Sat.Jul 11, 2015 - Fri.Jul 17, 2015

Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Change: What #HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its proposed changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The overtime rule changes are significant and fall into two categories: salary basis and primary duties test.

5 Steps for Sourcing Candidates with Recruiting Analytics

ClearCompany HRM

Proper sourcing can help you both widen your candidate pool by reaching out to more sources of hires, and help you pare down your talent pool when you need to sort the best from the great.

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How Crowdsourcing Eliminates Risk in Innovation

Cornerstone On Demand

At a time when many of us—myself included—still walked to the library to check our email once a week, Jack Hughes saw what the Internet was truly bringing to the world: connectivity like never before.

Change Management: A Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail


Written by: Julia Hatton With all the resources invested in an HR software implementation project, it is imperative to develop a solid strategy for managing change. The most successful implementations include a well-developed change management plan to drive the organization towards awareness, acceptance, and adoption of your future state.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Innovation and the Origin of “Yes, And…”

HR Bartender

I’ve always been fascinated by improv theater. During this year’s inaugural Work Human conference , Globoforce invited Boston’s Improv Asylum to conduct a session on business improv. I couldn’t resist the opportunity to learn more.

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10 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your HR Game

Cornerstone On Demand

There's no shortage of lists highlighting the best human resources influencers to follow on social media.

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Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?


This one is for you, Bill Kutik. At Visier the security and privacy of our customer data is our highest priority. When determining the validity of our predictive analytics capabilities, customer data analyzed was anonymized.

Would You Provide Your W-2 to Get a Job

HR Bartender

Organizations are starting to ask candidates for their W-2’s as part of the hiring process. Career Sherpa has a really interesting post about it over on her blog. You can check it out here.

5 Candidate Sourcing Benefits You Can Integrate into Your ATS

ClearCompany HRM

People like multitasking, but not everyone can do it. As it turns out, only 2% of people can properly do more than one thing at a time. Thankfully, that’s not a problem for software; if you want software to do multiple things at once, it’s more than prepared for the task.

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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!

Data or Intuition: When Should HR Rely on the Numbers?

Cornerstone On Demand

Do you operate on gut feelings a lot? You know, when you interview someone for a job and within an instant you know this person is right—or wrong—for the job?

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Five Hints You Should Make A Change

All Things Workplace

If you've ever wondered what executive coaches really do that adds great value, it's this: We create a relationship that enables our client to clearly see reality. . Life isn't a part of business; business is a part of life.

Same-Sex Marriage and Employee Benefits: What the Supreme Court Ruling Means for Employers


On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a ruling in the Obergefell v. Hodges case, requiring that all states must recognize marriages between same-sex couples. Visit site for full story. Benefits same sex marriage; employer benefits for same-sex couples

International HR Management: An Interview with Debbie McGee


Last year I met a subject matter expert on international HR issues through my local SHRM chapter. A few months later, when I was looking at some HR challenges affecting our expatriate employees, I ran across her again.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Forget HR Best Practices—You Need Customer Feedback

Cornerstone On Demand

Any good business needs customer feedback. HR is a business, and the leaders and employees are our customers—but as I've highlighted in previous posts , we usually don't think of them as such. As a result, HR rarely gets the feedback we need to thrive.

5 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement


Employee engagement isn’t just about employees being happy and content at work, it’s about employees being committed and excited to contribute ideas, thoughts, and products to lead an organization to its overall goal. Imagine having an entire workforce that came in eager to work every day. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Employee engagement is suffering. According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace report, only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work.

Why You Should Put Your Workforce to Sleep


You read that right. I think you should put your workforce to sleep. But in the best possible way, I promise.). And it may not be as easy as you think to get them sleeping more. I have a friend who tells me all the time he doesn’t need sleep.

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The Optimal Technical HR Stack

China Gorman

I’ve written previously about the new research coming out of KeyInterval Research here and here. The third report from the dynamic duo that is Tincup and Sumser is out now and it’s a blockbuster! Determining the optimal technical HR stack is big. It’s big and expensive.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Catchy Names Won’t Fix The Performance Review Pandemic


This post was originally published on the TriNet Cloud blog. If there’s one thing that many of us in the HR space are getting tired of, it is the painfully egregious articles that insinuate. Visit site for full story.

Important Questions all Leaders Should Ask of Top Performers

The People Equation

How do you keep your top talent from jumping ship? For starters, let them know how much you value them.

Interview with Dr. Robert Emmons


Lest you categorize the idea of gratitude as “fluff,” or not worthy of attention in business, consider this statement from Robert Emmons: “Gratitude is the high-octane fuel without which we’d be in relational ruin. I mean, organizations, families, societies would crumble.”

HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

The HR Capitalist

Ah yes. The time honored tradition of the management trainee position. You know it, you love it. You recognize the value. But are you legal when it comes to classifying those trainees as exempt? Sigh - I know.

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.

7 Ways to Make Your Town Hall Meetings More Engaging


At their best, town hall meetings are an opportunity for senior leadership and all employees to connect, collaborate, and share updates. At their worst, these company-wide meetings can simply be a waste of time, where it feels more like a one-sided lecture better served as an email.

The Real Meaning of Engaged Leaders

The People Equation

Much of what’s written about “employee engagement” focuses on how to get your employees more involved at work. As a leader at your company, you’re also an employee; how “engaged” are you? And, are you engaged in the right things? Undoubtedly, you’re busy, but is that the same as engagement?

SHRM SURVEY: Culture as a Competitive Differentiator


few weeks back we published the latest in our series of reports from the SHRM/Globoforce recognition survey. In this 2015 report, more than 800 HR leaders and practitioners share their perspectives on the challenges and innovations that are transforming today’s corporate cultures.

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Microeconomics of Human Capital: SMEs Are a Smart Supply

ATD Human Capital

Organizations should use their internal subject matter experts (SMEs) among their remaining workers to help train and develop existing and new employees. Of course, this task is easier said than done. Click here to read full version

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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.