Sat.Jun 04, 2016 - Fri.Jun 10, 2016

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


Happy Friday. Each week, with the help of HRmarketer Insight software , our researchers compile a sampling of mergers & acquisition, funding and partnership announcements from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. Sign-up for our weekly What’s Hot in HR newsletter to get these weekly updates via email. M&A.

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5 Modern Personality Tests for Hiring Managers to Find the Right Fit


Charles Schwab Chief Executive Officer Walt Bettinger recently revealed one of his methods for finding the right job candidate. Arrive for the breakfast interview a bit early and ask the restaurant manager to purposely make a mistake with the candidate’s order. This interview tactic allows Bettinger to see how the potential hire reacts to conflict and adversity, both of which happen regularly in business.

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11 reasons to pay attention to EEOC’s new discrimination guidance

HR Morning

The EEOC’s latest proposed guidance covers a topic a lot of employers probably think they already know well: national origin discrimination. But the new guidance throws in a few wrinkles about what’s considered discriminatory — and how to stay in compliance — that employers need to know. . The proposed guidance released by the EEOC expresses official agency policy and explains how the law and regulations apply to specific workplace situations.

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Redefining HCM: Hire Creative Minds


Written by: Elizabeth Capece. One usually thinks that creative-based jobs are strictly bound to positions like web developers, marketing specialists, or journalists; however, the combination of rapidly changing technology and an influx of millennials competing for the best possible job opportunities have begun to change the way we recruit for creative openings.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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Healthcare Franchises And Maintaining Employees


Over the last few decades, the franchise business model has flourished. People are more familiar with fast food franchises (McDonalds, Taco Bell, and Wendy’s), but franchises have cropped up across all industries from car care (Meineke and Les Schwab) to healthcare (Right at Home and Brightstar). The “franchisation” of healthcare is unique because it allows non-medical professionals to open, operate, and run healthcare service establishments.

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5 Onboarding Tips to Win Over New Hires

ClearCompany HRM

Hiring is a two-way street. To begin a hiring journey, the candidate must woo the potential future employer. For the candidate to stay on the journey, the employer must woo the new hire. 33% of employees knew whether they would stay with their company long-term after their first week. This is where the onboarding process starts its work.

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Your Employees Need a Good Night’s Sleep – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

An essential element to well-being is wellness. There is a difference. Wellness focuses on our physical health. Because when we feel good, we do our best work. Some of the ways we take care of our physical health include posture, nutrition, exercise, and sleep. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, most adults need 7 – 8 hours of sleep each night.

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Why Workforce Intelligence Is Essential to HR Transformation: A Healthcare Perspective


“Never let a good crisis go to waste” is an expression HR leaders at healthcare provider organizations understand well. They are painfully aware of the serious challenges their industry faces: unprecedented growth in demand for services, a short supply of skilled caregivers, and constant pressure to improve patient satisfaction and reduce readmission rates and costs.

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Crafting the Perfect Push Message


So you have an app for your employees. Great! Now the engagement begins. The best way to continually keep them coming back for more? Push. But where do you start? Research from Localytics and our own experience show that there are five factors for a perfect push: Topic – It’s relevant to me. Quality – The subject line engages/teases me to open it.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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The Best Job Ad Advice We've Ever Had

ClearCompany HRM

Oh, the job ad. Your very first impression on a candidate that can either pull them in or push them away. 80% of the respondents in a recent survey actively use career websites to find information about a potential employer. We’ve written about the best tips and tricks for job advertisements before but as the new graduating class gears up to hit the job market, it may be time for a little refresher.

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Company Purpose and Passion Drive Bottom-Line Results

HR Bartender

Several weeks ago, I published a post titled, “ Company Purpose and Passion Are Always Changing.” The post focused on organizations engaging employees by making a connection between their work and the company’s purpose. Employees want to see how their work impacts the organization and customers. A Facebook reader sent me a note. I’ll paraphrase it. “Senior management doesn’t want sappy conversations about purpose and passion.

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The 5 Disorders Of Terrible Managers

Grovo HR

Having a bad manager is like eating a bad burrito at lunch: it’s uncomfortable and stressful and makes you want to quit your job. The sad thing is, a stressed-out employee usually means the manager is struggling too. Here are five disorders managers suffer from that inspire talented employees to take their talents elsewhere. They’ve turned into a robot.

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Want to Raise More Money for Your Not-for-Profit? Then Don’t Ask for Any!


This post was written in collaboration with TriNet Regional Vice President of Sales Jim Blackie. If you ask for money, you’ll get advice. But if you ask for advice, you’ll get money twice. This. Visit site for full story.

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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Which Leadership Archetypes Make Employees Want To Quit?


Every employee has their own experiences with management heaven and hell , with the hellish vastly outweighing the idyllic. According to Gallup this is often the result of a system where leadership positions are granted for the wrong reasons. Based on Gallup’s research, only 1 in 10 people possess the talent required to manage effectively, and companies have an 82% failure rate when attempting to choose the right candidate based on their talents.

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A Highly Engaged Workplace Culture: Essential Elements

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. Kronos has launched a new workforce analytics as a service offering that allows small and midsized businesses to understand how labor hours are being spent by visualize workforce data using interactive technology. Enjoy the post!).

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4 Small Actions to Increase Transparency on Your Team


Transparency has become part of the corporate vocabulary, referring to the extent to which companies share information with their employees, customers, and investors. The idea is that when employees are informed, they feel more engaged and accountable. Discussions and articles on workplace transparency often focus on the importance of fostering trust, improving communication, and breaking down barriers.

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How to Create the Ideal Workspace to Help Your Company Succeed


While many factors contribute to an employee’s satisfaction in the workplace, more and more companies are recognizing the importance of workplace design when it comes to keeping staff smiling. Visit site for full story.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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Recognition – Incentive – Engagement [They Are NOT the Same]

What is Paul Thinking

I keep a file of all the articles I find about how to drive performance in organizations. Some are good. Some are horrible. Most are about 50% correct. Even this one will fall short of 100% because at the core what we all are addressing are human beings – who – by their very nature – are 100% inscrutable and unreliable. Just ask my wife. Any discussion of human behavior has to start with the caveat – “Your mileage may vary.

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What Job Title Should I Use On My Resume – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Job titles can sometimes be confusing. In some organizations, they are taken very literally and can tell people internally and externally about your role and responsibilities. In other places, they can have some whimsy which may reflect the company culture. Sometimes the job title on your employee paperwork isn’t the same as what’s on your business card.

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The Time I Intentionally Insulted a Candidate I was Recruiting…


I’d love to say that I am perfect and haven’t ever made a mistake in my career, but we all know that just isn’t the case. While this isn’t like the time I set an ATM on fire , it is one of those moments that I relive over and over again with more than a little remorse. See if you can learn any lessons from my own experience… Years ago I was recruiting for technical writers to join a growing team that I was putting together to support a government contract.

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Don’t Believe that Positivity Can Work for You?


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – A strategy that includes evidence-based business cases and ground-up moments of positivity can help shift companies away from leaders who manage through fear or pressure. Of the recent webinars that I’ve given and attended, there is almost always the inevitable question from someone in the audience: “how can an organization become more positive when leaders there believe that the best way to motivate people is through pressure or fear?”.

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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HR Tech and Relocation: In the News

UrbanBound HR

Looking for the top news in HR Tech and Relocation?

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INFOGRAPHIC: The ROI of Employee Engagement -


Do Employee Engagement Initiatives Really Work? What’s the payoff? We asked human resources executives and managers in over 200 organizations around the world about the return on investment from employee engagement initiatives and impact that employee engagement has on the organization. Download PDF Infographic – The ROI of Employee Engagement.

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Top 6 Takeaways from Total Rewards 2016


While at WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference in San Diego this week, my colleague and I visited a local spot called The Cat Café. And it’s exactly what you would expect—a place where you drink coffee and play with cats. There are rules, though. You can’t pick up the cats. Only 8 people are allowed in the room at once. And noise must be kept to a minimum.

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How to Know if Your Employee Feedback Should Be Anonymous


There are two key places for anonymous feedback in a company. The first is feedback directed the company itself. This may look like a suggestion box, where employees can contribute ideas related to the company’s product or perhaps to office culture. The second is the feedback on an individual, often as a 360 review where peers rate each other on performance.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.