July, 2017

10 Ideas for Hiring Great Employees

HRSherpas

We had such a good response to my post on 10 HR Ideas that I decided to shoot a quick video sharing 10 ideas for hiring great employees. What would you add to the list? Which idea will you try? The post 10 Ideas for Hiring Great Employees appeared first on HRSherpas.

Coaching Works. Here’s Why.

ATD Human Capital

The coaching industry is booming. In the last 10 years, membership of the International Coach Federation (ICF) has more than tripled. Estimates put the number of professional coach practitioners worldwide at more than 50,000 and growing.

Why You Should Discuss “Proud Employee Moments” In Performance Reviews

Get Hppy

Performance reviews don’t enjoy a great reputation. Employees dread them, managers hate conducting them and, generally, they don’t appear to be effective.

Shift Swapping Best Practices

nettime solutions

Shift-swapping is a common practice for many retail and restaurant employees. Since shifts fall at any time of the day, week, or year, employees frequently need to find a co-worker to cover their time.

Live Webinar: Conducting the Perfect Interview – Prepare Your Team for Successful Hiring

Unstructured interviews can be faulty gauges of whether or not a candidate is the right fit. When you tighten up your interview process and equip your hiring team with structured interview questions and a way to provide standardized feedback, you’re able to get reliable hiring manager feedback and hire the right people faster. Join us on Thursday, 2/22 at 11:00AM PT, 2:00PM ET to learn how to conduct structured interviews and streamline your hiring process.

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Put Your Employee Engagement Data to Work in 5 Steps

Visier

Editor’s note: Engagement surveys are a mainstay in the arsenal of HR tactics.

[Infographic] How To Spend The Last 10 Minutes Of Your Working Day

Get Hppy

The way we work today, many of us would be hard pressed to even identify the last 10 minutes of the day, let alone be ready to use it smartly.

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Best Practices for Scheduling Hourly Employees

nettime solutions

Your schedule forms the backbone of your daily business operations. Since payroll is one of the biggest items in your budget, the way you staff your shifts makes a huge impact on your bottom line.

The Ultimate Summer Reading List to Grow Your Career

Reflektive

Summertime means great weather and bus, train, or plane trips to even better weather and adventures, and if you’re like me, you’ll find yourself on a beach with a book in hand. When I take time off work to go on a vacation — a real one, where I’m not checking email every five minutes — I come back to work refreshed and ready to take my projects to the next level. These books will get you thinking about how you can be better at work, and work can be better for you Click To Tweet.

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.

When the Going Gets Tough, Go Easy on Yourself

CONCERN: EAP

When you hit a rough patch, what does your self-talk sound like? For some of us, in those moments, our inner voice comes on like a drill-sergeant full of harsh words and criticism.

Why Employees Need a Healthy Workplace (and What You Can Do)

ATD Human Capital

Employees spend about 90,000 hours working over the course of their lifetime. Given how much time employees spend at work, it is crucial that their work environment is beneficial for their health and well-being.

Say Goodbye to the Annual Bonus

Globoforce

Everyone in the world of HR is talking about the end of annual performance reviews. The chatter is focused on how to promote a coaching culture throughout the year to continuously improve employee performance.

Effective Mentoring Practices And How To Implement Them

Get Hppy

When we take a look at the challenges facing most organizations today we see an aging workforce, talent shortages, lack of succession development, lack of leadership talent, disengaged employees, and a mobile work force where employees continuously search for the culture that is a good fit for them.

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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.

3 Reasons Not to Include Compensation Questions in Your Employee Engagement Survey - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Don’t A$k: 3 Reasons Not to Include Compensation Questions in Your Employee Engagement Survey. John D. Rockefeller is widely considered the richest man in modern history. Adjusted for inflation, his peak wealth would be worth over $340 billion today.

The 5 Ingredients You Need to Make Organizational Change

Reflektive

There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and resistance to change. Let’s face it, people are creatures of habit and get comfortable in their routines, systems, and structures. Requiring them to break away from the familiar takes a seismic effort.

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5 Leadership Lessons To Prevent A Toxic Culture of Harassment

15Five

I’ve been trying to stay out of the conversation regarding sexual harassment at Uber and beyond, mainly because I think that putting attention on toxic behavior only serves to amplify it.

Mapping the Perfect Candidate Journey

EmployeeConnect

Recruiting top talent becomes increasingly difficult thanks to evaporating borders and ever-increasing efforts by a given company’s competitors to score hiring coups. Customer journey mapping is a well-known process that grows increasingly more important for online marketing efforts in today’s digital marketplace. Recruiting job candidates, which has become more challenging in recent years, can also benefit by mapping the candidate experience.

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.

Summer Reading 2017: 5 Popular HR Analytics Articles You Need to Read Today

Visier

As more organizations climb up the HR analytics maturity curve , we continue to see new success stories coming from data-driven HR leaders who strive to move the needle on business outcomes.

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Knock-Knock! – Who’s There? – Humor in the Workplace!

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It’s incredible how using humor appropriately at the workplace can transform the drab work environment to a happy and exciting one. By nature, sharing jokes and laughing things out tends to help relieve tensions.

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How to Unleash Innovation Hidden in Your Enterprise

Switch and Shift

To many executives, involving rank-and-file workers in business strategy is a strange concept. Isn’t business strategy better left to those trained in it? Can’t the VP of operations provide all the insights a regular employee could — and then some?

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

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!

L&D Programs That Strengthen Leadership Across All Levels

CultureIQ

Engaging Employees Through L&D Programs … The post L&D Programs That Strengthen Leadership Across All Levels appeared first on CultureIQ. Leadership and Support

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HR Crossword Puzzle

HRSherpas

Do you enjoy crossword puzzles? If not…see you next week. If you do click here to try the HR Crossword Puzzle I created. As always, you will learn something in the process. Click here to download! PS speaking of puzzles, have you taken the 50 Question Employment Law Quiz yet? The post HR Crossword Puzzle appeared first on HRSherpas. Human Resources crossword fun HR hr crossword

The Painfully Ridiculous Things Office Managers, Admins, and Executive Assistants Deal With

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The Painfully Ridiculous Things Office Managers, Admins, and Executive Assistants Deal With. If you’re an Office Manager, Admin, or Executive Assistants, you probably get a million requests a day. It makes sense.

Planned Coffee Intake – Boost Your Office Productivity

Get Hppy

Coffee is, for many of us, the first thing we use in the morning to awaken our bodies and minds before going off to work. It comes as a salvation and comfort throughout long and hard days in the office.

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.

Developing Influence and Strengthening Communication: Mentors Share Their Insights

Everwise

In our most recent Ask Me Anything, we highlighted Everwise mentors with expertise in communication and influence. Our community brought dozens of questions and issues to light in a brilliant discussion thread.

4 Practices to Bring Your Culture of Feedback to Life

Cornerstone On Demand

By Keith Ferrazzi This is part of our CHRO Community Series , which highlights big ideas from CHROs working to push the boundaries of HR and transform their organization for the better. Our first mini-series focuses on improving feedback operations within organizations. We all know the importance of honest and actionable feedback.

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Career Experience Management: Developing the Potential of Your Human Workforce

Globoforce

Listen to our interview with Sophie Wade in the WorkHuman Radio episode embedded at the top of this post. Traditional, linear careers are over.

When Suicide Hits Close to Home

HRSherpas

I sense there is a lot of fear and depression going on. And…it can’t be ignored. While I have never entertained the thought of suicide, that’s not been the case for so many others. And… it’s been hitting close to home the last few years. A 13-year old boy, who was the younger brother of. Read More. The post When Suicide Hits Close to Home appeared first on HRSherpas. Wellness emotion great hr HR Human Resources suicide think hr

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.