July, 2019

Is your culture ready for the Future of HR?

Bersin with Deloitte

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.

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

15Five

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.

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4 Ways to Build Agile Teams Using People Analytics

Visier

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). .

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.

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.

How to Do Diversity and Inclusion Training Right

Cornerstone On Demand

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.

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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.

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?

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.

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.

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!

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.

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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.

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.

“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.

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?”.

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! :-).

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

How To Reduce the Risk of Fraud at Your Office

Cornerstone On Demand

When we talk about fraud and embezzlement in business, famous criminals like Bernie Madoff and Jordan Belfort might come to mind. But it isn’t just banks and institutions on Wall Street that deal with financial fraud.

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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.

How to Use Engagement and Performance Data in Talent Acquisition

Visier

This article was jointly written by Culture Amp’s Dr. Kenneth Matos, Lead People Scientist and Dr. Kristina Dorniak-Wall, Senior People Scientist.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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.

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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.

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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?

How to Use Vacation Time to Mitigate Burnout in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Feeling burned out at work is an all-too-common condition in the workplace today. Employees spend up to 2.6 hours a day checking their email, more than eight hours a day at work and 23 hours a week stuck in meetings.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.