March, 2017

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

15Five

Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

More Employees are Voluntarily Leaving Jobs – What it Means for HR

Ultimate Software

The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for December 2016, released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in February, reported there were 1.4 million more quits than layoffs and discharges for the month.

5 Tips to Help HR Beat the Talent Shortage in 2017

Brazen HR

If you were working in HR and recruiting during 2016, you probably felt the pinch of the talent shortage. That makes it hard to believe that we were in the midst of a recession just a few years ago, when employees were considerably easier to hire.

Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.

Inspired By People

Ultimate Software

What inspires you? What wakes you up each morning and motivates you to face life’s challenges? At Ultimate Software, we’re inspired by people.

HR Technology Solution Provides Customers with More Options: A Look Inside Lanteria HR

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored product review. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

How People Analytics Can Help You Drive a High-Performing Culture

CultureIQ

A Data-Driven Approach to Company Culture. When Lazlo Block left his position as Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, he did it with a bang: “The future of HR lies with data science,” he said, and promptly launched a stealth startup that will focus on people analytics.

The Beginner's Guide to Predictive Workforce Analytics

ATD Human Capital

Today’s business executives are increasingly applying pressure to their human resources departments to “use predictive analytics.”

The 4 Elements of Analytics Storytelling

Visier

For decades, HR organizations have operated with a “softer approach” to business—relying more on intuition and less on hard facts to make workforce decisions. It’s an approach that allows HR practitioners to get the job done, but makes it more challenging to align HR strategy with business value.

Infographic: 10 More Proven Ways To Boost Employee Job Satisfaction

15Five

What matters most to your employees? This is the third time we are asking that question, because what could be more rewarding and fruitful than fostering a supported and thriving workforce?

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

The High Cost of Low Service

Ultimate Software

A couple weeks ago, I discussed the importance of customer service and shared Kelton’s 2016 findings that nearly 7 out of 10 HR decision makers reported they’ve regretted their HCM provider choice, predominantly due to poor service.

10 Steps to Rolling Out Core Values at a Small Business

ExactHire HR Trends

There are many reasons that organizations choose not to craft a core set of values. Sometimes, senior management doesn’t think core values are a big deal because they think every employee already knows how they are supposed to act to succeed.

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Fighting the Silo Effect: Organizational Engagement for Siloed Teams

CultureIQ

Stuck in Silos? Start With These Steps. Communication is the foundation of an effective organization. When more than one person is working on a project, exchanging information accurately and quickly is vital to getting work done.

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How to Convince Management to Give You a Larger Recruiting Budget

ClearCompany HRM

Around 62% of companies expect their hiring volume to rise , but only 42% say their recruitment budget will increase. Once again, HR is going to be asked to do more with less. Asking for additional budget, even for a program you really could use, can be daunting. So it’s crucial to be prepared.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

The Business Impact of a Day Without A Woman

Visier

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It’s also a global call to action to accelerate gender equality in all areas of a woman’s life.

Adam Grant’s Tips for Hiring & Developing Original Thinkers

Globoforce

Lots of companies say they want to be innovative and push beyond commonly accepted boundaries in their industry. But is your HR strategy truly supporting this endeavor? Are original thinkers flourishing – or being stifled – in your organization?

An Open Letter to Our People on Employee Appreciation Day

Ultimate Software

Every year on the first Friday in March, one of my favorite holidays is celebrated: Employee Appreciation Day.

Improving the Hiring Manager Experience with Technology

PeopleStrategy

In a recent blog , Mollie Lombardi of Aptitude Research Partners examined the area of talent acquisition through the eyes of the candidate. Now, I turn our attention to the impact talent acquisition tools and processes have on the hiring manager, be that within HR or another department.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Building Employee Engagement with a Travel-Heavy Team

CultureIQ

Making Company Culture a Priority – Even If Your Team Is Always on the Road. In 2015 alone, employees around in the United States took 488 million business trips , spending $302 billion. That’s a lot of free cocktails!

How To Help Leaders Effectively Manage Today’s Human Capital

ClearCompany HRM

What are today’s key human capital management challenges, and how will they be addressed in the future? To answer these questions, ClearCompany partnered with HR.com to conduct a survey of nearly 400 Human Resource professionals. Talent Management

How Can Strategic HR Keep Up With The Future of Work?

Visier

The evolving work ecosystem demands that leaders consider applying new work arrangements, but are those arrangements associated with HR’s role as a strategic partner? A unique survey of U.S. HR leaders shows how HR’s strategic activities associate with using new work arrangements.

Guest Post: Harnessing the Power of Relationships

Globoforce

When was the last time you thought about gravity? It plays a pretty important role in our lives, doesn’t it? It keeps us from floating off into space. It literally holds our solar system together. Gravity is vital to our survival.

Learn the Secrets of High-Performing HR Teams

Based on user groups, one-on-one interviews, surveys of thousands of HR teams and data from 30,000+ medium and small-sized businesses we serve, the guide challenges you to examine your current practices and provides detailed action plans to help your team become an industry-leading HR department.

Top 4 Ways to Engage Employees in Your Mentoring Program

ATD Human Capital

A mentoring program can help you build stronger relationships with your employees, giving them the career skills and knowledge they need to grow with your organization.

How March Madness Drives Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

It’s that time of year when sport once again attempts to take over our lives. March Madness inspires a unique fan loyalty. College alumni and sports fanatics alike follow their teams relentlessly. People love to watch underdog teams inch toward a championship. Fans build brackets designed to pick the next NCAA champion. Every year, over 60 million March Madness brackets are created for various family, friend, and workplace pools with all sorts of prizes up for grabs.

Employee Engagement: Do Your Benefits Reflect the Diversity of Your Workforce?

CultureIQ

Benefits That Truly Meet Employees’ Needs. According to the Society for Human Resources Management , the different life experiences of different age groups shape how they value workplace benefits.