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How To Prepare Your Employees For The Unknown Future Of Work

15Five

Depending on which article you pick up about the future of work , you may find yourself either stress hyperventilating or settling back in your chair with a false sense of security.

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5 (Unexpected) Things You Need To Include In Your Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

When it comes to the onboarding process, whatever you can do to streamline it, the easier the adjustment period will be for your new hire. And while you might be tempted to skip creating an employee handbook (too much work!), having one could help you reduce turnover and make happier employees.

Why Employment Probation Periods are Ineffective

Cornerstone On Demand

Can you ever imagine HR ever uttering these words, “For the crime of agreeing to work for us, you're on probation"? Well, it happens every single day. The concept of the employment probation period is a corporate carry-over from days long gone, but it's time to shut it down. Before the pro-probation enthusiasts attack, let me be absolutely clear—I get it, hiring the wrong person can be costly , and those costs are climbing.

How HR Has Changed Over Time

Reflektive

Gone are the days of listing job postings on bulletin boards and keeping thick files of paperwork on every employee. HR has gone digital and that technological shift, along with a younger workforce, has changed the role of human resources departments. The history of human resources dates back to the late 1800s, when industrial welfare workers inspected factories and helped to regulate hours for a workforce that included children. In the early 1900s, the National Cash Register Co.

Hiring Manager Intake Form

Communication between recruiters and hiring managers is the #1 indicator of successful hiring. Facilitating this communication without interrupting everyone’s schedule is key. Download the intake form and start recruiting better candidates today.

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4 steps toward making equal pay a reality at your company

PeopleStrategy

Don’t we live in a society light-years removed from sexism and the rigid ideas of what genders can and can’t (or should and shouldn’t) do? In many ways we do, especially when compared to the old-world ideas of generations past.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

Visier

“Build vs. Rent” is a common dichotomy in technology buying, but what does it mean when applied to people analytics? What should you be aware of before committing to one path or the other?

The Employee Experience Imperative: Q&A with David Johnson

Ultimate Software

From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

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Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

Give the Gift of Compassion to Yourself and Others

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Are you your own worst critic? Do you beat yourself up over perceived flaws, setbacks, and inadequacies? Harsh self-criticism can sabotage us, making us feel isolated, unhappy, and even more stressed.

7 Definitions of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Have you ever wondered why there were so many definitions of employee engagement? Organizations around the globe are striving to build a culture of engagement, yet the various definitions often cloud their efforts.

3 Ways People Analytics Ends Employee Retention Guesswork

Visier

It turns out that HR shares a passion with economists. Hiring, vacancies and turnover are critical measures on both the state of the economy and the health of the organization.

Performance Ratings Make Employees Less Receptive to Feedback, Study Shows

Reflektive

Performance reviews are a common source of stress for both employees and managers. Employees often go into reviews unsure about how their performance will be assessed and whether they’ll receive positive or negative feedback. Managers feel pressure to provide effective coaching, sometimes on an entire year’s worth of work, while balancing the sensitive subjects of salaries and promotions. . Why are performance reviews so ineffective so often?

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Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

[Infographic] Wasting Time At Work

Get Hppy

Unfortunately, we’re all guilty of wasting time at work in some way or another. The reality is wasting time at work is commonplace, with time being spent on Facebook alone costing the UK economy £25 billion, and with 35% of people spending more than an hour on the site alone every day.

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How to listen to a conference speaker…

101 Half Connected Things

Over the past couple of years I became a thought leader. It’s scary stuff because you don’t really get to opt out in the way you might think.

Employee Engagement and Commitment Are Not the Same Thing

HR Bartender

As recruiting remains a challenge, I believe organizations will focus their resources toward making sure that they can keep the employees they have. Just like it’s easier to retain a customer (versus getting a new one), organizations will realize the same about employees. .

Study: 90% of employees who take regular lunch breaks are more productive

HR Morning

Hard-working employees who skip lunch breaks can benefit employers in the meantime, but could come back to haunt them in the long run. .

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17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

How a Chief Learning Officer Can Take Employee Engagement to the Next Level

Get Hppy

A little more than five years ago, a startling study revealed an ugly truth about the state of the American workplace: Only about 20 percent of employees said that they received any company-sponsored skills development training and education within the previous five years.

How L&D Supports Inclusion for Women

Grovo HR

As the #metoo movement ushers in a new era of workplace laws (including a sweeping set of revisions to New York’s this October ), the public is becoming more aware of the ways in which harassment can often linger in plain sight. For learning providers like us, it’s clear that part of our duty needs to be supporting a more inclusive workplace for women.

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Six Signs It’s Time to Update Your HR Software

Reflektive

The old saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t necessarily apply when it comes to HR software. While your existing systems may continue to function (i.e. “It It ain’t broke), they could also be creating inefficiencies, leaving data vulnerable, and preventing your HR department from truly thriving. SEE ALSO: How to Transition Annual Reviews to Real-Time Feedback. So, while your system may not be broken, here are six signs that it might be time for updating/upgrading your HR software: 1.

Around the Bonfyre: The Importance of Organizational Culture with Cynthia Young

Bonfyre

Cynthia Young is a fixer–but not in the sense of politics or organized crime, she’s quick to point out. Young loves testing solutions to problems, implementing them with efficiency, and moving on to the next hurdle to overcome.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

5 Ways HR Software Can Help Reduce Your Turnover Rates

Get Hppy

Employee turnover rates are a huge issue for businesses today. Replacing talent is hard, not to mention the time and money it takes to find the right candidate, train him, and wait for him to settle into the workplace.

Leadership: Humility and Focusing on Others

QAspire

I often meet business leaders who are so full of themselves. When interacting with others, they try to keep the needle of focus constantly towards themselves, their business, accomplishments and stories.

Real-Time Feedback Works – And 9 Stats to Prove It

HighGround

Real-time feedback wins the award for biggest game changer in the world of modern performance management. While we know that yesterday’s processes won’t work for today’s employees, the thought of overhauling your HR strategy can be daunting. Enter real-time feedback.

Work Life Balance: Every Age Group Wants It

HR Bartender

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.