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Top HR Trends (and Challenges) of 2019 TOP HR TRENDS (AND CHALLENGES) OF 2019

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Dec 13, 2018

It’s the end of another year. For many people, this is a time to reflect on the previous 12 months and to look ahead at what might be coming soon. In the HR world, we’re no different. Let’s take a look at some HR trends for 2019 that we’re likely to see in US  workplaces...

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Off Boarding: Ensuring a Smooth Transition OFF BOARDING: ENSURING A SMOOTH TRANSITION

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Dec 13, 2018

Does your organization have an effective off boarding process? 86 percent of IT leaders say they don’t. Here’s what you need to know to ensure a smooth transition. If your organization doesn’t have an airtight off boarding strategy, you could be risking your company’s re...

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Guest post: A Guide to Human Resource Surveys & HR Questions with Samples GUEST POST: A GUIDE TO HUMAN RESOURCE SURVEYS & HR QUESTIONS WITH SAMPLES

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Dec 12, 2018

While your business may already use surveys to find information and answers to the questions you have about your customers, using this data resource in your own company can do wonders for how you operate. Of course, there’s no denying that each member of staff and employee is an essential cog ...

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Bring the Heat: How 1:1 Meetings Ignite Employee Engagement BRING THE HEAT: HOW 1:1 MEETINGS IGNITE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

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Dec 12, 2018

Everyone has the potential to find their spark - that special motivation that gets them in the flow of work. But it's not enough to expect that your people will be able to nurture that spark into a flame completely on their own. They need the right environment and the right support from their ma...

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What Small Businesses Are Budgeting for HR Software in 2019 WHAT SMALL BUSINESSES ARE BUDGETING FOR HR SOFTWARE IN 2019

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Dec 12, 2018

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) have a lot of tough decisions to make when it comes to the technologies they choose to invest in now, the ones they put a pin in for later, and the ones they forego entirely, as we discuss in “HR Technology Strategy: What Small Business Leaders Need to Know ...

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Graduates: Benefits of Using a Recruitment Consultancy GRADUATES: BENEFITS OF USING A RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY

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Dec 12, 2018

Securing a job after graduation is a daunting task. The opportunities seem endless, but how do you find the career of your dreams? Job hunting is difficult to begin with, but with no experience and limited advice, the task can seem impossible. It may be difficult, but it’s easier than you...

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Enhancing capability of people managers will be a significant priority for HR ENHANCING CAPABILITY OF PEOPLE MANAGERS WILL BE A SIGNIFICANT PRIORITY FOR HR

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Dec 11, 2018

Technology and communication tools have not just revamped the way modern corporate structures function but have also significantly influenced employee behavior. Over the past few years, ease of communication has further aided the transition towards a ‘gig economy’, allowing remote access...

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HR Metrics That Speak the Language of Business HR METRICS THAT SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Here we go with everyone's favorite word: metrics. If you love data and digging into what the numbers show and possibly predict, you just cheered. If you're more in the camp of "I know I should understand metrics better but I have a million other things to do," we understand that, ...

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Let’s Fight the Skills Gap by Expanding Tax-free Education Assistance LET’S FIGHT THE SKILLS GAP BY EXPANDING TAX-FREE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Today’s college graduates are starting their careers with an average of almost $40,000 in student debt. That data point surely shapes students’ and families' decisions on where to go to college, what to study and whether higher education is even worth it. That’s bad news f...

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Retention, INSPIRATION, Action RETENTION, INSPIRATION, ACTION

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Dec 10, 2018

In my last blog, I explored Retention and the need, first and foremost for learners to remember the training you give them. This week, I want to explain the importance of Inspiration. We’ve probably all been on courses where the trainer, having perhaps noticed a few nodding heads in the gravey...

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Experiential Learning as Part of Employee Training EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AS PART OF EMPLOYEE TRAINING

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Dec 07, 2018

Employee training should be approached from a diverse perspective that includes a variety of learning processes to improve employee skills and proficiencies. The goal is to educate the employees about the need to understand the company’s culture and achieve goals. This can be done by professio...

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HR Technology Strategy: What Small Business Leaders Need to Know for 2019 HR TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY: WHAT SMALL BUSINESS LEADERS NEED TO KNOW FOR 2019

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Dec 06, 2018

Running a successful small or midsize business (SMB) requires making the right choices on an endless road of branching paths. Which goals should you prioritize, and which ones should you set aside? Which potential customers should you target, and which ones should you ignore? The same goes for techn...

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11 Holiday Gift Ideas for Employees 11 HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR EMPLOYEES

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Dec 06, 2018

When it comes to gifts, it’s the thought that counts. That’s why it’s important to be deliberate when deciding between employee holiday gift ideas. In today’s ultra-competitive job market, you need every employer branding advantage you can get in order to recruit and retain t...

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How to Determine the Right Employee Compensation HOW TO DETERMINE THE RIGHT EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION

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Dec 05, 2018

There are several strategies on how to determine the right employee compensation structure and packages for small and mid-size businesses. How much should you offer? What’s fair? Here’s the breakdown. New Hires In a small to medium-size business new hire compensation is usually determine...

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How to deal with a difficult performance review HOW TO DEAL WITH A DIFFICULT PERFORMANCE REVIEW

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Dec 05, 2018

No-one likes having to give an employee difficult feedback, but there are times when issues just can’t be ignored. If performance has dipped, serious mistakes are being made or there are problems around attitude and behaviour, its important to tackle it head on. If people don’t get feedb...

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Future of Learning: Trends in Educational and Organizational Learning FUTURE OF LEARNING: TRENDS IN EDUCATIONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING

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Dec 05, 2018

The nature of work is changing faster than ever before. The digital transformation is impacting people in all industries. New jobs are appearing and at the same time, jobs are disappearing because technology is advancing and business models are changing to adapt to the digital transformation. The di...

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Career Planning: The Company CAREER PLANNING: THE COMPANY'S ROLE IN CREATING EMPLOYEE SUCCESS

blog article

Dec 05, 2018

Have you helped someone plan their career today? There's no time like the present. Here's why: In a perfect world, we want employees to enjoy their chosen career. If they do, then it can translate to engagement, which ultimately has a positive impact on the business. Career planning is ...

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HR Management Software CakeHR is a FrontRunner on SoftwareAdvice for HRIS Software HR MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE CAKEHR IS A FRONTRUNNER ON SOFTWAREADVICE FOR HRIS SOFTWARE

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Dec 05, 2018

HR management software CakeHR has been chosen as a FrontRunner for HRIS management this 2018! We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who made this possible. Software Advice­TM is one of the world’s leading online service that helps businesses find the right software for their n...

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5 Employee Wellness Programs to Consider for 2019 5 EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAMS TO CONSIDER FOR 2019

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Dec 04, 2018

Businesses of all sizes are thinking of ways to make 2019 healthier and happier for everyone. What better time than the New Year to add or improve employee wellness programs? Numerous studies indicate that healthy employees are happy employees and vice versa. When your employees aren’t feeling...

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How to Create a Paperless HR Department HOW TO CREATE A PAPERLESS HR DEPARTMENT

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Dec 04, 2018

If there were an award for the company department that uses the most paper, it would likely to go to Human Resources. All the forms, handbooks, onboarding materials, memos, and hiring checklists can jam enough printers to make you want to retire early. The other option, of course, is to go paperless...

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4 Ways to Keep Employees Happy and Productive 4 WAYS TO KEEP EMPLOYEES HAPPY AND PRODUCTIVE

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Dec 04, 2018

Employers must be able to motivate their employees, ensuring that their employees are happy and productive. One study found that happy employees are 20% more productive than unhappy employees. Based off of this statistic alone, it’s important for employers to keep their employees happy. Work-l...

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A New Approach towards Candidate Experience A NEW APPROACH TOWARDS CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE

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Dec 04, 2018

In my recent posts, I talked about how leading companies are simplifying their job application process to promote a positive candidate experience. However, candidates are expecting a bit more than the traditional practice of resume submission for a job opening. 33% of job seekers want an automated e...

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How Tech Trends Made Life Easier For HR Professionals HOW TECH TRENDS MADE LIFE EASIER FOR HR PROFESSIONALS

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Dec 04, 2018

HR, as a profession has seen a lot of changes in the last few decades. The names kept on changing and so did the roles of HR people. Administration, labor welfare, personnel management, human resource management, people development, call it by the name you want, HR remains the backbone of every orga...

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What’s keeping HR awake at night WHAT’S KEEPING HR AWAKE AT NIGHT

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Dec 04, 2018

As a HR software brand, it would be easy to become blinkered by the industry’s technology-related topics only. But given businesses seek automation to improve their efficiencies, tackle challenges and help teams work smarter it would be short-sighted to not look at the wider challenges of the ...

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3 Ways to Revamp Your Hiring Process in 2019 3 WAYS TO REVAMP YOUR HIRING PROCESS IN 2019

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Dec 03, 2018

With the end of the year approaching, hiring managers and talent acquisition teams are in a crunch to utilize the remainder of their annual budget. After all – you use it, or you lose it! What better way to spend the last of your budget than on investments to improve your hiring processes in t...

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Your 2019 HR Calendar YOUR 2019 HR CALENDAR

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Dec 03, 2018

Mark your calendars, HR: it’s time to pop open the champagne and ring in 2019 without dropping the ball. Ahead of the new year, we’ve launched our free 2019 HR Calendar. From special occasions like “National Coffee Day” to important compliance deadlines, the calendar features...

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Staff Retention in the Public Sector STAFF RETENTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

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Dec 03, 2018

Staff retention is currently a hot topic across all talent management sectors. However, rarely is the issue as pertinent as it is in the NHS. With 33,000 nurses leaving last year, reports have gone as far as to say the NHS is ‘haemorrhaging’ staff, and experts have called it a ‘nat...

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Employee Engagement: Looking at the Root Challenges EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: LOOKING AT THE ROOT CHALLENGES

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Dec 03, 2018

In parts two and three, we introduced two different models of employee engagement – the second model was significantly more detailed, but both models had one thing in common: they both presented employee engagement as an equation, meaning it cannot be a standalone issue. For instance, in ...

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Cloud HR Software is Now Changing the Workplace CLOUD HR SOFTWARE IS NOW CHANGING THE WORKPLACE

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Dec 02, 2018

Today, the Human Resources is no longer confined in the back-office attending to piles after piles of paperwork. Thanks to the Internet and modern technology, the HR was completely transformed into a tech-savvy department that takes advantage of cloud-based software to hire, manage time-offs and con...

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TOP RECRUITING TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2019 TOP RECRUITING TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2019

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Nov 30, 2018

Why do you think it might be vital for you to watch out for the recruitment trends of  2019? Is it because your job is to hire or it is because you are looking out for a new job shift? Whatever the reason might be these trends are sure to create a buzz in the recruitment industry in the years t...

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Everyone benefits: Ethical employee perks EVERYONE BENEFITS: ETHICAL EMPLOYEE PERKS

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Nov 30, 2018

HR forums are awash with talk of how a growing base of employees – in particular younger people – value working for an organisation that has a strong sense of purpose and ethics, and how employers must pay heed to this if they hope to attract and retain top talent. Yet the desire among e...

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Building Relationships at Work: A Key in Lowering Turnover Rates BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS AT WORK: A KEY IN LOWERING TURNOVER RATES

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Nov 29, 2018

Strong work relationships help companies reach goals and keep employees happy. But how can businesses encourage building relationships at work? You can start with these three simple questions. Why is building relationships at work beneficial? It’s a no-brainer that working with people you like...

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InterContinental Hotels Group: Helping our hiring managers hire INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP: HELPING OUR HIRING MANAGERS HIRE

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Nov 29, 2018

HR Grapevine recently met with Siobhan Thomas, Global Talent Acquisition Director at IHG, to discuss the strategic decisions the company has made in the last 12 months, notably managing change around their applicant tracking system and how this has affected their ability to attract talent.

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Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid And Foster A Great Company Culture COMMON HIRING MISTAKES TO AVOID AND FOSTER A GREAT COMPANY CULTURE

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Nov 28, 2018

Building a strong, inclusive company culture is all about finding the right people to come together and be a team. It can be challenging for HR professionals and hiring managers to assess whether or not someone will be a good fit, not only for the role but also with the other employees. Hiring the w...

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Top 6 HR Trends For 2019 TOP 6 HR TRENDS FOR 2019

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Nov 28, 2018

In the past, HR department has focused mainly on automation of processes and integrated solutions. With the changing dynamics at workplace, the emphasis is now more on improving Employee Experience (EX) and keeping the workforce motivated and satisfied. Higher productivity, better workforce engageme...

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Questions to Ask Your Benefits Partners After Open Enrollment QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR BENEFITS PARTNERS AFTER OPEN ENROLLMENT

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Nov 27, 2018

Another open enrollment season is winding down. Before this year fades too far into the past, turn to your benefits partners to help you take stock of how open enrollment went. Benefits partners provide critical, strategic support to your HR teams communicating with employees, rolling out new techno...

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How to Ask the Right Employee Survey Questions HOW TO ASK THE RIGHT EMPLOYEE SURVEY QUESTIONS

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Nov 27, 2018

Nebulous. Impossible to measure. Hard to influence. These are a few ways some employers think about managing employee engagement. But it shouldn’t be this way. An engaged workforce is consistently linked to profit, customer satisfaction and employee retention rates. In fact, Gallup reports tha...

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Step Up Your Game with Real-Time Recruiting Analytics Dashboard STEP UP YOUR GAME WITH REAL-TIME RECRUITING ANALYTICS DASHBOARD

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Nov 27, 2018

A recruiter’s value to an organization is measured by the number of open jobs they can fill and how quickly they can fill them. When positions go unfilled, organizations lose money – bottom line. So even while candidate engagement and quality of hire grow in importance, recruiting is sti...

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How Manufacturers Are Evolving to Recruit and Engage New Talent HOW MANUFACTURERS ARE EVOLVING TO RECRUIT AND ENGAGE NEW TALENT

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Nov 27, 2018

While smart companies of all types are investing more resources in worker engagement and development than ever, many manufacturers remain a step behind. In fact, Lisa Ryan, an employee engagement and retention expert with a background in the manufacturing and welding industries, says she still encou...

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IT recruiting: Why you should involve your sales representative IT RECRUITING: WHY YOU SHOULD INVOLVE YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE

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Nov 27, 2018

Recruiting for your team is exciting, as you reach out to and interview various candidates who can help improve and shape your business. However, it never hurts to have a second opinion to support your decision. When hiring for your IT department, it’s important everyone in the business has an...

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Recruitment Best Practices: 4 Expert Tips RECRUITMENT BEST PRACTICES: 4 EXPERT TIPS

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Nov 26, 2018

There are many factors at play when recruiting new candidates to join your team. It can be a challenging process to narrow the selection and ensure each qualified candidate has a fair chance. That’s why we asked our experts about recruitment best practices. Here are their four tips: 1. Limit T...

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Best Security Practices When Hiring Temps for the Payroll Department BEST SECURITY PRACTICES WHEN HIRING TEMPS FOR THE PAYROLL DEPARTMENT

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Nov 26, 2018

Hiring temps can provide businesses with myriad advantages; In addition to the costs associated with recruiting and hiring employees directly, organizations utilizing temps also have the ability to staff up or down quickly as the demands of the organization change. But what should organizations keep...

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Employee Engagement: Time to Put in the Work EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: TIME TO PUT IN THE WORK

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Nov 26, 2018

At this point, we’ve shared two different models that will help organizations optimize their workplace and their people for total employee engagement. However, even the best laid plans often go awry. That said, we’ve broken down these models of employee engagement into actionable st...

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How HR Bots are Changing the Human Resources Industry HOW HR BOTS ARE CHANGING THE HUMAN RESOURCES INDUSTRY

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Nov 25, 2018

Despite fears that machines will take over the world and kick us out, Artificial Intelligence is here to stay. Chatbots and AI are becoming household names as its technology improves. And big and small enterprises are now taking notice. In fact, in five years’ time, CEOs are looking at chatbot...

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN L&D: A CULTURE OF INNOVATION & REMODELLING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN L&D: A CULTURE OF INNOVATION & REMODELLING

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Nov 23, 2018

The world of technology is changing at an unprecedented speed, leading to extensive and fundamental transformations. Thus, change is becoming the most talked-about topic across the globe in the field of technology today. When there are so many evolutions going on across the hemisphere, why do you th...

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Encourage Employees To Take Leadership Training ENCOURAGE EMPLOYEES TO TAKE LEADERSHIP TRAINING

blog article

Nov 23, 2018

Turning your unskilled workers into the dedicated, well-trained leaders of the future is an essential step for any company trying to make it into the big leagues. Nonetheless, even the best HR managers and savviest small business owners oftentimes struggle when it comes to encouraging employees to e...

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The best HR reports to produce for your business THE BEST HR REPORTS TO PRODUCE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

blog article

Nov 23, 2018

So, you want to start producing useful insights that will help your business grow, but you don’t know what the best HR reports are, or where to start with them? I asked a few experts, and today, we’re going to be exploring some of the best HR reports that could help you take meaningful a...

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Why it WHY IT'S TIME TO HUMANISE THE WORKPLACE

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Nov 23, 2018

Mental health seems to be top of the HR agenda at the moment. This is thanks in part to the efforts of Prince William and others who have opened up about their own battles with mental health and launched initiatives to tackle the issue. Importantly, many of these initiatives focus on the nature of o...

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The Place Where Recruiters Gather THE PLACE WHERE RECRUITERS GATHER

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Nov 21, 2018

In the current age of technology, everywhere you turn, companies are offering mobile apps, smart gadgets and innumerable other ways to stay connected. That’s why it is so important for recruiters to understand that they can no longer simply rely on traditional recruiting methods to engage the ...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Focus On Employer Branding For 2019 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD FOCUS ON EMPLOYER BRANDING FOR 2019

blog article

Nov 21, 2018

I'm sure by now if you are working in recruitment you have heard of the term 'employer branding'. But what exactly does it mean? For many people, it means various things, but to simplify it, it is how your company promotes itself in a unique way to attract talent. This may be through sto...

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How to Create an Effective Onboarding Program HOW TO CREATE AN EFFECTIVE ONBOARDING PROGRAM

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Nov 21, 2018

Now more than ever, employers are examining and expanding their engagement and retention efforts in order to remain competitive in their respective industries. With approximately 60 to 70 percent of all separations being voluntary, employers are reshaping the employee lifecycle to ensure their teams...

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Making the most of performance reviews MAKING THE MOST OF PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

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Nov 21, 2018

The last quarter of the year is the time when many organisations start to plan for or even kick off – their annual round of performance reviews. It can be a challenging and frustrating time for HR. Managers often have to be pursued relentlessly to put appraisal dates in their diaries and don&r...

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How Do You Onboard New Sales Hires In A Dispersed Sales Model HOW DO YOU ONBOARD NEW SALES HIRES IN A DISPERSED SALES MODEL

blog article

Nov 21, 2018

Imagine a scenario where your team is growing. You have inside reps, you have outside reps, all over the country. Does this sound like you? Because if it does, then this article is definitely for you. Now, we all know you can't fly cohorts into HQ all the time. It starts to get expensive. You ca...

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Talent Acquisition Analytics: What it is & Why it Matters TALENT ACQUISITION ANALYTICS: WHAT IT IS & WHY IT MATTERS

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Nov 20, 2018

If you’re interested in talent acquisition analytics and why it matters, you’ve come to the right place. This blog post will explain what talent acquisition analytics is, how it can help your company make the right hiring decisions, and what you need to do in order to take full advantage...

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HR’s Guide to Pre-Boarding: 10 To-Dos Before an Employee’s First Day HR’S GUIDE TO PRE-BOARDING: 10 TO-DOS BEFORE AN EMPLOYEE’S FIRST DAY

blog article

Nov 20, 2018

Accepting a job offer can be an exciting, albeit anxiety-inducing, life event. Leaving behind a familiar role and team to dive into a new company can be overwhelming, but HR can help make the transition much smoother. Perfecting the employee experience at all stages of the employee lifecycle is...

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Addressing resistance to performance appraisals ADDRESSING RESISTANCE TO PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS

blog article

Nov 20, 2018

It is common for us in HR to be the recipients of general grumbles about performance appraisals. However, as is the case with our health, resolving the issue may require some careful diagnosis if we are to achieve a long-term solution and not simply divert or mask the symptoms. Here are some example...

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6 Ways To Show Appreciation to Employees 6 WAYS TO SHOW APPRECIATION TO EMPLOYEES

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Nov 20, 2018

What better time is there to show appreciation for your employees than during the holiday season? Thanksgiving is the perfect reminder to communicate gratitude to friends and family– but it doesn’t have to stop there. Bring that positive feedback to the office with these 6 ways to show a...

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Cultivate a Culture of Gratitude in Your Workplace CULTIVATE A CULTURE OF GRATITUDE IN YOUR WORKPLACE

blog article

Nov 19, 2018

STOP - take a moment to remember what has been the most memorable thank you that you have received?  Let me guess, you have saved a memory of this event on your personal hard-drive, kept an item, note or card and you now are also donning a smile as you remember. There is science behind the side...

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What You Need to Know Before Changing Payroll Schedules WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE CHANGING PAYROLL SCHEDULES

blog article

Nov 19, 2018

Changing payroll schedules is not trivial a trivial task; from pay periods to different types of employee schedules, there are many things to consider. Take a look at the what, when, and how of shifting payroll schedules for your business. If you’re changing from a semi-monthly payroll to...

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Encourage Employees To Take Leadership Training ENCOURAGE EMPLOYEES TO TAKE LEADERSHIP TRAINING

blog article

Nov 18, 2018

urning your unskilled workers into the dedicated, well-trained leaders of the future is an essential step for any company trying to make it into the big leagues. Nonetheless, even the best HR managers and savviest small business owners oftentimes struggle when it comes to encouraging employees to em...

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Bring Top Talent Into Your Hiring Funnel With an Applicant Tracking System BRING TOP TALENT INTO YOUR HIRING FUNNEL WITH AN APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM

blog article

Nov 16, 2018

The hiring funnel is more complex today than it used to be. Recruiting top talent requires more than running a couple of classified ads, conducting interviews and picking a candidate. When you want the best of the best, an applicant tracking system is the key to finding new hires and bringing them o...

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Glassdoor Launch New Recruitment Experience GLASSDOOR LAUNCH NEW RECRUITMENT EXPERIENCE

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Nov 16, 2018

At SocialTalent, we know that recruitment news travels fast. With the hustle and bustle of working life, it can be hard to keep track of the latest news and trends in the world of hiring. That’s why every Friday we bring you the latest innovations, breakthroughs and big news in our industry. M...

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Why communicating employee benefits is important WHY COMMUNICATING EMPLOYEE BENEFITS IS IMPORTANT

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Nov 16, 2018

enenden Health has conducted research with full-time and part-time employees, across a range of sectors and regions, to understand: the challenges of balancing work with family and caring commitments: the impacts these challenges have on employees and their employers, what employers could be doing t...

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5 ways a strategic approach to HR supports growth 5 WAYS A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO HR SUPPORTS GROWTH

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Nov 16, 2018

Despite the doom and gloom of the Brexit headlines, there are actually some encouraging trends in the wider economy. There has been sustained growth in the total business population, with increases of 2.2m (+64%) since 2000, for example¹, and the Institute of Economic Affairs has reported that ...

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How To Measure The Effectiveness Of Your Sales Onboarding Program HOW TO MEASURE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF YOUR SALES ONBOARDING PROGRAM

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Nov 16, 2018

How do you measure the effectiveness of your sales onboarding program? What are the metrics you want to show to prove that what you're doing from an onboarding and training perspective is actually having an impact on the business? You might have a long ramp time. Maybe you want to show that you&...

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Test and Track Online Corporate Compliance Training the Right Way TEST AND TRACK ONLINE CORPORATE COMPLIANCE TRAINING THE RIGHT WAY

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Nov 16, 2018

Compliance policies go a long way in establishing the reputation for your organization. It is of utmost importance that your employees adhere to compliance policies to uphold your organization’s credibility. Compliance training aims to avoid or detect breaches that could lead your organization...

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MEASURING THE IMMEASURABLE – THE REAL ROI OF HR TECHNOLOGY MEASURING THE IMMEASURABLE – THE REAL ROI OF HR TECHNOLOGY

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Nov 15, 2018

For measuring the success of any business endeavor, defined and tangible ROI is a must. But when it comes to HR Technology, measuring these results gets difficult as it is considered one of the ‘softer functions’ and the returns are majorly long-term and intangible. In fact, it is often ...

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HR Terms and Acronyms Everyone Should Know HR TERMS AND ACRONYMS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

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Nov 15, 2018

If you’re not an HR professional, becoming a walking dictionary of HR terms probably isn’t high on your priority list. HR is evolving, too and the latest HR jargon isn’t something you’re likely to pick up around the water cooler (unless your water cooler is in the BambooHR of...

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How to Calculate Your Employee Engagement ROI HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT ROI

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Nov 15, 2018

The #1 topic on the minds of CEOs and senior HR leaders is ‘culture & engagement,’ according to Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends Report. Employee engagement can be defined as proactively and passionately adding value while aligning with the company mission. Or accord...

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Risk-free implementation for your HR software RISK-FREE IMPLEMENTATION FOR YOUR HR SOFTWARE

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Nov 14, 2018

You’ve selected your HR software, now comes the task of implementing it. I’m often asked “how can I be sure to get this part right?” Part of the answer actually lies in the preparation you have done during the selection process, which will indicate your current state of readi...

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3 signs you need to invest in employee training 3 SIGNS YOU NEED TO INVEST IN EMPLOYEE TRAINING

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Nov 14, 2018

Remaining successful in today’s business environment means that you need to be agile: operate 2X faster and 2X smarter than your closest competitor.  This translates to having better teams: with more hands-on experience, shorter learning curve and higher motivation to perform. Clearly, su...

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9 Payroll Reports You Might Want to Bookmark 9 PAYROLL REPORTS YOU MIGHT WANT TO BOOKMARK

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Nov 14, 2018

If you run a business or head up payroll for an organization, you may be wondering how to streamline payroll tracking and analytics. It’s critical for companies to monitor payroll details, labor reports, tax liability, and deduction information to effectively manage cash flow. What’s the...

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Amazing Recruiting Tools Every Hiring Manager Needs AMAZING RECRUITING TOOLS EVERY HIRING MANAGER NEEDS

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Nov 13, 2018

The cost of hiring a new employee is about $4,000 and takes about 42 days (that time is a cost of its own). Yet, if you’re in charge of hiring, you don’t need anyone to tell you the costs of finding employees. You know it first hand. You’re probably shelling out money to pay for jo...

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The need for speed: 5 keys for effective eLearning THE NEED FOR SPEED: 5 KEYS FOR EFFECTIVE ELEARNING

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Nov 13, 2018

Did your description include adjectives like rapid, efficient, or speedy? If not, it probably should. To keep pace with the demands of the 21st-century workforce, training programs must do a lot more and meet those demands in the blink of an eye. A recent conversation I had with the CEO of a tech co...

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Culture is What Motivates and Retains Talented Employees CULTURE IS WHAT MOTIVATES AND RETAINS TALENTED EMPLOYEES

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Nov 12, 2018

Culture is what motivates and retains talented employees. Every decision your organization makes strengthens or weakens your culture, and a healthy workplace culture one that is fair, inclusive, high-functioning and free from harassment is a critical business asset and force multiplier. At Booz Alle...

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20 Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing a Job Candidate 20 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN INTERVIEWING A JOB CANDIDATE

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Nov 12, 2018

Here are 20 mistakes you need to avoid when interviewing a job candidate. These are common mistakes most interviewers are guilty of. However, if you want to be a good interviewer and provide a great candidate experience, you should stop doing these mistakes! How to master the skill of conducting job...

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A Step by Step Guide to Employee Appreciation A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION

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Nov 12, 2018

Officially, Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated each year on the first Friday in March. But we know that employee retention and job satisfaction improve when your workers feel the love all year long. Employee attrition and retention are major problems in just about every industry. According...

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WorkTrends: How to Manage the Modern Workforce WORKTRENDS: HOW TO MANAGE THE MODERN WORKFORCE

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Nov 09, 2018

On this episode of WorkTrends we’re thinking through a very common challenge these days: successfully managing the modern workforce. How do you stay connected with your team and give people the tools they need to be successful? We hear from Sean Jackson, a former Marine who’s on a missio...

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How to Build Employee Incentive Programs that Work HOW TO BUILD EMPLOYEE INCENTIVE PROGRAMS THAT WORK

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Nov 09, 2018

Why do your employees do what they do? It’s not an easy question to answer, sometimes not even for the employees in question. Yet understanding the many factors that motivate your employees is the first step to implementing effective employee incentive programs in your organization. At th...

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4 Employee Development Suggestions 4 EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT SUGGESTIONS

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Nov 09, 2018

In today’s fast-paced work environment, it’s more important than ever to foster employee development. Employers who encourage learning and growth among employees have high-performing, happier teams as well as lower turnover rates. Supporting employee development is shown to improve job s...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION THE IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION

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Nov 09, 2018

We live in a time where talent mobility, technology, and a changing workforce has had a significant impact on the way organizations operate. People are looking for an environment with meaningful work, a good organizational and job fit, and strong leadership. In organizations like that, employee rete...

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3 Ways LinkedIn Can Help Your Company Besides Recruiting 3 WAYS LINKEDIN CAN HELP YOUR COMPANY BESIDES RECRUITING

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Nov 08, 2018

LinkedIn has become one of the most important tools for HR department recruiters. Nearly nine in 10 recruiters use LinkedIn to source and vet candidates, over twice as many who use Facebook, a Jobvite survey found. LinkedIn provides an efficient, affordable way to find, contact, and screen qualified...

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HR in the charity sector – insight from the front line HR IN THE CHARITY SECTOR – INSIGHT FROM THE FRONT LINE

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Nov 07, 2018

Talk to HR practitioners working in the third sector, however, and a very different picture emerges. To start with, not all charities are created equal and while there may be some that are struggling to move into the 21st century, there are many others with a highly professional approach, where inno...

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How Learning Impacts Engagement and Productivity HOW LEARNING IMPACTS ENGAGEMENT AND PRODUCTIVITY

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Nov 07, 2018

As companies invest more in Learning & Development (L&D), it’s becoming increasingly important to measure and track the return on investment. That’s why Udemy for Business surveyed L&D and HR leaders to better understand how organizations are proving the ROI of learning and h...

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HR’s Role in Boosting Social Mobility HR’S ROLE IN BOOSTING SOCIAL MOBILITY

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Nov 07, 2018

In its latest social mobility report, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that the poorest pupils in the UK were more unhappy and discouraged than in any other developed country other than Turkey: fewer than one in six feel ‘resilient’, ‘satisfie...

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Can you survey employee engagement CAN YOU SURVEY EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

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Nov 06, 2018

Mentioning the phrase ‘employee engagement’ seems to bring an army of over-enthusiastic HR consultants crawling out of the woodwork. They will eagerly tell you how to increase employee engagement, and they will happily charge you an arm and a leg for the privilege. But you can only incre...

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11 Mistakes Millennials Should Avoid During Job Interviews 11 MISTAKES MILLENNIALS SHOULD AVOID DURING JOB INTERVIEWS

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Nov 05, 2018

Millennials represent a demographic cohort that are generally agreed to be born between 1983 and 1999. The generation has certain traits that make them distinct from the previous Generation X and Baby Boomers. As of 2018, millennials represent the largest generation in the Indian workforce. If you a...

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6 Steps to Successful Employee Engagement Action Planning 6 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT ACTION PLANNING

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Nov 02, 2018

Actions are more revealing of one’s true character since it’s easy to say things or make promises, but it takes effort to do things and follow through. Can’t argue that one penned by the folks at Farlex and freedictionary.com. What your organization does or doesn’t do after a...

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The 10 Steps to the Perfect Employee Experience Strategy THE 10 STEPS TO THE PERFECT EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE STRATEGY

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Nov 02, 2018

According to Kelly Keegan, Senior Director of People here at SnackNation, “Unemployment is the lowest it’s been in the last 18 years. Companies have to change their approach. When it comes to recruiting. We’re not just vetting talent anymore. We have to court talent.” That&rs...

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How blockchain will change the future of HRs and recruitment HOW BLOCKCHAIN WILL CHANGE THE FUTURE OF HRS AND RECRUITMENT

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Nov 02, 2018

Financial transactions and the contracts and proper records of them are the most important and defining structures in our economy. They govern almost everything, from interactions between nations and various other massive sectors to the establishment and verification of identities and chronicle even...

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Onboarding is Now Part of Recruiting ONBOARDING IS NOW PART OF RECRUITING

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Nov 02, 2018

Onboarding is the bridge between the handshake at the end of a successful final interview and the new hire’s first day on the job, and it’s your chance to make a good first impression on your newly hired employees. Onboarding isn’t just your workplace’s “welcome wagon,&...

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How Your Recruitment Software Impacts your Recruiting HOW YOUR RECRUITMENT SOFTWARE IMPACTS YOUR RECRUITING

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Nov 02, 2018

Scouting for and securing top talent is likely a priority for your company, but the rules of engagement have changed. For one thing, low unemployment has made HR a sellers’ market, with job candidates rather than employers in the driver’s seat. For another, finding a good fit for your or...

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The Ultimate Employee Engagement Action Plan in 6 Simple Steps THE ULTIMATE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT ACTION PLAN IN 6 SIMPLE STEPS

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Nov 02, 2018

According to Gallup research, companies that ranked the highest levels of employee engagement were 22% more profitable and 21% more productive than those that ranked the lowest levels. When employees are engaged at work, morale is higher, they’re absent less often and they’re more produc...

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Investigating the Advantages of Outsourcing Payroll INVESTIGATING THE ADVANTAGES OF OUTSOURCING PAYROLL

blog article

Nov 01, 2018

As fulfilled and engaged as your employees may be with their jobs, if they have any issues with their paychecks, it won’t take long for them to become frustrated. Some companies have dedicated payroll departments and others find it useful to outsource this process to one of many companies that...

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Building Disability Confident Recruiters BUILDING DISABILITY CONFIDENT RECRUITERS

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Nov 01, 2018

This is a guest blog from Morgan Lobb, CEO and Founder of Vercida. Recent news that the government is offering a £4.2 million fund to help get disabled people into work is indicative of a growing realisation that disabled individuals are a valuable yet untapped talent pool. However, while the ...

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Key Dates to Remember for Year-End Payroll KEY DATES TO REMEMBER FOR YEAR-END PAYROLL

blog article

Nov 01, 2018

For HR and payroll professionals, the holiday season means a whole lot more than gingerbread and mistletoe. The transition between years brings tax deadlines, ACA reporting requirements, bank holidays, and more. This year, ring in 2019 with confidence by keeping the below dates in mind. While t...

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Attract Talent and Encourage Retention with a Strategic Compensation Plan ATTRACT TALENT AND ENCOURAGE RETENTION WITH A STRATEGIC COMPENSATION PLAN

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Oct 31, 2018

How can an organization create a compensation plan that will allow it to attract, retain, and motivate the talent necessary to carry out its mission? Employee compensation is a significant portion of any business’s operating expense, but an effectively constructed compensation strategy can do ...

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How HR Programs Can Foster Employee Engagement During Tough Times HOW HR PROGRAMS CAN FOSTER EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT DURING TOUGH TIMES

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Oct 30, 2018

When your company is undergoing change, you already face plenty of challenges. One issue that might not make it to your short list of priorities is actually crucial: the need to maintain employee engagement. Organizational change efforts have a startling failure rate of 70 percent, and one major rea...

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The ultimate guide to employer branding strategy THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO EMPLOYER BRANDING STRATEGY

blog article

Oct 30, 2018

Plenty of recruitment ‘experts’ and hiring platforms talk about a better employer brand being the secret to attracting and retaining great people in an increasingly competitive hiring market. But what exactly is an ‘employer brand’? How do you know what your organisation&rsqu...

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Why it’s crucial HR has the board’s buy in WHY IT’S CRUCIAL HR HAS THE BOARD’S BUY IN

blog article

Oct 29, 2018

We’ve all heard the saying, ‘a company is only as good as its people’ and it’s true. But who is responsible for recruiting, building and maintaining a strong workforce? This lies with HR. In fact, if you look around, what do nearly all successful organisations have in common?...

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HR Basics for Startups HR BASICS FOR STARTUPS

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Oct 29, 2018

Human Resources encompasses all things relating to the recruitment, support and training of employees within a business. With little time and resources, it can be easy to put off HR responsibilities but if you ignore the HR basics in the very beginning, your business may be negatively affected. Nurt...

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7 Tactical Changes You Can Make to Scale Your High Volume Hiring 7 TACTICAL CHANGES YOU CAN MAKE TO SCALE YOUR HIGH VOLUME HIRING

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Oct 25, 2018

High-volume hiring the one-stop-shop concept of filling 250 or more open positions is a numbers game. As such, it must rely heavily on technologies that scout expansively and entice massive amounts of job candidates. The simplistic two-pronged obstacle is that the need to hire hundreds of staff does...

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How to customise learning programmes for every employee HOW TO CUSTOMISE LEARNING PROGRAMMES FOR EVERY EMPLOYEE

blog article

Oct 25, 2018

Did you know that, according to LinkedIn’s 2018 Workplace Learning Report, 94% of employees would stay at a company longer if the organisation invested in career development? Yet the same report found that employers are struggling to get people engaged with these opportunities. If this sounds ...

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Tackling the hidden HR problem of non-boarding TACKLING THE HIDDEN HR PROBLEM OF NON-BOARDING

blog article

Oct 24, 2018

Onboarding is a critical part of the hiring process. It starts the moment a job offer has been accepted and covers all of the tasks that are required to ensure they become integrated into the organisation. Contracts need to be signed, references checked, policies shared and all the administrative ar...

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What Is Strategic HR & How To Achieve It WHAT IS STRATEGIC HR & HOW TO ACHIEVE IT

blog article

Oct 23, 2018

The first step to learning any new concept is to define it. So, let’s define an important question that many organizations are now asking: what is strategic HR? what does it mean to shift from administrative HR to strategic HR? The long answer to this question would take reading 75 percent of ...

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Candidate Experience: The Importance of Developing a Strategy CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE: THE IMPORTANCE OF DEVELOPING A STRATEGY

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Oct 23, 2018

We’ve talked before about the need for organizations to have a defined candidate experience. But what does that mean? The “candidate experience” includes all of the touchpoints that a candidate experiences from the time they discover the company until they learn whether they’...

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Recruiting Technology to Watch in 2019 RECRUITING TECHNOLOGY TO WATCH IN 2019

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Oct 23, 2018

As recruiting practices continue to evolve, tech companies are pushing forward in kind, producing new and more advanced technology solutions for talent acquisition professionals. Keeping up with tech development is a challenge, but a must in the current competitive recruiting environment. Here we co...

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HR’s Role in Organizational Change HR’S ROLE IN ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

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Oct 22, 2018

Rapid development of new business technologies and breakthrough innovations have become the new normal for organizations in the 21st century. Businesses are now more frequently encountering shifts in the global economy, changes to customer populations and fierce competition from an increasingly crow...

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Boosting Employee Retention with Predictive Analytics BOOSTING EMPLOYEE RETENTION WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

blog article

Oct 22, 2018

At a recent conference I sat with a friend who is the managing director of the pharmaceutical division of one of the largest marketing research conglomerates in the world. His daily routine could not be more different from mine, the independent consultant. My friend spends a great deal of time on th...

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Employee wellness strategy - How to do it right EMPLOYEE WELLNESS STRATEGY - HOW TO DO IT RIGHT

blog article

Oct 21, 2018

Wellness programs go beyond developing the body physically. While it is good to have impressive physical stature, considering the aspects of wellness that improve your health should never be overlooked. To achieve an all-round beneficial wellness program, some crucial elements should be considered. ...

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Top HR Trends to Focus on This Busy Season TOP HR TRENDS TO FOCUS ON THIS BUSY SEASON

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Oct 18, 2018

HR is moving fast, and if you want to stay on top of the challenges and trends, there’s plenty you can do to attract, retain, and build on your talented workforce. We were recently lucky enough to talk with some of the most innovative thought-leaders in HR and shared some of their thinking on ...

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How to Become a Certified Payroll Professional HOW TO BECOME A CERTIFIED PAYROLL PROFESSIONAL

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Oct 17, 2018

Payroll isn’t for the faint of heart. Of those who are brave enough to tackle the intricacies of multistate taxation, FUTA credit reductions, and wage garnishment, only a select few earn the full endorsement of the American Payroll Association (APA). Enter the few, the proud, the certified pay...

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10 Tips To Create Employee Engagement In The Workplace 10 TIPS TO CREATE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

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Oct 17, 2018

How To Create Employee Engagement In The Workplace. This week I’m taking on one of the biggest business dilemmas of our time how to engage employees. Join me to discover the secret to employee engagement and organizational transformation! Modern business leaders face many a daily conundrum. Wh...

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The Data-Driven Approach in Recruitment THE DATA-DRIVEN APPROACH IN RECRUITMENT

blog article

Oct 17, 2018

Data is unstoppable! Data is everywhere! Before I begin to write on this topic, watch this amusing video and feel the power of data. Imagine the potential of data; you can know a person through analytics and statistics without even meeting him. That is the reason its adoption in making recruitment d...

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Developing An Effective Leadership Style To Improve Performance And Engagement In The Workplace DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP STYLE TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE AND ENGAGEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

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Oct 16, 2018

A Style Guide On Developing An Effective Leadership Style: Improve Performance And Engagement In The Workplace. With many stages in between, styles of leadership run the gamut from the ‘autocratic’, where the leader takes the decisions alone, to the ‘laissez-faire’, where dec...

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What is Workforce Diversity WHAT IS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY

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Oct 16, 2018

In recent years, this country has undergone a paradigm shift, particularly when it comes to inclusion. More and more, professionals that may have once faced discrimination are now speaking up and the smartest companies are beginning to take notice. To combat this, companies utilize workforce diversi...

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Planning for Open Enrollment Success PLANNING FOR OPEN ENROLLMENT SUCCESS

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Oct 15, 2018

Open enrollment is one of the most important times of the year for organizations; however, complex and ongoing changes to health care and retirement plans can create confusion that leads to poor choices. With proper planning, employers can develop communication strategies to help employees make the ...

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Bridging the Generational Gap between Employees BRIDGING THE GENERATIONAL GAP BETWEEN EMPLOYEES

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Oct 15, 2018

“Most of the people in IT are younger hired out of college, or after just a few years of experience. As an older person with many years of experience (late 40s), the seemingly constant jokes about being old and not so sharp any longer became tiresome and not so funny to me.” Actual comme...

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Embrace a Brain-Based Approach to Management Training EMBRACE A BRAIN-BASED APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT TRAINING

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Oct 15, 2018

As CEO and President of 7th Mind Inc, Britt highlighted the story of an individual who went through one her management training programs four years ago. He has since become a VP of the company. He caught up with Britt and told her that “to this day, what I learned about emotional intelligence ...

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The changing face of recruitment & hiring in Chile THE CHANGING FACE OF RECRUITMENT & HIRING IN CHILE

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Oct 14, 2018

Although Chile is small when compared with some of its Latin American neighbours, the country now attracts around the same level of Foreign Direct Investment as Mexico, which has one of the strongest economies in the region. The country also has a high economic freedom score, which means it’s ...

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How to ensure AI benefits every HR team HOW TO ENSURE AI BENEFITS EVERY HR TEAM

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Oct 12, 2018

Artificial intelligence appears in the headlines on a daily basis, and not just in the HR sector. With the potential to revolutionise how businesses go about their daily life, it has been one of the hottest topics of 2018 – despite many people not even understanding what it is! A recent Cascad...

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Reskilling the Government Workforce for the Digital Age RESKILLING THE GOVERNMENT WORKFORCE FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

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Oct 12, 2018

Although we often think of it as a different category, the government workforce is a lot similar to the corporate workforce when it comes to the need for employees to keep themselves updated and upskilled. The stark reality that skill sets are not keeping pace with technological change has made the ...

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The strategic benefits of integrated HR systems THE STRATEGIC BENEFITS OF INTEGRATED HR SYSTEMS

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Oct 11, 2018

Although HR systems integration has been a concern for enterprise-sized companies for many years, more and more HR professionals in organisations of all sizes and shapes are waking up to the potential benefits. “Technology is in a good place now, and people are recognising that,” sa...

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Candidate Generation Phase CANDIDATE GENERATION PHASE

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Oct 10, 2018

After considering the Marketing Mix in Talent Acquisition, the next step in the recruitment process is putting together a sourcing strategy, for each role. After meeting with the hiring manager to understand the exact needs of the role, as well as its nuances. After understanding their role fully, i...

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Delegation Strategies for Leaders and Managers DELEGATION STRATEGIES FOR LEADERS AND MANAGERS

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Oct 09, 2018

Delegation is an important activity for leaders. If managers want to be successful, they must learn how to delegate effectively. Here’s the reason why: managers will never be able to move up within the organization, take an uninterrupted vacation, participate in a special project, or enjoy a d...

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What Every CHRO Needs to Know WHAT EVERY CHRO NEEDS TO KNOW

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Oct 09, 2018

The chief human resources officer (CHRO) is one of the most important employees in any company, but rarely receives the attention that the CEO, COO, or CFO receives. The object of any business is to make money by doing whatever the business does well, so it does make sense that the person heading up...

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Is a recognition gap wrecking your employee engagement IS A RECOGNITION GAP WRECKING YOUR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

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Oct 09, 2018

There’s a tendency to think that employee recognition is one-size-fits-all. But the truth is, what feels like recognition to one person may be meaningless to another. And with today’s workforce listing recognition as one of the top motivators in their job satisfaction, an employee recogn...

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5 Talent Acquisition Strategies for Highly Competitive Industries 5 TALENT ACQUISITION STRATEGIES FOR HIGHLY COMPETITIVE INDUSTRIES

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Oct 09, 2018

Regular readers of HR Bartender know that the majority of my corporate experience is in the hospitality, entertainment, and transportation industries. These industries are known for talent being a key differentiator in delivering business results. For example, all hotels have beds. And airlines have...

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How Technology Is Changing On The Job Training HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING ON THE JOB TRAINING

blog article

Oct 08, 2018

Equipping your workers with the digital skills they need to success is more important than ever, but on the job training seems more difficult than ever before. Many of today’s managers and business owners who are hoping to train their employees don’t have the know-how to succeed, and mak...

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Delivering business agility: the critical role for HR in fast-growth firms DELIVERING BUSINESS AGILITY: THE CRITICAL ROLE FOR HR IN FAST-GROWTH FIRMS

blog article

Oct 08, 2018

Organisations strive to become more agile so they can respond to change and deal with external forces as they grow. But where does HR stand in delivering an agile workforce? Andrew Whiteaker, director of the employment law team at Boyes Turner, reports on the firm’s recent research among hi-te...

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Open Enrollment: Is The Millennial Generation Informed OPEN ENROLLMENT: IS THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION INFORMED

blog article

Oct 08, 2018

With more people launching careers as freelancers, entrepreneurs, contractors, and independent workers, understanding open enrollment is more important than ever. Although a large percentage of millennial workers require or want their own insurance through the marketplace, not many millennials feel ...

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HIRING TEAMS: STOP SELLING MANAGEMENT AND START SELLING GROWTH HIRING TEAMS: STOP SELLING MANAGEMENT AND START SELLING GROWTH

blog article

Oct 07, 2018

You've finally found the ideal candidate. She has the required three to five years of experience. She has the expertise in technology that your team needs. And she's a hard worker she got her MBA at night while working full time at her last company. Now you need to convince her to join your ...

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8 Human Resources Tips for Small Business Entrepreneurs 8 HUMAN RESOURCES TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURS

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Oct 05, 2018

Your small business’ operations depend on reliable staff delivering the service customers require and expect. Many entrepreneurs understand their product and their business model inside and out but know surprisingly little about managing employees. This too often leads to chaos in the workplac...

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Can Technology Improve Diversity in Hiring CAN TECHNOLOGY IMPROVE DIVERSITY IN HIRING

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Oct 05, 2018

There's still much work to do to eliminate bias in hiring, but one thing's for sure technology will play a key role in getting there, says Jeanette Maister, a global talent acquisition leader with extensive experience in recruiting technology and hiring for diversity. Maister is the managing...

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Recruitment Strategies for Long-Term Employee Engagement RECRUITMENT STRATEGIES FOR LONG-TERM EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

blog article

Oct 04, 2018

Before your organization can develop recruitment strategies, it needs to get recruiters, HR, and leadership on the same page with this simple question. The answer is usually more complicated than simply “to hire top talent”, because recruiting affects many parts of your organization in d...

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Open Enrollment Quick Tips OPEN ENROLLMENT QUICK TIPS

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Oct 04, 2018

For many, open enrollment starts in less than a month! Here are our best open enrollment quick tips in an at-a-glance FAQ sheet for employers. What Is Open Enrollment? Open enrollment is a period during which employees can freely enroll in or change their health insurance plan or other benefits prog...

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How to Recruit, Engage, and Retain Millennial Board Members HOW TO RECRUIT, ENGAGE, AND RETAIN MILLENNIAL BOARD MEMBERS

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Oct 03, 2018

Here's a well-documented fact: in the nonprofit sector, most boards are lacking in diversity, especially when it comes to people of color and women. (We wrote about the former, and how to change it, a couple of months ago.) We also know that more diversity on a board tends to bring positive, las...

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6 Benefits You Should Know About Adaptive Learning In Corporate Training 6 BENEFITS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ADAPTIVE LEARNING IN CORPORATE TRAINING

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Oct 03, 2018

The learning industry has seen rapid advances with the introduction of newer modes of training, such as Augmented and Virtual Reality. Furthermore, we have seen a rapid growth of gamification as an important method of imparting training. Despite all these innovations, L&D professionals or learni...

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How Technology Helps HR Spend Less Time on Paper and More Time on People HOW TECHNOLOGY HELPS HR SPEND LESS TIME ON PAPER AND MORE TIME ON PEOPLE

blog article

Oct 03, 2018

There are very few career paths as multifaceted as human resources. HR professionals need insight into human behavior, legal acumen and a proficiency for numbers and data. They need to be strategists, consultants and people developers. They need to be visionaries while at the same time rolling up th...

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How outsourcing has changed the HR department: the pros and cons HOW OUTSOURCING HAS CHANGED THE HR DEPARTMENT: THE PROS AND CONS

blog article

Oct 03, 2018

In his column in the New York Times, business writer and reporter Phyllis Korkki asked a rather odd question: Whatever happened to the human resources department? It was once hard to imagine an organisation without its own in-house HR department. Human resources was one of the core functions that no...

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HR’s Opportunity in Disguise: 3 Elements of Rapid Talent Allocation HR’S OPPORTUNITY IN DISGUISE: 3 ELEMENTS OF RAPID TALENT ALLOCATION

blog article

Oct 02, 2018

Rapid talent allocation could be HR’s ticket to the proverbial “seat at the table.”  According to a recent McKinsey & Company survey, being fast or very fast at moving talent among strategic projects is linked most closely with talent management effectiveness. Organization...

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7 EASY TIPS FOR HARD CONVERSATIONS ABOUT AN EMPLOYEE’S PERFORMANCE 7 EASY TIPS FOR HARD CONVERSATIONS ABOUT AN EMPLOYEE’S PERFORMANCE

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Oct 02, 2018

One of a manager’s more unpleasant tasks is speaking with an employee when his or her job performance may not be up to par. It’s never an easy conversation. We’ve all been on that receiving end; the news that follows is never good. Part of that is because the sentence immediat...

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The Future of Hiring THE FUTURE OF HIRING

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Oct 02, 2018

Hiring in today’s time is very much different from the one it used to be a few decades ago. The hiring process is in a constant state of change. The days for the resumes just being ‘a piece of paper’ and sending them out through post are now over for job seekers. Resumes are now a ...

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How is Artificial Intelligence Reshaping the HR Function at Startups HOW IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE RESHAPING THE HR FUNCTION AT STARTUPS

blog article

Oct 01, 2018

Artificial intelligence is among the hottest topics in the world of technology. It has the power to scare us and the power to transform us. So, what will its role be in shaping human resources? The world of HR has changed quite a bit in recent years. A huge reason for this change has been the introd...

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Improving Document Management for HR IMPROVING DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT FOR HR

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Oct 01, 2018

Behind every HR department are tons of documents, and the management of that information isn’t always straightforward. Some companies use a human resources information system (HRIS) to handle employee-related forms, processes and procedures which is great. But still, gaps remain in paper files...

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25 Hiring Managers & HR Pros Reveal the Biggest Trends in Human Resources & Hiring/Staffing for 2018 & Beyond 25 HIRING MANAGERS & HR PROS REVEAL THE BIGGEST TRENDS IN HUMAN RESOURCES & HIRING/STAFFING FOR 2018 & BEYOND

blog article

Oct 01, 2018

Like most industries, the human resources industry is undergoing a transformation, driven in part by advancements in technology. HR teams increasingly rely on technology tools and embrace other changes in order to maximize the efficiency of their hiring processes and source top candidates while acco...

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The Ultimate Guide to Employee Offboarding: Exit Checklist, Interview Qs and Timeline THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO EMPLOYEE OFFBOARDING: EXIT CHECKLIST, INTERVIEW QS AND TIMELINE

blog article

Sep 28, 2018

There are countless benefits to a thorough new hire orientation from employee retention and loyalty to boosted morale and productivity. But what about the employee offboarding process? Why should that matter? Believe it or not, an employee’s last days at a company can be just as crucial as the...

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The Aging Workforce and What it Means for Employers THE AGING WORKFORCE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR EMPLOYERS

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Sep 28, 2018

Demographic changes in the workforce are having a profound impact on employers as the number of workers ages 55 and older continues to grow. However, Pew research states that next year (2019), Millennials will, for the first time, outnumber Baby boomers in the USA  (73 million to 72 million). B...

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What You Need to Ensure Successful Employee Onboarding WHAT YOU NEED TO ENSURE SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEE ONBOARDING

blog article

Sep 27, 2018

Organizations have become increasingly aware of the need to implement an effective onboarding program. Around one-third of employees quit within the first six months of a new job, and the same percentage knew within the first week of the job whether they would be with the company in the long term. T...

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Compensating the Workforce of 2020: 7 Ways to Adapt Your Strategy COMPENSATING THE WORKFORCE OF 2020: 7 WAYS TO ADAPT YOUR STRATEGY

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Sep 27, 2018

As we’re on the cusp of entering the next decade the 2020s many in the HR community are concerned about retaining talent, hiring good people without overpaying, and ensuring that newly-trained employees aren’t quitting within their first few months. HR leaders recognize that workforce de...

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Process every step of your payroll accurately with greytHR Tasks and Checklists PROCESS EVERY STEP OF YOUR PAYROLL ACCURATELY WITH GREYTHR TASKS AND CHECKLISTS

blog article

Sep 27, 2018

With Payroll cycle around the corner for this month, the payroll stress would have already started bothering most of you. Since payroll is a complex and yet an unavoidable part of conducting business, it is worrying that whenever there is a delay in salary, or prone to errors, it might spoil the rel...

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USING CULTURE CHANGE TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN TALENTED EMPLOYEES USING CULTURE CHANGE TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN TALENTED EMPLOYEES

blog article

Sep 27, 2018

Employee engagement has become a major initiative in organizations attempting to improve their performance. It makes sense: Engaged employees are committed and more likely to volunteer their energy toward organizational goals. How to create this energy is not as clear. We believe the key to engageme...

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HR Outsourcing HR OUTSOURCING

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Sep 26, 2018

HR outsourcing is a set of human resources with other administrations and groups. It is a process in which the human resources sub-contract their operational activity with outer resources. It makes the needs of organization steady and acknowledges them by manipulating work activities. In HR out...

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Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers BEST PRACTICES FOR MANAGING REMOTE WORKERS

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Sep 26, 2018

You know that cousin you haven’t spoken to in years? It’s not because you don’t like her you just moved away from each other and lost touch. A month without contact turns into six months, then a year, and soon you realize you have no clue what she’s been up to. Fortunately, n...

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3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CAMPUS RECRUITING STRATEGY 3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CAMPUS RECRUITING STRATEGY

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Sep 25, 2018

The back to school season is an apt time to reflect on the spring campus recruiting cycle, even as we prepare for fall recruiting ahead. While recruiter team bandwidth continues to shrink, the college applicant pool in the U.S. continues to grow, putting mounting pressure on recruiters to act quickl...

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Focus on Manatee: Collaborative commitment to workforce development is strong in our area FOCUS ON MANATEE: COLLABORATIVE COMMITMENT TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT IS STRONG IN OUR AREA

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Sep 21, 2018

Last month, CareerSource Suncoast had the pleasure of hosting 40 business leaders to discuss what affects us all the most: recruitment, training and retention of the workforce. Specifically, the importance of a buy-in from all involved, which means encouraging everyone in the community (from residen...

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How To Build Your Employer Brand And Attract The Top Talent HOW TO BUILD YOUR EMPLOYER BRAND AND ATTRACT THE TOP TALENT

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Sep 18, 2018

A company is no stronger than the people who work for it. It’s as simple as that. As a result, to make sure your business succeeds, you need to do everything you can to both attract and retain the top talent. In today’s candidate-driven market, top talent is in high demand. Employers are...

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How Learning Your Management Style Can Transform Your Career HOW LEARNING YOUR MANAGEMENT STYLE CAN TRANSFORM YOUR CAREER

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Sep 18, 2018

Whatever your management style, and whatever it says about how you lead others, it’s something you should know if you want to be successful long-term. If you have no idea what your management style is (or even how to get one), you’re probably not alone: according to West Monroe Partners,...

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Recruitment Marketing - Content is still King and Your Employees are still your Best Recruiters RECRUITMENT MARKETING - CONTENT IS STILL KING AND YOUR EMPLOYEES ARE STILL YOUR BEST RECRUITERS

blog article

Sep 18, 2018

Last week I had the great fortune to attend the 2018 HR Technology Conference & Exposition as a member of the HR Tech Insiders blogger team. As the unemployment rate in the U.S. currently sits at 3.9 percent, I decided to attend the session “Real-Life Recruitment Marketing: A Guide to Attr...

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Augmenting HR Capabilities with AI AUGMENTING HR CAPABILITIES WITH AI

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Sep 18, 2018

The use of AI and other such technologies is advancing rapidly and robustly changing the aspects related to the work and the way in which the work relations are organized. Not only does AI have the capacity to render more time, potential, functionalities, and capabilities for successful People Analy...

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How HR has changed since the 80s HOW HR HAS CHANGED SINCE THE 80S

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Sep 14, 2018

While the 80s doesn’t seem like a long time ago, a lot has changed in the world and HR, in particular, has seen some huge leaps both in practices and the place it has in a company. So, we thought it’d be worth a little trip in the DeLorean to see what’s changed over the past 30 yea...

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Easy ways to improve recruitment EASY WAYS TO IMPROVE RECRUITMENT

blog article

Sep 13, 2018

Scrolling endlessly through online job boards, spending hours writing cover letters and CVs, tailoring them to each individual job spec and then spell checking again and again. It’s an exhausting process, so it’s only fair that companies acknowledge the hard work the applicant puts in, r...

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Best tactics for retaining job hoppers BEST TACTICS FOR RETAINING JOB HOPPERS

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Sep 11, 2018

Nowadays, a normal work environment is extremely dynamic. The days of lifelong employees have certainly passed. You rarely get to see people working in the same place for more than a couple of years because high-profile careers can be forged in a series of workplaces. For millennials, job hopping is...

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The Employee Experience Includes Technology THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE INCLUDES TECHNOLOGY

blog article

Sep 11, 2018

We’ve probably all heard the comment that technology is just a tool, meaning it’s a device used to carry out a particular function. Totally makes sense. We use technology to communicate, make purchases, learn new things, etc. So, technology is a tool. But is it possible that it’s m...

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How to simplify and save time on payroll HOW TO SIMPLIFY AND SAVE TIME ON PAYROLL

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Sep 10, 2018

Payroll is one of a company’s most important activities, but for many, the process is still fraught with inefficiencies. Here, some tips to help you regain control of your day, cut down on errors, and spend more of your time being strategic at work. There’s a lot of background work and w...

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Everything HR Needs to Know About Blockchain EVERYTHING HR NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN

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Sep 09, 2018

One of the somewhat newer technology-related topics to surface is blockchain. When it first came out, I must admit that I didn’t see it having much of an HR component. So, I started paying attention…but at a distance. Well, I was wrong. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) h...

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HOW TO GET LEADERSHIP BUY-IN TO YOUR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY HOW TO GET LEADERSHIP BUY-IN TO YOUR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY

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Sep 06, 2018

The concept of employee engagement has evolved into a key area of focus for employers. A solid engagement strategy has been proven to be an effective method for improving both company culture and productivity. After designing an employee engagement strategy, the first step to deploying it is to intr...

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HR Everywhere: The Case for Engaging Mobile Experiences HR EVERYWHERE: THE CASE FOR ENGAGING MOBILE EXPERIENCES

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Sep 05, 2018

Mobile technology has opened the door to some very impressive opportunities for business profit and growth. From real-time customer assistance and engagement to updates in the field, mobile user experiences have built a bridge of communication, connection, and data exchange that helps business leade...

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Clear communication: empowering non-native English speakers to write better CLEAR COMMUNICATION: EMPOWERING NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS TO WRITE BETTER

blog article

Sep 05, 2018

Organisations rely on written communication. Website content, scripts for live chats, customer journey drips, process documents, policy documents, terms and conditions and emails are just a few examples. For an eye-opening statistic, consider how much written communication makes up an internet minut...

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5 tips for creating a fact-based culture in HR 5 TIPS FOR CREATING A FACT-BASED CULTURE IN HR

blog article

Sep 05, 2018

One of the most interesting challenges in the field of people analytics at the moment is to create a data-driven culture in HR. If you already have a great people analytics ‘machine’ in place, with all the governance, processes, and tech, you still need HR professionals to make this mach...

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Teacher’s Day Special- Best piece of advice to HR leaders from their mentors TEACHER’S DAY SPECIAL- BEST PIECE OF ADVICE TO HR LEADERS FROM THEIR MENTORS

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Sep 05, 2018

Today this day is not restricted to school teachers but to every person who teaches you something or you have learned something from that person at some point in your life. We gain knowledge from textbooks during our school days, but the corporate world teaches us a new lesson every single day. We d...

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How do Teslasuit technologies change enterprise training HOW DO TESLASUIT TECHNOLOGIES CHANGE ENTERPRISE TRAINING

blog article

Sep 05, 2018

According to a study by Go2HR, “40% of employees who receive poor enterprise training leave their positions within the first year”. That is, personnel is forced to move due to the lack of skills training and development. That’s why companies are experiencing a shortage of skilled e...

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STRATEGIC ONBOARDING HAS BOTTOM LINE IMPACT STRATEGIC ONBOARDING HAS BOTTOM LINE IMPACT

blog article

Sep 04, 2018

Retention begins as soon as you make the offer and the candidate accepts. After a lengthy or intensive recruiting process, retention may not be top of mind. However, a study of 1,000 workers revealed 31 percent reported having quit a job within the first six months. This disrupts continuity and impa...

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Employer Compensation Expense Tax: About New York State EMPLOYER COMPENSATION EXPENSE TAX: ABOUT NEW YORK STATE'S NEW PAYROLL TAX

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Sep 04, 2018

SALT stands for State And Local Taxes. Previously, workers could deduct their state and local taxes when filing their federal returns. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 limits that deduction for individuals to $10,000 per year. If you are in a state with high tax rates, you can see how this would si...

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Recruiters Are The New Programmers RECRUITERS ARE THE NEW PROGRAMMERS

blog article

Sep 04, 2018

With technology advancements and the explosion of data, programmers are shifting from writing code for known outcomes to building contextual and self-learning capabilities that can solve for the methodology to get to an outcome. Similarly, we predict that using modern AI-based technology, the role o...

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10 Ways to Hire the Right Person at Your Organization 10 WAYS TO HIRE THE RIGHT PERSON AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

blog article

Sep 04, 2018

Hiring a new member to your team or business is a significant decision. When you get it right, the benefits are enormous. But when you get it wrong, you will often have to live with the consequences for a long time. It’s no wonder, then, that interviewing skills are the 10th hottest soft skill...

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Latest techniques to help improve staff training LATEST TECHNIQUES TO HELP IMPROVE STAFF TRAINING

blog article

Sep 04, 2018

Technology is making seismic changes not only to the way we work but also the way we learn in the workplace. Staff training used to be a world dominated by in-class sessions and stale PowerPoint presentations, but now all that is changing. As employees’ working practices become more flexible, ...

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Future of Work and HR Analytics FUTURE OF WORK AND HR ANALYTICS

blog article

Sep 03, 2018

The future HR organization will be a digital disrupter with employee experience at the core, an agile & networked organization builder, and an HR analytics evangelist to enable business to prosper during the time of change in the future. Fourth Industrial revolution is disrupting the workplace a...

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The Role of AI & Automation in Talent Acquisition THE ROLE OF AI & AUTOMATION IN TALENT ACQUISITION

blog article

Sep 01, 2018

Much is being made of the ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to significantly transform Human Resources. But, contrary to many fears, this doesn’t mean removing the ‘human’ aspect of human resources. Quite the opposite. Currently, there’s a reluctance from companies to a...

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5 Components for a Remarkable End-to-End Candidate Experience 5 COMPONENTS FOR A REMARKABLE END-TO-END CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE

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Aug 31, 2018

Every interaction with an individual contributes to their opinion of your company. This includes the social media posts they read, the promotional emails they receive and the conversations with past and present employees they have. With each interaction having so much power behind it, the way your c...

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Stop Slinging Spaghetti at Employee Engagement STOP SLINGING SPAGHETTI AT EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

blog article

Aug 31, 2018

The last thing you need to read right now is a typical blog post about employee engagement because nothing “typical” will have a real impact. It never has, which explains why engagement continues to hover stubbornly around 30 percent. You’d think that with all the time, energy, and...

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Progressive Performance Management: Why Your Employee Compensation Strategy Is Holding You Back PROGRESSIVE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: WHY YOUR EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION STRATEGY IS HOLDING YOU BACK

blog article

Aug 28, 2018

The Annual Performance Review is Dead! Or is it? One of the main issues that HR leaders face when considering a progressive performance management program is how to revamp their employee compensation strategy. Is it possible to ditch ratings and stack rankings and still determine whether people are ...

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Best practices for promoting employee wellness BEST PRACTICES FOR PROMOTING EMPLOYEE WELLNESS

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Aug 28, 2018

Employee wellness has taken on a greater importance in the workplace over the past decade. Workers want to feel like their organizations are committed to them beyond measuring their productivity and contributions to the bottom line. They want a tangible connection between themselves and the company,...

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The Benefits of Internal Recruiting THE BENEFITS OF INTERNAL RECRUITING

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Aug 28, 2018

Hiring for a new or recently opened position can be a complicated and stressful process. A lot of effort goes into attracting, vetting, interviewing, and ultimately securing a candidate for the job. Even after all that, sometimes you end up with a candidate who isn’t a good fit, and the proces...

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Hiring Customers: Should You or Shouldn’t You HIRING CUSTOMERS: SHOULD YOU OR SHOULDN’T YOU

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Aug 27, 2018

As companies face the challenge of filling open positions, many are turning to unusual sources for candidates including their own customers. Though sourcing from clients is not an everyday occurrence, it is "definitely something I see every few weeks or once a month," said Tim Gates, senio...

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One of the ultimate paradoxes of the hiring process ONE OF THE ULTIMATE PARADOXES OF THE HIRING PROCESS

blog article

Aug 27, 2018

When I was finishing grad school in May 2014 and started going on a bunch of interviews with companies of about 250 employees all the way up to places like Microsoft, Nestle, and 3M, I started following a specific bouncing ball in my head that I’m still following. Come along for a second and s...

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The Real Costs of Payroll Errors THE REAL COSTS OF PAYROLL ERRORS

blog article

Aug 27, 2018

Payroll is often the largest expense for a company. Payroll can get even pricier when errors are made. The following are a few ways that payroll errors can cost your company. Every single error made must be corrected when it comes to payroll. Records must be accurate, the IRS must know exactly what ...

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Who can qualify to be an HR Manager WHO CAN QUALIFY TO BE AN HR MANAGER

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Aug 24, 2018

In our current modern materialistic world, where everything can be bought and sold and human lives are measured in a weigh alongside mere capital, it is quite hard to discover individual of gold heart, who desire nothing but the service of humanity. However rest assured; the search shall not be in v...

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4 Moments That Changed HR Forever 4 MOMENTS THAT CHANGED HR FOREVER

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Aug 22, 2018

Think you know your history? Over the last 150 years, the emergence of new technologies, business philosophies, and political movements have all played a part in shaping the HR profession as we know it today. In Namely’s newest ebook, The History of HR, we dive into the full scope of that evol...

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How To Increase Employee NPS HOW TO INCREASE EMPLOYEE NPS

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Aug 22, 2018

When presenting to your board, leadership team, or even workforce, it’s helpful to have one datapoint to sum up the overall sentiment of the company.. Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) is an extremely helpful metric on overall employee engagement, but in order to drive it up, you need to know...

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4 Must-have traits of successful HR managers 4 MUST-HAVE TRAITS OF SUCCESSFUL HR MANAGERS

blog article

Aug 22, 2018

An HR manager’s role in the success of any business cannot be understated. They are responsible for building and recruiting a capable and innovative workforce and creating a company culture that encourages success and satisfaction, all while navigating the tricky interpersonal relationships an...

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10 Reasons Why Mobile HR is Everything 10 REASONS WHY MOBILE HR IS EVERYTHING

blog article

Aug 21, 2018

From forgetting your documents at an important meeting to wasting time and money on outdated printing tasks, manual HR is both frustrating and inefficient. If you’re ready for something more cutting-edge, mobile HR is the way of the future. Here are the top ten reasons you’ll want to mak...

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4 KPIs to Track Your Employee Engagement 4 KPIS TO TRACK YOUR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

blog article

Aug 21, 2018

The time has come to start thinking about employee engagement as a measure of organizational success that is as important as growth and revenue. In today’s hyper competitive and connected world, true employee engagement may just be the differentiator between businesses that succeed and those t...

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How Organizations Choose HR Software HOW ORGANIZATIONS CHOOSE HR SOFTWARE

blog article

Aug 21, 2018

HR software is changing the world. Recently, the market for HR management software was valued at a staggering $14 billion. But while many organizations recognize the potential of HR software, deciding which solution works best is a more intensive process. SelectHub, a technology selection and market...

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10 Ideas to Enhance the Employee Experience 10 IDEAS TO ENHANCE THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

blog article

Aug 21, 2018

The employee experience, otherwise known as EX, is a hot topic right now in the corporate world, but what is it? The employee experience is the summation of the events an employee experiences throughout his or her career lifecycle with an organization. From the very first phone screen to the exit in...

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3 Dos and Don’ts of People Management 3 DOS AND DON’TS OF PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

blog article

Aug 20, 2018

Just last week, The Predictive Index published its 2018 People Management Survey. The survey was held among more than 5000 people across various industries and holds some very interesting findings not just for managers but for HR too. In this article, we’ll highlight some of the findings from ...

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Driving Engagement and Results with Performance Management DRIVING ENGAGEMENT AND RESULTS WITH PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

blog article

Aug 20, 2018

This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and Trish are joined by Michael Heller or iRevu, an HR technology provider of performance and goal management solutions to talk about how performance management is evolving, how organizations are making the transition from the traditional annual performance...

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3 Tips for Building a Great Employee Experience 3 TIPS FOR BUILDING A GREAT EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

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Aug 17, 2018

From creating an enriching culture to performing essential daily tasks, employees are the backbone of any successful company. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that your employees feel and perform their best each day. Here’s how to create an employee experience that boosts ...

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Top 4 Strategies for Training and Developing Your Remote Workforce TOP 4 STRATEGIES FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPING YOUR REMOTE WORKFORCE

blog article

Aug 17, 2018

Today’s workforce is remote and it tends to be the hardest to develop and train due to the lack of personal interactions as face-to-face communication is not always possible. I think we can both agree that having well-trained employees is vital to operating a successful business. Leaders like ...

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

blog article

Aug 17, 2018

This guide is about a powerful idea one that's well known by only some of the elite managers of the world. The funny thing is it's not top-secret information at all. People have researched, written, and spoken about employee engagement for years. And the top managers have practiced and refin...

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MINIMIZE EMPLOYEE CONFUSION AT OPEN ENROLLMENT IN 3 STEPS MINIMIZE EMPLOYEE CONFUSION AT OPEN ENROLLMENT IN 3 STEPS

blog article

Aug 16, 2018

You know how much your organization invests in your employees’ benefits but chances are, your employees don’t. Communicating the value of the employee benefits you offer is a key component of attracting top talent, and it shouldn’t end once new hires finish onboarding. In fact, rem...

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Employee Experience —The Next Competitive Frontier EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE —THE NEXT COMPETITIVE FRONTIER

blog article

Aug 16, 2018

In recent years, much focus has been given to Customer Experience (CX). But with the dust settling on CX as increasing numbers of businesses now understand the importance of adopting it as a strategic and even imperative initiative, it’s little wonder why Employee Experience (EX) is the next c...

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5 Strategies To Drive Employee Engagement 5 STRATEGIES TO DRIVE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

blog article

Aug 16, 2018

Employee engagement can be a tough code to crack. With employees differing in age, tenure, and experience, it can be hard to know what programs and perks your office needs. Luckily, there’s no shortage of employee engagement strategies and no one knows your company as well as you. Here are fiv...

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Work flow – One of the ‘Big Five Benefits’ of using an HR system WORK FLOW – ONE OF THE ‘BIG FIVE BENEFITS’ OF USING AN HR SYSTEM

blog article

Aug 14, 2018

One of the things I’ll never understand is why many organisations create an obstacle course for hiring managers when there’s a need to recruit a replacement employee. Typically, a requisition is raised, passed to the next manager up the food chain, then to the Finance head, then to HR an...

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5 Ways to Onboard New Employees to Your Company’s Culture 5 WAYS TO ONBOARD NEW EMPLOYEES TO YOUR COMPANY’S CULTURE

blog article

Aug 14, 2018

Being the new hire in the office, much like being the new kid on the block, isn’t easy. Put yourself in their shoes and empathize with the stress of walking into a new environment where everyone already knows each other and shares a common bond. Simple tasks like finding the restroom or coffee...

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Real-Time Recognition and Feedback: The Key to Driving Sustainable Engagement REAL-TIME RECOGNITION AND FEEDBACK: THE KEY TO DRIVING SUSTAINABLE ENGAGEMENT

blog article

Aug 14, 2018

A recent study revealed that 87 percent of employers surveyed rank improving retention as a key priority for their business. If you work in management or human resource, this statistic should come as no surprise. Low unemployment rates, the transformation to a candidate-driven job market and the fie...

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Talent management: why annual HR practice won TALENT MANAGEMENT: WHY ANNUAL HR PRACTICE WON'T CUT IT IN TODAY'S REAL-TIME WORLD

blog article

Aug 14, 2018

f you’re operating your people practices annually (or even quarterly), you’re behind. The workplace is rapidly changing and if current processes aren’t changed, companies will be hard pressed to build a competitive environment to retain and inspire great talent. Important HR strate...

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How VR is being applied to training and development HOW VR IS BEING APPLIED TO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

blog article

Aug 14, 2018

By now, most of you will have heard of virtual-reality, and will have an intimate understanding of what it is. Films like the Matrix and Avatar have demonstrated what it could be like to be in a virtual world. Of course, these are movies and real Virtual Reality is not that sophisticated or believab...

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5 Processes You Can Automate with Modern Recruitment Software 5 PROCESSES YOU CAN AUTOMATE WITH MODERN RECRUITMENT SOFTWARE

blog article

Aug 13, 2018

It’s a difficult market for companies who are searching for the best candidates or specialized skills. On average, it takes a company 28 days to fill an open vacancy, with the most difficult and time consuming-challenge being finding and evaluating qualified candidates. The recent emergence of...

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How Investing in Learning and Development Helps Retain Employees HOW INVESTING IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT HELPS RETAIN EMPLOYEES

blog article

Aug 13, 2018

In today’s global and highly competitive market, business leaders are constantly challenged by inventing creative solutions to improve their services and products. Only highly-skilled, motivated and engaged top talent can successfully navigate in a fast-paced, demanding and constantly evolving...

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Employee Engagement Is a Financial Strategy EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IS A FINANCIAL STRATEGY

blog article

Aug 12, 2018

We spend a lot of time talking about creating employee engagement. The rationale being that engaged employees are highly productive. And productivity fuels the business. In creating employee engagement, we need to think about employee satisfaction. I don’t see how a dissatisfied employee becom...

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5 Inspiring Employee Engagement TEDTalks 5 INSPIRING EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT TEDTALKS

blog article

Aug 09, 2018

With so many resources available online, it’s easier than ever for HR professionals to learn and find inspiration. From podcasts to TEDTalks, there’s an overwhelming amount of content out there but it can be hard to know what’s actually worth your time. We’ve put together a l...

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July 2018 recorded highest hiring activities JULY 2018 RECORDED HIGHEST HIRING ACTIVITIES

blog article

Aug 09, 2018

After witnessing low-key growth in hiring, the month of July finally brought motivation for job seekers. According to the report RecruiteX by TimesJobs, July 2018 saw 16 percent in recruitment activities in a month-on-month analysis.  All key industries and job roles showed a major improvement ...

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Introducing Employee Satisfaction with eNPS INTRODUCING EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION WITH ENPS

blog article

Aug 09, 2018

We’re always excited to announce new updates when they happen, but in this case, we’re announcing a feature that can help you improve your workplace and be an even more critical strategic asset to your organization so we’re overjoyed. The feature we’re so pumped about is call...

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Understanding the cost of employee benefits & what it means for your company UNDERSTANDING THE COST OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS & WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR COMPANY

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Aug 09, 2018

Employee benefits may be expensive, but their value goes beyond a simple dollar amount. When sizing up job offers, prospective employees will absolutely be comparing your company’s benefits against those of your competitors. Of course you want to offer the best of the best benefits that help y...

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5 Strategies to Implementing a Successful Employee Giving Campaign 5 STRATEGIES TO IMPLEMENTING A SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEE GIVING CAMPAIGN

blog article

Aug 08, 2018

Starting your own employee giving campaign is not for the faint of heart! It may sound easy, but in truth it takes a team of people and a lot of moving parts to make it successful.  Gone are the days of just sending out pledge forms in interoffice mail and expecting people to respond.  It ...

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How to build a great employee performance review HOW TO BUILD A GREAT EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE REVIEW

blog article

Aug 07, 2018

Performance reviews are not a new idea. They have been around for decades and HR professionals and managers have developed a whole range of different opinions towards them. Maybe you think they are a necessary step in every employee’s working year or maybe you think they are archaic and should...

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20 Low to No Cost Fringe Benefits that Engage and Retain 20 LOW TO NO COST FRINGE BENEFITS THAT ENGAGE AND RETAIN

blog article

Aug 07, 2018

Offering benefits can be key to attract and retain talent in today’s tight labor market. But for small businesses, competing with the big players is tough. While on-site massages, fully stocked juice bars and nap pods may be off the table, there are a host of no-cost fringe benefits you can pr...

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What Goes In an Offer Letter from Employer to Employee WHAT GOES IN AN OFFER LETTER FROM EMPLOYER TO EMPLOYEE

blog article

Aug 02, 2018

Unless you’re a sole proprietor and determined to stay that way, every small business eventually gets to the point of needing to hire staff. If you use an offer letter you’ve received in the past, that strategy really only works if you’re still in the same industry and even then it...

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Why Employee Training Is a Good Investment WHY EMPLOYEE TRAINING IS A GOOD INVESTMENT

blog article

Aug 02, 2018

Focusing entirely on growth and disregarding the importance of properly training new hires is a recipe for disaster in any company out there, and a good leader must be very careful and responsible with how they’re assigning training to newcomers. When done right, this can be a great boost to t...

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The move from gut-based to big data-based decision making in HR THE MOVE FROM GUT-BASED TO BIG DATA-BASED DECISION MAKING IN HR

blog article

Aug 01, 2018

Traditionally, decision-making in HR was largely based on gut feeling and instinct. Hiring decisions, compensation and benefit strategies etc. were simply based on what felt right. Tea and sympathy and a touchy-feely approach, rightly or wrongly was what the HR profession was largely known for. But,...

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Company culture: how to create a more engaged, diverse and better equipped workforce COMPANY CULTURE: HOW TO CREATE A MORE ENGAGED, DIVERSE AND BETTER EQUIPPED WORKFORCE

blog article

Jul 31, 2018

Employee engagement among millennials is dropping and organisations are failing to address their concerns. Here’s what business leaders should be doing to reverse this trend. Millennials and Gen Z in the workplace are sounding the alarm, according to Deloitte’s seventh annual Millennial ...

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3 WAYS COMPENSATION POLICIES CAN CAUSE EMPLOYEE TURNOVER 3 WAYS COMPENSATION POLICIES CAN CAUSE EMPLOYEE TURNOVER

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Jul 31, 2018

Did you realize that the way your company approaches compensation policy can actually create (or reduce) employee turnover? If keeping your people is a priority in today’s tight talent market, you need to look at whether your pay practices are competitive enough to keep workers from heading fo...

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Can Continuous Performance Management Position Your Organization for Success CAN CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT POSITION YOUR ORGANIZATION FOR SUCCESS

blog article

Jul 30, 2018

Consistency is a key to achieving success, no matter what the activity. You would not work out just once or twice a year and expect to achieve your desired levels of physical fitness. Yet many organizations do something similar when trying to ensure optimal employee experience. These organizations u...

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Training and Development TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

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Jul 29, 2018

In order to ensure its competitive position in the market, a company must carry out training and developmental programs for their employees. Training and development is a very important part of an organization and has a vital role in human resource management. It is the best way to upgrade the skill...

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Strategies to Keep Your Remote Team Connected STRATEGIES TO KEEP YOUR REMOTE TEAM CONNECTED

blog article

Jul 29, 2018

Remote teams may be the way of the future, but learning to manage remote workers sometimes comes with a steep learning curve. Working remotely and managing remote teams is an entirely different experience than on-site work because of the unique challenges that are presented within a remote working e...

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What is HR Outsourcing WHAT IS HR OUTSOURCING

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Jul 28, 2018

Human resource outsourcing can be defined in a variety of ways. It is the process of sub-contracting the human resource functions to an external supplier. In can be simplified and explained as that HR outsourcing is basically an agreement between the employer and a third party which does not belong ...

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The Future of Human Resource: Artificial Intelligence Realities THE FUTURE OF HUMAN RESOURCE: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE REALITIES

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Jul 26, 2018

A tremendous number of sectors and companies have been impacted profoundly in the past years by the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. For instance, the functions of the supply chain have undergone massive changes and warehouses have been robotized to new standards. Additionally...

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How to Improve a Department HOW TO IMPROVE A DEPARTMENT

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Jul 26, 2018

When considering how to improve a department, think big. Like, really big. Because whether we’re talking about the entire human species or a single company, we find the same solution: innovators. History books are replete with stories of innovators who, through their own ingenuity, changed how...

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Organisation Charts: One of the ‘Big Five’ Benefits of using an HR system ORGANISATION CHARTS: ONE OF THE ‘BIG FIVE’ BENEFITS OF USING AN HR SYSTEM

blog article

Jul 26, 2018

I was visiting a client recently, and found she was busy on a phone call. Whilst waiting in her ante-room, I noticed her secretary frowning at her laptop and sighing. After a while, I asked her what the problem was. I had opened a floodgate. “It’s these org charts” she said “...

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The 4 People You Need To Include In Onboarding THE 4 PEOPLE YOU NEED TO INCLUDE IN ONBOARDING

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Jul 26, 2018

HR professionals know better than anyone else that first impressions matter. After all, that’s why getting employee onboarding right is so important. But between all the paperwork and red tape involved, making day one a positive experience is often easier said than done. At Namely, we try to g...

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Hiring Hack for Startups – a Lead Generation Tool HIRING HACK FOR STARTUPS – A LEAD GENERATION TOOL

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Jul 25, 2018

According to TechCrunch, the average time of hiring software engineers is now over 35 days at best. If you’re a startup or a small business, you’re most likely in the constant pursuit of the best talent and looking for faster and more efficient recruitment strategies. One of the hiring h...

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How to improve holiday management: essential absence management features for every HR system HOW TO IMPROVE HOLIDAY MANAGEMENT: ESSENTIAL ABSENCE MANAGEMENT FEATURES FOR EVERY HR SYSTEM

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Jul 24, 2018

With so many staff heading off for a well-deserved break, now is the perfect time to check how well your absence management processes are working and identify what could be improved. In an ideal world, annual leave would be booked and approved months in advance with a perfect balance between an appr...

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What HR needs to know about Google For Jobs WHAT HR NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT GOOGLE FOR JOBS

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Jul 24, 2018

Google For Jobs has finally arrived in the UK. Here’s everything that HR needs to know about this new tool for job seekers. After launching in the US last summer, Google For Jobs has finally arrived in the UK. Here is an essential guide for HR and recruitment professionals to the new job-seeki...

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Is Automation A Threat To HR’s Job Security IS AUTOMATION A THREAT TO HR’S JOB SECURITY

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Jul 24, 2018

With all the talk of artificial intelligence in the press, it’s only natural that some professionals are worried about becoming obsolete. From driverless cars to chatbots and everything in between, there’s no shortage of emerging technologies that could make businesses more efficient tha...

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Payroll Vs. HR: How the Departments Work Best Together PAYROLL VS. HR: HOW THE DEPARTMENTS WORK BEST TOGETHER

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Jul 20, 2018

Across various clients over the years, I have encountered different departmental structures. Sometimes Payroll is housed in the HR department, other times HR is housed in the Finance department along with Payroll, or both functions are separated into two completely different departments.  There...

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How To Empower Diverse Employees HOW TO EMPOWER DIVERSE EMPLOYEES

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Jul 19, 2018

Diversity and inclusion don’t stop at hiring. HR needs to be able to support the company’s talent through the full employee lifecycle. Decades ago, the boardroom looked very different. The vast majority of leadership positions were held by straight, white men. Women, people of color, rel...

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace MANAGING MILLENNIALS IN THE WORKPLACE

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Jul 19, 2018

As a millennial myself, I’ve always found the plethora of research on managing millennials in the workplace amusing. Trust me, I’m nowhere near interesting enough to warrant an entire area of study. And yet, here I am, bringing you another such article on how to handle the generation tha...

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4 Ways to Prevent Your Employees From Quitting 4 WAYS TO PREVENT YOUR EMPLOYEES FROM QUITTING

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Jul 19, 2018

When you hire a new employee, that person is already looking for a new job and at risk of quitting. That rather dire warning is offered by Dan Schawbel, research director at Future Workplace and one of Forbes’ “30 under 30” list. Schawbel cites a study by his company showing that o...

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WHY GOOD ONBOARDING LEADS TO BETTER EMPLOYEE RETENTION WHY GOOD ONBOARDING LEADS TO BETTER EMPLOYEE RETENTION

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Jul 18, 2018

The process of hiring and retaining employees is never easy. Hiring can be a rigorous, time-consuming endeavor that kicks off when a company publicizes its various job openings, and then ceases after a suitable candidate has been selected, vetted, and hired. Naturally a newly-hired employee may feel...

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How to minimise and manage workplace bullying HOW TO MINIMISE AND MANAGE WORKPLACE BULLYING

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Jul 18, 2018

In 2015 Acas warned that bullying in the workplace was growing and said businesses need to take the issue much more seriously and improve their anti-bullying policies. Unfortunately it seems workplace bullying is still an issue, and indeed our research found that nearly one in ten employees cited wo...

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Compelling Exit Interview Questions to Help Boost Retention COMPELLING EXIT INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO HELP BOOST RETENTION

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Jul 17, 2018

“Our HR rep had gotten the impression I was leaving because I was tired of the commute, but there was much more to it. Over the years my department and the firm itself had deteriorated to a point where I found I could no longer work there. So when he said, with a big smile on his face, ‘...

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How much happiness at work do your employees sacrifice HOW MUCH HAPPINESS AT WORK DO YOUR EMPLOYEES SACRIFICE

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Jul 17, 2018

It’s one of the biggest challenges in life: finding a job that you like. A lot of people are struggling with this, as we are slowly realizing that we spent about 33% of our lives working. As a professional in HR, it is quite a big challenge to mediate employees’ happiness at work. And as...

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Engaging staff in health and wellbeing ENGAGING STAFF IN HEALTH AND WELLBEING

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Jul 16, 2018

Sporting Summer: Engaging staff in health and wellbeing. A fan of sport or not, it’s impossible not to get caught up in some of the world-class sporting events taking place in the summer. With all the anticipation and renewed enthusiasm around sporting events, employers can capitalise on this ...

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Fit to Scale: Where are you taking your staffing business FIT TO SCALE: WHERE ARE YOU TAKING YOUR STAFFING BUSINESS

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Jul 16, 2018

Organizations today have an undeniable need to focus on innovation, maintain an unwavering commitment to achieving results and all this while creating a positive workplace culture. With these aspects in focus, the staffing industry has been undergoing changes and the idea, process and roadblocks wit...

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Here HERE'S HOW THE 7CS OF SOCIAL LEARNING ADD BUSINESS VALUE

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Jul 16, 2018

Social learning is not a new concept. Albert Bandura, a social learning theorist, noted that learning is a process that takes place in a social context and can occur purely through observation or direct instruction. In the digital age, social learning is taking on a new flavor. With a variety of uni...

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How to Treat Your Candidates During Recruitment HOW TO TREAT YOUR CANDIDATES DURING RECRUITMENT

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Jul 14, 2018

They are going to be the future staff and under your management, so candidates should be treated like they are already in a position to add value to your company. HR teams have become more aware of marketing strategies because of their responsibilities in ensuring that the best talents are employed ...

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Why HR needs to dig beneath the data WHY HR NEEDS TO DIG BENEATH THE DATA

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Jul 12, 2018

There’s an awful lot of talk around about people data and the key role it has to play in helping HR drive performance and understand what makes the workforce tick. Recent CIPD research, for example, has shown that organisations with a strong people analytics culture are more likely to report s...

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5 Elements for Excellent Employee Experience 5 ELEMENTS FOR EXCELLENT EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

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Jul 11, 2018

Employee Experience refers to the employee’s observations and perceptions about their employment with the company they work for. It includes their experiences and reflections during their journey as an employee. It is the place where culture, physical environment and technology collide. It is ...

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Can employees record conversations with HR CAN EMPLOYEES RECORD CONVERSATIONS WITH HR

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Jul 11, 2018

Imagine a performance review that could make or break a person’s career. Imagine a disciplinary hearing with the potential to get very hairy. Imagine a return to work interview where the person in question has been off sick for three months straight. There are lots of reasons why employees mig...

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Asking the Right Questions to Understand Employee Engagement ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS TO UNDERSTAND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

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Jul 11, 2018

Employee engagement is a term that gets thrown around a lot in HR. The question is, what does it really mean and why does it matter? If you’re hearing more about employee engagement in your office, but still wondering what it means, you’re not alone. It’s a complex topic, but our t...

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Modern leadership: why a responsive management style is the future MODERN LEADERSHIP: WHY A RESPONSIVE MANAGEMENT STYLE IS THE FUTURE

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Jul 09, 2018

In today’s ever-changing business environment, there isn’t one management style or technique that works all the time what’s required is a responsive approach to stay ahead. The world has changed. As new demands from both the market and employees come to the fore, traditional manage...

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Here’s how you can predict the job performance of a potential hire HERE’S HOW YOU CAN PREDICT THE JOB PERFORMANCE OF A POTENTIAL HIRE

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Jul 07, 2018

Hiring a candidate is crucial as you need to ensure that the employee adds value to the organization, the employee understands the needs and values of the organization and abides by them and strives for progress. Hiring a new candidate is a tedious process and can be disheartening if the employee wh...

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Employee engagement: sometimes it is the small things that make a difference EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: SOMETIMES IT IS THE SMALL THINGS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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Jul 06, 2018

Employee engagement there are lots of great resources out there on how to improve employee engagement across the organisation. But for most of us, it’s not so much the big interventions that make a difference to how we feel about work, it’s the small things - the day-to-day ‘stuff&...

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How HR can Improve Employee Wellness HOW HR CAN IMPROVE EMPLOYEE WELLNESS

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Jul 06, 2018

Employees are the greatest asset of every organization. Their wellbeing is of utmost relevance when it comes to ensuring increased productivity and operational efficiency. The office has a mix of multigenerational employees which have varied health issues and requirements. Though anyone can look aft...

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A Short Guide To Successful Online Employee Training and Development A SHORT GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL ONLINE EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

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Jul 06, 2018

In an era where businesses are finding it exceedingly difficult to improve their bottom line, there is one key factor that can make a world of difference: online employee training and development. It’s essential that employees have the knowledge, resources, and skill sets required to produce q...

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14 Essential Team Management Skills for First-Time Managers 14 ESSENTIAL TEAM MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR FIRST-TIME MANAGERS

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Jul 06, 2018

You’ve been doing great work. Leadership has recognized in you all the makings of an inspirational boss. In short, it’s definitely time to celebrate. (We’ll wait.) It’s also time to pick up some new skills. That’s right while your existing skills earned you a promotion,...

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Top 3 Benefits of Human Resource Management System TOP 3 BENEFITS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 06, 2018

Hence managing this vital component of business namely its 'Workforce' is a very important activity and it is absolutely essential that the Human Resource department of an organization functions at optimum efficiency to ensure that its workforce delivers to the best of its ability in a posit...

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How to make HR future-ready HOW TO MAKE HR FUTURE-READY

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Jul 05, 2018

We are at the verge of the fourth industrial revolution. The impact of change is far higher than we had expected. This revolution is not only transforming the industrial world, but it is having a much deeper impact on every facet of life. It is fusing the digital world with the real and making us qu...

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3 Tips For Conducting An HR Audit 3 TIPS FOR CONDUCTING AN HR AUDIT

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Jul 05, 2018

The field of human resources is changing. In our HR Redefined series, we give innovators a medium to share personal reflections, professional advice, and best practice guidance. The following has been adapted from a presentation given at HR Redefined 2018 by Kelly Gliatta of WorkWave. While we&rsquo...

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6 tips to hire best employees for your company 6 TIPS TO HIRE BEST EMPLOYEES FOR YOUR COMPANY

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Jul 05, 2018

If you are a business owner or an HR professional, you might be going through a difficult time to recruit the right candidates into your company. However, looking for the perfect candidate is not such a difficult job to do. You just need to follow some simple tips and you will be able to end up with...

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Everything You Need to Know About HR Branding EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HR BRANDING

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Jul 04, 2018

Any good business leader recognises that their workforce is the heart of their company, and they can actually act as one of their biggest advantages when it comes to beating the competition. Recruitment, and nurturing the best talent, is a crucial area for any company that wants to succeed. Your Hum...

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Improve Onboarding With a New Hire Survey IMPROVE ONBOARDING WITH A NEW HIRE SURVEY

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Jul 03, 2018

So, you’ve heard the clarion call: It’s time to improve your onboarding process. Or maybe you’ve already made some changes but want to know whether or not they’re actually making a difference. What’s next? Well, the simplest way to find out what is and isn’t worki...

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Are you working with a bad or a good recruiter? ARE YOU WORKING WITH A BAD OR A GOOD RECRUITER?

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Jul 03, 2018

A good recruiter is a professional who enjoys helping a company of any size find the right candidates across a crowded room. A bad recruiter is motivated only by the commission they are getting today, failing to bother with the long game: a good recruiter invests in getting to know your business and...

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What Our HR Team Does for You WHAT OUR HR TEAM DOES FOR YOU

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Jul 03, 2018

Running a business is a job that just never ends. The tasks needing attention continuously stack up with no finish line in sight. This is why more and more companies around the world are outsourcing their human resources needs. ModernHR understands that, and they also recognize how essential adaptin...

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5 Potential Benefits of Bringing on Under-Qualified Employees 5 POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF BRINGING ON UNDER-QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES

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Jul 02, 2018

Most people need a job and most companies need employees. This simple equation seems like a recipe for success, but it gets complicated when both sides start to put expectations on the other. It’s obvious that everyone has to start somewhere, but how can unqualified candidates gain experience ...

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3 Ways Digital HR Can Improve People Processes 3 WAYS DIGITAL HR CAN IMPROVE PEOPLE PROCESSES

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Jul 02, 2018

Making your HR efforts digital can not only make processes streamlined and attract the most qualified candidates, but it can also alleviate the huge amount of work human resource managers have to complete each day. Digitalization is directly connected to enhanced customer experience and with omnicha...

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How to Improve Talent Sourcing Process in Your Organization? HOW TO IMPROVE TALENT SOURCING PROCESS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION?

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Jul 01, 2018

Talent acquisition is a competitive landscape and therefore you need to keep building new recruitment strategies and strengthen the old ones to stay relevant. Sourcing is an indispensable part of any recruitment process and effective sourcing is essential to build a quality and qualified pool of job...

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Trends set to impact HR over the next five years TRENDS SET TO IMPACT HR OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS

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Jul 01, 2018

Deloitte Access Economics research indicates the HR workforce will see stronger growth, spurred on by significant changes in the way we work. Due to increasing disruption in the workplace, the workforce is expected to see stronger growth than the Australian labour workforce broadly. Workforces acros...

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Key Q3 Dates For HR KEY Q3 DATES FOR HR

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Jun 29, 2018

Time flies when you’re having fun! It seems like just yesterday we were ringing in the new year and now we’re headed into the second half of 2018. With the start of Q3, departments across the company will be working hard to put the pieces in place to reach their end of year goals. In HR,...

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Hiring IT Professionals? Here’s Why Your Recruitment Process Is All Wrong HIRING IT PROFESSIONALS? HERE’S WHY YOUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS IS ALL WRONG

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Jun 29, 2018

The job market today is tighter than it’s been in two decades, and the IT talent shortage is intensifying. Organizations are having more trouble than ever hiring IT professionals with security experience — and candidates are turning down new positions left and right.The typical scenario:...

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How Can E-Learning Be Part of Onboarding HOW CAN E-LEARNING BE PART OF ONBOARDING

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Jun 29, 2018

In today’s business landscape, employees and organizations are becoming increasingly opportunistic when it comes to their working preferences. For a company, this essentially means that there will always be an inflow of new employees, experienced or otherwise. All of them will need some form o...

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Experts Predict The Future Of HR EXPERTS PREDICT THE FUTURE OF HR

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Jun 28, 2018

HR has come a long way from the days of endless stacks of paperwork and massive file rooms. Today, online software and tools have made paper obsolete, and the profession is more metric-driven than ever before. But what’s around the corner for HR? Four veteran HR professionals have a hunch. At ...

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Performance management: three things to stop doing to managers now PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: THREE THINGS TO STOP DOING TO MANAGERS NOW

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Jun 28, 2018

Managers are the vital link between senior leadership and employees on the ground, but too many organisations are neglecting their training and development  with disastrous consequences. ‘People don’t leave companies, they leave managers’. We’ve all heard it before, but ...

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Setting a Higher Target for HR SETTING A HIGHER TARGET FOR HR

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Jun 27, 2018

My background in electronics and international trade is not typical of most HR practitioners, but it has given me a different viewpoint that I value. It keeps me more aware of shifts in my thought processes. Now that I'm established in this field and focused on leadership development, my goal is...

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Employee engagement: the new rules for 21st century teams EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: THE NEW RULES FOR 21ST CENTURY TEAMS

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Jun 27, 2018

There are many studies that have shown the commercial benefit to an organisation of happy workers they stay in the job longer, work more efficiently and better together and take less stuff from the stationary cupboard. Spend time nosing through Glassdoor or the Best Places to Work Awards and you&rsq...

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Next Generation Solutions for Online Sales Training NEXT GENERATION SOLUTIONS FOR ONLINE SALES TRAINING

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Jun 27, 2018

Sales is the only revenue generating function in a business organization. All other functions spend money and hence the fortunes of a company are directly linked to its sales force. This makes sales an extremely difficult task in today’s dynamic market environment, where competing companies co...

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13 HR Trends & Statistics for 2018 That May Surprise You 13 HR TRENDS & STATISTICS FOR 2018 THAT MAY SURPRISE YOU

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Jun 27, 2018

We love writing listicles as much as you like reading them (which is to say: a lot), and there’s nothing we like more than a whole list of surprising HR trends and statistics about the HR industry. You may be an outsider with some preconceived notions about the profession and its impact on the...

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How to securely use an API for your HR system integration HOW TO SECURELY USE AN API FOR YOUR HR SYSTEM INTEGRATION

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Jun 27, 2018

Some business software belongs together. For example, it makes sense to integrate your HR system with your payroll system. But depending on how you go about this, your HR system integration could be setting you up for a personal data breach. Today, we’re talking about the risks you should look...

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The top four benefits of hiring from within THE TOP FOUR BENEFITS OF HIRING FROM WITHIN

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Jun 26, 2018

Today's labor environment is especially challenging for HR managers looking to fill available positions within their organizations. In the U.S., as in much of the industrialized world, unemployment rates are reaching historic lows and the competition to recruit new talent is rising rapidly. Comp...

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Leadership: why kindness is an underrated quality at work LEADERSHIP: WHY KINDNESS IS AN UNDERRATED QUALITY AT WORK

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Jun 26, 2018

Love (or kindness) and connection are two universal human needs. These, along with other values like trust, respect, safety and acceptance, help us to thrive and feel fulfilled - but where do they fit in a workplace environment? Do leaders and managers do enough to foster and encourage kindness and ...

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Choosing initiatives for your wellbeing strategy CHOOSING INITIATIVES FOR YOUR WELLBEING STRATEGY

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Jun 25, 2018

It has been well documented that creating a workplace health and wellbeing strategy can benefit both the business and the employee. The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine states: “Participating in health promotion programs can help improve productivity levels among employees an...

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7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers 7 ESSENTIAL SKILLS & TRAINING TOOLS FOR TRAINERS

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Jun 25, 2018

Have you hired someone to develop online training programs for your organization? Maybe you develop training yourself and are wondering if you could improve a few of your skills? But which? And, are there tools of training and development you should know about? Or have they flown under your radar? I...

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How To Invest In Your Employee’s Success Moving Forward HOW TO INVEST IN YOUR EMPLOYEE’S SUCCESS MOVING FORWARD

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Jun 25, 2018

Managers should always strive to promote the success and overall well-being of their employees. It is always beneficial to invest in the future of your employees because it helps to improve company culture and develop a more positive and productive workplace. When employees feel that they are a valu...

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Employee Onboarding: Tips and Best Practices from HR Experts EMPLOYEE ONBOARDING: TIPS AND BEST PRACTICES FROM HR EXPERTS

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Jun 22, 2018

Just like with people, first impressions of a company are crucial. During your customers’ initial interaction with your business, they’re looking to see if you’re reliable and trustworthy. Their evaluation of your company will have a significant impact on their upcoming decision wh...

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The Top 10 Benefits of Switching to an Applicant Tracking System THE TOP 10 BENEFITS OF SWITCHING TO AN APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM

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Jun 22, 2018

Automation is a buzzword in the recruitment industry. While we witnessed the first automation technology making its mark in HR in mid 1990s, it wasn’t until last 5 years that applicant tracking system became an absolute necessity for HR professionals and there were good reasons for that. HR Te...

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Disruptive HR Practices in 2018: What is changing for HR? DISRUPTIVE HR PRACTICES IN 2018: WHAT IS CHANGING FOR HR?

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Jun 21, 2018

The advent of technology and changing demographics are forcing significant differences in the way organizations hired and managed their talent in the past. CHROs, recruiters and every HR practitioner must adapt to these changes and bring a new order to talent management. They must give due importanc...

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Managing the wellbeing needs of a multigenerational workforce MANAGING THE WELLBEING NEEDS OF A MULTIGENERATIONAL WORKFORCE

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Jun 21, 2018

Demographic change is expected to significantly impact the UK labour market over the next two decades, and it’s not unusual today for an organisation to have five different generations working side by side. According to the CIPD, the pension crisis, growth in service industries, migration patt...

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4 Resume-Reviewing Mistakes You’re Probably Making 4 RESUME-REVIEWING MISTAKES YOU’RE PROBABLY MAKING

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Jun 21, 2018

A quick Google search for “resume mistakes” will land you in an endless spiral of articles advising job hunters about the most common resume mishaps. Somehow, nowhere in the mix will you find a similar article for the other side of the desk. That’s right for all of the errors candi...

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6 Tips For Avoiding Hiring Bias 6 TIPS FOR AVOIDING HIRING BIAS

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Jun 21, 2018

When it comes to hiring top talent, we want to believe we give everyone a fair chance and choose the most qualified candidates. But what if our judgments aren’t as fair as we think they are? We all carry unconscious biases, both positive and negative, that influence our opinions of others. Whe...

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Strategies for maximizing employee retention STRATEGIES FOR MAXIMIZING EMPLOYEE RETENTION

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Jun 21, 2018

Employees are valuable assets to any company. Employers find employees with the right qualifications, train them, and rely on them for the productivity of their company. Losing employees is costly and damaging in terms of morale and even reputation. In order to maximize employee retention, it’...

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Reducing employee absences REDUCING EMPLOYEE ABSENCES

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Jun 20, 2018

According to the most recent statistics, in the UK the yearly cost of sickness absence per employee is as high as £522. Direct costs of sickness can include statutory sick pay, occupational sick pay, costs of paying for additional overtime and temporary shift cover. Indirectly costs can also i...

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Talent acquisition outcomes: So much more than “better hiring” TALENT ACQUISITION OUTCOMES: SO MUCH MORE THAN “BETTER HIRING”

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Jun 19, 2018

We’ve been seeing significant evolution in the talent acquisition (TA) function for some years now as companies continue to refine how they attract, recruit, select, and onboard talent in a competitive market. But even we were surprised by how strongly the latest Bersin™, Deloitte Consul...

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Recruitment tips: Three things you should know about hiring generation Z RECRUITMENT TIPS: THREE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HIRING GENERATION Z

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Jun 19, 2018

If you thought generation Z were just mini-millennials, you were wrong. Recruiting from this talent pool requires a different set of tactics altogether. As the mother of two university students who have been applying for summer jobs and internships, I’ve recently been getting an earful about t...

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How to get the most out of your HR Technology HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR HR TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 19, 2018

When I speak to HR professionals about their HR technology a few years on after its initial implementation, there is one common theme that emerges. “We bought this great system but we have never really embedded or realised the full potential of what it can do for us”. So why, after the i...

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Mentoring – How You Create Your Legacy MENTORING – HOW YOU CREATE YOUR LEGACY

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Jun 18, 2018

Back in 2015 I was doing some research on the aspect of creating a legacy. I was gazing into the future from my own personal perspective and wondered what might be some of the outcomes of the journey that I was on. Fast forward a few years and I again am asking myself much the same questions and hop...

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4 Ways To Improve Employee Engagement 4 WAYS TO IMPROVE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

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Jun 18, 2018

Every organization needs engaged employees, probably none more so than in the healthcare or therapy setting. Patients don’t want to receive care from employees who feel disconnected from their work. A facility can’t afford to expose those patients to caregivers who are burned out, &ldquo...

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Why you need a Digital Employee Experience Design WHY YOU NEED A DIGITAL EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE DESIGN

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Jun 18, 2018

Digitisation is everywhere, whether you like it or not. It disrupts the way we live and the way we work (together) sometimes even subconsciously. Like in every change process there will be resistance, that might feel like it is delaying what needs to be done. However, when you can convince your toug...

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Nextchat: How to Build a People-First Culture NEXTCHAT: HOW TO BUILD A PEOPLE-FIRST CULTURE

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Jun 17, 2018

Every organization wants to be a best place to work. But what does it take to get there? Fortune writes, “A great place to work is one where employees trust the people they work with, have pride in the work they do, and enjoy the people they work with … and these same qualities trust, p...

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7 Responsibilities of HR Professionals 7 RESPONSIBILITIES OF HR PROFESSIONALS

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Jun 15, 2018

In the past, business leaders have often thought of human resource (HR) specialists as the professionals that ensure that all staff members comply with organizational policies. The role of the human resource specialists has also typically been associated with administrative duties, such as gathering...

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Blockchain. What next for HR and Payroll? BLOCKCHAIN. WHAT NEXT FOR HR AND PAYROLL?

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Jun 15, 2018

If you have followed our Blockchain series, by now you have a good understanding of what DLT or blockchain is, and how it can be applied to the HR space, in particular to make payroll more secure, manage your personal data and speed up recruitment. Blockchain technology has some inherent features th...

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How To Build A Performance Management Program That Works HOW TO BUILD A PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM THAT WORKS

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Jun 14, 2018

The field of human resources is changing. In our HR Redefined series, we give innovators a medium to share personal reflections, professional advice, and best practice guidance. The following is a recap of a panel discussion moderated by Annick Miller, Director of HR Consulting at Namely and featuri...

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‘Redefine Live’ Competition Helps Solve HR Challenges ‘REDEFINE LIVE’ COMPETITION HELPS SOLVE HR CHALLENGES

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Jun 14, 2018

Have an HR challenge? As the old saying goes, two heads are better than one. At this year’s Redefine Live competition, over 60 HR professionals came together to “hack” ten challenges that HR departments face every day. Hackathon participants brought a wealth of knowledge from all d...

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Navigating Your HR Career Path NAVIGATING YOUR HR CAREER PATH

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Jun 14, 2018

Organizations all over the world are finally starting to realize just how important a great HR professional is to their success. And not just for things like building employee policies and keeping up on compliance. More and more, HR is contributing to strategic business decisions and bottom-line gro...

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Recruiting Trends 2018 RECRUITING TRENDS 2018

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Jun 14, 2018

Big recruiting trends in 2018 are AI, Chatbots, Data and Candidate Experience. But besides the famous ones, there are a lot more developments going on in the recruiting industry. In fact, technological developments in general are going at such as fast pace that we human beings can’t learn quic...

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Notable Hires and Promotions Across Westchester NOTABLE HIRES AND PROMOTIONS ACROSS WESTCHESTER'S BUSINESS COMMUNITY

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Jun 13, 2018

Ealier this week, HEINEKEN USA announced the appointment of Maggie Timoney to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Timoney will succeed Ronald den Elzen, who is returning to Holland for a global role within HEINEKEN N.V. Timoney has more than 25 years of experience in the beer and cider business, ha...

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How Customers-Obsessed Brands Engage Employees HOW CUSTOMERS-OBSESSED BRANDS ENGAGE EMPLOYEES

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Jun 12, 2018

The idea that engaged employees deliver better customer experiences (CX) isn’t a new one. In fact, a classic management concept featured in the Harvard Business Review—the Service-Profit chain—clarified the links between employee satisfaction, customer loyalty, and profits more tha...

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How Small Businesses Can Effectively Use Employee Performance Reviews HOW SMALL BUSINESSES CAN EFFECTIVELY USE EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

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Jun 11, 2018

Are your employees performing well at the workplace? Do they regularly achieve the targets set by your company? How do you know about that? Is your business frequently conducts the employee performance reviews? Does he/she need any kind of support or some form of training to improve the performance?...

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Tips for getting the most out of the CIPD HR software show 2018 TIPS FOR GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THE CIPD HR SOFTWARE SHOW 2018

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Jun 11, 2018

Are you looking for the best HR software for your business? When considering whether to ditch the disconnected spreadsheets in favour of a joined up HR software system, or even switch from one vendor to another, the CIPD HR Software Show is a great place to start. The event is taking place this Wedn...

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2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report 2018 THIRD-PARTY RECRUITING BENCHMARK REPORT

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Jun 11, 2018

Each year BountyJobs takes a deep dive into our vast treasure trove of data to curate a report tailored to the top trends and analytics across industries in third-party recruiting.  As they’ve been at this for over a decade, they have the largest database chock full of hiring metrics that...

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Workplace Tech Impacts Hiring, Worker Retention, Survey Finds WORKPLACE TECH IMPACTS HIRING, WORKER RETENTION, SURVEY FINDS

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Jun 11, 2018

Chief information officers focusing most of their attention on digital tools aimed at boosting customer or client services may be neglecting another key group of enterprise tech users: their co-workers.From innovative sales, marketing or human-resources apps, to the ability to book a conference room...

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The Ultimate HR Tech Stack Revelation: 21 Categories of Software You Can Use & What You Can Accomplish With Them THE ULTIMATE HR TECH STACK REVELATION: 21 CATEGORIES OF SOFTWARE YOU CAN USE & WHAT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH WITH THEM

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Jun 10, 2018

According to TIME, a run through of full genome sequencing cost a whopping 100 million dollars in 2002. But just 15 years later the process can be completed for a relatively cost effective $1000. Come 2020, we will be able to lay bare the secrets of human physiology and psychology for as little as t...

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Four Options for Handling Your HR and How to Decide Which One is Right for Your Business FOUR OPTIONS FOR HANDLING YOUR HR AND HOW TO DECIDE WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Jun 08, 2018

If you’re like many entrepreneurs, you know what human resources is and you probably know that it’s a responsibility you must take on before hiring your first employee. However, you might not know about all the options there are for managing your HR. Let’s walk through some of thes...

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How Modern is Your Recruiting Process? HOW MODERN IS YOUR RECRUITING PROCESS?

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Jun 07, 2018

In the recruiting industry, competitive advantage is everything. From the perspective of candidates and top talent, the way you communicate to the technology you use to recruit sets your business apart from your competitors. They help candidates weed out who’s who in the industry, and what com...

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Introducing Change Management for HR: HCI’s Newest Certification Program INTRODUCING CHANGE MANAGEMENT FOR HR: HCI’S NEWEST CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

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Jun 07, 2018

In our most recent HCI Member Survey, we learned that developing change management skills is the top priority for HR professionals seeking to align their professional development goals with supporting their organization’s strategic priorities. This comes as no surprise, considering 80% of HR p...

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What Changes At Employee 50 WHAT CHANGES AT EMPLOYEE 50

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Jun 06, 2018

When you’re building a company, there are milestones that always stand out. Your first hire. The first client. Opening a new office. While each of these poses their own challenges, there’s one milestone that always stood out to me: reaching the 50 employee mark. Having worked closely wit...

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For More Organizations, Workforce Planning Includes Regional Workforce Development. FOR MORE ORGANIZATIONS, WORKFORCE PLANNING INCLUDES REGIONAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.

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Jun 06, 2018

Organizations plan their workforce to keep pace with the emerging needs of the marketplace, evolving business objectives, and changing roles. But even the most organized planning efforts can’t resolve widening gaps between the skills necessary for new roles and the capabilities of existing tal...

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6 Tech Trends in HR That Have Reshaped Recruiting in 2018 6 TECH TRENDS IN HR THAT HAVE RESHAPED RECRUITING IN 2018

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Jun 06, 2018

There are 6 tech trends in HR that are have completely reshaped recruiting processes. Technology has brought a significant revolution in human resource. In fact, it has redefined the concept of  the recruitment process. Recent developments have transformed HR in all areas such as recruiting, em...

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7 Reasons Why Smart Small Businesses Invest In HR 7 REASONS WHY SMART SMALL BUSINESSES INVEST IN HR

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Jun 05, 2018

Good employees are at the forefront of any successful business. Without them, companies would never be able to deliver the services they do to their customers. But, in order to properly attract and care for these valuable staff members, an effective human resource foundation is necessary even for sm...

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5 Simple Ways To Really Engage Employees 5 SIMPLE WAYS TO REALLY ENGAGE EMPLOYEES

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Jun 05, 2018

Why is employee engagement critical to an organization? Many think “getting more employees involved” is the end game. That’s true, but for what purpose? To make every person feel like they are making a contribution? To make them happier? To make them more supportive of leadership? ...

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12 trends in recruitment 12 TRENDS IN RECRUITMENT

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Jun 05, 2018

On May 16, 2018, Tom Haak gave a presentation about trends in recruitment at the HR Masters Summit in Bucharest (part of the Bucharest Technology Week). In his presentation, Tom covered 12 trends in recruitment. Focus on the candidate experience. Speed. Advanced profiling. From active to passive can...

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8 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL HR OUTSOURCING IN 2018 8 TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL HR OUTSOURCING IN 2018

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Jun 02, 2018

Outsourcing some activities of the HR function in your organization is a decision that must be taken by the top management. HR outsourcing gives companies many benefits like the ability to save time and money. However, while it may benefit companies, it could also be detrimental in that it is also l...

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How to Find the Right HR Tools for Your Growing Business HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT HR TOOLS FOR YOUR GROWING BUSINESS

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Jun 01, 2018

As an HR professional in a growing organization, you face increasing challenges as your role expands in size and reach along with the business. And you know you’ll need to look to some human resources tools if you’re going to handle everything being thrown your way. Luckily, there are co...

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4 Ways to make your HR better 4 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HR BETTER

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Jun 01, 2018

For your company to attract and retain the right employees, you need to have effective human resources department. HR is tasked with the recruitment process ensuring that only qualified people get the job. The department must also come up with a compensation structure to ensure that employees get we...

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How can Blockchain Improve your Hiring Processes? HOW CAN BLOCKCHAIN IMPROVE YOUR HIRING PROCESSES?

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Jun 01, 2018

This, the third in a series of blogs I am writing looks at the role of Blockchain, otherwise known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), can play in recruitment to benefit both employers and candidates. In the first blog, I introduced the basics of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), widely known...

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The real-time methods and techniques that will help you win top talent THE REAL-TIME METHODS AND TECHNIQUES THAT WILL HELP YOU WIN TOP TALENT

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Jun 01, 2018

Josbite, Indeed, Monster, Total Jobs, Fish4 the list of job board sites goes on and on. So for anyone seeking out the next step in their career path, there’s certainly no shortage of places to look. In fact, last year, the Global Job Seekers survey carried out by Madgex found that everyone on ...

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GDPR and its impact on HR GDPR AND ITS IMPACT ON HR

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May 31, 2018

GDPR and Its Salient features On May 25, 2018, the new European privacy regulation called The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. According to the GDPR directive, personal data is any information related to a person such as a name, a photo, an email address, bank details, and...

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HRBOTICS – BOTS IN HR HRBOTICS – BOTS IN HR

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May 31, 2018

Most of us some or the other way are now encountering chatbot. Be it call centers, banking experience, retail shops, online shopping, customer service etc. Chatbots has made information easily available. HR is no exception. Chatbots have changed the way we imagine HR where an individual has to wait ...

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5 Can’t-Miss Sessions At HR Redefined 2018 5 CAN’T-MISS SESSIONS AT HR REDEFINED 2018

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May 31, 2018

We’re less than a week away from HR Redefined and if you’re as excited as we are, you probably can’t stop thinking about it! Whether you’re a first-time attendee or returning for your second year, this year’s conference is sure to have something new and exciting in stor...

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5 HR & Recruiting Metrics You Aren’t Tracking 5 HR & RECRUITING METRICS YOU AREN’T TRACKING

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May 30, 2018

Metrics can be a powerful tool, delivering the hard truth about company results, discovering important trends, and revealing unknown pain points. Historically speaking, trying to tie metrics around people management practices can present big challenges for many traditional HR departments. Measuring ...

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HR trends becoming popular in the manufacturing industry HR TRENDS BECOMING POPULAR IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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May 29, 2018

As the manufacturing industry evolves from relying on manual methods to advanced techniques and automation, here are the few HR trends that are bound to rise. With the flurry of advancements in the manufacturing sector, keeping pace with the needs of manpower is one of the biggest supports expected ...

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Why your business needs temp staffing solution WHY YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS TEMP STAFFING SOLUTION

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May 29, 2018

According to the statistics, it is projected that 43% of American workers will be actively involved in the on- sector by the year 2020. Based on the current trends for the millennials who make up the largest workforce today, about 92% have indicated interests in working remotely while 87% will prefe...

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Recruitment Process Outsourcing a new trend in HR RECRUITMENT PROCESS OUTSOURCING A NEW TREND IN HR

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May 28, 2018

Recruitment Process Outsourcing, commonly known as RPO has been a familiar term among recruiters and recruitment organizations. However, for Organizations not in the recruitment, this is a new trend which many Organizations are currently exploring for their manpower recruitment process. There has be...

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How a Chief Learning Officer Can Take Employee Engagement to the Next Level HOW A CHIEF LEARNING OFFICER CAN TAKE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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May 28, 2018

A little more than five years ago, a startling study revealed an ugly truth about the state of the American workplace: Only about 20 percent of employees said that they received any company sponsored skills development training and education within the previous five years. Not only that but only abo...

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How To Choose Best Recruitment Agency For Small Business HOW TO CHOOSE BEST RECRUITMENT AGENCY FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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May 25, 2018

Recruitment service is an organization particular model of how the sourcing of the new representatives is embraced. Normally the responsibility for recruitment process dwells inside the HUMAN RESOURCES work. In any case, it might rely upon particular organizational structure. Of the numerous choices...

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3 Reasons Business Innovation Starts with HR 3 REASONS BUSINESS INNOVATION STARTS WITH HR

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May 25, 2018

For decades, business innovation was a compartmentalized process; a few individuals in a single department bore the brunt of the responsibility for generating and developing new business ideas. More recently, businesses have begun to realize that the process of innovation is much more successful whe...

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The concept of HR courses THE CONCEPT OF HR COURSES

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May 24, 2018

In the set up of any business enterprise, there are two things involved in the successful running of the business. The material resources should be on the ground. They are useful to implement the processes involved in the production line of business. When you have everything in place in this sector,...

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HR Should Take Note That The Company Can Benefit From Cloud-Based Communications HR SHOULD TAKE NOTE THAT THE COMPANY CAN BENEFIT FROM CLOUD-BASED COMMUNICATIONS

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May 24, 2018

As your business continues to grow and change scalability is a necessity. You need to be able to quickly accomplish this but traditional on-premises systems communication systems make this difficult if not impossible. This is because they cost more to set up and maintain. They also make you rely mor...

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Average employee costs SMEs £11,000 to replace AVERAGE EMPLOYEE COSTS SMES £11,000 TO REPLACE

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May 24, 2018

For businesses to thrive in today’s economy, finding and retaining the best employees is important. This is especially true for small businesses competing with larger businesses, and larger budgets, for top talent. When you’re a small business on a tight budget, it is vital to know the t...

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5 Ideas To Help HR & Recruiters Work More Seamlessly Together 5 IDEAS TO HELP HR & RECRUITERS WORK MORE SEAMLESSLY TOGETHER

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May 23, 2018

If your human resources department is working with a recruiter, recruiting firm, headhunter or otherwise, you will want to ensure your business is getting as much as possible from the relationship between the two. A few simple steps and practices can help empower your human resources department to d...

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AI Inclusion In HR Practices AI INCLUSION IN HR PRACTICES

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May 23, 2018

Lately, we’re seeing more interest centered around the collaboration between artificial intelligence and human resources. Thanks to the advancement of AI technologies, personalized learning programs, interactive assessments, chatbots, scheduling programs, and more data-driven processes, human ...

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Tips for a Successful Partnership with Your HR Consultant TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUR HR CONSULTANT

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May 23, 2018

Helios HR consultants partner with a variety of organizations that bring different cultures, missions, values, priorities, and expectations to the table. You will often hear us say there are no two engagements that are alike, which is why we pride ourselves in offering a truly tailored solution to f...

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Does a Small Business Need HR Software for Successful Management? DOES A SMALL BUSINESS NEED HR SOFTWARE FOR SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT?

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May 22, 2018

Running a small business is a tough challenge. Luckily, the world is full of technologies that can make it easier and more straightforward. But is HR software and technology really necessary? Can it make managing the company more of a success? The short answer to this question is a resounding &lsquo...

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HR Heads The Big Interview with Matt York HR HEADS THE BIG INTERVIEW WITH MATT YORK

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May 21, 2018

The HR Heads Career Profile Series: We speak with HR specialists within our network to find out what 'a typical day in the office' looks like, what they consider their greatest career success to be, what advice they'd give their 20-year-old self and we also explore some of their favorite...

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Why Recruiters Hate Using A Resume Template WHY RECRUITERS HATE USING A RESUME TEMPLATE

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May 18, 2018

When job seekers submit their resume, they want it to stand out from other applicants and to land them an interview. When they use the same resume template as a lot of other job seekers, their resumes may end up with countless other resumes that do not catch the employer's eye. Let's take a ...

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Key Attributes Of a Successful Recruiter KEY ATTRIBUTES OF A SUCCESSFUL RECRUITER

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May 18, 2018

This is a common thing for the recruitment business owners to recruit some new team leaders or managers from within their own team of recruitment consultants, yet this may not be the best plan. The ultimate skill set of the recruiter is so diverse that many classic, high billing recruiters are not a...

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HR Software Technology Helps in Decision Making HR SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY HELPS IN DECISION MAKING

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May 17, 2018

A key aspect of any HR software is an HR dashboard, which is essentially a visual representation of the HR metrics of the company. It is a good means to gather information, and then sort, analyze, and repackage it for the consumption of decision-makers within the organization. Dashboards enable mana...

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What Will HR Look Like In 2021? WHAT WILL HR LOOK LIKE IN 2021?

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May 17, 2018

What does the future hold for HR? In its new 2018 Future of Work report, HR Open Source (HROS) looks into its crystal ball to predict the future of the profession. HROS surveyed over 500 professionals from 36 different countries on their HR strategies and expectations looking ahead to 2021. The resu...

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The Best Career Prospects in 2018 THE BEST CAREER PROSPECTS IN 2018

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May 16, 2018

The US job market is the strongest it's been in years. The unemployment rate dips below 5%. But not every occupation is thriving. A few industries are trending up. Each graduate should consider these tendencies in order to choose the prospective job. We’ve compiled the list of trends and j...

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Top Online Useful Recruitment Strategies Used Today TOP ONLINE USEFUL RECRUITMENT STRATEGIES USED TODAY

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May 15, 2018

The recruiting firms enter the recruiting planning strategy along with the highest goal potential. Yet, the recruits you opt for are often looking for some amazing positions in unlikely places. Not the entire potential recruits are looking at any online job portal. It is also improbable that you wil...

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Effective Ways to Select The Right Executive Recruiter EFFECTIVE WAYS TO SELECT THE RIGHT EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

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May 14, 2018

Each and every company needs a proper recruiter, and that is why they appoint someone high so that they can help the company’s business to grow up properly. Each and every recruiter has their own traits and characteristics, and that is why before recruiting them, knowing them is essential. Acc...

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Ways to Improve your Employee Induction Process WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR EMPLOYEE INDUCTION PROCESS

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May 14, 2018

Your employee induction process is often what makes or breaks an employee’s experience at a company. A great induction or onboarding experience helps settle your new employee in, and avoid workplace issues in the future. Here are 5 tips to make it great. A successful employee induction process...

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How to Find and Hire The Right Employees for Your Team HOW TO FIND AND HIRE THE RIGHT EMPLOYEES FOR YOUR TEAM

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May 11, 2018

From tiny startups to international conglomerates, one of the age-old challenges in business is building a winning team. The three-fold challenge of finding, attracting, and retaining talented and productive employees has long vexed even the best of companies. No organization is exempt from the stru...

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How to help Employees to Manage Stress HOW TO HELP EMPLOYEES TO MANAGE STRESS

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May 11, 2018

Hiring is not the only responsibility of a company’s HR department. If you give a look at the term, it expands to Human Resource Department, which ideally should take care of the human resources, the employees, working in the organization.

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4 Reasons Why Ergonomic Training is Must for HRD 4 REASONS WHY ERGONOMIC TRAINING IS MUST FOR HRD

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May 11, 2018

Till now, ergonomics was a term that was used with reference to office assets only. However, the actual meaning of Ergonomics is way beyond this simple explanation. Unlike conventional practices, ergonomics is directed towards making fitter jobs for individuals than finding the person that fit the j...

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How HR managers are teachers in disguise HOW HR MANAGERS ARE TEACHERS IN DISGUISE

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May 11, 2018

HR managers have much more different roles now than they used to have back when the position was introduced.  In the beginning, HR was mostly in charge of hiring employees that stretched to diverse areas such as talent acquisition, payroll management, and employee engagement. It was not until t...

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The HR Software Landscape Roundup THE HR SOFTWARE LANDSCAPE ROUNDUP

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May 10, 2018

If you want your business to grow, you must allow your core departments to grow as well. Since your business will rely on a star team to reach its potential, it becomes critical to enable your HR with the right tools to gather and nurture those star players. Not so long ago, paper and email-based hu...

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How HR can train employees in VAT recovery HOW HR CAN TRAIN EMPLOYEES IN VAT RECOVERY

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May 10, 2018

Value-added tax or VAT (sometimes known as a goods and services tax, or GST) is an indirect tax that is assessed based on a product or service value, as it goes through different phases of development or distribution. It is an indispensable tax to many nations and comprises a significant portion of ...

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How self employed workers prepare for retirement HOW SELF EMPLOYED WORKERS PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT

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May 10, 2018

In recent years, modern society has inched closer and closer to becoming part of a gig economy and is now learning how to deal with the shift. This means that instead of exclusively favoring permanent job, this economy began to also nurture freelance work and short-term contracts. Naturally, this ty...

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How To Start A Recruitment Agency By Attracting Quality Recruiters HOW TO START A RECRUITMENT AGENCY BY ATTRACTING QUALITY RECRUITERS

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May 09, 2018

Recruiting and hiring employees for a company is a daunting task. It can be especially dicey if the company is a recruiting agency itself. For recruiting, however, the process remains almost the same. Starting a recruitment agency is very tricky and most importantly attracting quality candidates for...

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Key questions your HR system can help you answer KEY QUESTIONS YOUR HR SYSTEM CAN HELP YOU ANSWER

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May 09, 2018

Most HR practitioners would acknowledge that embracing HR software has made a real difference to their daily working lives. Gone are the days of endless requests from employees about how much holiday they have left, of hours spent manually compiling headcount reports for the board and of chasing rou...

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10 Ways to Make Your Employees Your Brand Ambassadors 10 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR EMPLOYEES YOUR BRAND AMBASSADORS

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May 08, 2018

Happy customers are the best brand ambassadors. You know that. But you know who comes in just behind them? Your employees. While it’s true that people care a great deal about what their peers say about a brand, they also pay attention to what your workforce says about you. And while customer e...

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5 tips help your employees embrace new technology 5 TIPS HELP YOUR EMPLOYEES EMBRACE NEW TECHNOLOGY

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May 08, 2018

It has long been known that with great progress comes great resistance. This couldn’t be truer in the workplace, and with technology improving at such rapid speeds many employers and HR managers are noticing a resistance to change. New technologies, software, and processes in the workplace hav...

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How will blockchain influence the functions of HR HOW WILL BLOCKCHAIN INFLUENCE THE FUNCTIONS OF HR

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May 08, 2018

It is expected that blockchain will bring about impressive changes in the commercial and financial industry. The analysts suggest that these changes may happen as early as five years from today. It has also been predicted that the blockchain industry will be worth about $20 billion in five years&rsq...

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Ultimate list of HR Blockchain projects ULTIMATE LIST OF HR BLOCKCHAIN PROJECTS

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May 07, 2018

In early 2018 it seems like that blockchain technology (or I’d prefer to say “blockchain HYPE”) has come to disrupt Human Resources. But this article is not about disruption and I will not express any opinion on any project. This is just a list of all HR-related projects that use (...

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Brits Abroad from an HR Perspective BRITS ABROAD FROM AN HR PERSPECTIVE

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May 04, 2018

Brits have a reputation abroad - mostly involving tussles over sunbeds by the pool. However, British employees in the foreign labor market are far less represented than our European counterparts. There are huge benefits that come with working abroad which many UK workers may be missing out on. In th...

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How Employee Referrals Are Important HOW EMPLOYEE REFERRALS ARE IMPORTANT

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May 04, 2018

Hiring is not an easy task at all. It involves a lot of patience, dedication, hard work, and experience. One needs to have a proper knowledge before hiring a candidate to be a part of an organization, as this eventually reflects the company performance.

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How HR Department handle G-Suite for better work HOW HR DEPARTMENT HANDLE G-SUITE FOR BETTER WORK

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May 03, 2018

Human Resource department is a complex entity in itself. With so many roles to play, processes to facilitate, procedures to follow and activities to monitor, it sure is tough to keep the work organized and up-to-the standards. Thankfully, Google comes as a savior for the department with its multi-to...

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Times When You Must Really Hire a Recruiter TIMES WHEN YOU MUST REALLY HIRE A RECRUITER

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May 03, 2018

Hiring candidates to be a part of an organization is not an easy task at all. It needs a lot of patience, knowledge, and experience. This is so that the best talent is hired to be a part of the company, and everything goes just right in the future. But every other hiring does not need a recruiter. J...

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HR outsourcing solutions for service providers HR OUTSOURCING SOLUTIONS FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS

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May 03, 2018

HR outsourcing solutions for service providers looking to succeed. Managing an agency offering consumer services in today’s environment can be tough, especially with the increasing role of technology and a heightened demand for exceptional customer service. As an expert in your field, you are ...

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The HR Challenges Faced by Legal Firms THE HR CHALLENGES FACED BY LEGAL FIRMS

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May 03, 2018

The legal profession has always done things a bit differently to most other sectors, with long hours and an “interesting” take on work-life balance, for example. The HR teams in legal firms have to deal with various special challenges as a result of the way the firms operate and the basi...

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