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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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!).

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.

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.

[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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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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From University Courses to Personalized Television – The Changing Face of Corporate Learning

CakeHR

My uncle’s favourite anecdote is about the corporate workshops of his youth. He would use the imminently soporific atmosphere of the auditorium to sneak in a few winks. He trudged into the sessions bleary eyed and reluctant. But emerged refreshed and ready to take on the world.

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An Employer’s Quick Guide On Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

SutiHR

Are you planning to recruit new employees in your organization? And, while in the process of finding out the right talented candidates, do you waste a lot of valuable business time and money?

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.

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.

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.

60 Benefits of a Recruitment Software

TalentLyft

Recruitment Software is designed to automate, streamline and fasten the recruitment. But how exactly can a Recruitment Software improve your whole recruiting process? Here is the list of 60 benefits of a Recruitment Software. Read More. Recruiting

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."

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.