February, 2018

Why Employees Leave Companies in 2018 [poll results]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I asked the question “ If you were to start looking for a new job today, what would be the number one reason? ” And the majority of employees responded…. Better compensation and benefits. So, as much as we might not want to admit that money drives career decisions, it does. And as human resources professionals, we just can’t ignore this.

Studies Show Empathy is an Essential Quality for Leaders. Here's How to Master It

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller's column “The Science of Workplace Motivation" on Inc.com. One of the most important lessons I learned in my early days of teaching was the difference between sympathy and empathy. I'd taken a position at a school in Los Angeles. It was 1992. The school was just a few miles from the epicenter of the LA riots, which had taken place earlier the same year. The community was shattered.

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Boost Employee Engagement At Work By Thinking About Your Job Differently

15Five

Does your job feel like torture? Probably not, but the Spanish word for job is trabajo , which is derived from the vulgar Latin word for “torture.” The truth is that most jobs are simply too small for us. As human beings we desire more. In short, we want to have meaning and purpose in what we do because we want to make a difference that matters.

How to Create a More Transgender Inclusive Workplace

Visier

Brooke Brimo is an Honours Political Science student at McGill University. In her Feminist and Social Justice Studies class, she researched discrimination against transgender people in American workplaces. She was inspired by the story of Ginger Chien, a transgender device architect at AT&T. This company is at the forefront of social change, yet even the most progressive organizations have room for improvement. This is a summary of Brooke’s research paper.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Living in Color: Why I Stopped Caring About What White People Think

The Aristocracy of HR

010010000000 It must be a hell of a feeling when your skin, ideas, and presence become a golden ticket of Willy Wonka proportions in life. It must be nice to not only create the rules, systems, and standards but to actually be “the standard”. It is utterly astonishing when you can be given the […]. Black Blogs Matter Featured Human Resources Life Society and HR Black Bloggers Black Culture Black History Month Business Diversity HR Influencer Inclusion Intersectionality Janine N.

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How to Plan Time For Self Learning

HR Bartender

I came across this article from Harvard Business Review titled, “ 6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It ”. I’d recommend bookmarking it and carving out time to read it. But that’s also the challenge. There are lots of great articles about how to “ own your career ” or “ the best leadership books to read ”. I’m not knocking those articles. Heck, I’ve written a few of them. The question is time.

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Dear ReWorker: Can I Send a Sick Employee Home?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I'm sick because one of my employees came to work with symptoms, and we work in close quarters. Now I have to use my vacation time to get well. Can I require someone to go home if they come in sick to prevent illness from spreading to other workers? Sincerely, Curbing Contagion __ Dear Curbing Contagion, Here is the short answer: Yes, you can require employees to go home if they come in sick. But your company has a bigger problem than the bug that's going around.

Dear Manager, Giving Critical Employee Feedback Is Not As Scary As It Seems

15Five

It all began with an article published in Harvard Business Review in March of 2016 entitled, “ Two-Thirds of Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Employees ”. When we delve into this a bit deeper we’ll see that it’s not a matter of comfort, it’s a matter of fear. People often avoid confrontation because they are afraid of rejection, have had negative past experiences, or are unsure of their needs, values, or beliefs.

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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. It goes without saying that great HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and control a significant portion of a company’s expenses.

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.

A Brilliant Culture Is Made Up Of These People

Get Hppy

Cultures that deliver a high level of performance and create competitive advantage for an organization are grown by leaders with the foresight to recruit the right “human essence” that ensures long-term success. You hire to fill a job but you recruit to build a successful culture.

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DOES EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT MATTER TO ORGANIZATIONS WITH HIGH TURNOVER? - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Recently, we have had several organizations come to us with the same basic question: What can we do to improve employee engagement if 90% of our employees stay less than 6 months? It’s important to note that these organizations are not fundamentally flawed and somehow hemorrhaging talent. It’s that their business models lend themselves to high turnover. Their industries range from janitorial services, to fast food, to call centers, to agricultural workers, etc.

3 Tips to Digitally Engage Your Workforce

HR Bartender

We talk regularly about employee engagement. And justifiably so. Employee engagement is an important topic. And the results of engagement hit the bottom-line. But often when we talk about engagement, it’s in the context of face-to-face (F2F) interaction. While having personal connections matters, and there are definitely some actions that should be conducted F2F or voice-to-voice, technology can play a big role in engagement.

8 Simple SEM and SEO Strategies for Recruiters in 2018

Cornerstone On Demand

Like it or not, the war for talent will only become more competitive in 2018. As such, recruiters must assume the role of online marketing masters to attract the best talent and there's no better way to start than by applying search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO) strategies. Google receives 300 million job-related search requests each month, which makes up nearly 30 percent of all Google searches.

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!

The Best Companies To Work For Now Focus On Human Potential And Leadership Effectiveness

15Five

In 2017, did your company have what it took to be one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies To Work For? Well then, congratulations are in order…. Wait a minute though, it looks like the rules have changed. The 100 Best Companies To Work For is an honor granted to a select few businesses based on an annual survey of millions of employees. But for the first time in twenty years, Fortune (and Great Place To Work) have changed their methodology.

6 Training Ideas for a Smoother HR Technology Rollout

Visier

Training colleagues to use a new HR technology can be daunting and there is a lot of pressure to get it right. If users feel frustrated and uncertain while using a new tool, such as a people strategy platform , they may return to the old methods of figuring out their HR data despite how antiquated or cumbersome they are.

Do You Know Your Organizational Health?

Engage2Excel

In the complex anatomy of your organization, your workforce is the heartbeat. A strong, healthy heart pumps blood throughout the body, usually at a steady rate, but can work much faster when necessary. Similarly, a robust workforce propels productivity throughout the organization, supplying oxygen in the form of discretionary effort and removing toxins such as complacency.

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Shattering Stereotypes and Ceilings Along the Way

Ultimate Software

Women in the world of business have long complained about barriers to their professional advancement. So have many minorities (and justly so). While there are laws that prevent discrimination with regard to job promotions, these career obstacles often are hard to prove, much less enforce.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

5 Ways to Reinvent the Traditional Job Interview

HR Bartender

Over the past couple of years, companies have been talking about “reinventing the performance appraisal”. Well, performance reviews aren’t the only process that’s being re-examined. Let’s take a look at the job interview. According to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report 2018 , fifty-six percent (56%) of talent professionals say that new interview tools and methods are changing the way they hire.

Improving the Employee Experience with Better Technology

Cornerstone On Demand

Whether in an office, out in the field, on the sales floor or on a production line, most workers today must use technology to interact with work-related content. But too often, workers use outdated and disconnected technologies to access and share this content, making them less productive and less satisfied at work.

What To Do About The Epidemic Of Multitasking And Technology Addiction

15Five

I have a confession to make. I’m addicted to technology and am guilty of irresponsibly multitasking nearly every day. What’s amusing is that I probably use less technology than most people. I use a handful of mobile apps (including messaging and the actual phone app), I haven’t owned a television in a decade, and I love my 2001 truck because it doesn’t talk to me or try to help me park.

How To Make A WOW! Culture That Astonishes People

Get Hppy

Satisfying your customers isn’t good enough in today’s competitive markets. Meeting their needs falls short of earning their loyalty and turns your business into a commodity where only Price is important. Winning the competitive battle demands that customers be “dazzled”; left “breathless” whenever they engage with your organization. Also read: What Happens When Organizations Love To Get Complaints? The challenge is to build an organizational culture that serves the customer in every way.

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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.

People Analytics Conferences Data-Driven HR Leaders Can’t Miss in 2018

Visier

People analytics is now business-critical and, more than ever, HR must take advantage of the massive opportunities that analytics provides. The HR teams that will succeed in 2018 and beyond are those that have a grasp on how the developments of the data age will impact the workforce and their business. To support this, we’ve gathered a list of the top 2018 people analytics and workforce planning conferences for data-driven HR leaders of all skill levels.

Case Study: Using Hackathons to Attract, Develop, and Engage Talent

UpstartHR

“This message will appeal to people in our recruiting process who gravitate towards a culture of hackathons and innovation. It will also turn away others that don’t fit.” Gary Bolton, Vice President of Marketing at ADTRAN. I recently had the pleasure of connecting with a handful of key staff members at ADTRAN in Huntsville, Alabama, to discuss the company’s innovative internal engineering hackathon program.

How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Your Recruiting Sources

HR Bartender

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to hear Shally Steckerl , founder of The Sourcing Institute Foundation and senior sourcing consultant at Fiserv, talk about “Using Tools and Pipelines to Source Talent” at the Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech Conference. One of the things he mentioned stuck with me: the notion that it’s not only important to find and try new recruiting sources, but to evaluate their effectiveness.

ICYMI: 5 Things the Modern Worker Looks For in Talent Development

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 January's top stories! 4 Quick Fixes to Jump-Start Your 2018 Recruiting Recruiting isn't what it used to be, and companies can't afford to have a wait-and-see attitude anymore.

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.

How to Create a Supportive Work Environment and Strengthen Your Culture

CultureIQ

It’s simple: companies with strong support systems have more impactful cultures as a result. In a company with great support, employees feel valued as people and more confident in their leaders. Employees provide each other with the resource and guidance … The post How to Create a Supportive Work Environment and Strengthen Your Culture appeared first on CultureIQ. Leadership and Support

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5 Ways Employers Can Boost Candidate Retention

Get Hppy

Getting quality candidates to apply for your positions can sometimes feel like a job in itself. It starts before you even post an opening by ensuring you have proper employer branding and continues through every interaction you have with candidates (including emails and phone calls), ending with an on-site interview and the ultimate goal of gaining a new employee. At any point during this process, however, you run the risk of a great candidate calling it quits and seeking out greener pastures.

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How People Analytics Supports Change Management

Visier

People Analytics is maturing fast. 2017 in particular was a stellar year if the published cases, presentations at various people analytics conferences and interest from the wider HR community is anything to go by. However, for this trend to take a more permanent hold, it must in my view be recognized as an area of importance across the wider organisation, something it is not now. A solution to this is to look in another direction – a new avenue. A Third Avenue.