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should I ask my coworker why she didn’t hire my son, I stole from an employer years ago, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Should I ask my coworker why she didn’t hire my son? My son recently graduated college and applied for a job in a different department at the same company where I have worked for 35 years. He had a lengthy phone interview and an even longer in-person interview with several managers, and then they declined to make him an offer with no explanation.

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Free Agent Nation: Using Talent Assessments To Build Your Superteam

The Tim Sackett Project

Anyone else amazed by the USA performance at the Rio Olympic Games? Just us? If you’re responsible for hiring and developing people, then you’d love to build a dominating team of individuals like the USA Olympic Swimming and Women’s Gymnastics teams. But how do you do it? Executives and hiring managers tell you that the world of talent selection and team building is more art than science.

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Finding and Inspiring the Best Healthcare Workers

Workday

In a healthcare setting, your patient’s experience is defined by your employees, but finding and keeping exceptional frontline employees can be challenging. Deloitte’s report, “The Value of Patient Experience,” finds that a highly engaged staff likely boosts patient experience, translating into better business performance. In fact, the authors note, “Patient experience scores pertaining to interactions with nurses have the strongest association with hospital financial outcomes.”.

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Competencies in Job Ads Determine Candidate Quality: Here’s How

ClearCompany HRM

The messaging in a job advertisement influences the type of candidate who will respond. Successful job ads that attract quality candidates should have enough information for the candidate to be able to determine if they’re a suitable applicant, but not too much information to keep the candidate intrigued and curious.

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Future-proof your I-9 compliance for 2024

Speaker: Join I-9 Experts:

Got I-9 compliance on your mind? Spending endless amounts of time ensuring you stay compliant? Get your questions answered with an expert panel from WorkBright. During this one-hour webinar, Workbright will dive deep into I-9 best practices, navigate the nuances of the new 2023 'alternative procedure,' and learn actionable ways to ensure your audit trail is squeaky clean.

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What HR Can Learn from Community Managers at Coworking Spaces

Cornerstone On Demand

When a worker sees an email from human resources, their stomach clenches. And if the employee sees an HR rep walk straight toward their desk, their heart skips a beat. It's easy to assume the worst: Did they say something offensive to a coworker without realizing it? Is their department downsizing?

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Employee Well-being Needs to Include Retirement Plans

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Xerox HR Services. For more than a century, Xerox has been a leader in document technology and services. Their human resources services include advisory, technology, and administration solutions to help companies manage and engage employees. Congrats to them for 100 years of business excellence.

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Flip the Switch on Your Candidate Sourcing & Screening Tactics… Now!

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve already discussed the benefits of using competencies to evaluate candidates in the 5 Unique Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment and Selection , but what about using them internally to evaluate each other?

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The Value of Contradiction

Visier

Contradictions are everywhere. We are told that data-driven decisions are more accurate and more likely to result in better outcomes and yet we still feel more comfortable relying on our own intuition (or following what others do). We are told that to achieve competitive advantage, organizations need to be unique — but organizations love to benchmark and follow the best practices of others.

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3 Words to Add to Employee Titles to Drive Engagement

What is Paul Thinking

If you work in corporate America you worry about employee engagement. If you work in corporate “World” you worry about employee engagement. And if you pay attention to employee engagement data you know it really hasn’t changed much in 10 years or so. Hovering around 30%, employee engagement is the Groundhog’s Day of HR issues.

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Get a Look Inside The Ultimate Recruiter Planning Kit

As recruiting teams work harder than ever to find, hire, and onboard qualified candidates in this highly competitive market, it’s essential to find ways to optimize your recruiting function. The Ultimate Recruiter Planning Kit includes eight worksheets filled with labor market insights, actionable recruiting strategies, and worksheets to plan your strategy for hiring top talent.

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Moving from Salaried to Hourly – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Well, we knew this was going to happen. The U.S. Department of Labor issued a ruling this summer that changed the overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA.) The new rules go into effect on December 1, 2016. Organizations are getting ready and making changes. Some of those changes involve converting salaried employees to hourly status.

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Why It's Time to Ditch the HR Filing Cabinet for the Cloud

Cornerstone On Demand

An increasing number of small businesses are adopting cloud computing. In fact, consulting company Compass Intelligence estimates that the small and medium-sized business cloud computing market will grow from $43 billion in 2015 to $55 billion in 2016.

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. 5 Curveball Interview Questions To Ask Final-Round Job Candidates -- by Jennifer Richard and Amy Zimmerman. 2. 12 Crucial Recruiter Tips (In 10 Words or Less) -- by Greg Savage. 3.

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Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

15Five

For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company. If they just had the right vision and strategy, clear objectives, people with the skill sets to achieve those objectives, and alignment toward their goals throughout the entire organization, they’d achieve high employee performance, financial success, and live happily ever after.

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2024 Payroll Calendar Templates

These calendars provide pay period dates and paydays for biweekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll in 2024. Use them as a reminder or share with employees so they can celebrate payday.

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Recipes for #HR Success: Leadership and Navigation

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This series is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field. Enjoy the post!). Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about the competencies (aka recipes) for human resources success.

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Dear ReWorker: My Boss Is an HR Nightmare

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I am the lead HR person in my organization. I report to the CFO, but I have a great relationship with my CEO. When I took this job it was my dream job. The company has a wonderful mission and I had a real chance to make a difference in employee engagement and all things people related.

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Everwise Named Top HR Product of 2016 by Human Resource Executive

Everwise

From day one at Everwise, our goal has been to reimagine the way today’s workforce stays connected to the people and resources they need to thrive. We knew that building a best-in-class talent development solution would be a determining factor in our success. This is why we’re excited to announce that Everwise has been named a recipient of HR Executive’s 2016 Top HR Products.

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Is the “Grown Up” World Where Talent Goes To Die?

The Aristocracy of HR

021122001520I am deep into a book called: No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have a Great Career by Larry Smith. In this book, he asserts that: “the grown-up world is where talent goes to die.” Reading this statement jolted me gratefully inside – as this is something I have come to […].

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How Can Your HR Team Help Build a Positive Workplace Culture?

Read Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights magazine – out now – and find out how organizations can build a positive workplace culture and retain talent by prioritizing financial wellbeing programs and employee mental health.

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How Much Is Employee Turnover Costing You?

UpstartHR

I will be presenting more on this topic at the HR Innovators Virtual Conference – 2 Days, 6 Education-packed sessions from top-rated speakers covering topics critical to success today, including, millennials and culture, creating meaningful workplaces, using social media to attract talent, and how talent loss affects innovation. Register Today !

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4 Ways HR Can Stay Relevant Using New Technology

EmployeeConnect

We live in a world that’s inevitably changing. Each day that goes by isn’t the same as the day before. You may believe your days go with zero change with the routine of waking up, getting to work, going back home to sleep only to repeat it the next day after. It may seem like there’s no change, but they’re subtler than you think. Think about it, do you really eat the same breakfast each day?

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10 Things a Good Manager Never Does

Achievers

According to a recent article in The Huffington Post , 3 out of 4 employees report that their manager is the worst and most stressful part of their job, and 50% of employees who don’t feel valued by their boss plan to look for another job in the next year. Don’t lose top talent because of poor management. We’ve compiled the top 10 things that leadership should never do if they want to keep their employees happy and engaged in the workplace.

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[Infographic] Office Coffee Trends You Need To Know

Hppy

Most coffee-holics would agree that every day should be National Coffee Day — however, the rest of the nation will be celebrating on Thursday, September 29th. Some businesses rely heavily on both the caffeinated and social perks of coffee. We’re all aware of which people in the office need at least one cup of coffee before being spoken to, those who need a cup of joe in their hand all day to function, and the guy who will argue to his death that his coffee place makes the only coffee worth

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Navigating Recruitment Agencies: A TA Leader Strategy Guide

Navigating the realm of recruitment agencies isn’t always easy. As talent acquisition has evolved, so have the challenges in managing agency relationships and spend. If you've ever felt in the dark about rogue hires, elusive budget spends, or questioned which agencies truly deliver, this guide is your beacon. Dive into our exploration of the most common agency-related challenges and strategies tailored for 2024's hiring landscape.

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The Future of Work: It’s Already Here… And Not As Scary As You Think

Josh Bersin

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Singularity University Summit in San Francisco on The Future of Work. After months of research on the topic, reading dozens of books and articles on AI, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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6 Good Reasons to Use Timesheets

EmployeeConnect

Are you looking to implement a timesheet system in your organisation? Several reasons might be encouraging you to do so, which will all benefit your business in the end. Here give you six good reasons to implement timesheets sooner rather than later. 1. Billing your clients One of the main reasons why organisations track the work hours of their employees is to facilitate the billing of their clients.

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When it Comes to the Workday, How Short is too Short?

Everwise

Are you still “working 9 to 5”? The revolutionary eight-hour workday, introduced by Henry Ford and later immortalized in song by Dolly Parton, might be falling out of favor. . In the past few decades, research has uncovered a lot about worker productivity and the factors that increase or decrease it. Simultaneously, technology has made it possible for knowledge workers to do their jobs from almost anywhere, including those at large enterprise companies whose operations span the globe.

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Gratitude in the Workplace: Research-based Tools to Increase Happiness and Engagement

Hppy

The research-based benefits of gratitude in the workplace, and outside of it, are nearly endless. According to this 2015 workforce study , organizations that apply values-based recognition practices experience lower turnover, higher employee engagement, improved team relationships and a more ‘human’ workplace culture. According to other research, there are many additional benefits individuals and organizations typically experience as a result of practicing gratitude: Gratitude Improves Well-Bein

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8 Pillars of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts have long been a priority for companies, but the pandemic has made the need to increase these efforts even more apparent. As many companies have doubled down on efforts, how can they transform promises into company-specific actions? This eBook shares what a comprehensive commitment to DEI looks like at every part of the employee lifecycle.

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Top 5 Reasons Businesses Need Rewards and Recognition Programs

Achievers

How do you handle rewards and recognition within your workforce? Has your company kept pace with current trends in HR and the widely recognized need for employee engagement programs? Most importantly, are you aware that 51% of employees are not happy at work and that, according to Gallup, fully 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged ? It has been proven that engagement is crucial for business growth.

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3 Smart Executives on Performance Management

WorkHuman

We’ve covered the changing performance management landscape from several different angles on this blog—from the death of the annual review to the growing use of crowdsourcing and adoption of new, cutting edge practices that encourage continuous feedback. But what do executives have to say about the latest trends? After all, much of the organizational change (or lack thereof) is driven by leadership and vision at the executive level.

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“The Seventh Sense” – A Book Review and Thoughts on Humanity in the Age of Networks

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – Our world is highly networked today and will become more so in a more secure fashion. Leaders must help ensure we retain our humanity as we become at once more connected and more secure. I’ve just finished a book that’s possibly frightened me more than the Exorcist. (And that’s saying something. I didn’t sleep after dark for a week after reading that.

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