May, 2014

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Fleming Europe - Gamification in HR

Strategic HCM

'On most topics in HR I''m pretty sure what I believe, and although I do sometimes shift on this slightly, my learning tends to be more about how I argue my position, and case studies, pro and con, etc. However there are a few other topics I find I touch a lot but don''t feel as confident in my perspectives. One of these areas is gamification. I know that some companies do find benefits from these approaches but I know there are a lot of nonsense being promoted too.

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Should Companies Bother Doing Exit Interviews? The DOs & DO NOTs!

ExactHire

Have you ever conducted an exit interview that was laughable? Or, maybe you had to endure one as a departing employee that you felt was a complete waste of time…or that you fibbed your way through in an attempt not to burn any career bridges on your way out the door. Personally, I believe in the value of exit interviews when they are designed carefully, and more importantly, when they are just one part of a broader effort by a company to regularly gather feedback from employees throughout

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25 Sales Motivation Quotes for Your Sales Team

Kazoo

Not every day feels like a walk in the park for salespeople. Working hard and winning new customers feels incredible; but, when calls aren’t returned and end of quarter quotas seem out of reach, even the healthiest sales motivation can suffer. Am I just off my game? Why can’t I close a deal? That swaggering confidence can quickly turn into bad news for employee engagement, and nobody needs that!

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Eli Lilly’s Specialized Approach to Employee Engagement

Achievers

How do organizations create an atmosphere where people feel engaged and motivated? Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that there are many factors involved in creating an engaged workforce, but it usually requires a strategy that outlines specific targets and processes around company goals and objectives, career planning, employee feedback, and recognition. .

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The Definitive Guide to Onboarding for 2024

Hiring a new employee is an expensive and time-consuming process. According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), it typically costs $4,425 to hire a new employee — not to mention the 36 days the average team spends trying to fill a position. Yet nearly 1 in 5 employees (16%) of employees quit in their first week — and 17% leave after the first month.

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New #SHRM Certification Raises More Questions Than It Answers (Update X 2)

True Faith HR

'The big news from SHRM HQ on Monday was the announcement of the creation of a new certification program for HR professionals. While the SHRM online staff discuss the details of the competency program, it was unfortunately very short on details regarding a whole host of questions. What happens to current professionals who hold PHR/SPHR/GPHR certification?

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Line of Fire

NoExcusesHR

'I remember the first time I realized that not everyone was excited about moving into leadership. I was a very green young manager and my hospital had a number of management vacancies. I couldn''t believe that we didn''t have any internal applicants. In fact, it would be safe to say I was stunned! How could this be? No one wanted a " great " management job?

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Social Media and Job Hunting – 3 Tips for Success

ExactHire

If you’re considering a career change, social media can be a wonderful tool to help you find opportunities and introductions not easily available in your day-to-day life. At the same time, these tools can cut the other way, if not used properly. For example, if you think the picture above is a great way to show potential employers your “fun” or “interesting” side, think again.

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ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

'ProQuest is an information company that connects people with vetted, reliable information, from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news. The company began in Michigan with the invention of microfilm in the 1930s and over time its role has become essential to libraries, universities, research centers and other organizations whose mission depends on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information.

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Disengagement is Contagious; Here’s Your Prescription

Achievers

Are your managers experiencing low engagement levels? Has it been a while since management has recognized their teams? Is your manager’s team completely unaware of the corporate objectives? When your workforce is exhibiting low engagement levels, HR professionals must look to managers. Because managers oversee teams of your employees, their attitudes tend to have a ripple effect on the organization.

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9 Leave Management Mistakes To Avoid This Year

The article talks about the 9 leave management mistakes that you should be avoiding with smarter technology in your organisation and save business costs.

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Stillbirth, #ReturnToZero, & Bereavement Leave

True Faith HR

'One of the most challenging and difficult experiences any one must confront is the loss of a child through stillbirth. The hopes and aspirations that you and spouse had are dashed. And, the emotional devastation that follows can be difficult to handle. Individuals want to be supportive, but few do not know how to react and know the right words to say.

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Mobile Employee Engagement: Meet Like You Mean It

David Zinger

'Create Engaging Mobile Meetings. (Reading time = 1 minute 51 seconds). Wayne Turmel is a master of mobile meetings and his 100 page book imparts his wisdom to you to help you ensure mobile meeting success. I appreciate his concrete tips and actions and how by applying what he offers you will create a more engaging mobile experience. He offers a guide to increasing your comfort, confidence, and competence in creating painless and productive virtual meetings.

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One Simple Secret for Boosting Employee Satisfaction with Benefits

CheckPoint HR

'As an employer, you offer your employees what you think is a robust and generous benefits package. But your employees.disagree. H ow do you make your employees more satisfied with the benefits you''re offering? The secret of employers who have employees raving about their benefits is simple: choice.

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Bad Resumes Are Like Celebrity Train Wrecks

ExactHire

I admit that it is a guilty pleasure of mine to read celebrity gossip articles and websites. It’s humorous, mindless trash but I read it anyway, similar to a train wreck…you just can’t help but watch and see what happens next. In the past week alone, we learned that Beyonce’s sister has rage issues and Angelina Jolie had a makeup faux pas on the red carpet.

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Your 2024 Annual Talent Acquisition Roadmap: Its Seasonal!

Recruiting is seasonal! Our popular Talent Acquisition Roadmap helps you master seasonal hiring like a boss. We break down key data on the ever-changing job market so you can take advantage of peak hiring times and ace recruiting even in slower seasons. Whether you need to scale up your team quickly or get creative in tighter times, this roadmap helps you understand the recruiting landscape.

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Managers: Want To Increase Employee Engagement? Model the Right Behavior.

Reviewsnap

'Managers often feel responsible for telling employees what’s expected of them in their day-to-day work and how they interact with teammates. It comes with the territory, managers reason. It’s part of my job. While that’s true to a degree (during onboarding and performance reviews, for example), there’s a better way to drive desired employee performance.

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Navigating the Workplace Wonderland: Three Ways to Leverage Millennials’ Drive to Succeed

Achievers

The graduating Class of 2014 is entering the workforce this spring, and, as a group, they are extremely motivated and excited. They want to learn. They want to move up quickly. They want to achieve things and show results. Picture Alice from Alice in Wonderland, when she comes to a fork in the road and asks the Cheshire Cat: `Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?

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Nine Things NOT To Do at #SHRM14

True Faith HR

'In less than a month, individuals will be heading to Orlando to attend the 2014 SHRM Annual Conference. This will be my 14th SHRM Annual Conference, and, based on my years of experience, here are the things you do NOT want to do while attending. 1. Do NOT suffer from SWAG remorse. The exhibit hall is going to open at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 22 and you going to be tempted by every vendor with some sort of gee-gaw or doo-dad that you absolutely have to bring back to the office.

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Employee Engagement: 3 Lessons from Newfoundland Icebergs

David Zinger

'Encountering and engaging with icebergs. (Reading time = 1 minute, 10 seconds). I came to Newfoundland to do a session on employee engagement for Memorial University. My wife and I decided to stay for 20 days travelling around the province. This province is a Canadian gem. It is iceberg season and I have enjoyed driving along the coast and spotting them and especially enjoyed taking a boat out and circling a large one south of St John’s.

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Future-proof your I-9 compliance for 2024

Speaker: Join I-9 Experts:

Got I-9 compliance on your mind? Spending endless amounts of time ensuring you stay compliant? Get your questions answered with an expert panel from WorkBright. During this one-hour webinar, Workbright will dive deep into I-9 best practices, navigate the nuances of the new 2023 'alternative procedure,' and learn actionable ways to ensure your audit trail is squeaky clean.

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It’s Time to Redesign HR

Bersin with Deloitte

People love to write insulting articles about Human Resources. The most famous was "Why We Hate HR" from FastCompany in 2005. A recent one here in LinkedIn comes from Bernard Marr, who dislikes the title of the department and then talks about why we need "people analytics." An article in the Wall Street Journal recently […].

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How Do I Get More Applicants?

ExactHire

We hear this “how do I get more applicants?” question, or something similar, often. The problem with answering this question is the variety of answers we could produce. This question is in reference to a symptom and not a problem. We first must identify what the problem is – WHY are you not getting applicants? This question can still produce a wide array of answers.

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Compensation Reigns as the King of Job Satisfaction

Reviewsnap

'According to a new SHRM research report, Job Satisfaction and Engagement: The Road to Economic Recovery , employees are citing pay as the top contributor to their overall job satisfaction. The report flies in the face of a body of research that claims compensation isn’t a significant contributor to job satisfaction. SHRM says that 60 percent of surveyed employees rated compensation/pay as “very important,” while another 36 percent rated it “important.

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Don’t have ACE FOMO (Fear of Missing Out!) 5 Reasons to Attend

Achievers

Registration is now open for the 5th Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) taking place this September 9-10th in Toronto. Here are five reasons why you do not want to miss the employee success event of the year–and how to avoid ACE FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)! Five reasons to attend: Epic keynotes that will engage and inspire you. Sneak peak of our latest release and the best Employee Success Platform™.

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2024 HR Calendar of Important Dates

64% of HR managers lack the time and resources to meet HR compliance challenges and 50% of HR professionals lack confidence in their ability to keep up with ever-changing rules and regulations ( UpCounsel ). This free calendar from Paycor can help.

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Obstacles and Courage

NoExcusesHR

'"Obstacles are things a person sees when they take their eyes off the goal." - E. Joseph Cossman I like to convince myself that I''m a " big picture " leader. Focusing on the impact different ideas, opportunities and problems have on my whole organization instead of just my piece of it however, is difficult. As it turns out, thinking strategically and acting strategically are two very different things.

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2. Employee Engagement: Creating Iatrogenic Disengagement – Creepy Interventions

David Zinger

'Don’t be creepy if you want to create fuller employee engagement. (Reading time = 58 seconds). This is the second post in a series on iatrogenic disengagement. Iatrogenic disengagement occurs when our efforts at employee engagement fail and cause disengagement. Read the first post here. Creepy employee engagement approaches occur when they are inauthentic or manipulative.

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Markets in the Middle: Getting to the Heart of Mid-market Enterprises

Bersin with Deloitte

Mid-markets characteristically run their businesses with a tight rein – sometimes with low margins and little tolerance for surprises – especially technical ones. For these smaller-budgeting companies, technology just has to work. And there are more small companies in the world than those of any other size (a few years ago, the average size of […].

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4 Ideas for Better Promoting Disability Inclusion in Your Workplace

ExactHire

If you have a culture of universal inclusion, then many individuals and employees may not be as likely to see the need to self-identify their disabilities. With a company that willingly and proactively embraces teammates with disabilities, an environment may already be conducive to the needs of someone without the necessity of a reasonable accommodation.

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Moving Forward in HR and Recruiting Uncertainty

An era of uncertainty has arrived in recruiting. The unpredictability that exists in the labor market can make it difficult for employers to know how they should respond in this environment. Despite the turbulence, recruiting professionals should be encouraged by recent trends. Applications per job are up over the last year across companies of all sizes, and more than half of all recruiters expect their teams to grow in the next year, with nearly two-thirds expecting their recruiting budgets to

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3 Features to Look for in a Private Insurance Exchange

CheckPoint HR

'Moving to a private exchange is a major benefits trend for employers this year - and it''s a trend that will remain attractive to 2015, 2016, and beyond. Offering benefits through a private exchange or benefits marketplace can move employers toward a predictable financial model and help employees understand the true costs of their benefits.

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[SlideShare] Tomorrow’s Leaders Just Graduated: Five Reasons Why You’ll Hire Them

Achievers

Motivated and driven, 60 percent of young graduates will apply directly to the company when searching for jobs. You’re not just going to hire them. You’re going to fight for them in a war for talent. Check out the following SlideShare presentation to get an edge on the impending war for talent and learn quick tips you can implement today to engage your current workforce, while simultaneously creating an appealing culture for the Class of 2014.

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#GamifyHR - Gamification in HR

Strategic HCM

'I''m at Fleming Europe''s Gamification in HR Summit in Paris. I''m here as someone who is interested in the agenda but hasn''t yet made up my mind about the extent of benefits for most companies, so I''m hoping the next three days will help me make my mind up. Our first session is from Mario Herger who defines gamification of design elements in non-game contexts to solve problems, change behaviours and engage, teach, measure and entertain audiences: Engage - eg fill in timesheet faster - eg sad