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48 Awesome Resources for Creating a Workplace Culture People Love


48 Awesome Resources for Creating a Workplace Culture People Love. Improving workplace culture is a thorny issue for most business leaders. I t’s something that they probably know is important, but can’t quite get a handle on. Finance, strategy, product development, operations – those are the tangible, measurable elements of their business. But Culture? Here’s why: Here's Why. Cost of.

Key Differences Between Active and Passive Job Seekers


With the employment market continuing to tighten, many companies are re-examining the differences between active and passive job seekers. An active job seeker is motivated to find a new job and actively searches for job opportunities. Passive job seekers are individuals who are currently employed and willing to learn about new career opportunities.

[Infographic] 10 Ways To De-Stress Your Employees

Get Hppy

For the majority of Americans, their jobs are the single-biggest source of stress in their lives. Whether they are having trouble managing their workload, maintaining their work-life balance, feeling secure in their positions, or coping with difficult co-workers, many people go to work every day feeling on edge. 10 ways to destress your employees infographic from The Jacobson Group.

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4 Ways Leaders Can Shape Company Culture To Impact Revenue & Profits


What is your strategy for lifting revenue or becoming more profitable? Is it all about raising the bottom line , no matter the cost? When companies are laser-focused on financial outcomes , they might overlook more sustainable strategies for maintaining steady growth. But damaging a company’s culture while raising profits is counter-productive. Let’s say you take a job digging a hole.

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How To Encourage Employee Engagement Through Leadership

HR Gazette

HR managers are always looking for ways to improve employee engagement and no wonder. Engaged employees are happier and more productive and ultimately create more resilient organizations. What’s more, engaged employees are more likely to describe their company as a great place to work. That makes it more likely for a company to attract other bright and engaged employees. profitability. absenteeism.

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Predictions for 2017: Serving People with Emerging HR Technologies

Ultimate Software

Thriving in our rapidly changing and increasingly disrupted modern business environment will require organizations to both recognize major cultural shifts (see my blog post about Workforce Fluidity ) while taking advantage of incredible new technologies. Cognitive Computing, Human-Machine Interfaces, and Ambient HR   Enter the Scene. Refer to our 2016 research for more on this topic.)

Peter Senge: How to Overcome Learning Disabilities in Organizations


As an organization grows, managing the flow demands work items to move from one team/department to another. In quest to make these teams accountable, very specific KPI’s are established and that breeds non-systemic thinking. People look at meeting their own numbers and push the work to next stage and often, what happens is that while people win (in short term), the system fails. Optimize the Whole.

Trump’s DOL Will Address Overtime Rule by May 1

HR Daily Advisor

The federal government has been granted more time to figure out what to do about overtime regulations that remain in judicial limbo. federal appeals court on February 22 granted the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) its second extension in the proceedings, giving it until May 1 to take a position. The change would have more than doubled the existing threshold. with a B.A. in media studies.

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Workforce Planning: A Forward-Looking Approach to Getting the Right People in the Right Jobs

ClearCompany HRM

Workforce planning is a core function of human resources, and it’s key to the identification and analysis of what an organization is going to need in terms of its talent. Workforce planning determines what mix of experience, knowledge and skills are required to get the best people in the right roles at the right place. Quality of Hire

How Baby Boomers, Gen X and Millennials Differ at Work?


Tip o' the hat to Manila Recruitment for sending over this infographic, which is remarkably good compared to many we've seen about Millennials. Did you know? You can use the Workplace Genome to understand how different generations experience your workplace

Recruiting, Employing and Retaining Skilled Laborers


Hundreds of construction companies from around the United States are taking advantage of the BirdDogHR Talent Management System to find qualified candidates and develop their skills. In this competitive industry, here are some great strategies to recruit and keep your talent: Keep things simple. In the construction industry, safety and deadlines are important. Provide opportunities for growth.

Happiness vs. Engagement: How one unhappy employee made me question our "why"

Reward Gateway

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Training Offered as Foundation for Success in Construction, Manufacturing Fields

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to proactively building their employees’ skills, some employers offer workforce development programs aimed at enhancing workers’ skills throughout their industry. Contractor Mentoring Program. Take the mentoring program at Gilbane Building Company. In the past 6 years, 46 students from 32 firms have graduated from the program, and more than $15.5 Construction Industry Training Center.

"A Day Without Immigrants" protests followed by days without work for fired employees

Ohio Employer's Law

Last Thursday, in protest against President Trump’s immigration policy, people nationwide participated in “A Day Without Immigrants.” As part of the protest, many businesses closed their doors to show what our nation would look like without immigrants. In addition, many immigrants simply did not go to work. As a result, many now find themselves unemployed. In Eastex, Inc. v.

How To Launch Your Startup With A Customer Service Culture

Get Hppy

Most startups don’t have customer service as a priority when they launch. Creating buzz in the market around their idea, searching for investors and filing any required patents occupy most of the founders’ time at the get-go. Thinking about creating a customer service culture doesn’t command much attention, if any at all. It should. Waiting is a mistake. Company culture

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Improving Employee Engagement Through Authentic Appreciation

ATD Human Capital

The headline “Improve Employee Engagement” is everywhere in the business culture. Employee engagement is a term used by human resource professionals that represents the degree that employees are enthusiastic about their work, their willingness to learn, and their commitment to the mission of the organization. The overall view is rather obvious. They send blast emails: “Good job.

Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

Q&A: Dean Carter of Patagonia Answers Your Questions


Last week we tackled some of the questions asked during our webinar with Deloitte’s Josh Bersin and Patagonia’s Dean Carter. Attendees had a ton of great questions for Dean specifically so we asked him to sit down and tackle them here. Thanks Thanks again to Dean for taking the time to share his insights and stay tuned in the next few weeks as we share more of the Q&A from the webinar. Do you have any tips for how you handled the change management of this process? What about managers that don’t participate, how do you handle them? Survey afterward to see if they did it.

Millennials and Workplace Mentors: Why the Search is On

HR Daily Advisor

by Christie Garton, Founder of the 1,000 Dreams Fund. Millennials are very much looking to their workplace superiors for mentorship, but studies show they’re coming up short—and that’s detrimental on personal, company, and industry-wide levels. In order to become the best leaders of tomorrow, young professionals need guidance from the best leaders of today. Sounds troubling? News World Report.

Feds are signalling a rough four years ahead for transgender rights

The Employer Handbook

Late last month, I blogged here  about some smoke signals from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  that it may be backpedaling on pursuing discrimination claims on behalf of a transgender employee, in a case where the employer had raised a religious-freedom defense. Yesterday, Mark Hensch at reported here that the Office of the Solicitor General had notified the U.S.

The Real Reason People Are Leaving Your Company


How many times have you heard the expression “people leave their boss, not their job”? We’ve written about it on our blog many times, and almost every big publication out there (Forbes, HBR, Fortune, WSJ, etc.) has written about it. All of this originates from a Gallup study that states: “A Gallup study of 7,272 U.S. What are these bad bosses specifically doing to make all of these people quit?

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What Actually Works in the Job Searching Process?

HR Gazette

Indeed, it’s an intriguing question to all job seekers, no matter if they are fresh graduates or a manager with 10 years of experience in the industry. What really works in looking for a job? truly wish there was a clear-cut method and if we followed it, we would have landed on our dream jobs. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Hence, looking at all these scenarios, even though I had 2.5

Why the Real High Potentials Often Get Ignored

45 Things

When private companies begin using military jargon to describe their organizational challenges, then it’s clear that something has shifted in the business landscape. Specifically, the term “VUCA,” is being heard in more private companies, a military term which stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Companies also are seeing a change in worker attitudes with these disruptions.

3 Ways to Bridge the Gap in the Employee Service Experience

HR Daily Advisor

by Jen Stroud, HR Evangelist, ServiceNow. Recently, industry analyst Gartner highlighted the rapidly growing need for modernization of HR systems: “Today’s workforce is becoming more global, mobile, social and flexible. Concurrently, workforce expectations for consumer-grade experiences are rising. As Gartner points out, today’s workforce is changing the way businesses run. 

Get Over Yourself

Compensation Cafe

Over the span of my career I've interacted with any number of Compensation practitioners, but also with a host of wannabes, career transients and dabblers, along with more than my share of HR generalists thinking that "Anyone can do this."  But the hardest profile I've had to rub shoulders with is the self-proclaimed expert who thinks that they know all and have seen all. The only way. wrong.

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