May, 2017

Employee Engagement Defined

HR Bartender

If someone asked you to define employee engagement in a single sentence, what would you say? Back in 1964, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart coined the phrase “I know it when I see it.” to describe his threshold test for obscenity. I do sometimes wonder if employee engagement is like porn.

Your 2017 Picks: Workforce Planning, Hiring Manager Communications and Cost Per Hire Equations

ClearCompany HRM

We’re halfway through the year, and here at ClearCompany, we really love creating content about how to make talent acquisition, performance management , onboarding and goal setting better for companies.

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Trust: Why It Matters and How Tech Can Help

The Aristocracy of HR

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What is a PEO? The solution to making your company great!

EmployeeConnect

A Professional Employer Organization , or PEO, allows businesses to outsource their administrative needs to a third party that specializes in these duties.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

3 Reasons Office Perks Are the New Normal

Cornerstone On Demand

It's no secret that Millennials—the founders of social media and the first generation of employees raised on technology—have different aspirations and desires than their Baby Boomer parents.

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The Key to Employee Engagement: Your Net Promoter Score

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Workify , an all-in-one people management software platform. Workify is a technology-enabled service that helps companies measure and trend employee engagement over time through continuous feedback loops. Enjoy the post!).

What Does Your Employer Brand Look Like?

ClearCompany HRM

You are exposed to a multitude of brands every single day, whether they be the billboards you pass on your way to work, the ads and posts you see all over Facebook or your favorite social media site.

What Kind of Company Culture Do You Have?

CultureIQ

Company culture has made headlines as the HR director’s topic of choice for years now.

Cultivating a Business Culture that Encourages Lifelong Learning

EmployeeConnect

What if lifelong learning promised steady increases in the quality-of-life for your family, better earning power, increased recognition, guaranteed career advancement and greater job satisfaction? That’s certainly something that would make most people rethink their educational strategies. Well, guess what? Ongoing learning, personal development, and training offer all of these benefits and more.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Four Ways Company Culture Can Support Women in Leadership

Cornerstone On Demand

While more than 75 percent of CEOs say gender equality is part of their top 10 business priorities, women remain underrepresented across every level of the corporate pipeline—comprising just 37 percent of management positions and 19 percent of C-Suite positions, according to a recent study from McKinsey and LeanIn.org. This gender disparity doesn't stem from the inability of women to perform at top levels.

This Consulting Firm Uses Company Values to Attract Top Talent

Reflektive

Companies with well-defined values know they create a virtuous cycle. First, the values attract top talent who are able to be picky about the tone of their workplace, and then, those people affirm the company values through their voices and actions.

How to Reduce Individual Stress Levels at Work

HR Bartender

During this year’s BetterWorks Goal Summit , closing keynote speaker Srikumar Rao , author of the book, “ Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful – No Matter What ”, shared with us his views on stress and goals. I must admit, it was a great way to wrap up our day.

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Nontraditional Grads: Who They Are & Why You Should Recruit Them

ClearCompany HRM

Spring is in full swing and that means new grads are crossing the stage and finally starting a career in a field for which they have real passion. This is an exciting time for employers, too.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How To Easily Engage Employees In The Day-To-Day

CultureIQ

Everyday Employee Engagement Ideas. According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report , 85% of executives believe employee engagement is very important — but only 46% of companies reported that they’re prepared to tackle the engagement challenge.

Applying Design Thinking for Employee-Driven Solutions

Everwise

The business operating environment has transformed over the past decade with the development of technology.

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Why HR Needs a Marketing Strategy

Cornerstone On Demand

When most of us think of marketing, we think of promoting a business: brand creation, strategic positioning, social media, advertising, pricing, etc. Almost every business makes a strong investment in these practices; and few (if not none) could exist without it. So couldn't these same principles be applied to a line of business? I think so—and Human Resources, in particular, could benefit from some marketing.

What’s the Difference Between Human Resources and Organization Development? - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

What’s the Difference Between Human Resources and Organization Development? Being part of a consulting firm that focuses on people analytics and organization development, I am often asked to explain the precise differences between human resources (HR) and organization development (OD). Both functions deal with people, right? So, many naturally assume they do the same thing. Yet, there are more differences than similarities between HR and OD.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Employee Engagement Surveys: 4 Planning and Execution Must-Haves

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Readex Research , which provides expert survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!).

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4 Things College Grads Want in an Employer

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve heard all the stereotypes. Millennials don’t stick around in their positions for more than three years, Millennials are slackers and they hold a sense of entitlement.

Ensuring Implementation Expectations Equal Reality

HRchitect

By: Samantha Colby. You’ve read up on our top tips for ensuring that the features of the HCM system you are implementing meet your company’s future state (Hint: if you haven’t – it involves a thorough evaluation process plus scripted vendor demos). Now you’re on to the next phase – implementation.

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Why Compensation Doesn’t Drive Motivation

Reflektive

Everyone can use more money. No matter how happy and engaged your employees are at work, they won’t turn down a raise or a perk. But will the incentive of a higher salary or compensation bonus improve their work performance? Well, that’s another story. Financial incentives can undermine autonomy and intrinsic motivation Click To Tweet.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Let's Talk About Your Facebook Post

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture

Three Steps to Finding Success Through Clarity

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000010I’ve been having a lot of conversations with friends, family and colleagues about where I am currently and where all my efforts are headed. Young adults everywhere are charged with deciding at the ripe age of 17 what they want to do with their lives.

Human Resources Is the Architect of Work

HR Bartender

Whenever people ask me what I do and I say “human resources”, their first response is … oh, you hire people. Which is true, HR often has responsibility for talent acquisition. But it’s certainly not the sum and substance of the role.

HR Hired Before Other Execs! Is This a Fad or Fundamental?

ClearCompany HRM

Over the years I’ve seen HR practices come and go. Remember the Zappo’s “ Holacracy ”? Sounded great…but didn’t stick. This, my friends, is what we would call a fad. So, in that vein, a friend of mine forwarded me a New York Times Article titled: Focusing On HR Before Ping Pong Tables.

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100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.