July, 2017

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.

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.

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.

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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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?

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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'.

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.

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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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.

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.

The 2017 Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report

Critical Roles Need This: Get the Best Offers and Top Candidates. Discover key trends in salaries and fees with the Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report by BountyJobs. Learn core metrics to track against your third-party search investment, and see how your organization stacks up against your peers and the market.

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.

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.

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

Get Hppy

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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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.

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.

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.

Comparing Myers-Briggs vs. The Predictive Index

The Predictive Index

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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?

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.

8 Small But Powerful Ways To Recognize Employees

Get Hppy

If you’ve ever felt underappreciated at work (and pretty much all of us have), then you know how important recognition is in the workplace.

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

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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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.

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!