July, 2014

When Should I Buy Applicant Tracking Software? – Whiteboard [VIDEO]

ExactHire HR Trends

If your organization has never used an applicant tracking system before, you might be curious about the telltale signs that it might be time to buy applicant tracking software.

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The Top 12 Free and Open Source HR Software Systems

Capterra

I always felt a bit bad taking one of the free samples at the supermarket. Yes, I know that’s what they’re there for. And I know the reps passing out cups of chips, or cheese, or (at Whole Foods, at least) nice red wine are only doing it to entice me to buy something. But still.

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Performance Management Should Begin Before We Hire Someone

Reviewsnap

When most of us hear the term “performance management,” we think of performance appraisals , mentoring, employee learning and development —all of the things that happen well after we hire people into our organizations.

Show Off Your Company Culture with Name

Namely

At Namely, we know that no two organizations are identical. That’s why we built an HR and payroll platform that is highly configurable. Recently Namely’s clients have asked for more customization in the design as well.

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.

Design Your Career: Search for Inspiration

The Bamboo Project Blog

Inspiration is the fuel for your ideas. Plan activties to learn from multiple perspectives and to explore unfamiliar contexts. -- Design Thinking Toolkit. Over the course of the next few weeks, I''m showing you how to apply design thinking and principles to your career planning and development.

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Addressing the Analytics Skills Gap

Bersin with Deloitte

On the final day of last week's MIT Symposium , the sole focus was on the skills gaps organizations are facing in trying to advance their analytics efforts – and what corporations and universities are doing about it.

Are You Making These 5 Twitter Recruiting Mistakes?

Capterra

According to a Jobvite survey , over 8 million Americans used Twitter to find their current job. In fact, a full 23% of all job seekers have used Twitter in their job hunt. Now, I know, “social media recruiting” is shaping up to be one of those buzzwords that’s more bark than bite.

Meeting Employees’ Needs: Culture Management, Engagement, and Preventable Turnover

Reviewsnap

One of the primary objectives of performance reviews is to ensure that needs are being met—departmental needs, functional needs, organizational needs, and employees’ needs. And there’s the rub. Too often, employees’ needs are overlooked during performance reviews.

Common Resume Lies a Background Check Can Reveal

Insperity

Falsifying information on resumes has become so commonplace that numerous websites have sprung up offering tips and guides on how to create fake resumes. Discerning fact from fiction on an applicant’s resume can be a dilemma for managers and business owners. However, it’s a problem that a simple background check can easily solve. Little white lies. Not all resume lies are penned with malicious intent, and it’s likely that numerous job candidates would say they’re simply exaggerating the truth.

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.

Using Design Thinking to Craft Your Career: An Introduction

The Bamboo Project Blog

"Design thinking is about believing we can make a difference and having an intentional process in order to get to new, relevant solutions that create positive impact. . Design thinking gives you faith in your creative abilities and a process for transforming challenges into opportunities for design.

How Do You Attract, Engage, and Manage a Technical Team?

Josh Bersin

I just completed a fascinating radio interview with two IT leaders discussing how to retain and manage a highly technical workforce. How do you, as a leader, develop a highly engaged technical team?

Addressing the Analytics Skills Gap

Bersin with Deloitte

On the final day of last week's MIT Symposium , the sole focus was on the skills gaps organizations are facing in trying to advance their analytics efforts – and what corporations and universities are doing about it.

When It Comes to Setting Goals, Less is More

Workboard

3 tips for managers to set, stick to and achieve business goals. It's a few weeks into a new quarter and the second half of the year, so now is a great time to self-assess accomplishments on last quarter's goals and double down for great execution the rest of the 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.

The Case for More Frequent Performance Reviews

Reviewsnap

Aubrey Daniels , the clinical psychologist who is often called “the father of performance management,” believes the performance appraisal process is flawed and in need of radical change at many organizations today. The biggest problem, he believes, is that reviews happen too infrequently.

Top 7 Payroll Tips for Business Owners

Effortless HR

Payroll is an important aspect of running a business with employees. An efficient and organized process can make payroll less cumbersome and costly. Here are seven simple and effective payroll tips that can benefit every business owner. Get the required information upfront.

Design Your Career: Defining the Challenge

The Bamboo Project Blog

"Every design problem begins with a specific and intentional problem to address; this is called a design challenge."-- Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit. Over the course of the next few weeks, I''m showing you how to apply design thinking and principles to your career planning and development.

The Talent Management Software Market Grows and Expands

Josh Bersin

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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.

Addressing the Analytics Skills Gap

Bersin with Deloitte

On the final day of last week's MIT Symposium , the sole focus was on the skills gaps organizations are facing in trying to advance their analytics efforts – and what corporations and universities are doing about it.

Naomi Bloom’s 4 Foundations of Real SaaS, No. 1: Configuration

Workday

Naomi Bloom, founder and managing partner of Bloom & Wallace, sat down with us recently at Workday to talk about what she calls four of the foundational capabilities of SaaS—or at least, real SaaS.

Early 2015 Salary Increase Budget Data Released

Compensation Force

WorldatWork has released high level results from its 2014-2015 Salary Budget Survey, for which it received a total of 5,252 submissions. Select results presented below. For additional information, please go directly to WorldatWork''s release here.

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Quick Lessons Learned from the 2014 #NBASummerLeague

True Faith HR

I''m back from the now annual trip to the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas with most of the 8 Man Rotation ( Steve Boese , Kris Dunn , Lance Haun ). The trip was filled with good food, conversation, music (in the form of Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails in concert) and, of course, basketball.

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.

Design Your Career: Capturing Your Learning

The Bamboo Project Blog

Over the course of the next few weeks, I''m showing you how to apply design thinking and principles to your career planning and development. The series of posts so far is here. . . You''ve defined your career project challenge and you''ve been gathering research and inspiration.

What Does Recruiting Software Cost?

Capterra

What’s the most frustrating thing about sales taxes? No, it’s not that they’re way too high. Or that they unfairly target the poor. Or even that they’re so often wasted on boondoggles like government shrubbery and park district bobbleheads.

Addressing the Analytics Skills Gap

Bersin with Deloitte

On the final day of last week's MIT Symposium , the sole focus was on the skills gaps organizations are facing in trying to advance their analytics efforts – and what corporations and universities are doing about it.

Naomi Bloom Interviews Workday CTO Stan Swete on Modern System Architecture

Workday

HR technology consultant Naomi Bloom met with Stan recently at Workday’s headquarters in Pleasanton, Calif.

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.