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How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company


Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”. Financial compensation didn’t appear until number 8! How do your employees like to be appreciated? Ask them.

The Disruption of Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned

Josh Bersin

Over the last few months I’ve had a series of meetings with Chief Learning Officers, talent management leaders, and vendors of next generation learning tools. My goal has been simple: try to. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Enterprise Learning


Cost Per Hire: How to Calculate It the Right Way

ClearCompany HRM

Almost constantly, talent acquisition departments are pressured to reduce their cost per hire. Finding the right balance in your company’s cost per hire can be tricky. You’re trying to please everyone from your CFO to senior executives all while providing quality talent to the hiring managers who are desperate to fill an open position. Quality of Hire

[Infographic] Productivity And Motivation Tips From Experts

Get Hppy

They say a happy workforce is an effective workforce, and if you treat your employees correctly and look after them, they will perform well and take care of you in return. But is this actually true? Research shows that employees that are happy in their roles, and are happy at work , perform better than employees that demonstrate a lack of satisfaction within their role. So how can this be done?

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7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017


It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce. No wonder this post on 2016 engagement trends was so popular. . By the looks of things, this will be a long term project. So why the rise in engagement?

4 ways managers screw up progressive discipline

HR Morning

Most companies have established a system of progressive discipline for dealing with employees with performance or behavior problems. Too often, though, unthinking managers derail the process. The tough truth is that any policy’s only as good as the people who have to enforce it on a day-to-day basis. Four pitfalls that trip up many supervisors as they try to correct employee problems: 1.

The Current State and Future State of HR

Laurie Ruettimann

Go ahead and try to explain the current state and future state of HR in less than 50 words. (I’ll I’ll wait. It’s not easy.). In years past, I told people that HR is an inverted pyramid. There’s value at the top and bottom, but it turns out that fewer people are doing more and more of the valuable work. The rest is automated and outsourced. But it gets the job done.


Why Your Toxic Employee Could Be Costing You Millions

ATD Human Capital

Have you heard of the 80:20 rule? Eighty percent of your energy is spent on 20 percent of your relationships. Most often this energy is wasted in drama. Then there are toxic employees, who epitomize the 99:1 rule; 99 percent of the negative energy in the workplace is caused by 1 percent of the people. Victims over-adapt, feel hurt, act needy, and invite others to cover for them. Guilt. Sunk costs.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

How To Have Employees That Never Leave

Get Hppy

It starts with the recruitment process. Hire the right person and they are more likely to stay; hire the wrong one and they will likely leave at some point. These key recruitment actions will help target the right person for your organization. Use your strategic game plan and values as context for who you hire. Be honest in describing the employment opportunity you have. Career development plans.

How Recruiters Can Balance Having Heart with Being Strategic

ClearCompany HRM

The current job market is candidate-driven; Meaning companies are competing for talent more than ever. Every day as a position remains open, it is costing a company time, money and productivity. With 45% of employers saying the time to fill positions has increased since 2014, turning candidates into employees quickly is vital to a company’s bottom line. Recruiting & Sourcing

Why HR Can’t Lead Cultural Change

TLNT: The Business of HR

Edgar Schein and the subject of organizational culture are forever linked due to his pioneering efforts in the field. His hallmark book, Organizational Culture and Leadership , has been a resource for more than 30 years. Ed shared insights from its recently released fifth edition during an interview at the Human Synergistics Ultimate Culture Conference last fall.

Five for Friday: Remote teams


Due to progress in technology, many of us no longer have to go to work to actually get work done. Some companies have even committed to being 100% remote. This saves time and costs, but it also presents challenges around company culture, employee engagement, and communication. What's the best way to manage this new landscape of work? These five articles shed some light on the matter.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

Performance Consulting Tips: Putting the Pause Button on Training Requests

ATD Human Capital

How many times do you receive a request from a manager similar to the following: “We are experiencing an increase in preventable accidents and incidents. Safety is a primary goal for our manufacturing facilities. I’d like you to run a refresher course on safety for operators and supervisors.” ” “I have two teams that are in continual conflict. What do you suggest?”

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child*

NGA Human Resources

As a global business, with offices in nearly 40 countries, NGA Human Resources is very aware of the distance that can sometimes stand between our own lives and those of the many people in the communities we call home. To channel their positivity into inspiration. Drop in the ocean Our efforts are a tiny drop in the ocean, but if we can make a difference to just a few people, that is a good thing.


‘Breathtakingly Radical’: DOL Nominee Questions Legality of Any Overtime Salary Threshold

HR Daily Advisor

Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor has questioned whether the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has the authority to set any salary threshold for overtime pay—not just the pending increase that effectively brings the threshold to $47,476. Alexander Acosta volunteered that concern twice during his March 22 confirmation hearing, despite no questioning from lawmakers to that effect. Background.

Trust is the Oxygen of The Employee Experience - DecisionWise


Trust is the Oxygen of The Employee Experience and stepping up in moments of truth helps make organizations sustainable and resilient. When something happens that tests the validity of the promises that make up the Contract, that’s a moment of truth (MOT). Read the bestselling book, The Employee Experience. The result of a collision between expectations and MOTs is like what happens when physicists at the Large Hadron Collider bring elementary particles together at near-light velocities: unpredictable energies and particles hurtling off on random vectors. Moments of Truth. Trust isn’t static.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Grow Employee Engagement with Managers Who Are Excellent at Managing


As the backbone of your business, middle managers are front and center in driving employee engagement and fostering learning. There’s a reason middle managers have such a direct impact here — when a manager is engaged, employees are engaged. In fact, managers account for 70% of variance in employee engagement. Companies with engaged employees outperform competitors by 147% in earnings per share.

Learning Agility: Understanding Its Potential in the Workplace


HR managers are key resources in spotting and developing learning agility in any organisation. Research from many respected human resources authorities has shown that the ability to learn from experience is one of the key characteristics of people with high potential. High potential employees usually have learning agility but not always. Those who respond flexibly to new processes and institutional changes perform even more effectively than high potential employees. What Is Learning Agility? Those with agility show strong leadership qualities. These skills can be developed and improved.


5 Habits of Highly Productive Employees

Workforce Software

Want to become more productive? Here are 5 simple behaviors that will give you more energy and focus at work, enabling productivity. Blog Absence Management Fatigue Management Organizational Culture Time and Attendance Workforce Management Workforce Scheduling


Why Employee Coaching May Be Your Best Strategy

HR Daily Advisor

by Greg Harris, President and CEO of Quantum Workplace. Laurel McDermott, HR business partner at Frontline Education , believes employee coaching isn’t something her team should do every now and then. Instead, her company’s continual coaching approach takes employee learning to a whole new level. “At At Frontline Education, the process of coaching employees is woven into our core values.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

H-1B Filing Season Opens April 3; Premium Processing Suspended


The USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap on Monday, April 3, 2017. Employers who need to apply for H-1B visas for foreign workers in specialized skill areas, such as science, engineering or computer programming, have a fast approaching deadline, as well as some new information regarding requests for premium processing. The U.S. master’s degree or higher.

The Disappointing News About Employee Engagement

TLNT: The Business of HR

Last month I wrote about the new Gallup report, State of the American Workplace , and discussed some of its broader findings. This week, I’m digging in a little more specifically. Culture Engagement HR Insights HR News Productivity Retention & Engagement Strategic HR Featured

Why Should You Really Care About Technology?

Jeff Waldman

In the world of HR and Recruiting, technology is a mandatory component of its value proposition. HR/Recruitment technology represents one of the fastest growing segments tech globally. Personally, I’m not surprised because the users of tech are people, and people make up organizations. While growth has been off-the-charts we need to remind ourselves why technology matters. my Key Take-Away.

To remember Dave MacKay: Inspire one, they’ll inspire a movement


By: Zain Jaffery, Application Support Manager, Ceridian. It was September 12 th and I was walking on the streets of Toronto with a few colleagues *queue rap music*. We were all smiling, sharing stories about our families and learning about each other, what makes each other tick and laugh and well, be human. Seeing all members sign up with such passion and commitment really opened my eyes.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.