Is Employee Engagement REALLY Worth It? [Infographic]
MAY 3, 2016
How do you know if employee engagement is really worth the investment in tools in programs to help improve it? Many organizations realize it should be a priority but struggle to understand the financial implications if they don’t take action. This infographic outlines how disengaged workers can affect your company. 89% of hiring failures are due to a poor cultural fit. ’s blog.
Technology Is Changing Human Resource Management – But Where Will It Go?
APRIL 27, 2016
I am amazed sometimes by how technology is impacting the world we live in. For example, SpaceX being so successful in reusing spaceships may not have a great impact today, but it does change the way we look at the future, and what we understand by science fiction. These challenges have sparked innovation inside HR departments across the world. Virtual and augmented reality. The Internet of Things.
Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company. In the late 1980s, however, company culture emerged as another core element and predictor of organizational performance and success, and has since risen to one of the most talked about keys to building a successful organization in today’s zeitgeist. Why is that?
7 Tips to Straighten Out the Kinks in Your Employee Onboarding Process
MARCH 15, 2016
It costs a lot of money to replace an employee. In fact, depending on job level and industry it can cost over 30% of an employee’s annual salary to replace them. That number climbs exponentially for highly educated executive level positions and that’s just the monetary costs! Let’s not forget the impact it has on employee engagement and morale. Employee Engagement Spring Cleaning
How Diversity Boosts Business Performance
JUNE 14, 2016
Guest contributor Terry Lipovski is the president of Ubiquity , a preeminent provider of leadership development services around the world. HR HR professionals interested in contributing to Reinventing HR can email email@example.com. Most of us have taken part in diversity training, and we’ve seen the quota systems that are put into place to break previous trends. Why is Diversity Important?
3 Lessons in Workplace Happiness We Can Learn From the Danish
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Thanks to a 2015 World Happiness report released by the United Nations, it’s now fairly common knowledge that the Danish are among the happiest people in the world. But few know that one of the very things that makes them happy is also what makes them so incredibly productive. Denmark has one of the happiest [.]. The post 3 Lessons in Workplace Happiness We Can Learn From the Danish appeared first on. Performance Improvement Training & Development Uncategorized Workplace happiness
You Know Nothing:5 Reasons Jon Snow NeedsManagement Training
MAY 25, 2016
Alert: spoilers below. Is Jon Snow a good manager? It’s a mixed bag. On the one hand, he’s had to deal with his share of adversity. Like many bosses, he was born a bastard, oversees a barren wasteland, and constantly fears betrayal. Despite these hardships, Jon continues to demonstrate positive leadership traits. He’s a great strategist. He’s principled. He doesn’t die. Engaging millennials.
Coaching: The Four Essentials
All Things Workplace
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
What makes coaching successful? Success is often attributed to mutual chemistry, technique, and readiness to learn. agree that those are important ingredients in the process. But in reality, they are steps to achieving results. And that's what we're looking for, right? How do we reach the movement and momentum we want? I was discussing performance management on an HR.COM webinar. Clarity.
Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?
7 Strategies for Hiring and Managing Creative Employees
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Today we’re going to explore the intersection of creativity, innovation, and intrapreneurship (entrepreneurial activities occurring within an organization) and how these activities bring value to the business world. hope you enjoy! Innovation is a curious thing. Companies everywhere are trying to create more innovative atmospheres for employees. Consider that. Innovation matters.
The Missing Leadership Competency
ATD Human Capital
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
I am not a fan of long lists of leadership competencies and their use in everything from leadership training to executive recruiting. When I look at a list of competencies that supposedly make a good leader, I feel totally overwhelmed. Could any one person have all these? Are they all relevant? It's more like a wish list than a useful way to develop or find good leaders. But which ones?
7 Secrets to Intrinsically Motivating Your Employees
DECEMBER 24, 2016
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.
5 Surprising Signs Of A Disengaged Employee
APRIL 19, 2016
I love the definition of employee engagement that I read in this recent TalentCulture post. It’s succinct and comprehensive: . When employees are engaged, they adopt the vision, values, and purpose of the organization they work for. They become passionate contributors, innovating problem solvers, and stunning colleagues. . But what does it mean to be a disengaged employee ? Types of Disengagement.
Top 10 Metrics Driving Quality of Hire
JANUARY 11, 2016
There is no shortage of metrics driving Quality of Hire today, which should be a good thing, but, like any other process, there are inefficiencies that waste time and resources. Talent Analytics Quality of Hire
Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions. However, today’s HR analytics are mainly used for cost avoidance, not to drive broader strategic success. Sharing information across silos” was the #1 challenge to big data effectiveness. .
The Future of Human Capital Management
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
HR managers face great challenges such as managing attrition, encouraging retention and meeting ever-increasing demands from employees, customers and executives who want greater efficiency and HR input on achieving business objectives through hiring strategies and people management practices. HCM: Treating the Person and Not the Disease. HCM Systems Set to Change Historical HR Practices.
43 Coaching Questions That Will Make You a Better Leader
AUGUST 30, 2016
Guest contributors Terry Lipovski and Pat Lipovski, “The Leadership Brothers,” are trusted and referred international Executive Coaches. Terry is President of UbiquityLeadership.com and Pat is President of EnvisionGroup.ca. HR professionals interested in contributing to Reinventing HR can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Every employee needs to be managed. VISION Coaching Model.
Introverts and Extroverts: Getting the Right Combination for Your Team
APRIL 4, 2016
Suppose your company is putting together a team for a new project – perhaps it’s a new sales team, a product development team, or a marketing team. Naturally, it needs to be a high performing team, capable of working together to get results while still welcoming innovation. What should the personalities on that team [.]. The post Introverts and Extroverts: Getting the Right Combination for Your Team appeared first on. HR Compliance Performance Improvement Training & Development
7 Things Every L&D Leader Can Learn From David Bowie
JANUARY 12, 2016
David Bowie is gone. It chills me just to type. He was so…not human. How could he be dead? Facing the strange indeed. As I sifted through various articles about his passing, I saw all sorts of words used to describe him: rock star, artist, visionary, chameleon, and my personal favorite: weirdo. Doesn’t get any bigger. 1. Don’t wait for the next big thing. Become it. Do you? An alien?
Four Steps to Compare Your Business Results to Employee Engagement -
MAY 31, 2016
Organizations struggle to quantify the impact engaged employees have on business results. Intuitively, it’s a no-brainer– engaged employees cost less and produce more. It’s that simple. Many studies and reports support that hunch: engaged companies have stronger levels of profitability, and retain their employees. Download Employee Engagement Survey Sample. No comparisons can be shared.
How Much Is Employee Turnover Costing You?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
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The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience
5 Things Millennials Need to Succeed in the Workforce
ATD Human Capital
JANUARY 18, 2016
One million Millennials enter the workforce each year, according to ATD research. What’s more, by 2020, 40 percent of the workforce will be composed of Millennials; this percentage will increase to 75 percent by 2025. Are your organization and talent development function prepared for the changes that come with this generation? Millennials Need Soft Skills Training.
5 Actions To Cure A Sick Culture
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Performance wanes. Engagement falls and morale sinks. These are tell-tale signs that your culture is sick and needs attention. So how do you go about fixing it? First, three housekeeping questions: 1. What is “culture”? Culture describes an organization’s working environment. How people behave. What they talk about. How they interact with and treat one another. What is the purpose of culture ?
What These Experts Are Saying About Employee Appreciation
JUNE 1, 2016
When was the last time you appreciated an employee ? When Emily says “Great job Phil!” to her direct report, that might make his day (and have Emily feel great, since sharing gratitude is proven to make those on the giving end also feel happier). But is that enough to have Phil feel motivated, engaged, and truly appreciated? So how does one get employee appreciation right? That’s what I did.
7 HR Best Practices | Key Takeaways
AUGUST 23, 2016
The goals of the HR team are many, but one overarching and never-ending goal of the department is to promote the engagement and performance of employees. It’s a lot of responsibility with a myriad of ways to reach desired results. Thankfully, there are some HR best practices that all HR teams can benefit from implementing regardless of their unique company culture and structure.