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2017 Year in Review

Kazoo

2017 was a great year for Kazoo. Kazoo customers reported that it delivered over 50% growth in user participation in learning and development, wellness and other corporate programs. Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of Best Company Cultures in 2017.

Seven Steps to Meaningful Diversity and Inclusion Metrics

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In the world of business, metrics hold a special place—and rightfully so. The legendary Peter Drucker is well cited for pointed out, "you can't manage what you can't measure." A lot of D&I practitioners may gleefully note that there is no lack of metrics in the diversity and inclusion space—but which will move the needle on performance? The metrics and models to apply them in various situations filled eight pages.

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Behavior Bonus: Performance Enablement

Kazoo

Goal: Boost participation in corporate wellness programs. BazaarVoice dramatically boosted performance in corporate wellness programs through Behavior Bonus, potentially reducing insurance costs.

4 Ideas for Building Connection at Work

Kazoo

Loneliness – the opposite of connection – has a clear negative impact on human health and well-being. The idea of strategically helping your employees build connection at work may seem like a nice-to-have.

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When “Appreciation” Scores Low on your Employee Engagement Survey

Kazoo

Good results show that you’re doing well. Appreciation came in the form of a paycheck and feedback from a manager was more often about what needed to be fixed than what had gone well. And, it turns out, that feedback works well for all generations!).

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How to Make the Most of Manager 1-on-1s

Kazoo

Recently, Gallup devoted an entire section of its 2017 State of the American Workplace report to management’s role in the sad state of employee engagement (just 33% of employees are engaged at work). In this case, first I would make sure my expectations are well defined.

Global 100 Organizations: Setting The Gold Standard for Sustainability

WeSpire

Toronto-Based clean energy magazine, Corporate Knights just released their 2017 Annual Global 100, which identifies companies that have scored exceptionally well based on specific sustainability and diversity KPIs.

Leave It Better: Our Engineering Hiring Process

Kazoo

I strongly believe leadership has a prominent role in preventing these sorts of toxic cultures, and I have seen firsthand how they can disengage current employees as well as recruiting prospects. We’ve stripped education information as well — this was identified as an aspect we don’t care about for candidates. Autumn Manning is co-founder and CEO of Kazoo , a leading HR SaaS company that improves bottom-line performance metrics by enhancing the employee experience.

Dave Ulrich: Teaching HR the Language of the C-Suite

HR Daily Advisor

He’s been named the top management thought leader in Business Week, Fortune, Financial Times, The Economist and People Management, and he has been designated the number one most influential international HR thought leader by HR Magazine. Well, but it’s analytics, it must be good.”

Using Employee Surveys Effectively: A Kazoo Q&A

Kazoo

” We sat with Kim Dawson, Kazoo’s Director of Employee Experience, to talk about the importance of surveys and how they can be used correctly — as well as common mistakes organizations make resulting in ineffective processes. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

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4 common change management mistakes to avoid

Insperity

experimentation (“Well … maybe we could make it work.”). How to avoid it: Start your communication efforts well before you launch the change, using a targeted mix of communication channels. Email memos and group presentations are a great way to explain the logic and vision behind the change, as well as one-on-one meetings where employees can privately share their concerns. Make sure they have enough time and the skills needed to handle the change, as well as the right tools.

Use These 18 Job Boards to Keep Compliant

TalentCulture

Since the changes to the OFCCP guidance in 2014, there is more focus on the metrics behind good faith efforts. Federal contractors must hire a percentage of employees each year that are veteran as well as employees with disabilities.

What Makes a Workplace Diversity Program Successful?

Thrive Global

For example, studies have found that a variety of diversity initiatives—including evaluating managers based on diversity and inclusion metrics, and diversity networking and affinity groups—can lead to either more or less representation of target groups.

Peaceful State of Mind

HRO Today

The COVID-19 pandemic has created new stressors for employees as well. The CDC points out that disasters and traumatic events can exacerbate pre-existing physical and mental health conditions, as well as stress and anxiety. Tara Antonipillai is founder of Tara Antonipillai Wellness.

Delving Into Data

HRO Today

Prior to 2017, ATD did not have any systems in place to collect and analyze workforce data, says Chief People Officer Rebecca Sinclair. ATD created a position in between entry level and driver to allow for greater career progression and development, as well as flexibility within the business.

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Last Week in Talent - Monday, April 17th

Entelo

created just 98,000 new jobs in March to mark the smallest gain in almost a year, a sign the labor market is not quite as strong as big hiring gains earlier in 2017 suggested. Happy last day to do your taxes, one and all!

Going Beyond Basic Benefits

HRO Today

Family-friendly policies help create a culture of support for the employee,” says Anna Spriggs, chief of HR and administration at Truth Initiative , a non-profit public health organization that has made employee health and well-being a core tenet of its culture.

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Kellogg VP Priscilla Koranteng: “Why diversity and inclusion is an investment that leads to true competitive business advantages”

Thrive Global

From 2014–2017, she served as CSC’s Global Head of Human Resources and transformation leader for the company’s insurance and healthcare industry portfolio covering a scope of over $7 billion and 30,000 employees. Community Authority Magazine Wonder

Tyler, the Creator is in full bloom

Fast Company The Future of Work

” “There’s a lot of ’70s music on this playlist,” I say, sure I can almost hear the warm, retro chords of his Grammy-nominated 2017 album, Flower Boy , somewhere in this mix. What are the metrics to say something is massive or niche?

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sHeroes: How Mathilde Collin of Front is helping companies bring efficiency and transparency to the way teams work

Thrive Global

Mathilde has been recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30: Enterprise Tech 2017 and Inc.’s In 2017, my co-founder, CTO, and friend Laurent Perrin was diagnosed with. We began offering a monthly health and wellness. concentrate on moving a single metric.

Strategically Managing Manufacturing Skills Gaps With Learning Analytics

Visier

According to Training magazine’s most recent Training Industry Report, “total 2017 U.S. This kind of strategic planning can’t be accomplished with isolated metrics like learning completions or learner satisfaction scores.

A Great Employee Experience: Lessons from “The Just 100”

Kazoo

In December 2017, Forbes Magazine released its list of “The Just 100” — 100 public companies known for being good corporate citizens and treating their employees well. But even in a less-competitive market, the payoff for treating employees well is clear. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

To be effective, leadership development should change

Bersin with Deloitte

Also, if our leadership development efforts had been so successful and have improved (rather than just changed) over time: Why is the war for talent alive, well, and maybe even more acute than ever? 4 Deloitte Global, The Deloitte Millennial Survey 2017, January 2017, [link].

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Hireology Ranked #602 on 2018 Inc. 5000 List

Hireology

magazine after they have fully vetted all applicants. Businesses featured on the list have proven their strategies to be successful, thereby leading to increased growth, revenue and reputation, as well as becoming trendsetters in their respective industries.

5 Company Culture Ideas for Creating Successful Teams

Kazoo

In Gallup’s 2017 Performance Management report , 40% of employees could link their personal goals to company or team goals. Having a common set of metrics is critical to keep each part of your team moving to a common target. Team alignment is a must-have for any business.

What kind of company culture do you have? (Take this quiz!)

Kazoo

The report identified three common structures of the employee experience — Baseline , Better , and Optimized — as well as 10 Culture Building Blocks that have a strong influence on company culture. If you score Optimized : Your company scores well above the baseline employee experience. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

Why Common Approaches to Employee Recognition Fail

Kazoo

They’re infrequent: Companies mean well when they make callouts at quarterly all-hands meetings, but if these are a major part of your employee recognition efforts, switching to timely recognition would be much more impactful. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

4 Ways Employee Recognition Can Chase Away Winter Blues

Kazoo

If an employee is spending time looking for things that their coworkers are doing well,they’re more likely to connect and learn from each other. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights. February is a great time to get strategic about employee recognition. By mid-February, many people are tired of winter. Snow is no longer new.

4 Tips for Building a Best-in-Class Company Culture

Kazoo

If so, raise awareness of these opportunities — employee experience platforms like Kazoo incentivize wellness and learning behaviors. Most business leaders would agree: company culture is important.

Checklist for Effective Employee Recognition

Kazoo

But what about the people who are performing well on a day-to-day basis? Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

“Inaction is also a choice, and inaction has impacts” with Dyan Gibbens and Tyler Gallagher

Thrive Global

I am excited about many areas, as well as the massive increase in computing power. From autonomous vehicles (air, ground, and sea), I am excited to see more of a focus transporting actual cargo to build reliability metrics before transporting the most precious cargo, human cargo. We do not fully understand how this technology will be used, including the intended use as well as second and third-order ethical impacts. · In 2017, I attended G7-I7 in Turin, Italy as a U.S.

The 5 Most Effective & Tactical Solutions to Recruitment Marketing

Vibe HCM

Well, over the last two months we researched this topic, and definitively identified the five most proven strategies of doing so. Other best-practices strategies here include optimizing your site for Google for Jobs, as well as using the aforementioned chatbots to answer any of the candidate’s questions, as well as suggest specific jobs, based on the job seekers interests, skills, and geographic location. Magazine’s top 100 Leadership Speakers in the world, as well as Inc.’s

The 5 Most Effective & Tactical Solutions to Recruitment Marketing

Vibe HCM

Well, over the last two months we researched this topic, and definitively identified the five most proven strategies of doing so. Other best-practices strategies here include optimizing your site for Google for Jobs, as well as using the aforementioned chatbots to answer any of the candidate’s questions, as well as suggest specific jobs, based on the job seekers interests, skills, and geographic location. Magazine’s top 100 Leadership Speakers in the world, as well as Inc.’s

10 Ways to Create an Employee Engagement Culture

Kazoo

billion, Gallup’s State of the Workforce 2017 report indicates that only 30% of employees are in fact feeling engaged at their jobs. Establishing a defined, well-communicated vision grounded in core values — and recognizing behavior that supports that vision — gives employees a sense of meaning and purpose in their jobs. Giving employees specific goals, as well as the training, tools, and resources needed to perform their job will foster employee motivation.

16 Factors to Consider When Investing in an Applicant Tracking System

Career Metis

billion in 2017 to USD 1.81 Whether it’s an SME or a well-established business, every enterprise will have its own goals and objectives. 11) Analytics Tools to Track the Metrics.