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.

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.

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.

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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Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

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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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.

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.

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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Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

A New Workforce Planning Model: Why Position Management Is Flawed

Visier

Given that people costs make up the largest chunk of the operating expenses for a typical organization, getting the workforce plan right is fundamental to good corporate fiscal health.

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.

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.

Creating a Valuable Employee Performance Experience

PeopleStrategy

Performance management is being disrupted. In two-thirds of organizations today, business leaders are rethinking the traditional methods of managing employee performance. And employees are breathing a collective sigh of relief.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

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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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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Offline Time Clock Punching for Remote Workers: Introducing the Kiosk App

nettime solutions

Remote locations create unique challenges for employers who want to fairly and accurately clock-in and clock-out employees working in the field. Traditionally, companies have leased bulky time clock equipment with high set-up and monthly fees.

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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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Diversity, Inclusion and the Case for Better Business Performance

Lighthouse

About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

Software Stickiness in the HR Industry

nettime solutions

It’s easy to focus on user-experience or product features when choosing a software solution for your HR team, and ignore one of the most important (but least sexy) considerations: longevity.