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

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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.

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.

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


Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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.

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


4 Essential Steps for Successful Culture Transformation

Eagle's Flight

There are many reasons organizations choose to embark on a culture transformation, including: Improving the customer experience. Trying to reach specific organizational goals. Building a diverse and inclusive culture. Filling the leadership pipeline.

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

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.

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.

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.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

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.

Bad is Stronger than Good in HR!

The Tim Sackett Project

I spoke at a conference recently and one of the things that came up during my presentation was a conversation around “Must Do Moves” Must do moves are those things in your organization that you grab a hold of, as an HR leader, and make sure they happen.

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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When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.