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 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.

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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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

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Employee Recognition Programs: Employee Rewards that Work!

Kazoo

You know what makes an employee really smile? Receiving employee rewards that they actually want! No more faux gold pens. No more plain coffee mugs. No more steakhouse gift cards for the vegetarians!

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.

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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.

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.

Employee Recognition Programs: Connecting Behaviors With Company Core Values

Kazoo

Why are companies like Zappos and The Motley Fool constant targets for titles like “Best Places to Work?”

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.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

50 Free Employee Rewards

Kazoo

Curious about ways to reward your employees without spending a dime? Check out Kazoo’s list of 50 Free Employee Rewards for inspiration on a budget. Many of them are serious. Many are playful. All of them are pulled from actual companies and customers who value a culture of appreciation.

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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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.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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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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.

Employee Recognition Programs: Empowering Managers

Kazoo

While we encouraged employees to speak up about the recognition they’re receiving from higher-ups in our most recent blog for employees , we wanted to address the other side of the coin: managers! As a manager, you have a pretty firm hand in boosting recognition results for your team and company.

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.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.