Sat.Nov 21, 2015 - Fri.Nov 27, 2015

Using RACI to Improve Organizational Teams

HR Bartender

I’m a big believer in accountability. I also believe that, in teams, responsibility and authority go hand in hand. If you’re responsible for a task or project, then you should have the authority to make things happen. You are going to be held accountable for the results.

How to Save More Time Screening Candidates

ClearCompany HRM

Interviewing candidates is time consuming. It’s exhausting. It’s expensive. How can you shorten the interview process without sacrificing great clients? You screen the talent pool first.

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The President’s Repeal of the ACA Small Group Market Rule: What Employers Need to Know to Avoid Penalties After January 1, 2016


This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. President Obama recently approved of the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act PACE Act

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Why Candidate Experience is Least Important for Many


One of the most common terms around recruiting these days is candidate experience. If you’re late to the game, it’s basically a look at how candidates are treated as they enter your recruiting funnel all the way to getting an offer, if they move that far.

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.

Be Happy With How You Currently Spend Your Time

HR Bartender

Andi Fisher over at Misadventures with Andi has done it again. She’s introduced another blog post format that I just love. Here’s the first one that I wrote about. This new one focuses on how you currently spend your time. So I decided to give it a try.

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10 New Studies on the Benefits of Gratitude


‘Tis the season for thanksgiving, and in the workplace, the time when our thoughts turn toward gratitude. Gratitude has gotten a lot of press recently, as studies show how great it is, not only for us as individuals, but also for our organizations.

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Cuba: Jerry-rigged To Fail

China Gorman

Gerry Crispin and I led a delegation of 21 senior HR executives to Cuba last week. I’m still processing what we experienced and learned, but wanted to share some high level observations for you. First of all, read Laurie Ruettimann’s blog post from yesterday here.

5 Steps to Avoid Talent Shortfalls Using Data-Driven Workforce Planning


In the 1950s, when all but 10 percent of open positions in companies were filled internally, “HR was a powerful function, voted the most glamorous area in business by executives,” writes management expert Peter Cappelli in this HBR piece.

3 Mindsets That Will Cost You Passive Candidates

ClearCompany HRM

When it comes to critical roles that need to be filled, 95% of the people who you ’d hire aren’t even looking. They’re already cashing a paycheck from another company. It’s why passive candidates are the most sought after candidate in recruiting.

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!

TriNet Named One of the Bay Area’s Best and Brightest Places to Work


On November 7, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) awarded TriNet for being one of the Bay Area’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. The award was presented during a. Visit site for full story. TriNet & Client News

The Many Benefits of Gratitude

The People Equation

What are you grateful for? Our national holiday of Thanksgiving is tomorrow, so naturally, gratitude is on my mind. I was curious about the tangible benefits of gratitude. Can the act of being grateful have mental benefits? What about physical benefits?

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Why "Settling In" Matters

UrbanBound HR

With the vast majority of our focus on the action-heavy period before and during a move, it’s easy to forget the delicate period that follows. In truth, a relocation isn’t finished until a transferee has reached the point where they are settled in.

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[Quiz] How Grateful Are You?


In today’s showy culture, it can be easy to lose sight of what really matters during the holidays. Seeing those perfectly filtered photos of Thanksgiving meals or reading announcements with the hashtag #blessed can start to feel like the exact opposite of thankfulness and gratitude.


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 to Stay in the Black to Avoid Debt This Black Friday


Join the Stay in the Black Friday movement from TriNet client Payoff. This communication is for informational purposes only; it is not legal, tax or accounting advice; and is not an offer to sell, Visit site for full story. TriNet & Client News Black Friday debt management personal finance

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The Connecting Power of Gratitude


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – We have the power to increase our own feelings of gratitude and happiness. It’s the US season of Thanksgiving, which is my favorite holiday of the year. Give me an excuse to eat too much and then nap in the afternoon, and I’m on board! I kid.

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

UrbanBound HR

Wish there was a place where you could find all the news you need to stay on top of everything that's going on with Relocation and HR Tech? Technology Relocation HR


Pre-Testing Your Employee Survey


As you optimize your employee survey design , it’s important to get a second (and third and fourth) opinion. This can help you figure out whether the survey is really testing what you want it to test, identify ambiguities in the questions or structure, and catch typos or duplicate questions. Here, we’ll break down a few different ways you can test and refine your survey before sending it to employees. Expert Review.

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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.

Why Data Should Matter To The Everyday HR Leader

nettime solutions

Work smarter, not harder. That seems to be the trending pattern for many HR administrators, managers, and thought leaders within the industry.

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Giving Thanks with Friends, Family and the Great Outdoors


by Traci Pesch. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Recognize This! Experiencing a spirit of gratefulness with family and friends is one of the greatest gifts of Thanksgiving. I love Black Friday.

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Growing Talent Management Firms: To E or Not to E?

ATD Human Capital

In the previous blog, we focused on the topic of effectiveness claims. Now, let’s explore the many effectiveness claims made about e-learning. Then and Now. It wasn’t too long ago that the talent development industry was enamored with the advent of online learning. Indeed, many industry gurus were quick to argue that the mere travel savings alone made e-learning solutions worth their weight in gold.

The Five Most Important Things To Do To Show The World You're Freaking Awesome at What Your Do.

The HR Capitalist

Professional awesomeness. You've got it. The world needs to know about it. I've mentioned in the past that you need a plan if you want real career traction. Some of my rants have focused on the reality that you have to be willing to tell the world about everything you've accomplished. If you don't do it, no one else will. Now here's the tricky part - you have to share your awesomeness without looking like a jerk, or someone without any redeeming social skills. How do you do that?

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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.

10 Ways Time & Attendance Software Can Enhance Your Manufacturing Business

nettime solutions

Automation and flexibility can be crucial when it comes to maintaining a successful workflow within a Manufacturing environment. Cloud-based time and attendance software can offer many benefits to the manufacturing world.

Gartner Reveals 7 Best Practices for Employee Social Recognition


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – At the heart of any success social recognition program are the relationships built through appreciation of others. Gartner just issued their second social recognition report for 2015: “Use Seven Best Practices to Plan Your Recognition and Rewards Project.”

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The Top 3 Misconceptions About Organizational Fit


The concept of fit is talked about incessantly in the context of hiring, for good reason.

Cafe Classic: The Value of “Thank You” – Proven Scientifically

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Here in the U.S. it is the day after Thanksgiving. What's not to love about a holiday dedicated to gratitude? Unless you are, like my daughter, a vegetarian who despairs that we feel compelled to celebrate the holiday by consuming an enormous bird. But anyway.)

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.