October, 2016

15 New Roles for the Future of Human Resources

EmployeeConnect

The era of transactional HR is not coming to a close but is rather shifting to encompass more strategic and relational activities in the HR function. Today’s HR professionals are becoming specialists who master new and traditional areas of the people department.

Analytics Must Be HR’s Top Priority To Be Strategic

Visier

What could be more important than realizing that the world of HR is on the edge of a dramatic shift that will literally change the entire focus of HR?

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Transforming Your Talent Process: 7 Must Have Downloads

ClearCompany HRM

We write a lot about transforming your talent into A-Players, but that takes more than technology; it takes a commitment to doing the work day in and day out. To help you be the best talent management professional you can be, we’ve created a giant resource pack you can download and take with you.

What’s Ahead for HR in 2017?

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Trends in HR for the year ahead will emphasize empowerment, the employee experience, and ultimately a more human workplace. What will some of the big themes be for HR leaders in the year ahead and how can we begin preparing for them?

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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The Power of Employee Recognition

EmployeeConnect

Make no mistake, an organisation that fosters an environment that motivates employees and rewards positive behaviours will attract the best talent, maintain a strong, positive culture and retain the rockstars that outperform the competition.

What Every VP of HR Need to Know About Change Management

Reflektive

Implementation is about people. This may seem obvious, but it was an especially notable observation at the HR Technology Conference held in Chicago recently.

The Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization

Visier

Since joining Visier, I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of workforce analytics. I came to this organization because in my prior life as a researcher, my core focus was HR technology adoption and the value organizations derive from it.

Oops! How Failing an Interview Question Taught Her About HR Strategy

UpstartHR

I had been on the job search for a little while, and I was very thrilled when I received a request to come in and interview for a manufacturing operation that produced rubber molds and other rubber pieces. This was going to be my first big HR role, and I was really nervous.

Busting Millennial Myths: The Real Secret to Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Millenials

Millennials in the workforce are here to stay and we'll show you what really wins them over (think opportunities for growth, mentorship, transparency, and your company's mission). Download the Ebook now.

9 Strategies For Building Better Professional Relationships

Get Hppy

Remember how easy it was to make friends on the playground? Someone would ask to take turns on the swings or ask if they could join the soccer game, and that was basically it—you were best friends. Building and maintaining a professional network isn’t like that at all.

5 Tips to Make Any Change a Success

ATD Human Capital

If you are a leader rolling out change after change in your organization, you don’t need us to let you know that many things can go wrong.

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Why Do We (So) Often Recruit the Wrong People?

EmployeeConnect

A candidate is generally judged based on the success of his previous work experiences. But many times, once the new hire has started in his role, we realise that he is failing to perform and meet requirements.

Why HR Is Obsessed With Employee Performance Check-Ins

Reflektive

Adobe’s evolved performance management program is aptly named the Check-in. Think about the feelings the name evokes, especially compared to its predecessor, the performance review. The check-in is lightweight, friendly and informal.

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Top 5 HR Analytics Articles: Fall 2016 Edition

Visier

At the recent HR Technology Conference , sessions on data-driven HR were standing room only.

Is Your Management Team Contributing to a Healthy Culture?

CultureIQ

We’ve said it again and again in different ways: culture doesn’t build itself ; culture requires teamwork ; and, most importantly, culture starts with leadership. But even though your management team knows it’s responsible for building culture, that doesn’t always mean they know what to do about it.

The Baker’s Dozen: 13 Ways to Engage Employees and Have More Fun

Get Hppy

Many of us spend more of our waking hours at work than in the rest of our lives. It’s important to create the type of culture where employees feel connected and don’t mind spending such a huge chunk of their time at your company.

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Energizing Employees for Better Performance

HR Hardball

What exactly is “ energy ” – in the social or workplace sense?

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

Why You Should Consolidate Your HR Technology Stack

EmployeeConnect

The rise of the highly specialised HR tech market has lead a large number of organisations to work with a multitude of HR solutions to carry their day-to-day workforce management and strategy planning.

The Importance of Recognition in the Workplace

Reflektive

Want to join the HR Roundtable and contribute insight to a monthly hot topic in HR innovation? Email dani@reflektive.com for more information. A good compliment goes a long way.

How to Increase Connection with Culture and Trust - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Culture could be described as the social operating system of the organization, the underlying environment that shapes social interaction and shapes the emotions involved in the company and its work toward a specific end. Simply put, it’s “the way we do things around here.” The culture of Apple is based on beauty and creating incredible experiences, while the culture at Google is built around personal autonomy and solving the world’s problems. Employees connect around those cultural assumptions.

HR in 2017: New Bersin by Deloitte report predicts most disruptive year ever

Everwise

If anyone has a crystal ball into the trends that will shape and redefine how HR leaders approach their work, it’s Josh Bersin, Principal at Bersin by Deloitte.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

How Multitasking Hurts Team Productivity And What You Can Do About It

Get Hppy

Every manager wants a team that can work on three or four different tasks at the same time, don’t they? An effective worker should be able to pivot from their day-to-day tasks to respond to emails or requests from clients and management or jump on an urgent task as it comes up.

Hiring In the Age of Disruption: Key Trends Business Leaders Need to Know

Lighthouse

Following is a guest post developed for the team at KellyOCG around some of the key disruptive trends I’m following. Hope you enjoy!

Why HR Needs to Be More Like Marketing

EmployeeConnect

Today’s rapidly evolving workplace has generated more challenges in retaining, managing & engaging staff than any other time. The Increased mobility, job selection based on social profile & your companies purpose, places significant stress on a traditional HR approach. In this regard, your company’s HR processes & policies can foster a positive reputation or damage your image irreparably. Every business needs two critical resources to succeed: customers and employees.

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The Reinvented Performance Appraisal Coaching

ATD Human Capital

You have heard the buzz about reinventing—or completely doing away with—performance appraisals. But what does that really mean?

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.