December, 2017

How to Spend the Last Two Weeks of the Year

HR Bartender

When I worked in Corporate America, I often worked during the last two weeks of the year. At first, because I had to. Everyone else had more seniority and vacation time. Later in my career, I did it because I wanted to. The last two weeks of the year are so nice and quiet. Fewer meetings.

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25 HR Compliance Terms to Know for 2018

ClearCompany HRM

In addition to the holiday parties and secret santa gift exchanges, the end of the year also brings organizational compliance processes as your HR department gets ready to wrap things up. If you’re not an expert in this area, or even if you are, there’s never a bad time for a terminology brush-up.

Why HR Needs Mid-Level Analytics Projects

Visier

The most exciting stories of people analytics involve big data yielding surprising findings that deliver an enterprise-wide impact. The least exciting stories involve essential, but basic metrics such as dashboards with accurate turnover data.

Pulse Surveys, All You Need to Know Right Here - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Many organizations and survey software providers use the terms “employee pulse surveys” and “always-on survey” (or variations of always-on, such as “continuous feedback” or “real-time feedback”) interchangeably.

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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.

6 Trends That Will Define HR in 2018

Reflektive

2018 will be a good year to be in HR. At least, that’s what we heard from the analysts, customers, partners, and experts we reached out to in order to get a sense from the HR community of what to expect in the next year. Anna Tavis , Ph.D. Associate Professor, Academic Director of HCM at NYU, notes that the strategic role of HR continues to rise. “HR is not only at the table but in the engine room of every organizations,” Tavis says.

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Employee Engagement Will Remain a Top Concern in 2018

HR Bartender

I was recently in a meeting with human resources professionals where the subject of employee engagement came up. And it’s obvious after that conversation, the term “employee engagement” has officially jumped the shark.

Your Ultimate HR Compliance Checklist

ClearCompany HRM

Every year, your company’s processes and practices must stay compliant with federal and state laws. Unfortunately, it's easy to put compliance checkups on the back burner while there are pressing projects and daily tasks to focus on.

Which Comes First: Management or Analytics Software?

Visier

Since time immemorial, human beings have puzzled over, and been fascinated by dualities: yin and yang, thought and action, strategy and execution.

Employee Pulse Surveys, What You Need to Know - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Are you considering an employee pulse survey? Few would debate the notion that keeping fingers on the pulse of the organization is critical to business success.

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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.

3 Predictions for Recruiting in 2018

Cornerstone On Demand

Last year, my predictions for the top three recruiting trends of 2017 were new technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), a focus on workplace diversity and talent rediscovery. It turned out that 2017 was undeniably the year of AI. What will the new year bring to the world of recruiting as the economy improves and unemployment dips to a 16-year low? Here are my top three predictions for 2018.

Honoring Hardworking Professionals by Paying it Forward – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

No matter the size of the company or the industry, processing accurate payroll is arguably the most crucial aspect of running a successful business. Ensuring employees are paid on time, every time, “walks the talk” in showing you value your people and their dedication to serving your customers.

Onboarding Is Successful When Expectations Are Met

HR Bartender

I think as a general rule, people are happy when their expectations are met. If Mr. Bartender and I go out to dinner, we expect a nice meal. When our expectations are met, we’re happy. When they aren’t, we’re disappointed. Same happens with candidates.

What to Expect for HR Compliance in 2018

ClearCompany HRM

As the new year rapidly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about compliance. Many rulings were passed last year and more will continue to come into effect which means there is a lot for an HR department to monitor.

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.

A Tech Entrepreneur on Why The Future is About Data Democratization

Visier

In this profile series, we sit down with interesting people and ask them to share the various ways their data-driven approach has served them in their life and career. You can also check out previous ones here.

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8 Benefits of 360 Degree Feedback - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Benefits of 360 degree feedback surveys can impact leadership, teams, and the entire organization immediately. When an organization decides to launch a 360 degree feedback program for the first time, some leaders are reluctant to participate.

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The Untapped Resource Startups Can Leverage To Design The World’s Best Workplaces

15Five

Companies both big and small want to steer management decisions away from dangerous half-truths and recycled best practices.

How to Help Employees Deal with Holiday Stress

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller's column “The Science of Workplace Motivation" on Inc.com. Extra hours. End of year reports. Long lines. Lots of visitors. While the holiday season is a wonderful time of year, it also happens to be one of the most stressful --both personally and professionally, whether you're an entry-level retail clerk or a Fortune 500 CEO.

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.

There’s No Silver Bullet for Hiring the Best Talent

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Criteria Corp , a leading provider of pre-employment testing services.

4 Pillars of a Successful Performance Management Plan

ClearCompany HRM

Whether you’re new to leading a team at your organization or have been in a management position for a while, trying to lead a group of people to greatness can be a daunting task. Where do you start? What’s the best approach for meeting company and individual goals?

6 Steps for Making Smart Decisions With Wearables Data

Visier

Several years ago, data gathered from sociometric badges (wearable devices equipped with sensors) revealed something interesting about the Bank of America’s call center employees: those with the fastest “average call handling time” were also the most social.

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Three Things to Consider When Applying for a Job Online – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

Job board sites, social media networking, and one-click application services have made it easier than ever to apply for jobs—but they’ve also significantly increased the competition.

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.

A Working Father’s Formula For Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

15Five

Life as I once knew it is now over. Oh it’s not as terrible as it sounds. Veteran parents will scare the newly initiated with horror stories of dirty diapers and sleepless nights (all of which are true).

Dear ReWorker: How Do I Handle a Sexual Harassment Claim?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We recently had a sexual harassment complaint about an employee. Out of curiosity, I Googled this person and found several websites that list his name and include details about his inappropriate sexual activities and relationships. Aside from the internal sexual harassment complaint, the internet posts bother me very much. The situation certainly does not make the company look good and it tells me a lot about the employee's moral and ethical standards.

Making Company Culture More Than a Rah Rah Activity

HR Bartender

Having a well-defined company culture is important. We talk about it a lot. Culture drives branding, talent acquisition, decision-making , etc. But sometimes, the discussions about company culture can seem a bit “rah-rah”. You know, a bit more qualitative and not enough quantitative.

Creating a Successful Performance Management Strategy: Hear from the Experts

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management improvements are likely always on your mind. Is my strategy working? Who’s doing it best? How can I get my team to assume accountability?

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.