November, 2014

The Innovation Series [Part 3] – How Companies Support Innovation

HR Bartender

In this third (and final) post on innovation, I wanted to share how companies view and support innovation. Because not every company views innovation in the same way. And that’s a good thing. On some level, if everyone viewed innovation the same way, it might get a bit boring.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Learning [Part 7]

ClearCompany HRM

“One of the most important (yet often least respected) parts of business is corporate training.

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Why Clean Data is the Best Data

Cornerstone On Demand

In today's HR landscape, data is having a moment. But I'd like to suggest that not all analytics are created equal. HR data is essentially HR business intelligence. This should be the basis on which decisions are made about the people of the organization.

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What Happens When Leaders Coach?

All Things Workplace

You may already have the right people to enable your company to "win"--however you define the word. A couple of years ago I was involved in designing a leadership program to develop the top talent in a global company.

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.

Quote of the Week: “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird…

Something Different

…it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. – C. Lewis. <en.wikipedia.org>

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Even Great Workplaces Make Difficult Decisions

HR Bartender

Great places to work are not perfect places to work. They face many of the same challenges that all companies face. They have to make the same difficult decisions as everyone else. It’s how they choose to handle those moments that makes them a best-in-class employer.

Why Your Compensation Management is Failing to Attract and Retain

ClearCompany HRM

Compensation – it is so tightly connected with performance management, attraction and retention. Yet, all of these processes are incredibly disjointed.

5 Workplace Lessons We Learned from Mike Nichols

Cornerstone On Demand

The entertainment industry has recently lost a legend in the form of writer/director/producer Mike Nichols. In honor of his unparalleled contributions to American stage and screen, we present five essential lessons about the workplace we've gleaned over the course Nichols' prolific career.

Four Ways Leaders Can Impact Learning

All Things Workplace

Leaders, managers, and heads of projects constantly seek ways to grow talent and make a difference in organizational success. More and more, job candidates are asking the question, "What will I learn here?" If they don''t like the answer, chances are they''ll keep looking.

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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!

Quote of the Week: A higher rate of urgency does not imply…

Something Different

…ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent. – John P. Kotter.

Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Communicate Meaning & Value of Work

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Employee engagement is increasing in most factors, but we’re still falling short in recognizing employees and providing them with the tools to do the job well.

Adding HR Headcount – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

There’s always a conversation going on about doing business differently, which is fine. I agree that we need to stay current. But what if the new normal means adding headcount? That’s what today’s reader note is all about: Hello there.

13 Talent Attraction Stats for the Perfect Company Pitch

ClearCompany HRM

Recruiting, the first step of the talent lifecycle is insanely crucial to nail. Quality talent attraction is a growing concern for employers.

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.

Meet the Incredible, Disappearing New Hire

Cornerstone On Demand

There's nothing like that new job smell and nobody loves a new job like today's workforce. Over 2 million Americans quit their jobs each month in favor of shiny new opportunities, leaving both talent recruiters and managers in the throes of turnover.

Inclined to Collaborate? You Should Be

All Things Workplace

"Collaboration is a key driver of overall performance of companies around the world. Its impact is twice as significant as a company’s aggressiveness in pursuing new market opportunities (strategic orientation) and five times as significant as the external market environment (market turbulence).".

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Examining the End

Something Different

<www.the-numbers.com> …So a leader I very much respect recently announced he was pursuing another opportunity. When I first found out, my immediate reaction was to be happy for them; after all, professionally speaking (as in other contexts) people move on.

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Guest Blog: Why We Need “Work Friends”

WorkHuman

I read an article recently about having friends at work and outside work. It reminded me of the Gallup Q12 item that addresses having a best friend at work. For those who might not be familiar, the Gallup Q12 is a survey that measures employee engagement.

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

Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The performance appraisal continues to be a topic of conversation. Today’s reader question brings up an interesting point about the process. Hi Sharlyn. I love your blog and learn a lot from it. I’m currently working on a project to implement automated performance evaluations.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Compensation [Part 5]

ClearCompany HRM

The average time-to-hire is at a 5 year high, and the skill gap is widening; employers are having a harder time than ever managing the balancing act that is compensation.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions.

How to Avoid the “Let Me Get Back to You” Trap

UpstartHR

HR is always a day late and a dollar short. Chris Powell, CEO BlackbookHR. That comment from Chris Powell has stuck with me since our initial conversation, and I think it’s a reality we all need to be aware of and try to mitigate.

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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.

The Impact of Attitude on Your Career

Something Different

Image Credit: <mindclockwork.com> This morning I was reading a piece ( here ) on Linked from GE’s former CEO Jack Welch wherein he shared three ways to make a career comeback. Of particular note to me in the piece was the following insight: 3.

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Leaders – Use These Tips to Stay Relevant with Younger Workers

The People Equation

How do you stay current with popular culture references and changes in language? If you’re in a leadership position and have accumulated more than four decades of life experience, chances are that your younger team members might from time to time confound you with an unfamiliar phrase.

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Are You Taking Stock

HR Bartender

For those of you in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! Each of us has our own individual way of expressing thanks. You’ve seen Facebook activities where one person tags a friend and they list what they’re grateful for. Or possibly gratitude journals, whether they’re paper or an app.

New Corporate Culture: Is There a Better Way?

ClearCompany HRM

There seem to be a lot of ancient corporate ideas hanging around the workplace. Some leaders are clinging on to tradition for dear life, while others are tossing it all out and determining a new plan.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.