Sat.Jul 08, 2017 - Fri.Jul 14, 2017

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Don’t Give Up Quality For Speed In Volume Hiring

TLNT: The Business of HR

What’s the price of cheap? Getting a lot of junk that costs plenty in the long run.

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4 Ways Managers Can Create the Work Conditions for High Performance

HR Bartender

One of the most important responsibilities we give to managers is employee performance. Organizations ask managers to set performance standards, communicate those standards, and train employees to deliver. Creating high performance isn’t a goal; it’s a key component of a manager’s job. Frankly, it’s a big job. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that. We talk about “Managers need to do this…” or “Managers must do that…” Truth is, managers need to focus on creating the conditions for high performance.

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T3 – @Teamableme – Recruit the Best Talent from your Employees Networks

The Tim Sackett Project

This week on T3 I review the employee referral technology Teamable. I’ve been a big fan of employee referral technology for a few years now, so I thought I already knew what Teamable was before I demoed. What I found was Employee Referral Automation 2.0! Jobvite kind of created the industry of employee referral automation and leveraging your employee’s social media networks.

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Why Millennial Stereotypes Should Be a Thing of the Past

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. A simple Google search for " What do Millennials want at work? " serves up around 15 million results. Needless to say, there's no shortage of advice on (or critiques of) Generation Y and the many ways organizations should cater to their perceived needs.

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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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5 Questions for Paul Hamerman on Financial and Workforce Planning

Workday

Paul Hamerman. Paul D. Hamerman is vice president, principal analyst at Forrester, where he focuses on human resources management and financial applications, as well as trends and directions in the overall market for enterprise applications. Hamerman, who will be our guest speaker in a July 18 webinar , answers five key questions that we believe organizations should consider when exploring workforce and financial planning approaches in today’s business world. .

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A First from the Labor Commissioner: General Contractor Fined for Subcontractor’s Wage Theft

HRWatchdog

The Labor Commissioner fined a general contractor nearly $250,000 for wage-and-hour violations committed by its subcontractor, and a hearing officer recently upheld those fines. Contractor held liable for drywall subcontractor’s wage theft. This is the first time that the Labor Commissioner has held a general contractor responsible for wage theft by its subcontractor by issuing citations under AB 1897 (section 2810.3 of the Labor Code), which took effect on January 1, 2015.

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Onboarding New Leaders: 5 Tips to Help Executives Make a Smooth Transition

ClearCompany HRM

Onboarding is an important piece of the hiring process, and one that more and more leaders are working to improve in their organizations. Onboarding starts before the first day and carries on to the job offer, new hire documentation, training and goal setting for performance management. Though it is such an integral part of any new hire’s development, the conversation usually focuses on those employees who are entry or associate level.

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Summer Reading 2017: 5 Popular HR Analytics Articles You Need to Read Today

Visier

As more organizations climb up the HR analytics maturity curve , we continue to see new success stories coming from data-driven HR leaders who strive to move the needle on business outcomes. Whether it’s a video game developer using analytics to make headcount predictions, or a social media giant using data to determine the ROI of a new parental leave policy, the common thread is this: evidence-based HR functions can drive organization-wide change.

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How to Develop Healthy Habits When You’re Busy All the Time

HR Bartender

Ever since I saw the headline that “ Sitting is the New Smoking ”, I’ve been trying to figure out ways to add more activity into my daily routine. But I have to admit, developing healthy habits is hard. Especially when you work from home. And you’re busy. I can’t speak for anyone else but exercise moves way down on my priority list when I’m stressed out about a deadline.

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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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Dream a Little Dream of Sleep – Resetting Your Circadian Clock

CONCERN: EAP

Sleep. As far as physical health is concerned, it ranks in importance with eating, drinking, and, yes, even breathing. Despite this, we often sacrifice healthy slumber from our daily routines. Have you ever traded a good night’s rest to finish up that work project? How about to read just one more chapter in a book or to binge-watch a few more episodes in your favorite streaming series?

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How to Create a Multi-Generational Onboarding Program

ClearCompany HRM

An onboarding program is essential to the success of new hires. It ea ses the new employee’s transition into the organization and lays the groundwork for their employment. There are a number of ways to approach the development of your company’s onboarding program, all of which should align with the culture and values your organization holds. However, the onboarding program should also speak to the unique individual who is joining, touching on their own concerns and potential challenges.

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Standard Questions For A Job Application

ExactHire

When approaching your employment application design , it can be helpful to divide questions into two categories: standard and job-specific. Standard questions are asked of all applicants, regardless of the job selected. Whereas, different sets of job-specific screening questions are presented to candidates based on the jobs to which they choose to apply.

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Talent Acquisition Needs More Change [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

We’ve talked a lot about the need for change in human resources. Relatively new technologies like mobile and social recruiting demand a need for new strategies. But there are some aspects of HR that haven’t changed. I’m not sure that’s a good thing. I was really surprised by some of the data in this talent acquisition infographic from our friends at HireRight.

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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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Accountability in the Workplace and How it Ties into Employee Engagement

Hppy

Companies have been investing resources into raising the engagement of their employees for years, but despite their best efforts, many of these companies just don’t see the results they were hoping to achieve. In some cases, companies will even score high in the engagement category, but the company still suffers from the less-than-ideal performance.

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Shift Swapping Best Practices

nettime solutions

Shift-swapping is a common practice for many retail and restaurant employees. Since shifts fall at any time of the day, week, or year, employees frequently need to find a co-worker to cover their time. There are many reasons for shift swapping, including personal or family matters, illness, or unforeseen conflicts. This can cause headaches for both employees and management.

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The Four People You Forgot About in Your Onboarding Program

Achievers

Robust onboarding programs are now the new norm, or at least expected to be, in strong-cultured companies. Studies show that when you invest in a new hire’s experience in the first 90 days, their performance over the lifetime in that company is drastically higher than those without a strong orientation. Yet most programs focus only on brand new hires, overlook four important groups of people: New Parents.

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Have Patience in the Process to Achieve Long-term Results - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

My son, who is a little league pitcher, pitched in the first game of the year a few weeks ago. During the game, he used solid mechanics and high effort, and he threw a lot of strikes. In the third inning, he threw a great pitch, and the batter swung and hit a home run. My son did everything he could do—he threw the ball hard and accurately—but the outcome was a home run.

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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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What Can Game of Thrones Teach us in the Workplace?

Hppy

With so much of our time spent in the office, we’re always looking for new ways to improve the workplace and make it a happier place to spend 38 hours of the week. One thing that’s usually guaranteed to bring the office together is our shared TV fandoms and the current buzz around the office is season 7 of Game of Thrones! Also read: 17 Employee Engagement Lessons from Game of Thrones.

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10 Ideas for Hiring Great Employees

Don Phin

We had such a good response to my post on 10 HR Ideas that I decided to shoot a quick video sharing 10 ideas for hiring great employees. What would you add to the list? Which idea will you try? The post 10 Ideas for Hiring Great Employees appeared first on HRSherpas.

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First Day at Work for Your New Employee-Checklist

EmployeeConnect

According to research, your first impression is created in seven seconds. The Society for Personality and Social Psychology says that although these first impressions are often incorrect, people are unwilling to ignore facts especially when they do not support their first impressions. Ironically, once you form a first impression, you are likely to continue believing in it irrespective of the actual truth.

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Recruiting for Tech Diverse Talent in a Noisy World

Allegis Global Solutions

Diversity recruiting, already a focus of considerable dollars and attention, gets even harder when you’re recruiting in one of the most competitive verticals, namely tech.

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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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Mentoring in the Digital Age

Hppy

I have had numerous discussions with people around this very topic. What does mentoring look like in the “digital age” and what are the skill sets that we would need to be effective. Let’s first take a look at mentoring as most of us know it. Typically we see mentoring as the wise old sage passing on wisdom and knowledge through a process of suggesting or telling a seemingly younger person on how they should address a particular situation or problem.

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Why Your Company Needs an Employer Brand (and How to Build It)

Justworks

What do companies like Google, Facebook, and Netflix have in common? Besides world-class products, they have world-class people. These businesses caught on early to the fact that having a stellar team not only increases innovation in the workplace, but also brings more of the best and brightest onboard. This ripple effect is a product of a strong employer brand.

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What You Need To Know About Employee Turnover

EmployeeConnect

Employee turnover is the number of employees who exit an organisation and are eventually replaced by new employees. Employee retention , on the other hand, indicates the rate at which organisations successfully manage to keep employees from leaving. Employee turnover is a challenge that needs to be continually monitored & addressed as it has both direct and indirect effects.

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WorkHuman 2018 Call for Speakers

WorkHuman

Since Globoforce launched the first WorkHuman conference back in 2015 , the movement has grown immensely – five times in size, to be exact. And WorkHuman 2017 was one for the books – with speakers including Michelle Obama , Susan Cain , Adam Grant , Julia Louis-Dreyfus , and Chaz Bono. Now we’re looking for researchers, storytellers, business leaders, and industry experts to join us as breakout session speakers at WorkHuman 2018 in Austin, Texas, April 3-5.

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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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Why You Should Discuss “Proud Employee Moments” In Performance Reviews

Hppy

Performance reviews don’t enjoy a great reputation. Employees dread them, managers hate conducting them and, generally, they don’t appear to be effective. In fact, 78% of HR managers say their annual performance review doesn’t improve employee performance and only 56% of employees think they are reviewed fairly. Find out how you can use people analytics to predict, manage and measure the impact of HR operations by downloading our new white paper.

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Why Employees Need a Healthy Workplace (and What You Can Do)

ATD Human Capital

Employees spend about 90,000 hours working over the course of their lifetime. Given how much time employees spend at work, it is crucial that their work environment is beneficial for their health and well-being. Yet nearly a quarter of working adults rate their workplace as fair or poor in providing a healthy work environment, and 44 percent of employees state that their organization does not have a formal wellness program in place.

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Developing Influence and Strengthening Communication: Mentors Share Their Insights

Everwise

In our most recent Ask Me Anything, we highlighted Everwise mentors with expertise in communication and influence. Our community brought dozens of questions and issues to light in a brilliant discussion thread. Thanks to the following mentors for providing their insights into the challenges the community brought to the conversation: Kiran Adibhatla , Director, Ellie Mae.