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.

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

(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.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How Unified Employee-Feedback Tools are Revolutionizing HR

Ultimate Software

Nearly all HR leaders agree that long-term organizational success is dependent upon building and retaining a happy, engaged workforce.

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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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.