October, 2018

How to Empower Your Employees to Make Better Business Decisions

Cornerstone On Demand

Steve Jobs was notorious for his autocratic leadership style. Instead of empowering his employees to make their own decisions, he would set the strategy, goals and method—and expect them to follow suit.

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It Takes Magic: 5 Ways To Reenergize and Engage Your Workforce - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Why Engage Your Workforce? Employee engagement is an emotional state where employees feel passionate, energetic, and committed to their work. Why take the time to engage your workforce?

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HR’s Opportunity in Disguise: 3 Elements of Rapid Talent Allocation

Visier

Rapid talent allocation could be HR’s ticket to the proverbial “seat at the table.” According to a recent McKinsey & Company survey , being fast or very fast at moving talent among strategic projects is linked most closely with talent management effectiveness. Organizations with effective talent management programs, the survey reveals, have a better chance than other companies of outperforming competitors. But strategic rapid talent allocation is not an easy feat.

Candidate Experience: The Importance of Developing a Strategy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Criteria Corp , a leading provider of pre-employment testing services. They’ve recently relaunched their customer interface, HireSelect. It’s been completely reworked to help organizations hire faster and smarter.

Live Webinar: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

What to Look for in a Modern Recruitment Platform

ClearCompany HRM

Recruiting software is highly utilized by talent acquisition teams. In fact, 75% of hiring professionals used either applicant tracking or recruiting software to improve their hiring process.

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Take It From a Futurist: How the Millennial Mindset Is Shaping the Future of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: We would never dream of trying to predict the future—that's why we left it up to the futurists. In this series , we interview experts in HR, recruiting and the future of work to get their take on what's next.

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The Missing Part of Your Employee Learning and Development Strategy: Strengths Discovery

15Five

Welcome back 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.

Cybersecurity Talent Shortage: Why HR Needs to Map Unconventional Career Paths

Visier

“Have you ever considered a career in hacking?”. This may be an unusual way to start a career coaching conversation in most workplaces, but it’s an important question to ask employees from non-technical fields–and women in particular.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Prescriptive Analytics

HR Bartender

We’ve discussed several aspects of technology in this HR technology series. Today I wanted to share a concept that we should be a bit more focused on: prescriptive analytics. Technology now allows us to do more than just process information, it helps us make decisions.

Why your employees are still struggling with performance reviews

Studies show that employees who successfully approach tough conversations with their managers, colleagues, and direct reports are less likely to leave: but only 70% of them do. Read the report to learn what's really on their minds.

What is Employee Experience? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Some mistakenly confuse the term “Employee Experience” with other popular terms like “talent management,” “human resources development,” or “employee engagement.” While Employee Experience (EX) is certainly related, it’s not synonymous.

Customer Service Week 2018: Continual Innovation

Ultimate Software

It is the first week of October, also known as Customer Service Week 2018!

Want to Improve Your Candidate Experience? Ask Yourself These Key Questions

Cornerstone On Demand

Nearly 50 percent of U.S. employees are actively searching for a new job. That means that half of the currently employed workforce will quit to work for your company if you offer them a better opportunity.

5 Top Leadership And Culture Articles For 2018 (So Far)

15Five

Many business leaders will end the year with the same concerns they started with: how to retain employees and create a work culture that motivates them , makes them feel included, and brings out their best work.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Key Takeaways from Visier’s Women in Leadership Event

Visier

Recently I was privileged to host Visier’s inaugural Women in Leadership event in Charlotte, NC. Our aim was to have our attendees–all women leaders and aspiring leaders–leave the event feeling uplifted, inspired, and armed with key takeaways they could apply to their own lives right away.

Companies Can Help Employees With Financial Emergencies [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I’ve spent the majority of my career working in industries with large hourly workforces. And much of that hourly workforce was paid minimum wage – or just above it. As a result, when employees had financial emergencies, it impacted their work. Which means it impacted the workplace.

Engagement in Action: Four Key Drivers to Highly Engaged Employees

Engage2Excel

Employee engagement: the buzzword is everywhere, but can anyone really agree on what it means? How do you measure it? And how can you build an effective strategy that works in your unique company culture?

Four Ways Businesses Can Create an Environment That Encourages Employees to Vote

TriNet

Midterm elections are right around the corner and this is a great time for employers to create an environment that encourages employees to vote. Here are some tips for employers wanting to support their employees as they exercise their right to vote, for the midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6 and beyond. Business

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Dear ReWorker: Our HR Manager Appeases Bullies—What Can I Do?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, Recently, my colleague and I carefully documented and reported acts of long-term bullying by two of our coworkers. Soon afterward, HR summoned the entire department for a mandatory meeting where our boss's manager and the top HR manager yelled and reprimanded us.

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Employee Engagement is Viral

Decision-Wise

Employee Engagement is viral, and new research shows that the manager may be “ground zero.”. Managers are the sergeants of the organization. You, as a manager, have a powerful effect on how engaged your organization will ultimately be. You are on the front lines of a company’s culture.

Deliver Business Impact: Nine Dimensions for People Analytics Excellence

Visier

Over the last few years as I’ve met HR executives, leaders and practitioners who want to learn more about people analytics, I have concluded that I nearly always get asked these three questions: How can I improve my impact? How can I create more value? What should I focus on? Clearly, the answers vary depending upon the situation, level of experience of the person, business challenges, and industry.

Should Employees be Paid for Commuting Time?

UpstartHR

An interesting piece of research on publicly available WiFi access in England led to a question that made me pause. Should employees be paid for commuting time?

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

How Agile Companies Use Pulse Surveys

CultureIQ

Thanks to advancements in technology, companies are becoming more agile. More dynamic workplaces, though, means more changes occur. According to our research, 57% of employees experienced significant change, including layoffs, mergers , acquisitions, and restructuring.

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5 Key Tips To Remove Social And Cultural Bias From Employee Self-Evaluations

15Five

“How’s your tennis game?” This probably seems like a strange way to begin a post about performing employee self-evaluations, but bear with me.). Last weekend, my husband and I went out to dinner with friends we hadn’t seen in years, back when I was an avid tennis player.

Is Continuous Performance Management Here to Stay? Absolutely.

Cornerstone On Demand

About five years ago, I worked with a client who bristled at the idea of typical annual performance reviews. What they wanted to implement was a “conversation-based” performance review process.

The Five Keys of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Engaged employees fully invest their best selves in the work they do. But what is employee engagement and how is it created?

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.