March, 2015

Managers: Fair and Equal Are Not the Same Thing

HR Bartender

One of the biggest challenges I see managers deal with is employee relations, which has to do with the relationship between the employee and the company. Employee relations topics include conduct, performance, discipline, recognition, engagement, etc.

Better Hiring Through Mobile: They’re Hired! Now What? [Part 6]

ClearCompany HRM

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5 Ways to Evaluate MOOCs on a Resume

Cornerstone On Demand

Guillaume Dumas, a 28-year-old Canadian, made headlines recently when he announced that he had obtained an Ivy League education for free by sneaking in to classes at prestigious universities.

How to Get 45+ Free HRCI Credits for the PHR or SPHR

UpstartHR

This week I connected with a wonderful person who shared something that I just had to plug here. You know I’m a fan of certification and the benefits it can bring to your career.

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.

What does it mean to have a high-performance culture?

CultureIQ

Company culture is not ping pong tables and a company beer refrigerator. While these perks can certainly be present in a strong culture, they do not alone represent company culture. Simply put, company culture is the set of behaviors that determine how things get done at company.

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The Only 3 Reasons to Hold a Business Meeting

HR Bartender

Business meetings are the bane of our professional lives. According to The Muse, managers spent between 35 – 50% of their time in meetings. That’s a pretty significant number. You might be saying, the answer to this is get rid of meetings. But here’s the thing. I doubt that meetings are going away.

Better Hiring Through Mobile: Why You Need a Mobile Application Process [Part 1]

ClearCompany HRM

If you’re looking to make better hires, get them in the door more efficiently, and do it all on budget, you should first recognize one of the biggest ways employers aren’t reaching applicants: Mobile.

Cornerstone Report Details Effects of Toxic Employees in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Toxic employees - we all know them when we work with them. They are the folks that always have something negative to say in a meeting. The ones who join the conference call halfway in, if they even bother to show up.

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How to Ruin Credibility in One Easy Step

UpstartHR

Recently someone asked this question on Quora, a site that I sometimes drop by to help shed some light on the world of HR: If I lie about a past felony on job applications, will the California FCRA keep background checks from finding out?

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!

Women and the Politics of Promotion

The People Equation

Research indicates that ambitious women are in a double bind—if they’re too aggressive, then they’re seen as threatening; if they’re too accommodating, they’re not seen as senior leadership material.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Championing a Data-Driven Culture Within HR

Visier

It can feel like preparing for a trip up Mount Everest. Along with gaining buy-in from people at all levels, turning your HR function into a well-oiled fact-based decision-making machine will require you to attain both some new hard and soft skills.

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About SaaS

HR Bartender

In our continuing series on human resources and technology , I thought it would be good to cover a term that gets thrown around a lot – SaaS. It’s an acronym for Software-as-a-Service. Many times, when I hear the term SaaS, it’s used in the same sentence as “the cloud.”

Better Hiring Through Mobile: Building a Smoother Mobile Experience [Part 4]

ClearCompany HRM

You’ve decided you need a better mobile application experience , have your employee branding and job ads where you want them, and have a good social media recruiting and sourcing strategy. Now it’s time to build your site and make sure you’re ready to process mobile applications.

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.

Why Video is the Next Big Thing in Recruiting

Cornerstone On Demand

“Big Data” and “video” are among the buzziest of buzzwords in HR technology — and for good reason. The rules of recruitment are changing, leaving hiring managers to meet candidates on their terms.

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What Will Be Your Legacy in Your Organization?

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – Our legacy is in our own hands. Someday, you will leave your current organization. You may retire. You may move. You may choose to continue your career elsewhere.

Leaders Who Serve Others Drive Superior Results

The People Equation

As a leader, how well have you served others? Serving others requires you to be daring, but not in the ways you might imagine. You probably won’t need to bungee jump off a bridge, or engage in some sort of epic battle.

Why Extend HR Data to Business Leaders?

Visier

If your job is to run an HR function, you likely encounter this challenge on a regular basis: It is often the managers and department heads who make decisions that impact the results of key programs, such as retention and recruitment.

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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

Employee Appreciation Day

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Tens of thousands of organizations in more than 100 countries use Kronos to improve workforce productivity.

3 Tips For Creating Better Job Ads For Mobile

ClearCompany HRM

There’s really no other way to say it: if you’re not adapting to mobile, you’re falling behind. Phones and tablets are taking over, and if you’re still looking for candidates the old-fashioned way, candidates are going to gloss over your job ads or, even worse, never see them at all.

Star Employees Aren't Always Management Material – And That's Okay

Cornerstone On Demand

My colleague once shared a story about managing that I will never forget.

Forget About Employee Appreciation Day

UpstartHR

Employee Appreciation Day is upon us (March 6th, for those who are dying to know).

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.

How to Improve the Quality of Leadership Development

The People Equation

Is leadership development a waste of time? Some might say “yes”, that formal leadership training isn’t worth the time and effort.

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Signs of a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

How do you know your organization has a learning culture? What do you see people doing? How are people learning? Here are 16 signs to indicate if your organization is making progress. Click here to read full version

6 Things I Learned Writing a Book

HR Bartender

I have wanted to write a book for years. I’ve been talking about it longer than I’ve been consulting. Well, patience paid off. I’ve finished my first book – Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers. Yippee! I don’t have a firm publish date just yet but you can pre-order a copy here.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Middle Managers

ClearCompany HRM

Do middle managers define your organization’s success? Your HR pro might think so. In fact, HR rates middle managers as the most critical level of management.

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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.