March, 2017

10 Strategies for Recruiting In a Highly Competitive Job Market

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Alongside , a company that bridges the communication gaps to create a better hiring experience for both employers and job seekers. Check out how they help companies like Motörleaf showcase their team dynamic to active and passive candidates.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.

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How to Convince Management to Give You a Larger Recruiting Budget

ClearCompany HRM

Around 62% of companies expect their hiring volume to rise , but only 42% say their recruitment budget will increase. Once again, HR is going to be asked to do more with less. Asking for additional budget, even for a program you really could use, can be daunting. So it’s crucial to be prepared.

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

15Five

Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Inspired By People

Ultimate Software

What inspires you? What wakes you up each morning and motivates you to face life’s challenges? At Ultimate Software, we’re inspired by people.

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Companies Should Include Feedback Training in Onboarding

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in Talent Activation.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

How To Help Leaders Effectively Manage Today’s Human Capital

ClearCompany HRM

What are today’s key human capital management challenges, and how will they be addressed in the future? To answer these questions, ClearCompany partnered with HR.com to conduct a survey of nearly 400 Human Resource professionals. Talent Management

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

5 Tips to Help HR Beat the Talent Shortage in 2017

Brazen HR

If you were working in HR and recruiting during 2016, you probably felt the pinch of the talent shortage. That makes it hard to believe that we were in the midst of a recession just a few years ago, when employees were considerably easier to hire.

Make Your HRIS Work for You!

HRchitect

Written by: Stephanie Tuegel . Many companies turn to an HRIS for a couple of fundamental reasons – they need a place to store their employee information and a way to process payroll. However, there are many other ways that you can make your HRIS work for you, and provide strategic value to both the employee and employer. Here are a few ways the HRIS can work for you. Education. Many systems allow for education tracking.

6 Tips for Successfully Working at Home

HR Bartender

I started my consulting firm in 2002 , so I’ve been working from home for 15 years. My home office is the nicest I’ve ever had in my career. When I was researching consulting as a profession, I asked consultants about their success strategies and biggest challenges.

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The 4 Elements of Analytics Storytelling

Visier

For decades, HR organizations have operated with a “softer approach” to business—relying more on intuition and less on hard facts to make workforce decisions. It’s an approach that allows HR practitioners to get the job done, but makes it more challenging to align HR strategy with business value.

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.

5 Recruiting Reports to Run Every Month

ClearCompany HRM

If you measured every single metric within recruiting, chances are you would spend most of your time measuring recruiting instead of actually recruiting. Measuring recruiting activities is important, however, there are reports and metrics that are more important than others.

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Building Employee Resilience Through Realistic Optimism

CONCERN: EAP

“Optimism is invaluable for the meaningful life.

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"Name Your Job": Why You Should Hire People Who Write Their Own Job Descriptions

Cornerstone On Demand

In 2007, Sarah Feingold had just graduated from Syracuse University Law School. While in school, she'd petitioned to take a graduate-level metal smithing class around her passion outside of law: jewelry-making. That's when she discovered Etsy —an eBay-type, startup marketplace for handmade goods. Today, the company has nearly 1000 employees and $2.39 billion in revenue. In 2007, they only had sixteen employees.

3 Examples of Evidence-Based HR in Action

UpstartHR

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting a workshop based on metrics, evidence-based HR, and change management.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

How to Make Your Employees Happy – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. They were named one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces for Women by the Great Place to Work Institute. Many congrats! Enjoy the post.).

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HCM Implementation Tips – Identifying Data in a Multi-Agency Environment

HRchitect

Written by: Warren Phillips. Enterprise level projects bring with them a unique set of challenges generally not seen in simpler implementations. The size of the project, number of users, amount of content, and number of integrations adds to the requirements, and therefore the complexity. Let’s look at some data issues associated with multiple organizations creating content in a single system. To set the stage, imagine the following.

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3 More Things to Learn from Google About Recruiting Budget

ClearCompany HRM

Running a business is difficult, especially for startups. Depending on the type of business you run, it could take years to become profitable. Restaurants, for example, have to be open for an average of 4-5 years before they turn a profit. For them, budget is king. Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Your Toxic Employee Could Be Costing You Millions

ATD Human Capital

Have you heard of the 80:20 rule? Eighty percent of your energy is spent on 20 percent of your relationships. Most often this energy is wasted in drama.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Here’s How Company Culture Software Helps One Digital Marketing Agency Stay On Top

CultureIQ

Some companies really know what they’re about when it comes to company culture. Without a doubt, Elite SEM is one of them. This award-winning digital marketing agency has been voted best agency culture or best company to work for by Ad Age, Mashable, Inc.,

The Disruption of Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned

Josh Bersin

Over the last few months I’ve had a series of meetings with Chief Learning Officers, talent management leaders, and vendors of next generation learning tools. My goal has been simple: try to.

Reduce Turnover: Develop an Employee Experience Strategy – #WorkInspired

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos was named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Giving Back by Fortune Magazine in conjunction with consultancy Great Place to Work.

HR Technology Solution Provides Customers with More Options: A Look Inside Lanteria HR

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored product review. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

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How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.