Sat.Aug 26, 2017 - Fri.Sep 01, 2017

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The 4 Constituents in Today’s Blended Workforce

HR Bartender

We’ve talked about how today’s workforces need three key constituents: regular full-time workers, regular part-time workers, and contingent workers (i.e. freelancers, contractors, consultants, etc.) Each group involves a unique recruiting as well as an engagement strategy. Which we’ve also talked about before. BUY is where the company hires talent from the outside.

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Recruiting methods FAQ: A guide to terms and strategies


Effective recruiting translates to great employees who help your company succeed. To guide you to set up or revamp your hiring process, we answer frequently asked questions on basic and advanced recruiting terms, methods and strategies: Basic terms and methods. What is the “recruitment cycle”? What is “full-cycle recruiting”? What is “e-recruitment”?


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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


Happy Friday. Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Sign-up for our weekly Hot in HR newsletter to get these updates via email. FUNDING. Gigster lands $20 million to help companies hire on-demand software teams. TravelBank Raises $25M in Series B Funding Round.

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A Job Recommendation Engine for Veterans


Today we are proud to announce the launch of a new product with our partners at The Military Skills Translator + Personality Assessment is the first of its kind in the market creating an innovative approach to help veterans find their passion and truly match to job opportunities that fit not only their skills, but their personality as well.

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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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The Contemporary Recruiter


The HR Technology space is a crowded one, and with that is fundamentally changing how we recruit, the processes, and how we view business. This fundamental change can create an overwhelming situation that leaves many people in a state of uncertainty and confusion. HR Technology is Your Friend. So, you have multiple positions to fill and precious little time to source and find qualified candidates.

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In the automation era, maybe people are still a competitive advantage

Steve Boese

In the last year of so I kind of moved off of the 'robots are taking all the jobs' topic as I had gotten a little tired of it and after reading 17.993 pieces on the subject it is pretty clear that nothing at all is clear about it. Maybe the robots will take all of the jobs. Maybe they will only take the 'bad' jobs that we don't want to do. Or maybe we will have to someday co-exist with our robot masters.

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3 Benefits All Generations Value in The Workplace

ClearCompany HRM

There are as many posts about generational differences in the workplace as there are 17-year-olds at Starbucks discussing Game of Thrones battle strategies (dragons? no-dragons?). Friends, if you don’t know, that number is pretty big. So, today I thought I would flip the script and talk about what workers of all generations actually value. Specifically, what benefits make all generations want to follow their own Jon Snow (CEO) into a battle with the White Walkers.

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Bookmark This! #HurricaneHarvey Resources for HR and Business

HR Bartender

Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath continues to devastate Texas and Louisiana. As an HR pro who has been through hurricanes, I empathize with the people in the area. You’re trying to take care of your family. And you’re trying to take care of your “work” family. So, I wanted to put together a list of resources that might help. (Oh, and on an unrelated note, I have some news about HR Bartender that I’d like to share.).

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How to Measure Learning and Development’s Business Impact


Measuring the effectiveness of learning and development on business results is a challenge learning leaders have yet to overcome. According to an ATD report , 35% of talent development professionals surveyed reported that their organizations evaluate the business results of learning programs to any extent. Furthermore, only 15% measure the ROI of any learning programs.

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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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New Tech Tools Key to Improving Engagement

Ultimate Software

Employee engagement has been a hot topic for years, and its influence continues to make headlines. Gallup has been tracking U.S. engagement since 2000, and countless studies over the past 17 years have verified the tremendous impact engagement can have on corporate success. The most recent “State of the American Workplace” report found that high engagement levels are directly associated with lower turnover, absenteeism, and even workplace theft, as well as higher productivity, profitability, and

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Compensation Transparency: Advice for Getting the Balance Just Right


When we think about tools like Expedia and Yelp, we realize the value of transparency in the marketplace. The underlying issue is information asymmetry – when one party has more information than the other, that party has additional leverage in a discussion or negotiation. Leveling the playing field between two parties in an exchange helps both to feel like they got a fair deal, which is essential in an employment situation.

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How Organizations and Employees Can Start Focusing on Wellness

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Cubii, the world’s first smart under-desk elliptical machine. After their successful Kickstarter launch, Cubii is now available on QVC and at BestBuy, in addition to their website. To learn more about Cubii, visit An increasing number of companies are offering employee wellness programs.

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Leading the Team: Tips for First-Time Managers


Congratulations, you’ve been promoted! Your hard work, enthusiasm, and initiative has finally paid off and you’ve been tasked with leading a team of your own. But how? Now that you find yourself standing in front of a sea of expectant faces, are you supposed to do that? Transitioning into a first-time manager can be a very stressful experience and the importance of effective management has never been clearer.

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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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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. Job Seekers Are Frustrated With Automated Recruiting -- by Aliah D. Wright. 2. Sheryl Sandberg Says HP CEO Meg Whitman Taught Her a Hiring Lesson She Never Forgot -- by Richard Feloni. 3.

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Are Customers Always Right? Reasons to Stand by Your Employees


One of the most common maxims heard in business is “The customer is always right.” The consensus seems to be that keeping customers happy is essential to maintaining your company reputation and attracting more business. Clients in all industries may be difficult and demanding because they feel privileged simply due to the fact that they’re spending money.

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Everything you need to know about Managing Employees on an Index Card

Don Phin

I must admit – I got the idea for this index card after listening to a podcast with Howard Pollack, a professor from University of Chicago, who said that everything you needed to know about building your financial wealth can be written on an index card. The card went viral and he followed up with. Read More. The post Everything you need to know about Managing Employees on an Index Card appeared first on HRSherpas.

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Procrastination and Success in Life and Business

ATD Human Capital

Most parents understand the problem with children stuffing their school backpacks with too many books, papers, calculators, pens, rulers, and other items. It is painful to watch young children struggling with heavy backpacks—and it’s not good for their posture or health either. My daughter did that and wound up with chronic back problems that still flare up.

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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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Work Burnout is a (Preventable) Epidemic


Listen to our interview with Dawn Burke and Tim Sackett in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. I love french fries. When I was in college, for about one semester I worked at a local fast food chain. Pretty much every meal I had during my shifts included french fries. After a few months of a diet consisting of 50% fries, I lost that loving feeling.

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Assert Your Right to Be Happy at Work


As a freelancer you are your own boss. You may have chosen this path specifically because you want to be able to control your work, your time and your decisions. However, when interactions with customers, suppliers, technical contacts, and colleagues begin to infringe on your ability to manage your work the way you want to, you’re right back in the undesirable situation of being controlled by others.

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The Top 10 Reasons Recognition Programs Fail.

The HR Capitalist

A valued reader weighs in below on why Recognition programs fail in reaction to this column I wrote over at Thanks Ron! --. At 75, I have witnessed several formal Recognition Programs and have seen the flaws in all of them. The downsides overweigh the upsides. 1. There is never a substitute for daily recognition from the boss – it is personal and real time.

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Here’s What the Health Insurance Renewals Process Looks Like


If your company provides health insurance plans to employees, or is considering offering it for the first time, you’ll have to become familiar with the annual renewals process. Health insurance renewals are a yearly occurrence in which companies adjust their rates and offerings and allow employers to select the best plans. The process includes insurance companies, employers, and employees at various stages.

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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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The Rise of Parental Leave


Parental leave policies in corporate America have grown and evolved substantially over the last decade. With the new values and priorities of an increasingly millennial workforce, this is an area where large employers are making an effort to impress. Leading companies such as Twitter, Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, Facebook, Google, and Etsy are broadening the umbrella of who can be covered under these policies, how long leave can be, and which other side benefits accompany it.

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Improving Cross-Functional Teamwork


Imagine a manager in your office commiserating with you over the last disastrous team meeting. He complains that the people from the departments that make up the team just don’t seem to get it. They fight with each other, protect their own departments and are distracted by a hundred side issues and personal problems. Frankly, he is getting disgusted with this teamwork idea, and would rather go back to the good old days.

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How to find Mobile Developers with Boolean search strings


To hire Mobile Developers , use Boolean search strings to find qualified candidates and enhance your pipeline. Modify our search strings examples based on platforms, frameworks and languages you want your Mobile Developers to be familiar with. Generic search string to find Mobile Developers. Here’s an example of a generic search string that you can further modify to find resumes: (intitle:resume OR inurl:resume) “mobile developer” -job -jobs -sample -examples.

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Applying for the R&D Tax Credit? The Deadline is Fast Approaching


If you’re looking for a way to subsidize some of your company’s costs, applying for a research and development (R&D) tax credit may be an option — even if you’re a small business. The R&D tax credit deadline is on September 30th in order to get the credit applied in the third quarter this year, so we’ve rounded up some common questions about the credit, along with how Justworks can help you out.

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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.