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.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

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.

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.

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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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 Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

ICYMI: The Role of Candidate Reputation in Modern Recruiting

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for August's top stories!

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.

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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

How to Improve C-Suite Visibility by Linking Engagement to Business Outcomes

Ultimate Software

Proper data collection and analysis play a crucial role in today’s organizations, guiding decision makers through difficult decisions and directing overall corporate strategy.

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.

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.

Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture

Visier

Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

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!

Manage Team Bandwidth By Adopting A Growth Mindset And These Proven Techniques

15Five

“Bandwidth! My kingdom for more team bandwidth!”. Okay, maybe Shakespeare used a slightly different term in Richard III (I think it had something to do with a horse), but this would certainly be an apt replacement for many managers out there today.

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.

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”).

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

TED Talk Tuesday: Why We Need to Talk About Mistakes

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. For doctors, the stakes are high every day.

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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.

How to Have Successful Leadership Transitions

CultureIQ

How to Prepare for a Leadership Transition . Implementing organizational change of any kind is a challenge. Leadership transitions rank among the most unique and difficult changes to implement. .

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.