February, 2017

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The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience

EmployeeConnect

We have all heard of the customer experience which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We’re all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis. The employee experience has become increasingly important in HR management because of evolving business trends such as peer-to-peer sharing, high turnover rates and competitive recruiting practices. The employee journey begins before a job applicant even decides to apply, and it continues after the employee leaves the company as an alumnus.

5 Ways to Make Employees Fall In Love With Their Work

Get Hppy

Every person wants a job that they are passionate about. But once they’ve entered the workforce, most employees become disillusioned and stop believing that they could love what they do for a living. They may find that job one day, but they could easily have found it with their current employer, if only employers did a better job of engaging their workforce. Healthy Employee-Manager Relationships.

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7 Lessons on Creating a Powerful Employee Experience

UpstartHR

I just finished reading a brand new book called The Employee Experience. It’s a great look at the relatively new concept of creating an experience for employees, not just trying to engage them or do some other one-off program that doesn’t deliver long-term results. The experiences will be congruent, or similar. Your products? Your mission? Your customers?

48 Awesome Resources for Creating a Workplace Culture People Love

SnackNation

48 Awesome Resources for Creating a Workplace Culture People Love. Improving workplace culture is a thorny issue for most business leaders. I t’s something that they probably know is important, but can’t quite get a handle on. Finance, strategy, product development, operations – those are the tangible, measurable elements of their business. But Culture? Here’s why: Here's Why. Cost of.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

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How to Become a Thought Leader: Thought Leadership Tips

EmployeeConnect

Thought leadership isn’t something that you can just add to your resume despite the fact that many job applicants do so. Thought leaders drive innovation, evolutionary changes, revolutionary advances and paradigm cultural shifts. Thought leaders are game-changers who can redefine conversations, turn industries upside-down and alter history. What Is Thought Leadership?

[Infographic] How To Create a Workplace Where Employees Are Happy

Get Hppy

A happy workforce is a loyal and productive workforce. Boredom, frustration, overwork, underpay, can all leave a high-potential employee looking at his phone up to 150 times a day, or worse – looking at job ads. Many employees will lack the confidence to speak up about their situation, so from a distance it can seem like everything’s okay. But maintaining the status quo is often not enough.

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Recognizing the Elephant in the [HR] Room

PeopleStrategy

You may be familiar with the story of the blind men and an elephant. In it, a group of blind men come upon an elephant and each describes the animal from what he can feel. The one feeling the elephant’s leg says that it’s like a great pillar; the one who feels the tail says it’s like a rope; and, the one who feels the trunk says it’s like a tree branch. No, not massive and potentially harmful.

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The Cost of an Ineffective Training Program

ej4 HR

According to a study by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), the average cost of losing an employee is six months of their base salary. The average employee salary is $53,000, so the average cost of losing an employee would be $26,500. Turnover is inevitable, but don’t you want to do everything you can do to decrease these expenses for your company? The work environment is toxic.

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

How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Organization

ATD Human Capital

Mindfulness in the workplace is gaining staying power and credence, backed by a growing body of research and data demonstrating the positive results of practicing mindfulness. Companies such as Intel, PWC, McKinsey, and AstraZeneca, as well as other organizations like the U.S. Marine Corp., Harvard Business School, New York Knicks, and Seattle Seahawks offer mindfulness programs. More focused?

How Can HR Combat Workplace Bullying?

HR Daily Advisor

Dealing with a bully, whether on the playground or the workplace, can be a traumatic, not to mention energy-sapping, experience. When a bully is present, everyone stays on edge, never knowing when—or who—the bully will strike next. What can you do when the workplace bully is in charge? Bully Types. Learn more! They note the categories and corresponding bullying traits are: Constant Critic.

Vulnerability & Loyalty In The Purpose Driven Company: An Interview With Dov Baron

15Five

When your company’s mission is to bring out the best in people at work via core values like Grant Trust & Be Transparent and Dare to Dream, you tend to form relationships with people who are also trying to transform the world of business to be more human-centric. DM: How did you first get involved with leadership development and organizational dynamics? Nobody put their hand up. Click To Tweet.

[Infographic] How To Achieve More By Doing Less

Get Hppy

The office can be a pretty full-on experience. Messages arrive left, right and center, never when you expect them, and often asking more attention than you’re able to afford. Meetings with clients get you away from the computer screen, but are just as demanding in their own way. And while it requires a little application, it need hardly be called work. Get your free copy.

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A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

The Role (HR) Technology Can Play in the Employee Experience

PeopleStrategy

As a marketer, I’ve been trained to segment audiences based on a variety of variables (i.e. age, gender, behaviors) and to deliver tailored messages to each audience based upon what we believe to be their desired goal, objective or experience. Here is Randy’s take on the role HR systems have played in the employee experience over time. First-generation (1.0 Second-generation (2.0

Building a Culture-First Company

CultureIQ

When we learned that UpBuild, CultureIQ’s SEO agency, considers itself a culture-first organization, we knew it was the start of a great partnership. And so we  asked UpBuild’s founder and CEO Mike Arnesen to share what it means to put culture first, every step of the way. We’ve always had that, yet it was no accident — UpBuild was a culture-first company. Culture-First. Purpose. Pride.

Why Most Employee Recognition Doesn’t Work

ATD Human Capital

As we have traveled across the country, working with various businesses and organizations, we’ve had the privilege to interact with HR professionals and corporate trainers. We initially were surprised to hear both professionals and frontline workers report that the vast majority of employee recognition programs aren't working. Here is what we found: Recognition is largely about behavior.

Why Every Hiring Manager Needs an ATS

ClearCompany HRM

In the recruiting world there has long been a division among HR professionals: they either praise the time-saving properties of an ATS or they believe an ATS doesn’t catch all suitable applicants. Applicant tracking systems have come a long way in recent years and new technology allows products and tools to be more competitive.

Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

Workforce Management Technology: A Key to Success in 2017

DATIS

Every January 1 st starts a new year with new opportunity. Millions of people embrace these new beginnings with a ‘carpe diem’ mentality by setting New Year’s resolutions. Setting goals for the new year is a great way to strive for better health, career advancement, and overall self-improvement. Unfortunately, research by the University of Scranton suggests that only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s resolutions. These findings beg the question: why do so many of us fall short and lose the ambition that was so strong in January? Top Executive Resolutions for 2017.

[Infographic] 10 Ways To De-Stress Your Employees

Get Hppy

For the majority of Americans, their jobs are the single-biggest source of stress in their lives. Whether they are having trouble managing their workload, maintaining their work-life balance, feeling secure in their positions, or coping with difficult co-workers, many people go to work every day feeling on edge. 10 ways to destress your employees infographic from The Jacobson Group.

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Predictions for 2017: Serving People with Emerging HR Technologies

Ultimate Software

Thriving in our rapidly changing and increasingly disrupted modern business environment will require organizations to both recognize major cultural shifts (see my blog post about Workforce Fluidity ) while taking advantage of incredible new technologies. Cognitive Computing, Human-Machine Interfaces, and Ambient HR   Enter the Scene. Refer to our 2016 research for more on this topic.)

The Role of Leadership in Changing Organizational Culture

CultureIQ

Every employee plays a part in the process of changing organizational culture, but at the end of the day, leaders are the ones who can make or break it; the choices they make cause a ripple effect on employee recruitment, engagement, and performance that powerfully impacts a company’s performance. It’s one thing to say it. It’s another thing to see it in action. Want to hear the rest?

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

6 Signs You Have a Growth Mindset

ATD Human Capital

When it comes to organizational learning and development, companies with a growth mindset maintain the upper hand. But what exactly is a growth mindset and why does it matter so much? Chris Miller , UNC’s program manager, examined two types of mindsets: growth and fixed. Many employers believed for years that employees either have talent or they don’t. Embrace challenges.

10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model

Visier

The latest survey from the prestigious Conference Board ranks Human Capital as the #1 challenge facing global CEOs. At first glance, senior HR executives might take that top ranking as a positive thing. Unfortunately, a study by AICPA revealed that only 12% of CEO’s were confident with Human Capital metrics. HR Can’t Become A High Business Impact Function Unless It Adds Analytic Capabilities.

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Workforce Planning: A Forward-Looking Approach to Getting the Right People in the Right Jobs

ClearCompany HRM

Workforce planning is a core function of human resources, and it’s key to the identification and analysis of what an organization is going to need in terms of its talent. Workforce planning determines what mix of experience, knowledge and skills are required to get the best people in the right roles at the right place. Quality of Hire

[Infographic] How Commuting Eats a Hole In Worker Salaries

Get Hppy

Why do most employees end up searching for new jobs?  One of the top reasons for dissatisfaction is low wages.  Many employers do not actually realize how low their employees’ effective wages are however, because they do not account for all the factors which burn a hole in their employees’ pockets—one of which is the daily commute. Consider raising wages accordingly. Get your free copy.

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Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]