Rethinking Your Benefits Program To Foster Peak Performance


Company cultures can be transformational. Work can be more than a job; work can be a life changing experience that gives people tools, resources, and perspectives that they take with them the rest of their lives and that benefit them in every other domain that they walk. So when we design our employee benefits programs we’re starting with these questions: . How can we support people having a transformational experience here? .

4 Pivotal Ways an OKR Dashboard Drives Alignment and High Performance


When done right, the objectives and key results (OKR) framework can help an organization increase employee engagement, productivity, and motivation. But setting OKRs is just the first step. Tracking and visualizing progress is critical in helping individuals and teams achieve those goals.


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OKRs vs. SMART Goals: How They Differ and When to Use Each


KPIs , OKRs , HRIS, SMART goals… so many acronyms floating around in the universe of HR (yet another acronym!). A familiar scenario for many in the profession is sitting in a meeting where certain acronyms are being tossed around while everyone nods and smiles, pretending to know exactly what they mean and how they apply to the business (even if they don’t). . When it comes to effective goal setting, there are two widely used methodologies — OKRs and SMART goals.

How to Build an Employee Recognition Program That Inspires and Motivates


When done right, employee recognition programs can positively impact individual employees and create better business outcomes. Top performers who are adequately recognized for their efforts are often more highly engaged and productive and less likely to leave their organization.

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

OKRs vs KPIs: How They Differ and When to Use Each


What’s more exciting — the Emerald City, or the Yellow Brick Road? Well, it depends on who you ask. Some days, you might need that glittering green city in the distance to stay motivated. But on others, it might be best to focus on the basics — putting one foot in front of the other!

What is the Role of HR in a Recession?


How HR Can Contribute to Business Growth In the Midst of Economic Instability.

How Personal OKRs Can Benefit an Individual and Impact the Organization 


In 1962 while touring the NASA space center, President John F. Kennedy met a janitor who was sweeping the floor. “Hi, Hi, I’m Jack Kennedy. What are you doing?” the President asked. Well, Mr. President,” the janitor replied, “I’m helping to put a man on the moon.”.

What are OKR Goals? The Basics of This Goal Setting Approach


It took 2,500 years to build the Great Wall of China. The Ming Wall alone, its most famous section, took 276 years to build. So did every bricklayer — or even every Ming emperor — show up to work each day thinking about completing the Great Wall?

3 Types of Employee Engagement Surveys and How to Choose the Right One


The market is now saturated with an abundance of employee survey tools and software. Perhaps you’ve already tried a few but experienced much lower than anticipated response rates. Or maybe you aren’t seeing significant outcomes. Some of these surveys are valid and valuable.

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How to Improve Team Effectiveness & Reduce Workplace Stressors Through Exceptional Culture

Speaker: Galen Emanuele - President, Shift Yes LLC

Having a great workplace culture increases engagement and performance, yet many leadership teams lack the tools they need to successfully develop one. In this webinar, you will receive guidance on how to adapt your workplace culture and improve your employee experience.

How Transformational Retreats Can Transform Your Business


In May of 2022, we held our eighth annual all company retreat in Venice, Italy. These retreats are purpose driven events designed to bring every employee together, re-align them around our company mission and OKRs, and to allow for vulnerable connections in a beautiful setting away from office walls.

OKR Examples: How to Write OKRs that Drive Impact


Objectives & Key Results (OKRs) help align and motivate teams and individuals to reach personal and professional goals. But for this popular goal-setting framework to be effective, OKRs must be well crafted. .

Data-Driven Decision Making: 3 Steps to Getting Started With HR Analytics


HR analytics can help you see a more complete picture of your organization, so you can make better decisions for your people and the business. But how can HR leaders and managers get started?

Stuck in the Middle? How HR Can Navigate the Push-Pull Between Company & Employee Interests


To kick off our 2022 HR Hacks for Business Virtual Summit , we were honored to have Vice President & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, J.P. Gownder , as our featured keynote speaker.

The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

How To Provide Effective Manager Training


Have you ever had to do a job without the proper training? Unfortunately, many companies are setting managers up for failure by failing to build out a process for effective manager training that would improve the lives of many employees.

What Keeps Human Resources Professionals Awake At Night?


We posted this question as an icebreaker in our HR Superstars community , because we figured if anyone is going to share vulnerably immediately, it’s going to be Human Resources Professionals (aka People Ops): . What one aspect of your HR role has kept you up at night in the last week? ??After

The Power of Positive Feedback at Work


Have you heard the legend of Sisyphus, the ancient Greek prince? Sisyphus incurred the wrath of Hades, god of the underworld, and was doomed to a horrible fate. Each morning, he would roll an enormous boulder up a mountainside. But before he reached the top, it would slip out of his grasp, and roll back down to where he started. That would be frustrating for anyone — to this day, we call endless, unrewarding tasks Sisyphean.

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How to Find, Keep and Elevate Gen Z Talent


Where do you see yourself ten years from now? If you fall into the Baby Boomer demographic, perhaps you’re picturing how you’ll spend your retirement. On the other hand, if you’re a Millennial, chances are your 10-year-plan involves moving into more senior roles and mapping out the final decade or two of your career. But what about Gen-Z?

Reframing the Way We Work: How to Take Advantage of Disruptions

Speaker: Stela Lupushor, Founder, Reframe.Work Inc.

The work world is changing faster than ever before. How can we future-proof the organization we work for or with, our team’s impact, or our personal ability to continuously transform and upskill? In this exclusive webinar, Stela Lupushor will help you navigate this new reality.

The ROI of Coaching: Building a Business Case for Leadership & Manager Coaching 


With the rapid technological and cultural changes our society has experienced over the last few decades, the old leadership styles leftover from the industrial age are no longer effective.

The Great Upheaval: A Peek at 15Five’s Special Report on the State of HR and the Workplace


Conflicting reports about the state of the economy—from booming job growth to dire predictions of a recession—are making decision-making about next steps difficult for HR leaders, employers and employees.

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The 5 Biggest Compensation Strategy Challenges for HR Leaders


With today’s competitive talent market compounded by economic factors like high inflation, people leaders face tremendous pressure to create a competitive compensation strategy.

How Upskilling Managers is Helping Houwzer Thrive in a Turbulent Market


About Houwzer. Houwzer is a modern, socially responsible real estate and mortgage start-up with employees all over the US.

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What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.

5 Employee Performance Metrics You Should Be Tracking


To successfully make the journey from administrative HR to strategic HR, organizations need a roadmap — better yet, a GPS. You need to know where you’re headed, what roads can get you their fastest (with the least amount of potholes), and when to reroute when you get off course.

How Manager Effectiveness Impacts Performance, For Better or For Worse


To quote everyone from Damocles to Spider-Man, with great power comes great responsibility. It’s a truism for a reason, but it’s more relevant to managers than most. An employee’s relationship with their manager defines their workplace experience.

3 Business-Critical Reasons to Invest in Strategic HR


The concept of “being strategic” has become a bit watered down in the business world over the last few years. The phrase is often overused and misinterpreted.

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What is Employee Recognition, and How Does it Boost Performance?


Imagine a friend told you they really went the extra mile for their partner. They cooked dinner, picked up a bouquet of flowers, and spent all day cleaning their home until it sparkled. But when their husband or wife came home, they didn’t even seem to notice — let alone say thank you!

The Empowered Workforce: A Human-Centric Approach to the Employee Experience & Retention

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer at Lighthouse Research & Advisory, and Felix Eichler, co-founder and CTO of Userlane

As Yoda is known to say, "Do or do not, there is no try." Join Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer at Lighthouse Research & Advisory, and Felix Eichler, co-founder and CTO of Userlane, for this insightful discussion on meeting talent where they are and creating empowering experiences.

How Nugget is Creating an Environment Where Team Members Can Grow and Thrive


Nugget is a kids furniture company with a mission of making furniture for growing imaginations. Their team is made up of more than 100 people in 40 different roles, and two locations.

Demystifying Compensation with Data-Driven Total Rewards Statements


Attracting great talent has never been more competitive, with companies understandably wanting to provide the most enticing compensation packages possible.

The Importance of Showing Gratitude at Work


It’s been a tough couple of years, and many employees have felt an impact on their mental health and wellbeing as they deal with both internal and external stressors.

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Low Budget, High-Impact HR Hacks From 3 Experienced People Leaders 


Huge expectations have been placed on today’s people leaders, while inflation, tight budgets, and a competitive talent market continue to create an uphill climb for many teams post-pandemic. That’s why at 15Five’s 2022 HR Hacks for Business Virtual Summit , we brought together a panel of HR leaders to share their ideas for doing more with less, and how you can build high performing teams even when times are tough.

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

The Link Between Employee Feedback and Gender Equity


March is Women’s History Month here in the United States, and on March 8 th , the world recognizes International Women’s Day.

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Dealing with Mental Health in the Workplace: Insights from the HR Superstars Summit


At 15Five’s recent HR Superstars Summit , an all-star community of strategic HR leaders came together to talk about the trials and tribulations of the last year, and to share their keys to success in 2022.

Why Neurodiversity Should Be Part of Your DEIB Program


While the topic of neurodiversity in the workforce is becoming more widely discussed, it’s still a relatively new concept for many DEI and HR practitioners.

What Are 9 Innovative Ideas That Actually Improve Employee Engagement?


“The most innovative or unique idea my company implemented in the last year that actually improved engagement for our employees is _?” ” Every month, we ask members of our HR Superstars Community an “icebreaker question” like this one around a different topic.

Enhance Your Remote Culture: A Social Connection Strategy

Speaker: Kaleem Clarkson, COO of Blend Me, Inc

For some, a return to the office can cause remote employees to feel isolated and disconnected from their team. Join us to discuss leadership's role in developing a social connection strategy based on data and collaboration between team members.