Sat.Mar 28, 2015 - Fri.Apr 03, 2015

The Only 3 Reasons to Hold a Business Meeting

HR Bartender

Business meetings are the bane of our professional lives. According to The Muse, managers spent between 35 – 50% of their time in meetings. That’s a pretty significant number. You might be saying, the answer to this is get rid of meetings. But here’s the thing. I doubt that meetings are going away.

3 Tips For Creating Better Job Ads For Mobile

ClearCompany HRM

There’s really no other way to say it: if you’re not adapting to mobile, you’re falling behind. Phones and tablets are taking over, and if you’re still looking for candidates the old-fashioned way, candidates are going to gloss over your job ads or, even worse, never see them at all.

[INFOGRAPHIC]: Why Workaholism Doesn't Work: The Case for Taking a (Real) Break

Cornerstone On Demand

Our loyal readers will be thrilled to hear that last week I went on vacation. While I was gone I let my colleagues know my vacation status through the traditional email out-of-office message.

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I


Having worked in the tech industry for nearly twenty years now, being the only woman in the room doesn’t faze me. But I have to admit, when I became part of the Visier team I was excited to be joining a tech company that serves a female-dominated market.

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.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About SaaS

HR Bartender

In our continuing series on human resources and technology , I thought it would be good to cover a term that gets thrown around a lot – SaaS. It’s an acronym for Software-as-a-Service. Many times, when I hear the term SaaS, it’s used in the same sentence as “the cloud.”

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Cornerstone Report Details Effects of Toxic Employees in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Toxic employees - we all know them when we work with them. They are the folks that always have something negative to say in a meeting. The ones who join the conference call halfway in, if they even bother to show up.

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Infographic Thursday: 10 Things People Love (And Hate) About HR

Something Different

Thanks to Openreq HR-Staffing for sharing today’s great HR infographic consolidating the top 5 likes (and dislikes) people have about HR as measured by 315,000 conversations across the web.

Companies Pre-Screen Candidates Using Social Media [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

According to this article in The Recruiting Times , candidate confidence is on the up. Meaning that companies are hiring and individuals are looking for jobs. Companies are spending significant resources to position their employment brand to attract the best talent.

The 2015 WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest


Do you know a college or graduate student in the U.S. or Canada who is passionate about HR, leadership, organizational psychology and creating a great place to work? Are you one, yourself? We are excited to announce the WorkHuman 2015 Fellowship and Essay Contest.

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.

For Young Creatives, Where's the "New" New York?

Cornerstone On Demand

We're long past the days when members of the " creative class " had to choose between New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles to start their careers.

Quote of the Week: “You don’t set out to build a wall…

Something Different

…You don’t say ‘I’m going to build the biggest, baddest, greatest wall that’s ever been built.’ You don’t start there. You say, ‘I’m going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid. You do that every single day. And soon you have a wall.” – Will Smith. <>

If You’re Being Investigated by Human Resources – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

During my human resources career, I’ve conducted more than my fair share of investigations. Some that turned out to be nothing and others that has serious consequences. Needless to say, investigations are not fun for anyone involved. Today’s reader question deals with handling the situation.

Employee Compensation Challenges: Determining What to Offer


Recently I asked for some help in preparing for a local session on employee compensation challenges. I had some good responses and wanted to share some of the insights and advice with everyone.

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.

ICYMI: Why Job Hopping is the New Career Ladder

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This is the second installment of our new " In Case You Missed It " series, where we recap the month's most-read posts to keep you updated on the latest HR trends in today's fast-paced news cycle.

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Let’s Talk About Punching Above Your Weight…

Something Different

<> 1. ‘punch above one’s weight’ : (idiomatic) To achieve or perform at a higher level than would be expected based on one’s preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.

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Micro-Interview with Author Dan Pink


What does it mean to have a more human workplace and how can businesses cultivate it? What’s the connection between the human workplace and recognition and motivation? These are a few of the questions we asked Dan Pink, author of several bestselling books about business, work, and behavior.

HR Compensation Challenges: Getting Managers On Board


Recently I asked for some help in preparing for a local session on HR compensation challenges. I had some good responses and wanted to share some of the insights and advice with everyone.

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.

Cornerstone Report Details Effects of “Toxic Employees” in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Toxic employees - we all know them when we work with them. They are the folks that always have something negative to say in a meeting. The ones who join the conference call halfway in, if they even bother to show up.

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A Few Thoughts on the “Hometown Discount” as Part of an Organization’s Comp Strategy

Something Different

<> …So yesterday I came across a great article from Tim Sackett wherein – as is often the case – he brought attention to an HR/marketplace best practice that I have always intuitively known exists, but never gave much thought to.

Are Loose Cannons Driving Down Your Employee Engagement Scores?

The People Equation

Have you ever worked with a “loose cannon”? This high-energy person moves ahead too quickly without checking facts. Loose cannons mean well, but their unpredictability causes collateral damage.

Introducing the Leadership Capital Index—Intersection of Human Capital and Investors

ATD Human Capital

HR drives positive employee outcomes, helps execute business strategies, and enhances customer share. But HR’s value may be further enhanced when it demonstrates the impact on a firm’s financial performance, focused on market value.

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.

Compensation Cafe: Power of Positivity at Work


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — Research shows positive practices benefit your company, simply by caring for others. What’s the real Power of Thanks ?

Effective Performance Management…

Something Different

<> …Is (mostly) all about messaging, right?

Don’t Let Those “Best of” Lists Create Employer Envy

The People Equation

Have you ever worked for a company that was listed as “best of?” You know, “Best of XYZ Industry” or “Top 100 Companies to Work for” and so on. Well then you might have wondered: just how cool is it to work at one of those companies?

The Rise of HR

China Gorman

I recently had the honor of participating in an effort to crowd source real business wisdom about how Human Resource practices sit at the center of some of the most important decisions in business and are rapidly impacting the workplace, talent, culture and business success.

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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.