Sat.Dec 26, 2015 - Fri.Jan 01, 2016

5 Ways to Focus On Your Career in 2016

HR Bartender

A recent study from LinkedIn says that job seeker numbers are at a four-year high. It makes sense. I’m hearing a lot more about employees feeling confident about making career related changes. Add to that, organizations are reluctant to make operational changes – hence engagement is at an 8-year low.

10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts Heading Into 2016

ClearCompany HRM

We’re just a few days away from the end of 2015!

5 HCM System Resolutions for 2016


Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. It is that time of year when we make our New Year’s resolutions with the hope that we have made improvements in the process.

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The Leadership Balance: 7 Tips for Gaining Respect in the Workplace


Guest post by Florida Oranges The most successful leaders are in full control of their reputation and know how to be both liked and respected by their teams. Respect is key when it comes to. Visit site for full story. Leadership

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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.

Thank You and Happy New Year!

HR Bartender

I want to take a moment to thank you for being an HR Bartender reader. And for sharing posts on social media. I can’t tell you how much it means to me. Thank you to all of the people who send me questions and comments. I wish that I could answer them all!

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Only One in Five Workers are on Track to Retire at Age 65…

Something Different

<> …So this evening I came across a white paper from Aon Hewitt here that shows only 1/5th of the workforce is putting away enough earnings to retire when their parents did.

Scents and Sensitivity: 5 Tips for Handling Scent Aversions in the Workplace


Guest post by The Joyful Organizer Keeping your workspace clean requires a variety of products – and each one often comes with its own distinct fragrance. Between bleach-based bathroom. Visit site for full story. Safety & Wellness in the Workplace scent aversion in the workplace

Top Human Capital Blogs in 2015

ATD Human Capital

What do talent development professionals in human capital care about? Do you see any themes? Here are the top 10 blog articles from ATD's Human Capital Community: Signs of a Learning Culture by Stephen Gill. Positive Change Management Starts With Yourself by Elad Levinson.

Buh Bye 2015 – Hey Ya 2016 – Interview with @Ray_anne

What is Paul Thinking

I don’t do the normal prediction post or look-back post mostly because they are pretty easy and common. But I’m not above some self-promotion so I’m leaving 2015 with this podcast I did with friend Rayanne Thorn.

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.

Benefits That Employees Value More than Pay Increases

Something Different

Thanks to HLBR for sharing this Glassdoor survey highlighting the perks that employees most value. The benefits valued more than pay raises, in order are: •Healthcare insurance (e.g., medical, dental): 40%. Vacation/Paid time off: 37%. Performance bonus: 35%. Paid sick days: 32%.

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

UrbanBound HR

Ring in the New Year with the best of HR tech and relocation news! Technology HR


6 Steps to Take Before Key Employees Retire

ATD Human Capital

An increasing number of workers are approaching retirement age in the United States. Many possess critical knowledge and skills obtained over many years of on-the-job experience, which is difficult, if not impossible, to replace.

Year in Review: Winning Traits of the Top 3 Winners of the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards


In 2015, it’s hard enough to get top talent through the doors, but retaining them—that’s a whole other challenge. Today’s top talent expects a return for their skills. It’s broader than just more money and compliments. They’re looking for the whole enchilada. Not surprisingly, Airbnb, Bain & Company, and Guidewire—the top three companies based on the employee-nominated 2016 Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards heard the call and answered.

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.

9 Employee Retention Statistics That Will Make You Sit Up And Pay Attention

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 9 of 2015. Our regular content will return on Jan. 4, 2016. .

How Tech Can Help You Modernize Your Relocation Program

UrbanBound HR

When you’re looking to modernizing your relocation policies and procedures, it’s easy to get frustrated. The actual machinations behind relocating employees resembles a rube goldberg machine, where a seemingly useless part is critical for one operation, but is pointless for the next.

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015


As you may have noticed on our social channels, these past couple of weeks we’ve been taking a look back at our most popular blog posts from the past year. From work-life balance and mindfulness to social capital and The Power of Thanks , we explored the many facets of the human workplace.

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Manager vs. Leader: Which are you?


It’s no secret that the workplace is changing. With Gen Y poised to make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025 , we’re seeing open office floor plans, flexible schedules, and open-ended vacation policies. Yes, the structure of the 9 to 5 has indeed evolved. What does this mean for the traditional workplace hierarchy? Well, that is changing too. As the traditional management hierarchy is dissolving, businesses are moving to more collaborative work cultures.

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 Managers Do That Just Kill Employee Engagement

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note : It’s a TLNT holiday tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 1, our top post of 2015. Our regular content will return next Monday. Happy New Year! .

Many Thanks for 2015: Favorite Posts


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — WorkHuman, The Power of Thanks, and many more exciting developments from 2015 lead to a promising 2016 to come. 2015 has been a whirlwind year of exciting launches and new beginnings.

HR Tech Trends to Watch in 2016


“Nobody comes here anymore, it’s too crowded” is one of dozens of quotes from the former New York Yankees all-star catcher Yogi Berra who passed away earlier this year at age 90. The shelf-life and trendiness of many Yogi-isms will sustain due to their classically oxymoronic and clever nature.

Happy New Year 2016

nettime solutions

Happy New Year from nettime solutions. company spirit

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.

The Six Measures Of A Great Leader

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 22 of 2015. Our regular content will return on Jan. 4, 2016. . HR Insights HR Management Leadership Organizational Leadership Best of TLNT Featured


The Best Company Cultures are Neither “Work” nor “Human,” but Both!


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Culture needs to be about the work and the people of an organization to truly be “WorkHuman” and drive performance. For this WorkHuman Wednesday post, I wanted to return to the notion of organizational culture that I wrote about a few weeks back.

What Are Your HResolutions for 2016?


Tomorrow marks the first day of 2016. It’s a time to reflect, refresh and restart. While you may not be one to make New Year’s resolutions in your personal life, chances are you will set professional goals and objectives, particularly if you manage others.

Growing Talent Management Firms: Managing Risk

ATD Human Capital

As with any company, whether a small start-up or huge multi-national conglomerate, ultimate success depends almost exclusively on the decisions leaders make to advance the business.

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.