June, 2015

Pre-Boarding: Bring High Tech and High Touch to Onboarding

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Xerox. For more than a half a century, Xerox has been a leader in document technology and services. Xerox Content Management Services helps organizations organize, classify and manage their most critical data. Enjoy the post!).

What Actually Makes a HiPo Employee High-Performing?

ClearCompany HRM

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who wouldn’t want a high performer , as long as they were amicable and weren’t too high maintenance. But what defines a HiPo? What makes them work better than everyone else?

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A “Quick Start Guide” to Change Communication

HRchitect

Written by: Bill Buttimer. Do you want people to actually adopt your new technology? Imagine people effectively using the system that you’ve spent so much of your credibility, time, and money implementing. Fortunately, change communication doesn’t need to be an elaborate or painful process.

How TED Gets Your Workforce Talking

Cornerstone On Demand

Cornerstone today announced a partnership with TED that brings curated TED Talks to Cornerstone clients and this has a lot of us really excited. TED Talks are a powerful learning tool because they not only provide learning on a vast array of subjects, they change how people think.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Why Experienced Managers Make Bad Talent Decisions

Visier

It seems no one in HR has escaped the story of Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. For those few who haven’t, however, it is the story of how Billy Beane, as the general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team, challenged conventional methods of player evaluations.

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The Golden Rule of Giving a Great Presentation

HR Bartender

For many of us when we’re asked to do a presentation, we have to wear three hats: Developer – We have to put together the outline, references, resources, etc. We’re the developer of content. The good news is we’re also the subject matter expert. We know our stuff.

Why Employees Shouldn’t be On-Call 24/7

ClearCompany HRM

The Old Rules are dead, long live the new rules. Business magazine and website FastCompany recently highlighted how work is slowly encroaching into the off-hours of employees’ time.

Learning Management Systems and their effect on Hierarchical Organizations

HRchitect

Written by: Reggie Wilson. Over 45 years ago there was a wonderful book published that caused quite a stir entitled “The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong” by Dr Laurence J. Peter. The author takes on the subject of Hierarchical Management and the often unseen consequences for employees.

42 Fictional Quotes to Help You Achieve Real Success

Cornerstone On Demand

A calligraphy class was Steve Jobs' muse; he sought to unite the elegance of ancient script with the functionality of a computer interface. When Ingvar Kampard had to remove a new table's legs to fit it into his car, the idea for Ikea was born.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Launch Bold Employee Retention Programs That Work: Avoid Copycat HR

Visier

Making drastic changes to talent programs without thinking through the outcomes is like introducing rabbits to the Australian ecosystem: both can bring a myriad of unintended consequences.

A Few Thoughts on Pre-Hire Predictive Analytics

Something Different

<labs.sogeti.com> …So I recently came across an interesting press release from a firm called Talent Analytics. The release says that the Company can feed its cloud platform into your ATS/HRIS/LMS etc.,

Everything #HR Needs To Know About SEO

HR Bartender

I believe that one of the most mysterious technology terms out there is SEO (aka Search Engine Optimization). Lots of people claim to be SEO experts. Many folks will tell you to do this or that because it “improves SEO.” But honestly, what does that mean?

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5 Steps For Compensation Across Generations

ClearCompany HRM

People of all ages and from all generations spend their days working. From the very beginning stages of a career to the golden days nearing retirement, (most) people work for a living. They may work the same, but they’re at different steps in their lives.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Choosing the Proper Team Members

HRchitect

Written by: Michael Sischo. Once the Human Resources Capital Management software has been selected, there are numerous stages the project has to pass through before going live with the software.

The Value of Tracking Turnover—And How to Do It Right

Cornerstone On Demand

Turnover reports. Let's be honest—they're kind of boring. But, if you want to be a business that's responsive to employees and boasts a great company culture, you need to track your turnover. People in small business often say, “I don't need to track anything!

Employee Engagement: Pay Attention to These

All Things Workplace

The notion of Employee Engagement has been with us for a while now. I noticed in a meeting last week that everyone was passionate when we started discussing "engagement". But the longer we talked, the less I was convinced that we were talking about the same thing.

Navigating the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Ultimate Software

Healthcare reform is here, and more is coming soon. With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act kicking into full swing, now is the time to ensure that your organization is 100% compliant and ready.

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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Corporate Culture: Small Changes Create Big Results – #RethinkTheDailyGrind

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Mars Drinks. They believe the workday can be much more than the daily grind. That’s why they’re 100% dedicated to the workplace.

7 Predictions About the Future of Employer Branding

ClearCompany HRM

The misappropriation of employer branding responsibility has 41% professionals believing HR has a relatively passive role in the process. The same 41% said they believe HR is only consulted or informed about employer branding, but doesn’t play a principal role in the actual process.

Data alignment in an Analytical world

HRchitect

Written by: Ray Eaton. We all have heard the statement, “garbage in – garbage out.” This is especially important when working with data and analytics, and extracting data as databases have become much easier to use.

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

Cornerstone On Demand

The U.S. has always been known as a melting pot; diversity is its strong suit. However, when it comes to corporate America, diversity has historically been lacking. Although 92 percent of U.S.

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.

Paying Attention To People

All Things Workplace

Last week I was discussing the Hawthorne Effect during a speech on performance. It led to a lively Q&A, so I thought I'd re-visit this post from December, 2009. The original experiment and its impact on management and human behavior are timeless. .

The Characteristics of Great Leaders

Ultimate Software

We at Ultimate Software are proud to announce that our Founder, President, and CEO, Scott Scherr, is among the Highest-Rated CEOs on Glassdoor for 2015 ! Each year, the online jobs and careers marketplace lists the top leaders from companies across North America and Europe.

All About Employee Personality Tests – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Many organizations use assessments in hiring and career development. If used properly, they can bring tremendous value. There are legal considerations regarding the use of assessments. Today’s post is not going to focus on the legal aspects of assessments.

Making a Human Connection With HR Tech

ClearCompany HRM

Go to any HR conference and take a look around. You’ll see product after product for everything from proactive sourcing to employee engagement, from Applicant Tracking Systems to performance management.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.