Sat.May 25, 2019 - Fri.May 31, 2019

Ditch maternity leave for parental leave – here’s why

Insperity

Many business owners think they’re doing the right, progressive thing by offering a generous paid maternity leave as part of their benefit package. But there’s a better option for business owners to consider: parental leave.

Top 10 Technology Skills Every HR Professional Needs Today: A Guest Post

OmegaHR Solutions

Today’s post is authored by A. Samuel, the founder – editor of skillsbuildtraining.com, that offers online video-based training in the areas of IT, Communication, and Business Skills.

Better training to help managers enforce attendance rules (and stay FMLA compliant)

HR Morning

US businesses are struggling to keep track of employee absences, and it’s costing them big in productivity, revenue and legal fees. And it’s only getting worse.

The Conference Swag HR Pros Want Most #SHRM19

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I asked the question, “ What’s your favorite type of conference swag? ” A huge thanks for sharing your thoughts! I must say that I’m a bit surprised at the results. Here they are: Food and drink related items were at the top of the list.

Top 10 Trends in People Analytics

The importance of People Analytics continues to rise as organizations mine a growing volume of employee data to yield insights to support decision-making and drive organizational strategy. Adoption rates are climbing steadily and more mature organizations are increasingly leveraging new analytics capabilities. This article delves into the top 10 trends dominating this rapidly evolving field.

How to Improve Knowledge Sharing And Increase Productivity With Edge Collaboration??

Cornerstone On Demand

The average large U.S. business loses $47 million in productivity each year as a direct result of inefficient knowledge sharing, according to Panopto's Workplace Knowledge and Productivity report. But Sean Jackson, founder and CEO of Sift, thinks edge collaboration might be able to change that.

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7 Intriguing Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

15Five

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”. A fireman! A rooster! (I I actually said this.). As children, we were asked this question over and over again. Even now as adults we ask the same question to the kids in our lives.

Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

The below post is an excerpt from Cecile Alper-Leroux’s, VP of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, new book, From Dissonance to Resonance: Bringing Your People and Organization into Sync.

TED Talk Tuesday: Reframing How We Think About Being Wrong

Cornerstone On Demand

This article is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Most of us are absolutely terrified of being wrong.

Leading Trust in a Digital Era - CIPD Ireland Annual Conference

Allegis Global Solutions

Last week saw the CIPD Ireland annual conference.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

The Impact of Bad Software on Employee Experience

15Five

Quick – how many different software programs do you use at work? Now, can you tell me what all of them do? Don’t worry if you struggled to find an answer, the truth is that most people can’t answer this question.

Is it Possible to Give Too Much Recognition?

Decision-Wise

As we were developing an employee engagement survey with one of our clients, the CEO commented that he didn’t like the survey item: My supervisor regularly recognizes me for doing a good job. He felt that managers shouldn’t praise employees for doing something that is expected.

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In Healthcare, Employee Engagement Comes Down to Communication

Cornerstone On Demand

To hear the full conversation between Christine Corning, RN and healthcare director at Cornerstone, and Vicki Hess, check out the Creating Connections webinar ! Across industries, employers struggle to keep employees engaged.

The Most Important Features You Have to Look in a Payroll System

SutiHR

Today, payroll systems have become one of the most common HR software on the market. It’s being used by start-ups and large businesses equally, showing that it is generally a helpful solution. If your company hasn’t implemented a payroll system yet, you’ve gone out-of-style.

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

Showing Value to Employees: New Trends in Total Rewards Communications

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Krista Bassett , Jenny Gunckle , and Melissa Yim on May 28, 2019.

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21 top executive coaches you can learn from today

CultureAmp

Recently on Culture Amp’s new online forum, People Geeks Answers , we saw a question about executive coaching services. We thought this was a great opportunity to address exactly what executive coaching is and share recommendations from the Culture Amp network. Learning and Development

Show the Value of Learning, Embrace Automation and Other Lessons We Learned at ATD 2019

Cornerstone On Demand

It's not everyday you get to hear a Grammy winning composer, a tech entrepreneur and a world renowned media executive talk about talent development. But at the Association for Talent Development's 2019 International Expo, HR professionals and learning practitioners gathered in Washington, D.C.,

Why is it Important for SMEs to Leverage HR Technology?

SutiHR

Recruiters will make a mistake by hiring the wrong person. HR software can help you hire the right people, and here are a few ways SMEs can be benefited by using HR software for streamlining recruitment processes. SMEs and medium enterprises want to grow fast by leveraging new technologies.

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.

Engage. Inform. Communicate. Your social enterprise awaits

Bersin with Deloitte

Using digital technology to improve employee engagement and productivity. Posted by Marc Solow and Lindsey Sloan on May 31, 2019. Do you understand the external and internal disruptions that are impacting your workforce? Does the way you interact with your employees reflect your company culture?

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The 12 HR Skills Every HR Generalist Needs (with Infographic)

Digital HR Tech

HR professionals need different skills to do their work well. We’ve analyzed dozens of HR generalist vacancies and listed the 12 most important Human Resources skills and competencies listed in those. This article will provide you with an overview of the most sought-after skills in HR.

Convergence 2019 Preview: As Engagement, Intelligence and Responsiveness Converge, Candidate Experiences Get Better

Cornerstone On Demand

By all accounts, the talent acquisition space today is a candidate's market, driving recruiters to compete for their attention.

11 Characteristics of Highly Effective Career Conversations

Reflektive

The right conversation at the right time can move you along your career path–or open up opportunities you never considered. Learning to identify and capitalize on such conversations is essential for anyone working towards career goals: one-on-one management meetings and progress reports are not the only times your career might come up for discussion. The following career development tips for employees will help you identify conversations which have an impact on your career.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

10 ways to improve your customer experience (CX)

Qualtrics HR

Improving your customer experience (CX) could have a major impact on your bottom line. In fact, a moderate increase in customer experience generates an average revenue increase of $823 million over three years for a company with $1 billion in annual revenues, according to the Temkin Group.

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6 Strategies to Help You Get Through Job Loss

Take It Personel-ly

Without a doubt, losing your job can be one of the most stressful experiences you’ll have to deal with. You’re likely going to be flooded feelings of anxiety, stress, anger, or even depression.

4 Reasons You Should Celebrate Leave the Office Early Day

Saba

Today is officially/unofficially Leave the Office Early Day. Yes, really. While it's not a day observed by any governments around the world (yet), there are many reasons why organizations across the globe should take part.

How Can Technology and Processes Improve the Talent Experience?

Allegis Global Solutions

Innovation is changing how employers engage the workforce. Thanks to the advent of AI-driven tools, along with solutions that provide ubiquitous access to data and resources, workers should be able to do what is needed to apply for a job or get work done, anytime and anywhere.

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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.