April, 2017

The 10 Basic Skills that Every Manager Should Have

HR Bartender

There are many skills that managers can learn on the job. For example, they can learn how to approve time cards, the key elements in an employment law, or the steps in conducting a good interview. But there are some basic skills or qualities that organizations want to see in managers from day one.

3 Steps to Build Purpose into Your Work Culture

ClearCompany HRM

Your company exists for a reason: The founders saw a problem in the world and they came up with a profitable solution. For employees at the top levels of the company, this may be obvious; they probably know exactly what their job is working to solve.

5 Big Things on the Minds of Today's Most Innovative CHROs

Cornerstone On Demand

Human resources isn't traditionally seen as the most innovative, or even most influential, department in a company.

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Understanding and Accepting Change in Our Professional Lives

HRchitect

Written by: Jim Yarbrough. In a previous role, I was directly involved in implementing complete process changes. In one particular project I was involved in, the field personnel at this retail organization had been following the same HR processes for the past 10 years.

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.

How to Help Your HR Team Recruit Top Talent

Brazen HR

Recruiting isn’t about filling empty chairs with random professionals. As an employer, you need to invest in people who can improve your sales, boost innovation, and ultimately increase your bottom line. But what if your recruiters can’t seem to find the best talent?

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Recruit Better: Employee Discount Programs and Taxes

HR Bartender

Here on HR Bartender, we’ve talked about the partnerships HR needs to have in the organization with finance, risk management, and marketing…just to name a few. One very important partnership that we haven’t spent much time covering is the partnership between human resources and payroll.

Mission-Driven Companies: How to Build (and Hire for) One

ClearCompany HRM

Every successful company has a well-defined mission and vision; they build purpose into their day-to-day. A mission-driven culture not only embraces the company mission statement, they reinforce it in every decision made from organizational strategy through to hiring and firing.

Building a High-Performance Culture Report: Key Lessons from Top Cultures for 2017

CultureIQ

New Report: Company Culture Trends & Insights. We’re all curious about how other companies prioritize and achieve the goals they set when it comes to company culture. But we’re especially curious about how best in class organizations do it.

Down Time – a Good Time to Get Busy

HRchitect

Written by: Elisabeth Jordan. Whether we like to admit it or not, sometimes we don’t have a lot of work to do. Sometimes we’re buried up to our necks with projects, but let’s admit it – sometimes we’re watching the clock and logging off our laptops as soon as it’s 5 o’clock.

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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 To Link Recruiting Metrics To Business Outcomes

Cornerstone On Demand

According to LinkedIn's 2017 Global Recruiting Trends Report , "quality of hire" is the top recruiting metric that hiring managers care about—and for good reason. Employees are your most valuable resource, and with 40 percent of today's Fortune 500 companies predicted to go out of business over the next 10 years, hiring the right people is crucial for your survival.

Leadership Insights: What To Do When Your Employee’s Heart Just Isn’t In It

15Five

You could tell his heart just wasn’t in it. I’ve always liked that phrase. Or rather, I appreciate the reverse, that a person who is fully present and contributes something valuable does so because they feel inspired, alive, and open-hearted. Is that true though?

The Business Benefits of Mindful Leadership

HR Bartender

I’d like to think that everyone understands the importance of leadership. And good leadership benefits organizations. But there’s not one standardized type of leadership. It takes on many forms and, as individuals, we might be attracted to certain types and models more than others.

Best Practices for Creating an Employee Performance Review Program

ClearCompany HRM

Nowadays, the term “performance review” inspires chills in the spines of managers and executives alike. The practice has become a bit taboo as more and more reports express just how little they’re appreciated and even how they hinder the productivity and satisfaction of employees.

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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.

7 Ways to Improve your Hiring In 2017

Visier

Data from the U.S. Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows that there continues to be more job openings than hires being made.

Fatigue Management

HRchitect

Written by: Nathan Meles. It may be absent from many corporate HR policies, but fatigue management has been rapidly gaining awareness in the workplace. Not only is employee fatigue a hazard in some work environments, it impacts workplace morale, employee accuracy, and productivity.

5 Essential Elements of a Feedback Loop

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the first post in our CHRO Community Series , which highlights big ideas from CHRO's working to push the boundaries of HR and transform their organization for the better. This first mini series will focus on improving systems of feedback within organizations. Lately, it seems as though companies are going to extremes to find the most effective way to provide feedback to their employees.

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How To Make Your One On One Meetings More Effective

15Five

One on One Meetings are one of the most important tools available to managers, and they are instrumental to running a successful company. Yet many managers treat them as a nice-to-have or cancel them in lieu of other matters.

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.

7 Reasons HR Needs to Learn About Unretirement

HR Bartender

Years ago, people just retired. They announced to their boss that they were going to retire. The company threw them a party, gave them a gold watch, and wished them well. Then, they spent their time traveling, working on their hobbies, etc. I don’t know that those days exist anymore.

How to Get New Hires to Hit the Ground Running: 10 Tips

ClearCompany HRM

While an organization cannot completely rid the chance of a bad hire , it’s onboarding that can make or break the success of a candidate. Often times, the strategy is simply, “Here is your desk, get to work,” along with the misconception that you should throw new employees in at the deep end.

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Ask Adam: Creating a Positive Employee Experience

Ultimate Software

“Employee experience” has become a standard HR buzzword, and today’s executives are increasingly recognizing and prioritizing its influence. In January, Forbes published “ The Employee Experience Is the Future of Work ,” and we now know that “ee experience” is the #1 driver of employment outcomes.

Frequently Asked Questions From Your Employees Regarding Your Newly Implemented HCM

HRchitect

Written by: Russ Belue. Any time a company changes from one Human Capital Management (HCM) system to another, there’s always a learning curve. The employees will have questions and they usually center around accessibility, pay and personal information. It would help HR to anticipate what questions the employees will have and have a consistent message when answering. Below you will find some very common FAQs from employees that I’ve encountered in the past.

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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.

3 Ways Technology Both Widens and Bridges the Generational Divide at Work

Cornerstone On Demand

This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on March 24, 2017. What do an iOS developer, a social media intern, a UX designer and a big data architect have in common? Just ten years ago, their job titles were rare or didn't exist at all.

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Top Conferences for Talent Acquisition Leaders in 2017

Visier

The global economic recovery has moved power from employers to employees, turning talent into a seller’s market—and making the workforce a core strategic concern for the c-suite.

Want to Retain Women Leaders? Look Beyond Maternity Leave

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Bright Horizons Family Solutions , a leading provider of high-quality child care, early education, and work/life solutions for employers. They’ve been consistently included in FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in America.

Get Started Today! 5 Tips On Giving Better Performance Reviews

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management is constantly evolving. A process once shunted into a once a year, anxiety-riddled meeting, has morphed into a more constant feedback loop between managers and their employees that occurs quarterly, monthly, even weekly. Performance Management

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.