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7 Lessons on Creating a Powerful Employee Experience

UpstartHR

I just finished reading a brand new book called The Employee Experience. It’s a great look at the relatively new concept of creating an experience for employees, not just trying to engage them or do some other one-off program that doesn’t deliver long-term results. The experiences will be congruent, or similar. Your products? Your mission? Your customers?

The Role of Leadership in Changing Organizational Culture

CultureIQ

Every employee plays a part in the process of changing organizational culture, but at the end of the day, leaders are the ones who can make or break it; the choices they make cause a ripple effect on employee recruitment, engagement, and performance that powerfully impacts a company’s performance. It’s one thing to say it. It’s another thing to see it in action. Want to hear the rest?

We Gave Office Pets Free Rein in the Workplace – Here’s How it Made Our Office Better

SnackNation

We Gave Office Pets Free Rein in the Workplace – Here’s How it Made Our Office Better.  . Kogi and Layla met at the office, and hit it off right away. Covert glances soon turned into discrete nuzzling. Before long they were eating food off each other’s plates and engaging in daily wrestling matches. SnackNation is a pet-friendly office. But it wasn’t always this way. Increased Collaboration.

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6 Phrases to Get a Derailed Conversation Back on Track

The People Equation

My mother always said that the true test of marriage was if a couple could successfully hang wallpaper together. Mr. People Equation and I have that handled. No problem. But engaging in a task that requires me to follow Mr. People Equation’s directions, such as moving furniture or positioning a picture on a wall for hanging? That’s when the bickering is sure to start. Me: “Like this?”.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

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Here’s What’s Keeping You Up At Night

TLNT: The Business of HR

From concerns about how to motivate employees to meet company goals to worries over how to gain a “big picture” of company talent through data and analytics, a host of work-related issues haunted HR professionals in 2016, according to SilkRoad’s latest “What Keeps HR Up At Night?” report. Evaluations, Reviews & Appraisal Performance Management Talent Management Featured

7 Scheduling Challenges Managers Can Finally Stop Stressing About

Workforce Software

If scheduling employees is part of your job, then your job could be a lot easier. Here are 7 scheduling challenges managers can finally stop stressing about. Blog Absence Management Fatigue Management Time and Attendance Workforce Management Workforce Scheduling

How to Maximize Employee Performance Without Burnout

HR Gazette

Working at a desk and staring at a computer all day can be a grind. It can become dull and boring, and sometimes you just want to take a six-month vacation. We’ve all been there. So, as managers and employers, how do you keep your expectations high and increase employee performance without suffering the consequences of burnout? Causes of Employee Burnout. Lack of feedback. Improper training.

Unleash the Power of Your Workday Investment

NGA Human Resources

Anyone familiar with Workday knows its value, but is everyone realising it?  In its simplest form, the platform streamlines processes across talent management, time management, payroll, recruiting and other HR functions, eliminating the need for multiple systems. Exactly what these challenges are will depend on so many vairiables. Additionally, 23.8%

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

Under Trump, EEOC Will Focus on Job Growth

HR Daily Advisor

While promising that the U.S. Lipnic said during a panel discussion at Seyfarth Shaw LLP February 9. What Stays the Same. Lipnic was careful to note that, even though there will be changes at the commission, the EEOC remains committed to its core values and its mission. The commission also will continue to work on reducing its charge backlog, Lipnic said. What Will Change. with a B.A.

my boss won’t approve my time off for a video game competition

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: It was in no small part thanks to your advice that about eight months ago I was able to land my first professional job! have been enjoying the job so far, and even though it is not in my desired field, it is related. My manager, Fergus, has some quirks but has overall been nice and reasonable to work with. However, I had my first problem with him this week. play a video game competitively in my free time, and my team was very excited to qualify for an upcoming competition! It is the first time we have qualified, and we are all thrilled. want to take this to grandboss or HR.

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7 Ways to Strengthen Employee Engagement with Recognition

Zenefits

In recent years, employee engagement evolved from what was largely considered an ‘HR issue,’ to become a crucial element of the broader business conversation in many organizations. CEOs and senior leadership of all stripes adopt engagement as a valuable strategic initiative because while its potential for impact on areas like employee retention is clear, we’re beginning to see more evidence of engagement’s influence on important areas, from productivity to customer satisfaction, and even shareholder value. So let’s get a grasp on it, and tackle one of the most impactful factors head-on. 

Reduce Job Stress: 6 Simple Strategies Anyone Can Follow [Infographic]

Switch and Shift

You’ve downed your third cup of coffee since 6:30 am. Your next online meeting is in five minutes and the Blue Screen of Death taunts you from your computer screen. You get a message from your boss asking when you’ll be done with the draft proposal you promised you’d get to last week. An invitation to […] Read more.

A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

No Love: 9 Ways to Completely Fail at Employee Recognition

Quantum Workplace

We’re all familiar with the benefits of employee recognition. When employees feel valued, they’re more engaged, more motivated, and more likely to go the extra mile for their company (just to name a few). But despite knowing the impact it can have on employee morale and business success, some companies still completely fail at employee recognition

Rethinking employee engagement and the benefits of getting it right

The Predictive Index

By Greg Barnett, PhD. Employee Engagement & Retention Employee Engagement

Why Happy Employees Breed Happy Customers

HR Daily Advisor

by Ellen Humphrey, senior vice president of Human Resources, Appirio. How do you make your employees happy? As an HR professional or executive for your company, this is a question that’s likely always top of mind. And for good reason—having a team of happy, engaged employees is not just good for office morale, it’s good for your customers, too. Be Flexible.

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I Quit Social Media in February

Laurie Ruettimann

I quit social media in the month of February. The thing about being in HR is that I have “industrial psychologists” for friends, and they don’t let me get away with anything. Apparently, I haven’t quit social media. might be detoxing from social media by only checking my feeds in the morning and night. During the shortest month of the year.) But it turns out that quitting means something. It means that you stop or discontinue your behaviors. That’s not a bad thing. It’s just not quitting. Or when I’m driving past a Starbucks with a drive-thru. Dammit.

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Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

HR and Branding – The Perfect Partnership

TalentCulture

Building Brands from the Inside, Out. What is a brand? Your company’s brand is the window of opportunity to link the internal and external sides of your business to impact the bottom line. In practice, it is the sum of the distinctive experiences your company delivers to your customers, prospects, media, investors, employees and other key audiences. But, don’t stop there! Don’t stop at education.

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How to Minimize Stress in the Workplace and Get More Out of Your Team

Paychex

Stress in the workplace can have a negative and costly impact on your company's operations. Consider these insights on how to reduce employee stress, boost motivation, and keep your business on track for meeting customer demand

Employee Retention: Engagement Through Opportunity

Compensation Today

Keeping good employees is no doubt complex. Avoiding a letter of resignation often requires blocking and tackling by managers, HR and executive leadership. Last week, I talked about whether learning and development is more important to employee retention than pay. This week, I talk about how focusing on engagement through opportunity can help keep good talent from looking. hellototalrewards. 2.

5 Ways to Shine After a Critical Performance Review

Reflektive

Performance review season recently wrapped up and you may not have received the results you were hoping for. You love your job and pride yourself in being highly motivated, but with the recent feedback it may feel difficult to get excited for the year ahead. study on the performance review process led by Adobe revealed that this common HR practice isn’t as proactive towards employee improvement as you’d imagine. The study revealed that 47 percent of millennials are likely to seek out new employment and 37 percent of non-millennials looked for a new job. Monthly or Bi—Monthly Check—Ins.

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The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Giving the Gift of Financial Wellness & Education

Ceridian

By Lisa Bull, VP of People Academy, Ceridian. As part of my job, I have the pleasure of developing and delivering programs which are designed to support employees and their families. In 2017 my focus is on two key areas – education and financial wellness. Here are 3 programs that will help address these issues which are good for both your people and your organization. In fact, U.S.

my mom says that using FMLA will prevent me from getting another job, requiring advance notice of requests to use time off, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. My mom says that using FMLA will prevent me from getting another job. Two years ago, my father ended a career that had us living in Hawaii and relocated for a new job in Utah. For financial reasons I had to tag along, and the short version is that I’m miserable. already had health issues, but in Hawaii I had great friends, mostly clean air except when the volcano blew over, plenty of things to do outside, and a job that I liked pretty well although it wasn’t glamorous. Now I’m in a freezing, polluted desert. What?!

Employee engagement at RHP Group

HR Zone

Employees. Employee engagement at RHP Group

Will “Right-to-Work” become Federal law?

OmegaHR Solutions

States with right-to-work laws in blue. have written a number of times on the subject of “right-to-work”. Here and Here. To quote myself. “ The concept of “right-to-work” is that you cannot force an employee to have to belong to a union and pay union dues in order to keep his/her job. In a non-RtW state, after a probationary period, an employee must become a union member in order to stay employed.

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]