Sat.Feb 24, 2018 - Fri.Mar 02, 2018

Should You Use Your Real Job Title on LinkedIn – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’d like to think that most business professionals know they need to have some sort of presence on LinkedIn. The platform has 467 million members from at least 148 different industries, including all of the Fortune 500. There are over 100,000 recruiters on LinkedIn.

The Best Companies To Work For Now Focus On Human Potential And Leadership Effectiveness


In 2017, did your company have what it took to be one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies To Work For? Well then, congratulations are in order…. Wait a minute though, it looks like the rules have changed.

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Case Study: Using Hackathons to Attract, Develop, and Engage Talent


“This message will appeal to people in our recruiting process who gravitate towards a culture of hackathons and innovation. It will also turn away others that don’t fit.” Gary Bolton, Vice President of Marketing at ADTRAN.

How People Analytics Supports Change Management


People Analytics is maturing fast. 2017 in particular was a stellar year if the published cases, presentations at various people analytics conferences and interest from the wider HR community is anything to go by.

Employee Access to Payroll Records – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

One of the departments that HR works closely with is payroll. In my career, I’ve had jobs where I was directly responsibility for payroll and in others, I wasn’t. Either way, HR and accounting need to partner so employees aren’t confused. Like in today’s reader note. I live in Ohio.

3 Benefits of Using HR and Recruiting Chatbots

Cornerstone On Demand

With artificial intelligence buzz circling the HR space and tight talent markets making candidate experience top of mind, this might just be the year of the chatbot. According to Juniper Research, HR and recruiting chatbots have the potential to reduce business costs by more than $8 billion by 2022. The other appeal of chatbots is their flexibility: they can be deployed via SMS, messaging apps, email and through your company's website.

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Top HR Technology Trends in 2018

Get Hppy

New technologies are coming out so fast and so many are being so hyped that it can be hard to know where to look. Will what the tech journalists say be true? What happened to all those technologies that were going to change our world from last year?

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Think #Workflex – A Win for Both Employers and Employees

HR Bartender

I think I’ve mentioned to you before that I’m a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Advocacy Team (aka the A-Team). The A-Team was created by SHRM Government Affairs to keep HR pros in the loop about public policy issues that impact the workplace.

Office Hours: How to Manage Your Career With Growth in Mind

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe.

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Boss or Friend? Setting Boundaries with Employees


Michael Scott once said, “Would I rather be feared or loved? Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.”. Michael’s Machiavellian dilemma is one that any manager or executive is likely to face. How do you handle interactions with employees that you’re responsible for managing? Is it ok to be friends with your coworkers? Friendship between a manager and employee creates a conflict of interest Click To Tweet.

Mentoring And Global Trends In The Workplace

Get Hppy

I follow these reports with great interest as they outline what some of the key trends that organizations are facing on a global stage. Some of the trends never seem to go away – leadership being one of them.

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It’s Okay to Never Grow Up – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

When I was younger , I wanted to be a school teacher. Then a tax attorney. Of course, I’m neither of those things. But that’s okay. I’m happy with what I do. More importantly, I’m content with the possibility that what I do right now will change. In fact, that could be quite exciting.

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How Four Companies Show Appreciation for Their Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Employees are the backbone of your company, and a little recognition goes a long way. According to a SHRM/Globoforce report, companies that utilize strategic recognition are 48 percent more likely to see high employee engagement. Even companies that spend as little as 1 percent of payroll on recognition are 79 percent more likely to experience better financial results.

Age Bias and the PricewaterhouseCoopers Case.

The HR Capitalist

Hey companies filling your employment coffers with low priced talent! You might want to take a look at the numbers. In case you missed it, PricewaterhouseCoopers took an Age Discrimination case in 2016.

Deep Leisure Comes with Surprising Performance Benefits


From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryCreative Hobbies Can Boost PerformanceEvolving communication and productivity technologies enable us to connect and engage with our work in ways we couldn’t have dreamt of even ten years ago.

Here's What You Can Expect If You Want to Get Hired at Facebook


We want more than 70 percent of your time doing work that you really enjoy,' the company's VP of HR says. Facebook

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TED Talk Tuesday: Why You Want Gritty Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

his 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. A psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, Angela Lee Duckworth studies how certain intangible traits shape academic and professional achievement. After quitting her job as a consultant, Duckworth became a middle school teacher and struggled to understand why some students succeeded, while others struggled.

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LEADERSHIP: How The 1998 Chicago Bulls Eliminated Dissension and Reached Their Goal.

The HR Capitalist

I'm not a big gimmick/team-building exercise guy. I find most team-building stuff to be a little forced, although I will say that I always dread it and emerge from it with some type of positive.

Leaders Who Know When to Shut Up Get Better Ideas from the Team

The People Equation

For many years, I worked with a highly effective (and very respected) leader named Jack, who at the time was a senior executive at a large insurance company. After working together on a few corporate projects, Jack asked me to lead a three-day strategic planning session for his team. About two hours into the first day of our meeting, I noticed something unusual: Jack had contributed very little to the discussion.

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Workers Feel The Pressure of the Skills Gap Around the World [Podcast]


As HR leaders, we’re well aware of the skills gap. Hiring and retaining workers for key roles is what takes up a key part of our mental energy on a daily basis, but what about the workers themselves? In a new report that analyzes global worker opinions, it is clear that the skills gap is on the minds of the workforce as well. But who is running point on this issue? Is it on workers to train themselves, diminishing the skills gap one person at a time?

What Paid Family Leave Could Mean for Your Business

Cornerstone On Demand

Paid family leave helps many people afford the time off they desperately need, but it also has a major impact on organizations. If your company currently has more than 50 employees, then you're likely already familiar with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and fall under its jurisdiction. The law guarantees certain employees up to 12 work weeks of unpaid leave each year with no threat of job loss.

5 Tips for Preparing your Organization for an Engagement Survey


Conducting an employee engagement survey is now a common practice for a majority of companies with 250 employees or more. In fact, 83% of respondents in our recent Trendicators report say their organization has conducted an engagement survey in the last two years. Engagement surveys are popular because they provide an opportunity to understand and analyze how employees feel about the workplace conditions that influence performance, loyalty and emotional connection to the organization.

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3 Myths About Modern Performance Management


Many companies have made the switch to ratingless performance management and swapped annual reviews for continuous feedback. But for enterprise organizations with decades of running a traditional program, this kind of shift won’t happen overnight. In our recent webinar with Human Capital Institute, Fact Checking the Latest Performance Management Trend s, speaker Alan L. Colquitt, Ph.D.,

The Dysfunction of Running Teams Where Everyone Has a Voice.

The HR Capitalist

Somebody's got to be in charge. Quote from random assertive people everywhere. My good friend Tim Sackett had a post earlier this week on The Cancer of Speaking Up. Go check out that post, because I immediately had flashbacks to grad school where we worked in teams on business cases.

Building a Self-Directed Organization

Cornerstone On Demand

There are two critical challenges the modern Chief Learning Officer (CLO) faces. The first is that our educational system continues to manufacture dependent learners or learners that require direction, an authority figure and continuous specific feedback. The second challenge is that most private and public sectors take much of their learning cues from formal educational institutions.

Take Control- Stop Feeling Burned Out At Work!

HR Ringleader

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Pressured? Like no one cares? Listen, I hear you because I’ve been there too. Feeling overwhelmed at work is nothing new. But, when you’re going through it, you can feel like the only one dealing with the problem.

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Transitioning from a technical role into leadership


Transitioning into a managerial role comes with a host of challenges and opportunities. For women, the challenges can be particularly acute since leadership positions are still primarily dominated by men.

My Best Snoring at Work Story.

The HR Capitalist

Tim Sackett hates people who snore on planes. He's right. He also thinks it's a form of dramatic low self awareness that shows you shouldn't hire that person. He's right there, too. Let's face it, the guy/gal (I've sat next to both on planes!)

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When Giving Employee Feedback, Make the Employee Part of the Solution Instead of the Problem - DecisionWise


Most leaders and managers will tell you that how you say something is often more important than the underlying message itself. This is particularly true when it comes to providing feedback in the workplace. A humorous proverb illustrates my point particularly well. A Franciscan and a Jesuit were friends. They were both smokers who found it difficult to pray for a long period of time without having a cigarette. They decided to go to their superiors and ask for permission to smoke.

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Sponsoring An H-1B? Here Are the Essentials

TLNT: The Business of HR

If your company is hoping to sponsor employees through an H-1B visa this year, now is the time to start preparing your petitions (if you haven’t already).

The Existential Problem of Coonery

The Aristocracy of HR

000010000000 Let’s start by defining what a “coon” is. A “coon” is a black person who values what white people think of them more than they care to honor their culture and the suffrage of the racial group they identify with.

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The Bain "Expert Generalist" Model and the Increasing Value of a Liberal Arts Degree.

The HR Capitalist

With all the talk of automation and AI changing the nature of jobs in the future, one question we should all be asking (especially those of us with kids) is "what degrees, education and skills are going to have the most impact in the future?".

How an Effective Leader Engages Employees and Increases Retention


Cultivate a personal connectionI’ve always believed in a “people first, employees second” philosophy. With my team, I’ve seen firsthand the positive shift in employees’ attitudes and commitment once they realize that I’m looking out for their best interests, not only as their manager, but as their mentor and friend.


Recognition Can Help Connect People to Your Values and Mission

TLNT: The Business of HR

When it comes to mission and values, there are two ends of the spectrum. On one hand, you might be thinking: “Of course I care about my company’s mission and values!”

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