Thu.Nov 08, 2018

What We Can Learn About Engagement From Video Games

TLNT: The Business of HR

I sometimes joke with those who ask me what I do that I get paid to play video games. It’s actually half-true. As a behavioral scientist who specializes in understanding human motivation and emotion, my colleagues and I cracked the code of engagement in games over a decade ago.

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5 Ways Direct Managers Shape Your Hiring and Retention Culture


Job-hopping is the new normal in today’s workplace, and it’s not limited to recent graduates. People of all ages are leaving their jobs for greener pastures more frequently than they used to. The median tenure for workers over the age of 55 is just 2.53

Trader Joe’s 4 Secret Ingredients for Employee Engagement


Trader Joe’s 4 Secret Ingredients for Employee Engagement. Everyone loves the Mandarin Orange Chicken at Trader Joes. However, that’s not all customers love!

Microlearning: 5 Reasons Your Company Should Consider It

HR Bartender

There are many different types of learning: social learning, mobile learning, and elearning are just a few. A relatively new type of learning that’s attracting attention is microlearning. Think of it as small learning units or bite sized pieces of content.

Top 10 Trends in People Analytics

The importance of People Analytics continues to rise as organizations mine a growing volume of employee data to yield insights to support decision-making and drive organizational strategy. Adoption rates are climbing steadily and more mature organizations are increasingly leveraging new analytics capabilities. This article delves into the top 10 trends dominating this rapidly evolving field.

The ‘Walk Down the Hall’ Method of Handling Analytics Demands

TLNT: The Business of HR

The first challenge of an analytics department is that they are off on their own and no one else in the company knows what they do. The second challenge is that they get discovered and everyone starts thinking of studies the analytics team could work on.

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Pilot Your Program the ‘Ready, Fire, Aim’ Way

TLNT: The Business of HR

“Ready, fire, aim. Do it! Make it happen! Action counts. No one ever sat on their way to success.” – Tom Peters , American business writer.

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That 'Bad' Interviewee You Just Talked to May Be the Perfect Match for Your Job Opening


The 'pattern matching' that companies have long used to find the right candidate isn't always the best strategy. Hiring

Get Ready For Analytics By Cleaning House Now

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s coming, whether we like it or not. Look at the topics and exhibitors at any HR conference. It’s coming. Strategic HR artificial intelligence Featured people analytics

What I Learned When I Gave a TEDx Talk

Evil HR Lady

I love to speak. In fact, I feel more comfortable in front of a microphone than at a networking event. So, when my friend and colleague Kristen Pressner suggested I give a TEDx talk, I was like, sure, no problem.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Over 170 Environmental Groups Say Trump’s Border Wall Will Destroy Fragile Ecosystems

Government Executive

Building the wall would destroy existing flora and fauna and disrupt wildlife, say more than 170 environmental groups. Management

Considerations for Hiring Competencies

HR Daily Advisor

Today we are joined by Tara Gullans, Industrial Organizational Psychologist at Caliper, to discuss what to look for when it comes to new hire competencies. Source: designer491 / iStock / Getty.

Talent retention tips: Keep your best around


The post Talent retention tips: Keep your best around appeared first on Fuel50. CareerLabs Retention benchmarking best in class Best Practices career conversations Career Engagement career opportunities coaching talent retention

Only Four 12-Ounce Beers Per Employee Per Day? Party Foul!

HR Daily Advisor

WeWork has enjoyed a meteoric rise. If you’re not familiar with the company, WeWork leases office space which it turns around and leases to other businesses. It’s particularly popular with the startup crowd.

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

How to Take the Stress Out of Tax Season


Join our free webinar on December 5 to find out. Tax season won’t be revving up for a few more months, but if you’re a small business owner or accountant, you know the time for preparing has already begun. And this year, with new tax laws in place , it’s more important than ever to start early.

For Workplace Fitness, On-Demand Is in Demand

HR Daily Advisor

From lighter, faster shoes to Fitbit-style activity trackers, technology has long had an impact on our fitness habits. But now, technology is also becoming an important factor in where, when, and how we choose to exercise.

Here's Why Some Are Questioning the Constitutionality of Trump's New Acting AG

Government Executive

Current law allows the appointment, but at least one Supreme Court justice appears to question its validity. Management

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We Offer Time Off to Volunteer as a Unique Perk -- But It's Also Good for Business


Even though it might seem like a 'cost,' when you look at the data I'd argue that it's actually crazy not to offer a generous volunteer program. Volunteering

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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.

Change Management and Employee Communications: Fighting an Entrenched, Negative Culture

Employee Communications Council

Often, too often, corporate culture turns toxic and entrenches itself so deeply that the organization can no longer serve its purpose effectively. This usually initiates the most painful form of change management.

5 Steps to Improve Talent Acquisition Through Better Data Analysis


The Blueprint. 5 Steps to Improve Talent Acquisition Through Better Data Analysis. Blueprints are a time-tested way to communicate how to build a structurally sound building.

Analysis: Trump Fired His Most Effective Lieutenant

Government Executive

The outgoing attorney general did more to enact the president’s priorities than any other member of the Cabinet, but that didn’t save him from White House hostility. Management

Putting Your Military Skills to Work: 6 Great Career Fields for Veterans

Inpower Coaching

The post Putting Your Military Skills to Work: 6 Great Career Fields for Veterans appeared first on InPower Coaching. Career Development Coaching Advice

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

The Ultimate Guide for Choosing a Recruitment Agency


This ultimate guide for choosing a recruitment agency will help you find the one that best fits your hiring needs and your budget. I will present a 4-step process and offer useful tips for choosing the right recruitment agency! Read More. Recruiting

Hiring for Seasonal Employment? Follow These 7 Tips


Many businesses hire seasonal workers for extra help during their busy period. Whether you need to grow your team at the holidays, over the summer months, or another crucial time for your company, these seasonal employees are an important part of your staffing strategy.

Bad Apples 101: Dealing with Difficult Employees

HR Daily Advisor

No one becomes an HR professional, a manager, or a business owner with the delusion that it will be all puppies, rainbows, and cotton candy. So why do some leaders shy away from dealing with difficult employees or throw up their hands like there’s no solution?

Radical Transparency: How Much is Too Much?

Employment Metrix

If you type “company culture” into any search engine, you’ll quickly see the term “radical transparency” rise to the top.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.