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AI in HR: A Real Killer App

Josh Bersin

Hype and expectations for AI are now sky high. We will soon be talking to our computers; drones will deliver our groceries; our cars will drive themselves; and most white collar workers will be. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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4 Ways to Make Your HR Team More Strategic

Reflektive

An organization relies on its people, yet too often the strategic value of people themselves is overshadowed, and by default, the human resources function is brushed aside. According to a DDI Global Leadership Forecast , HR is even seen by CEOs as providing less strategic value than any other major business function. The role of HR underpins everything employees do at work and touches all departments Click To Tweet ?.

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Not Your Grandma?s Mid-Year Performance Review (No Offense Grandma)

15Five

“Summertime and the living is easy.” A nice sentiment for Ella Fitzgerald , but for most of us that probably hasn’t been true since grade school. Expectations for productivity are as high as any other time of year, and for some organizations the mid-year performance review is just around the corner. Maybe right now you’re doing performance reviews only once a year.

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Surviving as an HR department of one

PeopleStrategy

With the volume of work today’s HR professionals must manage, being an HR department of one can be daunting. Learning how to juggle everything on your plate takes time and experience, but having the right practices and HR technologies in place can also make flying solo less overwhelming. The struggle is real. Various studies have concluded that administrative tasks take up far too much time for HR departments: In fact, one survey by CareerBuilder found that HR managers lose an average of 1

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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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Five ways that data helps HR be more strategic

Ceridian

From smarter recruiting, to identifying flight risks, to increasing employee engagement to boost productivity – HR has an increasingly strategic purpose in companies today. Here, Ceridian’s Director of Product Management Paul Jelinek discusses five ways HR can be more strategic by using data.

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10 Signs You?re Succeeding at Employer Branding

Hppy

A strong and engaging employer brand is essential in both marketing and recruitment. What your brand communicates speaks volumes to what it may be like to work for your company, employee culture, and core values. How do you know if you’re doing it right? Check out our 10 factors for gauging employer branding success below. 75% of job seekers consider an employer’s brand before even applying for a job. 1.

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?Bob, you smell?: What to say to employees about embarrassing personal issues

HR Morning

Everybody dreads having those “difficult conversations” with employees about personal issues. Here are some examples of how they can be handled gracefully — including the actual words to use. Paul Falcone, VP of Employee Relations for Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles and a respected author on employee management, gave an in-depth presentation on the topic at a SHRM conference in San Diego.

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HR in Motion 2018: How You Can Survive in an Increasingly Competitive Environment

Owiwi

The human resources (HR) department was once viewed as a burdensome operational overhead. After all, how difficult can it be to post job advertisements, conduct an initial screening, prepare an employment contract, and act as a liaison between senior management and the workforce? C-suite executives paid little heed to the importance of having a vibrant HR department; casually dismissing it as irrelevant and unnecessary.

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4 Employment Screening Best Practices to Consider for Staffing Companies

Efficient Hire

What employment screening best practices does your staffing agency use to ensure high quality hiring for your clients? Staffing companies are in a unique position when it comes to compliance, quality, security, and responsibility. Although they are not the host. Read more. The post 4 Employment Screening Best Practices to Consider for Staffing Companies appeared first on Efficient Forms.

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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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Successful in sweatpants? Remote work has pros, cons

Business Management Daily

Job seekers are enticed by work-from-home options but well aware of the pitfalls, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half. The post Successful in sweatpants? Remote work has pros, cons appeared first on Business Management Daily.

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Why HRs pros want to kill I-9 and what they want instead

HR Morning

If you’re in favor of ditching the current employment verification process – the paper-based I-9 form – for a mandatory electronic system, you’re not alone. According to the SHRM Employment Verification Survey, 83% of employers either strongly or somewhat support a mandatory electronic verification system. Plus, employers’ support of such a system would be even higher if it: avoids allegations of employment-based discrimination (cited by 95% of employers). includes a strong safe harbor to protec

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3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in a position to succeed in your field. They offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals.

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Learning 2.0: Cornerstone Convergence 2018 Takeaways From HR Expert Ira Wolfe

Cornerstone On Demand

Thanks Cornerstone! I was a kid in your Convergence candy score just a few weeks ago. As a result, I'm a bit wiser today, stuffed with fresh ideas, greater awareness, and many new friends. Here's what I observed and learned at the conference. At the event, over 2000 participants listened to leadership and industry thought leaders and clients share stories, offer tips, and release practical pearls of wisdom about a few of Human Resources' biggest trends: artificial intelligence, the skills divi

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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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3 Ideas for Celebrating LGBTQ(I) Pride at Work

Zenefits

It’s June, which means Summer is imminent and Pride Month is already in full swing! How are you celebrating Pride at work? Start by examining your industry, and determining if there’s an organic way to showcase your LGBTQ(I) pride– perhaps showcasing authors from that community or volunteering together. It’s not quite so evident for all businesses; for instance, plumbing companies or temporary staffing agencies might not have quite as obvious material to work with.

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What Effective Performance Management Truly Looks like in 2018

ClearCompany HRM

54% of employees in a McKinsey survey said [current] performance management has not had a positive effect on employee performance. Performance management remains a challenge for many organizations as the people, processes and technologies within the workplace evolve. With emerging technologies built to automate and streamline the way we work to the way we continue to redefine labor, performance management gets more and more complex.

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Managing Your Schedule Is a Skill ? 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. For a third year, Kronos CEO Aron Ain has been recognized as one of the Top CEOs in information technology by Glassdoor.com. Many congrats to him! Enjoy the article.) . Regular readers of this blog know that I’m a planner.

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Dear ReWorker: Should I Risk Losing My Employee's Trust By Reporting Harassment to HR?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, If an employee reports harassment to their manager, is it the responsibility of the manager to report it to HR? What should if the employee doesn't want the complaint to go to HR, and the manager doesn't want to lose the employee's trust? And, what should a manager do if the employee describes the situation, but doesn't provides the name of the alleged harasser?

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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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California Legalization of Recreational Cannabis: What HR Pros Need to Know

Reflektive

The passage of California’s Proposition 64 in 2016 legalized recreational marijuana use for people aged 21 and older. But there has been some confusion as to what exactly the legalization of recreational cannabis entails, especially when it comes to the workplace. There are questions on both sides: Are employers still allowed to drug test? Can an employee be fired for testing positive?

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4 Ways to Prevent Your Employees From Quitting

Achievers

When you hire a new employee, that person is already looking for a new job and at risk of quitting. That rather dire warning is offered by Dan Schawbel , research director at Future Workplace and one of Forbes’ “30 under 30” list. Schawbel cites a study by his company showing that one-third of American workers are at the risk of quitting and looking to change their jobs within the next six months.

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Organizations: It?s Time for Family Friendly Leave Programs

HR Bartender

Happy Father’s Day to everyone celebrating! While Mr. Bartender and I don’t have children, we respect parents and the responsibility they have to raise their children into adults. It’s tough and rewarding. But from my vantage point, parenting has evolved over the years. And organizations need to bring their leave policies into modern times. One company that’s doing just that is Cisco.

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Why Starbucks' Unconscious Bias Training Probably Won't Change Much

Cornerstone On Demand

Starbucks made a splash recently by closing 8,000 stores to provide unconscious bias training for over 100,000 employees. The company decided on this widespread training after an employee stopped two black men from using their onsite restroom in a Philadelphia store. As a former Chief Learning Officer at multiple organizations, I don't think this training will change much.

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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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Amazing Cultures Have People That Notice The Little Things

Hppy

Astonishing cultures are based on a simple premise; not on a complicated formula, but on an insight into a special human element. Sustainable cultures have basic human axioms that people commit to. Zappos is an excellent example of this. Their culture, led by Tony Hsieh, is based on the premise that if you “deliver happiness” you will garner a loyal employee and customer base that will stand the test of time.

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7 Strategies to Hire Diversity of Thought In Your Organization

Achievers

If you always recruit from the same places, with the same methods, you will always get the same people. In today’s competitive market you need to be creative. You have to go where the candidates are and have a long enough lead-time to get a good selection of candidates. If you want to be ahead of the competition, and bring in more innovation, then think with a diversity of thought mindset.

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To Maintain Employee Morale Through Big Changes, Communicate Wisely

Justworks

Employers regularly face the awkward yet crucial challenge of communicating changes within the organization to their employee base. A longtime employee resigns. You let someone go with significant visibility in the organization. The company is about to go through some restructuring. Too often, companies don’t publicly acknowledge such changes. This can leave employees feeling confused and unsettled, potentially compelling them to gather information through gossip and hearsay.

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Experts Agree: Diversity Begins and Ends With a Sense of Belonging in the Hiring Process

Spark Hire

Diversity isn’t a buzzword hiring pros are using to attract top talent. They’re serious about it, and the strong focus on improving diversity isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, in LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report, 78 percent of recruiters say diversity is “very” or “extremely” important to their recruitment strategy. Another 53 percent say they’ve already “mostly” or “completely” adopted it.

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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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How Remote Workers Boost Company Productivity

Hppy

With the emergence of new technologies that allow most people to work remotely from wherever they are, more and more companies are starting to let their current employees work from home, and at the same time hire freelancers that live in different countries and even different continents. Other companies are also toying with the idea of letting a few of their employees work from wherever they are as they know remote workers can actually boost the overall productivity of the company.

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Health Coaching: An Integral Part of Workplace Wellness Strategy

CoreHealth Wellness Technologies

Why offer Health Coaching as part of your workplace wellness programs? What kind of results can be expected? Is coaching really necessary? Read this blog to find out.

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Employers: Here?s What the NYC Right to Disconnect Bill Could Mean for You

Justworks

Your company’s offices may be mostly empty by 6 or 7pm — but your employees’ email inboxes likely aren’t. A “right to disconnect” bill introduced before the New York City Council in March 2018 wants that to change. The bill would make it illegal for private NYC businesses with 10 or more employees to mandate their employees to respond to calls, emails, or texts outside of their standard work hours.

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