January, 2021

Select the Best Candidate Faster: Employment Background Checks

HR Bartender

(Editor’s note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Paycom , a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software. For the eighth consecutive year, Paycom has been named to The Oklahoman ’s top workplaces list. Congratulations! Hope you enjoy the article.).

How HR Investigations Can Create the Culture You’ve Dreamed Of

Ultimate Software

From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent UKG.

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Top 10 HR Trends To Help Shape Your 2021 Strategy

15Five

Last year will go down as one of the most infamous years of our lifetime. But we know that where there are challenges, there is also tremendous growth.

How Will 2021 Be Different?

Engage2Excel

If 2020 taught us anything, it is that the institutions and systems we rely on as a society are vulnerable and fragile.

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Job Seekers Aren’t Patient Enough to Complete Your Whole Job Application

ExactHire HR Trends

Do you struggle to find balance when it comes to gathering the right amount of information about job candidates during the employment application process? If you ask too many questions, your application conversions plummet and you’re left scrambling to find talent.

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2021: A Personal Update and a Look Ahead

UpstartHR

If you follow the blog closely you have noticed that I’ve gone a bit quiet in recent months other than episodes of the podcast coming out.

Can Employees Really Bring Their Whole Selves to Work During Polarizing Times?

Ultimate Software

UKG’s Human Insights & HCM Advisory Group team consists of distinguished HR practitioners and HCM experts with an acute pulse on industry trends, best practices, and technological innovations.

Create A Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Culture With 15Five’s New DEI Foundations Survey

15Five

At 15Five, we’re focused on helping customers build a culture of belonging, where each person feels safe to bring their authentic, unique, and best self to work. Creating an inclusive, equitable, and diverse company isn’t just a cultural decision, it’s a mindset shift.

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Realigning Recruiting

Engage2Excel

History shows that resilient organizations recover quickly in changing market conditions and fast-moving disruptions. Updating your talent acquisition strategy to be more resilient is key for optimizing a bounce back.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

An Investor’s Take on Culture

CultureIQ

Debrief: CultureLaunch episode #7. I recently sat down with Paul Stansik and Jimmy Holloran , both principals at private equity firm Parker Gale, to discuss the importance of company culture from an investor’s perspective.

Feedback is a Gift… or is it?

DecisionWise

I was on a phone call in which a senior manager was not, as I call it, “owning the employee feedback” from his 360-degree feedback. His organization had just gone through a 360 assessment process which involved several hundred managers.

What Are the Phases of Onboarding?

ExactHire HR Trends

Onboarding is your secret weapon for attaining all sorts of goals for your business. For example, taking the time to make the best impression for new hires can help increase employee retention.

Purpose Partnered With the Spirit of Inspiration & Sportsmanship

Ultimate Software

The similarities between sports and business have been compared and studied for ages. Leadership, support, innovation, and good old-fashioned hard work are prerequisites for success in both worlds. However, there are even more similarities aside of what it takes to win. Every athlete has a why.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

HR Trends that will Reshape Work in 2021

Get Hppy

The past year has been quite challenging for HR teams. Covid 19 has made quick changes that may not have happened during a normal year.

Planning for Better Recognition in 2021

Engage2Excel

Suppose you want your employees to give better recognition and have employees recognized more frequently than they are. You may want to think about transforming your organization's recognition strategy now for 2021 with a carefully thought out plan. employee recognition

Helping Them Grow with Julie Winkle-Giulioni

HR Hardball

We make it way more difficult than it needs to be, don’t we? It’s a universally accepted tenet that our ability and willingness to develop our people may be the most important investment in time and resources we have.

Video: Using 360-Degree Feedback to Improve the Employee Experience

DecisionWise

The employee experience is defined by critical moments. Some of these moments are planned, such as onboarding, training, performance reviews, and promotions. But what about the unplanned moments?

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2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

What Are Some Examples of Recruitment Strategies

ExactHire HR Trends

Organizations need to secure the best possible talent in order to be competitive. Companies that employ strategic recruitment and selection methods are better able to attract and secure top talent.

Performance Reviews in 2021

Reflektive

Performance reviews have a meaningful impact on employee motivation. In fact, people who like their company’s review processes are 2.9X more likely to work harder than they have at past organizations. So how can companies make performance reviews better in 2021?

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Empowering Your Internal Experts for Better Learning Outcomes on We’re Only Human

UpstartHR

I really do believe this is a moment for learning and training that could see a transformation that benefits learners. . Simon Greany, Elucidat. . We’re Only Human — Episode 103. . How many times have we in HR and learning been forced to create content in subjects we knew little to nothing about?

The Value of a Confidential Search BEFORE You Fire an Incumbent.

The HR Capitalist

We've all been there. There's an incumbent in a key position, and for whatever reason, they're not getting it done. So you do what you have to do. You make a move (more gracefully known as an organizational change) and you open up the role.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Election Fraud (no, not that one)

HR Hardball

Interesting dynamic I’m experiencing right now. As most of you have already surmised, I cast my ballot for the Republican candidate in the 2020 Presidential election.

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Video: Employee Engagement Best Practices for 2021

DecisionWise

One question to consider as you think about whether to put effort and investment into employee engagement: “Is engagement worth the effort and investment we put into it?”

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Building a “Personal Board of Directors” Can Transform Your Career—Here’s How to Do It

The Muse

A personal board of directors can provide guidance, expertise, and support to help you with the job search, promotions, office politics, and more. Getting Ahead

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How To Efficiently Use Technology In The Hiring Process

Get Hppy

We use technology in virtually everything we do. Whether it’s communicating with friends, completing tasks at work, or just accessing tools around the house, tech is everywhere.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Measuring Productivity in the Modern Workplace: Prodoscore on We’re Only Human

UpstartHR

“We can’t forget about being human.” ” Tom Moran, Chief Strategy Officer, Prodoscore. . We’re Only Human — Episode 102. . When workers gathered to work on assembly lines, productivity was easy: you counted the widgets produced per hour. In the modern workplace, it’s a much harder proposition. How do you know when knowledge workers are really accomplishing what they need to be? .

RESKILLING: A Good Idea That's Usually a Big Lie.

The HR Capitalist

Let's have some real talk about a daring concept of the media, thought leaders and a bunch of other people who aren't on the ground level of running a business or an HR function. Let's talk about Reskilling.

Measuring Employee Experience

Reflektive

Creating a strong employee experience is a top priority for HR leaders in 2021. Per Gartner , 28% of HR leaders, 31% of CHROs, and 46% of Diversity & Inclusion leaders believe that the employee experience is crucial to get right.