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.

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.

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.

Get Ready For the Brain Drain [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Pew Research recently reported that Millennials now surpass Gen Xers as the largest generation in the U.S. labor force. The oldest Gen Xers are turning 50. (I I know, can you believe it?!) And, the Baby Boomer workforce continues to shrink as they move into retirement. The result?

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

The Use of Data Science in HR

Something Different

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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.

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 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.

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.

The Difference Between Being a Generalist and a Strategic HRBP

Something Different

<> A little under a year ago I read a working group summary from CAHRS titled “The Changing Role of the HR Business Partner” At the time much of the summary resonated with me… while other components of it remained abstract.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

Infographic Thursday: Should I Put That on My Resume?

Something Different

Check out today’s infographic – courtesy of Challenger, Gray and Christmas – outlining resume best practices as outlined in a recent recruiter survey they conducted.

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.

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.