2016

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6 Reasons to Hire Older, Out-of-Work Workers

TalentCulture

Age discrimination? Those of us in the staffing industry see our fair share. And although this bias is covert and unspoken, it is undeniable and certainly disconcerting. HR professionals, hiring managers, and the organizations they work for need to be more creative and thoughtful in utilizing talent of all ages to synergize the workplace. Ignoring or discarding the rich experience and wisdom of our aging work force may one day lead to large voids of expertise and skill across many industries and

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Announcing the Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies of 2016

Linkedin Talent Blog

We are excited to announce the 2016 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies ranking. This ranking is a reflection of a firm’s diligence and dedication to integrating social media into their business and it shows which staffing firms are harnessing the power of LinkedIn exceptionally well as a vital part of their business. The list is based on an extensive analysis of the interactions between over 60,000 staffing firms, 627,000 consultants, and 450+ million members on LinkedIn over the past year.

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12 Powerful Habits for Growth Mindset Success

EmployeeConnect

For better or worse we shape our individual realities according to our response or reaction to the world around us. Hardly anybody responds to external stimuli with the purpose of producing unintended, unwanted results. Yet, our responses, our reactions, our behaviours, often produce results that run afoul to their intended purpose, which can cause some chaos in our personal lives.

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Technology Is Changing Human Resource Management – But Where Will It Go?

Hppy

I am amazed sometimes by how technology is impacting the world we live in. For example, SpaceX being so successful in reusing spaceships may not have a great impact today, but it does change the way we look at the future, and what we understand by science fiction. Human Resource is one of those industries which does not quite make its way into science fiction books, and no kid grows up thinking of revolutionizing the technology inside this particular market.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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What Can Leaders do About Employee Engagement?

ATD Human Capital

It’s Monday morning and John and Sally are getting ready for work. John is excited and can’t wait to get to work. After all, just last week his boss accepted his request to be involved in an upcoming project where he would get wider exposure and try his hand at project management (which he thinks he is good at). So, John is really looking forward to his new role and is eager to give his best.

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2017 HR Prediction: Layoffs

Laurie Ruettimann

It’s December 2001 and America has only just begun its war in Afghanistan. I’m working in a human resources department at an insurance company. I’m the HR leader for “capital development,” which is shorthand for mergers and acquisitions. I’m responsible for providing HR support to companies who are acquired by my organization.

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a coworker stole my spicy food, got sick, and is blaming me

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: We have a fridge at work. Up to this point, nothing I had in it was stolen (I am quite new, and others have told me that this was a problem). My food is always really, really spicy. I just love it that way. Anyway, I was sitting at my desk when my coworker came running out, having a hard time breathing. He then ran into the bathroom and started being sick.

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What HR Will Be Dealing With In 2017

TLNT: The Business of HR

The end of 2016 is near, and for some of us, thank goodness! While we count down the seconds until the crystal ball drops, we can plan for the trends about to hit human resources departments.

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Can social media platforms enhance organisational democracy?

HR Zone

Innovation. Performance management. Social. Can social media platforms enhance organisational democracy?

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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A New Solution for Efficiently Recruiting Talent

Entrepreneur

Small and midsize businesses often find themselves in a pickle.

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Employer Brand vs. Consumer Brand: What’s the Difference?

TalentCulture

Branding has been a buzzword for a while now—a hot one—but employer branding as a concept? That’s still relatively new. Many companies know they should be doing more of it to recruit talent and increase employee engagement—but they don’t have the budget or resources to follow through. Others might simply confuse it with consumer branding, which is understandable since there is some overlap.

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What 4,000 Talent Leaders Believe About the Industry (and Why They are Wrong)

Linkedin Talent Blog

I’ve just taken a deep read into LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2017 research report. LinkedIn surveyed more than 4,000 talent leaders from around the world to uncover their challenges, thoughts and future plans. However, I just went to LinkedIn’s Talent Connect 2016 in Las Vegas in October and what I heard and learned there was at odds with some of the more important survey findings.

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The 9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder (Higher AND Faster)

EmployeeConnect

Whether you’re at the bottom of the ladder or already on your way up, it’s important to understand that raw performance is not the only determinant of your career evolution within an organisation. Of course, poor performers are less likely to fast-track their career ambitions but many more factors can be accounted for. Many psychological studies have pointed out the role that the attitudes and behaviours we adopt play in influencing both our personal and professional success.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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5 Unique Human Resources Job Titles for 2017

CultureAmp

Last year, we looked at 5 unique HR titles that included: People Operations Manager, VP of People, Chief Happiness Officer, Vibe Manager and Director of Employee Engagement. Overall, we saw a slight shift away from Human Resources (HR) designations towards People Operations as a favored title. People Ops and related unique titles aren’t limited to startups or Silicon Valley, they’re seen at companies across the world.

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Bring Workplace Zombies Back from the Undead

DDI

Workplace zombies are often the result of poor leadership. By listening to their concerns and offering challenging projects, leaders can help bring workplace zombies back from the dead.

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The Future of Work: It’s Already Here… And Not As Scary As You Think

Josh Bersin

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Singularity University Summit in San Francisco on The Future of Work. After months of research on the topic, reading dozens of books and articles on AI, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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Five Employee Engagement Ideas That Make a Difference

WorqIQ

Employee engagement comes back to one key point: people. Bringing people together, removing barriers between people, encouraging honest and open communication, and having fun! Each of these factors increases employee engagement. And using your online community for these things can put even more power behind your engagement efforts. Read More» The post Five Employee Engagement Ideas That Make a Difference appeared first on Switch & Shift.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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my best employee quit on the spot because I wouldn’t let her go to her college graduation

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I manage a team, and part of their jobs is to provide customer support over the phone. Due to a new product launch, we are expected to provide service outside of our normal hours for a time. This includes some of my team coming in on a day our office is normally closed (based on lowest seniority because no one volunteered). One employee asked to come in two hours after the start time due to her college graduation ceremony being that same day (she was taking night classes part-ti

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Tips & Tricks From HR Professionals

Namely

Human resources is at the heart of any organization. Taking care of your people is the key to a successful business, and that means HR professionals need to communicate, connect, and collaborate. It’s not an easy responsibility—and there’s more to it than processing payroll, open enrollment, and recruiting. Plus, the constantly changing HR compliance and trends add complexity and new challenges every day.

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8 Culture Change Secrets Most Leaders Don’t Understand

Culture University

I spent 15 years learning and applying culture insights as a senior executive, consultant, and coach across multiple organizations before I started to proactively reach out to top culture pioneers and experts to learn about their culture facts and fundamentals. We can’t learn much about culture from the popular press and most social media is […].

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The 5 Secrets of Great Interviewers

TLNT: The Business of HR

In today’s market, it’s imperative to utilize interviewing techniques that will maximize your effectiveness in hiring the right people for the right roles. With more than 20 years’ experience as a top producer in the recruitment and search industry, I have found there are five secrets that are key to being a great interviewer.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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5 Steps To Take Employee Engagement To Another Level

TalentCulture

Why is employee engagement critical to an organization? Many think “getting more employees involved” is the end game. That’s true, but for what purpose? To make every person feel like they are making a contribution? To make them happier? To make them more supportive of leadership? If the purpose of employee engagement isn’t clearly defined, and a disciplined process to achieve that purpose isn’t established, the best that can happen is busyness and dysfunction.

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. How Do You Find Big Data Talent? (Here Are 5 Creative Ways) -- by Bernard Marr. 2.

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After A Half Century — “So Long And Thanks For All The Fish”

In Full Bloom HR

In which she bids farewell to the HR technology industry: Every time I’ve thought about retirement, a real and complete retirement from a half century of focus on all things related to HR technology, this song starts running around in my head. Some days, especially in this last year, this song competes for attention with my always present tinnitus, but mostly it’s just there, calling me home.

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Bully Leaders and How To Protect Your Team

NoExcusesHR

Superior. Egotistical. Pompous. Domineering. Condescending. Pushy. Mocking. Acerbic. Inconsiderate. There are many words for it, but it all comes down to one thing. Bullying Bully Leaders I'm not sure why I'm still a little surprised each time I hear about a leader who behaves like a bully in the workplace. Considering the massive amount of awareness out there relative to workplace bullying, you would like to think this issue had gone by the way of copier codes we used to assign employees.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.