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Where Does HR Invest Its Time and Resources

Rethinking How HR Invests Its Resources

HR practitioners want to make a difference in their organization. They want to help attract new talent, develop current employees, and strategically manage the impact of their company’s people. But are HR business units best investing their resources to achieve those results? Watch This Week’s Topic If you can’t see…

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Quickly Align Your Team Priorities

Teams aligned on the same priorities accomplish much more than those that aren’t. The idea is simple. Imagine how much further a team pulling a cart from one direction will get than a team pulling the same cart from different angles. But in practice, alignment can be difficult. As the…

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Agile HR in Real Life Sprint Case Study

Real Life Agile HR: A Sprint Case Study

In our last post, we provided an introduction to the Agile Methodology for HR professionals. This time, we’re taking a look at Agile HR in real life with a short case study on how to use a Sprint to solve a challenge. Watch Today’s Topic If you’re having trouble viewing…

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Introduction to Agile for HR

An Introduction to Agile for HR

As more and more industries and business units adopt the Agile Methodology, it’s critical that Human Resources understands this lightweight development method. So today, we’re providing a quick introduction to Agile for HR professionals. Watch Today’s Topic If you’re having trouble viewing the video above, click here. An Introduction to…

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rethink employee experience

Rethinking the Employee Experience

Today, we are talking about experiences that influence our perception and how it can help us rethink the employee experience. Watch Today’s Topic If you’re having trouble viewing the video above, click here. Micro Experiences Why do we need to rethink the employee experience in the first place? Organizations tend…

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Recruiting Tip: 6 Questions to Avoid asking in an Interview

A CareerBuilder Survey from 2015 found that 20% of employers have unknowingly asked an illegal question in an interview. Sometimes basic questions that might seem like a friendly way to get to know a potential employee (“Where are you from?”, “Do you have any kids”, etc.) can make an candidate…

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Beth Kelly’s Top 6 Take-Aways from SxSW

I spent the last four days basking in the buzz of creativity and innovation at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas as a sponsor of Michigan House. The festival venue, a self-labeled “experiential embassy” promotes Michigan-based career and lifestyle opportunities in effort to attract new talent to the state. At…

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Before you outsource your employees to a PEO…

A Professional Employer Organization provides HR outsourced services including payroll, benefits, hiring and training. The unique aspect of the PEO model is that a company’s employees are actually employed by the PEO and the PEO leases the employees back to the company. This can be a solid solution for many…

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5 Ways to Survive Open Enrollment in HR

You guys—it’s almost here! That one time of year when the wheels come off a bit and you’re fighting an uphill battle with deadline after deadline. Open enrollment (OE) is almost here! It’s that time of year when your team gets the chance to re-evaluate the benefits they’ve elected and…

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How to Choose a Hiring Assessment

Hiring assessments have become a critical part of the hiring process for many organizations–so much so that there’s no lack of options on the market. The right assessment can help you take some of the guesswork out of hiring, but the wrong one can be costly in more ways than…

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