November, 2017

4 Digital Trends That Are Transforming Today’s Workplace

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by TalentMap , a firm specializing in employee engagement solutions. They help organizations measure and improve employee engagement through action-centric employee survey programs. Enjoy the post!).

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Performance Review Questions to Ask Your Employees

ClearCompany HRM

Managers don’t necessarily have a knack for management. In fact, a surprising amount of leaders in the workforce are placed in leadership positions without any formal training. When review time rolls around the corner, managers have to be prepared to lead this process effectively and confidently.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans.

A New Study Finds Bad Managers Aren't the Main Reason Employees Quit

Cornerstone On Demand

Good management is important. We all know this. In fact, multiple studies have shown that not getting along with a manager is often the strongest influence on employee engagement—and eventual departure. Or, at least, that's what we thought. According to new research from IBM on why employees quit, the old HR adage "people don't leave companies, they leave managers" is being called into question.

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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.

Driving Employee Engagement Through Effective Performance Management

15Five

How much are disengaged employees costing your company? If we zoom out, Gallup estimates the cost of disengagement to be between $960 billion and $1.2 trillion per year.

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Create a Personal User Manual So Others Know How to Work With You

HR Bartender

I ran across a tweet recently that posed an interesting thought : What if managers created “personal user manuals” about their management style? Back in the old days, we called this managing up.

Open Enrollment - Here's what to do next

ClearCompany HRM

It’s coming! Pretty soon, you won’t have to manage open enrollment anymore. But once you’ve celebrated with a glass of champagne, consider these crucial post open enrollment steps to take to ensure an even smoother process next year! Assess the Situation with Your Team.

The Six Skills for People Analytics Success

Visier

Jonathan Ferrar is a respected consultant, speaker, and author in HR strategy, workforce analytics, and the Future of Work.

How Gratitude Can Increase Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Do employee engagement and gratitude go hand in hand? Gratitude is a concept valued universally as a pro-social aspect of human culture. It’s an idea that takes mindful practice in our personal lives, in our families, and even in our jobs.

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.

Productivity & Politics: How Teams Can Work Together Despite Opposing Views

15Five

No matter how much you try to tune it out, you can’t hide from political coverage. It’s on TV, podcasts, sports talk shows, and in nearly every social media post, tweet, pin, or snap. Even the place where politics was historically off limits is now no longer safe… the office.

Why Employee Recognition Needs to Go Beyond the One-on-One

Reflektive

Receiving and giving recognition is essential to motivating a workforce. Yet the existing ways we provide feedback often lack meaningful recognition.

Before Interviewing, Train Hiring Managers on These 5 Things

HR Bartender

Managers have a tough job and a full plate. They’re responsible for their department planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. They’re also responsible for hiring. But managers themselves are often hired and promoted for their technical expertise, not their ability to hire others.

How To Prepare For HR Year-End: A Checklist To Get Started

ClearCompany HRM

How To Prepare For HR Year-End: A Checklist To Get Started. Talent Management Employee Management HR Managing Talent

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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.

How to Choose Employee Engagement Survey Questions That Get Actionable Results

Visier

Employee engagement surveys are often the first tool HR leaders use to start creating a data-driven strategy for their company. However, when it comes to deciding what questions to ask in your survey, all is not created equal.

It’s Time to Engage Employees With Actions, Not Strategies

ATD Human Capital

It’s a well-known truth that engaged employees perform better than those who are not. But employee engagement isn’t the result of some inspirational decals on the walls, a product, or even a strategy—it’s an ultimate goal.

Harvard Meets GitHub: Using Evidence To Design The Future Of Performance Reviews

15Five

Most managers dread everything about employee performance review time. Performance reviews are tedious and time consuming, the technology (if any) sucks, and the conversation is always uncomfortable. In some circumstances, it’s even company policy to rank each of your team members.

Dear ReWorker: How Can I Get My Employees to Be on Time?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We have a small business with only four employees. We need our employees to be on time because our clients come to us. If our staff doesn't arrive at the designated time, we often have clients waiting for them out in the parking lot. We introduced a vacation policy for the first time, and employees can now earn paid time off by clocking in on time.

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.

Reporting Workplace Bullying to HR – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

A few days ago, I read a post on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) blog titled, “ Why Should I Bother to Go to HR About Sexual Harassment? ” It’s a good read and you might want to check it out. It’s also kinda related to today’s reader note.

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5 Simple Ways to Make Open Enrollment as Easy as Possible This Year

ClearCompany HRM

Open enrollment season is upon us, and if you’re like the majority of HR pros and employees, then you might be ready for it to be over. This time of year comes with a flood of questions, explanations and information to help everyone’s transition into the new year as seamless as possible.

Why Benchmarking 2.0 is a Must-Have for Influential HR Leaders

Visier

50 years ago, large organizations could not measure “good” or “bad” when it came to their own workforce trends. It was difficult to tell, for example, whether a surge in employee turnover was something that required action.

Here’s Why Companies Need to Rethink Employee Experience

Reflektive

Every company wants to create a culture that inspires employees to do the best work of their careers. And every company can list a variety of HR programs they employ to keep team members happy, inspired, and productive.

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.

How Might We Express Gratitude in the Workplace?

CultureIQ

The Power of Gratitude to Create a Positive Workplace Culture. Recently, OpenIDEO reached out to us to participate in their innovation challenge by answering the question: How might we inspire experiences and expressions of gratitude in the workplace?

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Dear ReWorker: I Was Ditched by an Employee for a "Doctors Appointment"

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I manage field sales reps. I flew in for a scheduled "field ride" with an employee and upon arrival she let me know that she had a "doctor's appointment" and wouldn't be available for the field ride. I sat around the city all day long until meeting the employee for dinner at 6:00 that night, then I caught a flight that next morning. I never questioned the whereabouts or the all-day doctor appointment (maybe it is something serious, who knows?).

How to Resign From Your Job Properly

HR Bartender

Over the years, we’ve spent a lot of time talking about the right way to get a job. I think it only makes sense to talk about the right way to resign when you leave a job. Because there is a right way to do it.

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Take the Hassle out of Performance Reviews with These Tips

ClearCompany HRM

Many HR professionals and managers have endured the dreaded once-a-year hassle of employee performance reviews for decades. For a lot of companies, it doesn’t look like annual reviews are changing anytime soon.

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