Thu.Apr 20, 2017

Ask Adam: Creating a Positive Employee Experience

Ultimate Software

“Employee experience” has become a standard HR buzzword, and today’s executives are increasingly recognizing and prioritizing its influence. In January, Forbes published “ The Employee Experience Is the Future of Work ,” and we now know that “ee experience” is the #1 driver of employment outcomes.

Creating a Valuable Employee Performance Experience


Performance management is being disrupted. In two-thirds of organizations today, business leaders are rethinking the traditional methods of managing employee performance. And employees are breathing a collective sigh of relief.

2 Principles for Effective Performance Management


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – The next generation of performance management will be employee driven and focused on contributions. Social technologies are the tools that make it effective.

Helping Employees Harmonize Their Inner Dissonance


Do you ever find that your inner voice is being less than supportive? Cautionary thoughts that help us avoid real dangers can be a good thing. But, if they too frequently intrude during everyday moments, these thinking patterns can sometimes negatively affect our mood and our performance at work.

Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

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Company Uses Facial Recognition to Assess Learning

TLNT: The Business of HR

Hong Kong-based Pathship had an interesting idea about learning that led to an even more interesting idea about analytics. The learning idea was that, with today’s technology, one can efficiently match up knowledge seekers to knowledge providers (e.g. novices to experts) for one-on-one conversations.

Maybe it’s Not Your Boss

Laurie Ruettimann

Midway through my job as a relatively new recruiter at a consumer packaged goods company in Chicago, I was assigned a new boss. From the beginning, I didn’t like her. She never asked me how I was doing. She began and ended every meeting with pleasantries, but it was all business. So I asked her, “Why don’t you ask me how I’m doing?” ” She paused and said, “Because I really don’t care.”

Survey Says: Companies Shifting Focus to Employee Experience

TLNT: The Business of HR

I came across this fascinating white paper from SilkRoad the other day. T he Big Shift Puts Employees First: HR Transforms from Processes and Transactions to Employee Experiences , is the 2017 contribution to their annual State of Talent reports.

MINI – Great Brand, Cars and Company Culture

Take It Personel-ly

MINI is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. It has reached a level that all car manufacturers and companies want to reach: Cult Brand Status. What makes MINI special and unique is that it appeals to all ages and both women and men.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

How to Get Buy-In For Your Ideas

TLNT: The Business of HR

Notice how some great ideas never made it past the initial concept, while other mediocre ideas seem to sail through with leadership on board? Sometimes, how you sell your ideas to decision makers to get buy-in is just as important as what you’re selling.

Organizational Learning: How Conflict Tolerance and Vulnerability Boost Results

Switch and Shift

Learning the past tense of the verb “to eat” in French is (likely) easier than learning to be a more approachable supervisor, or re-evaluating your positions after a heated argument. And learning how to solve an algebraic equation doesn’t necessarily force you to rethink your place in the world.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


Happy Friday. Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Sign-up for our weekly Hot in HR newsletter to get these updates via email. FUNDING.

Companies: When to Call a Labor and Employment Lawyer – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Last week, I wrote a post about when employees need to lawyer up or reach out to a government agency about something that’s happening at work. It occurred to me while I was writing the post that companies might want the same type of information.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Does Your Organizational Personality Matter?

Cornerstone On Demand

What does that even mean, organizational personality, and why should we care? If you are concerned about high attrition/low retention in your organization, then this is a “must-read” blog post. See how your organizational personality affects employee engagement. I was talking with my friend; we will call him Phil, well, that's because that is his name. He mentioned that he felt that his relationship with his boss was starting to wane.

3rd Delay: Trump’s DOL to Address Overtime Rule by June 30

HR Daily Advisor

A federal court of appeals has granted the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) its third extension in defending a lawsuit challenging new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations. liseykina / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

5 Ways Wellness Programs Can Enhance Employee Engagement


By: Barron Rosborough. Digital Marketing Coordinator, SnackNation. Look up from your computer and take stock of the colleagues working around you, they might not be at their desks much longer A recent Gallup study reports that approximately 51% of them [U.S.

Can You Hear Me Now? Good! How to Listen in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Whether you are an entry-level account executive or the CEO of your firm, one of the most important skills necessary to thrive in the workplace, is to be a good listener. But what does it mean to be a “good” listener and how can you use this skill to excel on the job?

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

How One Top Workplace Keeps Innovation Flowing Through Communication


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EEOC Wellness Lawsuit Against Orion Ends in $100,000 Settlement

HR Daily Advisor

A federal challenge to a Wisconsin energy company’s employee wellness incentive was resolved April 5 with a $100,000 settlement. A federal court had thrown out the U.S.

How To Turn An Under-performing Employee Into A Superstar

AssessTEAM Performance Management

Do you have an under-performer in your team? If so, did you know that under-performers not only fail to meet their own objectives but, according to research, they can bring down the performance of the entire team by 30 to 40%.

Ask the Expert: Can We Demote Employee Returning from Maternity/FMLA Leave?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: We have an employee who works in our accounting department who will soon be returning from maternity leave. During her absence, we found a great number of errors in her work.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Invisible Leader in a Digital World


I have the privilege of meeting and working with many talented leaders across the country. They are bright, experienced, successful, and motivated to take their organizations to the next level.

Why we need simplicity to cope with complexity – mindfulness in business life

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Manager Claims Disability Bias after Employer Requires Psychological Evaluation

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The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently heard from a former Home Depot manager, claiming that he was discriminated against based on a “perceived” disability.

How a leader can change their peoples' view of the organization

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A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

CAPITALIST WEBINAR: How to Become the Best at Hourly Hiring in Your Industry.

The HR Capitalist

Let's face it, I like to talk about a lot of upper end talent topics here. I'm a little bit of a snob, right? Wait, I've done the tough stuff too! For example, take hourly hiring.

For Better Recruiting and Retention, Expand Your Definition of Wellness Benefits

Winston Benefits

As employers, we know the reason we offer benefits to employees goes beyond pure altruism, right? We want to attract the best talent and give them an incentive to stick around.

4 Video Interview Tips To Ensure Your Candidates Excel

Spark Hire

Implementing effective video interview tips can help propel candidates through the hiring process. Video interviews are very trendy, and many businesses rely on them. They are no longer exclusive to a particular industry, and are a great aid during the hiring process.

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drunk boss got angry I couldn’t drive him, emailing thank-you’s for routine office stuff, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss got drunk and was angry that I couldn’t drive him back to the office. I have been working at my job (a Fortune 500 company) for nine months, after I graduated college last year. My boss and I went to a business lunch and he drank a lot. He was upset that I couldn’t drive us back to the office because I don’t have a driver’s license. He assumed I did. He didn’t tell me to drive until we were in the parking lot.

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.