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How HR teams can play a larger role in their company’s future success: From a futurist

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The future is scary when you have no idea what’s coming—but that doesn’t mean companies and their human resources teams are powerless in preparing themselves.

Three HR trends to watch in 2019

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==The role of HR continues to be dynamic and ever-changing, with major economic, sociological, technological and cultural trends impacting the way people will work and live in 2019. HR’s shift from a largely administrative function to a strategic business unit has been slow up until now.

Is unlimited vacation time an employee-friendly policy?

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In recent years, the topic of unlimited paid time off (PTO) or vacation time has been included as part of a bundle of “perks” from startups and company culture fanatics (think Richard Branson).

Show them ‘everybody matters’ when it comes to your brand

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While waiting for my oil change at the car dealership, I reached into my messenger bag to grab a pen. As I began to write, I discovered major pen smears all over the palm of my hand and a pen stain on my messenger bag.

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Live Webinar: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

Driving network innovation: The role of HR in driving digital transformation

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Digital transformation is happening at an unprecedented pace. Businesses from around the world, in all sectors, are devoting more time, attention and resources to ‘going digital’ than ever before.

Compassionate business leaders create a competitive edge

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Tweet this: Is compassion somehow too soft a word to be paired with our alpha notion of leadership? . Articles and keynotes about the importance of empathy and compassion are common in the business world these days.

12 employee experience New Year’s resolutions managers can actually follow through on

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The life of a mayfly lasts about 24 hours. Or, slightly longer than the shelf life of the average New Year’s resolution. . Sadly, most resolutions are perfect expressions of the usual triumph of hope over experience. If controlling our weight were easy, we wouldn’t have gained it in the first place.

How to get your C-suite to care about culture

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How can HR professionals help C-suite leaders care about culture? Or, even better, help senior leaders proactively engage in culture management? The good news is that most senior leaders understand that culture is important.

A New Year’s resolution: be wrong, sometimes

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Editor’s Note: With the new year just days away, now is the perfect time to choose a New Year’s resolution. To those of you who have already taken the initiative to make a positive change in 2019, congratulations! You’re one step ahead.

Why your employees are still struggling with performance reviews

Studies show that employees who successfully approach tough conversations with their managers, colleagues, and direct reports are less likely to leave: but only 70% of them do. Read the report to learn what's really on their minds.

Your culture under a microscope: Lead

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Editor’s Note: This is the third and final part in a 3 part series about workplace culture under a microscope. Whether you realize it or not, leaders set the tone for the corporate culture from the top.

Your culture under a microscope: Align

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Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a 3 part series about workplace culture under a microscope. Stay tuned for part 3 coming Thursday, December 27. In my previous blog post we talked about what a culture is and how to diagnose it.

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The employee experience, in four minutes

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Many people in what we’ll call the employee industry believe that we’re shifting from the days of employee engagement to the days of the employee experience. We believe that ourselves, and what’s more, fully endorse it as a positive development.

Your culture under a microscope: diagnose

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Editors Note: This is a guest blog post from Maritz Employee Experience, by Mollie Lombardi. This is the first in a 3 part series about workplace culture under a microscope. Stay tuned for part 2 coming next Wednesday, December 26th. .

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

How you can make your employee’s first day memorable

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According to a report, 90% of businesses believe that employees make their decision to stay with their company within the first year of employment. And, the first day impressions are sticky. Hiring is the most challenging job for a manager be it in the junior or at the senior most position.

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5 ways to tackle bias in the workplace

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Managers of businesses have become more aware of the potential for workplace bias due to the Starbucks incident back in April.

HR get ready: artificial intelligence is changing the way we work

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As the world of work is rapidly changing amongst digital disruption, HR must keep pace. By 2020, the World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be here, with robotics, artificial intelligence and automation making some roles obsolete.

Anxiety is a killer. Here’s what to do about it

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40% of America’s employees experience persistent stress or excessive anxiety in their daily lives. 72% of them says it interferes with their lives and performance. Globally , anxiety is the sixth-leading cause of disability (and growing). I’ve seen this trend growing firsthand.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Investing in culture is never more important than during times of trouble

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With the ever-increasing pace of change, organizations are not only under pressure to perform and transform, but they also face increased competition from all directions as they do it.

Transforming company culture with change agents

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The Beacon. Changing an organization’s culture is considered one of the most difficult challenges for leaders, and those with experience will confirm that it can be a massive undertaking.

3 simple ways to leverage social proof and attract top talent with social media

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The concept of social proof is an age-old marketing tactic. It’s used by companies to ease the worries and build trust with consumers making them a trusted brand. It does this by speaking the language of their audience, using visuals and providing evidence to show credibility.

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Key learnings on transforming leaders and changing culture

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When it comes to shaping a thriving workplace culture, the influence of leaders on their organizations’ overall performance cannot be overemphasized. They serve as role models whose conduct and behavior are expected to align with their organizations’ values.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Employee engagement: sometimes it is the small things that make a difference

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Employee engagement – there are lots of great resources out there on how to improve employee engagement across the organization. But for most of us, it’s not so much the big interventions that make a difference to how we feel about work, it’s the small things – the day-to-day ‘stuff’.

The joy of (even thinking we’re) making something

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On our deep attachment to our own ideas and creations . While reducing the harmful elements on motivation should be our first step, we also need to look closely at the positive side of motivation and think of ways to increase it.

Feedforward: how to revitalize your feedback process

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Based on Marshall Goldsmith’s 3rd Annual Ultimate Culture Conference Presentation and his Work on Feedforward.

Anxiety is a killer. Here’s what to do about it

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40% of America’s employees experience persistent stress or excessive anxiety in their daily lives. 72% of them says it interferes with their lives and performance. Globally , anxiety is the sixth-leading cause of disability (and growing). I’ve seen this trend growing firsthand.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

Personalized recruiting and the employee experience

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The tech you love: How does it really work? We’ve been banging this drum for a few years now and most companies still aren’t there yet, but let me frame this up for you with an example — or two! — you’re probably comfortable with from your day-to-day life. You’re watching Netflix.

Managers are people developers

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Thirty-five percent of managers are engaged and 33 percent of U.S. employees are engaged. Managers, according to a Chicago-area consultant, have 70 percent influence on employee engagement.

Stress in the workplace: four ways HR can help alleviate this prevalent employee burden

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Stress in the workplace can reduce productivity and negatively affect staff health. But with the right support system in place it can be managed to create a better working environment for everyone.

The first step to great leadership is self-awareness

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“While I was waiting for my interview in a reception area, a pizza delivery man, a young guy dressed in a T-shirt and jeans, carried in a heavy pack of pizza boxes and water bottles. He struggled with the door. I jumped up, but before I could help him, a receptionist let him through.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?