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Addressing Workplace Gossip Without Getting Sucked-In!

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Contributed by Lorie Reichel Howe, Founder, Conversations in the Workplace I’ve heard it said that the way employees communicate either makes or breaks an organization. Spoken words are powerful containing the ability to help or harm others. One form of communication: gossip, is a killer of workplace culture. The way managers and employees respond to […]. The post Addressing Workplace Gossip Without Getting Sucked-In! appeared first on HR West?

Better Employee Conversations Dos & Don’ts

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Contributed by Debbie Shotwell* You may have heard the phrase that “feedback is a gift” and wondered if you could exchange it like an unwanted pair of socks. Many of us would say that you can keep your feedback “gift,” thank you very much. But I hope to show you that through thoughtful conversations with […]. The post Better Employee Conversations Dos & Don’ts appeared first on HR West? HR BLOG employee communications Employee Engagement feedback

Why Diversity and Inclusion Are More Important Than Ever

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By Angela Hood Founder/CEO, ThisWay Global, Presenter at the 2018 Talent Acquisition Conference * In less than a hundred days of being sworn into office, United States President, Donald Trump, signed three strict executive orders related to immigration. One policy, in particular, restricts all immigrants from seven Muslim countries and indefinitely bars all Syrian refugees from entering […]. The post Why Diversity and Inclusion Are More Important Than Ever appeared first on HR West?

How to Listen, Learn & Create a Success – Fostering Company Culture

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By Rob Catalano, Co-Founder, WorkTango* Company culture is more than just ping-pong tables and video games at work. It’s about cultivating the type of company mindset that upholds a positive set of values that make employees feel inspired, accepted, and heard. As Recode states: “Creating a thriving, positive workplace culture doesn’t “just happen,” nor will installing a […]. The post How to Listen, Learn & Create a Success – Fostering Company Culture appeared first on HR West?

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Hiring Manager Intake Form

Communication between recruiters and hiring managers is the #1 indicator of successful hiring. Facilitating this communication without interrupting everyone’s schedule is key. Download the intake form and start recruiting better candidates today.

What HR Professionals Need to Know about California’s Workplace Regulations

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Contributed by Lauren Gus, Senior Director of Human Resources at Sterling Talent Solutions Laws that directly impact a company’s workforce are growing across the country and California has led the way in driving change for workers through new regulations. Last year, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a plethora of bills pertaining to labor […]. The post What HR Professionals Need to Know about California’s Workplace Regulations appeared first on HR West? HR BLOG

Perfectionism in the Workplace – A Rising Challenge

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By Bart Magee, Ph.D. Perfectionism is on the rise in society and in the workplace, meaning that business leaders need to be more prepared to manage employees with perfectionist attributes. An excess of perfectionism in the workplace leads to a number of negative results including poisonous stress and anxiety, difficulty building teams, avoidance of feedback, […]. The post Perfectionism in the Workplace – A Rising Challenge appeared first on HR West?

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Inspired Performance Organizations

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The 4 capabilities necessary to create a high performing organization in today’s disruptive and dynamic environment. By Sandy Spataro, co-founder and Chief Excellence Officer of InspireCorps The Story of Change History has taught us that the only thing we can rely on is the consistency of change. In recent years, the pace of change is accelerating […]. The post Inspired Performance Organizations appeared first on HR West?

7 Things Bruce Bochy Told His Players to Open Spring Training

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Contributed by Drs. Kevin and Jackie Freiberg An excerpt from their newest book, newest book, Bochy Ball! The Chemistry of Winning and Losing in Baseball, Business and Life If you could be a fly on the wall in the clubhouse and listen to one of the greatest managers—ever —set the tone for his team at Spring […]. The post 7 Things Bruce Bochy Told His Players to Open Spring Training appeared first on HR West? Culture HR BLOG Leadership

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

A Top Strategy For CEOs To Create Intentionally Positive Organizations

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Most of us go to bed thinking about the work that didn’t get done and the tasks that are still on the list instead of recognizing what went well and how we moved the needle forward, even if only a little. That makes sense, since humans are wired to focus on the negative. This is […]. The post A Top Strategy For CEOs To Create Intentionally Positive Organizations appeared first on HR West? Culture HR BLOG HR West 2018 Leadership culture positive organizations

Workplace stress endangers employee health, but your seasoned staff may be the answer

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By Gloria Dunn-Violin Workplace stress causes untold physical and psychological harm to employees of all ages. And, the cost of this debilitating health issue is staggering.

What Do HR Pros Have in Common with Investigators?

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Contributed by Tad Downs — NCHRA Talent Acquisition Conference Speaker —- As a career criminal investigator my job for the past 25 years has been to put bad guys in jail. Yes, I know this has nothing to do with the HR profession, and I am sure you are asking, “Why is a criminal investigator writing an […]. The post What Do HR Pros Have in Common with Investigators? appeared first on HR West? Hiring HR BLOG employee communication employee interviews hiring interview techniques

Five Questions to Ask of Your Employer Review Site

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By Kristine Campbell, Founder, Rankfull In today’s age of anonymous online sharing, platforms that show what employees really think about a company are bringing new levels of workplace transparency. Job seekers can learn if a company matches their workplace needs. Employees can voice their thoughts both securely and anonymously. And employers can keep a pulse […]. The post Five Questions to Ask of Your Employer Review Site appeared first on HR West?

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

Evolution of Employee Voice: How Active Listening Will Positively Impact Employee Engagement

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Contributed by Rob Catalano, Co Founder, WorkTango and HR West 2018 Speaker* In 2015, a Gallup poll revealed that 50.8% of US employees were “not engaged,” while 17.2% were “actively disengaged.” This is a scary thought for the future of our companies. If you think about it, we’re constantly striving for greater customer satisfaction and product improvement, so […].

7 Steps to Foster Transparency for HR Leaders

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By Lola Gershfeld … In the last decade, I’ve worked with various leaders, teams and boards improving their effectiveness. From executives to managers, from CEOs and board members, nothing can create better transparency than through the process of emotional connection. I can see when a team is struggling and when it’s operating smoothly. The main […]. The post 7 Steps to Foster Transparency for HR Leaders appeared first on HR West?

What is the real impact of GDPR on recruiting?

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By Jerome Ternynck – Founder & CEO of SmartRecruiters, the Hiring Success Company Presenter, “Measuring the Return on Hiring Success” – NCHRA Talent Acquisition Conference, June 7, 2018. Unfortunately for recruiting organizations, GDPR will be the end of an age where privacy wasn’t the main imperative. Sometimes governments put out regulations that don’t make a […]. The post What is the real impact of GDPR on recruiting? appeared first on HR West?

Announcing the #HRWest18 Social Media Challenge Winners!

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We are pleased to announce our #HRWest18 Social Media Challenge Grand Prize Winners: Lorianne Lee (Twitter @loriannelee67) – 1st Place Winner (3-peat!) Alex Leon Truong (@Plurchu on Instagram*) – 2nd Place Winner Jocelyn Thompson (Instagram @jetfromwa) – 3rd Place Winner (3-peat!) Alex had some 250 likes across just two Instagram posts alone. The HR West team also picked (random) instant winners […]. The post Announcing the #HRWest18 Social Media Challenge Winners!

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17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

Why Targets of Harassment Keep Quiet, and What You Can Do to Avoid a Matt Lauer Situation

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By Catherine Mattice, HR West 2018 Speaker In the last few months, a long list of perpetrators of harassment have emerged from politics, Hollywood, and television. Most recently, it was Matt Lauer, a familiar face that has graced the television screen of nearly every home in America. What is going on? And why in the […]. The post Why Targets of Harassment Keep Quiet, and What You Can Do to Avoid a Matt Lauer Situation appeared first on HR West℠ 2018.

Member Profile Q&A: Steven Yee, GravitateTraining

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Steven Yee PRINCIPAL, GravitateTRAINING NCHRA Member Since 2008 What led you to Human Resources as a profession? The fairly early end of my pursuit to become an ophthalmologist – graduating from high school, I had the wide-eyes prize to make a difference in the world through medicine. Well, at UCLA college chemistry, I […]. The post Member Profile Q&A: Steven Yee, GravitateTraining appeared first on HR West? HR BLOG Member Spotlight #NCHRA #members

How to Track Employee Time Without Insulting Them

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Contributed by Dean Mathews – entrepreneur, mentor and the founder of OnTheClock. There comes a day where you as a small business owner find that you need to start tracking your employee’s time. Thoughts of employee rebellion and havoc in the office fill your mind. How is my team going to react? Are they going to hate me? […]. The post How to Track Employee Time Without Insulting Them appeared first on HR West? HR BLOG

HR West 2018 Social Media Challenge Update — first Instant winners announced!

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The NCHRA/HR West team announced the first INSTANT WINNERS of the #HRWest18 Social Media Challenge last week. Week 1 (of January 15) Instant Winner: Jocelyn Thompson – follow on Instagram @jetfromwa and Twitter @JocelynErin. Week 2 (of January 22) Instant Winner: Lorianne Lee – follow on Twitter loriannelee67. All HR professionals are invited to participate and post HR-related* […]. The post HR West 2018 Social Media Challenge Update — first Instant winners announced!

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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!

Dear HR: Stop Waiting for an Invitation

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By Catherine Mattice, HR West 2018 Speaker … If you’ve seen the hit TV show, The Office, you know that HR can get a bad reputation. Throughout the show, not only is Toby excluded from events and meetings, he’s completely ridiculed for attempting to reign in the staff. Over the years, HR has had it rough. People […]. The post Dear HR: Stop Waiting for an Invitation appeared first on HR West? HR BLOG HR West 2018 Leadership Retention

Organizational Values: The Most Underutilized Corporate Asset

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By Eugene Dilan, Psy.D. Forbes Councils – CEO, DILAN Consulting Group Originally published by Forbes.com After over 30 years of working with organizations globally, I can confidently state that most companies don’t fully understand and embrace organizational values. Further, those that do have a competitive edge. You only have to read the headlines to see […]. The post Organizational Values: The Most Underutilized Corporate Asset appeared first on HR West?

Navigating Employee Experience

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Contributed by David Kovacovich, HR West 2018 Speaker We head into HR West ready to be introduced to a variety of new ways in which to engage our employees. Having been in the Human Capital Management business for a decade, I can confirm that the chase the Golden Ticket to engagement remains ever-elusive. While technology, […]. The post Navigating Employee Experience appeared first on HR West?

The Ever-Evolving Employee Experience

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By David Kovacovich, HR West 2018 Speaker I’ve been in the Human Capital Management industry for 10 years. We started with logoed lamps for milestone achievements. The concept of Employee Recognition made the process of rewarding behavior change more immediate and systematic. Employee Engagement introduced employee learning, performance management, live events and leadership development into […]. The post The Ever-Evolving Employee Experience appeared first on HR West℠ 2018.

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.

The Science of Engagement: Understanding the Key Drivers of Engagement

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Contributed by Chris Powell, CEO of Talmetrix, and HR West 2018 Speaker You can’t manage employee engagement unless you understand what drives engagement — it’s that simple. Recently I talked with David Youssefnia, Ph.D., about the definition of engagement. He’s president and founder of Critical Metrics, and one of Talmetrix’s advisers. He had some tips on how to […]. The post The Science of Engagement: Understanding the Key Drivers of Engagement appeared first on HR West?

Futurist Jacob Morgan on HR TechXpo 2017

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Hear from futurist Jacob Morgan about the upcoming HR TechXpo, August 25th, at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco. For more event info and to register, visit: [link]. The post Futurist Jacob Morgan on HR TechXpo 2017 appeared first on HR West?

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Workplace Words that Wound

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Contributed by Lorie Reichel-Howe Founder, Conversations in the Workplace Presenter, NCHRA Small Company HR Conference – October 19, San Francisco “Transforming Workplace Conversations” 11:15 am – 12:30 pm We have all felt the sting of cutting words, the stab of sarcasm and the sickening silence when a coworker is assaulted with a verbal bomb. When workplace […]. The post Workplace Words that Wound appeared first on HR West℠.

Need more ideas on how to solve your organization’s culture problems?

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Contributed by Russ Elliot,SPHR Founder, Chief Consultant, Conscious Culture Group HR West 2018 Speaker … Do you need to get your leadership team begin (or continue) the discussion on company culture and the connection to attracting and retaining employees? Where are the gaps that lie between your C-Suite and HR’s understanding of how, where and […]. The post Need more ideas on how to solve your organization’s culture problems? appeared first on HR West?

Ultimate Recruiting Metrics Spreadsheet

Tracking your recruiting performance is tough without an ATS. This is exactly why we created our recruiting metrics spreadsheet. Download the spreadsheet now and start tracking the KPIs that matter!