Tue.Nov 20, 2018

How Commonality and Pet Photos Increase Employee Engagement


Sharing a photo of your pet with coworkers isn’t entirely a waste of time; it can be a seed that blooms into increased employee engagement. Imagine two employees who work at the same company and pass each other in the hall, but neither knows the other’s name. Let’s call them John and Susan.

A People-First Approach to Digital Transformation


Changes in the world of work, evolving employee expectations and advances in technology are creating a perfect storm that is transforming the modern workforce and workplace.

Win the Engagement Game by Empowering Your Managers as Coaches

Quantum Workplace

“Make sure that team members know they are working with you, not for you.”. Those are the words of John Wooden, arguably the greatest coach in the history of college basketball.

Office Hours: Are Skills and Competencies More Important Than Degrees?

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

What Are the 2019 Trends in HR?


In terms of writing and reading content, I have always been anti-trends. Every year people recycle the same information over and over, and it never really reflects reality.

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A Day of Thanks, A Day for Gratitude

Ultimate Software

Thanksgiving is a special time for Ultimate Software because the holiday spirit reflects our “People First” values and culture. We are extremely fortunate to have achieved great success over the years, and to have become a trusted industry leader.

3 ½ Steps for Successful Candidate Communications

Employment Metrix

Imagine this: You spot a job posting online for a position you’re so excited about that you tell everyone. Even your mom. You rush home after work to submit your polished resume with a perfectly crafted cover letter and then… you wait a few days, anxiously anticipating some sort of communication.

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Substance Abuse: No Workforce Is Immune

TLNT: The Business of HR

70% of employers reported the opioid epidemic has affected their workforce while 81% of employers surveyed indicated they are not well prepared to deal with the addiction crisis. Does this pertain to your company? Behavior HR Insights Featured

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Is It Workplace Bullying or a Hostile Work Environment?


Workplace bullying is something far too many employees will experience or witness during their careers. Anti-sexual harassment laws, which are increasing in number and in scope, seek to curtail specific harassing behaviors in the workplace that undermine employee wellbeing.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Don’t Call It An ‘Intranet’. It’s a ‘Digital Workplace’

TLNT: The Business of HR

I attended the recent ICE Digital Workplace event in San Antonio, organized by Igloo Software, and it highlighted the slightly embarrassing fact that I wasn’t sure what the term “digital workplace” meant.

Navigating Mergers and Acquisitions in HR Tech


Recently, several significant mergers and acquisitions in the HR-technology market have made news.

5 Ways to Engage Employees Through Learning and Development (L&D)


Keeping employees engaged is a serious business! Did you know 87 percent of millennials said development is important in a job and 40 percent of employees who receive poor training and limited opportunities for development will leave their job within five years?

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Are You Committing Career Malpractice?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Do you know X? I noticed a job posting and when I checked the company, it showed that you had connections there. Let me know if you know her. HR Insights career Featured

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Value and Data

HR Examiner

By itself, data does not explain anything. It can not tell you why. The value of data depends on its audience. The value of data is a function of the combination of specificity and relevance. Measurement requires something to measure and something to measure with.

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The Boston Globe Names Globoforce a Top Place to Work for 2018


Magazine honors the best employers in Massachusetts . DUBLIN and FRAMINGHAM, Mass. 19, 2018) – Globoforce ® , a leading provider of human applications, has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe.

The Pros & Cons of Unlimited PTO: HR Expert Roundtable


Table of Contents Learn from Kate Bischoff Learn from Tamara Rasberry Learn from Vadim Liberman Learn from Tammy Colson Learn from Jon Thurmond Learn from Katrina Kibben Learn from Sarah Morgan Our panel of HR experts is back, and this time they’re tackling the topic of so-called “unlimited” PTO. Also known as discretionary PTO, the […]. Time Management & Tracking

Could the Walkout Have Been a Positive Sign for Google's Employee Engagement?


Google CEO Sundar Pichai even sent employees an email supporting the walkout and promising the company would do better. Employee Engagement

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Taking A Data-Driven Approach To 2019 Hiring Plans With Machine Learning


74% of hiring managers and recruiters say they’ve hired the wrong person for an open position according to CareerBuilder.

How Much Does Employee Stress Impact a Workplace?

HR Daily Advisor

Today we are joined by Laurie Warren, MSN, and founder of Warren Wellness LLC to answer some questions about stress in the workplace. Laurie will be leading a session at TalentCon19 in San Antonio, TX on March 13, 2019, entitled “Fostering Stress Resilience to Unlock Workforce Potential.”

Be Inclusive, Not Just Tolerant


When I think about the words “inclusion” and “tolerance,” I see a large chasm. In regards to the modern-day workforce, diversity and inclusion mean accepting and welcoming people from different walks of life.

Why I’m Thankful to Work in HR


The holiday season is a time for gratitude and reflection. As we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, we asked Namely’s community of HR professionals why they’re thankful to be a part of the field. HR Career Path


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.

5 Ways to Engage Employees Through Learning and Development (L&D)


Keeping employees engaged is a serious business! Did you know 87 percent of millennials said development is important in a job and 40 percent of employees who receive poor training and limited opportunities for development will leave their job within five years?

IRS Raises FSA Contribution Limits, Other Thresholds for 2019

HR Daily Advisor

Employees will be able to contribute up to $2,700 to a health flexible spending account (FSA) in 2019, a $50 increase from the 2018 amount, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced in Revenue Procedure 2018-57.

New research on the ROI of learning from Udemy for Business


Learning & Development (L&D) is one of the levers employers can use to attract and keep employees engaged in today’s tight labor market. Analysts predict that the largest increase in total rewards over the next three to five years will be in career development.

2019 HCM Trends Report: HR’s Opportunities To Impact Work


I’ve worked with my partners in the HR Federation to bring you this 2019 HCM trends report spanning all categories of work, HR, and technology. Good news! HR and HR technology is poised to have incredible impact on work. The insights here are based on research from collaborating analysts in the HR Federation network, and […]. The post 2019 HCM Trends Report: HR’s Opportunities To Impact Work appeared first on HRWins by LAROCQUE, LLC.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.