HR Soul

The Best Leadership Lessons Are From Loved Ones

HR Soul

In late April our family lost a great leader. The world lost one if you ask me. My uncle John Cortissoz or “Big Jack” as he was affectionately known to family and friends. A loving husband, father, brother and family man who was dedicated to serving others. Dynamic personality. Movie star qualities.

Hacking HR Forum Tampa – May 15th 2018

HR Soul

Shockingly only 9% of companies are ready for the era of digital HR according to the Human Capital Trends Report by Deloitte. Let’s change this together. Better yet, let’s hack HR together!

Love Or Fear – The Foundation Of Your Leadership

HR Soul

T his article is the first in a series that examines love vs fear at work from several HR & people related angles. Part 1 deals with the idea itself, and begins the discussion on the applications for self-leadership. Love or fear.

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Handling Difficult Employee Performance Conversations (A Practical Guide)

HR Soul

This practical guide was developed for HR professionals to share with leaders at all levels to help them effectively manage these important conversations. For most HR professionals, the first quarter of the year is an extremely busy period managing the year-end Performance Cycle.

Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

Ideas To Disrupt Your Talent Strategy

HR Soul

I need to make a confession. I am a “HR trends addict” What usually fuels my addiction are studies like the Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report and the Mercer Talent Trends Study. I am intrigued by what executives and HR professionals believe are their current and future priorities.

What Hurricane Irma Taught Me About Effective Teams and the Power of Teamwork

HR Soul

We are very excited to share that we have partnered with Goalcast as a platform partner to expand the reach for our articles on talent, leadership & culture.

Choose Love Over Fear To Unlock Your Leadership Potential

HR Soul

We are very excited to share that we have partnered with Goalcast as a platform partner to expand the reach for our articles on talent, leadership & culture.

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Critical Imperatives For Your Learning Strategy

HR Soul

This month LinkedIn Learning Solutions published their 2017 Workplace Learning Report. I applaud them in their continued efforts to benchmark human capital and provide the report freely to business leaders and HR professionals.

Free E-Guide: 8 Surprising Facts About Labor Law Posting Regulations

As an HR professional, it’s important to learn about the labor laws and posting requirements that affect your company. Staying on top of these continual changing rules can be challenging, but this free Poster Guard® e-Guide can help you better understand the regulations. In addition to an overview of the laws that apply to every business, you’ll learn about specific requirements for local postings, Spanish postings, remote workers, industry-specific notices and much more. Our e-Guide will provide you valuable information to keep your business in complete compliance.

How Millennials Should Be Driving Your Engagement Strategy

HR Soul

Full disclosure- I am not a Millennial. In fact, I am squarely In the Gen X category. Wife, school age child, mortgage, two cars- the “whole 9 yards.” ” Born in the 70’s, grew up in the 80’s and started my HR career in the mid 90’s.

Your HR Strategy May Involve a Reduction in Headcount

HR Soul

For many HR professionals, the first week of January is the beginning of a very busy period depending on when your fiscal year begins. It also usually represents the beginning of your annual HR strategic plan. Likely you either you have developed it– or in the final stage of its completion.

A Powerful Idea for Giving Gratitude To People at Work

HR Soul

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone. It is a unique time of the year. A time to stop. A time to remind ourselves of what is truly important. A time to reminisce the memories of Thanksgivings gone by. A time to be thankful for the people in our lives.

Falling Back In Love With Your Job

HR Soul

We can all get frustrated at work. Sometimes, beyond frustrated. . Seamlessly never-ending workloads, unrealistic deadlines and last-minute “emergencies” Days or periods when going to work can seem “soul-sucking” .

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.

Thinking of Changing Performance Reviews? Focus on These Core Components

Lighthouse

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.

10 Places to Find US – Connections Edition

Ultimate Software

Last year, we debuted our “10 Places to Find US” series, designed to showcase the latest Ultimate Software mentions and news in the HR community.

Deloitte Research: How Successful Organizations Use People Analytics to Drive Decision-Making

Visier

Whether you are examining your sales pipeline, the success of a marketing campaign, or employee retention, data and analytics are essential for business decision-making. Despite this, many companies still overlook people analytics when it comes to solving complex business problems.

What HR Leaders Need to Know About The Growth Divide

Reflektive

Innovation, productivity, and sustainable growth are a handful of typical priorities for HR leaders and executive teams. So why is there a huge disconnect between what employers and employees believe is necessary to support these priorities?

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now

Reflektive

Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate.

Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover

Reflektive

A great company culture goes beyond work perks. While those special perks (free gourmet lunches, for example) are thrilling for new hires and a great tool for recruiters, they aren’t enough to keep your best employees engaged over time.

#Unleash18 Humans + Bureaucracy: Control No More

The Aristocracy of HR

000020000000 “Bureaucracy is a global thing. “ ~ Gary Hamel, Professor at London Business School I had the opportunity to sit in on a Q&A session Day 1 with Gary Hamel, Professor at London Business School at Unleash 2018 in Vegas.

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How Leadership Can Reap Big Rewards By Creating A “Self-Care Culture”

15Five

We used to just call them “mental health days.” Those days when you just need to get some separation from the daily grind, refresh yourself, and do whatever it takes to get a break from multitasking and workplace tech.

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.

Why Managers Need To Be More Vulnerable And Authentic To Give Effective Employee Feedback

15Five

Employee feedback should be simple. Just speak with your employees, right? Not exactly. Most managers are afraid to communicate with employees and for good reason.

Equity at Work: “No Excuses,” Please

Ultimate Software

As a mother with a daughter entering the workforce, I wonder if, and hope that, she will receive career opportunities on par with what men in the same job will receive. I try to be optimistic, but the reality is that statistics on the inequitable income of women in the workplace are staggering.

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Seven Deadly Words or Phrases to Avoid When Aligning Expectations with an Employee - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

George Carlin, an American comedian, once did a monologue about seven deadly words that radio stations should never broadcast – I’ll let you guess which words made the list. Carlin was right, those words are “bad news”— whether on the radio or in the workplace.

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

Visier

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.

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!

A Formula for Building an Engaged Workforce - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Do you feel like workplace performance is down, like your managers are lacking leadership, and you aren’t seeing the success or outcomes you know your team can create? One of the easiest things you can do to fix this is review your employee engagement. What is Employee Engagement?

Why Ranking Employees Against Each Other Doesn’t Work

Reflektive

Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. We must know how we’re performing at our jobs in order to continuously improve and keep our organization moving forward. At one point, we all used benchmarks: From childhood through higher education, we had clear grades presented to us multiple times a year to let us know exactly where we stood in comparison to a mandated rubric. Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. Click To Tweet.

Strategically Managing Manufacturing Skills Gaps With Learning Analytics

Visier

For many companies struggling to fill job vacancies, “corporate colleges” have become a necessity. At one factory complex in Washington, workers check out books from a company library, reports this recent WSJ article. At another in Atlanta, a faculty teaches workers lessons from the factory floor.

Solidifying a Competitive Advantage with Engagement Benchmarking

Ultimate Software

As our exposure to Big Data progresses exponentially, analytics and BI are playing an increasing role in overall corporate strategy. Few departments are exempt from regularly analyzing and reporting metrics to the C-suite, and long-term tracking of this data is invaluable.

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.