June, 2017

It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan

Visier

A Handful Of Expert Tips To Sustainably Increase Workplace Productivity

15Five

Over the last few years, employee productivity has become one of those ubiquitous business buzzwords like company culture and employee engagement. I can tell you that when we share posts on social media, the ones dealing with productivity outperform the others by a wide margin. Why is that?

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9 Lessons for Running a Great HR Function

UpstartHR

This weekend I was doing some spring cleaning. Well, summer cleaning, since I missed the spring season. Anyway, one of the things I found was a box of items I used to keep on my whiteboard next to my desk as reminders of important aspects of HR.

Here’s 10 Great HR Ideas You Can Use Today

HRSherpas

I love creativity. Disruption. Differentiation. In fact, I’m going to be the MC for the next DisruptHR meeting in San Diego. HR has a great opportunity to break past the status quo and to test new theories, strategies and tools. Here’s 10 ideas I came up with. What would you add to the list? Read More. The post Here’s 10 Great HR Ideas You Can Use Today appeared first on HRSherpas. Human Resources 10 ideas art DisruptHR great hr HR ideas red nose day San Diego

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

15Five

Who are the thought leaders you turn to for business and management advice? Got room for one more? Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. I found an Inc.

Experiences, Not Stuff: From Parenting to Business

UpstartHR

Last weekend my wife forwarded me an article that hit her right between the eyes. And to be honest, it did for me as well. It was a parenting piece that focused on one of the rampant problems we deal with in our house: toys.

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26 High Impact Employee Engagement Ideas Your Team Will Love (You)

EmployeeConnect

Improving an organisation’s level of employee engagement can be a somewhat challenging task. It’s understandable that managers, supervisors, or even the higher up execs require as much help to ensure employees are invested in the journey. It is often helpful to have a cheat sheet by your side as a ready reference to help you to steer your team in the right direction.

The Top 40 Corporate Wellness Companies That Are Transforming Workplace Health and Happiness

SnackNation

The Top 40 Corporate Wellness Companies That Are Transforming Workplace Health and Happiness. At SnackNation we live by the motto “Health above all else.” ” In fact, it’s the first – and arguably most important – of our five core values.

Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

Employee Schedule Templates — Get Your Managers Out of the Office and Onto the Floor

nettime solutions

Scheduling is a necessary part of your workweek. It is time consuming, but when you take the time to create schedule templates you will save yourself effort later. Each week, you need to enter shifts into the schedule, even when the shifts are virtually the same week after week. However, you know that there’s hardly any such thing as a normal week. There are always vacations, holidays, or other variables that prevent weeks from being normal.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

In my companion article entitled “ Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics.

What is Position Control?

DATIS

Position Control is one of the most elusive topics in Human Resources. The phrase gets thrown around at conferences and in meetings, yet for some reason, a very limited amount of information is available online. This leaves many people still asking, “ what is position control?”. Putting It Simply. To put it simply, Position Control is an HR software feature that allows organizations to budget at the position level, independent of the employee.

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How Talent Technology Enables Employee Engagement [Podcast]

UpstartHR

Listen on Stitcher Listen on Blogtalkradio Talent management technology has come a long way in recent years. I can still remember seeing a demo for a technology solution back in 2014 and the salesperson was so proud of the fact that I could copy and paste data into the system. By the way: It wasn’t searchable. You couldn’t run reports. You couldn’t export anything. There was no way to actually USE the data in there, but I could put it in if I wanted.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Top Voices at SHRM 2017

Reflektive

For many human resources professionals, this past weekend was spent waltzing down Bourbon Street with Mardi Gras beads in hand for the annual SHRM conference. For those who don’t know what SHRM is, it is the Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference, which is the largest annual gathering of HR professionals in the world.

The 7 Corporate Culture Questions Every CEO Should Ask

ATD Human Capital

Leadership and learning are indispensable from one another. —John F. Kennedy. I like questions. Questions make people think. Statements may go in one ear and out the other, but a good question will bounce around inside your head until you come up with an answer.

Why employee engagement matters – and 4 ways to build it up

HR Morning

As you know, employee engagement is an important factor in how well organizations function. But how important is it, really?

Learn this HR Leader’s No-Fail Approach to developing leaders

Everwise

Over the course of his 20-year career, Ranu Gupta has held HR and Learning leadership roles at global corporations like Procter and Gamble, Western Union, and GE Capital. He has an M.B.A.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

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.

My Anniversary

UpstartHR

I attended the WorkHuman conference a few weeks ago in Arizona and connected with many friends and colleagues that I hadn’t seen in a while, and each of them asked how my work was going. This week marks my one year anniversary of running Lighthouse Research & Advisory , and it has been such a joy. Here is the link to my announcement last year , in case you’re a new reader. I’m able to do the work that I love, whether it be writing, speaking/teaching, or research.

Gratitude: The Power of (Not too) Positive Thinking

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It’s no secret that an optimistic outlook, fueled by a healthy dose of gratitude, can directly contribute to happiness and success. But—according to studies focused on two types of optimism, realistic and idealistic—there may be a catch.

The 11 Habits of Highly Effective Teams

ATD Human Capital

In my book, The Collaborator: Discover Soccer as a Metaphor for Global Business Leadership , I describe the game of soccer as the best example of a sport with teams charged to perform their work under changing conditions. Why soccer?

Breaking Down 2017 Labor Law Complexities

Workplace employment issues continue to make news as state and local governments propose labor law legislation at a frenzied pace. This free e-guide analyzes years of labor law posting data to provide you with a look at the complexity of labor law compliance for businesses of all sizes.

6 Techniques: Improve The Way Your Employees Communicate

Achievers

When your team works in the same building, it’s easy to get to know one another. Since you see each other every day, you’ll likely develop a deeper than surface level relationship based on proximity alone.

How to Strengthen Your Team with Intentional and Open Communication

Switch and Shift

I once worked in an office where, at some point along the way, management instituted the policy that creatives shouldn’t communicate directly with managers in charge of client services. Staff managers were interlocutors with whom we creatives communicated with client services.

HR Leadership Lessons from Non-Traditional CHROs

Visier

CHRO’s who come from non-HR backgrounds discover that HR is the most impactful of all functions. Their experience holds important lessons for all HR leaders. CHRO’s from non-HR backgrounds say the CHRO role can be the best and most impactful of all leadership positions.

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Five Pillars Of Digital Transformation: Skills And Talent Management

SuccessFactors

In our last blog , we finished with these questions: Is technology a threat to people? How can humans stay relevant in a digital world? How can technology engage people in the workplace? What are the jobs of the future? All touch on the most critical element of any transformation: People.

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

Kicking The Ant Pile

HR Hardball

I think most of us would admit that being a control freak is a frustrating (and ultimately losing) proposition.

How to Promote Change in Your Organization

ATD Human Capital

Change means giving up something. What are you willing to give up to move forward? Stop resisting change, even if it hurts. The way you look at a changing situation, or even a person who is changing, determines your reaction.

7 Ways to De-Stress Your Workplace

Achievers

Stress is the single worst enemy of productivity. A stressed-out worker is usually not an efficient worker. Furthermore, high employee stress levels can lead to higher rates of employee turnover and absenteeism; who wants to work at a job with constant stress?

Why You Should Share Employee Engagement Metrics (And Where to Start)

CultureIQ

… The post Why You Should Share Employee Engagement Metrics (And Where to Start) appeared first on CultureIQ. Engagement Feedback

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.