2017

Gartner's HR Magic Quadrant: A (Strong) Rebuttal

Ahmed's Universe

BUENOS AIRES For someone whose HR technology career includes a couple of years as an analyst with a Gartner-like outfit (Paris-based CXP), I keep an eye out for what Gartner, IDC, Forrester and a flurry of new analyst entrants produce. Apart from some comments in LinkedIn discussions, I hadn't dedicated a full post on these research firms.

Tips and Tricks: Hiring on a Budget

Achievers

If you’ve ever touched the recruiting process, you’re well aware that hiring can be expensive! However, you probably also know that making a bad hire is even more expensive. According to Forbes, a bad hire can costs an employer “thousands of dollars”. So what are the best ways to hire with different levels of budget? We’ve helped compile some top tips and tricks for those hiring on any budget. Under $50.

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From Amazon to Carvana: How Your Dealership Can Learn From Disruptive Business Models

Hireology

Traditional dealerships are no longer the only option consumers have when it comes to car buying. Disruptive business models from Amazon, Carvana and others are transforming the automotive industry and posing a risk to local dealers. To compete with the latest innovative business models, it’s critical to turn your employees into your main source of competitive advantage.

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

15Five

Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”. Number 2 was having a good relationship with their supervisor, and number 4 was that they had a good relationship with their colleagues. Financial compensation didn’t appear until number 8!

Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.

The One Thing You Need to Learn How to Do Well in 2017

HR Bartender

…is give and receive feedback. Regardless of what you think about performance reviews, feedback isn’t going away. In fact, organizations are encouraging more of it. As consumers, we get more opportunities to give feedback about products and services. I was recently at a hotel that sent me a text message after my first night, asking me to rate my stay so far. Feedback extends to employees as well. Organizations are finding that regular employee feedback sessions improve performance.

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New Research on Generations in the Workplace

UpstartHR

After looking deeply at the research on generations in the workplace, I have come up with some findings that will help everyone to perform their jobs better. It seems like a new study comes out every day attempting to explain how to approach each generation of workers, what matters to them, etc. This blog is a synopsis of everything I’ve read on the topic. Note: Please read this entire post for context. Thanks!

Single Touch Payroll – What can you be doing to prepare for it?

Ascender

Download your free guide. Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a change in the way the Australian Government requires employers to report payroll information to the Australian Taxation Office. This move will deliver real-time visibility over the accuracy and timeliness of businesses’ payroll processes in each pay event or pay run. STP will be mandatory from 1 July 2018 for businesses with 20 or more employees.

How to Make Your Coworker’s Next Work Anniversary Unforgettable

SnackNation

How to Make Your Coworker’s Next Work Anniversary Unforgettable. With everything on your plate, it can be tempting to let anniversary celebrations fall to the wayside. But neglecting them can turn out to be a costly cultural error. That’s because celebrating work anniversaries isn’t just a nice gesture for your employees or coworkers – there’s a strong business case to be made for making work anniversaries a priority at your company. Sound strange?

Six top tips to creating a better employer branding strategy

cipHR

Your reputation as an organisation extends beyond your customers. It is more important than ever to be viewed as a desirable place to work and have a good reputation as an employer. In a recent Linked in survey "72% of recruiting leaders worldwide agreed that employer brand had a significant impact on hiring." One of the key questions when creating your employer branding strategy is “what appeals to potential employees who are considering working for my organisation?”

How Fertility Benefits Can Save Your Company Money

Speaker: Taylor Padalino - Account Executive, Enterprise Partnerships

In this webinar, we’ll explore how clinically managed fertility benefits can help your company reduce high-cost claims, guide employees toward less invasive care, and retain some of your most valuable employees.

The Hidden Costs of Underutilized Office Space

Asure Software

Despite increased use of office hoteling and other alternative workplace management strategies, real estate is still a major expense for most businesses. Making the most of this investment in office space is critical. Sometimes it’s obvious that a particular space is underutilized—for example, a conference room that’s seldom used because it’s out of the way, … Continue reading "The Hidden Costs of Underutilized Office Space".

Land of the Morning Calm: Tips on implementing a global HRIS in Korea

Ahmed's Universe

SEOUL Last year when I spent several days in Shanghai gathering the requirements for a client as part of an HRIS evaluation exercise, I realized this was the easternmost place on Earth I had ever reached. I am gratified to announce that I just beat my own record by spending a week in South Korea's sprawling megalopolis, finalizing an amazing global tour as part of the implementation of one of the largest HRIS projects in the world.

The 4 C’s that Should Define your HR Department

Achievers

Since publishing my new book, Culture Hacker , a couple of months ago, I have had some great conversations and brainstorming sessions with Human Resource leaders and Executives across organizations about how to hack their culture and improve their overall employee experience. One outcome has been the development of my ‘Four C’s’ that I believe highlight the required direction of Human Resource leaders and their departments in the future.

Anytime Fitness CEO Highlights 4 Traits That Make Leaders Stand Out

Hireology

Note: This post originally appeared on Inc.com , where Hireology co-founder and CEO Adam Robinson is a regular contributor. Behind every great business growth story is a commitment to the people at the top.

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce. No wonder this post on 2016 engagement trends was so popular. . Until engagement numbers dramatically increase, we are going to continue presenting these trends. By the looks of things, this will be a long term project.

Employee Coaching Works When It’s a Part of Company Culture

HR Bartender

I ran across an article in Chief Learning Officer Magazine titled “ 7 Ways to Create a Coaching Culture ”. It’s a good read that you might want to check out. There’s one sentence in the article that I want to elaborate on today. The magic of a coaching culture is that it is infectious.” I get the point of the sentence. I’m just not sure that it’s quite as simple as the sentence implies. Building and maintaining a company culture is a lot of hard work. Company cultures should be distinct.

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3 Reasons Taking Time Off is So Important

Take It Personel-ly

For lots of people, taking time off is the best part of their job. Not only can they afford to take 2 weeks off to go and see the sea or relax by a pool, they work hard for the pleasure of doing those things. However, lots of people don’t take very much time off […].

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How to Be a Professional Troublemaker in HR [Podcast]

UpstartHR

This coming year, my wish for you is that you become more of a troublemaker in your business. Yes, you heard me correctly. HR has a longstanding tradition of being the administrative department. The party planners. The “that’s how we’ve always done it and let’s avoid the risk” police. But what if there was another way? What if we could be disruptors and troublemakers as a force for good?

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Global Parity for Fertility Benefits: Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this webinar, we’ll share what employers should know about cultural differences in fertility care, how companies can assess whether a fertility benefit is truly global, and what to look for in a fertility benefit that works for all of your employees.

Payroll in Asia: managing people, process and policy in a diverse region

Ascender

Sign up and get our free guide to Payroll in Asia. The Asia Pacific region is home to 60 per cent of the world’s population and a mix of emerging and developed economies. An increasing number of international businesses have been establishing a presence in the region, but not without its challenges.

The Top 40 Corporate Wellness Companies That Are Transforming Workplace Health and Happiness

SnackNation

The Top 40 Corporate Wellness Companies That Are Transforming Workplace Health and Happiness. At SnackNation we live by the motto “Health above all else.” ” In fact, it’s the first – and arguably most important – of our five core values. Because while it’s easy to take our health for granted, the fact of the matter is we can’t come close to accomplishing everything we want to if our health isn’t where it needs to be.

3 things HR should know about todays talent

cipHR

The Telegraph reported in May that "Britain has a shortage of workers across scores of different jobs, from engineering and accounting to hospitality and caring." This shortage is great news for those looking for a job or career change. For employers however, it signals that they'll have to put extra effort into their talent attraction strategy and candidate experience.

How Much Office Space Do You Really Need?

Asure Software

The needs of the workforce are changing. Driven by increasingly powerful and versatile technology, corporate employees are more mobile and less tied to their desks than ever before—making the idea of a permanent office for every employee increasingly outdated. Today’s mobile professionals don’t need one static, individual office space—they need flexible access to a variety … Continue reading "How Much Office Space Do You Really Need?". The post How Much Office Space Do You Really Need?

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

Romania: Between HR technology and childhood memories

Ahmed's Universe

BUCHAREST The blogger at age 8 wearing a traditional Romanian costume Two historic events are taking place in Romania this month. First, King Michael will celebrate the 90th anniversary of his accession to the throne, a record for any monarch in history*.

6 Techniques: Improve The Way Your Employees Communicate

Achievers

When your team works in the same building, it’s easy to get to know one another. Since you see each other every day, you’ll likely develop a deeper than surface level relationship based on proximity alone. You might come to know how your colleagues take their coffee, and maybe even buddy up with them when the company heads out on a retreat or outing. However, if the majority of your team works remotely, it can be difficult to maintain a culture of free-flowing communication.

Ask These Four Interview Questions to Identify Star Candidates

Hireology

Note: This post originally appeared on Inc.com , where Hireology co-founder and CEO Adam Robinson is a regular contributor. As the leader of a high-growth company, you should be spending at least 50 percent of your time on people-related functions like recruiting and hiring ; more importantly, it should be spent wisely.

Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

15Five

Who are the thought leaders you turn to for business and management advice? Got room for one more? Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. I found an Inc. column so valuable that I asked if I could interview the author for our blog. Fortunately, he agreed to answer several questions about leadership, employee engagement, and organizational health.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.