November, 2018

Top Skills of High Performing HR Data Scientists

Visier

The support of the CHRO and other key leaders can go a long way in ensuring organization-wide interest in people analytics, but you will need other enablers to evangelize adoption. Many roles contribute to successful people analytics enablement.

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These Experts Redefine Effective Performance Management

15Five

The field of human resources is changing. Among all the challenges HR professionals face, few are more important than measuring and addressing employee performance.

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Why Millennials Quit (And How to Keep Them Around)

Cornerstone On Demand

Here's a surprising statistic : almost half of millennials (44 percent) believe that working for a single company is a better way to advance their career than jumping from firm to firm. Talk about debunking the stereotype of millennials as entitled job-hoppers!

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Employee Check-Ins: 6 Essential Components for Success

HR Bartender

( Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Readex Research , which provides expert online and mail survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!).

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Do Remote Employees Actually Have Better Work-Life Balance?

Ultimate Software

The short answer: It depends. While virtual employment and flexible scheduling were both touted as the silver bullet to the work-life balance problem, there are reasons to believe that better balance has not been achieved—at least not for some remote workers. The Blurred Line Between Work and Home.

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6 Steps for Ethically Sound People Analytics

Visier

Dirk Petersen of Insight222 shares his sage advice on data ethics and how people analytics teams can successfully build up this capability. In late July 2017, a Who’s Who of Silicon Valley people analytics leaders came together at Intel.

Employees Don’t Respond to Perks, They Respond to Culture

DecisionWise

A few days ago, Jordan Yadoo at Bloomberg reported that employees will give up big pay raises in exchange for job perks. The reported statistics were eye-catching, with the headline teasing that “Americans Are Willing to Forgo a 56% Pay Raise for Best Job Perks.”

Half of Your Employees Think They're Underpaid—Here's What You Can Do About It

Cornerstone On Demand

Do you pay your employees fairly? Of course! You did your research when making salary offers, you award regular cost of living raises and you pay for their overtime work. Still, according to a recent study by Robert Half, 46 percent of employees feel that they are underpaid.

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Microlearning: 5 Reasons Your Company Should Consider It

HR Bartender

There are many different types of learning: social learning, mobile learning, and elearning are just a few. A relatively new type of learning that’s attracting attention is microlearning. Think of it as small learning units or bite sized pieces of content.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Trader Joe’s 4 Secret Ingredients for Employee Engagement

CultureIQ

Trader Joe’s 4 Secret Ingredients for Employee Engagement. Everyone loves the Mandarin Orange Chicken at Trader Joes. However, that’s not all customers love!

The Astrological Guide to Great Management

Reflektive

A great deal of work, dedication, training, and hard-earned life experience goes into becoming a great manager. But how much of your great manager potential is determined by fate? Let’s look to astrology, the world’s most popular meme, for the answer.

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3 Ways to Make Headcount Data More Impactful to Your CEO

Visier

A simple tally of employees should be shared without controversy, but when an HR executive presents the headcount report during the monthly P&L meeting with the CEO and CFO, it can become the most contentious item on the agenda.

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Why Did SAP Pay $8 Billion To Acquire Qualtrics?

Josh Bersin

This week was a big one in the world of enterprise software: SAP announced plans to acquire Qualtrics , a fast-growing scrappy provider of survey and feedback software, for $8 billion.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Making the Case For—and Against—Hiring Overqualified Candidates

Cornerstone On Demand

We've all seen it before—you get an application from a candidate that is simply overqualified for the position that she's seeking. After all, why would an applicant with over twenty years of experience be vying for a mid-level role? But here's the problem with calling someone "overqualified."

Technology Doesn’t Replace People – 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. Kronos is hosting a free eSymposium for HR and payroll professionals next week.

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Keep On Communicating Benefits

eni

Offering top-notch benefits may attract competitive talent, but how much do your employees actually know about those benefits? Competitive Total Rewards Programs come with a lofty price tag that directly impacts every organization’s bottom line.

5 Ways Direct Managers Shape Your Hiring and Retention Culture

Engage2Excel

Job-hopping is the new normal in today’s workplace, and it’s not limited to recent graduates. People of all ages are leaving their jobs for greener pastures more frequently than they used to. The median tenure for workers over the age of 55 is just 2.53

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Determine the Right Employee Salary Increase Using People Analytics

Visier

According to Aon’s 2017 U.S. salary increase survey , more than two-thirds of employers were taking some kind of action to increase merit pay differentiation, with 40% reducing or eliminating increases for lesser performers.

Webinar Recap: Getting Started With Your Best-Self Review

15Five

What are you good at? I mean really good at? Oddly enough, that’s not usually the focus of most employee reviews. Traditionally, these reviews focus on two things: 1) what you’ve done in the past and 2) where you need to improve.

Has the College Degree Lost Its Luster? Employers Consider Alternative Ways to Vet Applicants

Cornerstone On Demand

Education has long been the currency of work opportunities. Years spent in school translate to employment, with employers looking to college degrees as proof of potential, skill, commitment and motivation. Recently, though, it's become clear that the hiring exchange rate has some holes.

Understanding the Limits of Convenience – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Regular readers of this blog know I’m a planner. I plan everything. I think I’d even plan spontaneity. That’s why I couldn’t help but laugh at this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos.

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How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

We’re Only Human 45: How to Pursue a Culture of Learning Innovation

UpstartHR

Ask almost any business leader, and they’ll tell you that they want their organization to have a culture of learning. However, in today’s discussion, Mark Onisk points out that firms often fail at that “squishy” dream because it’s not well-defined. Simply setting up a learning portal won’t lead to improved results, says Onisk. . In this episode, Ben talks with Mark about the development of learning as a discipline and how it has changed over time.

Prediction: Organizations will rethink work for a more productive workforce.

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Kathi Enderes on November 29, 2018. The world of work has become incredibly complex. Workers are trying to navigate a maze of hierarchies, work processes, and never-ending new communication methods that are all meant to make them more productive, but ultimately having the opposite effect.

Tackle Employee Turnover With Strategic Leadership Development Investments

Visier

Leadership development can produce some surprising behavior. I encountered this phenomenon several years ago when I was VP of Learning for a growing SaaS company. We had built a leadership development program for our Millennial population with the goal of reducing turnover costs.

New Guide: Choosing Employee Performance Software To Ease Common HR Pain Points

15Five

If our collective experience has taught us nothing else, it’s that modern Human Resources teams face increasingly complex challenges. On top of that, HR is disproportionately appreciated relative to the importance of their role, which is broader than many realize.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.