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6 Recruiting Activities That Will Help Companies Hire Top Talent

HR Bartender

According to the December 2017 jobs report, U.S. unemployment is at 4.1 percent , a 17-year low. Obviously, this is good news. We want everyone who wants a job to have a job. However, it’s also a challenge. Really low unemployment means that recruiting is tougher. A lot tougher!

Tackling Total Rewards: A System for Communicating Employee Benefits

ClearCompany HRM

What is total rewards? Total rewards is a system that looks beyond the paycheck and examines the comprehensive benefits an employee receives, or that an employer offers.

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12 Ways to Get C-Suite Buy-In for Great HR Initiatives

Visier

Imagine a world where every great HR initiative gets properly funded: Retention programs are fully backed by the C-suite, recruitment snafus are nipped in the bud before they become big problems, and even the CFO meets employee engagement initiatives with near-giddy enthusiasm.

The Biggest Sleep Study in History Uncovered this Chilling Fact About Us

UpstartHR

Recently I caught a story on Yahoo Finance about the analysis of more than six billion nights of sleep data released from FitBit. We all think about sleep in almost abstract terms–I sleep or I don’t, I’m sleepy or I’m not, etc.

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

6 Business Lessons Learned From an Escape Room

HR Bartender

Bartender and I recently went on a vacation just before the holidays. It was wonderful and relaxing…but that’s not the purpose of today’s post. One of the activities we participated in was an escape room.

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How AI is Making Managers More Human

Ultimate Software

Note: This article from Adam Rogers originally appeared on Forbes. Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been around for decades, but its capabilities, interest, and funding has skyrocketed in recent years.

Top 10 Stats From the 2018 State of Workforce Management

DATIS

While many companies like Deloitte, McKinsey & Company, SHRM, and many others release annual reports for mass consumption, DATIS found that not many of these stats reflected the current landscape of the Health and Human Services industry. The needs and pains of mental health clinics, rehabilitation facilities, and behavioral health organizations are unique, and, to their misfortunate, are being ignored by the larger corporations.

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What Employers Should Do When an Employee Resigns – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

A couple months ago, I wrote an article about how to properly resign from your job. Shortly after, I received a note from an employer about a challenge they’re facing, and it reminded me that organizations need to know what to do when an employee resigns too.

Employee Onboarding Guide

ClearCompany HRM

Onboarding By: ClearCompany Updated: January 2018. What is Employee Onboarding? Onboarding Definition. Why is Onboarding Important? What is the Average Cost of Onboarding a New Employee? How to Find the Best Onboarding Software for Your Company. Employee Onboarding Articles.

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.

How To Make Your Products Successful

Get Hppy

Most organizations take products too seriously. They have a culture that believes their products convey value and stress features, cool technology and price as the reasons why people should buy from them. Also read: The Best Companies Have A Culture Of “Yes”.

APPLE: The Real 2nd (or 3rd) Headquarters Your City Wants.

The HR Capitalist

As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac Eldorado. Anybody wanna see second prize? Second prize's a set of steak knives. Third prize is you're fired. Blake (played by Alec Baldwin) in Glengarry Glen Ross .

HR Pros Need to Build Freelancer Networks [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Being a consultant or freelancer really wasn’t cool back when I became one. If you went to a professional association meeting and said you were a consultant, people immediately made the incorrect assumption that you were going to start a sales pitch.

The Emerging Alliance Between Human Resources and IT

Reflektive

Performance management is the responsibility of your human resources or people team. This sounds like a no-brainer. But what if I told you we disagree? Here’s the situation: traditional performance management is broken, and most organizations know this. That’s why 81 percent of companies are updating the way they manage performance. Fixing this problem takes more than new technology; it requires a change in the way your entire company views performance.

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.

[Infographic] How To Stop Unhappy Thoughts Affecting You At Work

Get Hppy

Even if you have a job that offers plenty of satisfaction in terms of both rewards and engagement, there can still be times when things go wrong and you find yourself having negative thoughts about your workplace, your colleagues, even your own suitability for the role itself.

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Put Your Employee Engagement Data to Work in 5 Steps

Visier

Editor’s note: Engagement surveys are a mainstay in the arsenal of HR tactics.

How to avoid the costs of disengaged employees

PeopleStrategy

According to a Gallup poll , around 85% of employees class themselves as either ‘not engaged’ or ‘actively disengaged’ at work. No wonder employee engagement is a perennial issue. But what does a ‘disengaged’ employee look like?

Level Up: Changing Technology For Performance Management

Reflektive

What if your employees checked in on their work performance as often as they check Facebook? According to Gartner, human capital management (HCM) applications are increasingly designed for daily use. The modern workforce has new expectations and requirements for technology in order to reach the productivity and performance they desire.

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.

Mentoring And Women In The Workplace

Get Hppy

I am not sure if this train is even moving based on what I see and hear. Women in the workplace are still underrepresented at all levels.

Setbacks Are a Big Part of Success

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDid you know that accomplishing new things and failing at them can both contribute to your success? Every accomplished task is a learning opportunity and something to celebrate.

How to Take Your Wellness Program Messaging to the Next Level

Cornerstone On Demand

Remember writing notes on pieces of paper, folding them into airplanes and tossing them across the classroom to the delight of a friend? As any grade schooler knows, that level of personalized messaging is incredibly powerful. And it's often missing in today's internal company communications, especially when it comes to employee wellness programs. Of course, you're now working with digital tools , not pen and paper.

VIDEO HANGOUT THURSDAY - The Psychology of Recruitment: Brain Hacking to Get Agreement.

The HR Capitalist

If you’re a client or follower of Jobvite, you know the Recruiter Nation Live series. It started with the Recruiter Nation Live Conference in San Francisco last June, and continued with the Recruiter Nation Live Roadshow that brought real recruiter talk to 9 cities in North America over the last three months of 2017. The feedback was great – you loved it, so we’re back with the latest in the series – the Recruiter Nation Live Hangout Series, hosted by Fistful of Talent and me.

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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.

4 Ways Divorce Disrupts the Workplace And How to Tackle It

Get Hppy

A divorce is undoubtedly one of the most stressful and emotionally straining situations a person can go through, but the impact is also substantial for their workplace, both in regards to atmosphere and productivity.

Setbacks Are a Big Part of Success

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDid you know that accomplishing new things and failing at them can both contribute to your success? Every accomplished task is a learning opportunity and something to celebrate.

4 tips for effective change management 

PeopleStrategy

You’ve selected a new HR technology system for your organization and now, a critical time begins. You need to effectively prepare your company to adopt and use this new technology – otherwise, you will not see the highest return on your investment.

Band-Aids Can’t Fix Your Aging Human Resource Information System

Cornerstone On Demand

By now most organizations know they need a Human Resource Information System (HRIS). But when it becomes clear that an existing solution is soon to be obsolete, the choice to either keep finding workarounds or scrap the solution in favor of a new tool is a tough one. Recognizing that it’s time for a change is key. Outdated HRIS are inefficient, costly and cannot meet the flexibility and functionality needs of the modern workforce. Still, many are in use today.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.