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Ingredients For Recruiting Success [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

The reason I named this blog HR Bartender was because, as an HR professional, I always thought people wanted me to act like a bartender – listen, support and offer a suggestion when appropriate.

The DOL's Overtime Ruling and Your Organization

ClearCompany HRM

As you have likely heard, the Department of Labor recently made a final ruling on the Fair Labor Standards Act regarding overtime standards. This ruling will affect about 4 million employees and in turn, the organizations they work for. So how might you be affected by this new standard?

Values In Consulting


Written by: Andrew Schweihs. Values have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. My parents instilled them in me from a young age. As a youth, I was involved in the Boy Scouts and YMCA, organizations with values at the core of their foundations.

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What These Experts Are Saying About Employee Appreciation


When was the last time you appreciated an employee ? When Emily says “Great job Phil!” to her direct report, that might make his day (and have Emily feel great, since sharing gratitude is proven to make those on the giving end also feel happier).

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.

Workforce Development Should Be Part of Your Recruiting Strategy

HR Bartender

There’s a lot of talk about the challenges of finding qualified applicants. And I realize when the conversation becomes this prevalent, it can be tempting to tune it out. But, I want to talk about something different that can impact your recruiting strategy. That’s job creation and job readiness.

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INFOGRAPHIC: MAGIC – Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement -


What is Employee Engagement? Employee engagement is an emotional state where employees feel passionate, energetic, and committed to their work. This translates into employees who give their hearts, spirits, minds, and hands to deliver a high level of performance to the organization.

Why You Should Bring More Flexibility in the Workplace


For many of us, we desire the dream workplace or our current workplace to have that little something about it. It’s different for each person – perhaps a work desk with a couch? Afternoon drinks every day? Working on the Sunday to cover for Friday off? Anything.

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Your 5-Day Plans to Learn Popular Social Platforms

HR Bartender

Social media is defined as technology tools that allow people or companies to create, share, or exchange information. The information might be career related, ideas, personal interests, or pictures/videos. It can take place over public communities or private networks.

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How Improving HR’s Analytics Capability Prevents Chaos Over New Overtime Rule


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.

#SHRM16 Interview with Sodexo’s Global Chief Diversity Officer


This week I have a treat for you. I had the opportunity as part of my role on the #SHRM16 social media coverage team to interview Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer.

Four Steps to Compare Your Business Results to Employee Engagement -


Organizations struggle to quantify the impact engaged employees have on business results. Intuitively, it’s a no-brainer– engaged employees cost less and produce more. It’s that simple.

Should Millennials Be Concerned About Age Bias – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The regular conversations about generations in the workplace raise an issue for candidates, employees, and employers – age bias. It might also be a first reaction to think age bias only happens to older people. But that’s not necessarily true.

5 Fun Physical Activities to Boost Your Worksite Wellness


The office life– while filled with its own adventures– is a relatively sedentary one. In fact, the average worker spends 10 hours a day sitting down per day. In addition to the discomfort of the ‘sitting life,’ inactive workers increase their odds for health risks.

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.

The Week of HR #5: Finding Your Purpose At Work


There is always a lot of emphasis on finding your purpose in life and seeking out what makes you truly happy, but have you ever thought about trying to find your purpose at work? Do you know what your purpose is? If you don’t, do not fret because it is easier than you think.

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3 Ways To Increase Workplace Safety Using Workforce Intelligence


Workplace safety is a top concern across a wide range of industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries reported in 2014.

Amended Harassment and Discrimination Rules Are Here – Starting with California


California-based employers with five or more employees must now comply with amended anti-discrimination regulations regarding the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) that went into effect on April. Visit site for full story. Legal News & Compliance anti-discrimination laws

5 Examples of Common Miscommunications in the Workplace — and How to Overcome Them


Language is a beautiful yet tricky art form. Difficult to interpret at times, a little misunderstanding can turn a compliment into an act of war. Fortunately, by practicing effective communication in the workplace, we can continue to hide the nuclear missile codes and strive for office peace. Here are five examples of common miscommunications in the workplace, and how to work past them: What they say: I do all the work, and they get all the praise.

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.

Why You Should Bring More Flexibility in the Workplace


For many of us, we desire the dream workplace or our current workplace to have that little something about it. It’s different for each person – perhaps a work desk with a couch? Afternoon drinks every day? Working on the Sunday to cover for Friday off? Anything.

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Are You a Modern Learner?

ATD Human Capital

We design learning for an increasingly diverse environment, spanning regions, ages, generations, functions, and roles. But are you a modern learner? What does it mean to be a modern learner? Picture the last time you needed new information or to learn a new skill, personally or professionally.

Walk and Talk Your Way to Success: The Why’s and How’s of Walking Meetings

Get Hppy

How many times have you or your employees dreaded having to go to a meeting? Have you ever not looked forward to sitting at the same conference table or sitting in the same office you have for hundreds of other meetings?

Engagement Entropy – Stop Trying to Find a Solution

What is Paul Thinking

Except for a few classes in high school and college, I’m betting you haven’t used the word entropy in a long while. If you have, you’re traveling in better circles than me. In my group the most common words we use are “does it hurt when I do this” and “do these look like bed bug bites?”.

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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.

The Pros and Cons of Various Retirement Plans and Why Now is the Time to Consider Offering One to Your Employees


Do you offer your employees a retirement plan? If not, now is the time to consider it. A major Gallup poll shows that retirement saving is Americans’ top financial concern. Yet almost half of. Visit site for full story. Employee Benefits Retirement benefits

How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term


Have you ever wondered what the typical turnover rate is for a long term care, or LTC, employee? A study conducted by the American Health Care Association, or AHCA, showed that there is an approximate 40% turnover rate when it comes to LTC employees. Your employees are essential to your organization’s success, but they may not always be treated that way.

Core CultureIQ Survey Updates


One of our values at CultureIQ is “be open to change and maintain flexibility.” We often hear from our clients that they love our software because it is so flexible and highly customizable.

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