February, 2016

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Replacing the Batteries Before A Fire – Tuning Up Your HCM Technology


Written by: John A. Hinojos. Most of us have some type of smoke or CO 2 device in our homes which will alert us if situations have changed and we have a pending disaster. To keep these devices working correctly, it is advised that you replace the batteries twice a year. Most people will pick either key events in the year or the beginning of two seasons.

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Technology Can Boost Employee Engagement [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

By now, all of us understand that technology plays a big role in our personal and professional lives. And we’ve all seen at least one article talking about employee engagement and the lack thereof. What’s important to remember is that technology isn’t the cause of employee disengagement, unless of course, someone intentionally made it that way. In fact, when used correctly, technology can be a tool that helps engagement.


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4 Expert Tips for a Successful Hiring Process


There are many steps hiring managers must take to fill an open position. These include sourcing applicants, screening candidates, interviewing, skills assessment, writing the offer and onboarding the. Visit site for full story.

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Why Diversity in the Workplace Promotes Innovation and Problem Solving


Black History Month is here, and at CultureIQ we feel it’s imperative to celebrate diversity. Diversity comes in all aspects of life: ethnicity, gender, socio-economic standing—the list goes on and on. Every person on your team brings a unique perspective to their role, which is why it’s critical to utilize people from different backgrounds. Engaging with people from a variety of backgrounds is not only good for the soul; it’s great for business.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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Coaching: The Four Essentials

All Things Workplace

What makes coaching successful? Success is often attributed to mutual chemistry, technique, and readiness to learn. I agree that those are important ingredients in the process. But in reality, they are steps to achieving results. And that's what we're looking for, right? How do we reach the movement and momentum we want? I was discussing performance management on an HR.COM webinar.

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The End of Management as We Know It: Q&A with Dr. Gary Hamel (Part 1)


What will it take to make our organizations more transparent and more collaborative? Are we focusing on the right skills to develop the next generation of leaders? How can we finally move beyond the 100-year-old, top-down—inhuman—management model? These are some of the challenges that WorkHuman 2016 speaker Dr. Gary Hamel is most passionate about. A highly regarded academic and business consultant, Gary has been on the faculty of the London Business School for more than 30 years and is the direc

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Do You Know What Your Candidates Are Thinking? (And I don’t mean Bernie and Donald!)

China Gorman

It’s here! The 2015 Talent Board North American Candidate Experience Research Report was published a couple of weeks ago. And if you have any interest at all in the relationship between the experience your employment candidates in the application process and your ability to actually hire the right talent, this report is a gold mine! Written by Madeline Laureno and Kevin W.

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American Presidential Candidates Are Failing Small Businesses: An Open Letter from the CEO of TriNet


The following letter from TriNet CEO Burton M. Goldfield is in response to the TriNet 2016 Presidential Election Survey Dear 2016 Presidential Candidates: As the CEO of TriNet, I work to provide HR. Visit site for full story.

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5 Business Lessons I Learned From Being a Member of a Motorcycle Gang


Let's face it -- your bowling league is a business, your place of worship is a business, your family is a business -- and yes, an outlaw motorcycle gang is a business.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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4 Great Ideas for Employee Appreciation Day

Laurie Ruettimann

Employee Appreciation Day is March 4th, but most companies wait until March 3rd to think about recognition. If your business is anything like where I’ve worked, the local HR lady might do a donut run in the morning and call the day a success. (That local HR lady was me. Thank goodness I liked donuts!). While every day ought to be employee appreciation day, some days are more important than others.

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Creating a Culture that Recognizes “Originals”


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — Recognizing cultural contribution instead of cultural fit is a valuable way to reinforce the contributions of “Originals.”. I recently caught a piece on the Marketplace Morning radio program, interviewing Adam Grant (one of our WorkHuman speakers from 2015!). He was sharing some of the interesting findings from his new book, Originals.

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Toxic Employee Conundrum – Is your Hire Culture Right?


A great place to work is largely defined by the productive people who bring value to organization with their commitment, integrity and quality. While there are tons of studies and reports singing the praises of how an organization benefits from high performing employees, it is safe to admit that little has been said or done about employees who are labeled as “toxic”.

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How To Surpass What Your Job Title Says About You

Trish McFarlane

I had a conversation with one of my friends from India and we were sharing stories about how throughout our careers we have both been known as people who can do more than what our specific job title would indicate. We weren’t talking about being able to take on more responsibility in order to receive a promotion, we were talking about learning and using skills from another industry to help further our careers.

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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The Recruiting Reel Episode 11: Is the War for Talent Real?

Spark Hire

Is the War for Talent Real? @ToddRaphael from @ERE_Net weighs in on #TheRecruitingReel 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 where 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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Workplace Culture is Key to Success


How Founder’s Son Positions Habitec Security for Long-Term Growth. Habitec Security’s president, John Smythe, was only 22 and just a few months out of college when he received a shocking phone call from his father. “Hey, I’ve been diagnosed with leukemia,” his dad said. “You need to come home and start learning some of this stuff.”. The family business was a security company James Smythe founded in 1972.

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17 Truths About Working in HR

Laurie Ruettimann

Here are 17 truths about working in HR. Create core values like birthdays and puppies. The rest is overrated. Communicate candidly, kindly, without pretension, and directly via text. Fine, okay, use the phone. Avoid email. Never send an email more than five sentences long. Give feedback kindly, with specificity, directly to the person who needs to hear it.

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What Is HR Case Management?

Dovetail Software

Do you know what HR Case Management is? In the customer service sense, case management speaks to tracking interactions with customers, making sure their purchasing and product acquisition experience is the best. If we were to address case management in a healthcare environment, we would see the tracking of the life cycle of a patient, through their interactions with a healthcare provider or healthcare facility/system.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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Meet Stacey Smiel, Client Engagement Manager


Stacey is a “value advocate” who focuses on nurturing and maintaining strategic partnerships with clients. A large focus of this initiative is to coordinate resources and collaborate with the talent solutions, product management, sales, development, and support teams to ensure that client initiatives and projects are up-to-date and realistically supported.

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10 Tips to Help You Get Along With Your Boss

About Human Resources

Guess who's in charge of your relationship with your boss? If you thought you, you're right. No one has as much invested nor as much to lose. See more.

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How To Get Honest Answers From Candidates In A Job Interview

Spark Hire

The job interview can be a nerve-wrecking process for everyone involved. You want to make sure you’re asking questions that will best expose an accurate representation of the candidate’s personality, experience, and attitude. Although, it’s hard to predict how well a candidate will perform when the interview itself is something they’re desperate to ace. .

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Without Empathy Organizational Success is at Risk


Empathy for others is a key element in the forming and maintaining professional and personal relationships. Without empathy, it’s difficult to understand the viewpoints and feelings of others. Without empathy, we can become detached from what really matters to others. Focusing on others is a far cry from the mindset of what some researchers have […] Read more.

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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On Being Wrong in HR

Laurie Ruettimann

Many years ago, I worked for a human resources director who told me it was better to be stupid than wrong. If I didn’t know something, I shouldn’t volunteer an opinion. I should admit that I didn’t know the answer rather than risk offering an incorrect piece of advice. Turns out, nobody knows anything during the first few months on the job.

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The 10 best interview questions you’ll see this year

HR Morning

You can never have too many great interview questions in your back pocket. . Throughout the past year, via in-depth research and conversations with HR Morning readers, we discovered a variety of fine-tuned interview questions top employers are relying on to vet their job candidates. Here, we’ve compiled the best of the best from the past year: 1. What’s your favorite part of your current job?

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Meet Kara Frandsen, Client Engagement Manager


Kara is a “value advocate” who focuses on nurturing and maintaining strategic partnerships with clients. A large focus of this initiative is to coordinate resources and collaborate with the talent solutions, product management, sales, development, and support teams to ensure that client initiatives and projects are up-to-date and realistically supported.

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Top Tips for Dealing with a Difficult Boss

About Human Resources

Want tips about dealing with a bad boss? Some don't realize that they are a bad boss. Others revel in badness. Find out how to deal with your bad boss.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.