August, 2015

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How to Sell Older Clients on Newer Recruiting Technology

Spark Hire

In today’s technologically advanced world, it can seem almost impossible that any recruiter would have clients who are not on board with newer recruiting technology, such as video interviews. However, this can be the case with many older clients who seem to think that what has always worked, will still work. Do not be discouraged – it is possible to sell these “old-school” clients on newer recruiting technology!

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Why Your Coworker May Be Your Best Mentor

Evil HR Lady

A mentor is a valuable thing. Having someone that wants to help you succeed in your career and can help coach you through it can make the difference between being stuck at entry level and climbing up the corporate ladder. When we look for a mentor, we often look for people who are leaders in the industry. You stalk the person on LinkedIn and hope to find a way into this leader’s life.

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NLRB Changes the Joint-Employer Standard, Increased Bargaining Power for Temp Workers

HRWatchdog

NLRB issues new joint-employer decision. In a 3-2 decision involving a California employer, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “refined” the standard it will use for determining joint-employer status. The highly watched decision signifies a departure from the long-standing joint-employer test previously used by the NLRB. This decision may impact businesses that outsource, contract for labor, use temp workers, have franchise relationships, or have other alternative work arrangements.

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NLRB Ruling Could Mean the End of Contract Employment as It Now Exists

TLNT: The Business of HR

By Steven Bernstein, Richard Meneghello, and Matthew Korn. In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced a broad new standard for determining whether two businesses are “joint employers” for purposes of collective bargaining. Under this new standard set forth in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. , joint employment now exists even where one company only has the right to exert indirect or potential control over the terms and conditions of another company’s emp

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Breaking the Burnout Cycle: Empowering Managers for Excellence

Speaker: Adri Glover - Head of People, and Mollie Hinz - Sr. People Partner

In the fast-paced world of work, burnout has emerged as a critical issue. Alarming statistics reveal two in five U.S. workers experience feeling burned out. However, the situation is even more dire among managers, with nearly half reporting burnout, often hidden behind their responsibilities and the desire to uplift their teams. Recognizing the severity of this problem is crucial.

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The Business Impact of Recruiting Challenges

Brandon Hall

When it comes to recruiting, organizations have a wide variety of methods to measure effectiveness. Does it come down to time to fill? Is quality of hire the most critical? There are two important things to remember when it comes to measuring talent acquisition. First, each company is going to have a slightly different way of measuring based on unique structure, industry, and goals.

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Is Your Succession Planning Program About to Go Up In Flames?

ClearCompany HRM

Owning or being an important part of business is about the little things. At first, the big decisions will take up most of your time: what is our business going to be? How will we lead our employees going forward? However, what separates good leaders from bad is how they deal with the decisions employees may not know they make, like their succession planning program.

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Developing HR Competencies – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This is a Catch-22 situation if I’ve ever seen one: I was helping a friend with his job search. He is trying to obtain an entry level HR position. A position he found indicated the minimum education required was a high school diploma but 5 – 8 years of experience was necessary. Neither of us understood the logic. We do not know how a high school student can get that level of experience by the time they graduate.

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3 Crucial Lessons from Amazon’s “Bruising Workplace”

Intoo USA

After the NYT exposé of (allegedly) Amazon’s “Bruising Workplace” and following the quick rebuttal from Amazon employees and execs– including from CEO Jeff Bezos himself –highly differing opinions began surfacing from all corners of the media. On one side were those who blamed the company for instituting a culture of overwork and sabotage, as claimed by the testimonies of Amazon ex-employees.

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Redefining Recruiting, and Is It Really the “Point” of HR?

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s like getting hit on via an online dating site, professionally speaking, of course. A recruiter digs your LinkedIn profile, he sends you a LinkedIn InMail, which is followed by LinkedIn connection request: Kevin, I have an exciting opportunity with a new technology provider. I think you’re possibly a good fit, so let me know a good time to talk.

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From Awareness to Action: An HR Guide to Making Accessibility Accessible

Speaker: Danielle Johnson - Director of HR, Compliance & DEI in AI tech at Impact Observatory

Making accessibility accessible for organizations of all sizes may seem complex, but it doesn’t have to be. Prepare to broaden your understanding of Disability, Cultural Competency, and Inclusion with this insightful webinar. We’ll explore disability as a vibrant culture, understand the nuances of reasonable accommodations under the ADA, and navigate the complexities of undue hardship while challenging the status quo of accessibility practices.

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Quote of the Week: “Do, or do not…

Something Different

…There is no try.” – George Lucas. <en.wikipedia.org> For this week’s quote we can thank George Lucas , an American film director, screenwriter, and producer perhaps best known for the creation of the Star Wars film franchise. It’s timely for me as a reminder that – even when we don’t completely have our footing – most of the time the best way to accomplish our goals is to simply roll our sleeves up, ask questions, think critically, and keep push

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How to Meet the Needs of HR Customers (All 6 Types of Them)

Cornerstone On Demand

Here's a telling question: Do you believe HR is more than just a cost center? In order to transform HR into a strategic arm of an organization, executives and HR leaders alike need to see talent management as part of the business strategy, not just an overhead department. And like most businesses, we in HR need to understand how to serve our customers in order to thrive — which means putting the customers' needs before compliance.

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The Psychology of Making Bad Decisions at Work

ClearCompany HRM

Employees make mistakes all the time. Whether it’s a failure to document something, CCing the wrong person in an email thread, or any of the several other legal mistakes that can cost your company; employees always seem to be between one mistake and the next. But how do these mistakes happen? Why does it feel like people are making more mistakes on a regular basis nowadays?

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Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Conference Travel Edition

HR Bartender

Mr. Bartender and I just returned from our annual strategy session. Every year we take a little time off during the summer to plan for the next twelve months. We talk about our company, ITM Group , the blog and goals. While many organizations use Q3 and Q4 for budgets, strategies and plans, we’ve found that the summer is best from a scheduling perspective.

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Get a Look Inside The Ultimate Recruiter Planning Kit

As recruiting teams work harder than ever to find, hire, and onboard qualified candidates in this highly competitive market, it’s essential to find ways to optimize your recruiting function. The Ultimate Recruiter Planning Kit includes eight worksheets filled with labor market insights, actionable recruiting strategies, and worksheets to plan your strategy for hiring top talent.

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INTOO Outplacement (formerly CareerArc Outplacement) Named Best New Product and Service of the Year in 2015 International Business Awards?

Intoo USA

We have just been recognized with a Silver Stevie® Award for Best New Product and Service in Human Capital Management Software for our leading enterprise SaaS solution, Intoo Outplacement (formerly CareerArc Outplacement). We could not be more proud of our Intoo team. Stacked with talent in our technology and product development teams, Intoo Career Coaches, Client Success Managers, and clients, we are honored and humbled to be working with the best and for the best.

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How To Build a Solid Pipeline Of Great Candidates

TLNT: The Business of HR

As president and founder of a staffing firm that’s celebrating 20 years in business, I’ve experienced first-hand the ups and downs of the recruitment market. A consistent challenge all firms face — regardless of economic conditions — is finding enough qualified candidates to effectively fill our clients’ needs. Nothing is more frustrating for your recruiters, sales staff or managers than to see a great client opportunity wasted due to lack of quality and quantity in your candidate database.

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7 Characteristics of an Awesome Office

Trinet

Guest post by the Association of Workplace Engagement Times are changing fast. What people yearned for, expected and cared about 10 years ago is so different than today. Employee engagement, culture, Visit site for full story.

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How to Measure Recruiting Performance

UpstartHR

One of the things that we don’t do so well in the HR wold is measuring performance. And by that I mean our OWN performance. Having metrics in place to see how effective our various efforts are is a must, especially when you’re trying to demonstrate an ROI. One of the easiest ways to start is in recruiting. When it comes to recruiting, organizations have a wide variety of methods to measure effectiveness.

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2024 Payroll Calendar Templates

These calendars provide pay period dates and paydays for biweekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll in 2024. Use them as a reminder or share with employees so they can celebrate payday.

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We're Headed To Anaheim!

nettime solutions

The California HR Conference is next week and we are going to be there! In case you haven't heard of it, the California HR Conference is the 2nd largest regional conference for human resource professionals in the United States. With over 2000 practitioners, presenters, and providers it's an event any human resource employee should consider attending.

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What Happens At the Meeting After the Meeting

HR Bartender

( Editor ’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”. Yes, it’s true. The meeting after the meeting does exist. It’s not an urban legend. In fact, the meeting after the meeting (or let’s call it the MATM for short) can actually be more important than the original meeting.

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Misclassifying Workers Can Trigger Two Penalties

ACA Times

Employers are facing increased scrutiny by the Department of Labor, the and state regulators over possible misclassification employees as independent contractors or freelance workers. A DOL memo states that the agency believes many knowingly misclassify workers “as a means to cut costs and avoid compliance with labor laws.”. Misclassifying workers can expose to claims for back pay, taxes and hefty fines.

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Infographic Thursday: The Evolution in Career Management

Something Different

…Taking a break from benefits/rewards today to share the below infographic highlighting the differences between career progression in the past and career progression today. Do you agree with the assessment? As always, if you like what you see then follow Right Management on Twitter here. And as always, please share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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The 4 Dysfunctions of Recruiting & How You Can Successfully Overcome Them

Speaker: Trent Cotton, VP of Talent and Culture at Hatchworks

Are you tired of falling into the same recruiting rut, facing the same obstacles over and over with mediocre results? Recruiting in this market is definitely challenging, but your recruitment process doesn’t have to be. Join Trent Cotton in this exclusive webinar to learn how to overcome the four dysfunctions of recruiting with Sprint Recruiting. Sprint Recruiting opens up a new world for recruiters by applying the AGILE methodology to the recruitment process!

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4 Reasons Why Cloud-Based Recruitment Software is the Best Way to Hire

Trinet

Guest post by Saxons Group. The next generation in recruitment software promises to make life easier for human resources staff and professional recruiters, while also presenting a distinct advantage. Visit site for full story.

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Using the Theory of Constraints as a Key Element in Your Growth Strategy

EDSI

Written by Jim Bitterle - Managing Partner with EDSI& jbitterle@edsisolutions.com & As we work with clients to develop Growth and Diversification Plans (Strategic Plans), we consistently find constraints that limit a company&rsquo;s ability to grow. Given this, it&rsquo;s imperative that the Theory of Constraints (TOC) is integrated with your company&rsquo;s strategy.

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Business Finance 101: Numbers Are Everything

nettime solutions

Numbers can make a business. Numbers can break a business. The entire life-span of a business revolves around how many numbers you have to operate with and how many more numbers you need in order to make your company a profitable one. Stay on top of your businesses numbers with the 3 suggested financial tips below: 1. Manage Your Numbers. Whether it's through an advanced accounting system or an excel sheet, tracking your expenses and revenue is essential to managing your cash flow. 2.

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How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent

TalentHQ

By Dave Imbrogno, President of National Account Services for ADP’s Global Enterprise Solutions unit. Chances are that your company is turning to social media more and more to recruit the talent it needs. That’s not surprising. In 2013, according to recruiting professionals surveyed by Bullhorn, social media ranked third as the most successful source of qualified candidates behind existing candidates from applicant tracking systems and referrals from previous successful placements.

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How Can Your HR Team Help Build a Positive Workplace Culture?

Read Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights magazine – out now – and find out how organizations can build a positive workplace culture and retain talent by prioritizing financial wellbeing programs and employee mental health.

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Bersin Says “Thanks” Critical for Employee Engagement

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — There are many drivers of employee engagement, but feedback, recognition and “thanks” lead the charge. In my last two posts on Compensation Cafe, I shared important research from IBM Smarter Workforce (more on that later this week) and from Bersin by Deloitte. Both are important, detailed pieces of research and so I will be calling more attention to them here.

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Most Expensive Cities For Expatriates

Something Different

<www.businessinsider.com> Check out the below video from Mercer , which highlights the most expensive expatriate cities in the world. The survey includes 200+ cities across five continents, comparing costs of various items in each location, including housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods, and entertainment. Best, Rory.

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Justworks Permissions Are Here

Justworks

Starting and growing your business is pretty tough. On top of the hurdles from HR and compliance , there’s a lot to do and a lot that can go wrong. We started Justworks to make it all just a little bit easier. We wanted to make hiring and employing people as simple as possible, so that you could focus on what matters: your business and your people. Today, we’re excited to announce a feature that will make your life a little easier: company-level permissions.