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Case Study Underscores Why HR Change Management Skills Are Critical

HR Daily Advisor

It is easy to lose your focus with all of the demands on Human Resources today. While your day-to-day duties make demands on your time, don’t neglect your most important HR responsibility: helping your organization plan and manage changes essential to the organization’s growth and future.

Horrible vs. Extraordinary Bosses

HR Gazette

I entered my office on Friday to a box on my desk. I assumed it was some equipment from my IT team, but upon further examination I saw it was from a Prime online retailer.

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Leaders’ Toxic Behaviors—And the Courage Required to Stop Them

HR Daily Advisor

There seems to be a similar haunting refrain in many of today’s headlines: Leaders who have spiraled out of control – victimizing employees, abusing power, and generally reproving the time-tested principle that “absolute power corrupts absolutely.”.

HR Analysts: Unleash Your Inner Storyteller


Telling a story is well-recognized as essential to HR analytics and acknowledges that “insight” is at the top of the data analytics pyramid after data becomes information. HR analytics systems even offer pre-programmed storylines with deeper analysis. .

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.

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6 Things We Need to Do to Advance People Analytics


I invite you to participate in a survey we are currently running on People Analytics maturity, value, and best practices.


2018 Trends of Employee Engagement


Employee engagement may not be the best term for the pratice of creating happier and more productive employees, but the goals just stated are still top of mind for the most ambitious and growth-minded companies going in to 2018. Here at TINYpulse, we see engagement data every day, as one of the industry leaders in collecting continuous feedback from employees.

How Modern Managers Can Build Trust with their Employees in 2018


Occasionally, we send out the following question to managers: “Why did you sign up for WideAngle?” We use this to develop personal connections with our amazing, beautiful, handsome, loving, rockstar customers, as well as make our own product better… …but the answers we get might surprise you. Lately, we’ve seen a lot of this: “I […]. The post How Modern Managers Can Build Trust with their Employees in 2018 appeared first on WideAngle. 1 on 1 Meetings Basics Leadership skills

Survey Uncovers Workers’ #1 Gripe About Bosses

HR Daily Advisor

With the job market as tight as it is, “bad bosses” can cause more damage than ever before. Quality employees, after all, need not just grin and bear it—they can usually find new jobs with little effort.

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.

How to communicate your next employee engagement survey


Whether you’re launching your first employee survey or your twentieth, how you communicate each survey to your employees is essential. Clarity about the survey process leads to good participation, which leads to actionable data that enables you to make better decisions. Employee Engagement How-To

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How Benefit Technology is Reshaping Employees’ Buying Decisions


As employees increasingly demand a more streamlined open enrollment period where personalized and flexible plans are on offer, it’s important for benefit advisers to accommodate these evolving expectations. Benefits Technology In the News


should I hang my degree in my office, employee invited a toxic guest to our holiday party, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I hang my degree up in my office? I’m starting a new job next week that I’m VERY excited about. A great opportunity for a great company. I’m also about to finish a Master’s degree program I’ve worked very hard for over the past two years, while working a full-time career job.

How Can We Scale Up Apprenticeships?

Burning Glass Technologies

Apprenticeships are one of the rare bipartisan ideas in workforce policy—so why are there so few of them? Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said the current apprenticeship programs are too small at a White House conference. “[Only] 0.3

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'.

Domestic Violence Doesn’t Always Stay at Home

HR Daily Advisor

We often hear of violence in the workplace. Employers should also be aware that employees are not always the source of such violence. Domestic abuse can, and has spilled into the workplace, sometimes with tragic consequences.

How Will Google Hire Impact Your Recruitment Strategy

HR C-Suite

As more candidates find jobs through online sources, and more recruiters are casting their nets online, it has become increasingly important to stay on top of online trends. After all, attracting good quality candidates is integral to running a successful business.

Bringing People Analytics Back Down to Earth


Consider the following analytics initiatives pitched at this year’s HR trade conferences: Outfit your entire workforce with Fitbits to monitor the sleep patterns and fitness levels of your workforce.

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Use it or Lose It – 5 Great Ways to Spend That End of Year Budget


Use It Or Lose It. Don’t Waste That Excess End of Year Budget – Invest It in Something Your Team Will Love. Consider this all-too-common scenario: You’ve worked hard all year to make every dollar of your departmental budget count.

The 2017 Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report

Critical Roles Need This: Get the Best Offers and Top Candidates. Discover key trends in salaries and fees with the Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report by BountyJobs. Learn core metrics to track against your third-party search investment, and see how your organization stacks up against your peers and the market.

Adding a Single Skill Can Boost Mid-Career Salaries

Burning Glass Technologies

Though we’ve pointed out previously that adding skills can deliver a good return on investment for students , it’s worth noting that the same is true for mid-career workers–those already in the workforce. In fact, adding a skill can make a tremendous difference in income to mid-career workers.

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


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.

What are the most annoying co-worker habits? Study says …

HR Morning

If you get annoyed by your co-workers from time to time, you’re not alone. In a recent survey conducted by Olivet Nazarene University , 2,000 American workers were asked if they ever get annoyed at work. One hundred percent of respondents said yes. . Bad habits. So what are these co-workers doing to get under everyone’s skin? Respondents listed the following: 49% are annoyed by loudness and complaining. 32% are annoyed by gossiping and bullying.

Succession Management: Why Do We Still Fail To Get It Right?


Succession management has been on the top of every HR professional and business leaders’ list for years. Technology allows us today to create huge transparency around talent across all lines of business.

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.

Life Sciences Skills Shortages: Bridging the Gap

Cielo HR Leader

Every industry experiences its own unique obstacles when it comes to recruiting. However, the obstacles facing the Pharma and Life Sciences sector are harder to overcome. Not only do businesses have to deal with global trends, political changes and economic challenges, they also have to navigate rapid growth, ongoing drug evolution and developments, updates in technology, as well as a serious shortage in talent.

The Many Benefits of Peer Mentoring in the Workplace


Peer mentoring has been around since ancient times, as people have taught fellow friends, classmates, and partners how to acquire new skills. Although this sometimes occurs naturally in the workplace, there is also a real value to more formally establishing a peer mentorship program to benefit the long-term growth of your employees. As Mentorcloud put it, “As employees turn to their mentors for advice, they make fewer mistakes on the job, cutting losses to the employer.” This post outlines.

How To Be An Effective HR Business Partner

HR C-Suite

An effective entrepreneur has the right business acumen and understands his business well. To be an effective HR business partner, one must be in knowledge of the competitive advantage of the business and goals of the business.

401(k) Hardship Withdrawal Rules Explained

HR Daily Advisor

To ease employees’ concerns about access to their elective deferrals in the event of a financial emergency, an employer may provide for hardship withdrawals in its plan. This can provide some peace of mind during difficult times. DNY59 / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

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.

Your Top 20 ATS Providers By Market Share - With My Color Commentary.

The HR Capitalist

Ran into this list by way of Ongig, who surveyed 3700+ companies to determine the top 99 applicant tracking systems by market share as of April 30, 2017. Go to the original post to view the top 99 providers and view the methodology.

Fight More. Fight Better.

Talent Anarchy

In Jason’s most recent post , he mentioned the importance of setting rules for conflict. Based on what I see and hear in the workplace, conflict done well is a fairly rare thing.

Three key areas that could make 2018 the year of the employee handbook overhaul

The Employer Handbook

Read on, HR enthusiasts. Paid Family and Medical Leave. A few weeks ago, I wrote here about a SHRM-endorsed paid-employee-leave bill that was introduced in House.

Fair Chance Hiring is a Win-Win for Businesses and Employees


Each year, more than 650,000 citizens are released from prison. Unfortunately, recidivism is high—nearly half end up back in prison, often as a result of a lack of employment options available to those with criminal records. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Hiring Background Checks


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!