Thu.Feb 22, 2018

How This Digital Agency Created a Global Culture of Performance


It’s no secret that the old performance management process is out. Ratings, annual reviews, and clunky software systems are no longer practical or functional for the modern organization.


Understanding the Virtual Organizational Chart


Change is exciting. Change can be scary. Let’s face it, change is a lot of work. As organizations continue to grow and add new employees the organizational landscape continues to change. We all have experienced it.


5 Ways Employers Can Boost Candidate Retention

Get Hppy

Getting quality candidates to apply for your positions can sometimes feel like a job in itself.


Goal Setting & Tracking: Three Not-So-Obvious Benefits


Today we are talking about goals. Researchers study them, businesses are judged by them and everyone sets them. They can be short term or long term, simple or complex, shared or private. Not only do goals give us something to work towards, but our professional success is defined in part by whether or not we reach them. If executed properly, goal setting is an important way employees and managers come together to create meaningful metrics that can then be used to measure performance.


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.

More Trending’s “Shark Tank” for HR Startups: A Recap


After its LEAD2018 conference in Salt Lake City, hosted what was comparable to “Shark Tank” for HR startups last week. Fourteen CEOs stood tall and pitched their startups in front of 18 top HR influencers. Why pitch to the influencers?


How Social Media Can Help Your Small Business Reach Customers and Job Applicants


The average consumer spends 30% of their total online time and more than 2 hours a day on social media. Given these consumer habits, if your small business doesn’t have a social media presence, you’re likely missing out on potential business and quality job applicants.


M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


Happy Friday. Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Sign-up for our weekly Hot in HR newsletter to get these updates via email. FUNDING. This week’s Fundings: $70M+.


Diversity and inclusion hits the main stage at Greenbiz ‘18


In a conference known for passionate presentations about the Circular Economy and renewable energy innovations, this year’s Greenbiz Conference featured, perhaps for the first time, a conversation about diversity and inclusion.


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.

podcast: talking talent magnets with meghan m. biro (part 3)

O.C. Tanner

In Part 3 of our TalentCulture podcast with David Sturt, we discuss the final 2 essential aspects of workplace culture – purpose and opportunity. Hear the latest research around these talent magnets and learn how to build a sense of purpose and opportunity for growth at your organization. link].


Employers Cautioned Despite Supreme Court’s Whistleblower Ruling

HR Daily Advisor

Although a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on who qualifies for whistleblower protection is seen as a win for corporations in some circles, employers need to think carefully before taking action against employees who engage in whistleblowing, according to an attorney who has been watching the case.


Maggie’s Story


I recently had the pleasure to meet a wonderful woman who has spent the majority of her career putting programs and processes in place in higher education that allowed women an equal opportunity education.


Peopletrail Named the Preferred Screening Provider of The NAIA


Intercollegiate athletic organizations can now use Peopletrail, a leading provider of background screening services, at a discounted member rate to determine the eligibility of their staffs. DRAPER, Utah (PRWEB) February 22, 2018.


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.

4 ways to inspire employees to care about their work and the company

O.C. Tanner

It’s a more common problem than we’d all like to believe. It happens in every industry and workplace. It happens in every corner of the globe. This problem affects all of us. It’s our problem. It’s your problem. It’s everyone’s. “I’ve


Cafe Classic: Do Generational Differences Matter For Total Rewards Strategies? Part 2

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Earlier this month, we published as a Classic post Part 1 of Stephanie Thomas's examination of generational differences and their impact on rewards effectiveness and satisfaction.


employee appreciation day is coming…are you ready?

O.C. Tanner

Employee Appreciation Day is Friday, March 2 nd , and if you haven’t had a chance to plan anything, don’t worry! We have some fresh, low cost, easy ways to show your employees they matter, on Employee Appreciation Day and every day.


Text and App Recruiting Are the Now, and the Future Too

HR Daily Advisor

We recently had a chance to sit down with Erik Kostelnik, Founder and CEO of TextRecruit, and Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer of iCIMS, to discuss text and app-based recruiting and communication. Our conversation comes in light of iCIMS’s recent acquisition of TextRecruit.


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.

webinar recap: the wellbeing/culture connection: why wellbeing is about more than rising medical costs

O.C. Tanner

Organizations across the globe continue to feel the effects of poor employee wellbeing on their workforce, costing them hundreds of millions a year. But to spark a change, these organizations must first look at their culture. Alex Lovell, Manager of Research and Assessment at O.C.


Using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator to Create Common Language

Acacia HR Solutions

I’ve written before about the fact that I am a certified MBTI facilitator. I talked about personality type in this post and will be talking about it more throughout the year. With all of the personality type profiling available today, I’m often asked why I chose the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.


I Hate Twitter’s 280-Character Limit

Robin Schooling

At the risk of sounding like the crabby old neighbor lady, waving an upraised fist and shouting “get off my lawn,” let me just say that I despise Twitter’s 280-character limit. With a passion.


Workplace Wellness Takes Sail #HRCruise2018

Women of HR

Editor’s Note: One of our regular contributors, Donna Rogers, recently participated as an attendee and speaker on the 2018 HR Conference Cruise. What’s an HR Cruise you may ask?


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!

InnovateWork Returns to Toronto with Amazing Line-Up of Speakers

HR Gazette

The April 2018 #InnovateWorkTO event will bring together HR, Talent, Tech and C-Level pros for an evening of learning and networking that’s bigger and better than ever before!


What Is Positive Discipline?

HR Daily Advisor

Facing the prospect of disciplining an employee, many managers would rather … not. Having difficult conversations like this is one of the more frustrating and cumbersome (and, let’s face it, sometimes awkward) tasks a manager faces.

How to Motivate Your Staff and Make Them More Productive

HR Gazette

Workplace Productivity. High workplace productivity is the hallmark of a successful company – there are no two views on that. In this competitive marketplace, hard work and smart work go hand in hand. So this approach forms the basis of increased productivity at any workplace.


Repeated Breaches Result in $3.5M HIPAA Settlement

HR Daily Advisor

A major renal care provider agreed to $3.5 million to resolve Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security allegations arising from a series of data breaches at five different facilities over a 5-month span in 2012. eyjafjallajokull / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

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.

Taking Chances: Risk Assessment Tips for New Businesses

HR C-Suite

The business world is filled with risk. With great risk, however, comes the potential for great reward. It is no wonder that successful business owners are experts at sizing up and mitigating the damage associated with taking risks with their business.


New Study Reveals 6 Leadership Megatrends Changing the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

With all the buzz around sexual harassment, many would assume that it would be the number one thing bothering the C-suite. However, a new study shows that’s not the case. . The biggest worry on executives’ minds, around the world, isn’t recession, global competition, or labor relations.

HR Pros: Your Next Workplace May Be in Space

HR Bartender

Before you read today’s title and totally dismiss the article, take a moment to think about recent events in our space program. Elon Musk launched SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy , the most powerful operational rocket in the world. NASA has a documented plan (with a timetable) to send humans to the Red Planet.

Be ‘Agile’ or Fail: The Top Challenge for HR Teams in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

We all have that colleague who overuses buzz words such as: synergy, deep dive, and low-hanging fruit. Yet, every now and again, a buzz word arises that actually impacts your business. BeachcottagePhotography / E+ / Getty Images.

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.