April, 2017

Future Models of HR

Strategic HCM

One of the areas which seem to have produced quite a few ideas this year is the future of HR, supporting the broader future of work. My favourite report in this area is probably Henley's: HR with Purpose: Future Models of HR - partly but not just because I contributed to it.

How the Top 4 Best Places to Work Nail Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

51% of employees aren’t engaged , and haven’t been for a while. Gallup has been researching engagement of the American workforce for over 15 years. They discovered four foundational needs to achieve employee engagement. Talent Management

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Creating a Valuable Employee Performance Experience

PeopleStrategy

Performance management is being disrupted. In two-thirds of organizations today, business leaders are rethinking the traditional methods of managing employee performance. And employees are breathing a collective sigh of relief.

10 Onboarding Ideas You Can Use Right Now

Engage2Excel

Your inbox is probably filled to the brim with advice on onboarding. There are two reasons why this topic is hot right now: record employment levels and some pretty alarming facts about first-year voluntary turnover rates—particularly among millennials.

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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Top 9 Candidate Sourcing Best Practices

ClearCompany HRM

Candidate sourcing is a very specialized and difficult position. Sourcers or researchers must use multiple platforms to find the most qualified candidates for a given job.

Why We Need A Culture Of “Weird”

Get Hppy

“The best” describes a culture of individuals who conform to rules and expectations more closely than others. They spell more accurately; answer history questions more correctly and score the highest mark on linear algebra exams.

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A New Workforce Planning Model: Why Position Management Is Flawed

Visier

Given that people costs make up the largest chunk of the operating expenses for a typical organization, getting the workforce plan right is fundamental to good corporate fiscal health.

Getting Employee Engagement Right Takes More Than a Village

ATD Human Capital

Despite increasing investments in employee engagement surveys, programs, and interventions, fewer than one third of workers around the globe are engaged, resulting in high levels of commitment and discretionary effort.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Leadership Insights: What To Do When Your Employee’s Heart Just Isn’t In It

15Five

You could tell his heart just wasn’t in it. I’ve always liked that phrase. Or rather, I appreciate the reverse, that a person who is fully present and contributes something valuable does so because they feel inspired, alive, and open-hearted. Is that true though?

Diversity, Inclusion and the Case for Better Business Performance

Lighthouse

About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

3 Steps to Build Purpose into Your Work Culture

ClearCompany HRM

Your company exists for a reason: The founders saw a problem in the world and they came up with a profitable solution. For employees at the top levels of the company, this may be obvious; they probably know exactly what their job is working to solve.

Little Shop of Engagement Horrors

What is Paul Thinking

It is no secret that employee engagement has become a vapor for most companies. The percentage of “engaged” employees has remained stable (and low) for well over 10 years.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Keeping Performance Management REAL

PeopleStrategy

Managing performance. About as much fun as taking your car in for an oil change, new tires or a tune-up.

3 Mindfulness Tools to Improve Meetings

ATD Human Capital

I have several friends in corporate who look forward to meetings at work with the same level of enthusiasm as they would a root canal.

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Everything You Think You Know About Culture & Employee Performance Is (Apparently) Wrong

15Five

Back in the day, culture was something you became exposed to when you traveled to a foreign country. And employee performance was as easy to manage as uttering the words, “work harder or you’re fired!” ” But modern employees and workplaces are far more complex.

Offline Time Clock Punching for Remote Workers: Introducing the Kiosk App

nettime solutions

Remote locations create unique challenges for employers who want to fairly and accurately clock-in and clock-out employees working in the field. Traditionally, companies have leased bulky time clock equipment with high set-up and monthly fees.

The 2017 Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report

Critical Roles Need This: Get the Best Offers and Top Candidates. Discover key trends in salaries and fees with the Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report by BountyJobs. Learn core metrics to track against your third-party search investment, and see how your organization stacks up against your peers and the market.

Power of Pods: Teamwork in the Workplace

DATIS

Have you ever wondered how startup companies with 10 employees are able to move faster and produce more than some Fortune 500s? Well, it’s a lot easier to drive a go-cart than a semi-truck.

How Some Simple Changes Can Make Your Work Life Happier

Get Hppy

While we spend a huge proportion of our weeks at work, reports sadly show time after time that huge numbers of workers across the country aren’t happy in their jobs, and that this dissatisfaction can even lead to severe health issues.

10 Tips for Modernizing Employee Recognition and Rewards

Globoforce

Learn how to modernize employee recognition and rewards in the new Gartner report. Are you interested in implementing a centralized recognition and reward program, but not sure where to begin?

Building a High-Performance Culture Report: Key Lessons from Top Cultures for 2017

CultureIQ

New Report: Company Culture Trends & Insights. We’re all curious about how other companies prioritize and achieve the goals they set when it comes to company culture. But we’re especially curious about how best in class organizations do it.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Getting and Giving Feedback Is Required, Not Optional

ATD Human Capital

One of the key areas of focus for every human resource executive today is retention of talent in a highly competitive marketplace. Keeping employees motivated and engaged requires a culture that truly supports investing in the development of all staff members.

Is Your Brand Attracting and Retaining Top Talent? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

REI Doubles Down on Its Brand Promise. Is Your Brand Attracting and Retaining Top Talent? On October 27, 2015, $2.2 billion outdoor recreation specialty retailer REI sent a letter to its 5.5 million co-op members: It would be closing its stores on Black Friday , the biggest shopping day of the year. More than that, the company would give all of its 12,000 employees a paid holiday so they could get outside and enjoy nature, something at the heart of the REI message.

3 Feedback Types Every Manager Needs to Know

Reflektive

There is a lot of talk these days about helping managers give more feedback to employees. What if it’s not a matter of more or less feedback, but rather intentional versus unintentional feedback? In other words, your managers are giving your employees plenty of feedback already, but are phrasing it in a way that prevents growth, instead of inspiring it. Unintentional feedback is emotionally withdrawn. Intentional feedback is emotionally transparent.

How Does Mentoring Impact Employee Retention?

Get Hppy

Employee turnover is fast becoming a challenge for organizations around the world. In a report provided by the Hay Group, the turnover rate for the time period of 2013 to 2018 is anticipated to be 23 percent. A total of 192 million people will be heading out the door in 2018.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Empowerment … You Keep Using That Word

Globoforce

In today’s workplace, businesses are trying to do everything they can to wring the last bit of “engagement” out of their employees. Not that every business really understands what engagement means, but they know they want it. And they think they need it.

Counter-Offers & Boomerangs

HR Hardball

Nothing quite like a marriage metaphor, right? You’ve heard these stories (or perhaps you’ve lived this story) – after years of asking, pleading, and begging (to a man’s ears = “nagging”) the husband to change his ways to no avail, a woman flips the switch and phhhhhht. She’s gone.

Leadership Can’t Be Taught, but It Can Be Learned!

ATD Human Capital

There is a debate in business and academic circles around how leaders are made. This goes beyond the age-old question of whether leaders are made or born. I think that has been answered a long time ago: leaders are made, not born.

Ask Adam: Creating a Positive Employee Experience

Ultimate Software

“Employee experience” has become a standard HR buzzword, and today’s executives are increasingly recognizing and prioritizing its influence. In January, Forbes published “ The Employee Experience Is the Future of Work ,” and we now know that “ee experience” is the #1 driver of employment outcomes.

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