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.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

7 Things About the Affordable Care Act that Small Businesses Need to Know Right Now

Trinet

This post is part of TriNet’s ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here to stay and any business owner with at least one. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act Benefits ACA Obamacare

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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.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

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.

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.

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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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.

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

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.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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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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.

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.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.