Employers need to work harder, says a gender equality expert
Experts share tips on successfully implementing HR technology in workplaces at leading Summit
Not getting enough sleep is a big contributor to increased stress at work
A large number of employees currently described by employers as ‘casuals’ could in fact be permanent
This prominent HRD believes that HR only exemplifies company culture as employees – and nothing more
Admit it: You care what people think about you. While we haven’t figured out what your neighbors or friends are thinking, we can tell you what people think about HR.
Progressive organizations consistently lament the dearth of capable leaders who can take up the reins at the top and sustain a robust stride toward continued prosperity.
I’m sure you hear a lot about AI this, blockchain that, and automation is the future. How do you cut through all the noise and decide what is worth your time and what is hype? It can be so confusing it can be hard to know where to start.
Think your office workers are satisfied with the level of performance feedback they receive? Think again. New data suggests that if you’re still conducting the traditional annual or semi-annual performance reviews, there’s a good chance your employees are not happy with the frequency or quality of the feedback they receive.
Older workers eschewing retirement because they want to stay working. A friend of mine announced his retirement this week. Many of my age group are doing that. I am only a few years away…. or am I? As I wrote in this post the vision of retirement has, and continues, to undergo a revision. Take
New research has found the most in-demand roles in Australia and the skills needed for each role
The workplace of today is a veritable jungle of mish-mash personalities – the most disruptive of which is the ‘Alpha’
Every sourcer and recruiter suffer from shiny object syndrome. We all want what’s new, hot, fresh, and oh so shiny. We are quick to jump on the latest Chrome extension and sourcing tool. We are always in the hunt for more candidates, more Dean Da Costa, more budget, and need I say, more time. So
The consequent increase ‘feels anomalous and has created concerns,’ said the CEO
Does every case of underpayment amount to wage theft?
Recruiting the right talent for your business has always had its share of struggles, but in today’s job market, with fierce competition and wage stagnation, it can feel downright impossible. A Glassdoor study said it takes 23.8 days to make a hire and the process costs an average of roughly $4,129 per hire in 2016
Popular applicant tracking system iCIMS added a new investor this week. Vista Equity Partners is giving an undisclosed amount of money to the company for an undisclosed piece of the company. It joins Susquehanna Growth Equity as the second firm. SGE invested in 2012 and again in 2015 to the tune of roundly $92 million, according to Crunchbase. SGE
You may be thinking, “Another culture model? Who needs another tool?” Given all that’s out there, the skepticism is well-founded. This one, however, fills a much-needed gap when it comes to culture-building. Design of Work Experience (DOWE) is a concept, framework, and methodology that provides the step-by-step needed to create, implement, and sustain culture customized
I could not control laughing when I had an executive and business leader tell me this while I was presenting his teams recruiting performance against industry standards. It was somewhat of a self-defense mechanism, but at that time a laugh was all that would come out. How could all my precious data, that clearly shows
Creating a winning customer experience starts first with the Employee Experience. The customer. It’s any person or group receiving a service from an individual or organization. If you run a company, it’s the person buying your t-shirts, pizza, or software. In healthcare, it’s the patient. In education, it’s the student. The customer in a not-for-profit may be the child
If you haven’t experienced ghosting, the trend of candidates and employees disappearing without warning, you’ve most certainly heard of it. It’s a real serious problem, apparently. And even if your company hasn’t fallen victim directly, you likely noticed employees are sticking around for less time than they used to.
The class of 2018 is entering the workforce at an interesting—and exciting—time. Unemployment is at its lowest rate in years, and new technology is disrupting multiple industries. As a result, today’s entry-level job seekers are embarking on careers that in many cases will prove both rewarding and surprising, as new pathways open up and old
Make sure your attendance policy is well written and covers ADA and FMLA absences. A lot of companies like to use “no-fault” attendance policies because they are easier to administer, generally easy to understand, reduces the chances of favoritism, doesn’t require a lot of policing of reasons for absences and treats the employees as adults
Just when HR pros were starting to get a feel for where courts stand regarding medical marijuana in the workplace, a New Jersey court handed down a surpising ruling on the subject. In Cotto v. Ardagh Glass Packing, Daniel Cotto sued his former company, Ardagh Glass, over his refusal to take mandatory drug test that was
Do you toot your own horn? Maybe you should.
The National Security Agency veteran will be head of the ride-hailing app’s security
Employees share the kindest things managers have done for them – and the most evil
Bridget Loudon tells HRD what HR professionals need to be focusing on to prepare for the future of work
What’s wrong with the way we train? Too much text, too few images, formulaic presentations that are so much based on rules that it’s a wonder there’s any life left in the training room at all.
Are you an introvert or an extrovert?
You know the problem — the places in the U.S. that are the most affordable to live in don’t usually have the kind of job opportunities that would make you want to live there.
I used to work at a well-known retailer for a year and a half and before moving on to my current role. I accepted the position with a lot of self-talk. I told myself, “Okay, Danyel, you know the company is suffering,” and “you know you could be laid off tomorrow,” and “you don’t know what
Paying employees in cash to avoid records of overtime is a violation of the FLSA I have been in HR for a long time and I have seen many errors. Every company I worked for, however, knew that nonexempt workers were owed overtime at the rate of time-and-a-half for all hours worked over 40 hours
HRD talks to the head of people and culture at MedicalDirector about building a successful organisational culture
It’s very difficult to execute a fantastic customer experience if you aren’t first delivering a great employee experience
‘Being a young tech CEO is not all it’s cracked up to be’
Court documents reveal the complainant is suffering from depression because of workplace discrimination
What are the legal, privacy and ethical considerations that come into play?
Note: Today begins a 4-part series on compensation practices for small companies. Over the next four weeks, Margaret O’Hanlon will show how a small company typically deals with compensation, discussing each of a few key practices and what problems these may create as the company grows. Each week she’ll offer her insights on how to
For the past few decades there’s been a lot of talk about how companies need to build a strong bench of female leaders to diversify C-suites and senior management roles. It would be counter to a significant body of research to deny that great strides have been made or that companies are not taking the
“What can you do to increase collaboration between HR and other leaders?” That question was asked of Peter Navin, SVP of employee experience at Grand Rounds. His answer, which took me aback, was “analytics.”
From the 1960s on, the guitar has played an oversized role in our culture. One reason for this is the variety of ways the instrument can be played, the wide range of sounds that can be obtained. From finger-picking styles (Chet Atkins, Mark Knofler of Dire Straits), to the use of the vibrato arm for
A friend of mine sent me a message on Facebook asking me if I knew of a good IT recruiter in DC. Since I am not living there anymore nor am I working for a company within the metro area it was a valid call on her part. I am a helpful person and, well,
Global finance giant EY (formerly Ernst and Young) has come a long way since Arthur Young, a Scottish immigrant to US shores, founded his accountancy firm in 1906 with his brother, Stanley. Today the firm employs nearly a quarter of a million people in 150 countries, and its work touches upon everything from audits to
Addiction can harm both individuals and the companies they work for. Today’s guest post is written by Trevor McDonald, who has been through the recovery process from addiction, thus bringing practical experience to this post. Fifty-two percent of about 18.9 million people dealing with substance abuse issues were employed in 2011, according to a National
‘We never set out to create a tech company – but what we needed just didn’t exsist’
Omarosa claims she has secretly recorded conversations during her time as White House employee
How does body ink impact candidates’ hirability?
Early Bird rate on seats at the award-winning HR Summit in Brisbane ends on Friday
She also had some stellar words of wisdom for aspiring future leaders