Sat.Dec 07, 2013 - Fri.Dec 13, 2013

Hiring Solutions and Technology for Auto Dealers

ExactHire HR Trends

With the automotive industry seeing a rebound over the past couple of years, we’ve had the opportunity to customize our applicant tracking system technology for auto dealers around the country.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Eleven

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. . . .

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The Worst HR Job in America Might Be At Teller Motors

True Faith HR

(Spoiler alert - if you haven''t watched the season finale of Sons of Anarchy, you may not want to read on). The worst HR job in America might be the HR Director at Teller Motors.

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5 Must-Have Features for Your Performance Management Software

Reviewsnap

Talk about your troubling data … Asked to describe their confidence levels regarding their own workforce management, employers surveyed by Ventana Research were nearly evenly split: while 51% expressed moderate or high levels of confidence, 49% are only somewhat or not at all confident. That’s troubling enough but when asked about their workforce management systems: · Just 41% said they’re satisfied or very satisfied with their current system. · 42% are only somewhat satisfied. ·

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.

Miracles

NoExcusesHR

Sports lingo is often used to describe the world of work. We need to " get in the game " or " take one for the team " or " sacrifice to reach our goals." These phrases are used over and over in the workplace, and in locker rooms at all levels of athletics.

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9 Lessons From Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice

David Zinger

39 Lessons from Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice: The Psychology of Engagement. Lessons 4 to 11: (Reading time: 5 minutes).

The Evolution of HR: The Way We Worked Then and Now

Peoplefluent

Monday, December 9, 2013 :00am. The Evolution of HR: The Way We Worked Then and Now By Kevin Grossman. “What do you do?” ” asked my airport shuttle driver (I’ll call him Ben). “I work for an HR software company,” I answered. He nodded. “HR, huh?

Coaching Employees: 5 Steps to Making It More Effective

Insperity

The key to having self-motivated employees is effective coaching. Initially, it will take extra time – the whole “teach a man to fish” process versus just “catch a man a fish.” But the results are worth the investment. Follow these five steps to make your coaching and feedback process more effective. Decide what you want to accomplish. Before you go to your employees with a new project, you need to be clear in your own mind about what you want them to accomplish.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Nine

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here.

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.

Employee Engagement: This is Good Work

David Zinger

Tom Peter’s recently wrote about good work. I appreciated Tom Peter’s points: Good work: Help others grow. Infectious enthusiasm. Always approachable. A ready smile. Keeping promises. Learning. Learning. Learning. Good work: Most of our conscious life will be at work. Like it or not.

4 Reasons to Get Better at Documenting Employee Performance

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 :00am. 4 Reasons to Get Better at Documenting Employee Performance By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

Why Top Companies are Killling the Traditional Performance Review

45 Things

Hear that whooshing sound? That’s the collective sigh of relief from Microsoft employees who won’t be subjected anymore to the company’s despised stack rankings. Under that system, employees were essentially forced to compete against one another to receive excellent performance rankings.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Twelve

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. As humans, we are creatures of the light.

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.

Play to YOUR Audience

Symbolist

[ Play to YOUR Audience New post from Tom Miller – President and founder of Symbolist. You can read more about him and where he’ll be this year on our Leadership page.]. I love the video clip embedded below. Email and RSS subscribers may need to click through here to see it.).

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Good Reads for Women (Week of 12/09/13)

Inpower Coaching

Here are the top shares of the week, along with some good links we caught this week that we think make good reads for women! Enjoy and feel free to post other links we should explore in comments below. InPower Editors. Most Shared of the Week. 3 Uncommon Practices to Crack the Glass Ceiling – 3 Plus International. Using Mindfulness to Create Real Happiness at Work – Forbes. Power Women: Women to Watch [Photos] – Forbes.

The 1 Thing You Must Know to Survive Workplace Violence

45 Things

When we hear about incidents of workplace violence, it often seems like something that never could happen in our workplaces. Until it does.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Ten

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here. . . .

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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.

Can a Candidate Be Too Qualified? Is Using a Max Score Cutoff Ever a Good Idea?

Criteria Corp

Last week we talked about using minimum cutoff scores to improve quality of hire and reduce time spent on hiring by allowing employers to quickly filter out applicants who lack the necessary capabilities for the job. Today we’re going to talk about a much less common and more controversial practice of using maximum score cutoffs. We generally do NOT recommend using maximum cutoff scores.

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A Schism of Values: What’s Behind the Corporate Brain Drain

Inpower Coaching

More and more women are waking up to the fact that life in corporate America often isn’t a good fit with the life they want to lead. This is why women are starting small businesses at such a fast rate. In this post (the first in a series), Dana looks more deeply at the growing gaps between employees (not just women) and the organizations that hire them. – InPower Editors. There’s a quiet revolution happening in the cubicles and hallways of America’s companies.

In 100 Words: Humility, Life and Leadership

QAspire

In that leadership workshop, the trainer and the participants were discussing about the importance of humility in life and leadership. Some people defined humility as ‘modesty’ while others said it was about ‘seeing the self as a means to an end and not an end in itself.’.

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30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Six

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here.

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.

30 Juicy Questions to Grow Your Life in 2014--Day Seven

The Bamboo Project Blog

Each day in December, I''m asking a juicy question to help you plan for a healthy, resilient 2014. The questions are in no particular order--just meant to provoke some thinking and get you moving in fresh directions. You can see previous questions here.

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