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4 productivity hacks for HR professionals

PeopleStrategy

There are only so many hours in a day – and hardly ever enough to take care of everything you want to accomplish. In HR, there’s always more work to be done. And the more time spent on routine administrative tasks means less time for bigger-picture, more strategic planning and tasks.

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Wal-Mart: Our Fastest Growing Business Line is Delivering Experiences [Case Study]

Lighthouse

What if you go out to deliver someone’s groceries to their car and there is a screaming toddler and a frazzled young mom at the wheel? What do you do then? How do you train for that? One of the world’s most recognized companies is Wal-Mart.

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When in Doubt, Swing the Bat

HR Hardball

One of the great joys in my life was coaching Little League baseball…with two boys of my own, I’ve been lucky enough to have over a dozen seasons on the diamond with little guys wanting to learn the great game.

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement in 2018 - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene Theory. Many managers mistakenly think that employee satisfaction can increase employee motivation.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting an HR Analytics Function

Visier

HR leaders recognize that they should be using analytics to support decision making. However, how to do so is often a bit of a mystery. Since many HR leaders don’t have a good sense of how to get value from analytics, they move it off their plate by passing it to the HR reporting team or to some newly hired data scientist. Not surprisingly, HR leaders are not familiar with the role the average HR professional plays in analytics so they don’t involve them at all.

Impact: Seeing Positive and Worthwhile Outcomes and Results for Your Work - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Impact is about results. It’s incremental progress toward a goal, and small wins that lead to big outcomes. Each employee needs to see how their work is contributing to their individual’s goals, the success of the team, those whom they serve, and the organization of which they are a part.

Hiring From Within: Advantages of Internal Hiring

CultureIQ

What is Internal Hiring? Internal hiring takes place when organizations source and hire existing employees for open roles. Also known as internal recruitment, this process can involve promotions, lateral moves into new roles, and team transfers.

How HR Can Facilitate Empathy in the Workplace

Reflektive

While Dwight Schrute might disagree, honesty, empathy, respect, and open-mindedness are the pillars of a workplace H.E.R.O. Empathy is often underappreciated among those four pillars, but it’s a vital trait for HR professionals and managers alike. Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another”—essentially, to imagine yourself in the particular situation of another person, and then to understand their feelings within that context.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

100 Fun Office Games and Activities That Make Work Awesome

SnackNation

100 Fun Office Games and Activities That Make Work Awesome. The Top Office Games and Activities: Eat Poop, You Cat. The monthly “Mix & Mingle” Hungry Hungry Ninjas. 3×3 mini basketball tournament.

7 Surprising Facts HR Pros Should Know About the GDPR

Visier

Are you ready for May 25, 2018? This is when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — a comprehensive European data protection law that provides enhanced rights for individuals to control their data — will enter into force. If you have European operations, European candidates applying for jobs, and/or European employees, the GDPR will apply. Your organization will also be impacted by the GDPR if you offer goods and services to, or monitor the behavior of, people in Europe.

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How does your company measure up on goal setting and performance feedback?

Engage2Excel

For the past decade, many in the HR industry have been calling for radical changes to the performance management process and an end to the annual performance review. While many companies have moved to more frequent programs for individual goal setting and performance feedback, reports of the death of the annual performance review (to steal a quip from Twain) “have been greatly exaggerated.” People want to know where they stand.

Get an Access to the Global Talent Pool

Get Hppy

With competitive software developer salary and the opportunity to expand your business to the global IT market, working remotely has been a most notable trend in past few years.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Tips for Communicating Company Culture with Employees

Reflektive

You can define your company culture, you can write out core values and articulate your vision for the company, but your employees are the ones living it every day. Their daily interactions and energy in the office help to shape your culture, but your culture can also help to shape these interactions.

How Focusing on Employee Experience is the Key to Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning

Visier

In the NFL, skilled wide receivers are often the star players on their teams. Mention Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, or Terrell Owens, and there’s a good chance that even people who don’t normally follow football will recognize their names.

Finding a Human Voice for Your Company

Globoforce

By Seferine Baez —. When someone thinks of your company, what images come to mind? This may sound like a question for your head of marketing. But the truth is, a job applicant chooses you before you have the chance to choose them – based on what they know about your workplace, your reputation, and your style. Just because you’ve received a résumé doesn’t mean you’ve won them over.

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

[Infographic] How To Start And End Your Workday

Get Hppy

How do you start and end your busy workday? As a busy professional, it’s easy to get wrapped up in your calendar of back-to-back meetings and a long list of to do’s or requests.

Here’s Why You May Want to Rethink Your Office Dog Policy

Reflektive

An amazing job in my field came up a few weeks ago. It was a short contract, part-time position and I was perfectly qualified to apply. Yet, I didn’t. I couldn’t, because like so many other roles I have seen advertised recently the office was pet-friendly. And not just any pets – cats. Dogs by discussion, it stated. What’s going on? I don’t want a dog or cat anywhere near me at the best of times, never mind when I’m working.

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Podcast: Impact – Seeing Positive and Worthwhile Outcomes and Results for Your Work - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Impact is about results. It’s incremental progress toward a goal, and small wins that lead to big outcomes. We all need to see that the work we do is contributing to our own goals, the success of our team, those whom we serve, and the organization we are a part of. It’s the difference between simply showing up for work and knowing that we’re an integral part of the day’s operations.

Why You Should Focus on Employee Experience Over Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.

Office Hours: Why Big Data Is the Key to Employee Engagement

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe.

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Why Do We Need People With No Common Sense?

Get Hppy

Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by (“common to”) nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.

Is Human Resources Automation in Our Future?

Reflektive

Are the famous science fiction stories about to come true? If you’ve seen the recent videos of robotic dogs opening doors and human-like robots telling jokes, that future may not seem far off. But in the corporate world, automation usually takes the form of software “bots” that can run manual tasks, communicate data between different systems, format reports, and analyze data. SEE ALSO: How Microsoft Got Performance Reviews Right.

The Official WorkHuman Reading List

Globoforce

By Sarah Payne —. Calling all book nerds! Don’t you wish you had all the latest research in positive psychology, building a human workplace, being a better leader, and employee engagement in one place? We’ve got you covered.

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.