July, 2014

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Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

The majority of HR teams still have a long way to go in establishing confidence in their analytics capabilities. That's no big surprise. But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics. Our research showed that these teams struggle with data quality and integration, as well as building the necessary skill sets and resources on the team

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Are You Making These 5 Twitter Recruiting Mistakes?

Capterra

'According to a Jobvite survey , over 8 million Americans used Twitter to find their current job. In fact, a full 23% of all job seekers have used Twitter in their job hunt. Now, I know, “social media recruiting” is shaping up to be one of those buzzwords that’s more bark than bite. And I know that LinkedIn gets all the social recruiting love from hiring managers these days.

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Top 10 Talent Trends

Cielo HR Leader

'It’s midway through July. Summer is in full swing, and 2014 has reached the halfway point (albeit a couple of weeks ago, on July 1). We introduced the Talent Acquisition Fast Facts series as a way to delve into the most pressing HR and talent acquisition/management issues, explore both sides of each argument and, of course, see what the “fast facts” (statistics) had to say.

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Combat Employee Poaching

ExactHire

I have a friend who does hiring in the service industry. Let’s call her Jane. There have been many times where Jane and I have gone to a restaurant to have a meal or have decided to run our errands together while catching up. Nothing out of the ordinary. However, Jane always has her business cards on the ready. They’re fun and funky; they contain Jane’s contact information and her company’s career website.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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The Talent Management Software Market Grows and Expands

Josh Bersin

'The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size. Why? Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

The majority of HR teams still have a long way to go in establishing confidence in their analytics capabilities. That's no big surprise. But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics. Our research showed that these teams struggle with data quality and integration, as well as building the necessary skill sets and resources on the team

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3 Ways to Better Manage Boomers and Millennials and Ensure Mentoring

Achievers

As more and more Millennials graduate and enter the workforce – while Boomers begin to retire – HR professionals and employers seek to understand how to effectively manage both generations while ensuring a smooth knowledge transition. But with generational stereotypes, a modern workplace and a potential skills gap, effective management and mentorship can be a challenge.

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Pharmageddon in MEA – People, as Important as Products

Cielo HR Leader

'Here at Cielo, in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) , we are in the enviable position of hosting the region’s leading roundtable events for HR leaders in the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industry. Our quarterly events are attended by many prominent global players from across MEA, and the most recent session revealed a number of intriguing talent trends.

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Working From Home

ExactHire

Most Americans wake up, take a shower, get dressed, eat breakfast, pack lunches, drop off the kids, drive to work, work, eat lunch, work some more, drive home and pick up the kids every day. The rat-race, Groundhog Day, déjà vu…. whatever you call it — it can be a drag. And if the employee is dragging, his/her work most likely is too. In this modern day and age, telecommuting is becoming a major benefit to employees and employers.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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The Talent Management Software Market Grows and Expands

Josh Bersin

'The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size. Why? Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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Employee Recognition Programs: Connecting Behaviors With Company Core Values

Kazoo

Why are companies like Zappos and The Motley Fool constant targets for titles like “Best Places to Work?” Yes, their products and services are of high caliber, but perhaps even more spellbinding to employees is this: both companies have created an insatiable company culture, with strong, bulletproof values that can be consciously reinforced through their employee rewards and recognition programs.

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Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

The majority of HR teams still have a long way to go in establishing confidence in their analytics capabilities. That's no big surprise. But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics. Our research showed that these teams struggle with data quality and integration, as well as building the necessary skill sets and resources on the team

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Adapting to the Changing Workforce: The Facts you Need about Each Generation

Achievers

Each generation has unique needs and aspirations in their careers based on their experience growing up and the current events that shaped their lives. Which groups are most loyal to their employers? How do employees from different generations wish to communicate? What are the forces that motivate them? Learn more about what defines these generations and how employers can exercise modern techniques to engage these different employees.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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Employee Engagement: 23 Things to Avoid That Cause Iatrogenic Disengagement

David Zinger

'Are you and your organization creating the very disengagement you are trying to solve? In medicine there is a term call iatrogenic illness, define as of or relating to illness caused by medical examination or treatment. A common example is to go to the hospital for a procedure and end up with an infection. We don’t want to infect our employees with disengagement but many things we do may unknowingly or unintentionally be creating the very problem we are trying to solve.

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When Should I Buy Applicant Tracking Software? – Whiteboard [VIDEO]

ExactHire

If your organization has never used an applicant tracking system before, you might be curious about the telltale signs that it might be time to buy applicant tracking software. In today’s Whiteboard Chat, Jeff Hallam shares his insight on the most obvious indicators that it may be appropriate for a small- to medium-sized business to implement a recruiting software solution for the first time.

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How Do You Attract, Engage, and Manage a Technical Team?

Josh Bersin

'I just completed a fascinating radio interview with two IT leaders discussing how to retain and manage a highly technical workforce. How do you, as a leader, develop a highly engaged technical team? Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

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50 Free Employee Rewards

Kazoo

Curious about ways to reward your employees without spending a dime? Check out Kazoo’s list of 50 Free Employee Rewards for inspiration on a budget. Many of them are serious. Many are playful. All of them are pulled from actual companies and customers who value a culture of appreciation. But, first. An important message about employee rewards.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

The majority of HR teams still have a long way to go in establishing confidence in their analytics capabilities. That's no big surprise. But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics. Our research showed that these teams struggle with data quality and integration, as well as building the necessary skill sets and resources on the team

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3 Ways to Make a Performance Review More Meaningful for the Modern Workforce

Achievers

It seems as though the same negative terms are frequently used to describe Millennials: dependent, self-centered, unfocused. This perspective is not only detrimental to businesses whose workforces will soon be occupied by more than 50% of these future leaders, but it’s also untrue. Millennials are eager, driven and inspired to achieve goals – provided that their workplaces are motivating them with a fresh engagement strategy.

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Performance Management Should Begin Before We Hire Someone

Reviewsnap

'When most of us hear the term “performance management,” we think of performance appraisals , mentoring, employee learning and development —all of the things that happen well after we hire people into our organizations. But savvy employers know that truly effective performance management starts before we hire someone. It starts with finding and recruiting the right people.

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Kathleen McCoy-Anderson – Client Success Manager

ExactHire

Kathleen Anderson joined ExactHire in May 2017 and currently serves as Client Success Manager. She is assisting our clients with our software applications as well as implementations. Kathleen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Purdue University. Prior to working for ExactHire, she spent over 5 years working for Firestone Building Products as a Project Coordinator with the SAP Implementation Project Team and as a National Account Coordinator.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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Executive Engagement

Newmeasures

'One of the critical drivers of organizational transformation is the involvement of executive leaders in the transformation process. We recently surveyed with an international company and the results indicated a significant distrust in senior leadership were at the root of disengagement.

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Employee Recognition Programs: Empowering Managers

Kazoo

While we encouraged employees to speak up about the recognition they’re receiving from higher-ups in our most recent blog for employees , we wanted to address the other side of the coin: managers! As a manager, you have a pretty firm hand in boosting recognition results for your team and company. Employees look to you for motivation, affirmation and feedback, taking cues from you by the way you lead, behave and interact with bosses, teammates and customers.

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Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF

Bersin with Deloitte

'The majority of HR teams still have a long way to go in establishing confidence in their analytics capabilities. That's no big surprise. But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics. Our research showed that these teams struggle with data quality and integration, as well as building the necessary skill sets and resources on the tea

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The Whole World Turned Away

NoExcusesHR

'"The day your team members stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership." - Colin Powell Being part of a team can be wonderful. The connection between team members, the trust and support of each other, and the knowledge that everyone is working toward the same goal can be an amazing experience.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Show Off Your Company Culture with Name

Namely

' At Namely, we know that no two organizations are identical. That’s why we built an HR and payroll platform that is highly configurable. Recently Namely’s clients have asked for more customization in the design as well. Today we are excited to announce that clients now have the ability to tailor and brand their login page. With the ability to adjust in real-time, administrators can show off their company’s evolving culture with a logo, announcement, or even a company photo.

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When Should I Buy Applicant Tracking Software? – Whiteboard [VIDEO]

ExactHire

If your organization has never used an applicant tracking system before, you might be curious about the telltale signs that it might be time to buy applicant tracking software. In today’s Whiteboard Chat, Jeff Hallam shares his insight on the most obvious indicators that it may be appropriate for a small- to medium-sized business to implement a recruiting software solution for the first time.

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Are you feeding into leadership dysfunction?

Newmeasures

'The pressures of leadership are many – having responsibility for the success of the organization, and perhaps more importantly, the lives of the employees, customers and communities leaders serve can be a heavy burden. And at the same time, leaders are challenged to manage their own careers and reputations. While most leaders have good intentions, our natural tendency is to behave in ways that lead to positive perceptions of our performance.

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