Sat.Mar 14, 2015 - Fri.Mar 20, 2015

Managers: Fair and Equal Are Not the Same Thing

HR Bartender

One of the biggest challenges I see managers deal with is employee relations, which has to do with the relationship between the employee and the company. Employee relations topics include conduct, performance, discipline, recognition, engagement, etc.

Better Hiring Through Mobile: Building a Smoother Mobile Experience [Part 4]

ClearCompany HRM

You’ve decided you need a better mobile application experience , have your employee branding and job ads where you want them, and have a good social media recruiting and sourcing strategy. Now it’s time to build your site and make sure you’re ready to process mobile applications.

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Why Video is the Next Big Thing in Recruiting

Cornerstone On Demand

“Big Data” and “video” are among the buzziest of buzzwords in HR technology — and for good reason. The rules of recruitment are changing, leaving hiring managers to meet candidates on their terms.

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How to Ruin Credibility in One Easy Step


Recently someone asked this question on Quora, a site that I sometimes drop by to help shed some light on the world of HR: If I lie about a past felony on job applications, will the California FCRA keep background checks from finding out?

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Handling Your HR Mistakes – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This is one of those situations that might not come up regularly, but it raises a lot of questions about how to handle mistakes. The company I work for is closing. Each employee is being given a severance package of 1 week for every year worked. I started June 2010.

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Will That Tattoo Cost You a Job?

Cornerstone On Demand

Glance across at your neighbors next time you're in a coffee shop or on the train — how many tattoos can you spot (including, perhaps, your own)?

The Beginner’s Guide to Championing a Data-Driven Culture Within HR


It can feel like preparing for a trip up Mount Everest. Along with gaining buy-in from people at all levels, turning your HR function into a well-oiled fact-based decision-making machine will require you to attain both some new hard and soft skills.

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Managing Your Priorities – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Kronos recently announced a partnership with SuccessFactors to bring HCM cloud solutions to small and midsize businesses. You can check out the details here.

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Leaders Who Serve Others Drive Superior Results

The People Equation

As a leader, how well have you served others? Serving others requires you to be daring, but not in the ways you might imagine. You probably won’t need to bungee jump off a bridge, or engage in some sort of epic battle.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

What Happens to the “Average” Worker When Average Work is Obsolete?

Cornerstone On Demand

The concept of work is getting re-worked. As automated technology continues to replace human labor, the traditional definition of "average" work is becoming outdated. The skills required to get and keep a job are changing dynamically and continuously.

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Deloitte’s HR Wake Up Call

China Gorman

Deloitte recently released its 2015 Global Human Capital Trends report, their annual comprehensive study of HR, leadership, and talent challenges compiled using data from surveys and interviews taken by 3,300+ HR and business leaders in 106 countries around the world.

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Can You Facilitate While Learning

HR Bartender

I was reading an article about internships when I ran across the phrase “facilitating while learning”. It made me think, can you facilitate a topic that you aren’t knowledgeable on? One of a facilitator’s primary responsibilities is questioning.

How Changing Latino Demographics Will Affect the Future Workforce

ATD Human Capital

This is the third post in a series by Edwin Mouriño-Ruiz on managing human capital in the future work environment. This installment examines how changing Latino demographics will affect the future workforce. Click here to read full version


Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

5 Management Lessons You Won’t Learn Online

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this post originally appeared on Fistful of Talent.

Five Ways to Assess a Business’s Training Needs


If you’ve been tasked with conducting a training and development program, it’s important to look at the issue from all angles. This involves taking a deeper look at the role that each individual plays in the organization, and where there are gaps in the current employee training program.

Believe This? Poor Performing Employees Use Internet Explorer.

The HR Capitalist

It''s a mantra that''s right up there with "Choosy Mothers Choose JIF". Except it sounds like this: "Poor Performing Employees Use Internet Explorer". . I know what you''re thinking. This is complete BS. YOU, after all use IE, even though you''ve spiffed up and are now on IE4.

How Culture Impacts Perception

All Things Workplace

Re-published by request. Clear-thinking people everywhere acknowledge that it''s easy for two people to see the same situation very differently. .

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Will Tomorrow's Government Leaders Need Tech Training?

Cornerstone On Demand

From crime reports to park use statistics, cities generate huge amounts of data, yet their leaders often don’t know how to interpret it. That norm may be about to change with new educational programs designed to teach public officials data analytics and computer science.

Creating the Culture You Want Requires Common Behaviors


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! People drive your culture through the behaviors they exhibit every day. Sure, getting an entire company of very different and unique individuals to align behind your mission is difficult.

An eBook for the International Day of Happiness


Today is the International Day of Happiness.

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People Are Looking to You for Leadership

The People Equation

“Every leader has exponential opportunity for influence,” writes Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen CEO Cheryl Bachelder in her book Dare to Serve: How to Drive Superior Results by Serving Others.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

How to Give Your Employee Newsletter a Makeover


Employee newsletters are an important component of a company’s communication program. They are a great way to share company updates, recognize employees, and build community, yet none of these benefits apply if they go unread month after month.

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Want More Happiness? Build Deeper Connections


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Deeper, more meaningful relationships with others are a fundamental driver of happiness. Today is the International Day of Happiness. Yes, that’s a thing.)

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50% of Employee Engagement Is Not Overshooting Your Recruiting Target.

The HR Capitalist

Quick thought today: If part of employee engagement is your employee feeling like they''re in a perfect job for where they''re at in their career, then. One of the most important things you can do with any open position is to NOT overshoot your target. Here''s what that means.

Recommend “The Power of Thanks” and We’ll Send it for Free


Have you ever wished the higher-ups in your company were just a little more tuned in? Have you ever wanted to anonymously mail them some serious tips on improving morale and culture? How much better could your culture be if someone just slipped them a note about how important appreciation is?

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.