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What HR Leaders Need to Know About The Growth Divide

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Innovation, productivity, and sustainable growth are a handful of typical priorities for HR leaders and executive teams. So why is there a huge disconnect between what employers and employees believe is necessary to support these priorities?

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now

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Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate.

How This Digital Agency Created a Global Culture of Performance

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It’s no secret that the old performance management process is out. Ratings, annual reviews, and clunky software systems are no longer practical or functional for the modern organization.

Robots in the Workplace: If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

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Artificial intelligence (AI) will change the way we work — there’s no doubt about it. For senior leaders, increased computerization promises efficiency and low-cost productivity — better profitability is in our grasp. For human resources, AI will take jobs away, replacing human workers.

Live Webinar: 5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker’s Market

5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker's Market. Having a healthy candidate pipeline and attracting the largest talent pool possible is a key component of finding quality candidates, but the size of your talent pool isn't always something you can control. How do you find quality candidates in a job seekers' market? Join us in our live webinar and learn from Paycor's VP of Talent Acquisition, Bill Neese, the 5 essential steps you must take as a recruiter to thrive in today's market. Key topics covered in this webinar include: How to plan with total candidate market opportunity in mind. Rules and best practices for candidate engagement. Best practices for messaging. How to plan for recruiting capacity vs forecasted headcount. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, April 26, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

8 HR Metrics to Start Tracking in 2018

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Numbers speak louder than words, especially when it comes to tracking performance and making strategic decisions that drive growth. So, the question becomes: What numbers should HR teams focus on? The most important human resources metrics are the ones that tie into the company’s high-level goals and bottom-line numbers.

Tips for Communicating Company Culture with Employees

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You can define your company culture, you can write out core values and articulate your vision for the company, but your employees are the ones living it every day. Their daily interactions and energy in the office help to shape your culture, but your culture can also help to shape these interactions.

Law Firm Hogan Lovells Eliminates Performance Reviews

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As professional services companies look to retain and engage their workforces, more and more are eliminating the annual review. We’ve seen Accenture and Deloitte jump on this trend and now law firms are increasingly looking to modernize performance management.

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6 Trends That Will Define HR in 2018

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2018 will be a good year to be in HR. At least, that’s what we heard from the analysts, customers, partners, and experts we reached out to in order to get a sense from the HR community of what to expect in the next year. Anna Tavis , Ph.D. Associate Professor, Academic Director of HCM at NYU, notes that the strategic role of HR continues to rise. “HR is not only at the table but in the engine room of every organizations,” Tavis says.

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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.

How to Ask for Constructive Feedback

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Imagine that you were going to an optometrist and you weren’t able to tell them when the lens they applied worked best – do you think they would be able to write a prescription that would actually work well for you? During your visit to an optometrist’s office you will normally get asked, “can you see it now…. how about now,” by doing this, they are changing lenses to better understand your vision needs, but in order to do this they need to know what isn’t working.

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People Quit Managers, Not Jobs — 4 Keys to Effective 1x1s

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The sun was beaming, the water shimmering and the roar of the crowd echoed in the background. I was in my first one-on-one with my new manager at Reflektive and we were partaking in what would become a regular highlight of my week, our walking one-on-one meetings around the San Francisco Giants stadium by the water. Since joining Reflektive last February I have noticed a marked shift in the effectiveness of meetings with my manager than in previous roles.

The Pros and Cons of Unlimited PTO

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An employee who spends more time in the office isn’t necessarily a more productive employee. The State of American Vacation 2017” report—a survey of over 7,000 American workers—found that 38% of employees want to be seen as a “work martyr”, someone who sacrifices time-off to put in more hours at the office. This mindset is part of the reason that the majority of employees, 54%, end the year with unused vacation time. 54% of employees end the year with unused vacation time. Click To Tweet.

Understanding the Difference: Traditional vs. Agile Performance Management

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A coach coaches in real-time during a game, reacting to their team’s performance and providing in-the-moment guidance to help the players improve and the team win. The coach doesn’t wait until the end of the season to start coaching. The same principle applies to performance reviews. The traditional method of performance management – waiting until the end of the year, or doing biannual reviews, simply doesn’t work.

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.

You Can’t Be a Good Manager If You Miss Your One-on-Ones

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A company is only as good as its people, and when employees succeed, the company succeeds. This is especially true for Omada Health, the explosive healthcare company that is helping people at high risk of diabetes and heart disease make vital, lasting lifestyle changes through technology and design.

Reviewing Core Values for a Psychologically Safe Workplace After #MeToo

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Since the Harvey Weinstein allegations surfaced in early October of 2017, the Internet has been peppered with sensitive #metoo stories. Vulnerable stories of sexual harassment continue to be courageously shared on social media and other news outlets. Some are calling it an HR crisis but for HR leaders it can be an opportunity to renew company policies and explore innovative strategies for workplace safety. A staggering number of these accounts occurred in the workplace.

How Authentic Leaders Inspire Employee Growth

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Where does employee growth come from? As human resources leaders see their best talent leaving for growth opportunities, this question is top of mind. In an article for HR Daily Advisor article I covered where leaders play a part in the growth of employees. There’s no question that executives influence – for better or worse – the next generation of leaders. That’s why integrity and understanding the power of influence are so important when it comes to professional development.

Retaining Millennials: Solve This Problem and Get an HR Job Anywhere

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Remember when you were a kid, and your parents dragged you along with them to visit a relative or friend’s house? I use the word “house” loosely because, for a kid, it felt more like a prison.

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!

Human Resources vs. Human Services

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While the two might sound similar, human resources and human services are two separate fields. Both careers involve working closely with people and require excellent communication skills, but there are key differences which we’ll cover below. Whether you’re choosing a college major or considering a career change, a solid understanding of human resources versus human services will help you make an informed choice. Human Resources.

Team Meetings Can Make or Break Your Team’s Success

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Team meetings can make or break your team’s success. As a key part of this, laying the foundation for an effective meeting cadence is vital to keep your team members both motivated and engaged. There is a time and a place for everything, and meetings are no exception. You should know when it is time to gather the whole team together to ensure that everyone hears the same thing and has an opportunity to be heard.

How to Make the Case for Continuous Performance Management

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Performance reviews are going out of style. Adobe uses check-ins , J.P. Morgan launched real-time feedback, and Accenture led the way back in 2015, citing bad ROI as the determining factor for eliminating its ratings and annual review program in favor of continuous performance management. These innovative companies aren’t just leading the charge — they’re already posting results.

3 Things CEOs Need from HR Leadership

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“Our company’s most important asset is its people” — CEOs have been saying it for decades. But this sentiment isn’t always reflected in company priorities. Now, as job seekers are getting more discerning and top talent is harder to recruit and retain, CEOs are refocusing on the importance of their people — and looking to HR leadership to help make sure they’re doing it right.

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.

Boss or Friend? Setting Boundaries with Employees

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Michael Scott once said, “Would I rather be feared or loved? Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.”. Michael’s Machiavellian dilemma is one that any manager or executive is likely to face. How do you handle interactions with employees that you’re responsible for managing? Is it ok to be friends with your coworkers? Friendship between a manager and employee creates a conflict of interest Click To Tweet.

3 SMART Goal Examples for Your Employees’ Success

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Why do New Year’s Resolutions so often fail? Because most resolutions don’t meet the criteria for a strong, achievable goal – a SMART goal: S = Specific. Goals should be defined and articulated with a clear end result in mind. M = Measurable. Every goal should be quantifiable. A = Attainable. Goals should be realistically achievable, split into manageable steps. R = Relevant. Employees’ goals should tie into the company’s objectives and make a tangible impact on the organization.

Why Employee Recognition Needs to Go Beyond the One-on-One

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Receiving and giving recognition is essential to motivating a workforce. Yet the existing ways we provide feedback often lack meaningful recognition.

Unique Ways to Recognize Your Employees in the Office

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Recognition is one of the top drivers of motivation, but how successful is your current program? Hanging up a photo on an Employee of the Month wall or adding an employee’s name to a small plaque isn’t an effective way to recognize your top employees. Keep better track of your employees’ performance with HR technology solutions. Click To Tweet.

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

6 Tips for Successful Rollouts of New Processes

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Implementing a new system is a time-intensive process, and your employees usually don’t see the effort and research that goes into selecting and developing that new process or technology. That’s why a change can feel sudden and often faces initial resistance, even if it is intended to save time and increase efficiency. You need to have a thorough understanding of who a new process will affect Click To Tweet.

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2018: It’s Time to Elevate Performance Reviews From Pain Points to Opportunities

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According to Deloitte, the shift from “jobs to work” is just one reason companies like Cisco, GE, IMB, and Atlassian are shifting from annual reviews to real-time feedback. It’s no secret that annual reviews are problematic : de-motivating, time-consuming, and plagued by bias. 95 percent of managers are dissatisfied with their organization's performance management system. InnovateHR [link]. — Muhammad Qasim Iftik (@Qasimifti) January 9, 2018.

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The Importance of Recognition in the Workplace

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Want to join the HR Roundtable and contribute insight to a monthly hot topic in HR innovation? Email dani@reflektive.com for more information. A good compliment goes a long way.

Here’s Why Companies Need to Rethink Employee Experience

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Every company wants to create a culture that inspires employees to do the best work of their careers. And every company can list a variety of HR programs they employ to keep team members happy, inspired, and productive.

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

How to Manage Successful Change

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This timeless quote from Heraclitus, a p re- Socratic Greek philosopher , says it all in simple terms. “The only constant in life is change.”

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