December, 2016

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7 Secrets to Intrinsically Motivating Your Employees

Get Hppy

Motivating your employees requires more than just a bigger paycheck and a hearty pat on the back. Employee motivation strategies have to be designed to meet the specific needs of each worker. Below are seven ways that a manager can get the most out of employees. Find out Who They Are and What They Want. Instead of asking broad questions, try to be more specific. Focus on Personalities.

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Workforce Trends: What to Expect in 2017

Ultimate Software

As we approach the end of 2016, we are compelled to look ahead to what we can expect in the new year! With that in mind, here are my predictions for the world of people-first HR and business. The Voice of the Employee (VoE) Takes Center Stage. Customer satisfaction surveys have long been seen as the best way to understand how well organizations are meeting the needs of their customers.

2017 HR Trends We’re Excited About Right Now

Reflektive

As the year draws to a close, many companies are closing up their final review period and getting goal creation programs ready for the new year. There’s a lot happening behind-the-scenes in HR departments. The new year can mean a fresh start and employees come back from the holiday break ready to reset their goals and make waves in their company and for their career. Rise of Feedback Culture.

What Creating an Ongoing Employee Engagement Model Does for Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

Employee engagement is a popular topic in the HR space and has become a major challenge for businesses. A new generation in the workforce demands it, widespread use of technology enables it and a fast-paced environment makes its meaning ever clearer -- all the factors contribute to employee engagement becoming more important than ever. the bottom line clearly proves its efficacy.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

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Rocking Your Internal Communication – Ideas That Can Transform People And Situations

Get Hppy

We join organisations because we are hired to do a job. But frequently, there is more at stake. We join because we believe in the ideas the organisation talks up, we agree with the vision and values espoused. We feel we can make a difference, that our contributions matter. When we make a conscious decision to leave, many of the things that brought us within seem to no longer apply.

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What HR Will Be Dealing With In 2017

TLNT: The Business of HR

The end of 2016 is near, and for some of us, thank goodness! While we count down the seconds until the crystal ball drops, we can plan for the trends about to hit human resources departments. Evaluations, Reviews & Appraisal HR Trends Performance Management Wellness Data Featured

Goodbye 2016 – And Thank You

EDSI

I believe taking the opportunity to recognize the truly great things in our life is important. We live in a time and culture where it is easy to both consume and contribute to negative information. Social media, online review platforms and good ole word of mouth allow us to get a message out more thoroughly than ever before. 23% of cust

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10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts for 2017

ClearCompany HRM

2016 is coming to a close and whether you feel it was good or not, one thing we can all agree on is recruiting has continued to advance. digital recruitment. marketing efforts to AI and more, it’s tough to keep up. This is also the best time to start preparing for any other changes that may come your way. What can you do in 2017 to help your recruitment endeavours?

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

Why “Free” HR Analytics Are a Myth

Visier

Embedded analytics—defined by Gartner as analytic capabilities that are “ easily accessible from inside the application, without forcing users to switch between systems ”—are one tactic that has been heralded as an effective approach for facilitating data-driven decisions. If the embedded analytics only include data from their HR system, the benefit they provide is very limited. Historical Data.

4 Ideas to Promote a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Many companies look at employee development as a way to increase employee engagement. Engagement is good, but the real purpose of development is to improve employee performance. And better performance is only possible with a culture that supports and acknowledges employees for their development. What Is a Culture of Learning? Why create a high-impact learning culture? The reason?

7 Keys to Make a Creative Team Successful

Get Hppy

Isn’t it great to lead a group of creative people? You encounter unique ideas, whose combination always results in something great. However, a group of creatives is also difficult to manage. When those ideas are conflicting and you have strong individuals competing against each other within the team – you have a great recipe for a disaster. How exactly do you make a creative team successful? Goals.

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Preventing the Horror Movie Syndrome In Your HR System Implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Elissa Montoya. As a blonde, I’ve heard a TON of blonde jokes, including how the blonde always dies first in horror movies, and often that is true. However, even the sacrificial blonde could survive if she would just use that common sense which is so painfully obvious to all of us in the audience and yet seems to be ever elusive to every single person in every single horror movie who ever ended up dead. There have been a lot of them. Almost as many as the blonde jokes I had to endure through my college years. Consider these rules before you implement anything. Pay attention!

A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

Flip the Script: Initiate Conversations with Your Manager

HighGround

This blog series is to help employees make 2017 the best year yet. We spend 30% of our lives at work – this checklist will help employees get the most of their time and develop the skills that can turn jobs into something meaningful. If you missed it, check out our first post on embracing a growth mindset. 2017 Employee Checklist. Embrace a growth mindset. Start the conversation. Expand your feedback circle. Put your goals to work. By now we all know that talking about performance once a year isn’t going to cut it. Typically managers drive interaction. Ask for advice.

What's the #WOLAN Onboarding Method & Is It Right for You?

ClearCompany HRM

There has been a lot of discussion around the importance of employee onboarding, and honestly, we’ve been a big part of the noise too. If you’ve paid even a second of attention to all the hum, you probably know why those first few weeks of introductions are so absolutely important. If not, well, here’s a little synopsis, organized onboarding programs have been shown to improve. Employee Onboardin

Culture Crash Course Lesson 3: Measuring Employee Engagement & Company Culture

CultureIQ

When we first answered the question,  “What is company culture? ” we started by identifying the differences between company culture and employee engagement. Because the two are closely related, many organizations group them into the same category. However, as we saw, the two terms refer to very different growth opportunities within human resources. Culture Management

Top 5 Soft Skills Gaps and How to Overcome Them

ATD Human Capital

Soft skills are one of the hottest topics in the human resource and business community, and rightly so. Mastery of these skills increases the chance for professional success. If you want to grow professionally, improving your soft skills is the place to start. Despite soft skills’ importance, many still struggle with them, and everyone has room to grow. Self-Awareness. Assess. Measure.

Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

Starting To Hire Gen Z? Here’s How To Handle It

Get Hppy

Generation Z could technically be classified as Millenials. But since older Millenials are now moving to the suburbs and starting families, the younger set has been dubbed Generation Z. Born in the time period between 1996 and 2010 , Generation Z currently ranges in age between 5 and about 20. Start scouting them early. Give them hands-on projects to tackle. Generation Z wants to make a difference.

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12 Powerful Habits for Growth Mindset Success

EmployeeConnect

For better or worse we shape our individual realities according to our response or reaction to the world around us. Hardly anybody responds to external stimuli with the purpose of producing unintended, unwanted results. Yet, our responses, our reactions, our behaviours, often produce results that run afoul to their intended purpose, which can cause some chaos in our personal lives. It should be obvious that we can shape our realities to produce more wanted results in life simply by becoming more proficient in responding to external stimuli in ways that produce wanted results. The Quantum Brain?

7 Steps for Developing High-Potential Employees

ej4 HR

High-performing employees are the backbone of any organization. The old saying is true: Roughly 80 percent of the growth of any organization is achieved by 20 percent of its workforce. But high-performing employees don’t just fall out of the sky, they start as high- potential employees. To harness the power of your high-performing employees, identifying those with potential is the first critical step. What if  you’ve identified those individuals  already?  What now? This training should go beyond just the basics of compliance and role-specific training. Everyone has strengths and weaknesses.

How to Get the Most Out of Self-Appraisals

ClearCompany HRM

When it comes down to writing a great self-appraisal, a lot of questions come to mind. What are they used for? How are you supposed to promote yourself without coming off as a show-off? Is this really the best use of my time? For the last question, it honestly depends. Performance Management

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Why a Caring Company Retains Millennials

Reflektive

Today’s workforce is ripe with a younger generation known as “millennials” (those born within 1982–2000). By 2025, millennials will make up 75 percent of the global workforce. According to a 2016 Gallup survey, 21 percent of millennials say they’ve changed jobs within the past year and 60 percent of millennials said they’d be open to a new job opportunity. One major reason for this shift in employee retainment is due to lack of engagement in the workplace. One major reason for this shift in employee retainment is due to lack of engagement in the workplace. When Companies Care.

How To Turn A Technical Expert Into A Leader

15Five

This is a story about a man named Andrew. Andrew was an ambitious young accountant. He was smart and worked hard. And because he was smart, he caught the attention of people in charge of the business. As these things often go, he was promoted – the usual prize for being smart, working hard and putting the needs of the business first. And then it all started to go very wrong. Making It Happen.

[Infographic] Simple Steps to Subside Stress

Get Hppy

Stress is a reaction to a situation. Not all stress is bad, for example, when you take action to avoid crashing your car, the increased heart rate and breathlessness you may experience is an immediate stress reaction. Unfortunately, stress can be a long-term issue and one which many of us will endure at some time in our lives. What causes stress? The problem with stress. Dealing with stress.

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8 Questions to Ask for Effective HR Reports

EmployeeConnect

HR departments and companies invest billions to develop and upgrade their databases without spending enough time to design relevant and useful HR reports. That’s why staff members complain and protest about inaccurate assessments, data-driven errors and unpopular decisions – HR reporting fails to deliver unless the HR reports dig down into the databases to get the most accurate and relevant performance information, employee profile data and business intelligence. Data-driven decision management , or DDDM, is an approach that uses verifiable data to assist in decision-making processes.

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]