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?

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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

HR Zone

Acquisition. Successfully bring gamification into recruitment

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.

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.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

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.

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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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

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

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.

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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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.

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!

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

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

HR Zone

Future. Focus: automation & robotic service orchestration

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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.

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.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.