May, 2015

Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness

HR Bartender

The business world today is experiencing a leadership gap. We talk about the skills gap and the challenges facing recruiting. What about leadership? It only seems logical that if there are gaps at other levels of the organization…there will be a gap at the leadership level.

What to Do if You Can’t Manage Talent… But Have to

ClearCompany HRM

Not everyone can be a manager. It’s why only 1 in 10 people possess high talent to manage , and why companies don’t choose the right person for management jobs 82% of the time.

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The Common Denominator between Graduation & Implementation: The Unknown

HRchitect

Written by: Elizabeth Capece. This time of year is full of excitement. School is ending and summer is right around the corner. For some, an even more exciting milestone is occurring; graduation. Although graduation is a very exciting time, it can also come with A LOT of unknowns.

William Tincup: 7 Steps to Define Your Personal Brand

Cornerstone On Demand

HR leaders spend a lot of time thinking about how to support and enrich other people's careers. But it's also important to turn the lens on ourselves, making sure we're fully present and fulfilled at work.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Breaking the (HR) Rules: Making Friends at Work

UpstartHR

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Alabama SHRM Conference. It was a great experience, and I love taking notes from other speakers throughout the day as well. My friend Dawn Burke from Daxko was speaking about stress on our employees and most notably on the HR staff.

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5 Business Lessons Learned From Adult Coloring Books

HR Bartender

I’ve noticed a few themes emerging in the professional development space that center around the need for individuals to find ways to decompress, de-stress, and detox from their digital lives. One of the ideas I heard was adult coloring books.

Technology Makes Succession Planning Successful

ClearCompany HRM

The future of a business can be scary, even when that business is successful. Sometimes, organizations that are doing well feel an even more overwhelming pressure to get the right plan in place and avoid any succession problems.

That Dirty Four Letter Word – DATA!

HRchitect

Written by: Erik Frokjer. So you’ve purchased that new HRIS system. Then the questions is, “What can you do to help your internal and vendor implementation teams be efficient and successful”? Let’s take a look at data and the impacts a four letter word can have on your system(s).

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5 Ways to Keep Your Star Employees From Walking Away

Cornerstone On Demand

When you have a great team, the last thing you want to do is see them go on their way. We talk a lot about recruiting great talent, but when it comes down to it, your recruiting efforts are worthless if your company is a revolving door.

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!

So, I Auditioned for Family Feud in Birmingham, AL

UpstartHR

A few weeks ago I received a strange text from my cousin. He wanted to know if I would be interested in trying out for a game show called Family Feud. Of course my instant reply was “YES!” ” We had to put in some effort up front and submit our interest.

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Vow to Wow New Hires

Ultimate Software

We need to chat about our engagement. No, not the kind announced on Facebook. Employee engagement in the workplace. Only about a third of American workers consider themselves engaged, according to Gallup, and an alarming number (17.5%) have decided to spend their working hours actively disengaged.

7 Things You Might Not Know About HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today marks the 7 th anniversary of HR Bartender. Just in case you’re curious, here’s a link to my first post. Many thanks to you for being a part of the discussion. Your comments and shares are a very valuable part of the conversation.

6 Must Haves for Talent Management in 2015

ClearCompany HRM

2015 is already well under way with its own set of trials and errors, but it’s never too late to reexamine what your organization needs to improve. Talent management is a constantly evolving company matter. It has to remain fluid in congruence with the changing organizational workforce.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

LEARN to Shop Smarter

HRchitect

Written by: May Huffer. In today’s technologically advanced society, a crucial function of HR is providing a platform for training and development…or LEARN.

Why Freddie Mac is Recruiting Employees with Autism

Cornerstone On Demand

Today, it's widely cited that one in 68 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. But less discussed in the media is what happens when these children grow up.

The Best Way to Prove the Worth of the Talent Function

Visier

The company with the best talent will often win, but talent alone is not enough. Talent is wasted if those who possess it are not given the freedom to do what they believe is right, or are not aligned with the company’s strategy.

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Fresh Perspective: Consumer Experience Applied to Recruiting Strategy

Ultimate Software

Wherever you are right now reading this, I’d like you to take a minute and put on your consumer cap. Forget about your current role—manager, employee, parent, partner, friend—for a few moments and picture yourself in customer mode.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Your Blueprint for Employee Performance Meetings

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”. Employee performance meetings happen all the time in business.

Why the Pay-for-Performance Compensation Strategy Fails

ClearCompany HRM

When a market leader implements a model , others follow. After seeing how pay-for-performance has worked out at Apple, for example, other companies may want to follow suit. Pay-for-performance in particular is a tempting model because it promises maximum pay for minimum investment.

Beyond Tin Cans and String – Project Communication in the Digital World, part 2

HRchitect

Written by: John Hinojos. The Global World – English Is Not Always English. Working with a global team requires some special care. Even with companies who conduct their business in English, there are unique considerations.

5 Microlessons from HR Innovators at Cornerstone Convergence 2015

Cornerstone On Demand

After three days' worth of talent management trends and takeaways at Convergence 2015, our brains are brimming with fresh ideas about the new world of work. Now the question is: With so much to consider, where do you start?

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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.

Are You in Need of a Work-Life Reset?

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Work-life balance is a myth, but we can learn to blend work and life through purpose, positivity and possibilities. Rounding out my book review posts for the author panel I’ll be leading at WorkHuman is Work-Life Reset , by Fawn Germer.

Meetings: The First 15 Minutes Matter

All Things Workplace

Beginnings make a huge difference. . Meetings offer a perfect example. I was working with a VP who started off her 3-day, first quarter meeting with a 20 minute introduction. In that 20 minutes she crisply and energetically laid out: The purpose and expected outcome of the three days.

National #NursesWeek: May 6 – 12

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. They just announced that their Workforce Ready solution for small and midsize businesses has achieved “Built for NetSuite” verification.

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Why You Shouldn’t Always Treat Candidates like Customers

ClearCompany HRM

There has always been deluge of advice asking employers to treat their candidates like customers.

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.