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[Infographic] Top 10 Best Workplace Incentives

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Gourmet meals. Vacation bonuses. Game rooms. These are the latest and greatest perks companies are using to keep their employees happy. But are incentives like these actually worth it? The short answer is, yes! Here are three reasons employee perks are worthwhile: 1) Reduce turnover. Everyone has the occasional bad day. million people who quit their jobs each month. One of the best perks for this?

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective


The employee onboarding process is no longer used just for administrative issues. It’s true that advanced software and automated technologies eliminate duplicate entries and streamline employee onboarding, but that’s just the beginning of the array of business and employee benefits that onboarding technology can deliver for your business or HR department. Benefits of an Organised Employee Onboarding Process Research shows that new hires are more likely to leave companies within the first 18 months of their employment. Everyone who needs to sign off on the approval receives an alert. Onboardin

10 Years Later: Are People Really More Productive Working Remotely? (Infographic)


We did it! We lived through that whole extra second in the last minute of 2016, and have begun setting our sights on a  successful 2017. Wait what extra second? Is it the end of days!? Every so often the Earth’s rotation doesn’t line up perfectly with the atomic clock, so scientists cheat a little.). 2016 was a highly transformational year, and the workplace was not immune from these shifts.

3 Management Styles that Kill the Employee Experience - DecisionWise


3 Management Styles that Kill the Employee Experience. The war for talent is fierce. Employers cannot underestimate the effect a negative Employee Experience (EX) has on attracting, retaining, and engaging their workforce. Employers are now realizing that they need to create a place where employees not only need to work but want to work. Managers are key contributors to EX. More than ever, managers are balancing the need to get results from employees and achieve company goals, while creating an engaging work experience for employees. Read the Book: The Employee Experience. No progress.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

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A Checklist to Ensure Your Job Descriptions are Compliant

ClearCompany HRM

Accurate job descriptions are a keystone of employment law compliance. When you clearly and precisely state the essential job functions of a role, you eliminate any potential for doubt or controversy about what a candidate or employee must be able to do to meet their job requirements. Recruiting & Sourcing

What Does Strategic HR Even Mean?


For the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about HR “becoming more strategic,” and “earning a seat at the table.” And based on recent research, company leaders are beginning to notice and appreciate the value HR has to offer to help the company achieve its goals. When HR is truly strategic, there is synergy between the business and HR operations. HR Strategy Versus Tactics.

You Do Not Fire a Difficult Person

ATD Human Capital

Most people can share a story about a difficult person at work. These people generally fit into several categories, such as Hostile-Aggressive, Complainer, Silent-Unresponsive, Super-Agreeable, Negativist, Know-it-All Expert, and Indecisive. Hostile-Aggressive person tries to bully and overwhelm others, making cutting remarks and throwing tantrums. Do you know any of these difficult people?

How Employee Engagement Raises Retention Rates

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To the chagrin of employers everywhere, there is no such thing as a lifetime work contract. Employees can and do transfer from job to job, employer to employer, with little remorse for what they leave behind. Regardless of age, most employees remain in a single position for just 4.6 years, and Millennials give a job just two years before finding another opportunity. Focus on Value Propositions.

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

Here’s What Happened When Deloitte Dumped the Annual Review

TLNT: The Business of HR

This professional services organization tackles the burdensome problem of performance reviews with a program that provides more frequent opportunities to check in — with more effective results. Evaluations, Reviews & Appraisal Performance Management Featured

10 Reasons Leaders Should Mentor Others


In the process of writing Good to Great, Jim Collins’ team found that “great” companies have one thing in common: leaders who mentor others. This could be due to the benefits that mentorship has in terms of developing up-and-coming employees in the organization. Wondering why it might be worth your limited time to seek out opportunities to mentor others? Enjoy the feeling of paying it forward.

How To Create A Structure For Unstructured Innovation


The need for innovation has never been more acute for businesses than it is today. Every CEO of any sizable business is worrying about which startup from which garage is going to change the rules of their game and disrupt them. Innovations can be incremental, sustainable, and disruptive in nature. Disruptive innovations. Sustainable innovations. Incremental innovations.

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The Key to a Successful Millennial-focused International Relocation Program

UrbanBound HR

It’s part of the conventional wisdom that millennials are the most diverse and globally-oriented generation in American history. They were raised to seek out international opportunities, like study abroad or simply traveling. global economy has been the status quo for their entire lives, and the importance of approaching their education and careers have left a lasting impression.

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A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

Success Comes From Strong Cultures and It Starts at the Top

TLNT: The Business of HR

I am done. resigned last week but will stay on through the first of the year. CEOs in 4 years. The atmosphere is blame all around. Any situation that pops up, everyone looks as to who do we blame. They just brought in a new CHRO who was about change and he has been cowered till he just stays in his office all day. Culture Engagement Leadership Performance & Personality Featured


Employees Will Be Easy to Lose and Hard to Hire in 2017, Says Report

HR Daily Advisor

The Execu|Search Group, a recruitment, temporary staffing, and workforce management solutions firm, released its 2017 Hiring Outlook: Strategies For Engaging With Today’s Talent And Improving The Candidate Experience. The report provides insights into the considerations professionals make when deciding whether to apply for a job, join a company, or leave their current position.

Rewire Your Workplace For The Digital World Of Work


Sometimes we forget how much the Internet has changed our lives over the last 20 years. On a personal level, it’s enhanced the way we view the world and communicate with each other. But on a business level, it’s redefined the way we work and the tools we use to get work done. This can have crippling effects on productivity, employee engagement, and the pace of innovation.

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Great Managers Aren’t Born, They’re Mentored: An Interview with David Warren


After three decades in leadership, David Warren has never seen two people manage a team in exactly the same way. “I work with many managers who are as different from me as can be and we all get stuff done, we just each do it differently.”. That’s why, when mentoring a new manager through the challenges and pitfalls of that first year, he always starts by learning as much as he can about his protege. Starting out in these partnerships, I’m all ears,” Warren says. “ I ask about their day-to-day function in the role, what kind of strengths they have, what challenges they’re facing.”

Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

10 Issues HR Will Be Facing This Year

TLNT: The Business of HR

Note: This is part one of two parts. The second part will post tomorrow. Change Management Culture Engagement Future of HR HR Trends Training, Learning & Development Featured

Starting New Hire Onboarding Off on the Right Foot in 3 Easy Steps

ClearCompany HRM

No matter how much you automate your onboarding process , it’s never a simple task. You don’t have a lot of time to get the employee feeling comfortable; In fact, most employees have decided whether or not their new workplace is the right fit within the first three weeks. Rest assured, you’re already working in right direction by having an onboarding program. Employee Onboarding

Five Powerful HR Resolutions To Implement In 2017


It’s the first month of a new year, and you know what that means—time to get moving on those resolutions and goals for the new year. Setting goals in the corporate world isn’t just an individual pursuit, however. It should involve your entire team. Get everyone together to solicit input on what you as a company or department want to achieve in 2017. Implement a BYOD program.

To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System


Talent acquisition is arguably the one HR area that provides the biggest advantage to a business. People are the driving force behind every organization, and hiring the right people is a critical factor for success. It’s no surprise, then, that spending on talent acquisition by U.S. organizations continues to climb. Recommended Reading:  5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy ].

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4 Ways to Measure the Success of Your HR Programs

HR Bartender

Any time you create a program, it’s necessary to measure the results. Even the incredibly informal “Let’s do it and see what happens.” approach considers evaluation. But the measurement and evaluation portion of any program needs to be well thought out. Measure the wrong thing and the program can look like a failure (when it’s not) or vice versa. I’ve always been a fan of the Kirkpatrick model.

How a Workplace Mentoring Program Can Benefit Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

A few weeks ago, I was interviewed by about the mentoring program we have started at ClearCompany. Interested in learning how you can start a program designed to tackle your company's biggest challenges? See below! Millennials consistently say they want feedback, so it makes sense that starting a workplace mentoring program can help you attract and retain them.

What’s Legal? Employer’s Guide to Labor Laws on Lateness


We recently wrote an article detailing actionable steps to take to reform  habitually late employees. In this article, we mentioned a staggering statistic — that 40 percent of employers have actually fired an employee for being late. At-will employment . In the U.S., employment relationships are presumed to be “at-will” with the exception of the state of Montana. The

Managing FMLA Leave Duration: Limits On Intermittent and Reduced Schedule Leave

HR Daily Advisor

It’s one thing to grasp individual Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) rules, but another thing entirely to apply them in the real world. This article series addresses some of the most confusing real world problems. Here we’ll focus on managing the duration of FMLA leave and limits on intermittent and reduced schedule leave. Reasonable Efforts. Tracking. Leave Taken. Varying Increments. The U.S.

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]