Sat.Jan 27, 2018 - Fri.Feb 02, 2018

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Staffing and Scheduling Are Two Different Things – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Years ago, I worked on a consulting project for a company that was facing customer service challenges. They were convinced the problem was training. So, they brought in a group of consultants to help them determine their training needs. Ends up, their challenge wasn’t training. At least not entirely. The issue was staffing and scheduling. That’s why I wanted to share with you this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos.

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3 Things CEOs Need from HR Leadership

Reflektive

“Our company’s most important asset is its people” — CEOs have been saying it for decades. But this sentiment isn’t always reflected in company priorities. Now, as job seekers are getting more discerning and top talent is harder to recruit and retain, CEOs are refocusing on the importance of their people — and looking to HR leadership to help make sure they’re doing it right.

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72% of HR Managers Think the Monday After the Super Bowl Should Be a Work Holiday

HR Daily Advisor

A new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam may just “bowl” you over. According to 72% of HR managers, the day after the professional football championship game should be a paid national holiday from work. Source: artisteer / iStock / Getty. That may not be a bad idea considering more than one-quarter of employees (27%) admitted they’ve called in sick or made an excuse for skipping work following a major sporting event, such as the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, or World Series.

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2018 – The Year When AI Will Humanize the Workplace

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

As we enter 2018, there are two competing forces that are impacting the world of HR. On the one hand, the rate of social and business changes is accelerating, resulting in an ever more complex business environment. On the other hand, employees are pushing for even simpler, more engaging, and human-like experience from their enterprise applications. For HR to survive, they will need to leverage emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robots, and chatbots to s

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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. *This week’s Fundings: $500M+. Cardiff, UK-based career and recruitment platform Digital Profile raises £275,000.

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Dear ReWorker: My Former Employee is Bad-Mouthing Me

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, Help! I'm dealing with a disgruntled former employee. She was fine while she worked here, and I even agreed to be a reference for her in the future. But since she left she has bad-mouthed me and my company—even leaving a terrible Glassdoor review. Meanwhile, she quit without a new opportunity lined up and still doesn't have a new job.

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33% of HR Hiring Managers Have Turned Down a Candidate for Being ‘Too Pushy’ After an Interview

HR Daily Advisor

Workers may be thinking “new year, new job,” according to a survey from staffing firm Accountemps. Approximately three in 10 (29%) professionals plan to look for a new position in the next 12 months. And of the 27 markets surveyed, Los Angeles, California (40%); Austin, Texas (38%); and Dallas, Texas (37%) topped the list of U.S. cities with the most workers planning to find new opportunities. .

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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. A Glimpse Into The Future Of Recruiting -- by Lars Schmidt. 2. When More Women Join the Workforce, Wages Rise — Including for Men -- by Amanda Weinstein. 3.

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How to Plan Time For Self Learning

HR Bartender

I came across this article from Harvard Business Review titled, “ 6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It ”. I’d recommend bookmarking it and carving out time to read it. But that’s also the challenge. There are lots of great articles about how to “ own your career ” or “ the best leadership books to read ”.

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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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TED Talk Tuesday: Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek believes leaders should be more than just authority figures—to earn the trust, respect and cooperation of their teams, leaders should first make selfless sacrifices and put the needs of the people around them ahead of their own.

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Which HR Certification is Better? An Analysis of the SHRM-CP and PHR

UpstartHR

Last week I received an interesting question that echoed what I’ve seen from dozens of people around the new year: I came across this discussion while trying to formulate an argument supporting the value and credibility of the SHRM-CP credential. I have years years of HR experience and about five years ago, I started looking at HRCI and the PHR certification.

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How to Evaluate Your Manager’s Performance (Without Guesswork)

15Five

A surprise resignation here; a rumor of resentment there… these are indications that there are problems within your management team. If this is happening, the time to take action is now. Great managers build trust , inspire individuals, and motivate teams. Bad managers breed resentment and make people want to quit. Problem is, you may not realize what’s happening until smaller managerial issues have spiraled into much bigger problems.

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Why Do Employees Leave An Organization in 2018 [POLL]

HR Bartender

I came across an article from Harvard Business Review titled “ Why People Really Quit Their Jobs ”. It’s an interesting read worth checking out. It reminded me of a Glassdoor survey I saw recently that said voluntary quits are at an all-time high. We’ve been talking about the shift to a candidate-driven market for quite some time. That’s not a surprise.

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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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Integrating the Robots into a More Human Workplace

RecognizeThis!

By Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – AI can help us realize our humanity more fully in the workplace. It’s that time of year – the World Economic Forum at Davos. This year’s theme is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World,” which covers a lot of ground. Most interesting to me is seeing the proliferation of discussions around the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and creating more human work environments.

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Providing Constructive Feedback When an Employee Isn’t Meeting Expectations

Reflektive

Providing constructive criticism is one of the most difficult, but most important, parts of being a manager, especially when an employee isn’t performing at a high level. But a survey by the Harvard Business Review found a majority of employees actually prefer constructive criticism to positive feedback, believing criticism is more beneficial to their overall growth and job performance.

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Are You Ready for an I-9 Audit?

ExactHire

U.S. immigration policy has always been a hot issue on the campaign trail and in the halls of Congress. However, in recent months, it has risen to become the issue as lawmakers seek to reach a bipartisan agreement on comprehensive immigration reform. In the background, a dramatic shift is already taking place in regard to the enforcement of federal immigration laws currently on the books.

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A 3-Part Outline to Michael Bungay’s Guide to Greatness 

Kazoo

Recently at WorkTango, we had Michael Bungay Stanier, author of The Coaching Habit do an amazing Webinar entitled: “The Five Question Leader” His insights are deep, and they’ll make you think. Here are 3 points outlining 1) the challenges we face, 2) the inspirations we can reach for, and 3) the five questions to get us there. I. The 3 Vicious Circles that these 5 Questions will Help You Escape From.

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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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5 Reasons Your Retention Rate Is So Low

Hppy

With the unemployment rate hovering at an historic low of 4.1% and the department of labor reporting average job tenure declining, retaining the employees you have is much more important now than it was a few years ago. If your employee retention rate is low and employee turnover is high, meaning that employees are jumping ship faster than you can hire new ones to replace them, there might be a reason.

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How to Manage Successful Change

Reflektive

This timeless quote from Heraclitus, a p re- Socratic Greek philosopher , says it all in simple terms. “The only constant in life is change.” In our HR world, the complexity and rate of change is compounded every year with significant disruptions across industries and business functions. A few drivers include new customer and employee expectations, technological advances, fierce competition from anywhere, and increasing skills-gaps in our organizations.

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What’s Next? The #MeToo Movement and HR

WorkHuman

By Laurie Ruettimann, Guest Blogger. How many of you have heard that HR doesn’t care about employees? It’s kind of insulting, isn’t it? One of the themes to emerge from the #MeToo movement is that HR practitioners can’t possibly care about workplace harassment because they’re not employee advocates. When in doubt, employees should avoid speaking to them because they’ll just side with the company, anyway.

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A 3-Part Outline to Michael Bungay’s Guide to Greatness 

Kazoo

Recently at WorkTango, we had Michael Bungay Stanier, author of The Coaching Habit do an amazing Webinar entitled: “The Five Question Leader” His insights are deep, and they’ll make you think. Here are 3 points outlining 1) the challenges we face, 2) the inspirations we can reach for, and 3) the five questions to get us there. I. The 3 Vicious Circles that these 5 Questions will Help You Escape From.

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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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[Infographic] Making Mindfulness A Way Of Life (And Work)

Hppy

In an ever-evolving modern world, finding the right work-life balance can be tricky. Whether we’re being stretched at work or at home, it can be hard to avoid stress. Many people practice different ways to relieve their stress, from deep breathing through to meditation or exercise. However, there’s a new approach that’s gathering momentum – mindfulness.

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How to Retain the Top Talent on Your Team

Reflektive

When a sports franchise has a superstar player – think Tom Brady or Steph Curry – that organization does everything within its power to keep that player. Whether it’s a contract extension, more money, or hiring new coaches or management, the team doesn’t want to let its best talent leave for a different team. Not only because that superstar delivers on the field, but also because he or she elevates their teammates and creates a winning culture that permeates the organization.

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What is Co-Employment? A Quick Guide for Companies

Justworks

If you run a business, maybe you’ve heard of the term co-employment. Chances are you came across it while looking at HR solutions or options for providing your team with access to benefits. Professional Employer Organizations, or PEOs, are structured on the co-employment model. Psst… Want to learn more about PEOs? Download our free ebook that explains Why PEOs are Advantageous for Small Businesses.

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Warren Buffett’s #2 Would Hire HR Generalists Over HR Specialists.

The HR Capitalist

Let's start out with a definition of what an HR Generalist is from my viewpoint: HR Generalist - a HR pro at any level who is in charge of a client group of employees - meaning they provide HR services to a location, a business unit, a functional area or geographical area. As part of this role, they provide counsel, service and insight across the HR Body of Knowledge - comp, benefits, recruiting, employee relations, legal, etc.

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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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5 Ways To Address Conflict Within Your Team At Work

Hppy

Unfortunately, conflict is an all too common trait in workplaces around the world. Whether it be a singular bully unleashing tirades against an unwitting team or two people bickering endlessly, the effects of conflict at work are profound and run deeper than they may appear on the surface. With that being said, here are five excellent ways to address and subsequently banish conflict within your team at work.

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Social Recruiting: Snake Oil or Silver Bullet?

Allegis Global Solutions

As someone who’s more or less grown up with the commoditization and corporate adoption of social media, and as someone who gets paid to do this stuff, I’ve seen a huge shift in the way analytics play a role in informing that particular marketing function.

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How to Build an Inclusive Culture at Work

TalentCulture

Raise your hand if “diversity” or “inclusion” are buzzwords at your organization. Almost every HR and business leader we talk […]. The post How to Build an Inclusive Culture at Work appeared first on TalentCulture.

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