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How to Unleash Your Strategic Payroll Potential

EmployeeConnect

Savvy business and thought leaders have begun to realise that payroll processing plays a greater role in achieving strategic business objectives than just providing transactional accuracy. Integrating and streamlining strategic payroll processes saves money, empowers employees and identifies areas where efficiencies of scale can be realised. Comply with mandatory health care guidelines. Payroll

8 Reasons Why Employees Seek Employment Elsewhere

Engage2Excel

When the number of available jobs exceed job seekers, employees who aren’t happy look for employment elsewhere. The U.S. labor market is now the strongest it has been in decades, with the ratio of unemployed Americans to open jobs now at 1.4 In July 2009, this ratio was a whopping 6.6 to 1. As a result, HR leaders are reexamining their retention strategies.

20+ Job Interview Do’s and Don’ts That Good Candidates Follow

UpstartHR

As an HR professional, I am used to being on the interviewer’s side of the hiring table. That makes it easy for me to forget all the hard work candidates put into preparing for their interviews—well, some candidates. There are also people who waltz in totally unprepared, which makes me wonder whether they really want to be hired. General Career Advice Random

HCM Software Marketplace – A Look Back at 2016 and a Look Forward to 2017

HRchitect

Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. The new year is a period for looking back and looking forward. We look back at what we have accomplished, and look forward to setting goals for the new year. 2016 In Review. 2016 was a very busy year in the HCM Software Marketplace. The HR Technology Conference and Exposition proved that the HCM Tech space, while mature in many areas, still has opportunities for growth and innovation. The startup pavilion doubled in size over last year, five last year new comers “graduated” to the main show floor, and almost 100 new exhibitors set up on the main show floor.

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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Leave Your Ineffective Job Descriptions Behind in 2017

ClearCompany HRM

Hiring and recruiting are rarely easy tasks. A recent study shows that 95% of recruiters believe recruiting will continue to get more competitive in the coming years. That’s why it’s so important that job descriptions—one of the most basic tools in a recruiter’s toolbox—evolve along with the changing climate.

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Why Culture Change Is Essential For Digital Transformation

SuccessFactors

Gone are the days when a company decides on a strategy and executes it over the following five years as planned. The lifespan of a company on the Fortune 500 or S&P 500 is, on average, only 15 years. Digital businesses such as Uber and Airbnb, which didn’t even exist before 2008, are now considered the multibillion-dollar poster children for digital disruption.

How to identify & Retain High Potential Employees (HiPo)?

EmployeeConnect

Research shows that high potential employees, or Hi Po, numbers among a company’s greatest resources. Nurturing leaders in-house eliminates the need to recruit externally to fill many key positions while lowering training costs and reducing turnover rates for recent recruits who don’t match the company’s culture or standards. That’s why it’s so vital to identify, nurture and retain workers with high employee potential. What Is a High Potential Employee? Definitions of potential vary, and some subjective assessments are certainly required when identifying a high potential employees. Talent

Uncoachable People

Laurie Ruettimann

Some of the worst people in your company are the ones who aren’t coachable, can’t hear feedback, and won’t take risks. Strong? Maybe. I don’t know. You tell me. The ones who aren’t coachable are a waste of time unless you’re the idiot and they’re totally right about everything. I suspect that’s not the case. It’s why I mostly work on my own.

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.

[Infographic] Office Temperature Wars Costing Offices Time and Money

Get Hppy

The argument takes place in offices up and down the UK every year. While some of us rush to fling open windows, others cling to radiators – the office temperature debate is all too familiar. Andrews-Sykes recently questioned 2,000 UK office workers about their workplace climate and found that temperature issues can have a huge impact on staff productivity. Get your free copy.

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From a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Companies have long thought of employee learning as something that happens in a classroom, delivered by a trainer away from the worksite, with content and activities selected by an instructional designer. Managers, as well as trainers, have come to believe that good training can solve any performance problem. This is antiquated thinking. The problem is not with the quality of training.

21 Examples of Personal Development Goals for a Better You

EmployeeConnect

One of the most sane and apt decisions you can make for yourself is to strive towards continuous self-development. Some of the things that we all want for ourselves include: enhancing the quality of our lives, achieving more, becoming better people, and trying to be a better version of ourselves. That is why we set personal development goals in our lives. Listed below are 21 personal development goals examples that will aid and augment your personal growth journey into a happier more confident you. Embrace Empathy. Confidence. Listen Actively. Make fear your friend. Get Along With Others.

Making Your Case for New HR Technology in 2017

PeopleStrategy

According to the Sierra-Cedar 2015/2016 HR Systems Surve y , 43% of companies are planning to undertake a major HR system strategy initiative. Technology can be one of the most valuable tools in an HR leader’s arsenal, allowing them to create more organizational value, deliver better service , and offload administrative tasks. How NOT to Pitch HR Technology. Increased compliance.

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.

Money Won’t Buy Engagement, But Here’s What Will

TLNT: The Business of HR

Like most companies at the end of the year your organization announced salary changes, issuing merit raises to some, and generally recalculated overall compensation to ensure you remain competitive. Engagement Incentives Motivation Retention & Engagement Talent Management Featured productivity

Mentoring: The Glue That Makes Employees Stick

ATD Human Capital

At some point in our careers, we have all been the “new hire.” ” We’ve all walked into a new workplace on our very first day, excited about the opportunity, but a little unsure about what to expect. That day, and the days and months that follow, can either make us glad we took the job or leave us thinking maybe it wasn’t such a great opportunity after all.

What You Can Do to Attract HiPo Candidates

ClearCompany HRM

We’re always on the search for new talent. Someone who can provide a fresh look at current processes or fill gaps in departments with specialized skills. In the past, that would mean classified ads and help wanted signs, but today, in the digital era, that isn’t the case. Quality of Hire

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Workforce Agility: Are You Ready Now?

SuccessFactors

The way we work is changing rapidly in today’s digital economy. Manual tasks are being automated while creative problem-solving roles are exploding. New generations of workers are bringing new expectations and demands to the workplace—for example, working remotely from anywhere in the world. It is easy to see why all those dynamic changes can be a challenge for any company.

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.

Top 5 Priorities for CEOs in 2017

DATIS

As the new year begins, executives are starting to implement strategies that prioritize their critical initiatives for 2017. Recently, DATIS surveyed over 280 top executives in the Health and Human Services industry to identify industry trends and measure their impact, as well as identify organization’s priorities for 2017. As a preview to our full survey report that will be available soon, DATIS has identified the top 5 reported priorities for CEOs in 2017. The top reported priorities for CEOs in 2017 include: Recruiting and Retention. Employee Engagement and Satisfaction.

How To Help A New Employee Understand The Culture Of An Organization

Get Hppy

Culture is NOT the “unwritten laws” of an organization that people follow because they know “that’s the way things are done around here”; the subliminal “understandings” that explain what people do and how they do it. Culture is not an outcome of employee dynamics. This is a critical task of leadership. Values are strategic. Get your free copy.

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I’m So Tired

Laurie Ruettimann

I’m so tired. I’m not “work in a Chinese coal mine” tired. I’m not “spend all day collecting tickets at a water park” tired. I’m not “autoimmune disease” tired. I have perspective, of course. I’m not insensitive. But I’m pretty tired. I’d give you a list, but I’m too tired to write it.

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The 7 Learning Styles: What’s your Learning Style?

EmployeeConnect

Compared to the age old traditional educational framework, there is a varied range of learning styles which are in fact more appropriate for students. Schools are usually seen to adopt a linguistic or logical learning style, but studies have proved that there are other learning styles which are more effective for some learners. Whenever employees are not performing as well as they can, it is an indication that they need to be taught in a different manner. There is a difference in the way some learn from others. What are Learning Styles? Visual (Spatial) – Are you fond of constantly doodling?

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.

New Research: What Candidates Really Want from Employers

UpstartHR

Last week I published some new research that frankly surprised me. When we hear about video interviews, assessments, and hiring processes, we expect candidates and employers to be on opposite ends of the spectrum. But it’s not the case. In short, it was a very interesting set of research. However, the technology we use has upgraded considerably over time. Here’s what we found out.

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Using Internal Social Networks to Enhance Employee Participation

Get Hppy

Social Media has been recognized as a key tool for interacting with consumers as it enables two-way conversation between brands and consumers which was previously unavailable. Social Media platforms are used to generate buzz about new products/services, announce promotions and contests and receive instant feedback from customers. Social networks are most effective in delivering live news instantly.

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How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations with Longtime Employees

Switch and Shift

You and your longtime employees have gone through a lot together. You’ve developed a special bond as the company evolved, and you might even hang out together on the weekends. What if one of these individuals began underperforming or acting dishonestly? Would you feel uncomfortable confronting him or her about it?

Key to Success: Piecing Together A Top Notch Personal Board of Directors

Everwise

January is National Mentoring Month. While we typically think of mentorship as a one-on-one relationship, as the workplace changes, having just one or two disparate mentors is no longer sufficient. To begin building your personal board of directors, learn about the 5 types of board members you should have: The Connector. Betty Liu of Inc. Another benefit of having a “Connector”? The Challenger.

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.