Sat.Apr 27, 2019 - Fri.May 03, 2019

Taking Time to Reset: The Mental Benefits of a Sabbatical

Justworks

After five years at the company, Justworks employees are eligible for a three-month sabbatical. We can leave our jobs, keep our benefits, and return to the gig without skipping a beat.

Everything HR Needs to Know About Experience Management (XM)

HR Bartender

We talk about experiences a lot. Some of the experiences that immediately come to mind are the candidate experience, employee experience , and the customer experience. But I must admit when I think about these experiences, I lean toward the feeling that the person might have, versus data.

Work trends: coworking outside in parking spaces is a thing now

Workplace Diva

Tired of sitting in the office? Then why not park yourself in a outdoor parking space that is equipped a desk and a chair and passing cars?

Enhance Employee Performance with ONA

Visier

It pays to invest in A players. Consulting firm Bain & Company has estimated that, across all job types , “ the best performers are roughly four times as productive as average performers.”

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.

6 Ways to Turn Today’s Silver Medal Candidates into Tomorrow’s Gold Medalist Hires

ExactHire HR Trends

How often have you progressed through the hiring process and ultimately realized that your final two candidates were almost evenly matched–one just slightly nudged out the other for the gold medal employment offer?

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Dear ReWorker: Should I Suspend an Employee While She's Investigated for a HIPPA Violation?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, A patient has accused one of our employees of a HIPAA violation. The patient says the employee looked up her medical records and shared the information with her neighbor.

Why A Holistic Performance Management System Beats Using Just One Tool. Every Time.

15Five

Stone buildings without mortar won’t stand long. A great exercise program is hamstrung without the right diet. Golfers who don’t practice their short game will never bring down their handicap.

Revolutionizing Learning, Networking, and Inclusion for Women of Color

Ultimate Software

From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

How to Quickly Improve Any Performance Appraisal System

Decision-Wise

Performance Reviews Need Help. In a recent survey conducted by Adobe, 88% of the survey participants indicated they were part of a performance appraisal process. This same study found that managers in these programs spent, on average, 17 hours per employee preparing for their performance reviews.

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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.

Dear ReWorker: Should I Suspend an Employee While She's Investigated for a HIPAA Violation?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, A patient has accused one of our employees of a HIPAA violation. The patient says the employee looked up her medical records and shared the information with her neighbor.

Is anyone listening when you speak?

Bersin with Deloitte

3 ways to break through the information overload. Posted by Eileen Fernandes , Elizabeth Lascaze , Danielle John ,and Rebecca Perez on May 2, 2019. The average employee receives approximately 120 emails per day.

Should We Really Trust IBM as an Expert in the World of HR?

The HR Capitalist

It's a fair question. Does IBM deserve to be an expert in the world of HR? When you think of IBM today, you probably think of Watson, the supercomputer that resides at the intersection of processing power and artificial intelligence.

Strategic HR vs Compliance HR: What’s the Difference?

Reflektive

Compliance has traditionally been HR’s main focus and area of responsibility. HR is expected to ensure the company meets all legalities concerning employee treatment while making sure employees understand workplace handbooks, codes of contact, and similar issues. Compliance HR continues to have its place in modern human resources, but growing access to employee data has seen the rise of strategic HR and the alignment between human resources and company goals. Defining Compliance HR.

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.

TED Talk Tuesday: Why Aren't We More Compassionate?

Cornerstone On Demand

This article is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here.

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10 Best Recruitment Tools in 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]

TalentLyft

Check out the list of the 10 best recruitment tools in 2019 ! Recruiters and HR professionals who use these top 10 recruiting software have a serious advantage when it comes to finding, attracting and hiring top talent. Read More. Recruiting

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Why it is Important for SME’s to Automate HR Administrative Tasks

SutiHR

Today, most HR departments have identified the significance of adding strategic value to the business, but HR administration work often stands as a critical barrier for its time-consuming nature.

5 Key Metrics to Measure Workplace Engagement

Reflektive

Ask a CEO and an employee about engagement in the workplace and you can get two contradictory answers. The CEO might think his employees are happy and engaged while the employee is one bad day away from quitting. Without some method of employee engagement measurement, it’s easy to assume the best while discontent and disengagement eat away at your talent, your productivity, and your bottom line. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: The Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys.

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.

ICYMI: To Increase Innovation, Productivity and Retention, a Learning Culture Is Key

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our "In Case You Missed It" series. Keep reading for April's top stories.

BLS Reports Lowest Unemployment in 50 Years

SHRM Resources

employers added 263,000 jobs in April, and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent, the lowest since December 1969, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Critical Evaluation Labor Market Data

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How to Attract Top Talent With Recruitment Videos [INFOGRAPHIC]

TalentLyft

Learn how to attract top talent with great recruitment videos ! Video is one of the best ways of selling a company to prospective employees. Find out more about how to create a top-quality recruitment video in this infographic guide. Read More. Recruitment Marketing

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3 HR Roles of the Future

Digital HR Tech

We talk a lot about how technology is changing the world of work. And indeed, the combination of automation and the arrival of new technologies will lead to the extinction of certain jobs, but more importantly, it will push a lot of us to up-skill in order to get ready for the future.

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.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Superhero Performance Reviews

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon.

HR and Chatbots Are Learning Together

SHRM Resources

Whether called chatbots, digital assistants or conversational artificial intelligence (AI), companies are using the technology to enhance HR service, boost productivity, and help deliver more rewarding and personalized experiences for job candidates and employees.

10 performance review biases and how to avoid them

CultureAmp

I am biased, you are biased, all humans are biased. Not buying it yet? Consider the research of Daniel Kahneman , a psychologist who won the Nobel Prize in economics.

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Employer Branding Case Study – Barton Malow - A Question & Answer Session with HR Vice President, Jennifer Sulak-Brown

EDSI

There are many companies who stand out when it comes to employer branding. Those who deliver a dynamic, consistent experience to employees are more likely to develop and benefit from a strong employer brand.

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.