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The 8 Kinds of Absenteeism (and How to Fix Them)

DailyPay

THE COSTS OF ABSENTEEISM. Employee absenteeism isn’t cheap. According to a study done by Circadian , absenteeism among hourly workers costs $2,660 per employee per year. For companies employing 500 hourly workers, that amounts to $1,330,000 per year in direct absenteeism costs.

Data Journalism for HR: The Beginner’s Guide

Visier

For the average person, data without a narrative is like a trip into the wilderness without a compass: overwhelming and disorienting. But when the facts are tied together by a good story , an otherwise intimidating journey turns into an enriching experience.

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While Employee Development Programs Fail, Growth Organizations Help Everyone Succeed

15Five

Over the last several years a performance management revolution has taken place, and businesses are now focusing more on the growth and wellbeing of their employees. This has led to the implementation of employee development programs that annually cost companies hundreds of billions of dollars.

Employees Should Test Limits – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Remember the old MC Hammer song, “U Can’t Touch This”? I realize I might be dating myself since some of you might know him better as the spokesperson for 3M Brand Command Strips. The reason I’m thinking about MC Hammer these days is because Mr. Bartender and I are in the process of moving.

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Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

Skills Gap: How It Impacts Your Team & How to Solve for It

ClearCompany HRM

CareerBuilder recently released some unsettling news about the skills gap, and it’s not something that only affects one sector or industry. Before you think that this doesn’t necessarily affect your company, it should be noted that their findings suggest this is a challenge felt by everyone.

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How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning

Visier

In the NFL, skilled wide receivers are often the star players on their teams. Mention Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, or Terrell Owens, and there’s a good chance that even people who don’t normally follow football will recognize their names.

Job Seekers – – Keep Your Contact Info Current and Answer Your Phone

HR Bartender

I recently wrote a post about what recruiters would like job seekers to do when they apply for a position. The list includes submitting a cover letter, researching the company, and coming to interviews prepared. But applying for a job is only one way of getting a new position.

Growth: Being Stretched and Challenged in Ways That Result in Personal and Professional Progress - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Growing in our jobs doesn’t always mean getting a promotion or a raise. Growth is about mastering new skills, taking on challenges, and pushing to be better—both professionally and personally.

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Managing Time & Attendance Needs for Tech Workers

nettime solutions

Across the tech industry, from well-funded start-ups to blue chip firms, niche companies to some of the world’s most popular brands, nearly everyone is hungry for talent.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Interns (And How to Avoid Them)

Cornerstone On Demand

Internship programs are a great asset for organizations. Not only do they give students an opportunity to gain valuable experience in an industry they're interested in, but they also give companies the chance to give potential future employees a low-risk trial run. Though internships can be mutually beneficial for interns and the organizations that employ them, there's a lot that can go wrong as well.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Machine Learning

HR Bartender

Have you seen the GE commercial about “ Molly, the Kid Who Never Stops Inventing ”? Every time I see it, I’m reminded about how robots are becoming a greater part of our workplace. And that’s not a bad thing, but it does mean that we need to get more comfortable with today’s technology concepts.

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[Infographic] How To Start And End Your Workday

Get Hppy

How do you start and end your busy workday? As a busy professional, it’s easy to get wrapped up in your calendar of back-to-back meetings and a long list of to do’s or requests.

Ritualize It

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Research indicates that humans evolved to feel calmed by repetitive behavior and that performing daily rituals can help us to build emotional and mental resilience.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Why Recruiters Are Your Company's Best Brand Representatives

Cornerstone On Demand

When you think about who communicates with people outside of your company the most, you probably think of sales reps, but you should be looking at your recruiters. In fact, they spend almost all their time talking with or about people who aren't employees. Glassdoor says each corporate position receives an average of 250 applicants. Of course, that number is going to vary wildly depending on the position, but recruiters can potentially interact with thousands of people every year.

What Is the Appropriate Discipline for Disrespectful Behavior – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked before about employee suspensions: how to handle them and what happens during a suspension. But today’s reader note goes into an area that we haven’t spent much time talking about – progressive discipline. .

Tips for Communicating Company Culture with Employees

Reflektive

You can define your company culture, you can write out core values and articulate your vision for the company, but your employees are the ones living it every day. Their daily interactions and energy in the office help to shape your culture, but your culture can also help to shape these interactions.

Future-Proofing Your Skills for an Automated Workplace

UpstartHR

In a recent interview, I heard motivational speaker Jon Acuff tell the interviewer that he sincerely hopes that nobody looks for their dream job as their first “real” job. Instead, he explained, that first job is there primarily to teach someone how to have a job. How to deal with people. How to handle pressure. How to solve problems.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

5 Ideas for Creating Training Incentives for Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Though it's critical, employee training can be overwhelming and cumbersome for all the parties involved. A healthcare client of mine recently described the challenge her company faces when it comes to getting employees engaged in training: Workers are constantly asking, “When will I get my job done when I have to spend so much time in training?"

[Infographic] The Employee Burnout Protection Plan

Get Hppy

Everyone has limitations when it comes to the amount of information and workload they can take in. What you need to keep in mind is that your employees are your most valuable assets. As a manager or the CEO of a company, it is your job to ensure the health and happiness of all the employees.

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POOL OR THE POND: When Candidates Insist On Coming To The Office - But You Just Want a Phone Call.

The HR Capitalist

You've been there if you recruit for a living or as part of your role. You make contact with a candidate to set up a conversation. The candidate is really friendly, maybe even a little too frisky.

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Human Resources vs. Human Services

Reflektive

While the two might sound similar, human resources and human services are two separate fields. Both careers involve working closely with people and require excellent communication skills, but there are key differences which we’ll cover below. Whether you’re choosing a college major or considering a career change, a solid understanding of human resources versus human services will help you make an informed choice. Human Resources.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Cartoon Coffee Break | Rethinking Company Culture

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture Article Tags: Company Culture

Savior Guide for HR: How to Find the Employee You Need

Get Hppy

At this point, the number of candidates for a single job position can reach hundreds, even for the smaller companies. HR managers no longer have it easy – hiring people for their talent has become too vague of an approach to result in a good decision.

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WEBINAR: I GOT YOUR TEXT: 5 Ways Smart HR Pros & Recruiters Use Technology and Communication Style to Close More Candidates

The HR Capitalist

OK, stay with me here HR friends. It’s never been harder to gain the attention of the best candidates on the recruiting trail.

Team Meetings Can Make or Break Your Team’s Success

Reflektive

Team meetings can make or break your team’s success. As a key part of this, laying the foundation for an effective meeting cadence is vital to keep your team members both motivated and engaged. There is a time and a place for everything, and meetings are no exception. You should know when it is time to gather the whole team together to ensure that everyone hears the same thing and has an opportunity to be heard.

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.