September, 2016

Companies Must Identify Engagement Before They Can Impact It

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Ultimate Software , a leading provider of human capital management solutions in the cloud. They were recently recognized as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America by Achievers. Congrats and enjoy the post!).

7 Ways to Improve Employee Development Programs

ClearCompany HRM

Businesses spend approximately $164.2 billion dollars on learning and development programs , and for good reason.

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

15Five

For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company.

Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture

Visier

Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions.

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.

Could Employee Stress Be Holding Your Company Back?

CultureIQ

If there’s anything we can be sure about regarding our ever-evolving business world, it’s that stress isn’t going anywhere any time soon.

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Which Is Better: Employees Who Have Purpose or Are Engaged

HR Bartender

A few years ago, I wrote a post titled “ Happy Employees are not Engaged Employees.” It remains a very popular post. I received a note about it the other day. I would say employees with a sense of purpose are most productive. Is this the same as engagement (therefore the employee is motivated)?

Competencies in Job Ads Determine Candidate Quality: Here’s How

ClearCompany HRM

The messaging in a job advertisement influences the type of candidate who will respond.

Confessions Of A CEO: 5 Lessons To Improve Organizational Health At Your Company

15Five

Have you ever watched helplessly as your company was undergoing immense strain or was even burning to the ground? What did you do about it?

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans.

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.

37 Warning Signs Your Culture Is Heading Down the Wrong Path

CultureIQ

A great company culture is obvious: it just works. Projects get done, and people are happy to be there. There’s an energy in the air that invites productivity and participation, and even if it’s not perfect, it’s at least a place where everyone feels comfortable. .

The True Value of the Vendor Hall at your next HR Conference

HRchitect

Look beyond the giveaways and trinkets to opportunities for vendor education, thought leadership and efficiency in the buying process. Written by: Samantha Colby. I know what you are thinking – the Vendor Hall is the area within the conference venue that I’ll visit for receptions (hello, free cocktails and hors d’oeuvres!), walk through to grab the coolest tchotchkes I see, and enter to win prizes.

The 4 Qualities You Need to Get Promoted

HR Bartender

Recently, an HR Bartender reader talked about their frustration with the new changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In their note, they mentioned working toward getting promoted so they would have a salary over the minimum threshold.

Flip the Switch on Your Candidate Sourcing & Screening Tactics… Now!

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve already discussed the benefits of using competencies to evaluate candidates in the 5 Unique Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment and Selection , but what about using them internally to evaluate each other? Recruiting & Sourcing

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.

A Job By Any Other Name…

Ultimate Software

We all wear a dizzying array of “hats” these days, both within and outside of our work lives, and I believe that this complexity, along with significant major sociocultural shifts, are pushing us toward increasingly blurring the lines defining what we do, how we work, and even who we are.

The Only 3 Employee Perks That Actually Matter

Brazen HR

In today’s competitive job market, many companies are looking beyond salary and benefits to stand out to top candidates.

Emotional Contagion: Containing Bad Attitudes in Your Workplace

CultureIQ

When we reflect on feelings in the workplace, most of us think we should leave our emotions at the door. After all, doing good work requires you to focus on tasks and accomplishing things, right?

It’s Time For HR to Be Bold with Analytics

Visier

While 77% of all organizations believe people analytics is important, only 32% feel ready or somewhat ready for analytics, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report.

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.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About ERP

HR Bartender

I’m very excited about today’s post because I’ve been working on it for quite some time. When I decided to write about the commonly used HR technology terms, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) was at the top of my list.

5 Unique Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment and Selection

ClearCompany HRM

The hiring decision assesses three components: knowledge, skills and competencies. Candidates must possess professional knowledge and institutional knowledge to perform on the job, and they must have the functional and technical skills required of the role. Recruiting & Sourcing

3 Ways to Create a Learning Culture at Your Company

Cornerstone On Demand

The days of “butts-in-seats training" are over. Thankfully. Remember when you were a new manager, and you had to attend a “management training" class where they tried to teach you everything you might ever need to know in one day

3 Words to Add to Employee Titles to Drive Engagement

What is Paul Thinking

If you work in corporate America you worry about employee engagement. If you work in corporate “World” you worry about employee engagement. And if you pay attention to employee engagement data you know it really hasn’t changed much in 10 years or so.

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.

How the Candidate Experience Impacts the Talent Experience – #PeopleFirstPodcast Episode 5

Ultimate Software

Only “13% of workers are engaged in their work,” says Sarah Brennan, former founder and principle analyst at Accelir. Why?” HR professionals regularly ask.

The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know

EmployeeConnect

If you’re like me, you might also be addicted to listicles, these articles in the forms of bullet-points that distil information in a very digestible way.

Employee Well-being Needs to Include Retirement Plans

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Xerox HR Services. For more than a century, Xerox has been a leader in document technology and services.

How to Squeeze Professional Development into Your 2017 HR Budget

ClearCompany HRM

It’s tough to promote professional development when your company doesn’t have the funding to back growth, even if employees have the drive to improve.

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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.