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US Labor Department Announces FLSA Amnesty Program

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:35

What if I told you that conducting a wage-and-hour audit and discovering a Fair Labor Standards Act violation could save you money?

5 Steps to Reigniting Career Development For Today’s Workforce

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 13:40

Career development ain’t what it used to be. Success meant a linear climb to the top of one’s profession or employer. Though some organizations have embraced a flexible approach to career development, we are just scratching the surface.

Making the Case for Recruitment Marketplaces

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:09

Technology has improved efficiency of many recruiting processes, but despite undeniable progress the process of finding great people is still really difficult and time consuming.

Does Intuition Have a Place In Analytics?

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 08:35

When you walk into a meeting and immediately think “this is going to be trouble” that feeling is not based on objective, measurable factors; it’s intuition. As analysts who are trying to shift from a world of opinion to a world of data, what do we do about intuition?

Checking in on Google’s Foray Into HR Tech (Hint: It’s Not Slowing Down)

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 08:27

When Google dove headfirst into employment less than a year ago, many in my circle of know-it-alls wrote it off, saying things would peter out similarly to how Google Base came and went with barely a whimper. Well, checking in with Big G reveals a company that isn’t slowing down.

HR is Falling Behind in the Race to Transform

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 13:30

The future of work is happening right now, and the implications for our workforces are profound.

AR Is Already In Your Workplace, How Will HR Use It?

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:55

Even if you don’t realize it, you’ve probably already experienced augmented reality. If you played Pokemon Go! use Snapchat filters or tried one of the those design sites where you upload a picture then move furniture around, you have experienced augmented reality.

It’s Not About Years of Experience but About Skills

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:00

If we start reading job advertisements from various industries, we will see that the employers require experience in most of these ads. We see things like “at least five-plus years’ experience,” “ten-plus years’ experience in a similar role,” etc. In some cases, it makes sense to inform a candidate how much experience is needed for the position. One year of experience is not considered sufficient in most cases, while no experience whatsoever makes finding a job for young people a real challenge.

Here’s Why RealMatch Just Rebranded Itself PandoLogic

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 08:43

Maybe there’s just something in the recruitment waters.

4 Ways Companies Can Combat Tech Addiction

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 08:35

Technology addiction is damaging our personal and work lives. Studies suggest people are increasingly unhappy with their use of screen time and social media. The endless refresh cycle of major apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch, etc. are highly addictive and designed to distract. The tech industry’s focus on increased engagement has led  hundreds of millions of people worldwide to become dependent on their devices at the expense of family, friends, personal growth and work productivity.

Robots Will Disrupt Recruiting More Than AI

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 08:15

If you’d like to see the future, visit the Henn-na restaurant near Nagasaki in Japan. Inside, a robot chef makes pancakes, while another makes cocktails or doughnuts. A robot host goes to guest tables with a reminder when their hour-long buffet is up. The restaurant has 30 robots and seven humans to serve 100 seats.

5 Ingredients for a Successful ‘Goodness’ Program

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 12:25

It takes more than perks to attract, retain and engage today’s diverse, socially-conscious workforce. Purpose, passion and an ability to make an impact are important to employees — especially millennials, who are projected to make up 50% of the global workforce in just 2 years. According to a 2016 employee engagement study published late in 2016, 74% of employees surveyed said their job is more fulfilling when they are provided with opportunities to make a positive impact at work. The number is even higher for millennials at 88%.

6 Ways Real Leaders Turn Insincerity Into Inspiration

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50

The biggest barrier between leaders and followers is distrust. And the window dressing for distrust is insincerity. People put up with a lot of quirks in their leaders and coworkers just to keep the peace, but insincerity particularly grates on the nerves. It’s like trying to satisfy hunger with cotton candy.

Think of Sourcing like a Football Game

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 09:00

There are surprising similarities between sourcing and the game of football. You might be thinking, “How can sourcing for a candidate be like playing football?” Football is a game of inches, and a football player must avoid being stopped to reach his goal. Sourcing is the same. In sourcing, finding an excellent candidate is not the end game as you may have to get your candidates through various stakeholders in the recruitment lifecycle process, such as hiring managers, recruiters, HR. These stakeholders are like the big defensive lineman trying to tackle the sourcer at every yard.

Don’t Let Succession Planning Be Just a C-Suite Thing

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 08:35

“Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting to expect higher dividends and stressed that succession planning is a priority,” Bloomberg reported last month.

4 Ways to Use Mobile Geo Fencing for Recruitment

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 08:25

If you aren’t familiar with geo fencing, it is a tactic that allows you to deliver digital display ads to websites and apps accessed by mobile phones based on the location of the device. That is, you set up a “fence” — a small geographic radius — in which your ads will appear. (See below for more explanation).

Are You Living the Culture Your People Expect?

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:24

In order for members of an organizational culture to feel like they can fully contribute to the success of that organization, they must feel a sense of safety to protect, innovate and renovate. Cultures that create an environment of “Cultural Dissonance” eliminate the capacity for their members to help that culture evolve positively towards organizational goals. This is the experience that so many of the now famous convicted, fined and bankrupted companies navigated when the United States experienced a rash of public scandals.

If a PEO Isn’t Right For Your Start-Up, Here Are Some Alternatives

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:45

Hiring an HR professional is typically at the bottom of a start-up’s to-do list despite the very real risks forgoing this “to-do” poses. There’s no clear verdict on when hiring in-house HR talent is a must — some argue that at a company should have at least 50 full-time employees, while others consider a nascent company’s rapid growth rate to be the criteria — but one thing is clear: most start-ups often feel like they can’t afford to make this hire right away.

HR Roundtable: Successful Networking Takes Work, Honesty

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 08:40

The HR Cincinnati Roundtable for February revisited a topic that we’ve done on a regular basis because it honestly never grows old! Also, we cover this topic because people agree it’s a needed business skill, but very few people do it well. What are we talking about? Networking. It’s so much more than a job search skill. To break the traditional thoughts around networking, Steve offered up the following questions for the small groups to chew on.