Sat.Dec 05, 2015 - Fri.Dec 11, 2015

7 Things New Managers Should Do In the First 6 Months

HR Bartender

When you’re a new manager, it’s hard to know exactly the right things to do. New managers want to make a good impression but they have things that must get done. That’s the dilemma this reader is facing: Hello. i just got a new job as HR manager and this is my first experience in managerial role.

Why Your ATS Needs an Interview Scheduling Solution

ClearCompany HRM

Interviewing is like trying to find something to watch on Netflix. You spend all this time, energy and brainpower perusing the endless list of shows and movies and every once in awhile something catches your eye, but you’re too afraid to commit because you don’t want to be disappointed.

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Is Your Business Going through Change? Here’s What You Need to Know to Prepare Yourself


There is an old cliché that says the only thing that is constant is change. I’m here to tell you that this is the truth – both for you and your business. Companies undergo several changes on the path. Visit site for full story. Management Practices

12 Days of HCM – #3 Future Workforce

Ultimate Software

What Gen Y Can Teach HR. This year, Generation Y, also known as millennials, became the largest generation in the workforce. Millennials have arrived—with great expectations—and it’s imperative to understand their impact on today’s multi-generational workplace.

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.

High Performing Companies Know How to Manage Change

HR Bartender

Want a competitive edge? The key is all about the way a company knows how to manage change. It totally makes sense. Dr. Peter Senge shared with us that learning organizations strive to continuous improve. And continuous improvement makes the organization better.

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6 Best Practices for Pre-Employment Background Checks All Managers Must Know


Guest post by If you are a hiring manager in the process of interviewing candidates, you are probably focused pretty heavily on deciding which interview questions to ask your. Visit site for full story. Talent Acquisition employment background checks

12 Days of HCM – #2 HCM Analytics

Ultimate Software

The Future of HCM Analytics. Analytics aren’t just for statisticians anymore. There’s growing buzz for analytics in HCM. Yet, many HR leaders remain hesitant to embrace them; some citing reservations with Big Data.

Giving Employees the Power of Technology – 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.

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Where Do You Fit On the Engagement Resistance Curve?


Employee engagement begins with the individual employee. If the organization, corporation, not-for-profit, university, sports team, what-have-you—is the entire organism, then each employee is like a single cell.

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.

Avoid the Hidden Costs of Unused Paid Time Off


During the holidays, it’s not unusual to receive a slew of out-of-office messages from people squeezing in one last getaway before the new year.

12 Days of HCM – #4 User Experience Innovation

Ultimate Software

Putting the “I” in Innovation. One of the most important words for an HCM provider is innovation. And, at Ultimate Software, the most important letter in innovation is I. When we set out to design, develop, and deliver leading HCM technology, we focus on the I.

Handling a Negative Sick Pay Balance – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I hate to say it but sometimes doing someone a favor can create problems. Today’s reader note about sick pay is an example: I have a salaried employee that has accrued 10 hours vacation and -8 hours sick leave.

Leadership Greatness Springs from Within

The People Equation

“Leadership greatness springs from within. So you’ve got to go in.”.

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 Major Risks of So-Called Free Services and How You Can Protect Your Business from the “Free” Trap


What if I told you that all the vital services you currently outsource to run your business could be yours for free? All your accounting, legal, advertising, real estate, human resources and other. Visit site for full story.

12 Days of HCM – #1 The Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Ultimate Software

A lot crossed the minds of HR professionals this past year, from new concerns over ACA compliance to ongoing challenges with employee engagement. Over the next 12 days, we’ll highlight some of the hottest HCM topics from 2015 and take a look ahead to 2016. The Year of ACA.

3 Ways to Fix Performance Management


The explosion of communication channels and tools are shaking up organizations. New software platforms emerging create unprecedented levels of speed, agility, customization, and frequency in inter-office interactions, revolutionizing relationships.

How to Break Bad News to Employees: Mastering the Dreaded Part of the Job


Being a manager is tough. Everyone wants to be the boss who inspires and uplifts employees, encouraging them to take risks and succeed, but even outstanding managers find themselves having to break bad news occasionally. Sharing bad news, whether about a canceled project, rejected raise, or poor performance review, is necessary and can often be constructive.

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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.

‘Tis the Season to Use Your Vacation Days


The holiday season is officially in full swing, with only a few short weeks left until New Years. While this has traditionally been a season when people schedule vacation time with family and loved ones, research shows that has changed. The lost week. Project: Time Off , an initiative of the U.S.

12 Days of HCM – #5 HR Espresso feat. Constellation Research

Ultimate Software

HR Espresso Fuels the Conversation. This past year, we launched our HR Espresso video series , partnering with Holger Mueller from Constellation Research.

Solving the Right Problems

Something Different

…It’s 6:32 PM here, so I want to keep this short. But I wanted to share a great article I read this evening because it inspired a bit of a ‘eureka’ moment for me.

What The HR Capitalist Learned From His First Job.

The HR Capitalist

What I learned from my first job: 1. I didn't know anything. The world was a much bigger place than I had imagined up to that point.

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.

This Is Just the Beginning


Nearly 30% of corporate employees believe their employer does not recognize their achievements. Almost 60% of employees rate communication or wellness as their employers’ lowest quality. And about 40% of employees say they are overly stressed due to their work. These challenges in the workplace inspired the launch of CultureIQ two years ago : We aim to give every employee a voice and provide organizations the tools to listen – and more importantly, to act.

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Leadership Lessons From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer


As the holiday season quickly approaches, we become wrapped up in buying gifts, prepping the house, and staying up-to-date with ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas movie marathon, all while trying to meet deadlines at work. Unfortunately, the most exciting time of the year can be difficult to balance and as a result, our leadership tends to slack. On the list of classic holiday movies is Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer , a movie that brings joy to adults, children, and families all across the globe.

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

UrbanBound HR

Having trouble finding news about relocation and HR tech from the week? Technology HR


Split Testing Your HR Approach for Improved Results


One of the things that I have grown to appreciate over the past few years is marketing. One of the first things I wrote on the topic was actually around what Chief Marketing Officers can teach Chief HR Officers. There is quite a bit of activity that goes on in the marketing department that we should all appreciate. From tailoring your approach to your audience to relentlessly testing your campaigns, there are some great insights in how they operate.

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.