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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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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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.

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

HR Zone

Acquisition. Successfully bring gamification into recruitment

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.

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'.

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.

Is your dress code fit for 2017?

HR Zone

People. Is your dress code fit for 2017

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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.

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 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.

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.

Workforce Software

ATS partnered with Workforce Software and GroupeX Solutions to transform their workforce management system and have one single source of truth replacing 69 separate systems inherited through multiple acquisitions. Customer

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

HR Zone

Business. Leadership, hyper-masculinity and mental health

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

HR Zone

Future. Focus: automation & robotic service orchestration

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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.

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!