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Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

HR Bartender

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Cringe-Worthy Stats to Crush Your Onboarding Disbelief

ClearCompany HRM

We may be a little biased in this claim, but onboarding is important. Running a business and managing people come with a lot of responsibilities and the stress of ensuring all the pieces align at the end of the week is overwhelming.

7 Things You Must Be Doing To Create A Happy Workplace


Would you believe me if I told you that the happier your employees are, the more successful your company will be? It may sound like the definition of a “Care Bear” management style, but study after study has shown that employee happiness has a direct correlation to your bottom-line.

HR’s Critical Role: Connecting Talent Management to Business Outcomes


When it comes to talent management, there’s a paradox that continues to confound HR leaders. For a long time, HR departments have been called on to become more strategic—less fixated on matters that only concern HR, and more focused on matters that concern the entire business.

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.

Managers Must Be Able to Identify Employee Performance – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I recently wrote a post about one aspect of the performance review process that employees like – getting merit increases. Many organizations link performance reviews with pay increases so even if the performance review is boring, at the end, there’s a conversation about compensation.

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CSR: When Giving Something Away Makes You Stronger


On paper, it doesn’t make sense, right? How can giving something away make you stronger? Yet, when a company commits to giving away employee volunteer time or donations, the culture becomes stronger and employees are more engaged.

6 Golden Rules to Select the Right HRIS System for your Organisation


Which HRIS should you choose? Confronted to the variety of solutions available, we offer you six golden rules. Simply follow these steps in order to find the one system that will be the best fit for your organisation and HR needs. HR Managers are busy and do not always have the necessary time to research consciously their HRIS solution. Most of the time, decisions are solely made on the basis of two factors: cost and speed of implementation.

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Your Job Search Doesn’t Get a Day Off

HR Bartender

One of the hardest things to do is find a new opportunity. It doesn’t matter if you’re currently employed or not, searching for a new job takes time and can be very stressful. It also doesn’t get a day off. When looking for a job, it can feel like we need to be looking every day. Even on a holiday.

The 7 C’s of Change Management: Making Change Easier With Neuroscience

Get Hppy

Change is rarely easy, especially when a habit has been formed. Just think about how difficult, stressful, and even annoying it can be when someone asks to change your morning routine or you are forced to change it. That is just one person.

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.

The Newly Hired Employee’s Guide to Choosing a Medical Plan


Congratulations on starting a new job! You’ll have a lot to take care of and a lot to learn. Familiarizing yourself with the processes and culture of your new company can be all-consuming in those. Visit site for full story. Employee Benefits

6 Unexpected Sources of Leadership Inspiration

The People Equation

Have you ever been to a leadership training program and realized the concepts taught would be as much use to you at home as at work? According to research by Development Dimensions International, leaders who apply their newly learned skills at work also put those skills to use at home.

Can a Manager Praise Employees Too Much [poll]

HR Bartender

During this year’s WorkHuman Conference hosted by Globoforce , keynote speaker Shawn Achor made the comment that employees never get tired of praise. At first, I totally agreed.

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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.

To Change Culture, Follow These 4 Steps


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Culture change can be difficult, but reinforcing and recognizing core behaviors provides small victories that ultimately lead to positive change for the entire company.

7 Ways HR Can Better Manage Gen Y Employees


Taking into account the more individualistic expectations of Generation Y and Z means that HR will have to play a role of coordinator in order to respond to their needs while maintaining the collective value of their organisation. How are HR going to evolve in the coming years? It’s a question that can be easily asked given that organisations now have to manage multiple generations with divergent values and expectations under the same roof.

On Purpose and Thriving: Andy Swann Q+A (Part 1)


What drives community and purpose at work? How can we affect change without losing sight of our people? And why do some people seem to flourish at work while others flounder? These are some of the philosophical questions about work that WorkHuman speaker Andy Swann investigates.

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Want Your Employees to Listen? Engage Them with Effective Internal Communication

Get Hppy

Engaging employees with effective internal communication is an important tool for all businesses. The core function of internal communications is to share information and to make sure that all employees are on board with the values and goals of the company.

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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.

The Trick to Recruiting Talent that Sticks with Social Media

ATD Human Capital

Social recruiting is no longer just a buzzword, nor is it a secret weapon for finding talent. With 89 percent of businesses planning to use social media to aid their hiring efforts, it has simply become part of the talent management landscape.

Data-Driven, in the Cloud(s)


There is something truly special about being able to fly – the freedom, the control, the chance to see a perspective that few get to experience. I appreciate this position, but it commands respect.

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Recognize Effectiveness and Minimize Bureaucracy


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – New mindsets that emphasize and recognize effectiveness over effort are needed to replace increasing bureaucracy. Organizations are becoming flatter and more flexible, at least according to conventional wisdom.

There's a Little Bit of Kevin Durant In All Of Us.

The HR Capitalist

By now, most of you have heard that Kevin Durant, one of the top 5 professional basketball players in the world, made the decision over the 4th of July to leave his current team (Oklahoma City) and join what's widely regarded to be the most talented team in the NBA (the Golden State Warriors).

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.

Freedom From Your Restrictive HR System


HR systems have a poor reputation for being restrictive and confining. Traditional HR systems own your data and require HR departments to undertake a myriad of labor-intensive processes just to complete weekly tasks, such as effort reportstimesheets and payroll processing. These manual processes paired with the dysfunction of marrying data together from different systems makes for an inefficient use of your employees’ time. Don’t fret; there is good news.

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The Great Generational Shift: How Employers and Managers Can Prepare


While there are always different people of different generations working side by side in the workplace, today there are as many as six different generations, depending on which demographic definitions one uses. The workforce is aging on one end of the spectrum and getting younger on the other.

Here’s How Valuable Time Off Is to Employees, According to a New TriNet Survey


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ASK THE CAPITALIST: When Should I Mention The Vacation I'm Planning In The Interview Process?

The HR Capitalist

A reader asks. My current company is a mess - I'm currently interviewing and have great traction, but I'm concerned about a vacation I've planned for late August. When should I tell a prospective employer that I've got a Disney trip planned? Pritesh from Charlotte. -. Hi Pritesh -.

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.