Sat.Dec 12, 2015 - Fri.Dec 18, 2015

5 Resources For Being a Better Manager in 2016

HR Bartender

Being a better manager is hard work. Let’s face it, if it were easy we’d develop an index card with a dozen mantras for success and just hand it out to everyone. Boom – instant success! But, management takes constant self-evaluation and a commitment to regular learning.

New Qualities Candidates Should Possess in 2016

ClearCompany HRM

The Quantified Self movement is enormously popular in an increasingly data-driven world. More than ever before, people are driven by self-improvement and looking for ways to quantify their efforts.

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The Importance of Helping Employees Visualize Mission When Implementing Change

Something Different

…During the summer of one of my first HR internships, my HR manager told me a change management story that has stuck with me ever since.

3 Common Tax Penalties Small Businesses Can Easily Avoid


Guest post by InDinero To your average small business owner, the tax code can seem far from straightforward, which creates a lot of uncertainty. The good news is that, with a little knowledge, you. Visit site for full story. Small Business News & Advice small business taxes


Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Holiday Edition

HR Bartender

The gala season is upon us and, for human resources, that means trying to juggle the fun and festivities with legalities and potential risk. I say that a bit tongue and cheek, but it’s true. Do I give a gift to my boss, co-workers and team? If so, what? How much do I spend?

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12 Days of HCM – #10 Peer Reviews

Ultimate Software

Listening to Peers. In yesterday’s post , we shared a few success stories from our partners using UltiPro ®. We offer this feedback to assist prospective partners in choosing the provider, products, and services that best suit their people and their organization.

The New Year is Just around the Corner! Here is What You Need to Know Right Now to Keep Your Business Compliant in 2016


The end of 2015 is approaching quickly and now is the time to prepare your business for the start of 2016. Here are the top changes coming that will affect small to midsize businesses. New ACA. Visit site for full story.

Are You Virtually Competent

HR Bartender

Recently, I ran across an article with that title – Are You Virtually Competent. You can check it out here. It’s a good read about being a virtual instructional designer and facilitator.

HR Analytics: Start with the Story


Back in college I wrote a ton of papers for various classes. Without fail, my writing process would look like this. Read some of the research available and form an opinion. Write an essay based on that opinion. Go back and find data to back up my essay’s key points.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Recognition Drives “One Company” Cultures


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — For organizations struggling to develop an integrated front, a culture of values-based social recognition presents a unique path forward.

California Employers, Here is What You Need to Know About the State’s New Laws on Paid Sick Leave


Guest post by The Moore Firm California recently passed the Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014, which includes important measures on paid sick leave. As of July 1, 2015, anybody whom you. Visit site for full story. Legal News & Compliance California paid sick leave

HR Advocacy Is a Part of HR Leadership

HR Bartender

One of the activities I participated in during this year’s SHRM Volunteer Leaders’ Summit was a visit to Capitol Hill. I’ve visited the Hill before but it had been a long time so I wanted to do it again as part of HR advocacy.

Beyond Satisfaction: On Engaging and Thriving as Leaders


We spend a lot of time in HR and management talking about employee engagement. But are we all talking about the same thing? Or are some of us just talking about employee satisfaction?

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

How Social Recognition Impacts Diversity


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — More diverse workplaces will require all of us to expand our recognition repertoires.

Are We There Yet: The State of Digital Marketing and Data Adoption

The Aristocracy of HR

000150000010Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

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Why Seasonal Workers Should Be Your New Best Friend


The holidays are among us. It’s that time of year where businesses are booming and consumerism is at its peak. With business up and vacation requests flying in, it’s no surprise that organizations are staffing accordingly. Seasonal workers are the reason for the season as they allow companies to increase their business output without having to permanently expand their operations.

HR Tech and Relocation in the News: What You Need to Know

UrbanBound HR

It is important to stay on top of all the trends when it comes to HR technology and relocation. Technology Relocation HR

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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Work and Workers Are Changing

China Gorman

I’m a big fan of the SHRM Foundation. The resources they put in the hands of HR professionals all over the world are impressive.

How Will the Continuing Evolution of Social Media Impact the Workplace?

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s Emerging Workforce® Study. All opinions are mine. Social media touches every element of the workplace.

Is That Fourth Round of Interviews Actually Beneficial? No.

The HR Capitalist

In two words: hell. If you've every had the feeling that your hiring process is slower than ever, some new research from CEB actually quantifies that your gut was right.

You Can Influence: Here's How

All Things Workplace

Everyone wants to have influence; not everyone wants to build the relationships that enable it. There's a natural flow to being influential. . Influence goes hand in hand with agreements. If you want to persuade someone to take a particular course of action, you need some agreements about what needs to be done and who will do it. That means taking time to reach an understanding about what is important to each of you. And that means building a working relationship.

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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Temp to Permanent: How to Groom Your Seasonal Workers Into Your A-Team


Earlier this week we talked about why it’s important to integrate your seasonal workers into your company culture. Now that we’ve established “why,” let’s talk about the “how.” Today, we’re going to talk about best practice methods that allow talent leaders to nurture rising stars from their seasonal teams. Plant the seed. Not all seasonal workers come in with the same expectations.

Assume Your Inner Super Hero to Achieve Your Best Self


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – Our physical presence communicates far more about our humanness than we realize. Do you hear it? That little voice constantly in your ear? Not your conscience, but your inner nag? Whose voice do you hear? For me, that inner nag is my grandmother, Bubba.

Increase Engagement - Promote From Within

nettime solutions

Filling a strategic position within your company can be challenging, particularly if you are working with limited resources and a tight budget.

12 Days of HCM – #8 Company Culture

Ultimate Software

Great Workplaces Treat People Great. In 2015, Ultimate Software was named one of the Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE for the fourth consecutive year. This is a major honor for us, as rankings are determined primarily by employees.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.