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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 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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U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Team Eyes Shot at Olympic Gold in Latest #UltimateTeamMoment

Ultimate Software

Though the Games have ended in Rio, Team USA’s athletes still have gold on their minds. The latest #UltimateTeamMoment follows the U.S. women’s national ice hockey team, and its trek toward Olympic glory at the 2018 Winter Games.

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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.

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!

3 Tools to Improve Communication with Your Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Professional development guru and philanthropist Paul J. Meyer once said, “Communication—the human connection—is the key to personal and career success." As the tools that make up this “key" have evolved, businesses have invested time and money in staying on top of popular trends like text, mobile apps and social media. But these trends aren't only for communication with customers. This same evolution in communication can be used to improve relationships with employees.

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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.

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.