Sat.Aug 17, 2019 - Fri.Aug 23, 2019

Preventing Workaholism in the Office

SHRM Resources

HR professionals and people managers have a responsibility to ensure employees are working hard but not succumbing to workaholic tendencies. To successfully carry this out, consider these tips for combating workaholism in the office.

5 Eye-Opening Statistics to Cement the Importance of Rewards and Recognition in the Workplace

CakeHR

It’s a running joke among millennials that they live for the weekends. But doesn’t that sound depressing to you? Why should anyone spend 5 out of 7 days a week in a place where they dread going to?

How Did Your Parents Impact the Way You Experience Work?

Jason Lauritsen

When I was 14 years old, my dad quit his job. It was a job he’d had since I was born. He didn’t quit because he’d accepted another job. He quit because his boss asked him to compromise his integrity. Let me explain.

Which Areas of HR Will Be Most Impacted by Emerging Technologies?

HRExecutive

Influence in HR technology comes from many places, takes many forms and continues to evolve over time. When the HRE /HR Tech Conference team met over to work on this Influencers list, we knew it would be important to consider all aspects of influence.

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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 Power of Attention: What Employee Engagement Really Means

Attuned

What Employee Engagement Really Means. If you’re here, you have probably already asked yourself this question: What does employee engagement really mean? To be brutally honest, we find ourselves asking the same question every day.

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Want to Thrive at Work? Build a Strong Internal Network.

Structural

No matter your definition of professional success, it’s hard to achieve your goals alone. More often than not, successful people are able to build and leverage a strong internal network.

Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: T oday’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

Find Merck KGaA Found the Ideal Span of Control Using People Analytics

Visier

People analytics is critical for business because, at the end of the day, insights into our data enable us to drive better outcomes for my organization, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Learning Diaries: How I Learn Spherically at Work and At Home

Cornerstone On Demand

In our Learning Diaries series, seasoned HR and business leaders share how they make time for a critical but often overlooked aspect of their jobs: learning. It's an inside look at how successful people navigate their busy schedules to continuously improve their skills—and advance their careers.

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

New Research: 2019 Remote Work Statistics

Ultimate Software

The future of work is in flux. Emerging technology has enabled an “anywhere, anytime” workplace, and both employees and employers are reaping the benefits. According to the U.S.

Interview with Charlene Li, Part 1: Acts of Courageous Leadership

15Five

In this two-part series, we sit down with Altimeter Group founder and Senior Fellow Charlene Li ahead of the release of her new book, The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail.

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62: How to Repond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews with Chad Roudebush

UpstartHR

It’s a candidate’s market out there. Ghosting, highly competitive hiring practices… It’s all over, and it seems like no company is shielded from the brunt of this disruption. .

Cartoon Coffee Break: WFH Reflections

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. There’s been a rise in remote work over the past few years, and for good reason.

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.

When Turnover Is High But That Means You're World Class.

The HR Capitalist

Good leaders attract followers; great leaders create more leaders. Turnover sucks. Except when people promote themselves by leaving you, and you have a track record of that being the primary cause of your turnover.

The Adaptable Organization Series

Bersin with Deloitte

Part 3: The Team. Posted by Don Miller and Tiffany McDowell on August 20, 2019. In “Part 2: The Leader” of this five-part blog series, we examined how leaders energize, empower, and connect individuals to form purpose-driven teams. Here, we look at how these high-performing teams deliver work.

Yes, I Really Wanted to be in HR as a Child (and Why Now is THE Time for HR)

UpstartHR

I sometimes forget that some of you have been reading the blog for a long time (maybe the entire 10+ years it’s been going!) while others have just found it. It’s easy to run across something I’ve written recently and think that I have it all together and always have, but that’s certainly not the case. I started this blog when I was getting my first HR job because I wanted to share with others what I was learning and how to improve ourselves as HR pros.

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A Conversation With Heidi Spirgi, Cornerstone's New Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Cornerstone On Demand

Heidi Spirgi calls herself an “accidental HR technologist.” With an undergraduate degree in political science and women’s studies and a graduate degree in art history, she didn’t know she wanted to work in HR tech until after college and graduate school.

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.

Headphones at Work - Individual Contributor vs Manager of People.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, new research from AVS Forum polled 800 individuals for perceptions of people who wear headphones at work, at the gym and on public transportation. The full summary graph appears below (email subscribers, click through to my site if you don't see the graph).

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Monsters Under the Bed — the IR35 Danger You Overlooked

Allegis Global Solutions

Some time ago, you learned that IR35 would apply to the private sector, and you immediately started preparing. You examined your contingent workforce, spoke to your suppliers, and built a framework to determine tax status repeatably and to a high standard.

Testing 1, 2, 3: The Ins and Outs of Job Trial Periods

Hyrell

It costs the average company $4,000 to hire a new employee , and that’s not including the additional costs that can result from a bad hire. A poor fit and exaggerated value can land your company in a world of financial hurt.

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Three ways to accelerate your organization design journey: Navigating the future of work

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Timothy Davis and David Mallon on August 19, 2019. Disruptions in technology and changes in the workforce continue to challenge how organizations operate. Designing for the future organization continues to be a key priority for HR and business leaders. Related links.

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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.

Taking My First to College: One Reflection from the Capitalist.

The HR Capitalist

It happened. Last Thursday, we took my oldest son to college. Drew Dunn is the first member of the Dunn nuclear family to leave the nest.

Ways to reward and recognize your employees this Labor Day

PeopleStrategy

While we’re still in the dog days of summer, Labor Day is just around the corner. A popular holiday for the final vacation of the summer, but also a great opportunity to promote – or debut – your reward and recognition programs.

Turn Your Responsibilities into Accomplishments to Land that Dream Job

The People Equation

My friend Sandra (not her real name) called me up and asked me to review her resume. She was applying for a new job within her organization and hadn’t done the “interview thing” in nearly 10 years.

Is it Time to Update Your Time & Attendance Policy?

nettime solutions

Issues with employee time & attendance can show up in any number of ways. Employees might become inflexible about their scheduling, or reluctant to work specific shifts. You might notice a spike in unscheduled absences, especially among certain workgroups.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.