March, 2018

Organizations Don’t Change Until People Do

HR Bartender

Organizations decide they’re going to change all the time. Especially during times like we’re experiencing today, when recruiting is tough, engagement is a challenge, and retention is a top priority.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Workbook

ClearCompany HRM

There are hundreds of applicant tracking systems out on the market with many key features. Fulfilling your organization’s unique needs calls for a thorough research process. Feeling stuck in the buying process is a common hurdle.

How To Take Action On Employee Feedback Using The Agile Method

Visier

Agile software development was created as a way to meet the rapidly changing and complex demands of customers. Agile HR is gaining momentum as a way to meet the rapidly changing and complex demands of today’s workforce.

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Why Managers Need To Be More Vulnerable And Authentic To Give Effective Employee Feedback

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Employee feedback should be simple. Just speak with your employees, right? Not exactly. Most managers are afraid to communicate with employees and for good reason.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

The Role of Employee Happiness in Talent Management

Cornerstone On Demand

Intuitively most managers and HR professionals think that happy employees are more productive. But what does it take for employees to be happy in their jobs and in their personal lives? And how does that happiness translate into improved job performance? The booming area of happiness research provides answers, along with practical tips for improving talent management. Economics used to be called "the dismal science."

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Creating an HR Function – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses accounted for 62 percent of net new jobs. They play an important role in our economy. But one of the biggest questions that small businesses face is how to successfully grow their organization.

Creating an Onboarding Program that Saves Time and Boosts Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Onboarding. We all know how crucial it is to get our new hire experience right. Retention, productivity, engagement… these all depend on making sure that your new employees are onboarded correctly. But not only does this take budget and resources, it takes planning and time.

Why HR Must Use People Analytics for Strategic Decisions

Visier

Today’s HR landscape is more complex than ever before: globalization is taking the competition for talent worldwide, four generations are in the workplace at the same time , and contract workers account for at least one-third of the workforce.

How To Focus On Employee Experience (And Sell It To Your CFO)

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Don’t get me wrong– your CFO isn’t the bad person here—most likely, your finance guru wants the same thing you do—an organization that runs at its peak efficiency, with employees who are productive and committed to helping the company succeed.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

4 HR Learning Technology Trends Changing Corporate L&D

Cornerstone On Demand

Organizations are investing in talent development now more than ever. According to LinkedIn's 2017 Workplace Learning Report , talent is the top priority for 69 percent of learning and development (L&D) professionals. And despite the rise of new learning technologies, a majority of L&D professionals—78 percent—say in-house, instructor-led classes are still the primary way they teach employees. There's just one problem: this learning approach no longer appeals to today's workers.

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Thinking of Changing Performance Reviews? Focus on These Core Components

Lighthouse

Performance reviews are dead, or so we have been told. The data shows a shrinking support for the traditional method: only 15% of companies have not adjusted their annual performance management process and do not plan to.

Employees Are Not Seeing Their Feedback Turned Into Results – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

You’ve heard me say before that one of the worst things organizations can do is ask employees for feedback and then not do anything with it. This HR Bartender reader knows it’s true and is wondering what to do about it.

Talent Management Strategy Guide

ClearCompany HRM

Talent Management Strategy Guide By: ClearCompany Updated: March 2018. What is Talent Management Strategy? Why is Talent Management Important? What are the Key Components of Talent Management? What are the Best Practices in Talent Management?

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Post-Brexit Workforce Challenges: How to Strategically Plan Through Ambiguity

Visier

“If Brexit occurs there will almost inevitably be a period of uncertainty, and uncertainty is what we can’t cope with.”.

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The Pros and Cons of Unlimited PTO

Reflektive

An employee who spends more time in the office isn’t necessarily a more productive employee. The State of American Vacation 2017” report—a survey of over 7,000 American workers—found that 38% of employees want to be seen as a “work martyr”, someone who sacrifices time-off to put in more hours at the office. This mindset is part of the reason that the majority of employees, 54%, end the year with unused vacation time. 54% of employees end the year with unused vacation time. Click To Tweet.

Silicon Valley Meets Positive Psychology: Using Science To Help Humanity Thrive

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Silicon Valley, saving the world one app at a time. At least that’s the sentiment parodied by the popular HBO show of the same name, with their inspirational posters, “pied piper. HELPING HUMANITY THRIVE”. The “Valley” is far from perfect, and easy to criticize.

4 Effective Tips For Creating a Strong Employer Branding Strategy

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With today’s job market and unemployment rates, there’s a big focus on branding oneself to be as attractive as possible to employers. But companies need to brand themselves as well—not just for customers, but to attract the best possible candidates.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Employee Engagement Roadmap: It Is Not Too Late to Create Yours for 2018!

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Workify , an all-in-one employee engagement platform that makes it easy for companies to understand and take action on what’s motivating and demotivating employees throughout the employee experience. Enjoy!).

2018 Employee Engagement Driver Benchmark Results - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

DecisionWise has measured employee engagement drivers for over 20 years. Our research shows that there are 5 keys that drive employee engagement: Meaning, Autonomy, Growth, Impact, and Connection what we call engagement MAGIC. The Five Employee Engagement Drivers.

Resolving Coworker Conflicts in the Workplace

CultureIQ

Conflict in the Workplace. Conflict in the workplace take place when multiple parties disagree with one another, and haven’t yet found a solution or resolution.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Future Skills

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: Talent Management Article Tags: Talent Management

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Will Your Employee Promotion Strategy Improve Or Harm Your Work Culture?

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When you think of workplace culture , what comes to mind? You may think of how your team interacts in a meeting, if employees hang out with one another after hours, or if there’s a table tennis tournament lighting up your office.

6 Powerful Ways To Keep The Inspiration In A Culture

Get Hppy

Some say that an institution can kill inspiration. Not true. Institutions don’t kill anything; people do. That said, every leader wants to grow their company; it is THE imperative of their strategic game plan.

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How to Support the Creative Process of Ordinary People

HR Bartender

I loved this Harvard Business Review white paper by Teresa Amabile titled, “ In Pursuit of Everyday Creativity ”. From a business context, we’re constantly focused on creativity and innovation. We place value on it.

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8 HR Metrics to Start Tracking in 2018

Reflektive

Numbers speak louder than words, especially when it comes to tracking performance and making strategic decisions that drive growth. So, the question becomes: What numbers should HR teams focus on? The most important human resources metrics are the ones that tie into the company’s high-level goals and bottom-line numbers.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.