Top 7 posts in the HR space May 24th – May 30th
Weekly Wrap Top HR Articles in the past 7 days

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What Can HR Learn from the Ellen Pao Trial?

Why you should read it: Learn how to build your arsenal to defend yourself against unforeseen lawsuits.

Synopsis : Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers won the sexual harassment and retaliation case against former employee Ellen Pao due to their meticulous performance review process. June D. Bell lists out what you should include in your performance review for it to hold up in court.

How to Help Bring Your HR Department Into the 21st Century

Why you should read it: Bring your HR department out of the stone age with the 5 tips

Synopsis : Technology and big data are creating new jobs descriptions every day. It’s time HR uses these for their benefit. Patrick Willer  lists out jobs rolls that should be added to the HR dept and why/how they would be helpful.

What You Need To Know About Social Hiring

Why you should read it: Understand the appeal and benefits of hiring via social media sites.

Synopsis : Paper resumes are on their way out and social hiring is next up in line. Rakesh Singh provides benefits that make social hiring alluring from a recruiter’s perspective as well as that of a candidate. And there is also the added benefit of reducing our carbon footprint.

Few Recruiting Tools Work Better Than a “‘Buddy Hire” Program

Why you should read it: In the ever competitive hiring space, recruiters have a lucrative ‘recruit one and get one free’ offer for attracting quality talent. This two part post series could help you break through the clutter and win-over that pricy candidate you have been chasing for ever.

Synopsis: The first part takes you through the nitty gritty of buddy hire program.

The Important Design Components of a “Buddy” Hiring Program

Why you should read it: In the ever competitive hiring space, recruiters have devised a lucrative ‘recruit one employee and get one free’ offer for attracting quality talent. This two part post series could help you break through the clutter and win-over that pricy candidate you have been chasing for ever.

Synopsis: Dr. John Sullivan highlights how the buddy hire programs have proven to be successful for decades both in the military and corporate world.

  1. The first part takes you through the effectiveness of the buddy hire program and why it would work great from your organisation.
  2. Know the key problems related to the buddy hiring program with the part two in the series

In the Age of Ultron, Your Recruiting Job May Be at Risk of Automation

Why you should read it: Robots completing HR processes from start to finish may seem like sci-fi movie – but it is the future. Read on to find out how.

Synopsis : Raghav Singh believes that though robotic recruiters aren’t around yet but much of the recruiting process can be completely automated. He drills home the point that placing job postings, screening, online assessments, and background checks are possible with no face-to-face interactions with the candidates.

Conflict in the Workplace: Generational Values

Why you should read it: Prevent a ‘Clash of the Titans’ situation between Gen X and Gen Y.

Synopsis : Melissa Walker talk about how baby boomers and veterans don’t see eye to eye on subjects Pay vs. Flexibility , Importance of Social Media so on and so forth. Read this article to develop your policies to disgruntle neither of these groups

Why It’s Important to Calculate the Lifetime Value of Employees

Why you should read it: Learn about the Employee Lifetime Value (ELTV) research conducted at Northwestern University.

Synopsis :  Employee Lifetime Value (ELTV) is the new metric in town that claims to be able to measure the lifetime financial contribution of every single employee. Michelle M. Smith explains this metric to us and how it is a game changer for the HR dept.