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Employee Engagement Is the Key to Innovation – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Enjoy the post!). We’ve all seen the reports that engaged employees are more productive.

5 Ways to Promote More Gender Equity in the Workplace

Visier

Google is the latest company to come under fire for allegedly paying female employees less than their male counterparts , but the tech giant has refused to disclose compensation information to Department of Labor (DoL) investigators.

Five Ways Video Can Enhance Your Recruitment Process

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000In an increasingly mobile world, many businesses are beginning to shift towards more effective execution within their HR departments.

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How Employee Engagement Impacts Your Company’s Growth

Brazen HR

Even if company leaders know employee engagement is important , it can be hard to know where to start taking action. Is it perks and salaries? More team management? The answer is usually: it depends. .

Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

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In a World of Chatbots, People are Still Your Biggest Asset

Ultimate Software

It’s been said that 2017 is “ The Year of the Chatbot ” and many organizations are heavily investing in bots to assist retail, marketing, and customer support efforts.

Managers, It's Time to Skip the Small Talk

Cornerstone On Demand

A recent Gallup poll found that only a quarter of employees "strongly agree" that their manager provides meaningful feedback to them, or that the feedback they receive helps them do better work. Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity , is working to change that. According to her, investing time and energy into these relationships is key to creating an environment where people enjoy their work and their colleagues.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Bots

HR Bartender

I’ve been looking forward to writing this post. Since this HR technology series has started , we’ve talked about enterprise resource planning (ERP) , application program interface (API) , cloud computing (aka “the cloud”) , and many more.

The Cost of Not Focusing on Employee Engagement is Higher Than Ever

Get Hppy

There has always been data supporting the impact of employee engagement on the bottom line. Even so, some organizations thought they could get by ignoring it. Maybe they could attract employees regardless of the fact their culture wasn’t right.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

6 Ways to Enable Psychological Safety in your Workplace

Reflektive

My best friend, Quinn, made a huge mistake. Quinn works in medical sales. On an average day, he alertly views and assists spinal surgeries — awaiting the moment when the surgeon turns to him and asks for a critical surgical tool needed for the procedure. In a situation like his, there is zero room for error. Another person’s life depends on everything going according to plan. It’s a job of high stress and high stakes.

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Your AI Might Be a Bigot. Here's How to Build Tech for a Better World.

Cornerstone On Demand

Tech companies have recently come under scrutiny for a lack of diversity in their recruiting processes. According to a recent report from Recode , women hold just 30 percent of leadership roles and less than 27 percent of technical roles—an average based on data from Google, Facebook, Twitter and other top tech companies. As human resources departments work to address this hiring bias—often due to unconscious bias —artificial intelligence recruiting tools seem like a perfect solution.

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Your Goal Should Be to Be Yourself

HR Bartender

I received the nicest note the other day. I want to share it with you because I don’t agree with it. I’ve been following you for a long time now and I can’t help but celebrate your drive. It’s massive! I’m indeed excited to have you as a connection and I would like to be like you (in every way).

5 Great Hiring Tools

Don Phin

For many years I’ve been a HR tool maker. Here’s a video about using 5 of my favorites to help with hiring great employees! And, the tools are yours to get below. What hiring tools have you created? Here are your 5 Free Tools: Hiring CheckList Our Hiring Process FAQ Conditional Offer of Employment.

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Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

How to Get 100% Participation and a Committed Team

Globoforce

Listen to our interview with Chuck Blakeman in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. The workplace is hopelessly broken, and we’re rearranging the deck chairs on the sinking ship.

Better Parental Leave Isn't a Perk—It's Smart Business

Cornerstone On Demand

Currently just 11 percent of American workers get paid family leave either through their employers or state programs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's a pretty paltry percentage. The low number reflects the fact that America is the only developed nation that does not require paid leave to new parents, but it also indicates the skepticism of American employers about the business benefits of maternity and paternity leave.

Creating a more connected HR environment

PeopleStrategy

HR professionals have a lot to deal with every day. From payroll to compensation, to employee administration and compliance, HR services and functions play a critical role in the performance and success of a business.

Managing the Emotions of Change

Don Phin

Months ago I had the opportunity to present at DisruptHR on managing the emotions of change. You get 20 slides and 5 minutes to do it! Remember the magic words- coax, encourage and inspire! To learn how I can help you go to www.donphin.com.

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Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

3 Key Takeaways From the 2nd Annual HR TechXpo

Reflektive

A carnival theme and freshly-popped popcorn made the second annual HR TechXpo at Hilton Union Square in San Francisco a great send-off to summer — but thanks to excellent keynote speakers, the conversation got quickly down to business. Is artificial intelligence (AI) going to take jobs? What is HR’s role in an increasingly digital workplace? These forward-thinking questions were addressed by experts throughout the day.

5 Unbelievable Reasons You Want To Be Divergent

Get Hppy

Standout organizations commit themselves to creating a culture that is consistent with their long term strategy; if culture and strategy are not directly linked, achieving strategic goals is impossible. Also read: How To Create A Culture Of Imperfection.

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Empathy in the workplace

PeopleStrategy

Empathy: It’s absolutely essential to fostering positive relationships – inside and outside of the workplace. Understanding the reasons why employees are dissatisfied or disengaged is key to creating a productive and motivated workforce and retaining top talent.

Your Silver Linings (Pocket) Playbook

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library. Sometimes our minds drift to the things that we perceive as disappointing in our lives—a slip of the tongue, a day that didn’t go as smoothly as we’d hoped.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Create an Inclusive Work Environment Across Generations

Everwise

The rise of Millennials in the workplace — they now make up over a third of the workforce — has led to more generations working together than ever before. Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, Generation Z: they all bring unique perspectives and experiences to today’s professional environment.

Are Memos Relevant Anymore?

Get Hppy

Memos used to be the reigning champions when it came to workplace communications, but today, they have become much less common. Many companies are going paperless, and even those that aren’t tend to use digital tools that lead to fewer memos in the workplace overall.

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A Business Case for (Real) Vacation Time

Globoforce

As painful as it is to admit, summer is quickly coming to a close. Kids are gearing up to go back to school (and some may be back already). I’m about to trade in my iced coffees for pumpkin spiced lattes. And for many of us, work is about to kick into high gear come September.

3 Ways to Make Your Campus Recruiting Efforts Count

Cornerstone On Demand

This piece is the first in our "Campus Recruiting 101" series covering how HR professionals can make the most of their campus recruiting efforts this year. With the school year right around the corner, it's time to get serious about your campus recruiting strategy. Colleges are full of talented and ambitious students—a 2016 AfterCollege Career Insights Survey found 78 percent of college seniors had their job lined up before graduating.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

Why Is Focusing on Performance So Difficult?

ATD Human Capital

I am perplexed by something and would appreciate your thoughts. Frequently, I encounter talent development professionals whose actions indicate an assumption that building capability and enhancing performance are the same thing.

When Are Perks at Work Necessary?

Get Hppy

If you announced tomorrow that you would no longer be paying your employees, how many would show up to work the next day? Better yet, how many would get up and leave then and there?

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Performance Management, Culture, and Business Results [New Research]

UpstartHR

This summer at Lighthouse we’ve been working our way through a number of research studies, but to be honest one of the ones I’ve been incredibly pumped about is focused on performance management. It’s probably because I get a sense of the discontent around this practice regardless of where I go and who I speak with. It’s incredibly hated at so many companies by HR, management, and the employees. But there are also companies that are using it as a kind of secret weapon.