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New #SHRM Certification Raises More Questions Than It Answers (Update X 2)

True Faith HR

The big news from SHRM HQ on Monday was the announcement of the creation of a new certification program for HR professionals. While the SHRM online staff discuss the details of the competency program, it was unfortunately very short on details regarding a whole host of questions.

Four Benefits of Collaborative Learning and Leadership Development


Wednesday, May 14, 2014 :00am. Four Benefits of Collaborative Learning and Leadership Development By Kevin Grossman. The ability to learn on the job, much less be identified and developed for a future leadership position, can be difficult for employees, regardless of classification.

ACA Update: When to Begin Tracking Employee Hours for Pay or Play

CheckPoint HR

In February, the IRS issued final regulations on the “pay or play” (also known as “employer shared responsibility”) rules. Under the final regulations, applicable large employers with fewer than 100 full-time or full-time equivalent employees will have until 2016 to comply with the pay or play rules.


Is Employee Motivation Increasingly Beyond Our Control?


When it comes to motivating employees, some employers feel a growing sense of helplessness. It stems from a body of research showing employees are less and less motivated by the traditional extrinsic rewards that employers control and dispense with relative ease—raises, bonuses, promotions, etc.

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.

Stillbirth, #ReturnToZero, & Bereavement Leave

True Faith HR

One of the most challenging and difficult experiences any one must confront is the loss of a child through stillbirth. The hopes and aspirations that you and spouse had are dashed. And, the emotional devastation that follows can be difficult to handle.

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How Are Employers Changing Their Health Plans This Year? [Data]

CheckPoint HR

According to a recent survey , almost all employers are continuing to offer health benefits. but most expect to make changes when their plan renewal comes around, mostly for the sake of cost savings.

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Employee Engagement: 3 Lessons from Newfoundland Icebergs

David Zinger

Encountering and engaging with icebergs. Reading time = 1 minute, 10 seconds). I came to Newfoundland to do a session on employee engagement for Memorial University. My wife and I decided to stay for 20 days travelling around the province. This province is a Canadian gem.

Use OKRs To Achieve Bold Goals


Do your objectives inspire your team or fall flat? Objectives and Key Results or OKRs have helped hyper-growth Internet companies like Google achieve phenomenal success. They combine ambitious, qualitative goals and quantitative success measures with weekly execution and accountability cadence.

Markets in the Middle: Getting to the Heart of Mid-market Enterprises

Bersin with Deloitte

Mid-markets characteristically run their businesses with a tight rein – sometimes with low margins and little tolerance for surprises – especially technical ones. For these smaller-budgeting companies, technology just has to work. And there are more small companies in the world than those of any other size (a few years ago, the average size of […]. HR Service Delivery Providers Talent & PM Providers

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.

Diary of a Deployment: Workday Financial Management at Shelter Insurance


Late last year, Shelter Insurance Companies selected Workday to move our finance operations off legacy technology and into the cloud. We are nearly halfway through and expect to have Workday Financial Management fully deployed in September. Workday invited me to contribute to the Workday Blog, and I’ve taken them up on the opportunity to share our experience with others

How to Build a Successful Employee Mentoring Program


Sustained success is the goal of any business. In the sports world, a great example of this is the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team, NCAA champions in 2014 and eight times since 2000. The team knows how to win basketball games, and that knowledge has been successfully transferred from roster to roster for well over a decade, with hundreds of players flowing through the program.

#GamifyHR - Gamification in HR

Strategic HCM

I''m at Fleming Europe''s Gamification in HR Summit in Paris. I''m here as someone who is interested in the agenda but hasn''t yet made up my mind about the extent of benefits for most companies, so I''m hoping the next three days will help me make my mind up.

The Far Without The Near


I consider myself to be driven when it comes to my career. Okay, really driven. I like trying new things and taking risks that most of my #HealthcareHR colleagues just aren''t comfortable doing. We all move forward at our own pace, right? Remember when LinkedIn was new and no one dared try it?

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.

Giving Feedback To Super Stars In Your Team


Over the years I have met scores of senior executives, one question that I would get from them every year would be – “ What’s the best way to give feedback to my super stars on their performance, they are already on cloud nine.” Managers want to recognise their stars and help them do even […]. Leadership Performance Reviews Giving Feedback to High Performers Managing A Players Managing Star Performers Performance Management

[SlideShare] Tomorrow’s Leaders Just Graduated: Five Reasons Why You’ll Hire Them


Motivated and driven, 60 percent of young graduates will apply directly to the company when searching for jobs. You’re not just going to hire them. You’re going to fight for them in a war for talent.

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Diary of a Deployment Part 2: Business Insights with Workday Worktags


You may have read my post yesterday about the first few months of our Workday Financial Management deployment and what we accomplished in that short time. Today’s post is about Shelter Insurance Companies’ goal for more transparency across our business, which we expect to achieve with the data transparency and analysis capabilities within Workday

PeopleDoc Secures $17.5M in Funding from Accel Partners to Accelerate Market Expansion


PeopleDoc, a leading provider of Global HR Governance solutions, announced today that it has landed $17.5M in Series B funding from Accel Partners. The new funding will help PeopleDoc immediately grow US and European market share. Press Releases

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.

Should You Tell Others What You Earn?

45 Things

Over the years there has been great discussion about whether companies and employees should be more transparent over salaries. The latest salvo in this discussion comes from a Tel Aviv University and Cornell University study that finds pay secrecy can hurt individual performance.

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{Leadership} Get Your HR Head out of the Rabbit Hole

Lisa Rosendahl

I spend a lot of my time around human resource professionals. I am not speaking this year (yet) but if I was, here is what I''d say to as many human resources professionals as I could about leadership and respect. Photo Credit: iStockphoto.

#GamifyHR HR Gamification Case Studies

Strategic HCM

To be added to. BNP Paribas Deborah Lasry manages the ACE business game which started in 2009 and is in its 6th edition, improving the quality of its graphics every year. Its aim is to increase brand awareness and recruit top talent.

Are you ready for the Class of 2014? 5 Strategies to Motivate the Incoming Workforce


Baby Boomers have acquired a wealth of knowledge over their years in the workforce, and, as they retire, they will take that intelligence with them. Moreover, the days of having an unlimited supply of talent are diminishing.

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.

National Hospital Week 2014: Extending Appreciation & Gratitude

Cielo HR Leader

In celebration of National Hospital Week, Cielo recognizes hospitals and all individuals across the nation who are dedicated to providing quality patient care and improving overall health in their local communities.

Girls and Guns: A Day in the Life Sunday

Lisa Rosendahl

Annie get your gun. I have mine. Annie Oakley shot a Winchester1873.44-40 caliber factory-made rifle. I am shooting a Smith and Wesson 9mm. I bought my LadySmith in 1990-something when the Army was switching from the.45 to the 9 mm. For the military, it meant standardizing NATO ammunition.

#GamifyHR Gamifying IBM

Strategic HCM

Advice from Women in the C-Suite

45 Things

The double-edged sword of the modern day workplace continues: 69 percent of senior women say they are confident they’ll reach the C-suite in their careers (yay!), but that’s only compared to 86 percent of their male colleagues (ugh), according to a recent McKinsey and Co. survey.

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.