October, 2016

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15 New Roles for the Future of Human Resources

EmployeeConnect

The era of transactional HR is not coming to a close but is rather shifting to encompass more strategic and relational activities in the HR function. Today’s HR professionals are becoming specialists who master new and traditional areas of the people department. So the question is simple. What are you so passionate about that you could turn it into your specialty? Strategic Hats. The Geek.

Analytics Must Be HR’s Top Priority To Be Strategic

Visier

What could be more important than realizing that the world of HR is on the edge of a dramatic shift that will literally change the entire focus of HR? Unfortunately, HR leaders are frequently so busy that most haven’t found the time to realize that “The War For The Future of HR” is already over, and “data analytics” has won! The Business World Has Changed and HR Can’t Afford to Lag Behind.

Transforming Your Talent Process: 7 Must Have Downloads

ClearCompany HRM

We write a lot about transforming your talent into A-Players, but that takes more than technology; it takes a commitment to doing the work day in and day out. To help you be the best talent management professional you can be, we’ve created a giant resource pack you can download and take with you. Talent Management

What’s Ahead for HR in 2017?

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Trends in HR for the year ahead will emphasize empowerment, the employee experience, and ultimately a more human workplace. What will some of the big themes be for HR leaders in the year ahead and how can we begin preparing for them? For some answers, I attended a session at HR Tech based on Josh Bersin’s new report, HR Technology Disruptions for 2017.

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 Do We (So) Often Recruit the Wrong People?

EmployeeConnect

A candidate is generally judged based on the success of his previous work experiences. But many times, once the new hire has started in his role, we realise that he is failing to perform and meet requirements. Too late though, our judgment has led to a bad hire and we ended up recruiting the wrong person for the job. We often accomplish complex tasks without even realising it. The result?

The Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization

Visier

Since joining Visier, I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of workforce analytics. I came to this organization because in my prior life as a researcher, my core focus was HR technology adoption and the value organizations derive from it. Four Characteristics of Quantified Organizations. The 29 organizations were chosen based on their leadership in the following four areas: 1. Data Sources.

7 Reasons Talent Development and HR Leaders Should Adopt Open Badges

ATD Human Capital

According to a recent Aberdeen Group report , four out of five businesses say they are facing a critical shortage of talent. And t here are signals that the emerging workforce will look very different than it does today. Trends Shaping the Workforce. Here's a look at some other trends shaping the new world of work. Cloud: The Big Elephant in the Room. Shadow IT Has Emerged and Is Growing. million.

Oops! How Failing an Interview Question Taught Her About HR Strategy

UpstartHR

I had been on the job search for a little while, and I was very thrilled when I received a request to come in and interview for a manufacturing operation that produced rubber molds and other rubber pieces. This was going to be my first big HR role, and I was really nervous. Fast forward to the interview session, and I was feeling a little more confident. ” So I thought about it for a minute.

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.

9 Strategies For Building Better Professional Relationships

Get Hppy

Remember how easy it was to make friends on the playground? Someone would ask to take turns on the swings or ask if they could join the soccer game, and that was basically it—you were best friends. Building and maintaining a professional network isn’t like that at all. Staying connected and developing professional relationships takes time, work, and strategy. Improve Your Communication Skills.

Why HR Is Obsessed With Employee Performance Check-Ins

Reflektive

Adobe’s evolved performance management program is aptly named the Check-in. Think about the feelings the name evokes, especially compared to its predecessor, the performance review. The check-in is lightweight, friendly and informal. A performance review is evaluative and impersonal — going directly against the concept of psychological safety needed to hear feedback. Frequency of Check-Ins.

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The Power of Employee Recognition

EmployeeConnect

Make no mistake, an organisation that fosters an environment that motivates employees and rewards positive behaviours will attract the best talent, maintain a strong, positive culture and retain the rockstars that outperform the competition. Whether you’re in, a football team, the boardroom or, the bedroom, the same rules apply. When someone goes that extra mile, we praise them.

Top 5 HR Analytics Articles: Fall 2016 Edition

Visier

At the recent HR Technology Conference , sessions on data-driven HR were standing room only. However, while more and more HR leaders are spearheading the adoption of workforce intelligence at their organizations, they also have this critical question in mind: Once we have an HR analytics function and solution in place, how do we take full advantage of it?

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.

5 Tips to Make Any Change a Success

ATD Human Capital

If you are a leader rolling out change after change in your organization, you don’t need us to let you know that many things can go wrong. Based on our experience around the globe helping leadership teams create successful organizational change, here are five recommendations to support your success. 60-Second Change Speech. What specifically is changing? What in their world is not changing?

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Is Your Management Team Contributing to a Healthy Culture?

CultureIQ

We’ve said it again and again in different ways: culture doesn’t build itself ; culture requires teamwork ; and, most importantly, culture starts with leadership. But even though your management team knows it’s responsible for building culture, that doesn’t always mean they know what to do about it. Let’s be honest. But other times, it’s simply a lack of organized effort. Do they take time off?

How Multitasking Hurts Team Productivity And What You Can Do About It

Get Hppy

Every manager wants a team that can work on three or four different tasks at the same time, don’t they? An effective worker should be able to pivot from their day-to-day tasks to respond to emails or requests from clients and management or jump on an urgent task as it comes up. After all, a team that can multitask will get twice as much work done in half the time, right? Wrong. Manage the workflow.

The Importance of Recognition in the Workplace

Reflektive

Want to join the HR Roundtable and contribute insight to a monthly hot topic in HR innovation? Email dani@reflektive.com for more information. A good compliment goes a long way. The impact of positive recognition in today’s workplace can be summed up in two results: repeated good behavior and motivation. But how does recognition relate to business objectives? Dawn M. Start from the top (e.g.

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.

Why HR Needs to Be More Like Marketing

EmployeeConnect

Today’s rapidly evolving workplace has generated more challenges in retaining, managing & engaging staff than any other time. The Increased mobility, job selection based on social profile & your companies purpose, places significant stress on a traditional HR approach. In this regard, your company’s HR processes & policies can foster a positive reputation or damage your image irreparably. Every business needs two critical resources to succeed: customers and employees. Influence & branding at the core. Branding is a key element of any marketing approach to HR.

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Energizing Employees for Better Performance

HR Hardball

What exactly is “ energy ” – in the social or workplace sense? The big question is, how do you attain that state of energy, in which people positively affect each other with their good moods, enthusiasm, and “can do” attitudes? Because there is no doubt that a happy, energized workplace is also a productive workplace. This phenomenon can be understood well in other contexts too. And no wonder.

Engaging Millennial Employees via Accountability, Clarity, & Prioritization

15Five

As businesses undergo workplace shifts and transfer of knowledge around responsibilities, there is often concern on how to bridge generational gaps. Many of our government clients have really started to address this through “emerging leaders” style programs and leadership academies. What is it that they want? So stigmatizing Millennials for being disengaged appears all too wrong.

HR in 2017: New Bersin by Deloitte report predicts most disruptive year ever

Everwise

If anyone has a crystal ball into the trends that will shape and redefine how HR leaders approach their work, it’s Josh Bersin, Principal at Bersin by Deloitte. Yesterday, Bersin released his annual predictions report titled “ HR Technology Disruptions for 2017: Nine Trends Reinventing the HR Software Market.” They are also looking for solutions that align with how today’s employee works.

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.

The Baker’s Dozen: 13 Ways to Engage Employees and Have More Fun

Get Hppy

Many of us spend more of our waking hours at work than in the rest of our lives. It’s important to create the type of culture where employees feel connected and don’t mind spending such a huge chunk of their time at your company. The invention of the smartphone virtually eliminated any remaining line between personal and professional life. It seems we’re always “on the clock.”

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Hiring In the Age of Disruption: Key Trends Business Leaders Need to Know

Lighthouse

Following is a guest post developed for the team at KellyOCG around some of the key disruptive trends I’m following. Hope you enjoy! There is more fluctuation and innovation in the way that talent is delivered today than at any time in the past, and talent leaders need to understand some of the key trends that affect how work gets done. Disruption: Internal and External. But then they left.

Why You Should Consolidate Your HR Technology Stack

EmployeeConnect

The rise of the highly specialised HR tech market has lead a large number of organisations to work with a multitude of HR solutions to carry their day-to-day workforce management and strategy planning. One of the biggest mistake company make when choosing their HR suite vendor is that they omit to account for scalability in their list of selection criteria. The result? HR Tech Technology

The Reinvented Performance Appraisal Coaching

ATD Human Capital

You have heard the buzz about reinventing—or completely doing away with—performance appraisals. But what does that really mean? Basically, organizations are realizing that getting everyone up to speed on coaching skills is not just “a nice way to give feedback and develop people” but a major component for more realistically assessing performance and organizational success.

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.