Sat.Feb 16, 2019 - Fri.Feb 22, 2019

Reading Between the Lines on the 4-Day Work Week

Jason Lauritsen

Last week, Quartz published a piece about a New Zealand company that has implemented a 4-day work week policy. This company offered the shortened work week without any reduction in pay or other benefits. They tested it and then implemented it broadly when they found that it didn’t cause any decrease in overall performance for the organization. The owner of the company, Andrew Barnes, is bullish about these results and wants every company to try it.

Why Vision and Culture Eat Strategy

Ultimate Software

I’m a big fan of Edgar Schein’s pathfinding research into the business and human value of a strong culture. In our current disturbing social pattern of divisiveness that devolves into incivility, one of the surest ways to sink the corporate ship is a destructive workplace culture.

Why Your Company Should Invest in Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Namely

Building a diverse and inclusive organization starts with creating a culture that embraces and celebrates people’s differences.

Important Lessons From the Slower-Growing Gig Economy

Visier

“Retail arbitrage” is how Juston and Kristen Herbert are saving $50,000 to adopt a child. They scour big box stores such as Target for clearance deals on products like water bottles, which they then buy for $5 and sell on Amazon for $19.95.

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Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

How to Get Better Results In Your Work

HR Bartender

It’s a given that organizations want employees to perform at a high-level. But what about employees? I know there are some who might think otherwise, but overall, I’d like to believe that employees want to perform well too.

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These 5 Management Practices Create Uncommonly Successful Workplaces

15Five

Want to know a modern management secret? Ok, it’s not exactly a secret. I started explaining how we developed the Best-Self Management methodology in our last post. I shared how 15Five is a company of nearly 80 people, with near zero attrition in our company’s history.

The Better Way to Handle Headcount Reduction

Visier

There are a number of reasons that companies resort to layoffs , including cutting costs and unavoidable staff reduction. Navigating a reduction in workforce is a tricky and sensitive process.

Onboarding: Take Your Process From Basic to Strategic

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a provider of strategic onboarding solutions to drive workforce readiness and organizational transformation.

5 Old School Recruiting Behaviors That Are Costing You Candidates

Cornerstone On Demand

Today’s job seekers are more tech savvy than ever before. This applies to virtually every candidate and role. Gone are days of walking in and applying in person – this approach has been replaced with the expectation of a branded personalized online experience that can be delivered entirely on mobile.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

7 Ideas for Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day

Engage2Excel

One week to go for the official “unofficial” Employee Appreciation Day holiday - in case this is news to you its March 1 st !

Is It Time to Add Flexible and Remote Work Options?

nettime solutions

Remote and flexible work options sound great in theory. After all, who doesn’t want to at least have the option to work from home, or somewhere other than the workplace? Also, with so much technology at our fingertips, working remotely can be easier than ever.

I’ve learned to be comfortable with the uncomfortable

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Emily Scott , on February 22, 2019. Remember when “a disruption” was reserved for a game-changing technology, product, or business model? Things like 3D printing, smartphones, self-driving vehicles, on-demand media subscription services?

How to Implement a Practice of Regular Reflection in 2019

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published on Forbes.com, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. In the early days of the new year we tend to fixate on goals. Maybe this is the year we get promoted or take on a new role.

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The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

#DisruptHR HSV 2.0 is Coming April 2019

UpstartHR

TL;DR version: DisruptHR HSV is coming back to Huntsville! See links below for details. Early bird tickets available through March 31st. ————-. It all started with an event. A real, no-kidding live event.

Workforce Management Tools for Staffing Agencies

nettime solutions

Technology has changed for job seekers, hiring managers, HR professionals, and staffing agencies. It has sped up the application process, made recruiting and onboarding more efficient, and created new ways to engage with employees. Staffing Agencies Are in Demand.

People analytics and learning: Driving workforce development by delivering the right solution to the right people at the right time

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Erin Clark , David Fineman , Praveen Kaushik , and Mariana Aguilar on February 20, 2019. 12,762 likes, 3 million views, 100,000 clicks—all these measures provide some perspective into the reach of a marketing campaign.

Software Makes Recruiting Better. Let's Embrace It

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this article originally appeared in HR Tech Outlook. When I tell people that I work in HR, most of the time they assume I hire and fire. But in reality, the biggest thing I do is adapt.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

Video: 5 Tips for Coaching Employees and Providing Feedback

Decision-Wise

We can all become better listeners and learn to facilitate more productive conversations. Watch our 5 tips for coaching employees and providing feedback. View the Infographic. More on employee coaching and providing feedback: Webinar: 360-degree Feedback Coaching Best Practices.

What is EQ and How Do You Improve It?

Reflektive

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is increasingly seen as an important trait in the workforce that matters as much, if not more, as IQ. People with strong emotional intelligence tend to be happier and more successful in life, and are better able to manage stress and interpersonal challenges. So what is emotional intelligence, anyway? SEE ALSO: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Age of The Millennial. What is emotional intelligence?

The Wider Angle of the Employee Experience

Digital HR Tech

Employee experience is not only a top priority for organizations today.

Cartoon Coffee Break | Onboarding Paperwork

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.

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.

Ratings and rankings are not the same!

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Peter DeBellis and Kathi Enderes on February 19, 2019. As Bersin’s recent High-Impact Performance research indicates, the discipline of performance management is in the midst of deep and fundamental changes.

Webinar Recap: 5 Trends That Will Drive Performance Management in 2019

Reflektive

In January of 2019, Meghan M. Biro hosted a Reflektive webinar focused on the major trends driving performance management in the coming year. A nationally recognized HR and technology analyst, Biro is the founder of TalentCulture and the host of the twitter chat and podcast #Worktrends. She regularly writes for Forbes , Entrepreneur , and The Huffington Post. SEE ALSO: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Age of The Millennial.

We’re Only Human 51: IBM #Think2019 with Special Guest Madeline Laurano

UpstartHR

Last week Ben and his closest 40,000 friends visited San Francisco for the 2019 IBM Think Conference. The event, despite the rainy weather, was a smashing success. HR Track sessions were standing room only and the customer panels, featuring world leading firms such as UnitedHealth Group and AECOM, were fantastic. . In this episode, Ben is joined by Madeline Laurano of Aptitude Research to talk about the event and some of the key takeaways from the event.

Podcast: Employee Voice and Listening To Others

Decision-Wise

In this episode, we discuss the concept of giving your employees a voice and truly listening to their ideas and concerns. How do you create a culture of listening in your organization? How can team members feel like they’ve been heard? What are some practical tips a manager can follow to really facilitate good listening with their employees? We’ll answer these questions and more in this insightful conversation.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.