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10 Strategies for Recruiting In a Highly Competitive Job Market

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Alongside , a company that bridges the communication gaps to create a better hiring experience for both employers and job seekers. Check out how they help companies like Motörleaf showcase their team dynamic to active and passive candidates.

The Most Effective Model to Assess Quality of Hire

ClearCompany HRM

In 2015, 39% of companies said Quality of Hire (QoH) was their most valuable recruiting performance metric. It’s what makes spending so much time and effort in the recruitment process worth it in the end.

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

15Five

Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

Make Your HRIS Work for You!

HRchitect

Written by: Stephanie Tuegel . Many companies turn to an HRIS for a couple of fundamental reasons – they need a place to store their employee information and a way to process payroll. However, there are many other ways that you can make your HRIS work for you, and provide strategic value to both the employee and employer. Here are a few ways the HRIS can work for you. Education. Many systems allow for education tracking.

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.

Being a Nice Person Could Be the Source of Your Stress

HR Bartender

I just finished a super interesting read from the Harvard Business Review (HBR) titled “ Generosity Burnout ”. I would highly recommend that everyone download a copy.

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7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.

How Can Strategic HR Keep Up With The Future of Work?

Visier

The evolving work ecosystem demands that leaders consider applying new work arrangements, but are those arrangements associated with HR’s role as a strategic partner? A unique survey of U.S. HR leaders shows how HR’s strategic activities associate with using new work arrangements.

How to Make Your Employees Happy – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. They were named one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces for Women by the Great Place to Work Institute. Many congrats! Enjoy the post.).

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TED Talk Tuesday: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Cornerstone On Demand

This part is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Fascinated by the great leaders of the world, Simon Sinek has managed to codify how inspiring leaders and organizations think, act and communicate.

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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.

Cost Per Hire: How to Calculate It the Right Way

ClearCompany HRM

Almost constantly, talent acquisition departments are pressured to reduce their cost per hire. Finding the right balance in your company’s cost per hire can be tricky.

Guest Post: Harnessing the Power of Relationships

WorkHuman

When was the last time you thought about gravity? It plays a pretty important role in our lives, doesn’t it? It keeps us from floating off into space. It literally holds our solar system together. Gravity is vital to our survival.

Job References Are Out of Date – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

When it comes to providing job references , I’m a bit torn. I know a lot of companies still ask for them. On the other hand, I’ve always thought that your references will all say that you’re perfect, so why bother? But after receiving today’s reader note, maybe I need to rethink my position. Hello!

Cartoon Coffee Break: Wellness Programs

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo:Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture

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.

How March Madness Drives Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

It’s that time of year when sport once again attempts to take over our lives. March Madness inspires a unique fan loyalty. College alumni and sports fanatics alike follow their teams relentlessly. People love to watch underdog teams inch toward a championship. Fans build brackets designed to pick the next NCAA champion. Every year, over 60 million March Madness brackets are created for various family, friend, and workplace pools with all sorts of prizes up for grabs.

Survey: 93% of Managers Need Training on Coaching Employees

WorkHuman

Over the past few months, we’ve run a series of posts covering findings from the latest SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey.

Executive Evolution: Modern Management

DATIS

At the beginning of management, its purpose was mostly scientific, a way to define a strict and formal hierarchy in order to drive standardization across people and processes.

How To Have Employees That Never Leave

Get Hppy

It starts with the recruitment process. Hire the right person and they are more likely to stay; hire the wrong one and they will likely leave at some point. These key recruitment actions will help target the right person for your organization.

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.

Show, Don't Tell: Why Recruiters Should Ask for More than a Resume

Cornerstone On Demand

Employers must take it on faith that the skills described on candidates' resumes accurately demonstrate that they have the “right stuff" to meet the requirements of the job opening. Resumes focus more on specific accomplishments than on merely listing function and responsibilities—this helps, as granular detail implies honesty versus hyperbole. But as a former HR executive, I confess that simply relying on resumes means that many candidates I've offered jobs to may not have been up to par.

How To Strengthen Your Network: Executives Weigh In

Everwise

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day , we kicked off an online community series, where experienced Everwise Mentors address a collection of questions submitted by the community on a designated topic.

15 Tips for Improving Emotional Intelligence in the Recruiting Process

ExactHire HR Trends

I love learning more about human behavior’s impact on employee engagement and corporate culture. I guess that’s par for the course in the human resources field.

[Infographic] Productivity And Motivation Tips From Experts

Get Hppy

They say a happy workforce is an effective workforce, and if you treat your employees correctly and look after them, they will perform well and take care of you in return. But is this actually true?

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.

Help Employees Keep Collaboration Moving by Learning to S.T.O.P.

CONCERN: EAP

When things are important to us, we tend to be passionate about them. That seems like a no-brainer, sure, but it’s important to note because that kind of emotion is often a double-edged sword.

Grow Employee Engagement with Managers Who Are Excellent at Managing

Everwise

As the backbone of your business, middle managers are front and center in driving employee engagement and fostering learning. There’s a reason middle managers have such a direct impact here — when a manager is engaged, employees are engaged.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Enable Strategic HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Artificial intelligence is a branch of computer science that uses machine learning algorithms that mimic cognitive functions; making machines more human-like. Given that Human Resources is in fact focused on the people side of the business, I find it oddly ironic that we, as HR and talent acquisition practitioners, would look to technology to enhance engagement and human elements. And yet ironically, we need technology to help HR be more strategic, as well as more human.

How To Create The Best Work Teams

Get Hppy

Each year, more companies are opting for team-based over individual-oriented organizational structures to handle various projects and tasks. Teams are a go-to structure mostly because through collaboration you tend to produce better and more unique solutions.

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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.