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10 Strategies for Recruiting In a Highly Competitive Job Market

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Alongside , a company that bridges the communication gaps to create a better hiring experience for both employers and job seekers. Check out how they help companies like Motörleaf showcase their team dynamic to active and passive candidates.

The Most Effective Model to Assess Quality of Hire

ClearCompany HRM

In 2015, 39% of companies said Quality of Hire (QoH) was their most valuable recruiting performance metric. It’s what makes spending so much time and effort in the recruitment process worth it in the end.

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How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

15Five

Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

Make Your HRIS Work for You!

HRchitect

Written by: Stephanie Tuegel . Many companies turn to an HRIS for a couple of fundamental reasons – they need a place to store their employee information and a way to process payroll. However, there are many other ways that you can make your HRIS work for you, and provide strategic value to both the employee and employer. Here are a few ways the HRIS can work for you. Education. Many systems allow for education tracking.

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 to Make Your Employees Happy – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. They were named one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces for Women by the Great Place to Work Institute. Many congrats! Enjoy the post.).

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7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.

TED Talk Tuesday: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Cornerstone On Demand

This part is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Fascinated by the great leaders of the world, Simon Sinek has managed to codify how inspiring leaders and organizations think, act and communicate.

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Being a Nice Person Could Be the Source of Your Stress

HR Bartender

I just finished a super interesting read from the Harvard Business Review (HBR) titled “ Generosity Burnout ”. I would highly recommend that everyone download a copy.

Guest Post: Harnessing the Power of Relationships

WorkHuman

When was the last time you thought about gravity? It plays a pretty important role in our lives, doesn’t it? It keeps us from floating off into space. It literally holds our solar system together. Gravity is vital to our survival.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

How Can Strategic HR Keep Up With The Future of Work?

Visier

The evolving work ecosystem demands that leaders consider applying new work arrangements, but are those arrangements associated with HR’s role as a strategic partner? A unique survey of U.S. HR leaders shows how HR’s strategic activities associate with using new work arrangements.

Cost Per Hire: How to Calculate It the Right Way

ClearCompany HRM

Almost constantly, talent acquisition departments are pressured to reduce their cost per hire. Finding the right balance in your company’s cost per hire can be tricky.

Job References Are Out of Date – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

When it comes to providing job references , I’m a bit torn. I know a lot of companies still ask for them. On the other hand, I’ve always thought that your references will all say that you’re perfect, so why bother? But after receiving today’s reader note, maybe I need to rethink my position. Hello!

Survey: 93% of Managers Need Training on Coaching Employees

WorkHuman

Over the past few months, we’ve run a series of posts covering findings from the latest SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey.

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.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Wellness Programs

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo:Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture

How March Madness Drives Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

It’s that time of year when sport once again attempts to take over our lives. March Madness inspires a unique fan loyalty. College alumni and sports fanatics alike follow their teams relentlessly. People love to watch underdog teams inch toward a championship. Fans build brackets designed to pick the next NCAA champion. Every year, over 60 million March Madness brackets are created for various family, friend, and workplace pools with all sorts of prizes up for grabs.

Executive Evolution: Modern Management

DATIS

At the beginning of management, its purpose was mostly scientific, a way to define a strict and formal hierarchy in order to drive standardization across people and processes.

How To Have Employees That Never Leave

Get Hppy

It starts with the recruitment process. Hire the right person and they are more likely to stay; hire the wrong one and they will likely leave at some point. These key recruitment actions will help target the right person for your organization.

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.

Show, Don't Tell: Why Recruiters Should Ask for More than a Resume

Cornerstone On Demand

Employers must take it on faith that the skills described on candidates' resumes accurately demonstrate that they have the “right stuff" to meet the requirements of the job opening. Resumes focus more on specific accomplishments than on merely listing function and responsibilities—this helps, as granular detail implies honesty versus hyperbole. But as a former HR executive, I confess that simply relying on resumes means that many candidates I've offered jobs to may not have been up to par.

How To Strengthen Your Network: Executives Weigh In

Everwise

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day , we kicked off an online community series, where experienced Everwise Mentors address a collection of questions submitted by the community on a designated topic.

15 Tips for Improving Emotional Intelligence in the Recruiting Process

ExactHire HR Trends

I love learning more about human behavior’s impact on employee engagement and corporate culture. I guess that’s par for the course in the human resources field.

How To Create The Best Work Teams

Get Hppy

Each year, more companies are opting for team-based over individual-oriented organizational structures to handle various projects and tasks. Teams are a go-to structure mostly because through collaboration you tend to produce better and more unique solutions.

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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.

Help Employees Keep Collaboration Moving by Learning to S.T.O.P.

CONCERN: EAP

When things are important to us, we tend to be passionate about them. That seems like a no-brainer, sure, but it’s important to note because that kind of emotion is often a double-edged sword.

Grow Employee Engagement with Managers Who Are Excellent at Managing

Everwise

As the backbone of your business, middle managers are front and center in driving employee engagement and fostering learning. There’s a reason middle managers have such a direct impact here — when a manager is engaged, employees are engaged.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Enable Strategic HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Artificial intelligence is a branch of computer science that uses machine learning algorithms that mimic cognitive functions; making machines more human-like. Given that Human Resources is in fact focused on the people side of the business, I find it oddly ironic that we, as HR and talent acquisition practitioners, would look to technology to enhance engagement and human elements. And yet ironically, we need technology to help HR be more strategic, as well as more human.

What To Do When Employees Bring Personal Struggles Into The Workplace

Get Hppy

When you work as part of a team, there is an inherent social aspect to it. Workers are individuals who each have their own personalities, likes, dislikes, and lives outside of the office.

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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.