Category: HR Bartender

How to Manage Multiple Priorities – 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. Want to create an inspired workforce? Check out this Forbes interview with Kronos CEO Aron Ainwhere he talks about being an un-leader. Enjoy the article!) There’s quite […]

Dealing With Managers Who No Show for Interviews – Ask #HR Bartender

I’ve been in this position before. Many times, as a matter of fact. It’s not fun. And frankly, it’s not right. Hi! I work as a candidate experience coordinator, and one of my biggest pain-points is dealing with last minute cancellations from our hiring managers that create 30-60-minute gaps in […]

Labor Law Posters Are Not a Substitute for Mandatory Employee Handouts

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Poster Guard® Compliance Protection, a division of HRdirect and the leading labor law poster service that gets your business up to date with all required federal, state and local labor law postings, and then keeps it that way — for an entire […]

Establishing New Performance Measurements – Friday Distraction

Over the past year or so, we’ve talked about using measurements like employee net promoter score (eNPS) to understand employee engagement. I don’t know if it’s directly related to it, but I’m hearing more conversation about human resources professionals being evaluated based on talent acquisition metrics. For example, recruiters being […]

5 Retirement Strategies Companies Need to Start Planning For Now

I recently wrote a blog post over on our other blog, Unretirement Project, about the “5 Retirement Strategies that Individuals Need to Start Planning For”. It came from a session that I attended during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) annual conference. But employees aren’t the only ones that […]

Recruiters: 6 Things When Texting Job Candidates

A few years ago, I went to the SourceCon conference. During the event, one of the speakers asked the crowd how many people texted candidates and quite a few people raised their hand. More than I would have suspected at that time. Since then, I continue to hear more and […]

Business Growth Depends on Effective Talent Management

I’m a big fan of Trader Joe’s. When Mr. Bartender and I lived in South Florida, we had a Trader Joe’s but it wasn’t always convenient to stop there. Now that we live in North Florida, there’s a Trader Joe’s right down the street. Because we’ve started going to Trader […]

4 Marketing Strategies That Can Be Used to Implement #HR Programs

One of my big takeaways from this year’s WorkHuman Conference pioneered by Globoforce is that human resources needs to think more like marketing. I know you’ve heard this message before. In fact, I’ve written about it before. 5 Ways HR Can Leverage a Marketing Mindset for Real Results Every HR […]

Know What Makes You Special – Friday Distraction from #HR Bartender

When I saw this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos, I knew I had to share it with you. It’s one of those messages that applies whether you’re an individual, team, or organization. Do you know what makes you special? And can you articulate it? As a person, […]

Employees: What To Do When Placed On Suspension -Ask #HR Bartender

When an employee is placed on suspension pending investigation, the passing time can seem to take forever. It makes sense for HR to keep employees up-to-date on what’s happening. At least, that’s what this reader wants to know… Hi. l work in housekeeping and was suspended by HR because the […]