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.

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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new to a position/company, and in your assessment of your organization’s HR landscape, you realize that you have some outdated technology.

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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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.

If the Characters in ‘Stranger Things’ Got Performance Reviews

Reflektive

One question we get often is how to set up your first performance review. Some companies start out with an online template, but these types of cookie-cutter reviews aren’t often beneficial to employees or valuable to human resources.

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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.

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!

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.

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

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.

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.

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

DecisionWise

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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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

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.

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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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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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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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.

Why People Leave Their Jobs (and How Their Reasons Should Shape Your Organization’s Talent Strategy)

Something Different

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How to Adapt to Our World of Exponential Change

Cornerstone On Demand

We are living in a world of constant change. It is not slow, linear or incremental—it's exponential. New technology, in particular, continues to adapt at an increasing rate. The Angry Birds app took off in 35 days, when the telephone took 75 years to become accepted into society

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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.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.