Thu.Jul 06, 2017

We Ignore Individuality In Workplace Change. That’s Our First Mistake


I’ve been told that I’m not the best role model concerning change. To be brutally candid, I agree with the characterization. I tend to balk at the mere whiff of a change – holding onto hope that it won’t come to pass (and adjusting my course will not be necessary). Honestly, it’s a problem.

How To Create A Culture Of Successful People – It’s Magic

Get Hppy

If every individual in an organization understood how to successfully exploit each opportunity they were given, the culture that would be created would produce sustainable success for the enterprise.

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Addressing Burnout: Protecting Employees For The Future


Although some believe new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) will push humans out of the workforce, the fact remains that humans are working more now than they ever have – due, in large part, to technology itself.

IRS Delay in Implementing New Mortality Tables Affects Pension Liability Valuation

HR Daily Advisor

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) delay until 2018 of implementation of updated mortality tables for pensions gives defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors some extra time to prepare for significant changes tied to increased participant longevity.

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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The Talent Slow Fade: A Case Study of Motley Fool’s Approach to Engagement


The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial services company supporting clients with stock market trends and information. The firm is based in Virginia, has more than 300 employees, and was founded in 1993.

The Evolution of L&D Tracking


We stand at a technological turning point when it comes to learning and development (L&D). Though L&D may not be the flashiest of topics compared to creating shiny new products, it has risen sharply in priority worldwide. According to the 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report , the issue of improving employee careers and transforming corporate learning was rated “important” by 83% of executives, and “urgent” by 45%. Millennials are particularly hungry for knowledge.

Social Media Can Make the Candidate Experience Great

TLNT: The Business of HR

How do you define “candidate experience?” ” Branding Candidate Experience Recruiting Social Media Management Social Sourcing & Recruiting Featured

Federal courts split over sexual orientation discrimination


By Diane Buisman A recent string of federal appeals court cases regarding sexual orientation discrimination has shone a light on an area of open interpretation under federal law.

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.

Leadership Coaching Helps Close the Gap—One Leader at a Time


Learn how leadership coaching made the difference for one leader—who, in turn, built a case for developing other leaders in his organization

Six HR archetypes driving digital change

HR Zone

Change. Six HR archetypes driving digital change


How To Write a Vision Statement


The driving force behind any strategic plan is the vision statement. This article is an attempt to guide you through the process of framing a vision statement with examples to help you with. A Few Things for Getting Started. This article is a mere guideline to help you frame your vision statement, as not every pointer may apply to every organisation alike. However, this will still provide you the gist of the matter. Create the pinnacle of the funnel.

Work Life Balance Makes Your Employees Happier and Business More Successful


Work life balance is the most sought after abstraction in the business world. Everyone’s constantly looking for ways to stabilise their work/play routine so that it’s not just a lucky day. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Executive HR Leadership company culture motivation work life balance

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'.

Supreme Court just killed this pay option for some: Is your firm impacted?

HR Morning

When the Supreme Court opted not to hear a recent FLSA case, it effectively killed a pay option for many employers and left one California-based city on the hook for a serious amount of back pay. The case, which centered around a cash in lieu of benefits pay option, was Flores v. City of San Gabriel.

Tapping the top 3 sources of high-quality candidates

HR Times

Posted by Robin Erickson and Denise Moulton on July 06, 2017. Organizations use a variety of sourcing strategies to attract and engage top talent. However, some sources are more effective than others at identifying high-quality candidates. Related links. Follow us @DeloitteTalent. Stay connected.

A Senior Management Change Can Interrupt Company Culture

HR Bartender

A key theme during this year’s Great Place to Work Conference was developing talent. Are organizations asking their managers the question, “What are you doing to develop talent? And specifically, your replacement?”.

Four ways storytelling will improve employee communications

Reward Gateway

Employee Benefits Internal Communications

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.

5 Things Employees Value More than Salary


What’s important to employees? As it turns out, salary has little to do with employee happiness. Money isn’t the driver of job satisfaction,” says Shawna Clark, founder and executive coach at Clark Executive Coaching. Clark, who has over 20 years of experience working in human resources, says that employees value other things – things that drive employee engagement, satisfaction, and retention.

HR and Recruiting are not Rocket Science!

The Tim Sackett Project

I hear one thing over and over from people who read my stuff or see my presentations: “It’s not rocket science.” ” It happened just last week. Some HR guy sent me a message and said, “I don’t get it?” ” Meaning, he didn’t get what I was trying to say like there was some deeper meaning to my straightforward point. Nope, I was just pointing out some common sense, which seems rather in short supply these days. I take that as a compliment.

What is a changemaker?


Changemaker — a manifesto. You’re not an HR practitioner. You’re a Changemaker. Changemakers are bold and brave. They’re relentlessly optimistic and care deeply. They see a problem and take action. Changemakers believe anything is possible. Change management is hard. But you can be the change agent and we can help. You have the power (and tools) to transform the workplace. Make a difference: Reinvent culture, reinvigorate how work gets done and give everyone a voice.

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The Numbers Speak: The Onboarding Experience is King


(Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from Alexandra Levit of Inspiration at Work ). . The Numbers Speak: The Onboarding Experience is King.

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.

What more can we do to promote women in tech?

HR Zone

Change. What more can we do to promote women in tech


How I “Fell” Into HR


Doctor, lawyer, teacher—we all had an idea of what we wanted to be when we grew up. But for most, HR professional wasn’t on that list. For those who have made HR their career, there seems to be a trend: most say they “fell” into HR by “accident” and stayed with it for the long haul. We wanted to know exactly how that happened, so we spoke with eight professionals—from a variety of industries and company sizes—and asked them, “How did you get your start in HR?”

5 Important Things to Know About Non-Discrimination Benefits Testing

Discovery Benefits

If you’re an employer, you know the importance of non-discrimination when it comes to offering benefits to your employees. And proving non-discrimination is something the IRS doesn’t just suggest, but requires. So what exactly does this mean, and what’s required for proof? What’s required by the IRS? The IRS requires non-discrimination testing for employers who offer plans governed by Section 125.

Ask the Expert: Benefits Continuation Rules for Employee on Military Leave?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: We have an employee who will be leaving for active duty for just about one year. What is the requirement under USERRA for continuing employee benefits?

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.

The “New” DOL working toward being balanced toward employees and employers

OmegaHR Solutions

The USDOL is seeking input on how to change the FLSA. Prior to 2010 the U.S. Department of Labor served both the employees of the country by suing employers engaging in incorrect practices and employers by offering interpretations of the law regarding the employers situations.

3 key questions for determining what’s behind ineffective leadership


They’re your most trusted business advisors. Your leadership team has likely been with you a long time, many of them probably from the start. But now that your business is growing, does it seem like some managers are in over their heads? Before you reach the conclusion that someone in your inner circle is no longer the right fit, consider the possibility that they may simply be complacent or uninspired, rather than incapable. Here are three key questions to help you tell the difference.

CultureNext Employee Engagement and Recognition Benchmark Study

Maritz Motivation

In 2013, Gallup reported the then-shocking number that 70 percent of U.S. employees were not engaged in their work. Today, the number is higher — 87 percent. Meanwhile, the conversation around engagement has been steadily increasing: CultureNext surveyed more than 100 organizations that employ more than 1,000 individuals and invest in employee recognition and engagement programs.

New Product Launch: Key Factors You Should Consider


Launching a new product is a major venture, so it's important to be as prepared as possible. Here are a few important factors you might want to anticipate as you're getting a product off the ground

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.