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Why Company Leaders Should Focus On Boosting Workplace Happiness

15Five

Humankind has long struggled to find the secret to living a happy life, but what about workplace happiness? Have you ever wondered how your employees feel at work ?

It’s Everyone’s Job to Care About Job Descriptions

Ultimate Software

by Kate Bischoff. From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

Customer Success and Growth with Data Protection and Trust

Reflektive

Today’s workforce is global. If you don’t have employees either remote or in offices located around the world, you will, soon. Setting these employees up for success means providing them with tools that work no matter their location. Customer success is a top priority at Reflektive.

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How does your parental leave policy stack up? Is it fair? Equitable? Competitive?

PeopleStrategy

Family leave has been subject to much scrutiny and debate in recent years. And two current employment trends are putting additional pressure on employers to take a closer look at their current parental leave policies: Employees want better work-life balance as they seek a higher quality of life.

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.

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Sourcing and Machine Learning: What You Need to Learn

Engage2Excel

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are changing the sourcing game, and smart sourcers are adapting. In our quest to stay cutting edge, my team implemented a few new practices discussed at SourceCon , and in this two-part blog I want to share some of those methods. You probably know that AI and machine learning are already a part of our lives. That's how companies like Netflix and Amazon learn your preferences so they can make suggestions.

Providing Effective Employee Feedback

Reflektive

Providing constructive feedback is one of the only ways for employees to grow and develop. Yet many people still feel in the dark about their job performance, only getting feedback during the annual review or when something goes wrong. A survey found that 62% of millennial employees—aged 18 to 34—have felt “blindsided” by a performance review. And 69% of younger workers think the performance review process is flawe d.

What Role Does Mentoring Play In Employee Well-Being?

Get Hppy

Our well-being is something that we most often overlook. We allow our environment to dictate what our day is going to look like and how we are going to feel. How we feel can change as our environment changes. How we manage that is something that we do have control over.

#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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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.

Engagement as a Competency - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Employee Engagement is an outcome of a complex array of contributing factors. While some factors are influenced only at the organizational level, many elements are under the direct control of individual managers. A skilled manager, therefore, can greatly improve the engagement of his/her team.

Using HR Analytics for Workforce Cost Management [Case Study]

Visier

In May 2016, wildfire broke out in Wood Buffalo Municipal District near the City of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada and became possibly the costliest disaster in Canadian history.

Should You Conduct Exit Interviews?

Reflektive

An exit interview is an invaluable tool for companies to gather insight from departing employees. However, many companies fail to take advantage of the opportunity—they either don’t conduct interviews, fail to gather useful information, or fail to analyze and act upon the information they do gather. Let’s take a closer look. The Purpose. The purpose of an exit interview is to learn…. Why the employee is leaving the company. What the employee considers to be the company’s problem areas.

How to Organize the Office to Encourage Teamwork

Get Hppy

You put a few dozen people in a small office and there’s a good chance that even the most easygoing individuals with a laid-back attitude towards the majority of life’s problems will start to build up some resentment against each other.

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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.

Mind the Workplace: How Workplace Stress Impacts Engagement and Productivity

Grovo HR

Many employees will spend a quarter of their lives in the workplace. On any given day, they will spend more time interacting with their colleagues than loved ones. In a society that places much value on productivity, profit, and bottom lines, physical, and mental health in the workplace often becomes collateral damage, especially in high-stress work environments. Workplace stress is inevitable and, at times, can foster motivation.

Take It From a Futurist: How Technology Will Change the Value of Humans in the Workforce For the Better

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: We would never dream of trying to predict the future—that's why we left it up to the futurists. In this series, we interview experts in HR, recruiting and the future of work to get their take on what's next. The onslaught of technology in the workplace is already overwhelming for employees, but innovation shows no sign of slowing down.

4 Steps to Retraining Employees in the Age of A.I.

Visier

For humanity, major socio-economic transformation is nothing new, but the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) requires the world to adapt and realign to a new reality more rapidly than ever before. How will we cope? It took 150,000 years to become an agrarian society and complete the transition from hunting and gathering. Over the next 10,000 years, the economy slowly evolved as populations grew. The real change came with the advent of the industrial revolution.

Why 61% of Employees Say the Performance Review Is Outdated

Reflektive

Are your company’s executives and employees aligned on growth? The word alone—“growth”—can mean different things to different people, and that gets to the heart of the Growth Divide. How do you bridge the gap when managers and employees have different definitions and metrics for success? The word alone—“growth”—can mean different things to different people. Click To Tweet.

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!

What Happens When You Break A Promise?

Get Hppy

Execution is THE most critical determinant of an organization’s success, and it requires a specific culture to do it consistently well. And, since few organizations do it well, it represents the best opportunity to stand-out from others in a crowded marketplace of mediocre players.

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How to Make Sure Your Employer Brand Strategy is World Class: Interview with Brett Minchington

Blu Ivy Group

What is one reason you feel that HR leaders should attend the North American Employer Brand Summit on June 13th?

Why Recruiting Must Kill CVs

HR Gazette

The Story of the CV. The CV (also known as the resume) has come a long way. As a matter of fact, the very first resume to be put on paper was in 1482 by Leonardo de Vinci, who at that time, was hoping to get a work.

CakeHR Blog Featured as one of the Best HR Blogs of 2018

CakeHR

Just recently, CakeHR has been featured as one of the best HR blogs of 2018 by Fit Small Business. The list features blogs that provide innovative, engaging, and relevant content related to the Human Resources industry.

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 Leverage Technology to Engage a Remote Workforce

Reflektive

The remote workforce is growing every year between the gig economy, abundant freelance talent, and more companies adopting work-from-anywhere policies. In fact, Gallup found that 43% of U.S. employees work remotely at least part of the time. While workplace flexibility is a great selling point for recruiters, it presents a challenge for executives: How do you engage workers that are spread across the city, country, or globe? Did you know that 43% of U.S.

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How To Create Team Culture In A Team That’s Virtual And Global

Get Hppy

The remote working setup isn’t too far off from becoming the new norm. While there are still some hurdles to overcome, teething problems to solve, and reluctant CEOs to convince, working over the internet from anywhere in the world will become a default option sooner or later.

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Would You Ask Your Employees To Get Microchipped?

Cornerstone On Demand

Could you ever imagine microchipping your employees? It might sound unreasonable at first, but that's exactly what a Wisconsin-based technology company, Three Square Market , has asked of its fifty plus employees. Though it's a new and somewhat controversial tactic, getting microchipped has its advantages.

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Accomplish Your Recruiting Goals: Think Like a Marketer

HR Bartender

We all know recruiting is tough right now. No need to belabor the point. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t talk about it. We need to! We should focus our attention on finding solutions that will fill our talent pipeline.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".