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.

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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.

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Why Millennials Want More Feedback, More Often

Reflektive

Everyone needs feedback. Constructive feedback helps people change course and reach their goals, and recognition affirms good behaviors. Companies that institute effective feedback are more likely to help their employees, and their bottom lines, grow. There are many articles being passed around saying millennials need more feedback, especially as companies scramble to change their work culture and benefits package to drive retention and acquisition of the generation.

4 ways to improve HR communication

PeopleStrategy

Communication is critical to earning employee buy-in and adoption of HR initiatives. As with most things in life, communication is critical when introducing or launching HR programs and services.

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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3 Examples for Measuring HR’s Business Impact [Podcast]

UpstartHR

Measurement. Analytics. Each of these words has the power to strike fear in the hearts of many HR pros, because let’s face it–most of us didn’t get into this profession because we’re awesome at math, right? :-) Seriously though, we can’t deny the power of data and evidence to prove the value HR can provide.

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.

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.

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.

Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

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.

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.

Top 5 Things Hiring Managers want from Entry Level HR Candidates

UpstartHR

Several years ago I did some really interesting research into what HR hiring managers wanted from candidates applying for entry level HR jobs.

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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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'.

How The Best Companies Engage Employees [INFOGRAPHIC

SuccessFactors

Business leaders are feeling the effects of today’s competitive job market. A drop in retention now could mean loss of business and heightened costs from extra hiring initiatives. This means the ability to engage employees is more important to your bottom line than ever before.

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.

Forecasting Seasonal Labor Trends

nettime solutions

Business is subject to fluctuations over time. No matter which industry you’re in, you surely have noticed business picking up or ebbing at certain times of the month, week, or day. Properly forecasting for seasonal trends can be vital to your business.

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?

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.

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

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.

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

SnackNation

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.

[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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Breaking Down 2017 Labor Law Complexities

Workplace employment issues continue to make news as state and local governments propose labor law legislation at a frenzied pace. This free e-guide analyzes years of labor law posting data to provide you with a look at the complexity of labor law compliance for businesses of all sizes.

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.

5 Traits of a Mindful Leader

Globoforce

Listen to the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio with Pandit Dasa, embedded at the top of this post. Aspiring to become a mindful leader starts by asking yourself a set of somewhat uncomfortable and confronting questions. What is my motivation for leading?

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

Culture: More Than Just An HR Thing

SuccessFactors

“Company culture shapes every minute of the workday and every decision that is made.” Taylor Smith, CEO & Cofounder of Blueboard. What is culture?

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.

The Present and Future of Women in the Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

If you envision the world 135 years from now, you might be picturing flying cars, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual realities, maybe even a new human colony forming on Mars. Your imagination can run wild attempting to predict what the workforce of the future might look like.

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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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To Drive Culture Change, Identify a Critical Few Behaviors

Culture University

Focusing on a “critical few” behaviors is one of the fundamental tenets of working effectively with organizational culture. These are patterns of acting that are actionable, highly visible, and measurable.

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The DOL Is Getting Ready To Revisit The Overtime Salary Threshold. Are You Ready?

Tsheets

“You’re hot then you’re cold, you’re yes then you’re no, you’re in then you’re out, you’re up then you’re down.”.

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.