December, 2016

Workforce Trends: What to Expect in 2017

Ultimate Software

As we approach the end of 2016, we are compelled to look ahead to what we can expect in the new year! With that in mind, here are my predictions for the world of people-first HR and business. The Voice of the Employee (VoE) Takes Center Stage.

7 Secrets to Intrinsically Motivating Your Employees

Get Hppy

Motivating your employees requires more than just a bigger paycheck and a hearty pat on the back. Employee motivation strategies have to be designed to meet the specific needs of each worker. Below are seven ways that a manager can get the most out of employees.

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What Creating an Ongoing Employee Engagement Model Does for Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

Employee engagement is a popular topic in the HR space and has become a major challenge for businesses.

17 Inspiring Quotes for HR Leaders

Reflektive

‘Tis the season to get inspired. As 2016 comes to a close and the New Year is upon us, now is the perfect time to press the reset button, set new goals, and get excited for what’s on the horizon. Working in HR means being a leader by way of cultivating leadership in the workplace.

When Social Media Meets Employer Branding: Your Guide to Doing it Right

A strong and authentic online presence can mean big things for your company’s employer brand—from driving employee engagement to showing potential candidates how awesome your culture is. We created this quick and easy guide to help get you started.

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HR, Solve Business Challenges with Talent & Technology

PeopleStrategy

In a recent conversation with a VP of HR at a large manufacturing company, she said something that struck me. “I I don’t buy HR technology. I buy solutions to my talent problems.”.

[Infographic] Employee Engagement In The Workplace

Get Hppy

Motivating employees can be a tricky subject. In the past, many companies have used “blanket management,” which treats all employees the same way. But today’s low employee engagement rates are proving the one-size-fits-all motivational tactics are just not working.

10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts for 2017

ClearCompany HRM

2016 is coming to a close and whether you feel it was good or not, one thing we can all agree on is recruiting has continued to advance. digital recruitment. marketing efforts to AI and more, it’s tough to keep up.

2017 HR Trends We’re Excited About Right Now

Reflektive

As the year draws to a close, many companies are closing up their final review period and getting goal creation programs ready for the new year. There’s a lot happening behind-the-scenes in HR departments.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

7 Tips for Giving Great Positive Feedback

EmployeeConnect

One of the most common problems almost 90% of employees suffer in the workplace is a lack of positive feedback. This situation is found in most of the organisations and unfortunately most of the employees have to go through this crisis. Feedback deficiency occurs everywhere, irrespective of the size of the organisation. Another important facet of this crisis is that it occurs at all levels of an organisation and is not restricted to just one strata of population.

Culture Crash Course Lesson 3: Measuring Employee Engagement & Company Culture

CultureIQ

When we first answered the question, “What is company culture? ” we started by identifying the differences between company culture and employee engagement. Because the two are closely related, many organizations group them into the same category.

Why “Free” HR Analytics Are a Myth

Visier

Embedded analytics—defined by Gartner as analytic capabilities that are “ easily accessible from inside the application, without forcing users to switch between systems ”—are one tactic that has been heralded as an effective approach for facilitating data-driven decisions.

4 Ideas to Promote a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Many companies look at employee development as a way to increase employee engagement. Engagement is good, but the real purpose of development is to improve employee performance. And better performance is only possible with a culture that supports and acknowledges employees for their development.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

What's the #WOLAN Onboarding Method & Is It Right for You?

ClearCompany HRM

There has been a lot of discussion around the importance of employee onboarding, and honestly, we’ve been a big part of the noise too. If you’ve paid even a second of attention to all the hum, you probably know why those first few weeks of introductions are so absolutely important.

Rocking Your Internal Communication – Ideas That Can Transform People And Situations

Get Hppy

We join organisations because we are hired to do a job. But frequently, there is more at stake. We join because we believe in the ideas the organisation talks up, we agree with the vision and values espoused. We feel we can make a difference, that our contributions matter.

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Preventing the Horror Movie Syndrome In Your HR System Implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Elissa Montoya. As a blonde, I’ve heard a TON of blonde jokes, including how the blonde always dies first in horror movies, and often that is true. However, even the sacrificial blonde could survive if she would just use that common sense which is so painfully obvious to all of us in the audience and yet seems to be ever elusive to every single person in every single horror movie who ever ended up dead.

8 Questions to Ask for Effective HR Reports

EmployeeConnect

HR departments and companies invest billions to develop and upgrade their databases without spending enough time to design relevant and useful HR reports. That’s why staff members complain and protest about inaccurate assessments, data-driven errors and unpopular decisions – HR reporting fails to deliver unless the HR reports dig down into the databases to get the most accurate and relevant performance information, employee profile data and business intelligence.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

Managing PTO: The Necessary Difference for Organizations

DATIS

For the most part, employees have proven to be very dedicated to their organizations. They invest numerous hours per week to ensure that their job is done, and done right. While productivity and dedication is invaluable, it can be found that some employees are not taking enough time for themselves. On average, employees in the United States are leaving three unused vacation days a year, which can cause them to feel overworked and unhappy.

Top 5 Soft Skills Gaps and How to Overcome Them

ATD Human Capital

Soft skills are one of the hottest topics in the human resource and business community, and rightly so. Mastery of these skills increases the chance for professional success. If you want to grow professionally, improving your soft skills is the place to start.

Why a Growing Number of Employees Are Not Impressed with How Performance is Managed

ClearCompany HRM

No matter which seat you’re sitting in, managing the performance of the organization will affect your daily work. Hitting productivity goals is reliant on the work done every minute of every shift, yet too many companies use annual performance reviews as the basis of our management programs.

7 Keys to Make a Creative Team Successful

Get Hppy

Isn’t it great to lead a group of creative people? You encounter unique ideas, whose combination always results in something great. However, a group of creatives is also difficult to manage.

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Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

Flip the Script: Initiate Conversations with Your Manager

HighGround

This blog series is to help employees make 2017 the best year yet. We spend 30% of our lives at work – this checklist will help employees get the most of their time and develop the skills that can turn jobs into something meaningful. If you missed it, check out our first post on embracing a growth mindset. 2017 Employee Checklist. Embrace a growth mindset. Start the conversation. Expand your feedback circle. Put your goals to work.

Top 8 HR Challenges (and Simple Solutions)

EmployeeConnect

HR challenges in today’s fluctuating global economies affect every aspect of business, and this includes meeting strategic organisational business imperatives that HR departments never faced in past decades. The following top-eight HR challenges – while seemingly complex – actually have relatively simple solutions for companies with the right software and organisational cultures that emphasize leadership, engagement, diversity and flexibility: 1.

How To Turn A Technical Expert Into A Leader

15Five

This is a story about a man named Andrew. Andrew was an ambitious young accountant. He was smart and worked hard. And because he was smart, he caught the attention of people in charge of the business.

Core Values Are Essential to Company Culture

Reflektive

“Treat your customers like human beings, and they will always come back for more.”. The above statement is more than just a talking point in business management 101; it’s part of the core values statement of L.L. Bean, one of the most recognizable names in the retail world. It’s not realistic to construct a time-tested values system like L.L. Bean’s overnight; building a brand from the ground up takes time, patience, blood, sweat, and tears.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.