March, 2016

Spring Clean Your Hiring Process [Infographic]

ClearCompany HRM

It’s officially spring and you know what that means? Time to spring clean your talent management processes. From sourcing to onboarding to performance management, it’s the perfect time for lean, efficient processes to set your company up for success for the rest of the year.

Do You Know Why You Were Hired?

HR Bartender

It seems like such a simple question. Do you know why the organization hired you? One of my former bosses took me out to lunch one day to tell me why she hired me. She said, “Because you didn’t come from the industry.” She wanted an outsider who would ask questions and challenge the status quo.

“You Get What You Negotiate”

HRchitect

Written by: Reggie Wilson. The title rings true for just about all aspects of life, and certainly in the business world. I have had the opportunity to witness a significant evolution in two high profile corporate functions that have always been “joined at the hip”………….sales sales and purchasing.

Defining “People First”

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software began more than 25 years ago with a core belief: Always put people first.

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.

HR Analytics – The “GPS” of True HR Transformation

Visier

Since the mid-1990s, the phrase, “HR transformation,” has been a part of HR’s common vernacular. In fact, it is so often-used some regard it as almost a form of HR “smart talk” – something that many talk about, but few really understand how to do.

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7 Tips to Straighten Out the Kinks in Your Employee Onboarding Process

ClearCompany HRM

It costs a lot of money to replace an employee. In fact, depending on job level and industry it can cost over 30% of an employee’s annual salary to replace them. That number climbs exponentially for highly educated executive level positions and that’s just the monetary costs!

Work Life Balance Starts With Leadership

HR Bartender

Work life balance is defined as a “concept including proper prioritization between career and lifestyle.” I realize some people will say work life balance is a myth. Some might say work life integration is a much better term.

For those who love to learn and lead, consult!

HRchitect

Written by: Cheryl Tyson. As a member of the leading Human Capital Management (HCM) consulting firm, HRchitect, I find the field of consulting to be a fascinating one.

ACA Superhero Challenge – Will you pass the test?

Ultimate Software

With fast-approaching deadlines and ever-changing guidelines, it’s no surprise that the Affordable Care Act is leading to some additional stress and anxiety these days. Take a break and test your knowledge with our ACA quiz to see just how much you know about healthcare reform.

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 Things Candidates Care About More Than Money

Brazen HR

With the unemployment rate at the lowest since 2008, today’s job seekers have more choice — and more power — than ever before. According to CareerBuilder , one in five employees plan to change jobs in 2016, so the job seekers are out there.

5 Ways Employers Can Embrace Election Season in the Workplace

Trinet

Discussion of politics in the workplace has traditionally been considered taboo by most organizations however, these days, it’s difficult for people to hide their personal viewpoints. Many people. Visit site for full story. Workplace Culture 2016 presidential election

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3 Simple Ways to Tidy Up Your Recruiting Process

ClearCompany HRM

5 Ways to Keep Performance Reviews From Becoming Boring

HR Bartender

I wonder sometimes if the reason there are so many complaints about annual performance reviews is because people find them boring. Let’s face it – it’s the same process using the same form.

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.

Effective Change Management for a Multi-Generational Workforce

HRchitect

Written by: Bill Buttimer. Technographic Segmentation is a Better Way to Plan Change. There are many excellent models for the Change Management process, and most can be boiled down to these steps: Know why a change is needed. Clarify leadership. Have a good plan. Carry out the plan. Adjust.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning

Visier

In the NFL, skilled wide receivers are often the star players on their teams. Mention Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, or Terrell Owens, and there’s a good chance that even people who don’t normally follow football will recognize their names.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. Last October, record 12,000 people attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC), the “world’s largest gathering of women’s technologists” according to the website.

Why Employee Mental Health Has to Be Part of the Workplace Conversation

CultureIQ

Happy and healthy employees are the backbone of a great organization. As leaders are looking to improve their workplace, it’s important to have employee mental health be part of the conversation. How employees feel directly impacts their contribution in the workplace.

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.

6 Housekeeping To-Dos to Spring Clean Your Hiring Process

ClearCompany HRM

Tis the season for spring cleaning and we’re not talking about the growing pile of junk currently residing in your garage. Let’s talk HR! More specifically, taking time out of the new season to tighten up your company’s hiring process.

Who Owns Your Company Culture

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud.

The #1 Tool You Need to Win the War on Talent

HRchitect

Written by: May Huffer. Imagine, you’re sitting at your desk, when you receive a LinkedIn message from a recruiter with an “exciting new job opportunity”. You’ve been in your job with your current company for quite some time and enjoy what you do, but are looking for a little more challenge.

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This is what could kill Slack’s growth

Pomello

When we were first pitching Pomello to investors, one of the most frequent criticisms we heard was that a great company culture is nice to have, not need to have. Here was the parting line they would leave us with as they told us they weren’t going to invest.

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.

Most Companies are Terrible at Listening. Here’s How to Be Different. [+ Infographic]

Brazen HR

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before — why do humans have two ears but only one mouth? To listen twice as much as we speak. Okay, it’s not exactly a joke, but it rings pretty true, doesn’t it?). Despite that well-worn adage, we humans still tend to be pretty bad at listening.

10 Key Trends from Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends Report (2016) -

Decision-Wise

I have taken the time to summarize this year’s (2016) Global Human Capital Trends report that was published by Deloitte. Deloitte’s report lists 10 key trends in human capital, and I am presenting them in their order of importance. I encourage everyone to read Deloitte’s report in depth.

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5 Management Mistakes Hindering Employee Performance

ClearCompany HRM

Gallup reports only. 5 % of U.S. employees. are engaged in their work, which is a shame, because engagement lays the foundation for improving employee performance. Gallup also reports at least. 70% of variance. in employee engagement can be attributed to managers.

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Who Owns Your Company Culture

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud.

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.