February, 2018

You Can’t Be a Good Manager If You Miss Your One-on-Ones


A company is only as good as its people, and when employees succeed, the company succeeds. This is especially true for Omada Health, the explosive healthcare company that is helping people at high risk of diabetes and heart disease make vital, lasting lifestyle changes through technology and design.

Love in the air? Tips for HR on how to manage office romances


Valentine’s Day is upon us, and love is in the air. But while images of hearts and happy couples are everywhere right now, when it comes to love in the office, HR professionals can find themselves in an uncomfortable position.

Living in Color: Why I Stopped Caring About What White People Think

The Aristocracy of HR

010010000000 It must be a hell of a feeling when your skin, ideas, and presence become a golden ticket of Willy Wonka proportions in life. It must be nice to not only create the rules, systems, and standards but to actually be “the standard”.

People Analytics Conferences Data-Driven HR Leaders Can’t Miss in 2018


People analytics is now business-critical and, more than ever, HR must take advantage of the massive opportunities that analytics provides.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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Depression in the Workplace: Signs Employees Need Help


It should come as no surprise that failing to address mental health in the workplace comes with its costs. According to Mental Health in America, depression costs the U.S. economy over $51 billion due to absenteeism from work. Besides the obvious monetary costs, unaddressed depression in the workplace can cause employee morale to suffer and makes your employees feel alone or isolated. Being personally engaged with your employees and showing support for their lives and interests outside the.


Introducing You to the Top 112 HR Analytics Experts [INFOGRAPHIC]


The importance of HR analytics within organisations has increased rapidly over the years, shifting from being nice to have to essential with its proven benefits impacting greatly on the way a business can run and operate.

Celebrating Women in Tech


Never mistake quality for charity or let another define your dreams. It’s only February, but it’s been quite the year for TSheets by QuickBooks. In January, we officially became an Intuit company , having co-existed like peanut butter and jelly for eons.

10 Best Practices for Successful Onboarding

HR Daily Advisor

Welcoming a new employee into a long-term positive relationship with their organization requires an effective onboarding. How can you take steps to ensure that the process is as successful as possible from both the employee and the organization’s perspectives?

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

HRWins Report: Time to Blow Up The Recruiting Funnel


Recruiting leaders get asked to act more like B2C and B2B marketers a lot. But, what does that mean? Where do the analogies hold up, and where are they irrelevant?

Feds’ new I-9 enforcement push: 4 ways to protect your company

HR Morning

Now is the perfect time for a review of your I-9 compliance efforts for a number of reasons. For starters, the most recently revised form became mandatory in the fall. Plus, the Dept.

The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement


Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. And as early as 1959, it received decisive momentum when Psychologist Frederick Herzberg published the Two Factor theory of motivation.

Why What Employees Think About Engagement Surveys Really Matters


More than half of U.S. companies with 250 or more employees have conducted engagement surveys within the past two years. However, what do employees think about the engagement surveys their employers periodically—some might say, ritualistically—ask them to complete? We looked for answers in the available literature but couldn’t find a single survey on the topic. How ironic is that?

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Download (and Share) ALEX’s HR-Themed Valentines!


Hello, lovers of all things benefits! Since February 14 is right around the corner, we thought it was only right to create some HR-Themed Valentines for you to download (for FREE) and email to your fellow pals (and secret crushes) in HR! Download all 9 Valentines as a single sheet.

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace.

Providing Constructive Feedback When an Employee Isn’t Meeting Expectations


Providing constructive criticism is one of the most difficult, but most important, parts of being a manager, especially when an employee isn’t performing at a high level. But a survey by the Harvard Business Review found a majority of employees actually prefer constructive criticism to positive feedback, believing criticism is more beneficial to their overall growth and job performance.

10 Top Tips to Create a Happy Workplace & Boost Employee Engagement


10 Top Tips to Create a Happy Workplace & Boost Employee Engagement. Mind-blowing fact: The happier your employees, the more successful your company. Happy employees are more creative, innovative and dedicated than their unhappy counterparts. And, they’re more likely to stick around long-term.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

4 Steps: How to Build an Engagement-Driven Office Culture


The importance of employee recognition and engagement cannot be overstated. Companies everywhere are shelling out billions every year for HR programs designed to enhance their office culture and improve employee productivity.

Intro to Programmatic Applicant Sourcing


Technology is changing the way we do business and talent acquisition is no exception. Over the past few months, buzzwords have been popping up all across talent management: AI, Machine Learning, programmatic, real-time bidding (RTB) and chat-bots.

The Relationship Between Employee Engagement and Motivation

HR Gazette

How to Get the Best From Your Employees. In business, there is one simple fact that will always be true: you wouldn’t be able to accomplish even a fraction of what you’ve set out to without a hardworking team of employees by your side.

Hiring Could Be Even More Difficult in 2018 as Employers Compete for a Shrinking Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

Employers have high expectations for business and headcount growth in 2018, but a severe skills shortage in the fastest growing sectors could hinder plans, according to the 2018 U.S. Salary Guide from Hays, a specialist recruitment agency.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!



Recently, we have had several organizations come to us with the same basic question: What can we do to improve employee engagement if 90% of our employees stay less than 6 months? It’s important to note that these organizations are not fundamentally flawed and somehow hemorrhaging talent.

Onboarding Tips: Integrating New Hires Into Your Company Culture


A few months ago we put out a call for YOUR company culture questions and received many amazing questions — about everything from leadership to L&D.

How Disney reinforces why best friends at work are important


HRNasty, first-time visit to Disneyland with work colleagues on a PTO day. Disney, best friends, and engaged employees A recent trip to Disney inspired the next two posts Part 1: Do you have a best friend at work Part 2: How Disney customers benefit when employees are engaged at work.

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An Interracial and Multigenerational Society (Embracing Diversity)


Most of us desire order and comfort in our lives. So, we do things that help us meet those desires and tend to shy away from things that make us uncomfortable or seem out of order. I have noticed, at least here in the Mid-West, is that most people tend to gravitate towards people who look like them.

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now


Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate.

To Be or Not to Be: Is Retention Becoming Obsolete?

HR Daily Advisor

Employee retention is one of the most important factors contributing to the growth and success of a company. Or is it? For decades retention has been viewed by HR professionals as one of, if not the leading health-indicator of an organization. Melpomenem / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

Cost of denying an employee extended leave? $4.5 million

HR Morning

Though several court rulings have sided with employers that denied extended leave as an ADA accommodation, the issue is far from settled. And a recent lawsuit shows that employers denying additional leave is still a risky proposition.

Rainforest QA's Heather Doshay on the role of People Operations in a startup


Heather Doshay has been Head of People for Rainforest QA for about a year and a half. Before that, she was leading talent markets for Hired. Before entering the startup space, she got her PhD in Organizational Development at the University of San Francisco, and worked in student life in higher education. How did you get into HR? So many people tend to believe that HR is that persnickety policy person in the corner who can answer your benefits questions, and that never appealed to me.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.