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Onboarding Is Your Foundation For the Employee Experience

HR Bartender

Organizations understand that the onboarding process is important. I think the challenge is deciding what should be included. Companies grapple with balancing the “welcoming employee experience” part with the “legal and compliance” piece.

How to Build Diversity Hiring into an Existing Process

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve discussed why things such as diversity and inclusion are so important in the workplace, and we’ve talked about how you can improve diversity factors within your own team. But what about your current hiring practices?

3 Rules for Building Stakeholder Trust in Your HR Data

Visier

For years, many companies have relied largely on intuition and easily-captured metrics when it comes to People Analytics.

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It Looks Like Medical Prices May Be Increasing in 2018. Here Is Why and What You Can Do to Help Your Business Prepare

Trinet

It’s time to start thinking about open enrollment and benefits renewal. It can be frustrating for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to have to budget for benefits when each year they see significant increases that outpace inflation. So what’s an SMB owner or HR professional to do? This post takes a deeper look at what the PwC annual report identifies as the three inflators and two deflators that are driving health spending increases for 2018.

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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.

Personalization Creates Engagement – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Years ago, I worked for a boss that had a daily habit of three Venti Starbucks. Early in the morning, he would walk by my office and if I was there, he would stick his head in the office and say, “Let’s get some coffee.” I attribute some of my fondness of Starbucks to these meetings.

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Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

The Best Companies Have A Culture Of “Yes”

Get Hppy

YES invites opportunity; NO closes the door on it. YES creates value; NO destroys it. YES is human. NO is mechanical. The leader who wants to build their business looks for ways to exchange mutual value with others; to find opportunities to respond to what others desire.

A New Employee Benefit: Social Justice PTO

HR Bartender

At this year’s WorkHuman Conference , pioneered by Globoforce, I learned about a new employee benefit called social justice PTO. We’re familiar with the concept of PTO (paid time off). Instead of employees having vacation days, sick days, etc., they have one bank of time to use as they choose.

Keeping Employees Engaged While Driving Organizational Goals

Reflektive

HR managers know better than anyone that a healthy culture is foundational to a company’s success. And of late, there’s been no more popular subject in HR than what constitutes a healthy culture and how to improve an unhealthy or even toxic one. A healthy culture is foundational to a company’s success Click To Tweet. But company culture is only one aspect of an organization’s ecosystem.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

3 Rules for Building Stakeholder Trust in Your HR Data

Visier

For years, many companies have relied largely on intuition and easily-captured metrics when it comes to People Analytics.

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Growth Mindset, Feedback, and the Power of Peers

WorkHuman

Hear more from Lynne Levy on feedback, growth, and development in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. Meaningful feedback is the lifeblood for learning and growing.

Contractor Makes Stupid Mistake At a Client Site – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Many organizations use contractors and freelancers to get work done. According to the Freelancers Union, freelancers make up 35 percent of U.S. workers and earned close to $1 trillion dollars last year. It’s important for companies to properly manage a contingent workforce.

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The Balance of Meeting Business Needs with Employee Expectations

ATD Human Capital

As we move into the last quarter of 2017, it continues to be an exciting—yet challenging—time for human capital leaders. By now, it should be clear that the old way of working just doesn’t cut it for your employees.

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.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

3 Ways HR Can Lead in Digital Transformation

Cornerstone On Demand

Digital transformation is more than simply introducing new technology ; it's about changing the very nature and future of work. To be successful, consultancy firm Deloitte charges that companies need to "be digital" rather than "do digital." Technology should be part of the DNA of your company, rather than viewed as yet another technology-led business restructuring initiative. Change on this scale requires full buy-in from the entire leadership team, with a particular role played by HR.

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Top 5 Themes at HR Tech 2017

WorkHuman

Las Vegas had a different feel last week – for obvious reasons.

How HR Can Be the Linchpin of M&A Success

Reflektive

Daimler and Chrysler. Novell and WordPerfect. AOL and Time Warner. Sprint and Nextel. And last but not least, HP and Compaq. What do these five corporate pairings have in common? Most are household names, or at least they used to be. But these coupled companies share a more sinister distinction: all are legendary mergers that were killed by culture. Cultural integration is the decisive factor in most mergers Click To Tweet. Matches Not Quite Made in Heaven.

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.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Halloween Party

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture Article Tags: Company Culture

How The Role of HR Has Changed

DATIS

The role of HR has changed dramatically over the years. Traditionally, the role of HR consists of internal policy development and paperwork, logging employee hours, handling employee complaints, and drawing up contracts for new hires. Today, HR has transitioned into key decision makers in the boardrooms of small and large organizations all over the country. This role change has come at a time where technology and software solutions have revolutionized the way that HR operates.

The Truth About Employee Engagement Measurement Practices - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

There is a lot of speculation about the frequency and methods used by companies to measure employee engagement. In our comprehensive 2017 State of Engagement Survey, we gathered feedback from over 150 organizations to discover the truth about how employee engagement is actually measured.

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.

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CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryMaking slight changes in the way you think can have a cumulative, positive effect on your outlook. Be mindful of your thoughts. Encourage those that are positive and optimistic.

#1 Thing Incentive Programs Get Wrong

What is Paul Thinking

As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consider subscribing to the the new site by clicking here.

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Solving Tomorrow's Problems : Lessons From HR Tech 2017

Cornerstone On Demand

"Choose the Future" was the theme of the 20th annual HR Technology Conference held in Las Vegas last week. Innovators from across the HR world and beyond came together for four jam packed days to learn, collaborate, problem solve and have a little fun while reimagining HR and solving tomorrow's most press workforce problems with the help of technology.

7 Apps That Can Enhance Your Workplace Happiness

Get Hppy

Several companies looking for enhanced profitability and employee retention are targeting workplace wellness. This is because improved wellness of employees directly impacts their productivity and efficiency. Working for long hours at a stretch could be tiring.

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.