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Every Generation is Mobile: How Employees Want You to Communicate with Them


As human resources professionals and business leaders, we are always looking for ways to make deeper connections with our employees. Thanks to the evolution of mobile technology, we can now immediately connect and reach our employees with urgent and critical information. employee communication

Employee Communication: It’s Not About Another Channel, It’s About Multi-Channel


When it comes to technology , we often focus on the next big thing and how technology advancement that is going to change the world as we know it. employee communication communication channel


Old MacDonald Had an App. AI…AI…Oh!


The Practical Application of Natural Language Processing in Internal Communications. Source: Shutterstock. Internal Communications is the next great application for natural language processing (NLP). In fact, NLP has the potential to disrupt the landscape in employee engagement and communication. internal communications employee communication

Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

How to Create a Message Architecture for Internal Communications


As organizations enter the final quarter, many will be planning and budgeting for next fiscal year. For most, planning and budgeting will be shaped by high-level organizational objectives as well as departmental objectives. internal communications HR communication

Employee Communication: The Emperor Has No Skills


In a thoughtful e-book titled “ The Top 10 Barriers Communicators Face ,” the Grossman Group shares the ten most common barriers to effective communication that leaders construct. The e-book provides actionable tips about how to address the problem with executives. internal communications employee communication

Are HR’s Hands Tied?


In our recent survey designed to learn about the communication requirements of non-desktop and remote employees versus the needs of office employees, our study revealed that -- regardless of work environment -- employees want the same thing: their organization’s commitment to frequent and effective communication. employee communication human resources

How an Engineer Wrecked Employee Experience


Thousands of words will be penned and spoken in reaction to a document titled “ Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber ,” an engineer’s 3,300-word document on “ideological diversity.” Some will argue that we must respect dissenting voices in the workplace, and others will express outrage over flawed thinking about gender. employee experience employee communication

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.

Cut Me Some Slack: Why You Need a Dedicated Communication Channel


A number of news outlets reported that Slack is raising a $250 million round at a $5 billion valuation. First things first -- congratulations to the Slack team for creating such incredible value for their company. It’s a goal all startups aspire to. employee experience employee communication HR communication

Change Management: Takeaways from Worksite Wellness


Now that we’ve inspired our employees by casting a vision of a successful company change , let’s explore how to implement successful employee behavior. employee communication future workplace change management

Change Management: Inspiring Through Communicating Vision


Change management experts have created a wide variety of change management models (as mentioned in our last blog ). Many models emphasize the importance of casting visions of the change you want to make and devising a communication plan to get there. internal communications employee communication change management

Change Management: Understanding 5 Levers for Change


Information about change management best practices is widely available to anyone looking to facilitate organizational change. We can turn to companies that specialize in managing change or reference the staggering number of change management models, which range from simple to complex. employee communication change management

Change Management: Enlisting Your Key Influencers


As HR leaders, managing change within an organization is one of the most difficult and critical tasks we face. In fact, the management of change within an organization is often the first critical step in driving new business initiatives, such as entering new markets, acquiring operations and talent, or increasing overall productivity and performance. internal communications employee communication change management

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.

How to Use Employee Communication to Ensure Corporate Social Responsibility Becomes Part of Daily Corporate Culture


In a recent article, entitled CSR Values: A Healthy Dose of Show and Tell , Linda Grensing-Pophal points out how CSR “has taken hold in companies around the country and the globe.” Also, in the article, Christen Graham, president of Giving Strong, Inc., a social impact consulting firm, speaks to the communication elements that ensure that CSR values “become an integral part of the corporate culture.”. internal communications employee communication HR communication

3 Ways to Build a Strong Company Culture with Employee Communication


“Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” a famous quote attributed to Peter Drucker, is one of many maxims tightly linking corporate culture and business strategy. The sentiment has been expressed in numerous ways: “culture beats strategy,” culture trumps strategy, and the more explicit, “culture determines and limits strategy,” referenced in Organizational Culture and Leadership by E.Schein. The implication is clear: a strong culture is greater than an organization’s business strategy.

Thinking of Changing Performance Reviews? Focus on These Core Components


Performance reviews are dead, or so we have been told. The data shows a shrinking support for the traditional method: only 15% of companies have not adjusted their annual performance management process and do not plan to.

Why HR Must Use People Analytics for Strategic Decisions


Today’s HR landscape is more complex than ever before: globalization is taking the competition for talent worldwide, four generations are in the workplace at the same time , and contract workers account for at least one-third of the workforce.


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!

How This Digital Agency Created a Global Culture of Performance


It’s no secret that the old performance management process is out. Ratings, annual reviews, and clunky software systems are no longer practical or functional for the modern organization.

Robots in the Workplace: If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them


Artificial intelligence (AI) will change the way we work — there’s no doubt about it. For senior leaders, increased computerization promises efficiency and low-cost productivity — better profitability is in our grasp. For human resources, AI will take jobs away, replacing human workers.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See


Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.

Living in Color: Why I Stopped Caring About What White People Think

The Aristocracy of HR

010010000000 It must be a hell of a feeling when your skin, ideas, and presence become a golden ticket of Willy Wonka proportions in life. It must be nice to not only create the rules, systems, and standards but to actually be “the standard”.

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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.

How to Create a More Transgender Inclusive Workplace


Brooke Brimo is an Honours Political Science student at McGill University. In her Feminist and Social Justice Studies class, she researched discrimination against transgender people in American workplaces. She was inspired by the story of Ginger Chien, a transgender device architect at AT&T.

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3 Things We’ll See in HR by 2022

HR Hardball

On Friday of last week (10/20), I was a guest on Michael Cameron’s daily radio program “ Win-Win@Work ” and had the opportunity to speak about my favorite topic – building and leading a world-class recruiting team.

How to Get the Employee Experience on the CEO’s Agenda [eBook]


Short version: we’re releasing a new eBook and a companion webinar focusing on the employee experience and how to get executive attention and investment in building your own firm’s employee experience. Read on for details about the contents of both of these resources!

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Post-Brexit Workforce Challenges: How to Strategically Plan Through Ambiguity


“If Brexit occurs there will almost inevitably be a period of uncertainty, and uncertainty is what we can’t cope with.”.

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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.

6 Simple Ways to Improve Workplace Wellness at Your Company


A company that values wellness helps its employees maintain physical and mental health. Employees who feel healthy and have work-life balance are more motivated and focused. They bring a positive energy to the office.

The Pros and Cons of Unlimited PTO


An employee who spends more time in the office isn’t necessarily a more productive employee. The State of American Vacation 2017” report—a survey of over 7,000 American workers—found that 38% of employees want to be seen as a “work martyr”, someone who sacrifices time-off to put in more hours at the office. This mindset is part of the reason that the majority of employees, 54%, end the year with unused vacation time. 54% of employees end the year with unused vacation time. Click To Tweet.



Recently, we have had several organizations come to us with the same basic question: What can we do to improve employee engagement if 90% of our employees stay less than 6 months? It’s important to note that these organizations are not fundamentally flawed and somehow hemorrhaging talent.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

The Top 3 Factors Influencing Employee Satisfaction And Retention: An Interview With Colleen McCreary


How do you look at The Employee Lifecycle ? Are you detached like a seasoned clinician who views patients in terms of mechanics, or are you involved like the newly graduated nurse who is focused on the experience of the person and the wellbeing of their body?

7 Definitions of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise


Have you ever wondered why there were so many definitions of employee engagement? Organizations around the globe are striving to build a culture of engagement, yet the various definitions often cloud their efforts.

Understanding the Difference: Traditional vs. Agile Performance Management


A coach coaches in real-time during a game, reacting to their team’s performance and providing in-the-moment guidance to help the players improve and the team win. The coach doesn’t wait until the end of the season to start coaching. The same principle applies to performance reviews. The traditional method of performance management – waiting until the end of the year, or doing biannual reviews, simply doesn’t work.

It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan


Performance Management: Keep Employees Engaged and Motivated

Many organizations have looked at their performance management processes but still have not found a way to make them more effective.