October, 2017

Employee Coaching Works When It’s a Part of Company Culture

HR Bartender

I ran across an article in Chief Learning Officer Magazine titled “ 7 Ways to Create a Coaching Culture ”. It’s a good read that you might want to check out. There’s one sentence in the article that I want to elaborate on today. The magic of a coaching culture is that it is infectious.”

How to Improve Recruiter Efficiency By Slaying Dirty Data Issues

Visier

As unemployment rates continue to drop and the competition for talent in key roles heats up, talent acquisition leaders have little choice but to work smarter. Recruitment’s impact ripples out across the employee lifecycle.

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4 Type Of Communicators: Secrets To Better Team Collaboration

15Five

What’s the true culprit of all misunderstanding? Lack of good communication, how you communicate and how you receive feedback. Well meaning people who believe they have communicated their best intentions, often have the listener receive the feedback harshly.

It Looks Like Medical Prices May Be Increasing in 2018. Here Is Why and What You Can Do to Help Your Business Prepare

Trinet

It’s time to start thinking about open enrollment and benefits renewal. It can be frustrating for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to have to budget for benefits when each year they see significant increases that outpace inflation. So what’s an SMB owner or HR professional to do? This post takes a deeper look at what the PwC annual report identifies as the three inflators and two deflators that are driving health spending increases for 2018.

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Retaining Millennials: Solve This Problem and Get an HR Job Anywhere

Reflektive

Remember when you were a kid, and your parents dragged you along with them to visit a relative or friend’s house? I use the word “house” loosely because, for a kid, it felt more like a prison.

Office Hours: 3 Ways to Invest in Future Company Leaders

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. According to research from the Brandon Hall Group, over 10,000 baby boomers retire every day.

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3 Rules for Building Stakeholder Trust in Your HR Data

Visier

For years, many companies have relied largely on intuition and easily-captured metrics when it comes to People Analytics.

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Ten Employee Feedback Questions To Quickly Boost Workplace Morale

15Five

2017 sure has been one for the books… Productivity shattering political debates, California wildfires leave thousands homeless, hurricanes ravage Houston, Puerto Rico, and Florida, and sexual harassment continues to rear its ugly head. Your workplace morale has probably been much, much higher.

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5 Ways to Reduce Stress in Your Workplace

CultureIQ

Tips for Managing Workplace Stress. While each work environment is different, organizations and their employees invariably benefit from stress management resources.

Live From #HRTechConf 2017: AI and the Future of HR

Ultimate Software

“Artificial intelligence (AI) is the number-one technology you can’t afford to miss.”.

Office Hours: Learning When to Say "No" Will Save Your Career

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.

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High Performance Involves Taking Care of Yourself

HR Bartender

It goes without saying, but I’m going to say it anyway. If you’re stressed out, you can’t do your best work. Arianna Huffington talks about the importance of taking care of yourself in her six-part LinkedIn Learning course “Thrive”.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

Ask Your Employees These Feedback Questions To Impact Key Objectives

15Five

Company leaders, especially at burgeoning businesses, often take on several different roles. Regardless of what’s typed on their business card and what objectives they own in terms of a specific team, they may use diverse knowledge and skills to impact other aspects of the business.

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If Neuroscientists Ruled the Workplace

WorkHuman

I’ve just returned from a super nerdy and fascinating conference – the NeuroLeadership Institute Summit in New York City (coined “the most brain-friendly conference in the world”).

The Ultimate HR Tech 2017 Preview

Ultimate Software

The 20th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition (HR Tech 2017) is just days away, and Ultimate Software will be joining the thousands of HR professionals, tech innovators, and industry experts convening in Las Vegas to explore the latest advancements in HCM and preview what’s to come.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Team Bonding

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header Photo: Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture Article Tags: Company Culture; team bonding

Employee Engagement: Use a Systemic Approach

HR Bartender

Employee engagement continues to be a challenge for organizations. I believe two of the reasons that companies struggle with engagement are 1) It’s hard to define and 2) it has a lot of moving parts. For example, employee motivation is a key driver in employee engagement.

3 Rules for Building Stakeholder Trust in Your HR Data

Visier

For years, many companies have relied largely on intuition and easily-captured metrics when it comes to People Analytics.

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The Best Companies Have A Culture Of “Yes”

Get Hppy

YES invites opportunity; NO closes the door on it. YES creates value; NO destroys it. YES is human. NO is mechanical. The leader who wants to build their business looks for ways to exchange mutual value with others; to find opportunities to respond to what others desire.

What Business Owners and Their Employees Need to Know RIGHT NOW to Fight Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Trinet

The issue of sexual harassment has received a lot of public attention recently as news stories have thrust it into the forefront of our social narrative. However, sexual harassment is still not clearly understood by many people, including some business owners and managers. This article is intended as a general guide to help businesses better understand sexual harassment in the workplace, take steps to prevent it and properly respond to allegations of sexual harassment. Business

Should I Get My Master’s Degree in HR?

UpstartHR

For most of you, I’ll go ahead and said it: You should not get a master’s degree in HR. Really. While that doesn’t apply to everyone, it does apply to a large number of the people that email, comment, and interact with me online.

Why Higher Credentials on Job Apps Don't Promise Stronger Job Candidates

Cornerstone On Demand

Every organization wants to hire top performers on a consistent basis. Unfortunately, this doesn't happen very often. In fact, in most cases, organizations fail miserably. One reason for this rate of failure is “ credential creep ": the act of raising minimum job requirements in the hope of hiring more qualified employees. Ironically, credential creep leads to the opposite result of what is intended and expected.

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Onboarding Is Your Foundation For the Employee Experience

HR Bartender

Organizations understand that the onboarding process is important. I think the challenge is deciding what should be included. Companies grapple with balancing the “welcoming employee experience” part with the “legal and compliance” piece.

Fact or Hype: Validating Predictive People Analytics and Machine Learning

Visier

The 2016 Conference Board Survey of CEOs found that “Human Capital” is the CEOs number one global business challenge – for the fourth year in a row. For many HR professionals, this doesn’t come as a surprise.

90% of Companies Don’t Hit Their Goals. Does Yours?

Reflektive

While most of the business headlines today are optimistic – unemployment is down, revenue is up – the truth is most companies are actually struggling.

4 HR Strategies for Optimizing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Hospitality Industry

Trinet

It is a common misconception that the hospitality industry is made up of mostly young workers. It is not uncommon for restaurants, hotels, resorts and other hospitality businesses to have four or more generations of employees working alongside one another. Here are four specific strategies hospitality employers should implement to get the most from the full generational range of employees. Business

Want a Sneak Peek at my Upcoming Ignite Talk?

UpstartHR

This week I’m at the HR Technology Conference. I wrote about everything I’m looking forward to and planning to talk about last week on the Lighthouse blog if you want to check it out.

3 Challenges Facing L&D Experts—And How to Overcome Them

Cornerstone On Demand

You've probably heard the (unfortunate) stat: The average employee only spends 1 percent of their work week on training and development, and it's rare for existing solutions to meet learning needs during that short timeframe. It's clear that a change is needed—traditional learning methodologies tend to be burdened by information overload, content that doesn't quite meet context and the idea that one size can fit all.

Leadership Power: The 7 Types and How To Use Them

HR Bartender

Before you say, Who me? I don’t have any leadership power, hear me out. Dictionary.com defines power as “a person or thing that possesses or exercises authority or influence”. In essence, when we use leadership power, we’re utilizing our authority to get something. That means everyone has power.

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Fact or Hype: Validating Predictive People Analytics and Machine Learning

Visier

The 2016 Conference Board Survey of CEOs found that “Human Capital” is the CEOs number one global business challenge – for the fourth year in a row. For many HR professionals, this doesn’t come as a surprise.

What New Research Tells Us About Employee Experience Around the Globe

WorkHuman

Know when and how to get out of the way. That’s increasingly the message for HR and business leaders.

Q&A with Doug Lawrence: Mentoring as An Employee Engagement Driver

Get Hppy

Mentoring and Engagement – Is there a connection? There are different perspectives on what employee engagement is in the workplace. It is a topic that drives most leaders in an organization crazy as they struggle to get a handle on what the whole engagement thing is all about.

What is Paul Thinking - Untitled Article

What is Paul Thinking

As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consider subscribing to the the new site by clicking here.

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