Fri.Jun 22, 2018

To Maintain Employee Morale Through Big Changes, Communicate Wisely


Employers regularly face the awkward yet crucial challenge of communicating changes within the organization to their employee base. A longtime employee resigns. You let someone go with significant visibility in the organization. The company is about to go through some restructuring. Too often, companies don’t publicly acknowledge such changes. This can leave employees feeling confused and unsettled, potentially compelling them to gather information through gossip and hearsay. Don’t allow.

10 Signs You’re Succeeding at Employer Branding

Get Hppy

A strong and engaging employer brand is essential in both marketing and recruitment. What your brand communicates speaks volumes to what it may be like to work for your company, employee culture, and core values. How do you know if you’re doing it right?

Cafe Classic: Is Your Incentive Plan a Strategy Killer?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Do your incentive plans make the right decisions seem wrong and discourage the choices most critical to your organization's future? The Classic lesson here: It can happen more easily than we realize if we aren't paying attention!

6 Ways to Motivate and Inspire Employees


You believe in your company profoundly. There is always a passion burning head strong inside you which motivates you to work harder each day. But can the same be said for your employees each day? Knowledge

Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. 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. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

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The Roundup: Unemployment is down, but not for people with disabilities. And, what execs worry about


In this week's Roundup, unemployment is down, but people with disabilities are almost twice as likely to be unemployed as compared to the general population. Plus, industry leaders on what keeps them up at night

What is Application Performance Monitoring in the Cloud Era?

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Can you identify your application delay issues, feature uptake rates, and abandoned sessions? Do you know which parts of the Cloud are positively and negatively affecting your users right now?

The Movement is Coming. Will You Be Ready?



8 things your managers need to know about the FMLA

HR Morning

Whether they realize it or not, managers have the power to make or break FMLA lawsuits. . Experts say employer violations often occur when managers respond too quickly and emotionally to FMLA-triggering situations.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Podcast: The Future Role of The Recruiter


The problem trying to predict the future of the recruiter role is that we have no history – no use cases – to draw from. New tech like AI, automation, and machine learning are coming at us faster than previous tech cycles. Where does that leave us?

Calling for a Retreat

Jason Lauritsen

In my June newsletter, I shared that my wife, Angie, and I had a “retreat” scheduled. For those who may not know, Ang is not only my life partner but is also my business partner. This quest to make work more human is a family affair for us. .

The key to celebrating Pride at work? Be clear on why you’re doing it


When celebrating Pride, companies can miss the mark if they’re not clear on why they’re doing it. Thoughtful and progressive companies recognize that it’s not only about celebrating for a month – you need a bigger goal in mind.

Employer Probably Should “Give a f about” Employee’s Religion

HR Daily Advisor

Religion has been a major feature in many historical conflicts. It probably comes as no surprise then that religious conflicts around the globe are on the rise.

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.

Goal Setting Processes: KPI Vs OKR


Measuring performance is one of the many important aspects of every business. It is a continuous process that involves collecting and analyzing information regarding performance of individual employees or a specific department. How do you measure performance? There […]. Goal Setting Software

Does America Have a Civility Problem? Yes. Wait, No.

HR Daily Advisor

A recent survey showed that 93 percent of Americans think that the U.S. has a problem with civility. That same survey showed that 92 percent of employed Americans think that their own workplace is civil. If you are stretching your head, join the club!

Being Smart Isn’t Enough to Succeed

TLNT: The Business of HR

Note: This article is part of an occasional series dedicated to exploring the contribution of human capital assets (people!) to the valuation of a business. Welcome to The New ROI: Return on Individuals. Previous articles in the series can be found here. Performance & Personality Productivity Featured motivation

Establishing Policies for Remote Workers Is Vital

HR Daily Advisor

A recent study by Upwork shows that nearly two-thirds of organizations in the United States rely on remote workers. However, most of these companies lack established policies for their remote workers.

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.

Look For the ‘Human’ When Buying HR Technology

TLNT: The Business of HR

What attracted you initially to a career in HR? Chances are, it wasn’t the opportunity to fill out forms, perform accreditation checks, resolve insurance conflicts, analyze compensation data, or — most of all — create and email spreadsheets. HR Insights automation Featured

Vetting Recent College Graduates

HR Daily Advisor

In 2017, 74% of employers said that they were going to hire recent college graduates. That trend is likely to remain because of increasing competition and fewer qualified applicants.

Why Aren’t You Testing for Oxycodone?

General Information Services

In 2004, the American Management Association estimated that around 62% of all companies in the United States relied on drug testing to aid in safety and productivity in the workplace. With SHRM polls reporting that the majority of companies pay between $30 and $50 per test, it is important to periodically review what drugs you’re testing for, ensuring that you are not wasting money screening for substances that are no longer a threat to the working community.

Special from #SHRM2018: Sheryl Sandberg Says Men Still Rule the World

HR Daily Advisor

Men still rule the world, says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg—but I’m not sure it’s going that well. Sandberg, author of best-seller Lean In, delivered her thoughts at SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Chicago. Adam Grant interviewed her. Source: coffeekai / iStock / Getty.

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!

4 Leadership Topics Gaining Steam and Why They Matter

Select International

Every few months, I step back and think about the world of leadership and review what's new, what people are writing about, what my clients are doing, and what new challenges have arisen. It's sometimes fun to predict if a new topic is a fad or if there is some meat there. Below are four topics that have come up several times in my work this year. Some of them are new while others have been discussed for some time.


Why employee community service programs? Why not?

Maritz Motivation

It’s always good to do the right thing, for no other reason than that it’s the right thing. What’s even better is when there are multiple reasons for doing the right thing. . Such is the case with employee community service programs. They’re the right thing, because helping people is a self-evident good. But they’re also the right thing for your employees, your company, and obviously, the community. The benefits are almost too many to mention.

How do I take the Myers Briggs personality indicator test?


Q: How do I take the Myers and Briggs personality indicator test? A: There are many Myers Briggs type assessments available online but only one has the rights to the Myers Briggs name. The underlying science behind the Myers Briggs 4 character result is based on Carl Jung’s work from nearly a century ago. offers one of these assessments that you can take for free along with many other assessments.

Safe-to-Try: A Way of Making Tough Decisions

TLNT: The Business of HR

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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.

5 Creative Features to Add to Your Company Career Site

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Company career sites keep getting better and better. Finding new ways to attract and engage job seekers once they hit your careers site is getting harder. Here are 5 company career site features to help get your creative juices flowing: 1. Diversity Pie Chart.

Your A-Z Cheat Sheet for Picking the Best Conference Call Service


Your A-Z Cheat Sheet for Picking the Best Conference Call Service. There’s more than one way to host a conference call. In fact, there are hundreds of conferencing tools and services available, all vying for your business. . So which conference call service is the best for you? .

FAQs: Social Media Background Screening


The words “social media background screening” can strike fear into many people’s hearts. As HR professionals, we get it: On […]. The post FAQs: Social Media Background Screening appeared first on TalentCulture. recruiting hiring screening Social Media