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What is the True Value of HR Technology?


In our last article, we established some of the common reasons for moving to an HR technology solution , and we finished by pointing out the need for translating the administrative savings and reduced workload into true business outcomes. This is where the true value in HR technology lies, and it’s also a foundational element of a good technology business case. Improved Results: The Gold Standard.

Get Smart About Knowledge Management

ATD Human Capital

What is your organization’s most important commodity? Knowledge. And effective knowledge management and sharing can be the key to enhancing employee performance and fostering innovation. Talent professionals have a major role in enabling access to critical knowledge and expertise in real time, wherever and whenever work gets done. But many organizations don’t know where to start.

[Infographic] The Gender Wage Gap By The Numbers

Get Hppy

Life as a professional woman can be tough. Society’s expectation that women must maintain incredibly careers, care for their families, volunteer in the community, always have a smile on their face, and accept that they will make less money than men can really take a toll. Some of the statistics supporting these claims are shocking and painful, especially for women. Sadly, they’re all true.

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What Makes a Good Manager – Tips


If you want to be a great manager, it’s critical to be a leader and not a follower. better manager leads by example instead of telling people how to act. Situational leadership has rapidly replaced leadership best practices in today’s fast-moving and agile business environment. The premise of the situational approach to leadership was developed by Hersey and Blanchard in 1969. Each activity results in contributing to the solutions of management problems. Showing this kind of interest in your team helps to make you a leader and not just a manager. great manager is a great ‘multiplier.’

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

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The Keys To Leading A Happy, Motivated Team


Job hopping, moving from one company to the next every year or two, seems to be more common now than ever. Reasons for leaving an organization vary – an individual may feel like they are no longer growing, they don’t understand the company’s vision and therefore aren’t passionate about it, or they don’t feel recognized for the work that they do – but they are all impacted by leadership.

7 Tips for Successful Meetings

ATD Human Capital

Whether you’re leading a meeting or simply sitting in, there’s plenty you can do to make sure everyone involved gets the most out their time. Putting in the extra effort to make meetings productive is more important than you might think—according to the Muse , management spends 35 to 50 percent of their total work time in meetings. Keep Your Briefings Brief. Don’t Multitask.

How Am I Doing? The Importance of Psychological Safety in the Workplace


We have spoken before about the importance of core values in a workplace and we’d like to bring up another factor that is just as important: environment. Remember in high school biology class when learning about the central nervous system and the “fight or flight” response the body has to fear? There’s no reason for employees to be taming down either of these responses at work. Click To Tweet.

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5 Ways To Become A Better Purpose-Driven Leader 


The evidence that becoming a purpose-driven company leads to greater success is hard to deny. Companies that are successful tend to share one common trait: They pursue a specific purpose, in addition to pursuing profits. company that has a purpose is able to better engage and mobilize its people and resources to reach its goals, rather than simply managing them to accomplish tasks.

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

Leadership, Mentoring and Trust

Get Hppy

Everything happens for a reason or at least it does for me. I had two occasions this past week where the topic of leadership and trust came up. In both situations I was involved in mentoring relationships and the people that I was spending time with struggled with the aspect of “trust”. There was also the question about why he appeared to have to do the bulk of the work. New Leaders. References: 1.

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5 Tips to Help Develop Great Leaders

HR Daily Advisor

by Anita Bowness, global practice leader, Business Consulting, Halogen Software. Like a stone thrown into the water, what leaders do has a ripple effect that extends well beyond those immediately around them. Here are five tips to help ensure the ripples cast by leaders at all levels impact your organization in a positive way. 1. Pick Potential Over Performance. Provide Early Manager Development.

Inbound Recruitment: What You Need to Know

ClearCompany HRM

Social recruiting. Candidate experience. Employer branding. There’s no doubt recruiting has seen a ton of changes and new ideas over the last decade. We know how important it is to build relationships with talent , especially passive candidates who have skills and rapport. Recruiting & Sourcing

Practical Tips To Raise Up And Inspire Future Leaders


In this series, I want us to take a look at the obstacles to raising up leaders, and how we can overcome them. We’ll also include some practical ways you can coach and inspire future leaders. Good leaders lead. Great leaders raise up other leaders. large part of a leader’s job is inspire future leaders and influence potential of the people on their team. We think it takes too much time and energy.

A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

Why Your Organization’s Purpose is Important to Your Culture

TLNT: The Business of HR

Purpose. It’s a trending topic for businesses today. quick Google search of the phrase “company + purpose” produces a whopping 700 million results.  Harvard Business Review  has published more than two dozen articles on the subject last year alone. Culture HR Insights Organizational Leadership Performance & Personality Featured

Appreciation Can Enhance Employee Engagement


This is a guest post. Paul White, Ph.D., is a psychologist, author, speaker and consultant who makes work relationships work. He is co-author of Rising Above a Toxic Workplace and The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace. For more information, go to were “actively disengaged.” Our primary language communicates more deeply to us than the others.

Why Position Control Is Right For Your Organization


The HR Software industry is based on efficiency. Companies in the industry spend countless dollars trying to make the functions of payroll, recruiting, and talent management as effortless as possible for their clients. However, organizations with specific needs regarding budgeting, compliance, and complex reporting requirements continue to be ignored by the top HR Software companies. These processes can be easily managed through Position Control. What is Position Control? Most HR software is employee-based, meaning each time an employee comes onboard, their position details need to be coded.

How To Engage The Digital Workforce With Success


While there is little doubt that business processes are changing, it’s not the business that’s influencing the shift in operations. It’s prospective and existing customers who are empowered by regular access to information and interactions. Businesses are missing out on the transformational advantages of HR. Claire Schooley believes that this is an incredibly short-sighted strategy.

Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

The 6 Sins Of Bad Managers

TLNT: The Business of HR

In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way. Culture HR Insights HR Management Leadership Featured


Genetic Testing as Part of Workplace Wellness Programs

HR Daily Advisor

by Allison Higgins, an Independent Health and Productivity consultant and Mary Hiter, director of Marketing at Interleukin Genetics. Designing competitive benefit packages that help you attract and retain top talent can be daunting.  While health and well-being benefits may only represent a small portion of your overall compensation plan, they can drive a disproportionate share of your budget. 

My Must-Attend Conference of 2017 #workhuman

The People Equation

This time each year, many people peruse their industry’s conference offerings to decide which ones to attend. If you’re in the human resources, talent management, organizational development or leadership functions in your company, I suggest the WorkHuman 2017 conference. Globoforce launched the WorkHuman event in 2015 to explore what it means to be human at work. Well, it’s not.

Cut Through Complexity With Enterprise Mobile Apps


Most business leaders seem to understand the importance of mobile technology in their company’s future. In fact, 93% of respondents to a survey by  Enterprise Mobility Exchange say their company plans to increase investments in mobile over the next five years, and 31% believe mobile apps will be the primary interface of the future. However, that’s not necessarily the case. Everybody wins.

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The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

If Your Job Doesn’t Having You Say “TGIM,” You Need a New Job

TLNT: The Business of HR

“I will be glad when the holidays are over so that I can get back to work.”. Engagement career Featured


2017 Trends for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

HR Daily Advisor

by Hailey Canon, regional vice president, finance and accounting, Addison Group. Now that 2017 has arrived, hiring managers and recruiters should be gearing up for the new hiring season. To get ahead of the pack this year, it is essential to stay on top of emerging trends in the industry. And boy is it shifting! More Interactive Interviews. New Skill Sets. Applying These Trends.

Before You Write Job Descriptions, Answer these Seven Questions

ClearCompany HRM

The best recruiters treat job seekers like their customers. Job descriptions are often the only advertising space you get for your position. Write a requisition that is too long, full of irrelevant information, or uninteresting and your potential candidates will move on. This is especially true of the best talent; they know they can be choosy. Candidate Experience

The Next Generation Of Leaders


Two years ago, I posted an article about why the recruitment of great leaders is important for all organizations. After listening to an interview with Niki Lauda (one of the best Formula 1 drivers, a three-time world champion, and survivor of some of the worst fiery clashes ever seen in F1) at November’s SAP Success Connect 2016 in Vienna, I was inspired to write again.

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]