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.

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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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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.

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.

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10 Payroll Tips You Should Know


Staying on top of payroll can be a time-consuming and stressful process. Especially if you take care of your payroll in-house, it can quickly become a nightmare for business owners.

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.

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!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Putting the “Strategic” into Strategic HR (and Management)

Josh Bersin

One of the buzzwords we often use in the talent world is “strategic HR.” ” Given all the administrivia which HR people do, is it really possible for HR to be “strategic?” ” If so, Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Human Resources

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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.

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.

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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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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.”

Employee Recognition Revive With A Virtual High-5


The high five is the All-American way of saying good job. Whether it is to congratulate, celebrate, or connect, receiving a high five just feels good. It is a simple gesture with a substantial impact. Think about a situation in which you excelled.

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

Allegis Global Solutions

Strong company values and employee engagement go hand in hand

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.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.