New York to Implement Nation’s Most Comprehensive Paid Family Leave Program
April 14, 2017
New York to Implement Nation’s Most Comprehensive Paid Family Leave Program Private employers in the state of New York will soon be required to provide up to 12 weeks of paid family leave. The new law will apply to all employees of employers covered by the state’s worker’s compensation law and will be completely employee-funded […]
5 Reasons Your Job Postings are Broken … and How to Fix Them
March 8, 2017
5 Reasons Your Job Postings are Broken … and How to Fix them Employers are finding it increasingly difficult to fill mission-critical positions, due to lack of available applicants and candidates not having the necessary experience or skills. A 2016 survey by Manpower revealed that United States talent shortages are getting worse. But, is the […]
How to Interview a Really Nervous Job Candidate
March 1, 2017
At some point in your career, you will encounter that job candidate: the person who simply cannot overcome how nervous he or she is, despite their best efforts. How you handle that situation can make all the difference. To be a skilled interviewer, you need to help applicants relax right from the beginning. The early […]
Mastering the Art of Résumé Writing: Take Control of Your Future
May 6, 2014
With stiff competition at every corner, finding a job is a daunting process. To increase your chances of being selected, you should understand the hiring funnel.
Three Leadership Traits Sharp HR People Possess
April 8, 2013
Tips for the aspiring HR professional. By Jenny Stepp HR professionals have a lot on their plates these days, now more than ever. There are the usual day-to-day activities and a lot of fly by the seat of your pants duties that come up daily, if not hourly. What are the three key components that […]
What Do Millennials and Today’s CEOs Have In Common?
March 23, 2017
What Do Millennials and Today’s CEOs Have In Common? HR industry experts have devoted a lot of time and research into demystifying millennial employees, only to discover that this younger generation has more in common with mature, seasoned employees than once thought. This is especially true when it comes to the desire for day-one productivity. […]
3 Finance-Technology Skills CFOs Should Seek
March 6, 2017
3 Finance-Technology Skills CFOs Should Seek Technology has changed every industry. From the technology in our hands to the software that revolutionizes how we do business, few areas remain untouched. In the case of finance and HR solutions, the proper technology can provide great insight into how organizations can lower debt, expand EBITDA margin and […]
How to Find Your (HR Tech) Soul Mate
February 9, 2017
How to Find Your (HR Tech) Soul Mate Shopping for the right HR software for your business is not unlike dating. But with no apps or online match sites for human capital management (HCM), how do you compare and sort through all those vendors vying to win your company’s heart? How do you sort through […]
Improving Day One Productivity with a Seamless On-boarding Process
April 18, 2014
One in four new hires leave before their second year on the job. While it’s easy to point the finger at the employee for not adapting to their new environment, the blame is easily a shared responsibility with the employer. Inexperience, lack of preparedness and a poor on-boarding system are all contributing factors to a new hire’s struggles.
How to Avoid This Big Interview Mistake
March 14, 2017
How Fast-Growing Companies Can Avoid This Big Interview Mistake When it comes to finding new talent, making sure they fit in with a company’s culture and core values has become an important part of the interview process. Why? Because your culture is a reflection of the character, personality, strengths and weaknesses of your people. Finding […]
LMS 101: Why Technology is Crucial to Onboarding
March 2, 2017
Learning Management Systems 101 is a weekly blog series exploring how employers can rethink traditional employee training and move toward e-learning solutions, which are faster, easier to access, and more cost effective. “LMS 101: Why Technology is Crucial to Onboarding” is the third post of the series. LMS 101: Why Technology is Crucial to Onboarding A staggering […]
HR Technology: Evolving to Full Business Partner
November 29, 2016
HR Tech: Evolving to Full Business Partner In the early 1990s, legacy enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs) dominated the HR technology landscape. But, these systems have many shortcomings, including being difficult or impossible to integrate with other applications – leading to employees wasting time on tasks that should be automated. Fortunately, HR technology has come […]
Pre-employment Testing: Good or Bad?
February 28, 2014
There is a lot of chatter about pre-employment testing, leaving many organizations asking themselves if there is a benefit to implementing them during the interview process. Should I invest in them? Do you find yourself at this juncture? Well I’m here to debunk any misleading information about them and discuss why, in fact, pre-employment testing can greatly benefit your company.