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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.

Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

It’s Time for Employers to Rethink the 9-5

HR Daily Advisor

Imagine you had two extra hours today to spend however you pleased. What would you do with that time? Play with your kids? Work out at the gym? Sleep? For many of the nurses in a recent Swedish study, the answer was all of the above.

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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.

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. .

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?

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

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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Bookmarked: HR Expert Suzanne Lucas Answers Your Burning Questions

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is the first in our "Bookmarked" series, where we ask some of our favorite HR experts, analysts and business professionals to answer questions about their career, life and aspirations for the future. Be sure to bookmark it for next month! Suzanne Lucas, also known as The Evil HR Lady after her wildly popular blog, is a bit of a legend in the HR space.

Work Life Balance: Every Age Group Wants It

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.

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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.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

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.

Replacement Planning: 3 Steps to Develop Your Organization’s Strategy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. Enjoy!).

[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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Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Stop! Do You Really Need Another Employee Survey?

UpstartHR

At a recent event I had the chance to speak with several HR leaders about their challenges, issues, and problems. Inevitably when I would ask them how they planned to follow up or dig into the issues, they mentioned the same thing: an employee survey. But is that the right avenue for gathering information? Are there times when surveys might not be the best way to gather intelligence on what’s happening in the business? Limitations of Surveys and Survey Alternatives.

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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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Making Wisdom Go Viral: Q+A with YouTube Sensation Jay Shetty

Cornerstone On Demand

In an era where viral videos are often seen as a benchmark for success, Jay Shetty is, by all accounts, very successful. The 30 year old host and content creator has garnered over 1 billion views on YouTube since he launched his channel in 2016. His topic of choice? Wisdom. Wisdom is realized or practically applied knowledge," Shetty explains. Wisdom is the ability to navigate life. And when you can navigate life, you can be happy, positive, grateful and successful."

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.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

My Starbucks and Homeless People.

The HR Capitalist

By now, you know the Starbucks story, right? . In April, a video showing two black men being arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks, when they had done nothing but sit inside one of the coffee shops without buying anything, triggered outrage and boycotts across the country.

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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.

5 Key Literacies Every Leader Should Know

Cornerstone On Demand

From the onset of the gig economy to the rise of artificial intelligence, millennials and members of Generation Z understand that change is coming to the workforce, but many don't feel prepared to face these changes. According to a new report from Deloitte, just 36 percent of millennials and 29 percent of Generation Z believe they have all the skills and knowledge they'll need to thrive in the future of work.

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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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.