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The 5 Languages Of Appreciation In The High-Tech Industry: A Tool For Engineers To Grow Soft Skills

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High-tech companies are known to offer competitive financial rewards and employee recognition programs to encourage and motivate employees to keep delivering high quality work. To some extent these performance management programs have been effective.

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Use Real-Time Analytics and Coaching to Vastly Improve Call Center Agent Performance

HR Daily Advisor

A study from KPMG noted high employee engagement levels correlated directly to an average of 19.2% increase in improved operating incomes, and conversely those companies with low levels saw declines of 32.7%.

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Talent Skills Gap Remains a Challenge for Middle Market Firms, Says Report

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Schedule Predictability Legislation Passes in Oregon: What It Could Mean for Your Business

nettime solutions

In August 2017, the Oregon governor signed schedule predictability legislation into law for workers in some retail, food service, and hospitality jobs. Senate Bill 828 was designed to prevent mandatory, last-minute schedule changes for on-call, low-wage workers.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

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Winning The War For Talent In The Age Of Intelligent Technologies

SuccessFactors

The world of work, the environment, and the entire value chain are in the wake of a massive transformation.

Case Study: HR as a Vital Catalyst for Company Success

HR Daily Advisor

Organizations that deliver extraordinary results typically embrace an absolute clarity of purpose and then align essential internal systems, incentives, goals, activities, and functions to achieve it.

In the Spotlight: Rebecca Pearce, Client Solutions Executive

IBM Talent Acquisition

Rebecca Pearce serves as a Client Solutions Executive (CSE) with IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization, leading sales strategy for the UK & Ireland and Life Sciences across Europe.

Meet the Elite 8 Winners Recognized for Exceptional Commitment to Employee Engagement

Achievers

The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Awards aim to encourage companies to reflect on the work environments they’ve curated. The quality of an output, whatever it may be, is defined by the people who execute on the process and is indicative of how engaged they are with their work.

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.

Human Resource’s Gurus: Picking HR’s Ultimate A-Z Team

CakeHR

Our aim at CakeHR is to keep you up to date with who’s who in the world of Human Resources based on information gathered from the likes of LinkedIn and Twitter. It is always good to follow other experts in the Human Resources field and get inspired by new ideas whilst also keeping up to date with current real-time changes in HR trends and legislation. The list of HR leaders and influencers that we have chosen, all have a vast.

Managers Should Spend the Majority of Their Time Doing This

HR Bartender

I’ve said on multiple occasions that a manager’s job is to hire and train their replacement. Not only does that allow managers time to step away from their devices and take a vacation, but it allows them time to develop themselves. The key to hiring and training your replacement is delegation.

Meet Your Future Workforce: 4 Factors Shaping Generation Z

HR Daily Advisor

In the same way that generational knowledge helps marketers to sell to specific demographics, understanding generations helps companies lead, engage, and recruit a specific age cohort. . Here are four factors shaping Generation Z (the post-Millennial generation): 1. Drone Parents.

Why Paid Parental Leave is Good for Business

Ceridian

With employee needs evolving in the changing world of work, employers are re-examining the definition of work-life balance – and with it, their policies. Parental leave policies have been an especially hot topic of discussion lately.

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.

Smart & Final: Effectively Engaging 10,000+ Employees

Achievers

How do you effectively engage over 10,000 employees? This was the challenge presented to Smart & Final, a major chain of warehouse-style food and supply stores. Smart & Final has over 10,000 employees and approximately 211 stores in 5 states.

Strong Culture of Caring and Extraordinary Employee Engagement Earns Kronos More Workplace Honors Globally

Empower Software

Building on recent international Great Place to Work® praises, Kronos Incorporated has earned a top 20 Best Place to Work ranking from Great Place to Work Australia, marking the company’s second successive year it has been named one of the best 20 places to work in the entire country

How to Assess Your Company’s Onboarding Program

HR Bartender

Click to View Larger Version. Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a provider of talent activation technology. Be sure to check out their “ Top Sources of Hire 2017 ” report, which lists the top seven sources of new hires.

GE is Reinventing Talent Management

HRE's The Leader Board

The Sept.-Oct. issue of the Harvard Business Review has an interesting package of articles on the 16-year tenure of recently retired G.E. CEO Jeff Immelt (including an essay by the man himself on what he learned during his time leading the company).

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

20 Unbelievable Workplace Perks

Namely

Company culture has become the most important factor in attracting and retaining employees, so it’s more crucial than ever to offer perks that resonate.

Demand for Digital Skills Increases in Middle-Skill Job Market

Burning Glass Technologies

Research from Burning Glass Technologies and Capital One finds digital skills open doorways for workers.

can I talk to my boss about how she’s treating my coworker, interview exercises, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I talk to my boss about how she’s treating my coworker? A colleague of mine — let’s call her Sarah — just got promoted to the level of supervisor, moving above myself and two other colleagues. This was a bit of a surprise to us all. Sarah hasn’t had any management experience, and she’s clearly trying to feel out her role.

Employers Advised to Stay Tuned as Another Healthcare Bill Heats Up

HR Daily Advisor

As yet another attempt to kill the Affordable Care Act (ACA) heats up in Washington, employers wondering how a new law might affect their benefit plans are advised to stay tuned. And with lawmakers facing a short timetable, at least some answers should be coming soon. .

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

2 Signs 1 on 1 Meetings are Taken Seriously

WideAngle

Every leader in an organization wants some form of consistency and accountability. We’ve been working with some major companies recently and rolling out WideAngle to hundreds of frontline and middle managers. It’s been incredibly rewarding and exciting.

How To Communicate Effectively In The Workplace (For Introverts)

Engagedly

Some people have the art of communication down. No matter what the situation or place, they are able to converse easily and have meaningful dialogue. And even if the person on the other side is difficult or prickly […]. Employee Engagement

Stage set for landmark equal pay lawsuit: What’s at stake in Google’s HR nightmare?

HR Morning

After the PR nightmare it suffered following a male staffer’s memo on “gender stereotypes ,” Google is now facing an even bigger headache — a pay-discrimination claim that could become a class-action suit with thousands of class members.

did my employee quit or is she in a ditch somewhere?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My mom just called to ask for advice. She hired a new office manager, “Jane,” a few months ago. Yesterday Jane left for lunch and never came back. She had some performance issues, so my mom thinks she may have quit, but she’s also worried Jane might be in a ditch somewhere. Jane hasn’t answered the phone or text messages. I gave her advice about filing a missing person report, mailing the last paycheck, etc. (I’m

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.