December, 2012

On Arming Teachers

True Faith HR

I come from a family of educators. One uncle was a math teacher for 35+ years with Milwaukee Public Schools. My cousin teaches AP Chemistry in Green Bay. My wife is a school psychologist. My mom taught choir at the K-12 and college level.

How to Choose Professional Organizations to Join

Effortless HR

(Photo credit: s_falkow). In these challenging times when every dollar spent must be a wise investment, one of those decisions is where you should spend both time and money in terms of business development. One thing is for sure, you will need to contribute in order to gain.

Compensate Differently: Use Employee Engagement Tactics

Reviewsnap

Money is a tricky motivator for employees. Based on an infographic from Bolt Insurance , 22 percent of employees leave their jobs because of pay/benefits issues.

More Workers with Autism Entering Workplace

45 Things

Autism is a subject that often promotes a great deal of debate. The causes. The solutions. Employers are now entering that discussion, as they will be seeing more job applicants with autism spectrum disorder. It's an issue I looked at in my latest Gannett/USA Today column. An estimated 1.5

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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.

The Relentless Tide of Online Learning

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week, three pieces of information came my way that made me both excited and pensive about the future of education and learning. The first was a conversation I had with a learning professional in a major corporation who told me that they were trying to figure out how to best curate online content, including […]. The post The Relentless Tide of Online Learning appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Learning Culture Learning Providers

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The Connecticut Conversation We're Not Having

True Faith HR

Like most, I''ve been ruminating over the weekend over Friday''s tragedy in Connecticut, and watching the various pundits pontificate on the various issues (gun control, mental illness, violent videogames and movies) and potential solutions, many of which I mentioned in yesterday''s post. However, a crucial conversation has been missing. Much of the discussion has been about gun rights to the point where gun rights advocates feel they are victims as well.

The Best WordPress Anti-Spam Plugins for 2012-2013

Effortless HR

(Photo credit: Wikipedia). I’ m sure that there are plenty of posts on this topic, but we have had first-hand experience for several years in dealing with comment spammers. Each of the plugins below are in use by the EffortlessHR Blog and they all work in uniquely different ways to stop bots and spammers dead in their tracks. Today we are going to share our winning combination, in order of importance: G.A.S.P. GrowMap Anti Spam Plugin).

Holiday Performance Burnout

Reviewsnap

Avoiding Compressed Performance and End-of-the-year Stress The end of the year is coming and with it comes accelerated deadlines. Even if your office is open between the Christmas holiday and New Year’s, your ability to be productive is really tightened by a three-week month.

How to Resolve Conflict with a Co-Worker

45 Things

One of the most stressful situations to face in the workplace is a conflict with a co-worker.

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.

What Are The New Year Resolutions of Most Successful People

TheHRBlog

Well, it’s that time again—time to start rolling out the New Year’s resolutions. How about learning from most successful people and their new year resolutions? Have you noticed how the most accomplished people just seem to identify important things and consistently get them done? If you were to study successful people long enough you would […].

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Social Media and the HR Executive

NoExcusesHR

A good corporate image is now more than ever absolutely essential. In the post-Enron era it seems the spin doctors are busier than ever managing just about every customer facing contact point imaginable. Quite honestly I think that is the right thing to do…from an official corporate perspective.

Say "Seat At The Table," Pay @shrmfoundation $100

True Faith HR

As I have written several times on this blog and elsewhere , I appreciate the SHRM Foundation. Their products and work are outstanding. One of the videos from the SHRM Foundation I used to show in my HR class was entitled "HR Heroes: What it means to be a Strategic HR Leader in the 21st Century" (later renamed HR Role Models) It featured Libby Sartain and others discussing, as the title suggests, strategic leadership at both high-tech and low-tech companies.

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#E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employees want to.

Strategic HCM

I'm at another Engage for Success conference today (my last conference this year, yay!), this time for one organised by Katie Truss at the University of Kent at Canterbury. There's a great speaker list and I'm just here as an

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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.

5 Zingers From 2012: Number 5 – Wellbeing and Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Number 5 from David Zingers 2012 Blog Posts. This was part 10 of an 11 part series on how managers can improve employee engagement). Enhance Well-being. We need to create wellbeing inside of work.

MGM Seeks to Inspire Employees by Letting Them Put on a Show

45 Things

I love to stay in hotels. I let the wet towels stay on the floor, I don't make my bed and I ignore the overflowing trash cans. That's because I know that a wonderful maid will clean up my mess, and not give me any grief about it.

How To Make Highly Effective New Year Resolution

TheHRBlog

It’s New Year time and It is likely that at least one person will ask you what your resolutions are for the year ahead. Whether you like to make them or not, research has found that people who make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make […]. New Year Resolution Goal How To Make Highly Effective New Year's Resolution Jappreet Sethi Margie Warrell New Year Stop Playing Safe

First Time Guests

NoExcusesHR

One of my favorite responsibilities is to address new staff members each month when they attend new employee orientation. I kick things off for the first hour and try to make it anything but normal.

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.

Surprising Answers to Simple Questions

True Faith HR

Growing up, it is not uncommon for many of your childhood friends to be the children of your parents'' friends. The parents would get together for dinner and drinks and, inevitably, the kids would be thrown into the mix. A couple of years ago, we had a holiday gathering with some of those long-time family friends. We were reminiscing on the many memories we shared, and the question arose from one of our parents, "What do you feel was the worst thing we did as parents?"

People Sourcing Certification Programme ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

I've had a long standing interest in the field of sourcing (finding people who might be a good fit in your organisation / role vs recruiting ? trying to get these same, but unknown people to send you their CVs), really ever since we

Communicating Human Capital Value to Shareholders and Stakeholders

Peoplefluent

Thursday, December 20, 2012 :00am. Communicating Human Capital Value to Shareholders and Stakeholders By Doug Ring. Do you have a data-driven, consistent approach to communicating human capital value to shareholders and stakeholders? If you answered no, you’re not alone.

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Bullying Continues to Infect the Workplace

45 Things

Do you know anyone who has not been bullied? I sure don't. Even people I know who are bullies have told me about physical or emotional abuse they've experienced in their lives, which is often what led to them becoming bullies. They simply mimicked the behavior they were being shown.

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.

5 Tips From Richard Branson On Starting A Successful Business

TheHRBlog

As LinkedIn is a business that started in a living room, much like Virgin began in a basement, I thought my first blog on the site should be about how to simply start a successful business. Here are five top tips I’ve picked up over the years 1. Listen more than you talk We have two ears […]. Success Success Strategies Business Jappreet Sethi Leadership LinkedIn Richard Branson Start Up Start up tips tips for Successful Business Tips from Richard Branson Virgin

Be More.I'm Talking to Myself

NoExcusesHR

I''ve come to realize two important things over the last year. The first is that I enjoy blogging much more than I ever thought I would.

Best Employment Application Ever

True Faith HR

From " Miracle On 34th Street " Merry Christmas everyone. Christmas Kris Kringle Miracle on 34th Street

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Guest Post: 7 Essentials for the Virtual Recruiter ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Finding, identifying and employing skilled workers is one of the most overwhelming challenges organisations are faced with today. Competition for eligible individuals is continually growing, and thus resulting in confined pools

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.