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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Payroll Service Bureaus – Are Clients a Flight Risk? [Infographic]

ExactHire HR Trends

Payroll service outsourcing is nothing new regardless of whether you look at large employers, or organizations that fall within the small- to medium-sized business (SMB) space.

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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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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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.

5 Personal Benefits of Employee Engagement -

Decision-Wise

In the past, as we conducted workshops on employee engagement , we found that we needed to show the organization the benefits of an engaged workforce. Increased profitability, improved quality, reduced turnover, and many other benefits were an important part of our presentations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

3 Typical Problems First-Time Managers Face—and How to Solve Them

The People Equation

Taking on your first official management role is exciting. It’s also challenging, overwhelming and perplexing. In a webinar with over 900 first-time managers, The Ken Blanchard Companies asked people to list their biggest challenge when they made the leap from individual contributor.

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

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.