Sat.May 21, 2016 - Fri.May 27, 2016

The 2016 #FLSA Overtime Changes: What #HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

I’m not going to write a big long explanation for this post. If you’re in the HR world, you know that the much-awaited final ruling came from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) about changes to the overtime rule in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA.)

Maximizing Your Training Value


Written by: Erica Niesse. Success! By now your organization has completed the Requirements gathering and Configuration stages of your Human Capital Management Systems (HCM) Implementation.

28 Questions Every Talent Leader Should Have in Their Pocket

ClearCompany HRM

5 Best Questions for Screening Candidates. Screening candidates will never go out of style, but doing it via the phone or in-person… will. With video interviewing, a series of predetermined questions can be asked of each applicant to help make better decisions of who to invite to the next round.

You Know Nothing:5 Reasons Jon Snow NeedsManagement Training

Grovo HR

Alert: spoilers below. Is Jon Snow a good manager? It’s a mixed bag. On the one hand, he’s had to deal with his share of adversity. Like many bosses, he was born a bastard, oversees a barren wasteland, and constantly fears betrayal.

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.

Recruiting Success: Try a Student Loan Benefit Program

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by EdAssist, one of the pioneers in providing education assistance programs that drive employee growth, retention, and engagement.

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Ignore these Performance Management Stats at Your Own Risk

ClearCompany HRM

Chances are you want to improve your talent management strategy. Some employees succeed with flying colors while others never quite get enough velocity for lift off and in between the rest of your duties, you need to make sure you’re communicating with them correctly.

Gallup Proves Why Millennials Need Better Managers

Grovo HR

Ah, graduation season. That time of year when parents rejoice, students turn into professionals, and businesses brace for a horde of incoming hires they seem to not understand at all. At least that’s the sense I got from a Gallup report released last week.

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Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Conference Networking Edition

HR Bartender

Next month is the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Besides being a great educational event, it’s a huge networking opportunity. On the education side, there will definitely be the latest info on the U.S.

How to Hire and Hold onto Millennial Employees [Infographic]

Brazen HR

Millennials. They’re lazy, entitled job-hoppers with one foot out the door, always looking for the next best thing. Or so the internet would have you believe. Millennial stereotypes have been fed to us by the media for years, but in reality, these stereotypes are often far from the truth.

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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.

Stop Taking Employee Engagement Surveys as Gospel


Employee engagement surveys have been around for decades, but executives constantly tell us that they don’t know what to do with the information they receive from them.

HR Certification Trends: An Interview with the CEO of HRCI


One of the most popular posts I’ve written all year was dedicated to the HR certification decision facing today’s HR pros. I decided to take it a step further and reach out to some people to discuss the behind-the-scenes pieces of the HR certification world.

Making the Performance Review More Human


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Performance reviews need to reflect the relationships of performance, and stop treating it like a contract. Read most any article on the transformation of performance reviews and you will immediately come across a line about how universally disliked they are.

How Mobile HR Can Help Your Business Create a Happy and Productive Workplace


The mobile trend is revolutionizing human resources management. In fact, research shows that HR applications are twice as likely to be used on smartphones as on computers. Not surprisingly, mobile HR. Visit site for full story. HR Products & Services HR Mobile

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.

Why Banking On Your Workforce Boosts Business Results


There is a lot we can learn from the financial services industry. Constantly changing regulatory and remuneration policies , as well as post-recession restoration pressures, are making it difficult to attract and retain key people in the financial services industry (FSI).

12 Tips to Turn Employee Engagement Survey Results into Increased Organization Performance -


The key to increasing employee engagement is to accurately measure it and use the results to make changes that impact organization performance.

Clean Your House Before You Head To Social Media

The Aristocracy of HR

010000000010 There are still companies who are tardy to the social media party. It’s not a bad thing. Businesses have either thought social media was going to exit as a one-hit wonder or they were laying-in-wait until it became absolutely apparent that they needed to jump in.

Offering Retirement Plans May Soon Become Mandatory For Employers


If you don’t currently offer your employees a retirement plan, you may want to pay attention. At both the state and federal level, the government is continuing to push legislation to make mandatory. Visit site for full story. Legal News & Compliance mandatory retirement benefits

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.

[Infographic] A Lesson On Workplace Motivation

Get Hppy

Workplace motivation is a strange creature that all business owners must learn to understand and tap into. This is vital to improve workplace motivation and, therefore, productivity. Yet drive is something that is alluding some business owners. In fact, only 31.5%

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How to Get Employee Satisfaction Back on Track


Take a moment to envision your organization in your mind. What is your gut feeling? If there was optimism, great! If you felt a little dread, it’s time to open up the hood of your work culture.

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Working in Flow – The Secret to True Workplace Happiness


It’s 1:00pm, you’re with your work colleague and they’re trying to converse with you, waiting for your response. The words are gradually going through your head, in one ear, floating in your brain for a bit, and out the other – “What’s for lunch today?”, “Pasta again?”. As much as you want to answer, need to answer and know how well you know the answer, you don’t, because you’re too focused on wanting to perfect that EVP (Employee Value Proposition) you started working on earlier that morning.

[WEBINAR] 3 Universal Drivers of Employee Happiness


Soren Lockwood, CEO of SEB Pension in Denmark. I wrote a post a couple of weeks back about how to kill happiness at work. It’s quite simple, really, and it happens all too often.

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.

Managing Your 4 Key Talent Groups -


Do you have formal methods for identifying the talent that exists throughout your organization? If so, does the management team have a common language to describe different talent pools? Leaders Need Feedback. Download 360-degree Feedback Survey Sample.

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Event Recap: Creating a Collaborative Culture


Collaboration. What might seem like a simple topic is actually a significant challenge for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. That’s because a collaborative culture is one of the hardest things to build and maintain as a company grows and scales.

The Week of HR #4: Are You Setup to Recruit Top Talent?


The Latest News on Employee Recruitment. Believe it or not but there are over 166,000 open job vacancies in Australia right now! That made us think that you might be on the lookout for the best talent for your business and we know that the hiring process can be tricky.

The Art and Science of Coaching


People at Google love data. They measure everything. A few years back, they launched a research initiative called Project Oxygen, in order to measure and improve key management behaviors at Google. This initiative is highlighted in a 2013 Harvard Business Review piece by David A.

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.