Tue.Dec 18, 2018

5 HR Predictions for 2019


We come into 2019 at the very top of an economic cycle with record-low unemployment. Talent mobility is hot as companies expand. Organizations are becoming flatter, and team-based work models and organizational-network analysis are becoming mainstream. CEOs and CHROs will continue to worry in the new year about skills gaps, job and work transformation, and employee engagement.

Employees Want More Technology Choice (And Smart Companies are OK with That)


What do people really value in an employer? They want to be paid fairly, have opportunities to grow their careers, and be part of a team that succeeds. But for information workers who spend a lot of time working on screens, choice of technology also plays a role. We recently surveyed over 300 Quick Base customers to learn what matters most to them when it comes to workplace tools.

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What is Information Governance?


Managing and securing vital company data? It’s key to risk mitigation and regulatory compliance. So what’s driving that need, and what are various components of an Information Governance initiative? The bedrock of modern business? Data and information. The amount of them being generated is growing at a seemingly exponential rate, and managing that flood is a gigantic task. Just two of the new data management complexities businesses must deal with.?

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21 Top Talent Management, People Ops, And HR Conferences In 2019


Human Resource professionals understand more than most why learning and development opportunities are vital. One study found that a whopping two-thirds of employees actually changed jobs due to a lack of L&D. Perhaps this is because many companies don’t know how to create a learning and development program internally, or lack the resources to provide what they see as a perk, via external learning experiences like conferences and seminars.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

We’re Only Human 46: New Methods for Educating the Future Leaders of HR


Today, everyone is fascinated with talking about the “future of work.” ” But who is the future of work? That’s right–students. The kids (we’re old enough to call them kids, right?) that are coming up behind us are going to truly BE the future of the workplace. In today’s episode of We’re Only Human, Ben takes the opportunity to sit down with a long-time friend, Matt Stollak, to talk about these ideas. Matt teaches HR courses at St.

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What We’ve Learned About Engagement


The following is an excerpt from “ENGAGEMENT MAGIC: Five Keys for Engaging People, Leader, and Organizations.” ” In the fall of 2014, we released the book MAGIC: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement. But the book didn’t start there; it began nearly twenty years prior, as our organization, DecisionWise, conducted our first employee engagement survey. At that time, the concept of “employee engagement” was largely unknown.

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The Difference Between Baby Boomers and Millennials When It Comes to Work Ethic

Get Hppy

To say that Baby Boomers and Millennials aren’t speaking the same language when it comes to both of their relationships with work, careers, and life in general in our modern world would be the understatement of the century. Boomers are (understandably) pretty “old-school” about how things should be done, about the value of good old-fashioned elbow grease and grunt work, and about pushing through obstacles and adversity with nothing more than a little bit of brute force and street smarts.

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Announcing Reflektive’s 2018 Year in Review


After 5 years as a company, we finally decided it was time to get to the bottom of important feedback trends. We sought to find answers to questions such as “What is the most popular day to give feedback?”, ”, and “Which day of the week people are most likely to give feedback?” ” We combed through our vast pool of data and we were finally able to come up with some fascinating stats for you to enjoy.

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You Can’t Fix What You Refuse to See

TLNT: The Business of HR

“It’s unbelievable how much you don’t know about the game you’ve been playing all your life.”?—?Mickey Mickey Mantle. Understanding what lies ahead is critical to making the right decisions. Accepting reality requires to remain open to new information?—?especially especially the one that challenges what we know for sure. HR Insights Leadership Talent Management psychological safety

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

4 Mindsets Needed for a Better Talent Pipeline

Julie Winkle Giulioni

As leaders face the most volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business conditions ever, one thing is clear: Talent is an organization’s most powerful and sustainable competitive advantage. As a result, improving the talent pipeline by attracting, developing and retaining the best possible employees is among a leader’s most fundamental priorities.

6 Easy Ways to Help Your Employees Eat Healthy in the New Year

TLNT: The Business of HR

Everyone knows the way to a person’s heart, but who knew the way to attract employees and keep them healthy is also through their stomach? With the relationship between and diet and health so closely related and well known today, the typical doughnuts at meetings and pizza and cookies at the office may not cut it anymore. Healthcare Wellness Featured

my boss wants help with her dating app profile

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My new boss started here in January. My coworkers and I are upset and concerned over her complete lack of boundaries. It hasn’t gotten better as time goes on. I could write you a novel about all the stuff she does, but here are just a few examples to show what I mean: * My boss told us she’s trying to lose weight. She said her goal is to lose over half her weight. She says my coworkers and I have to keep her accountable to make sure she stays on track.

HR Roundtable: Where Did the Passion Go?

TLNT: The Business of HR

The November HR (Cincinnati) Roundtable took a step into an arena that is somewhat taboo these days – “Passion at Work.” ” Engagement HR Insights Motivation Featured

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Workology Announces SHRM Certification Prep Course Offering


Being a SHRM approved recertification provider and with the success of our LEARN program, I’m happy to announce that Workology will launch our new SHRM certification prep courses in 2019. The courses. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR SHRM certification prep

4 Lessons from HBO’s Westworld


Professionals in the HR space can find more than their fair share of helpful advice from the characters of HBO’s WestWorld. It is, after all, a story about self actualization, interpersonal relationships, and questionable leadership. And for those wondering if we’re dehumanizing the modern workforce by drawing comparisons to a rebellious group of programmed machines, well, maybe — but stay with us.

Building a Safe Work Environment for Your Employees

Get Hppy

No workplace can be considered usable until all necessary safety measures have been implemented. This includes everything from hard hats to employee education. There is a lot to consider, and going through all the necessary steps will take time, but your investment will pay off. Complying with regulations is, of course, mandatory, and should be enough reason for you to make your workplace as safe as possible. But what matters more, is the wellbeing of your employees.

4 Lessons HR Teams Can Learn from HBO’s Westworld


Professionals in the HR space can find more than their fair share of helpful advice from the characters of HBO’s WestWorld. It is, after all, a story about self actualization, interpersonal relationships, and questionable leadership. And for those wondering if we’re dehumanizing the modern workforce by drawing comparisons to a rebellious group of programmed machines, well, maybe — but stay with us.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

6 Mind-Blowing Stats on Employee Engagement


If you’ve been casual about the topic of employee engagement or figured that your employees are probably doing fine (because you’d know if something wasn’t working, right?), it’s time to take a second look. Employee engagement can seem like a vague topic since it doesn’t show up as a line item on your end-of-quarter financials, but it actually has a significant impact on how nicely those numbers stack up. Here’s a handful of employee engagement stats we’ve gathered to capture your attention: 1.

Yello Wins Award for Best Advance in Mobile Talent Acquisition Technology


We’re proud to announce that Yello won a coveted 2018 Brandon Hall Group bronze award for excellence in the “Best Advance in Mobile Talent Acquisition Technology” category. Entries were evaluated by an international panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives. The rigorous judging process was based on how the technology fills a need, product design, functionality, innovation and measurable benefits.

Eight key HR trends for 2019


Experts assess the likely challenges for HR in the year ahead, from AI to Brexit, engagement, and skills gaps. Between the introduction of gender pay gap reporting and the GDPR, and the myriad factors affecting individual organisations, 2018 has been a busy year for HR teams. And the profession is set to face an even greater variety of challenges in 2019: here are eight that our panel of experts have picked as the ones to watch over the next 12 months. .

5 New Year’s resolutions for recruiters


As we enter the holiday season, naturally our minds wander to vacation plans, tree decorations, cookies and our favorite movie. It’s also the time to reflect on the year that’s about to end, thinking about our biggest hits – and maybe a couple of misses. But, enough with the reminiscences. The new year also marks a fresh start; it means setting new goals and stepping into the next year with a positive attitude. This includes our professional lives as well.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement is a very abstract concept. It is defined as the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization. It naturally varies from person to person. However, reports and statistics reveal some common drivers of employee engagement. And Employers must keep themselves updated on these employee engagement trends and statistics. We live in a world where trends change in the blink of an eye.

Get Ready for 2019

HRO Today

HR experts share six trends that will shape the industry in the coming year. By Marta Chmielowicz. The past year in HR has been marked by developments in smart technologies, key shifts in workplace management practices, and the rise of alternative forms of work. With artificial intelligence (AI), automation, social media, and a new world of data and analytics at their fingertips, HR professionals have transformed the industry into a more agile and strategic business function.

The Non-Smoker Smoke Break!

The Tim Sackett Project

Let’s break down some math on the amount of time smokers take, paid, in smoke breaks daily: . An average smoker smokes 15 cigarettes per day. I’m going to assume that when awake the smoker smokes about 1 cigarette per hour, so that’s 40 cigarettes per week smoked at work. It takes about 5 minutes to smoke a cigarette. .

20 Takeaways From Google Innovation Culture That’ll Blow Your Minds!


Google’s various offices around the world are known to be extremely pleasing to the eyes, but they are also a hotbed of innovation and imagination. Google and its culture are built around four cornerstones- mission, transparency, voice, and space. Other companies in the world benchmark Google when it comes to innovation and rightly so.

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Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

updates: I got in trouble because my coworker saw maxi pads in my car, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are five updates from past letter-writers. I got in trouble because my coworker saw maxi pads in my car. Thanks again for answering my question Alison. I did appreciate your insight and the nice comments from everyone. I was laid off on Friday.

Reports vs Analytics: What’s the Difference?

Visier - Talent Acquisition

In today’s competitive business landscape, organizations are increasingly turning to analytics to give them the answers they need to make decisions with greater confidence. However, while the number of businesses taking advantage of analytics may be steadily increasing, the average person’s understanding of analytics remains vague. So, what are analytics and how are they different from reports?

How BounceX Set a New Standard for Equal Pay and D&I


BounceX has quickly become one of the tech industry’s model employers. For anyone who follows their business practices, that should come as no surprise. In a world where the average adult spends more time at work than they do at home, the company knows how essential it is to offer resources that support and engage workers. HR Equal Pay Diversity & Inclusion