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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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.

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.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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 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.

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.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

Employee Handbooks: Your Ultimate Guide

Ultimate Software

Guest post by Kate Bischoff, Employment Lawyer & HR Consultant. Shoved deep in some desks of supervisors and employees, the employee handbook resides. For some, the handbook has lived in this dark corner of the workplace for years without a thought or care.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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.

Trust: Why It Matters and How Tech Can Help

The Aristocracy of HR

000010000000Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored guest blog post. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

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

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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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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.

What Do Employees Want – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

The title of today’s post is a question I hear all the time. What do our employees want?”. The first answer that comes to mind is “If you don’t know, ask them.” But I do realize that’s easier said than done. It’s hard to survey employees.

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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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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.