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Should Employees be Paid for Commuting Time?

UpstartHR

An interesting piece of research on publicly available WiFi access in England led to a question that made me pause. Should employees be paid for commuting time?

5 Key Tips To Remove Social And Cultural Bias From Employee Self-Evaluations

15Five

“How’s your tennis game?” This probably seems like a strange way to begin a post about performing employee self-evaluations, but bear with me.). Last weekend, my husband and I went out to dinner with friends we hadn’t seen in years, back when I was an avid tennis player.

Why don’t some employees trust HR?

PeopleStrategy

As an HR manager for a successful business, it can feel overwhelming to be responsible for the well-being and performance of an entire organization. And, at times, it may feel like you are in a thankless job. Sometimes, having to focus on everyone else can blind HR team members to their own mistakes or apathy. Both are dangerous to the company; they can cause widespread discontent as well as the loss of valuable employees.

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Is Continuous Performance Management Here to Stay? Absolutely.

Cornerstone On Demand

About five years ago, I worked with a client who bristled at the idea of typical annual performance reviews. What they wanted to implement was a “conversation-based” performance review process.

Top 10 Trends in People Analytics

The importance of People Analytics continues to rise as organizations mine a growing volume of employee data to yield insights to support decision-making and drive organizational strategy. Adoption rates are climbing steadily and more mature organizations are increasingly leveraging new analytics capabilities. This article delves into the top 10 trends dominating this rapidly evolving field.

Customer Service Week 2018: Continual Innovation

Ultimate Software

It is the first week of October, also known as Customer Service Week 2018!

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Four HR Analytics Trends to Know

Reflektive

Analytics tools provide the opportunity for organizations to dive deeper into data than ever before. But HR analytics is relatively new territory for many companies, some of whom may be wondering whether the benefits are worth the cost. To gain a better understanding of the present state of HR data analytics, let’s examine some trends. SEE ALSO: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Age of The Millennial. There’s a Learning Curve.

5 Things Keeping Financial Services HR Teams Up at Night

Cornerstone On Demand

It's an extremely challenging time to be holding the reins of an HR team at a financial services institution, with 45 percent of senior executives revealing their companies are hit by cyber attacks as often as on an hourly basis.

Saba Buys Lumesse: Fills Critical Gaps for Technology and Customer Acquisition

Lighthouse

Things are moving quickly in the HCM technology industry. Last week I reported in from Saba Insight, the company’s annual user conference. This week news popped that Saba has entered talks to acquire Lumesse, a European talent management provider. Here’s the snippet from the news. In the News. Saba, a portfolio company of Vector Capital, to acquire Lumesse, extending Saba’s global leadership position in HCM.

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No One Works There Because You Have a Foosball Table

TLNT: The Business of HR

Ping-pong tables, nap-pods, endless snacks and beer on tap are the hallmark perks of trendy start-ups, tech companies and creative agencies, but what value do they really hold? Sure, they rank high on the cool meter, but how tangible are they when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent?

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

HR’s Opportunity in Disguise: 3 Elements of Rapid Talent Allocation

Visier

Rapid talent allocation could be HR’s ticket to the proverbial “seat at the table.” According to a recent McKinsey & Company survey , being fast or very fast at moving talent among strategic projects is linked most closely with talent management effectiveness. Organizations with effective talent management programs, the survey reveals, have a better chance than other companies of outperforming competitors. But strategic rapid talent allocation is not an easy feat.

ICYMI: Critical Thinking Skills Are the Foundation of a Learning Culture

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for September's top stories.

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Predictive Analytics in HR: The Game Changer

CakeHR

Predictive analytics in HR is one of the most recent key trends to follow in 2018 and there’s good reason for it – businesses need it, especially if they want to keep up with their competition!

Reimagining Pay for Today’s Workforce

TLNT: The Business of HR

Comprised of four or even five generations, today’s workforce is a melting pot made up of employees of all ages and demographics.

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

How Employees Can Remain Happy at Work

Get Hppy

Nobody wants to be miserable at work. The daily commute, toxic team members, an unsympathetic or unhelpful manager, or even just the awareness that you’re not doing what you’re passionate about, can all lead to stress and a general lack of joy in the workplace.

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Cartoon Coffee Break | Poaching Talent

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.

Can Managers and Employees Be Friends?

Reflektive

Let’s say you just got a new job in a management position. As you settle into the new role, you notice that your employees go to lunch together, they go out for drinks on Friday evenings, they even make plans to get together on weekends—but they never invite you along. Do they not like you? Are you doing something wrong as the new boss? SEE ALSO: Why Facebook Employees Are More Productive, Motivated, and Satisfied. On the other hand, maybe you really hit it off with one of your new employees.

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Train Them the Way They Want to Learn and You’ll Keep Them

TLNT: The Business of HR

Over one-in-three American workers today are millennials, officially making this the largest generation in the U.S. labor force.

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.

9 ways NOT to conduct a performance review

HR Morning

The end of the year will be here before you know it, and with it — for many — comes the annual performance review. . And while every good manager wants the review to be useful for the employee, many performance evaluations can get a little off track. Strangest reviews.

Mandatory Flu Shots: Can You Make Employees Roll Up Their Sleeves?

HR Daily Advisor

Believe it or not, summer is almost over, and it’s time to think about flu vaccines again! How effective will the shots be this year? Will you and your family get them? Can you require your employees to be vaccinated?

We Asked for Your Performance Review Horror Stories, and You Answered

Reflektive

As the annual performance appraisal season approaches, we wanted to start a conversation about bad performance review experiences. We asked, and you certainly answered. Some of these stories had us speechless so we wanted to share them with everyone here. SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management. “Every three months, I’m required to come up with a list of three new goals. I am required to accomplish them by the next quarterly review.

Want to Spark Innovation? Start by Changing How You Listen

TLNT: The Business of HR

With millions of messages bombarding us every day, the ability to listen is becoming a lost art. As leaders, we need to be able to hear what can move our businesses forward. After all, none of us is as smart as all of us, right? So why are we failing at listening?

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

One Big Takeaway from the New Workday-IBM Watson AI Partnership

HRmarketer

If you haven’t heard, some interesting news came out of the Workday Rising conference on Tuesday. Workday and IBM have formed a partnership that will make two of IBM’s artificial intelligence capabilities—Match Score and Requisition Prioritization—available in the Workday Recruiting solution.

A Data-Based Case for Holistic Employer Wellbeing Offerings

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Peter DeBellis on October 1, 2018. Deloitte’s 2018 Human Capital Trends report reveals compelling data regarding the importance of wellbeing offerings to employees—many organizations report a stark difference between what their employees want and what their employers actually deliver.

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Governor Signs New Employment Laws for 2019

HRWatchdog

Governor Jerry Brown signed several key employment law bills that businesses need to be aware of for the coming year.

Why You Don’t Have to Fear Google for Jobs

TLNT: The Business of HR

While the power of Google is undisputable, and the response to the launch of Google for Jobs has been overwhelmingly favorable, the limitations of the platform are now becoming increasingly clear. Ambiguity over job titles and role requirements, for example, remains a barrier to functionality.

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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.