Sat.Aug 19, 2017 - Fri.Aug 25, 2017

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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. Once managers and HR professionals realize the frustrations that their employees feel, they can strive to eliminate them, creating a win-win for everyone.

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Talent Pool Shortage: Stop the Panic and Start the Progress

Spark Hire

Staffing pros everywhere are feeling the increasing pressures of talent pool shortages. In fact, according to ManpowerGroup’s 2016/2017 Talent Shortage Survey 40 percent of employers globally are having trouble filling positions — the highest shortage since 2007. A quality talent pool is important to every business. However, the pain of these shortages is enhanced for staffing pros.

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Outsourcing HR: The Good, the Bad, and the Tasks

TalentCulture

There are many reasons to have an in-house human resources team within your organization. From new staff onboarding to benefits management, having easy access to HR is a tremendous resource for any organization with a growing workforce. Still, there are many instances where outsourcing your HR needs makes more sense. According to the Society for Human Resources Management, there are definite advantages to outsourcing HR tasks , among them a focus on strategy, improved compliance and accuracy, an

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How to Address the 5 Sources of Drama in the Healthcare Workplace

Precheck

How to Address the 5 Sources of Drama in the Healthcare Workplace Aug. 22, 2017. Bryan-Barajas.jpg. Bryan Barajas Marketing Director. We’ve all seen workplace drama in action and understand how disruptive it can be. And it’s no minor annoyance: The average person spends more than two hours a day engaged in drama, which when multiplied across an organization, can represent millions of dollars a year in lost productivity, according to Cy Wakeman , a speaker and author who has studied the impact of

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

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. Lumity raises $19M to simplify employee health care choices. The Pracuj Group a Warsaw, Poland-based provider of Human Resources (HR) solutions, Receives $95M Minority Investment from TCV.

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Let’s Talk About Pay (Or Not): Pros and Cons of Open Salary Policies

HR Daily Advisor

Transparency is a corporate value to strive for, but not all companies are ready to be completely transparent about pay. While some employers feel the benefits of open salary policies outweigh the risks, others are understandably concerned about the potential challenges they can create. How Common Are Open Salary Policies Today? Companies with open pay policies make employees’ compensation ranges or specific salaries accessible to everyone in the organization—and, in some cases, available to t

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Optimizing Hiring Processes in Ambulatory Surgery Centers: 5 Best Practices

Precheck

Optimizing Hiring Processes in Ambulatory Surgery Centers: 5 Best Practices Aug. 23, 2017. Bryan-Barajas.jpg. Bryan Barajas Marketing Director. Like hospitals and other healthcare organizations, ambulatory surgery centers face the same talent shortages and challenges when it comes to hiring quality talent. Additionally, with the consumerization of healthcare, effective and optimized hiring processes can go a long way for providing quality care and ensuring patient safety.

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The New Definition of “Meaningful Work”

The Tim Sackett Project

I’m going to stop fighting. For years I’ve been fighting morons who claim that Millennials would rather do ‘meaningful work’ than making money. That is actually one big lie, I believe perpetuated by employers who don’t want to pay market wages! (Conspiracy Theory Alert!!!) Actually, it showed up on a bunch of studies that were poorly worded and confusing.

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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. Bots (also known as internet bots or web robots ) have become mainstream vernacular. But what are they really and why should human resource professionals pay attention to them?

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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Single Racial Slur Can Establish Harassment Claim in 3rd Circuit

HR Daily Advisor

Recently, the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—ruled that to establish a claim of workplace harassment under the civil rights statute known as Section 1981, the discrimination need only be “severe or pervasive,” which can be satisfied by a single racial slur when it’s so extreme that it “amount[s] to a change in the terms and conditions of employment.” kentoh / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

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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.

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How Recruiting Chatbots Work and What Recruiters and Candidates Think About Them

Linkedin Talent Blog

Imagine you had a robot butler or maid to do all your dirty, repetitive chores, freeing you up to do more of what you love. That’s exactly what recruiting chatbots promise to be for recruiters: a solution that takes care of the most boring, tedious parts of the job, like sourcing, screening applicants, and scheduling interviews. Communicating with candidates in one-on-one, instant messaging conversations on platforms like Facebook Messenger and text messages, chatbots can ask candidates about th

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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). I can boldly say your professional lifestyle is worthy of emulation.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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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.

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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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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. References Should Come from a Candidate’s Coworkers, Not Just Their Boss -- by Disha Rupayana, Cynthia A.

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Organizations Need to Intentionally Embrace Diversity

HR Bartender

I’d like to believe that most businesses understand the advantages of having a diverse workplace. Organizations that have diversity realize new ideas and find different ways to solve problems. They benefit from exposure to different cultures and ways of life. And they gain a global perspective that is absolutely necessary in today’s business environment.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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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. Implementing video into the process of recruitment not only provides an integral solution for businesses, it expands their reach when it comes to attracting the best talent. Make full use of available resources In 2016, 63% […].

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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.

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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.

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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. Although it can be useful to remember these moments in order to learn from them, if we focus on them too much they have a way of bringing us down.Finding the bright side of a less than ideal situation is an important part of developing an optimistic outlook.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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

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. And maybe they could afford to replace them when they inevitably churned. Also read: Accountability in the Workplace and How it Ties into Employee Engagement.

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Emotions in the Workplace

Achievers

The emergence of the millennial generation in the contemporary workforce has led to a greater need for companies to emphasize an employee-centric workplace. The importance of organizations understanding the expectations of an employee is greater than ever before, leading to stronger ties between corporate and private life. This phenomenon is not just limited to human interactions.

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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. Read More. The post 5 Great Hiring Tools appeared first on HRSherpas.

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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.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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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. This diversity of generations can also create a lack of understanding or a tendency towards bias, however unintentional.

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Man & Machine Webinar: AI is Here to Empower Recruiters, Not Replace Them

Allegis Global Solutions

AI is an increasingly important aspect of the recruitment process. Our webinar discussed how AI offers the chance to improve, rather than replace, the human element of hiring and recruitment.

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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. The post Managing the Emotions of Change appeared first on HRSherpas.