Fri.Jan 11, 2019

The Career Development Habit

Julie Winkle Giulioni

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” ” -Aristotle. As each new year begins, a lot is written on the subject of habits. Habits associated with health and wellness. Habits associated with mental outlook and happiness.

How to set up your Performance Reviews in 2019: Example questions, case studies and more

Impraise

New year's resolutions aren't limited to your personal life, we start each year off with new professional goals as well. Whether it’s to not always have 1000 unread emails or to get better at delivering to promised deadlines, we often forget to track progress along the way.

3 reasons why leaders should abandon the 9-to-5 workday

Jostle

It’s not exactly groundbreaking anymore to argue that the standard 9-to-5 workday is no longer relevant or necessary. It’s been done— a lot. Imagine one of those montages from old movies where the spinning newspaper flies into frame, each headline proclaiming the following

Staffing and Scheduling are Two Different Things – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I know that Christmas was last month, but I can’t resist sharing this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos because it beautifully demonstrates that staffing and scheduling are two different things. Staffing is about finding the right people to do the work.

Reality Check: Is Your Employee Experience Initiative Working?

Having a robust framework for defining and measuring the success of Employee Experience (EX) initiatives will not only help you communicate the value of EX projects to leadership teams, it will also enable you to identify if and when a new initiative is headed towards failure early on. Discover best practices for measuring the success of employee experience programs - and what you can do if things go wrong.

2019 CES Recap: The Future of Work is More Than the Latest Gadgets

Cornerstone On Demand

Though it's known for its litany of cool gadgets (such as flying cars ) and brazen software launches (like real-time language translation ), CES, at its core, is a place for groundbreaking, technology-driven ideas to take hold—and the future of work is no exception.

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3 Capabilities the Software Industry Needs, to Solve the Developer Talent Crunch

Entrepreneur

Today, we see more and more job descriptions for developers asking not only for test-driven experience but also behavior-driven design and development experience. software developer

Employee Development Activities to Help Your Employees Grow

Reflektive

One of the best ways to communicate that you’re invested in your employees is to prioritize their ongoing development. But what does that actually look like on a day-to-day basis? How do you ensure that long-term growth doesn’t get lost in the shuffle during busy periods? And how do leaders know what development initiatives are worthy of their resources? The following employee development activities are a great place to start. Continuing Education and Training Programs.

Is there going to be a workforce crisis after Brexit?

Get Hppy

Let’s be honest, most of us are sick of hearing the “B” word. Isn’t it over already? Can’t we just shut up and accept that nobody has no idea what’s going on? Is it possible to just end all conversations about it until there’s some sort of definitive news? If only.

Talent sourcing solutions: Offering improvements beyond efficiency

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Matthew Shannon on January 11, 2019. Healthy economic growth in recent years has spurred talent markets in which job openings currently outnumber job seekers. 1 Yet, recruiters still spend an average of more than 12 hours per week seeking new candidates.

How to Create a Business Case for Recruitment CRM

Speaker: Jack Wei, Madeline Laurano, and Celinda Appleby

Learn how to build a robust business case for recruitment CRM with analyst Madeline Laurano. Celinda Appleby, Global Talent Attraction Director at VISA, joins her and shares her strategy for deploying a CRM in line with VISA’s talent acquisition strategy.

Is there going to be a workforce crisis after Brexit? Copy

Get Hppy

Let’s be honest, most of us are sick of hearing the “B” word. Isn’t it over already? Can’t we just shut up and accept that nobody has no idea what’s going on? Is it possible to just end all conversations about it until there’s some sort of definitive news? If only.

Lawsuits: Making Feds Work During Shutdown Violates 13th Amendment

Government Executive

Federal employee unions also claim the Trump administration’s efforts to maintain services despite the shutdown constitute a violation of the Anti-Deficiency Act. Management

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Your key to success: Employee morale

Get Hppy

If your employees are dragging themselves into work with long faces and office laughter is non-existent, then staff morale definitely needs a boost. Low employee morale could be costing your business much more than you think.

Cafe Classic: Global Compensation Philosophy - One Brand, 31 Flavors

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: What better to warm our hearts in January than a global compensation strategy informed by an ice cream brand analogy. Take it away, Dan Walter! Multinational companies have enough complexities, why add to them?

3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce

Get Hppy

With a developing e-commerce market, as well as a new emphasis on work-life balance, more individuals than ever have joined the remote workforce. Research shows that this trend is on the rise. While 39 percent of employees worked remotely in 2012, that number had risen to 43 percent by 2016.

‘What’s your spirit animal?’ and other curveball interview questions you might want to start asking

HR Morning

In this tight job market, you might want to go beyond the typical “Can you tell me a little about yourself?” and “What are your greatest professional strengths?” type of questions when interviewing someone. .

Elevate Your Employer Brand: What Top Brands Are Doing to Attract Tech Talent

HIRED

People love your product, your company is hitting all the right press mentions, and when you tell people where you work, they affect a knowing, excited tone, voicing their recognition with a high pitched “Oh, I’ve heard of them!”.

How a Government Shutdown Affects the Economy

Government Executive

Withholding pay from even some government workers could introduce a significant economic speed bump in the short run. Management

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Sustaining (or Boosting!) Engagement During Times of Change

Speaker: Maria Jimena Cespedes, Director of People and Org Effectiveness, Pure Storage

Join Pure Storage's Director of People and Org Effectiveness Maria Cespedes as she discusses leading practices to retain and keep your employees engaged during times of internal and industry change.

Updated Human Trafficking Notices Released

HRWatchdog

Make sure you post the updated notice! The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) recently released updated human trafficking notices for employers.

Senator Challenges Park Service Deal to Keep Tower Open in Trump Hotel

Government Executive

Democrat Peters says GSA is offering "special treatment" while other federal buildings are shuttered. Management

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What HR Tech Leaders Say about HR 2019

Evil HR Lady

What will Human Resources look like in 2019? Well, it’s not as if we are going to go through some huge renaissance, but it’s an ever-changing field–especially when it comes to tech. At Unleash (an HR Technology Conference) last fall, I grabbed some industry leaders and got a few words about their vision for HR in 2019.

One Year of Service Makes a Lifetime of Difference

Tsheets

TSheets employees donate 1,000+ volunteer hours, $79K to local causes. Here’s why they make volunteering a priority. Learn more about our four-legged employee. Here at TSheets, aside from service dogs and golfing in costume , there are few things we love more than giving back to our communities.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Recruitment Software: How to Evaluate and Choose the Best Recruiting Tool

TalentLyft

In this recruitment software buyers’ guide , you’ll learn how to compare, evaluate and choose the best recruiting tool that will perfectly fit your hiring needs and your budget. We’ll review common recruitment challenges and identify solutions offered by recruiting tools.

Use the Same Content Management System for Website and Intranet?

Staffbase

The advent of web content management systems (WCMS or simply CMS) in the late 1990s was a key step in the development of the Internet. The technical hurdle of creating web content was out of the way, and more people could publish content with minimal effort. Mobile Intranet

Analysis: $5 Billion Could Buy a Lot of Border Security

Government Executive

Fixing the asylum system, upgrading ports of entry, and tightening security checkpoints might do more to advance Trump’s goals than a wall. Management

HR doesn’t make the rules

hrpockets

This one deserves more attention than I’m giving the short 33 career lessons, but this one is important so don’t let the brief summary fool you. HR friends, you don’t make the rules. You may get to make some decisions, but you don’t make the rules.

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.