January, 2017

2017 HR Trends Forecast

Pomello

Company culture still reigns supreme within the HR universe, but 2017 HR trends will focus on attracting growth-driven workers to the companies that need them.

21 Examples of Personal Development Goals for a Better You

EmployeeConnect

One of the most sane and apt decisions you can make for yourself is to strive towards continuous self-development. Some of the things that we all want for ourselves include: enhancing the quality of our lives, achieving more, becoming better people, and trying to be a better version of ourselves. That is why we set personal development goals in our lives.

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Who Performs Better At Work, Introverts Or Extroverts?

15Five

Like most ways of being, introversion or extroversion ( properly, extraversion) is not absolute. Yet people tend to form an identity around this label, ostracizing the other for being too outgoing in the case of extroverts, or too quiet in the case of introverts.

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20+ Job Interview Do’s and Don’ts That Good Candidates Follow

UpstartHR

As an HR professional, I am used to being on the interviewer’s side of the hiring table. That makes it easy for me to forget all the hard work candidates put into preparing for their interviews—well, some candidates.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

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The Top 10 Blogs of 2016

DATIS

As 2017 begins, it’s a great time to reflect on the popular topics and trends of 2016. Each year, DATIS provides leaders in the Health and Human Services industry with original content that focuses on leadership, finance, technology, and workforce management.

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

The employee onboarding process is no longer used just for administrative issues. It’s true that advanced software and automated technologies eliminate duplicate entries and streamline employee onboarding, but that’s just the beginning of the array of business and employee benefits that onboarding technology can deliver for your business or HR department.

Get Smart About Knowledge Management

ATD Human Capital

What is your organization’s most important commodity? Knowledge. And effective knowledge management and sharing can be the key to enhancing employee performance and fostering innovation.

How Am I Doing? The Importance of Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Reflektive

We have spoken before about the importance of core values in a workplace and we’d like to bring up another factor that is just as important: environment. Remember in high school biology class when learning about the central nervous system and the “fight or flight” response the body has to fear?

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

What is the True Value of HR Technology?

PeopleStrategy

In our last article, we established some of the common reasons for moving to an HR technology solution , and we finished by pointing out the need for translating the administrative savings and reduced workload into true business outcomes.

10 Reasons Leaders Should Mentor Others

Everwise

In the process of writing Good to Great, Jim Collins’ team found that “great” companies have one thing in common: leaders who mentor others. This could be due to the benefits that mentorship has in terms of developing up-and-coming employees in the organization.

The Candidate Experience: Perspectives on Video Interviews, Assessments, and Hiring

Lighthouse

In some ways, hiring looks very similar to what it did twenty years ago. People search for positions, indicate interest, and are filtered down until the most promising candidate is offered a job. However, the technology we use has upgraded considerably over time.

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How to Unleash Your Strategic Payroll Potential

EmployeeConnect

Savvy business and thought leaders have begun to realise that payroll processing plays a greater role in achieving strategic business objectives than just providing transactional accuracy.

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.

5 Tips for Mastering Modern Employee Retention - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

5 Tips for Mastering Modern Employee Retention. Every organization has three implicit or explicit contracts: Brand, Transactional, and Psychological. Most of the intangible moments and nonverbal interactions in a company fall squarely within the oft-neglected Psychological contract. But as it turns out, it may be the most crucial.

See What Your Employees Value [INFOGRAPHIC]

Reflektive

More and more, employees are choosing workplaces that align with their personal values. For companies looking to recruit and retain talent, that should bring up the question: What do today’s employees value? Perhaps it’s not a simple question. Highly talented individuals across age groups, geographies, and industries may value very different things.

Mentoring: The Glue That Makes Employees Stick

ATD Human Capital

At some point in our careers, we have all been the “new hire.” ” We’ve all walked into a new workplace on our very first day, excited about the opportunity, but a little unsure about what to expect.

8 Reasons Why Employees Seek Employment Elsewhere

Engage2Excel

When the number of available jobs exceed job seekers, employees who aren’t happy look for employment elsewhere. The U.S. labor market is now the strongest it has been in decades, with the ratio of unemployed Americans to open jobs now at 1.4 In July 2009, this ratio was a whopping 6.6 to 1.

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

2017 Talent Acquisition Sentiment Study

Lighthouse

There are a lot of moving parts in the world of talent acquisition. Our research at Lighthouse has shown us that many leaders know what they need to focus on, but they have trouble making it a priority.

The top 10 processes for HR automation

EmployeeConnect

Human resource departments in both small and large businesses are responsible for completing a plethora of tasks. Today, many companies rely on enterprise content management software to help human resource managers to reduce the amount of time that the various duties take.

How to Turn Your Workplace into the Best Recruitment Tool Ever

ClearCompany HRM

Workplace environment has become a pretty big part of the whole employment package.

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Integrating Time & Attendance with Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems

nettime solutions

The Problem: You Have a POS System, Now You Need a Time & Attendance Solution. Retailers, especially those preparing for an expansion, often find themselves in a pickle when it comes to time & attendance solutions for their businesses.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

From a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Companies have long thought of employee learning as something that happens in a classroom, delivered by a trainer away from the worksite, with content and activities selected by an instructional designer.

10 Years Later: Are People Really More Productive Working Remotely? (Infographic)

15Five

We did it! We lived through that whole extra second in the last minute of 2016, and have begun setting our sights on a successful 2017. Wait what extra second? Is it the end of days!? Every so often the Earth’s rotation doesn’t line up perfectly with the atomic clock, so scientists cheat a little.).

3 Management Styles that Kill the Employee Experience - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

3 Management Styles that Kill the Employee Experience. The war for talent is fierce. Employers cannot underestimate the effect a negative Employee Experience (EX) has on attracting, retaining, and engaging their workforce. Employers are now realizing that they need to create a place where employees not only need to work but want to work. Managers are key contributors to EX.

The 9 Emerging HR Trends Every Manager Needs To Know

EmployeeConnect

With the technology taking a quantum leap, it is not only rapidly changing the way we work across different types of industries and job roles , but the industry which is also impacted by this change is the HR industry. Considering the winds of change, let’s take a look at nine emerging HR trends that you need to know in order to be prepared for the upcoming future of HR. These emerging HR trends are likely to impact the HR industry in 2017.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.