Wed.May 22, 2019

10 Ground Rules for Red Teams


An effective Red Team offers huge value to your defensive strategy, but you have to be prepared to face up to some hard truths

The Best Speech In The 'Game Of Thrones' Finale And Why It Matters To Today’s Leaders

Forbes Leadership Strategy

There is no greater power than storytelling, according to the screenwriters for Game of Thrones. Historically, they're right


Employee Engagement: A Rant


I’ve recently been asked to deliver a workshop on employee engagement. It’s been a while since I’ve run a session like this, so I dug out my material and refreshed my thoughts. And got very grumpy. Now I know that … Continue reading → Other Stuff

3 Reasons to Analyze Your Training Programs for Early-Career Professionals


Early-career professionals – a cohort made up of co-op students, apprentices, interns, and new graduates – are a great source of talent for organizations.

Top 10 Trends in People Analytics

The importance of People Analytics continues to rise as organizations mine a growing volume of employee data to yield insights to support decision-making and drive organizational strategy. Adoption rates are climbing steadily and more mature organizations are increasingly leveraging new analytics capabilities. This article delves into the top 10 trends dominating this rapidly evolving field.

PeopleStrategy Introduces the HCM Bundle


Edison, N.J., May 21, 2019 — PeopleStrategy Inc. ® , a provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions and full-service brokerage, today announced the release of the HCM bundle.

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Apprenticeship reimagined: A modern twist on a classic approach

Bersin with Deloitte

A modernized apprenticeship model could be just the learning & development boost your organization needs. Posted by Matt Stevens and David Dulin on May 22, 2019. Apprenticeships are a rather ancient form of on-the-job training.

Web Form Notifications Not Getting Through? Use Gmail SMTP.

marenated HR

By Kerry Pivovar: We ??web web forms. They are a simple and widespread way for prospective customers, clients, and the general public to contact a company. And when they work as they should, all is right with the world.

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Why Employee Experience Should Be A Priority For Every Business Leader


What is employee experience? It’s more than just where an employee sits or what their desk looks like.

Preparing for salary history bans?

HR Morning

How can employers make sure that a prospective hire will be willing to take a job at a salary you consider fair before you spend everyone’s time interviewing ?

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

10 Hot Topics for Strengths Coaching

Life and Work Blog

Sometimes I get asked what happens in a strengths coaching session (or a strengths debrief as it’s also called). The short answer is it depends on what the client wants to get out of it. I don’t approach a session with my own agenda; as a coach, I want to follow the client’s agenda.

Malicious Bot Attacks: Why They're More Dangerous than Ever


Malicious bots remain a dangerous and persistent threat. Here’s how to beat them

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6 companies who provide the best experience on social media (and why)

Qualtrics HR

In an age when many consumers grew up using smart phones and social media, it is becoming increasingly important to use social media in your customer experience efforts.

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Theranos: When a Culture of Growth Becomes a Culture of Scam


Entrepreneur | May 22, 2019. The post Theranos: When a Culture of Growth Becomes a Culture of Scam appeared first on SocialChorus.


2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

A #SHRM19 Interview with Paylocity


As a Paylocity user myself, it was an easy decision to select Paylocity as a vendor that I wanted to highlight prior to #SHRM19. Please enjoy this 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition interview with Alexis Knaack, Event Specialist, for Paylocity. Who is Paylocity?

Jeanne Bliss: Why ‘how’ you grow is just as important as ‘how much’

Qualtrics HR

Ask Jeanne Bliss, CEO and founder of Customer Bliss, what she does for a living and she’ll tell you she’s on ‘a crusade’. It’s one that has seen her give 2,000 keynotes, coach more than 20,000 execs around the world, and publish four best-selling books. Her mission? “To

The Right Way for Employees to Speak Up and Have Their Voices Heard

IO At Work

Researchers conduct three studies to demonstrate the roles of straightforward communication and employee credibility in making sure suggestions are heard. Journal of Applied Psychology culture engagement feedback

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Traditional vs. Progressive Performance Management [ Infographic]


Ideally, performance reviews are supposed to be helpful, not only for the employee but the manager also. But with the way most organizations tend to run them, they breed disengagement more than anything else. It seems impossible to […]. Performance Review

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.

Is Your Talent Development Process Creating Winners?

DISC Assessments

This week’s story explores something every manager struggles with: talent development and avoiding turnover. There is nothing worse than putting time, energy and MONEY into new hires only to have them prove to be unsuccessful or dissatisfied with the job.

Worth A Thousand Words: How Art Can Help Your Work Performance

Take It Personel-ly

You’re in a meeting, or on a call, and your mind’s starting to wander. The more you try to focus, the more distracted you get, thinking about the stress of your job and how tired you are.

5 Must-Have Benefits for Millennial Employees

Best Money Moves

Two million students will graduate with a bachelor’s degree this year and enter the workforce. MAVY Poll surveyed recent graduates on behalf of the American Institute of CPAs to determine which employee benefits would most help them achieve their financial goals as they begin their job search.

How to Confront ‘Lizard Brain’ and Make Better Decisions at Work


Steve Haffner is a professional speaker — but he’s also a mentalist, adept at taking advantage of the tricks our subconscious mind can play on us to create wondrous, astounding illusions. Beyond showing us things we can’t believe, Haffner spends a lot of time thinking about the subconscious mind.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Purpose Beyond Profit: What Culture-Driven Leaders Know That Everyone Else Is Missing

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The best companies create meaningful work for people because it has no downsides

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Benefit From Automation and AI Today


Big businesses tend to be at the forefront of revolutionary technology both because they have the budget to invest in costly products and the most to gain from transforming processes.

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People at Work, Ep. 5: Gill Buchanan on helping people be their best selves


Gill Buchanan knows what happy employees look like. After all, she sees them every day in her own organization, as well as in the companies she recruits for. As COO of Pure Resourcing , an UK-based recruitment agency, Gill has a single focus: help people be the best they can be.

Creating Community – Human Resources Practitioners of Color #SHRM19


HR Pros know very well the importance of a peer network. One of the benefits of attending an event on the scale of the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM19) is the networking opportunities.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.