Sold Out: A Lesson on Event Content (and the Future of HR)

UpstartHR

This summer at SHRM I was looking through the sessions in the app in an attempt to figure out which I wanted to attend, and I saw this one right up front. I think we should take more time to coach and support than regulate and demand.

4 Ways to Make Pulse Surveys Work for Real Engagement

Achievers

Because of this, the timing of how often to conduct surveys will be different for every organization. The advantages of pulse surveys are many, not the least of which being real-time insight and more engaged employees.

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6 Tactics LinkedIn’s Product Team Used to Cut Its Time to Hire in Half

Linkedin Talent Blog

And the average time to “approved for hire” was 83 days. The average time to approved for hire has dropped from 83 days to 41, and 93% of the time interviewers are now completing their feedback (usually, within 24 hours). Or, “Not right now, but maybe at another time.”.

4 Simple and Straightforward Employee Goal Setting Tips

MBO Partners

Don’t dictate employee goals and success metrics. Then employees can increase their efforts if needed or focus their time a bit differently. Be sure you recognize special effort as well as attend to failing areas that need your support and encouragement.

5 Steps for Managers to Crush the Mid-Year Performance Review

Reflektive

Performance evaluations are stressful times for employees, who often view approaching reviews with dread — especially if they only meet with managers once or twice a year. Become a Coach, Not a Judge. Switching from the role of an evaluator to that of a coach is a subtle but important shift. As your employee’s coach, your role in a performance review is to help him or her succeed — which ultimately helps your organization succeed.

what to say to an employee who’s requesting too much time off, training the person who’s taking your job, and more

Ask a Manager

How can I coach an employee to have more professional polish? I am working on establishing these metrics with them and getting to know how they work. How, if at all, can I coach her to be more professional when what it seems like she needs is an injection of class/polish? What to say to an employee who’s requesting too much time off. I have a question about an employee who is requesting a lot of time off. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

4 Ways to Build a Culture of Safety in Your Workplace

Eagle's Flight

Whether your goal is to become the industry leader for safety or to reduce illness and injury in the workplace by a specific amount, it will be important to clearly state the goal and the metrics you will use to chart progress.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts

Eightfold

Tracking the right metrics is a must for companies that want to know how well their diversity efforts work. Choosing the Right Metrics. As with any HR-related goal, determining your organization’s success at implementing diversity efforts requires choosing which metrics to track.

Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

15Five

Marcel Schwantes is principal and founder of Leadership From the Core , a leading provider of servant-leadership training and coaching designed to create healthy, engaged, and profitable work cultures. How did you get into leadership training and coaching?

When intelligent tools don’t see what matters

HRExecutive

Studying Sam’s attendance, Carmen noticed an interesting pattern. As she was making a note to follow up with Sam on this pattern, her automated coach popped up on her desktop screen. But, when that didn’t work, his kids were fending for themselves for the first time.

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What Is Performance Appraisal? – Examples

EmployeeConnect

T imely: Goals must have clear time limits that aren’t impossible to achieve. Mentoring and coaching are also powerful tools to help workers reach their performance goals. The plan might include cross-training, skills development, earning industry certifications, developing networks of associates, attending seminars or receiving coaching from a mentor, manager or skilled co-worker. Metrics show how often deadlines are met without work quality being compromised.

Steps to building your own high-performance culture

AssessTEAM Performance Management

Apply employee performance metrics to retain key employees. As the boss, you should be ready to either coach your employees up or out. You can also make sure that your team is consistently attending job-related workshops and training to stay up-to-date with the industry trends.

Lessons HR could learn from Marketing: A Report from #DreamForce15

OmegaHR Solutions

Last week I attended the #DreamForce15 conference in San Francisco. For a variety of reasons I attended many of these. Taking too long to “onboard” employees and then retaining them for a short time is a drain on resources. It is capable of producing pipeline metrics.

Building a Talent Development Program for Millennials

Everwise

Millennials are assuming management roles in increasing numbers, and will shape the landscape of how we do work for a long time to come. Even worse, a mere 7% of organizations invest in dedicated time for Millennials (even high potential ones) to interact with senior management.

3 Things We Learned at 2016 NeuroLeadership Summit

Reflektive

Last week, we attended the NeuroLeadership Summit in New York. The research-driven approach led to great conversations and connections among attendees in learning and development, human resources, the C-suite, and business coaches working with large organizations.

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Succession Planning: A Full Guide

Analytics in HR

Most of the time, succession planning happens with internal candidates. This is the ultimate purpose of going through all this work: to ensure that when someone leaves, there is someone else ready and qualified to take over that role and be up and running in no time.

The most common recruiting challenges and how to overcome them

Workable

You’ll choose the best person you can find at the time—not the best fit for the job. In addition, candidates with hard-to-find skills are often considering several job offers at the same time. A long time to hire may be a byproduct of a shortage of qualified candidates.

Top Ways Technology Can Help Improve Business Practices

Get Hppy

Business owners, in particular, have been significantly affected by this trend and indeed, many entrepreneurs use software these days to save time, money, and energy throughout their day. While this does take time and commitment, you can utilize technology to help make the job easier.

10 Amazing Company Culture Consultants You Should Hire Right Now

Fond

Melissa’s consulting experience began with starting her own coaching company, which led to gaining experience in HR for small startups. Throughout her career, she has learned about what works, what doesn’t work, and what needs to evolve at a company during times of transition.

Cafe Classic: 3 Reasons to Empower All Employees to Give Discretionary Rewards

Compensation Cafe

Ann used a couple of illustrations to highlight the challenges of such programs, which boil down to: The length of time between action deserving of recognition and reward and the actual receipt of that reward (because such programs most often take the form of annual bonuses).

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

Using Preboarding Time to Best Advantage There are many ways that software technology can deliver HR and business benefits while making the most out of the time between preboarding processes and the actual starting dates of new hires. Your company’s culture is non-negotiable, but it might be amenable to evolutionary changes over time. Your software can make it easier for employees to get answers to questions, and ask for time off and other considerations.

Let’s get real about unconscious bias

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

2: Provide appropriate time for the training. Many organizations invest a significant amount of time and resources to identify and audit the types of unconscious bias that exist in their organization prior to designing a training solution.

How to Plan for a Virtual Benefits Open Enrollment

Tango Health

HR leaders have no time to wait for more information. We recommend: Calendar tool: Invest in a calendaring tool that allows employees to book time slots with your HR staff. Third, your HR staff will not feel overwhelmed and can book out time to complete other critical tasks.

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2020 Guide To Recruiting & HR Events, Part 1

Entelo

With the new year around the corner, it's time to start thinking through your 2020 plan. Read on to find out where you’re going next – and which events your friends at Entelo will be attending! Must-Attend For: All Talent Acquisition professionals.

HR How to: Preparing For The Coronavirus

AbelHR

Think about the metrics that matter most (clue: read on for some considerations!) Stores are stripped of toilet paper and there’s not a bottle of hand sanitizer in sight.

Q&A: Rethinking Your Employee Engagement Strategy

Kazoo

Last week we hosted a webinar with Human Capital Institute, Forrester Research Analyst Claire Schooley and Patagonia VP of Human Resources and Shared Services Dean Carter called, It’s Time to Rethink Your Employee Engagement Strategy. Attendees had some great questions that we either didn’t have time to answer or wanted to expand upon here. At my company, the score from the engagement survey is used as a metric for each department.

Here are 3 AI Sessions to Catch at HR Tech

HRExecutive

Increasingly, HR departments are working with standard metrics, predictive tools and other intelligent applications with the overall responsibility for all of HR’s data.

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4 Ways Leaders Can Shape Company Culture To Impact Revenue & Profits

15Five

It may seem hard to invest time and resources into something as tenuous as “company culture” when the survival of your company itself is at stake. You can encourage employees to attend these events and share their findings.

5 Reasons We Can’t Wait for HR Redefined 2018

Namely

Whether or not you attended last year’s inaugural HR Redefined conference , this year is one not to miss. Organizational psychologist and New York Times best-selling author Adam Grant will keynote the HR Redefined conference.

Lessons in Marketing for HR: From the Archive

OmegaHR Solutions

As I sit here planning my fall schedule I have put on my calendar that I will be attending #DreamForce16 in October in San Francisco. I get a lot out of attending and I am looking forward to it again. Last week I attended the #DreamForce15 conference in San Francisco.

Keeping it Simple: Driving HR analytics Value in 1 week

Analytics in HR

I attended an HR analytics conference in 2014, and was very impressed by the HR analytics work done in excel by Elouise Leonard-Cross, then of Home Group, in the North-East of England. For that, people using the platform per month is a key metric.

A 4-Part Method for Better Leadership Communication

Advanced Learning Institute

If you ask their teams, these leaders will get lower marks than they’d expect in critical communication areas such as setting context for their goals or communicating in a timely, relevant way to employees.

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

Kazoo

Do you coach managers to have growth and career path conversations in 1-on-1s? Do you encourage professional shadowing or open meetings for others to attend? Most business leaders would agree: company culture is important.

9 Crucial Rules to Remember When Having Difficult Conversations with Employees

Insperity

Whether it’s a performance issue or employees feuding , there comes a time when leaders must break the silence. Remember that as a business leader, you’re also a coach. For example, if you have an employee who is frequently late to work, make sure you have a clear attendance policy. – Can I have a second of your time to talk about some feedback we’ve received about your behavior? You want them to feel accountable for metrics and committed to meeting their goals.

10 Data-Driven Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Bonusly

Just look at the number of Google searches around the topic during that time period: Source: Google Trends. You’re going to have a difficult time improving team engagement if you’re not measuring it! Coach Leadership. I realized my job existed all this time to save my own life.”