August, 2018

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A Guide to Giving Your Office Dog Their Performance Review

Reflektive

As we prepare for review season, we at Reflektive have been doing some research and discovered that there is a disturbing lack of resources online about how to give office dogs their performance reviews. Dogs–like humans–are very sensitive, which is why giving them performance feedback delicately and positively is crucial to their engagement and productivity.

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The Recruitment Process is Broken: Where Do We Go From Here?

Workology

I started in HR as a Recruiting Coordinator in the days before ATS, smart phones, and any of the tools we think we needed to be effective in talent acquisition. Back then, I scored most of my gigs through staffing agencies, including my first job in HR. I worked with (and sometimes for) various staffing […] Source.

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The Perils of Personal Research

Compensation Cafe

It's not unusual in the recruiting process for a candidate to balk at the company's initial salary offer. Sometimes in their pushback, they might say that having conducted a bit of "research" they feel that their personal value, or perhaps the company's job pricing, should be greater than what is on the table. How should a Manager respond? Back in the day, before the advent of the internet companies were seldom challenged over how they priced their jobs.

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The Future of Work and How to Improve Job Satisfaction

Cornerstone On Demand

We spend an average of 90,000 hours of our lives at work. But according to psychologist, bestselling author and host of the WorkLife podcast Adam Grant, too many of those hours are unhappy ones. From managers who don't provide feedback in a productive way to the growing fears around robots taking our jobs, there are many reasons why we find ourselves feeling frustrated at work.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Employee Engagement Is a Financial Strategy

HR Bartender

We spend a lot of time talking about creating employee engagement. The rationale being that engaged employees are highly productive. And productivity fuels the business. In creating employee engagement, we need to think about employee satisfaction. I don’t see how a dissatisfied employee becomes engaged. It seems like their dissatisfaction with the company, their manager, their work, etc. is a barrier to engagement.

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4 New Job Post Stats That Will Help You Attract Candidates

Linkedin Talent Blog

When you’re writing a job post , it’s hard to know what works. One job post might yield a flood of applicants while a similar one only gets a trickle. While there are plenty of tips, templates and best practices out there, writing job posts often feels like more of an art than a science. Well, today we’re adding a little more science to the picture with data-driven insights based on 4.5 million job posts on LinkedIn.

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Attracting Talent in a Competitive Hiring Market

Trinet

Incentives Like Flexible Work Schedule, Unlimited Paid Time Off and Remote Work Options May Help Employers Attract and Retain Employees.

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The Employee Experience and the “Law of Congruent Experience” - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Creating a winning customer experience starts first with the Employee Experience. The customer. It’s any person or group receiving a service from an individual or organization. If you run a company, it’s the person buying your t-shirts, pizza, or software. In healthcare , it’s the patient. In education, it’s the student. The customer in a not-for-profit may be the child in a remote village who receives food and medical care.

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Your Seven-Step Guide to Having Tough Conversations with Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Many people want to move into a management role because of higher pay, prestige and the ability to finally do things their way. But managing people also means having difficult conversations with the people that report to you. Whether you need to discuss performance, explain how a role is evolving or enforce the dress code, you should be prepared for tough talks.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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The Psychological Effects of Praise

Reflektive

Carol Dweck is a pioneer in the field of developmental psychology. Her work introduced the concept of fixed vs. growth mindsets. Essentially, a person with a fixed mindset believes that people are born with certain traits and abilities, while someone with a growth mindset believes that these abilities can be learned and mastered through hard work and deliberate practice.

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What Should HR Know About Mental Health?

Hppy

HR fills the cracks of an organization, performing all the small and large tasks that don’t fit anywhere else. When accounting can’t manage it, HR performs payroll; when there isn’t a legal team on-site, HR verifies compliance and other regulatory concerns. Yet, perhaps the most important role HR plays within an organization is that of counseling, helping individual employees and teams work through problems and regain high rates of productivity.

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The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look through some of the best articles published this past week for staffing and corporate recruiters and posted them below. Here are the must-read posts for this week: 1. Jeff Bezos Once Said That in Job Interviews He Told Candidates of 3 Ways to Work — and That You Have to Do All 3 at Amazon -- by Mark Abadi. 2.

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Diversity and Inclusion Is A Business Strategy, Not An HR Program

Josh Bersin

Corporate diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic. It comes up in almost every client I visit. Why? With the #metoo movement, #blacklivesmatter, and a continuous political discussion about income. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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4 Reasons Why Employee Retention Is Challenging - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

“Back in the day we used to walk to work, in the snow, uphill, both ways!” Yeah, we’ve all heard it before. The older generation in the workforce had it much rougher than we do today, right? For the most part I would say that’s pretty much true. I look at my father who started his career in the early-70s in a steel mill and maintained the same job, in the same small town, most of his life.

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Dear ReWorker: How Do I Attract Good Candidates in a High Employment Economy?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, As this is my first job in HR, I find myself researching.a lot. In our industry, and our small town, skilled labor is becoming increasingly hard to find so we're constantly looking for ways to not only bring in better candidates, but also keep the skilled employees we already have. Do you have any resources that may help me? Sincerely, Rummaging for Resources __ Dear Rummaging, You're not alone.

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Shocking Employee Turnover Statistics

Reflektive

We all know that employee turnover is a problem, but just how of a big of a problem is it? How much does turnover cost companies? And what are the main causes? Prepare to be shocked: SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management. The High Cost of Turnover. A Gallup report found that 21% of Millennial workers say they’ve changed jobs within the past year—a percentage that’s three times higher than non-Millennials.

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5 Tips for Millennials to Improve Professional Communication

Hppy

Millennials who want increased workplace responsibilities must learn how to communicate professionally. Effective workplace communication can help young career professionals advance their careers and enjoy their job. Communication is an important skill, and it helps employers view ambitious, upwardly mobile professionals in a positive light. Training in interpersonal communication can prepare young professionals for a successful career.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look through some of the best articles published this past week for staffing and corporate recruiters and posted them below. Here are the must-read posts for this week: 1. Here's What It's Like to Interview at the 5 Biggest Companies in Tech, According to Current Employees -- by Avery Hartmans. 2.

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Want to Create a More Inclusive Workplace? Try These 7 Tips

Justworks

Diversity and inclusion (D+I) come as a package — you can’t have one without the other. But sometimes, organizations implementing diversity and inclusion programs put an unequal emphasis on the “diversity” part and forget about the “inclusion” part. It’s easy to think that the inclusion piece will simply just happen, because we’ve built workforces with inherently good people.

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4 Trends Shaping the Future of Total Talent

Allegis Global Solutions

I’d like to start off with a bit of a disclaimer. If you’ve ever met me, you know I have the tendency to be a bit, well, opinionated. It’s not that I’m intentionally didactic or contrarian. It’s just that I’ve got a passion for all things related to the topic of talent, and care deeply about how the world of work works. Admittedly, I may sound a bit like I’m standing on my proverbial soapbox, but it’s my sincere hope that my thoughts and perspectives generate some sort of meaningful conversation

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Worlds Apart: Leading a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

WorkHuman

By Robin H. Everhart —. In this week’s WorkHuman Radio, we interview Robin H. Everhart, senior vice president and chief diversity officer at Cintas Corporation. Read her guest post below. When companies are asked about their diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy, they often defer to their chief diversity officer, or a similar title. But as a D&I practitioner, I would argue D&I is everyone’s responsibility.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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The Ethics of AI: It’s Much Trickier Than You Think

Josh Bersin

Last week I had the opportunity to join the O’Reilly Foo Camp, where around 200 of the world’s leading technologists, academics, economists, and business innovators come together to talk. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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How To Support The Mental Health of Your Employees

Hppy

As an employer, you have a responsibility to keep your staff safe, and this includes ensuring that they uphold good mental health. It should go without saying, but you shouldn’t expect your team to work under cramped conditions, nor should you make them regularly work past their contracted hours. Doing so can cause issues to their mental health, which will, in turn, create problems for your work.

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The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you on a range of topics important for talent leaders. We took a look through some of the best articles published this past week for staffing and corporate recruiters and posted them below. The following articles focus on strategies you can use to boost recruitment, different HR trends in light of the #MeToo movement, how Salesforce is adding over 5,000 jobs, and more.

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How to approach GDPR legitimate interest in recruiting

Workable

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides six lawful bases for processing personal data. Two of them – legitimate interest and consent – are very relevant to recruiting. But while consent is strictly defined and simple to grasp, legitimate interest is vague and idiosyncratic. And that’s what makes legitimate interest a challenge for employers.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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The Recruiting Reel Episode 27: How to Bring Your Entire Company Into the Recruiting Process

Spark Hire

How @RelativityHQ boosts employee referrals (and diversity) Click To Tweet. Josh Tolan: My name is Josh Tolan and I’m the CEO of Spark Hire, the leading video interviewing platform used by thousands of organizations around the world. And this is The Recruiting Reel, a video series in which we discuss real recruiting challenges with prominent recruiting experts to provide you with actionable tips you can apply to your own recruiting.

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37 motivational quotes to inspire your team

cipHR

When the going gets tough, sometimes you need some extra pearls of wisdom to help encourage and motivate your team. Here are 37 of our favourite motivational quotes. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it.”. – Jonathan Winters. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”. – Vidal Sassoon. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”. – Walt Disney.

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HR Technology For 2019: HR In The Flow of Work

Josh Bersin

The HR technology marketplace is fascinating. With more than 12 million companies in the US alone (employing more than 160 million people), the payroll market alone is over $1.7 trillion in spending. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.