Sat.Jun 27, 2015 - Fri.Jul 03, 2015

Everything #HR Needs To Know About SEO

HR Bartender

I believe that one of the most mysterious technology terms out there is SEO (aka Search Engine Optimization). Lots of people claim to be SEO experts. Many folks will tell you to do this or that because it “improves SEO.” But honestly, what does that mean?

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3 Things Only the Best Applicant Tracking Systems Do

ClearCompany HRM

If you’re just now starting your quest for the best applicant tracking system out there, we feel for you. There are hundreds of applicant tracking systems out there, and many of them come short. Some of them don’t have basic features every ATS should have.

Why Mobile Learning Makes L&D Better, Faster, Stronger

Cornerstone On Demand

Lifelong learning is now an institution, as evidenced by the massive success of digital "universities" like Coursera, Khan Academy, and more.

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WFM Mobile Technology 2015 and Beyond


By Erica (Thorn) Niesse. Last weekend I was explaining to my 16 year old niece what a pager (beeper) was, and how people had to rush to a landline or pay phone to call someone back once a “page” was received.

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.

Creating Strategy and Being Strategic Aren’t the Same Thing

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”.

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A Roundup from the Roundtable: SHRM India

Cornerstone On Demand

In Mumbai today, SHRM India hosted a CHRO Roundtable around the topic "Is your organization realizing it’s true potential: Is your talent strategy a facilitator or a road block?" " Good questions, both.

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Strategic Reasons you need a new Human Capital Management System


Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. A lot of systems in use today have been in place for 15, 20 even 30 years! They are probably being maintained and supported by in-house resources, many of whom may be the original implementers.

Healthy Employees = Healthy Business [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Businesses today are under tremendous pressure to produce results. As a consequence, employees are under pressure to produce. Now, don’t get me wrong. Companies do need to accomplish their goals and deliver results. Same with employees. They need to be accountable and productive.

The One Barrier to Employee Satisfaction You Are Probably Overlooking


A New TriNet Survey Outlines How Your Expense Reporting Process May be Hurting Your Retention If you’re like most businesses on the fast-track to success, you care deeply about your employees and. Visit site for full story. TriNet Expense employee retention employee satisfaction Expense reporting

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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.

3 Reasons Social Media-Savvy Employees Make Better Colleagues

Cornerstone On Demand

Conventional office wisdom would have us believe that social media is the ultimate productivity killer. It seems obvious, right? The more time an employee spends scrolling through Facebook or tweeting thoughts about last night's Game of Thrones , the less time they spend working.

Trivia Crack and the Power of “First Guessing”

Ultimate Software

By Colin McLetchie. Colin is the Founder and President of Five Ways Forward, LLC , a leadership & life coaching and HR & Organizational Consulting Firm in Arlington, VA.

Leadership Wisdom from Dr. Ben Carson


Last week I had the chance to see Dr. Ben Carson speak at an event. For clarity, this was a faith-based event, not a political one. I have seen the movie Gifted Hands twice (highly recommended!), and I was excited to hear some of his story in his own words.

How HR Professionals Spend Their Time

Something Different

Check out the below infographic from totaljobs benchmarking how HR professionals around the world spend their time. As always, if you like this infographic you can follow its author here : Happy Wednesday, Rory. Infographic Thursday hr human resources

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.

Are Social Media-Savvy Employees Better Colleagues?

Cornerstone On Demand

Conventional office wisdom would have us believe that social media is the ultimate productivity killer. It seems obvious, right? The more time an employee spends scrolling through Facebook or tweeting thoughts about last night's Game of Thrones , the less time they spend working.

Leadership Communication is Vital During a Crisis

The People Equation

When tragedy strikes, the CEO must speak up. Even though it happened over 20 years ago, the memory is vivid: While working in corporate America, I was waiting for a fax for one of my projects.

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Top 5 Takeaways from #SHRM15


Thousands of HR professionals descended upon Las Vegas this week for the annual SHRM conference to network and learn the latest trends and best practices in the field. I was lucky enough to be part of this incredible event.

The Importance of Recognizing Other’s Perspectives

Something Different

<> …Getting this one up pretty late.

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.

ICYMI: What’s Your State's Signature Job?

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.

Why Tracking Employee Recognition Patterns Matters


by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! – We can learn much about the culture of our workplaces, departments and teams just by deliberately observing and interpreting the pattern of positivity. We have a new joiner on our team (Welcome, Jessica!)

Your HR Certification is Worthless (#SHRM15)


I had the distinct pleasure of seeing my friend Steve Browne speak this morning at SHRM. His session was intended to fire up the audience, and I’d say it was a smashing success. One of his comments was powerful, and I thought it deserved to be repeated here because I talk about certification quite a bit. If your certification is only about getting hours and credits, get the heck out of this profession.

FLSA Proposed Changes: What You Need to Know

Something Different

<> …So this has been all over the news lately, but I think WorldatWork is the first group to summarize the impact of the proposed regulations on businesses so succinctly.

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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.

CEOs Get It. Do HR Leaders?

China Gorman

Here’s another survey analysis and report that should be required reading for all HR professionals: pwc’s 18 th Annual Global CEO Survey. The survey looks at how business leaders are finding new ways to compete in “an era of unprecedented digital change.”

Project Belize: Volunteering as an Employee Development Tool

ATD Human Capital

Employees who take on volunteer roles are able to build new skills and practice existing skills in a different setting from their day-to-day job. Halelley Azulay describes how PricewaterhouseCoopers used volunteering to develop the skills of its employees. Click here to read full version

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Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks


I often see people mistaking perks for culture. They are lured to join a company with Ping-Pong tables and a fully stocked beer refrigerator, only to find that many people in the company are disengaged and frustrated. Games and a kegerator do not necessarily make for a strong culture.

Quote of the Week: “Our environment…

Something Different

…the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations. – Earl Nightingale. <> <> For this week’s quote we can thank American Radio personality, Writer, Speaker and Author Earl Nightingale.

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.