Sat.May 28, 2016 - Fri.Jun 03, 2016

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.

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?

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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).

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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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#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.

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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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.

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


Today, HR leaders across the country are being asked by their C-suites and Boards if they can avoid the millions of dollars in overtime costs their organizations are now at risk of incurring — thanks to new overtime rules passed by the Department of Labor — without negatively impacting business objectives.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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.

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.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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 Tips for Keeping Your Top Talent


Engaged employees are happy employees Employees that are active participants in goal setting, projects and decision-making feel like a valued asset to the company.& & Ask for their input and encourage conversations whenever possible.

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 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.

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.

3 Great Ways To Accelerate The Hiring Process


In today's fast-paced business world, hiring managers need to speed up the recruiting process in order to get the best talent. Candidates tend to make decisions in the blink of an eye, causing the top talent to disappear fast.

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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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.