Mon.Feb 13, 2017

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.

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.

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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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19 Easy Ways to Improve Communication in the Workplace


As humans, we’re bound to misunderstand each other and get frustrated from time to time. However, taking concerted efforts to improve your workplace communication skills will go a long way in establishing strong relationships and getting important projects done. Communication doesn’t only feel good, it also shows results. According to a Watson Wyatt study, companies that communicate the most effectively are 50% more likely to report low turnover levels compared with the industry. Read more

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Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

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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).

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.

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.

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Rethinking employee engagement and the benefits of getting it right

The Predictive Index

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

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'.

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.

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

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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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.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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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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

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.

Addressing the need for mid-market MSP solutions

Allegis Global Solutions

Why mid-market MSP solutions are vital in the evolving business world in North America


Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

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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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.

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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Resource Scheduling in Legal Practice: Managing Cost and Complexity

Asure Software

In any legal practice, the management of work hours is critical; billable hours are the primary source of revenue for most firms.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

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.

Overcoming Everyday Leadership Challenges


There are many challenges that all managers face. Whilst these challenges can arise at any point in a manager’s career, they can be particularly prevalent for newer or first-time managers. We’ve. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR feedback leadership management

Beyond quotas: what are the ingredients for true diversity?

HR Zone

Culture. What are the ingredients for true diversity

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.

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.