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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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 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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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.

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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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.

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.)

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.