July, 2017

4 Ways Managers Can Create the Work Conditions for High Performance

HR Bartender

One of the most important responsibilities we give to managers is employee performance. Organizations ask managers to set performance standards, communicate those standards, and train employees to deliver. Creating high performance isn’t a goal; it’s a key component of a manager’s job.

Onboarding New Leaders: 5 Tips to Help Executives Make a Smooth Transition

ClearCompany HRM

Onboarding is an important piece of the hiring process, and one that more and more leaders are working to improve in their organizations. Onboarding starts before the first day and carries on to the job offer, new hire documentation, training and goal setting for performance management.

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.

Dear ReWorker: We Assumed Our Employee Would Be a Stay-at-Home Mom

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We have just over 50 employees, so we are subject to FMLA. An employee had a baby a couple of months ago and went on maternity leave. We were all 100 percent sure that she would quit to stay home with the baby. Her husband has a good job and her sisters are stay-at-home moms. So, we started working on replacing her. We hired her replacement and she's great! Better than our former employee.

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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.

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.

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Everyone Should Be Part Of Your Recruiting Team

HR Bartender

I was recently at a conference where a senior vice president of human resources said, “The war for talent is child’s play. Candidates are coming to interviews with 8 or 9 job offers and asking, ‘What are you prepared to offer?’”.

Stop Sabotaging Your New Hire! Try These Bold Onboarding Ideas

ClearCompany HRM

While the employee onboarding process should instill confidence in new hires, it goes beyond warm fuzzies. You and your team are preparing the new employee for the reality of the job. Give them the wrong idea about your company or their position, and you will see a quickly exiting or disengaged hire.

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.

Why Millennial Stereotypes Should Be a Thing of the Past

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. A simple Google search for " What do Millennials want at work? serves up around 15 million results. Needless to say, there's no shortage of advice on (or critiques of) Generation Y and the many ways organizations should cater to their perceived needs. They demand opportunities to learn and grow at a company, but they're quick to job hop every few years.

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.

HR PROBLEM: When LinkedIn Recruiter Doesn't Work For Your Team.

The HR Capitalist

Here's a new world take on an old-world saying: "No one ever got fired for buying recruiting services from LinkedIn". That's a spin off on what our boomer fathers/mothers/grandparents used to say back in the day: "No one ever got fired for buying IBM". New world. Same type of saying.

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.

Employee Engagement: The Best Time To Do It Was 20 Years Ago

HR Bartender

Bartender mentioned what is believed to be an old Chinese Proverb the other day. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” It reminded me that the same philosophy applies to employee engagement. The ideal time to deal with engagement was decades ago.

What is the aPHR?

ClearCompany HRM

The necessity of HR certifications has been highly debated for many years. While it is not required to have certifications in order to obtain a position in HR, there are many positives that come from having those letters behind your name.

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.

5 Learning and Development Questions You Can’t Answer Without Analytics

Visier

Learning is a key part of work, and science says it will continue to be vital in the workplace of the future. Without strong Learning and Development (L&D) programs, employees may have a harder time being productive, moving up in the organization, and contributing to financial performance.

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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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.

What Can Game of Thrones Teach us in the Workplace?

Get Hppy

With so much of our time spent in the office, we’re always looking for new ways to improve the workplace and make it a happier place to spend 38 hours of the week.

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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.

Your Employees Are the Company’s Secret Weapon – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I know sometimes it sounds like a broken record to talk about employee engagement. Truth is, for all of the conversation, it doesn’t appear that organizations are moving the needle.

How to Drive Real Results with Paperless Onboarding

ClearCompany HRM

When someone new joins your organization, there’s always some amount of adjustment. The current employees are concerned about how the new hire is going to impact their work life. What kind of person are they? How diligent of a worker will they be?

Career Experience Management: Developing the Potential of Your Human Workforce

WorkHuman

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

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Psychology of Employee Motivation

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. Almost everything we do (or don't do, for that matter) at work can be traced back to motivation : It's the reason some employees are engaged , others are disenchanted and still others are actively looking to leave. It's the reason some of us love going to work, and the reason some of us hate it.

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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.

6 Reasons You Might Be Setting a Poor Example for Your Team

The People Equation

Young kids speak the truth, as anyone who’s ever been called out by a preschooler can tell you. I’ll never forget the time my three-year-old son looked at me with his innocent, big brown eyes and said, “Mama, you told me that’s a bad word. How come you just said it?”

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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The Single Question that Drives Company Culture

HR Bartender

I won’t keep you in suspense. Here’s the question: Who comes first? It seems to me that organizations have to choose. Is it shareholders, customers, or employees that will come first? And you can’t say all three. Yes, all three are important. But one has to come first.

The Massive Effect THIS Has on Your New Employees

ClearCompany HRM

Close your eyes. Think of a time when you were busy and needed to hire a lot of people. Were you concerned with candidate experience? Of course you were. Were you wary of long interview times and ensuring you hired for technical and cultural fit? Absolutely!

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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.