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The 10 Basic Skills that Every Manager Should Have

HR Bartender

There are many skills that managers can learn on the job. For example, they can learn how to approve time cards, the key elements in an employment law, or the steps in conducting a good interview. But there are some basic skills or qualities that organizations want to see in managers from day one.

Mission-Driven Companies: How to Build (and Hire for) One

ClearCompany HRM

Every successful company has a well-defined mission and vision; they build purpose into their day-to-day. A mission-driven culture not only embraces the company mission statement, they reinforce it in every decision made from organizational strategy through to hiring and firing.

How To Make Your One On One Meetings More Effective

15Five

One on One Meetings are one of the most important tools available to managers, and they are instrumental to running a successful company. Yet many managers treat them as a nice-to-have or cancel them in lieu of other matters.

Frequently Asked Questions From Your Employees Regarding Your Newly Implemented HCM

HRchitect

Written by: Russ Belue. Any time a company changes from one Human Capital Management (HCM) system to another, there’s always a learning curve. The employees will have questions and they usually center around accessibility, pay and personal information. It would help HR to anticipate what questions the employees will have and have a consistent message when answering. Below you will find some very common FAQs from employees that I’ve encountered in the past.

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

The Business Benefits of Mindful Leadership

HR Bartender

I’d like to think that everyone understands the importance of leadership. And good leadership benefits organizations. But there’s not one standardized type of leadership. It takes on many forms and, as individuals, we might be attracted to certain types and models more than others.

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5 Essential Elements of a Feedback Loop

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the first post in our CHRO Community Series , which highlights big ideas from CHRO's working to push the boundaries of HR and transform their organization for the better. This first mini series will focus on improving systems of feedback within organizations. Lately, it seems as though companies are going to extremes to find the most effective way to provide feedback to their employees.

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Top Conferences for Talent Acquisition Leaders in 2017

Visier

The global economic recovery has moved power from employers to employees, turning talent into a seller’s market—and making the workforce a core strategic concern for the c-suite.

8 Steps to Becoming a Lifelong Learner

HR Bartender

I know the term lifelong learner has become a little stale. Some people are calling it “self-learning”. Regardless of what you call it, the concept is important. We must continuously learn to remain physically healthy and professionally relevant.

3 Techniques for Creating a Positive Culture for Hourly Employees

CultureIQ

Hourly Workers Tend to be Less Happy with Their Company Culture–How Can You Overcome This? According to data from the 2017 Top Company Cultures Program , hourly workers rate their perception of company culture consistently lower than salaried employees.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Power of Pods: Teamwork in the Workplace

DATIS

Have you ever wondered how startup companies with 10 employees are able to move faster and produce more than some Fortune 500s? Well, it’s a lot easier to drive a go-cart than a semi-truck.

10 Tips for Modernizing Employee Recognition and Rewards

WorkHuman

Learn how to modernize employee recognition and rewards in the new Gartner report. Are you interested in implementing a centralized recognition and reward program, but not sure where to begin?

Quick Shots for #Recruiting Pros and #JobSeekers – Job References Edition

HR Bartender

Just because it’s a candidate driven market doesn’t mean job seekers are always steering the conversation. Take job references for example. I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about them. Here’s the latest: Hello. I’ve had two interviews with a company.

Using Payroll Software to Alleviate Tax-Time Woes

Ultimate Software

Just like how February is for sweethearts and November is for feasting, for many Americans, April is synonymous with one thing: filing taxes. Depending on your personal and financial situation, the process can be relatively smooth or plagued with technicalities, and the same is true for businesses.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

How Does Mentoring Impact Employee Retention?

Get Hppy

Employee turnover is fast becoming a challenge for organizations around the world. In a report provided by the Hay Group, the turnover rate for the time period of 2013 to 2018 is anticipated to be 23 percent. A total of 192 million people will be heading out the door in 2018.

How Your Company Can Avoid Becoming the Next United Airlines

Cornerstone On Demand

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard about United Airline's decision to force a paying customer off a flight. The passenger refused to go, was dragged off by police, other people filmed the event and United lost hundreds of millions of dollars in value. This is a public relations nightmare. While you can't control what will or will not go viral, you can take steps to help prevent a negative news story about your employees from circulating the web.

Smiling, and Other Simple Ways to Show You Care

WorkHuman

In some ways, it’s amazing that we even need to talk about being civil in the workplace. The three fundamentals of civility that WorkHuman speaker Christine Porath shares with us below were taught to us in kindergarten.

The #1 Reason People Fail the HR Certification Exams

UpstartHR

At my last check, the pass rates for the HRCI exams were somewhere around 50%, meaning that half of the people that show up to take the test fail the exam.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Traditional Ideas of Professionalism: Are They Right for Your Organization?

Get Hppy

It’s a new era in business. Offices have no cubicles, few walls and fewer offices, and people walk around in jeans and t-shirts every day of the week. And yet, they’re getting things done—they’re building successful businesses.

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Setting Yourself Apart With Soft Skills

ATD Human Capital

Many job candidates believe their college transcripts will get them where they need to go in life. Unfortunately, it doesn’t really work that way: How you did in college is inconsequential to how you will fare in the workforce.

Becoming a Manager: An Interview on Career Development with Erin Lynn

Everwise

Erin Lynn has worked in the regulatory compliance department of Allstate Dealer Services for most of her professional career. In that time, she’s grown from an entry level legislative analyst into, as Lynn says, “nearly every role that’s in my department.”

What Hollywood Can Teach You About Organizational Redesign

Cornerstone On Demand

Hollywood can teach you a surprising amount about running your business. When a blockbuster film is produced, a team comes together to go all-in on the project—and then they move onto separate projects after it's finished. While it may seem disjointed, this approach actually allows producers to create the ideal team based on skill, working style and interest. And the shared sense of purpose and energy enable the team to create a great final product.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

8 Ways HR Can Improve Their Email Communications

Get Hppy

As many HR managers are overworked and short on time, it can be appealing to turn to email and hammer out messages to people you need to communicate with. However, as a HR manager may have to deal with a multitude of sensitive topics, it is easy to come across harsh or unsympathetic.

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Some Thoughts on Recognition for Blue-Collar Workers.

The HR Capitalist

Recognition. We've been trained to believe that everyone needs it. Do they? I think so, but something that's lost in the recognition/engagement market is that for many blue collar workers, getting recognition in front of their peers actually makes them feel like a dork/brown-noser.

10 Fantastic Employee Perks and Where to Find Them - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

10 Fantastic Employee Perks and Where to Find Them. When it comes to employee benefits, Google, Facebook, and similar tech companies reign at the top of the list. Perks like extended parental leave, covered newborn costs, reimbursed health and fitness classes, on-site gym, free lunches, paid sabbaticals and extra vacation days all seem to be growing in popularity across the board as more companies actively work to improve employee satisfaction.

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3 Feedback Types Every Manager Needs to Know

Reflektive

There is a lot of talk these days about helping managers give more feedback to employees. What if it’s not a matter of more or less feedback, but rather intentional versus unintentional feedback? In other words, your managers are giving your employees plenty of feedback already, but are phrasing it in a way that prevents growth, instead of inspiring it. Unintentional feedback is emotionally withdrawn. Intentional feedback is emotionally transparent.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.