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.

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.

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 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.

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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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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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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.

Employee Communications: Stop Emailing Your Employees

UpstartHR

Employee communications are dominated by email. According to a recent survey, up to 28% of our time is spent creating, reading, and replying to emails at work. In the average workweek that’s about 11 hours of time that you won’t get back, and we do that every single week.

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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.

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.

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.

Why Job Hopping is the New Career Ladder [Infographic]

Cornerstone On Demand

A collection of short-lived jobs used to be considered career suicide, but as the work landscape evolves and technological innovation defines new roles, the need to climb the proverbial career ladder is becoming increasingly outdated.

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.

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?

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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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.

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.

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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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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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.

Quote of the Week: “You don’t set out to build a wall…

Something Different

…You don’t say ‘I’m going to build the biggest, baddest, greatest wall that’s ever been built.’ You don’t start there. You say, ‘I’m going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid. You do that every single day. And soon you have a wall.” – Will Smith. <www.hollywoodreporter.com>

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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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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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.