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Recruit Better: Employee Discount Programs and Taxes

HR Bartender

Here on HR Bartender, we’ve talked about the partnerships HR needs to have in the organization with finance, risk management, and marketing…just to name a few. One very important partnership that we haven’t spent much time covering is the partnership between human resources and payroll.

How to Get New Hires to Hit the Ground Running: 10 Tips

ClearCompany HRM

While an organization cannot completely rid the chance of a bad hire , it’s onboarding that can make or break the success of a candidate. Often times, the strategy is simply, “Here is your desk, get to work,” along with the misconception that you should throw new employees in at the deep end.

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Fatigue Management

HRchitect

Written by: Nathan Meles. It may be absent from many corporate HR policies, but fatigue management has been rapidly gaining awareness in the workplace. Not only is employee fatigue a hazard in some work environments, it impacts workplace morale, employee accuracy, and productivity.

Leadership Insights: What To Do When Your Employee’s Heart Just Isn’t In It

15Five

You could tell his heart just wasn’t in it. I’ve always liked that phrase. Or rather, I appreciate the reverse, that a person who is fully present and contributes something valuable does so because they feel inspired, alive, and open-hearted. Is that true though?

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Want to Retain Women Leaders? Look Beyond Maternity Leave

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Bright Horizons Family Solutions , a leading provider of high-quality child care, early education, and work/life solutions for employers. They’ve been consistently included in FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in America.

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Ask Adam: Creating a Positive Employee Experience

Ultimate Software

“Employee experience” has become a standard HR buzzword, and today’s executives are increasingly recognizing and prioritizing its influence. In January, Forbes published “ The Employee Experience Is the Future of Work ,” and we now know that “ee experience” is the #1 driver of employment outcomes.

A New Workforce Planning Model: Why Position Management Is Flawed

Visier

Given that people costs make up the largest chunk of the operating expenses for a typical organization, getting the workforce plan right is fundamental to good corporate fiscal health.

Companies: When to Call a Labor and Employment Lawyer – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Last week, I wrote a post about when employees need to lawyer up or reach out to a government agency about something that’s happening at work. It occurred to me while I was writing the post that companies might want the same type of information.

Company Values Help This Startup Scale Its Brand

Reflektive

The key to effective company values is to evolve them with both a company’s brand and business needs. Serenflipity started as a travel experiment — founder Cara Thomas was off to 90-day solo trip to India and Southeast Asia.

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.

2 Principles for Effective Performance Management

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – The next generation of performance management will be employee driven and focused on contributions. Social technologies are the tools that make it effective.

Getting and Giving Feedback Is Required, Not Optional

ATD Human Capital

One of the key areas of focus for every human resource executive today is retention of talent in a highly competitive marketplace. Keeping employees motivated and engaged requires a culture that truly supports investing in the development of all staff members.

The Definition of Data Collection Insanity – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

There’s an often used quote attributed to Albert Einstein , “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”. I was reminded of the quote when I saw this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos.

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Correlating HR Consumerization and Minimizing Turnover

Get Hppy

In the realm of marketing, companies have worked hard to define their culture and are always creating experiences for their customers and prospects. They seek to woo them with delight, increase loyalty and inevitably grow their revenue.

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.

6 Recognition Myths Debunked

WorkHuman

When we talk to HR leaders, we hear some common barriers or myths that stop companies from modernizing their approach to employee recognition. These myths can be especially frustrating for anyone who is passionate about bringing social recognition to their company.

Getting Employee Engagement Right Takes More Than a Village

ATD Human Capital

Despite increasing investments in employee engagement surveys, programs, and interventions, fewer than one third of workers around the globe are engaged, resulting in high levels of commitment and discretionary effort.

4 Strategies to Boost Agility & Build an Organization of the Future

CultureIQ

The Key to a Sustainable High-Performance Work Culture? Agility. Everywhere you look, people are on their mobile phones. We have grown almost inseparable from these devices that fit right into our pockets and give us access to pretty much … The post 4 Strategies to Boost Agility & Build an Organization of the Future appeared first on CultureIQ. Culture Management

Why HR Should Forget About Candidates' Salary History for Good

Cornerstone On Demand

Legislation is being enacted in some large U.S. cities that make it illegal for employers to ask candidates an unfair and dreaded question:"What's your current, or most recent, salary?" Job seekers in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Puerto Rico, anywhere in Massachusetts and—potentially very soon—New York City, will no longer have to stress about pricing themselves out of a job (or low-balling their worth). NYC's legislation is pending, as it still needs to be signed into law by Mayor DeBlasio.

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.

The Toxic Impact of Incivility

WorkHuman

Just because civility seems to have disappeared from politics, that doesn’t mean it should be forgotten in the workplace. What does it mean to be civil? How does a lack of civility impact your people and your bottom line? And what role do managers and leaders play in driving true culture change?

How To Keep Your Team Energized When Exhaustion Sets In

Get Hppy

Most businesses have a pretty firm strategy concerning how to keep their employees engaged and productive on a normal day – and how to deal with them when things go wrong.

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Little Shop of Engagement Horrors

What is Paul Thinking

It is no secret that employee engagement has become a vapor for most companies. The percentage of “engaged” employees has remained stable (and low) for well over 10 years.

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Creating a Valuable Employee Performance Experience

PeopleStrategy

Performance management is being disrupted. In two-thirds of organizations today, business leaders are rethinking the traditional methods of managing employee performance. And employees are breathing a collective sigh of relief.

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.

Does Your Organizational Personality Matter?

Cornerstone On Demand

What does that even mean, organizational personality, and why should we care? If you are concerned about high attrition/low retention in your organization, then this is a “must-read” blog post. See how your organizational personality affects employee engagement. I was talking with my friend; we will call him Phil, well, that's because that is his name. He mentioned that he felt that his relationship with his boss was starting to wane.

Managing Introverts In The Workplace

Get Hppy

An introvert is a person who tends to be on the shy and quiet side. An individual who is an introvert may be reluctant to speak to others. He or she may not be willing to divulge much to other people. There are many introverts in this world who hold steady jobs.

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Helping Employees Harmonize Their Inner Dissonance

CONCERN: EAP

Do you ever find that your inner voice is being less than supportive? Cautionary thoughts that help us avoid real dangers can be a good thing. But, if they too frequently intrude during everyday moments, these thinking patterns can sometimes negatively affect our mood and our performance at work.

6 Steps Your HR Team Can Take to Leave the Dark Ages

Entrepreneur

Automating payroll and outsourcing benefits frees HR staff to focus on recruiting and retaining talented employees. Human Resources

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.