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March Madness Matters in an Employee Centric World

HR Daily Advisor

by Morag Barrett, Founder and CEO, SkyeTeam. Employee engagement is a hot topic today. And understandably so: Gallup estimates employee disengagement costs the U.S. 450 billion to $550 billion annually. It’s a fairly basic concept, and we all get it: Engaged employees are good for business—and perhaps most compellingly, bottom lines. saje / iStock / Getty Images Plus. Connect or be Disconnected.

Case Study: Growing Your Sales Organization Beyond The Deal

15Five

Sales teams are the lifeblood of every company that has reached a certain stage in their growth trajectory. Whether sales are stagnant or growing, many leaders of sales teams face the same challenges – they need to understand why their methodologies worked or didn’t work, so that insights and learnings can be shared throughout. Growing Beyond the Deal. Download Now! Common Sales Challenges.

The Future Worker Redefined—From Employee to ‘Contributor’

HR Daily Advisor

The word “contributor,” not “employee,” will be a better representation of a worker in 2025, according to 47% of companies and 57% of workers. The findings come from a study from Randstad US , an HR services and staffing company in the United States. “A workforce composed entirely of traditional workers is becoming a thing of the past. Modern Pathways to Career Growth.

Your Millennials Are Your Canaries

TLNT: The Business of HR

“Those millennials are so entitled.” ” “Those millennials are so ‘all about me’ ” “Those millennials are so darn high maintenance. I don’t have time for all that babysitting.” ” “Those millennials …I swear they think they should be a senior VP after one year on the job. What planet do they live on?”.

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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A Shift in Workplaces: 52% of U.S. Employees Work Remotely

HR Daily Advisor

The working world has tipped the balance in favor of flexibility. Latest research commissioned by Regus , the flexible workspace provider, shows that over half of workers in the United States now work from outside their company’s main offices for half the week or more. When asked where they work when away from the office, 41% said they mostly work from home. The survey, canvassing over 6,000 U.S.

The Importance of Employee Engagement [Infographic]

Pomello

Employee engagement is a term that has become increasingly prevalent as employers have begun to rethink their approach to employee management. You may know that low employee engagement can be costly, causing loss of productivity and revenue, but do you know how costly it can be? The post The Importance of Employee Engagement [Infographic] appeared first on Pomello Blog

ACA ‘Repeal’ Bill Alleviates Many Employer Burdens

HR Daily Advisor

Recently proposed legislation affecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA) alleviates much of the law’s burden on employers. And even though the bill will probably face several rounds of changes, the provisions undoing employers’ responsibilities are relatively uncontroversial and will likely be left alone, experts say. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) What the Bill Does. Expected Reactions.

The Era Of Employee Experience Is Here

SuccessFactors

We live in the age of the abandoned shopping cart—and the newly hired candidate who doesn’t show up shortly after joining the company. Just as marketers are obsessing about creating an end-to-end customer experience throughout the customer life cycle, business leaders are increasingly focusing on an end-to-end employee experience. What is employee experience? Talent wars.

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.

We asked, they answered: Powerful stories from female leaders at VaynerMedia, Reward Gateway and more

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The BEST Guide to Building & Managing a Recruiting Budget

marenated HR

Filling an open position can get pretty pricey, with the average company in the US spending around $4,000 per position! Today’s market is more candidate-driven than it has ever been, and it’s becoming important for companies to focus on a variety of new recruitment tactics. Build your budget with this guide: Click To Tweet. Email *.

Best Techniques To Reduce Employee Turnover In 2017

SuccessFactors

High employee turnover is generally considered bad for any organization. It can lead to low-quality performance and unmet goals in the workplace. As there is no certainty that all company roles will be filled daily, businesses are compelled to hire and train new employees constantly. A common downside of employee turnover is high costs. Check out the methods outlined below. Engaging your team.

Don’t Tell Employees Why the Company Culture is Great

HR Bartender

One of the core topics in any orientation and onboarding program is company culture. We want candidates to see the company culture before they apply and during the hiring process so they know they’re a good fit. And we want them to fully immerse in the culture once they arrive. For example, Cirrus Logic, based in Austin, Texas has a culture camp they call “School of Cirrus Rocks”. Commitment.

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.

The Future Of Work Looks Cognitive

Unbridled Talent

The Robots Are Coming. I was honored to be the first guest on the new IBM Trends In Talent Management podcast this week! In the quick, 12-minute conversation, we discussed how machine learning, artificial intelligence/AI, and cognitive will affect human resources, talent acquisition, and talent management in the future. Trends in Talent Management | Episode 1: Trends and Future of HR. And no.

What Sales Management Needs to Know About Change Management

Madison

Resistance to change is a challenge for any sales organization that is re-evaluating or restructuring their go-to-market strategy. Unfortunately most sales-based change plans will fall short of the mark and do so with disastrous consequences. How can management reduce resistance and accelerate acceptance and adoption? How do the concepts of ability and motivation complement one another?

When Hiring Temps, Be Sure They Are a Cultural Fit

TLNT: The Business of HR

Let’s say you have a short-term, mission-critical project and your team is missing some specialized skills. Or maybe you need someone who can fill in for a team member on leave. Or maybe your budget falls short of requisitioning for a full-time employee. Each of these problems can be helped by hiring temporary talent.

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The impact of managers on workplace engagement and productivity

Interact

We all know the mantra: people leave managers, not companies. The role of the manager in the workplace is perhaps the most significant in terms of impact on organizational performance. Managers have the most direct influence on employees they line manage. They carry the responsibility for aligning the performance of their department and its staff with overarching organizational goals.

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.

5 Steps for Building an Effective Team

FlashPoint

LIZ WEST // CC BY 2.0 //. What Steps Can You Take to Create a High Performing Team? In today’s business environment, organizations are flatter and the nature of our work is more complex and often global in scope. Meeting the shifting requirements of customers (faster, better, cheaper) has never been more challenging. Team Effectiveness

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Which of you hot shot lawyers wants to join an employment law panel with me?

The Employer Handbook

You folks in HR don’t have to read any further. Go do yeoman’s work today by putting the “human” in human resources. Or whatever it is you do each day. But, the lawyers. Let’s see if I can thaw some of your icy hearts with an irresistible invitation and offer. It’s the Plaintiffs’ Employment Panel. “ Uh, Eric. ” Well, yes. Just kidding. Score!

3 Ways To Ramp Up Your Sales Training

SuccessFactors

At many firms, sales is arguably the most critical team. Companies generate revenue thanks in large part to the sales team. Sales teams also manage clients and get a feel for the market. Despite the importance of the sales team, very few companies invest in training. Training needs. A survey on the state of sales training was done among 266 people in sales teams across five major industries.

Maritz Named Category’s “Best Place to Work” in St. Louis

Maritz Motivation

We’re proud to announce Maritz was the giant category winner of the St. Louis Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” Award. When you’re in the business of creating great places to work, it’s a special treat to be awarded for your own rewarding culture. The Best Places to Work in St. Louis is measured by companies that perform well on many factors of work including communication, management structure, benefits and teamwork. As with any organization, our culture and success alike are driven by the wonderful people who call Maritz their work-home. Louis Business Journal and St. Louis.”.

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.

Increase Employee Retention with Career Pathing

Everwise

As businesses compete to attract top-notch talent, the need to retain and engage existing employees becomes increasingly important. One option: help employees with their career development. One in four Millennials would switch from their current job to do something new, or join another organization. Unfortunately, most professional development falls into one-size-fits-all programs. Less of?

How important is it for employees to belong?

CultureAmp

Belonging isn’t a feeling we often discuss in a workplace context, but a report released by Culture Amp drawing on research from a survey created with Paradigm suggests it’s a feeling we’re going to be talking about a lot more in 2017. The New Technology Industry Diversity and Inclusion Report 2017 presents seven key findings. Diversity and Inclusion

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OFCCP Quietly Resolves Hiring Discrimination Claims Against Total Minorities

BALANCEview HR

In February 2017, Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) entered into a conciliation agreement with Oil States Skagit SMATCO, LLC to settle allegations of discrimination against minority applicants for mechanic positions at the offshore equipment and service provider’s Houma, LA location. Affirmative Action Workplace Discrimination

The Business Romantic tour explores where art and workplace culture meet

CultureAmp

Australian musician and artisan thinking consultant Mykel Dixon has been particularly influenced by the work of Tim Leberecht, author of The Business Romantic and three-time TEDx speaker. The two connected through their passion for reimagining how work and creativity can intersect - for everyone. Dixon gave us a sneak peek into what people can expect. We need to think about this.”

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.