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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. HR Technology ai machine learning people analytics

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.

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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

A Culture of Real Inclusion

Ultimate Software

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) has hit the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR of late, in part due to many highly publicized cases highlighting the persistence of inequities in the workplace.

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HR Teams Have the Power to Transform America’s Financial Health

HR Daily Advisor

The HR industry is on the front lines of America’s fight for financial health; it just doesn’t realize it yet. Millions of lower- to middle-income Americans—including hourly wage earners and Gig Economy workers, are struggling with income volatility, low savings rates, and high personal debt.

10 Signs You’re Succeeding at Employer Branding

Get 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?

‘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.

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.

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!

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.

Why Data-Driven Employee Career Growth Discussions Are Critical

Visier

Careers used to progress linearly–you’d start at the bottom and climb up the rungs of a clearly defined ladder until you retired–but the world of work has changed so much.

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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.

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.

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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Amazing Cultures Have People That Notice The Little Things

Get 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.

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? What if it’s used for medicinal purposes?

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? Does a manager need to take any steps if an employee goes directly to HR and claims they don't want an investigation?

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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.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

How Remote Workers Boost Company Productivity

Get 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.

The 4 Elements of Analytics Storytelling

Visier

For decades, HR organizations have operated with a “softer approach” to business—relying more on intuition and less on hard facts to make workforce decisions. It’s an approach that allows HR practitioners to get the job done, but makes it more challenging to align HR strategy with business value.

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. And, as a consultant, I can also guess what this training may have cost Starbucks.

Asking Employees for Reimbursement After They’ve Departed – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today’s reader note is about a company that’s doing something really nice for employees and ends up with a huge dilemma on their hands. Our company takes all employees (along with their family, significant other, friend, etc.) to Disney for the weekend.

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.

5 HR Recruiting Tips You Should Implement Now

Get Hppy

There are no easy answers when it comes to effective recruiting practices. The most successful methods combine awareness and authenticity to attract qualified candidates. At ViziRecruiter, we honed in on 5 top hr recruiting techniques that every organization will benefit from: Market to Hire.

3 Steps to Reskilling Retail Workers for Age of Automation

Visier

They always show up, even during World Cup games. They can work 12-hour shifts without displaying any signs of fatigue. And they never linger around the break room long after they are due back on the floor. In many ways, robots and other types of automated systems are perfect employees.

What Small Business Leaders Should Look For When Hiring a Recruitment Manager

Cornerstone On Demand

Hiring managers often become a company's primary representatives , especially for small businesses that are working to build a reputation and gain traction. These managers represent the company values to those outside of the organization, and play a primary role in attracting potential employees and growing the team.

DecisionWise COO Matthew Wride Named a CXO of the Year - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Utah Business Magazine named our COO, Matthew Wride, a CXO of the year! Matt does an incredible job in taking the “fluffy” out of the people side of business, by scientifically proving to organizations the link between happy and engaged employees and happy and engaged customers.

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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.