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7 Lessons on Creating a Powerful Employee Experience


I just finished reading a brand new book called The Employee Experience. It’s a great look at the relatively new concept of creating an experience for employees, not just trying to engage them or do some other one-off program that doesn’t deliver long-term results.

The Role of Leadership in Changing Organizational Culture


Every employee plays a part in the process of changing organizational culture, but at the end of the day, leaders are the ones who can make or break it; the choices they make cause a ripple effect on employee recruitment, engagement, and performance that powerfully impacts a company’s performance.

We Gave Office Pets Free Rein in the Workplace – Here’s How it Made Our Office Better


We Gave Office Pets Free Rein in the Workplace – Here’s How it Made Our Office Better. . Kogi and Layla met at the office, and hit it off right away. Covert glances soon turned into discrete nuzzling.

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6 Phrases to Get a Derailed Conversation Back on Track

The People Equation

My mother always said that the true test of marriage was if a couple could successfully hang wallpaper together. Mr. People Equation and I have that handled. No problem.

How to Find the Best Human Resource Management Software

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Corporate Culture Key to Attracting and Retaining Top Tech Talent, Says Survey

HR Daily Advisor

More than any other concern as it relates to hiring and retention, finding and hiring top tech talent keeps executives up at night—more than keeping the team they have in place and more than staying competitive with regard to salary and bonuses.

No Love: 9 Ways to Completely Fail at Employee Recognition

Quantum Workplace

We’re all familiar with the benefits of employee recognition. When employees feel valued, they’re more engaged, more motivated, and more likely to go the extra mile for their company (just to name a few).

Here’s What’s Keeping You Up At Night

TLNT: The Business of HR

From concerns about how to motivate employees to meet company goals to worries over how to gain a “big picture” of company talent through data and analytics, a host of work-related issues haunted HR professionals in 2016, according to SilkRoad’s latest “What Keeps HR Up At Night?” report.

Rethinking employee engagement and the benefits of getting it right

The Predictive Index

By Greg Barnett, PhD. Employee Engagement & Retention Employee Engagement

The Essential Guide to Recruiting Performers

When your company needs to bring on new talent, it's tempting to do whatever it takes. But hiring just anyone isn't the solution. Download JazzHR's, The Essential Guide to Hiring Performers, to learn how you can create a scalable recruiting process that results in great hires.

Reduce Job Stress: 6 Simple Strategies Anyone Can Follow [Infographic]

Switch and Shift

You’ve downed your third cup of coffee since 6:30 am. Your next online meeting is in five minutes and the Blue Screen of Death taunts you from your computer screen. You get a message from your boss asking when you’ll be done with the draft proposal you promised you’d get to last week.

7 Scheduling Challenges Managers Can Finally Stop Stressing About

Workforce Software

If scheduling employees is part of your job, then your job could be a lot easier. Here are 7 scheduling challenges managers can finally stop stressing about. Blog Absence Management Fatigue Management Time and Attendance Workforce Management Workforce Scheduling

Unleash the Power of Your Workday Investment

NGA Human Resources

Anyone familiar with Workday knows its value, but is everyone realising it? In its simplest form, the platform streamlines processes across talent management, time management, payroll, recruiting and other HR functions, eliminating the need for multiple systems.

Why Happy Employees Breed Happy Customers

HR Daily Advisor

by Ellen Humphrey, senior vice president of Human Resources, Appirio. How do you make your employees happy? As an HR professional or executive for your company, this is a question that’s likely always top of mind.

Secrets to Boost Your Offer Acceptance Rates!

Losing a quality candidate at the job offer stage is one of the most costly pitfalls in recruiting. Download our guide to boosting your offer acceptance rates and learn the 5 secrets to closing top candidates every time.

my boss won’t approve my time off for a video game competition

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: It was in no small part thanks to your advice that about eight months ago I was able to land my first professional job! I have been enjoying the job so far, and even though it is not in my desired field, it is related. My manager, Fergus, has some quirks but has overall been nice and reasonable to work with. However, I had my first problem with him this week. I play a video game competitively in my free time, and my team was very excited to qualify for an upcoming competition!

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Under Trump, EEOC Will Focus on Job Growth

HR Daily Advisor

While promising that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will retain its core values, President Trump’s pick for acting chair told employers Thursday that the commission will, at the president’s direction, focus on job growth. “It

7 Ways to Strengthen Employee Engagement with Recognition


In recent years, employee engagement evolved from what was largely considered an ‘HR issue,’ to become a crucial element of the broader business conversation in many organizations.

HR and Branding – The Perfect Partnership


Building Brands from the Inside, Out. What is a brand? Your company’s brand is the window of opportunity to link the internal and external sides of your business to impact the bottom line.

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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.

Employee Retention: Engagement Through Opportunity

Compensation Today

Keeping good employees is no doubt complex. Avoiding a letter of resignation often requires blocking and tackling by managers, HR and executive leadership. Last week, I talked about whether learning and development is more important to employee retention than pay.

I Quit Social Media in February

Laurie Ruettimann

I quit social media in the month of February. The thing about being in HR is that I have “industrial psychologists” for friends, and they don’t let me get away with anything. Apparently, I haven’t quit social media. I might be detoxing from social media by only checking my feeds in the morning and night. During the shortest month of the year.) But it turns out that quitting means something. It means that you stop or discontinue your behaviors.

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Diversity and Inclusion – Time For HR To Step Up Its Game


With all the emphasis on fake news recently, it is good to see that when someone posts something that doesn’t sound quite right, someone else does the research and adds information to the post. I ran into this last week when someone posted something from 2013 regarding Barilla pasta, and it was quickly researched and updated. The short story – the Barilla CEO stated, in 2013, that he would only portray “classic families” in advertising.

5 Ways to Shine After a Critical Performance Review


Performance review season recently wrapped up and you may not have received the results you were hoping for. You love your job and pride yourself in being highly motivated, but with the recent feedback it may feel difficult to get excited for the year ahead. A study on the performance review process led by Adobe revealed that this common HR practice isn’t as proactive towards employee improvement as you’d imagine.

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Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

Culture, EVP and Employer Brand: Explaining It Like a Two-Year Old


A few months ago, a client called with a plea. A brand-name F500 company, they needed to embark on an employer brand journey but they weren't sure their leaders and peers truly understood what employer brand actually meant. They were throwing around suggestions like "we need to refine our culture" and what we really need is an "employer value proposition." I smiled. I'd been there--over ten years before. And I remember feeling the pain of a movement that was still new.

my mom says that using FMLA will prevent me from getting another job, requiring advance notice of requests to use time off, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My mom says that using FMLA will prevent me from getting another job. Two years ago, my father ended a career that had us living in Hawaii and relocated for a new job in Utah. For financial reasons I had to tag along, and the short version is that I’m miserable.

How To Eat Well Under Pressure

Get Hppy

Stress is part of everyday life. According to NHS Choices stress becomes an issue when pressure becomes too great and creates feelings of being unable to cope [i]. Stress can be related to work , personally or both.

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Beyond quotas: what are the ingredients for true diversity?

HR Zone

Culture. What are the ingredients for true diversity


Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.