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10 Recruiting Tips for First Time Managers

HR Bartender

One of the things that often happens when you become a supervisor or manager is that you’re invited to participate in the recruiting process. It could be because you’re now responsible for a team of employees.

Recruiting Through LinkedIn? Check Out These Top Changes

ClearCompany HRM

When LinkedIn reported in late 2016 that they would be updating their website’s look and functionality, many were excited. Many were also worried: How would the changes affect recruiting? Would it be helped or hindered by the new design? Recruiting & Sourcing

12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture

EmployeeConnect

About 65 percent of the people in one survey reported that they received no recognition over the last 12 months for their work.In the same report, 89 percent of employers feel that most employees leave their companies to earn more money. However, most workers who leave their jobs cite lack of appreciation as a major reason for seeking other opportunities.

Advice for a Lifetime: Employees Reveal Their Parents' Best Career Tips

Cornerstone On Demand

In the last 25 years, a new world of work has emerged.

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.

No News Is Good News Isn’t a Hiring Strategy – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

One of the most popular and frequently asked questions on HR Bartender deals with following up after job interviews. Here are some of the posts I’ve written in the past on the topic. How to follow-up after a job interview. The company promised a second interview.

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Putting Away the Crystal Ball – A Better Method to Plan for the Future

HRchitect

Written by: John A. Hinojos. One thing that has always amazed me when working with clients, was how much I was told about the current processes and what was working, but how little everyone had thought about what the technology and processes would need to look like in the future.

The Work Platform Is the New “Job" for Displaced Workers

Cornerstone On Demand

Government leaders often frame labor policies or future of work solutions in terms of preserving, repatriating or creating the “good jobs" of the past. But this fixation on "jobs" actually limits the potential of their solutions. The new world of work is one "beyond employment." As my colleagues Ravin Jesuthasan, David Creelman and I explore in my recent book, Lead the Work , traditional long-term employment is increasingly giving way to medium- or short-term employment.

13 Tips for #SHRM17 Conference Attendees

HR Bartender

For those of us in the human resources profession, the SHRM Annual Conference is approaching. This year’s event will be held June 17-21, 2017 in New Orleans. I’m really looking forward to the event.

The 4 Elements of Analytics Storytelling

Visier

For decades, HR organizations have operated with a “softer approach” to business—relying more on intuition and less on hard facts to make workforce decisions. It’s an approach that allows HR practitioners to get the job done, but makes it more challenging to align HR strategy with business value.

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.

Here’s How Company Culture Software Helps One Digital Marketing Agency Stay On Top

CultureIQ

Some companies really know what they’re about when it comes to company culture. Without a doubt, Elite SEM is one of them. This award-winning digital marketing agency has been voted best agency culture or best company to work for by Ad Age, Mashable, Inc.,

5 Ways to Optimize Your Resume for the ATS

ClearCompany HRM

72% of submitted applications are never read by an actual person. Does that surprise you? It’s due to the use of Applicant Tracking Systems. These systems scan resumes to determine if a candidate’s qualifications match up with what the company wants in an employee.

A Bad Idea (When Perfectly Executed) Is Still a Bad Idea

HR Bartender

Execution is essential to the success of any idea or project. It’s the most visible part of launching a new program. Do it well and you’re a hero. Do it badly and there will be questions. Frankly, the questions would be well deserved.

The Beginner's Guide to Predictive Workforce Analytics

ATD Human Capital

Today’s business executives are increasingly applying pressure to their human resources departments to “use predictive analytics.”

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.

Dear ReWorker: Does "Free Speech" Protect Me at Work?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I was recently terminated from my job as a part-time Administrative Assistant. My performance review was stellar—zero complaints, perfect attendance, great attitude and work ethic— and I had absolutely no indication that my job was even in jeopardy. One afternoon, I walked into the office ready to work and in less than 5 minutes time, I was sat down, fired, made to sign a letter and given a pittance severance.

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An Open Letter to Our People on Employee Appreciation Day

Ultimate Software

Every year on the first Friday in March, one of my favorite holidays is celebrated: Employee Appreciation Day.

Is Employee Appreciation Day Fake News?

WorkHuman

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, the one day each year when you’re supposed to throw a party and thank your employees for all the hard work and dedication they’ve shown your company the other 364 days a year.

High Growth: It’s Not Just For Unicorn Startups Anymore

15Five

Growth. Almost everything written about business falls under the umbrella of creating more of it. Growth is highly coveted by investors , founders, employees… really anyone who touches your company.

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.

3 Ways to Manage Cultural Change During a Merger or Acquisition

CultureIQ

Managing Cultural Change During a Merger. Building a business through mergers and acquisitions is a tried-and-true growth strategy. Every year, thousands of companies experience a merger or acquisition, and 2015 set the record for the most mergers and acquisitions ever !

How to Beat the Gig Economy for the Best Hires

ATD Human Capital

Gig workers are freelancers who work on demand, get paid by the job or sale, and take short-term jobs. Studies show that there are between 54 and 68 million gig workers in the United States, making up about a quarter of the workforce.

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3 Programs Adopted By Award-Winning Workplaces

WorkHuman

With all the buzz surrounding the Oscar winners this week, I wonder what the equivalent of the Oscars is in the HR world?

How This HR Startup Democratized its Company Values

Reflektive

When your company makes a social learning platform, thinking about how to grow and develop talent comes naturally. That’s why it’s not surprising that the leadership team at Everwise felt confident in handing the reins to a self-selected committee to create and formalize the company’s values last year. Company values are a great driver of company culture, and help companies like Everwise ensure employees aren’t just productive — but are working on the right things.

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.

Mindfulness, Courage and Curiosity for a Better Version of Yourself

Get Hppy

Question : If you’re faced with an issue you’re grappling with, do you find that you sometimes use Google or your social media network as your go-to?

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ICYMI: How to Create a Company Culture of Inclusiveness

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for February's top stories! 4 Ways to Create an LGBT Friendly Workplace While inclusive policies in the workplace have improved, corporate America still has a long way to go.

Essential Employee Onboarding Checklist

ExactHire HR Trends

Make Your Onboarding Process a Competitive Advantage. Making improvements to the employee onboarding process isn’t always the first priority for small and medium businesses.

Using HR Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

The concept of using Big Data and HR Analytics in the workplace has become a debatable issue when it was revealed how certain employers are using the help of outside data firms to forecast the health risks of its employees. People expressed their concerns as they felt that their personal and sensitive health information is in jeopardy because if their employers have access to this personal data it can be used in ways which may not be in their favour.

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.