Thu.Jan 24, 2019

Bookmark This! 2019 Politics Edition

HR Bartender

Before you totally dismiss today’s article because of the word “politics” in the title. I hope you will hear me out. I know none of us enjoys getting up in the morning and hearing that the U.S. government is still shut down. That being said, we can’t simply tune it out.

Five Words to Describe Human Resources

Life and Work Blog

As the head of Human Resources for our company, I have a vision for our employees. It comes down to five words. We want to be: person-centric, performance-minded, strengths-based, engagement-focused, and self-aware. Self-Awareness Engagement Strengths

Why Managing Compliance Manually is a Sisyphean Task

360 factors

We are all aware of the tragedy of Sisyphus, cursed to roll a boulder uphill, only for the boulder to roll back down the moment he neared the top of the hill, resulting in him repeating the process ad nauseam.

Want to Bet on a Super Bowl Winner? Take a Good Look at Team Culture.


As the 53rd Super Bowl sprints to kickoff, analysts, pundits and moneyballers are furiously sifting through mountains of data to determine which team–Patriots or Rams–has the winning edge. Statistics about injuries, coaching strategies, team history, even game-day weather, are being … The post Want to Bet on a Super Bowl Winner? Take a Good Look at Team Culture. appeared first on CultureIQ.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

#BlackBlogsMatter : Let’s Separate For Peace Sake

The Aristocracy of HR

010010000000As I continue on my journey of life, I find the one thing I consistently seek is peace. I enjoy peace in my relationships, peace of mind, peace in matters of the heart, and just general equilibrium as much as possible with most things in my life.

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CHRO Briefing: WalMart/CVS Battle Shows Why Amazon is coming to Rx Business.

The HR Capitalist

Here's your latest CHRO briefing that matters: CVS and WalMart have agreed to laid down their weapons, reaching agreement and ending a dispute would have prevented some CVS Caremark customers from picking up their prescriptions at Walmart pharmacies.

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How to Turn Employees into Employer Brand Ambassadors?


Your best employer brand ambassadors are your employees. They are the most trusted source of truth about how your company works. If you want to tell the story of your company, they are your best storytellers.

Recruiters, Trainers Find New Uses for Virtual Reality

SHRM Resources

PwC is one of a growing number of companies to use lower-cost but still innovative VR technology in HR functions. While artificial intelligence and machine learning capture the headlines, more-mature but improving VR technology is quietly making a big impact.

The Biggest Lies HR Should Stop Believing


Do cats really have nine lives? Well, that’s certainly debatable, but here’s something else that makes use of the number nine: Marcus Buckingham’s latest book.

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.

How to Recognize a Strong Work Ethic?


Recognizing a strong work ethic is a key for differentiating top performers from average job candidates. Candidates with extensive relevant experience and the right skills won’t be an asset for your company unless they exhibit a strong work ethic.

Getting comfortable with being wrong

HR Examiner

“It’s normal to be scared of doing it wrong. But always needing to be right is trouble. In order to maintain a universe where you are perfect, and always right, you have to make your world very tiny, so that you can control it.” ” – Heather Bussing. It’s good to be wrong.

IR35 and the Private Sector: 3 Actions You Should Take Now

Allegis Global Solutions

IR35 is legislation designed to assess the tax status of contractors operating via a limited company. The legislation is a series of tests that determine who should be classed as and, most importantly, taxed like a permanent employee of their end client.

10 Surprising Ways to Improve Daily Workflow


Businesses and organizations are challenged daily to do more, plan more, and accomplish more tasks. Psychologists spend hours studying ways to improve daily workflow, and some of what they’ve found is surprising. HR Talent

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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.

How to engage employees the easy way? We’ll tell you how!


In construction, the higher the building you want to, the stronger you make its foundation. The limit will be dictated according to its foundation. It can withstand earthquakes and storms. In your company, it is your employees that maketh the pillars.

3 Reasons Storytelling Skepticism creates Decision Making Mistrust

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

When storytelling skepticism creates decision making mistrust, your storytelling strategy falls short of convincing customers to do business with you. Now, you think you do the right things the right way.

Beyond Benefits Emails: 7 Creative Ways to Engage Your Hardest-to-Reach Employees


Download this eBook to find out how to: Grab your least-engaged employees’ attention by using a multi-channel approach Leverage the power of technologies your company already uses Team up with other leaders and employees to increase the reach of your messages.

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In 2018 Data Was Driving the Success for Direct Selling Companies

Rallyware for Human Resources

The direct selling industry has come a long way in the business world, though it’s still facing numerous challenges, including high turnover rates, poor distributor engagement, and full reliance on non-stop large-volume recruiting practices.

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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.

Will robots take my job? No, if you read this.


The impact of automation on employment is inevitable. Long gone are the days when you could get a position at a company, do the exact same job for 30 years and retire. Like anything, times change. And with the pace of technology and innovation, more and more positions are being automated. This means companies can now do more with less people. Think back to Henry Ford’s moving assembly line where workers continuously executed simple, repetitive tasks.

What is talent optimization?

PI Worldwide

Take a good hard look at your company. Is it performing at its absolute best? If you’re like most leaders, you struggle to overcome common business challenges like turnover, employee disengagement, a changing market, bad hires (the list goes on and on). In spite of your best efforts and your best intentions, you can’t quite accelerate your company’s performance. If you can relate to this everyday scenario, you likely struggle from a talent gap.

Recruiting Manager Job Description [Template]


Job descriptions can also be the most difficult part of a recruiter’s job. Job posts are essentially talent brand marketing, job descriptions are meant for use on your career site and for links in. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR hr basics recruiting manager recruiting manager job description

How Long is Too Long to Commute to Work?

Commuter Benefit Solutions

That long commute to work? Well, it turns out it just keeps getting longer (and longer). The Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey is out, and it gives us a snapshot of interesting domestic statistics regarding life in the “average” American household, including commuting.

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.

HR’s Guide to the Form W-2


If you’ve been in HR for any number of years, you know year-end payroll can be a challenge. Much of that is due to the the Form W-2, formally known as the IRS Wage and Tax Statement. Don't scratch your head just yet.

Introducing the BerniePortal Dynamic Duo Spotlight


Client Success + Broker Partner. BerniePortal is more than just a software platform to its licensees—it’s a partnership!

Spotting the Next Business Trend


geralt / Pixabay. I have always liked to be at the cutting edge of technology and was quick to change our business model to keep up with the latest tech developments.

my coworkers won’t cut expenses, pop culture references in interviews, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. My coworkers won’t help me cut expenses. A few months ago we received an email from the Big Boss (head of our business unit) that we are entering a “cost cutting” exercise due to business needs and they need everyone to make efforts to ensure our costs/expenses are “as close to zero as possible.” ” I’m in an internal role that doesn’t deal with contracts, purchases, software licensing, travel, etc.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.