Category: HR Bartender

Policies and Procedures Must Grow With Business [infographic] – Friday Distraction

There have been numerous articles about how the annual performance review process is broken. Today’s post is not one of those articles. It is a reminder that, as business professionals, we must change with the times. Meaning we must update policies and procedures to keep current with the change in today’s […]

Midterm Elections: Why #HR and #Business Professionals Need to Pay Attention

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the U.S. has their midterm elections. According to Wikipedia, midterm elections usually have lower voter turnout than the presidential election. Some years, the turnout has been around 40 percent of those who are eligible to vote. I’ve written before about the importance of being involved […]

Learning Opportunity: FREE #HR and #Payroll eSymposium

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos, a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Check out the latest research from The Workforce Institute at Kronos how employees across the globe view their relationship with work. Part one, “The Case for […]

5 Talent Acquisition Strategies for Highly Competitive Industries

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a provider of talent activation technology. Check out their latest research, “The Awakening: Onboarding Emerges as a Strategic Driver.”  The report details how organizational leadership increasingly sees improved onboarding as a strategic imperative to support the success […]

Voting Impacts Our Personal and Professional Lives

Mid-term elections are coming up next month. This particular election is going to be quite interesting. The popular opinion is that American voters are extremely agitated with the status quo and there’s an expectation we’ll see major changes in our nation’s capital as a result. While it’s unknown at this […]

Fantasy Football Impacts Workplace Productivity – Friday Distraction

Regular HR Bartender readers know I’m a football fan. And a fantasy football fan. While I don’t have a team this year (moving to North Florida interrupted my plans), I’m still kinda, sorta following along from the sidelines. But it wasn’t until I saw this infographic from OppLoans that I […]

HR Leadership Includes HR Advocacy

I was recently reminded of an activity that I’ve participated in years ago: visiting Capitol Hill. If you’ve never done this before, the Society for Human Resource Management usually coordinates visits during their SHRM Volunteer Leaders’ Summit and Employment Law & Legislative Conference. It’s always interesting to chat with people […]

Open Office Spaces: How to Be Productive and Effectively Collaborate

(EDITOR’S NOTE:  At Rivier University, business leaders can gain the skills and knowledge needed to influence the workplace with an online MBA. Core business concepts, such as project management, strategies of innovation and more, are covered to help graduates develop a better understanding of the industry and what’s needed for […]

Manual Processes Can Slow Organizational Momentum – Friday Distraction

Just because we use a computer to process something doesn’t mean it’s high tech. A great example is today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. While spreadsheets are created on computers, that doesn’t mean they’re the most effective and efficient way of doing something. It’s time for us […]

Transform Company Culture with Good Communication Analytics

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Microsoft, whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They have a website dedicated to Modern HR, a content collection focused on digital transformation. Check it out when you have a moment. Enjoy the post!) […]

Employees Are Your Business Differentiator – Friday Distraction

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos, a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. They were recently recognized as a Great Place to Work in Asia, Canada, India, and the U.K. for their WorkInspired culture. Congrats to them. Enjoy today’s article!) […]