July, 2015

Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Change: What #HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its proposed changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The overtime rule changes are significant and fall into two categories: salary basis and primary duties test.

Top BLS Trends & What They Mean for Your Small Business

ClearCompany HRM

The recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report noted some trends in the world of work. As the economy (still) slowly recovers from the recession, jobs are improving, salaries are rising, but unemployment is still staggering behind.

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Why "Ghosting" in Recruiting Needs to Stop

Cornerstone On Demand

After clicking submit on a job application, more than half of applicants sit and wait like abandoned lovers waiting for the phone to ring. Many companies seem to have adopted the foolish practice of “ghosting" when it comes to dealing with job applicants. What's ghosting you ask?

WFM Mobile Technology 2015 and Beyond

HRchitect

By Erica (Thorn) Niesse. Last weekend I was explaining to my 16 year old niece what a pager (beeper) was, and how people had to rush to a landline or pay phone to call someone back once a “page” was received.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?

Visier

This one is for you, Bill Kutik. At Visier the security and privacy of our customer data is our highest priority. When determining the validity of our predictive analytics capabilities, customer data analyzed was anonymized.

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About User Experience (UX)

HR Bartender

One of the words I’m trying to banish from my vocabulary is “easy.” Easy means something different to everyone. What’s easy to you could be difficult to me and vice versa. Easy implies “no-brainer” and that’s not always the case. Especially when it comes to describing technology.

How Much Technology is Too Much in Talent Management

ClearCompany HRM

Between the endless mobile apps, system platforms and now wearable technology - just to name a few - there are a multitude of “helpful” tools for your employees to get their jobs done.

TED Talk Tuesday: What to Do With Big Data

Cornerstone On Demand

Last month, we announced a partnership with TED to bring curated TED Talks to Cornerstone Learning. Needless to say, we're ecstatic about the opportunity and believe they will serve as a powerful addition to learning programs around the world.

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Understanding Open Organizations

HRchitect

By Cheryl Tyson I have found the Open Source movement compelling for many years now, and have watched open source software grow and become a movement with a life of its own.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Ultimate Software and Customers — Partners for Life

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software began 25 years ago with a mission of creating the industry’s best HR software—because we believe people are the heart of every organization. That’s why we always put people first.

Rising Wages: Time to Know Your Total Cost of Workforce (TCOW)

Visier

Frontline employees for companies conducting a substantial amount of work with Facebook are probably “liking” a recent announcement made by the social networking powerhouse.

Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Changes: Primary Duty Test

HR Bartender

As you know, on July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its proposed changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

6 Productivity Killers: How You Can Fix Employee Performance

ClearCompany HRM

In the workplace, employees are surrounded by things that kill their productivity. Whether it’s surfing the web, constantly updated email, or loud coworkers, there are several ways employees can get bogged down in their office and lose focus.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

How Crowdsourcing Eliminates Risk in Innovation

Cornerstone On Demand

At a time when many of us—myself included—still walked to the library to check our email once a week, Jack Hughes saw what the Internet was truly bringing to the world: connectivity like never before.

Strategic Reasons you need a new Human Capital Management System

HRchitect

Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. A lot of systems in use today have been in place for 15, 20 even 30 years! They are probably being maintained and supported by in-house resources, many of whom may be the original implementers.

Five Hints You Should Make A Change

All Things Workplace

If you've ever wondered what executive coaches really do that adds great value, it's this: We create a relationship that enables our client to clearly see reality. . Life isn't a part of business; business is a part of life.

3 Pitfalls to Rapid Growth and How to Avoid Them

Trinet

Guest post by Richard Lee, Director of Digital Marketing and Analytics with Honey Growth can be very positive for many companies. Growth pays for team outings, free snacks, in-office massages and. Visit site for full story. Best Practices Management Management Practices managing during growth

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Who Owns Your Social Brand – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Back in 1997, Tom Peters wrote an article for Fast Company magazine titled “ The Brand Called You ”. It’s a good read and was the first time I recall hearing about personal branding. The logic being that companies build their business on brand reputation; individuals need to do the same.

5 Steps for Sourcing Candidates with Recruiting Analytics

ClearCompany HRM

Proper sourcing can help you both widen your candidate pool by reaching out to more sources of hires, and help you pare down your talent pool when you need to sort the best from the great.

10 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your HR Game

Cornerstone On Demand

There's no shortage of lists highlighting the best human resources influencers to follow on social media.

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Picking the right Talent Acquisition System for your organization

HRchitect

Written by: Jonathan Lacroix Choosing the correct Talent Acquisition system can be challenging, especially for small and mid-sized companies. It often is going from a paper process with spreadsheets, to the cloud using a SaaS vendor.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

5 Manager Must Do Tips to Create an Engaged Workforce

CultureIQ

The following article originally appeared in our friend Ruth K. Ross’s blog. . Ruth K.

The One Barrier to Employee Satisfaction You Are Probably Overlooking

Trinet

A New TriNet Survey Outlines How Your Expense Reporting Process May be Hurting Your Retention If you’re like most businesses on the fast-track to success, you care deeply about your employees and. Visit site for full story. TriNet Expense employee retention employee satisfaction Expense reporting

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Creating Strategy and Being Strategic Aren’t the Same Thing

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”.

7 Things You Need to Know Before Onboarding New Employees

ClearCompany HRM

Any business which grows large enough will need to start thinking about how they introduce their hires to the ways they work. Many companies assume pitching a powerful culture will attract great candidates who will work hard no matter what, and that the rest will take care of itself.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.