November, 2019

Why Being Data-Driven Isn’t Enough

Visier

Over the last two decades, we’ve seen almost all corporate functions infuse analytics into their businesses. Even the most qualitative departments, such as Marketing, moved from “art” to “science” through the use of data. .

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Pie-Eating Contest Winner, Psychic Ability: Job Seekers Tout Kooky Accomplishments

SHRM Resources

?Like the character Lily on "How I Met Your Mother," who proudly listed her victory in a hotdog speed-eating contest on her resume, candidates eager to make themselves memorable in interviews sometimes share the darnedest talents. Talent Acquisition

Identify Your Work Style and Flex for Success

Justworks

What is a Work Style? We all live a particular lifestyle, and no one is quite the same. It encompasses our decisions as consumers, our self-expression, our values, and our patterns of behavior. Do you cook or go out? Dress for utility or style? Prioritize family or career?

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The Best HR Leaders are Data Driven, People Oriented

UpstartHR

One of the phrases I’ve found myself repeating more and more often of late is this: data driven, people oriented. . When I’m speaking to audiences, I share the story about how I *accidentally* insulted my wife during childbirth to illustrate this concept. Yes, really.

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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.

Take It From a Futurist: Break Down HR’s Biggest Misconceptions to Keep Your Business Thriving

Cornerstone On Demand

Charlene Li helps organizations and their leaders understand how to make sense of business complexity, leverage emerging technologies and prepare for potential challenges. Then, she helps them to figure out which first step to take toward success.

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How Often Do Virtual Teams Need to Meet Face-to-Face?

Conversation Matters

In a previous post , I wrote about how successful virtual teams benefit by functioning as #Hybrid teams.

New Research Show Income Gaps Are (at least partly) Due to Working More Than 40 Hours Per Week.

The HR Capitalist

Hat tip to my homeboy Tim Sackett on the research cite below. Sacks must have crazy email subscriptions and Google alerts to mine this gold. Cut and paste from Marginal Revolution appears below. That is a new paper by J. Rodrigo Fuentes and Edward E.

9 Ways to Show Empathy When Employees Take a Leave of Absence

ExactHire HR Trends

This is an easy time of year to remember to give thanks. With all the festivities of the holiday season, we don’t have to try that hard to show gratitude and be empathetic to others’ situations when things are going well.

The Future of Payroll: 7 Trends to Watch

CakeHR

Each year, the IRS issues billions of dollars in fines to business owners in the United States. In most cases, the penalties are for payroll errors. This is why finding a way to optimize the payroll process and reduce any mistakes is essential.

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.

Employer Branding is Critical during Layoffs and Restructuring

Blu Ivy Group

Recent headlines have been filled with news of large-scale layoffs and restructuring at iconic US and Canadian companies. Especially this close to the holiday season, the impact to people and jobs is significant, and the news is unfortunate.

The employee experience survey that won’t sit in your desk drawer

PI Worldwide

The Predictive Index recently announced the launch of the PI Talent Optimization Edition.

2,650,000 more reasons to provide a chair to an employee with a disability who needs one

The Employer Handbook

Image by Tariq Abro from Pixabay. I’m pretty sure that I’ve blogged about this before. But, maybe not. So, either what I’m about to tell you bears repeating, or I’m only going to say this once, so pay attention.

Adding by Subtraction: The Power of Thinking and Working Lean

Trainual

What would you do for the opportunity to describe your life and business in the following ways: An incredible life – check. A life where things work – check. A life where you have great days almost every day – check.

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.

Do you have a feedback process that your employees are thankful for?

Vibe HCM

With the Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, it is a natural time to reflect on what one has to be thankful for. In our personal lives, the answers may vary slightly, however, things like family, health, and prosperity often top the list (along with turkey, pumpkin pie and football of course)!

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40 Perfect Messages To Show Appreciation For Good Work

Vantage Circle

Getting some sort of appreciation for good work is an inherent human need. Even a simple “thank you” at work goes a long way. Appreciating employees lets them know that their work is valued and important.

It’s a Trap! Culture Change Lessons from Star Wars

BambooHR

Over time, your company culture will change. It is unavoidable. It is your destiny. As it does, it’s natural for employees to worry. Is your. Performance & Culture

From the CEO: Preparing Future HR Leaders for the Future of Work

SHRM Resources

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.

HR Interview Questions and Answers on Drive for Results

TheHRBlog

Having a drive for results means that you have the traits and attributes to be counted on, and to exceed goals successfully. You are amongst the individuals who is constantly and consistently one of the top performers. You like to be action-oriented at work and ensure that your goals are achieved.

The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

The People Equation

As a hiring manager, you’ve probably had your share of nightmare interviews. You know, the ones where the candidate clearly is not a fit and you’re wondering how few minutes you can expend before politely showing him or her the door.

Top Ways to Automate Your Expense Tracking

SutiHR

Tracking expenses on the paper receipts is quite daunting for the managers as well as employees. More than 60 percent of workers merely attach all receipts to expense claims and leave the rest for the accountant to figure it out.

Recruiting Source Effectiveness: Focus on Quality Over Quantity

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. It’s not too late to sign up for Kronos’ Fall eSymposium for HR and Payroll professionals.

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.

Don’t Be Afraid to Hire Someone Who’s Currently Unemployed

Cornerstone On Demand

It’s easier to get a new job when you already have a job. We all intuitively know this to be true, but why is that the case?

Why Leaders Should Encourage Employee Autonomy

15Five

Despite all we’ve written on the subject over the years, micromanagement continues to plague organizations everywhere, and at some point in your career, it’s likely you’ve experienced some form of it.

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The Seven Behaviors of Effective Supervisors

Decision-Wise

We gathered our consultants together in this roundtable to discuss the power supervisors wield on the employee experience. Supervisors can either rally the troops for the cause of an organization or contribute to an all-out mutiny! This may be a touch dramatic, but you get the gravity of the issue.

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Is a Skills Analysis Missing From Your Performance Reviews?

Visier

Is your team made up of people that will lead your organization to success? As organizations prepare for their annual performance reviews, managers are taking a closer look at their workforce. However, in most cases, these reviews only scratch the surface of what’s happening internally.

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.