Sat.Aug 01, 2015 - Fri.Aug 07, 2015

Your Goal As a Manager: Find Your Replacement

HR Bartender

Like the title of this post says, I believe the role of a manager is to identify and hire their replacement. Think about it. If a manager takes their role seriously, then they are constantly searching for talent. They are encouraging employees to learn.

5 Tips to Make Text Messaging an Effective Recruitment Channel

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Infographic: 18 Essential Entrepreneur Mantras

Cornerstone On Demand

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ” ~ Theodore Roosevelt.

Do Workations Increase Employee Absenteeism?


It’s peak vacation season. The next time you find yourself sitting in the airport or maybe lounging by the hotel pool, take a look around at the people who are glued to their smartphones and iPads.

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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.

Job Interviews Shape the Candidate Experience

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by HireRight. They deliver global background checks, drug testing and employment verification services to help companies hire the right candidate.

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People Analytics 101 with Josh Bersin

Cornerstone On Demand

Analytics is the new buzzword in talent management, but that doesn't mean it's the new reality.

Firing Employees Who Are Unproductive


Awhile back I received an email from a reader about how to let an employee go who is not performing adequately. It surprised me because I don’t know that I’ve ever actually written on the topic specifically before. I want to talk about some of the dos and don’ts, but first, a story.

HR Has the Power to Impact Change

HR Bartender

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

5 Ways Life Sciences Companies Can Create an Employment Brand to Attract Top Talent


Guest post by Zach Lahey, Human Capital Management Research Analyst with Aberdeen Group. By nature, the life sciences industry is one of innovation. People who rise to leadership positions in this. Visit site for full story.

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.

Working on Empathy at the Office? There's An App for That

Cornerstone On Demand

It's no secret that technology has revolutionized our ability to communicate across space, time, culture and language, but it has also been instrumental in disconnecting us from people just a desk away.

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401k Retirement Infographic

Something Different

Check out this great retirement infographic from Personal Capital outlining a myriad of facts about 401k plans. From the amount of money most people are saving, to the amount most people need, this infographic has it all.

Productivity Cloud – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Kronos recently brought together five fellow Greater Boston technology companies to compete in the inaugural Summer Games: Battle of the Interns.

Leadership Truths to Empower Millennial Leaders

The People Equation

This is one of my favorite quotes from the book. Are you crystal-clear on your purpose? Jon Mertz is. His purpose is to guide, challenge and inspire people of the Millennial generation to fully realize their leadership potential.

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 to Deliver an Engaging Webcast

Cornerstone On Demand

Webcasts: love 'em or hate 'em? The answer likely hinges on your title. For employees, online broadcasts of a live event have the unfortunate reputation of being a bore.

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A Master Class in Recognition Messages from The Daily Show


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Great messages of recognition require details about the meaningful and long-lasting impact the recipient has had on the giver. Though I usually catch it in replays, The Daily Show is one of my favorite TV shows.

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Infographic Thursday: How to Motivate Employees

Something Different

Check out this great infographic from highlighting the most commonly observed leadership styles and their correlations (or lack thereof) with positive outcomes.

ZinePak Saves Time with TriNet Strategic HR Planning


This article was written by Dan Ring and originally appeared on TechTarget. Long before she won on Shark Tank, Kim Kaupe believes she made an important decision to boost her small business. Unhappy. Visit site for full story. Entrepreneurs HR Solutions ZinePak


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.

July 2015 Product Release: Capture

Cornerstone On Demand

Using data to generate business value has become a critical need for businesses to remain innovative and competitive. However, many organizations today are facing the challenges of information overload caused by the exponential growth and availability of data.

WorkHuman Wednesday * Thermostat Wars: How to Stop Freezing Productivity and Bringing Workers to a Boil


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Office climate control has a great deal to do with productivity, happiness, and how we WorkHuman.

Quote of the Week: “By working faithfully eight hours a day…

Something Different

…you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. – Robert Frost. <> <> …So I had a moment this weekend where I really thought about limits.

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White Collar Muscle Memory: Can You Fix What You Suck At In Your Career?

The HR Capitalist

If there's an interesting debate in the world of talent, it has to be whether the talent you hire can fix things they are bad at - or even if they should try. After all, if the love-fest to Marcus Buckingham and StrengthFinders has taught us anything, we love to say that weaknesses shouldn't matter.

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.

ICYMI: Breaking Down Big Data Applications in HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in HR. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most-read stories every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series.

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Need to Tackle Prominent Human Capital Issues? Let’s Get Reading

ATD Human Capital

Leadership development, employee engagement, social learning, and organizational development are topics that always grab my attention.

The Secret Sauce of Success?

Something Different

<> …So a few days ago I read a story from the HR Capitalist about a class action lawsuit filed against Burger King by employees alleging they were mis-classified as exempt on account of being in management trainee programs.

The Time The CEO Raised the Minimum Salary to 70K and Found Out This People Thing is Kind of Complex.

The HR Capitalist

This post is about unintended consequences. Also about salary compression when a CEO decided to raise the minimum salary to 70K in his company. . What could go wrong?

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.