December, 2016

HR is Moving from People Science to Data Science – About People

HR Bartender

One of the things that I love about being in human resources is that the profession is constantly evolving.

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The Idiosyncratic Rater Effect & How It’s Ruining Your Performance Reviews

ClearCompany HRM

You’ve been a manager for some time, and you have a pretty good read on most people. Or, at least, you’d like to think you do. You strive to rate employees in the most objective way possible, but if you’re doing it based only from your own perspective, reviews are not as effective as they could be.

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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.

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What's the Difference Between a Manager and Leader?

Cornerstone On Demand

When aliens land on earth in the movies they never say, "take me to your manager." But why not manager? Aren't leader and manager synonyms? I mean, my boss leads my department, so she must be my leader. Just what exactly is the difference? In an ideal situation managers are leaders. But when it's not, here are five differences between a manager and a leader. 1) Managers Manage the Tasks at Hand. Leaders Lead Towards the Future. Managers are focused on getting the current job done.

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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.

Finding New Ways to Put #PeopleFirst

Ultimate Software

Year-end marks the perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months, and look to the many opportunities ahead. What goals have you accomplished this year, and what more will you set out to achieve next?

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Performance Management 2017: Companies Must Become Agile

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , the world’s leader in Talent Activation, which transforms traditional talent management and employee engagement technology into a continuum of experiences for activating employees along their journeys—from start to finish.

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.

6 Traits That Every Successful Project Manager Must Possess

15Five

Is project management really all about dependencies, deliverables, and deadlines? Or is it about people and their specific, often unclearly defined demands? If you’re unable to answer with certainty, it’s quite possible that this insanely complex job is not for you.

The Art, Science and Impact of Implementing Data-Driven HR in 2017

Cornerstone On Demand

[This article reprinted by permission of Human Resource Executive ®] Data has been the driving force behind innovation in finance, sales and marketing for years, while human resources has struggled to keep up. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report , 77 percent of companies believe that using “people analytics” is important, but the capabilities are lacking. In fact, just 8 percent believe their organization is “excellent” in this area.

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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!

New #UltimateTeamMoment Shares Story of Siblings’ Success

Ultimate Software

Achieving success in team sports requires teammates to be on the same page, able to work together and anticipate one another’s next moves. Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment tells the story of two U.S. ice dancers who aren’t just on the same team and in sync, but also in the same family.

Culture Crash Course Lesson 2: The Importance of Corporate Culture

CultureIQ

Company culture is on every leader’s mind. But once you’ve answered the question, “What is company culture?” the next step is to understand what other factors it’s affecting in your company.

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Administration is Killing Productivity – #WorkEngaged

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Mark your calendars!

How to Get the Most Out of Self-Appraisals

ClearCompany HRM

When it comes down to writing a great self-appraisal, a lot of questions come to mind. What are they used for? How are you supposed to promote yourself without coming off as a show-off? Is this really the best use of my time? For the last question, it honestly depends.

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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

12 Powerful Habits for Growth Mindset Success

EmployeeConnect

For better or worse we shape our individual realities according to our response or reaction to the world around us. Hardly anybody responds to external stimuli with the purpose of producing unintended, unwanted results. Yet, our responses, our reactions, our behaviours, often produce results that run afoul to their intended purpose, which can cause some chaos in our personal lives.

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11 Small Business Tips for an Epic Annual Meeting

ExactHire HR Trends

I enjoy working in the small- and medium-sized business (SMB) space–it’s easy to relate to challenges and opportunities for these employers because I work for an SMB, myself. Having access to impact the entire business from wherever I stand within the organization is an empowering benefit, too.

#12DaysofHCM – #2 Increased Pay Insight Saves Time

Ultimate Software

Organizations receive on average 1,1150 employee inquiries about their pay each year. See more on the #12DaysofHCM blog series. No matter an employee’s specific role in an organization, one topic is most likely top of mind: their paycheck.

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.

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Your Career Success is Based on Your Self-Awareness

HR Bartender

There’s no secret sauce for career success. If there was, we would all get an index card with the secret and everyone would be a high-performer. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately), it doesn’t work that way. We should consider that our careers are a work in progress.

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.

How Government Agencies Can Simplify Their HR Paper Problems

Cornerstone On Demand

The federal government is the largest employer in the United States. But is it the most efficient when it comes to human resources? According to a collaboration between Cornerstone and the Partnership for Public Service, it may be less efficient by favoring old paper-based processes over newer automated and integrated IT systems.

5 Must-Read Talent Acquisition Articles of 2016

Visier

Talent Acquisition has re-invented itself. This was a recurring theme that we saw in 2016, and thanks to analytics , Talent Acquisition has graduated from a simple candidate filling function to a strategic arm that has a direct correlation to an organization’s bottom line.

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.

Giving in the Community – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

85% of employees are more likely to stay longer with an employer that shows a high level of social responsibility by supporting charitable causes, volunteering in the community, and/or taking a stand on social issues. Learn more on the #12DaysofHCM series.

For Above Average Talent, Challenge the Status Quo with your Recruiting System

HRchitect

Written by: Kerry Hall. There is an article trending in my home town about a 5 – year old girl who dressed up like a Hot Dog on “Princess Day” at her dance studio. Why, do you ask, would she do this? My response is, why not? Why not challenge the status quo? When asked about her reasoning, her response was that she loves princesses, but wanted to be different. That simple statement led me to reflect on how this type of thinking and ideology would go a long way in the talent acquisition market.

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Are Your Employees Living Your Company Values

HR Bartender

I had the opportunity to speak with some senior HR professionals and CEOs during this year’s Great Place to Work Small and Medium Business Conference. Every single person I spoke with said their biggest challenge is managing growth. Not just growth in terms of products, services and customers.

Get Job Offers Out Before 2017

ClearCompany HRM

Planning for the year ahead is all-consuming this time of year.

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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.