Sat.Dec 06, 2014 - Fri.Dec 12, 2014

How to Identify Bottlenecks in Your Recruitment Process

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at iCIMS , a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition solutions for growing businesses. NJBIZ recently ranked iCIMS 18 th on the list of New Jersey’s Fast Growing Companies. Congrats to them! Enjoy the post.).

The Most Common “I Quit” Motivators & What You Can Do About Them

ClearCompany HRM

There are many different types of turnover; some are welcome, and some aren’t. When a consistently poor performer with a bad attitude is replaced with an employee who excels, that’s the kind of turnover you want to see. However, that’s not always what happens.

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Weekly Must Reads: What’s Your State’s Most Distinctive Job?

Cornerstone On Demand

The top stories HR pros need to know this week. Florida is loaded with motorboat operators, and Kansas is chockfull of. Home Ec teachers? Vox Media analyzed Labor Department Statistics to uncover the most disproportionately popular jobs in each state. Read more at Vox. Recession’s Over.

Leadership and Being a Role Model – 20 Ideas

The People Equation

At one time or another, we’re all in a position to lead. We’re parents, teachers, coaches, managers and committee leaders. As such, we know that setting a good example is an important part of leadership. But it’s not always easy.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Employees Need to Own Their Success

HR Bartender

During the HR Technology Conference , I was chatting with someone about job titles. She had heard the most interesting title – Vice President of Employee Success. It didn’t sit well with me then and the more I think about it…it still doesn’t.

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How Healthcare Organizations Can Build Stronger Leadership From Within

Cornerstone On Demand

In healthcare there has always been an attitude that the need for a nurse or a doctor is steadfast, no matter what happens to our economic climate. While that may be true, it doesn't mean healthcare workers will always remain in one place.

Can I (and Should I) Fire An Employee for Social Media Content?

UpstartHR

There is a phenomenon that doesn’t get talked about much publicly, but it’s something that in-the-trenches HR folks deal with fairly regularly. While we want to “rise up” and think about big picture, have a strategic viewpoint, and assume the best , there are always going to be friction points that hold us back.

In Defense of Business Buzzwords

HR Bartender

I saw this post recently on Jennifer McClure’s Unbridled Talent blog and I can’t resist commenting. I was going to reach out to her directly, but decided I’d like to pick your brain on the subject of buzzwords or buzzphrases. I totally understand where Jennifer is coming from in her post.

6 Reasons You Need to Step Away from the Email

ClearCompany HRM

While email has become a staple of workplace communications, I think we can all agree there are some flaws in this system.

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Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

3D Living: How to Inspire Better Employee Performance

Cornerstone On Demand

We want our employees to excel at what they do. Let’s presume for this moment that you have hired your employees wisely — they have the skills, experience and behaviors necessary to perform the required tasks. You know the employee is capable.

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Trust in Leadership Affects Employee Retention #EWS2014

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. All opinions are mine. This is the final in a series on Spherion’s research project, the Emerging Workforce Study 2014.

Surprise Someone with Gratitude This Holiday Season

RecognizeThis!

by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! Expressing gratitude and appreciation for others is a powerful way to show how much we care. You’re running late to work. Maybe you’re going a tad bit too fast. You look up and…oh, no…you see the flashing lights in your rear-view mirror.

The Ultimate Holiday Party Flow Chart

UpstartHR

I don’t know about you, but I have seen, read, and heard more about holiday parties this year than ever before. Honestly it’s more exhausting reading this stuff than actually planning, hosting, and cleaning up after one of the things. Should we have one? Should we not?

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Q&A with Jacob Morgan: A Future Without Email?

Cornerstone On Demand

There was a time when email was a new technology that promised to make workplace communication easier, faster, and more efficient. That time was the 1980's.

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Why Should You Want to Work There?

All Things Workplace

An international survey of more than 500 HR executives by global talent management firm Bernard Hodes (now part of Findly ) has found that the quality or reputation of products and services, the corporate culture and the work environment are a business''s most important attributes when it comes to bringing talent on board.

Give a Bonus of Heartfelt Appreciation This Year

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Even after a difficult year, giving employees the appreciation and recognition they deserve is an important bonus. Last Summer I followed the Market Basket grocery store saga religiously.

Coaching for Managers 101 - Use An Observation As An Anchor

The HR Capitalist

I know, it''s simple. But I got in thrown in my face yesterday, and it was a good refresher. You''re a manager. Sometimes you have to course correct with people who work for you. In your honest but ineffective moments, you''ll prepare some notes to get you started.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

LA Tech: Our Time to Shine

Cornerstone On Demand

It’s been a full year since we hosted the inaugural LA Tech Summit. In that time, a lot has changed in the technology ecosystem of LA and Southern California: big growth, new players, marquee exits, new investment dollars, stronger connections and a higher profile for the community as a whole.

Building a Productive Learning Culture: Rightsizing Learning Opportunities

ATD Human Capital

This installment of the blog series on building a productive learning culture examines how organizations can rightsize learning opportunities (instead of offering too many choices) to ensure that employees engage in relevant and high-quality learning. Click here to read full version

Different Pay Rates: Paying Employees the Right Rate at the Right Time

nettime solutions

The workplace is often depicted as a monolithic stereotype. On TV and in movies, we frequently see workers moving across the screen performing a set role. But the inner workings of a business are more nuanced than that.

Stuff the Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: "The Profit" with Marcus Lemonis

The HR Capitalist

Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It''s my site, so I''m going dig in once in a awhile by telling you more about who I am - via a "Stuff I Like" series. Nothing too serious, just exploring the micro-niche that resides at the base of all of our lives. Potshots encouraged in the comments.

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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.

Flexible Work Arrangements Fever

China Gorman

How would you describe flexible scheduling? Does a standard definition come to mind?

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Educating the Organization on Recognition – Recognition Radio #5

WorkHuman

In this week’s Recognition Radio broadcast, we will talk about Educating the Organization on Recognition. We will offer advice on driving adoption and enthusiasm for recognition throughout your organization.

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Over 160,000 Users Putting their Time in the Cloud

nettime solutions

A few weeks ago, the nettime ® solutions team celebrated the news that we now had over 150,000 users managing their time and attendance in the cloud with us.

Growing Talent Management Firms: Business Development Engine

ATD Human Capital

Another ingredient important for achieving success in the talent management industry is the maturity of a firm’s business development engine. This includes both the quantity and quality of the distribution model, in terms of its reach to targeted buyers and the system to access those buyers.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.