February, 2017

The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience

EmployeeConnect

We have all heard of the customer experience which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We’re all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis. The employee experience has become increasingly important in HR management because of evolving business trends such as peer-to-peer sharing, high turnover rates and competitive recruiting practices.

Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Hold Managers Accountable

ATD Human Capital

The best organizations know that engaged, high-performing employees drive business success. Engaged employees are more productive, more profitable, more customer-focused, and more likely to stay. And highly engaged workplaces grow faster, adapt quicker, and innovate more.

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7 Lessons on Creating a Powerful Employee Experience

UpstartHR

I just finished reading a brand new book called The Employee Experience. It’s a great look at the relatively new concept of creating an experience for employees, not just trying to engage them or do some other one-off program that doesn’t deliver long-term results.

2017 Talent Acquisition Priorities (High and Low)

Lighthouse

Each year brings new opportunities and priorities for HR and talent leaders. This year we began the inaugural Global Talent Acquisition Sentiment Study.

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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Why Most Employee Recognition Doesn’t Work

ATD Human Capital

As we have traveled across the country, working with various businesses and organizations, we’ve had the privilege to interact with HR professionals and corporate trainers.

A First Impression Matters (& HR Can Control It)

PeopleStrategy

In our continuing exploration of how HR technology and processes impact the experience of employees , business leaders and the organization itself, we wanted to turn our attention to talent acquisition. Sadly, talent acquisition is where some of the worst experiences happen.

How Tech Can Keep Short-Term Thinking from Hampering Your Program's Success

UrbanBound HR

Working for a startup or a nascent tech company can sometimes resemble the scenes from a movie where a submarine crew is facing a crisis. Klaxons are blaring, leaks are springing, and the crew is constantly shifting its priority to address each new, most dire circumstance.

Why Every Hiring Manager Needs an ATS

ClearCompany HRM

In the recruiting world there has long been a division among HR professionals: they either praise the time-saving properties of an ATS or they believe an ATS doesn’t catch all suitable applicants.

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.

How to Lead and Engage Millennials in the Workplace

Visier

Born before 1982 and in a leadership or management role? If yes, you may have asked yourself the question: “How do I motivate and communicate with the Millennials (born 1982 -2000) on my team?”

How to Become a Thought Leader: Thought Leadership Tips

EmployeeConnect

Thought leadership isn’t something that you can just add to your resume despite the fact that many job applicants do so.

How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Organization

ATD Human Capital

Mindfulness in the workplace is gaining staying power and credence, backed by a growing body of research and data demonstrating the positive results of practicing mindfulness. Companies such as Intel, PWC, McKinsey, and AstraZeneca, as well as other organizations like the U.S. Marine Corp.,

Recognizing the Elephant in the [HR] Room

PeopleStrategy

You may be familiar with the story of the blind men and an elephant. In it, a group of blind men come upon an elephant and each describes the animal from what he can feel.

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The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Workforce Management Technology: A Key to Success in 2017

DATIS

Every January 1 st starts a new year with new opportunity. Millions of people embrace these new beginnings with a ‘carpe diem’ mentality by setting New Year’s resolutions. Setting goals for the new year is a great way to strive for better health, career advancement, and overall self-improvement. Unfortunately, research by the University of Scranton suggests that only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s resolutions.

A Basic Recruiting Compliance Checklist

ClearCompany HRM

Federal and state laws require employers to maintain a number of specific records relating to the company’s hiring and employment practices. Failing to collect and retain the necessary records can result in fines, exclusion from government contracts and other sanctions.

10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model

Visier

The latest survey from the prestigious Conference Board ranks Human Capital as the #1 challenge facing global CEOs. At first glance, senior HR executives might take that top ranking as a positive thing.

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How Can HR Combat Workplace Bullying?

HR Daily Advisor

Dealing with a bully, whether on the playground or the workplace, can be a traumatic, not to mention energy-sapping, experience. When a bully is present, everyone stays on edge, never knowing when—or who—the bully will strike next. What can you do when the workplace bully is in charge?

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.

Coaching: The Future Is Here

ATD Human Capital

The 2016 ICF Global Coaching Study is not only the most extensive and expansive research undertaking of its kind, but also a powerful look at the future of organizations and their most vital asset: their people.

The Role (HR) Technology Can Play in the Employee Experience

PeopleStrategy

As a marketer, I’ve been trained to segment audiences based on a variety of variables (i.e. age, gender, behaviors) and to deliver tailored messages to each audience based upon what we believe to be their desired goal, objective or experience.

How To Encourage Employee Engagement Through Leadership

HR Gazette

HR managers are always looking for ways to improve employee engagement and no wonder. Engaged employees are happier and more productive and ultimately create more resilient organizations. What’s more, engaged employees are more likely to describe their company as a great place to work.

Workforce Planning: A Forward-Looking Approach to Getting the Right People in the Right Jobs

ClearCompany HRM

Workforce planning is a core function of human resources, and it’s key to the identification and analysis of what an organization is going to need in terms of its talent.

Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

How to Recognize Quiet Leaders: Susan Cain Q+A (Part 1)

Globoforce

Do you ever think about the kinds of people who get promoted in your organization? Are different personality types – both extroverts and introverts – represented in that group, and made to feel like they belong ?

Building a Culture-First Company

CultureIQ

When we learned that UpBuild, CultureIQ’s SEO agency, considers itself a culture-first organization, we knew it was the start of a great partnership. And so we asked UpBuild’s founder and CEO Mike Arnesen to share what it means to put culture first, every step of the way.

Improving Employee Engagement Through Authentic Appreciation

ATD Human Capital

The headline “Improve Employee Engagement” is everywhere in the business culture.

Vulnerability & Loyalty In The Purpose Driven Company: An Interview With Dov Baron

15Five

When your company’s mission is to bring out the best in people at work via core values like Grant Trust & Be Transparent and Dare to Dream, you tend to form relationships with people who are also trying to transform the world of business to be more human-centric.

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.

5 Ways to Make Employees Fall In Love With Their Work

Get Hppy

Every person wants a job that they are passionate about. But once they’ve entered the workforce, most employees become disillusioned and stop believing that they could love what they do for a living.

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How to Give the Right Amount of Feedback to High Performers

ClearCompany HRM

Giving feedback to any of your employees can be troublesome, but when it comes to high performers, things can get a little more complex. Although it may be tempting to focus more on employees who need help, you can’t ignore your high performers.

A Manager’s Guide to Building Trust

Globoforce

Many of us in HR (and those who believe in working human ) know instinctively that the fuel which drives a great company culture is not over-the-top perks, but something much simpler – trust. Decades of research at Great Place to Work® has shown this to be true.

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The Role of Leadership in Changing Organizational Culture

CultureIQ

Every employee plays a part in the process of changing organizational culture, but at the end of the day, leaders are the ones who can make or break it; the choices they make cause a ripple effect on employee recruitment, engagement, and performance that powerfully impacts a company’s performance.

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.