October, 2014

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Performance Management [Part 4]

ClearCompany HRM

“The employee performance appraisal is an underperforming, periodic business process that is loathed by both employees and managers alike.

Employee Engagement and Company Mission: What’s the Connection? #EWS2014

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. All opinions are mine.

The Dangers of Employee Silence

WorkHuman

“No news is good news” is a common, fingers-crossed sentiment in many HR departments. It isn’t that we aren’t open to hearing from employees. But often we spend so much time running around putting out fires that a little bit of silence can be truly golden.

Safe Enough to Fail: How Leaders Can Encourage Risk-Taking and Innovation

ATD Human Capital

How you respond to mistakes will go a long way toward inspiring innovative behavior. Click here to read full version

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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 Is In Your Unspoken Contract?

All Things Workplace

When 300 technical professionals at a major utility were told to re-apply for jobs in their department as part of a major reorganization, they were livid. "I''ve I''ve been here 18 years." (Longevity means immunity to change). "I

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A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Onboarding [Part 3]

ClearCompany HRM

There are two main components in all successful onboarding programs. On one hand, you have the acculturation of the new employee – the human side of onboarding. The other component is the paperwork and compliance side of onboarding.

HR Video Roundup Version I

UpstartHR

I am testing out something new this week and have been publishing short, 1-2 minute videos on YouTube daily as a way to get some quick thoughts out there on a variety of topics. I’m rounding up this week’s content here. Let me know what you think about the topics, format, etc.

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Are Annual Employee Surveys Dead?

WorkHuman

Last Spring, when I was leaving SHRM, I travelled through the Orlando airport. Maybe you did too?

Survey 172

Caring About Caring: Why Open-Door Leaders Give a Rip About People

ATD Human Capital

A wise leader treats people more importantly than results because strong people produce those results. Click here to read full version

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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.

5 Elements To Sustaining Employee Engagement

Engage2Excel

Today, employee engagement is one of the key factors in the success of an organization and in maintaining its competitive edge. With the rapidly changing workforce demographic, organizations are seeing a reduction in the employee’s joining a company and staying on until retirement.

HR: How Disconnected Are You From Employees?

China Gorman

ADP recently released a report which, based on data they’ve collected from several studies, examines the causes and implications of a persistent disconnect recorded between HR’s and employees’ perceptions.

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View from the HR Tech Show Floor: Top 5 Workforce Trends

Visier

If I had to use one word to describe the energy on the show floor at this year’s HR Tech, it would be this: dynamic.

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Sourcing difficulty for key locations based on market conditions

Allegis Global Solutions

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 Your Recruiting Process is Hurting Your Organization

Hyrell

Professional sports teams like those in the NFL, the MLB or the NBA have what is known as a “Draft Day.” ” Every team is allotted the opportunity to select players they deem to be the best fit. Some teams make good decisions; others do not. Businesses operate in a similar fashion.

Safe Enough to Fail: How Leaders Can Encourage Risk-Taking and Innovation

ATD Human Capital

How you respond to mistakes will go a long way toward inspiring innovative behavior. Click here to read full version

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eBook: 8 Things You Never Realized Service Anniversaries Could Do

WorkHuman

We think we know what service anniversaries are. We think we know what they can do for us. We think we know their limitations. Well, throw all of that thinking out the window. Anniversaries can do so much more. We’ve just published a new eBook, A New Vision for Milestones , to help you consider a shift in how you think about and leverage your employees’ years of service milestones.

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What War for Talent?

China Gorman

Accenture’s 2014 College Graduate Employment Survey compares the expectations and perceptions of 2014’s university graduates with the realities of the working world according to both 2012 and 2013 graduates.

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.

6 Steps To A Memorable Service Anniversary Celebration

Engage2Excel

Celebrating a service anniversary is an exciting time for any employee. I admit I even get a little excited knowing that my ten-year anniversary is around the corner.

Survey 158

The Open and Honest Truth About Workplace Communication and 3 Critical Recommendations

Quantum Workplace

Employee engagement experts consistently trumpet the value of “open and honest” workplace communication. Our standard employee engagement survey measures employee perception on this item, “There is open and honest communication between employees and managers.”

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Hiring Strategy: Should You Always Be Hiring?

Hyrell

Some career experts say job seekers should always be actively looking for new job opportunities. If job seekers are always looking, should companies also continuously search for top candidates? The answer is yes.

Training and Coaching Leadership Teams

ATD Human Capital

Coaching a leadership team toward improving its interactions and effectiveness is different from the executive coaching that individual leaders receive to improve their own behaviors.

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 to Recognize Employees Effectively – Recognition Radio #3

WorkHuman

In this week’s Recognition Radio broadcast, we will talk about How to Recognize Employees Effectively. We will offer some actionable advice for what to say (and what not to say) in recognition. We will talk about calibrating award values, which words to use, and how to deliver the award. We’ll also talk about recognizing in a global or multi-cultural environment, and what resonates with different groups.

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CEO Insights: The Bumpy Road to ALWAYS ON

China Gorman

PWC’s 17th annual global CEO report “ Good to Grow: 2014 US CEO Survey ”, provides a thorough snapshot of executive leadership perspectives and approaches at the current moment.

Survey 134

4 Steps To Creating A SMART Goal

Engage2Excel

Employee Performance employee development best practices coaching and mentoring leadership

5 Engagement Survey Questions Millennial Employees Crave

Quantum Workplace

Let’s talk about millennials in the workplace. Sigh] As a millennial in the workplace myself…I’m tired of hearing about millennials in the workplace. Articles, blogs, and research studies that claim to have “figured out” my generation filter into my inbox everyday.

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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.