October, 2015

Use Storytelling to Create Employee Engagement

HR Bartender

One of the key ingredients to organizational culture is its stories. At this year’s WorkHuman conference hosted by Globoforce, one of the sessions focused on effective storytelling. The speaker mentioned four principles from Steve Denning that are essential to effective storytelling: Be true.

5 Candidate Screening Questions You Should Always Ask

ClearCompany HRM

We know you’ve seen them, the 10,000 articles out there about candidate screening questions. The “how to’s” the “dos and don’ts” and, of course, the “best practices” articles that flood the internet.

A First-Time Attendee’s First Impressions of HR Tech

HRchitect

Written by: Samantha Colby. Like many of you, I’ve spent the last few days at the office following up on connections made while attending the 18th annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition. This year’s conference had over 4,000 attendees and upwards of 340 vendors present in the expo hall.

Realizing Our Potential: The Evolution of Cornerstone

Cornerstone On Demand

In 1999, Cornerstone OnDemand started with a few modest start-up trappings: a whiteboard, a shared cordless phone, a meeting room at a Santa Monica bowling alley and a bold idea: We wanted to change the world through online learning.

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.

The Employee Engagement Hoax? What Every HR Professional Needs to Know

Visier

It’s hard to attend an HR conference or visit an HR website and not hear the term “employee engagement.” Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report rated culture and engagement as “the most important issue overall, slighting edging out leadership (the No. 1 issue last year)” in 2015.

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Performance Management: How to Stand Out In a Crowd

HR Bartender

I believe that every employee wants to do their best work. And the goal of organizations should be to position employees where they can accomplish this. The question becomes.what’s the best approach? According to Marcus Buckingham , it’s to focus on your strengths.

How to Balance Cultural Fit with Diversity

ClearCompany HRM

Hire for cultural fit, but make sure there’s room for diversity. Because with a strong company culture, employees are happier and more productive and diverse teams outperform less diverse teams by an average of 35%. It’s decided: teams are to hire similar people with many differences. Confused yet?

5 Ways to Reduce Costs using a WFM solution

HRchitect

Written by: Erica Niesse. The world of Workforce Management helps companies save money and mitigate risk. Time and Attendance rules and regulations are always changing, which makes it a challenge for businesses to manage on an everyday basis.

Prepare for Talent Curveballs With Cross-Training

Cornerstone On Demand

The biggest reason we hire people is because they have skill sets that meet our current needs. But business needs change and, perhaps more frequently, employees' lives change: people have babies, get married, move on to new opportunities.

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.

7 Things We Learned From Deloitte’s “Meet the Modern Learner”

Grovo HR

Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic “ Meet the Modern Learner ” is a snapshot of the challenges facing learning professionals today.

If You Give an Entrepreneur a Dream

Trinet

If a hungry, ambitious entrepreneur has a dream, he (or she, of course!) is going to want to pursue it. So, he’ll spend some time learning the skills he needs to achieve his dream – be it curing. Visit site for full story.

10 Performance Management Tips For the First Time Supervisor

HR Bartender

Contrary to some media headlines, the performance appraisal isn’t dead and it’s not going away anytime soon. Yes, some organizations are announcing their plans to kill the performance review in favor of something else that doesn’t use the words “performance” or “appraisal”.

10 Ways to Amplify Your Recruiting Department

ClearCompany HRM

Is your recruiting process disorganized? Are your recruiters frustrated with outdated technology and tired recruiting methods? Do candidates drop out of your process because it takes too long? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your recruiting department could use an overhaul.

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.

Talent Acquisition Systems Effect on the Candidate Pipeline

HRchitect

Written by: Reggie Wilson. When the term “pipeline” is referenced in business practices today, most assumptions will center on activities in the sales and business development realm.

13 Business Cards for Fictional Characters

Cornerstone On Demand

Nearly every aspect of business we conduct today is digital – we send emails, attend virtual meetings, network on social media, and learn new skills online. In fact, a growing majority of new generation employees prefer digital communication.

Develop or Die: 6(66) Ways To Save Your Organization From the Working Dead

Grovo HR

In organizations all over the world, employees are dying inside. They drag themselves to the office and perform their jobs just well enough to not get fired. They nap, snack, and lumber around the workplace, haplessly killing time and strangling your bottom line.

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Millennials, Women, Relationships and Value: Business Lessons Learned at TriNet Inspire San Francisco

Trinet

This post is part of our TriNet Inspire series TriNet brought TriNet Inspire, its popular networking and learning event for entrepreneurs and small to midsize businesses (SMBs) to San Francisco last. Visit site for full story. Inspiration TriNet Inspire

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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.

Servant Leadership: Turning Hierarchy Upside Down

HR Bartender

“To be an excellent leader, you have to be a superb follower.” ” – Herb Kelleher, former CEO of Southwest Airlines. If you’re not following Josh Bersin’s writings, you should be. He’s written a couple of posts lately that deserve discussion.

Bad Hire Red Flags: 3 Enlightening Sourcing Techniques

ClearCompany HRM

The cost of a bad hire goes beyond monetary value. Productivity, employee morale, and client relationships can all be affected.

Integrating HR Systems

HRchitect

Written by: May Huffer. At some point in time, many of you, if not all of you, have had to deal with integrating one HR system with another.

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4 Ways HR Needs to Think Like Sales

Cornerstone On Demand

Imagine this. Your sales team just landed an introductory meeting with a huge potential client — a client that could easily increase your annual revenue by 25 percent if you land the deal. How do they prepare?

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.

Four Questions Strategic HR Pros Ask to Drive a Culture of Ethics in Financial Services

Visier

How to Link Workforce Metrics With Business Outcomes, Part Four. To some, workplace culture is about as real as corporate pixie dust.

3 Affordable Care Act Communications Requirements All Employers Must Follow

Trinet

This post is part of the TriNet ongoing series about the Affordable Care Act and its effects on small business. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has imposed a number of very specific requirements on. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act ACA ACA employee communications Healthcare Reform

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Competency Models Provide the Roadmap for Career Success – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

Employer Branding in 2015: 7 Things To Know Now

ClearCompany HRM

Employer branding, once a silly startup notion, now a real driver of talent acquisition growth. Have you started to work on your company’s employer brand? Do your organizational stakeholders even see a need for a great employer brand?

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.