June, 2016

The 10 Habits Great Managers Use to Engage Employees

HR Bartender

Managers have a tough job. First, they have knowledge or skill in their area of expertise that the organization relies upon. And, they have a responsibility to engage employees. I would contend that the responsibility to engage extends beyond their direct reports.

5 Onboarding Tips to Win Over New Hires

ClearCompany HRM

Hiring is a two-way street. To begin a hiring journey, the candidate must woo the potential future employer. For the candidate to stay on the journey, the employer must woo the new hire. 33% of employees knew whether they would stay with their company long-term after their first week.

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Values In Consulting

HRchitect

Written by: Andrew Schweihs. Values have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. My parents instilled them in me from a young age. As a youth, I was involved in the Boy Scouts and YMCA, organizations with values at the core of their foundations.

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What These Experts Are Saying About Employee Appreciation

15Five

When was the last time you appreciated an employee ? When Emily says “Great job Phil!” to her direct report, that might make his day (and have Emily feel great, since sharing gratitude is proven to make those on the giving end also feel happier).

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.

Still Using Spreadsheets to Track Your Labor Hours? Here’s Why it Might be Time to Stop

Trinet

Twenty years ago, when I started in the time and attendance business, manually tracking time and attendance was the norm. The majority of businesses used manual “punch clocks,” where employees would. Visit site for full story. Wages & Pay time and attendance

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A Highly Engaged Workplace Culture: Essential Elements

HR Bartender

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

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The 4 Best Sourcing Hacks For Human Resource Professionals

ClearCompany HRM

It’s a simple fact of life that HR Pros are sometimes tasked with recruiting and even sourcing. And while sometimes this additional responsibility can be overwhelming, sourcing incredible talent can be really fun.

Redefining HCM: Hire Creative Minds

HRchitect

Written by: Elizabeth Capece.

Wanna Calculate Your Employee Engagement ROI?

15Five

The #1 topic on the minds of CEOs and senior HR leaders is ‘culture & engagement,’ according to Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends Report. Employee engagement can be defined as proactively and passionately adding value while aligning with the company mission.

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 Diversity Boosts Business Performance

Reflektive

Guest contributor Terry Lipovski is the president of Ubiquity , a preeminent provider of leadership development services around the world. HR professionals interested in contributing to Reinventing HR can email hello@reflektive.com.

Welcome to our #PeopleFirstPodcast – Culture Impacts Business

Ultimate Software

As a member of the HR community, we are always looking for opportunities to contribute to and even improve Human Resources as a profession, increase HR’s business value, and elevate our workforce as a whole.

Employment Branding Is Dead

HR Bartender

Sorry – I couldn’t resist the dramatic title for today’s post. But it’s true. Employment branding as we know it is gone. So is consumer branding. They are being merged together to create one company brand. A brand that will be used to attract and retain customers, candidates, and employees.

10 Mind-blowing Statistics on Performance Reviews and Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employees are constantly looking to improve themselves and are looking for timely, specific and helpful feedback. Don’t use the annual performance review as your only opportunity to tell your employees what's working and what's not. Daniel Pink , the Washington D.C.-based

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Training strategy for the Millennial Learner

HRchitect

Written by: Ray Eaton. A recent survey identified that the Millennial generation has just surpassed the Baby Boomers as the largest group in the workforce today. Therefore, it will become increasingly important to structure training to accommodate this newer generation of learner. Tools for training.

How to Recruit Like One of The Best Places To Work

Brazen HR

It’s no secret that during Q1, many companies are focusing on attracting top talent. The 2016 LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends survey of more than 3,800 recruiters found that 62% of respondents expect an increase in their hiring volume in 2016.

Which Leadership Archetypes Make Employees Want To Quit?

15Five

Every employee has their own experiences with management heaven and hell , with the hellish vastly outweighing the idyllic. According to Gallup this is often the result of a system where leadership positions are granted for the wrong reasons.

Quick Guide to Employee Engagement

EmployeeConnect

Being an employee yourself, there will be days where you occasionally feel disconnected from work. You feel unmotivated to show up to work, let alone do the work. If you had it your way, you would’ve pressed snoozed on the alarm clock until noon. Not even your pay is enough to get you out of bed.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

What Job Title Should I Use On My Resume – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Job titles can sometimes be confusing. In some organizations, they are taken very literally and can tell people internally and externally about your role and responsibilities. In other places, they can have some whimsy which may reflect the company culture.

The Best Job Ad Advice We've Ever Had

ClearCompany HRM

Oh, the job ad. Your very first impression on a candidate that can either pull them in or push them away. 80% of the respondents in a recent survey actively use career websites to find information about a potential employer.

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The Real Reason Why Your Best Employees Keep Quitting

Trinet

Employees leaving your company may give various reasons for resigning. While they may really need to take a job closer to where they live, decide to stay home with their children or want to change. Visit site for full story. Management Practices employee retention

4 Small Actions to Increase Transparency on Your Team

CultureIQ

Transparency has become part of the corporate vocabulary, referring to the extent to which companies share information with their employees, customers, and investors. The idea is that when employees are informed, they feel more engaged and accountable.

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.

5 Benefits of Employee Recognition Programs

Engage2Excel

The technological advancements in recognition software are being adopted by HR teams across the world. With the HR role stretched to included more and more responsibilities, this group is looking for ways to automate and assist with recognition initiatives and other strategic endeavors.

7 Keys To Building a High Impact Learning Culture

Grovo HR

When Peter Cappelli published his book Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs several years ago, the Wharton Professor of Management highlighted the growing skills gap in today’s marketplace.

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How You Can Repair Trust

HR Bartender

A big takeaway during this year’s Great Place to Work conference was that transparency builds trust. And that trust is often broken when the organization does things that are contrary to their culture. Because culture tells customers, candidates, and employees what to expect.

The DOL's Overtime Ruling and Your Organization

ClearCompany HRM

As you have likely heard, the Department of Labor recently made a final ruling on the Fair Labor Standards Act regarding overtime standards. This ruling will affect about 4 million employees and in turn, the organizations they work for. So how might you be affected by this new standard?

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.