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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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!

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.

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. .

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)?

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

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.

Average Time to Fill = 42 Days according to SHRM Survey – So What ?

HRchitect

Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. The USA Today reported that a recent SHRM Survey indicated the Average Time to Fill a job is 42 days according to their Human Capital Benchmark Report. I work with many clients who look to improve their processes for finding candidates.

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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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

How Much Is Employee Turnover Costing You?

UpstartHR

I will be presenting more on this topic at the HR Innovators Virtual Conference – 2 Days, 6 Education-packed sessions from top-rated speakers covering topics critical to success today, including, millennials and culture, creating meaningful workplaces, using social media to attract talent, and how talent loss affects innovation.

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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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.