November, 2016

The Future of Human Capital Management

EmployeeConnect

HR managers face great challenges such as managing attrition, encouraging retention and meeting ever-increasing demands from employees, customers and executives who want greater efficiency and HR input on achieving business objectives through hiring strategies and people management practices.

The Missing Leadership Competency

ATD Human Capital

I am not a fan of long lists of leadership competencies and their use in everything from leadership training to executive recruiting. When I look at a list of competencies that supposedly make a good leader, I feel totally overwhelmed. Could any one person have all these? Are they all relevant?

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.

The Rise of The Employee Experience - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Try this experiment. Go to LinkedIn and type in “Employee Experience” in the search bar. As of November 29, 2016, I found: 5,293 people with “Employee Experience” in their title. 2,756 jobs are available with the term “Employee Experience” in the title. 2,379,510 results appear for LinkedIn posts with the term “Employee Experience”. 6 groups with “Employee Experience” in the name- the most popular one has 879 members.

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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.

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A Working Learner Is a Modern Learner

ATD Human Capital

A recent study by the ACT Foundation uncovered a rise in the number of working learners: “Individuals who work for pay and learn toward a credentialing at the same time.” ” This education can take the form of formal training or personal skill development.

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How to Build a Culture of Agility When Everyone’s Afraid to Fail

CultureIQ

In a competitive marketplace, organizations try to combat new challenges and disruptive ideas with innovation and creativity. But there’s just one thing — it’s practically impossible to be innovative and creative if you’re restricted by a fear of failure.

What Happens When Employee Motivation Is Low

EmployeeConnect

According to Gallup ‘s research, only 13% of employees would be motivated by their job worldwide. And with 63% of employees being “not engaged”, how can such low levels of motivation be explained? Low salaries, gruelling work days, poor work environment or lack of appreciation, are as many culprits for the disengagement of employees around the globe.

10 Workplace Dysfunctions That Create A Toxic Culture

Get Hppy

Every organization would like to build a high performance culture, but these ten non-strategic activities are in the way of making serious progress. Here are the top 10 workplace dysfunctions that consume precious time and suck up emotional energy: 1. Committee work.

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.

13 Podcasts on Human Resources You Don’t Want to Miss

Reflektive

We look to organizations like Human Capital Institute and SHRM for research, learnings, and best practices related to running an HR or people operations department.

Yes, HR Can Still Deliver Value with Performance Management – Here’s How

PeopleStrategy

HR and business leaders don’t buy technology; they buy solutions to problems. My recent blogs have focused on how to buy solutions to problems, and one of the best examples I can think of to illustrate the point is around performance management.

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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Conservatives Necessary for Change: A Paradox? Part 2

ATD Human Capital

In my earlier blog post , I shared my views about how conservatives are not a hindrance to change but are actually vital for successful change management initiatives. The innovators and visionaries can facilitate the first part—initiation of change.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

6 Ideas to Align People With Organisational Culture

EmployeeConnect

Company culture is as much a factor of business performance as it is of employee satisfaction at work – both are actually correlated. Despite the opportunity, business leaders still focus only few resources to the development of a strong workplace culture. Some even believe that it cannot be managed. Many organisations today actually don’t go much further than defining their core values: an exercise that loses all credibility when it stops at this stage.

[Infographic] Top Skills Recruiters Must Have in 2017

Get Hppy

Over the past few years, Millennials have dictated the pace of the recruitment landscape: fast, and dynamic. This generation has completely vacated the classic recruiter-job seeker relationship.

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Three Keys to Attracting & Retaining Millennial Employees

UrbanBound HR

Millennials are the most mobile generation in history. In their lifetimes, everything from phones to the internet have gone from rooted connections to roaming, unchained necessities in daily life. Their perspective towards a career has done the same, compared to previous generations.

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Take the State of Employee Engagement Survey - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Take the Second Annual State of Employee Engagement Survey! Start the Survey! It only takes 5 minutes! By researching the effectiveness of Employee Engagement programs in organizations around the world, DecisionWise hopes to provide valuable information to HR professionals on this important topic. Participants will receive a complete analysis of the results and have the opportunity to attend a webinar to learn specific insights and findings.

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.

How to Be a More Strategic HR Leader in 2017

Globoforce

Bill Castellano, Ph.D., associate dean, executive and professional education, at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations.

Measure Quality of Hire With These Three Critical Factors

Visier

One of the most valuable performance metrics for recruitment is the quality of each hire made. However, most talent leaders believe they aren’t measuring quality of hire effectively.

Employer Branding Strategy: How to Avoid a “Faux Pas”?

EmployeeConnect

Did you know that 50% of recruiters still don’t understand their own employer brands? This alarming figure translates easily the challenge organisations face to create a comprehensive employer branding strategy that will help them attract sought-after talent and resonate with current employees. Many business leaders believe naively that their organisation is an ideal place to work, and drive their employer branding strategy based on this assumption.

[Infographic] How to Improve Productivity

Get Hppy

Maintaining a productive workforce is a tricky task. Especially considering the varying personalities that sit on your office floor; each one accustomed to their very own way of working. But productivity is an important factor in any businesses success.

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 Most Attractive Benefits for Globally-Minded Millennials

UrbanBound HR

As the millennial takeover of the workplace population continues at a rapid pace, your corporate policies need to be updated to reflect the changing expectations of this new generation of employees.

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.

Infographic: Why is Employee Retention So Difficult? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Why is employee retention so difficult? Well, times have changed a bit. Gone are the days when companies held complete control knowing that their employees would stay their entire careers with the same organization. Gone are the days of employees enduring hardships and mistreatment from the all-powerful organization. The Age of the Employee.

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3 Steps to Build Greater Alignment Within Your Management Team

ATD Human Capital

How would you describe the alignment between you and your management team? Although having a cohesive management team is important in driving workplace culture and productivity, many teams struggle with making it a reality in their work environments.

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

7 Examples of Constructive Feedback That Actually Add Value

EmployeeConnect

Whether we’re looking at improving performance in a sportive or professional context, receiving constructive feedback is precious. Feedback allows people to modify their behaviour to help them attain their goals. For a manager, giving feedback is a way to help employees reach the goals that they have been assigned. It consists in identifying the gap that exist between expectations and objectives. Giving great feedback is an art form in itself.

Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

Get Hppy

Compliance may not be the rock star of HR tasks, but it is the one that is necessary to keep the band together. In every country, laws and regulations exist to make sure that companies are conducting business with a certain level of standards.

The HR Metric You’re Not Measuring (But Should Be)

Globoforce

New research suggests employee engagement may not tell the whole story of the employee experience at work. For years, HR leaders and professionals have been laser-focused on measuring and improving employee engagement.

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.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.