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.

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.

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.

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.

Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

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.

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.

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.

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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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?

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.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

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.

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.

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.

Breaking Down 2017 Labor Law Complexities

Workplace employment issues continue to make news as state and local governments propose labor law legislation at a frenzied pace. This free e-guide analyzes years of labor law posting data to provide you with a look at the complexity of labor law compliance for businesses of all sizes.

Fatigue Management

HRchitect

Written by: Nathan Meles. It may be absent from many corporate HR policies, but fatigue management has been rapidly gaining awareness in the workplace. Not only is employee fatigue a hazard in some work environments, it impacts workplace morale, employee accuracy, and productivity.

3 Techniques for Creating a Positive Culture for Hourly Employees

CultureIQ

Hourly Workers Tend to be Less Happy with Their Company Culture–How Can You Overcome This? According to data from the 2017 Top Company Cultures Program , hourly workers rate their perception of company culture consistently lower than salaried employees.

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Managing the Complexities of the Contingent Workforce

UpstartHR

One of the conversations I’m having more often is around this concept of the contingent workforce, but in a recent presentation I realized some people weren’t aware of the issues surrounding this group. In essence,this segment of the workforce in the United States is made up of temp workers, contractors, freelancers, part timers, and other non-full time labor. With me so far? Now, let’s look at how big of a deal this is: “Up to 30% of the Fortune 100 workforce is contingent.

Why This Political Empowerment Startup Put Values First

Reflektive

When is the right time to set company values? “Yesterday,” many founders will say. Creating company values is certainly a time-intensive exercise that many early-stage companies don’t feel they have the time or resources for.

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Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

And the Hourly Shall Inherit the Earth…

HR Hardball

Volume recruiting. The bane of the recruiting experience.

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.

Network Like A Pro With These 4 Simple Tips

Everwise

At best, networking can provide you with new professional contacts, job opportunities, and even friendships. At worst, it’s awkward and ineffective. But don’t worry. There are plenty of ways to ensure that your networking experience is a positive one.

Why Your Company Should Invest in Career Sculpting

EDSI

At the heart of a successful Career Sculpting program is a team of Career Sculptors – high-performing representatives designated to tap into employees’ skills, goals, interests and passions.

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.