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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12 Ways To Turn Stress Into Productivity (Infographic)

15Five

From the cradle to the grave, life hands us stressful situations — so much so that we should consider stress to be an integral part of living a full life, rather than a nuisance to be avoided at all costs.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Why Training Seasonal Employees Is the Key to Holiday Success [Infographic]

Cornerstone On Demand

For retailers in the U.S., Thanksgiving Day marks the eve of the most hectic day of the entire year: Black Friday. The National Retail Federation estimates 137.4 million shoppers will hit stores this year looking for deals. In order to cope with the influx of shoppers, which starts Thursday but continues through the New Year, retailers have been onboarding and training hundreds of thousands of seasonal hires over the past few months.

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.

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 (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.

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.

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.

[Infographic] The Modern Faces of Mobility

Cornerstone On Demand

With mobile devices offering on-the-go access to everything from emails to work files, and video meetings connecting colleagues across the globe, the world is the new workplace. In fact, experts predict more than half of all full-time workers could be working remotely by 2020—just four years from now. Employees are craving the independence that comes with project-based freelance work and the option to work remotely—but offering more flexibility has benefits for employers, too.

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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.

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.

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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Why Great Leaders See More And Exclude Less

15Five

The central dilemma of a modern leader is to balance apparently conflicting virtues and beliefs without choosing sides between them. Decisiveness, for example, is widely and rightly perceived as crucial to effective leadership. It’s the opposite of uncertainty and insecurity, which are paralyzing.

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.

How Bon-Ton Stores Onboards 10,000 New Employees Every Holiday Season Without a Glitch

Cornerstone On Demand

While consumers are just now getting ready to navigate the crowds on Black Friday and spend hours checking off their holiday shopping lists, hiring managers in the retail industry have been prepping for the holiday season as early as summer. This year, retail companies will hire nearly 800,000 seasonal workers.

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!

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.

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.