October, 2016

10 Activities that Encourage Employees to Take the Lead in Their Development

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This post is brought to you by HighGround , the employee development and engagement platform leader. They were named one of the Next Great Technology Companies at this year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo in Chicago. Enjoy the post!).

[Printable] 100 Starter Phrases to Align Employee Performance & Goals

ClearCompany HRM

There are so many ways to start giving employees better feedback, but one of the best is to use starter phrases to align the employee’s role and goals immediately to set the tone of the conversation. Performance Managment

Discovery Phase – the start of a successful Workforce Management (WFM) implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Erica Niesse. A successful workforce management system implementation is built on the premise that you know your organization’s requirements from a business process, procedure and policy perspective.

Engaging Millennial Employees via Accountability, Clarity, & Prioritization

15Five

As businesses undergo workplace shifts and transfer of knowledge around responsibilities, there is often concern on how to bridge generational gaps. Many of our government clients have really started to address this through “emerging leaders” style programs and leadership academies.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Top 5 HR Analytics Articles: Fall 2016 Edition

Visier

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

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Employee Benefits: Then and Now [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

We talk a lot about how the workplace is changing. And how as a result, we need to manage employees differently, use newer technologies, etc. But what about employee benefits? For the past twenty years, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has been publishing an employee benefits survey.

Don't Let Stranger Things Happen to Your Hiring Process

ClearCompany HRM

Having an outstanding hiring process is a must for organizations trying to bring and keep great talent. Of candidates who have a bad experience with an organization, 42% would never apply for any other job opening at that company again, and 22% would convince their friends not to as well.

The Importance of Documentation

HRchitect

Written by: Steve Glaser. Documentation is defined as the language that accompanies a product, often outlining its development, design, and technical language in clear, definitive terms. Whether you are working on building a business or home-based projects, documentation is critically important.

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Cornerstone Named One of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Women

Cornerstone On Demand

We need more women in the HR technology industry. There are countless studies linking gender balance with increased performance, innovation and creativity — but currently, only 26 percent of computing jobs and five percent of leadership positions in the technology industry are held by women

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.

Scary Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making

Visier

This post is part of our Data-Driven Talent Acquisition Strategies series. . Lack of workforce diversity has placed a magnifying glass on the hiring practices of organizations in all industries.

A Thriving Community Built on Collaboration

Ultimate Software

In celebration of Customer Service Week, October 3–7, we share the following post highlighting the importance of collaboration—a cornerstone component of Ultimate Software’s commitment to service and to ensuring our customers’ continued success.

Everyone Has the Ability To Be an Influencer

HR Bartender

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to hear change leadership expert Cheryl Cran at SilkRoad’s Connections Conference. If you ever have the chance to hear her speak, she’s definitely worth your time. During her session, she made the comment that “Leadership is the ability to influence others.”

Better Innovation Starts with Core Competencies in Talent Management

ClearCompany HRM

“You will never get good work out of anyone if you hand over a brief and go, ‘We have no clue what we want, but why don’t you just do it for us.’". Talent Management

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.

A letter to my soon-to-be-born child

UpstartHR

Going way personal today. Take it or leave it, but I always write what moves me. Thanks! Dear Peanut, We are so very excited to meet you.

Little Management Mistakes that Make Good Employees Quit

Cornerstone On Demand

Everybody knows that the most common reason for quitting is that an employee doesn't like the boss. Lots of people take this to mean that bosses whose employees quit are horrible people who yell and scream and micro-manage everything from font size to the type of fingernail polish allowed in the office. Those bosses absolutely exist, but there are other types of bosses that are generally good bosses—even generally great bosses—that still do little things that drive good employees insane

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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.

Where should you focus your HR Efforts in the future?

What is Paul Thinking

We all want to predict the future. I want to know which company will be the next AOL, or the next Apple. I want to know where to tell my kids to put their money so they can take care of me in in my old age in the same lifestyle they have grown accustomed to under my roof. Trust me.

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.

Career Journaling: 9 Tips to Start Today

HR Bartender

A few years ago, I heard about the idea of career journaling during Ultimate Software’s Connections Conference. The idea really intrigued me, but I must admit I didn’t do anything with it.

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 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.

ICYMI: The Growing Tech Ecosystem at #LATechSummit

Cornerstone On Demand

LA continues to play host to one of the most diverse technology ecosystems in the nation, with technology embedded into every industry from entertainment to healthcare. Yesterday, the driving forces behind this flourishing ecosystem came together in Santa Monica for the fourth annual LA Tech Summit, hosted by Cornerstone, to inspire, learn and network with more than 900 other innovators and enterprisers from LA's world-changing tech community

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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.

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?

Video: What to Do When Your HR Strategy Fails

UpstartHR

When I speak about HR strategy, one of the things that inevitably comes up is that it’s hard to plan ahead. Things change. The business changes. The objectives shift. It makes it difficult to pin down the right HR strategy to support the organizational goals. And that’s okay.

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10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions.

[Video] 5 Ways Strengthening Talent Alignment Benefits Your HR Strategy

ClearCompany HRM

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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.