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.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

The Talent Experience Market Is Real: And HR Tech Vendors Are Scrambling

Josh Bersin

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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.

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.

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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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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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise 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

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

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.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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 HR Should Focus on the Employee Experience

Cisive

Every few years there are phrases that seem to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue in HR. Right now one of those phrases is “employee experience.”. But employee experience is a lot more than just a buzzword; it’s a new way of thinking about the relationship between employer and employee, where employees are treated with the same care and effort given to customers. Sounds logical, right? But transforming employee experience from words to action isn’t as easy as it looks.

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.

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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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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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Work for someone who appreciates your ideas, loyalty and hard work.

Brigette Hyacinth

I worked for a company for 3 years and only got two interviews for internal jobs I applied for. I never got promoted even though I was acting in the position. One day I applied to another company, and was offered an amazing opportunity and within 6 months, they gave me a promotion.

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.

House Approves Latest Version of Dream Act

SHRM Resources

More than 2 million undocumented people in the United States would receive legal status and work authorization under the American Dream and Promise Act, which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives June 4.

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.