HR News Roundup

Join us on Friday mornings – grab a cup of coffee and get your read on – we’ll take a look back through some of the important and sharable HR news that came across our newsfeeds this week:

Spotlight on iRecruit with Sage HRMS Integration and Onboarding (Read @ CMS Blog)
Sage HRMS (Human Resources Management Software) customers can improve talent management and recruiting with iRecruit, and streamline their onboarding process with iConnect.

There Are Differences In What the Generations Want From Work (Read @ TLNT)
I was doing some research for a client and came across this report from Monster:  Monster Multi-Generational Survey, published in 2016. The underlying survey was concluded in January 2016 and surveyed more than 2,000 across the Boomer, X, Y and Z generations.

ACA replacement proposal leaked: Some of the finer points for HR (Read @ HR Morning)
A draft of the Republicans’ Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement bill that was leaked to the public is likely to look a lot different when it’s finalized. Still, it gives employers a good indication of how Republicans will start to deliver on their promises to “repeal and replace” Obamacare.

Trump’s Speech and the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Incentives for Employers (Read @ WOTC Blog)
President Donald Trump, in his first joint address to Congress last night, mentioned several facts relevant to employers: “Ninety-four million Americans are out of the labor force,” Trump said. In addition, President Trump mentioned that “Over 43 million Americans are on food stamps.

The Millennial Savings Challenge (Read @ SHRM)
Some time ago, after I graduated with my undergraduate degree, I was lucky enough to get a job working for the governor of Nevada. I was also fortunate to have a great boss who impressed upon me how important it is to start saving for retirement, even at the tender age of 22.

9 Simple Ways You Can Make Your Employees Happy (Read @ Inc.)
Most leaders agree that employee attitude is a key factor in an organization’s success. Whether your employees are fulfilled and motivated or frustrated and disengaged is largely up to you.

Sage Summit Gets Local
Sage Summit goes to Australia, France, Singapore, Canada, Germany, Spain and South Africa in 2017. Learn all about each event.

The 3 Simple Rules of Managing Top Talent (Read @ HBR)
The general view in business is that top-end talent is highly sensitive to and motivated by compensation and that big monetary rewards are key to their management. There is a grain of truth to this — but only a grain. In my 36-year career, I haven’t met a single person truly at the top end of the talent distribution who is highly motivated by compensation. Not one.

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