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.

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).

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.

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.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

A People First Approach to Customer Service

Ultimate Software

Most of us spend as much time with our co-workers as we do with our families. And just as family relationships influence our behavior, the values of our bosses makes an enormous difference in our lives.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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What You Need To Know To Be Productive At Work (Infographic)

15Five

From Lifehacking to Productivity Hacking , everyone is looking for ways to be more efficient and productive at work and at life. Optimization doesn’t stop at the activities we perform, but also melts over into the environments that we create.

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?

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.