July, 2019

Is your culture ready for the Future of HR?

Bersin

Posted by Arthur Mazor , Michael Stephan , Mike Bentley , and Melissa Yim on July 10, 2019. Even as HR leaders are stepping into a brave new world and embracing a new Future of HR, change won’t happen if the culture isn’t ready for it. How can you measure, facilitate, and lead culture change necessary to support HR’s bold new role, both within HR and in the broader enterprise? Related links. The future of HR. Navigate your journey. Follow us @DeloitteHC. Stay connected.

Using Passion To Drive Purpose: Three Tips For Writing Effective OKRs

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When a company and its leaders aspire towards a common goal, success isn’t merely achievable, it’s the natural result. Connecting ambition to purpose is how the impossible becomes attainable, especially in the workplace. Through the use of company Objectives and Key Results ( OKRs ), many leaders have successfully created high-performing teams who feel engaged and fulfilled at work. Leaders must connect people’s work to a deeper purpose through their company mission.

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4 Ways to Build Agile Teams Using People Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

It’s no wonder that “disrupt or be disrupted” has become a popular business adage. The average tenure of companies on the S&P 500 is projected to shrink to just 12 years by 2027 (it was 24 years in 2016). . As a result, established incumbents are scrambling to survive and transform into startup-like agile organizations. But the term “agile organization” may actually be a misnomer. .

Cloudy No More: HR Technology is Redefining Human Resource Management for the Cloud Commerce Industry

CakeHR

The Harvard Business Review conducted a survey in 2015. They asked companies from several industry segments questions about their perception of the impact cloud has had on business in general. A whopping 50% of respondents said that the cloud has increased their ability to innovate. And 64% said that the cloud has made them more agile. This was 2015…. Fast forward to 2018 and the cloud business is shining bright.

Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

How to Do Diversity and Inclusion Training Right

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

In April, at a Sephora store in Calabasas, California, a store associate allegedly called security to make sure a customer wasn't stealing. That customer was African American singer-songwriter Sza, who tweeted about the incident and accused Sephora of racial profiling. Sephora representatives responded saying that they were looking into it.

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2020 Will Be HR’s Year to Flip the Script

HRExecutive

We sure have flipped the script on HR, haven’t we? Suddenly, the whole world is going digital, everything is mobile, and the people you’re hiring and managing have better tech on their wrists than you used to find and onboard them. The entire HR-technology industry is talking about the future of work, the role of HR and next-generation technologies, AI (artificial intelligence) and IA (intelligent automation), and digital transformation.

Age is Just a Concept !!

Everyday People

When do we start complaining about our age? Is there a certain birthday that sends us over the edge and make us feel that we’re deteriorating more than we are living? Is it different for different people? I’ll admit that when I get up from the couch, or wake up in the morning, there are far more snaps, creaks and groans than there were 30 years ago. That’s not a complaint. It’s a fact !! I get it that there’s no way to stop the natural process of aging.

How to improve culture with real-time feedback?

Take It Personel-ly

Feedback is essential to every organization and individual in order to grow. It seems, though, that some organizations are stuck with annual feedback. This means employees only receive feedback on their work once a year in an official meeting. In order for them to really improve and thrive, employees need more than that. Real-time VS […].

Which Stay Interview Questions Work Best?

The People Equation

This sponsored post is shared with you by Dick Finnegan, CEO of C-Suite Analytics and THE Expert on Stay Interviews. An in-demand speaker and top-selling author, Dick travels the world speaking about Trust and Leadership and has authored five books on Employee Engagement and Retention, including The Power of Stay Interviews, which is the top-selling book in history as published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

How Can We Fix the Exit Interview Process? [Reader Question]

UpstartHR

When I left my last job, I had an exit interview where my employer asked me all kinds of questions about my satisfaction and why I was leaving, but I didn’t answer honestly because I was already leaving. Do they actually use that information or was the exit interview a waste of time? The Value of Exit Interviews.

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Before sexual harassment makes it to the workplace

hrpockets

July 8th my friend Chris posted a piece on Performance I Create that I can’t get out of my head. I immediately shared that post with every friend of mine with daughters, not because daughters are the only ones impacted by this, but because I’m a daughter and I have a daughter. The post made me cringe.

How to Respond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews.

The HR Capitalist

You love to hate Glassdoor. You feel like the negative reviews are disgruntled ex-employees who can hide behind not disclosing their identities. . You're halfway right. There's still plenty of disgruntled takedowns of your company that are probably unfair. But remember we are living in the review economy, with sites like Trip Advisor, Yelp and Amazon making the process of reviewing products and services feel commonplace to a higher percentage of your workforce.

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Thrive on Transparency: How to Increase Honest Performance Feedback

Reflektive

Giving constructive feedback is one of the most difficult aspects of the employee/management relationship. Managers want to provide honest performance feedback without upsetting employees. Rather than risk confrontations and hurt feelings, some managers retreat behind the shield of bland, generic performance reviews, generalizations, and insincere praise — softening feedback to the point it becomes useless. Employees can also make it difficult to have honest performance conversations.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

“Conference” HR vs. Real-World HR

Robin Schooling

For many years now I’ve lived simultaneously in two separate and distinct HR worlds. I’ve been fortunate to be able to travel the world attending and/or speaking at events and conferences focused on HR, Recruiting, Technology and the Future of Work. I’ve also continued to meet and work with human resources professionals and businesses that, to put it mildly, operate much as they did circa 1993.

How To Improve Performance By Encouraging Collaboration

Reflektive

The ability to work together towards a common goal is one of humanity’s greatest strengths, and one you can leverage to improve performance in the workplace. Teamwork statistics and collaboration research consistently prove collaboration positively impacts productivity. According to a Stanford study , people who are encouraged to collaborate stick to a given task 64 percent longer than peers who work alone, while reporting higher engagement levels, less fatigue, and higher success rates.

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An Employee Perspective: The Work-Changing Magic of Letting Go

Ultimate Software

There’s a cultural tradition that takes place during our new hire orientation here at Ultimate Software. In a ballroom with 100 or so other new UltiPeeps, we are asked a simple yet pervasive question: “What negative experience from an old job do you still hold onto?”. I remember that question lingering in the air for only a moment before a number of bad memories during my relatively short career came rushing to the forefront of my mind.

Do I Have to Buy a Standing Desk for My Employee?

UpstartHR

Spoiler alert: people have a love/hate relationship with standing desks. Some people swear by them, others can’t stand the thought of standing all day long on top of their otherwise demanding job. With a standing desk you can practice these kinds of awkward standing poses all day long! :-). But this is a real issue that HR teams are dealing with almost every day. Managers are bringing up the question: do I have to buy this standing desk just because the employee wants it?

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

HR Bartender

Human resources departments are filled with data. About applicants, candidates, employees, and alumni. This data includes addresses, health information, and social security numbers. HR has assessment data and information from drug/criminal/credit background screening. They have data about vendors – past, current, and future. HR has business intelligence data related to jobs, salaries, benefits, etc. Some of this data is online and some is good old-fashioned paper.

4 Elements of Leadership That Are As Impactful In The Office As On The Battlefield

15Five

“What?!”. We couldn’t believe what we were hearing. This officer wanted our team of mentor-Marines to patrol the route that held the record for greatest number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) ever found in our area of operations. On foot. At night. With Afghan military partners we had just met, and who we didn’t fully trust yet. Our previous set of partners had attacked us, their own mentor team, inflicting 25 percent casualties.

HR In The Age Of AI: Lots Of Change Ahead

Josh Bersin

Over the last few months, I’ve talked with dozens of HR leaders about their talent challenges and the need to transform HR. Companies are redesigning roles and reskilling teams , working to improve engagement and wellbeing , creating new programs for feedback , and rethinking the role of leadership. But none of these challenges is. Read more» The post HR In The Age Of AI: Lots Of Change Ahead appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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Create Engaging New Employee Experiences with These 5 Onboarding Strategies

Engage2Excel

Do you remember the day you first started your job? It was probably a whirlwind of activity: signing forms, meeting colleagues, taking a tour of the building, completing orientation – and, of course, figuring out the coffee maker. You probably also remember clearly how you felt that first day – how your boss treated you, whether your team members were friendly and whether you could find all the information you needed.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Why Your Organization Still Struggles with Top-Down Communication

DecisionWise

Why Your Organization Still Struggles with Top-Down Communication. Cecily Jorgensen. •. July 2, 2019. Did your employee engagement survey come back with a low score in “top-down communication?” If it makes you feel any better, you’re not alone. DecisionWise consultants notice many patterns as they review company results, identify critical themes, and prepare recommendations for next steps. When they look at survey results, they typically see a prominent weakness in top-down communication.

We’re Only Human 59: Stomping out Stereotypes with AARP’s Heather Tinsley-Fix

UpstartHR

When we think AARP we think retirement, but with more workers staying in the workforce even longer than ever before, the organization is increasingly focusing on careers and employment conversations to guide its members. The tip of the spear in those educational efforts is Heather Tinsley-Fix, Ben’s guest on the show today. .

Is It Okay to Contact a Job Candidate Via Their Work Email – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

In today’s tough recruiting market, organizations are looking for every way possible to find qualified job candidates. Today’s reader note asks a straightforward question about doing that. Hi Sharlyn! Can I get your advice? Is it inappropriate to email a potential job candidate at the work email address? Instead of me just offering my opinion in answering this question, I wanted to bring you some differing thoughts. In situations like this, there’s not necessarily one right response.

How To Unlock Your Remote Workforce Engagement

15Five

Working remotely has previously been an exception few companies were willing to make for their people. In fact, up until the early 70’s, telecommuting was unheard of. Office optics determined how you were perceived by your manager and co-workers, and being “absent” meant you were not contributing. But new companies are now rethinking their remote workforce policies along with other cultural and performance strategies. In 2019, the exception is now becoming the rule.

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5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.