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.

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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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Infographic Thursday: Top 10 Workplace Incentives

Something Different

It’s been a while! Check out this top ten countdown of the best employee perks from the team at Company Folders. It breaks down the ten craziest workplace incentives… unlimited vacation and concierge services, anyone? But it doesn’t stop there.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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?

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.

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.

Great Careers Live At The Intersection of Niche and Grind.

The HR Capitalist

I remember being in High School and somehow ending up at the VFW where my dad liked to knock back a Seagram's VO or two. On the night in question, my dad was at the bar with a guy who he introduced me to and said the guy had some great advice for me, as I was interested in communications at the time.

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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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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.

The Role of HR in Managing Change in the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

Change, as the formula Barack Obama used in the 2008 election campaign, is in fact inevitable. There’s no way to escape change, no matter how resistant you are to it. If there’s anything that Obama has taught us, it’s to embrace change. Yet, it’s important to acknowledge that its complex nature presents a multi-faceted challenge for HR. Change is hard to predict, non-linear, and especially hard to reproduce.

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.

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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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.