February, 2017

10 Recruiting Tips for First Time Managers

HR Bartender

One of the things that often happens when you become a supervisor or manager is that you’re invited to participate in the recruiting process. It could be because you’re now responsible for a team of employees.

Why Every Hiring Manager Needs an ATS

ClearCompany HRM

In the recruiting world there has long been a division among HR professionals: they either praise the time-saving properties of an ATS or they believe an ATS doesn’t catch all suitable applicants.

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(Don’t) Do-It-Yourself when it comes to your HCM Implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Samantha Colby. Congratulations! Having exercised careful consideration, deliberation, and negotiation, you’ve finally selected your new HCM system.

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The True Bottom Line In Business: An Interview With Dov Baron

15Five

Dov Baron is recognized as one of the top 100 leadership speakers to hire and a brilliant corporate cultural strategist.

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.

12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture

EmployeeConnect

About 65 percent of the people in one survey reported that they received no recognition over the last 12 months for their work.In the same report, 89 percent of employers feel that most employees leave their companies to earn more money. However, most workers who leave their jobs cite lack of appreciation as a major reason for seeking other opportunities.

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Being a Leader and Tacit Approval in Today’s Workplace

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before that I used to work for a boss who had me issue the same memo every year about tacit approval. The memo was designed to remind everyone of their responsibilities as a manager and leader as well as the basic principles of business.

Recruiting Through LinkedIn? Check Out These Top Changes

ClearCompany HRM

When LinkedIn reported in late 2016 that they would be updating their website’s look and functionality, many were excited. Many were also worried: How would the changes affect recruiting? Would it be helped or hindered by the new design? Recruiting & Sourcing

Training – The pivotal, yet often overlooked piece of an HCM Technology Implementation

HRchitect

Written By: May Huffer. One of the main reasons a new HR technology system fails is not providing ample time for training.

Reduce Gender Bias Using Data-Driven Performance Reviews

Visier

With gender equity a topic of even a Super Bowl LI ad , it’s clearer than ever before that every CEO should be making gender equity a priority this year.

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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Worth the (Calculated) Risk: Hiring Executives from Nontraditional Career Paths

Brazen HR

We’ve all seen it: that candidate whose resume doesn’t really match the job requirements, yet there’s something about her overall experience that piques our interest. Perhaps she took a “gap year” after school or between jobs; maybe she spent time working in a completely different field.

The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience

EmployeeConnect

We have all heard of the customer experience which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We’re all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis. The employee experience has become increasingly important in HR management because of evolving business trends such as peer-to-peer sharing, high turnover rates and competitive recruiting practices.

Pre-Employment Tests Can Help #HR Hire Faster (and Better)

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Criteria Corp , a leading provider of pre-employment testing services. Their testing system, HireSelect, is a SaaS (software as a service) solution that enables organizations to increase recruiting effectiveness using state-of-the-art technology.

How to Create Winning Job Descriptions For Your Company Culture

ClearCompany HRM

When used properly and written effectively, job descriptions set transparent expectations for candidates and current employees, creating value for the company and your workforce from the first day on the job to the last.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Putting Away the Crystal Ball – A Better Method to Plan for the Future

HRchitect

Written by: John A. Hinojos. One thing that has always amazed me when working with clients, was how much I was told about the current processes and what was working, but how little everyone had thought about what the technology and processes would need to look like in the future.

New Research on Generations in the Workplace

UpstartHR

After looking deeply at the research on generations in the workplace, I have come up with some findings that will help everyone to perform their jobs better. It seems like a new study comes out every day attempting to explain how to approach each generation of workers, what matters to them, etc.

The Work Platform Is the New “Job" for Displaced Workers

Cornerstone On Demand

Government leaders often frame labor policies or future of work solutions in terms of preserving, repatriating or creating the “good jobs" of the past. But this fixation on "jobs" actually limits the potential of their solutions. The new world of work is one "beyond employment." As my colleagues Ravin Jesuthasan, David Creelman and I explore in my recent book, Lead the Work , traditional long-term employment is increasingly giving way to medium- or short-term employment.

How to Lead and Engage Millennials in the Workplace

Visier

Born before 1982 and in a leadership or management role? If yes, you may have asked yourself the question: “How do I motivate and communicate with the Millennials (born 1982 -2000) on my team?”

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

HR Competencies: Turning Knowledge Into Action

HR Bartender

There are lots of articles that tell human resources professionals, “This is what you need to know.” And that’s fine. We need to be committed to lifelong learning. Our profession is constantly changing because business is always changing.

Workforce Planning: A Forward-Looking Approach to Getting the Right People in the Right Jobs

ClearCompany HRM

Workforce planning is a core function of human resources, and it’s key to the identification and analysis of what an organization is going to need in terms of its talent.

Benefits of an Online Benefits System

HRchitect

Written By: Eric Frokjer. If your organization is still running Open Enrollment with no system and paper forms, you’re not only behind the times in the world of HR technology, but you are also missing out on the many benefits of an online benefits management system.

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An #UltimateTeamMoment That’s All About Putting People First

Ultimate Software

Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment is a testament to teamwork, and what it means to truly care about others and put them ahead of yourself.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Hold Managers Accountable

ATD Human Capital

The best organizations know that engaged, high-performing employees drive business success. Engaged employees are more productive, more profitable, more customer-focused, and more likely to stay. And highly engaged workplaces grow faster, adapt quicker, and innovate more.

Focus: The Secret to Driving Corporate Culture Change

CultureIQ

Have you ever wondered what company brands like Zappos, Google, and Apple do to create corporate culture change that sticks? Don’t let the great perks distract you; there’s more going on than just the trendy and fun benefits that make the headlines.

Employees Need to Learn Freelancing Skills

HR Bartender

I read a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article recently titled, “ The End of Employees ”. It’s a good read and you should check it out when you have a moment. The article talks about the growing number of companies that are using freelancers, contractors, etc. Freelancing is more than a trend.

Could Too Much Transparency in the Workplace Be Bad for Your Culture?

ClearCompany HRM

Do you want transparency in your workplace? We’re willing to bet the answer is yes. After all, employees want more open communication. Companies are boasting the policies that support it.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.