Sat.May 16, 2015 - Fri.May 22, 2015

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

HR Bartender

The business world today is experiencing a leadership gap. We talk about the skills gap and the challenges facing recruiting. What about leadership? It only seems logical that if there are gaps at other levels of the organization…there will be a gap at the leadership level.

The Common Denominator between Graduation & Implementation: The Unknown


Written by: Elizabeth Capece. This time of year is full of excitement. School is ending and summer is right around the corner. For some, an even more exciting milestone is occurring; graduation. Although graduation is a very exciting time, it can also come with A LOT of unknowns.

Technology Makes Succession Planning Successful

ClearCompany HRM

The future of a business can be scary, even when that business is successful. Sometimes, organizations that are doing well feel an even more overwhelming pressure to get the right plan in place and avoid any succession problems.

5 Microlessons from HR Innovators at Cornerstone Convergence 2015

Cornerstone On Demand

After three days' worth of talent management trends and takeaways at Convergence 2015, our brains are brimming with fresh ideas about the new world of work. Now the question is: With so much to consider, where do you start?

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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.

Your Blueprint for Employee Performance Meetings

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”. Employee performance meetings happen all the time in business.

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6 Must Haves for Talent Management in 2015

ClearCompany HRM

2015 is already well under way with its own set of trials and errors, but it’s never too late to reexamine what your organization needs to improve. Talent management is a constantly evolving company matter. It has to remain fluid in congruence with the changing organizational workforce.

Why Passion is the Future of Work: HR Leaders' Best Advice for Grads

Cornerstone On Demand

With graduation season upon us, influential people from around the world—politicians, writers, CEOs, celebrities—are ascending podiums to dispense sage advice to new graduates.

Corporate Culture and Company Profits Are Not Mutually Exclusive

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to attend the Great Place to Work conference in Dallas. It’s a terrific event that companies should check out – regardless of whether your organization aspires to be on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list.

Infographic Thursday: 7 HR Trends That Will Transform the Workplace

Something Different

A big thanks to Hudson for sharing some of the biggest trends in HR that will transform (and are already transforming) the workplace. If you like this infographic, as always you can follow the author on Twitter here. As always, please share your thoughts in the comments section below. Best, Rory.

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.

Project Leaders…


Written by: Norine Castle. Communication and collaboration internally before we go on the road! Internally discuss, not just mention in passing or stuffing a message into an email. Share the client details, the roles, the expectations AND request feedback. No one knows it all. Collaborate. Success breeds success when it is shared. Cultivate communication. Listen to others. Here is a list to pack for the project trek : Being a “Safe Pair of Hands”.

The Carnival of HR: How to Empower Your Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

Today marks our first time hosting the Carnival of HR , and we're excited to bring you a diverse roundup of blogs from talent management experts around the world.

There Are No Easy Ways Out – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Did you know that Kronos has nine (9) blogs devoted to helping organizations be the best they can be?

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Building Good Habits Within Teams

Something Different

This morning I read a great piece from the HR Capitalist Kris Dunn on the utility of flash performance reviews.

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.

Fresh Perspective: Consumer Experience Applied to Recruiting Strategy

Ultimate Software

Wherever you are right now reading this, I’d like you to take a minute and put on your consumer cap. Forget about your current role—manager, employee, parent, partner, friend—for a few moments and picture yourself in customer mode.

Trending: Reverse Job Fairs

ExactHire HR Trends

Money makes the world go ‘round. And time is money. So it is no wonder that companies and job seekers alike look for ways to save time and money in finding the right employer-employee match.

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Culture Initiatives to Inspire Innovation at Work


Steve Jobs once said “[Innovation] is not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it,” as noted in Harvard Business Review. In order to lay the foundation for innovation at work, change must be welcomed and encouraged on an ongoing basis.

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10 Things I Learned at Total Rewards


Brenda Pohlman (Globoforce) and Cesar Villa (The Hershey Company). WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference kicked off on Monday in Minneapolis and we attended tons of sessions these past few days—feverishly recording everything we learned along the way to share with you.

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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.

How to Explain Human Dynamics to Execs Focused on the Bottom Line


As an HR leader, you know that people sometimes behave irrationally: they can let office politics get in the way of productivity or abruptly leave a job because something set them off.

A Day in the Life of a Recruiter


This is the second in a series of posts on a day in the life of an HR pro. Today we’re turning our sights to the recruiters out there. Below I have profiled several readers who recruit for a variety of industries and companies.

Where Do Candidates Come From?

China Gorman

There is a robust conversation in the talent arena about “candidate experience” led largely by Gerry Crispin and Elaine Orler , founders of the Talent Board and the Candidate Experience Awards (#CandE).

The Affordable Care Act and the Cadillac Tax: Looking Ahead to 2018

Something Different

<> What does the future hold for employer-sponsored health-care plans? Find out via today’s video from WorldatWork featuring James M. Zajac , CBP, CCP, GRP, Director – Comp and Benefits. Happy Friday! Benefits Compensation hr human resources

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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.

Can An Incubator Inside Your Big Company Actually Work?

The HR Capitalist

Once your company reaches a certain size, the inevitable feel of bureaucracy sets in.

Newsflash: Micromanagement Really Works


Breaking News: Micromanagement has the last word, now recognized as valuable business practice “This is the best news since man landed on the moon” said one supervisor for a nationwide clothing retailer. Just last week news broke that will change the face of the workplace forever.

Leading Yourself on the Path to Employee Engagement

The People Equation

Do employees really want to be engaged? If you define “employee engagement” as author Kevin Kruse does (“The emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals”), it’s likely that yes, all employees want to feel some level of connectedness to the work they do.

The Importance of Honoring Service

Something Different

<> 1. It’s 8:30 PM on a Wednesday and I’m at the end of a 12 hour day as I sit down to right this, so I promise to make this one short. …So I support a client group that has seen a lot of retirements, lately.

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.