Wed.Mar 15, 2017

How People Analytics Can Help You Drive a High-Performing Culture

CultureIQ

A Data-Driven Approach to Company Culture. When Lazlo Block left his position as Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, he did it with a bang: “The future of HR lies with data science,” he said, and promptly launched a stealth startup that will focus on people analytics.

Applying Domain Expertise to Big Data Analytics

Visier

Despite years of hype, development, and openhanded spending, big data and business analytics haven’t lived up to their massive potential. Software vendors are having a hard time creating sustainable value, and customers aren’t getting an adequate return from their investments.

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Why You Should Keep Track of Company Joy

Get Hppy

On a scale from 1 – 10, how much pain are you in? It has always been a rather perplexing question, and one almost impossible to answer objectively.

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Cultivating Diversity in the Workplace is Essential for Driving Innovation, Says Research

HR Daily Advisor

The Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA), and Waggl —the most human way for organizations to crowdsource feedback—released new data from its joint “Voice of the Workplace” pulse on the subject of diversity in the workplace.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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The High Cost of Low Service

Ultimate Software

A couple weeks ago, I discussed the importance of customer service and shared Kelton’s 2016 findings that nearly 7 out of 10 HR decision makers reported they’ve regretted their HCM provider choice, predominantly due to poor service.

How to Fix a Fear-Based Work Culture (Before It’s Too Late)

HR Daily Advisor

by Rajeev Behera, CEO, Reflektive. Fear-based work cultures are more common than you might think. In some cases, the culture stems from the top down, and HR leaders, despite their best efforts, are unable to make a dent in the systemic issue.

Creating Meaningful Employee Recognition That Motivates And Resonates

SuccessFactors

Like the TSA announcements at airports – “see something, say something,” you might think when you see positive behaviors by your peers or employees, you should automatically recognize them for great work. Put the brakes on before you steamroll your good recognition intentions!

How to Grow Better Leaders

TLNT: The Business of HR

The quality of an organization’s leadership almost always foreshadows its chances for sustained success. HR Business Partner HR Insights Leadership Training, Learning & Development Featured

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Leadership Lessons: Understanding and Appreciating Differences

Switch and Shift

We are all different. And our uniqueness brings strength to our workplace just like a forest needs all types trees to survive. Appreciating differences you encounter is important — it's good for you and your organization!

A Culture of Harassment? What Went Wrong at Uber, Tesla

HR Daily Advisor

Several large employers, including Uber and Tesla, made headlines recently when female employees went public with allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace. They all described a culture where the harassment was systemic and ignored at every level—including Human Resources.

12 easy ways to improve workplace teamwork

Jostle

Being part of a great team at work is a phenomenal feeling. You know that feeling? When your team is ‘in the zone’? It’s a sweet cocktail of emotions - excited, challenged, safe, successful. You’re pumped to get out of bed in the morning and energized throughout the day. Culture Purpose

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CBO Releases Much-Anticipated Cost Estimate of ACA Repeal/Replace Plan

HR Daily Advisor

On March 13, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its cost estimate of the effects of the proposed Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal/replace legislation. zimmytws / iStock / Getty Images Plus. Deficits Down but Number of Uninsured Up.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

Death by 1,000 HR Policies

NoExcusesHR

I've worked in human resources for a long time. So long in fact, that when I make pop culture references with our team , most of the group don't understand my jokes. I also discuss policies and procedures as tools to guide the culture of the workplace. I get the same blank stares on this too.

What Neuroscience Teaches Us About Employee Feedback

Reflektive

Picture a boxer in active stance, fists up next to her face. Then, picture your loved one, waiting for you at the airport, arms out wide when he sees you walking up. Each of these scenarios triggers a response in our brains. It’s not unlike the response an employee has to a manager when a conversation starts with, “There’s something we need to talk about.” ” Extrinsic motivation can actually lessen the impact of intrinsic motivation Click To Tweet.

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War for talent just got more difficult to manage: Here’s why

HR Morning

If you’re in the market for top talent this quarter, news has come out about what you’re up against — and none of it’s going to make your jobs easier. . Several new reports have surfaced about what the job market looks like right now — and what it’s likely to look like in the months ahead. Bottom line: Expect the competition for top talent to be pretty fierce.

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Why Technology Alone Will Not Solve Poor Collaboration

SuccessFactors

There is little doubt that a range of digital and social trends are influencing how people share information, sharpen ideas, and leverage expertise. In the tech world, such capabilities are commonly wrapped into a neat little box called “collaboration.”

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

JUST STOP: Attachments in Meeting Invites and Nowhere Else.

The HR Capitalist

Nails on the chalkboard. Atlanta traffic. Other people's snoring. YouTube ads. Waiting in a line more than 4 people deep. These things? All things that reasonable people agree we can hate. You don't like those things. Neither do I. Let's add something to that list from corporate America.

5 Culture Lessons from 100 Best Company Salesforce

Great Place to Work

Salesforce is honored and humbled to once again be named one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® among so many other inspiring companies. We are incredibly proud to be on the list for the 9th year in a row.

Build a Long-Lasting Internship Program with Our Downloadable Guide

Justworks

So you’re ready to create an internship program. Bringing on interns is an exciting prospect for any company. It offers the opportunity to build a collaborative, potentially long-lasting professional relationship and mentor an up-and-coming employee. You may even pick up some savvy social media skills from your digitally enlightened counterparts. But maintaining a long-lasting internship program should take thought and intention. A bad internship experience could impact the rest of that.

How Do You Get To The Things That Are Never Prioritized?

Everwise

Whether we’re focusing on higher-priority tasks, or we just don’t have the time, certain tasks tend to fall to the bottom of our to-do lists day after day. Some things are just more important than others.

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Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

Adapting in the Digital Age

HRE's The Leader Board

A recent Deloitte survey finds nearly 90 percent of business leaders saying that building the organization of the future is their top priority. That’s good.

How Leaders Can Get Coaching Conversations Right

Ceridian

By: Ted Malley, Chief Customer Officer, Ceridian. The building blocks of every relationship are the interactions we have with other people – whether those conversations happen via text, e-mail, phone or face to face.

Five steps to improving organizational communication

The Predictive Index

By Jillian Phipps. Team Development high performing teams communication company culture teamwork improving communication

How to Get onto Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For List

HighGround

Fortune recently released its 2017 List of Best Companies to Work For. Many of the same companies make the list year after year. So how can a company crack into this coveted list? We took a look at some of the criteria used to define a company as the “best” and have offered ideas for how your company can take steps closer to joining this elite group. Quality of their leaders. The definition of a “great leader” is subjective.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.