Sat.Feb 07, 2015 - Fri.Feb 13, 2015

The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking About Your Salary

HR Bartender

I’ve received a few notes and comments after publishing “ How to Negotiate Your Next Salary ”. Instead of dealing with each situation individually, I thought it might be beneficial to discuss some overall do’s and don’ts when it comes to talking about pay.

The Evolution of Women in Business

Cornerstone On Demand

Workforce analysts foresee that by 2018, more than half of the United States' small business jobs will be provided by woman-run businesses. This projection is striking when compared to the whirlwind history of women in business.

7 Stats You Don’t Want to Read Before Your Coffee

ClearCompany HRM

You’re a manager at a large firm, and as you sit down to start your day, things look good. Your team is working diligently, and when you ask everyone how they’re doing, they reply with a curt, “I’m fine.” So everything’s going great, right?

HR Project Management: The Ultimate Guide


HR Project Management Skills are Powerful Tools–Do You Have Them? When you look at a list of key HR competencies, one thing that often is lacking is a good set of project management skills.

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.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Facebook

HR Bartender

In this series about developing learning plans for social media, we’ve covered Twitter , LinkedIn , Pinterest , Instagram , and Google +. Our last installment is about Facebook. I intentionally saved Facebook for last. Of all the platforms, I believe Facebook is considered the most personal.

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The HR Fortuneteller Myth: 3 Ways Your Boss Doesn’t “Get” Predictive Analytics


“Some people think emotionally more often than they think politically. Some think politically more often than they think rationally. Others never think rationally about anything at all.”.

5 Team Building Exercises and How You Can Learn From Them

ClearCompany HRM

Team building is one of those aspects of work culture most find difficult to define. How do you rate the cooperation different employees display with each other? Is the failure of a team to perform the result of poor individual participation, a lack of chemistry between members, or bad direction? Performance Management Performance Management System Team Building

Adopting a Professional Uniform [poll]

HR Bartender

I came across this article about “uniforms” – it’s a very interesting read and I’d suggest checking it out. When I think of professional uniforms, the first thing that comes to mind are the company branded and issued ones that happen in fast food restaurants, hotels, theme parks, etc.

How Big Data is Changing the Recruiting Game

Cornerstone On Demand

Big data — and its potential to help companies predict which employees are likely to flourish or flail, whether as new hires or future leaders — is all the rage among HR departments today.

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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.

Linking Employee Engagement and Customer Satisfaction


A company is doing something right if both their employees and customers are happy, but what is the connection between the two? And what does it look like in your organization? Happy Employees = Happy Customers. It’s not just speculation, these two elements really are deeply connected.

How to be A Great Leader

The People Equation

A few months ago, I reviewed Frank Sonnenberg’s latest book, Follow Your Conscience : Make a Difference in Your Life & in the Lives of Others. It is my great honor to host Frank’s guest post here today. Guest post by Frank Sonnenberg.

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Going With the Flow – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

By now, you’ve probably heard of binge watching. It’s when you watch television for long spans of time, usually only watching one show. Services like Amazon Prime and Netflix have made binge watching pretty popular. I have to admit Mr. Bartender and I do our fair share of binge watching.

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Which Flextimer Are You? [Infographic]

Cornerstone On Demand

We email before breakfast and after dinner. We hold meetings from cars, bedrooms and street corners. And anything from a coffee shop to an airport lounge can be an office — as long as it's got speedy Wi-Fi and a free outlet.

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.

Core Values Leads to Increased Engagement Resulting in Bottom-line Results


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Whatever underpins your company’s culture will impact your company’s success. Building a strong foundation on your core values is proven to increase employee engagement.

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How To Measure Relationships

All Things Workplace

“It’s only words, and words are all I have, to take your heart away.” --Maurice, Robin, & Barry Gibb, The Bee Gees: “Words”. Listen to the Lyrics Do you want to know a way to check the depth of how someone is relating to you at a given moment? Just listen and check out their language.

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How Analytics Drives Talent Development

ATD Human Capital

Driving Talent Development with Data, a new whitepaper from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, discusses how leading-edge companies are tapping the potential of advanced human capital analytics to improve talent acquisition, employee engagement, retention, and talent development.

February 2015 Product Release: Drive Visibility, Accuracy, and Productivity

Cornerstone On Demand

Visibility into real-time data provides organizations a deeper, faster and more actionable view of its workforce – improving the speed and quality of decision making processes.

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.

3 Things I’m Grateful For at Work


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – You can’t gain the benefits of gratitude unless you are willing to be more grateful in the first place. I am thrilled with the availability of our newest book, The Power of Thanks.

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Being Neighborly Builds Trust – #Sprinkles by @ChipRBell

The People Equation

Service that delights, surprises, and amazes—it’s what we crave as customers. And, we are all customers. We’re service providers, too. Whether it’s as an office professional, an entrepreneur, a restaurant manager, a volunteer, a manager, a parent—there is always the opportunity to serve.

LUNCH & INTERVIEWS: How to Act When Lunch Is Included In a 4-Hour Interview Block.

The HR Capitalist

It''s a trap, people. Nobody really wants to feed you when they have you in for a 4-hour interview block from 10-2pm. They''re not interested in your nourishment, your freaky need from protein or providing you with a nice social opportunity over rubber chicken.

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Weekly Must Reads: Texas Teen Tweets Herself Out of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

This week’s must-reads on employee-employer relationships. In a story that went viral this week, a Texas teen posted a profane tweet about her upcoming job at a pizza joint.

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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.

Who’s Got Your Back? The 6 Stages of Trust

ATD Human Capital

The yes/no, on/off nature of electronic networking can give you the mistaken idea that the people you know are either networking contact –or they’re not. But here’s the reality: Workplace relationships are more complex than that.


5 Things a Leader Needs to Successfully Launch a New Job

The People Equation

When you start a new job, what’s your plan for getting acclimated to your new role? Do you even have a plan? Throughout the years, I’ve observed leaders – either coming in from the outside, or transferring departments – launch their leadership journey.


Refresh Your Lame "Employee of the Month" Program With This Idea.

The HR Capitalist

You''ve got an employee of the month program. It''s lame. People are generally immune to it. Sure, the attempt at recognition is noted and appreciated, but once you try and spread it around, its effect diminishes. This month''s employee of the month (month 59 in the program) is Johnny Ryall.

Candidates First, Employees Second and Customers Third?

China Gorman

The candidate experience is a growing priority. Between 2013 and 2014, organizations increased their amount of focus on building strong relationships with candidates by more than five times.

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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.