August, 2016

Sometimes Employees Leave Jobs (Not Managers)

HR Bartender

There’s an old saying that says, “Employees don’t leave jobs, they leave managers.” And it’s often true. Throughout my career, I’ve talked to hundreds of employees who love the company and their work, but they can’t stand their manager. So they leave.

7 HR Best Practices | Key Takeaways

ClearCompany HRM

The goals of the HR team are many, but one overarching and never-ending goal of the department is to promote the engagement and performance of employees. It’s a lot of responsibility with a myriad of ways to reach desired results.

Why Non-Scripted Vendor Demos are a Waste of Your time during Software Selection

HRchitect

How to Work Smarter, Not Harder During Your Software Selection Process. Written by: Samantha Colby. You’re new to a position/company, and in your assessment of your organization’s HR landscape, you realize that you have some outdated technology.

[Infographic] The Practice of Human Resources Then & Now

EmployeeConnect

The past 30 years have seen the HR function evolve dramatically under the influence of new technology.

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.

5 L&D Lessons We Can Learn From Olympic Champions

Grovo HR

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are in full swing in Rio de Janeiro! There’s so much we can learn from the Games about training and development, as there’s no better example of the power of great training than these incredible feats of athleticism.

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Employee Burnout: 4 Ways Technology Can Help

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce solutions in the cloud. To help employers navigate the upcoming U.S.

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40+ Data-Driven Metrics for HR to Track [Printable]

ClearCompany HRM

Within any given day, you are probably confronted with a myriad of business decisions, and even more data culled to help you make the right choice. With new software options and data collection methods at an all time high, compiling and analyzing big data is incredibly simple. Performance Managemen

8 Steps for a Successful HCM Implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Russ Belue. Human Capital Management (HCM) systems are critical for an organization to be able to manage employee data, and many organizations opt to use multiple integrated systems. With the ever changing technology, functionality of systems, and new HCM companies popping up, businesses have many options at their fingertips. These companies will sell you a product, with add-ons, and take you through implementation.

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4 Simple Ways To Engage Your Millennial Employees

15Five

Unless you’re allergic to business buzzwords , you are probably aware of the employee engagement dilemma facing companies worldwide. Likewise, many organizations are adjusting to the needs and desires of the next generation of employees known as millennials.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

U.S. Women’s Water Polo Team Earns Gold in Emotional #UltimateTeamMoment

Ultimate Software

The U.S. women’s water polo team earned its second straight gold medal after defeating Italy 12-5 in Rio. But it’s what the players did after their victory that’s truly inspirational.

Using HR Analytics for Workforce Cost Management [Case Study]

Visier

In May 2016, wildfire broke out in Wood Buffalo Municipal District near the City of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada and became possibly the costliest disaster in Canadian history.

What Is the Best Time to Schedule a Job Interview – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked a lot here about the do’s and don’ts of job search including LinkedIn profile tips, resume resources, and following-up after a job interview. This question is a new one: Hi Sharlyn. Do you know if there is any advantage to order or time of day when interviewing?

#HRBestPractices: How to Do the Career Page Right

ClearCompany HRM

Candidates expect more. When looking for new jobs, candidates seek out quality employer brands, research benefits and explore company cultures. The attractive companies will be present on social media, have a mobile application portal and will have that reputation of being a great place to work.

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.

Yes, There’s a Revolution Happening in HR and Talent Management

Cornerstone On Demand

At the beginning of this year, Josh Bersin of Bersin by Deloitte published his industry predictions for 2016 , focusing on 10 human resources and talent management elements that are disrupting the landscape. As we are now halfway through 2016, I asked myself: Is this long-talked about HR revolution actually happening

Technology Trends: Is Pokémon GO Signaling The Attention Deficit Apocalypse?

15Five

SaaS startups are always seeking ways to improve the product experience for their customers. They want their products to be best-in-class solutions that their customers can’t live without and use habitually. But habits are not formed arbitrarily.

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43 Coaching Questions That Will Make You a Better Leader

Reflektive

Guest contributors Terry Lipovski and Pat Lipovski, “The Leadership Brothers,” are trusted and referred international Executive Coaches. Terry is President of UbiquityLeadership.com and Pat is President of EnvisionGroup.ca.

Active Listening as Organization: Taking the Employee Voice to Heart

CultureIQ

We often talk about the importance of listening to your employees. However, for something we’ve been taught since kindergarten, listening is a skill that requires quite a bit of practice and intention.

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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.

Organizations Need to Consider Family Caregiver Responsibilities

HR Bartender

During this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference, I had the opportunity to attend a luncheon hosted by the SHRM Foundation. I consider the Foundation to be one of SHRM’s best kept secrets. Their mission is human resources research and education.

4 Reasons to Care About Your Candidate's Experience

ClearCompany HRM

Everyone talks about the candidate experience and how we should improve it, but actually taking the time to analyze, review and improve takes more than just writing a blog post about it. Nearly 60% of candidates have had a poor candidate experience when applying for jobs.

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3 Companies Hiring Smarter, Better, Faster with Behavioral Assessments

Cornerstone On Demand

You may think you're bad at judging which candidates will become star employees and which will crash and burn. But it turns out almost everyone is. According to a study out of the University of Toledo in 2000, interviewers tend to form an opinion about a candidate within ten seconds of the person walking in a room. The problem? These snap judgements are usually wrong

Technology Trends: Nir Eyal Discusses the Future of Habit Forming Products

15Five

How can you build a great habit-forming product that customers will return to repeatedly? What does the future of product design look like? How will humans continue to co-evolve with technology?

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.

5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy

Visier

The latest JOLTS (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey) came out earlier this month and as the graph below shows, there continues to be more job openings than hires being made.

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VIDEO: Employee Satisfaction and Engagement. What’s the Difference? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement. What are the differences between employee satisfaction and employee engagement ? Employee satisfaction is the extent to which the employment contract is fulfilled. Employees feel satisfied when basic hygiene factors are met.

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About HCM

HR Bartender

It’s been a while since I’ve published one of these posts. As a quick reminder, I’ve been working on a series about HR technology: the common terms and concepts that HR pros need to know. It’s amazing the things I’ve learned. I hope you feel the same.

Are Your Employees Ready to be a Manager? [Evaluation Form]

ClearCompany HRM

Research shows only about 1 in 10 people possess the traits needed to be a good manager.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.