November, 2019

Why Being Data-Driven Isn’t Enough

Visier

Over the last two decades, we’ve seen almost all corporate functions infuse analytics into their businesses. Even the most qualitative departments, such as Marketing, moved from “art” to “science” through the use of data. .

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Pie-Eating Contest Winner, Psychic Ability: Job Seekers Tout Kooky Accomplishments

SHRM Resources

?Like the character Lily on "How I Met Your Mother," who proudly listed her victory in a hotdog speed-eating contest on her resume, candidates eager to make themselves memorable in interviews sometimes share the darnedest talents. Talent Acquisition

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Identify Your Work Style and Flex for Success

Justworks

What is a Work Style? We all live a particular lifestyle, and no one is quite the same. It encompasses our decisions as consumers, our self-expression, our values, and our patterns of behavior. Do you cook or go out? Dress for utility or style? Prioritize family or career?

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The Best HR Leaders are Data Driven, People Oriented

UpstartHR

One of the phrases I’ve found myself repeating more and more often of late is this: data driven, people oriented. . When I’m speaking to audiences, I share the story about how I *accidentally* insulted my wife during childbirth to illustrate this concept. Yes, really.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Take It From a Futurist: Break Down HR’s Biggest Misconceptions to Keep Your Business Thriving

Cornerstone On Demand

Charlene Li helps organizations and their leaders understand how to make sense of business complexity, leverage emerging technologies and prepare for potential challenges. Then, she helps them to figure out which first step to take toward success.

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How Often Do Virtual Teams Need to Meet Face-to-Face?

Conversation Matters

In a previous post , I wrote about how successful virtual teams benefit by functioning as #Hybrid teams.

New Research Show Income Gaps Are (at least partly) Due to Working More Than 40 Hours Per Week.

The HR Capitalist

Hat tip to my homeboy Tim Sackett on the research cite below. Sacks must have crazy email subscriptions and Google alerts to mine this gold. Cut and paste from Marginal Revolution appears below. That is a new paper by J. Rodrigo Fuentes and Edward E.

9 Ways to Show Empathy When Employees Take a Leave of Absence

ExactHire HR Trends

This is an easy time of year to remember to give thanks. With all the festivities of the holiday season, we don’t have to try that hard to show gratitude and be empathetic to others’ situations when things are going well.

The Future of Payroll: 7 Trends to Watch

CakeHR

Each year, the IRS issues billions of dollars in fines to business owners in the United States. In most cases, the penalties are for payroll errors. This is why finding a way to optimize the payroll process and reduce any mistakes is essential.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Employer Branding is Critical during Layoffs and Restructuring

Blu Ivy Group

Recent headlines have been filled with news of large-scale layoffs and restructuring at iconic US and Canadian companies. Especially this close to the holiday season, the impact to people and jobs is significant, and the news is unfortunate.

The employee experience survey that won’t sit in your desk drawer

PI Worldwide

The Predictive Index recently announced the launch of the PI Talent Optimization Edition.

2,650,000 more reasons to provide a chair to an employee with a disability who needs one

The Employer Handbook

Image by Tariq Abro from Pixabay. I’m pretty sure that I’ve blogged about this before. But, maybe not. So, either what I’m about to tell you bears repeating, or I’m only going to say this once, so pay attention.

Adding by Subtraction: The Power of Thinking and Working Lean

Trainual

What would you do for the opportunity to describe your life and business in the following ways: An incredible life – check. A life where things work – check. A life where you have great days almost every day – check.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Empower Managers and Teams

Adopting an Employee Voice model empowers managers and teams to keep driving engagement and action. As teams continue this collaborative dialogue, they build both the muscle memory and the motivation to continue forward together. This exponentially hones their collective intelligence and expertise

Do you have a feedback process that your employees are thankful for?

Vibe HCM

With the Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, it is a natural time to reflect on what one has to be thankful for. In our personal lives, the answers may vary slightly, however, things like family, health, and prosperity often top the list (along with turkey, pumpkin pie and football of course)!

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40 Perfect Messages To Show Appreciation For Good Work

Vantage Circle

Getting some sort of appreciation for good work is an inherent human need. Even a simple “thank you” at work goes a long way. Appreciating employees lets them know that their work is valued and important.

It’s a Trap! Culture Change Lessons from Star Wars

BambooHR

Over time, your company culture will change. It is unavoidable. It is your destiny. As it does, it’s natural for employees to worry. Is your. Performance & Culture

From the CEO: Preparing Future HR Leaders for the Future of Work

SHRM Resources

Our workplaces are undergoing a disruptive revolution, where artificial intelligence, automation, shifting demographics, globalization and rapid-fire social change are transforming every job and every business.Unfortunately, as our recent reporting on SHRM.org shows, college students are not getting effective preparation for this new world of work.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

HR Interview Questions and Answers on Drive for Results

TheHRBlog

Having a drive for results means that you have the traits and attributes to be counted on, and to exceed goals successfully. You are amongst the individuals who is constantly and consistently one of the top performers. You like to be action-oriented at work and ensure that your goals are achieved.

The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

The People Equation

As a hiring manager, you’ve probably had your share of nightmare interviews. You know, the ones where the candidate clearly is not a fit and you’re wondering how few minutes you can expend before politely showing him or her the door.

Top Ways to Automate Your Expense Tracking

SutiHR

Tracking expenses on the paper receipts is quite daunting for the managers as well as employees. More than 60 percent of workers merely attach all receipts to expense claims and leave the rest for the accountant to figure it out.

Recruiting Source Effectiveness: Focus on Quality Over Quantity

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. It’s not too late to sign up for Kronos’ Fall eSymposium for HR and Payroll professionals.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Don’t Be Afraid to Hire Someone Who’s Currently Unemployed

Cornerstone On Demand

It’s easier to get a new job when you already have a job. We all intuitively know this to be true, but why is that the case?

Why Leaders Should Encourage Employee Autonomy

15Five

Despite all we’ve written on the subject over the years, micromanagement continues to plague organizations everywhere, and at some point in your career, it’s likely you’ve experienced some form of it.

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3 Ways to Make Hourly and Seasonal Workers Feel Valued

Visier

UPS is currently hiring 100,000 workers , and Target is bringing in another 130,000. Amazon has 30,000 job openings and plans to hire tens of thousands more ahead of Black Friday.

Consumer Data Protection Laws: What You Need to Know

Ultimate Software

With the rate at which technology has been advancing, it was perhaps inevitable for the law to lag behind.

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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.