thus far, recruiting automation has shaped and changed recruiting practices making hiring smarter and faster than ever. In fact, at the close of 2017, 62 percent of talent acquisition professionals were planning to spend money on AI-powered recruiting software.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Key Insights – Measure What Matters, by John Doerr


In “Measure What Matters”, an instant New York Times bestseller, John Doerr details the history of OKRs.

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The Degreed Acquisition of Pathgather and What It Could Mean for the Learning Organization

HR Times

Posted by Julie Hiipakka on June 20, 2018. Degreed has announced they are acquiring Pathgather, 1 creating the possibility for there to be a major leader in the learning experience platforms (LXP) 2 market.

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.