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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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.

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.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture

EmployeeConnect

About 65 percent of the people in one survey reported that they received no recognition over the last 12 months for their work.In the same report, 89 percent of employers feel that most employees leave their companies to earn more money. However, most workers who leave their jobs cite lack of appreciation as a major reason for seeking other opportunities.

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.

48 Awesome Resources for Creating a Workplace Culture People Love

SnackNation

48 Awesome Resources for Creating a Workplace Culture People Love. Improving workplace culture is a thorny issue for most business leaders. I t’s something that they probably know is important, but can’t quite get a handle on.

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.

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.

Predictions for 2017: Serving People with Emerging HR Technologies

Ultimate Software

Thriving in our rapidly changing and increasingly disrupted modern business environment will require organizations to both recognize major cultural shifts (see my blog post about Workforce Fluidity ) while taking advantage of incredible new technologies.

[Infographic] How To Create a Workplace Where Employees Are Happy

Get Hppy

A happy workforce is a loyal and productive workforce. Boredom, frustration, overwork, underpay, can all leave a high-potential employee looking at his phone up to 150 times a day, or worse – looking at job ads.

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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.

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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.,

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.

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.

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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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?

How to Fit Hydration into Your Workplace Wellness Strategy

Get Hppy

When most people think about hydration, their thoughts usually focus on those things that they can do at home to ensure that they get more water into their bodies.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

[Infographic] How To Achieve More By Doing Less

Get Hppy

The office can be a pretty full-on experience. Messages arrive left, right and center, never when you expect them, and often asking more attention than you’re able to afford. Meetings with clients get you away from the computer screen, but are just as demanding in their own way.

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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?”

Improving Employee Engagement Through Authentic Appreciation

ATD Human Capital

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

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.