Strategic HR is not about criticizing the HR function, nor is it about lofty HR ideals. Instead, it is a practical and achievable opportunity for HR to play a significant role in driving business profits. This session will present specific actions that HR functions and HR professionals can take to develop and sustain a strategic approach to their work. These actions for HR functions and HR professionals were revealed through survey, case study, and interview-based research conducted by nonprofit APQC. Elissa Tucker, APQC’s human capital management research program manager, will present best practices learned from researching strategic HR functions at IBM Global Business Services and Nissan North America. She will also share strategic HR insights gleaned from interviews conducted with HR bloggers China Gorman, Sharlyn Lauby, and William Tincup.
The New Year brings new hype about recruitment strategy best practices. There’s a talent shortage! How do you add staff quickly to hit your company growth goals? Yesterday’s recruitment practices don’t work anymore! What’s an HR leader to do?
BirdDog has done the homework for you and identified 4 top recruitment trends for 2014. Whether your strategy is mature and proven or you are just getting started, attend this webinar to cut through the clutter and learn about:
• How to extend your job distribution reach
• Why branding is important for recruiting
• US Federal Government changes effective March 2014 that could impact your hiring practices
• The importance of mobile-friendly recruiting
Employee time is one of your organizations most valuable and costly resources. Knowledge of employee time results in faster decision making, improved scheduling and better labor cost management, making your organization more productive, competitive and profitable. In this webcast we will examine Honor based timesheets and how they can assist organizations where the culture is not to clock, with operational efficiency, cost control, regulatory compliance and employee empowerment. We investigate how “Honor based timesheets” can assist organizations build a clear picture of employee time through detailed data and reports on attendance, absenteeism, overtime, flexible working, scheduling and vacation leave. We look at how Honor based timesheets make it easy for organizations to manage employee attendance without having to change your company culture!
Two out of three people don’t think HR Technology helps them be better at their jobs. Context-aware HR technology can change that by combining situational and other information to proactively offer a hyper-personalized and highly relevant user experience.
In this webinar titled “Context Aware HR Technology”, Steve Parker, SPHR and vice president at SumTotal Systems, will highlight how to drive greater impact with your HR technology through context. You’ll learn:
How context-aware HR technology can help you increase the productivity and engagement of every person in your organization
Why every one of the major analysts agree that context-aware HR technology is a seriously significant breakthrough
HR has the potential to be a highly impactful, strategic business partner to the organization. To achieve this potential, though, HR will have to be run more like a business.
Attend this session to learn the four critical steps of running HR like a business: First, align initiatives to key organizational goals. Second, plan the initiatives carefully, including reaching agreement with the sponsors on expected impact from the initiative. Third, execute the planned initiatives with discipline through regular reporting and dedicated monthly meetings. Fourth, measure and evaluate to ensure the planned impact was delivered or learn why it was not.
In 2013, the landscape for enterprise learning solutions is incredibly fluid and fast-paced. The trends that are driving technology everywhere — data, mobile, cloud, social — also apply to learning. How are these trends changing the learning and HR community? What are the opportunities that you should focus on first?
In this webinar titled “Next Generation Learning”, Steve Parker, SPHR will highlight five ideas that your learning strategy must address, including:
Best practices for process and technology integration
Mobile learning to drive pervasive employee development
Rapid content development for contextual learning
Extending learning to customers and distributors to build relationships and mindshare
This session will provide a background on how lean thinking and tools can help safety and any HR function. Following the teachings of W. Edwards Deming, Toyota created a production system, now commonly referred to as lean production. What is not well understood is that “lean” works in any office and business, regardless of size. Whether healthcare, small enterprise, food service, or non – profit, “lean” can help improve teamwork, culture and drive continuous improvement, but only if we go back to basics and strip away the mystery that this thinking is only for the manufacturing floor. Participants in the session will gain new insight into both “how” and “why” standards should be developed.
USCIS recently released a new Form I-9 that all US employers will be required to use for new hires, rehires, and reverification starting May 7, 2013. This webinar will address changes to the Form as well as address continued compliance concerns associated with I-9 and E-Verify policies and recordkeeping. In this regard, Office of Special Counsel and Immigration Customs and Enforcement actions will be reviewed to identify areas where employer representatives should focus and recommend corrective action. It will also assess recent cases and settlements to identify employer concerns and best business practices companies should put in place. The webinar will review proposed immigration reform and likely changes to E-Verify and the use of the I-9 Form in the future.
Lack of convenient access to forms and documents can be frustrating for employees and your HR staff, as tracking down the right files can take hours or even days. Document-intensive processes, such as onboarding, are also challenging, with missing or incomplete forms that delay the process, raise compliance concerns and waste HR staff time.
In this presentation, you’ll learn how content management solutions, HR portals and forms software can give employees direct yet secure access to their documents, simplify and speed up complex HR processes, reduce clerical work and give your HR staff more time for value-added activities and tasks.
Occupational injury and illness incidents in health care and social assistance have been known to account for 1 out of 5 incidents in private industry. Improve your posture and prevent the pain and strain of all day working with these simple tips that can be applied immediately. Education on the movements that can cause discomfort or pain and recommended strategies to use can prevent issues from arising and relieving some present symptoms. Improve your posture and prevent the pain and strain of all day working with these simple tips that can be applied immediately. The goal is to maintain efficiency and prevent injury from developing when long periods of repetitive type movements have to be performed. By implementing simple techniques with education, fewer complaints can be the result.