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Your Company Needs an Engagement Strategy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at HireRight. They deliver global background checks, drug testing and employment verification services to help companies hire the right candidate.

Identifying the Root Cause of Poor Performance

ClearCompany HRM

“Why aren’t they doing their work?” At some point in their career, every manager has asked themselves this question. Common as the question might be, it’s a much pricklier problem to actually tackle.

5 Metrics for Effective Succession Planning

Cornerstone On Demand

Succession planning is, at its best, the crux of your company's talent management strategy. If you do it right, every employee — from the entry-level associate to the VP — should have clear pathway to success in your company. But all too often, this isn't the case.

Taxable v. Nontaxable Income and What You Need to Know About Paying Your Employees


A special post in celebration of National Payroll Week: September 7-11 Think reimbursing your employees for their time, efforts and personal expenditures is straight-forward? It can be, if you hire a. Visit site for full story. Payroll National Payroll Week payroll taxes

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.

Employability Skills Provide Your Career Future – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

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Cornerstone Insights: Preview Now Available to Select Clients

Cornerstone On Demand

It is with great excitement that we are announcing that Cornerstone Insights is available now to select “preview” clients using Cornerstone Learning.

7 Characteristics of an Awesome Office


Guest post by the Association of Workplace Engagement Times are changing fast. What people yearned for, expected and cared about 10 years ago is so different than today. Employee engagement, culture, Visit site for full story. Culture Best Practices corporate culture employee engagement

Developing HR Competencies – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This is a Catch-22 situation if I’ve ever seen one: I was helping a friend with his job search. He is trying to obtain an entry level HR position. A position he found indicated the minimum education required was a high school diploma but 5 – 8 years of experience was necessary.

3 Reasons You Need a Better Candidate Sourcing Platform

ClearCompany HRM

Good candidate sourcing helps you find talent in avenues you may not have considered, whether it’s finding new methods of reaching out to candidates or cultivating a more diverse talent pool to source.

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.

How to Manage the B-Team

Cornerstone On Demand

In mid-August, a New York Times article about Amazon featured heated accounts from former employees describing a workplace that rewards top performers with praise and bonuses, while punishing those who can't — or won't — commit to 85-hour work weeks and 24/7 availability.

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Is Kindness the Missing Link to Employee Performance

ATD Human Capital

When is the last time you did a good deed for someone in your office? How did it make you feel? How did it make them feel? Dan Schwartz explains how kindness can be a catalyst for organizational transformation. Click here to read full version


Convincing the CEO Isn’t as Difficult As You Think

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned a couple of times that I’m going to London for Tucana’s HR Change & Transformation conference on October 13-14, 2015. The theme this year is HR innovation for competitive advantage. I’m very excited about attending and being a part of this conversation.

How to Measure Recruiting Performance


One of the things that we don’t do so well in the HR wold is measuring performance. And by that I mean our OWN performance. Having metrics in place to see how effective our various efforts are is a must, especially when you’re trying to demonstrate an ROI.

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.

3 Ways to Prepare for the Retirement Boom

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the second post in a series about how to thrive amid shifting workplace demographics. The United States workforce is being shaken up. Within the next decade, as key office demographics change, corporate America will look and function very differently than it does today.

Bersin Says “Thanks” Critical for Employee Engagement


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — There are many drivers of employee engagement, but feedback, recognition and “thanks” lead the charge.

Infographic Thursday: The Changing American Workforce

Something Different

Thanks to DCR Workforce for today’s infographic sharing some fascinating data about the way Americans are working, how much they make, when they’re retiring, how old they are, and what they look like.

What Are You Paying Attention To?

All Things Workplace

There's an incongruity between time and money devoted to leadership development and the number of articles about bad bosses. Maybe its' time to re-visit the definition of "bad.". Here's why: People do that for which they are rewarded. Period.

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.

ICYMI: The Beginner's Guide to HR Analytics

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in HR. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular stories every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for August's top stories! People Analytics 101 with Josh Bersin.

How to Handle Client Resistance

ATD Human Capital

No one wants to experience client resistance; it takes a lot of effort to efficiently handle it. However, with preparation, this situation can become less burdensome. Pranab Chakraborty details some advice from experts on how to handle resistance. Click here to read full version

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Quote of the Week: “Do, or do not…

Something Different

…There is no try.” – George Lucas. <> <> For this week’s quote we can thank George Lucas , an American film director, screenwriter, and producer perhaps best known for the creation of the Star Wars film franchise.

What Southern California Life Sciences Businesses Need to Know About the Rising Cost of Healthcare and How to Combat it


This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. Starting January 1, 2016, certain sized businesses, including midsize life science. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act Health Care Reform Human Resources for Life Sciences Life Sciences HR for Life Sciences

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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.

IBM Smarter Workforce Institute: Achieve the Power of Thanks through Multiple Recognition Channels


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – We all know the power of social recognition to engage and retain employees, but when employees have multiple channels to share recognition, the benefits grow exponentially.

Your Company Has These Employees. Your Job Is To Remove Them ASAP.

The HR Capitalist

Let's face it - we spend a lot of time talking about employees from a "top talent" perspective. Who is top talent? Can we fill a team with all "A" players? The answer is no, btw.) How can we attract or develop a larger share of top talent than we currently have? What's the definition of top talent?

The Week in HR

Something Different

<> …So back when I used to spend all day Sunday morning reading HR articles and 1. Super clever, I know. white papers, I did a weekly segment in this space called Sunday Reading. 1 The idea here was to share the most interesting things I read with my 2.

The Employee: A New Type of Consumer


As the talent war wages on, organizations must constantly evolve their strategies for recruiting and hiring. Employee-employer relationships are becoming increasingly complex and the power is shifting largely toward the employee. Recently, employees have taken on a role more similar to consumers. Employees are no longer committing to one organization for life, but rather just looking to gain a few years of experience and then move on to their next big thing. What is changing?

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.