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

PeopleStrategy

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

RecognizeThis!

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

CONCERN: EAP

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: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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Prove the ROI of Your Organization’s Learning Program

Everwise

With the ever-increasing pace of work, taking a step back to focus on employee development can feel challenging. As a result, employees often lack the opportunity or tools to grow within their companies.

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.

Free E-Guide: 8 Surprising Facts About Labor Law Posting Regulations

As an HR professional, it’s important to learn about the labor laws and posting requirements that affect your company. Staying on top of these continual changing rules can be challenging, but this free Poster Guard® e-Guide can help you better understand the regulations. In addition to an overview of the laws that apply to every business, you’ll learn about specific requirements for local postings, Spanish postings, remote workers, industry-specific notices and much more. Our e-Guide will provide you valuable information to keep your business in complete compliance.

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.

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.

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.

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.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

HRmarketer

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.

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

Achievers

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.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

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?

Are Structured Interviews Ever a BAD Idea?

Select International

No matter where you look, the research (including ours) says the same thing: Structured interviews are one of the best ways to learn important information about a job applicant. In fact, structured interviews are typically viewed as the gold standard these days.

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 One Top Workplace Keeps Innovation Flowing Through Communication

WorkplaceDynamics

Transparency and Engagement Sustain the East Valley Water District. East Valley Water District, the first-place winner of the small company Top Workplaces award. Managing government employees presents special challenges; and when times get tougher, so does the task.

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.

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.

Invisible Leader in a Digital World

NoExcusesHR

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.

Manager Claims Disability Bias after Employer Requires Psychological Evaluation

HR Daily Advisor

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.

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

HR Zone

Business. Mindfulness: simplicity to tackle complexity

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

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