Mon.Apr 17, 2017

Company Values Help This Startup Scale Its Brand

Reflektive

The key to effective company values is to evolve them with both a company’s brand and business needs. Serenflipity started as a travel experiment — founder Cara Thomas was off to 90-day solo trip to India and Southeast Asia.

11 Effective Time Management Tips for Busy Office Managers

SnackNation

11 Effective Time Management Tips for Busy Office Managers. Stop me if this sounds familiar…. You get in the office early with every intention of crushing the day, and maybe getting out on time for once. You dutifully make your to-do list, and get cracking on the first few items.

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A CEO Guide to Improving Employee Satisfaction

DATIS

In the Health and Human Service industry, employees are an organization’s biggest asset. Retaining a positive and motivated workforce is more vital than ever to an organization’s success. Too often, executives rely on a cut-throat, high-pressure culture to drive organizational success. However, research shows that fostering a positive work environment and focusing on employee satisfaction can greatly increase employee productivity.

Manager’s Guide to Building Workplace Trust

EmployeeConnect

Building trust in the workplace delivers solid business benefits by fostering a more productive culture. In today’s competitive landscape, some people hold back their best ideas when they don’t trust their managers, supervisors and fellow workers. One report found that the top 10 percent of companies where workers agree that they trust their leaders and organisations are 2.5 times more likely to be leaders in generating revenue.

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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How To Keep Your Team Energized When Exhaustion Sets In

Get Hppy

Most businesses have a pretty firm strategy concerning how to keep their employees engaged and productive on a normal day – and how to deal with them when things go wrong.

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Why Your Best Talent is Leaving and 4 Ways to Win Them Back

HR Daily Advisor

Most leaders of companies today recognize the importance of having engaged people at work. Yet research from the Metrus Institute, Gallup, and others say that between 50% and 80% are not fully engaged.

The Increasing Tinder (For Vendors) Vibe of LinkedIn.

The HR Capitalist

When I accept your LinkedIn invite, I'm not swiping right. I'm just doing something slightly less than giving you a business card. I use LinkedIn a lot. I don't put myself out there as a Lion, an open networker, etc, mainly because I'm not even sure what those things mean.

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Why Job Interviews Are Not Foolproof

TalentCulture

Here’s the reality of hiring today: work itself is undergoing rapid changes, shifting to a new kind of workscape that’s digital, global, diverse, leans on automation and functions across multiple platforms — including social media and mobile.

Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

Change And The Uncomfortable Unknown

Halogen Talent Managment

The average length of a newborn baby is 20 inches. But they grow fast in the first month – on average nearly 1.75 inches (4.4cm). If wee humans kept growing that fast, we'd have toddlers breaking height records. Every one of us starts out life with constant change in the first year.

Who Owns Your Workforce Management Solution After It Goes Live?

Workforce Software

Who owns your workforce management solution after it goes live? Your new system is an investment, one that requires the full-time support of a skilled team. Blog Absence Management Time and Attendance Workforce Management Workforce Scheduling

Is McDonald’s new job application process the future of hiring?

HR Morning

If you want to attract younger employees, it’s probably not a bad idea to allow them to apply using whatever technology they’re most comfortable with. And McDonald’s is willing to do just that. McDonald’s Australia — a part of the fast food giant that was rebranded as Macca’s back in 2013 — recently announced it would be accepting applications via Snapchat.

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Improving the Quality of Peer Reference Feedback

SkillSurvey

Most workplace experts agree, the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. Therefore, one of the most critical aspects of recruiting and credentialing new physicians and advanced practitioners is collecting peer references. Organizations rely heavily on the feedback of medical professionals who worked alongside of the physicians they are looking to hire to determine whether their performance will be of quality.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Using Career Paths to Effectively Address Skill Gaps

TalentGuard

Using Career Paths to Effectively Address Skill Gaps. Approximately 10,000 baby boomers retire each day in the United States. That’s about 30,000 skilled workers per month. And, while there are around 8.7 million people available for work in this country, there are far fewer who have the skills to fill those openings left behind by the Boomers. Skill gaps cost the U.S. economy about $13 billion per month. To thrive in their industries, companies must address these gaps.

Negotiation Strategies

HRSherpas

Every day we are negotiating. Whether on a sales call, seeking a raise or dealing with our kids. I recently read James Altucher’s book Reinvent Yourself and he shared what he learned about negotiating from his interview with Chris Voss, the former lead hostage negotiator for the FBI. Chris wrote a book about negotiation called. Read More. The post Negotiation Strategies appeared first on HRSherpas. Human Resources HR hrsherpas negotiate negotiation strategy

People, not projects

Steve Boese

In between games of the NBA playoffs this weekend and as I was digging through a couple of weeks of 'saved' items in my Feed reader, (anyone still using feed readers?),

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I don’t want to go to an office slumber party, I can’t get an extra day off before my wedding, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I don’t want to go to an office slumber party. I work in a department of 21 and we have VPs, AVPs, and assistants, and we are mixed gender. One of the assistants sent a calendar invite to a slumber party at her house to all of the women in our department. She wants us to build relationships and she said we also get to act like teenagers but with alcohol.

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.

Repeat After Me: Just Don’t Be a Richard

Robin Schooling

I’ve had numerous conversations over the last several months that have given me pause as an HR professional. Wait, let me amend that. Conversations that have given me pause as a business professional.

Is It Balance or Work/Life Integration?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Unlimited vacation. Free gym memberships. Nap pods. Such “perks” are increasingly commonplace — viewed as a smart engagement tool and a key strategy in driving workplace culture.

2nd Circuit provides plan for employers to win misclassification cases

Ohio Employer's Law

In Saleem v. Corporate Transportation Group (2nd Cir. 4/12/17) [pdf] , the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals considered whether a company properly classified a group of black-car taxi drivers as independent contractors, or whether it should have classified them as employees.

Employer Brand versus Customer Brand: What’s the difference?

Papirfly

The concept of building a customer, or consumer, brand, has been a staple of marketing for generations. Employer brand, on the other hand, is a concept that’s come along much more recently, the idea first coming into the lexicon back in the mid-1990s. Phil's Blog Employer Branding

Breaking Down 2017 Labor Law Complexities

Workplace employment issues continue to make news as state and local governments propose labor law legislation at a frenzied pace. This free e-guide analyzes years of labor law posting data to provide you with a look at the complexity of labor law compliance for businesses of all sizes.

The Culture Puzzle: Figuring Out If You Fit In

PerformanceICreate

A few weeks ago, I was asked to lead an information session at a hiring event. I was somewhat reluctant to accept given the fact that I too was on the job market.

Close Your Eyes and Think Of.

NoExcusesHR

the most positive leader you've ever worked with. What made them so special? What did they do that made them different from the others? It's Not About Spreadsheets I've never heard anyone say the most influential leader they ever worked with was an expert with spreadsheets.

Top 3 Challenges of Managing Top Performers

Asure Software

All companies hope to attract the best talent in their field, but managing top performers creates unique challenges, from toxic competition to high employee turnover rates and even legal issues.

5 Reasons You Should Hire Older Workers Too

TINYpulse

Millennials are all the rage these days and for good reason. They already are the largest generation in the US workforce, according to Pew. By 2030, it’s expected that millennials will account for 75% of all US professionals, as noted by Wired. Employee Engagement

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

Women Empowering Women in the Workplace

Paychex

Women empowering women in the workplace is becoming a cornerstone of how many innovative companies attract, retain, and advance top talent.

8 signs you’re a bad boss

Ask a Manager

No manager sets out to be the sort of boss who demoralizes their staff or makes people dread coming to work. And yet, given the number of people who report working for terrible managers, clearly there are loads of bad bosses out there. Most bad bosses aren’t bad people. Rather, managing is a skill like any other, and too many managers don’t take the time to develop that skill. But if you’re in charge of people at work, it’s crucial to take a look at what kind of boss you are. At U.S.

5 Tips on Communicating Wage and Hour Policies to Your Employees

Justworks

When implementing wage and hour policies at your company, communication with your employees and managers is key. After all, your wage and hour practices and policies are of little use if your employees and managers aren’t aware of how those policies and practices work or are enforced. Federal, state, and local laws that affect your wage and hour policies and practices are constantly changing. By consequence, you’ll regularly need to review and update your policies and practices and consult.

Experts Examine How to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Spark Hire

It is easy for companies to say they offer job diversity, but only the ones that embed inclusion and diversity in their everyday practices are truly diverse organizations. Diversity encompasses the ability to create a workforce that brings an interesting point-of-view to the table.

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.