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The conundrum at the core of ratingless performance management

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Kathi Enderes and Peter DeBellis on January 17, 2019. No one likes traditional performance ratings very much. Most people ?nd nd the rating process opaque and question its objectivity and fairness.

More than half of workers are stressed before even arriving at the office, survey finds


Daily commute is causing unnecessary stress for UK workers, negatively affecting engagement, productivity and happiness. More than half (54%) of workers say they frequently arrive for work already stressed, according to a new study by CIPHR.

4 Unusual Ways to Boost Employee Engagement


Healthy employee engagement is good for any business, as committed, dedicated employees are more likely to help the organization achieve its goals. In fact, a study by Gallup found that business units with high employee engagement are 21 percent more productive than those with low engagement.

Dear ReWorker: My Manager Is Creating a Toxic Company Culture

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I just started working as the HR manager for a non-profit that I really support. But, the director and her two best friends are unorganized, mean, micromanagers.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

The Next Big Thing for People Management


If people are a company’s most precious resource, why are so many of the tools in today’s HR tech landscape so slow to identify why your employees are disengaged? According to Gallup , disengaged employees cost the U.S. between $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity.

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Unleashing the Power of People Intelligence & Employee Engagement


People leaders are becoming more strategic and increasingly holding a seat at the table. Leaders from other functions are data-driven: sales, marketing, and customer service all have key metrics that provide great analytics. They are able to report on metrics that are crucial to the business.

7 Tips to Achieve a People-First Culture

Quantum Workplace

A people-first culture is something that differentiates an employee’s trust, satisfaction, and engagement from one company to another.

The Power of Belonging at Work


When you first step into a new role, these questions pop into your mind: Will they think I’m smart? Will I have someone to eat lunch with? What if I make a mistake? But as with any other social system, with time, a job can become a place that feels like home. There comes a time when you feel you are welcome to be who you are, and you are essential to your team’s success.

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TSheets and ADP® Team Up for All-in-One Payroll, HR, Timesheet Solution


Here’s how to get your hands on our latest integration. Do you currently use ADP® or TSheets and need the other? Are you a larger business looking for a payroll solution with time tracking? You’re in luck! TSheets now integrates with ADP Workforce Now®.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

The Shift from HR to Employee Experience


The role of HR as a business unit has and will continue to evolve over the years. At Illuminate , Reflektive’s conference by people leaders, for people leaders, Mark Levy — head of employee experience at Allbirds, formerly of Airbnb — explored shifting away from the antiquated approach to HR and toward the overall employee experience. Levy joined Airbnb in 2013 to help the company scale as it disrupted the travel industry — without dismantling the existing culture.

Gender Pay Gap: Why Is This Still An Issue?

Get Hppy

Although the Equal Pay Act has been in existence for well over 50 years, the gender pay gap still exists in the US and many other countries – including the UK.

More Than Data: Managing People With Purpose


When people join Thumbtack, they get access to the entire codebase, engagement survey data, benefits data, and even D&I data. Transparency is hard, but worth it for the company’s culture. At Illuminate , Reflektive’s conference by people leaders, for people leaders, Justin Angsuwat, Vice President, People, Thumbtack shared on “More than Data: Managing People with Purpose.”. SEE ALSO: The Executive’s Guide to People Insights.

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SMS Recruiting: Should You Be Texting Job Candidates?


With today’s low unemployment rate and the emergence of employee ghosting , it’s never been harder to fill job openings quickly and efficiently. Communication, as always, remains the key to nudging candidates down the hiring funnel—but email and phone tag can make getting in contact a struggle.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Behind the Scenes: How Technology Is Transforming People Management


Because the workforce values different things than in past years, the software being created for people management is changing.

How can HR convince the C-Suite to purchase anti-harassment training in 2019?

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: ([link]. It’s easier than you think. But, you need to speak the right language. And that language is money.

The 8 Deadly Sins of Buying HR Software


Buying great software is hard. We initially ask peers, but our experiences will vary because success of a software rollout depends on how the software will be used. At Illuminate , Reflektive’s conference by people leaders, for people leaders, Itamar Goldminz, Director of People, Grammarly, shared on “The 8 Deadly Sins of Buying HR Software.”. SEE ALSO: The Executive’s Guide to People Insights.

Clarifications on CBD and Drug Testing

General Information Services

Medical marijuana has been an issue in the US since the inception on the war on drugs in the 1970’s. In 1978, Robert Randall sued the federal government for arresting him for using cannabis to treat his glaucoma. The judge ruled Randall needed cannabis for medical purposes.


5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

People Leaders are in the Driver’s Seat


For years, people operations leaders had very linear and predictable paths. They would start as a generalist, move to a specialist, and eventually work their way up the ranks to the Chief People Officer/CHRO role. This has all changed. More than ever, folks in people operations roles are coming from different departments within companies.

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Communication Disconnects negatively impact Customer Retention

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Communication disconnects, above all, have negative impacts on customer retention rates. And these disconnects abound across the workplace. All you have to do is listen and observe.

Use Your People Data to Solve Engagement


Here’s a scary stat: the cost of keeping a disengaged employee is 34% of their salary on average. So if you’re paying an employee $100,000 per year and they are disengaged, it is costing your organization $34,000 per year. It’s clear that disengagement is a huge issue for a company’s bottom line, but what else does disengagement affect?

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New year, new goals: 7 HR trends to tackle in 2019

HR Morning

With the emergence of a tight labor market and a focus on preventing sexual harassment, HR pros had their hands full in 2018. . But with a new year comes new goals for employers to focus on, so buckle up. What to accomplish in 2019.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

How to Avoid “Ditto” Feedback with the Right Performance Management Program


Performance management is about enabling people to do their best work, not about determining how to decide who moves up and gets promoted. If you invest in your performance management program, employee career growth will happen organically. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Pattie Money, CPO of SendGrid, to discuss architecting performance management programs for today’s workforce along with our very own head of employee success, Rachel Ernst.

What is a Teal Organization?


A few months ago, at the 2018 ATD Austin Applied Learning Summit, a panelist, Dr. Ryan Schoenbeck, asked the audience whether anyone had heard of Frederic Laloux’s research on Teal organizations. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Management Organizational Vision frederick laloux leadership management reinventing organizations teal organizations

3 Big People Management Trends for 2019


If you work in human resources, you’ve seen the rise of employee experience. Motivating and retaining employees, especially knowledge workers, means supplying them with the tools and environment to do their best work. That’s why our real-tie feedback plugin resonated so much with HR leaders and employees alike — it’s in your workflow and feels like a consumer app.

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10 HR podcasts you should be listening to


Whether you’re new to podcasting or simply want to mix up your listening schedule, why not try our pick of the HR and L&D podcasts? The growing popularity of podcasts has been near-meteoric; the number of weekly UK podcasts listeners has nearly doubled in the past five years from 3.2

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.