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by Kate Bischoff. 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 Ultimate Software.

Why Company Leaders Should Focus On Boosting Workplace Happiness


Humankind has long struggled to find the secret to living a happy life, but what about workplace happiness? Have you ever wondered how your employees feel at work ?

DecisionWise Principal Consultant Kristin Chapman Named Among Utah’s 30 Women to Watch - DecisionWise


DecisionWise, the global expert in creating employee engagement, and provider of employee engagement solutions, today announced that Utah Business Magazine named one of its principal consultants to its annual list of 30 Women to Watch.

Sourcing and Machine Learning: What You Need to Learn


Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are changing the sourcing game, and smart sourcers are adapting. In our quest to stay cutting edge, my team implemented a few new practices discussed at SourceCon , and in this two-part blog I want to share some of those methods. You probably know that AI and machine learning are already a part of our lives. That's how companies like Netflix and Amazon learn your preferences so they can make suggestions.

Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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Engagement as a Competency - DecisionWise


Employee Engagement is an outcome of a complex array of contributing factors. While some factors are influenced only at the organizational level, many elements are under the direct control of individual managers. A skilled manager, therefore, can greatly improve the engagement of his/her team.

How to Leverage Technology to Engage a Remote Workforce


The remote workforce is growing every year between the gig economy, abundant freelance talent, and more companies adopting work-from-anywhere policies. In fact, Gallup found that 43% of U.S. employees work remotely at least part of the time. While workplace flexibility is a great selling point for recruiters, it presents a challenge for executives: How do you engage workers that are spread across the city, country, or globe? Did you know that 43% of U.S.

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Mind the Workplace: How Workplace Stress Impacts Engagement and Productivity

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Many employees will spend a quarter of their lives in the workplace. On any given day, they will spend more time interacting with their colleagues than loved ones. In a society that places much value on productivity, profit, and bottom lines, physical, and mental health in the workplace often becomes collateral damage, especially in high-stress work environments. Workplace stress is inevitable and, at times, can foster motivation.

4 Steps to Retraining Employees in the Age of A.I.


For humanity, major socio-economic transformation is nothing new, but the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) requires the world to adapt and realign to a new reality more rapidly than ever before. How will we cope? It took 150,000 years to become an agrarian society and complete the transition from hunting and gathering. Over the next 10,000 years, the economy slowly evolved as populations grew. The real change came with the advent of the industrial revolution.

Free E-Guide: 8 Surprising Facts About Labor Law Posting Regulations

As an HR professional, it’s important to learn about the labor laws and posting requirements that affect your company. Staying on top of these continual changing rules can be challenging, but this free Poster Guard® e-Guide can help you better understand the regulations. In addition to an overview of the laws that apply to every business, you’ll learn about specific requirements for local postings, Spanish postings, remote workers, industry-specific notices and much more. Our e-Guide will provide you valuable information to keep your business in complete compliance.

How To Create Team Culture In A Team That’s Virtual And Global

Get Hppy

The remote working setup isn’t too far off from becoming the new norm. While there are still some hurdles to overcome, teething problems to solve, and reluctant CEOs to convince, working over the internet from anywhere in the world will become a default option sooner or later.

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What Is Employee Empowerment & What Are Its Top Principles?


When considering how to boost employee engagement, many organizations work from the outside in—trying to figure out which perks and benefits will keep employees happy. They should be working from the inside out—making employees feel valued by giving them greater autonomy over decision-making. This concept is known as employee empowerment. While it’s a challenge for some executives to “give up control,” it ends up paying major dividends.

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CakeHR Blog Featured as one of the Best HR Blogs of 2018


Just recently, CakeHR has been featured as one of the best HR blogs of 2018 by Fit Small Business. The list features blogs that provide innovative, engaging, and relevant content related to the Human Resources industry.

Take It From a Futurist: How Technology Will Change the Value of Humans in the Workforce For the Better

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: We would never dream of trying to predict the future—that's why we left it up to the futurists. In this series, we interview experts in HR, recruiting and the future of work to get their take on what's next. The onslaught of technology in the workplace is already overwhelming for employees, but innovation shows no sign of slowing down.

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.

Supreme Court Clears Up Questions on Class Action Waivers

HR Daily Advisor

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling supporting the legality of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements is welcome news to employers hoping to avoid the costly, time-consuming threat class and collective actions can bring. Source: hafakot / iStock / Getty.

Helping Employees Move to a Growth Mindset


How does a person’s way of looking at themselves factor in to their success in life? It isn’t a simple matter of self-belief. We all know people with a wildly inflated sense of self-worth without the track record to back it up. Nor is it a matter of being born “talented,” as we’ve also seen promising musicians fade from the charts overnight. What quality allows some people to transform failure into success? What quality allows some people to transform failure into success? Click To Tweet ?.

How can we better identify HiPos using network data?

Analytics in HR

I recently met with the Organisational Design team of a large regional bank; we were talking about the future of HR technology, the challenges they were facing and how TrustSphere could help.

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Strategies to Improve Employee Learning Retention

Cornerstone On Demand

Learning programs are often costly and may not always bring about the change in behavior that organizational leaders hope to see. And every so often, learning programs actually take employees away from the very work they were hired to do, which can be costly for the company and stressful for the employee. What if a simple process could help dramatically improve employee learning retention?

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.

Time & Attendance Software for Technology Startups

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Is there a “right time” for a tech startup to add operational management functions, especially if they’re not ready for a human resources department? Some startups begin thinking about HR and management functions when they reach about 20 employees.

10 Things I Am Packing in My #SHRM18 Conference Bag

HR Bartender

Shannon Tipton over at Learning Rebels did a great post titled, “ What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018 ”. It’s a nice reminder to help you plan your conference strategy.

4 Innovation Success Stories for HR Leaders


(Editors Note: Today’s post comes from Ben Eubanks of Lighthouse Research and upstartHR.). If you read any headlines today, you’ve probably seen a variation of this: Robots coming. Human jobs lost. Automation spells doom.

TED Talk Tuesday: Understanding Work-Life Balance

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. There's no such thing as a perfect work-life balance, but to achieve a lifestyle that makes employees highly functional both at work and at home, they must first set realistic expectations, author Nigel Marsh says.

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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.

Career Motivations, Goals and Priorities

HR Gazette

Career Priorities: How to Determine What Motivates You. It’s important to recognize that our actions in life consist of a series of priorities. With almost every action, every day, we prioritize. Some priority setting is intentional and makes total sense.

Six reasons why fun in the office is the future of work


Happy employees are healthier and more productive – so don’t overlook the importance of having fun in the workplace. While most people, generally, would rather spend time with their friends and family than be at work, there’s no need for work days to be all doom and gloom. Investing time and effort into making your workplace a more enjoyable place to be can have tangible positive benefits for employees, teams, and your wider organisation.

Turning Leadership Mistakes into Leadership Lessons

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As much as we may hate to admit it, the phrase “nobody is perfect” applies to all of us. No matter how good you are at your job, one thing is guaranteed: leadership mistakes happen. There is always something you can do to improve your workplace performance, relationships, motivation, etc.

Resolving Employee Conflicts: 7 Things Business Leaders Must Know


For 72% of employees , respectful treatment is the top factor that determines job satisfaction. For business leaders, having a clear plan for resolving employee conflicts is essential to maintaining a healthy level of respect across the organization.

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!