Thu.Mar 14, 2019

Empathy in leadership: Perspective is the secret sauce

Insperity

As a leader, it’s likely that a can-do, never-give-up attitude helped drive your success. It’s possible that a soft skill like empathy, which should be considered an essential skill in leadership, wasn’t ever on your radar. But empathy can have powerful results – for you, your employees and your business. It’s all about perspective. To be empathetic, you need to go beyond caring for others – that’s what we call sympathy.

Sparking The Tipping Point: 4 Ways You Can Fight For Diversity & Inclusion

Ultimate Software

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re talking all things Diversity & Inclusion. Looking for more ways to join the conversation? Register for our upcoming Women in Leadership webcast —back by popular demand—featuring a powerhouse panel of four female leaders from across the business world.

How to Create a Successful Succession Planning Process

InfinityHR

Believe it or not, many businesses do not have any contingency plans set in place when the imminent happens; an employee resigns, is fired, retires, gets sick, passes away or is offered a job promotion. Who will undertake the now unfilled job responsibilities?

3 Tools to Help You Manage Your Digital Life

HR Bartender

I recently published a list of cybersecurity resources from TechCrunch and Google. If you haven’t seen them, it’s worth checking out. Technology continues to fill our lives, which means we need to find ways to manage it.

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Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

Unleash 2019: It’s All About Smart Data and Reboot(ing) HR

Visier

I’m looking forward to Unleash this year. An eight-hour flight with no one interrupting me sounds sublime right now. I’m very much looking forward to being back in London, a city I love, have visited numerous times, lived in and honeymooned in.

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4 Recruiting Trends That Will Make You Feel Lucky

Spark Hire

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, let’s talk about luck. In the recruiting industry, skill is absolutely essential but you have to admit, it doesn’t hurt to be lucky. All in all, it is a lucky time to be a recruiter.

Are Robots Better Employees? Some Managers Think So

HRExecutive

The robots are coming! But humans have nothing to fear because soft skills are valuable traits that can’t be replicated, or so we’re told.

Inbound vs Outbound Recruiting: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

CakeHR

When I started recruiting employees for my first company, I didn’t know the difference between outbound and inbound recruiting. Now I know that I’ve been practicing outbound recruiting, and I also know that the world of recruitment has changed and continues to evolve.

Better Together: Performance and Engagement

Reflektive

In today’s tight labor market, competition for talent is fierce. HR leaders know that to retain their best people, employee engagement is critical. Yet being able to keep a pulse of actual employee engagement is a struggle. It’s hard for companies to understand employee engagement on a continuous basis, and even harder for them to act on their engagement insights. We realized that we could help solve these customer problems by pairing engagement surveys with our performance solution.

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The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

It’s Back – New Federal Overtime Rule Proposed

HRWatchdog

New federal overtime rules are back. On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new proposed federal overtime rule that would increase the white-collar salary threshold for exempt executive, administrative and professional employees from $23,660 to $35,308 per year.

Company Dress Codes: Professional or Passé?

Criteria's Employee Testing

In an era in which dress codes are quickly going out of fashion , many companies are hesitant to jump on the no-dress-code bandwagon. In 2017, only 10% of companies had no official dress policy.

What Gymnastics Coach ‘Miss Val’ Can Teach HR

Namely

After switching careers from being a dancer to the head gymnastics coach at UCLA, Valorie Kondos Field, affectionately known to her gymnasts as “Miss Val,” has learned her fair share of leadership lessons.

The FAA Rigorously Tested the Boeing 737’s Software

Government Executive

So how did a problem slip through? Management

The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

Avoiding adverse impact with diversity and inclusion recruiting tech

Oleeo

Let's be honest about potentially the greatest fear people will have on the rise of AI in the talent acquistion function. The fear is this: can we be using advanced tech such as AI to combat bias when the tech is likely to be coded by some white dudes in San Francisco?

Busting the Top 10 Myths of Background Checks

Sterling Talent Solutions

Some potential employees look so great on paper that hiring managers mistakenly think that all they need to do to screen them is check their references and job history.

don’t drunkenly email your boss this St. Patrick’s Day

Ask a Manager

In preparation for St. Patrick’s day … a reader writes: Back in 2010, I sent the most horrifying email to my boss (by accident!) and I thought you might get a kick out of it. For context, there was a St. Patrick’s Day parade that a group of friends and I attended for several years. It was the kind of thing where you’d start the day with coffee and Bailey’s at 9 am, be dancing at a club by 3 pm, and somehow still be at a pub at midnight.

Prevent costly employee turnover with Culture Amp’s predictive analytics

CultureAmp

With the gig economy thriving, and tenures at an all-time low, employee turnover is a common, and expensive, part of talent management. Some estimates put the cost of employee turnover at 100% - 150% of the incumbent’s salary.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

Quantum Workplace Introduces New Talent Pipeline Solution

Quantum Workplace

Ushering in a new era of talent management, Quantum Workplace introduces Employee Vitals , a breakthrough approach to managing your talent pipeline. Keeping a pulse on your talent pool is no easy feat.

Guest Blog: Top 6 HR Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

Employee Engagement Group

Top 6 HR Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 By: Amy Champigny, Deltek Gartner’s 2017 CEO survey found that CIOs must scale up digital business initiatives. Digitalization was on the periphery of most CEOs only a few years ago. The time for transformation is now. No matter which way we look at this finding, it. Read More]. The post Guest Blog: Top 6 HR Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 appeared first on The Employee Engagement Group.

Tired Of Worthless Business Reports? Empower Your Employees For Success

SuccessFactors

For business leaders and executives, employees are the troops on the battlefield. To know what’s happening at the ground level, you need your employees to provide regular business reports and progress updates. And often, the quality of your decisions depends on the quality of these reports.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

HRmarketer

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. FUNDING. This week’s fundings: $175M+. Hibob raises $20 million to modernize HR with digital tools.

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.

Agile working: what HR teams can learn from the software industry

HR Zone

Strategy. Agile working tips for non-tech teams

Does Your Major Account Team experience Stakeholder Resistance?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Major account teams strive so hard to create client-focused solutions. However, no matter how insightful the solution proposed, there can be stakeholder resistance. And not only from the client side of the table. This scenario frustrates not only the major account teams.

employee constantly uses astrology to analyze coworkers, former employee published hit piece on our company, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Employee constantly uses astrology to analyze coworkers. This will seem like a small issue, but it’s like sand in our collective bathing suits and may actually be a problem. I supervise a small team in a very large nonprofit, and we collaborate a lot internally and externally, and frequently bring on shorter-term interns and other placements. One of our full-time team members is mid-twenties.

5 Steps to Launching a Scalable Career Coaching Program

RiseSmart

Organizations of all sizes and stages are recognizing the value of career coaching for developing their people

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.