Thu.Mar 16, 2017

The impact of managers on workplace engagement and productivity

Interact

We all know the mantra: people leave managers, not companies. The role of the manager in the workplace is perhaps the most significant in terms of impact on organizational performance. Managers have the most direct influence on employees they line manage.

Case Study: Growing Your Sales Organization Beyond The Deal

15Five

Sales teams are the lifeblood of every company that has reached a certain stage in their growth trajectory.

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March Madness Matters in an Employee Centric World

HR Daily Advisor

by Morag Barrett, Founder and CEO, SkyeTeam. Employee engagement is a hot topic today. And understandably so: Gallup estimates employee disengagement costs the U.S. 450 billion to $550 billion annually.

Increase Employee Retention with Career Pathing

Everwise

As businesses compete to attract top-notch talent, the need to retain and engage existing employees becomes increasingly important. One option: help employees with their career development. One in four Millennials would switch from their current job to do something new, or join another organization.

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.

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3 Principles for Building and Sustaining a Successful Employee Recognition Program

Achievers

By: Justin Rutherford. National Account Executive, Achievers. Culture can be distilled down into the actions, habits, and routines of a group of people. Culture at work is powerful, whether it’s intentionally designed or not.

The Future Worker Redefined—From Employee to ‘Contributor’

HR Daily Advisor

The word “contributor,” not “employee,” will be a better representation of a worker in 2025, according to 47% of companies and 57% of workers. The findings come from a study from Randstad US , an HR services and staffing company in the United States.

5 Steps for Building an Effective Team

FlashPoint

LIZ WEST // CC BY 2.0 //. What Steps Can You Take to Create a High Performing Team? In today’s business environment, organizations are flatter and the nature of our work is more complex and often global in scope.

Changes May Be in Store for Overtime Rule, FLSA

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) may be in a holding pattern for now, but employers are probably in for some wage and hour changes in the coming months, Tammy D. McCutchen told attendees at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) employment law and legislative conference.

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'.

The Importance of Employee Engagement [Infographic]

Pomello

Employee engagement is a term that has become increasingly prevalent as employers have begun to rethink their approach to employee management. You may know that low employee engagement can be costly, causing loss of productivity and revenue, but do you know how costly it can be?

ACA ‘Repeal’ Bill Alleviates Many Employer Burdens

HR Daily Advisor

Recently proposed legislation affecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA) alleviates much of the law’s burden on employers.

We asked, they answered: Powerful stories from female leaders at VaynerMedia, Reward Gateway and more

Reward Gateway

Leadership and Management

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Leading Global Organizations Share Their Earth Day Plans

WeSpire

Yesterday we had the opportunity to speak with global leaders about their sustainability programs and Earth Day plans , and the conversation was nothing short of inspiring.

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.

Your Millennials Are Your Canaries

TLNT: The Business of HR

“Those millennials are so entitled.” ” “Those millennials are so ‘all about me’ ” “Those millennials are so darn high maintenance. I don’t have time for all that babysitting.”

The Era Of Employee Experience Is Here

SuccessFactors

We live in the age of the abandoned shopping cart—and the newly hired candidate who doesn’t show up shortly after joining the company.

Julia-Louis Dreyfus is Coming to WorkHuman

Globoforce

Julia Louis-Dreyfus will be a keynote speaker at WorkHuman 2017. One of our favorite parts of planning the agenda for WorkHuman each year is choosing celebrity speakers. In the past, we’ve invited Rob Lowe and Michael J.

Three Steps to Make Learning Last

Cornerstone On Demand

I think it’s fair to say we all want our learning to last. I think we call it ‘sticky’. We spend many hours reading, watching videos or in training classes, we want to see our efforts (and our expense) pay off. From a corporate perspective, CEB, a research firm, reports that sales representatives are forgetting 70 percent of the content that they receive in one week , and 90 percent in one month. That’s from the learner side of the equation.

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.

How important is it for employees to belong?

CultureAmp

Belonging isn’t a feeling we often discuss in a workplace context, but a report released by Culture Amp drawing on research from a survey created with Paradigm suggests it’s a feeling we’re going to be talking about a lot more in 2017.

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The BEST Guide to Building & Managing a Recruiting Budget

marenated HR

Filling an open position can get pretty pricey, with the average company in the US spending around $4,000 per position! Today’s market is more candidate-driven than it has ever been, and it’s becoming important for companies to focus on a variety of new recruitment tactics.

What Sales Management Needs to Know About Change Management

Madison

Resistance to change is a challenge for any sales organization that is re-evaluating or restructuring their go-to-market strategy. Unfortunately most sales-based change plans will fall short of the mark and do so with disastrous consequences.

Do You Need More Capacity? from @LeadersServe

Take It Personel-ly

One of my favorite leadership authors is back! I am excited to be participating this week in the launch of Leaders Made Here by Mark Miller. I love Mark’s work and this is no exception. Mark truly gets what it takes to be a great leader and create more leaders, not just followers. Mark’s work is easy … Continue reading Do You Need More Capacity? from @LeadersServe.

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!

Maritz Named Category’s “Best Place to Work” in St. Louis

Maritz Motivation

We’re proud to announce Maritz was the giant category winner of the St. Louis Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” Award. When you’re in the business of creating great places to work, it’s a special treat to be awarded for your own rewarding culture. The Best Places to Work in St. Louis is measured by companies that perform well on many factors of work including communication, management structure, benefits and teamwork.

BALL SO HARD: Why You Hate Duke, But Need Hires Like Grayson Allen.

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - If you're not on a couch watching the tourney this afternoon, you're doing it wrong. Here's a rerun from last year to get you in the mood to hate Duke in the right way. Let's face it. If you follow college basketball at all, there's a high likelihood you hate Duke.

7 ideas for injecting a fun, competitive spirit into your workplace

Insperity

Do you feel like you’ve run out of ideas to improve your team’s productivity? Maybe it’s time to try a new, more creative approach. What if you could turn your employees’ everyday tasks into a game or friendly competition? Some of today’s top business are implementing various “gamification” strategies to improve the morale and focus of their workforce. And it’s working.

The Future Of Work Looks Cognitive

Unbridled Talent

The Robots Are Coming. I was honored to be the first guest on the new IBM Trends In Talent Management podcast this week!

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.