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.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

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 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?

Three Mega Trends to Watch For in 2019

Ultimate Software

Maybe it’s the changing of the seasons. Maybe it’s the inevitability of the rapidly evolving world we live in.

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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.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Customer Service Week 2018: Continual Innovation

Ultimate Software

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

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.

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

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.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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.

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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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?

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.

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.

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?

Looking Ahead: Benefit Trends for 2019

eni

Open enrollment periods are already in full-swing. As employees make benefit selections, HR departments are already looking ahead to next year’s benefit offerings in order to retain their best employees through 2020 and beyond.

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.