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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 mycubii.com.).

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.

Are You a Leader or a Teacher? (Or Both?)

Cornerstone On Demand

Do you think of yourself as a leader, a mentor, a boss or a teacher? People who work outside of education don't generally identify themselves as teachers. After all, teachers stand up in front of classrooms and give pop quizzes. What's that got to do with the world of work? A lot, actually. Leadership is important, but there is also a case to be made for teaching in the workplace—and I'm not talking about training.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace.

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.

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.

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Work Burnout is a (Preventable) Epidemic

WorkHuman

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.

How to Measure Learning and Development’s Business Impact

Visier

Measuring the effectiveness of learning and development on business results is a challenge learning leaders have yet to overcome.

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.

Succession Management, Leadership and Mentoring

Get Hppy

The fact that we are in the midst of a global leadership talent shortage should come as no surprise to the leaders in the majority of organizations.

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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.

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 Workforce.com. 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.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace.

Advice On How To Rollout OKRs To Your Entire Company

15Five

By now, you have probably heard of the OKR methodology, or perhaps you already use it to keep people focused and successful at your company. Objectives and Key Results are used by businesses as large as Google , or as small as five person startup teams.

Are Customers Always Right? Reasons to Stand by Your Employees

Get Hppy

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.

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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.

Creating Great Places to Work – For All

WorkHuman

Listen to our interview with Chinwe Onyeagoro in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. The results are in. There’s a new business standard to compete in today’s marketplace and it’s all about your workforce – all of your employees.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace.

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.

5 Solutions for Hiring During Busy Season

Get Hppy

When it’s your job to hire and recruit exceptional talent, you know the ins and outs of the business change with the wind. It’s a fast-paced world in which your job is to find the best of the best and provide those outstanding candidates to clients in need of someone with those skills.

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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.

Compensation Transparency: Advice for Getting the Balance Just Right

UpstartHR

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. This specifically applies to compensation as well.

The Rise of Parental Leave

Everwise

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.

4 Ways College Recruiters Can Attract Diverse Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

This piece is the second in our "Campus Recruiting 101" series, about how recruiters can make the most of their campus recruiting efforts this year. “Be Be open to the idea that great candidates can come from different backgrounds and bring something valuable to your company," says Adrianna De Battista, Tech Recruiting Lead at Lyft—I couldn't agree more and there's plenty of research to back her up.

Improving Cross-Functional Teamwork

Get Hppy

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.

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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.

Using HR Tech to Strengthen vs. Separate Your Company Culture

Achievers

How many of us have ever been out to dinner and looked around to see that every person at the table is on a mobile device? Or observed a group of young people hanging out “together” while barely lifting their eyes from a screen?

21 Of the Worst Ways to Give ‘Constructive’ Feedback

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you’re like most managers — and most people in general — giving feedback is one of your least enjoyable experiences. It is also one of the weakest links between managers getting the output and outcomes they want and what they actually end up getting.

3 Ways Man and Machines Can Work in Harmony

Cornerstone On Demand

Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and cognitive computing are slinking into every nook, cranny and call center of the workplace. But this is not a dystopian future where man is pitted against the evil machine. Instead, the future is much more likely to look like man and machine working in harmony—combining complementary strengths to transform business for the better. Yes, it would make a lousy sci-fi movie. But if done right, it will make for a great work environment.

Assert Your Right to Be Happy at Work

Get Hppy

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.

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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.