August, 2018

Employee Engagement in the Augmented Age

Ultimate Software

Fretting about the security of your job because of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ? In our marvelous age of cognitive computing technologies, the good news is that people will perform less boring and repetitive manual tasks. The bad news is that individuals may lose their jobs as a consequence.

A Guide to Giving Your Office Dog Their Performance Review

Reflektive

As we prepare for review season, we at Reflektive have been doing some research and discovered that there is a disturbing lack of resources online about how to give office dogs their performance reviews. Dogs–like humans–are very sensitive, which is why giving them performance feedback delicately and positively is crucial to their engagement and productivity. SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Guide to One-on-Ones.

Progressive Performance Management: Why Your Employee Compensation Strategy Is Holding You Back

15Five

Welcome to Talk Nerdy To Me , 15Five’s academic blog series where we get nerdy, talk to the world’s best thinkers, and break down the latest academic research that you can apply to your workplace. The Annual Performance Review is Dead! Or is it?

Employee Engagement Is a Financial Strategy

HR Bartender

We spend a lot of time talking about creating employee engagement. The rationale being that engaged employees are highly productive. And productivity fuels the business. In creating employee engagement, we need to think about employee satisfaction.

The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

The Future of Work and How to Improve Job Satisfaction

Cornerstone On Demand

We spend an average of 90,000 hours of our lives at work. But according to psychologist, bestselling author and host of the WorkLife podcast Adam Grant, too many of those hours are unhappy ones.

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5 Components for a Remarkable End-to-End Candidate Experience

ClearCompany HRM

Every interaction with an individual contributes to their opinion of your company. This includes the social media posts they read, the promotional emails they receive and the conversations with past and present employees they have.

Attracting Talent in a Competitive Hiring Market

TriNet

Incentives Like Flexible Work Schedule, Unlimited Paid Time Off and Remote Work Options May Help Employers Attract and Retain Employees. Business

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The Employee Experience and the “Law of Congruent Experience” - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Creating a winning customer experience starts first with the Employee Experience. The customer. It’s any person or group receiving a service from an individual or organization. If you run a company, it’s the person buying your t-shirts, pizza, or software. In healthcare , it’s the patient.

4 Reasons Why Organizations Should Focus on Performance

HR Bartender

Some of you might be thinking, doesn’t every organization focus on performance? Well, I think the answer to that is … maybe. I know in my career, I’ve worked for companies that spent a huge amount of time focused on goals , only to abandon all of them for some shiny new program.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Dear ReWorker: How Do I Attract Good Candidates in a High Employment Economy?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, As this is my first job in HR, I find myself researching.a In our industry, and our small town, skilled labor is becoming increasingly hard to find so we're constantly looking for ways to not only bring in better candidates, but also keep the skilled employees we already have.

Think You Know Your Total Cost of Workforce? Think Again.

Visier

Do you have a detailed and accurate understanding of your total cost of workforce (TCOW)? If your organization is anything like most large businesses, the answer is no. Organizations are usually pushed to review their TCOW only when facing upheavals, crisis, or simply a pivot in the sector.

10 Must-Read Employee Experience Articles for HR Pros

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve carefully curated this list to include unique articles covering the different facets of employee experience; including, why employers are investing in it, what it truly is, how to build the strategy, questions to ask, how to measure and so much more!

Data-Based Strategies to Recognize, Reward, & Retain High-Potential Employees

Ultimate Software

This blog post originally appeared on Forbes. Finding, retaining, and engaging top talent is consistently one of the hardest challenges organizations face.

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Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

Diversity and Inclusion Is A Business Strategy, Not An HR Program

Josh Bersin

Corporate diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic. It comes up in almost every client I visit. With the #metoo movement, #blacklivesmatter, and a continuous political discussion about income.

4 Reasons to Start an HR Lab

HR Bartender

I was at a conference recently where a speaker used the term “HR Lab”. I thought it was pretty cool. My vision of a lab is a place where you test out new things. Or you take existing things and tweak them a little. Human resources could definitely use a Lab.

Your Seven-Step Guide to Having Tough Conversations with Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Many people want to move into a management role because of higher pay, prestige and the ability to finally do things their way. But managing people also means having difficult conversations with the people that report to you. Whether you need to discuss performance, explain how a role is evolving or enforce the dress code, you should be prepared for tough talks. Employment attorney and HR consultant Kate Bischoff has put together a 7 point checklist for having these tough conversations.

Workforce Planners: 4 Steps to Improving Profit Margins for Services

Visier

Professional services firms face a delicate balancing act in determining how to best staff a client project. Assign too many junior people, and client satisfaction may suffer. Assign too many senior people, and the salary spend may be higher than is necessary to deliver project outcomes.

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Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

Essentials to Finding and Filling the Holes in Your Candidate Experience

ClearCompany HRM

Hiring is projected to get a whole lot more complicated. For the first time in decades, there are more jobs open than workers to fill them. According to the June Openings and Labor Turnover Survey , there were just shy of 6.7 million open positions in April which is almost equal to the 6.6

How Visionary Leaders Lead: An Interview With Bonnie Hagemann

15Five

Today’s leaders face a more chaotic business environment than ever before. To survive, businesses must be agile while still moving toward a long-term vision. They must compete while adjusting to ever-changing technologies and increasing customer and employee expectations.

The Psychological Effects of Praise

Reflektive

Carol Dweck is a pioneer in the field of developmental psychology. Her work introduced the concept of fixed vs. growth mindsets. Essentially, a person with a fixed mindset believes that people are born with certain traits and abilities, while someone with a growth mindset believes that these abilities can be learned and mastered through hard work and deliberate practice.

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Employee Disengagement – Not the Same As Being Grumpy

HR Bartender

If you haven’t seen it, there’s an interesting article in The New York Times titled, “ Generation Grumpy: Why You May Be Unhappy if You’re Around 50 ”. The article talks about how people usually become more mellow with age BUT not the current group of middle aged Americans (aka the “Grumpy Middle”).

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.

3 Way to Turn Google For Jobs Into a Competitive Advantage

Cornerstone On Demand

Happy anniversary, Google for Jobs. It has been just about a year since you made your debut, and despite all the hoopla at the time of your arrival, it's fair to say that most companies have brushed you off as just another Google tool. But, in the words of Mr. T: “I pity the fool."

Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data

Visier

This “think piece” is designed to challenge your thinking on talent metrics/analytics. Everyone in HR should be aware that among the global business concerns of CEO’s, Human Capital is literally the top issue.

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Company & Candidate: The Candidate Experience

ClearCompany HRM

We all know that candidates bring their A game to the. recruiting process , so why should it be any different for the company? Starting long before the interview, candidates begin to form their opinion about employment with your company.

What Should HR Know About Mental Health?

Get Hppy

HR fills the cracks of an organization, performing all the small and large tasks that don’t fit anywhere else. When accounting can’t manage it, HR performs payroll; when there isn’t a legal team on-site, HR verifies compliance and other regulatory concerns.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.