Mon.Jan 21, 2019

Daily Pay: Discount it at Your Own Peril As an HR Leader.

The HR Capitalist

Most readers of this blog are blessed in many ways, including financially. As HR and recruiting pros, many of us live our lives and really don't consider things from our workforce's point of view often enough. Case in point: The concept of Daily Pay as a tool for retention. Daily pay is something that doesn't feel natural to HR pros. After all we've long since settled into our 2 week cycles for payroll. Payroll is due!! What's our error rate on Payroll?

SurvaleTM Announces Record Growth, New Capabilities and Awards for 2018


Nearly triple sales growth, dozens of new high profile clients, new functionality and another candidate experience technology award highlight a blockbuster year. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 22, 2019 – Leading Workforce Feedback and Analytics Platform, Survale , announces another record year of growth and accomplishments as it continues to innovate feedback-based recruiting.

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5 Must-See TED Talks to Improve your Employee Engagement


Employee experience and engagement are at the forefront of every HR leader’s mind; whenever Gallup releases its employee engagement research , we are reminded of the consistently low levels of engagement that continue to burden organizations and leave HR teams scrambling. With only 34 percent of workers feeling engaged, enterprises face real problems with productivity, turnover, and a host of other factors that cost them dearly.

5 Reasons to Invest in Team-Building Activities in 2019


Being an HR professional means being able to handle challenges with grace. You need to be creative in finding ways to work with people who may not always be easy to work with. That is why, sometimes, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR Eric Friedman eSkill team building

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.

The Best New Books on Employee Engagement


The world of HR is constantly evolving, so it is absolutely critical for leaders and HR professionals to stay on top of emerging trends and innovative approaches to address classic conundrums, like employee engagement. . While podcasts and online presentations, like TED Talk recordings , are great options for learning on the go, nothing is quite as effective as a good read to obtain in-depth knowledge. Books are a great way to obtain just that from thought leaders and influencers.

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5 Reasons You Need an Employee Survey


If you haven’t conducted an employee survey before, getting started can be rife with questions: What should it encompass? How do we avoid bias and get the most out of a survey? Will people actually participate and share their experience? Plus, the most pressing question of all: Why even do an employee survey ? It’s helpful to understand what an employee survey does before diving into the why behind conducting it.

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5 Employee Engagement Best Practices to Keep in Mind

Digital HR Tech

It’s time for the annual employee engagement survey again. Conducting a survey sounds easier than it actually is. What are the best practices you need to keep in mind? In this article, we will discuss the 5 must-know employee engagement best practices. Measuring employee engagement can be a very powerful tool to improve employee wellbeing and increase the revenue for the organization.

5 Can’t-Miss Podcasts on Employee Engagement (Plus 3 Bonus Episodes)


People are often enterprises’ greatest asset. For this reason, employee engagement will only become more important in 2019. When report after report shows that almost 70 percent of employees are disengaged, it’s not hard to believe that the day of reckoning for employee engagement has come. For that reason, companies need to invest in big initiatives that address what really drives employee engagement—meaning.

Ask a Recruiter: How do you improve employee retention in an industry with high turnover rates?


There’s always a war for talent, but it’s especially high stakes in industries such as hospitality, where we’ve seen high turnover rates. You never want to hire people with the mindset that they might leave soon, but you feel like you have no choice as the numbers speak for themselves. To combat this, you should evolve your recruiting strategy with a primary focus on employee retention. But first, job ads.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

How to Use Real-Time Polls With Your Engagement Survey


Answer this quick riddle: What comes around once a year, costs organizations a lot of time and money, and employees hate it? No, it’s not the annual performance review, but good guess. It’s the annual employee engagement survey. And much like the aforementioned yearly performance review , engagement surveys are broken. The primary reason these surveys have low participation and little impact on engagement is because they’re too infrequent.

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How Can You Help an Employee Who Has Burned Out? Copy

Get Hppy

Sometimes, you will notice that your star employees are late for work and irritable. This is most common at the end of the year. Productivity drops and enthusiasm wanes. As a manager, you will naturally feel irritable and frustrated with the situation, and sometimes your reactions will make things worse. Well, you need to consider that the issue is not with your employee but with their work. The employees may be feeling unappreciated and overwhelmed.

Why the Annual Engagement Survey Isn’t Enough


“Let your voice be heard” is the yearly call in our inboxes, gently urging us to fill out an employee engagement survey. Most professionals have each had their experience with this activity, whether it means doggedly working through a tedious, multi-hour chore, or encountering a set of genuine questions that make one stop and reflect. Surveying for engagement is a staple of corporate life and will continue to be in a time when the subject is on every leader’s mind.

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From 98% men to 55% women: 5 tips for gender diversity in tech sales


Rachel Bates knows a lot about diversity in tech sales – or lack thereof – in Boston’s thriving tech sector. Her wake-up moment was noticing a glaring lack of gender diversity in the tech industry when interviewing for new opportunities in late 2016. “My My experience up until that point in sales and in tech sales was that it’s been a heavy imbalance of males to females.

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!

How To Care For Your Employees

Get Hppy

One of the most important responsibilities taken on by those working in Human Resources is frequently dealing with people who aren’t exactly fulfilled during their time at work. You’ll have to help identify and resolve the issues which may lead them to leave their position. The factors that might determine who hands in their notice might include the following: An insufficient manager. Bad pay. Illness. Other colleagues. Feeling undervalued.

The Top 3 Benefits of Consolidating HR Tools


Providing a dynamic and effective employee experience remains top of mind for organizations. In fact, 80 percent of HR and business leaders said employee experience was “important” or “very important,” according to a Deloitte survey. Of course, a perfect storm of meager employee engagement , low unemployment, high competition for talent, and changing workplace demographics are driving efforts to improve employee experience.

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Organizational Leadership Degrees Open Doors to Careers in HR

Take It Personel-ly

You are looking to sharpen your skills in management and leadership, so you can effectively impact a company, but you already have or do not want to have a degree in just general business. You want a degree that lets your management skills shine brightly, helping you to better impact a company. There is a […].

Employee Development Opportunities for Your Business


The new year is a natural time to assess our personal and professional goals and to consider how we can make the most of the months ahead of us. For business leaders and HR reps, the beginning of the year also underscores the importance of growing the skills of workforces by providing employee development opportunities. As you begin to brainstorm what developmental initiatives to roll-out next, keep the following in mind. Employees Seek Professional Development.

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.

How AI is Transforming the Employee Experience in 2019


“To use AI or not to use AI, that is the question” -- something Shakespeare might have pondered if he was Head of HR in today’s tech-savvy world. In recent years, many industries are looking into AI solutions for their businesses. In particular, there is no better meeting place for human and machine-based intelligence than the human resources industry, where the incorporation of AI frees up the hands of HR and People Operations personnel to focus on what they do best -- the human side of things.

ATS ROI - All About Time To Fill?

Select Software Reviews

A lot of people think the fees third party headhunters make are insanely high. Until this morning, I was definitely one of those people. Then I had a realization. 20-30% of first year’s salary, just for find the right person, seems like borderline extortion. But, it actually “makes sense” for companies to pay this rate, assuming they can’t do the same job as quickly as these recruiters can.

Why internal communications needs to be at the centre of digital transformation


MarketingTech | January 21, 2019. The post Why internal communications needs to be at the centre of digital transformation appeared first on SocialChorus.

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The breakable laws of HR

101 Half Connected Things

A few months ago I was asked to speak at the graduation ceremony for a group of Civil Service Fast Stream folk. It got me thinking as to what things I believe about HR. One of them is about the importance of context – so I call these things breakable laws. In the same way that you can break a speed limit to save a life, I think the below are useful guiding thoughts – and what I’d stick to most of the time. You’ll probably have to compromise at some point in your career.

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.

I can’t get my own hotel room even if I pay for it, I cried in a meeting, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I can’t get my own hotel room even if I pay for it. I’ve been at a new workplace for about a year and am getting ready to take some business trips this summer. My department’s travel policy doesn’t require us to have roommates, but so far our travel coordinator won’t let me book a hotel room without naming one. I’ve offered to pay for half of the room, or even the entire hotel bill, but she won’t get off my back. This isn’t just a whim of mine.

Ask a Recruiter: How do you improve employee retention in an industry with high turnover rates?


There’s always a war for talent, but it’s especially high stakes in industries such as hospitality, where we’ve seen high turnover rates. You never want to hire people with the mindset that they might leave soon, but you feel like you have no choice as the numbers speak for themselves. To combat this, you should evolve your recruiting strategy with a primary focus on employee retention. But first, job ads.

Martin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership, Education, and Belief in a Cause

BizLibrary - HR

Today marks MLK day, a day that we reflect on the important contributions provided the iconic civil and human rights advocate. The post Martin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership, Education, and Belief in a Cause appeared first on BizLibrary. Article learning reinforcement learning technology

Thoughts on Discrimination

HR Examiner

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, here is the Diversity series we did this in year’s past. The key to diversity is to put down your fear and assumptions long enough to get curious. It’s way harder than it sounds. It requires courage to be vulnerable and wrong. But I can promise that on the other side are amazing human beings. And some that will still think you’re a jerk. Do it anyway. You are worth it. We all are.

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.

an entry-level candidate with no job history wants more money for their “experience”

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I have a question for you as to whether or not this is a red flag for a potential new hire. I am hiring someone for an entry-level position. It is meant for someone straight out of college and new to the field who is interested in learning a lot, meeting loads of highly connected people, and launching a potentially awesome career. I’ve set the salary to be a little above what other orgs our size do for this position to make it more competitive and retain staff.

Why Collaborative Business Models make Leaders Uncomfortable

One Millimeter Mindset

Reading the words, collaborative business models, makes some leaders shudder. Yet, other leaders think: Why not? The difference in reactions – and responses – is rooted in how your brain is hard-wired to think about continuously serving customers. Now, some of you lead organizations with seemingly immutable business models. Ones which continue to “work well”, regardless of organization or association size.

Clap for the heavyweight champ


The people around you can make or break you. For whatever reason some people will believe that your success takes away from their success. Some people believe there’s not enough for all of us. Some people would rather hold you back than work on their own selves. Some people are motivated by all the wrong reasons. These are just a few reasons why it’s so important for you to surround yourself with the right people. Not just the right mentors, but the right friends.