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.

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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

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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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Why We Should Embrace Generational Differences in the Workplace

Digital HR Tech

Are generational differences in the workplace a thing or not? Some say they most definitely are, others say they’re an absolute myth.

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.

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

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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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Mobility Metrics That Matter

HRO Today

Harnessing the power of data is leading to better decision-making and improved employee satisfaction to boot. By Debbie Bolla. Global mobility has traditionally been a costly investment for organizations.

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


How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

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.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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.

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.

The Labor Department’s Public 401(k) Rule Change: What You Need To Know


There’s no denying that small businesses have historically been at a disadvantage when it comes to offering their employees a retirement plan. This is due in large part to legacy 401(k) providers avoiding small businesses because they’re too difficult for them to turn a profit on.

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.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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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California Law for Employers Located Out of State Part of Fall Seminar Lineup


Meet in person with our California employment law experts for in-depth, interactive training events. Fall is almost here but now’s the time to secure your seat for CalChamber’s HR compliance seminars. Are you a company headquartered outside of California with employees in California?

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

How To Build An Eight-Figure Personal Brand

Forbes Coaches Council

Here are seven ingredients for setting yourself apart as an entrepreneur

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.