November, 2016

Peer-to-Peer Feedback: An Opportunity to Activate Employee Performance

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent activation solutions.

How to Set a Foundation for Effective Performance Appraisals

ClearCompany HRM

Whether they happen once a year or once a month, performance reviews are an essential part of any business. If you want to build a performance culture, how you conduct performance reviews can make or break your business.

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Virtual Implementation Teams are Better than Ever – Part 1

HRchitect

Written by: Bill Buttimer. Over the past year, I’ve often found myself needing to explain the benefits of HRchitect’s mostly remote process for implementing business software. Sometimes my audience is skeptical and I have had a hard time making a solid case.

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7 Strategies for Hiring and Managing Creative Employees

UpstartHR

Today we’re going to explore the intersection of creativity, innovation, and intrapreneurship (entrepreneurial activities occurring within an organization) and how these activities bring value to the business world. I hope you enjoy! Innovation is a curious thing.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Closing the Loop: Linking Workforce Planning, Analytics, and Hiring

Visier

We often talk about the employee lifecycle , the “recruit to retire” journey of an individual through multiple human capital processes. But the employee lifecycle really is a finite process.

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For #HR Career Success: Here Are the Ingredients

HR Bartender

Regardless of your career, you need to know what it takes to be successful in that profession. Given the theme of this blog, let’s call it the recipe for success. Specifically, what are the ingredients?

The One Component of the Annual Review that Must Stay

ClearCompany HRM

The traditional annual performance review has been criticized for missing the mark in specific feedback, timeliness and progress.

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Negotiating a Happily Ever After

HRchitect

Written by: Elizabeth Capece. How many times have you picked up a book, started reading it and the title seems to have nothing to do with the contents of the book, but by the end of the book it all makes sense? I’m sure this has happened to most of us.

How To Fit OKRs Into Your Company Mission and Values

15Five

In Simon Sinek’s Ted Talk entitled, How Great Leaders Inspire Action , Sinek refocuses companies away from thinking first about what they do, and instead advises them to figure out WHY they’re doing it.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Gratitude: One Simple Way HR Can Build a Positive Workplace Culture

CultureIQ

Showing gratitude is a powerful way to build relationships and establish a positive workplace culture, and we’re never more aware of that fact than during the week of Thanksgiving.

What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean for HR?

EmployeeConnect

Artificial intelligence (AI), has been the focus of thousands of technological developments for decades as mankind attempts to engineer increasingly sophisticated tools that can think, plan and adapt in ways that mimic the human brain.

8 Ways to Deliver Training that Employees Retain

HR Bartender

The biggest concern organizations have when they invest in training is retention. By this, I mean having employees retain the material once they leave the class. No company wants to create a program and take employees out of the operation only to have the same issues occur repeatedly.

TOS Overview | How to Use it, Ways to Build it Into Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

As a leader within your organization, you’re tasked with balancing people management, team and departmental tasks as well as your very own list of deliverables. It’s a tough job, but technology has been stepping in to make the duty a bit more efficient.

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.

AI Won't Replace Recruiters, But It Will Make Them Better

Cornerstone On Demand

Similar to how technology has created efficiencies in operations, marketing and sales departments, human resources is being transformed by emerging AI technology. AI is getting a lot of attention in recruiting specifically due to the huge potential to automate some of the low-value, high-volume recruiting tasks that continue to monopolize time and attention. But the question remains: Will AI actually replace recruiters one day?

Virtual Implementation Teams are Better than Ever – Part 2

HRchitect

Written by: Bill Buttimer. In part one of this blog , I discussed some of the advantages of having a virtual team. This blog will focus on the advantages this brings to the company and how to get everyone to agree to this approach for creating a successful project.

How to Overcome Resistance to Modern Organizational Culture Change

CultureIQ

Despite the fact that modern workplace practices are gaining in popularity, many organizations find that these changes are difficult to implement.

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S.H.E. Summit Recap: Succeeding on Your Own Terms

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000I had the privilege of attending S.H.E. Summit two weekends ago as press. My attendance at the event was the culmination of a two-year promise I made to myself to get there. I stumbled upon this event a few years ago while on Twitter.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

9 Indicators of An Innovative Culture

HR Bartender

Many organizations talk about the need to innovate. But what does that mean exactly? How can we create an innovative culture?

5 Step Process to Increase Workplace Collaboration Immediately [Worksheet]

ClearCompany HRM

The following worksheet can be used to audit existing departments and teams that act like silos within any organization. Silos are a mentality that may exist when departments or teams within an organization do not effectively share information and knowledge with others in the organization.

How HR Can Help Employees Navigate Change

Cornerstone On Demand

Massive organizational shifts can be bittersweet for businesses. Employees and managers are often excited about the shift, but also nervous about the uncertainty that lies ahead. Remember the fall of Borders, Kodak film or most recently Radio Shack? All of these businesses failed to migrate through a change in business and instead were forced to close their doors. The most common factor in the closing of these, and other businesses like them, lies in a lack of employee engagement and motivation.

The 4 C’s of Quality of Hire

Visier

You may be familiar with the 4 C’s of diamonds – cut, color, clarity and carat. These are four variables that combine to evaluate and communicate the quality of diamonds.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Striking a Balance in Staffing a Successful Project Team

HRchitect

Written by: Elisabeth Jordan. Finding balance in the work environment is hard under the best of circumstances. With organizations running leaner than ever, balance becomes increasingly difficult. When you’re responsible for putting together a project team, balance can seem like too lofty a goal. Balance is not impossible though, and for a successful project, it’s critical!

Five Things Brands Need To Know When Working With Influencers

The Aristocracy of HR

000011000010I’ve been working for a few years now with multiple brands per year. I have worked with brands in the music industry to emerging technology companies. When I reflect on what has made for a great partnership in the past, there are several themes that crop up over and over again.

HR Is Not the Only Profession Redefining Itself

HR Bartender

Human resources has been the subject of many articles and conversations over the years. Specifically, the need for HR to evolve and become more analytical in their approaches.

The Conversation Process Every Manager Should Follow in Employee Reviews

ClearCompany HRM

Effective employee reviews aren’t something leaders do at employees; reviews are something that leaders do with employees.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.