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.

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

Trinet

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

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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.

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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HR Analytics: Start with the Story

UpstartHR

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.

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

Trinet

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.

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.

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.

Recognition Drives “One Company” Cultures

RecognizeThis!

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

Trinet

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

WorkHuman

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?

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.

How Social Recognition Impacts Diversity

RecognizeThis!

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

CultureIQ

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

CultureIQ

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

RecognizeThis!

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.

3 HR Trends That We Expect to Emerge in 2016

UrbanBound HR

As an HR professional, it’s important to follow current trends in the workforce to discover how they will impact you day-to-day. While it can be difficult to keep up with "the newest thing" when trends in tech are always emerging and changing the trend before it, by keeping an eye on the general direction of technology, you can stay somewhat on top of what's coming next. We’ve compiled some trends that will affect HR professionals at small to medium businesses in 2016: HR

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.