January, 2014

How an applicant tracking system (ATS) reads a resume

Workable

“Anonymous employee at indeterminate company with an unspecified degree in something totally unidentifiable seeks an unrecognized job in the complete unknown.”. This is what your resume looks like to even the most swanky Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

Do You Cultivate Being Kind at Work?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Today is Martin Luther King Day here in the U.S. and it has me thinking about what role being of service to others plays in people''s thinking about their professional development and career. .

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The Year of the Employee: Human Resources, Leadership and HR Technology Predictions for 2014

Josh Bersin

In 2014 the world of Talent, Leadership and HR will undergo dramatic change. (Download our 66 page Predictions Report here.) The economy will accelerate its growth. Global growth will create a. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

It’s Time To Solve the Performance Management Puzzle

Reviewsnap

Performance management ain’t easy. At least not for most of us. As Deloitte’s 2013 Human Capital Trends report noted, “… 58 percent of HR leaders gave their performance management process a ‘C’ grade or worse.”

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.

Harsh Reality of a Bad Hire

Cielo HR Leader

You''ve spent months drafting job descriptions, posting “We’re hiring!” ads across numerous job boards, social networks and internally, encouraging current staff to make referrals.

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Who said employee engagement and recognition are garbage?

David Zinger

Employee Engagement and Recognition as Trash Talk. . A Year of Recognition. I am engaged in a project called a year of recognition to recognize and appreciate others for who they are or what they do. The normal automated garbage pick up in Winnipeg is being done manually right now.

5 Career Goals You Should Set for 2014 And Some Resources For Getting There

The Bamboo Project Blog

Welcome to 2014! . Last month I shared a series of 30 Juicy Questions to help you grow your life in 2014. They were designed to get you thinking about what you want and how you want to experience your life and career in the coming year. .

Hire Your Weakness

NoExcusesHR

I enjoy spending time with people who have similar interests as me. Whether it''s business, sports, staying fit , or just being with an interesting person who is outgoing and engaging, I know we''ll hit it off.

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The Pros and Cons of Tying Compensation to Performance Reviews

Reviewsnap

At Reviewsnap, we''ve seen firsthand the benefits delivered by a pay-for-performance structure that closely ties compensation to the performance review process. However, this isn''t the right approach for every employer or every company culture.

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.

Employee Mobility and Keeping One's Doctor

True Faith HR

One of the more recent complaints about the Affordable Care Act is that the narrow networks created may mean that some may no longer be able to " keep one''s docto r." For some, the one-on-one relationship with their doctor is inviolate. They get to know your health history.

Keys to Attracting Top Talent

Effortless HR

The current job market is saturated with highly qualified individuals, and the most qualified job seekers are looking for much more than just a paycheck in their search for employment. In order to attract the best candidates, you should have certain measures in place in your recruiting and hiring processes. What do the top talents in your industry look for? How can you attract them? Here’s a look. The Employer of Choice.

Eugenie Bouchard: What a 19 Year Old Rising Tennis Star Can Teach Us About Employee Engagement

David Zinger

7 Lessons on Employee Engagement from a Teenage Tennis Player. Reading time 1 minute 20 seconds). Eugenie Bouchard (source Wikipedia – Edwin Martinez.

Three Tips for Getting Better Feedback

The Bamboo Project Blog

While many of us understand the need for feedback to improve ourselves personally and professionally, we often don''t understand the best ways to get it. We can tend to ask too generically ("what feedback do you have for me?") or maybe we don''t ask at all! .

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.

Hiring For Attitude Over Skills: The Ultimate Result

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 :00am. Hiring For Attitude Over Skills: The Ultimate Result By Maren Hogan. As employers begin hiring for attitude over skill, it makes one wonder what is happening to all of those skilled, experienced workers, who aren’t necessarily a strong cultural fit.

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Mirror, Mirror: Who’s the Fairest in Engagementland?

Reviewsnap

For those of us prone to mirror-gazing and taking stock at this introspective time of year, here’s something worth pondering: are we really doing what it takes to nurture employee engagement within our companies?

Kelly Dingee (@sourcerkelly) - More Than A Sourcer #timsackettday

True Faith HR

Two years ago today, under the guidance of Laurie Ruettimann , Tim Sackett day was launched. timsackettday is all about driving awareness for the HR/recruiting underdog. It''s about the practitioner who works hard and doesn''t have time for fancy lists and Forbes articles.

Creating Through Collaboration

Future of Work

January 2014. In December I described the difficulty (and the risks) of attempting to predict the future more than a few years out. This month I am going to ignore my own good advice and speculate a bit about where we might be heading.

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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.

Employee Engagement on the Back of Your Business Card

David Zinger

What is your little for 2014? Reading Time: Under 1 Minute). The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little. - Jon Kabat-Zinn. What is one little thing you can do in 2014 to improve employee engagement for yourself, your organization, or one other person you work with?

What Seeds Are You Planting for 2014?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. After much reflection on my Word of the Year for 2014 ( Juicy Question #4 ), I came up with three of them. I''m following Chris Brogan''s advice here and the words I chose are interconnected in important ways for me. . The first word for me is "Seed."

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The Year of the Employee: Human Resources, Leadership and HR Technology Predictions for 2014

Josh Bersin

In 2014 the world of Talent, Leadership and HR will undergo dramatic change. (Download our 66 page Predictions Report here.) The economy will accelerate its growth. Global growth will create a. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Corporate Culture Human Resources Organization & Governance Talent Management

Heed These 5 Performance Management Realities—Before It’s Too Late!

Reviewsnap

Previously, we wrote about the pressing need to solve the performance management puzzle that baffles so many of our organizations.

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.

Marriages made in Software Heaven

Bersin with Deloitte

It has been over a year now since technology behemoth IBM acquired HCM software and service company Kenexa. Many of our members have been inquiring about the results: what directions will the Brass Ring-based talent acquisition system take? Will IBM bring new innovations to the software set? And whither analytics and social, the buzz words for […]. HR Service Delivery Providers Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Providers

Professional Recruiters Reveal 16 of the Best Interview Questions to Ask

Insperity

It takes a lot of work to get qualified job candidates in your door for an interview. But, that’s not always your toughest task. Developing interview questions that will give you the answers you need to make the best hiring decision for your business can prove to be much more difficult. But there’s no need to walk into the interview room feeling unprepared, or to walk out feeling unsure about the candidate’s potential at your company.

Are You Preventing the Mismeasure of Employee Engagement?

David Zinger

We can manage engagement without measuring it. Reading Time = 1 minute and 30 seconds). There is an old hackneyed expression that you can’t manage what you can’t measure. Baloney. We can manage what we don’t measure. For instance.

Where the Skills Are: Tapping Into Your Contingent Workforce

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 :00am. Where the Skills Are: Tapping Into Your Contingent Workforce By Sharlyn Lauby. Today’s guest post comes from Sharlyn Lauby, human resources professional with over 20 years of experience and accomplished blogger.].

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.