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: Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

In order to make sure candidates fall in love with your company, you need a simple, structured process. Learn the steps you can take to hire the perfect candidates for your open roles and avoid making a toxic hire.

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

Bersin with Deloitte

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

Bersin with Deloitte

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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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


2019 Compensation Best Practices Report

Following a record-year of job growth in 2018, employees now have the tools to research and evaluate employers, and feel empowered to make moves if they don't like what they find. Get the latest trends in compensation, and find out how your organization stacks up.

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.

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

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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2018 in Talent Acquisition & The 2019 Impact

2019 will certainly have its own set of talent acquisition challenges. This valuable report reflects on key events in 2018 and extracts critical insights to help lay the path forward this year. Get on board or get left behind with these key takeaways.

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

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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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.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

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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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 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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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.