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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

Infographic: 10 More Proven Ways To Boost Employee Job Satisfaction

15Five

What matters most to your employees? This is the third time we are asking that question, because what could be more rewarding and fruitful than fostering a supported and thriving workforce?

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.

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.

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.

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

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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Remote Team Leaders Can Still Shape A Strong Company Culture

15Five

In recent years the idea of hiring “people instead of (only) skills” has been become more of a consideration within companies where the cultural fit of everyone has been the ultimate pursuit.

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 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.

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.,

Being a Nice Person Could Be the Source of Your Stress

HR Bartender

I just finished a super interesting read from the Harvard Business Review (HBR) titled “ Generosity Burnout ”. I would highly recommend that everyone download a copy.

The Most Effective Model to Assess Quality of Hire

ClearCompany HRM

In 2015, 39% of companies said Quality of Hire (QoH) was their most valuable recruiting performance metric. It’s what makes spending so much time and effort in the recruitment process worth it in the end.

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.