Sat.Oct 17, 2015 - Fri.Oct 23, 2015

What’s Your Recruiting Competitive Advantage

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned a few times recently that the hiring market has shifted to the candidate. And we’re seeing some of the effects with increased time to fill metrics.

5 Candidate Screening Questions You Should Always Ask

ClearCompany HRM

We know you’ve seen them, the 10,000 articles out there about candidate screening questions. The “how to’s” the “dos and don’ts” and, of course, the “best practices” articles that flood the internet.

4 Ways HR Needs to Think Like Sales

Cornerstone On Demand

Imagine this. Your sales team just landed an introductory meeting with a huge potential client — a client that could easily increase your annual revenue by 25 percent if you land the deal. How do they prepare?

Integrating HR Systems

HRchitect

Written by: May Huffer. At some point in time, many of you, if not all of you, have had to deal with integrating one HR system with another.

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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.

Knowing the Strategy is Different From Connecting With It

HR Bartender

There’s a big difference between knowing what the strategy is and being able to connect with it. Bottom-line: the difference is engagement. Organizations create strategies all the time. They communicate those strategies on a regular basis. For example, you could read a company’s strategy in the news.

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Meet 5 HR Pros Who Became CEOs

Cornerstone On Demand

In today's business environment, the people who make up a company are more important than ever.

The Employee Engagement Hoax? What Every HR Professional Needs to Know

Visier

It’s hard to attend an HR conference or visit an HR website and not hear the term “employee engagement.” Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report rated culture and engagement as “the most important issue overall, slighting edging out leadership (the No. 1 issue last year)” in 2015.

Company Promised a Second Interview – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This reader question happens more often than it should. I have a query. I interviewed recently with an investment bank. The interviewer gave me some positive feedback and said he was happy with our conversation.

3 Ways to Switch Up Your Interviewing Process

ClearCompany HRM

Sometimes the interview process gets stale, sometimes it just doesn’t fit. You’ve spent some time researching new questions to ask, contemplated a new recruitment strategy, but you’ve quickly discovered those aren’t the right solutions.

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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.

The One Acronym You Need to 'Reach' Gen Y

Cornerstone On Demand

Imagine how different recruiting was just a few decades ago when a foreman in a Philadelphia railroad yard exited his office, crossed the workplace campus and was met by a mob of job candidates each morning.

3 Affordable Care Act Communications Requirements All Employers Must Follow

Trinet

This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has imposed a number of very specific requirements on. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act ACA ACA employee communications Healthcare Reform

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Build It For the Long Haul – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

There’s a phrase “for the long haul” meaning long-term or over the course of a long time. The idea is that the “thing” you’re working on should last a long time. Creating something that lasts doesn’t mean it can’t be changed or improved. I think about my first iPhone.

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Positive Change Management Starts With Yourself

ATD Human Capital

How easy is it for you to maintain a positive attitude in a stressful situation? Do you naturally look for ways such circumstances will benefit your learning and development ? Cultivating this positivity can help us manage the emotions that come along with change.

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.

ICYMI: Better Tools, Big Data and Cards Against HR at #HRTechConf

Cornerstone On Demand

The 18 th annual HR Technology Conference kicked off yesterday with a keynote from Marcus Buckingham , best-selling author and founder of TMBC , who urged the audience to move away from a focus on performance toward a focus on people.

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What California’s Newest Fair Pay Law Means for Employers

Trinet

Earlier this month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed new legislation to address the so-called pay “gap” between men and women in the workplace. The new California Fair Pay Act takes effect on. Visit site for full story. Compliance Equal Pay California Fair Pay Act equal pay wage compliance

How to Fix a Flawed Retention Program by Climbing the Analytics Ladder

Visier

As an HR leader, you’re often put in a tough spot. It’s not unusual to have to choose between a decision that’s unpopular and one that’s ineffective. Case in point: A Visier customer told me about the time the manager of a business unit demanded a meeting with HR.

5 Trends at #HRTechConf

WorkHuman

The Globoforce team is officially back from the HR Technology Conference and Expo in Las Vegas! We had some great conversations at the candy booth and a fantastic session with Cisco on Tuesday (more on that soon).

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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.

Why Don't We “Just Do It”?

Cornerstone On Demand

In a 2012 report, the weight loss industry clocked in at $20 billion dollars a year. This includes books, drugs and weight loss surgeries. At any given time, there are about 108 million dieters in the US, a third of the country.

Keep Fighting – Thoughts from a Nonprofit Conference

UpstartHR

Last week I spent several days with leaders at nonprofits from around the world at the LINGOS Global Learning Forum. It was a humbling experience, and I had some of my preconceived notions turned upside down.

Five #HRTechWorld Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

Visier

If you could only bring two things to HR Tech World Congress in Paris, what would they be? My answer: A pack of throat lozenges and really, really comfortable (but stylish!) shoes.

How About "Design" vs. "Work"?

All Things Workplace

Right now, you are either thinking about or designing an idea, product, service, or process. Yet most of us don't view ourselves as designers. It sounds like a specific, creative field in which we don't have formal education. But we do. Earlier today I sent off a consulting agreement.

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.

Lights Out Productivity

China Gorman

One of the benefits of writing a blog that is focused on bringing interesting research analysis to the HR community is that people (vendors, academics, researchers, associations…) send me all kinds of research reports. I receive cool data analyses every day. And I learn a lot reading through them.

Leaders as the Curators of Their Messages

The People Equation

Leaders who curate their message show that they care. What if, as leaders, we were effective curators of our message? What if we coached our employees to be effective curators as well? The origins of the word “curator” are from the Latin word curare meaning “to care.”

Assessments in Hiring: To Use or Not to Use?

CultureIQ

According to the Aberdeen Group , 57 percent of companies use pre-hire assessments. And chances are that not all these companies are handling the procedure correctly. Assessments in hiring can be a great asset during the recruiting process, but you really need to be strategic and smart about it. Beware the Science of Questions. Have you ever tried to write a really good question to judge how much someone knows? It’s hard.

How to Fix a Flawed Retention Program by Climbing the Analytics Ladder

Visier

As an HR leader, you’re often put in a tough spot. It’s not unusual to have to choose between a decision that’s unpopular and one that’s ineffective. Case in point: A Visier customer told me about the time the manager of a business unit demanded a meeting with HR.

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.