Sat.Aug 12, 2017 - Fri.Aug 18, 2017

The Reason Companies Should Calculate Cost Per Hire

HR Bartender

Every once in a while, I run across an article that talks about why organizations shouldn’t calculate cost per hire. Personally, I’m a big fan of the cost per hire metric. I think it provides valuable information.

5 Articles That Reveal The Real Value Of Employee Engagement


If there’s one thing that’s certain in the world of Human Resources, it’s that employee engagement matters. If there’s a second thing that’s certain, it’s that HR knowing this has done almost nothing to improve employee engagement.

Ongoing Training: 4 Astounding Benefits For Your Employees

ClearCompany HRM

No job remains the same forever. Even if jobs never evolved, your employees do. Research shows that employees want to learn, change and grow in their careers. Spend on corporate training has grown to over $70 billion in the United States.

Why Hiring More HR Analysts Won’t Improve Your Analytics Function


Great HR leaders excel at finding untapped potential in their people, increasing their efficiency, and maximizing their contribution to the company’s strategic objectives and financial performance. One area where CHROs are focusing on unlocking more value is within their HR analytics function.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

What You Can Do If the Boss You Like is Quitting

HR Bartender

Often, we talk about the bosses we don’t like and the things we hate about them. When they resign (or get fired), our reaction is “Yippee!” But what about the bosses we do like? The ones who are great. They recognize, coach, and support us and our career development. Now they’re quitting!

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HR for Manufacturing Companies: How Today’s Tech Can Help

Ultimate Software

The manufacturing industry contributed $2.18 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2016 and accounted for 11.7% of its GDP. On its own, U.S. manufacturing is considered the 10 th largest economy—in the world. It’s also one of the largest U.S.

What are the Pros and Cons of Working from Home?

Get Hppy

Working from home is the chance of a lifetime. Or is it? You get to work in a more comfortable workplace while spending more time with your family. However, even though there are plenty of advantages to working from home, there are some disadvantages to take into consideration as well.

The Only 3 Reasons to Send an Email

HR Bartender

Email has been around since 1972. It’s an essential part of communication today. Which is why it’s so frustrating that, after all these years, there’s not some definitive list of email protocols. And I’m not just talking about “typing in all caps means you’re shouting”.

4 Reasons Video Is Your New Recruiting Holy Grail

Cornerstone On Demand

Get this: There is more video content uploaded to the web in a month than created for TV in the past three decades. The popularity and growth of online video is mind-blowing—video will account for 74 percent of all web traffic this year. The medium has become an untapped channel of content marketing for reaching and interacting with customers. So why aren't more companies using it for recruiting? The first goal for any recruitment campaign is to make sure candidates know you have a job opening.

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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.

The 3 Lenses of Employee Engagement Survey Action Planning - DecisionWise


How To Decide on the Best Plan of Action Based on Your Employee Survey Results. Action planning is always a good idea. But that doesn’t mean that every action plan is a good one.

The Tyranny of Single Stall, Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in the Workplace.

The HR Capitalist

Notes to follow from life on the road. Topic: Transgender individual's rights to use either bathroom (men's or women's) they desire. Buckle up, people. But it's probably not going to be what you think.

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How Does Your Company Define Friday Afternoon

HR Bartender

I’ve always felt that Friday afternoons were off limits from a business perspective. Most of my clients don’t want to meet on a Friday afternoon, unless there’s some sort of emergency or tight deadline.

5 Essentials to Humanize Manager Onboarding


Listen to our interview with Sharlyn Lauby in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio embedded at the top of this post. One of the biggest mistakes organizations make is hiring or promoting the most technically competent person without giving them the tools to be successful.

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.

Why Do Your Employees Choose to Work for You? - DecisionWise


(Article originally published on August 10, 2017 by TLNT ). Just as the customer has expectations around a firm’s brand, so does an employee.

Keeping Millennial Workers: How to Improve Employee Retention

Get Hppy

Millennials: the dominant generation in the U.S. workforce, according to various labor reports, may have a slightly tainted reputation for not staying at any one particular job for a very long period.

ABOUT INNOVATION: Why Are Nirvana Cover Bands So Good?

The HR Capitalist

Sell the kids for food Weather changes moods Spring is here again Reproductive glands. He's the one Who like all our pretty songs And he likes to sing along And he likes to shoot his gun But he don't know what it means Don't know what it means And I say yeah. . --In In Bloom, Nirvana.

What You Need to Know About the Changing Function of HR


Human resources has undergone a massive transformation in recent years, and the industry continues to evolve. Make no mistake, this isn’t just a facelift from new tech tools that help HR professionals do their jobs. It’s a shift in the function of human resources. See also: The real cost of performance reviews.

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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.

Reinventing Recruiting: An Interview with Terry Terhark of randrr [Podcast]


Tried to find a new job lately? It’s easy to feel like a rat in a wheel, running faster and faster yet getting nowhere. Despite this being a candidate’s market, it’s easy to feel like you are never going to get ahead of the game. In today’s conversation ( click here to listen ), Ben Eubanks interviews Terry Terhark, founder and CEO of randrr.

How to Create a Work Environment that Attracts Quality Workers

Get Hppy

There are a lot of companies today trying to attract quality workers in their field. One of the most important aspects of success in any company is hiring the best workers possible. There are many companies that are struggling to fill vacant positions.

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If You Want to Motivate Employees, Stop Worrying About Culture

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on One of my first employers in the corporate world knew how to build a fun culture. Whether it was free pastries in the morning, amazing product launches, team off-sites or happy hours in the evening, the company did a fantastic job at creating a workplace where people not only got along, but actually wanted to spend time with each other.

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The Value of Having Fun at Work

TLNT: The Business of HR

Do your employees come to work just to collect paychecks? Want them to become brand evangelists? Then, place “fun” on the top of your HR strategy. Seriously. Culture Engagement HR Insights Organizational Leadership Performance & Personality employee experience Featured

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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.

The Secret to Alienating Your Employees Over Time


I recently learned a great strategy that I can’t wait to share with you. Employee: Hey Bob. I know you are busy. I just have a few quick questions. A few of us came up with this really great idea for the party. HR: No. Employee: Um, well, okay. So, Jim needs me to help him with this thing… HR: No. Employee: All right, then, just one more question… HR: No. Employee: Come on, you didn’t even give me a chance!

Five Interesting Facts About Google’s New Job Board

Get Hppy

In May, Google announced it was entering the hiring game by launching Google Jobs. . The Google job board appears whenever someone enters a search query in Google that is clearly job related.

Webinar Recap: Managing Culture & Engagement Through Organizational Change


Digestible Tips for Leading Organizational Change. Leading change at any scale within your organization is difficult, whether you’re just trying to keep your desk cleaner or transitioning your team onto a new workflow process. In fact, 70% of organizational attempts … The post Webinar Recap: Managing Culture & Engagement Through Organizational Change appeared first on CultureIQ. Community Culture Change

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Why Aren’t More Women Disrupting Things?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Almost a year ago, well before the Google diversity manifesto made headlines, Sangita Kasturi issued a call for feminine boldness. Culture Discrimination Diversity HR Insights Leadership Sexual Discrimination Workforce DisruptHR Featured

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.