Sat.Nov 07, 2015 - Fri.Nov 13, 2015

Job or Career: Which One Do You Have?

HR Bartender

I recently read a remark that individuals who work at fast food restaurants or deliver newspapers do not have careers. The author of the remark said they have jobs. It made me wonder exactly what the difference is between a job and a career. So I looked up the words in the dictionary.

How To Convince Your Employees Change is Good

ClearCompany HRM

George Bernard Shaw once said, “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” His powerful words ring true in our personal lives as well as in the world of business.

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A Successful Support Model- Part 1: A Phased Approach

HRchitect

Written by: Julia Hatton. When implementing a new talent acquisition system, or any HR technology, as part of your planning, you’ll need to establish a support model.

3 Ways to Help Employees Understand Their Worth

Cornerstone On Demand

How often do you talk about pay with your employees? It's likely only a few times a year: when they get a raise, bonus or promotion. And during those limited times you discuss pay, the context around the conversation often amounts to little more than, "You're doing a great job."

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.

Technology During Meetings: How to Handle

HR Bartender

I was facilitating a session earlier this week where the topic of technology came up. The conversation was about using technology in an effective way.

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Migration strategy must-haves for Talent Management systems

HRchitect

Written by: Ray Eaton. One of the major challenges facing companies today is when the software being utilized for Talent Management doesn’t have the ability, or is not properly aligned to keep up with the business model and workflows for successfully managing talent.

How to Create a Data-Driven Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

While employees may be a company's greatest asset , it is data in the hands of these employees that can truly make a difference. Workforce data and people analytics can help employees make informed decisions, develop strong strategic initiatives and achieve measurable goals.

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Self-Management Success: Manage to Change (Part 6)

HR Bartender

Our last post in this series about the qualities of self-management deals with change. Not change management because that’s an organizational process. The idea behind “manage to change” lies in the ability of each individual to change as necessary.

Why Hiring Military Veterans Is Good for Business

Trinet

For military personnel, transitioning to civilian life after active duty is challenging. Finding a job tops that list of challenges. The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance. Visit site for full story. Talent Acquisition talent acquisition Veteran's Day

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Notes and Closing Comments from #HRevolution 2015

UpstartHR

This weekend was a whirlwind of activity as HRevolution swept through Saint Louis. It was one of the best yet (I’ve heard from some that this one was the most impressive), and as I head back to work I want to keep a few of the great conversations and topics in mind.

Why Does It Appear That Bad Training Works?

Cornerstone On Demand

Does this sound like you? You are a manager. You’re looking for new and innovative ways to build your organization to perform at higher standards.

Looking In All the Wrong Places – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I must admit, I don’t lose things very often. In our house, everything has its place. But occasionally I find myself running across something in my suitcase that I forgot to unpack – a black pair of socks that blend with the luggage lining. Or a necklace that slid into a crevice.

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Are Performance Reviews Really Worth It?

Trinet

Guest post by Bruce Eckfeldt I played squash last week with a fellow McGill alumnus. I got my butt kicked since it’s been ten years since I’ve picked up a squash racket and he plays three times a. Visit site for full story. Performance Management performance reviews trinet perform

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.

Why Telecommuting Is The Future of Work

Brazen HR

If a tree falls in a forest, does it make a sound? If work is done away from the office, does it still count? The answer to both, of course, is yes — and corporate America is taking notice. By 2016, Forrester expects 43% of Americans will work remotely.

Don't Be Afraid to Say, 'You're Fired'

Cornerstone On Demand

When people get promoted into a management role, the going phrase is that you now have "hire and fire" power. Almost everyone enjoys using his or her hire power — it's great to build your own team and see each individual employee grow. But fire power? Unless you're a cold-hearted person, you generally don't enjoy using your fire power — ever. But should you?

Use Taleo? Your System May Be at Risk. Let HRchitect Help.

HRchitect

HRchitect, the leading HCM systems consulting firm, knows your Taleo system better than anybody and is considered the “go-to” firm for all things Taleo. To that end, there are several changes coming to your Oracle Taleo system that we’d like to make sure that you are aware of and help you with, so that you can avoid any interruption in the usage of your Taleo system. Do you use custom reports?

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9 Essential Items for Effective Job Descriptions

Trinet

Guest post by BizStats.co.uk. So many times, the key to attracting the right talent to your business is in the job description. Job seekers read dozens of job postings every day. After a while, they. Visit site for full story. Hiring Recruiting recruitment software TriNet Hire

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 HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier

In August 2015, the need for more workforce diversity was spotlighted in a big way when President Obama issued a call to action to technology companies, encouraging them to hire more women and minorities by implementing the Rooney Rule.

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

Fact: Minorities are still largely underrepresented in the United States workforce. When looking at the statistics presented by some of the most innovative companies in the world, the picture is painfully clear. Google reports that 3 percent of its employees are Hispanic and just 2 percent are black (compared to 17.4 percent Hispanic and 13.2 percent black in the general population). Apple's employees are 55 percent white and only 2 percent black, not to mention 70 percent male.

Connecting People: How Cisco Used Social Recognition to Transform Its Culture

WorkHuman

Connected Recognition is inspired by Cisco’s values. While at HR Tech in October, Claire Gray, senior director of global compensation at Cisco Systems (a Globoforce customer), presented a session titled, “How Cisco Fuels a Culture of Innovation for Employees.”.

Good HR? Steve Jobs Might Say It's Like a Bicycle For Your Employee's Career.

The HR Capitalist

I haven't been to the new Steve Jobs movie yet. Mrs. Capitalist is chronically uninterested and while my oldest would like the story, at 15 going to the movies with dad isn't on his priority list. .

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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.

5 Things to Know When You Move into Senior Management

The People Equation

Stepping into a senior leadership role has its own set of unique challenges. The scope of your job gets bigger. You have to answer to more people. It’s easy to become distanced from the front-line workforce.

How JetBlue Created a Data-Driven Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

While employees may be a company's greatest asset , it is data in the hands of these employees that can truly make a difference. Workforce data and people analytics can help company leaders inform decision-making, develop strong strategic initiatives, and achieve measurable goals.

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HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

UrbanBound HR

We’re back with the top news from HR Tech and Relocation! Technology HR

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Sometimes it IS about the methodology!

China Gorman

There’s no denying that Linkedin is a 600 pound gorilla in the talent acquisition space. But as I write that, I wonder in what space exactly Linkedin is. Wikipedia says Linkedin is a business-oriented social networking service.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.