February, 2015

The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking About Your Salary

HR Bartender

I’ve received a few notes and comments after publishing “ How to Negotiate Your Next Salary ”. Instead of dealing with each situation individually, I thought it might be beneficial to discuss some overall do’s and don’ts when it comes to talking about pay.

Less is More: 4 Reasons Paperless Onboarding is Better

ClearCompany HRM

A new hire’s first day on the job is rarely filled with work. Legal documents and company onboarding take precedence over regular day-to-day work. Quality onboarding is essential to the success of a new hire, so to undervalue this process is faulty on the part of the organization.

The Evolution of Women in Business

Cornerstone On Demand

Workforce analysts foresee that by 2018, more than half of the United States' small business jobs will be provided by woman-run businesses. This projection is striking when compared to the whirlwind history of women in business.

Visual Storytelling for HR: Are Infographics or Data Visualizations the Keys to Success?

Visier

You see them everywhere. Infographics are a hot visual trend in the world of information sharing. But, while they can make complex topics easy to digest and share via social media, infographics can prevent people from really understanding important facts and gaining true insight.

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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.

HR Project Management: The Ultimate Guide

UpstartHR

HR Project Management Skills are Powerful Tools–Do You Have Them? When you look at a list of key HR competencies, one thing that often is lacking is a good set of project management skills.

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3 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Job – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I received this note from a reader recently. I don’t know about you, but this reader seems to bit at their wit’s end. . Some of us have had our positions downgraded by a colleague who (in our opinion) shouldn’t even be doing our performance reviews because he has no idea what our roles are!

Organizational Values from Onboarding to Walking Out the Door

ClearCompany HRM

New employees can bring a slew of new ideas to the table. Integrating the best of these ideas into the company’s processes can only happen after the new employee fully understands the culture and values within the organization.

3 Ways the "Gig Economy" Can Improve Your Talent Pool

Cornerstone On Demand

A growing number of Americans are ditching full-time employment in favor of short-term projects and side jobs, where they can pursue their passions, determine their own schedules and essentially be their own bosses.

The HR Fortuneteller Myth: 3 Ways Your Boss Doesn’t “Get” Predictive Analytics

Visier

“Some people think emotionally more often than they think politically. Some think politically more often than they think rationally. Others never think rationally about anything at all.”.

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.

How to Learn HR for Free: A Practical Guide

UpstartHR

Recently on LinkedIn I saw someone asking how to learn HR. Specifically he was trying to learn compensation when he didn’t have a background/foundation in the topic.

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Linking Employee Engagement and Customer Satisfaction

CultureIQ

A company is doing something right if both their employees and customers are happy, but what is the connection between the two? And what does it look like in your organization? Happy Employees = Happy Customers. It’s not just speculation, these two elements really are deeply connected.

Companies Are Not Prepared for Aging Workers

HR Bartender

According to a new survey from the Society for Human Resource Management , companies are not prepared for dealing with an aging workforce. Only one-third of companies are actually examining their policies and practices to address this issue.

Talent Management: Sustaining Performance [Part 2]

ClearCompany HRM

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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.

The Secret to Work-Life Balance: Focusing on Results

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This week, we illustrated three ways flextime can transform the workday. Here, Cali Ressler, co-author of Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It and founder of the ROWE (Results-Only Work Environment) platform, explains why employee flexibility must be coupled with accountability.

What “Amazing” Did You Miss Today?

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Amazing work is being done by brilliant people around us every day, but it’s easy to miss unless we create more avenues for exceptional effort to be seen, acknowledged and appreciated. Here’s a photo that encapsulates the world we live in today.

6 Truths about Training and Development

The People Equation

Helping people learn new things is super-fun. It isn’t always easy, but it’s always gratifying. For over two decades, I was a corporate trainer, conducting in-person learning programs and later, webinars, to a wide array of employees.

How ConAgra Foods Drove HR Transformation With Analytics-Driven Planning

Visier

When a company acquires another business, bringing the two workforces together is the single most challenging undertaking of the entire project. This is a lesson I learned during my tenure as a senior executive at Business Objects and Symantec, where I led several strategic acquisitions.

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.

How You Deal With an Annoying Coworker – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’ve written before about working with people you don’t like. Here’s a similar situation. A co-worker that grates on your very last nerve. We have a person in our office who does her job well, but makes a lot of annoying noises. She clears her throat constantly, very loudly.

Managing Up and Managing Down with Goal Transparency in Mind

ClearCompany HRM

“From giant companies with multiple levels of corporate hierarchy to small startups just implementing a scalable culture, the transparency question lingers large. It’s hard to know what the best form of transparency is, and when your company is stepping over the privacy line.

How Decisions Get Made in Organizations Without Hierarchies

Cornerstone On Demand

Imagine working at a company where there is no CEO. You don't have a job title or description, or a manager to whom you report. Instead, you occupy "roles" which require executing specific tasks.

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How to Strengthen Company Culture (Infographic)

CultureIQ

I’ve had the opportunity to speak with thousands of companies asking them how they measure their company culture and what steps they take to strengthen their culture. One of the most common responses to the measurement question is the use of an annual employee engagement survey.

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.

How to be A Great Leader

The People Equation

A few months ago, I reviewed Frank Sonnenberg’s latest book, Follow Your Conscience : Make a Difference in Your Life & in the Lives of Others. It is my great honor to host Frank’s guest post here today. Guest post by Frank Sonnenberg.

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Finding the Right HR Datafication Solution: The 5 Most Important Questions You Need To Ask

Visier

Remember what purchasing your first home felt like? There were so many things to consider that it was difficult to determine which factors were important and which were not. You probably also realized that this was a fairly significant commitment and you did not have much room for error.

HOW TO: Sell Your Manager on Attending a Conference

HR Bartender

In response to my post on “ What are HR Analysts and Why Should You Pay Attention to Them ”, I had a Twitter connection ask me about going to conferences. Specifically, about how to sell senior leadership on attending a conference. I have been in this position many times.

Sometimes Superstars Don’t Make a Super Team

ClearCompany HRM

A-players are coveted employees for every organization. While they tend to have exceedingly impressive records, (i.e., employment history, successful projects, high-level training program participation) individual performance is not necessarily an indication of team success.

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.