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Everything #HR Needs to Know About User Experience (UX)

HR Bartender

One of the words I’m trying to banish from my vocabulary is “easy.” Easy means something different to everyone. What’s easy to you could be difficult to me and vice versa. Easy implies “no-brainer” and that’s not always the case. Especially when it comes to describing technology.

6 Productivity Killers: How You Can Fix Employee Performance

ClearCompany HRM

In the workplace, employees are surrounded by things that kill their productivity. Whether it’s surfing the web, constantly updated email, or loud coworkers, there are several ways employees can get bogged down in their office and lose focus.

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5 Ways to Turn Content Grazers Into Candidates

Cornerstone On Demand

When do people reading your company's content make a conscious decision to apply for one of your jobs? As an HR professional, you may not be thinking about your content in the same way your marketing team thinks about a PR hit, but you should.

Change Success Factors and Their Role in Change Management

HRchitect

Written by: Scott McGrail For a change to be successfully carried out, we know that there needs to be a concise and consistent level of communication. This was highlighted in A “Quick Start Guide” to Change Communication by HRchitect’s Bill Buttimer.

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.

Getting Your Manager to Recognize Good Work – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I got this question via Twitter a while ago and it’s stuck with me. It’s a tough question but one I’m asked a lot in my training sessions. Why does an employee have to fight for his/her good performance to be recognized but bad ones are over emphasized? I get it.

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3 Ways to Create a Flexible Learning Culture

Cornerstone On Demand

The modern career is no longer defined by a vertical ascension of titles. Today, we rarely see a resume with a gradual move from "Junior Sales Associate" to "VP of Sales" over a ten-year period in the same industry.

7 Things About the Affordable Care Act that Small Businesses Need to Know Right Now

Trinet

This post is part of TriNet’s ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here to stay and any business owner with at least one. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act Benefits ACA Obamacare

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Quick Shots for #HR and Business Pros – #SHRM15 Edition

HR Bartender

It’s hard to believe that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference was almost a month ago. How time flies! As always there was plenty to see and do in Las Vegas.

Ultimate Software and Customers — Partners for Life

Ultimate Software

Ultimate Software began 25 years ago with a mission of creating the industry’s best HR software—because we believe people are the heart of every organization. That’s why we always put people first.

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!

Cornerstone Partners with InCommon to Offer Simple and Secure Product Access

Cornerstone On Demand

In today's mobile world, people expect resources and information anytime, anywhere and on any device. But for organizations, meeting the expectation of constant accessibility to multiple different services is often a logistical and security nightmare.

Rising Wages: Time to Know Your Total Cost of Workforce (TCOW)

Visier

Frontline employees for companies conducting a substantial amount of work with Facebook are probably “liking” a recent announcement made by the social networking powerhouse.

3 Pitfalls to Rapid Growth and How to Avoid Them

Trinet

Guest post by Richard Lee, Director of Digital Marketing and Analytics with Honey Growth can be very positive for many companies. Growth pays for team outings, free snacks, in-office massages and. Visit site for full story. Best Practices Management Management Practices managing during growth

SHRM’s Best Kept Secret: the SHRM Foundation

HR Bartender

The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) is my professional association. I support other professional organizations, but my first HR job was as a generalist so SHRM was the first professional association I joined.

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.

5 Can't-Miss Podcasts That Will Up Your HR Game

Cornerstone On Demand

You've got a decent commute and a penchant for podcasts. Hence the morning dilemma: Do you download an industry favorite (hello, Bill Kutik ) or seek out the next pop-culture hit like “Serial”? We vouch for a happy medium. While HR podcasts provide meaningful insights, even the most passionate pro needs a break from talent management buzzwords. What's more, a recent study revealed that exposing yourself to ideas from a variety of industries makes you more innovative at work.

5 Tips for More Effective Company Meetings

CultureIQ

In Workplace A, meetings are the bane of many an employee’s existence. They consist of wasted time, boring presentations, and some see them as an opportunity to catch up on their personal emails. During this time, employees could be working on something that is actually productive.

Leadership in the Crucible of Work (Book Review)

UpstartHR

Last week I took a vacation with my family to enjoy the lovely beaches of south Alabama. I was able to squeeze in a little reading, and here are the fruits of that labor.

WorkHuman Wednesday: Catch Someone Doing Something Good

RecognizeThis!

by Traci Pesch. Image Credit: TiAnna Greene Facebook. Recognize This! – We all have the power to foster positivity through simple acts of praise and appreciation. I’ve just returned from a whirlwind vacation with many wonderful new memories created with my family.

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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Don’t Just Tell It, Sell It! Marketing Your Employee Benefits

Something Different

<rxmdmarketingsolutions.com> This video was timely for me because I’m currently in the midst of a new benefits plan roll-out.

Recognizing Across Cultures: Scandinavia

WorkHuman

Do you know the Law of Jante? Are you schooled on lingonberries and lagom? Do you know how recognition is unique in Scandinavia?

4 Key Skills Employees Need for the Workplace of the Future

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s Emerging Workforce Study. All opinions are mine. What are the top skills that the employee of the future needs?

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Disengaged Employees and the Risk of Inside Hackers

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Successfully engaging your employees instills a loyalty that can prevent company insiders from leaking private information. It seems we hear about more breaches of companies’ customers’ personal or financial information nearly every month.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

A Few Thoughts on Feedback

Something Different

<www.tanveernaseer.com> …So this evening I read a great article from Ashley Goodall (Deloitte) in Harvard Business Review. She discusses the process of re-designing Deloitte’s performance management process.

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An Accidental Culture Tradition is Born

CultureIQ

A few weeks ago, my colleague Jamie cut off a 1/3 to 1/2 of her hair. It was a big change, it looked great, and it was recognized by exactly two people in the office (shout out to Erin and Jeremy!).

VIDEO: Gary Vaynerchuk on the DNA of an Alpha Candidate for Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

Your company wants the best candidates, right? You interview, you interview again, hell - maybe you even have an assessment platform to help you find Mr or Ms Right.

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Gallup: Why Only 15% of Germany’s Workers Are Engaged

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – 85% of Germany’s workers are not engaged or actively disengaged, costing the EU’s largest economy €275 billion each year.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.