May, 2014

New #SHRM Certification Raises More Questions Than It Answers (Update X 2)

True Faith HR

The big news from SHRM HQ on Monday was the announcement of the creation of a new certification program for HR professionals. While the SHRM online staff discuss the details of the competency program, it was unfortunately very short on details regarding a whole host of questions.

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

ProQuest is an information company that connects people with vetted, reliable information, from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news.

One Simple Secret for Boosting Employee Satisfaction with Benefits

CheckPoint HR

As an employer, you offer your employees what you think is a robust and generous benefits package. But your employees.disagree. H ow do you make your employees more satisfied with the benefits you''re offering? The secret of employers who have employees raving about their benefits is simple: choice.

Compensation Reigns as the King of Job Satisfaction


According to a new SHRM research report, Job Satisfaction and Engagement: The Road to Economic Recovery , employees are citing pay as the top contributor to their overall job satisfaction.

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.

6 Worst Practices in Employee Engagement


Monday, May 19, 2014 :00am. 6 Worst Practices in Employee Engagement By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

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Stillbirth, #ReturnToZero, & Bereavement Leave

True Faith HR

One of the most challenging and difficult experiences any one must confront is the loss of a child through stillbirth. The hopes and aspirations that you and spouse had are dashed. And, the emotional devastation that follows can be difficult to handle.

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Employee Engagement = 7 Ways to Help Employees Grow

David Zinger

Are you setting the stage to encourage employee growth? “I I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” ~ Robert Frost. Reading Time = 1 minute and 28 seconds). I was looking at my Norfolk Island Pine reaching out with new spring growth. It made me think of employees in organizations.

3 Features to Look for in a Private Insurance Exchange

CheckPoint HR

Moving to a private exchange is a major benefits trend for employers this year - and it''s a trend that will remain attractive to 2015, 2016, and beyond.

A Case Study of Tasty Retention


Retention of your top talent can taste oh-so-sweet.but it requires determination. This was the point of an article, “ Keep Your Top Talent: The Return of Retention ,” published recently on SHRM''s website.

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.

Four Benefits of Collaborative Learning and Leadership Development


Wednesday, May 14, 2014 :00am. Four Benefits of Collaborative Learning and Leadership Development By Kevin Grossman. The ability to learn on the job, much less be identified and developed for a future leadership position, can be difficult for employees, regardless of classification.

Video Highlights from Live Launch of Workday Recruiting and Workday 22


It''s been an exciting week for us here at Workday, and for our customers too.

Nine Things NOT To Do at #SHRM14

True Faith HR

In less than a month, individuals will be heading to Orlando to attend the 2014 SHRM Annual Conference. This will be my 14th SHRM Annual Conference, and, based on my years of experience, here are the things you do NOT want to do while attending. Do NOT suffer from SWAG remorse. The exhibit hall is going to open at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 22 and you going to be tempted by every vendor with some sort of gee-gaw or doo-dad that you absolutely have to bring back to the office.

A Career Link Round-Up

The Bamboo Project Blog

Some articles I''ve been bookmarking but just haven''t found the time to reflect on: . 10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your Job in 2014 - -A must-read! This pretty much sums up everything I''m seeing. .

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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.

10 Private Exchange Features Important to Employers Like You [Stats]

CheckPoint HR

A recent study by the Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative (PEEC) found that 45% of employers have implemented or plan to consider a private exchange for active, full-time employees before 2018.

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Client Story: York College of Pennsylvania


Since opening its doors in 1787, York College of Pennsylvania has maintained a sterling reputation as a “center of affordable academic excellence.” But in 2010, after more than two centuries of distinction, the College decided that one thing needed to change: its performance review process.

Talent Development Mirror: A Software Platform Built Around People, not Processes


Friday, May 2, 2014 :00am. Talent Development Mirror : A Software Platform Built Around People, not Processes By Jeff Waldman. Today's guest blogger is Jeff Waldman Founder & Principal Strategist of Stratify & SocialHRCamp].

Introducing Workday Recruiting


It’s here! After two years in the making, today we announced Workday Recruiting, which I wholeheartedly believe reinvents the recruiting experience. In this video, I share the inspiration behind our new offering, plus a brief tour of the application from the user perspective

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.

The 2013 Season of the #8ManRotation is here.FINALLY!

True Faith HR

Better late than never, it is the 2013 Season of the 8 Man Rotation - your compendium of all things sports and human resources.

It’s Time to Redesign HR

Bersin with Deloitte

People love to write insulting articles about Human Resources. The most famous was "Why We Hate HR" from FastCompany in 2005. A recent one here in LinkedIn comes from Bernard Marr, who dislikes the title of the department and then talks about why we need "people analytics." " An article in the Wall Street Journal recently […]. HR Operating Model

ACA Update: When to Begin Tracking Employee Hours for Pay or Play

CheckPoint HR

In February, the IRS issued final regulations on the “pay or play” (also known as “employer shared responsibility”) rules. Under the final regulations, applicable large employers with fewer than 100 full-time or full-time equivalent employees will have until 2016 to comply with the pay or play rules.


Is Employee Motivation Increasingly Beyond Our Control?


When it comes to motivating employees, some employers feel a growing sense of helplessness. It stems from a body of research showing employees are less and less motivated by the traditional extrinsic rewards that employers control and dispense with relative ease—raises, bonuses, promotions, etc.

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.

6 Ways To Integrate Video into Your HR Systems


Wednesday, May 28, 2014 :00am. 6 Ways To Integrate Video into Your HR Systems By Sarah Slapak. As we noted in a previous post, video is a powerful learning tool. That means it can be used to teach employees to interact with (and benefit from) our HR systems to a much greater degree.

Two Projects to Support Entrepreneurship

The Bamboo Project Blog

Long-time readers know that I''m a HUGE proponent of developing multiple income streams as a strategy for career resilience.

On @hirevue's Digital Disruption Conference #vueDD

True Faith HR

In February , I noted on this blog that the state of education regarding HR Technology is lacking.

Eli Lilly’s Specialized Approach to Employee Engagement


How do organizations create an atmosphere where people feel engaged and motivated?

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.