Wed.Apr 19, 2017

Getting Employee Engagement Right Takes More Than a Village

ATD Human Capital

Despite increasing investments in employee engagement surveys, programs, and interventions, fewer than one third of workers around the globe are engaged, resulting in high levels of commitment and discretionary effort.

Leadership Insights: What To Do When Your Employee’s Heart Just Isn’t In It

15Five

You could tell his heart just wasn’t in it. I’ve always liked that phrase. Or rather, I appreciate the reverse, that a person who is fully present and contributes something valuable does so because they feel inspired, alive, and open-hearted. Is that true though?

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Fatigue Management

HRchitect

Written by: Nathan Meles. It may be absent from many corporate HR policies, but fatigue management has been rapidly gaining awareness in the workplace. Not only is employee fatigue a hazard in some work environments, it impacts workplace morale, employee accuracy, and productivity.

How Leaders Can Encourage Employees To Speak Up

Halogen Talent Managment

As a leadership coach, there are a few questions I am asked consistently by HR professionals and executives, one of which is: Why don’t people speak up more?

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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SkillSurvey Analytics Team to Present New Findings Based on Qualitative Feedback from 20,000 References at Annual SIOP Conference

SkillSurvey

Presentations Mark the 14 TM Time that the SkillSurvey Analytics Team Will Present at the Annual SIOP Conference.

I accidentally insulted my boss’s daughter

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am a female employee in my late 20s working for a large Fortune 500 U.S. company. My boss is in his early 40s and is a father of two. His oldest is a 15 year old girl. My boss often tells me, totally unsolicited, that his daughter is “very attractive,” a “perfect tall blonde,” and “so beautiful.” ” He says boys are fawning over her and she wants to start dating.

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Avoiding “game over”: incorporating gamification successfully into recruitment and assessment

HR Zone

Acquisition. Successfully bring gamification into recruitment

Why HR Should Forget About Candidates' Salary History for Good

Cornerstone On Demand

Legislation is being enacted in some large U.S. cities that make it illegal for employers to ask candidates an unfair and dreaded question:"What's your current, or most recent, salary?" Job seekers in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Puerto Rico, anywhere in Massachusetts and—potentially very soon—New York City, will no longer have to stress about pricing themselves out of a job (or low-balling their worth). NYC's legislation is pending, as it still needs to be signed into law by Mayor DeBlasio.

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.

back to basics: use connection to create employee engagement

O.C. Tanner

Common words we use to talk about employee engagement include research, ROI, and performance. Those analytical topics are important and relevant to the discussion. But at the core, employee engagement is pretty basic.

Ensuring Seamless Communications Before and After Mergers and Acquisitions

HR Daily Advisor

During mergers and acquisitions (M&A), one aspect of the transaction that is often overlooked is an effective communications strategy to the audience most responsible for a company’s success: its employees.

Why You Should Offer an Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Justworks

When Isaac Oates bought shares in Etsy — a company still up-and-coming when he joined in 2009 — it fundamentally shifted the way he saw his work. “My My friends and I realized, wow we have some ownership over this. And we want the company to succeed,” said Isaac. Now, as CEO and founder of Justworks, Isaac strongly believes in the ability for an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) to empower his workforce. The choice isn’t just about empowering your current workforce, either. Offering stock.

Is your dress code fit for 2017?

HR Zone

People. Is your dress code fit for 2017

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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'.

10 Painless Ways to Give Constructive Employee Feedback

Quantum Workplace

Marc Effron, publisher of Talent Quarterly, once said about employee feedback, “Feedback is the broccoli of conversations. It’s not very appetizing and we’d prefer something else if possible, but deep down we know that ultimately it’s good for us.”. I actually love broccoli.

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How Cognitive Technology Is Helping Talent Acquisition Be More Effective and Optimize Business Outcomes

IBM Talent Acquisition

If you’ve been following my blog series on how cognitive technology is transforming talent acquisition, you are likely seeing the potential it can have on your organization. So far during this blog series, I’ve covered how IBM cognitive capabilities can: Cognitive & Analytics

6 things talent wants from your brand

cipHR

Do you know what brand qualities the candidates you're trying to attract, engage with and recruit are looking for? This knowledge should form the cornerstone of any brand's talent acquisition strategy, yet many still don't promote their best qualities. A vision.

The Madness of Kings: leadership, hyper-masculinity & mental health

HR Zone

Business. Leadership, hyper-masculinity and mental health

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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.

Managing Introverts In The Workplace

Get Hppy

An introvert is a person who tends to be on the shy and quiet side. An individual who is an introvert may be reluctant to speak to others. He or she may not be willing to divulge much to other people. There are many introverts in this world who hold steady jobs.

6 Ways to Tell If Your Benefits Tech Vendor Is More Than Just a Vendor

Benefitfocus

It's crucial that the people behind your benefits management technology provide you the support and resources to use the technology to its full potential

Call me, maybe? The FMLA requires much more!

The Employer Handbook

Can you believe this song is five years old? Under the Family and Medical Leave Act , an employee must follow the employer’s “usual and customary” procedures for requesting FMLA leave absent “unusual circumstances.” True dat. True dat.

Automation & Robotic Service Orchestration: driving the evolution of HR Shared Services

HR Zone

Future. Focus: automation & robotic service orchestration

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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.

How SocialChorus Delivers Reach and Reliability Around the World

SocialChorus

The global workforce has firmed into a 21st century standard. In some industries, 77% of the workforce now lies outside company headquarters. Workplaces have been pushed out beyond the cubicle walls.

Creating a Narrative for Talent

Steve Boese

Long flight last night out to Vegas and to pass the time (and I needed to since this flight was not equipped with Satellite TV and thus I was not able to watch the NBA playoffs), I was multi-tasking with Jason Bourne on the screen and the SI.com Media Podcast in the ear.

If your organisation came to life as a person, how would you describe it?

HR Zone

Employees. Your organisation's a person. Who is it

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5 Simple Strategies to Inspire Disengaged Employees

Bonusly

With all the talk, hype, suggestions, practices, and training that goes into keeping employees engaged, it’s troubling that disengagement is still an issue in so many organizations -- especially considering the significant bottom line impact it can have.

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.

New York Marathon

Laurie Ruettimann

About six months ago, I met a guy who changed my life. Sorta. He’s an executive and an entrepreneur who wants to improve his public speaking skills. I’m a woman who attended a professional development seminar to reboot my career. I introduced myself and shared my story. Then he told me about his background. It turns out, we both run. He is a guy with bad knees. I’m a lady with a bad hip and a lot of carbs in my tummy, right now.

Will Your Investigator Spill The Beans? A Lesson From The White House.

Investipro

Whether it’s your VP of HR, a department manager or an outside investigator, can you be sure your workplace investigator won’t jeopardize the investigation by sharing too much information?

Change leadership: how to give employees a sense of control

HR Zone

Employees. How to give employees control during change

Your Lack of Motivation is Your Problem – Now Do Something About It

PerformanceICreate

I have always had an open-door policy. Except now, I work in an open office and have no door – or desk – so it’s now more of a “grab-a-chair-and-sit-here” policy. It works for me. People know where to find me or they send an IM asking where I am today. Sometimes it’s about a situation they are dealing with and they want to discuss options, other times it’s to ask me about something they know I had been involved with previously.

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.