June, 2014

Using Hiring Software to Find Temporary Help

ExactHire HR Trends

Finding temporary help can be difficult in any business, but the need to do it can happen in all industries, at any size of company. This currently hits home for myself as I will be on maternity leave in the near future. Don’t worry, I will try to keep up the blogs for my loyal followers, haha!)

"How They Do It" Entrepreneur Interview with Dhairya Pujara, Founder/CEO of Y-Center

The Bamboo Project Blog

Yesterday I had the opportunity to do another in my ongoing series of interviews with everyday entrepreneurs called "How They Do It."

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Employee Recognition Should Be Pervasive


Sixty percent of best-in-class organizations consider employee recognition extremely valuable in driving individual performance. This statement comes from the Aberdeen Group’s recent report, “ The Power of Employee Recognition. ”

Top 8 Private Exchange Features Important to the Consumer & Shopping Experience

CheckPoint HR

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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.

How to Improve Recruiting with an Employee Engagement Program


Monday, June 23, 2014 :00am. How to Improve Recruiting with an Employee Engagement Program By Kevin Grossman.

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The Difference Between Dreamers and Doers


4 techniques that separate doers and achievers from dreamers. In many ways, setting goals is similar to dreaming of success – goals are desired outcomes. But achieving goals (and with them, success) is infinitely harder and more complex.


Are Trends Converging to (Finally) End Merit Pay?

Compensation Force

There are a number of movements afoot in the world of work that promise to impact the way we pay people. Two in particular may well converge to provide the final straw that breaks the back of merit pay. Let''s begin with Exhibit 1: The "Open Salaries" Movement. Pay transparency is coming.

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Stress Test: What Are You Doing To Combat the Number One Workforce Risk?


A 2014 study by Monster found that nearly half of the U.S. workers they surveyed left a job due to an overly stressful environment, according to a worrisome article on TLNT.com.

Some Noncompetes Are Worse Than Others

True Faith HR

from [link] Interesting story from the Sunday New York Times: Noncompete clauses are now appearing in far-ranging fields beyond the worlds of technology, sales and corporations with tightly held secrets, where the curbs have traditionally been used.

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.

Optimizing Your Blended Workforce


Monday, June 16, 2014 :00am. Optimizing Your Blended Workforce By Sharlyn Lauby. Today’s guest post comes from Sharlyn Lauby, Founder of HRBartender.]. There’s a discussion happening in the talent space right now about who owns the overall strategy for talent.

McKee Foods’ Mark Newsome: Workday Recruiting will ‘Answer the Questions’


One of the best things about my job is spending time with our customers—some who have been with Workday since the early days. Mark Newsome, director of corporate human resources at McKee Foods, is one of these folks.

The Real Reason You Aren't Making That Career Transition

The Bamboo Project Blog

I''ve been doing a lot of work lately with people who are changing their identity. They are moving from being dutiful employees who followed the rules and did what their employers wanted them to, into self-employment where they are the boss and there are no clear rules or a supervisor to please.

Sign-On and Retention Bonuses Reach All-Time High

Compensation Force

The use of sign-on and retention bonuses appears to be at an all-time high, according to a recently released WorldatWork survey on Bonus Programs and Practices. The research, which highlights the practices of 713 organizational participants, is the fifth iteration of a series that dates back to 2001.

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.

Do You Know Who Your "Top Guns" Are?


Not long ago, the TLNT website posted an article titled, “ Just What Really Is ‘Top Talent,’ Anyway? ” As the author, Crystal Spraggins, noted, the answer to that question is somewhat subjective and depends on an organization’s particular needs, leadership and culture. “To

What Should Be Discussed Instead of Certification at #SHRM14

True Faith HR

The SHRM Big Show begins in less than a week as 15,000+ HR professionals descend on Orlando to hear about the latest in human resource management.

Social Engagement Tools Empower Compensation Managers to Interactively Engage Employees


Thursday, June 5, 2014 :00am. Social Engagement Tools Empower Compensation Managers to Interactively Engage Employees By Joe Sansone. Lets face it: compensation management is not exactly the sexiest of topics these days within most organizations.

3 Times it Pays to have Integrated Benefits and Payroll Systems

CheckPoint HR

Midway through 2014, integrated HR technology remains a trending topic for HR practitioners and organizations looking to streamline operations and save on administrative costs. Integration starts with payroll – the big data-keeper for your organization.

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.

An Execution Framework for Achieving Ambitious Goals


3 essentials for high cadence, high impact execution. While annual planning and performance reviews are very structured processes, most organizations don’t have structured models for managing execution and goal achievement between plan and review.

How Much Testing is OK?

Criteria Corp

In the social media age, when a company’s employment brand is more important than ever, it’s a great idea for companies to always keep the issue of candidate perception in mind when implementing pre-employment testing.

Are You Nurturing Universal Accountability?


If you’re familiar with Reviewsnap you know we’ve enthusiastically championed performance appraisals for nearly 20 years. In our view, performance appraisals are essential to the steady growth and development of your workforce.

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#HRPickUpLines and the #SHRM14 Expo Hall

True Faith HR

This is the 14th SHRM Annual Conference I''ve attended, so I''m a bit jaded when it comes to the promotion from vendors to visit their booths. However, this year, Careerbuilder has a unique take by using the hashtag #HRPickUpLines as a way to get attention to their name.

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.

How Everyone Anywhere Wins with Social Collaboration


Monday, June 2, 2014 :00am. How Everyone Anywhere Wins with Social Collaboration By Carl Rogers. Today’s modern corporation has several scattered locations across a country, and in many cases across several countries. Read More » read more


Are You Willfully Ignoring the Future of Your Organization?


Guest blog post by Rebecca Rodskog, a workforce crusader and the Founder of FutureLeaderNow, LLC. “If If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will willfully ignore the future that is likely.”. Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

The One Career Assessment You Need To Take RIGHT NOW!

The Bamboo Project Blog

No matter where you''re at in your career trajectory, stop what you''re doing right now and ask yourself these 10 question. Can you answer a resounding "yes" to all of these statements? ( h/t to The Muse for the link ) .

3 Ways to Approach Pay or Play

CheckPoint HR

With 2014 well under way, many employers are looking forward to 2015 and considering their approach of employer shared responsibility penalties. Employers need to decide whether or not they will sponsor health coverage that complies with the Affordable Care Act.

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.