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Dear ReWorker: Can I Reprimand Employees for Breaking Rules Not Mentioned in the Employee Manual?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, My company has an Employee Manual stating company policies on vacation, sick time, tardiness, overtime, absences, conduct, appearance, drug testing, etc. We do not, however, spell out company policy regarding the day-to-day operation of our business.

Autonomy: Empowering the Individual to do their Best Work - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Autonomy is the power to shape your work and environment in ways that allow you to perform at your best. Some people feel stifled in their jobs. In fact, 34 percent of employees say they can’t speak up for fear of negative consequences. Autonomy doesn’t mean “no rules and free reign.”

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Taking a Proactive Approach to Equal Pay

Tsheets

For Equal Pay Day 2018, we’re looking at how countries are closing the gap. Today is Equal Pay Day, a day of recognition that began in 1996, in an effort to bring awareness to the gender pay gap, or the disparity between full-time men and full-time women in the workforce.

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

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!).

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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

How Losing Top Talent is Impacting Your Bottom Line & What to Do About it

ClearCompany HRM

Losing a top employee can be a nightmare for just about any manager. Knowing that the team will be down another set of hands is stressful even if you were expecting it.

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Equity at Work: “No Excuses,” Please

Ultimate Software

As a mother with a daughter entering the workforce, I wonder if, and hope that, she will receive career opportunities on par with what men in the same job will receive. I try to be optimistic, but the reality is that statistics on the inequitable income of women in the workplace are staggering.

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The 7 Skills You Need to Conduct an Effective Job Search

HR Bartender

At last year’s KronosWorks Conference, New York Times best-selling author and fellow Workforce Institute board member Dan Schawbel , talked about the latest workplace trends forecast based on his research.

5 Reasons to Consider Implementing Flextime

ClearCompany HRM

Thanks to technology, it’s now easier than ever to connect with your friends, family and coworkers with nothing more than a mobile device and an internet connection. With less need for the amenities of a traditional office, comes less need for the traditional 9-5 work schedule.

Dear ReWorker: What Belongs In the Employee Handbook?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, My company has an Employee Manual stating company policies on vacation, sick time, tardiness, overtime, absences, conduct, appearance, drug testing, etc. We do not, however, spell out company policy regarding the day-to-day operation of our business.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

The Employee of the Month Criteria for Success

Get Hppy

When done right, having a formal and robust Employee of the Month criteria in your company can be a very powerful tool to boost morale, motivate employees and promote a culture of public praise, excellence awards and recognition.

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New Hire Onboarding: Take a Pulse to Increase Employee Retention

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Readex Research , which provides expert survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!).

7 Must Haves in a Proven Talent Management Solution

ClearCompany HRM

Planning for your organization’s future is what separates a personnel manager from a talent leader. Employees are an important part of any company’s future. Ensuring that your workforce is aligned with the corporate goals, strategy and values is no easy task. Most experts agree there are 7 components to comprehensive talent management : Employee Planning. Sourcing, Recruiting, Interviewing, Hiring (Talent Acquisition). Performance Management and Employee Feedback. Formal and Informal Learning.

Scenario Planning Basics for Strategic Talent Planning in a Brexit World

Visier

In the late 1980s, British employers waited with bated breath as a demographic time bomb ticked: Government bodies and industry experts predicted a severe worker shortage due to declining birth rates and increasing numbers of young people remaining in full-time education.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Office Hours: How to Become Your Own Career Advocate

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe.

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12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

HR Bartender

For those of us in the human resources profession, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference is approaching. This year’s event will be held June 17-20, 2018 in Chicago. This is a must-go event for me.

4 Millennial Myths that Should Not Impact Your Talent Strategy

Lighthouse

While there is a growing number of publications on generational differences, much is incorrect or misleading. Typically information falls into one of two categories: First, widely generalized statements that apply to anyone.

AMBITION WEEK: Value The Folks In Your Organization Who Are Dissatisfied (In a Good Way).

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note: I'm tagging this week "Ambition Week", celebrating the people in your organization that want to dominate the world. You know these people - they are the ones that often do great things, and occasionally put tire tracks across a teammates back in the process.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

4 Ways to Attract More Female Applicants at Your Next Recruiting Session

Cornerstone On Demand

The lack of women in tech is a growing concern. An analysis of half a billion candidate profiles by Entelo found that only 18 percent of tech roles, including positions in engineering, data science and product are held by women in the U.S., and the statistics are even more bleak in the C-Suite—only 10 percent of tech leaders are female. But why is this happening?

Drive Referrals with Engaged Employees. Our eGuide Shows You How.

CultureIQ

How to Drive Employee Referrals. Happy, engaged employees are key to recruiting top talent. As vital advocates of your company, they’re willing to amplify your recruiting efforts by referring candidates within their networks.

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Law Firm Hogan Lovells Eliminates Performance Reviews

Reflektive

As professional services companies look to retain and engage their workforces, more and more are eliminating the annual review. We’ve seen Accenture and Deloitte jump on this trend and now law firms are increasingly looking to modernize performance management.

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Artificial Intelligence: How HR Departments Are Using It

SutiHR

As a function, workforce management has undergone major changes over the last few years. Technology has changed the way in which businesses handle HR plans and their employees, in addition to significantly enhancing workforce engagement and productivity.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Using HR and IT Collaboration to Improve Talent Management

Cornerstone On Demand

This piece originally appeared on the ATD blog. Human Resources and IT departments haven't historically been closely linked or aligned within an organization. But as technology continues its rapid evolution, this partnership will become more important than ever.

Less is More: Survey Design and Creating Change - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

One of my favorite childhood movies, Jurassic Park, taught me an important life lesson that I’ve never forgotten.

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5 Free Resources for Helping Your Team Learn Computer Science Skills

Get Hppy

Chances are, unless you work for a very traditional small business, you organization could not function without the help of computers.

7 Reasons Leaders Should Focus on Developing Employee Soft Skills

The People Equation

Why are we still talking about the importance of leaders developing employee soft skills? Here’s why: the more that automation in all of its forms become part of our daily work lives, the more we need to bring to bear the one thing that a machine will never be: human. And that humanity is most often talked about in the context of developing “soft skills”—those uniquely human traits that allow us to grease the wheels of human interaction.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.