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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?

Losing your best employees? Here's how to change that

Jostle

Taking the temperature of your organization is important. Are your people happy? Do they feel recognized? The best leaders are connected to their organizations - they know if things are going well or something is awry. Furthermore, if something is awry, they're ready to take the steps to fix this.

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?

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.

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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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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

HR Zone

Acquisition. Successfully bring gamification into recruitment

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

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?

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Four Ways Your Employees Can Get Comfortable Asking for Feedback

HighGround

We’ve talked about the “ other F words ” before. When someone says “feedback” in the workplace, alarm bells often go off in people’s heads. Getting comfortable with asking for feedback takes practice. People might struggle to proactively ask for professional feedback because many organizations only prompt them to do it once a year or even worse, not at all. Here are some tips to share with your employees to get them more comfortable soliciting feedback from their peers and managers.

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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6th Circuit tees up decision on LGBT discrimination coverage under Title VII

Ohio Employer's Law

The 6th Circuit is currently considering whether Title VII’s definition of “sex discrimination”. EEOC v. R.G. & & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes alleges that the funeral home fired its funeral director because she is transgender and transitioning from male to female.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.

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

HR Zone

Future. Focus: automation & robotic service orchestration

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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.

How To Succeed As A Millennial In The Gig Economy

SuccessFactors

Millennials face a very different job market than the one in which Boomers and older Generation Xers have spent much of their working lives.

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.