Wed.Jun 20, 2018

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

Reflektive

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

Justworks

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

Visier

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: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

Learning 2.0: Cornerstone Convergence 2018 Takeaways From HR Expert Ira Wolfe

Cornerstone On Demand

Thanks Cornerstone! I was a kid in your Convergence candy score just a few weeks ago. As a result, I'm a bit wiser today, stuffed with fresh ideas, greater awareness, and many new friends. Here's what I observed and learned at the conference.

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Four reasons your emerging leaders need mentors

Everwise

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.

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!

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.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

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

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Four reasons your emerging leaders need mentors

Everwise

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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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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Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

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

Bersin

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 Motivate Your Employees to Succeed

crewhu

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

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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Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

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 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.

The Best Recruiting Software of 2018

Entelo

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.

NLRB Poised to Revisit Joint Employer Standard

HRWatchdog

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

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

HRNasty

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

If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI

Analytics in HR

Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes and structured analytics can end up paralyzed.

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.