Sat.Aug 08, 2015 - Fri.Aug 14, 2015

The Fine Art of Quitting

HR Bartender

I’ve been to a few conferences lately that have mentioned “grit.” It’s the new term for perseverance. I totally get it and I’m a fan of perseverance. Some of these same events have conveyed that the opposite of perseverance is quitting and therefore, a bad thing. That I don’t agree with.

Why Employers Are Wrong About What Employees Want

ClearCompany HRM

Talent Management System

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3 Ways to Make Exit Interviews More Effective

Cornerstone On Demand

Exit interviews are a double-edged sword: Your company desperately wants information from departing employees about how to improve, but employees have little motivation to provide complete, honest reasons for their departure.

Implementing a Talent / Learning Management System – Selecting a Testing Email


By Warren Phillips, HRchitect As part of the setup of a Talent / Learning Management system, the user profile will contain an email field. If you are loading test users and you must populate the email or just want to, what domain should you use? Have you Ever?

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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.

Collaborative Learning On the Rise [infographic]

HR Bartender

As the business world changes, so do the activities needed to support the business. Over the past few years, we’ve seen recruitment methods shift to more social and mobile strategies. Organizations are focusing on operating with less bureaucracy and hierarchy.

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Why LinkedIn Tapped Its Interns to Disrupt HR

Cornerstone On Demand

When people think of HR, "sexy" probably isn't the first adjective that comes to mind (except for me, of course).

External Success through Internal Wellness


“How are you?” It is a question that is commonly answered with “fine,” sometimes even “great.” Although the question, on the surface, is not very probing or invasive, it is sometimes more accurately. Visit site for full story. Employee Wellness employee wellness

Individual Contributors Can’t Work In Silos

HR Bartender

I’m starting to plan my trip to this year’s HR Technology Conference and I’m reminded of a prior year’s keynote speaker, Rahaf Harfoush, author of “ The Decoded Company: Know Your Talent Better Than You Know Your Customers.”

Why I Don’t Believe in Parental Leave Requirements


My friend Lance Haun wrote last week about why he thinks we should fight for legislating parental leave in the US. I don’t know that I’ve ironed out my point of view 100%, but I don’t know that I agree with him at this point.

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.

Why You Need a New Strategy for Retaining Female Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

There are big changes coming to American companies. While many business leaders look to the economy for trends and forecasts — closely following any promising signs as we recover from the 2008 crisis — there's another change brewing right under their noses.

Understanding Global Cultures – Keeping Square Pegs Out of Round Holes


Written by: John A. Hinojos With the changes in technology and the world’s economics, HR technology selections and implementations are relying more and more on teams from various parts of the world. Dealing with Global Teams can be challenging. There are multiple areas where a global team can go off track during the process of.Read More » The post Understanding Global Cultures – Keeping Square Pegs Out of Round Holes appeared first on HRchitect.

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Increased Penalties Have Arrived for ACA Reporting Violations: Here’s How to Avoid Being Fined


This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. If you’re a midsize business owner, you may have heard that you will soon be required. Visit site for full story.

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Five Essential Fixes for Amateur Talent Management Tactics


Take this quiz to find out if impulsive managers are holding you back. That fly-by-the seat-of-your-pants approach to talent issues. It can leave you chanting “ Inner Peace, Inner Peace ” as you deal with the fallout.

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 Collaborative Learning Will Revolutionize L&D

Cornerstone On Demand

The recognized value of corporate learning and development has been growing over the past few years as skills increasingly trump tenure in the workforce.

THE TOP 20 BRANDED HR PROS: Meet Dawn Burke, VP of People at Daxko.

The HR Capitalist

Let's face it - Fearful of the spotlight and conservative to a fault, HR pros generally aren't the best examples to look towards when it comes to professional branding.

A Few Thoughts on Parental Leave Policies

Something Different

<> …So a few days ago I read a Netflix announcement wherein the Company announced it was providing up to 12 months of paid maternity and paternity leave to employees working in its streaming business.

Why the Buzz about Employee Engagement and Company Culture?


According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 , company culture and employee engagement is a driving issue for the top companies in the world. I hear these two words thrown around a lot, so I thought I’d take some time to explain how CultureIQ approaches these topics. What makes company culture? The environment, the setting, the social norms, the office rituals, and the language of those working in one workplace. Or more simply, it’s how things get done in an 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.

Blueprints for Nine Essential Business Meetings

The People Equation

Let’s just put it right out there: pretty much everybody loves to hate business meetings. I’m on the record in support of meetings if they’re held for the right reasons and are run effectively. So, count me in the minority of people who think (some) meetings are OK.

Spillover, Crossover, and Emotional Spirals at Work and Home


So, it turns out that toxic environment at work could actually be causing you serious problems at home. Everyone has bad days at work. But can bringing home a bad mood from work also affect the lives and work of your partner, your roommates, and your children negatively? Research suggests yes.

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Infographic Thursday: Employees With Benefits

Something Different

I am in the middle of a move this week so apologies for the sporadic update times, but check out this infographic from Jobvite highlighting the most common employee benefits and their popularity with employees and prospective employees.

Frontline Leaders Need Development Too

ATD Human Capital

To effectively manage their teams, frontline leaders need development in key skills that will enable them to understand and foster the success of individual employees. Here are some critical skills leadership development should focus on. Click here to read full version


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.

5 Things Your Exclamation Point (!!!) In Email Means to Me.

The HR Capitalist

You know who you are. You love to use the exclamation point in emails and writing! Yes!!! You're a peppy son of a gun. We're watching your enthusiasm for life and/or your sense of urgency.

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3 Ideas for Filling Your Leadership Pipeline

The People Equation

An estimated 85% of companies have some sort of formal or informal leadership development process. Yet, a “process” is not enough to ensure that your company has enough experienced leaders to fill your company’s leadership pipeline.

Financial Wellness is Officially a Thing

China Gorman

If you’ve ever had an employee lose their home to foreclosure, if you’ve ever had an employee lose everything in a fire, if you’ve ever had an employee deal with the costs of catastrophic medical bills, then you know that personal financial pressures are not good for your workplace.

Work and Life: The Great Balancing Act


Organizations are full of hardworking individuals. However, when hardworking individuals are grouped together at an organization, the competition can become fierce. One may become obsessed with the idea of being the best employee , to the point where work slowly begins to take precedence over their personal life. Life is precious and short. Younger generations joining the workforce are beginning to realize their life does not need to be consumed by long hours at the office.

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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.