Sat.Feb 18, 2017 - Fri.Feb 24, 2017

Employees Need to Learn Freelancing Skills

HR Bartender

I read a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article recently titled, “ The End of Employees ”. It’s a good read and you should check it out when you have a moment. The article talks about the growing number of companies that are using freelancers, contractors, etc. Freelancing is more than a trend.

Why Every Hiring Manager Needs an ATS

ClearCompany HRM

In the recruiting world there has long been a division among HR professionals: they either praise the time-saving properties of an ATS or they believe an ATS doesn’t catch all suitable applicants.

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(Don’t) Do-It-Yourself when it comes to your HCM Implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Samantha Colby. Congratulations! Having exercised careful consideration, deliberation, and negotiation, you’ve finally selected your new HCM system.

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New Research on Generations in the Workplace

UpstartHR

After looking deeply at the research on generations in the workplace, I have come up with some findings that will help everyone to perform their jobs better. It seems like a new study comes out every day attempting to explain how to approach each generation of workers, what matters to them, etc.

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.

All Employee Medical Information Isn’t Protected by HIPAA

HR Bartender

Regardless of your political views, I think it’s safe to say that the U.S. is discussing health care. I’m not here to tell anyone how they should feel about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, with this discussion comes a lot of disclosures about medical information.

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Predictions for 2017: Serving People with Emerging HR Technologies

Ultimate Software

Thriving in our rapidly changing and increasingly disrupted modern business environment will require organizations to both recognize major cultural shifts (see my blog post about Workforce Fluidity ) while taking advantage of incredible new technologies.

5 Ways Your HRMS Hinders Data-Driven Decision Making

Visier

Leaders across the organization recognize that making workforce decisions based on facts and data—instead of intuition alone—is a key route to increasing their impact on the business.

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What To Do If You’re Placed On Suspension – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I know. You’re reading the title of this post and probably saying to yourself, “What the –?!” That’s exactly what this HR Bartender reader is saying as well. I would like to know if I have the right to contact my employer regarding the outcome of an investigation.

A Basic Recruiting Compliance Checklist

ClearCompany HRM

Federal and state laws require employers to maintain a number of specific records relating to the company’s hiring and employment practices. Failing to collect and retain the necessary records can result in fines, exclusion from government contracts and other sanctions.

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!

3 Ways to Ensure Your Company Culture Thrives

Cornerstone On Demand

It can be hard to quantify the importance and impact of a great company culture on a business' bottom line. But a recent Glassdoor study found that company culture is the single biggest predictor of employee satisfaction, regardless of employee salary. It makes sense that a strong culture can increase an employee's happiness, productivity and passion for their company. But did you know, disengaged employees can cost U.S. businesses up to $550 billion per year ?

People Management in 2017 – Survey Results and Analysis

Pomello

Every year we survey our large network of HR practitioners about their people management priorities for the year.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Curation Edition

HR Bartender

There’s been a lot of conversation lately about what is being termed “fake news”. While the discussion about fake news has been related to politics, it occurred to me that this could easily happen in the business world. ERE had a blog post about it – “ Fake News Afflicts the Workplace Too.”.

Coaching: The Future Is Here

ATD Human Capital

The 2016 ICF Global Coaching Study is not only the most extensive and expansive research undertaking of its kind, but also a powerful look at the future of organizations and their most vital asset: their people.

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.

Every Job Application Should Stick to 4 Questions

Cornerstone On Demand

Is your company struggling to attract enough job candidates? Stop blaming the job boards, recruiters, HR or even the jobseekers. Maybe it's time for a job application makeover. The traditional job application form is a relic from the 1940s. Even with the shift to online recruitment, many organizations merely took the archaic paper application and digitized it, providing little room for companies to distinguish the most skilled and ambitious from the slacker.

Master Checklist for Your First 6 Months as Head of HR

Reflektive

The first few weeks of working any new role is overwhelming — but when that role is the head of HR, the to-do list can make your head spin. Whether you’ll be the solo employee running HR for a 100-employee company or heading the human resources department for an organization of 10,000, there are a few standard steps to take during the first several months in any HR leadership role. Below is a helpful checklist to get you started. Learn the Business.

Using Recruitment Marketing to Attract the Perfect Hire

Get Hppy

Lines between the recruiting process and digital marketing are becoming blurred because job candidates are essentially treated as consumers.

Improving Employee Engagement Through Authentic Appreciation

ATD Human Capital

The headline “Improve Employee Engagement” is everywhere in the business culture.

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

Improve Your Decision Making By Doing These Three Things

The People Equation

Strappy heels or comfy flats? Ivy League or state college? At first glance, one choice is relatively simple, the other more fraught with complex decision-making. Look more closely, and you’ll see that sometimes even the “easy” choices are difficult.

5 Ways to Ensure a Terrible Employee Experience - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

If you are one of the many managers trying to maximize effectiveness (while minimizing your chance of being replaced!), it is critical that you focus on the Employee Experience (EX). The EX is essentially the sum of perceptions of interactions (both positive and negative) an employee has with an organization and its members. The EX is a relatively new term that has created a shift in the way employee engagement is viewed.

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Are you doing heartfelt work?

Get Hppy

In February there’s always a lot of of discussion and emphasis on love and matters of the heart. Depending on where we are in our lives, this can feel incredibly warm and beautiful, or may feel overly sappy, annoying, and just downright sad.

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Choosing the Correct Communication Tool at Work

DATIS

Often, the amount of conversations happening simultaneously across different mediums can make it difficult to execute simple tasks, stay focused during meetings, and process information. At any given time, employees at your organization are being bombarded with emails, text messages, phone calls, internal messaging apps, and more. Employees can often feel overwhelmed by the information overload caused by an always-connected workplace.

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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.

Announcing WorkHuman Radio – Listen to Episode 1

WorkHuman

The WorkHuman movement has grown tremendously since the inaugural conference back in 2015.

Should You Fight Age Bias By Only Showing Your Last 15 Years On Your Resume?

The HR Capitalist

Old people. The problem with them is there's just so much.well. experience. You know I'm kidding. But it raises a good point - should older workers looking for their next opportunity show all of their work history and graduation dates from college, or hide it to a certain degree?

How To Launch Your Startup With A Customer Service Culture

Get Hppy

Most startups don’t have customer service as a priority when they launch. Creating buzz in the market around their idea, searching for investors and filing any required patents occupy most of the founders’ time at the get-go.

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Paid Sick Time for Federal Contractors: Creating an Audit Trail

nettime solutions

Paid sick time requirements are a concern for any company acting as a federal contractor or marketing to government entities. Employment law expert, Cheryl Orr, provides practical guidance about complying with these requirements in the first half of this timely and important Bloomberg BNA webinar.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.