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7 Surprising Facts HR Pros Should Know About the GDPR


Are you ready for May 25, 2018? This is when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — a comprehensive European data protection law that provides enhanced rights for individuals to control their data — will enter into force. If you have European operations, European candidates applying for jobs, and/or European employees, the GDPR will apply. Your organization will also be impacted by the GDPR if you offer goods and services to, or monitor the behavior of, people in Europe.

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Employee Feedback But Were Literally Afraid To Ask


What an April! More articles about continuous employee feedback were published in this one month than we’ve seen in any other month over the last half-decade.

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4 productivity hacks for HR professionals


There are only so many hours in a day – and hardly ever enough to take care of everything you want to accomplish. In HR, there’s always more work to be done. And the more time spent on routine administrative tasks means less time for bigger-picture, more strategic planning and tasks.

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

HR Bartender

Just in case you missed it, during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference, they announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that will launch in June 2018. If you’re wondering what a specialty credential is, think of it as sort of a micro credential.

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement in 2018 - DecisionWise


Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene Theory. Many managers mistakenly think that employee satisfaction can increase employee motivation.

Why Do We Need People With No Common Sense?

Get Hppy

Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by (“common to”) nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.

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How to Design Your Company’s Flexible Workspace Plan

HR Bartender

I don’t believe there’s any doubt – employees want flexible work, if they can get it. Granted, not every job is able to have flexibility. For example, the barista at your local coffeehouse isn’t going to be able to work from home.

Tackling the Manufacturing Industry's Skills Dilemma

Cornerstone On Demand

There's a critical skills gap in the manufacturing industry today—over the next 10 years, new employees will be needed for 3.5 million manufacturing jobs, yet 2 million of those roles are expected to go unfilled, according to Deloitte's U.S. Manufacturers Survey. There's an immediate need in this industry for highly skilled and highly educated workers that can develop creative ideas, solve complex problems and deliver innovative products. But these workers are proving to be scarce.

Here’s Why You May Want to Rethink Your Office Dog Policy


An amazing job in my field came up a few weeks ago. It was a short contract, part-time position and I was perfectly qualified to apply. Yet, I didn’t. I couldn’t, because like so many other roles I have seen advertised recently the office was pet-friendly. And not just any pets – cats. Dogs by discussion, it stated. What’s going on? I don’t want a dog or cat anywhere near me at the best of times, never mind when I’m working.

Hiring From Within: Advantages of Internal Hiring


What is Internal Hiring? Internal hiring takes place when organizations source and hire existing employees for open roles. Also known as internal recruitment, this process can involve promotions, lateral moves into new roles, and team transfers.

What Do Job Seekers Want from Recruiters [Survey]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I published an article about the things that recruiters want from job seekers. I received a comment saying that it would be interesting to look at the flip side: What do job seekers want from recruiters?

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Office Hours: Why Big Data Is the Key to Employee Engagement

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.

Impact: Seeing Positive and Worthwhile Outcomes and Results for Your Work - DecisionWise


Impact is about results. It’s incremental progress toward a goal, and small wins that lead to big outcomes. Each employee needs to see how their work is contributing to their individual’s goals, the success of the team, those whom they serve, and the organization of which they are a part.

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7 Ways to Make your Business Card Stand Out

Get Hppy

Networking is an important part of a business, and inevitably one of the first questions you will be asked when you meet someone new is “Do you have a business card”?

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The Official WorkHuman Reading List


By Sarah Payne —. Calling all book nerds! Don’t you wish you had all the latest research in positive psychology, building a human workplace, being a better leader, and employee engagement in one place? We’ve got you covered.

TED Talk Tuesday: Anyone Can Be a Leader

Cornerstone On Demand

This 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. Everyone is a leader in someone's eyes, says leadership expert and educator Drew Dudley. Although leaders are often made out to be extraordinary figures with unique skills that inspire and guide others to greatness, Dudley believes that moments of true leadership can happen in seemingly mundane situations.

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Solidifying a Competitive Advantage with Engagement Benchmarking

Ultimate Software

As our exposure to Big Data progresses exponentially, analytics and BI are playing an increasing role in overall corporate strategy. Few departments are exempt from regularly analyzing and reporting metrics to the C-suite, and long-term tracking of this data is invaluable.

How to Help Employees Set Better Goals


Goals, in business like in soccer, are a good thing. Setting and accomplishing goals is the surest way to continue growing, both for the company and for individuals. The most effective goals connect individual success with the company’s vision—putting the employee on track to advance professionally while also achieving organizational benchmarks for success. But employee goal-setting isn’t as simple as writing out a few, vague quarterly or annual goals.

"PRETEND WE'RE HAVING AN ARGUMENT": The Glass Office Everybody Watches You Go Into (From "Billions").

The HR Capitalist

Workplace Artifacts - objects or situations made by human beings, with specific cultural interest or meaning in the workplace. --. You know it's official when I make up my own definition, right? OFFICIAL.

When in Doubt, Swing the Bat

HR Hardball

One of the great joys in my life was coaching Little League baseball…with two boys of my own, I’ve been lucky enough to have over a dozen seasons on the diamond with little guys wanting to learn the great game.

Would You Fire Your Employee for Saying This?


In the last week the media world tied itself into a knot after a writer at The New Yorker wrote a scathing critique of Chick-Fil-A’s continued success in New York. The issue, in part, was that the critique wasn’t totally focused at Chick-Fil-A itself but had its sights set on Christian values. A few quotes from the piece: The brand’s arrival here feels like an infiltration… because of its pervasive Christian traditionalism.

How HR Can Facilitate Empathy in the Workplace


While Dwight Schrute might disagree, honesty, empathy, respect, and open-mindedness are the pillars of a workplace H.E.R.O. Empathy is often underappreciated among those four pillars, but it’s a vital trait for HR professionals and managers alike. Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another”—essentially, to imagine yourself in the particular situation of another person, and then to understand their feelings within that context.

Here's Your New Killer Interview Question To Cut Through Someone's Soul.

The HR Capitalist

Sometimes the shortest posts are the most powerful. I'm reading "Conspiracy" by Ryan Holiday , which is a recounting and analysis of the fall of Gawker.

How Does HR Play A Vital Role In Organizational Transformation?

Get Hppy

In order to stay ahead of the pack, organizational transformation is important for every business today. Perhaps one of the most important aspects to consider for organization transformation is human resources or the employees.

Finding a Human Voice for Your Company


By Seferine Baez —. When someone thinks of your company, what images come to mind? This may sound like a question for your head of marketing. But the truth is, a job applicant chooses you before you have the chance to choose them – based on what they know about your workplace, your reputation, and your style. Just because you’ve received a résumé doesn’t mean you’ve won them over.

Is Human Resources Automation in Our Future?


Are the famous science fiction stories about to come true? If you’ve seen the recent videos of robotic dogs opening doors and human-like robots telling jokes, that future may not seem far off. But in the corporate world, automation usually takes the form of software “bots” that can run manual tasks, communicate data between different systems, format reports, and analyze data. SEE ALSO: How Microsoft Got Performance Reviews Right.

The Top 5 Employee Engagement Challenges That Government Agencies Face

Cornerstone On Demand

Human capital managers at government agencies face many challenges thanks to strict budgets, set compliance policies and an organizational hesitancy to change the status quo. These challenges often prevent them from being able to offer innovative projects to younger employees, use compensation as a performance motivator or tout growth opportunities, which are frequently defined by tenure rather than performance.

Women And Mentoring In The Age Of #MeToo

Get Hppy

The mentoring process continues to grow with variations of approaches. I firmly believe that because of that people are becoming involved in the provision of mentoring service with little or no training whatsoever.

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HRO Today Meets the Future of Talent Technology.

Allegis Global Solutions

I judged my first tech competition in the HR space circa 2010. In that event, hosted by my friend, John Sumser, I voted for a little company called. Smart Recruiters.

How Focusing on Employee Experience is the Key to Engagement

ClearCompany Recruiting

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

How to Foster Belonging and Inclusion in the Workplace


Robin Ely and Fern Mandelbaum recently spoke in a fireside chat moderated by Ellen Levy at BetterUp Shift 2018. The event brought together the most innovative leaders and thinkers in HR and people development to discuss how to infuse greater meaning into the employee experience.

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Announcing the HQ for HR Game Show - Sign Up Today!!!!

The HR Capitalist

Most of you know I founded another site called Fistful of Talent - we are getting ready to do something cool based off of the HQ series many of you play and have some fun in the process. Fistful of Talent has teamed up with Paycor to bring you HQ for HR every Tuesday at 1PM, starting May 1st.

Recruitment Metrics You Should Be Tracking: Extensive List


There are many different HR and recruitment metrics created to measure and track every step of your recruiting process. Which ones should you be tracking? We created an extensive list of all recruitment metrics you could ever need! Read More. Recruiting

How does your company measure up on goal setting and performance feedback?


For the past decade, many in the HR industry have been calling for radical changes to the performance management process and an end to the annual performance review. While many companies have moved to more frequent programs for individual goal setting and performance feedback, reports of the death of the annual performance review (to steal a quip from Twain) “have been greatly exaggerated.” People want to know where they stand.

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