Sat.May 28, 2016 - Fri.Jun 03, 2016

Workforce Development Should Be Part of Your Recruiting Strategy

HR Bartender

There’s a lot of talk about the challenges of finding qualified applicants. And I realize when the conversation becomes this prevalent, it can be tempting to tune it out. But, I want to talk about something different that can impact your recruiting strategy. That’s job creation and job readiness.

The DOL's Overtime Ruling and Your Organization

ClearCompany HRM

As you have likely heard, the Department of Labor recently made a final ruling on the Fair Labor Standards Act regarding overtime standards. This ruling will affect about 4 million employees and in turn, the organizations they work for. So how might you be affected by this new standard?

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Values In Consulting

HRchitect

Written by: Andrew Schweihs. Values have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. My parents instilled them in me from a young age. As a youth, I was involved in the Boy Scouts and YMCA, organizations with values at the core of their foundations.

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What These Experts Are Saying About Employee Appreciation

15Five

When was the last time you appreciated an employee ? When Emily says “Great job Phil!” to her direct report, that might make his day (and have Emily feel great, since sharing gratitude is proven to make those on the giving end also feel happier).

Your 5-Day Plans to Learn Popular Social Platforms

HR Bartender

Social media is defined as technology tools that allow people or companies to create, share, or exchange information. The information might be career related, ideas, personal interests, or pictures/videos. It can take place over public communities or private networks.

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Annual Performance Reviews Are On Their Way Out

ClearCompany HRM

You’ve probably already heard it, but there’s a growing list of companies that are ending their annual performance reviews and ranking systems and switching to a better process.

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Why You Should Bring More Flexibility in the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

For many of us, we desire the dream workplace or our current workplace to have that little something about it. It’s different for each person – perhaps a work desk with a couch? Afternoon drinks every day? Working on the Sunday to cover for Friday off? Anything.

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Should Millennials Be Concerned About Age Bias – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The regular conversations about generations in the workplace raise an issue for candidates, employees, and employers – age bias. It might also be a first reaction to think age bias only happens to older people. But that’s not necessarily true.

5 Fun Physical Activities to Boost Your Worksite Wellness

CultureIQ

The office life– while filled with its own adventures– is a relatively sedentary one. In fact, the average worker spends 10 hours a day sitting down per day. In addition to the discomfort of the ‘sitting life,’ inactive workers increase their odds for health risks.

How Improving HR’s Analytics Capability Prevents Chaos Over New Overtime Rule

Visier

Today, HR leaders across the country are being asked by their C-suites and Boards if they can avoid the millions of dollars in overtime costs their organizations are now at risk of incurring — thanks to new overtime rules passed by the Department of Labor — without negatively impacting business objectives.

Four Steps to Compare Your Business Results to Employee Engagement -

DecisionWise

Organizations struggle to quantify the impact engaged employees have on business results. Intuitively, it’s a no-brainer– engaged employees cost less and produce more. It’s that simple.

The Week of HR #5: Finding Your Purpose At Work

EmployeeConnect

There is always a lot of emphasis on finding your purpose in life and seeking out what makes you truly happy, but have you ever thought about trying to find your purpose at work? Do you know what your purpose is? If you don’t, do not fret because it is easier than you think.

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5 Examples of Common Miscommunications in the Workplace — and How to Overcome Them

CultureIQ

Language is a beautiful yet tricky art form. Difficult to interpret at times, a little misunderstanding can turn a compliment into an act of war. Fortunately, by practicing effective communication in the workplace, we can continue to hide the nuclear missile codes and strive for office peace. Here are five examples of common miscommunications in the workplace, and how to work past them: What they say: I do all the work, and they get all the praise.

Amended Harassment and Discrimination Rules Are Here – Starting with California

Trinet

California-based employers with five or more employees must now comply with amended anti-discrimination regulations regarding the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) that went into effect on April. Visit site for full story. Legal News & Compliance anti-discrimination laws

Are You a Modern Learner?

ATD Human Capital

We design learning for an increasingly diverse environment, spanning regions, ages, generations, functions, and roles. But are you a modern learner? What does it mean to be a modern learner? Picture the last time you needed new information or to learn a new skill, personally or professionally.

Why You Should Bring More Flexibility in the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

For many of us, we desire the dream workplace or our current workplace to have that little something about it. It’s different for each person – perhaps a work desk with a couch? Afternoon drinks every day? Working on the Sunday to cover for Friday off? Anything.

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3 Ways To Increase Workplace Safety Using Workforce Intelligence

Visier

Workplace safety is a top concern across a wide range of industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries reported in 2014.

Walk and Talk Your Way to Success: The Why’s and How’s of Walking Meetings

Get Hppy

How many times have you or your employees dreaded having to go to a meeting? Have you ever not looked forward to sitting at the same conference table or sitting in the same office you have for hundreds of other meetings?

Engagement Entropy – Stop Trying to Find a Solution

What is Paul Thinking

Except for a few classes in high school and college, I’m betting you haven’t used the word entropy in a long while. If you have, you’re traveling in better circles than me. In my group the most common words we use are “does it hurt when I do this” and “do these look like bed bug bites?”.

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Top Talent

EDSI

Engaged employees are happy employees Employees that are active participants in goal setting, projects and decision-making feel like a valued asset to the company.& & Ask for their input and encourage conversations whenever possible.

The Pros and Cons of Various Retirement Plans and Why Now is the Time to Consider Offering One to Your Employees

Trinet

Do you offer your employees a retirement plan? If not, now is the time to consider it. A major Gallup poll shows that retirement saving is Americans’ top financial concern. Yet almost half of. Visit site for full story. Employee Benefits Retirement benefits

When There Are No Resources For Your “Human” Resources

The Aristocracy of HR

010001000000 I completely get that there are many businesses that continue to feel the pinch financially. With that “pinch” it requires cutbacks in certain areas and in some cases across the board. One of the areas I am seeing some less than reasonable cuts in is: supplies and tools. You may be thinking that this […]. Featured Human Resources Onboarding Productivity #TAOHR Ask Czarina Business Chief Human Resources Officer Employee Morale Hiring Janine N.

How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

DATIS

Have you ever wondered what the typical turnover rate is for a long term care, or LTC, employee? A study conducted by the American Health Care Association, or AHCA, showed that there is an approximate 40% turnover rate when it comes to LTC employees. Your employees are essential to your organization’s success, but they may not always be treated that way.

3 Great Ways To Accelerate The Hiring Process

Hoops

In today's fast-paced business world, hiring managers need to speed up the recruiting process in order to get the best talent. Candidates tend to make decisions in the blink of an eye, causing the top talent to disappear fast.

Core CultureIQ Survey Updates

CultureIQ

One of our values at CultureIQ is “be open to change and maintain flexibility.” We often hear from our clients that they love our software because it is so flexible and highly customizable.

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What is Paul Thinking

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Creativity for the Whole Career

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Ongoing creativity requires a delicate balance of specialized and diverse knowledge, which can be supported through human-focused workplace practices. It’s true that generations matter to organizations, but perhaps not in the way you might be thinking.

3 Great Ways To Accelerate The Hiring Process

Hoops

In today's fast-paced business world, hiring managers need to speed up the recruiting process in order to get the best talent. Candidates tend to make decisions in the blink of an eye, causing the top talent to disappear fast.

Finding The Right HR Software Solution For Your Company

Get Hppy

While the pressure remains high to replace aging core software and secure an advanced solution that can track and analyze these KPIs, it’s critical that you take the time to assess and choose the right HR software solution for your particular needs. So where do you start?

Reluctant Leaders: How to Get Your Best Talent to Take on Leadership Roles

Everwise

A promotion and more money? What’s the problem?! The problem is, not everyone wants a promotion, especially when the promotion is managerial in nature. Leadership roles are often seen as causing more stress and longer hours – and that doesn’t appeal to a lot of workers.

HR Tech and Relocation: In the News

UrbanBound HR

After a long weekend, it’s a good idea to get back into the swing of things by catching up on what you missed! Technology Relocation HR

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Here's How To Do Employee Development Right

Hoops

A well-known quote from Richard Branson is making the Internet rounds again, because it resonates for reasons that I’ll discuss in a bit. The quote goes ‘Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't want to.’

Managing A Complex Workforce Effectively

Get Hppy

Businesses are becoming increasingly more complicated as industries evolve. These days, it’s the norm to have an extremely complex and diverse workforce. People of all generations are working together as one. They are employees from different backgrounds, all working in the same institution.

How Failing Made Spanx A Billion Dollar Company

Everwise

Not too long ago, Sara Blakely became one of the youngest women to make it onto Forbes’ billionaire list. The founder of Spanx, an intimate apparel company famous for its bodysuit shapewear, is now a billion dollar company that has extended its reach into bras, panties, shorts, and pants.