Sat.Nov 09, 2019 - Fri.Nov 15, 2019

Employee Empowerment that Actually Works.

Structural

Employee Empowerment from the Perspective of the Employee and their Leadership. The theory goes, the employee given greater responsibility and autonomy over her organizational tasks will feel a greater sense of professional agency, be more productive and feel more fulfilled by her work.

Can Employee Retention Be a Double Edged Sword?

Compensation Force

Can employee retention be a double edged sword? According to Merriam Webster, in addition to being a sword with two sharp edges, this is defined as something that can have both favorable and unfavorable consequences. That's about right.

The Best HR Leaders are Data Driven, People Oriented

UpstartHR

One of the phrases I’ve found myself repeating more and more often of late is this: data driven, people oriented. . When I’m speaking to audiences, I share the story about how I *accidentally* insulted my wife during childbirth to illustrate this concept. Yes, really.

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Apprenticeships and Six Ways They Can Benefit Your Company

EDSI

It’s no secret that companies in all employment sectors are facing challenging workforce shortages and gaps. What many companies don’t know is that apprenticeships offer a viable solution for recruiting, training and retaining world-class talent.

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.

Demystifying Transformation: How to Foster Cultural Transformation Across Your Organization

Cornerstone On Demand

In HR, we talk about workplace transformation pretty regularly. But what does it actually mean? In this mini-series, we’ll give you some tips and tricks to help you understand each type of transformation—and how you can foster it across your organization.

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Top 7 Ways To Help Employees Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed At Work

15Five

This time of year, it’s common to feel overwhelmed at work.

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Are You an Employee Engagement Dinosaur?

Jason Lauritsen

This week, I somehow found myself in a conversation with a colleague about breaking the habit of putting two spaces behind a period when I type. Since he is roughly my age, he understood this challenge completely.

The Seven Behaviors of Effective Supervisors

Decision-Wise

We gathered our consultants together in this roundtable to discuss the power supervisors wield on the employee experience. Supervisors can either rally the troops for the cause of an organization or contribute to an all-out mutiny! This may be a touch dramatic, but you get the gravity of the issue.

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Psychological Safety: Paving Way Towards Better Team

Vantage Circle

In today’s rapidly changing corporate world, organizations have experimented with different methods to develop efficiency in teams. But what companies choose to overlook is the incorporation of psychological safety in the workplace.

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.

Your roadmap for hiring highly skilled workers

Insperity

Do you have an open position with super-specific criteria that you’ve had a difficult time filling? If you’ve been trying to pinpoint the right candidate awhile without any luck, one reason could be because you’re hiring highly skilled workers. So, who is this, exactly?

New Research Show Income Gaps Are (at least partly) Due to Working More Than 40 Hours Per Week.

The HR Capitalist

Hat tip to my homeboy Tim Sackett on the research cite below. Sacks must have crazy email subscriptions and Google alerts to mine this gold. Cut and paste from Marginal Revolution appears below. That is a new paper by J. Rodrigo Fuentes and Edward E.

Recruiters: Hiring Veterans Made Easy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With over 300,000 HR and business executive members, SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together.

Take It From a Futurist: Break Down HR’s Biggest Misconceptions to Keep Your Business Thriving

Cornerstone On Demand

Charlene Li helps organizations and their leaders understand how to make sense of business complexity, leverage emerging technologies and prepare for potential challenges. Then, she helps them to figure out which first step to take toward success.

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.

3 Ways to Make Hourly and Seasonal Workers Feel Valued

Visier

UPS is currently hiring 100,000 workers , and Target is bringing in another 130,000. Amazon has 30,000 job openings and plans to hire tens of thousands more ahead of Black Friday.

Consumer Data Protection Laws: What You Need to Know

Ultimate Software

With the rate at which technology has been advancing, it was perhaps inevitable for the law to lag behind.

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WOH 67: Filling Critical Skills Gaps for Today’s College Graduates

UpstartHR

Thousands of students are graduating every day with a lack of understanding of the basics of how to interact professionally at work. Everything from etiquette to basic resume preparation is missing from the educational curriculum, so how can we solve this problem? In this episode Ben speaks with John Nykolaiszyn, the Director of the Office of Business Career Management for Florida International University.

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Cartoon Coffee Break: Robot In Training

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our "Cartoon Coffee Break" series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon.

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.

New Research: Is AI Better Than Humans at Employee Surveys?

Lighthouse

In the past few years I have been digging very deep into AI and how it can help (and hurt) the employee experience. What I’ve been itching to do, however, is create an experiment that demonstrates just how powerful AI can be when paired with essential human skills in the workplace.

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The Tyranny of Accent Walls In Corporate America.

The HR Capitalist

True story for a Monday morning. My wife said the following over the weekend: "I'm painting an accent wall in the bedroom.". My response: "Are you ###ing kidding me?". She was kind of taken aback by the velocity of my response.

Communication in Online Setting: A Challenge For Every HR Department

Get Hppy

The world is moving to an online ecosystem through which we purchase things, communicate with people, and plan our daily lives. For businesses, this means adapting to a different way of communicating from the traditional in-person and over the phone methods. .

Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. It also appears that everyone, men and women, want to solve the inequality problem. I sincerely believe that we do; however, before we can solve this problem, we must first must define the problem.

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.

Compliance checklist for HR professionals for year-end and beyond

PeopleStrategy

“Getting ahead of the compliance eight-ball before the end of the year can save time and stress.”

The Simple Key to Designing a Workplace Recognition Strategy That Gets Results

Engage2Excel

Let’s say you have two employees who have similar jobs and similar tenure with your company. We’ll call them John and Jason. John thrives on interaction with his peers and he’s usually the one to speak up first in a brainstorming session.

How Recruiting Companies Help to Reduce Employee Turnover

Get Hppy

Hiring and on-boarding are time consuming. When companies have to go through these processes repeatedly due to frequent employee turnover, it can be costly. One way to minimize turnover is to nip it in the bud with effective screening aided by a recruiting firm.

A Full Guide to Compensation and Benefits

Digital HR Tech

Compensation and benefits refer to the benefits a firm provides to its employees in exchange for their labor. Compensation and benefits are thus a key part of Human Resource Management. In this article, we will provide you with a full guide about compensation and benefits.

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.