March, 2017

10 Strategies for Recruiting In a Highly Competitive Job Market

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Alongside , a company that bridges the communication gaps to create a better hiring experience for both employers and job seekers. Check out how they help companies like Motörleaf showcase their team dynamic to active and passive candidates.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.

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How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

15Five

Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

Inspired By People

Ultimate Software

What inspires you? What wakes you up each morning and motivates you to face life’s challenges? At Ultimate Software, we’re inspired by people.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

How Adding New Benefit Carriers and Plans Impact an HCM Implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Heather Soper. If you’re like the majority of employers, you may be considering changing Human Capital Management (HCM) systems this year, in addition to making new carrier and plan decisions. It’s the perfect time, right? Start fresh with new plans, new software, and a new sense of purpose and prepare for the next round of Open Enrollment which will be here before you know it.

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Companies Should Include Feedback Training in Onboarding

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in Talent Activation.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.

Building Employee Resilience Through Realistic Optimism

CONCERN: EAP

“Optimism is invaluable for the meaningful life.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Make Your HRIS Work for You!

HRchitect

Written by: Stephanie Tuegel . Many companies turn to an HRIS for a couple of fundamental reasons – they need a place to store their employee information and a way to process payroll. However, there are many other ways that you can make your HRIS work for you, and provide strategic value to both the employee and employer. Here are a few ways the HRIS can work for you. Education. Many systems allow for education tracking.

3 Examples of Evidence-Based HR in Action

UpstartHR

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting a workshop based on metrics, evidence-based HR, and change management.

How to Make Your Employees Happy – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. They were named one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces for Women by the Great Place to Work Institute. Many congrats! Enjoy the post.).

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The 4 Elements of Analytics Storytelling

Visier

For decades, HR organizations have operated with a “softer approach” to business—relying more on intuition and less on hard facts to make workforce decisions. It’s an approach that allows HR practitioners to get the job done, but makes it more challenging to align HR strategy with business value.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Remote Team Leaders Can Still Shape A Strong Company Culture

15Five

In recent years the idea of hiring “people instead of (only) skills” has been become more of a consideration within companies where the cultural fit of everyone has been the ultimate pursuit.

How People Analytics Can Help You Drive a High-Performing Culture

CultureIQ

A Data-Driven Approach to Company Culture. When Lazlo Block left his position as Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, he did it with a bang: “The future of HR lies with data science,” he said, and promptly launched a stealth startup that will focus on people analytics.

"Name Your Job": Why You Should Hire People Who Write Their Own Job Descriptions

Cornerstone On Demand

In 2007, Sarah Feingold had just graduated from Syracuse University Law School. While in school, she'd petitioned to take a graduate-level metal smithing class around her passion outside of law: jewelry-making. That's when she discovered Etsy —an eBay-type, startup marketplace for handmade goods. Today, the company has nearly 1000 employees and $2.39 billion in revenue. In 2007, they only had sixteen employees.

Why Your Toxic Employee Could Be Costing You Millions

ATD Human Capital

Have you heard of the 80:20 rule? Eighty percent of your energy is spent on 20 percent of your relationships. Most often this energy is wasted in drama.

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How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

3 Ways to Stay On Top of #HR Compliance – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I know human resources compliance issues aren’t the sexiest thing to talk about but, they’re a necessary part of HR. In fact, compliance is a part of any business. Even if a compliance issue decreases, we need to know details so we can stop devoting resources to it.

HCM Implementation Tips – Identifying Data in a Multi-Agency Environment

HRchitect

Written by: Warren Phillips. Enterprise level projects bring with them a unique set of challenges generally not seen in simpler implementations. The size of the project, number of users, amount of content, and number of integrations adds to the requirements, and therefore the complexity. Let’s look at some data issues associated with multiple organizations creating content in a single system. To set the stage, imagine the following.

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The Disruption of Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned

Josh Bersin

Over the last few months I’ve had a series of meetings with Chief Learning Officers, talent management leaders, and vendors of next generation learning tools. My goal has been simple: try to.

Here’s How Company Culture Software Helps One Digital Marketing Agency Stay On Top

CultureIQ

Some companies really know what they’re about when it comes to company culture. Without a doubt, Elite SEM is one of them. This award-winning digital marketing agency has been voted best agency culture or best company to work for by Ad Age, Mashable, Inc.,

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

More Employees are Voluntarily Leaving Jobs – What it Means for HR

Ultimate Software

The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for December 2016, released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in February, reported there were 1.4 million more quits than layoffs and discharges for the month.

HR Technology Solution Provides Customers with More Options: A Look Inside Lanteria HR

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored product review. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

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Being a Nice Person Could Be the Source of Your Stress

HR Bartender

I just finished a super interesting read from the Harvard Business Review (HBR) titled “ Generosity Burnout ”. I would highly recommend that everyone download a copy.

10 Steps to Rolling Out Core Values at a Small Business

ExactHire HR Trends

There are many reasons that organizations choose not to craft a core set of values. Sometimes, senior management doesn’t think core values are a big deal because they think every employee already knows how they are supposed to act to succeed.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

The Beginner's Guide to Predictive Workforce Analytics

ATD Human Capital

Today’s business executives are increasingly applying pressure to their human resources departments to “use predictive analytics.”

Building Employee Engagement with a Travel-Heavy Team

CultureIQ

Making Company Culture a Priority – Even If Your Team Is Always on the Road. In 2015 alone, employees around in the United States took 488 million business trips , spending $302 billion. That’s a lot of free cocktails!

The Business Impact of a Day Without A Woman

Visier

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It’s also a global call to action to accelerate gender equality in all areas of a woman’s life.