Sat.Jan 19, 2013 - Fri.Jan 25, 2013

I Need No Incentive to Write About Paul Hebert (@incentintel) #timsackettday

True Faith HR

Last year on this day, the HR community came together to celebrate one of its own - the unheralded, unlistable Tim Sackett. Some highlights can be found here , here , here , here , and my own contribution here. But, that was last year. Today, it is all about the great Paul Hebert.

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6 Ways to Wow an Interviewer Via Video Interview

45 Things

Not long ago someone wanted to interview me via Skype. I froze. I badly needed a haircut. I had bags under my eyes after a week of no sleep because of a bad head cold. The t-shirt I was wearing had a big stain from the tea I had spilled on myself earlier. A Skype interview?

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Three Salary Negotiation Techniques That Work

TheHRBlog

The recession has forced thousands of professionals to forego salary increases in order to keep their jobs. Now with recovery underway and indications of hiring increases, those same individuals may find salary negotiation a growing possibility. If you’ve experienced a salary freeze, it’s possible that you may find yourself thinking about seeking a new, higher-paying […].

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"Mission" Divided by "Poor Communication" = No Results!

NoExcusesHR

One of the advantages of working in a complex healthcare organization is that most of the time our mission is the glue that keeps us together. It''s not that we all agree on every decision (God forbid!);

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.

Please don't talk about HR issues, @JoeNBC

True Faith HR

On the drive into work this morning, I happened to tune into an all-male panel discussion on Morning Joe of the recent change in military policy to allow women in combat.

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What Can HR Do To Reinvent Itself

TheHRBlog

I chose to devote my career to Human Resources due to a passion for business and an understanding of the value human capital brings to a company. I fear however, that many professionals choose to pursue a career in HR to utilize their soft skills or the desire for a quick route to a corporate […]. Best HR Practices Human Resources career Career in HR employee HR Human resource management Human resources job recruiting University of Oklahoma

Shut Up, I'm Not Being Defensive

NoExcusesHR

The role of the HR leader is an odd one. We''re expected to be there for employees, and also understand the industries we''re in so we can make effective decisions at an institutional level.

The State of College Recruiting 2012-2013

True Faith HR

Each year, the College Employment Research Institute, under the leadership of Dr. Phil Gardner, puts together a look at the current state of recruiting with regard to college students (check it out here ). Based on a sample of 4,300 employer representatives, their reports indicate that "the new college labor market inches ahead with a 3 percent gain over last year across all degrees. Strong demand for marketing finance, human resources(!),

5 Ways to Look Better at Work

45 Things

While looking in the mirror recently you discover a gray hair. In your eyebrow. You also begin to notice that everything is starting to, well, sort of droop. Sag, actually. Your latest photo in the company newsletter bears an uncanny resemblance to your mother. And your great Aunt Edith.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

OFCCP’s Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan for 2013

Peoplefluent

Thursday, January 24, 2013 :00am. OFCCP’s Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan for 2013 By Julia Mendez, CAAP, PHR, CELS; Principal Business Consultant, Peoplefluent Research Institute.

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#HRevent13 - HR social media trials and error? ~ HR to HR 2.0.

Strategic HCM

So for the first time in four years, I'm not at the HR Directors Business Summit. After being their official blogger, facilitator for their joint twitter 101 / tweet-up, and chair of the unconference last year, this year I've just been

Recruiter Insights: Handling Rejection and Staying Motivated in Your Job Search

SuccessFactors

Today’s post is another in a series called “Recruiter Insights” by our very own recruiting team. In this week’s Recruiter Insights, Michaelyn Davis shares her thoughts on how to handle the disappointment of not being hired for a position and how to stay motivated in your job search. Searching for a job can be a […]. SuccessFactors Careers interview Jobs Recruiter Insights

This Is Confidential, Right?

NoExcusesHR

It''s a classic challenge faced by human resources practitioners around the world and in every organization. An employee reaches out to express a concern, share an observation, or in more extreme situations report unethical or illegal behavior. But just before they are ready to share their story they ask the question. This is confidential, right? Culture One of the key points in this situation is that you should feel good that this conversation is taking place at all.

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.

12 Lessons on Life and Leadership From Photography

QAspire

When you take up a new passion, it is so amazing to see how things unfold. Since last few years, I have turned into a photography enthusiast, an avid learner of the art. No, I am not taking any formal photography classes but am learning it by doing in my spare time.

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Discussion Post: Do Millennial Women Have a Better Handle On Work-Life Balance? [2013 Trends & Predictions]

Inpower Coaching

Here at InPower Women, we believe it’s important to recognize the similarities and differences between generations of women in the workplace. In particular we’d like to foster open dialog about these things. This article by the Young Entrepreneurs Council caught our attention because it identifies the latest trends for Millennials (men and women). What do you think young, ladies? Did they get it right? What about you Gen X’ers and Boomers?

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Are You Covered? 5 Types of Business Insurance You Shouldn’t Be Without

Insperity

Real business success doesn’t come from merely taking risks. It comes from eliminating it. And that’s exactly what business insurance does. Yet, when it comes to selecting coverage, many business leaders don’t take the time to truly understand their options. Nearly every conceivable risk a business might face is covered by a type of business insurance,” says Darrell McGee, program manager at Insperity Insurance Services.

Sodexo Workplace Trends 2013 Report Due out January 24

Future of Work

Be on the lookout for Sodexo's annual report on workplace trends; it's due out this Thursday, January 24. An online summary of the report identifying its 12 key trends for 2013 is already available online at this link: [link]. And from there you will be able to access the full report once it's published. I am pleased to tell you that Trend 8 was prepared by yours truly and Paul Carder , my colleague and fellow director/co-founder at Occupiers Journal Limited.

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.

The Employee Engagement Network: Celebrating 5 Years

David Zinger

The Employee Engagement Network Turn 5 Years Old on Saturday January 26th! 5 Great Years. This Saturday, January 26th., the Employee Engagement Network will have been providing resources and community in employee engagement for 5 years. We have gone from one person isolated on a cold January day in Winnipeg 5 years ago to 5600 members, 478 videos, 576 forums, 3450 blog posts, and a host of other resources.

Recruiting the Spouse and Family: 5 items not to be overlooked

Hospital Recruiting

Hire More Physicians by Recruiting the Spouse and Children. You’ve received an excellent looking CV of a well-trained physician; you’ve made the calls to court the candidate and picked dates for the candidate to interview. You know what the candidate needs from an opportunity, and you feel pretty good about your chances of a successful recruitment effort. However, there is one lingering issue to address prior to counting this one a done deal: the spouse and children.

FROM THE BLOOPER BOOK

Aurico

Sometimes it’s a spelling error that changes the meaning of their response. Sometimes they write details when they shouldn’t. This month, we highlight several warriors of the job application, from the polite to the vengeful, and everything in between. No, he wasn’t applying at Twitter: Response to client’s e-mailed job offer: “Gr8! Whn you can,,, pls call my references w/phone #s. They rock! Many thx” I don’t mean to exaggerate my importance, but … Q.

Managing the Real

QAspire

How often do we, as professionals and managers, get sucked into the whirlwind of status reports, new-initiatives-everyday, number crunching, endless meetings and presentations? Sometimes, the best management is to do simple and obvious things more effectively.

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.

I-9 Audits Increasing at Rapid Pace

Aurico

From the Associated Press : U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reached its highest number yet of companies audited for illegal immigrants on their payrolls this past fiscal year. Audits of employer I-9 forms increased from 250 in fiscal year 2007 to more than 3,000 in 2012. From fiscal years 2009 to 2012, the total amount of fines grew to nearly $13 million from $1 million. The number of company managers arrested has increased to 238, according to data provided by ICE.

DOT Reiterates that Marijuana Use by Safety-Sensitive Transportation Employees is Not Authorized, Regardless of Recent Passage of State Recreational Marijuana Use Laws

Aurico

The U.S. Department of Transportation''s (DOT) Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy Compliance has issued a Notice to address the recent passage of state initiatives purporting to legalize marijuana use for recreational purposes. The DOT requires testing of applicants and employees in safety-sensitive transportation positions for marijuana, cocaine, opiates, amphetamines and phencyclidine.

Federal Trade Commission revises required forms to be used by January 1, 2013

Aurico

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has revised the “FCRA Summary of Rights” document to incorporate amongst other things the new agency—Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that now has oversight over the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Before January 1, 2013, employers should use the new FCRA notice for their background check programs.

Federal Trade Commission

Aurico

The Senate unanimously confirmed President Obama''s nomination of Dr. Joshua Wright to serve as a Commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Wright is currently a professor at the George Mason University School of Law, who previously served as the scholar in residence at the FTC''s Bureau of Competition. Wright''s term extends through September 25, 2019. Wright will replace J. Thomas Rosch, a Republican whose term expired late last year. Read more here. Federal Industry News

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.