Sat.Feb 13, 2016 - Fri.Feb 19, 2016

Replacing the Batteries Before A Fire – Tuning Up Your HCM Technology


Written by: John A. Hinojos. Most of us have some type of smoke or CO 2 device in our homes which will alert us if situations have changed and we have a pending disaster. To keep these devices working correctly, it is advised that you replace the batteries twice a year.

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Everything Leaders Need to Know About Mindfulness

HR Bartender

Last year, I published an extremely popular post titled “ Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness.” Since then, I’ve seen several articles about mindfulness and leadership.

5 Noteworthy Tips for Successful Employee Goal Setting

ClearCompany HRM

Setting’s s easier said than done, especially if managers want those goals to actually be achieved. When it comes to. setting employee performance goals. , the road to effectiveness is even more difficult to map out. Did you know that, according to a. 2014 Towers Watson study.

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American Presidential Candidates Are Failing Small Businesses: An Open Letter from the CEO of TriNet


The following letter from TriNet CEO Burton M. Goldfield is in response to the TriNet 2016 Presidential Election Survey Dear 2016 Presidential Candidates: As the CEO of TriNet, I work to provide HR. Visit site for full story.

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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.

Branding your Talent / Learning Management System


Written by: Warren Phillips. B randing your Talent / Learning Management System should be more than just adding a logo and being true to corporate colors.

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A Look Back at Effecting Employee Engagement with Goals

ClearCompany HRM

Hey, haven’t we discussed this before? This is a ClearCompany lookback article, where we build off learnings from years and trends past.

Quotes from Women in #Leadership

The People Equation

Blogging on The People Equation has taught me that readers love lists of quotations. Leadership quotes are a particular favorite. And if you bring gender into the equation, you get brisk discussion out of it as well. Just ask my friend and fellow leadership blogger Jesse Lyn Stoner.

The 21st Century HR Department: An HR Transformation

Ultimate Software

I recently stumbled upon an article from 1999 that talked about the challenges that would exist in a 21 st century HR department.

Radical Candor Is Not An Excuse For Bad Feedback

HR Bartender

I’ve seen a few articles recently about a concept called “ radical candor.” It is what you would expect it to be – the concept of pointing out the “elephant in the room” problems in organizations. It’s considered to be blunt, honest feedback.

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.

Quiz: How Goals Focused is Your Company?

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve been talking a lot about goals lately. If you missed our 4 part series for the month of February, you should definitely check those out! They’re full of juicy details and. tips on goals and performance management. But today, we’re more interested in how your company views goals.

HR Professionals – You Wouldn’t Like Them When They’re Angry

What is Paul Thinking

Seems HR gets more than their fair share of abuse. From HBR running their ongoing series on why HR sucks or how HR needs to change to why everyone hates HR. What exactly did HR do to Harvard Business Review? Please apologize so we can get some good press going for HR.

A Brief History of Diversity in the Workplace [Infographic]

Brazen HR

This is not so much a history as it is an our-story. Groan if you want, but it’s kind of true. The history of diversity in the workplace is by definition the story of how the concept of inclusion finally worked its way into our national narrative.

The Learning Myth That Should Not Die

HR Bartender

I ran across this article from the International Weekly Journal of Science titled “ The science myths that will not die.” It’s what you would expect – myths that aren’t true but we keep perpetuating them. One of the myths jumped out at me because it was related to training.

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.

Thinning the Herd: Optimizing the Phone Screen

ClearCompany HRM

For many ClearCompany clients, the hiring process consistently unfolds on a predictable path: a recruiter selects resumes; screens applicants via phone ; schedules interviews; and extends offers. A cursory Google search yields a plethora of results discussing how to craft the perfect resume.

How HR Can Improve The Business Bottom Line?


When customers start using Visier, they often tell us the stories that led them to seek out a workforce intelligence solution. One such story clearly describes a core inefficiency that is common to many companies.

How to Hire, Train, and Retain Goal-Getters [Infographic]

Brazen HR

Flash Poll: Who here thinks that human resources has a direct impact on bottom-line company goals? (Me! Pick me!). I hope you raised your hand, because it’s 100% true.

Small Business Owners Tell Us How They Really Feel About the 2016 Presidential Candidates


Visit site for full story. Small Business News & Advice 2016 presidential candidates; small business election news


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.

Can You Trust Your Employee Survey Results?


What if I told you that 26 percent of your employees either blatantly lie or inadvertently misidentify demographic questions on employee surveys ? If you’re like most managers we work with, you’ll immediately distrust the survey process and its reported data—and that’s completely fair.

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Compensation Cafe: The Contradiction of Annual Incentives


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Incentives are only effective when they match the timeframes of employees’ motivation to perform.

Hacking the Management Model: Q+A with Dr. Gary Hamel (Part 2)


Adaptability. Innovation. Inspiration. All too often, these traits are entirely missing from modern organizations. What can we do to change that? In Part 2 of our Q&A series with WorkHuman speaker Gary Hamel, we talk about how organizations can overcome their “core incompetencies.”

Small Business Owners Tell Us How They Really Feel About the 2016 Presidential Candidates


Visit site for full story. Small Business News & Advice 2016 presidential candidates; small business election news


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.

Why You Should Use Open-ended Questions on Employee Surveys


Some organizations avoid using free-response questions on employee surveys simply because they want to keep the survey short or they don’t think they can analyze all of the comments—let me be the first to tell you that having comments on your survey can be a real benefit to your survey results.

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The Untouchables: Why you should stop salvaging bad employees at every level

The Aristocracy of HR

041050021150 Are you one of those companies that would rather preserve everyone than let them go?

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Beliefs, Deadlines and Productivity Measurements

The People Equation

Before I interviewed Hyrum W. Smith for his new book The 3 Gaps , I asked my Facebook friends to submit questions for the best-selling author and former CEO of Franklin Covey. He graciously extended our interview to field those questions.

[QUIZ] Do you have a culture of givers or takers?


At WorkHuman 2015, Wharton School professor Adam Grant stressed the importance of getting the right people on the bus—of hiring the right people that will help build a culture of givers. “If we create networks with the sole intention of getting something, we won’t succeed,” he said. “We

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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.