Sat.Sep 16, 2017 - Fri.Sep 22, 2017

Talent Skills Gap Remains a Challenge for Middle Market Firms, Says Report

HR Daily Advisor

Performance Pay for Gig Workers?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: If you're interested in learning more about the gig economy, you can join Cafe contributor Stephanie Thomas, Cornell ILR Professor Susanne Bruyere and Former US Deputy Secretary of Labor Seth Harris for a livestream event from eCornell today at 12 PM ET or on-demand any time.

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In the Spotlight: Rebecca Pearce, Client Solutions Executive

IBM Talent Acquisition

Rebecca Pearce serves as a Client Solutions Executive (CSE) with IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization, leading sales strategy for the UK & Ireland and Life Sciences across Europe.

Human Resource’s Gurus: Picking HR’s Ultimate A-Z Team


Our aim at CakeHR is to keep you up to date with who’s who in the world of Human Resources based on information gathered from the likes of LinkedIn and Twitter. It is always good to follow other experts in the Human Resources field and get inspired by new ideas whilst also keeping up to date with current real-time changes in HR trends and legislation. The list of HR leaders and influencers that we have chosen, all have a vast.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

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Strong Culture of Caring and Extraordinary Employee Engagement Earns Kronos More Workplace Honors Globally

Empower Software

Building on recent international Great Place to Work® praises, Kronos Incorporated has earned a top 20 Best Place to Work ranking from Great Place to Work Australia, marking the company’s second successive year it has been named one of the best 20 places to work in the entire country

People Analytics Grows Up

Josh Bersin

Over the last decade, HR departments and businesses have become better at collecting data about people. We used to know employees’ ages, demographics, salary histories, performance ratings and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Talent Analytics cisco ona

Meet Your Future Workforce: 4 Factors Shaping Generation Z

HR Daily Advisor

In the same way that generational knowledge helps marketers to sell to specific demographics, understanding generations helps companies lead, engage, and recruit a specific age cohort. . Here are four factors shaping Generation Z (the post-Millennial generation): 1. Drone Parents.

How to Assess Your Company’s Onboarding Program

HR Bartender

Click to View Larger Version. Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a provider of talent activation technology. Be sure to check out their “ Top Sources of Hire 2017 ” report, which lists the top seven sources of new hires.

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.

Smart & Final: Effectively Engaging 10,000+ Employees


How do you effectively engage over 10,000 employees? This was the challenge presented to Smart & Final, a major chain of warehouse-style food and supply stores. Smart & Final has over 10,000 employees and approximately 211 stores in 5 states.

Same Job Title, Different Skills: Why All Jobs Are Local

Burning Glass Technologies

While many people think a specific job title means the work will essentially be the same no matter where it’s located, that’s often not the case. Jobs with similar titles may require dramatically different skills in different parts of the country.

60% of Workers Say Social Media Makes Their Company More Transparent

HR Daily Advisor

The Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA), and Waggl, the most human way for organizations to crowdsource feedback, has released new data from its joint “Voice of the Workplace” pulse on the subject of social media and transparency in the workplace.

REMINDER! Today is the day you must start using the new I-9

OmegaHR Solutions

This is how you know you are using the correct form. Back in July, I wrote There is a new I-9 form and you had better start using it ! I told you that the USCIS had published a new I-9 form that was to be used starting in September. Well, was the day! As of today the form what has an expiration date of 8/31/2019 is the proper form to use for every new hire. Use of any other form from this point forward when hiring new employees can result in a fine of up to $1100 for each form improperly used.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

ACE 2017: Key Highlights and Takeaways


There really is no place quite like it…. New Orleans was treated to an eclectic mix of HR professionals as customers from across the globe flocked to the Big Easy for ACE 2017.

Ben Horowitz on Culture, Leadership, & Succeeding


“I don’t think I’m all this or that, but I’m all me.” ” – Eazy-E. The New York Times wrote that Ben Horowitz is “helping define the modern tech age.” It goes without saying, we concur.


5th Circuit Assures Employer That Some Good Deeds Do Go Unpunished

HR Daily Advisor

Although disability-based harassment/hostile work environment claims have been recognized by the courts for a while, they aren’t very common. The U.S.

can I talk to my boss about how she’s treating my coworker, interview exercises, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I talk to my boss about how she’s treating my coworker? A colleague of mine — let’s call her Sarah — just got promoted to the level of supervisor, moving above myself and two other colleagues. This was a bit of a surprise to us all. Sarah hasn’t had any management experience, and she’s clearly trying to feel out her role.

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

5 Ways To Be A Manager Everyone Wants To Work For


I have had the privilege of managing a number of different teams over the course of my career, and I can honestly say that managing people has been the most gratifying, challenging, and thought-provoking aspect of any job I’ve performed.

Is Variable Compensation the Right Choice for Your Company?


Variable compensation is a way of paying employees based on their individual performance or that of their team. BusinessDictionary notes that variable pay is also sometimes called “pay at risk,” and it can also be referred to as “pay for performance.”

Celestial Event Offers Unique Employee Engagement Experience—And Helps a Local Community

HR Daily Advisor

HRSBT recently reported on the predicted costs this year’s eclipse had on employers’ bottom line—roughly $694 million—and if you missed the path of totality during this year’s eclipse, fear not, the next one should be making its way into the United States on April 8, 2024.

coworkers and weight talk, my boss rescinded my day off, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Coworkers and weight talk. I left a relationship that for all intents and purposes was emotionally abusive about a year ago. Word got out around the office that I had left my ex but only a trusted co-worker knew how had bad it had been and from what I can tell, she mostly kept it to herself. Unexpectedly, I dropped at least 20 pounds after leaving. The effects of the abuse had shown up as binge eating and weight gain over the years.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

Sales Incentive Plans are Like Toddler Clothes

Compensation Cafe

My son just turned three. He is the best, smartest, nicest, cutest kid ever. And he is always changing. Did you know that children grow out of their clothes regularly? Did you also know that no matter how much you, or the kid, love the old clothes, they need to go once they no longer fit?

5 Employee Perks To Daydream About


Here at WorkStride, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve the employee experience. We have great benefits such as casual attire, free snacks, a foosball table, work-from-home Fridays, and flexible vacation time. We also have monthly massage days (my favorite day of the month)! There are many companies out there who seek to provide the best experience for their employees.

Focus on Continuous Professional Development Helps Drive High Retention Rate

HR Daily Advisor

From day one, new hires at Secure-24 are immersed in a culture of learning, and they have a myriad of opportunities to learn and grow professionally throughout their career. The thing people really love about Secure-24 is their ability to learn,” says Vice President of HR David Piwowar. .

Leadership’s Secret Sauce: Take Care of the People Who Take Care of the People

TLNT: The Business of HR

When the door opened a young man walked in buried into his phone. He did not look up, which I thought strange because in the outer office there were 3 customers and 4 of his workmates. He proceeded to his desk still looking into his phone. He sat down turned his laptop on and started work.


Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.