Sat.Feb 20, 2016 - Fri.Feb 26, 2016

The One Thing Employees Love About the Performance Review Process

HR Bartender

In the human resources world, we talk all the time about ditching, killing, abolishing, etc. the performance appraisal. And I understand that the concerns about the effectiveness of the performance review are very real.

10 Inspirational Quotes to Keep Your Performance Goals on Track

ClearCompany HRM

Having goals is never a bad thing. The tough part, especially in managing employee goals and performance, is the battle may be up a long, steep hill and some goals will not be successful.


4 Expert Tips for a Successful Hiring Process


There are many steps hiring managers must take to fill an open position. These include sourcing applicants, screening candidates, interviewing, skills assessment, writing the offer and onboarding the. Visit site for full story. Talent Acquisition Hiring better

Praise is an Essential Skill for New Managers


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Praising conversations are a key tool for new managers across generations, improving their capacity for communication and relationship building.

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.

Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

HR Bartender

I know this will sound really weird coming from someone who designs and delivers training for a living but, all learning opportunities do not have to be training. In fact, training can have a greater impact when it’s delivered in concert with other learning opportunities.

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What You Need to Know About the Latest HR Technology Trends


Business today is all about leveraging the power of technology for efficiency, security and convenience. With new cloud technologies, automating your HR tasks doesn’t need to be cost-prohibitive. Visit site for full story. HR Technology HR technology

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Employee Investigation Best Practices


Investigations are one of the toughest parts of working in HR, because you have to work between very fine boundaries and there is always going to be someone upset with the result, no matter how gently you tread.

Strategies For Handling Burnout

HR Bartender

One of the workplace topics being discussed with more frequency is employee burnout. It’s commonly included as one of the contributing factors to employee disengagement. But what exactly causes burnout?

Prepare for Nurse Retirements and Shortage with Intelligent Workforce Planning


With baby boomers heading into retirement — by 2050 an estimated 88.5 million people in the U.S. will be 65 or older — healthcare providers have an increasingly large influx of patients entering their doors.

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.

11 Ways 360-degree Feedback Can Fall Short


At DecisionWise, we are strong advocates of a well-designed 360-degree feedback program. So, you might find it strange for me to be writing on the hazards associated with 360-degree feedback.

R.I.P. Annual Performance Review. Now what?


Imagine if a coach just sat on the sidelines, watching their team win and lose games without giving any feedback. If they saved all of their coaching and strategizing for the last game of the season, it would be too late to even make a difference. They would likely be fired for incompetence.

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Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Employee Perks Edition

HR Bartender

You guys know I’m on the advisory board for The Workforce Institute at Kronos. Each year, the board puts together a list of the Top 5 Workplace Trends for the year. On this year’s list we find unique benefits and employee perks emerging as a competitive advantage.

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It’s Tax Season! Here is What Employers Need to Know About the IRS’s Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements (with Deadlines)


In February 2015, the IRS issued final forms and instructions related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Back in December, 2015, the IRS issued a deadline extension for the new ACA reporting. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act tax compliance

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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.

3 Things the Holiday Season Can Teach Us About Workplace Culture


The holidays are a time of cheer and wonder for many. In fact, leaders can learn a thing or two about how to apply holiday principals to ramp up their workplace. Think about it—this time of year requires people to listen, empathize, and share experiences together. The same happens in the workplace.

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12 Shortcomings of 360-degree Feedback You Need to Know


At DecisionWise we are strong advocates of a well-designed 360-degree feedback survey program. So, you might find it strange for me to be writing on the hazards associated with 360-degree feedback. No process is perfect, and the 360-degree feedback process has its shortcomings.

Do You Know What Your Candidates Are Thinking? (And I don’t mean Bernie and Donald!)

China Gorman

It’s here! The 2015 Talent Board North American Candidate Experience Research Report was published a couple of weeks ago.

5 Things to Know About The Yelp Employee Who Got Fired Complaining About A Living Wage in San Fran.

The HR Capitalist

Many of you saw this, but it's too good not to talk about here. A Yelp employee recently got fired for writing a post taking her company and CEO to task for not paying her better so she could live in the Bay Area.

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.

Let’s End the “Toxic Employee” Talk


People are complex—which makes for an interesting workforce. Since we do not live in a perfect world, problems and complications arise at work , potentially bringing out some undesired traits from your employees.

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Compensation Cafe: Empowerment is Great, But Make Sure You Have These Things First


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Empowerment removes barriers to unleash employee motivation. For it to work, there needs to be a strong foundation of culture, recognition, and aligned incentives.

Contingent RPO - what does it mean for APAC?

Allegis Global Solutions

A look at the advantages of deploying a contingent RPO solution in APAC

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Do You Know When to Run an Incentive Program?

What is Paul Thinking

Click Here for Larger Version of Incentive Decision Tree. Most people think they know. My experience is that most people are wrong. But here I am to save the day.

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.

How to Leverage the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in Your Company


How well do you know your team? More specifically, what are their strengths or areas of opportunity? Understanding what makes your employees tick is part of being an emotionally intelligent leader.

The Secret to Scaling Up with Recognition


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Peer-to-peer recognition is an effective and powerful way to scale up behaviors that align to organizational success.

7 Ideas to Build An Engaging Employer Brand

Get Hppy

Standing out from the crowd is proving to be a particularly challenging task for many companies looking to recruit top talent.

Re-humanizing Management: Q+A with Dr. Gary Hamel (Part 3)


Are our organizations really inhuman? What will it take to make them more human—more transparent, open, and collaborative?

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.