January, 2017

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.

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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6 Skills Every HR Technology Leader Must Develop Starting in 2017

Visier

Technology impacts all of us personally in how we communicate, make purchases, plan travel, find love, discover a great restaurant, or get a ride across town.

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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.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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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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The Key to a Successful Millennial-focused International Relocation Program

UrbanBound HR

It’s part of the conventional wisdom that millennials are the most diverse and globally-oriented generation in American history. They were raised to seek out international opportunities, like study abroad or simply traveling.

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.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.).

How Ultimate Software Cultivates the Best Workplace in Technology

Ultimate Software

I’m proud to announce that Fortune recently named Ultimate Software the #1 Best Large Workplace in Technology-for the second year in a row. This significant honor adds to an extensive list of our recent awards ( 22 earned in 2016 alone ), all stemming from one, founding principle: “People First.”.

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.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Must-Read HR Analytics Articles for a Successful 2017

Visier

HR leaders hit the gas on their adoption of HR analytics in 2016 — and there are no signs of slowing down heading into 2017! Bersin by Deloitte’s Predictions for 2017 report sees people analytics “[moving] from a niche group in HR to an important operational business function.”

94 Example Performance Review Phrases for Common Skills and Competencies

EmployeeConnect

There are few employees who truly enjoy the idea of a annual performance review. The concept of being judged and criticised by those above them can send a shiver down anyone’s spine. As this can be a nerve-wracking time for employees, it is vital that those conducting the performance review do so in a comprehensive and positive way. The more in-depth, the more good that can come from it and certainly getting your feedback phrases right make a big difference.

7 Tips for Successful Meetings

ATD Human Capital

Whether you’re leading a meeting or simply sitting in, there’s plenty you can do to make sure everyone involved gets the most out their time.

The Proven Links Between Retention and Employee Experience

Globoforce

Retention and employee experience are two sides of the same coin. Here’s a quick story: In one of my previous roles at a different company, a new senior leader came on and laid off half of our department. Those of us remaining were in shell shock. We know this happens at companies all the time.

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

If You Want a Career in HR, Be Nice

Laurie Ruettimann

I’ve worked in human resources since 1995. Young men and women look to me as a role model, and I love being a mentor. I’ve worked with SHRM and several universities to help graduates find careers within HR that align with their talents and dreams.

[Infographic] Office Temperature Wars Costing Offices Time and Money

Get Hppy

The argument takes place in offices up and down the UK every year. While some of us rush to fling open windows, others cling to radiators – the office temperature debate is all too familiar.

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Top 5 Priorities for CEOs in 2017

DATIS

As the new year begins, executives are starting to implement strategies that prioritize their critical initiatives for 2017. Recently, DATIS surveyed over 280 top executives in the Health and Human Services industry to identify industry trends and measure their impact, as well as identify organization’s priorities for 2017. As a preview to our full survey report that will be available soon, DATIS has identified the top 5 reported priorities for CEOs in 2017.

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.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.