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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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.

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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Interesting, Challenging and Fun: Do These Words Describe Your Job?

Engage2Excel

We’ve all heard the phrase “married to our job.” For many people, the hard truth is that one-third (or more) of our time as adults is spent at work, and at times you may even spend more time with your work family than your nuclear family.

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.

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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.

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?

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.

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.

#1 Getting your “Agile-on” Defining how to engage employees and enable human factors for success in 2019

Peoplescape

The “Agile Organization” has been the buzz word for a while now. It started with product development and progressed to an organization style. But are organizations ready? Do we even know what it requires? In an Agile culture, we shift the focus from the process to the outcome.

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.

Best Practices – Using the SMART Method When Setting OKR Goals

Atiim

Many of our clients and potential clients have previously used a SMART goal framework to execute strategy. Their first question of us is typically, “What is the difference between SMART goals and OKRs.”

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.

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.

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6 Biggest Mistakes New Managers Make

Achievers

So you’ve been promoted to a new management role: Congratulations! As a supervisor, you’re now accountable for employee retention, an indicator considered “important” or “urgent” by 78 percent of business leaders.

The FAA Rigorously Tested the Boeing 737’s Software

Government Executive

So how did a problem slip through? Management

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

HR Zone

Strategy. Agile working tips for non-tech teams

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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.

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.

Top CEO priorities in 2019

The Predictive Index

CEOs must establish the company’s objectives and top priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. Ever wonder what those top priorities are? We did, so we surveyed 156 CEOs to find out. Top CEO priorities are business strategy and talent strategy. The business leaders we surveyed reported that their number one priority was strategy development, followed in close second by talent strategy.

The importance of having fun at work.

LifeSpeak

In her novel Anne of Avonlea , Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote, “I’m so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much.” Her statement would have been equally true had she written, “It beautifies work so much.”. Friends on the job.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Shining a Bright Light on Shadow Payroll

Immedis

Recently, I presented a webinar with the GPMI on the topic of Shadow Payroll. It was surprising how many payroll professionals registered and attended on the day.

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.

Better Internal Communications for your Workforce – Now is the Time

SocialChorus

It’s 2019, and our workforces don’t look like they used to. Thanks to technology tools and globalization, internal communicators face a lot of new challenges.

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Employee Loyalty: An Open Letter to Loyal Employees

Evil HR Lady

Yes, the new hires make more than you, the company party was a bit of a disaster and open enrollment won’t bring anyone joy. Please keep those suggestions coming! Dear Loyal Employees, Thank you so much for, uh, working with us for the past few years! Employee loyalty is very important in our business, and we’re happy that you are happy here. I just wanted to take the time to say thank you and go over a few questions that have come my way. Yes, the New Hire Makes More Than You Do.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.