November, 2019

Recruiters: Hiring Veterans Made Easy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With over 300,000 HR and business executive members, SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Robot In Training

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our "Cartoon Coffee Break" series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon.

3 Ways to Make Hourly and Seasonal Workers Feel Valued

Visier

UPS is currently hiring 100,000 workers , and Target is bringing in another 130,000. Amazon has 30,000 job openings and plans to hire tens of thousands more ahead of Black Friday.

9 Ways to Show Empathy When Employees Take a Leave of Absence

ExactHire HR Trends

This is an easy time of year to remember to give thanks. With all the festivities of the holiday season, we don’t have to try that hard to show gratitude and be empathetic to others’ situations when things are going well.

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.

The Seven Behaviors of Effective Supervisors

Decision-Wise

We gathered our consultants together in this roundtable to discuss the power supervisors wield on the employee experience. Supervisors can either rally the troops for the cause of an organization or contribute to an all-out mutiny! This may be a touch dramatic, but you get the gravity of the issue.

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Leadership Practices For A More Positive Workplace

15Five

Of all the worries, negative thoughts, and stress you experienced yesterday, how much of that carried over into today? If you don’t like your answer, don’t worry—this is common. In fact, we all form the same subconscious thought patterns, day after day, training our brains without even realizing it.

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Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. It also appears that everyone, men and women, want to solve the inequality problem. I sincerely believe that we do; however, before we can solve this problem, we must first must define the problem.

Why Being Data-Driven Isn’t Enough

Visier

Over the last two decades, we’ve seen almost all corporate functions infuse analytics into their businesses. Even the most qualitative departments, such as Marketing, moved from “art” to “science” through the use of data. .

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Are You Supporting Your Remote Employees?

Ultimate Software

According to a worldwide study, approximately 70 percent of global employees worked remotely at least once a week in 2018 , while 53 percent telecommuted closer to half the week.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

The People Equation

As a hiring manager, you’ve probably had your share of nightmare interviews. You know, the ones where the candidate clearly is not a fit and you’re wondering how few minutes you can expend before politely showing him or her the door.

WOH 67: Filling Critical Skills Gaps for Today’s College Graduates

UpstartHR

Thousands of students are graduating every day with a lack of understanding of the basics of how to interact professionally at work. Everything from etiquette to basic resume preparation is missing from the educational curriculum, so how can we solve this problem? In this episode Ben speaks with John Nykolaiszyn, the Director of the Office of Business Career Management for Florida International University.

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Experienced SaaS Executive Jim Prekop Named Chief Growth Officer for PeopleStrategy

PeopleStrategy

EDISON, N.J. — (November 13, 2019) — PeopleStrategy Inc. ® , a full-service brokerage and provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, today announced Jim Prekop as its chief growth officer.

Take It From a Futurist: Break Down HR’s Biggest Misconceptions to Keep Your Business Thriving

Cornerstone On Demand

Charlene Li helps organizations and their leaders understand how to make sense of business complexity, leverage emerging technologies and prepare for potential challenges. Then, she helps them to figure out which first step to take toward success.

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.

How Recruiting Companies Help to Reduce Employee Turnover

Get Hppy

Hiring and on-boarding are time consuming. When companies have to go through these processes repeatedly due to frequent employee turnover, it can be costly. One way to minimize turnover is to nip it in the bud with effective screening aided by a recruiting firm.

8 Benefits of Teamwork in the Workplace

Reflektive

When people define teamwork, they usually describe a group of people working efficiently and effectively towards a common goal. The term itself has no negative connotations — bad teamwork is simply a lack of teamwork. However you define teamwork, there’s little doubt working as a team in the workplace is advantageous. The importance of teamwork to corporate culture cannot be underestimated, as it brings multiple benefits, including: 1. Increased Creativity.

“The Power of Moments” Best-selling Author Dan Heath Joins Keynote Speaker Roster for Workhuman Live 2020

WorkHuman

Conference dedicated to making work more human features powerhouse experts guiding breakthrough conversations on the most pressing workplace issues of the day. FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & & DUBLIN – Nov.

WOH 66: Trends Driving 4x Growth in HR Analytics Teams

UpstartHR

Employers have increased their focus on measurement in recent years with a 4x growth in the number of companies with an HR analytics team. Why this relatively sudden change, and what can it tell us? In this episode, Ben interviews Matt Jackson, VP Client Solutions at Thomsons Online Benefits about new research the company has done on analytics and data usage within HR.

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.

Compliance checklist for HR professionals for year-end and beyond

PeopleStrategy

“Getting ahead of the compliance eight-ball before the end of the year can save time and stress.”

Don’t Let the Hackers Win: How State and Local Governments Can Avoid Cyber Attacks with Security Training

Cornerstone On Demand

Earlier this year, the city of Baltimore, Maryland, fell victim to a ransomware attack that turned the entire city on its head. A group of hackers took control of all government computers, requesting 13 bitcoins, or approximately $76,280, to release the stolen files back to the city.

The Simple Key to Designing a Workplace Recognition Strategy That Gets Results

Engage2Excel

Let’s say you have two employees who have similar jobs and similar tenure with your company. We’ll call them John and Jason. John thrives on interaction with his peers and he’s usually the one to speak up first in a brainstorming session.

The Power of Team Performance Conversations

Reflektive

The role of teamwork in the workplace continues to expand, with more than 81% of employees frequently working in teams. However, many organizations still struggle to drive effective collaboration and alignment both within and across departments. First, traditional performance technologies and programs have historically centered on the individual, rather than the team. Second, those same technologies focus on past performance, rather than continuous improvements.

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.

New Research: Is AI Better Than Humans at Employee Surveys?

Lighthouse

In the past few years I have been digging very deep into AI and how it can help (and hurt) the employee experience. What I’ve been itching to do, however, is create an experiment that demonstrates just how powerful AI can be when paired with essential human skills in the workplace.

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New Research Show Income Gaps Are (at least partly) Due to Working More Than 40 Hours Per Week.

The HR Capitalist

Hat tip to my homeboy Tim Sackett on the research cite below. Sacks must have crazy email subscriptions and Google alerts to mine this gold. Cut and paste from Marginal Revolution appears below. That is a new paper by J. Rodrigo Fuentes and Edward E.

26 Unmissable HR Podcasts

Kazoo

Ready to turn up the energy of your commute? Get plugged into the conversations, challenges, and questions shaping the work landscape with these 26 HR and workplace podcasts.

This Week on HR Labs: How Learning and Development Techniques Can Transform Humanitarian Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

Cornerstone is proud to introduce HR Labs, a brand new podcast that tells the stories of leaders who have seen the importance of employee development firsthand.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.