Sat.Oct 01, 2016 - Fri.Oct 07, 2016

Employee Benefits: Then and Now [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

We talk a lot about how the workplace is changing. And how as a result, we need to manage employees differently, use newer technologies, etc. But what about employee benefits? For the past twenty years, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has been publishing an employee benefits survey.

Better Innovation Starts with Core Competencies in Talent Management

ClearCompany HRM

“You will never get good work out of anyone if you hand over a brief and go, ‘We have no clue what we want, but why don’t you just do it for us.’". Talent Management

A Thriving Community Built on Collaboration

Ultimate Software

In celebration of Customer Service Week, October 3–7, we share the following post highlighting the importance of collaboration—a cornerstone component of Ultimate Software’s commitment to service and to ensuring our customers’ continued success.

How Visier Works: Predicting Time-to-Fill For a Job

Visier

One question every recruiter faces is: “How long will it take to fill this position?”

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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.

10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions.

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Lessons from the 2016 HR Tech Conference

Cornerstone On Demand

It's hard to believe this year's HR Technology Conference is already over. The 19th annual conference brought together the best and brightest innovators and companies in the HR world to explore the latest trends, demo new products and compare best practices. It was a great four days in Chicago, and we're already looking forward to next year

Why Do We (So) Often Recruit the Wrong People?

EmployeeConnect

A candidate is generally judged based on the success of his previous work experiences. But many times, once the new hire has started in his role, we realise that he is failing to perform and meet requirements.

Can HR Reopen an Employee Investigation – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This is a very interesting reader note. While it might sound unusual, I could see it happening. I had a complaint filed against me for inappropriate conduct. I received an email stating that HR wanted to meet with me about the situation. I was never told the details of the complaint.

How to Save Your Team from the End of the Year Slump

CultureIQ

It’s that time of year — the 100-day dash between late summer and mid-Fall where employees and managers alike try to complete projects and connect with clients before the holiday season pulls everyone away from their desks. For many industries, the end of the year is a traditionally slow time.

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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.

SMB to Enterprise: The HR Technology Divide (#HRTechConf)

UpstartHR

Recently I was interviewed by a good friend from SHRM’s Public Affairs team, Mary Kaylor. She asked me a few questions about the HR Technology Conference, and you can read it all here. What I want to expound upon here is the final question in the interview.

Mind the Gap: Why HR and Employees Must Work Together on Talent Mobility

Cornerstone On Demand

The modern world of work values innovation over tradition, creating a new set of requirements for both business and individual success

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Using VUCA to Process Organizational Change

HR Bartender

During this year’s WorkHuman Conference , hosted by Globoforce, I learned a new acronym – VUCA. It stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. Wikipedia says it was introduced by the U.S. Army in the 1990s. In recent years, it’s been used in strategic leadership conversations.

How Can HR Demonstrate Value as a Business Partner

EmployeeConnect

There’s a common thought and saying that some things can’t be done alone. We all need help and most of the time we’re too shy to ask for it. Either that or we’re too arrogant and reluctant to ask.

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.

#HRTech Conference – Bigger and Badder Than Hurricane Matthew

What is Paul Thinking

SEO link bait aside, the headline still stands. I’m in Chicago this week for HRTech. I’m one of the designated “bloggers” for the event which means I get a pass to the event and … well… that’s about it. I say that up front just to be clear there is not pay to play or other exchange.

Who Inspires You to Get Out of Bed in the Morning?

RecognizeThis!

by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! Simply expressing to others they are appreciated and important powerfully and positively impacts both the giver and receiver of the praise. How do you change someone’s perspective of themselves? How do you change your own perspective of yourself and your mission?

Gamification At Work: The Future Or A Fad?

Get Hppy

Gamification at work can be hard to justify to those who don’t know the science – “work isn’t there to be enjoyed” they say. But the simple truth is that if the process has been shown to increase staff happiness, and as a result productivity.

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Why You Should Consolidate Your HR Technology Stack

EmployeeConnect

The rise of the highly specialised HR tech market has lead a large number of organisations to work with a multitude of HR solutions to carry their day-to-day workforce management and strategy planning.

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.

Extreme Work Hours: An American Crisis

ATD Human Capital

Something must be done about the amount of time Americans work. According to a 2014 Gallup poll , the average full-time employee in the United States works 47 hours per week. Almost 40 percent of employees work more than 50 hours each week and 18 percent work more than 60 hours.

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Finding Your Sunshine At Work

The People Equation

Every summer, I plant a small veggie garden in my Michigan backyard. Even though the location is too shady for some of the sun-loving plants, it’s the only place that works in our yard, so we (and by “we”, I mean both the plants and I) make do.

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Top Talent Have These 5 Traits In Common

Get Hppy

You’ve heard it a million times. Building extraordinary value in an organization requires amazing people. You can have the most innovative technology and the coolest products and services, but without the people layer to transform these capabilities into value, they are worthless.

HR in 2017: New Bersin by Deloitte report predicts most disruptive year ever

Everwise

If anyone has a crystal ball into the trends that will shape and redefine how HR leaders approach their work, it’s Josh Bersin, Principal at Bersin by Deloitte.

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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.

ICYMI: How to Become a True Learning Organization

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 September's top stories

How Not To Talk About Diversity/Inclusion - If you Want to Actually Recruit Diverse Candidates

The HR Capitalist

Most of us have work to do related to optimizing the diversity/inclusion that exists in our organization. That's just the way it is - even if you're in good shape overall, there's always room for improvement in specific areas. No organization is perfect.

Rebuilding Company Culture in a Mobile Age

Get Hppy

A key predictor of success in any endeavor comes from mindset. It can be tempting to approach the challenges of establishing, rebuilding, or preserving a company culture as an uphill battle when more and more work is done remotely.

VIDEO: 5 Tips Towards Setting Actionable Goals - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

5 Tips Towards Setting Actionable Goals. In the VIDEO: 5 Tips Towards Setting Actionable Goals, Dr. David Mason covers five points and five tips to create actionable goals to further your professional career. . Listen to the Leadership Intelligence Podcast for more valuable tips.

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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.