September, 2017

People Ops: The Impact On Performance Of Investing In Humans (Not Resources)

15Five

Human Resources has been experiencing a shift in recent years, one that’s aiming to re-humanize business. That’s why the title for this department or role in many organizations is switching from “HR” to “People Ops” or “VP of People & Culture.”

The Disconnect Between People and Business Strategy

Visier

It goes without saying that successful HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and directly manage or impact a majority of most companies’ expenses.

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Employee Empowerment Is Key to Company Growth

Reflektive

This #HumansofHR guest post is from author and consultant Denise Dudley. Are you promoting human-centered HR in your work? Send guest post ideas to dani@reflektive.com. Employee empowerment. It’s a term that’s bandied around a lot these days. Just go ahead and Google it, and you’ll find countless articles on the subject — almost none of which will tell you anything that’s really meat-and-potatoes (or tofu-and-brown rice) useful.

Senior Leader Involvement: Missing Ingredient of Onboarding

ATD Human Capital

Onboarding is one the most salient features of integrated talent management.

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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Ageism in Tech: A Septuagenarian Speaks Out

Visier

As a 72-year old Tech sector employee, I am a rare breed. And, even though I am past the average age of retirement , I love my work and am particularly sensitive to the idea that someone could lose the opportunity to work, simply because of their age. The Tech Sage Age.

30+ Questions to Ask In Your Next Performance Review

Reflektive

Manager-driven performance management is being embraced by forward-thinking organizations. But the conversation quality matters just as much as frequency or style. Research shows there is a correlation between how frequently employees need feedback and how many reports their manager has. So, if you have just one report, you may find yourself talking through issues frequently anyway. Alternatively, a manager with ten or more reports needs to talk to each of them individually, more frequently.

How to Comfort Employees in Times of Need

UpstartHR

I know I need to focus on engagement and our HR strategy. But how can I do that when some of our employees don’t even have homes to go home to?

Dump Your Performance Reviews

Globoforce

Managers put doing performance reviews right behind firing someone as their top two most disliked activities. How bizarre is that? Giving constructive feedback, mentoring, training, and improving the performance of their staff should be their number one motivation. Staff members hate them, too.

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.

3 Benefits All Generations Value in The Workplace

ClearCompany HRM

There are as many posts about generational differences in the workplace as there are 17-year-olds at Starbucks discussing Game of Thrones battle strategies (dragons? no-dragons?). Friends, if you don’t know, that number is pretty big.

How To Foster A Thriving Team Via Better Meetings: An Interview With Mamie Kanfer Stewart

15Five

Meetings are tricky things. Many people hate them, because they are considered boring or a waste of time. When done poorly, they can dissolve productivity and cost your company significantly. When they are done right, they can align the entire team around key objectives.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Visier

It’s been called the tech industry’s “ silent career killer.” Between 2008 and 2015, it was the subject of 226 official complaints filed against Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies. And some experienced workers are even having plastic surgery to hide it.

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What CHROs Need to Know About Changing Human Capital Management

Reflektive

The pace of change in the workplace continues to accelerate, making HR’s role even more integrated with the most strategic business decisions. At Argyle Human Capital Leadership Forum in New York last week, I had the pleasure of joining Foot Locker’s Robert Perkins, Randstad’s Michelle Prince, and Verizon’s Martha Delehanty on a panel, moderated by Pauline Ashworth, to discuss how human capital management is changing.

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'.

Think HR Demo

HRSherpas

ThinkHR is an excellent compliance program. I recently did a demo of the program highlighting some of its most helpful features and benefits. If you do not already have access to ThinkHR … what are you waiting for?

6 Hot Digital Workplace Trends from Gartner

Globoforce

Workers increasingly expect a consumer-like experience in the workplace, as WorkHuman 2017 speaker Jeanne Meister outlined in her guest post a few months back.

From Engineer to Executive: Bernard Fraenkel Shares His Journey

Everwise

Bernard Fraenkel , Practice Lead at Silicon Valley Software Group, started in the business world as an engineer.

Our Egos are a Problem at Work. But Not in the Way You Think.

The People Equation

The word “ego” carries a lot of baggage, with connotations like: Blowhard. Difficult to get along with. Egomaniac. Middle man to the Id and Superego. Rarely have three letters evoked so much emotional drama. In fact, perhaps you experienced a bit of inner turmoil prior to clicking the link to this blog post. Because, of course, you don’t have a problem with your ego, do you? No, I didn’t think you did. But here’s the thing: it’s a whole lot easier to see someone else’s ego than it is to see ours.

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.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace.

9 Ways to Help Your CEO Champion Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

I recently attended a conference devoted entirely to employee engagement. It was a well-planned event, with thoughtful presentations and meaningful insights. My colleagues were looking for ways to drive employee engagement, along with techniques to build an exceptional employee experience.

Unlock Your Company's Competitive Advantage

Engage2Excel

The legendary management consultant Peter Drucker said, “You can’t manage what you don't measure.” Business leaders today have access to an overwhelming amount of data to inform decisions about marketing, product and service design, customer care and supply chain optimization.

Create More Organizational Agility to Drive Innovation and Growth

Reflektive

Why organizational agility? Operating and growing a business of any size in today’s digital environment is difficult. This is true from the perspective of business performance and sustainable revenue growth and from an employee engagement, growth and success point of view.

Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

Are Customers Always Right? Reasons to Stand by Your Employees

Get Hppy

One of the most common maxims heard in business is “The customer is always right.” The consensus seems to be that keeping customers happy is essential to maintaining your company reputation and attracting more business.

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How to Improve Internal Mobility

HR Daily Advisor

Internal mobility refers to employee movement through different roles within the same organization. It can be related to employee development—as an employee progresses along his or her development path, they move to new roles accordingly.

Build A Skill Development Road Map For Digital Transformation

SuccessFactors

Do the people in your organization have the necessary digital skills for the future?

Building Blocks of Great Performance Management: 3 Common Goals

Achievers

Before we hit that reboot button on our performance management programs, let’s be absolutely clear on what performance management actually is, and why we should be doing it.

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.

7 ways to engage remote employees in company culture

O.C. Tanner

A strong, vibrant company culture is one of the pillars of success for any business. It helps build morale, encourages teamwork, and builds a strong professional community.

HR Management Software and Employee Engagement

SutiHR

Employee engagement has become the top concern for businesses; disengagement at workplace will impact productivity, satisfaction and ultimately retention of talented employees in the organization.

ACA Update: What You Need to Know This Fall

Winston Benefits

It’s been a wild year for health insurance reform. Republicans have tried to get repeal or replace deals through Congress without success, throwing a volatile market into even more uncertainty.

Let’s Talk About Sex … and Salary History

HR Daily Advisor

How often do we think about sex? When it comes to hiring and pay, perhaps we should more often. For 54 years, the Federal Equal Pay Act of 1963 has prohibited employers from discrimination in pay based on sex.

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.