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.

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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.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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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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.

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.

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.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

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.

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?

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.

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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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

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”.

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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Meet 5 HR Pros Who Became CEOs

Cornerstone On Demand

In today's business environment, the people who make up a company are more important than ever.

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 One Innovative L&D Professional is Engaging Employees As a Training Department of One

Grovo HR

Georgette Vlangos runs CHOPT Creative Salad’s entire learning program by herself. Since joining the innovative salad chain in December of last year, she’s revolutionized the company’s approach to training its growing workforce despite being the sole member of her team.

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?

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.