Sat.Apr 18, 2015 - Fri.Apr 24, 2015

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

Organizations are facing some unique challenges when it comes to talent. The Boomer generation is planning to leave the workforce (or at least transition to part-time or semi-retirement).

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The Link Between Employer Branding and Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employers have lots of concepts to juggle. Time-to-fill, return on investment, employer branding, turnover, engagement. Sometimes these concepts bleed together, and sifting through them for the right plan of action can be difficult.

How Apple Watch Will Change the Way We Work

Cornerstone On Demand

With the official (online) release of Apple Watch only one day away, the internet is rife with predictions about whether the smart watch will succeed or fail — and how it will affect our lives in the process.

16 Stories to Energize Your Leadership

The People Equation

Feeling burned out as a leader? It’s a common feeling: work life is hectic and leaders feel especially “squeezed.” This constant pressure can suck every last bit of energy from you and the people you lead, with unfortunate results.

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.

Human Resources Shouldn’t Be a “Go-To” Function

HR Bartender

Sometimes it’s easy to think that our own profession is the only one under the microscope. I know when it comes to human resources, I’ve seen more than my fair share of the “I Hate HR” type articles.

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How to Help Introverts Thrive in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

It's no secret that our culture tends to prize outgoing, social individuals—both in and out of the workplace—more than the quiet and thoughtful types.

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Changing The World – The Forefront of Reinventing HR

Ultimate Software

A colleague recently asked me what I wanted to do in my job, and I answered that “I want to change the world”. We laughed, but then I told him I was completely serious.

Networking Meetings Shouldn’t Be “All Take and No Give”

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”. Networking meetings are about giving.

Why Your Company Needs a Mobile Recruitment Blog Right Now

ClearCompany HRM

Whether it’s through social media, regular internet routines or mobile usage, we are constantly barraged with an overabundance of information. That means, the easier it is to digest this information, the more likely we are to absorb it. It is no longer delusions of grandeur for organizations to want their websites to be mobile-friendly, it is a requirement to maintain candidate attraction and potentially increase their current employees’ engagement. Last year, mobile usage increased 23%.

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.

What the Talent Lifecycle Looks Like in a World “Beyond Employment”

Cornerstone On Demand

Have you heard phrases like “non-employment work arrangements," “ freelance talent platforms " and “labor market intermediaries"?

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My New Kindle Book is Live!

UpstartHR

Running is a passion of mine. So is HR. So why not marry my love for the two in written form? Well, that problem is solved. :-) I recently put together this collection of stories about running, business, and life.

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Quick Shots for #Business and #HR Pros – Spring Reading Edition

HR Bartender

Several of my friends have recently released books (or books coming out soon), so I wanted to dedicate this month’s Quick Shots to the great reading that’s available. I’ve been a fan of Cathy Fyock for years. Her book, “America’s Workforce is Coming of Age” is one of my faves.

10 Must Follow* Tips For New College Grads From an HR Guy

Something Different

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.

Why the Future of HR Looks Bright for New Grads

Cornerstone On Demand

You're about to graduate and the panicky “How am I going to support myself?" " sensation has likely kicked in. Your fantasy job might center on a cool start-up, or maybe you see yourself at an iconic corporation.

A Day in the Life of a Human Resources Manager

UpstartHR

I have been thinking a lot lately as I cross the six year threshold of blogging about human resources management. I started this as a tool for the entry level HR pros , but now I also teach about some fairly advanced concepts. One of the things I don’t do enough of is sharing about the community. There are more than 20,000 monthly readers on this site and about 5,000 email subscribers (the numbers still boggle my mind!). Who are these people? What do they do? Let’s find out.

Some of The Humans Behind WorkHuman 2015

WorkHuman

When we set out to build WorkHuman we knew we were taking on a massive challenge. We wanted to transform a simple (if awesome) annual user event into a world-class conference on culture, organizational psychology and employee experience and would be relevant for people all over the business.

Infographic Thursday: The Staggering Costs of FLSA Non-Compliance to U.S. Employers

Something Different

Check out this great infographic from G&A Partners highlighting the costs of FLSA non-compliance to employers in 2014. As always, if you like this infographic then follow its author here. Best, Rory. Infographic Thursday Labor and Employment Law Fair Labor Standards Act FLSA hr human resources

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.

Is Your Google Calendar the Next Data Frontier?

Cornerstone On Demand

How much time do you spend every day sending and answering emails and calendar invites? While these tasks may seem minute and often mindless, they consume vast amounts of time and energy— 13 hours per week, according to research firm McKinsey & Co.

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Workforce Analytics 101 [Infographic]

Visier

With recent articles like Harvard Business Review’s “It’s Time to Split HR,” written by world-renowned business advisor and author Ram Charan, and BersinInsights’ “Will HR Lose the Battle Over Analytics?” written by industry analyst Karen O’Leonard, 2015 is a pivotal year for Human Resources as we know it today. The global economic recovery, compounded by demographic shifts, is moving power from employers to employees, turning labor into a seller’s market.

16 Clever Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

CultureIQ

Employee Appreciation Day came and went over a month ago, but it’s important to recognize employees on a regular basis, regardless of a special event. Showing employees they are appreciated by their employer and office colleagues boosts morale and increases workplace effectiveness.

Job Simulations = Better Hires and Better Training

UpstartHR

Recently I had the pleasure of joining Trish McFarlane for an HCMx Radio podcast episode where we talked about how to use simulations in your recruiting and training initiatives. We start with a bit of my background–if you’re new here that might be interesting for you. Then we leap into some of the work we’re doing at Brandon Hall Group.

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.

Quote of the Week: “Life is not so much about beginnings and endings…

Something Different

…as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.” ” – Anna Quindlen. <www.post-gazette.com> <www.post-gazette.com> For this week’s quote we can thank American author, journalist, and opinion columnist Anna Quindlen.

How Do I Gain Trust as a Leader?

ATD Human Capital

This excerpt from Leaders Don’t Command explains the power of trust-building and emotional intelligence in leadership. Click here to read full version

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CHART ART: This Picture Says If You Want a Good Raise, Get Another Job.

The HR Capitalist

Take a look at this one: The analysis that I have on this one is pretty simple. Look at the chart and you can only come to one conclusion - broadly, there is no such thing as "pay for performance". For supervisors or normal worker alike.

Trends in Work Environments: Finding the Balance to WorkHuman

RecognizeThis!

by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! Benefits for some can be perceived as detractors by others. Finding the balance to serve all is key. As part of my work, I get involved with many different customers across a wide variety of industries, located around the world.

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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.