May, 2018

Why Company Leaders Should Focus On Boosting Workplace Happiness

15Five

Humankind has long struggled to find the secret to living a happy life, but what about workplace happiness? Have you ever wondered how your employees feel at work ?

Study: 90% of employees who take regular lunch breaks are more productive

HR Morning

Hard-working employees who skip lunch breaks can benefit employers in the meantime, but could come back to haunt them in the long run. .

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4 steps toward making equal pay a reality at your company

PeopleStrategy

Don’t we live in a society light-years removed from sexism and the rigid ideas of what genders can and can’t (or should and shouldn’t) do? In many ways we do, especially when compared to the old-world ideas of generations past.

Creating a Successful Accountability Culture

DISC Assessments

As a business leader – do you want to increase your confidence and success? Do you want more time to focus on high value tasks and decisions? Do you want your employees functioning at optimal productivity levels? Most leaders would say “yes, yes and YES!”

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.

Why Ranking Employees Against Each Other Doesn’t Work

Reflektive

Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. We must know how we’re performing at our jobs in order to continuously improve and keep our organization moving forward. At one point, we all used benchmarks: From childhood through higher education, we had clear grades presented to us multiple times a year to let us know exactly where we stood in comparison to a mandated rubric. Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. Click To Tweet.

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Employee Engagement and Commitment Are Not the Same Thing

HR Bartender

As recruiting remains a challenge, I believe organizations will focus their resources toward making sure that they can keep the employees they have. Just like it’s easier to retain a customer (versus getting a new one), organizations will realize the same about employees. .

How Modern HR Technology Makes a Difference in Finding Great Employees

ClearCompany HRM

It’s a fact: finding and keeping great employees is challenging. 82% of business leaders don’t believe their companies recruit highly talented people, and of those that do, only 7% think they can retain them.

How To Prepare Your Employees For The Unknown Future Of Work

15Five

Depending on which article you pick up about the future of work , you may find yourself either stress hyperventilating or settling back in your chair with a false sense of security.

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Deloitte Research: How Successful Organizations Use People Analytics to Drive Decision-Making

Visier

Whether you are examining your sales pipeline, the success of a marketing campaign, or employee retention, data and analytics are essential for business decision-making. Despite this, many companies still overlook people analytics when it comes to solving complex business problems.

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 to Bridge the Growth Divide for More Business and Employee Success

Reflektive

The Reflektive and Wakefield Research webinar on May 8th about the Growth Divide study and insights was a hit with 96% of attendees scoring it a 4 or 5. We appreciate this feedback and suggest you tune into the webinar, now on demand.

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DecisionWise Principal Consultant Kristin Chapman Named Among Utah’s 30 Women to Watch - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

DecisionWise, the global expert in creating employee engagement, and provider of employee engagement solutions, today announced that Utah Business Magazine named one of its principal consultants to its annual list of 30 Women to Watch.

Candidate Experience: It Includes Job Interviews

HR Bartender

You guys know that we’re experiencing a candidate-driven job market. This means that the conversations we’ve been having about employment branding, realistic job previews, and the candidate experience are significant to our future recruitment efforts.

How Turnover Can Be Positive for Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

There is serious pressure for organization leaders to engage employees and hit peak productivity. In 2017, 56% of CEOs reported “recruiting and retention” as primary concerns.

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.

Why Employment Probation Periods are Ineffective

Cornerstone On Demand

Can you ever imagine HR ever uttering these words, “For the crime of agreeing to work for us, you're on probation"? Well, it happens every single day. The concept of the employment probation period is a corporate carry-over from days long gone, but it's time to shut it down. Before the pro-probation enthusiasts attack, let me be absolutely clear—I get it, hiring the wrong person can be costly , and those costs are climbing.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

Visier

“Build vs. Rent” is a common dichotomy in technology buying, but what does it mean when applied to people analytics? What should you be aware of before committing to one path or the other?

Hilarious HR Lessons We Can Learn From ‘The Office’

Reflektive

At Reflektive, we’re big fans of “The Office” TV show – for the humor of course, and also for the case studies in workplace dynamics! While often exaggerated, these types of characters and stories get to the core of what you’d find in almost any office in America. But what are the most important takeaways, especially for human resources professionals?

Mind Your Emotional Intelligence

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library What do 90 percent of high achievers have in common? It may surprise you, but it’s not high IQ. It’s high EI, or emotional intelligence.

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.

Accomplish Your Recruiting Goals: Think Like a Marketer

HR Bartender

We all know recruiting is tough right now. No need to belabor the point. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t talk about it. We need to! We should focus our attention on finding solutions that will fill our talent pipeline.

4 Facts about ClearCompany’s New and Improved Employee Onboarding System

ClearCompany HRM

A smooth and positive onboarding experience builds new hire trust and enthusiasm. In today’s strong job market, the quality of a company’s onboarding program matters more than ever.

How to Be a Proactive Manager

Cornerstone On Demand

Years ago, I shadowed a night manager at a large grocery store chain. She didn't sit down a single time during her entire eight hour shift. She tackled problem after problem, putting out fires. I was completely exhausted by the end of it, and asked her how she did it. She said, "Well, I've been here six months and I've lost 20 pounds without dieting." The reason why her shift was so chaotic was that she was managing by being reactive , rather than proactive.

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Are Freelancers Your Best Performers? Applying Organizational Network Analysis to the Gig Economy

Visier

Whether you call it “gig,” “fluid” “liquid,” “agile,” or something else, an increasing proportion of work is done through engagements other than regular full-time employment.

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.

10 Places to Find US – Connections Edition

Ultimate Software

Last year, we debuted our “10 Places to Find US” series, designed to showcase the latest Ultimate Software mentions and news in the HR community.

Find More Time by Giving Some Away

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library “Help one another. There’s no time like the present, and no present like the time.” – James DurstHave you ever thought about volunteering? There is always a need for service and more helping hands.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About GDPR

HR Bartender

No matter where you are, you’ve probably seen some mention of the General Data Protection Regulation (aka GDPR). The aim of the GDPR is to protect all European Union (EU) citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world.

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Hiring & Managing Remote Teams in 10 Steps!

ClearCompany HRM

Whether this is your first remote employee or your 50th, hiring and managing a team that spans beyond one office can be a challenge. This checklist is perfect for leaders who are looking to hire a remote employee/team or who have remote employees, but want to boost their program. As with any employee, hiring the right remote worker is crucial to productivity and performance.

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.