Sat.May 30, 2015 - Fri.Jun 05, 2015

Corporate Culture: Small Changes Create Big Results – #RethinkTheDailyGrind

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Mars Drinks. They believe the workday can be much more than the daily grind. That’s why they’re 100% dedicated to the workplace.

5 Steps For Compensation Across Generations

ClearCompany HRM

People of all ages and from all generations spend their days working. From the very beginning stages of a career to the golden days nearing retirement, (most) people work for a living. They may work the same, but they’re at different steps in their lives.

42 Fictional Quotes to Help You Achieve Real Success

Cornerstone On Demand

A calligraphy class was Steve Jobs' muse; he sought to unite the elegance of ancient script with the functionality of a computer interface. When Ingvar Kampard had to remove a new table's legs to fit it into his car, the idea for Ikea was born.

Learning Management Systems and their effect on Hierarchical Organizations


Written by: Reggie Wilson. Over 45 years ago there was a wonderful book published that caused quite a stir entitled “The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong” by Dr Laurence J. Peter. The author takes on the subject of Hierarchical Management and the often unseen consequences for employees.

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.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About API

HR Bartender

A few months ago, I talked about developing a 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter. In it, I mentioned using Twitter chats as a way to engage with other professionals. A common platform for participating in a Twitter chat is TweetChat. Of course, that’s when it’s working.

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For Generation Z, Passion is the Future of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

In a recent blog, “ Why Passion is the Future of Work: HR Leaders' Best Advice for Grads , " I was quoted for noting, “doing what you love is the future of work."

Choosing the Proper Team Members


Written by: Michael Sischo. Once the Human Resources Capital Management software has been selected, there are numerous stages the project has to pass through before going live with the software.

Beyond the Ropes – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Have you ever participated in a “ropes” course before? It’s an outdoor team building activity which consists of low and high elements. The low elements are at ground level and the high elements are a few feet off the ground.

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Navigating the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Ultimate Software

Healthcare reform is here, and more is coming soon. With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act kicking into full swing, now is the time to ensure that your organization is 100% compliant and ready.

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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.

Infographic: Can You Guess Your State's Signature Job?

Cornerstone On Demand

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual occupation report is chock full of interesting insights about America's workers: who works where, what they do and how much they make doing it.

The Importance of Analytical Thinking Ability in HR

Something Different

<> …So a while back Tim Sackett wrote an HR post here wherein he laid out the argument that a good HR Manager must do the following three things if nothing else: 1. Keep Track of the Score, 2. Find Better Talent, 3. Be a Relationship Bridge.

Business Travel: Who Keeps the Points [poll]

HR Bartender

Loyalty points are all the rage. My credit cards offer points. The airlines and hotels I use offer points. There’s even a new one called Plenti that offers points on everything from gas to my phone bill. You get the point (no pun intended).

Transformational Learning from 500+ Hours of Podcasts


Transformational learning, or transformative learning , is focused in part on learning that drives us to do things. Today I’m going to talk about what listening to over 500 hours of podcast programs has done for my learning, but first I’d like to tell a quick story.

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.

ICYMI: The Secret to Keeping Your Star Employees Happy

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to stay on top of every HR insight and trend.

5 Reasons You’re Over-Thinking Your Leadership Decisions

The People Equation

How much time each week do you spend making decisions? Likely, many of the choices you make are almost automatic, requiring little thought: attend that meeting or not? Stay late to finish the report tonight, or come in early tomorrow?

Infographic Thursday: 5 Ways to be an Exceptional Leader

Something Different

Check out today’s great infographic (below) from American Express outlining five ways that you can become a better leader. As always, if you like this infographic follow American Express on Twitter here and here. Happy Thursday, Rory. Infographic Thursday hr human resources

Required Reading for HR: Internet Trends 2015

China Gorman

Really. I’m not kidding. You may think from the title that Internet Trends 2015 is a report that has nothing to do with Human Resources. You couldn’t be more wrong. It’s ALL about HR.

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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 Attributes of a WorkHuman Culture


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Every workplace has a culture for good or ill. Creating a WorkHuman culture requires transparency, resources and evolution over time. One of my go-to blogs for continual learning in HR is Sharlyn Lauby’s HR Bartender.

4 Tactics To Make Performance Reviews Less Painful


Performance reviews can be rough. They are enough to make a confident manager feel anxious and competent employees doubt their contributions. Nobody, and I really mean nobody, looks forward to performance reviews.

The Importance of Training Managers on Fed and State Labor and Employment Laws

Something Different

Mentoring for Productivity

ATD Human Capital

Randy Emelo has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies that use mentoring to support peer learning and productivity improvement. Here are some ideas on how you can use mentoring to improve productivity among your workforce. Click here to read full version

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.

The Riveting Headcount Story That Can’t Be Ignored: Bringing HR Numbers to Life, Part 2


Picture this: You are the VP of Talent for the North American operations of Innovocorp — a (fictional) software company based in the Silicon Valley that is going through a period of dramatic change.

Creating a Positive Summer Intern Culture


The sun is out and our calendars are turned to June, which can only mean one thing… it’s summer intern season! While it might be tempting to pass off the coffee orders to your summer interns, you should think twice before you create a negative intern culture in your office.

FLSA: Proposed Changes and How You Can Prepare

Something Different

<> …So I’ve been posting a lot about this topic lately, and for good reason. Changes to the exemption threshold could soon great increase human capital costs for employers across the U.S., and employers need to be ready.

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Ideas, Execution and Why Your Team Doesn't Get * Done.

The HR Capitalist

Let's face it, most of us are broken. We're broken in different ways, but we're still broken. Some of us have ideas - lots of great ideas, some of them are exceptional.

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.