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Everything #HR Needs to Know About HR Technology

HR Bartender

It totally makes sense to recognize the thing that makes our businesses unique. Our people! People also make your business productive. So I thought I would round up a series of posts on something that people just can’t live without these days – technology.

5 Unique Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment and Selection

ClearCompany HRM

The hiring decision assesses three components: knowledge, skills and competencies. Candidates must possess professional knowledge and institutional knowledge to perform on the job, and they must have the functional and technical skills required of the role. Recruiting & Sourcing

Average Time to Fill = 42 Days according to SHRM Survey – So What ?

HRchitect

Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. The USA Today reported that a recent SHRM Survey indicated the Average Time to Fill a job is 42 days according to their Human Capital Benchmark Report. I work with many clients who look to improve their processes for finding candidates.

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A “Smart” Solution for Simplified Payroll

Ultimate Software

With this being National Payroll Week, we wanted to take a closer look at a hot-button issue for payroll professionals across America. In this post, we’ll focus on one state in particular: Pennsylvania.

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.

Recipes for #HR Success: Relationship Management and Consultation

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This series is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field.

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How to Know If You Should Use Performance Ratings

Reflektive

“I’d love to get rid of ratings, but it’ll never get past our senior management.” ” This is a popular refrain among HR folks as industry leaders including Goldman Sachs and GE have stopped rating their employees in annual reviews.

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National Payroll Week

Ultimate Software

Happy National Payroll Week! National Payroll Week celebrates America’s 150 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them. Through the payroll withholding system, we contribute, collect, report and deposit approximately $2.2 trillion – that’s 67% of the U.S.

Can HR Be Trusted with Confidential Information – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Working in a family-owned business is unique. That doesn’t mean it’s bad. It’s just different. How you view the situation could depend on whether you’re a member of the “family” or not. Today, many organizations allow family members to work together.

4 Best Practices For Choosing the Right HR Analytics Technology

Visier

When setting up a workforce analytics function, it’s clear that the people you include are vital to long-term success. However, the technologies you choose to enable your team are just as critical.

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.

The Surprising Secret to Better Employee Engagement

Brazen HR

Did you know only 32.6% of workers are engaged with their company and the work they’re doing? Most HR professionals agree that employee engagement is the key to a happy workplace, better retention, and a whole slew of other performance metrics.

The Difference between Employee Performance and Productivity

EmployeeConnect

We often tend to be confused when it comes to making the distinction between employee performance and productivity. Generally, we don’t manage to grasp the subtle differences between the management of these two concepts. While productivity management comes down to HR management systems, performance management actually is a tool that can be used to rollout the overall corporate strategy. The last decade has seen many organisations link performance back to strategic business goals.

Leadership Development Isn’t Fundamental to Business Strategy

HR Bartender

I believe that everyone is a leader. Leadership is defined as the ability to influence others. Using that definition, everyone has the ability to influence, so everyone is a leader. Logically, it also means that everyone needs development.

Keep Employees Healthy and Happy with These Work Perks

CultureIQ

At CultureIQ, we believe that culture is about more than perks, but when perks are aligned with your values and chosen wisely (like the ones below), they can go a long way to enhance your culture! This is a guest post by our friends at Justworks.

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.

How To Manage Conflicts Between Bosses And Their Staff

Get Hppy

If you’re managing a group of people in a working environment, you’re trying to make things work regardless of the obstacles the team faces. Still, disputes will be inevitable. The complicated connections within the team impose the need for hierarchy.

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Make Your Company a Magnet for Millennials

Grovo HR

As millennials flood the workforce, companies are seeing a massive drop in employee engagement — the lowest it’s been in the past eight years.

This Is How Facebook Does Performance Reviews

Reflektive

As companies including General Electric and IBM have announced changes to their annual performance reviews meant to foster innovation, it’s interesting to see what younger technology companies are doing to engage their employees and promote learning and development.

Employee Volunteering & Company Culture: A Love Story

CultureIQ

This is a guest post by our friends at YourCause. The top factors in choosing to apply for a job have pretty much remained the same: salary, job stability, career advancement, blah blah blah…. that is, until recently. As millennial’s flood the job market, their attention to happiness in the workplace is catching on and companies are taking notice. That “feeling in the office” or “work vibe” is an outcome of the company’s culture, and it’s vital to attracting and keeping top talent.

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.

5 Actions To Cure A Sick Culture

Get Hppy

Performance wanes. Engagement falls and morale sinks. These are tell-tale signs that your culture is sick and needs attention. So how do you go about fixing it? First, three housekeeping questions: 1. What is “culture”? Culture describes an organization’s working environment. How people behave.

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The Why and How of a Mobile-First Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

In nearly every industry, the gray cubicle is a thing of the past as people are now able to connect at any time, from anywhere. As the world becomes increasingly mobile, so does the future of work—we can check email and host meetings on a phone, tablet or laptop, and this can happen at a desk, in a coffee shop or even mid-air on a plane

Should HR Ban Pokemon Go at Work?

EmployeeConnect

Pokemon Go? A good news for HR this year! The popular video game should be seen as a trigger to create transgenerational interactions in the workplace. It represents an opportunity to create a debate and open the conversation between Millennials and their older colleagues. Nintendo shows us the future of business and learning gamification. Augmented reality captures our attention like never before.

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Survey Follow-Up Campaign: How 1st Global Responds to Employee Feedback

CultureIQ

When asked about whether employees will tire of providing feedback, we often respond by saying that there is no such thing as survey fatigue, only inaction fatigue.

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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.

How Good Leadership Can Reverse Turnover

Get Hppy

Staffing is the lifeblood of my HR career. It’s where I truly got my start and really thrived. It’s one of the toughest jobs in our practice, in my opinion, and not just because I used to do it.

Why Leaders Need to Understand the Difference between Influence and Manipulation

The People Equation

If you enact a leadership role, you have some measure of influence. And you also likely don’t see yourself as a manipulator. Do you know where influence stops and manipulation begins?

How to Motivate Your Loyal Employees

ATD Human Capital

According to a 2015 employee recognition survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Globoforce, organizations with programs that recognize and reward employees for their time and contribution experience better business results.

Making the Most of Your Workplace: Content Roundup

CultureIQ

When thinking about culture-driven workplaces, images of game rooms, accent walls, and bar carts come to mind, all of which are certainly fun, but not essential, components of culture. Therefore, it can be tempting to dismiss the workplace as a superficial element of company culture.

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.