Thu.Aug 15, 2019

Why employees don't tell the truth in surveys—and what to do about it


One of the common worries about employee surveys is that people won’t tell the truth. When you spend the money and go through the trouble of doing a survey, you want to believe that you’re getting the truth about what’s going on. Here’s some bad news. People lie on surveys.

Sleep isn’t just a personal issue, it’s a business imperative


In 2018, organizations spent $366 billion. on employee development. The investment in human capital is warranted, but research suggests that—within this investment—businesses are. neglecting the most powerful, no-cost performance enhancer: Sleep. Sleep is critical to peak performance.

Putting the Micro in Microsoft

HRO Today

Microsoft’s micro-internship program delivers learning with a practical touch. By Marta Chmielowicz. The transition from college student to working professional can be challenging for recent graduates.

Retain Employees With Strategic Benefits and Leave Policies


HR leaders will need to ensure that their leave policies for employees are attractive, modern and compliant to retain top talent. Here's how

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Creating an Organization That No One Would Ever Want to Leave

Human Workplaces

I was talking to a small company in upstate New York yesterday about possible culture work, and in the course of the conversation, the prospect stated what I think sums up the fundamental desire of leaders who are now turning their attention to culture.

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Using On-Demand Recruiting to Meet Hiring Needs


Finding the right candidate – especially when you need to fill a position fast – is like searching for a particular fish in the ocean. Sure, there might be plenty of fish out there, but they’re not all the same.

Small Business Finance Guide for Beginners

G2 Crowd

Alright. You started your small business and everything seems to be going pretty well. Management

When New CEOs Onboard, CHROs Are Often Gone.

The HR Capitalist

One of the biggest reasons I wrote my new book ( The 9 Faces of HR ) was the sheer number of friends and colleagues I have in HR who have lost their positions, at least in part, to organizational change. A recent report puts a number to how at-risk HR is when C-level leadership changes out.

Top 20 Recruitment Challenges to Tackle in 2020


Check out the list of the top 20 recruitment challenges HR professionals will face in 2020. Are you ready to face them? Our best practice recruiting tips will help you prepare for a challenging time ahead. Read More. Recruitment Marketing

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.

3 examples of innovative employee listening

Qualtrics HR

Offering best-in-class employee experience has become critical to an organization’s success – from attracting top talent to increasing engagement across the entire lifecycle. And employees are keen to play a part in building an incredible workplace culture.

How Employee Wellness Impacts Employee Engagement

Quantum Workplace

Employee wellness goes hand in hand with employee engagement. When employees aren’t feeling well, it’s hard for them to stay engaged at work. If an employee is struggling with health or financial issues, they’re more likely to be distracted and unable to give their full attention at work

Employee testimonials are not stories: 8 tips for creating compelling recruitment marketing content

Stories Incorporated HR

Reading Time: 6 minutes. We love positive sentiments like “I like working here.” ” We are happy for that person! But, an employee testimonial is not a story. .

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The Best Leadership Books For New Managers in 2019

Forbes Leadership Strategy

While many have been told that leadership should come naturally, being a great leader sometimes requires others’ insights and experiences


Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

14 Leadership Lessons To Learn From CEO Successes (And Failures)

Forbes Coaches Council

Even today's top CEOs have made a few mistakes along the way. Forbes Coaches Council experts discuss the valuable lessons you should take away from their stories

Crushing It With The 4 Cs Of Customer Experience

Forbes Leadership Strategy

When it comes to customer expectations, are you crushing it or getting crushed? Make no mistake, if you are a trusted advisor or small business owner, you are being judged and there will be a reckoning


Open Enrollment Essentials: A Few Fast Facts You Should Know


Every year around a certain time, you might hear terms like “deductible,” “co-pay,” and “out-of-pocket” start floating around your office.

Using ONA to Analyze How Managers Impact Employee Experience

Analytics in HR

Managers are 80% of Employee Experience, what can ONA tell us about their impact? Employee Experience is currently a hot topic in HR circles, driven by the need to find new and better ways to improve employer brand and engagement.

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

Paid Parental Leave: How Much Time is Right for Your Company?


Having a paid parental leave policy in place shows that your company really values its employees through all stages of life. As a small business or growing company, it’s important that your compassion for your employees is established.

The psychology and importance of online reviews

Qualtrics HR

What makes customers write reviews? Why are reviews so powerful ? And how can you make them work for your business? The feedback medium for every context. The review is now a near-ubiquitous part of the online experience , popping up everywhere from career-planning to comparing laundry detergent.

5 Employee Communication Bad Habits You Need to Break


Whether it’s a quick email, an informal chat by the watercooler, or an official company announcement, every employee communication counts. Unfortunately, bad habits have the potential to slip their way into all forms of employee communication.

How Business School Can Be A Force For Positive Change In The World

Forbes Leadership Strategy

For Steef Van de Velde, Dean at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), change and transformation all start with individuals taking responsibility, tapping into their courage, and doing the best they can, in the best way they can, and as such, be a source of inspiration to others

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

How To Build An Eight-Figure Personal Brand

Forbes Coaches Council

Here are seven ingredients for setting yourself apart as an entrepreneur

The Leadership Traits That Are Essential For Retaining Top Talent

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Coaching and communication skills can turn around those downward trends that cause team members to leave

Effective Ways to Keep Your Millennial and Gen Z Employees Productive

Take It Personel-ly

Today’s workforce is a fusion of different generations, which goes to show that the work environment we have now is growing into a more diverse and complex setting.

How Bad Is The U.S. Economy In 2019?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The United States economy is growing moderately as of August 2019, though the yield curve is flashing red. We're not in recession now, but the outlook is better than recent headlines, but a contingency plan for downturn is in order


Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.