6 ways we’re getting diversity recruiting all wrong

HRExecutive

Jackye Clayton cringes at the assertion that some people say they “don’t see color” when it comes to race. It’s not just a naïve way of tackling the many-layered problem of racial disparities—it can actually be an active way of avoiding it. So, how are you recruiting the other 80%?”

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention have become a top priority. As I discuss in Why Culture is the Hottest Topic in Business , most CEOs are bending over backwards to make their company a “great place to work.”

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CalChamber Podcast: Texting in the Workplace and Other Cautionary Employment Tales

HRWatchdog

Finding novel ways to increase efficiency or prevent workplace harassment can create serious problems for employers if not properly executed or thought out. A Virginia information technology staffing agency made headlines recently for posting a job ad seeking “preferably Caucasian” candidates. Ninety-nine percent of the time, Shaw says, race is not relevant. Quickly becoming the norm, texting in the workplace brings a host of problems and raises many legal questions.

A Day in the Life of a Recruiter

UpstartHR

This is the second in a series of posts on a day in the life of an HR pro. Today we’re turning our sights to the recruiters out there. Below I have profiled several readers who recruit for a variety of industries and companies. If you missed it, the first edition focused on the work of a human resources manager. I love working for a company that places the customer front-and-center of everything we do!

3 Emerging Trends That Will Define The Future of Recruiting Ops

Yello

Today’s recruitment operations professional has a growing variety of tools and resources at their disposal. The days of a hiring process that screens applications and resumes individually has given way to candidate sourcing technology that searches for keywords and deposits only the best qualified talent in a recruiter’s inbox. Chatbots are prescreening applicants with short questions before moving them along the recruitment operations pipeline.

The Systemic Nature of Sexual Harassment on Campus

EverFi - HR

That’s despite often robust college sexual harassment policies. So then why isn’t campus sexual harassment and assault being diminished? As statistics on sexual harassment on college campuses demonstrate, however, this is not enough. Learn More. Learn More.

These 6 start-ups will be in the ‘spotlight’ at Spring HR Tech

HRExecutive

While the past year has brought considerable challenges to the HR function, there is one silver lining: Innovation in HR tech is abounding. Boese will share several of the most innovative solutions during a Spotlight Session at this month’s Spring HR Tech , a free and virtual event.

Workplace diversity: Is HR doing enough?

HRExecutive

While 2020 shed light on many of the challenges facing HR leaders, nothing was more clear in the last day of the Spring HR Technology Conference & Exposition than the fact that one of HR’s biggest obstacles will be tackling inequity. Torin Ellis.

Recruiting Ideas for Low Wage Workers 

ExactHire - Restaurants

Prior to the pandemic, most people used terms like “essential worker” to refer to healthcare workers, police and other first responders. 2020 changed our perceptions of what we think of when we consider jobs that are indispensable to the functioning of our society.

4 Tips for Effective Candidate Vetting in Recruiting

Synergy

Ask a business leader in any industry, in any part of the country, if they have trouble hiring talent and you’re likely to hear a loud and clear yes. At a time when recruiting is difficult, it can be tempting for hiring managers to cut corners in an effort to keep their company fully staffed. Hiring a candidate that is unqualified in any way, or worse, dangerous, means at the very least they will be fired and you’ll have to start the entire recruiting process over.

In-depth: 7 big lessons from Spring HR Tech

HRExecutive

It’s undoubtedly been one of the hardest years in history for organizations, and for HR leaders tasked with guiding companies and employees during the pandemic that has impacted nearly every facet of the workplace. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from the event.

Diversity Training: Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Effective Online Training

EverFi - HR

Diversity Training in 2021. The importance of diversity training has never been greater than it is now. Today’s workforce is one of the most diverse in our nation’s work history. What is Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Training? Diversity Training Examples.

How Can HR Combat Workplace Bullying?

HR Daily Advisor

Dealing with a bully, whether on the playground or the workplace, can be a traumatic, not to mention energy-sapping, experience. When a bully is present, everyone stays on edge, never knowing when—or who—the bully will strike next. What can you do when the workplace bully is in charge? Though fear and intimidation are counter-productive, some bullies rely on both to get the job done, whether that job is managing a department or running the company.

Top 6 Technology Trends for HR to Watch in 2019

SocialChorus

Human resources will always be about people—but it’s truly amazing the way technology continues to shift the way HR teams operate. In 2019, you can bet technology and tools will provide new opportunities (both big and small) to streamline, enhance, and improve your work. Here are the top six technology trends for all HR professionals to watch in the coming year. . Trend #1: New Sexual Harassment Reporting Options.

Diversity, innovation to round out last day of Spring HR Tech

HRExecutive

While it may be the last day of the virtual Spring HR Technology Conference & Exposition, it’s going to be just as packed with insights and strategies into how HR leaders are approaching their digital transformations.

Scaling Employee Training Videos

Flimp Communications

We’re past the initial scramble of companies and HR managers desperate to improve training video content, challenged to reach remote workers. Today, organizations have produced more engaging employee training content to help new workers hit the ground running.

The 6 HR Technology Trends to Watch in 2020

SocialChorus

Human resources will always be about people—but it’s truly amazing the way technology continues to shift the way HR teams operate. In 2020, you can bet technology and tools will provide new opportunities (both big and small) to streamline, enhance, and improve your work.

6 HR tech start-ups changing the company culture, EX market

HRExecutive

This last year brought HR a plethora of new obstacles to overcome—from increasing employee stress related to the pandemic and social unrest to new demands for learning and employee connection driven by the new remote environment. It’s the end of ghosting,” she added.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

HR Tech Conference is back in person this fall. Here’s what’s on tap

HRExecutive

While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought continuous disruption to the world of work in the last year, employers are now strategizing for post-pandemic stability—and smart utilization of HR technology will be key to reaching those goals.

4 Ways to Use Your Onboarding Technology For More Than Onboarding

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions. SilkRoad recently launched an online resource center showcasing how Human Resource Management Systems can benefit your bottom line. Enjoy the post!). At this year’s SilkRoad Connections conference, attendees were talking about new ways to use their onboarding solution for more than onboarding.

Employee Communications Tools and Apps Making a Difference in HR

Employee Communications Council

Employee communications tools and apps can make a huge difference in office morale, internal communications, onboarding, recruiting, and many other issues Human Resources professionals work with every day. Here are a few tools and apps developments in particular that made waves in 2018. HR Security and Payment Apps. One example of an HR app making things easier for remote workers is the relatively new Rippling app. Tools & Apps

“Discrimination Against LGBTQ Workers is Illegal” Rules Supreme Court

Stratus

The Supreme Court recently ruled that sex discrimination, as outlined in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. How do you address the bathroom issue at work with transgender workers? Per the U.S.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

Netchex Multiplex: How would HR handle your favorite movie characters?

Netchex HR Blog

They still slip through the cracks occasionally and get hired. Knowing HR strategies on how to handle these troublesome employees is just as important as avoiding them in the first place. The New Hire. Harry Potter (Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone). Is the boss nice?

Number of the Day: HR Tech countdown

HRExecutive

190: Days until the 2021 HR Technology Conference & Exposition begins The virtual Spring HR Tech Conference wrapped up Friday, after four jam-packed days of keynotes, demos, tech talks and other sessions full of insights and trends for HR leaders and technologists.

Today’s Sexual Harassment Case: Elf v. Santa

HR Daily Advisor

Drelling shared the story of a sexual harassment complaint in Santa’s workshop and how the company handled it so very ho ho horribly wrong; today, Drelling shares how the company should’ve handled the situation with this mall Santa. Drelling, who serves as general counsel of the Restaurant Division at Specialty Restaurants Corp., wrote the following analysis. He should have been promptly removed and replaced with a look-alike from the North Pole.

Netchex Multiplex: HR Strategies for the Worst Movie Bosses

Netchex HR Blog

In movies, it’s relatable and sympathetic to root for the protagonist against their boss. Throughout the years, there have been countless bad guy bosses in movies. While some are more memorable than others, most movie bosses fall into one of the several distinct categories.

HR Tech Number of the Day: HR Tech Conference tracks

HRExecutive

The agenda for the upcoming HR Technology Conference & Exposition ® —which returns to an in-person event Sept. 30, the TA track includes a Jobvite session that looks at the need for agile practices in light of the pandemic.

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: 10 Practical Tips

EverFi - HR

It seems like media reports are continuing to bring us heinous examples of sexual harassment and assault in workplace settings and the world at large. Unfortunately, these incidents don’t show signs of slowing, let alone stopping, any time in the near future. What are the essential steps for preventing sexual harassment in the workplace companies can follow to protect their employees? . Arm supervisors and managers with the information they need.

How HR tech tools integrate work, life

HRExecutive

HR technology has become a necessity during the COVID era, and it will continue to be a major asset for companies in the future, global analyst and HRE columnist Josh Bersin recently told a webinar audience. We need learning that provides power skills,” Bersin said.

Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

Get Hppy

Compliance may not be the rock star of HR tasks, but it is the one that is necessary to keep the band together. For many companies, technology has changed the ways in which they manage HR compliance. When going from a paper-based to an electronic based HR system, there are many changes to adapt to, a lot of new information to learn, and many challenges that arise. This leaves the information open to attack from hackers. Compliance software.

10 HR Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Intoo USA

An HR department is tasked with many duties that are cyclical in nature—recruit, hire, replace—as well as tasks that demand constant attention or reinvention. To say that HR challenges exist is to say that the sky is up, and the ground is down. Recruiting top talent.

10 HR Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Intoo USA

An HR department is tasked with many duties that are cyclical in nature—recruit, hire, replace—as well as tasks that demand constant attention or reinvention. To say that HR challenges exist is to say that the sky is up, and the ground is down. Recruiting top talent.

HR Tech Conference 2021: Looking ahead to ‘finally getting back to our lives’

HRExecutive

By now I hope you have heard the news that the HR Technology Conference and Exposition ® is returning to a live, in-person format this fall, Sept. I recall vividly the last industry event I attended in person: the Ultimate Software Connections event in Las Vegas that month.