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HR Needs to Design Work For the Technology Age

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I published an article about the four different strategies organizations can use when hiring talent – buy, build, borrow, and bots. I’ve been thinking about the article and the implications for HR go beyond just hiring. We have to learn how to design jobs differently.

Resourceful Ways Workplace Diversity and Inclusion are Important to Your Success

ClearCompany HRM

Today’s workplace is more diverse than ever before. Racial minorities now make up a little over a third of the workforce , a big jump from even just a decade ago. Not surprisingly, this jump is having an impact on the workplace environment, and in a good way. Diversity diversity hiring

5 Ways to Reduce Stress in Your Workplace

CultureIQ

Tips for Managing Workplace Stress. While each work environment is different, organizations and their employees invariably benefit from stress management resources.

The Ultimate HR Tech 2017 Preview

Ultimate Software

The 20th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition (HR Tech 2017) is just days away, and Ultimate Software will be joining the thousands of HR professionals, tech innovators, and industry experts convening in Las Vegas to explore the latest advancements in HCM and preview what’s to come.

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.

Leadership Power: The 7 Types and How To Use Them

HR Bartender

Before you say, Who me? I don’t have any leadership power, hear me out. Dictionary.com defines power as “a person or thing that possesses or exercises authority or influence”. In essence, when we use leadership power, we’re utilizing our authority to get something. That means everyone has power.

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What Happens When Organizations Love To Get Complaints?

Get Hppy

Most organizations look at complaining customers as a necessary evil and part of the job that needs to be done, but it is not looked upon with a great deal of delight. They hate complaints with a passion! Also read: This Is What Happens When People “Talk” The Customer.

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Candidates Who Try To Cheat the Behavioral Interview Are Actually Doing You a Favor.

The HR Capitalist

A week or two back I penned a post wondering out loud if the Behavioral Interview was dead. Of course, I don't think it is, and a big part of my thought process is that it remains a tool that we just haven't spent enough time training on. . So it's easy to say that it doesn't work.

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How to Decide Which HR Certification Exam to Take – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today’s reader note touches on the two most difficult decisions that human resources professionals consider in their development. First, should I seek professional certification. And second, which one? For the past five years, I’ve been working for a company doing HR.

3 Challenges Facing L&D Experts—And How to Overcome Them

Cornerstone On Demand

You've probably heard the (unfortunate) stat: The average employee only spends 1 percent of their work week on training and development, and it's rare for existing solutions to meet learning needs during that short timeframe. It's clear that a change is needed—traditional learning methodologies tend to be burdened by information overload, content that doesn't quite meet context and the idea that one size can fit all.

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.

HR Tech Preview: Humans and Trends of HR to Follow for 2018

Reflektive

Before you know it the holiday season will be all around us, next year’s plans will be socialized, and the Times Square ball drop will be a fond memory. Now is the time to connect the dots between HR strategy and employee success for your 2018 goals.

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Supporting #LasVegas and Other Happenings at #HRTechConf

WorkHuman

As thousands of HR professionals fly to Las Vegas next week for the 20 th annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition , I think we can all agree that the victims of the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas this past Sunday are occupying all of our collective thoughts.

Working Faster Is Not Always Smart – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I’m always looking for ways to work smart and be more productive. I try to develop my own personal tips (some people might call them “hacks”) to help. For example, years ago, I worked with someone who kept their papers organized in Pendaflex accordion folders.

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4th in a 5-Part Series – Control is Critical

What is Paul Thinking

As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you.

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 Now Might be a Good Time to Consider a High-Deductible Health Plan

Trinet

With healthcare reform currently in flux, many business owners may find themselves trying to grapple with the best way to continue providing their employees with competitive benefits. While TriNet can help individual businesses design a benefits strategy that works for their industry, location and size, now may also be a good time for businesses across the country to take a closer look at high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). Business

The Power of Storytelling: Q&A with Professor Julia Lee

WorkHuman

What kinds of stories are being told in your organization? Do these stories lift people up or criticize and belittle? How can storytelling be used to help teams perform better and even reduce employee stress?

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What Aspects of Company Culture Lead To Increased Employee Engagement?

Get Hppy

A recent study by Gallup uncovered that 51% of the U.S. workforce is disengaged – meaning more than half of employees aren’t emotionally committed to their organization and its goals.

Why Your Marketing Team Should Be Journalists

Entrepreneur

Your brand needs content that has a strong voice, is well-researched, and tells your story. Who can write content like that? Journalists. Marketing

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.

Natural High. Build resilience with regular doses of nature.

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library These days, many of us either live in cities or commute to them for work. City life offers many positives like convenience, variety, and community.

HR Gives Back: Help Me Raise Money for Parkinson’s Research

UpstartHR

Be sure to read all the way to the end. I’m giving away free stuff to those that help! The first person I ever met with Parkinson’s disease was Mollie. She is an incredibly sharp analyst and friend, and she taught me some great lessons in my days transitioning from practitioner to analyst. She is a proud supporter of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research and this year has asked me to help as a supporter of her campaign.

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[Infographic] Keep Your Employees Healthy and Productive with Food Perks

Get Hppy

We’ve all worked in offices with unhappy people. The reasons why they are unhappy—their careers, their home life, their deadlines—of course are as varied as the people themselves.

Plug and Pray

Allegis Global Solutions

Long, long ago, back when job boards ruled the Earth, primitive recruiters and sourcers used to rely on an archaic tactic known as “post and pray.”

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.

Natural High. Build resilience with regular doses of nature.

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library These days, many of us either live in cities or commute to them for work. City life offers many positives like convenience, variety, and community.

3 Ways to Spur Innovation at Your Company

Cornerstone On Demand

Innovation isn't easy—it requires dedicated time, support from company leaders and often a cost investment—but it can lead to big payoffs. In fact, companies that use collaborative innovation models like design thinking are twice as likely as their peers to see a growth rate of 15 percent or more over the next five years, according to a recent PwC study.

The Real Job of Leadership

ATD Human Capital

In today's world of rapid advancements in technology, some of the basic truths of business effectiveness and sustainability seem to have been forgotten as we embrace the belief that technology will solve everything.

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The Future of HR: Managers and Employees, Driving Their Own Development

Reflektive

Job seekers at all levels are overwhelmingly concerned with learning and development opportunities. In recent surveys , this factor tops the list of factors potential applicants look at, from medical benefits to company culture. SEE ALSO: How organizational agility empowers employees. People recognize that the key to a sustainable long-term career is to continue growing and honing their skills. Formal vs. Informal.

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.