Sat.Mar 26, 2016 - Fri.Apr 01, 2016

Do You Know Why You Were Hired?

HR Bartender

It seems like such a simple question. Do you know why the organization hired you? One of my former bosses took me out to lunch one day to tell me why she hired me. She said, “Because you didn’t come from the industry.” She wanted an outsider who would ask questions and challenge the status quo.

“You Get What You Negotiate”

HRchitect

Written by: Reggie Wilson. The title rings true for just about all aspects of life, and certainly in the business world. I have had the opportunity to witness a significant evolution in two high profile corporate functions that have always been “joined at the hip”………….sales sales and purchasing.

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Changing Up the Way You Lead: You're Not Always Right

ClearCompany HRM

There is no one perfect way to lead. There are leaders that excel because of their impeccable communication skills, their charisma or even the respect their presence demands. But when your leadership techniques aren’t working time and time again, what are you supposed to do? Switch it up.

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ACA Superhero Challenge – Will you pass the test?

Ultimate Software

With fast-approaching deadlines and ever-changing guidelines, it’s no surprise that the Affordable Care Act is leading to some additional stress and anxiety these days. Take a break and test your knowledge with our ACA quiz to see just how much you know about healthcare reform.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

The Pros and Cons of Multi-Rater Performance Reviews

HR Bartender

Multi-rater or 360 reviews gather feedback from multiple sources. Those sources include the employee, manager, co-workers, staff members, and sometimes customers. The idea being that these individuals will provide insights and their collective comments will provide greater feedback for the recipient.

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Does Talent Alignment Matter In Your Company?

ClearCompany HRM

Haven’t we discussed this before? This is a ClearCompany lookback article, where we build off learnings from years and trends past.

3 Things Candidates Care About More Than Money

Brazen HR

With the unemployment rate at the lowest since 2008, today’s job seekers have more choice — and more power — than ever before. According to CareerBuilder , one in five employees plan to change jobs in 2016, so the job seekers are out there.

Turn Your Office Breaks Into Recharge Time

HR Bartender

One of the things I love about working from home is lunch. I get to step away from my desk, even for a few moments and relax. I also like making salads for lunch and it’s so much easier to do when I’m at home. I actually feel like I’m splurging.

Why Employee Mental Health Has to Be Part of the Workplace Conversation

CultureIQ

Happy and healthy employees are the backbone of a great organization. As leaders are looking to improve their workplace, it’s important to have employee mental health be part of the conversation. How employees feel directly impacts their contribution in the workplace.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

This is what could kill Slack’s growth

Pomello

When we were first pitching Pomello to investors, one of the most frequent criticisms we heard was that a great company culture is nice to have, not need to have. Here was the parting line they would leave us with as they told us they weren’t going to invest.

Culture at the Speed of the Internet – Microsoft Chatbot Goes Rogue

What is Paul Thinking

On March 23, 2016, Microsoft unleashed on the internet an artificial intelligence (AI) attached to a twitter account. It was called a chatbot and it went by the name of “Tay.”.

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Your Hiring Process Must Fit the Job – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I know I spend a lot of time being a “technology evangelist.” There’s a reason for that. I believe technology can bring real value to business. I also understand that the amount and type of technology a business requires is dependent upon the business.

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How to Make HR More Personal with Tech

Brazen HR

In theory, human resources is about humans. People. You and me. But in practice, that’s not always the case. There are paperwork, budgets, business priorities, and other factors that sometimes get in the way of the direct concerns and needs of employees.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Focus on the Employee Experience to Create a Culture of Success

Pomello

For HR and business leaders, employees are customers. This means that analyzing and improving each stage of employees’ journey within the company is crucial. Creating a fulfilling place to work is a major part of any employer’s job.

“Cadillac Tax” on Medical Benefits Delayed but Still Coming

Trinet

One of the more important Affordable Care Act (ACA) rules is scheduled to take effect on January 1, 20120: the excise tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health coverage, also known as the “Cadillac. Visit site for full story.

Engaging Employees with Technology Choices

UpstartHR

Last week I had the chance to speak with a local HR leader. She was lamenting her company’s hideously awful HR module that was an add-on to the company accounting software. The firm paid plenty of money for the module, but it is ineffective, inefficient, and virtually useless.

9 (Proven) Ways To Influence Work Culture

WorkHuman

In a recent post on how to elevate the role of HR , I mentioned that culture and engagement ranked as the number one trend in Deloitte University Press’ 2015 Global Human Capital Trends report.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Appreciation and Change Management

ATD Human Capital

Change is a routine part of life. Organizations that do not adapt to the world and the changing economic environment will die.

5 Tips for Managing Remote Employees

Trinet

Working from home has its perks. It provides a flexible work environment, eliminates certain overhead costs and can provide efficiency for all parties involved. When it comes to managing remote. Visit site for full story. Management Practices remote workers

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Are You Psychologically Safe at Work?

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Successful work teams require a sense of psychological safety, which is key to working human. Newsflash – no person is an island, especially at work. Okay, maybe that’s not much of a newsflash.

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“If You Don’t Work Human, You Work Selfishly.”

WorkHuman

In this week’s edition of HR influencer Q&As, we chat with Laurie Ruettimann. You may know her by her blogs, The Cynical Girl and Punk Rock HR, which was named a top 100 website for women by Forbes.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

The Importance of Cultivating Good Judgment (and How to do it)

Something Different

<www.warren-walker.com> …So this morning I read a great piece from CIPD here that examines the changing role of the HR Business Partner, and why some organizations have been more effective at cultivating the talent pool required to be successful in these roles than others.

A Disaster Can Happen to You. Here’s What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business

Trinet

As many parts of the country are entering the spring storm season (or are still digging out from winter weather), now is a good time to review your company’s disaster plans and emergency protocols. Visit site for full story. Safety & Wellness in the Workplace disaster preparedness for business

Putting Recognition Out to Pasture?

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Research often helps to expand our understanding of interactions at work and the impact on productivity, even if it does come from dairy farms. First, for all of the skeptics: this is not an April Fool’s Day post.

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Chad Atwell Podcast – What you wish someone had told you…

What is Paul Thinking

Continuing my podcast series addressing advice you wished someone had given you early in your career we talk with Chad Atwell.

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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.