December, 2015

7 Things New Managers Should Do In the First 6 Months

HR Bartender

When you’re a new manager, it’s hard to know exactly the right things to do. New managers want to make a good impression but they have things that must get done. That’s the dilemma this reader is facing: Hello. i just got a new job as HR manager and this is my first experience in managerial role.

4 Moves to Better the Employee Onboarding Process

ClearCompany HRM

There are many avenues to consider when onboarding employees. New employees want to feel comfortable and valued in their new work environment.

Leaving the Present in the Past

HRchitect

Written by: Bill Buttimer. Stop mapping the current state HR processes and focus on the future. I recently attended a session at an industry conference to learn about creating an HR technology strategy.

The Importance of Helping Employees Visualize Mission When Implementing Change

Something Different

…During the summer of one of my first HR internships, my HR manager told me a change management story that has stuck with me ever since.

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.

3 Ways to Spot Coachability in an Interview

Brazen HR

Do you want to hire people who repeatedly succeed? (Is Is the sky blue?). Of course you do. But here’s the rub — past success isn’t necessarily the best indicator of future success. Past success isn’t necessarily the best indicator of future success. Click To Tweet. But Larry,” you might say. “If

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5 Ways to Focus On Your Career in 2016

HR Bartender

A recent study from LinkedIn says that job seeker numbers are at a four-year high. It makes sense. I’m hearing a lot more about employees feeling confident about making career related changes. Add to that, organizations are reluctant to make operational changes – hence engagement is at an 8-year low.

10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts Heading Into 2016

ClearCompany HRM

We’re just a few days away from the end of 2015!

5 HCM System Resolutions for 2016

HRchitect

Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. It is that time of year when we make our New Year’s resolutions with the hope that we have made improvements in the process.

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Ready for a Brilliant New Year in HR? Read the Top Five Articles from the Workforce Intelligence Blog

Visier

2016 promises to be a year of seachange for HR with HR professionals accelerating their embrace of a fact-based and business-oriented mindset (see the fifth point in this Josh Bersin post ). Brilliant HR in 2016 is data-driven, strategic, and impactful.

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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

8 Ways to Reduce Employee Burnout (& Prevent Turnover)

Brazen HR

In the United States, 53% of workers say they are burned out and overworked. Why so many? You don’t have to look too far to find the cause — in the same study, 41% planned on not using their allotted vacation days. This is bad. Really bad.

Is Your Business Going through Change? Here’s What You Need to Know to Prepare Yourself

Trinet

There is an old cliché that says the only thing that is constant is change. I’m here to tell you that this is the truth – both for you and your business. Companies undergo several changes on the path. Visit site for full story. Management Practices

10 Steps for Identifying Your Transferable Job Skills

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field.

Why Your ATS Needs an Interview Scheduling Solution

ClearCompany HRM

Interviewing is like trying to find something to watch on Netflix. You spend all this time, energy and brainpower perusing the endless list of shows and movies and every once in awhile something catches your eye, but you’re too afraid to commit because you don’t want to be disappointed.

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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.

12 Days of HCM – #3 Future Workforce

Ultimate Software

What Gen Y Can Teach HR. This year, Generation Y, also known as millennials, became the largest generation in the workforce. Millennials have arrived—with great expectations—and it’s imperative to understand their impact on today’s multi-generational workplace.

Where Do You Fit On the Engagement Resistance Curve?

Decision-Wise

Employee engagement begins with the individual employee. If the organization, corporation, not-for-profit, university, sports team, what-have-you—is the entire organism, then each employee is like a single cell.

Celebrate the 25th Birthday of Employee Engagement

Grovo HR

An idea as powerful as employee engagement seems like it should have been around forever. Businesses have always employed people, after all, and people have always done their best work when they’ve cared about the outcome of their efforts.

The Leadership Balance: 7 Tips for Gaining Respect in the Workplace

Trinet

Guest post by Florida Oranges The most successful leaders are in full control of their reputation and know how to be both liked and respected by their teams. Respect is key when it comes to. Visit site for full story. Leadership

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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.

Help Employees Do Their Best Every Day

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from the book, “ It’s All About Bob(bie) – Strategies for Winning With Your Employees ” of which I am one of the contributors.

New Qualities Candidates Should Possess in 2016

ClearCompany HRM

The Quantified Self movement is enormously popular in an increasingly data-driven world. More than ever before, people are driven by self-improvement and looking for ways to quantify their efforts.

12 Days of HCM – #10 Peer Reviews

Ultimate Software

Listening to Peers. In yesterday’s post , we shared a few success stories from our partners using UltiPro ®. We offer this feedback to assist prospective partners in choosing the provider, products, and services that best suit their people and their organization.

Avoid the Hidden Costs of Unused Paid Time Off

Visier

During the holidays, it’s not unusual to receive a slew of out-of-office messages from people squeezing in one last getaway before the new year.

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.

HR Analytics: Start with the Story

UpstartHR

Back in college I wrote a ton of papers for various classes. Without fail, my writing process would look like this. Read some of the research available and form an opinion. Write an essay based on that opinion. Go back and find data to back up my essay’s key points.

3 Common Tax Penalties Small Businesses Can Easily Avoid

Trinet

Guest post by InDinero To your average small business owner, the tax code can seem far from straightforward, which creates a lot of uncertainty. The good news is that, with a little knowledge, you. Visit site for full story. Small Business News & Advice small business taxes

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5 Resources For Being a Better Manager in 2016

HR Bartender

Being a better manager is hard work. Let’s face it, if it were easy we’d develop an index card with a dozen mantras for success and just hand it out to everyone. Boom – instant success! But, management takes constant self-evaluation and a commitment to regular learning.

Are the Signs All There? Know These Candidate Red Flags

ClearCompany HRM

Recruiters often have a tough task when finding the right candidate. Not only do they have to sift through candidates to find the ones they think will fit in with the company, but they need to establish how they sift according to skills, cultural fit and the hiring manager’s needs.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.