May, 2017

Trust: Why It Matters and How Tech Can Help

The Aristocracy of HR

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What is a PEO? The solution to making your company great!


A Professional Employer Organization , or PEO, allows businesses to outsource their administrative needs to a third party that specializes in these duties.


Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric


As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.


How To Easily Engage Employees In The Day-To-Day


Everyday Employee Engagement Ideas. According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report , 85% of executives believe employee engagement is very important — but only 46% of companies reported that they’re prepared to tackle the engagement challenge.


Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

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Cultivating a Business Culture that Encourages Lifelong Learning


What if lifelong learning promised steady increases in the quality-of-life for your family, better earning power, increased recognition, guaranteed career advancement and greater job satisfaction? That’s certainly something that would make most people rethink their educational strategies. Well, guess what? Ongoing learning, personal development, and training offer all of these benefits and more.


Three Steps to Finding Success Through Clarity

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000010I’ve been having a lot of conversations with friends, family and colleagues about where I am currently and where all my efforts are headed. Young adults everywhere are charged with deciding at the ripe age of 17 what they want to do with their lives.


Want a High-Performance Culture? Focus on Mission and Value Alignment


Mission & Values: More Than Words on a Wall. Thanks to an increasing body of research, we’re learning a lot about what it takes to build and maintain a high-performance culture within an organization. For example, we know that high-performance … The post Want a High-Performance Culture?


Navigating the Complexities of Listening to the VoE

Ultimate Software

The reality of having five generations in the workforce is upon us, as Gen Z begins to enter the workforce. At over 74 million strong and growing, these post-millennials “digital natives” are poised to become the largest working generation yet.


The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Why Compensation Doesn’t Drive Motivation


Everyone can use more money. No matter how happy and engaged your employees are at work, they won’t turn down a raise or a perk. But will the incentive of a higher salary or compensation bonus improve their work performance? Well, that’s another story. Financial incentives can undermine autonomy and intrinsic motivation Click To Tweet.


Convert to a Point System – a Simple and Effective Employee Productivity Tool

nettime solutions


What’s the Difference Between Human Resources and Organization Development? - DecisionWise


What’s the Difference Between Human Resources and Organization Development? Being part of a consulting firm that focuses on people analytics and organization development, I am often asked to explain the precise differences between human resources (HR) and organization development (OD). Both functions deal with people, right? So, many naturally assume they do the same thing. Yet, there are more differences than similarities between HR and OD.


5 Ways to Create a Work Experience that Mirrors Your Best Customer Experience


(Listen to our interview with Jeanne Meister in the episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post.). Job candidates and employees expect their workplace experience to resemble their experience with Amazon, Apple, or Netflix.


Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

What Kind of Company Culture Do You Have?


Company culture has made headlines as the HR director’s topic of choice for years now.


Why Great HR Strategy Shouldn’t Be About Making HR Better


(Editor’s note: Our annual user conference, Visier Outsmart, is underway so expect some future content summarizing all the great insights shared at the event.


Leveraging the “Beautiful Game” in the Age of Collaboration

ATD Human Capital

Soccer—often referred to as the “beautiful game”—represents the best example of a sport with teams charged to perform their work under changing conditions.


3 FAQs on stratustime Mobile

nettime solutions

With 90% of American adults owning a cell phone and 58% of those using a smartphone, it’s no surprise that stratus time’s mobile module is a hot topic among our clients (Source: Pew Research Internet Project ).


5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

How To Help Slow Employees Work Faster

Get Hppy

An employee can work slower than their colleagues due to several reasons. It could be a lack of interest in the work, a habit of achieving perfection, mismanaged workflow, or simply being unaware of the deadline or urgency of the tasks.


My Job Could Have Been Great


It’s easy to remember the bad boss. The person who didn’t give you feedback or coaching. The leader who wouldn’t engage in ongoing conversations or feedback because she was too busy with her own job to stop and spend time recognizing good performance in the trenches.


Your 2017 Picks: Workforce Planning, Hiring Manager Communications and Cost Per Hire Equations

ClearCompany HRM

We’re halfway through the year, and here at ClearCompany, we really love creating content about how to make talent acquisition, performance management , onboarding and goal setting better for companies.


HR Moments Matter: 3 Compensation Challenges Solved With People Analytics


Being a people analytics expert doesn’t mean you need years of technical experience. Rather, it’s about knowing where to focus and using the right technology to make analytics more accessible.


7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Introducing “10 Places to Find US”

Ultimate Software

In addition to Ultimate Software’s official blog, there are many places you can find US online and throughout the HR community. Our new series features topical coverage of Ultimate’s cloud technology and workplace culture from the perspectives of various thought leaders, industry analysts, and people-first organizations.


8 Methods To Reduce Costs During Slow Season

nettime solutions

All businesses have a slow season. It’s within this period that companies have a tendency to place urgency on reducing costs. In most cases, it’s a good way to tackle costs by trimming the fat.


Why You Should Have A Mentoring Culture In Your Company

Get Hppy

Imagine working in an organization where the culture was one where every day was a day of learning. Every day we came to work we knew that we would grow on a personal and professional level.


Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion


Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the WorkHuman regional forum at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass. I particularly enjoyed the session delivered by Great Place to Work ®’ s Sarah Lewis-Kulin , vice president certification production.


A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

Should You Pay Employees Extra for Working on Special Organizational Projects?

What is Paul Thinking

Somewhat recently (sorry – I’m a bit backlogged) a question came up on one of my HR-focused discussion groups in Facebook. The poster was seeking ideas on how to compensate employees for being part of a company effort described as…. “…a


6 Reasons Recruiting Doesn’t Measure New Hire Failure Rates (But Should)


Large corporations have thousands of business processes, but I doubt that you’ve ever heard of a single process that has a 50 percent failure rate.


HR Leaders Guide to Digitalisation Transformation


The topic of digital transformation is a hot favourite amongst analysts, consultants, and researchers. It is indeed a multifaceted process with the promise transformational benefit. The primary objective behind digital transformation is to improve the level of performance and productivity and exceed business goals. The question is what does digital transformation mean for organisations in general and HR leaders in particular? HR leaders play a dual role.


Where Should I Set Up My Employee Time Clock?

nettime solutions

The time clock is such a simple, mundane part of your business. However, it is also a driving part of your overall human resources picture. Employee time must be tracked accurately, and the time clock must be accessible to everyone.


New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.