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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.

The Hidden Battle for SHRM and HRCI Recertification Credits


Today I’m going to talk openly and honestly about SHRM, HRCI, and things that matter to today’s HR professionals. I have my SHRM-SCP and my SPHR, and I expect to keep them both for the foreseeable future. I think both have merit as of today (February 2018).

Why You Need the AcuMax Assessment Tool to Hire and Retain Top Talent


The AI employee assessment includes a series of questions that measure a person’s hard-wiring in the following four areas: After you take the assessment and a report is generated, you will understand how to see past external behavior illusions and know how your employees: Accept ideas (some people like their ideas the best, others always seek out the ideas of others) Deal with pressure (pressure speeds up some people, slows others down) Make decisions (some people need lots of i

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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.


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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?

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.

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.

Meritocracy Will Lead You Down a Very Dangerous Path

Jeff Waldman

In rapidly growing organizations we always want to attract, engage and retain the best — top performers, highly talented, and unbelievably intelligent with magnetic personalities. This seems ideal doesn’t it?

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.

Can Wearable Technology and Predictive Analytics Prevent Workplace Violence?

HR Daily Advisor

In late January , it was revealed that wearable activity trackers, such as Fitbit, were doing more than just tracking activity. These wearables were also sharing very sensitive military information, unbeknownst to its users.

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2017 OutMatcher of the Year: Neelima Annam


As we wrapped up an especially big year here at OutMatch , our employees cast their votes for the 2017 OutMatcher of the Year. This is a person we recognize at the end of each year for their passion, dedication, and above-and-beyond work. Our 2017 winner has all of those things, and more.

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Texas Against 2012 EEOC Guideline

Sterling Talent Solutions

In a blow against the EEOC, a federal judge recently ruled in favor of the State of Texas against the EEOC 2012 Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Improving the Employee Experience with Better Technology

Cornerstone On Demand

Whether in an office, out in the field, on the sales floor or on a production line, most workers today must use technology to interact with work-related content. But too often, workers use outdated and disconnected technologies to access and share this content, making them less productive and less satisfied at work.

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.

Unhappy Valentine’s Day? Workplace Romances at a 10-Year Low

HR Daily Advisor

Is the current climate around sexual harassment driving down the number of workers dating coworkers? Maybe.

Your Rigid Attendance Policies Are Making Everyone Sick

Evil HR Lady

The flu is terrible this year and because the flu shot isn’t very effective this year, there’s a chance you’ll get it even if you did the responsible thing and get your flu shot. This means that your employees are likely to get sick as well. And the flu isn’t the only thing hitting people this year. My town has also been hit with norovirus, which means contagious vomiting and diarrhea. Basically, everyone is living in a panic all the time that they’ll be next.

WorkStride Named One Of 2018’s Best Companies To Work For In New York State


WorkStride, a leading provider of employee recognition and sales incentives solutions, announced today that it has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2018. In response to the award, WorkStride CEO Jim Hemmer said, “Being named one of the best companies to work for in New York is very rewarding. Our people and our culture are so important to us.

HRE Column: Succeeding with HR Tech - Part 1

Steve Boese

Once again, I offer my semi-frequent reminder and pointer for blog readers that I also write a monthly column at Human Resource Executive Online called Inside HR Tech that can be found here.

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.

Managing Romance in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Valentine’s Day is here and as most people know, falling in love is simply wonderful. Falling out of love? Not so much. And when romantic relationships happen in the workplace, employers need to be sure they’ve taken steps to keep romance from becoming a legal liability.

Regional Teams: A Key Player In Successful Global Digital HR Strategies


Part 5 of “ HR-Driven Digital Transformation ” series. Culture is a powerful, unifying force for every business. Its sheer strength can influence everything from productivity growth and talent retention to open performance conversations and meaningful personal development.

a job application asked me to rank if torturing a person was worse than prostitution

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m trying to change fields from copywriting freelancer to something in the admin assistance sphere. It could be that my greenness is showing, but is it typical for applications to ask you to rate atrocities?

Are HR's diversity and inclusion strategies proprietary information?

Steve Boese

Companies suing each other after an employee leaves one company to join another, especially when the companies are competitors, over the details in the employee's non-compete agreement is not all that uncommon. Particularly in the tech industry when many rival companies are chasing many of the same kinds of tech-driven breakthrough projects like AI, self-driving vehicles, robotics, and more - the loss of a key employee or two to a rival can have significant competitive consequences and impact.

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!

Act like you own the place

HR Daily Advisor

by Dan Oswald. I was at a conference last week with a group of senior executives and company owners. Not surprisingly, one of the topics the group discussed was how to identify and attract top talent. It was suggested that a common trait in the best employees is that they act like owners.

Robust HR Capability Development: A High-Impact Practice


The notion that HR needs to grow capabilities has been kicking around the C-suite and the back office for quite some time. HR as we know it has been challenged in keeping up with business disruptions, especially those associated with technology, and the growth patterns of its organizational counterparts. This does not mean that HR […]. The post Robust HR Capability Development: A High-Impact Practice appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. HR Capability Development Human Resources

Hack to the Future of Global Payroll Analytics with Artificial Intelligence

NGA Human Resources

At NGA HR, we’re always looking to the future. The next generation of HR and payroll solutions are taking the workplace in a new direction, one that will put people data and the intelligence, triaged and analysed from this, at the centre of overall business decision making. Hack to the future In the name of innovation, last week NGA Analytics team, based in our Innovation Hub in Granada (Spain), took part in #HackWeek2018.

9 Tiny Voice Lessons to Help Foster Employee Engagement

Halogen Talent Managment

“I am not afraid of my truth anymore and I will not omit pieces of me to make you comfortable.” - Alex Elle. In my last post on employee voice , I outlined the importance and background of employee voice.

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.

Will & Grace: New Run, Same Naughty Karen

HR Daily Advisor

Back in March, I wrote about the revival of Will & Grace , though we all know it is really the Jack & Karen show. Over the years, we have seen the softer side of Karen Walker, which lies far (really far) below the surface of her martini-swilling, insult-slinging, pill-popping, Botox veneer.

Ten Predictions for the 2018 Workplace


This guest blog has been provided by Kevin Sheridan, best-selling author and innovator in the field of Employee Engagement. . As luck or prescient knowledge would have it, seven of the ten workplace predictions I made last year turned out to be correct.

Hidden Ways to Empower Employees and Retain Top Talent


For managers, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out how to make team members stick around and keep performing at their peak. Fat salaries and endless perks don’t guarantee retention and performance; they’ll attract a steady stream of applicants, but they won’t make people work hard.

How to Develop Young Leaders in the Workplace


A company is only as successful as its employees and in order for medium sized and large corporations to thrive they need to establish a team of young leaders who have the passion and enthusiasm to help the corporation grow. These days, more than a quarter of leaders in the workplace are aged between 20 […] Source. Development Experienced HR mentoring training

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.