Sat.Feb 14, 2015 - Fri.Feb 20, 2015

How You Deal With an Annoying Coworker – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’ve written before about working with people you don’t like. Here’s a similar situation. A co-worker that grates on your very last nerve. We have a person in our office who does her job well, but makes a lot of annoying noises. She clears her throat constantly, very loudly.

Less is More: 4 Reasons Paperless Onboarding is Better

ClearCompany HRM

A new hire’s first day on the job is rarely filled with work. Legal documents and company onboarding take precedence over regular day-to-day work. Quality onboarding is essential to the success of a new hire, so to undervalue this process is faulty on the part of the organization.

3 Ways the "Gig Economy" Can Improve Your Talent Pool

Cornerstone On Demand

A growing number of Americans are ditching full-time employment in favor of short-term projects and side jobs, where they can pursue their passions, determine their own schedules and essentially be their own bosses.

Visual Storytelling for HR: Are Infographics or Data Visualizations the Keys to Success?


You see them everywhere. Infographics are a hot visual trend in the world of information sharing. But, while they can make complex topics easy to digest and share via social media, infographics can prevent people from really understanding important facts and gaining true insight.

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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.

Defining Workplace Professionalism

HR Bartender

I ran across this article from Dan McCarthy on “What is Workplace Professionalism?” It’s a good read. You can check it out here.

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How Decisions Get Made in Organizations Without Hierarchies

Cornerstone On Demand

Imagine working at a company where there is no CEO. You don't have a job title or description, or a manager to whom you report. Instead, you occupy "roles" which require executing specific tasks.

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Leaders See the Potential in Nearly Every Situation

The People Equation

As a leader, where do you focus your attention? If you said something like, “I fix problems” or “I help people improve,” you’d be like countless other leaders across the globe, primed to “close the gap” or strive for “relentless improvement.”

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Your 5-Day Plan to Learning YouTube

HR Bartender

OK, I thought I was done with the 5-Day Plan series and then I remembered YouTube. And I must admit that I really debated including this one. On one hand, it’s social. But then, doesn’t everyone know how to use YouTube?! I mean… we’ve all seen this video, right ? However, this is a business exercise.

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10 Employee Referral Program Fast Facts with Bonus Tips

ClearCompany HRM

Oh, the employee referral program – perhaps the strongest tool in any talent acquisitions specialist’s belt. A great referral program will help you identify top talent that might not have even been open to looking without a nudge from someone they trust.

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.

Why Applicant Tracking Systems Need a Human Touch

Cornerstone On Demand

“Thank you for submitting your application. If your qualifications meet our needs, we'll contact you. Otherwise, we'll keep your resume on file for 12 months.” ” If your company has an online application system, every applicant receives an email like the above.

How to Boost Excitement About Creativity

All Things Workplace

This Post appeared earlier and was requested by a long-time subscriber. . You want to be creative and breed creativity in your workplace, right? Do you consider yourself to be "creative?". I was just talking with my cousin, Len, a long-time public school teacher and Principal.

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Not All Games Are Created Equal – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Kronos recently partnered with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to talk absenteeism strategies on Workforce Institute Radio.

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Running, Calories, and Manager Communication


If you’ve followed for a while you know I enjoy running (I’m on MapMyRun , if you’d like to connect!) I’m also a bit of a nutrition nut due to a high school stint in wrestling , several years of running marathon distances and longer, and generally being a nerd.

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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.

In Healthcare, a Happy Staff Makes for Healthy Patients

Cornerstone On Demand

Healthcare professionals know a slew of factors go into keeping patients healthy, safe and satisfied with the care they’re receiving.

Visual Storytelling for HR: Are Infographics or Data Visualizations the Keys to Success?


You see them everywhere. Infographics are a hot visual trend in the world of information sharing. But, while they can make complex topics easy to digest and share via social media, infographics can prevent people from really understanding important facts and gaining true insight.

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6 Icebreakers to Encourage Collaboration at Work Events


After introducing an icebreaker activity to a group, you might be met with rolled eyes and “not again” utterances. This reaction is only because everyone seems to recycle the same icebreakers over and over again.

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Compensation Cafe: Millennials on the Market


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — Career advancement can be perceived as only possible by changing organizations. Good leaders — and good cultures — give employees reasons to stay. Recognition and retention are inextricably linked with each other.

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.

Why Diverse Organizations Perform Better: Do We Still Need Evidence?

China Gorman

You’ve probably heard that organizations with a focus on diversity have stronger organizational cultures – they have happier and more productive employees, and are more socially ethical than other organizations.

Pros and Cons of the HR Business Partner Structure (Ask the Readers)


I had a question come in that I thought would be good to get some feedback from you guys on. She asked: Do you know of any current companies that have an HR business partner model (healthcare would be ideal… but I will take any)? I have to do research on 3 different businesses for a project. What are the pros and cons of that structure? I told her I would reach out to the community (you!) for input.

Survey Reveals Reducing Labor Costs and Increasing Overall Revenue are Key in 2015

nettime solutions

Spend less and yet drive more revenue? It should be no surprise that business optimization is at the forefront of the majority of business plans for US organizations in 2015.

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Feedback Is Critical (but Don’t Say Anything Negative)


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Positive feedback has more power than negative criticism for boosting performance. In an article sure to inspire a good bit of negative “kids today!”

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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.

Ash Wednesday: Terrible Moments in HR Relationships.

The HR Capitalist

Ash Wednesday, people. Time to give something up for Lent. Or the heart of Mardi Gras season - I guess it depends on your disposition. I''ve seen one epic fail related to Ash Wednesday and the workplace in my time as an HR pro. The year is something like 2003 and I''m a VP of HR at a big telecom.

Growing Talent Management Firms: A Recipe for Failure

ATD Human Capital

In previous posts, I outlined the necessary ingredients for successfully growing talent management firms. But what is the opposite of this formula? What is likely to happen if these ingredients are not included in both strategic and execution plans? Let’s call it a “recipe for failure.”

Do Your Leader’s Expectations Limit Your Team?

HR Ringleader

I recently listened to an episode of the podcast This American Life that caused me to see the world differently. In the episode ‘ Batman ”, Daniel Kish was highlighted. If you’re not familiar with Daniel’s story, I encourage you to listen to the episode or learn more here.

Happy Valentine's Day

nettime solutions

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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.