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Pre-Employment Tests Can Help #HR Hire Faster (and Better)

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Criteria Corp , a leading provider of pre-employment testing services. Their testing system, HireSelect, is a SaaS (software as a service) solution that enables organizations to increase recruiting effectiveness using state-of-the-art technology.

Could Too Much Transparency in the Workplace Be Bad for Your Culture?

ClearCompany HRM

Do you want transparency in your workplace? We’re willing to bet the answer is yes. After all, employees want more open communication. Companies are boasting the policies that support it.

The True Bottom Line In Business: An Interview With Dov Baron

15Five

Dov Baron is recognized as one of the top 100 leadership speakers to hire and a brilliant corporate cultural strategist.

The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience

EmployeeConnect

We have all heard of the customer experience which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We’re all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis. The employee experience has become increasingly important in HR management because of evolving business trends such as peer-to-peer sharing, high turnover rates and competitive recruiting practices.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

HR Competencies: Turning Knowledge Into Action

HR Bartender

There are lots of articles that tell human resources professionals, “This is what you need to know.” And that’s fine. We need to be committed to lifelong learning. Our profession is constantly changing because business is always changing.

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Benefits of an Online Benefits System

HRchitect

Written By: Eric Frokjer. If your organization is still running Open Enrollment with no system and paper forms, you’re not only behind the times in the world of HR technology, but you are also missing out on the many benefits of an online benefits management system.

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How Unified Employee-Feedback Tools are Revolutionizing HR

Ultimate Software

Nearly all HR leaders agree that long-term organizational success is dependent upon building and retaining a happy, engaged workforce.

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What’s Worse Than One Stereotype? Two – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I’m beginning to see a shift in the conversation about Millennials. Instead of talking about generations from the standpoint of attitude or behaviors, the dialogue has moved to one of mindset. Frankly, it’s about time. I’ll use Boomers as an example, since I am one.

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Focus: The Secret to Driving Corporate Culture Change

CultureIQ

Have you ever wondered what company brands like Zappos, Google, and Apple do to create corporate culture change that sticks? Don’t let the great perks distract you; there’s more going on than just the trendy and fun benefits that make the headlines.

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.

10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model

Visier

The latest survey from the prestigious Conference Board ranks Human Capital as the #1 challenge facing global CEOs. At first glance, senior HR executives might take that top ranking as a positive thing.

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How to Become a Thought Leader: Thought Leadership Tips

EmployeeConnect

Thought leadership isn’t something that you can just add to your resume despite the fact that many job applicants do so.

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The Customer Is the Customer

HR Bartender

Someone recently left a comment on HR Bartender with a mention of the old saying, “The customer is always right.” I think my opinion of the saying has changed over the years. There are times when the customer is absolutely right.

[Infographic] How To Create a Workplace Where Employees Are Happy

Get Hppy

A happy workforce is a loyal and productive workforce. Boredom, frustration, overwork, underpay, can all leave a high-potential employee looking at his phone up to 150 times a day, or worse – looking at job ads.

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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.

ReWork Roundtable: Is Work-Life Balance Aspirational or Impossible?

Cornerstone On Demand

Unlimited vacation. Free gym memberships. Nap pods. Such "perks" are increasingly commonplace—viewed as a smart engagement tool and a key strategy in driving workplace culture. But when it comes to improving work-life balance and helping employees feel rested and productive, is a nap pod really the answer? Perhaps not, according to some experts.

7 Behaviors of Extreme Perfectionists in the Workplace - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

7 Behaviors of Extreme Perfectionists in the Workplace. During a recent coaching call with a corporate executive, I asked about her planning and organizational skills. She responded, “My skills are fine but never quite good enough.” When I asked about her people-development initiatives, she replied, “I can always do better in that area.” Finally, I asked about her communication skills. That is always an area of opportunity for me to continually improve,” she said. .

How Unused Vacation Time Impacts Staff Engagement

CultureIQ

Twenty years ago, many Americans in the workforce used the vacation time available to them, taking the equivalent of about one month off every year. However, in the past few decades, Americans have slowly taken less time off and opted to spend more days in the office. The U.S.

How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Organization

ATD Human Capital

Mindfulness in the workplace is gaining staying power and credence, backed by a growing body of research and data demonstrating the positive results of practicing mindfulness. Companies such as Intel, PWC, McKinsey, and AstraZeneca, as well as other organizations like the U.S. Marine Corp.,

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.

Trends in Professional Development – Self-Serve Learning

The People Equation

Humans are naturally curious creatures. When my kids were little it was such fun to watch them learn about their world. Give them a cardboard box, plastic spoons and nesting measuring cups and they would experiment endlessly.

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Extracting Talent: How to Unlock the Full Potential of Each of Your Employees

Get Hppy

Do you feel like you have a great team, but you’re not currently extracting the maximum amount of talent from it? This is a pretty common feeling among small and medium-sized business owners. Driving people harder and demanding more is not the way to get the best out of people, though.

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Building a Culture-First Company

CultureIQ

When we learned that UpBuild, CultureIQ’s SEO agency, considers itself a culture-first organization, we knew it was the start of a great partnership. And so we asked UpBuild’s founder and CEO Mike Arnesen to share what it means to put culture first, every step of the way.

Why Most Employee Recognition Doesn’t Work

ATD Human Capital

As we have traveled across the country, working with various businesses and organizations, we’ve had the privilege to interact with HR professionals and corporate trainers.

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 Top Behavioural Interview Questions To Help You Identify High Potential Employees

EmployeeConnect

When it comes to recruiting new candidates, there’s a number rounds they have to go through. The most common ones begin with an online application that is then screened. The screened online application will then follow through with a testing phase which then determines whether they get to the interview process stage or not. During the interview process stage, that’s where the real deal happens.

What Female CEOs Can Teach Us About Growth and Success [Podcast]

UpstartHR

The HR profession is mostly women (look around you at any event and you’ll see). Yet when we look at the representation of females in the C-suite, whether in HR or in general, the blend is more evenly mixed or even weighted towards men.

5 Employee Engagement Strategies to Try When the Going Gets Tough

CultureIQ

According to research by Gallup, only 31.5% of U.S. employees were engaged in 2014. This means that more than half of the workforce was either not engaged or actively disengaged. Engaged employees are passionate about their work, committed contributors to their company and dedicated to its success.

Meaningless Core Values – A Dangerous Liability

WorkHuman

Does your company have a set of values that guides every decision that is made – from the way employees interact with clients to the types of products you sell? Perhaps you have a set of values, but does everyone know what they are and what it means to live those values every day?

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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.