White Papers for SHRM Human Resource Vendor Directory

  • 15 Must-Ask Questions Before Implementing a Pre-Hire Assessment ProcessBy

    Companies that take a long, hard look at their hiring processes realize skills and abilities carry a lot of weight. The pre-hire assessment process is one of the more effective means for getting an objective and standardized measurement of characteristics that are relevant to a job. Tests and...
  • The Future of Strategic Talent AcquisitionBy

    Competition for talent is intense. One of the biggest threats to business growth today is the difficulty of finding the right talent. Companies that are on a strategic journey to transform productivity or continue sustainable growth understand that the strategy behind acquiring great talent is...
  • How can we Make Processes at Work Simpler and More Efficient?By

    As we start to look forward to the New Year now maybe a good time to review the established processes at work to see if tasks can be modified or eliminated altogether. Process improvement focuses on streamlining established procedures, reducing costs and improving efficiency. There are...
  • The Leadership Accountability GapBy

    Our global study found a core problem: a lack of leadership accountability. Accountable leadership is a requirement for building an organization that can thrive and remain agile, prepared to meet the needs of tomorrow. The leadership accountability gap is not only real, but also addressing it...
  • Background Checks: What Job Applicants and Employees Should KnowBy

    Some employers look into your background before deciding whether to hire you, or before deciding whether you can keep your job. When they do, you have legal rights. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforces a federal law that regulates background reports for employment, and the Equal...
  • Improve HR Productivity Immediately – It’s Easier Than You ThinkBy

    If you’re like most HR Professionals you are under tremendous pressure from top management to increase the strategic value of your team. The message is loud and clear – “we need improved service and streamlined processes!”
  • 8 Criminal Background Check Myths, BustedBy

    Since 70 million people in the U.S. have a criminal record, it makes sense that employers conduct criminal background checks so they can make informed decisions about applicants. The problem is that many myths abound regarding criminal background checks, so we decided to round up some of the...
  • Coaching Assessment ToolBy

    The ability to set and consistently achieve one’s goals has many benefits including improved performance and heightened self-confidence. Conversely, it can be quite demotivating to repeatedly fall short of a goal or become stuck and unable to move forward. This is an area where coaching has been...
  • Validity and Reliability of The WorkPlace Big Five ProfieBy

    Today's organizations and leaders face a demanding challenge in choosing from among thousands of personality assessment products and services. Validity and reliability are especially important factors to consider when evaluating assessments. Valid and reliabe assessments have been proven to be a...
  • Trained Vs. Competent EmployeesBy

    While training is a necessary step, it may not be enough to prove competence and ensure peace of mind. In today’s world of regulations and standards it is no longer enough to simply train your workforce. Organizations must establish an employee development program that...
  • Our Case Studies: Challenge #1By

    A Texas based Holding Company specializing in automotive dealerships was growing by acquisition throughout the state and initially had 18 locations with 400 employees. Their continued growth plans brought them to a decision point of either needing to hire a larger staff and train them or look at...
  • The Public Health Threat is RealBy

    States with Legalized Pot Do Appear to Experience More Car Crashes
  • Medical Skepticism and its Effects on Your Employees' HealthcareBy

    We live in an age of scientific enlightenment. Science, through technology, has made remarkable advances in the 20th and early 21st centuries. These advances include the internet and personal computing, advanced communication technologies, automobile, air and space travel, inexpensive global...
  • Guide to Launching Your First Employee Recognition ProgramBy

    Everything you need to know to build, budget and launch your program
  • The #1 Habit of People who are Financially StableBy

    In this episode of Resilience Radio, we discuss how to: -Start feeling great now. -Make healthy financial decisions. -Limit your kids' use of electronics. -Motivate team members with low self-esteem. -Manage high achievers that don't fit the company culture.
  • Tackling Driver Turnover with Fleet Manager TrainingBy

    Learn what Eagle Transport identified as the top reasons behind their turnover found by using engagement and exit data along with leveraging fleet manager training, resulting in savings of over 20% in turnover costs and an improved management team.
  • Meet Paul MeshankoBy

    Author, professional speaker and business leader with over 20 years of experience in leadership development and organizational culture change.
  • Taking Your HR Onboarding Paperless with AdemeroBy

    Your HR Department is the core of your company, handling entire lifecycles of paperwork for your employees and for the whole company. When it comes to a paperless office initiative, HR Departments are usually some of the last to make the leap to a paperless workflow because of the sheer volume...
  • Maxwell For Employers: Platform OverviewBy

    Maxwell provides an easy-to-use technology platform that acts as your HR command center, making it simple to manage employee information and benefits.
  • Online Recruiting Made EasyBy

    Discover Hiring Happiness
  • How to Use Employee Availability Forms EfficientlyBy

    Employee availability forms are your key to reducing shift scheduling headaches, but they’re just another form in the file if you aren’t using them the right way.
  • American Time and Labor CompanyBy

    Helping American companies manage employees, labor laws and payroll.
  • Partner Up to Hire Smart in a Tight Labor MarketBy

    Companies are finding it harder than it has been for some time to find and hire top talent. A tightening labor market has tipped the scales towards the employee, and even the most sought-after companies are finding that they have to raise their game. This challenging environment also means...
  • Performance Appraisals that Transform Employee PerformanceBy

    Have you ever wondered exactly how many employees hate receiving regular performance reviews? The answer is…probably most of them! No one enjoys receiving negative feedback and employee performance reviews are often viewed as one-way discussions leading to criticism of the employee. However,...
  • Better Teams, Better ResultsBy

    The simple yet powerful practice of using the Performance-Values (PV) Matrix to manage your team will unlock the full potential of your business. The four quadrants represent the four possible combinations of high or low performance and high or low values. To hold your team accountable for...