September, 2015

Your Company Needs an Engagement Strategy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at HireRight. They deliver global background checks, drug testing and employment verification services to help companies hire the right candidate.

Identifying the Root Cause of Poor Performance

ClearCompany HRM

“Why aren’t they doing their work?” At some point in their career, every manager has asked themselves this question. Common as the question might be, it’s a much pricklier problem to actually tackle.

Why Pre-Planning is Crucial to a Successful Implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Michael Connolly. The most important part of implementing an HR system is pre-planning, which also includes documentation. Pre-planning not only includes the authorization of the implementation, but also planning at each stage and decision point during the implementation.

How to Reinvent the Employee Handbook

Cornerstone On Demand

Every business needs an employee handbook, right? This contains all those fun legal things like the fact that you're an at-will employee, that you need to comply with a code of conduct, and what the dress code is (among other things). So, it's a really, really important document.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Taxable v. Nontaxable Income and What You Need to Know About Paying Your Employees

Trinet

A special post in celebration of National Payroll Week: September 7-11 Think reimbursing your employees for their time, efforts and personal expenditures is straight-forward? It can be, if you hire a. Visit site for full story. Payroll National Payroll Week payroll taxes

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Add Boomerang Employees to Your Recruiting Strategy

HR Bartender

( Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions. They have just released their 2015 HR Technology Report, which reviews HR Technology advancement, adoption trends, integration and data effectiveness.

5 Best Questions for Screening Candidates

ClearCompany HRM

Screening candidates will never go out of style, but doing it via the phone or in-person… will. With video interviewing, a series of predetermined questions can be asked of each applicant to help make better decisions of who to invite to the next round.

Stepping Off The Global Cliff

HRchitect

By Elissa Montoya. For weeks, I have been searching for my next blog topic to no avail. For some reason, even with all the exciting stuff happening in HCM these days, I was coming up with a total blank.

Cost-to-Hire: Don’t Spend $100s to Earn Pennies

Cornerstone On Demand

How often do you make bad hires? If you're like 95 percent of other organizations (of any size), you make bad hires every year. But do you know how much these hires are costing your organization?

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.

8 Tips for Selecting the Best HR Company for Your Small Business

Trinet

As an entrepreneur, you founded your business because you are passionate about the product or service you provide the world. However, on the road to success, you probably found that your time spent. Visit site for full story.

A New Definition of Employee Engagement: Think Of It Like Your Health

Grovo HR

What exactly is employee engagement? We know it’s a topic trending in every corner of the L&D world. We know it has something to do with being “all-in” on work. Mostly, though, we know that no one knows quite what it is.

Background Screening Impacts the Candidate Experience

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at HireRight , a leader in global background checks, drug testing, and employment verification services. More than 70 percent of the Fortune 100 use HireRight for their employment screening needs.

How to Create a Professional Development Program on Zero Budget

ClearCompany HRM

Professional development is tough when your team has the drive to improve their skills but the organization doesn’t have the funding to back the desire for growth.

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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.

Data Conversion Essentials

HRchitect

Written by: Michael Sischo. Data conversion is never easy. It can be a nightmare for any organization going through an implementation of a new HRIS and payroll system; however, with some preparation and analysis, this process can become a bit easier.

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Why Business Schools Should Add HR to the Curriculum

Cornerstone On Demand

Human Resources is likely not the first subject that comes to mind when you think of a business school education, but it's an increasingly important topic to understand in the business world.

These 3 Tips Can Help You Prevent Wage and Hour Lawsuits

Trinet

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reports that it receives nearly 25,000 wage and hour complaints per year and the number of FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) cases filed in the federal court is more. Visit site for full story.

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7 Powerful Tips For Effectively Training And Developing Millennial Employees

Grovo HR

Which side of the millennial fence are you on? Do you consider them spoiled trophy kids whose job-hopping tendencies make them poor candidates for long-term development? Or tech-savvy, civic-minded individuals capable of making lasting contributions to your organization with the right support?

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.

Performance Review Cycles Impact Their Effectiveness

HR Bartender

There continues to be a lot of chatter about performance reviews. Love them or hate them. Keep them or ditch them. We’ve written about performance reviews before – here’s one of our faves. Performance reviews aren’t a one-size-fits-all process.

Why Employees’ Opinions Matter in Talent Management

ClearCompany HRM

Good leaders are assertive. They take charge, cut through the clutter, and make key business decisions with authority.

Using Online Team Collaboration Tools for HR Technology Projects

HRchitect

Written By: Bill Buttimer, HRchitect These tools are worth the effort to set them up! Of course some investment is required. Successful technology solutions need to be evaluated, acquired, socialized, taught, supported, and governed. The good news is that these steps are now much easier to do.

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5 Metrics for Effective Succession Planning

Cornerstone On Demand

Succession planning is, at its best, the crux of your company's talent management strategy. If you do it right, every employee — from the entry-level associate to the VP — should have clear pathway to success in your company. But all too often, this isn't the case.

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.

Making the HR Technology Leap

UpstartHR

I was talking with a friend last week about technology–specifically the kind we use in the HR, payroll, and recruiting space. His organization is using an awful tool that costs quite a bit of money. It’s not user friendly. It doesn’t make data easily accessible.

What Pro Quarterbacks Teach Us About Employee Development

Grovo HR

The throwing motion of a quarterback is the most complex motor skill in all of sports. Hundreds of elements in the passer’s technique need to be perfect in order for the ball to reach its target. Decisions have to be made in fractions of a second.

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Employability Skills Provide Your Career Future – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

Are the Workforce Generations All that Different?

ClearCompany HRM

No matter how much time passes, older generations will always complain about younger ones, and vice versa.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.