This Company Raised Their Wages And This Is What They Learned

SAP Innovation

Right now the U.S. is embroiled in a national discussion about compensation, the cost of living, and employee engagement. One company took the plunge and upped their employee’s pay last February. The results so far? Are you doing enough training?

Expert’s Top Tips for Training a Retail Workforce for the Holiday Season

SumTotal

Retailers are also facing a tough time filling all the extra positions the holiday season generates. The National Retail Federation (NRF) President and CEO Matthew Shay estimates that retailers will hire 650,000 seasonal workers for the 2018 holiday period, up 10% from 2017.

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4 Economic Trends Impacting Talent Today

ClearCompany HRM

The market for talent has always been and always will be changing. From the time the first help wanted sign was hung from a shop window to today when it’s hard to tell if we’re in high unemployment or the gig economy. What not to do: Assume you can simply lower wages.

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The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know

EmployeeConnect

If you’re like me, you might also be addicted to listicles, these articles in the forms of bullet-points that distil information in a very digestible way. Without further ado, here is your list of 100 HR metrics and KPIs. Training & Development #7.

5 Ways HR Teams Can Use Technology to Save Time and Reduce Stress

Spark Hire

Human resources professionals are typically advocates of employee wellness in the workplace. However, who’s championing the well-being of HR personnel and looking for ways to help them save time and be more efficient in their work? About the Author.

This Is The Tech Every Hospitality HR Manager Needs For Success

Owiwi

Relentless turnover challenges the sanity of even the most composed hotel manager. I would know: after owning two restaurants that employed 70 people at peak times, the constant battle against turnover triggers plenty of stressful memories. The role of an HR manager.

Employment laws to watch in 2019

Insperity

A patchwork of state and federal laws was eventually replaced when Congress set minimum age requirements with the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. At the turn of the last century, workers had few legal protections from wage theft or unsafe working conditions. From pay equity to transgender rights to anti-bullying, the pendulum is once again swinging in favor of greater protection of employees. Minimum wage.

The Best Features of a High-Performance Engagement and Retention Strategy

CakeHR

For much of the past decade, HR departments everywhere in the world have been dealing with an unprecedented challenge. In such a hiring environment, businesses no longer have the upper hand, and job-hopping has become the new normal. Begin With the Right Metrics.

Preventing Employee Burnout

MTM Recognition

For many employees, the holidays can be stressful both at home and at work. While having a negative relationship with a direct supervisor is the leading cause of disengagement, there is a close second that has been becoming more prominent over the past few years: employee burnout.

This Is The Tech Every Hospitality HR Manager Needs For Success

Owiwi

Relentless turnover challenges the sanity of even the most composed hotel manager. I would know: after owning two restaurants that employed 70 people at peak times, the constant battle against turnover triggers plenty of stressful memories. The role of an HR manager.

7 HR Trends That Will Continue to Make Headlines in 2016

Hyrell

Despite these challenges, HR teams can’t take a myopic view of the world. In 2015, several HR topics made news throughout the year. It appears that many of these issues will continue to be top of mind in 2016, as well. Several of these are higher than the federal minimum wage.

Does Your Company Walk the Talk? More Results of Our Employment Branding Survey

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor presented some findings of BLR’s Employment Branding Survey; today, we share further results from the study, including the most successful branding actions taken by respondents, and how they monitor external branding. Keeping an Eye on the External Brand.

2019 HR & Compliance Web Summit: Executive Summary

Paycor

Industry experts like Jennifer McClure offered actionable insights and advice on all things HR, from self-care for the HR pro to in-the-news compliance issues. If you missed the live webinars you can watch them on our on-demand webinar page. Are you up-to-date with Wage and Hour?

7 common HR technology challenges and how to overcome them

Insperity

While piecemeal, manual or paper-based systems may seem cost-effective, the truth is inefficient or inadequate HR technology wastes valuable staff time and energy. It can also lead to costly errors and even fines when wage and hour regulations aren’t followed. Off-the-shelf software packages that handle one aspect of HR rarely “talk” to your other systems without significant intervention by an IT specialist.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. Note: The data does need to be cleaned.

Why HR Communications Deserves More Attention This Year

SocialChorus

People are the core of your organization, and Human Resources ( HR ) is the bridge connecting employees to leadership. HR is responsible for communications related to employee training, benefits and wages, and company news. All this information helps the workforce succeed.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. Note: The data does need to be cleaned.

Taking care of customers by taking care of employees, Part 2

Steve Boese

A few months ago I shared on the blog some details about fast-food giant McDonald's recent improvements in both same store sales, customer satisfaction, and customer service, (think shorter wait times in the drive thru), that were largely attributed by McDonald's CEO to a series of comprehensive hourly wage increases for thousands of front-line staff. Well, make that several thousand checks. The company built on that growth with a huge 5.7%

Your 5 Excuses to Finally Hiring a Marketing Agency

marenated HR

By Mitchell Tillwick: Your company’s marketing is struggling, and while you’re trying to keep the ships running on time, you’re also drowning in day-to-day marketing needs and assistance. What’s the answer? So does the salary of your team. “My The truth is, it’ll pay off.

Costly Leakages – Leadership ROI Quantified and the Role of Leadership Redefined

Reality-Based Leadership

After spending more than 20 years working with the Reality-Based philosophy and honing Reality-Based tools in hundreds of organizations, I’m excited to finally have current research data that quantifies the cost of Emotional Waste. First, they’re investing money and organizational energy in employee engagement surveys, HR initiatives, and Learning-and-Development programs that actually exacerbate the problems they’re trying to solve.

Workplace horror stories we wish were not real

Workable

And, more often than not, we would exaggerate a little bit (or a lot) to make the story juicier. But, now, as grownups, we still have some scary tales to tell; only this time, they come from the workplace, and they’re 100% real. Here are 15 of the best – or worst?

The Art of Building a Solid Human Capital Strategy

Paycor

Your people are integral to the success of your company, so not having a sound strategy to help attract, retain and engage your employees is a big mis-step for any business. But, with unemployment rates sitting at historically low numbers, it’s getting tougher to find the people you need.

The Biggest Cost of Doing Business: A Closer Look at Labor Costs

Paycor

As any company leader knows, the biggest cost of doing business is often labor. Labor costs, which can account for as much as 70% of total business costs, include employee wages, benefits, payroll or other related taxes. percent, the largest increase since 2011.

How to Measure ROI in Healthcare Recruiting

Hospital Recruiting

Hiring quickly to fill pressing needs often results in a higher spend on the recruitment process. The most common and most easily calculated metric HR Departments use is Cost per Hire (CPH). This number, divided by the number of hires per year, is your CPH.

5 Red Flags Your Talent Management System Should Tell You

Hireology

Keep an eye on the following red flags your talent management system should be telling you. This simple, automatic change can end up saving your business thousands of dollars throughout the year. Paid Time Off Usage.

How to Save Your Company from Unhealthy Turnover and Optimize Retention

Bonusly

In 2018, over 40 million people quit their jobs in the US compared to just 30 million in 2014. Identify the symptoms. Diagnose the disease. Assess the prognosis. Prescribe the treatment. Identify the symptoms. Diagnose the disease. Want to learn more?

Total Compensation Statements: Considerations, Best Practices And FAQs

PlanSource

As an HR professional, you spend countless hours researching new initiatives, negotiating with carriers and vendors, and executing exciting perks and programs for your organization. Well, you’re in luck! We’ve got the perfect solution: total compensation statements.

New Research from Paycor Reveals HR’s Increased Impact on the Bottom Line

Paycor

The report highlights common misperceptions around employee engagement, turnover and compliance in 2019, provides tips and tools that help overcome these challenges to ensure organizations can thrive and, ultimately, describes how this increases HR’s role in and financial impact on the overall business. The majority of CFOs (61 percent) don’t think HR impacts the bottom line. To get employee engagement the attention it deserves, alignment must come from the top.

Unlimited PTO – Right for Small Businesses?

Stratus

If you’ve considered offering unlimited PTO, you’re probably well aware of the advantages. Prevents germs from being spread when employees are sick, as they’re less likely to come into work when they don’t have to use an accrued day-off. With so many advantages, why doesn’t every company make the move? Most companies that currently offer unlimited PTO say that employees use about the same amount of PTO when it’s unlimited versus when it’s accrued.

Last Week in Talent - Monday, April 17th

Entelo

If you’re one of the estimated 1 in 7 people who wait until the last minute, good luck and get moving! Without further ado, here’s the news: Last week Google launched a private beta of its new ATS , HackerEarth raised a $4.5M The News. You can see the full list here.”.

Workplace horror stories we wish were not real

Workable

And, more often than not, we would exaggerate a little bit (or a lot) to make the story juicier. But, now, as grownups, we still have some scary tales to tell; only this time, they come from the workplace, and they’re 100% real. Here are 15 of the best – or worst?

How Much Does Pay Matter as Part of the Employee Experience?

Talmetrix

It’s easy to assume that the promise of a high salary is what will help you recruit or retain your top talent. For example, research has found that minimum wage growth is one of the top 3 driving forces for why people leave their job.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

HRmarketer

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

Creating Happier, Engaged Workplaces: A Conversation

TalentCulture

Sadly, feeling disconnected from our work is not a rarity — and for all the attention focused upon the issue, progress has eluded us. To solve the greater work-life-happiness dilemma, it is becoming clear that we need to implement swift, concrete changes in the way we work.

The Best Employee Retention Articles and Resources from Across the Web

ForUsAll

Workers looking for the door? Here are all the employee retention articles and resources you’ll need to get informed, get inspired, and get going. About: When it comes to learning about employee turnover prevention, examples are one of our favorite tools. HR Happy Hour.