Sat.Nov 19, 2016 - Fri.Nov 25, 2016

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8 Must-Have Resources for Successful Recruiting and Hiring

Capterra

Many hiring novices think all you have to do is post an open position online and wait for great candidates to come to you. Unfortunately, hiring isn’t that simple. The hiring landscape currently favors the job seeker and skilled candidates are able to be selective in where they apply. It takes about 27 days for a company to make a new hire , according to Officevibe.

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AI Won't Replace Recruiters, But It Will Make Them Better

Cornerstone On Demand

Similar to how technology has created efficiencies in operations, marketing and sales departments, human resources is being transformed by emerging AI technology. AI is getting a lot of attention in recruiting specifically due to the huge potential to automate some of the low-value, high-volume recruiting tasks that continue to monopolize time and attention.

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5 Step Process to Increase Workplace Collaboration Immediately [Worksheet]

ClearCompany HRM

The following worksheet can be used to audit existing departments and teams that act like silos within any organization. Silos are a mentality that may exist when departments or teams within an organization do not effectively share information and knowledge with others in the organization. The 5 step process identifies the silos, examines them externally and internally, aligns the silos with other silos they work well with and don’t work well with and provides actual feedback depending on the le

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‘Bag Check’ Settlements Have Lessons for California Employers

HR Daily Advisor

Several California employers have in recent weeks shelled out millions of dollars to settle claims that their employees should have been paid for time spent waiting for security checks. Despite a few employer-friendly rulings on the subject, some companies are opting to settle these claims, which one expert says remain a high-value target. Recent Updates.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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For #HR Career Success: Here Are the Ingredients

HR Bartender

Regardless of your career, you need to know what it takes to be successful in that profession. Given the theme of this blog, let’s call it the recipe for success. Specifically, what are the ingredients? For some professions, like human resources, the ingredients (aka competencies) are regularly under review. The business world is changing, so the competencies need to reflect what’s happening in the workplace today.

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How to Set a Foundation for Effective Performance Appraisals

ClearCompany HRM

Whether they happen once a year or once a month, performance reviews are an essential part of any business. If you want to build a performance culture, how you conduct performance reviews can make or break your business. If you want your reviews to have positive results, you have to lay the groundwork. Good performance reviews don’t just happen. They take work and preparation, and you have to set a foundation.

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10 HR Practices That Reduce the Effectiveness of Employee Referral Programs

HR Daily Advisor

By Dr. John Sullivan. The very best employee referral programs (ERPs) produce simply amazing results. But unfortunately many corporate programs were designed years before we had so much data covering what makes the programs effective. This data reveals that there are many factors that can directly reduce the effectiveness of these programs. Some of those factors include: Not maintaining operational responsiveness— Without dedicated attention, it is easy for programs with exceptional service stan

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T3 – Technical Interview Technology – @eTeki_Inc

The Tim Sackett Project

This week on T3 I take a look at the technical interview technology eTeki. One question I get asked often by TA pros and leaders is around finding a technology that will help them select technical hires better. There are some ‘test’ type technologies on the market, but those are really difficult to actively select from and the tests are usually super generic.

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Keeping Employee Records Secure – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Recent research by PwC suggests that three-quarters of large organizations suffered a staff-related security breach during 2015, with half of the worst cases caused by human error. Educating employees on best practices to keep sensitive data secure is something HR will need to focus on in the years to come. This doesn’t exclude employee records. That’s what today’s reader note is all about.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. The Recruitment Industry to Die in 2018 -- by Simon Young. 2. The One (and Only) Question You Need to Ask to Measure Cultural Fit -- by Lou Adler. 3.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Anatomy of the Employee Experience

WorkHuman

Most HR professionals are focused on measuring and improving employee engagement. But what about the employee experience? How does an employee’s experience at work impact retention, effort, and performance? Which practices actually improve the employee experience? The infographic below shares nine new findings in The Employee Experience Index from Globoforce’s WorkHuman Research Institute and IBM® Smarter Workforce Institute.

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3 Steps To Create An Employee Value Proposition That Is More Than Just Hot Air

Hppy

In the fight for talent, an organization must provide an effective value proposition to attract the type of employee it needs to deliver its business goals. But in my experience, most organizations create employee value propositions (EVP) based on high level aspirational intent which diminishes its effectiveness. “We’re building a company people love.

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12 Ways To Turn Stress Into Productivity (Infographic)

15Five

From the cradle to the grave, life hands us stressful situations — so much so that we should consider stress to be an integral part of living a full life, rather than a nuisance to be avoided at all costs. Rather than ignoring stress, it can be healthier and even more productive to harness the energy that such trials create and direct it towards a more successful outcome.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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The Future of Human Capital Management

EmployeeConnect

HR managers face great challenges such as managing attrition, encouraging retention and meeting ever-increasing demands from employees, customers and executives who want greater efficiency and HR input on achieving business objectives through hiring strategies and people management practices. HR departments often find their duties expanded to deal with empowered customers, key business suppliers, business associates and customers.

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Spreading Employee Appreciation Across Achievers

Achievers

By: Kellie Wong. Social Media and Blog Manager, Achievers. It’s that time of year again, time to give thanks! And what better way to give thanks than to thank our very own employees here at Achievers. A business is nothing without its employees, which is why we encourage frequent employee appreciation. Today, we’d like to highlight some of the top employee recognitions sent across our ASPIRE platform, powered by Achievers’ HR technology.

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HR’s Future is Big Data

Hppy

One of the things I’m most passionate about as a long-time HR professional is the progression of our practice. We suffer from quite a bit of bad press and misperception as an overall group, that we’re the people in the company who couldn’t cut it in other lines of business and that we’re dragging our companies behind. Within this push to exceed expectations to outrun this negative perception is a call to action to evolve our way of thinking.

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Berklee Rose is here!

UpstartHR

A few weeks ago you probably caught my letter to my unborn child. This last week has been a wild ride as we added Berklee to the family, surprising about 95% of the people we know because she was NOT a boy. Melanie and the baby are doing great, and the other kids are overjoyed at having the baby at home. Enjoy the picture below, and expect more HR content next week.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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How to Get Your Team From ‘Under the Radar’ to ‘Rock Star’

EmployeeConnect

By Cindy O’Dea Practical HR Strategies. Are your staff at work just for the free cupcakes? Is your team just ‘showing up’? Are you disappointed that you have team members who watch the clock, don’t show any initiative or who spend just enough time working to believe they are ‘flying under the radar’? As a Manager, it’s part of your role to have staff that are engaged, thriving and working as hard as possible to achieve the shared goals and vision of the organisation so if they aren’t, you might

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5 Things You Need To Know To Make The Interview Process Faster

Spark Hire

The interview process requires a delicate balance. While it’s important to be thorough when vetting candidates, having a process that drags on can cause you to lose your top choice. As a recruiter or hiring manager, it’s important to walk the thin line between quick and effective without letting the quality of your hires decrease. Knowing which parts of the hiring process to change — or cut entirely — is never easy.

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Creating a Culture of Efficiency Within Your Organization

Hppy

Business is a competitive environment, so it’s important that companies focus on being efficient with their money and resources. The need to be efficient doesn’t exist just with top leadership and company managers. This should be incorporated in the company’s culture so that employees at all levels are focused on efficiencies. For companies who haven’t incorporated efficiency into their culture, here are a few tips on how to do so.

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How to Run an Employee Social Media Ambassador Program

Everwise

Employees can be the best ambassadors for their employers, more so than a PR agency, CEO, or founder. As many as 20% of employees already are advocates for their employers, while 33% are primed to be employee activists, according to a study conducted by Weber Shandwick. The same study found that 50% of employees already post messages, pictures or videos about their work life on social media and more than one-third speak positively about their jobs on social media.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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Out With Comparisons, In With Confidence

EmployeeConnect

I recently attended a Business Chicks Breakfast at which Nasty Gal founder and Executive Chairperson Sophia Amoruso spoke. One of the most tweeted and posted quotes of the day was “don’t compare your hustle to their highlight reel”. In the past week, with the announcement that Nasty Gal filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US, this statement has become even more relevant.

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3 Steps to Build Greater Alignment Within Your Management Team

ATD Human Capital

How would you describe the alignment between you and your management team? Although having a cohesive management team is important in driving workplace culture and productivity, many teams struggle with making it a reality in their work environments. A management team that is aligned in terms of communication, decision-making processes, modeling core values, and working with a common vision and purpose can positively affect many aspects of the work environment.

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8 Important Recruiting Metrics You Must Track Today

Hppy

Most human resources professionals worth their salt know the importance of recruiting metrics in improving the hiring process. Gathering the right data about your prospective hires can vastly increase your efficiency in filtering for the best candidates for the job. However, while three-fourths of HR professionals know the value of talent analytics whether they have a plan in place or not, this report finds that less than a fourth of companies use them at all.

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Watson Agrees With Me!

China Gorman

“More positive employee experiences are linked to better performance, extra effort at work, and lower turnover intentions.”. For people who follow my work as a speaker and a writer, this quote may seem familiar. And it’s true. I’ve said variations of this for several years. And I’ve had a range of data sources to back me up. But now, Watson has said it, so it must be true!

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Are You a “Best Place to Work?” Some HighGround Customers in Chicago Made the List

Kazoo

Lots of “best of” lists tend to come out around this time of year. Best movies, TV shows, books, albums, etc. And in that spirit, the Chicago Tribune recently announced a list of the best places to work for 2016. We’re happy to say that three HighGround customers — Horizon Pharma , Sonoma Partners and William Blair — were included on the list.

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When Less is More

Bersin with Deloitte

We’re all familiar with the issues of cognitive overload in our lives. The relentless onslaught of emails, messages, Facebook and Twitter feeds, and video news is taking more of our time every day. Research shows we now spend up to 6 hours a day checking email, which makes me wonder when we have time do everything else. In the […].

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Stop Being an HR Traffic Cop

Laurie Ruettimann

For years, I’ve been telling my readers that HR sits at the intersection of work, power, politics and money. You can be a traffic cop who is proud of how she directs the flow of cars and pedestrians, or you can be an urban planner who impacts the strategic direction of the traffic. Most HR professionals feel they can make a difference by doing the work of the traffic cop.

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