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The Future of Workforce Engagement

Engage2Excel

Many consultants and analysts would have us believe that the future will bring fundamental changes in how we do our jobs. That, of course, is what keeps them in business. However, what changes can HR leaders realistically expect when it comes to managing workforce engagement? And, to what extent is the past a prologue to the future? We put these questions to Engage2Excel’s Chief Scientific Officer, Jack Wiley, Ph.D.,

Driving Employee Engagement Through Effective Performance Management

15Five

How much are disengaged employees costing your company? If we zoom out, Gallup estimates the cost of disengagement to be between $960 billion and $1.2 trillion per year.

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It’s Time to Engage Employees With Actions, Not Strategies

ATD Human Capital

It’s a well-known truth that engaged employees perform better than those who are not. But employee engagement isn’t the result of some inspirational decals on the walls, a product, or even a strategy—it’s an ultimate goal.

Culture is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year—For Good Reason

HR Daily Advisor

Largely due to its tracking of which words were looked up the most, 2 years ago Merriam-Webster announced “Culture” as its Word of the Year.

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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Working Out Loud: Relationships and Legacy

QAspire

Last week was celebrated as International Working Out Loud Week. For those of you who are new to this, Working Out Loud is a practice of sharing your work/work in progress with a relevant community to enable learning and collaboration.

Strategies for Retaining Talent When Employees Have the Upper Hand

HR Daily Advisor

We all understand the concept of a buyer’s market vs. seller’s market in real estate. Typically, one side or the other has an advantage as the housing market and/or economy shifts over time. The same is true for the workforce.

What Happens When Modern Organizations Neglect Their Workforce Management

Workforce Software

The real-world consequences manual processes can have on organizational compliance, costs, efficiency, and morale. Blog Drive Productivity with Technology Workforce Management

15 Office Holiday Party Ideas for Teams of Every Size (and Budget)

Justworks

It’s that time of year again at the office! Holiday lights, pies in the break room, end of year excitement.and boring or played-out holiday events. The holidays are a time when everyone feels festive, and offices often want to share in that feeling. And any holiday party should be a quality team bonding experience. But the result is often a waste-of-money gift swap or a bad cookie plate. The holidays should be relaxing and fun, even if we're still at the office and not on vacation just.

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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.

3 Reasons Your Employees Want Frequent Feedback

BambooHR

If you’re an informed, strategic HR professional (which, if you’re here, then you must be) you’re well aware that traditional annual performance reviews are rapidly falling out of favor within many companies.

The Only Thing Leaders Should Have Top Of Mind For 2018 is Integrity

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000010 This is the time of year that predictions are made and data is shared about what the strategic and operational goals are for the upcoming year.

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Special from RecruitCon Road Trip East: Making Your Company into a Talent Magnet

HR Daily Advisor

According to Kurt Anderson, director of Human Resources at Definitive Healthcare in Framingham, Massachusetts, recruiting is a long game.

Robot Maintenance: Fastest-Growing Robotics Skill in Manufacturing

Burning Glass Technologies

Much has been written about how automation has become entrenched in manufacturing, but one telling statistic is this: job market demand is already shifting from building robots to maintaining them.

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'.

10 Ways to Reduce Workplace Stress

Justworks

Have you ever had a day at work when your mind was somewhere else and you couldn’t focus? It might have had something to do with stress, or maybe even stress at work itself. According to the Harvard Gazette, 36% of U.S. workers suffer from workplace stress — and it costs U.S. businesses $30 billion a year in lost workdays. Stress is a normal part of work and life, but too much of it can have dire effects on team morale and productivity. As a business leader, how can you de-stress your. Read mor

One-hundred percent healed policies: Court ruling highlights new danger for HR

HR Morning

It’s not uncommon for employers to have some type of company-wide policy requiring all employees on leave to get a doctor certification that they’re 100% healed before returning to work.

Performance Pay and Job Design

Compensation Cafe

Performance pay is nothing new. We're all familiar with piece-rate pay, spot bonuses, annual incentive plans, and the like. Many organizations have incorporated some form of pay for performance into their total rewards strategy.

Why Workplace Harassment Persists—And What Employers Can Do About It

HR Daily Advisor

Complaints of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct have dominated the news recently with allegations ranging from sexual threats, to groping, to sexual assault.

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.

The Top 10 Computer Science Skills that Boost non-Computer Science Careers

Burning Glass Technologies

What do design, marketing, engineering, and data analysis have in common? They’re all careers where employers increasingly demand computer science skills.

7 Holiday Ways to Spread Employee Appreciation

Achievers

While you may do your best to spread seasonal cheer and appreciation, it’s important to keep in mind that this time of year is not all sparkles and snowflakes for your staff.

We Don’t Have a Talent Shortage, We Have a Training Shortage

Evil HR Lady

I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Chris Rainey on the HR Leaders Podcast–and Youtube Channel. You can watch it below or listen to it on Apple Podcasts by clicking here. Give it a listen and tell me what you think.

Non-Profit Wage & Hour Compliance

nettime solutions

In our previous article, we looked at how wage and hour compliance issues can affect a small business. But what about non-profit organizations? It’s a question we recently asked Adam Hollenberg, Regional Sales Manager with nettime solutions and stratustime. How One Non-Profit Cut Costs and Stayed Compliant. The issues around wage and hour compliance affect non-profit organizations just as much, if not more so,” he says.

Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

Learn How Autozone Avoided Liability in a Recent Sexual Harassment Case

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—has held that liability cannot be imputed to an employer for a manager’s alleged sexual harassment when the manager lacked decision-making authority over the employee.

Survey: It Pays To Be Fair

HRE's The Leader Board

Employers are keenly aware that employee engagement and satisfaction have fast become two of those seemingly elusive culture goals. Surveys from a variety of sources over the past few years peg engagement levels in the low-to-mid thirties.

6 New Stats for Employee Recognition Skeptics

Globoforce

I feel lucky to work for a company that understands and invests in employee recognition and rewards. It means I feel appreciated for the work I put in. And because of that, I’m motivated to put in extra effort.

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CONCERN: EAP

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.

Kronos Professional Services Drive Value-Based Business Outcomes

Empower Software

Committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction, Kronos Incorporated continues to provide value-based professional services to drive measurable business results.

IRS Raises FSA Contribution Limits, Other Thresholds for 2018

HR Daily Advisor

Employees will be able to contribute up to $2,650 to a health flexible spending account (FSA) in 2017, a $50 increase from the 2017 amount, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced in Revenue Procedure 2017-58.

Creative Billing Alternatives for Voluntary Benefits

Winston Benefits

Handling payments for voluntary benefits can be a hassle. Finding an option that works for you can simplify things for employees while making your benefits administration process more efficient. Our patented, premium accounting and administration provides employers with service options not commonly available from traditional technology platforms, and there’s bound to be a service that fits your needs. There are several factors that go into determining the best billing fit for your company.

my coworker disappears for hours every day, should I walk away from this salary negotiation, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker disappears for hours every day. I work at a medium-sized office. Our team is four people — two remote and two in the office. It’s a “standard” office, cubicles, meetings, etc. My other coworker in the office — let’s say his name is Bob — has developed a habit over the past 12 months. Most days, he’ll come in at about 8:30, set his keys down, answer some emails.

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.