April, 2018

Why Do We Need People With No Common Sense?

Get Hppy

Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by (“common to”) nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.

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How Leadership Can Reap Big Rewards By Creating A “Self-Care Culture”

15Five

We used to just call them “mental health days.” Those days when you just need to get some separation from the daily grind, refresh yourself, and do whatever it takes to get a break from multitasking and workplace tech.

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Growth: Being Stretched and Challenged in Ways That Result in Personal and Professional Progress - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Growing in our jobs doesn’t always mean getting a promotion or a raise. Growth is about mastering new skills, taking on challenges, and pushing to be better—both professionally and personally.

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “ The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent “ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. Enjoy!).

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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.

How Focusing on Employee Experience is the Key to Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

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Cartoon Coffee Break | Mansplaining

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 Article Tags: Company Culture

While Employee Development Programs Fail, Growth Organizations Help Everyone Succeed

15Five

Over the last several years a performance management revolution has taken place, and businesses are now focusing more on the growth and wellbeing of their employees. This has led to the implementation of employee development programs that annually cost companies hundreds of billions of dollars.

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement in 2018 - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene Theory. Many managers mistakenly think that employee satisfaction can increase employee motivation.

The 7 Skills You Need to Conduct an Effective Job Search

HR Bartender

At last year’s KronosWorks Conference, New York Times best-selling author and fellow Workforce Institute board member Dan Schawbel , talked about the latest workplace trends forecast based on his research.

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!

How Losing Top Talent is Impacting Your Bottom Line & What to Do About it

ClearCompany HRM

Losing a top employee can be a nightmare for just about any manager. Knowing that the team will be down another set of hands is stressful even if you were expecting it.

Data Journalism for HR: The Beginner’s Guide

Visier

For the average person, data without a narrative is like a trip into the wilderness without a compass: overwhelming and disorienting. But when the facts are tied together by a good story , an otherwise intimidating journey turns into an enriching experience.

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Equity at Work: “No Excuses,” Please

Ultimate Software

As a mother with a daughter entering the workforce, I wonder if, and hope that, she will receive career opportunities on par with what men in the same job will receive. I try to be optimistic, but the reality is that statistics on the inequitable income of women in the workplace are staggering.

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15Five To Pilot New Elon Musk Venture: SpaceAds

15Five

In the wake of SpaceX’s successful launch of a Tesla into space in February, Elon Musk today announced the launch of his latest idea — SpaceAds.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Why Recruiters Are Your Company's Best Brand Representatives

Cornerstone On Demand

When you think about who communicates with people outside of your company the most, you probably think of sales reps, but you should be looking at your recruiters. In fact, they spend almost all their time talking with or about people who aren't employees. Glassdoor says each corporate position receives an average of 250 applicants. Of course, that number is going to vary wildly depending on the position, but recruiters can potentially interact with thousands of people every year.

Should Your Organization Hire Employees for Cultural Fit

HR Bartender

Many organizations say that, when it’s time to hire an employee, skills and experience are important but cultural fit matters more. So, what exactly does that mean? Let’s start with what it doesn’t mean. Cultural “fit” isn’t supposed to be similar-to-me.

5 Reasons to Consider Implementing Flextime

ClearCompany HRM

Thanks to technology, it’s now easier than ever to connect with your friends, family and coworkers with nothing more than a mobile device and an internet connection. With less need for the amenities of a traditional office, comes less need for the traditional 9-5 work schedule.

Autonomy: Empowering the Individual to do their Best Work - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Autonomy is the power to shape your work and environment in ways that allow you to perform at your best. Some people feel stifled in their jobs. In fact, 34 percent of employees say they can’t speak up for fear of negative consequences. Autonomy doesn’t mean “no rules and free reign.”

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Discipline vs. Performance – Spotting the Differences and Finding Solutions

Ultimate Software

From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Employee Feedback But Were Literally Afraid To Ask

15Five

What an April! More articles about continuous employee feedback were published in this one month than we’ve seen in any other month over the last half-decade.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Interns (And How to Avoid Them)

Cornerstone On Demand

Internship programs are a great asset for organizations. Not only do they give students an opportunity to gain valuable experience in an industry they're interested in, but they also give companies the chance to give potential future employees a low-risk trial run. Though internships can be mutually beneficial for interns and the organizations that employ them, there's a lot that can go wrong as well.

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

HR Bartender

Just in case you missed it, during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference, they announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that will launch in June 2018. If you’re wondering what a specialty credential is, think of it as sort of a micro credential.

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.

3 Characteristics of High Performance HR Organizations According to Bersin by Deloitte

ClearCompany HRM

Bersin by Deloitte recently revealed which key differentiators the highest performing HR organizations have that others don’t in “ High-Impact HR ”. High-impact HR organizations are seen as HR departments that increasingly drive business and workforce-related outcomes.

Meaning: Your Work Has Purpose Beyond the Work Itself - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Meaning is one of the five keys in building employee engagement and it may be the most powerful of the keys. The power in Meaning comes because it is self-determined. Meaning is found when your work has purpose beyond the work itself. How does meaning specifically relate to employee engagement?

Solidifying a Competitive Advantage with Engagement Benchmarking

Ultimate Software

As our exposure to Big Data progresses exponentially, analytics and BI are playing an increasing role in overall corporate strategy. Few departments are exempt from regularly analyzing and reporting metrics to the C-suite, and long-term tracking of this data is invaluable.

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting an HR Analytics Function

Visier

HR leaders recognize that they should be using analytics to support decision making. However, how to do so is often a bit of a mystery. Since many HR leaders don’t have a good sense of how to get value from analytics, they move it off their plate by passing it to the HR reporting team or to some newly hired data scientist. Not surprisingly, HR leaders are not familiar with the role the average HR professional plays in analytics so they don’t involve them at all.

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.