November, 2015

8 Reasons Employee Well-Being Must Be Self-Managing

HR Bartender

One of the things that I took away from this year’s WorkHuman conference hosted by Globoforce is that well-being must be employee centric. Organizations cannot mandate well-being. They do need to create the environment for well-being to thrive, then let employees embrace it.

Encourage More Productivity From Your Employees

ClearCompany HRM

Despite how well employees may be performing, sometimes you just need a little bit more out of them. Although you won’t be able to squeeze every last bit of productivity out of them, you can give them a nudge in the right direction.

People Generally See What They Look For and Hear What They Listen For

HRchitect

This past July marked 55 years since the release of “To Kill a Mockingbird”. The editorial team at Lippincott warned Author, Harper Lee, that she would probably sell only several thousand copies, however, that could not have been further from the truth. “To

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HR from the Outside In: Learnings from Dave Ulrich, Father of Modern HR

Visier

Earlier this month we were fortunate to host an interactive HR Leadership workshop for Visier customers, led by father of modern HR and leading business consultant Dave Ulrich.

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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 (New) Definition of Employee Engagement

Grovo HR

Employee engagement has been one of the most talked-about topics in human capital management for twenty-five years. And yet, despite the attention of professionals from every area of the business world—or maybe because of it—the term itself has never gained a universal definition.

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CEO Lessons: Culture, Values and Profits are Intertwined

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud.

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Build a Diverse Workforce with These 5 Best Practices in Mind

ClearCompany HRM

Higher revenue, better job performance, a more trusted employer brand, and increased customer base are just a few of the benefits of a diverse workforce.

A Successful Support Model- Part 1: A Phased Approach

HRchitect

Written by: Julia Hatton. When implementing a new talent acquisition system, or any HR technology, as part of your planning, you’ll need to establish a support model.

Why Hiring Military Veterans Is Good for Business

Trinet

For military personnel, transitioning to civilian life after active duty is challenging. Finding a job tops that list of challenges. The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance. Visit site for full story. Talent Acquisition talent acquisition Veteran's Day

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.

Do Emotions Belong In The Workplace?

Grovo HR

Knowledge workers care about what they do for a living. They can’t help it. A job in the knowledge economy requires years of education, innate talents, and a lot of an employee’s time. It’s not just button-pushing.

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5 Reasons HR Needs a Seat in the C-Suite

Cornerstone On Demand

As Richard Branson, CEO of the Virgin Group, said , “a company's employees are its greatest asset.” ” Branson is one of a growing cohort of leaders who understand that a company is no greater than the talent it employs.

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Lack of Leadership Has Created the Skills Gap

HR Bartender

I was facilitating a meeting recently where we were talking about the qualities that are essential for employees. Then we started talking about the essential qualities for managers. At first glance, you might think the conversations would be identical, but they weren’t.

How To Convince Your Employees Change is Good

ClearCompany HRM

George Bernard Shaw once said, “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” His powerful words ring true in our personal lives as well as in the world of business.

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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.

Migration strategy must-haves for Talent Management systems

HRchitect

Written by: Ray Eaton. One of the major challenges facing companies today is when the software being utilized for Talent Management doesn’t have the ability, or is not properly aligned to keep up with the business model and workflows for successfully managing talent.

7 Smart Ways to Reinvent Your Recruiting Strategy

Trinet

Guest post by BankOpening.co.uk In a competitive hiring environment, successful recruiters take advantage of various novel trends to build a robust working culture and attract top talents to their. Visit site for full story. Recruiting HR recruiting

Notes and Closing Comments from #HRevolution 2015

UpstartHR

This weekend was a whirlwind of activity as HRevolution swept through Saint Louis. It was one of the best yet (I’ve heard from some that this one was the most impressive), and as I head back to work I want to keep a few of the great conversations and topics in mind.

Changing is NOT Transforming!

Cornerstone On Demand

So let’s say you are helping a child with their science homework and so you reach for Google. The assignment is simple, to talk about how a caterpillar turning into a butterfly.

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.

Job or Career: Which One Do You Have?

HR Bartender

I recently read a remark that individuals who work at fast food restaurants or deliver newspapers do not have careers. The author of the remark said they have jobs. It made me wonder exactly what the difference is between a job and a career. So I looked up the words in the dictionary.

Is Performance Management Data Completely Backward?

ClearCompany HRM

Ever since Deloitte announced their revival of better performance management, the subject as a whole has been under fire. People hate performance reviews, but they need the ratings. The ratings aren’t accurate, but they need to promote.

A Successful Support Model – Part 2: Meat and Potatoes

HRchitect

Written by: Julia Hatton. Establishing a support model for your new Human Capital Management (HCM) system that ensures quick assistance to your end users and minimal disruption is a key part of an implementation project’s overall success.

Are Performance Reviews Really Worth It?

Trinet

Guest post by Bruce Eckfeldt I played squash last week with a fellow McGill alumnus. I got my butt kicked since it’s been ten years since I’ve picked up a squash racket and he plays three times a. Visit site for full story. Performance Management performance reviews trinet perform

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.

How to Coach Employees and Managers on Career Options

UpstartHR

As I look back on the past five years and all of the people I’ve met, I have made some interesting conclusions about career choices. My background as an HR pro has helped to expose me to a wide variety of experiences, people, and career options.

3 Ways to Help Employees Understand Their Worth

Cornerstone On Demand

How often do you talk about pay with your employees? It's likely only a few times a year: when they get a raise, bonus or promotion. And during those limited times you discuss pay, the context around the conversation often amounts to little more than, "You're doing a great job."

Employees With Benefits [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

We’ve all heard the phrase that there’s more to compensation than our paychecks. Meaning that perks and benefits play a huge role in total compensation. Benefits are usually defined as non-wage compensation.

5 Reasons Compliance is Easier with Video Interviewing

ClearCompany HRM

In Human Resources, we’re constantly managing risk. New technologies, while they introduce convenience into our lives can often bring worries of compliance, new risks and fear that our highly protected employee information could be misused or mismanaged. Video Interview

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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.