Mon.Jun 03, 2019

Employee retention ideas: Student loan perks; weekly profit sharing … and one more great idea

HR Morning

If you’re like most HR pros, you can probably use all the help you can get with employee retention ideas, right? With that in mind, here are three retention-boosting success stories, implemented in real time, and shared by HR pros just like you. One idea boosted retention from 57% to 78%.

Research: Why Workplace Competitions Often Backfire

45 Things

How many times have you visited a business and seen a list of employee names, followed by a series of check marks or numbers? I've seen it many times, usually signifying some sort of "competition" between employees, such as upselling to customers.

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How to Make Your Next Hire the Right Hire

Trainual

Shannon Howard is a Content Producer at The Predictive Index, the leader in talent optimization. She spends her time researching and writing on how organizations can design, hire, and inspire winning teams. Making your next hire the right hire is crucial for your company, especially considering 31 percent of employees quit within the first … Continue reading. The post How to Make Your Next Hire the Right Hire appeared first on Trainual.

15 Reasons Why Technology is Crucial to Diversity Hiring

ClearCompany HRM

Diversity hiring is hiring based on ensuring the process and procedure is free from bias based on age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are irrelevant to their job performance.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Technology Sets the Stage for a More Human Onboarding Process

Allegis Global Solutions

For years, companies have struggled to provide a positive experience for new workers in the onboarding process. Many of the challenges stem from a lack of a people-centric workflow and a check-the-box mentality.

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We’re Only Human 56: How Delta Airlines Designs its Candidate Experience

UpstartHR

One of the negative consequences of today’s talent acquisition processes is that we have so many more candidates that don’t get picked for open jobs.

Convergence 2019 Preview: The Talent Acquisition Process Is Broken. Here's How to Fix It

Cornerstone On Demand

When it comes to the candidate experience, first impressions matter. The way an employee is treated throughout the recruiting process—from making the application as simple as possible to how quick HR is to respond to their needs—sets the tone for an employee's entire experience at the company.

PTO Buyout Features Can Help Support Workers and Employers

nettime solutions

The New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Law went into effect in October of 2018. It requires covered employers in the Garden State to provide one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked up to 40 hours per benefit year to eligible employees.

Venice Cruise Ship Fiasco: Create a Workplace-Related Caption for This Rough Landing Video.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, 65,o00 ton cruise ship MSC Opera recently crashed into a Venice dock, taking out a smaller ship and injuring a few people to boot. On June 2, the 2100 passenger/13 story cruise ship laid on its horn as it came crashing into a busy dock, the Washington Post reports.

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Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

Interview Series – Career Experts – Heather Rothbauer-Wanish from Feather Communications

Career Metis

In this interview series, we caught up with Heather Rothbauer-Wanish from Feather Communications who shares her expertise and insights about job search, career change,etc., for today’s marketplace. Tell us a little bit about your company.

Finding Work-Life Balance as an Engineer and a Dad

Justworks

Video conferencing for a meeting can sometimes be fraught with problems. The audio could be too quiet, your internet connection could cause the video to be choppy, and your video feed might even freeze up. Sometimes the video conference software you use could be confusing.

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5 Different Ways That Workplace Stress Can Show On Your Body

Take It Personel-ly

We’ve all experienced stress within our lives and a little stress in our work life can actually do us some good, as it helps prepare and focus the mind and some studies have even suggested that it can help to improve your memory.

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Negative Performance Review: A Plan For Moving Past It

Engagedly

Receiving a negative performance review can be tough to accept. It never feels good to hear that you haven’t been up to mark (and even if you know a bad review is on the horizon because of certain […]. Performance Review

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Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Your Duplicitous Nature Is Showing

PerformanceICreate

I don’t remember much from kindergarten other than a cute boy named Tide. I do, however, remember my teacher. More specifically, I remember she used the word, “kind” a lot. She’d put the word into questions: “Heather, was it kind of you to play that trick on Maureen?”

Why Predictive People Analytics is a Mistake

Analytics in HR

One of the articles of faith of the analytics movement is that we should move towards predictive analytics. There is a lot of appeal in the idea that we should ditch backward-looking measures for forward-looking ones. “You

Best of HR Blogs: May 2019

TalentLyft

This list of 5 best HR blogs published in May 2019 will get you up to date with the latest trends and insights in Human Resources. If you’re an HR professional looking for a stimulating read, these blog posts are your perfect choice. Read More. HR Trends

5 Fast Financial Stress Statistics

Best Money Moves

5 fast financial stress statistics. Americans opened up about debt, housing and spending habits in a survey from Freedom Debt Relief and the results underscore a desperate need for financial wellness.

Even During COVID-19, I-9s Have to Be Done Right, on Time, and in Person

Help make sure you can get your remote hires onboarded quickly, even when you don’t have a physical office location or trained HR in the area. Download this free e-book, and you’ll be on your way to simpler Form I-9 and Section 2 completion.

Hiring a Distributed Team? Here Is How You Can Tackle the Hiring Challenges

Digital HR Tech

Distributed workforces present an interesting challenge when it comes to their Human Resources needs and challenges. When a business employs workers in several locations or provides employees with a variety of work options, such as telecommuting, it is operating with a distributed workforce.

A Career in Education – All the Basics You Should Know

Career Metis

Teachers can have a profound impact on a child’s life. As these children grow, they might decide they want to pay it forward to the next generation.

Is it Time for “Employee Engagement” To Fork?

HR Examiner

“All the benefits we attribute to engagement happen when employees want to add value and have the ability to do it.” ” – Paul Hebert. In software development, a fork occurs when programmers use a copy of existing software to create a distinct and separate piece of software.

Easing Student Loan Debt Benefits Employers and Employees

Edcor

Student debt makes big headlines at graduation time: Average student loan debt per borrower is $32,731. Student loan debt reaches $1.52 trillion. million students have loan debt.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Why Your Professional Speak creates Biased Listeners

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Do you depend on professional speak to make you appear credible to listeners? You know, discipline-specific terminology or buzz words which often comprise over 50% of professional conversations.

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Enneagram Type 9: The Peacemaker

Cloverleaf

Enneagram type 9’s are called the peacemaker. They are kind, soft-hearted, understand and can see and understand anyone’s perspective. They are great at mediation and connecting with people, no matter what the circumstance.

New Massachusetts Paid Leave Regulations Released

Namely

Newly released paid leave regulations will soon make waves with Bay State residents and employers alike. Last year , Massachusetts lawmakers signed off on one of the country's most generous paid family leave laws.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Microlearning (But Were Afraid To Ask)

Looop.co

I have to be honest, I hate the term ‘Microlearning’ – it considers the delivery mechanism above the things that matter to clients.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.