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The Role (HR) Technology Can Play in the Employee Experience

PeopleStrategy

As a marketer, I’ve been trained to segment audiences based on a variety of variables (i.e. age, gender, behaviors) and to deliver tailored messages to each audience based upon what we believe to be their desired goal, objective or experience. Here is Randy’s take on the role HR systems have played in the employee experience over time. First-generation (1.0 Second-generation (2.0

Moving Past Culture Fit to “Culture Add”

TLNT: The Business of HR

There is so much out there about cultural fit. And it does have its place. We all want that perfect candidate. The one that can live up to all the clichéd buzz words — “hit the ground running,” “add value,” “contribute right away,” and of course “fit in.”. Corporate Recruiting Diversity HR Insights HR Trends Talent Acquisition Featured

TeamWORK or Team-BUILDING?

HR Hardball

My Talent Acquisition team recently participated in a team-building event courtesy of our friends at Strayboots. But a funny thing happened on the way to the Forum …. We were divided into three teams of 7 for the “hunt.” When the bell rang to start the exercise it became immediately apparent that our team-building initiative had become de-centralized. It was every team for itself, so to speak.

9 Ways to Motivate High Performing Employees — According to Them

HR Daily Advisor

by Autumn Manning, CEO of YouEarnedIt. Creating a company culture that motivates and attracts high-performing employees is what everyone knows they need to do, but executing on that is where, many times, good intentions turn into questionable executions. The world’s greatest organizations get this and see true return on investment (ROI) by investing in their culture and people regularly.

Employer Branding Ebook

With tips and real examples from companies that have mastered their employer brand, this Ebook is a must-have for talent execs. As a bonus, we’ve added a free audit at the end to help you score your employer branding activities. Download the Ebook now.

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Why Happy Employees Matter to CSR

Get Hppy

What does CSR have to do with happy employees? Here is why focusing on the individual and creating happy employees is important – and why it should matter to any business who wants to succeed. The team at BHI Mexico celebrating Good Deeds Day. It’s no secret that corporate social responsibility, or CSR, has become a ‘good business’ buzzword. So we know it’s valuable to have happy employees.

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Reduce Gender Bias Using Data-Driven Performance Reviews

Visier

With gender equity a topic of even a Super Bowl LI ad , it’s clearer than ever before that every CEO should be making gender equity a priority this year. In 2015, 90% of new CEOs in the S&P 500 were promoted or hired from line roles — and 100% of these executives were men. Performance Management’s Effect on Gender Equity. Visier’s 2016 study of gender equity at large U.S.

Making Employee Engagement a Habit

DATIS

Engaged employees are happy employees, and happy employees generally tend to stay at their jobs long-term. As your organization continues to grow in size, it’s important to remember the organization’s key values and what it is that has kept your employees onboard for so long. While most workforce executives understand the significance, few take the time to implement successful strategies to cue employee engagement making it a habit. When surveyed , 55% of executives said they had a plan to increase employee engagement and satisfaction but haven’t created a strategy yet. Familiarize your team.

Achievers in Action at HR Tech World: March 21 & 22, London

Achievers

By: Helen Brooker. Marketing Director, Achievers UK. Have you ever wondered how much employee engagement can impact your business, and taken even one step further, the world? Imagine if every single employee felt valued, motivated, and recognized for their achievements? What a difference we would see in the workplace and society. Employees would actually enjoy going to work and as a result, would strive to reach their best potential. This would then be reflected in how they would treat their customers and fellow-employees, a virtuous cycle that would serve to lift everyone’s moods.

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.

Altering Your Corporate DNA: Creating a Culture of Mentorship

Everwise

In today’s competitive market, retaining top talent is more important than ever. A large paycheck alone will not ensure your talent stays with you, given the fact that high-potential employees place tremendous value on having access to opportunities for development. Integrating mentoring into your organization’s culture is one way to provide opportunities for learning and development.

Growing Without Leaving: Integrating “New” Employees with Successful Transboarding

Ceridian

By Celine DuPuis, Product Marketing Manager, Ceridian. When you spot a co-worker checking out job postings, what’s your reaction? Hopefully, you’re like me and enjoy working with your teammates. If you are, then seeing someone plotting their next career move can be disappointing. ‘Oh Oh no what about our coffee break chats and mutual love of Beyoncé,’ you might think. years in 2014 to 4.2 years.

Driving Performance Improvement Through Short-form Video Training

ej4 HR

Organizations understand the need to train their employees, but there are a number of common challenges in designing the right training program. Two of the biggest issues are reinforcing formal learning on the job, and linking learning programs and outcomes back to business results. Micro-learning using short-form videos is an ideal way to meet both of these challenges. Retention and Reinforcement.

Do Recognition Programs Impact Customer Retention?

WorkStride

When it comes to recognizing your employees, it’s sometimes difficult to measure the ROI. There is no exact formula that can easily explain why a formal recognition program is beneficial to your company in cold hard numbers. However, you can see how other areas of your business improve after implementing a recognition program. Employee Recognition. It all starts with you – the employer.

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.

How To Prevent Office Conflict During The Hiring Process

Spark Hire

There are many aspects of a career that may cause stress for employees. Perhaps it’s the commute, or maybe it’s a demanding client or a tight deadline that leaves the employee unable to fall asleep at night due to work concerns. So, how do you prevent office conflict? In fact, some of the most effective ways to do this start with the hiring process. Get buy-in from more than one manager. level.

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Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for Labor Secretary. So what’s Plan B at the DOL?

The Employer Handbook

Amidst controversy , controversy and more controversy , Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants , which owns, operates and fast-food restaurant franchises Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s , withdrew his nomination as Secretary of Labor , yesterday. And, just like that, we’re back to square one. . So, who will lead the Department of Labor? Victoria Lipnic. Scott Walker. Maybe. What about Scott Walker?

On Narrow Grounds, Appeals Court Rejects EEOC Challenge to Wellness Program

HR Daily Advisor

On procedural grounds, a federal appeals court rejected a lawsuit from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against an employer that had conditioned health coverage on participation in a wellness program. The case was moot, or damages were unavailable, because the company had discontinued the program and the employee-plaintiff had not actually been harmed, the 7th U.S. 25, 2017).

Feedback By Tech Or Face-to-Face?

TLNT: The Business of HR

A common concern raised by HR and managers when they begin using a feedback tool is what kind of impact it will have on face-to-face feedback. Will it actually disrupt communication flows in the office, rather than improve them? As with all new technology, the benefits can be significant when integrated in a way that strengthens your current process.

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.

Watch What You Say: HR Manager’s Comments Send Leave Case to Trial

HR Daily Advisor

An employee will get to take her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) lawsuit to a jury, a federal appeals court has determined, largely because an HR manager informed her in an e-mail that her leave was impeding the company’s work. That e-mail was enough evidence to convince the court to revive her claims and send them to trial. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Diamond v. Hospice of Fla.

People Matter: Meet our Software Data Analyst, Ayusman

Talmetrix

The People Matter Series is a chance for you to meet the Talmetrix team. Join us each month as a new team member takes the hot seat for a conversation with our Director of Product Marketing, Emily Regenold. Meet Ayusman Vikramjeet: Software Data Analyst. Ayusman is Talmetrix’s “Data King.” Need insights that ensure you follow the signal and not the noise? Ayusman and his team are here to help.

Labor Nominee Withdraws on Eve of Confirmation Hearing

HR Daily Advisor

President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor, Andrew Puzder, withdrew from the approval process Wednesday, just hours before his scheduled confirmation hearing. While experts say a change in candidates probably won’t affect employment policy—after all, President Trump is likely to appoint another conservative—it means that the U.S. Puzder’s Fall. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.) Victoria A. with a B.A.

How Social Recognition Can Inspire a Culture of Servant Leadership

Madison

Smart companies are now embracing the concept of servant leadership. Organizations whose managers have embraced this practice have happier and more engaged employees working for them. Other organizations, however, are not yet realizing the gains to be had by adopting it fully. So what are some companies doing right that others aren’t? Why are they looked upon as mentors and friends vs. bosses?

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.

Using an #HR Career Portfolio to Develop Your Skills

HR Bartender

We talk a lot on this blog about the need to develop skills. No matter where you are in your career, it’s important to regularly take inventory of your skills and develop learning action plans. I recently came across a new way of thinking about learning that I thought was worth sharing. It’s the idea of a “portfolio.”. The first thing that popped into my mind was an artist’s portfolio.

Smart or Dumb? How You’re Wired Makes a Difference

TLNT: The Business of HR

How do you picture the workplace 20 years from now ? Do offices still exist, or have we completely traded in headquarters for personal quarters? Is the workforce more collaborative or more siloed? More productive or distracted? Is it even human? Bring Your Own Device Environment Virtual & Remote Workforce Featured millennials

Dental Insurance Is Important for Overall Health Care

Winston Benefits

Regular dental checkups are an integral part of maintaining health and wellness. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more children are now covered by dental insurance, but there is still a large gap for adults. Changes to the ACA may make employer-sponsored dental insurance even more necessary to keep the nation’s teeth healthy. dental insurance Affordable Care Act

6 Corporate Wellness Ideas to Consider for Your Business

Paychex

Small businesses are beginning to recognize the reasons a wellness program can be a smart investment – citing a range of benefits. Check out these six ideas to help get you started in creating your own wellness program

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.