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3 Steps to Make Recruiting Your Competitive Advantage

HR Bartender

Prior to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Management conference, I was able to attend the TAtech Spring Congress. The TAtech event was super interesting and I can’t wait to share with you some of my takeaways over the coming weeks.

How to Stand Out at a Career Fair

ClearCompany HRM

Career fairs are incredible opportunities for candidates. Dozens of companies gather in one place, offering the chance to explore more jobs and internships in one day than a job-seeker might get in a month of submitting resumes online. Quality of Hire

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What is a PEO? The solution to making your company great!


A Professional Employer Organization , or PEO, allows businesses to outsource their administrative needs to a third party that specializes in these duties.

Employee Handbooks: Your Ultimate Guide

Ultimate Software

Guest post by Kate Bischoff, Employment Lawyer & HR Consultant. Shoved deep in some desks of supervisors and employees, the employee handbook resides. For some, the handbook has lived in this dark corner of the workplace for years without a thought or care.

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.

Talent Acquisition Strategy: The 3 Tactics Your Organization Needs

HR Bartender

I listened in on a panel discussion during this year’s SHRM Talent Management Conference when I hear a recruiter say, “My job is to fill openings.” And I thought to myself, “Hmm…no. A recruiter’s job is to fill the company’s talent pipeline.”. Now you might be saying to yourself, “Same thing.”

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Slideshare: How To Navigate These 6 Stumbling Blocks To Business Growth


The world is evolving rapidly, and new technologies or seemingly uncontrollable events can quickly render your offering obsolete.

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The Recruiting Data Goldmine Your Applicant Tracking System Is Hiding


According to a Boston Consulting Group study , the ability to deliver on recruiting had a larger impact on revenue growth than all other HR areas, including onboarding and retaining new hires, managing talent, and developing leadership.

Employees Value Benefits Differently – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Organizations work very hard to provide consistency. They want customers to have a consistent experience. And I believe they want employees to have a consistent experience as well. That’s one of the reason companies develop benefit packages.

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4 Myths About Rebooting Performance Management


(Don’t forget to listen to our interview with Tamra Chandler in the WorkHuman Radio podcast embedded at the top of this post.). One busy Friday , I met with a West Coast client in the morning and returned to my office to take a call from one of my East Coast clients in the afternoon.

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.

The Difference Between Employee Satisfaction, Employee Engagement, and The Employee Experience - DecisionWise


What’s the difference between employee satisfaction, employee engagement, and the employee experience? All sound like they fit together, but all have key differentiators necessary to an organization’s success. A well-known business proverb is that a client wants three things from a service provider: quality, timely service, and good a price. The service provider typically responds in exasperation, “Pick two, because you can’t have all three.”

Employee Engagement and The Stanford Prison Experiment

What is Paul Thinking

Image a worldwhere the meek have really inherited the earth. Where the rich are now at the bottom of the economic pyramid and the poor are now the ruling class. Imagine working in a factory shooting screws for 10 years and the next Monday you show up and you’re the foreman.

Recognizing Public Service Employees – #PSRW

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.

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6 Creative Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Get Hppy

It’s Wednesday morning and your team looks like they’ve just had their brain cells electrocuted. What will you do to stir them back to life?

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.

Sourcing: How to Find Great Talent on Purpose [Podcast]


[Email subscribers click through to listen to the episode] Sourcing isn’t a new activity in the talent acquisition world. There have always been hard to fill jobs, but we’re seeing more of this kind of issue than ever before. In fact, a recent CareerBuilder study puts the cost of open positions at nearly $800,000 annually, tallying up costs that ultimately hurt business performance.

Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust at Total Rewards


Is it possible to boil down everything we know about building culture into a few key ingredients? Possibly. One of my favorite quotes from WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference this week in Washington, D.C., came from Colleen Burgess, director of compensation and performance at Qlik.

Do Worry…Then be Happy


Experts have linked positive mood and emotions to improved physical and emotional health for years.

We Need to Rethink How We're Reskilling Workers for the Future

Cornerstone On Demand

Recent data suggests that about 7.4 million workers were displaced between January 2013 and December 2015. That's down from 9.5 million between 2011-2013, reflecting improving economic conditions. Freelance platforms, such as Uber, Lyft and TaskRabbit, can be thanked in part for the improvement. By providing sustainable alternatives to traditional “jobs," such platforms are prime for reintegrating people into the workforce.

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.

How Company Culture Affects Employee Productivity

Get Hppy

Running a successful company means attending to a multitude of different responsibilities. Products need to be delivered on time. Customer service must be attended to. Suppliers and partners must be dealt with professionally. However, how it all melds together also matters.

Building a Culture of Excellence in Healthcare: Q&A with AtlantiCare’s Roseann Kobialka


Few people have such a diverse and rich background in healthcare as Roseann Kobialka, assistant vice president of organizational development at AtlantiCare, a nationally recognized healthcare organization in New Jersey.

Do Worry…Then be Happy


Experts have linked positive mood and emotions to improved physical and emotional health for years.

The HR Tools You Need To Increase Workforce Visibility


The Health and Human Services industry is unlike any other due to the mission of these organizations to provide quality care to those in need. However, this industry faces many challenges as they continue to fight low recognition and stagnant funding while public expectations for quality increase. Managing internal processes at these organizations can be hectic, especially on the front lines of service.

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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.

How To Have Difficult Conversations – Tips


We’ve all been in situations where we try to put those difficult conversations on the back burner. You know you need to have this difficult conversation and do everything you can to avoid it. Perhaps you a worried that if you do engage, you will make the situation even worse. One thing for sure, avoiding the conversation is not the best strategy. Silence tends to amplify the situation and in some cases, suggests it’s ok for them to continue on that course.

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Benefits of Employing a Multilingual Staff

Get Hppy

In today’s market of global business, a multilingual staff can be a major competitive advantage.

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If You Want to Be an Inspiring Leader, Try Empathy First

Cornerstone On Demand

There are many leadership styles: the authoritative leader who imposes their will, the transactional leader who trades reward for result and the consultative leader who listens and involves direct reports in decisions (to name a few). But the most effective leadership approach, according to Claudio Feser , a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, is inspirational leadership.

Empathy: Corporate Performance Enhancer?

China Gorman

If you’ve heard me speak on “Humanity Means Business,” you know I pay a lot of attention to the intersection of corporate culture, business performance, and people. And I mention several organizations that measure and/or rank employers on scales of relevant cultural attributes.

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.