August, 2017

Employee Engagement Isn’t a One and Done Activity

HR Bartender

I’ve written about employee engagement quite a bit over the years. At this point, I think we all know it’s important and companies need to focus on it. But it’s also important to understanding that engagement isn’t necessarily the goal.

Self-Assessment: The 5 Abilities Only HR Superheroes Have

ClearCompany HRM

What does it take to be an HR Superhero? Do you have it? Find out what makes HR leaders stand out above the rest and assess yourself to see if you’re one of them or if you could use a little training yourself. Talent Management

5 Articles That Reveal The Real Value Of Employee Engagement

15Five

If there’s one thing that’s certain in the world of Human Resources, it’s that employee engagement matters. If there’s a second thing that’s certain, it’s that HR knowing this has done almost nothing to improve employee engagement.

Top 4 Areas Where Leaders Can Increase Employee Engagement

ATD Human Capital

I believe that leaders are responsible for creating the work environment that brings out the very best in people. The most effective leaders I work with (and have worked for in the past) strive to constantly inspire higher levels of performance from their teams.

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.

Are You a Leader or a Teacher? (Or Both?)

Cornerstone On Demand

Do you think of yourself as a leader, a mentor, a boss or a teacher? People who work outside of education don't generally identify themselves as teachers. After all, teachers stand up in front of classrooms and give pop quizzes. What's that got to do with the world of work? A lot, actually. Leadership is important, but there is also a case to be made for teaching in the workplace—and I'm not talking about training.

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Employee Engagement Is the Key to Innovation – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Enjoy the post!). We’ve all seen the reports that engaged employees are more productive.

3 Revelations to Create a Culture of Learning

ClearCompany HRM

What if 74% of your organization’s workers felt they weren’t reaching their peak potential? A recent study of 4,300 employees found that 74% felt as though they were underachieving.

5 Growth Conversations to Engage and Retain Your Employees - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

One of the biggest reasons people leave jobs is to seek opportunities for growth. According to Glassdoor , job seekers ask about growth opportunities more than any other benefit. They also found that career growth was the top reason people leave their jobs.

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U.S. Triathletes Take Silver, Look to Tokyo in Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment

Ultimate Software

In today’s #UltimateTeamMoment, read how a tight-knit group of U.S. triathletes worked together in the recent ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships in Germany to take the silver medal.

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.

How Employee Engagement Impacts Your Company’s Growth

Brazen HR

Even if company leaders know employee engagement is important , it can be hard to know where to start taking action. Is it perks and salaries? More team management? The answer is usually: it depends. .

Control, Services and Decisions: The Evolution and Impact of the HR Value Proposition

Visier

Does HR drive more effectiveness and organizational performance by improving traditional HR value propositions, such as compliance and services, or by improving decisions?

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How Organizations and Employees Can Start Focusing on Wellness

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Cubii, the world’s first smart under-desk elliptical machine. After their successful Kickstarter launch, Cubii is now available on QVC and at BestBuy, in addition to their website. To learn more about Cubii, visit mycubii.com.).

The Must-Have Process to Onboarding New Employees [Infographic]

ClearCompany HRM

Do you want to make your employees’ first day one to remember? U se our guide to ensure you don’t miss any steps so their first day is unforgettable! Paperless Onboarding

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.

Managers, It's Time to Skip the Small Talk

Cornerstone On Demand

A recent Gallup poll found that only a quarter of employees "strongly agree" that their manager provides meaningful feedback to them, or that the feedback they receive helps them do better work. Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity , is working to change that. According to her, investing time and energy into these relationships is key to creating an environment where people enjoy their work and their colleagues.

Is A Well-Designed Office Space At The Heart Of Employee Engagement?

Get Hppy

Is your workspace conducive to engaged and enthusiastic employees? As new research reveals office design priorities for staff, we explore the findings and their implications for employers. Read on to learn how a well-designed office space can be a strategic aspect of your talent management strategy.

In a World of Chatbots, People are Still Your Biggest Asset

Ultimate Software

It’s been said that 2017 is “ The Year of the Chatbot ” and many organizations are heavily investing in bots to assist retail, marketing, and customer support efforts.

How to Measure Learning and Development’s Business Impact

Visier

Measuring the effectiveness of learning and development on business results is a challenge learning leaders have yet to overcome.

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.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Bots

HR Bartender

I’ve been looking forward to writing this post. Since this HR technology series has started , we’ve talked about enterprise resource planning (ERP) , application program interface (API) , cloud computing (aka “the cloud”) , and many more.

Ongoing Training: 4 Astounding Benefits For Your Employees

ClearCompany HRM

No job remains the same forever. Even if jobs never evolved, your employees do. Research shows that employees want to learn, change and grow in their careers. Spend on corporate training has grown to over $70 billion in the United States.

A Day in the Life of an Employee Experience Manager and Specialist

Cornerstone On Demand

The war for talent has companies of all sizes focused on creating compelling employee experiences that will not only help them attract top talent, but also prevent current star performers from exploring outside opportunities. As the idea of "employee experience" design has evolved, it's become focused on much more than access to great perks and a fun work environment.

Moving Toward A Coaching Leadership Style

Everwise

Effective leadership techniques have evolved over the last decades, and continue to become more refined. Though the workplace hierarchy is still alive in most organizations, the way leaders relate to their reports has changed to keep up with the times and make employees more productive.

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.

HR for Manufacturing Companies: How Today’s Tech Can Help

Ultimate Software

The manufacturing industry contributed $2.18 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2016 and accounted for 11.7% of its GDP. On its own, U.S. manufacturing is considered the 10 th largest economy—in the world. It’s also one of the largest U.S.

5 Ways to Promote More Gender Equity in the Workplace

Visier

Google is the latest company to come under fire for allegedly paying female employees less than their male counterparts , but the tech giant has refused to disclose compensation information to Department of Labor (DoL) investigators.

Your Goal Should Be to Be Yourself

HR Bartender

I received the nicest note the other day. I want to share it with you because I don’t agree with it. I’ve been following you for a long time now and I can’t help but celebrate your drive. It’s massive! I’m indeed excited to have you as a connection and I would like to be like you (in every way).

5 Free Ways to Become a Stellar HR Pro

ClearCompany HRM

New or experienced, HR professionals know a thing or two about guiding career growth. Not only are they in the business of inspiring professionals, HR pros have the expertise and skills needed to provide advice and tactical goal development.

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.