November, 2014

Managing Your Online Presence During a Job Hunt [infographic]

HR Bartender

We established a long time ago that social media is not a fad. Being proficient in using social media tools is a desired skill – both in your business life as well as your personal life. Case in point, when looking for a job, social media can be extremely valuable in your job search.

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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.

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.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cornerstone Study Finds Extreme Workloads are Destroying Employee Productivity

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the second in a series of articles we’re doing around our annual State of Workplace Productivity survey. See the first article here.

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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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Infographic Thursday: What Your Dream Hires Want and Where to Find Them

Something Different

Check out this great infographic from Jobvite showing what attracts today’s talent to roles, what their demographic make up is, and what level of position they’re seeking. As always, if you like today’s inforgraphic follow Jobvite here.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.