Tue.Dec 11, 2018

Does Your Business Need a Custom Corporate Philanthropy Platform?

Givinga Blog

In 1970, economist Milton Friedman famously used his New York Times article’s headline to quip that a business’s only social responsibility was to increase its profits.¹. While that may have been true in the 70s, it’s no longer true today.

Agile HR: A transformation still in progress

Vibecatch

Agile working methods started life in the world of software development but quickly migrated to other sectors. Companies looking to gain a competitive edge through innovation began adopting the agile project management practices of Silicon Valley. So out went top-down, long-term planning.

Kim Cameron On Mastering Your 1-on-1 Meetings

15Five

What separates high performing organizations from all the rest? Research shows that quality 1-on-1 meetings — those indispensable conversations between managers and employees — are a huge factor!

Employee Engagement and the Role of “Engaging Leaders”

Decision-Wise

As our DecisionWise team recently completed revisions to our new book ENGAGEMENT MAGIC: Five Keys for Engaging People, Leaders, and Organizations , the “Engaging People ” concept stood out as a differentiator for organizations, leaders, and individual employees.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

8 Days of Feedback From Santa Claus

Reflektive

Who is Santa, if not one of the world’s best managers? Somehow, the jolly old man manages to deliver presents to millions of children around the globe every year, all with a smile.

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Justify a Job Offer’s Salary with Data

Visier

Candidates are approaching job offer negotiations with unprecedented levels of insight and confidence: The US unemployment rate has reached a historic low, and individuals now have instant access to compensation data via websites like Glassdoor and Salary.com.

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How to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Get Hppy

If you’ve got a happy workforce, their productivity will increase, and this is what will help your business to grow. Whether you’re just starting your company, or you have been in the industry for several years, it can be difficult to know what to do to make your employees happy.

Service-Design Thinking: Product + Service = Success — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

I’m a big fan of technology. In fact, I’ve dedicated my entire career to developing and optimizing industry-leading technology tools.

5 Ways to Integrate Health & Wellness Awareness in Your Employee Lifestyle

Get Hppy

An organization can’t perform to its full capacity unless its employees are healthy, both physically and mentally.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

As Your Company Scales, These Are the 8 Keys to Hiring the Right Team Members

Entrepreneur

Avoid the pitfalls and make sure your team grows with your company. Hiring

The Unconscious Factors That Make Annual Reviews So Subjective

TLNT: The Business of HR

Objectivity is the most important part of having an effective performance appraisal system. What you want is a process in which your top performers are recognized and then given opportunities to advance their skills.

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How Personalized Training Has Been Helping Call Centers Win Customers’ Hearts

Rallyware for Human Resources

Today, call centers are far different from those that were around as recently as five to seven years ago. Contact volume keeps growing, customers are becoming more demanding and impatient, while technologies continue to expand, allowing companies to improve their outreach.

It Takes a Village to Get to Mars

TLNT: The Business of HR

They walked around their workspace in shorts. The women wore cool t-shirts and jeans; men in beards, baseball caps turned backwards. The high fives and fist bumps flowed freely. If I didn’t know better, I might have guessed it was some college event, it was such a collegial atmosphere.

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.

3 Ways to Improve How You Measure Employee Engagement

Achievers

Employee engagement has been one of the cornerstones of successful HR management for the last decade. Measuring engagement is like putting a thermometer into various parts of the organization to get a pulse of how your employees are doing.

Corporate Social Responsibility Programs Make the Spirit of the Season Last All Year

TLNT: The Business of HR

Did you know that generosity leads to happiness and even an improved physical well-being? Not only that, but being generous begets more generosity—meaning an act of kindness can inspire someone else to “pay it forward.”. HR News Strategic HR corporate social responsibility Featured hr philanthrop

3 ways brokers can enhance the value they bring to clients

PeopleStrategy

As a benefits broker, whether your client list consists of 25 or more than 100 companies, your goal is to serve each and every one to the best of your ability. These days, that means offering them assistance with more than just their benefits.

8 Creative Ways To Kill Boredom In The Office

Get Hppy

Do you suspect that your employees might be bored at work? You’re probably right. Research by Gallup shows that over half (55%) of Americans are unengaged at work. Workplace boredom has a major impact on your bottom line.

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.

How do you design the recruiting process at a company as its new Head of Talent?

Workable

My background as a Head of Talent is in a series of startups which generally don’t have any hiring process in place – you’re starting with a completely blank canvas when designing an effective hiring process.

5 Ways to Integrate Health & Wellness Awareness in Your Employee Lifestyle Copy

Get Hppy

An organization can’t perform to its full capacity unless its employees are healthy, both physically and mentally.

Seats Filling Fast for 2019 Employment Law Updates in January

HRWatchdog

Register now before seats fill up! This past year, 1,217 bills made it to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and 1,016 of them were signed into law. Dozens of new laws will affect employers in 2019, but some won’t have an impact until 2020 or 2021.

First, Clean the Toilets

Compensation Cafe

Some call it company culture. Others call it company personality. Everyone who knows anything calls it the most important component of truly successful companies. For many companies, the highest bar is an effective “ownership culture.” But what does that really mean?

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.

What Tops Financial Stress for Employees?

Best Money Moves

What tops financial stress for employees? Retirement and student loan debt, among other financial issues, worry employees enough to inhibit productivity, but financial wellness programs can help them take control and regain focus at work.

Ears to Hear: A Listening Primer for Compensation Pros

Compensation Force

Revisiting this post at the HBR blog recently got me thinking about the importance of listening for compensation and HR professionals if we truly want our work to have impact.

How to leverage your employer brand for hiring and retention

CultureAmp

Every organization has a unique employer brand, which is defined by their company values, mission, and culture. However, as most People Leaders know, the process of uncovering this brand and making it visible internally and externally can be challenging. Company Culture

Around the Bonfyre: LCI’s Mike Garty on Cultural Transformation

Bonfyre

When Mike Garty joined Lippert Components, Inc. LCI) as its Director of Leadership Development in 2012, the organization was looking to transform its business culture in a manner that would bring it to prosperous new heights.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.