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

DecisionWise

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.

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.

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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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.

The Five Keys of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

What is Employee Experience? - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

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.

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?

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?

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

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

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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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.

Employee Engagement is Viral

DecisionWise

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.

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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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.

What Emails Reveal About Your Performance At Work

Josh Bersin

We all spend an inordinate amount of time at work communicating with others. And we each have our little tricks. Some of us respond so fast it’s like a real-time system; others wait and do it when they have time. Some need “nudges” to respond, while others respond on their own. What does all this.

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Holistic Well-Being Was a Hot Topic at #HRTech2018 (And it Should be in Your Org, Too)

Ultimate Software

I first came across the term “The Wellness Effect” in an investment article discussing the symbiotic relationship between employee financial wellness and financial returns for employers.

Cartoon Coffee Break | HR Complaints

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. Where should employees turn when they have a complaint against HR?

Rewarding Ambition: Determining Compensation Within Your OKR Process

15Five

One of the most common questions we get asked as leadership team coaches is how Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) should be used to determine salary, compensation, or bonuses.

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.