Thu.Dec 13, 2018

5 steps to better performance management


5 steps to improve your performance management The complaints against performance management are consistent: it’s time-consuming for managers, demotivating for employees and rarely produces the business outcomes it needs to.

Prediction: Data will reveal relationships that ignite productivity

Analytics in HR

Last year we noted that organizations were in the early stages of adopting Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) tools to measure followership and mentorship, as well as help leaders understand how teams and the company as a whole communicates. 1 In 2019 we will see organizations transforming through the use of ONA, revealing the informal linkages that show how work actually gets done.

Five Habits For Successfully Managing Workplace Conflict

Forbes Coaches Council

Having the right tools to manage adversity can build trust and deepen the bonds between people

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Podcast: ENGAGEMENT MAGIC – 5 Keys for Engaging People, Leaders, and Organizations


In this podcast, Dr. Tracy Maylett discusses topics on the upcoming book, “ENGAGEMENT MAGIC: Five Keys for Engaging People, Leaders, and Organizations.” Dr. Maylett will review the research behind the five keys and how managers can use ENGAGEMENT MAGIC to increase engagement with their teams.

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.

Automation’s Scary, But You Can’t Avoid Talking About It

TLNT: The Business of HR

We live in a world of perpetually upgraded work. Each day, work becomes a little more automated, employee and worker rewards become a little more immediate and job-related learning becomes a little more virtual. Automation HR Communications Featured

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The Important Benefit No One Talks About

TLNT: The Business of HR

When candidates are weighing job offers, employer-covered benefits are often a deciding factor. In fact, Glassdoor reported that nearly 60% of workers place benefits as their top consideration when determining a job offer, and 80% would even choose additional benefits over a pay raise.

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[GUIDE] 5 Steps to Post a Job on Snagajob


This guide will show you how to post a job on Snagajob in 5 easy steps. In this blog post, you will find a detailed explanation of every step you need to take in order to post a job on Snagajob and attract the best hourly employees! Read More. Recruitment Marketing

Is Google For Jobs a Job Board Slayer?

TLNT: The Business of HR

The unemployment rate is at a record low and job openings are at a record high. These should be happy times for job boards that provide the all-important access to job seekers, riding a similar wave of record job listings and profits. But they are not.

ATS 101

How to Support Inclusive Office Holiday Celebrations


The end of the year is a festive time for people around the world. Whether your employees observe Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, or Diwali, it’s important to honor the diverse array of festivities and traditions within our increasingly global workforce. HR Employee Engagement Diversity & Inclusion

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.

How Can HR Professionals Understand Digital Innovation? [+Webinar Replay]

Digital HR Tech

A recent survey of 15,000 Global HR professionals conducted by Frazer Jones and the HR TECH Partnership revealed some interesting results. 95% of the HR community believes new technology will allow HR to become more efficient and strategic while 77% believe digitization plays a key role.

HR’s 2018 year in review part one


We look at the employment law rulings and legislatory changes that have been affecting UK HR teams over the past 12 months. Compliance requirements dominated the agendas for many UK organisations during the first six months of 2018.

This Just In: 14 of the 50 Happiest Companies in America Use ALEX


This week, CareerBliss (a career community website) published its 9th Annual List of the Happiest Companies in America.

Changing the Way We Think About Skills

Burning Glass Technologies

Workplace skills have been defined in many different ways. There have been soft skills, hard skills, baseline skills, and more. But these definitions of skills haven’t been precise enough to enable workforce boards, higher education, and businesses to make practical decisions.

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.

U.S. SBA Offers Business Disaster Recovery Resources for Wildfire Victims


The SBA is offering loans of various amounts for businesses and homeowners affected by last month’s wildfires.

Virtues of HR and Vocation

HR Examiner

As Frederick Buechner described, vocation is “the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”. I attended my first professional baseball game in July of 1975. The Boston Red Sox traveled to the dearly departed Milwaukee County Stadium to face the Brewers.

Flexible HR Options

HR Studio Group

When you need flexibility, HR Studio Group delivers. We offer a variety of flexible human resources packages designed especially for your organization. We are a family owned business with a combined 75 years of human resources experience behind everything we do.

updates: the insulting gift, the employee born on Leap Day, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are five updates from past letter-writers. Telling an employee born on Leap Day she can’t have her birthday off (#3 at the link). I just wanted to give an update and to clarify a few things. I am the employee’s manager. For some reason some people in the comments thought I was a “coworker” or “team lead.” ” .

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.

One Millimeter Mindset™ 2018 Collaborative Storytelling Blog Review

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

These 5 One Millimeter Mindset Collaborative Storytelling Blog posts are focused on helping you “see” your organization’s or association’s stories as vibrant testimonials of how you serve customers. Collaborative storytelling is the hallmark of humanity.

Background Check FAQs – Criminal and Offense History Searches

General Information Services

Some of the most common questions we’re asked by candidates have to do with public records searches (more specifically criminal and offense history searches), and we get it. The stakes are high, and when the process seems unclear, it’s natural to be concerned. We’ve got you covered.


Ask the Expert: Dr. Melissa Snider-Adler on cannabis facts and myths


With an increasing number of governments legalizing marijuana, many of us are wondering about its potential effects on our health and safety.

Embrace These HR Data Trends and Make 2019 a Year of Employee and Organizational Growth


HR data can help your organization better manage talent and improve the bottom line

Trends 101

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.

Managerial Courage

Compensation Cafe

I was in a client meeting the other day when the topic of “managerial courage” came up. My client was planning to introduce a new compensation program and we were discussing appropriate training and communication requirements for the management staff.

Don’t Be Afraid of Poor Analytics

Analytics in HR

If you’ve taken any analytics or statistics courses, you’ll have been bombarded with cautions about how analytics can go wrong. For example: Random outcomes appear meaningful to the untrained eye. Small sample sizes give misleading results. Without good control groups, you can’t be sure what caused an outcome. Correlation is not causation. We could go on at some length.

Ask The Industry: HR Predictions For 2019


2018 was an interesting year for human resources and benefits administration. Several new and exciting trends emerged while technology continued to grow in the areas of artificial intelligence, decision support and more. What do these changes and trends mean for HR professionals and teams in 2019?

How Does State Tax Reciprocity Work?


Everyone’s heard the saying, “you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours.” In payroll, when these agreements happen between states, we call them reciprocal agreements. In other words, “you take my tax, I’ll take yours

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.