Top 10 Favorite Blog Posts from 2014

WorkHuman

It was an exciting year for us at the Globoforce blog, too. Some of you may have received an email invitation to the blog that highlighted our top 5 most popular posts of the year. Those were: 5 MOST POPULAR BLOG POSTS OF 2014. But we also wanted to take some time to highlight some of our other favorite blog posts from this year that you might have missed. 10 FAVORITE BLOG POSTS OF 2014. Our bread and butter on the Globoforce Blog.

Top People Equation Posts of 2014

The People Equation

So I took a page from my post Tips for Wrapping Up the Year and looked at the People Equation posts that got the most traffic in 2014. Three of the most-viewed posts in the blog this year benefitted from extra traffic driven by large media outlets. Well, at least that would seem to be the case, based on my blog post Why We Hate Conference Calls. So there it is – 2014 on the People Equation, all wrapped up.

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Guest Blog: Why We Need “Work Friends”

WorkHuman

Here’s how those workplace friendships help the company: Socialization – In the 2014 Workforce Mood Tracker report , 73% of respondents said they’ve laughed with co-workers so hard they almost cried. Guest Blog engagement work friendships I read an article recently about having friends at work and outside work. It reminded me of the Gallup Q12 item that addresses having a best friend at work.

Guest Blog: The Reason Work Anniversaries are Important

WorkHuman

Guest Blog Anniversaries years of service YoS One of the most important events in an employee’s career is their first day of work. There’s a constant conversation about making sure an employee is welcomed and made to feel a part of the company on Day One. Every year, employees remember their work anniversary. Anniversaries are special and important events in a person’s life. Whether they are personal anniversaries or professional ones.

6 key elements of any effective workplace (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! When HR is doing its job effectively, there should be little doubt – it’s clear […]. Employee Engagement flexible work work flexibility work-life balance

Are You Taking Stock

HR Bartender

I found this very cool post idea for expressing thanks on a blog called “ Meet Me at Mike’s ”. Pondering : My next blog post. Considering : Starting a personal blog. For those of you in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! Each of us has our own individual way of expressing thanks. You’ve seen Facebook activities where one person tags a friend and they list what they’re grateful for. Or possibly gratitude journals, whether they’re paper or an app.

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Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I love your blog and learn a lot from it. The performance appraisal continues to be a topic of conversation. Today’s reader question brings up an interesting point about the process. Hi Sharlyn. I’m currently working on a project to implement automated performance evaluations. I am trying to put together some guidelines for managers who want to modify/edit /change ratings on the evaluations.

Sales and Marketing Are Two Different Things

HR Bartender

Related posts from HR Bartender: Looking For Future-Proof Employees A Crisis of Creativity in the Workplace 3 Great Blogs @HRBartender is Reading Right Now. A few weeks ago, I published a post on the “ 10 Skills You Need to Innovate ”. I received a comment from Hannah Morgan (aka Career Sherpa ) suggesting the addition of sales and marketing skills. I totally agree that sales and marketing skills are important.

What Gave You Pride in 2014?

HR Ringleader

In the mean time, tell me what you did that made you most proud in 2014Blog Communications culture HR Conferences HR General HR Happy Hour HRevolution Human Resource Bloggers Leadership Social Media technology Brandon Hall Group HCM HCMx Radio HR hr technology human resources Revolution Well, there is no getting around the fact that as the year draws to a close, it’s a time of reflection. I like to look back to see what I did that was expected and what changed.

How big data drives successful practices in HR (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! It’s come to light in recent years that there’s a significant gap in corporate human […]. Transformative Technology Big Data business intelligence HR analytics HR technology Josh Bersin

4 trends that may impact HR strategies in 2015 (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! For many of the best and brightest minds in human capital management today, there’s a constant […]. Human Capital Management corporate culture Generation Z HR HR Trends Millennials skills gap

Payroll Is a Promise: A Memo to Foodtown Employees (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! Noah Katz, co-president of PSK Supermarkets, has given Ceridian permission to share a series of […]. Human Capital Management Transformative Technology Foodtown Grocery Noah Katz payroll PSK Supermarkets workforce management

Discovering the 5 traits of awesome employers (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! What is it that makes an employer truly awesome? Perhaps the best way to put […]. Employee Engagement career development employee development employee recognition Top Employer work-life balance

5 tips for delivering difficult pieces of employee feedback (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! While human resources can be gratifying when everything within the workforce is going well, there […]. Recruitment & Talent Management employee feedback HR Trends Human resources performance review

Emphasizing employee recognition and 3 other human capital management tips (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! In human capital management, corporate leaders often find themselves looking for new strategies to […]. Employee Engagement corporate culture employee accountability employee engagement employee recognition employee satisfaction hirin

The 14 Top HR stats for 2014

Capterra

Have you found any other shocking or educational numbers about the HR industry to add to our top HR stats for 2014? The post The 14 Top HR stats for 2014 appeared first on Capterra Blog. What’s the best way to handle intra-office dating? How should you manage pay raises for employees? When should you institute efforts to reduce employee turnover?

The 14 Top HR stats for 2014

Capterra

Have you found any other shocking or educational numbers about the HR industry to add to our top HR stats for 2014? The post The 14 Top HR stats for 2014 appeared first on Capterra Blog. What’s the best way to handle intra-office dating? How should you manage pay raises for employees? When should you institute efforts to reduce employee turnover?

Food for Thought in 2014

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 :00am. Food for Thought in 2014 By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, leader in the HR and Recruiting space.]. The landscape of recruiting and HR is changing drastically and quickly. We have a whole new set of trends and issues coming up, if they’re not already upon us. Read More » read more

Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Follow that dinner up with a photo of the employee and CEO for the company blog or newsletter and it’s a win-win. The ineffectiveness of traditional performance reviews is yesterday's news. But as the season of giving approaches, smart HR pros realize the traditional end-of-year cash bonus — while of course accepted and much appreciated — also needs a reboot.

Aspire 2014: The Future of the Workplace

Achievers

On April 3 rd , 2014, over 200 executives met at the inaugural Aspire HR Executive Summit presented by A chievers at the Fairmont San Francisco to discuss the changing landscape of HR and the trends that are driving it. The post Aspire 2014: The Future of the Workplace appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers.

5 quick tips for coping with workplace stress (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! As corporate HR offices work constantly to ensure corporate health and wellness, they encounter several […]. Employee Engagement EAP employee assistance program employee health employee stress employee wellness Wellness Program

#MillennialMatters: How to Get Your Coworker Fired

Cornerstone On Demand

My coworker once discovered that our colleague was blogging about us on his Tumblr account. Ultimately, anonymity is how my colleagues and I handled our blogging worker. Full disclosure: we still read his blog. He wasn't writing anything scandalous — the morning meeting was dull, he timed our bathroom breaks — yet it was in violation of our corporate policy. So as gossip spread through the workplace, we debated whether or not to turn him in.

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4 ways to create a long-lasting culture of motivated employees (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)

Ceridian

From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Enjoy! Every HR professional dreams of fostering a work environment where high levels of employee engagement […]. Employee Engagement corporate culture employee engagement employee motivation

[engage] 2014 Reader Survey

Achievers

The post [engage] 2014 Reader Survey appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers. We want our bi-weekly newsletter, [engage] to be valuable to you and we’d love your feedback. Take a quick five minute break, and tell us a bit about you, and what you like about [engage] and how we can continue to improve future editions. Thanks in advance for your input and we look forward to hearing from you.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Google employee Erica Baker addressed that question recently on Medium with a first-person account of her experiences as a minority in the tech industry.

Why I’m Awesome, In 140 Characters or Less

Cornerstone On Demand

Whether it’s a Facebook status update, a text message, a comment on a blog post or a twittered tweet, we’re getting better at communicating in fewer words. If you’re like most people, you’re not that keen on telling other people how awesome you are. And you ARE awesome.) But here’s the thing – you need to do it, because if you wait for someone else it may never happen. You don’t necessarily have to write a novel on your awesomeness.

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2014 Fall Hill Visit

hrpockets

I’ve been away from the blog so long that my own page didn’t even recognize me. On September 11th, 2014 ALSHRM Legislative Directors assembled to storm the Hill on topics that SHRM has highlighted as relevant to our profession. It’s been a while, eh? I’ve been staying on top of homework and work and all my NASHRM/ALSHRM activities and leaving little time for the bloggymcblogblog here, however it is time for a legislative update for the world of HR.

The Evolution of HRevolution

UpstartHR

One person I was particularly excited about meeting for the first time is a long time reader of this blog: Kellee Webb. A brief synopsis of HRevolution 2014. Below you will find an incomplete, but hopefully helpful, timeline of tweets, pictures, and other memorable moments from HRevolution 2014. — Ben Eubanks (@beneubanks) November 8, 2014. Steve Boese kicking off HRevolution 2014. — Ben Eubanks (@beneubanks) November 8, 2014.

Are you with it? The Top 1 Post of Employee Engagement for 2014

David Zinger

It is that time of year when so many sites are letting you know about their top 10 posts of 2014. So, instead of 10 posts here is a link to my favorite post of 2014: Get with it: Are you ready for Employee Engagement 2015? Employee Engagement David Zinger employee engagement best article of 2014 employee engagement coach employee engagement expert employee engagement speaker top blog post on employee engagement

The Year in Leadership: 7 Teachable Moments

Cornerstone On Demand

From Chris Christie's George Washington Bridge trouble last winter to the bizarre saga of the recent Sony hacks , 2014 proved to be a roller-coaster ride for the HR and management spheres. In August, Schireson, the CEO of database vendor MongoDB, wrote a blog post entitled, "Why I am Leaving the Best Job I Ever Had." Talent Management 2014 New Year Talent Management

Values, Marketing and Bacon: Resolutions for 2014

Peoplefluent

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 :00am. Values, Marketing and Bacon: Resolutions for 2014 By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. It’s time to take a long hard look at 2013; identify strengths and resolve to work on weaknesses. It would be nice if that were enough, but it’s not. Read More » read more

[Webinar] Class of 2014: Your Next Generation of Top Talent

Achievers

Interested in learning what trends have remained constant, what’s new this year and the secret weapon for appealing to the needs of the Class of 2014? Why the Class of 2014 is focused on great management and mentorship and what you can do as an HR professional to ensure you’re meeting this need. Quick tips and tricks you can implement today to engage your current workforce , while simultaneously creating an appealing culture for the Class of 2014.

Four Secrets to Recruiting and Retaining the Class of 2014

Achievers

What can employers do to ensure that the bright and energized class of 2014 will want to work for them? The Class of 2014 is no different from prior graduates – they’re tapping into their networks to talk directly to employers. Yes, the Class of 2014 just finished school. The economy is in recovery mode, and the Class of 2014 is rightfully optimistic about finding work. Interested in finding out more about recruiting and retaining the Class of 2014?

In Search Of: The Best Human Resources and Recruiting Blogs of 2014

Unbridled Talent

This morning, I deleted all of my blog subscription feeds (I use Feedly as my RSS Reader) for Human Resources, Recruiting and Talent Management blogs. Back in early 2008, I discovered blogs. As I read more, followed links to other blogs and subscribed to more, I subscribed to hundreds of blogs. At one point, I subscribed to over 300 blog feeds. I’ll also keep track of how many posts I share from each blog over the course of the month.

Monkey See Monkey Do: New Leaders Emulate Their Bosses

The People Equation

Consider this social experiment conducted by author Daniel Pink for his TV show Crowd Control , as reported on the blog Barking Up the Wrong Tree . Nobody likes to be told what to do, but give them a positive example, and you might be surprised at the results. Pink and his team painted two lanes on a sidewalk, one for people talking on their cell phones, the other for non-cell-phone users.

Top 10 List for TotalConnection 2014

SumTotal

The post Top 10 List for TotalConnection 2014 appeared first on SumTotal Blog. It’s the final countdown! In less than two weeks TotalConnection descends upon the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach. At TotalConnection (and in Miami in general!) you are never in danger of running out of things to do. This year’s agenda is packed full of high-quality sessions, fantastic speakers, ample networking opportunities, and, of course, over-the-top customer appreciation events.

Customers Connect at TotalConnection 2014

SumTotal

for the SumTotal TotalConnection 2014 conference. Not only did TotalConnection 2014 provide great content and insights on current usage and the future of SumTotal and Skillsoft, the event was jam-packed with the exci tement and fun of a true Miami experience. TotalConnection 2014 Innovation Award Winners. The post Customers Connect at TotalConnection 2014 appeared first on SumTotal Blog. Last week, our customers joined us in Miami Beach, Fla.

If You Can’t Be Sincere, Don’t Recognize at All

RecognizeThis!

The Switch & Shift blog put it quite well: “Where compliments are concerned, the medium with which we must always start is sincerity. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Without sincerity, appreciation and praise fall flat. When we consult on social recognition , a common (and important) question is, “Yes, I understand and agree with the value and importance of recognition, but how do I recognize well? How do I coach others to do the same?”.

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Trust in Leadership Affects Employee Retention #EWS2014

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. This is the final in a series on Spherion’s research project, the Emerging Workforce Study 2014. All opinions are mine. Over the past 15 years, Spherion has surveyed employees and human resource managers on critical workplace topics to determine the trends that shape the work environment.

Out with a Bang: ACE 2014 Roundup

Achievers

ACE 2014 was certainly a conference to remember. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, here are some tidbits to sum up the Achievers Customer Experience: Day 1: The ACE Experience – Live HR Blog via Bonni Titgemeyer. The New Face of HR – Employee Success Blog via Jennifer Winter. HR Happy Hour – Blog Talk Radio’s HR Happy Hour via Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane.