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HR and the Integration and Utilization of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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Human Resources (HR) teams are always looking for ways to creatively optimize in order to better serve the employees and add value to the company as a whole. One of the most recent innovations for HR has emerged out of the tech sector, namely, the integration and utilization of artificial intelligence (AI). What do HR […]. The post HR and the Integration and Utilization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) appeared first on HR West℠. Culture HR BLOG HR Tech

The Ideal Employee Engagement Toolkit

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By George LaRocque – Founder LAROCQUE, #HRWINS, Market Analyst, HR Tech Vendor Advisor, Speaker and Presenter at HR TechXpo: HR Technology Trends That Will Impact Work the Most – August 25, San Francisco, 9:15a. As humans we tend to complicate things. We can trick ourselves into over-thinking things that we already know to be true in […]. The post The Ideal Employee Engagement Toolkit appeared first on HR West℠. HR BLOG HR Tech

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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℠.

Built to Last: Top 5 reasons your HR initiatives fail

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Contributed by Amii Barnard-Bahn, JD, CHIC – presenter for the NCHRA Small Company Conference. We have all heard the phrase “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Attributed to business guru Peter Drucker and made famous by Mark Fields, CEO and President of Ford Motor Company.) But what does that mean for us as human resources professionals? It […]. The post Built to Last: Top 5 reasons your HR initiatives fail appeared first on HR West℠ 2018.

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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.

Why Repetition is Key to Your HR Program’s Success

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By Jennifer V. Miller – GuideSpark* *HRTechXpo 2017 Title Sponsor As an HR practitioner, you and your team work hard to deliver high-quality employee programs to your workforce. When the response to a new program is a tepid “meh,” it’s discouraging. You’re stymied—why the lackluster response?One One reason program adoptions rates falter is that HR professionals […]. The post Why Repetition is Key to Your HR Program’s Success appeared first on HR West℠.

Study Reveals Rising Stress at Work Driven by Politics, Artificial Intelligence and Pressure to Master New Skills

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Workplace stress is on the rise, and American workers are actively addressing it by learning new skills, according to a recent Udemy report, “Workplace Confidential: The Real Story Behind Stress, Skills, and Success in America.” The survey, conducted on behalf of the global marketplace for learning and teaching online, found more than half (52%) of full-time […].

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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Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

Happy Summer! Employees Aren’t Taking Time Off. Here’s What We Can Do About It.

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by Ben Mueller, Namely Time off is a busy HR intersection where personal lives cross paths with business productivity, and trust in your company culture must be the guiding traffic light. Is it any wonder so many employees and companies end up stalled?

Outsourcing HR Reaps Benefits for Small Business

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Small businesses are trying their best to stay afloat with all the huge necessary expenses binding their hand and feet. That is why, so many business owners are looking for ways to cut expenses and save some money for the sake of their business. There were times when outsourcing was an option only available for […]. The post Outsourcing HR Reaps Benefits for Small Business appeared first on HR West℠ 2018. HR BLOG Small Company HR outsource HR small business success small hr

Layoffs, job restructuring, and wage freezes no excuse for unequal pay

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Contributed by Karen Davis A furniture manufacturing company blamed tough economic conditions as the reason for paying three female managers less than their male counterparts, but a federal appeals court didn’t buy it. The female managers sued under the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA), which generally requires women and men to be paid the same if […]. The post Layoffs, job restructuring, and wage freezes no excuse for unequal pay appeared first on HR West℠ 2018.

HR TechXpo to Showcase the Intersection between HR and Technology

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Are you ready? NCHRA will present the HR TechXpo on August 25th in San Francisco! Producing over 100 events annually and give professionals an opportunity to network and explore what’s new in HR, the Northern California Resources Association (NCHRA) has been providing education and inspiration for HR professionals to the Bay Area since 1960. The HR TechXpo […]. The post HR TechXpo to Showcase the Intersection between HR and Technology appeared first on HR West℠.

Top 4 Areas Where Leaders Can Increase Employee Engagement

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I believe that leaders are responsible for creating the work environment that brings out the very best in people. The most effective leaders I work with (and have worked for in the past) strive to constantly inspire higher levels of performance from their teams.

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'.

Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

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As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

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Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

5 Articles That Reveal The Real Value Of Employee Engagement

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If there’s one thing that’s certain in the world of Human Resources, it’s that employee engagement matters. If there’s a second thing that’s certain, it’s that HR knowing this has done almost nothing to improve employee engagement.

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

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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.

A Handful Of Expert Tips To Sustainably Increase Workplace Productivity

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Over the last few years, employee productivity has become one of those ubiquitous business buzzwords like company culture and employee engagement. I can tell you that when we share posts on social media, the ones dealing with productivity outperform the others by a wide margin. Why is that?

5 Growth Conversations to Engage and Retain Your Employees - DecisionWise

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One of the biggest reasons people leave jobs is to seek opportunities for growth. According to Glassdoor , job seekers ask about growth opportunities more than any other benefit. They also found that career growth was the top reason people leave their jobs.

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

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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.

The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience

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We have all heard of the customer experience which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We’re all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis. The employee experience has become increasingly important in HR management because of evolving business trends such as peer-to-peer sharing, high turnover rates and competitive recruiting practices.

Breaking Down 2017 Labor Law Complexities

Workplace employment issues continue to make news as state and local governments propose labor law legislation at a frenzied pace. This free e-guide analyzes years of labor law posting data to provide you with a look at the complexity of labor law compliance for businesses of all sizes.

12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture

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About 65 percent of the people in one survey reported that they received no recognition over the last 12 months for their work.In the same report, 89 percent of employers feel that most employees leave their companies to earn more money. However, most workers who leave their jobs cite lack of appreciation as a major reason for seeking other opportunities.

Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

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Who are the thought leaders you turn to for business and management advice? Got room for one more? Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. I found an Inc.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

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It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.

The Real Reason Why Your Best Employees Keep Quitting

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Employees leaving your company may give various reasons for resigning. While they may really need to take a job closer to where they live, decide to stay home with their children or want to change. Visit site for full story. Management Practices employee retention

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.

Four Steps to Compare Your Business Results to Employee Engagement -

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Organizations struggle to quantify the impact engaged employees have on business results. Intuitively, it’s a no-brainer– engaged employees cost less and produce more. It’s that simple.

People Ops: The Impact On Performance Of Investing In Humans (Not Resources)

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Human Resources has been experiencing a shift in recent years, one that’s aiming to re-humanize business. That’s why the title for this department or role in many organizations is switching from “HR” to “People Ops” or “VP of People & Culture.”

Cost Per Hire: How to Calculate It the Right Way

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Almost constantly, talent acquisition departments are pressured to reduce their cost per hire. Finding the right balance in your company’s cost per hire can be tricky.

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

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For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company.

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.

6 Ways to Enable Psychological Safety in your Workplace

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My best friend, Quinn, made a huge mistake. Quinn works in medical sales. On an average day, he alertly views and assists spinal surgeries — awaiting the moment when the surgeon turns to him and asks for a critical surgical tool needed for the procedure. In a situation like his, there is zero room for error. Another person’s life depends on everything going according to plan. It’s a job of high stress and high stakes.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

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“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.

The Eight Step Model for Purposeful HR Analytics

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Jonathan Ferrar is a respected consultant, speaker, and author in HR strategy, workforce analytics, and the Future of Work.

The Debate over Compensatory Time

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How employers compensate their employees is an issue of hot debate. In May of 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act , a bill that would allow private employers to provide compensatory time to employees in lieu of paying them overtime pay.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.