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7 Surprising Facts HR Pros Should Know About the GDPR

Visier

Are you ready for May 25, 2018? This is when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — a comprehensive European data protection law that provides enhanced rights for individuals to control their data — will enter into force. If you have European operations, European candidates applying for jobs, and/or European employees, the GDPR will apply. Your organization will also be impacted by the GDPR if you offer goods and services to, or monitor the behavior of, people in Europe.

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Employee Feedback But Were Literally Afraid To Ask

15Five

What an April! More articles about continuous employee feedback were published in this one month than we’ve seen in any other month over the last half-decade.

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4 productivity hacks for HR professionals

PeopleStrategy

There are only so many hours in a day – and hardly ever enough to take care of everything you want to accomplish. In HR, there’s always more work to be done. And the more time spent on routine administrative tasks means less time for bigger-picture, more strategic planning and tasks.

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

HR Bartender

Just in case you missed it, during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference, they announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that will launch in June 2018. If you’re wondering what a specialty credential is, think of it as sort of a micro credential.

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.

How Focusing on Employee Experience is the Key to Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting an HR Analytics Function

Visier

HR leaders recognize that they should be using analytics to support decision making. However, how to do so is often a bit of a mystery. Since many HR leaders don’t have a good sense of how to get value from analytics, they move it off their plate by passing it to the HR reporting team or to some newly hired data scientist. Not surprisingly, HR leaders are not familiar with the role the average HR professional plays in analytics so they don’t involve them at all.

How to Design Your Company’s Flexible Workspace Plan

HR Bartender

I don’t believe there’s any doubt – employees want flexible work, if they can get it. Granted, not every job is able to have flexibility. For example, the barista at your local coffeehouse isn’t going to be able to work from home.

Why You Should Focus on Employee Experience Over Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

Why Do We Need People With No Common Sense?

Get Hppy

Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by (“common to”) nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.

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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!

Tackling the Manufacturing Industry's Skills Dilemma

Cornerstone On Demand

There's a critical skills gap in the manufacturing industry today—over the next 10 years, new employees will be needed for 3.5 million manufacturing jobs, yet 2 million of those roles are expected to go unfilled, according to Deloitte's U.S. Manufacturers Survey. There's an immediate need in this industry for highly skilled and highly educated workers that can develop creative ideas, solve complex problems and deliver innovative products. But these workers are proving to be scarce.

What Do Job Seekers Want from Recruiters [Survey]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I published an article about the things that recruiters want from job seekers. I received a comment saying that it would be interesting to look at the flip side: What do job seekers want from recruiters?

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Here’s Why You May Want to Rethink Your Office Dog Policy

Reflektive

An amazing job in my field came up a few weeks ago. It was a short contract, part-time position and I was perfectly qualified to apply. Yet, I didn’t. I couldn’t, because like so many other roles I have seen advertised recently the office was pet-friendly. And not just any pets – cats. Dogs by discussion, it stated. What’s going on? I don’t want a dog or cat anywhere near me at the best of times, never mind when I’m working.

Solidifying a Competitive Advantage with Engagement Benchmarking

Ultimate Software

As our exposure to Big Data progresses exponentially, analytics and BI are playing an increasing role in overall corporate strategy. Few departments are exempt from regularly analyzing and reporting metrics to the C-suite, and long-term tracking of this data is invaluable.

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.

Office Hours: Why Big Data Is the Key to Employee Engagement

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe.

7 Ways to Make your Business Card Stand Out

Get Hppy

Networking is an important part of a business, and inevitably one of the first questions you will be asked when you meet someone new is “Do you have a business card”?

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The Official WorkHuman Reading List

WorkHuman

By Sarah Payne —. Calling all book nerds! Don’t you wish you had all the latest research in positive psychology, building a human workplace, being a better leader, and employee engagement in one place? We’ve got you covered.

Hiring From Within: Advantages of Internal Hiring

CultureIQ

What is Internal Hiring? Internal hiring takes place when organizations source and hire existing employees for open roles. Also known as internal recruitment, this process can involve promotions, lateral moves into new roles, and team transfers.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

TED Talk Tuesday: Anyone Can Be a Leader

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Everyone is a leader in someone's eyes, says leadership expert and educator Drew Dudley. Although leaders are often made out to be extraordinary figures with unique skills that inspire and guide others to greatness, Dudley believes that moments of true leadership can happen in seemingly mundane situations.

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How to Help Employees Set Better Goals

Reflektive

Goals, in business like in soccer, are a good thing. Setting and accomplishing goals is the surest way to continue growing, both for the company and for individuals. The most effective goals connect individual success with the company’s vision—putting the employee on track to advance professionally while also achieving organizational benchmarks for success. But employee goal-setting isn’t as simple as writing out a few, vague quarterly or annual goals.

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"PRETEND WE'RE HAVING AN ARGUMENT": The Glass Office Everybody Watches You Go Into (From "Billions").

The HR Capitalist

Workplace Artifacts - objects or situations made by human beings, with specific cultural interest or meaning in the workplace. --. You know it's official when I make up my own definition, right? OFFICIAL.

Impact: Seeing Positive and Worthwhile Outcomes and Results for Your Work - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Impact is about results. It’s incremental progress toward a goal, and small wins that lead to big outcomes. Each employee needs to see how their work is contributing to their individual’s goals, the success of the team, those whom they serve, and the organization of which they are a part.

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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Finding a Human Voice for Your Company

WorkHuman

By Seferine Baez —. When someone thinks of your company, what images come to mind? This may sound like a question for your head of marketing. But the truth is, a job applicant chooses you before you have the chance to choose them – based on what they know about your workplace, your reputation, and your style. Just because you’ve received a résumé doesn’t mean you’ve won them over.

How HR Can Facilitate Empathy in the Workplace

Reflektive

While Dwight Schrute might disagree, honesty, empathy, respect, and open-mindedness are the pillars of a workplace H.E.R.O. Empathy is often underappreciated among those four pillars, but it’s a vital trait for HR professionals and managers alike. Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another”—essentially, to imagine yourself in the particular situation of another person, and then to understand their feelings within that context.

Here's Your New Killer Interview Question To Cut Through Someone's Soul.

The HR Capitalist

Sometimes the shortest posts are the most powerful. I'm reading "Conspiracy" by Ryan Holiday , which is a recounting and analysis of the fall of Gawker.

Women And Mentoring In The Age Of #MeToo

Get Hppy

The mentoring process continues to grow with variations of approaches. I firmly believe that because of that people are becoming involved in the provision of mentoring service with little or no training whatsoever.

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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.