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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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High-Impact Visual Storytelling for Recruitment: Bringing HR Numbers To Life, Part 1

Visier

Editor’s note: Cold, hard numbers about critical workforce trends can seem theoretical.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Infographic Thursday: 7 HR Trends That Will Transform the Workplace

Something Different

A big thanks to Hudson for sharing some of the biggest trends in HR that will transform (and are already transforming) the workplace. If you like this infographic, as always you can follow the author on Twitter here. As always, please share your thoughts in the comments section below. Best, Rory.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

Building Good Habits Within Teams

Something Different

This morning I read a great piece from the HR Capitalist Kris Dunn on the utility of flash performance reviews.

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.

You Can’t Have Self-Managed Teams Without Self-Managed People

HR Bartender

It seems that the idea of self-directed work teams is coming back into vogue. I ran across this article recently about the companies that have embraced the practice. It’s called “ Why self-managed teams are the future of business ” and it’s worth a read.

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.

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.