2020

The 10 Best Pieces of HR Content in 2019

Visier

As we kickoff 2020, we’re taking a moment to look back at some of the greatest HR content we read in 2019. We recommend everyone start the new decade of work by reading these 10 pieces filled with thought-provoking strategies and ideas.

Recruiting Strategy: Bots and 3 Workforce Ingredients

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before how today’s recruiting strategy needs three key constituents: regular full-time workforce, regular part-time workforce, and contingent workers (i.e. freelancers, contractors, consultants, etc.) Each group has a unique recruiting as well as an engagement strategy.

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Change is Coming to Your Company—Here’s How to Prepare

Cornerstone On Demand

Every company, across industries, of all sizes, is exposed to disruption. According to research from NextGen Personal Finance, the accelerating pace of change is decreasing the average lifespan of most companies. Some predict 50% of the S&P 500 will be replaced in the next decade.

How Managers Can Prevent Burnout in Their Teams

Ultimate Software

In a world where two-thirds of the workforce are struggling with burnout and overwhelm , helping your people improve work-life balance has become an organizational imperative.

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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Beyond Workplace Communication: Cultivating Relational Mastery

15Five

Slack, email, this blog… the myriad ways of communicating have no end. But what is the point of all this communication software if we fail at effectively conveying our message, building authentic relationships, or winning at work. Has our technology surpassed our humanity in this realm?

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SHRM-SCP vs SPHR: Which Senior HR Certification Makes More Sense?

UpstartHR

Are you a senior HR pro thinking about getting a certification, and you’re selecting between the SHRM-SCP and the SPHR? Have you wondered if the SHRM senior professional certification or the HRCI senior professional in human resources certification is right for you?

Brand Romance - How to Attract the Best Talent

Allegis Global Solutions

Valentines clichés abound in February, but I can’t resist a nod to our romantic nature when we’re talking talent attraction. Just like wooing the person of your dreams, attracting the best talent takes a big dose of ingenuity, creativity and, yes, some courage.

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How to Effortlessly Use Texting to Hire Hourly Workers

ExactHire HR Trends

You only have to look at your smartphone’s weekly screen time report to know that the amount of time we spend accessing our phones is increasing at a relentless pace. Whether our pervasive mobile usage troubles or encourages you, it is undeniable.

Workday Skills Cloud: A Big Idea With Much More To Come

Josh Bersin

In the Fall of 2018 Workday introduced the Skills Cloud , a new offering designed to help companies create a “skills ontology” that discovers the skills (and skill gaps) in your workforce.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

HR Capitalist Definitions: "Bespoke" (as Used in Corporate America)

The HR Capitalist

I'll start you off with the regular definition, which is what you know: . --. be·spoke. /b??sp?k/. k/. . made for a particular customer or user. "a a bespoke suit". . making or selling bespoke goods, especially clothing. bespoke tailors" --. . Sounds awesome, right?

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Are High-Skill Occupations “Safe” from Automation?

Visier

New research using AI to match patent language with work shows that AI may reinvent high-skill work sooner than you think. Breakthroughs have unexpected effects. When Amazon first arrived on the scene, books were its early focus for product selection, buyer insights, distribution and pricing.

People Analytics: How to Solve Business Problems

HR Bartender

Every business has problems they want to solve. It could be a small problem or a large one. The key to solving business problems is. Gathering the right data and information Having a good approach or system for problem solving.

Summer Salomonsen’s Top Learnings from the Grovo Acquisition

Cornerstone On Demand

Imagine how you might feel if your boss told you tomorrow that the company you worked for was being acquired. Generally, there’s a feeling of worry—even panic. You might initially think, “What does this mean for me? Will I get to keep my job?” For many, the first thought is: “I’m getting out of here.”

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Change Toxic Work Culture

Ultimate Software

Is your office plagued by politics, siloes and turf-wars? Are you finding the water-cooler conversations more dramatic than a daytime soap opera? Are your talented employees leaving for pastures new? If so, you may be in the midst of a toxic culture, and you need to sit up and pay attention.

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Why A Positive Employee Experience Includes Work-Life Synergy

15Five

In the Digital Age, technology has completely shifted the world of work as we know it. People don’t merely work to live anymore; they work to learn new skills , feed their passions, and become better humans. This change in employees has triggered an even bigger shift in the workplace.

Listening to Others – Employee Voice

DecisionWise

The Employee Voice. We all want to feel that our experience, ideas, and opinions matter. We want to feel valued by our employers, by our supervisors, and by our teams. In other words, we want to feel heard.

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Automating Manual HR Tasks with Voice-based Virtual Assistants

SutiHR

Answering questions and managing schedules are some tasks people ask voice assistants to work for. The traditional process is slow and clunky; however, with better technology, you can eliminate difficult manual tasks. Voice Bots in HR Updating and checking spreadsheets is a lot of manual work.

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How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

What Anxious Workers Want and Why it Matters

Allegis Global Solutions

If you’ve ever felt a bit overwhelmed at work (or perhaps that’s even an understatement), if you’ve ever felt burned out on work or stressed out on the job, well, the good news is, you’re not alone. Workers are feeling more anxious than ever before, and perhaps, understandably so.

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Employer Strategies for Successfully Hiring Justice Involved Job Candidates

ExactHire HR Trends

My gut tells me that many employers are open to the idea of hiring individuals from the justice involved community, but have historically avoided the opportunity for a variety of reasons.

HR Transformation In The Experience Age

Josh Bersin

HR Transformation is a big topic. The human resources function starts small, and as the organization grows, the HR team becomes complex. We need recruiters, business partners, specialists, designers, technologists, and a variety of other specialists in diversity, culture, learning, and more.

What Does Being an HR Capitalist Mean?

The HR Capitalist

Had a couple of people reach out to me in the last week with the express purpose of getting help to describe to others what being an HR Capitalist means. It's a cool question.

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The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

3 Tips for Reskilling Your Workforce in 2020

Visier

To say that corporate reskilling efforts are important would be an understatement. Billion-dollar retraining programs and on-site corporate colleges have become a reality.

3 Ways HR Pros Can Use People Analytics to Help the Bottom Line

HR Bartender

Organizations are regularly faced with a variety of challenges. Right now, many are faced with finding and retaining the best talent. Some companies might be experiencing a slump in sales. Some organizations are finding that a new technology is disrupting their market.

Demystifying Transformation: What We Mean When We Talk About Digital Transformation

Cornerstone On Demand

In HR, we talk about workplace transformation pretty regularly. But what does it actually mean? In this mini-series, we’ll give you some tips and tricks to help you understand each type of transformation—and how you can foster it across your organization.

Payroll System Innovation: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Ultimate Software

Recently, I co-presented a webinar to prospective customers about the “ Evolution and the Future of Payroll.” ” This was a very exciting event and I was very happy to participate. Afterwards, I had two thoughts.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.