January, 2018

Job Seekers: 12 Things that Recruiters are Looking For Right Now

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I was facilitating the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) seminar on “ Talent Acquisition: Creating Your Organization’s Strategy ” and we got into a discussion about candidate preparation for interviews.

Applicant Tracking Systems Guide

ClearCompany HRM

Applicant Tracking Systems: Everything to Know & Look for in an ATS By: ClearCompany Updated: December 2017. What is an Applicant Tracking System? How Do Applicant Tracking Systems Work? Applicant Tracking System Benefits. Applicant Tracking System Pricing. Applicant Tracking System Comparison.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

In my companion article entitled “ Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics.

The Top 3 Factors Influencing Employee Satisfaction And Retention: An Interview With Colleen McCreary

15Five

How do you look at The Employee Lifecycle ? Are you detached like a seasoned clinician who views patients in terms of mechanics, or are you involved like the newly graduated nurse who is focused on the experience of the person and the wellbeing of their body?

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.

Dear ReWorker: My Former Employee is Bad-Mouthing Me

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, Help! I'm dealing with a disgruntled former employee. She was fine while she worked here, and I even agreed to be a reference for her in the future. But since she left she has bad-mouthed me and my company—even leaving a terrible Glassdoor review. Meanwhile, she quit without a new opportunity lined up and still doesn't have a new job. How do I handle this situation?

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The Future of HR: 10 Strategies for Every Human Resources Team

HR Bartender

I ran across an INC article titled “ What Does the Future of Human Resources Look Like? ” I thought it was an interesting read, in particular the last paragraph where the author talks about job title changes.

Choose the Right Applicant Tracking System in 2018: 5 Questions to Ask

ClearCompany HRM

It can be intimidating to select a new software system for your company. Not only does it have to do everything you need it to do, but it also needs to be simple enough for your team to learn, a large enough value for your CFO to approve and implemented in enough time to be useful.

Employee Turnover is Highest in January: How to Keep Critical Employees from Leaving

Visier

This is the time of year when employers need to be proactive with their employee retention strategies. Recent data from Glassdoor specifically calls out January as the month when more employees are likely to leave.

“I Can’t Wait For The Next Annual Performance Evaluation”, Said No Employee Or Manager Ever!

15Five

Have you just completed the latest round of annual performance evaluations? Or are you gearing up for the next time you have to be reviewed/review others? Word on the street is that employee performance reviews are a thing of the past.

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.

The Biggest Sleep Study in History Uncovered this Chilling Fact About Us

UpstartHR

Recently I caught a story on Yahoo Finance about the analysis of more than six billion nights of sleep data released from FitBit. We all think about sleep in almost abstract terms–I sleep or I don’t, I’m sleepy or I’m not, etc.

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How to Help Employees Struggling Outside of the Office

Cornerstone On Demand

With the festivity of the holidays behind us, the upcoming winter months can be difficult. Five percent of Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder , and more than 14 million adults suffer from depression, which can be exacerbated by short winter days. Some things are personal and it's best to stay removed, but if you notice that an employee is struggling with life outside of work, pay attention.

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6 Recruiting Activities That Will Help Companies Hire Top Talent

HR Bartender

According to the December 2017 jobs report, U.S. unemployment is at 4.1 percent , a 17-year low. Obviously, this is good news. We want everyone who wants a job to have a job. However, it’s also a challenge. Really low unemployment means that recruiting is tougher. A lot tougher!

Tackling Total Rewards: A System for Communicating Employee Benefits

ClearCompany HRM

What is total rewards? Total rewards is a system that looks beyond the paycheck and examines the comprehensive benefits an employee receives, or that an employer offers.

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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.

To Optimize Work Automation, Get Beyond “Robots Taking Our Jobs”

Visier

Automatic teller machines (ATMs) got a lot of recent attention, with 2017 being the 50 th anniversary of their introduction. On June 27, 1967, Barclays Bank installed in London a machine that allowed cash withdrawals using paper vouchers. The British Press called it the “robot cashier.”

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Slideshare: Ask Your Employees These Questions To Improve Workplace Culture & Team Performance

15Five

Curiosity. Introspection. Integrity. These are some of the most sought after traits in both company leaders and employees at any level.

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How AI is Making Managers More Human

Ultimate Software

Note: This article from Adam Rogers originally appeared on Forbes. Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been around for decades, but its capabilities, interest, and funding has skyrocketed in recent years.

TED Talk Tuesday: Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek believes leaders should be more than just authority figures—to earn the trust, respect and cooperation of their teams, leaders should first make selfless sacrifices and put the needs of the people around them ahead of their own.

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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.

Bookmark This! 10 Articles that Managers Need to Read

HR Bartender

Not that we all aren’t busy, but managers are very busy people. We ask them hire, coach, discipline, and train employees. We ask them to do the work of managing, organizing, and directing the work.

Oops! I Hired The Wrong Person, Again

ClearCompany HRM

Oops, you did it again. You know what I’m talking about. You made the wrong choice and hired the wrong person.

12 Ways to Get C-Suite Buy-In for Great HR Initiatives

Visier

Imagine a world where every great HR initiative gets properly funded: Retention programs are fully backed by the C-suite, recruitment snafus are nipped in the bud before they become big problems, and even the CFO meets employee engagement initiatives with near-giddy enthusiasm.

Integrating the Robots into a More Human Workplace

RecognizeThis!

By Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – AI can help us realize our humanity more fully in the workplace. It’s that time of year – the World Economic Forum at Davos. This year’s theme is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World,” which covers a lot of ground.

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 Does A Caring Culture Make You Wildly Successful?

Get Hppy

Organizations struggle with how to be successful. They craft a strategically brilliant plan that would make the pundits proud. It’s replete with industry and competitive analysis, internal strengths, weaknesses and a set of objectives that are time bound with accountabilities assigned.

Office Hours: How Do You Balance Work and Home Life?

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our biweekly "Office Hours" video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe. Striking a work-life balance is a constant struggle.

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6 Business Lessons Learned From an Escape Room

HR Bartender

Bartender and I recently went on a vacation just before the holidays. It was wonderful and relaxing…but that’s not the purpose of today’s post. One of the activities we participated in was an escape room.

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Do Your Performance Improvement Plans Cover These Bases?

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management is an essential part of employee development and company success. It takes careful planning, tracking and analyzing to help employees achieve their goals.

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.