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5 People Ops Lessons from one of Silicon Valley’s most Experienced Executives

Lattice

Meet Keith Rabois. He’s currently a partner at Khosla Ventures and is widely known as one of the preeminent tech executives. Rabois has held executive roles at PayPal, Linkedin, Square and has led countless investments in emerging tech companies like Airbnb, Stripe and Opendoor. In a recent interview on Resources for Humans, Rabois drew on his 25+ years of experience in the startup world, and shared some interesting lessons on how executives should approach people management.

How much does employee turnover really cost?

Lattice

People are companies’ most important assets. We’ve all known this for a long time, but 1) we pay it lip service more often than we try to do something about it, and 2) it’s true more now than ever.

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How to prepare for your next performance review

Lattice

It’s that time of the year again.performance reviews. You’ve spent all year working hard, and now you have to hear what everyone thinks about you and your work. You’re probably a little nervous, and you’re not alone -- over 78% of employees are frustrated with the performance review process. While there are definitely negative aspects of performance reviews, the truth is that good performance reviews still provide a lot of value to both employees and their companies.

How should startups think about culture?

Lattice

Fred Stevens-Smith, CEO of Rainforest QA, recently sat down for a Resources for Humans interview and shared some insights into how startup founders should think about developing culture at their companies. What is culture? Culture is a mirror that reflects back the combined personalities of the people at the company, and so I think the only tool that you have as a founder to define a culture is hiring and firing. Why is culture important for startups?

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.

4 tips for making goal setting work

Lattice

Companies that focus on goals tend to do better across the board. Alignment and output are higher, employees feel more connected and engaged, and the sense of mission and purpose is more clear. Getting your company to that point takes some work, but it's worth the effort. Goal setting is a muscle that companies build over time. You don't go from zero to well-oiled machine overnight — it usually take months for companies to make this transition.

Top 4 Areas Where Leaders Can Increase Employee Engagement

ATD Human Capital

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.

Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

Lighthouse

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

15Five

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”.

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.

5 Articles That Reveal The Real Value Of Employee Engagement

15Five

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

Visier

A Handful Of Expert Tips To Sustainably Increase Workplace Productivity

15Five

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

Decision-Wise

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

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.

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'.

The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience

EmployeeConnect

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.

12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture

EmployeeConnect

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.

Recapping the We’re Only Human Podcast: One Year, Many Lessons

UpstartHR

Whew. I’m in recovery mode from last week’s jaunt to Vegas for the HR Technology Conference. For people in my line of work, that’s our version of the Olympics (or whatever other metaphor you need to demonstrate how much it puts you through the wringer).

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

15Five

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.

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.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

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

TriNet

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

Four Steps to Compare Your Business Results to Employee Engagement -

Decision-Wise

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)

15Five

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.”

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.

Cost Per Hire: How to Calculate It the Right Way

ClearCompany HRM

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

15Five

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

6 Ways to Enable Psychological Safety in your Workplace

Reflektive

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

Visier

“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.

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.

The Eight Step Model for Purposeful HR Analytics

Visier

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

The Debate over Compensatory Time

nettime solutions

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.

Managing the Emotions of Change

HRSherpas

Months ago I had the opportunity to present at DisruptHR on managing the emotions of change. You get 20 slides and 5 minutes to do it! Remember the magic words- coax, encourage and inspire! To learn how I can help you go to www.donphin.com.

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7 Strategies for Hiring and Managing Creative Employees

UpstartHR

Today we’re going to explore the intersection of creativity, innovation, and intrapreneurship (entrepreneurial activities occurring within an organization) and how these activities bring value to the business world. I hope you enjoy! Innovation is a curious thing.

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.

Top 6 Mistakes Companies Make When Funding Employee Benefits

TriNet

As a senior benefits consultant for TriNet, I help many small businesses think about how to approach funding their benefits. What I notice is that companies seem to frequently make the same common. Visit site for full story. Employee Benefits

How to Comfort Employees in Times of Need

UpstartHR

I know I need to focus on engagement and our HR strategy. But how can I do that when some of our employees don’t even have homes to go home to?

Wage Theft Laws: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business

TriNet

With increasing frequency, states are adopting “wage theft” bills. Because of this, TriNet has made the move to protect our clients by having worksite employees (WSEs) authorize their payroll. Visit site for full story. Legal News & Compliance wage theft laws

Future Models of HR

Strategic HCM

One of the areas which seem to have produced quite a few ideas this year is the future of HR, supporting the broader future of work. My favourite report in this area is probably Henley's: HR with Purpose: Future Models of HR - partly but not just because I contributed to it.

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.