May, 2017

Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

Lighthouse

As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.

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.

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

Decision-Wise

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.

Trust: Why It Matters and How Tech Can Help

The Aristocracy of HR

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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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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.

The Difference Between Employee Satisfaction, Employee Engagement, and The Employee Experience - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

What’s the difference between employee satisfaction, employee engagement, and the employee experience? All sound like they fit together, but all have key differentiators necessary to an organization’s success. A well-known business proverb is that a client wants three things from a service provider: quality, timely service, and good a price. The service provider typically responds in exasperation, “Pick two, because you can’t have all three.”

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.

Do You Have A Copycat Culture? 

Get Hppy

The intent may be to create a highly innovative culture; employing new technologies to deliver unmatched capabilities and leading the market with cutting edge solutions. At the end of the day, however, it’s ACTION not INTENT that defines culture of any organization.

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.

5 Ways Leadership Training Boosts Employee Engagement

ATD Human Capital

The World Economic Forum on the Global Outlook for 2015 found the lack of leadership ranked third among top global challenges. A staggering 86 percent of 1,767 respondents to the survey agreed there is a leadership crisis.

HCM Offers Opportunity To Reimagine HR Priorities

SuccessFactors

Digital HR has become the status quo, or the tipping point, of progressive organizations.

The Psychology of Procrastination and How to Stop It

EmployeeConnect

Everyone procrastinates occasionally, but in today’s fast-moving business environment, procrastination can generate serious consequences. Regardless of whether you manage, supervise or work as a team member, procrastination can affect other people’s performances and compromise their efficiency and ability to do their jobs. What Is Procrastination? People have always put off certain tasks due to a degree of difficulty, inertia, undesirability or because other tasks are more appealing.

Can Employees Choose to Walk on the Sunny Side of the Street?

CONCERN: EAP

How much of our personal happiness is within our control? As it turns out, it may be more than we might think. For some time, the scientific community has been aware of a happiness set point that determines how consistently happy we generally are.

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'.

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.

5 Questions Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Ask to Improve Employees’ Performance

Get Hppy

Those searching for how to improve employees’ performance often wonder if they are giving the right commands, or dolling orders in the best way.

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Leveraging the “Beautiful Game” in the Age of Collaboration

ATD Human Capital

Soccer—often referred to as the “beautiful game”—represents the best example of a sport with teams charged to perform their work under changing conditions.

Ideas for Improving Engagement in Workplace Wellness Programs

Engage2Excel

More than two-thirds of U.S. companies offer workplace wellness programs, yet the median participation rate in these programs represents less than one quarter of the workforce. Cultural health check: What does your company’s workplace wellness program say about your organization’s culture?

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.

The Competitive Advantage of An Engaged Employee

EmployeeConnect

If you asked a group of CEOs ‘what’s your competitive advantage?’, ’, some will say building a superior quality product, while others may promote their robust business model. The majority though, are likely to say that their people are their advantage. Now, this may sound like an obvious response, the truth is, no matter how good your product may be, you will always need a great team to design and build it, optimise it, sell it and support it.

The HR Tools You Need To Increase Workforce Visibility

DATIS

The Health and Human Services industry is unlike any other due to the mission of these organizations to provide quality care to those in need. However, this industry faces many challenges as they continue to fight low recognition and stagnant funding while public expectations for quality increase. Managing internal processes at these organizations can be hectic, especially on the front lines of service.

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Google Jobs: Disrupting The Recruiting Market?

Josh Bersin

Have you ever looked for a job? Of course you have. It’s a daunting process, and one which Google hopes to make easier than ever. The Bureau of Labor Statistics show that 20-24% of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

12 Desk Hacks To Make Your Employees More Productive

Get Hppy

We’ve seen a lot of developments in the way that office spaces are run over the past few years – some highly technical, some cultural, others frankly fun-oriented (anyone for ping-pong?). In one way or another, each of these innovations has had, at its heart, the aim of improving productivity.

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.

Steps You Need to Take Now to Build a Feedback Culture

ATD Human Capital

A dramatic shift in the job market has led many companies to turn to feedback to improve employee retention rates. Unlike in the past, employees are feeling less tied to company loyalty and freer to take on new opportunities.

The Workplace Events Calendar: Office Events for Every Part of the Year

SnackNation

The Workplace Events Calendar: Office Events for Every Part of the Year. Sure, you probably have an office holiday party. And if your staff’s particularly enthusiastic, you might throw in a Halloween costume contest as well. But are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Pi Day? Or even National Penguin Day?

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.

Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Review

Take It Personel-ly

If you do any type a graphic design, digital design, digital art and marketing graphics there will come a time that you will need some new equipment to take your skills and abilities up a notch. I highly recommend Wacom products.

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!

How MetaBank Streamlines Recruiting with ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

"One of HR's strategic objectives is developing an Enhanced Recruiting strategy.". MetaBank, a federally chartered bank headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, provides an exceptional customer experience.

6 Creative Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Get Hppy

It’s Wednesday morning and your team looks like they’ve just had their brain cells electrocuted. What will you do to stir them back to life?

Performance Consulting Tips: What Is Strategic Work?

ATD Human Capital

Performance consultants aspire to deliver strategic results and outcomes to organizations. But what is strategic work? And how is it different from tactical? My experience has revealed confusion in the talent development profession regarding these two categories of work. Consider these three results.

10 Employee Recognition Ideas to Maximise Employee Engagement

EmployeeConnect

It’s a tried and tested theory that recognising your employees is a pathway towards maximising employee engagement. This engagement can form between you and your employee or your employee with the company overall. When you recognise your employees for their efforts, contributions and time, they feel acknowledged and significant to your organisation. How this is beneficial is that in return, they become more motivated to perform better to be further rewarded and hence, be more productive.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.