September, 2014

Hiring Process Hurting Your Employer Brand?

ExactHire HR Trends

Your marketing team has worked hard to ensure that marketing campaigns communicate exactly what your company promises to be–your company brand. So hard in fact, that people are listening and business is growing!

The 2020 Workforce: Misconceptions Between Management and Employees

China Gorman

Oxford Economics and SAP recently released the report “ Workforce 2020: The Looming Talent Crisis ” aimed at understanding the opportunities and challenges of the evolving workforce. The research is based on survey responses from over 2,700 executives and more than 2,700 employees in 27 countries.

Lion-Hearted Leaders

ATD Human Capital

Courage is a critical leadership competency because a profound, heartfelt, and generous acknowledgment demands vulnerability. Click here to read full version

What Questions Should I Ask During Virtual Interviews?


Virtual interviews (or video interviews) are no longer a hiring trend—they’re commonplace.

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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.

What’s pushing the development of “leaders at all levels”?

HR Times

Posted by Neil Neveras on September 24, 2014. Our Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report points to leadership as the No.

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Five keys to EVP success

Allegis Global Solutions

Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is vital for successful talent management and acquisition. In essence, your organization''s EVP is everything that makes it an attractive place to work, in which staff feel they receive rewards for doing their best. At the end of the day, it is a business''s people that decide its success and a strong and effective EVP is essential if you are going to get the most out of them

Pump Up Your Change Management Competencies

China Gorman

IBM recently released an executive report: “Making change work… while the work keeps changing – How change architects lead and manage organizational change.” The report, based on data from their latest “Making Change Work Study” seems a very pertinent one for the times.

HR Data Isn't Enough

ATD Human Capital

Pasha Roberts, chief data scientist at Talent Analytics, describes why predictive talent analytics are more valuable than descriptive analytics. Click here to read full version

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How to Use Pre-Screening Questions to Easily Identify Top Candidates


No HR professional wants to sort through endless stacks of resumes for every open position, but a manual hiring process often leads to this common conundrum.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

3 Reasons to Offer Professional Development as Employee Recognition

Quantum Workplace

Let’s start this off with a metaphor: Employees who don’t receive professional development opportunities become stagnant water. Confused? Let me explain. Stagnant water sits in one place, it doesn’t move unless an outside force changes it.

Top 5 Reasons Why People Quit Bosses, Not Their Jobs


Monday, September 15, 2014 :00am. Top 5 Reasons Why People Quit Bosses, Not Their Jobs By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

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Creating Service Anniversaries That Inspire Everyone


I am so excited today, to tell you that we have officially launched our newest product innovation: Service Timelines ™. Check it out in the video, below: (Click here if you can’t see the video.). This video, more eloquently than I ever could, really gets to the emotional heart of Service Timelines—because that is really what it is, an emotional heart. This is an actual video of an actual service anniversary that our own head of HR recently experienced.

Can Your Calendar Improve Employee Morale?


Employee morale has a big impact on the success of a company. Management often spends immense amounts of time and energy finding the right people to hire, but then doesn’t always know how to bring out the best in them.

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.

Grateful Leaders Know That Communication Leads to Connection

ATD Human Capital

Judy Umlas reminds leaders not to wait for the right way or right time to express their appreciation. Just do it NOW! Click here to read full version


Am I Creating a Positive Applicant Experience?


HR teams are understandably concerned with filling positions quickly while finding the best candidates possible. Delivering a positive applicant experience is a proven way to achieve these goals, as well as to reinforce the organization’s overall brand and create goodwill.

Update on SuccessFactors, Achievers, and Glassdoor

Josh Bersin

This week I attended three client conferences – SuccessFactors Successconnect, the Achievers Customer Experience, and the Glassdoor Employment Brand Summit. All three of these companies are.

On Down Time

The Bamboo Project Blog

. At the end of July, my husband said to me, "We need to take off the last two weeks of next month." I immediately felt two things. . Panic--how the hell could I "afford" to take off two weeks? Desire--OH I want to do this! I sat with these two feelings for awhile.

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.

Finding Opportunities for Recognition – Recognition Radio #2


How often should you recognize employees? What kind of behavior should you praise? What should managers look for when building a culture of appreciation in their teams? As part of our Manager’s Field Guide to Recognition Series, Globoforce Recognition Radio tackles the nuts and bolts of recognizing effectively and offers you tools for deepening the impact of appreciation in your organization. In this week’s Recognition Radio broadcast, we will talk about Finding Opportunities for Recognition.

Reskilling and Upskilling Our Workforce Are Essential as Talent Gaps Expand


More than a third of the world’s employers are struggling to find the right talent. ManpowerGroup’s 2013 Talent Shortage Survey canvassed more than 38,000 employers worldwide, and 35% of them reported “difficulty filling jobs due to lack of available talent.”

The 5 Cs of Grateful Leaders: Concluding Thoughts and Next Steps

ATD Human Capital

Appreciation, praise, and acknowledgment are a sure way to have your people become and stay engaged, and for you to retain your top talent. In this final installment on grateful leadership, Judy Umlas reviews the 5 Cs and outlines six steps for putting them into action.


How to Find (and Hire) the Best Recent College Grads


Ask any hiring manager about the practice of hiring recent college graduates and you’re likely to get a strong opinion -- be it a glowing recommendation, or a cautionary tale. It’s true that young people are perceived a certain way in the world, and job recruitment is no different.

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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.

7 Perks Employees Really Want


We know this to be true: Happy employees produce better customer service, more quality work, and overall are more productive-- eventually leading to higher company profits.

So you've realigned your company values - now what?

Allegis Global Solutions

Strong company values and employee engagement go hand in hand

How much does performance appraisal software cost?


Oscar Wilde famously defined a cynic as, “A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.”. Mr. Wilde, of course, never had to purchase performance appraisal software.

Performance or Engagement? And the Winner Is …


As with just about every aspect of performance management , opinions are divided on the question of whether managers should focus on the performance or the engagement level of their people.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.