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.

How to Make Your Next Hire the Right Hire


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.

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.

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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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.

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

Josh Bersin


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


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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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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.

Best of HR Blogs: May 2019


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

USCIS Takes Step Toward Going Digital

SHRM Resources

Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced May 22 that business travelers and students in certain situations are now able to apply for visa extensions online. Talent Acquisition Technology Immigration and Visas

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

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.

D.C. Government Collects $500K from Employers Who Failed to Ban the Box

SHRM Resources

?The District of Columbia (D.C.) has filed more than 1,100 charges against employers for asking about criminal histories on job applications since 2014, when a law that banned the practice took effect.

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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.

Are ‘Merit-Based’ Immigration Systems the Answer?

SHRM Resources

?President Donald Trump's plan to reshape the U.S. immigration selection system would give greater preference to green card applicants' skills over their family ties.

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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.

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.

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.

Your Duplicitous Nature Is Showing


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 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.

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.

Easing Student Loan Debt Benefits Employers and Employees


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.

Enneagram Type 9: The Peacemaker


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.

Why HR Should Focus on the Employee Experience


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)

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

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.