HRExaminer v6.28

On July 24, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Last week, Key Interval Research released its third major report this year. The Optimal HR Tech Stack is the first ever deep look at the technologies that compose the operating environment for today’s HR Practitioners. We asked 785 HR Practitioners about the software they used in each of thirteen distinct HR practice areas that serve as their Optimal HR Tech stack.

Accenture has announced they’ll stop doing employee performance reviews. Before the announcement Paul Hebert was preaching that very gospel. Read, Performance Reviews: The Process Doesn’t Suck - People Do.

Legal Editor Heather Bussing has five ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers. Hint: Stop Using Noncompete Agreements.

On Episode 29 of HR Tech Weekly: Workday launches investment fund Workday Ventures, Amazon Prime Day, Blackhawk Network to Acquire Achievers Corp., Ceridian User Conference, and Gen M Suffers From Mobile Guilt (Shadow Tasking).

On HR Examiner Radio John Sumser talks with Eileen Klegg, Founder and Principal of Visual Insight.


 

Stop Using Noncompete Agreements

On July 22, 2015, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Employers like to make people sign noncompete agreements because they think they are protecting trade secrets. But it’s rare that any of those things are truly secret. Here are five ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers.
 

HRExaminer v6.27

Legal Editor Heather Bussing looks at a case at Ford where they fired an employee for violating their sexual orientation policy while the employee claimed religious discrimination for being fired. Read, Religious Expression and Discrimination.

Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on leadership assumptions that are out of touch. Read, Susan LaMotte’s article, Don’t Assume: Find Out What It’s Really Like.

Legal Editor Heather Bussing explains the legal aspects of managing depressed employees in, Work and Depression.

On Episode 28 of HR Tech Weekly: Optimal Technical Stack Report KeyInterval Research, Job openings hit a new 14-year high, KPMG acquires Towers Watson’s Human Resource Service, Network Monkey, and Walmart uses crowdsourcing analytics competition platform Kaggle.

John Sumser wraps up this week with his discussion on HR Examiner Radio with the CEO of the Marcus Buckingham Company, Jason Averbook.


 

Religious Expression and Discrimination

On July 16, 2015, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Legal Editor Heather Bussing looks at an LGBT case at Ford where they fired an employee for violating their sexual orientation policy while the employee claims religious discrimination for being fired.
 

Work and Depression

On July 14, 2015, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Depression accounts for an estimated $83 billion per year in lost productivity. Legal Editor Heather Bussing explains the legal aspects of managing depressed employees.
 

HRExaminer v6.26

On July 10, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Talent Acquisition and Management is most often an expression of local culture, customs, and, manners. Read, Five Links: Recruiting is Regional (and so is HR).

Both legal and religious interests in Marriage are important and should be respected legally and socially. Read Heather Bussing’s article, Religion v. Law.

Guest author Ivan Casanova from Jibe discusses what it takes to reach the next-gen candidate in, Need To Fill That Job? Show Candidates a Good Time.

On Episode 27 of HR Tech Weekly: SHRM 2015 Annual Conference Las Vegas, CareerBuilder1, Willis Group Holdings merged with Towers Watson, and the Same-Sex Marriage Decision.

John Sumser wraps up our weekly edition with, Five Links: Future of Work.


 

Religion v. Law

On July 6, 2015, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Marriage is one of those places where law and religion cross, and both have strong interests.
 

HRExaminer v6.23

On June 19, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Weasels: You’ve rolled out of bed at some point in your life to dark thoughts about dealing with someone at work that is making your life a living hell. Ten percent of the time you may be the victim of someone who has Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Legal Editor Heather Bussing has some experience with narcissists (aka Weasels), and this week Heather has three articles to help you understand and deal with Weasels at work. Start here: Weasel Management: Is it A Weasel?

On Episode 24 of HR Tech Weekly: The massive federal personnel data breach at the OPM, Oracle HR Users Group, Globoforce WorkHuman 2015, the Apple Watch in HR, Zenefits, ADP, and Microsoft acquires Wunderlist.

On episode 99 of HR Examiner Radio join host John Sumser as he speaks with Limeade CEO Henry Albrecht. Listen to HRExaminer Radio episode 99.


 

Weasel Management: How to Deal With Weasels

On June 17, 2015, in Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
It is really difficult dealing with Narcissistic Weasels because they don’t care about you, the project, the good of the company, or anybody but themselves, power, control, and accolades. But there are some ways to manage Weasels.
 

Weasel Management: Is it A Weasel?

On June 16, 2015, in Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
You’ve rolled out of bed at some point in your life to dark thoughts about dealing with someone at work that is making your life a living hell. 10% of the time, it could be because you’re dealing with someone who has Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
 
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