Sat.Jan 16, 2016 - Fri.Jan 22, 2016

The Fine Line Between Confident and Cocky

HR Bartender

We’ve talked a lot here on HR Bartender about the challenges in today’s recruiting market – competition for talent, increased time to hire, skills gaps, etc. But there’s one aspect that I want to mention – the confident candidate.

Now is the Time for Investing in HR Technology.Before It's Too Late!

ClearCompany HRM

From the dot com era to the mobile boom, technology has always been of peak interest for companies looking to improve their practices. And, although the anxiety is understandable, the fear of change in the technology you keep around the office won’t help your team, it’ll hurt the company.

4 Reasons Why Mobile HR is Key to Attracting Millennial Employees

Trinet

While implementing mobile usage in your human resources is a trend that has been getting a lot of press lately, it’s more than just hype. Here are four ways an HR mobile solution can help your. Visit site for full story.

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Avoid the Hype: Unlimited Paid Time Off

UpstartHR

One of the benefits that has received growing attention in the last year is unlimited vacation time.

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.

Google re:Work Shares Resources to #MakeWorkBetter

HR Bartender

I love writing with mechanical pencils. My mother bought me a Mickey Mouse mechanical pencil over a decade ago and it’s one of my favorites. It’s fun and brings me a smile while I’m working. We could all use more of those. It will come as no surprise that we spend a good deal of our time working.

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HR Tips for the Road Ahead in 2016

Ultimate Software

With 2015 now in our rear-view mirrors, it’s time to focus on the road ahead in 2016. This year is sure to present more challenges, such as ever-changing healthcare reform legislation, but also a lot of exciting opportunities—and ways to shift your thinking.

5 Things Millennials Need to Succeed in the Workforce

ATD Human Capital

One million Millennials enter the workforce each year, according to ATD research. What’s more, by 2020, 40 percent of the workforce will be composed of Millennials; this percentage will increase to 75 percent by 2025.

3 Signs You’re Not Talking Enough in Meetings (And How To Stop Being That Person)

HR Bartender

I ran across this article on The Muse titled “ 3 Signs You’re Talking Way Too Much in Meetings (and How to Stop Being that Person).” It’s a good read and worth checking out. But it prompted me to ask, “What about the person who doesn’t talk enough?”

Professionals Share Their Thoughts on Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employee engagement, the vital organ to the workplace. Without it companies face many roadblocks. Those roadblocks? Higher turnover rates, lower productivity and more dissatisfied employees. A shocking 60% of employees lack the elements needed to be highly engaged in the workplace.

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.

It’s not too late to maximize your 2015 HSA Contributions

Trinet

One of the big benefits of being enrolled in a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) that is paired with a health savings account (HSA) is the ability to make pre-tax or tax deductible contributions. Visit site for full story. Employee Benefits HR Information for Employees health savings account

HR’s New Year Resolution: Move Up the Workforce Intelligence Maturity Curve

Visier

Maturity models have been so successful in breaking down the journey, intermediate goals, and steps to creating business impact that there is hardly a discipline or function without a model.

Rising Above the Noise – 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. Be sure to check out the Top Five Workplace Trends for 2016 from The Workforce Institute at Kronos. Enjoy the post!).

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How to Tell if Your New Hire is Unmotivated

ClearCompany HRM

Hiring a new employee can be a rigorous task. Simply finding the right candidates , narrowing them down and then choosing the best from the bunch isn’t enough. Understanding whether or not you have hired a person of high caliber is absolutely essential to the quality of your workforce.

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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.

4 Ways Great Leaders Can Overcome Company Scarcity Issues

Decision-Wise

I teach an introductory political science class at a local university. This class utilizes an interdisciplinary approach by exploring basic economic theory, American history, and a bit of political philosophy.

Is Your Corporate Culture Defining Your Employee Volunteerism or Vice Versa?

ATD Human Capital

“My company makes medical supplies,” she tells me sharply, like I should know better. “No, I understand that, I’m familiar with your industry,” I say apologetically, slightly confused.

Acquired Tastes and HR Personalities on #TimSackettDay

What is Paul Thinking

Scotch. Expensive Cigars. Caviar. The book Dune…. Recruiting Animal. What do these things have in common? For a start, a ton of people hate them. And an equal number of people find them awesome and their reason for living. Me – I’m sorta in the second camp.

Why Collaboration Doesn’t Always Pay Off for Women

The People Equation

Nearly a decade ago, management consultancy McKinsey published a highly regarded white paper revealing that women outperformed men in five of nine key leadership behaviors. Three of those behaviors—people development, inspiration and participative decision making—have ties to collaboration.

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.

Avoid Mayhem: Don’t Let Your Employee Engagement Survey Turn Out Like Your Last DIY Home Improvement Project

Decision-Wise

5 Criteria You Must Meet Before Running Your Own Employee Engagement Survey. Most leaders understand that employee engagement surveys are an important tool in helping to attract, retain, and motivate an organization’s workforce.

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Improving Employee Engagement in Large Organizations

Get Hppy

While smaller organizations can show more flexibility and creativity in engaging and retaining their employees, larger organizations are faced with a number of extra challenges that require a different approach to employee engagement.

Pulse Surveys May Be The Worst Management Idea Ever

What is Paul Thinking

( Steve Boese posted today on how Netflix sees their real time data and the HR spin. It reminded me of the following slightly edited post I wrote back in February 2015 on a different blog. Enjoy this blast from the past.). Big data is all the rage.

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In the News: HR Tech and Relocation

UrbanBound HR

We’re back with this week’s top HR tech and relocation news! At UrbanBound, we read through all the publication, articles and resources to bring you the most relevant industry news. For instance, if you hadn’t had a chance yet, then we suggest you download SHRM’s eBook: What HR Needs to Know in 2016.

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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.

How to Take Recognition to the Next Level

Engage2Excel

Engage2Excel CEO, Phil Stewart and CES, Jack Wiley, recently joined The Brandon Hall Group’s Rachel Cooke and Michael Rochelle, and Vestrics’ President and CEO, Brian J. Kelly on HCMx Radio. Recognition Employee Performance Employee Engagement ROI

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From Panera Bread to the Boardroom: Two Moms Collaborate to Empower Women

The Aristocracy of HR

013050000010 Three years ago, I was a part of a small social media team that was covering the NY Business Expo Summit in New York City.

5 Ways a Seller/Candidate Recruiting Market Should Change The Way You Recruit.

The HR Capitalist

So it's 2016. Probably time to give in and say that the economy has fully recovered from the last recession (2007-2010), right? And let's knock on wood that I'm not tempting economic fate by stating the obvious. Some of you are in industries that have never recovered from the recession - I get that.

No Social Media Recruiting Strategy? Say Goodbye to Talent

CultureIQ

The job market is a jungle, and there is fierce competition to procure outstanding employees. In order to stay competitive, employers have to stay on top of their talent acquisition game. Social media is becoming a staple in organizations, as it provides a means to engage with their audience and customer base with relative ease. More importantly, companies are now leveraging their social channels to find new employees.

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.