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

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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.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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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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.).

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

DecisionWise

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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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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.

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.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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.

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.

The Reason Companies Should Calculate Cost Per Hire

HR Bartender

Every once in a while, I run across an article that talks about why organizations shouldn’t calculate cost per hire. Personally, I’m a big fan of the cost per hire metric. I think it provides valuable information.

Are You Throwing Your Employees Under the Bus? [Case Study] - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

A Case Study on Improving The Customer Experience (CX) at the Risk of The Employee Experience (EX). What is an organization’s greatest asset? Is it the product, equipment, customers or employees?

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.