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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 ?.

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.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

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.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

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

Decision-Wise

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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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.