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It’s Time To Solve the Performance Management Puzzle

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Performance management ain’t easy. At least not for most of us. As Deloitte’s 2013 Human Capital Trends report noted, “… 58 percent of HR leaders gave their performance management process a ‘C’ grade or worse.” In fact, the report itself contains an entire section called, “The Performance Management Puzzle. Puzzle—as in riddle. Enigma. Challenge. Problem. It’s a fair comparison.

Keys to Attracting Top Talent

Effortless HR

The current job market is saturated with highly qualified individuals, and the most qualified job seekers are looking for much more than just a paycheck in their search for employment. In order to attract the best candidates, you should have certain measures in place in your recruiting and hiring processes. What do the top talents in your industry look for? How can you attract them? Here’s a look. The Employer of Choice.

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Professional Recruiters Reveal 16 of the Best Interview Questions to Ask

Insperity

It takes a lot of work to get qualified job candidates in your door for an interview. But, that’s not always your toughest task. Developing interview questions that will give you the answers you need to make the best hiring decision for your business can prove to be much more difficult. But there’s no need to walk into the interview room feeling unprepared, or to walk out feeling unsure about the candidate’s potential at your company.

Announcing the 2013 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ winners!

Achievers

According to Gallup, a large majority (70 percent!) of the American working population is not engaged at work. This is a missed opportunity for employers because engagement is an effective tool to boost bottom-line results through alignment and increased productivity. Most importantly, it builds a competitive employer brand that attracts, retains, and inspires top performers. This is why companies that achieve high engagement should be celebrated.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Recruiter Benefits of LinkedIn: 4 Questions with LinkedIn Trainer Dan Sherman

Peoplefluent

Monday, January 13, 2014 :00am. Recruiter Benefits of LinkedIn: 4 Questions with LinkedIn Trainer Dan Sherman By Salvatore Giliberto. If you want to generate qualified applicants via LinkedIn, it is critical to understand how candidates are navigating the social network.

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12 Title Tidbits from Scaling Up Excellence by Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao

David Zinger

Is your organization scaling up or just about to lose its grip? Reading time: Under 2 Minutes). Two days after Ground Hog day, Febraury 4th, 2014, we will all have the opportunity to come out of our cubicles and offices and either get blinded by looking up at the sun or get enlightened about scaling up excellence by reading Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao’s, Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less.

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Secure deductions at assisted living facilities

Business Management Daily

Suppose that a family member has to move into an assisted living facility. Although nursing expenses are generally deductible as medical expenses, the lines can get blurred. The post Secure deductions at assisted living facilities appeared first on Business Management Daily. Small Business Tax Small Business Tax Deduction Strategies

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7 Career Site Usage Trends Every Recruiter Should Know

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 :00am. 7 Career Site Usage Trends Every Recruiter Should Know By Ellen Julian. As recruiting organizations examine their engagement strategies for 2014, it’s helpful to look at when, where, and how candidates searched for jobs on career sites in 2013. We used Google Analytics to examine visits to all career sites powered by Peoplefluent and saw some compelling trends emerge. Read More » read more

Getting to Important

NoExcusesHR

Recently I''ve been reading, learning, and thinking about teams and how they get their work done. I work in a complex healthcare organization that has many priorities, requirements (both legal and regulatory) and pressures to meet the steady flow of financial, talent management, operational and communication challenges. It is inherent in the industry. To top it all off, we care for some of the most fragile patients imaginable.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Evaluating Your Employer Brand

Cielo HR Leader

Employer brand has grown into much more than how customers and employees view an organization; it has become a business imperative that directly impacts the bottom line. In fact, 83% of nearly 4,000 corporate HR leaders across the globe believe employer brand has a significant impact on their ability to hire quality talent. .

Employee Mobility and Keeping One's Doctor

True Faith HR

One of the more recent complaints about the Affordable Care Act is that the narrow networks created may mean that some may no longer be able to " keep one''s docto r." For some, the one-on-one relationship with their doctor is inviolate. They get to know your health history. You expose every inch of yourself to his or her eyes. We lean on doctor-patient confidentiality to share our most intimate feelings and concerns. However, we are a nation on the move.

Want To Get Serious about Succession Planning? Invest in the Right Tools.

Peoplefluent

Friday, January 17, 2014 :00am. Want To Get Serious about Succession Planning? Invest in the Right Tools. By Salvatore Giliberto. In our last blog post, we wrote about the disconnect between managers’ feelings regarding the importance of succession planning and their organizations’ lack of practical commitment to it. Read More » read more

How One Bank Invests in Millenials

45 Things

Many businesses today have expressed frustration with younger workers. They claim they lack the proper business skills and other professional abilities that will help make them good employees. However, some employers aren''t content simply to complain about Millennials'' lack of skills but are being active in addressing them. BOK Financial Corp. BOKF) with banks in eight states and headquarters in Tulsa, Okla., has had a financial training program in place since the late 1960s.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Knowing HR and Business Like the Back of Your Hand

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Jane Bilcock, Chief Human Resources Director, Cielo. In this issue, we talk to Jane Bilcock, Chief Human Resources Director of Cielo. Jane is a highly experienced, international HR leader, who’s worked with some of the top global businesses, including Dun & Bradstreet, WPP, Barclays and Diageo. We ask her how she thinks HR should be adding real value to organizations. Jane, can you give us a quick run-through of your background and experience to date?

Building Employee Engagement and R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find Out What It Means To Me

SuccessFactors

There are many ways to define engagement, but it basically comes down to employees feeling a sense of commitment toward their job and company. One of my favorite definitions is “having employees who act like company owners”. Such a feeling is what makes employees proactively find ways to increase their performance without direct instruction. It’s […]. Performance & Goals Talent Management Thought Leadership Corporate Culture Employee Engagement Employee Satisfaction

Burned out

The HR Minion

I’m tired. Like bone deep exhausted, pain in your heart kind of tired. An almost perpetual ball of anxiety feels like it has been lodged in my abdomen and it is unbelievably draining to fight it all the time. To not let it affect your mood, to not let it affect your behavior or how you treat others. This is not a battle I have been winning. For the past month or so more often than not I end the day tired and feeling like an ass.

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#20mmc : HR & Technology - A Relationship that Can't be Broken!

Strategic HCM

I''ve not got around previously to sharing the archive of a short webinar I did recently with SuccessFactors - 20 Minute Masterclass: HR & Technology - A Relationship That Can''t Be Broken! Enjoy! Consulting - Research - Speaking - Training - Writing Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD Contact me to create more value for your business jon [dot] ingham [at] strategic [dash] hcm [dot] com. HCM technology HR role

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

SURVEY RESULTS: The Primary Driver of Engagement in Healthcare

Cielo HR Leader

Compensation and incentives are not nearly enough to drive employee engagement , this according to a survey conducted by Cielo during the ASHHRA 49th Annual Conference & Exposition.

Sustainability as a Core HR Discipline

SuccessFactors

By Anke Doerzapf, Marketing Manager at SuccessFactors, an SAP company, and Peter Graf (@PeterGGraf), Chief Sustainability Officer of SAP (Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) Haven’t hugged a tree lately, dear HR leader? Well, you’re not alone. According to the “State of Sustainable Business Survey 2013” by BSR, HR is among the least engaged corporate functions when […]. Strategic HR core hr HCM hr HR strategy Sustainability

New Year, Not So New Challenges

DDI

Leaders focus on four challenges that aren’t going away for leadership development professionals in 2014

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Burned out

The HR Minion

I’m tired. Like bone deep exhausted, pain in your heart kind of tired. An almost perpetual ball of anxiety feels like it has been lodged in my abdomen and it is unbelievably draining to fight it all the time. To not let it affect your mood, to not let it affect your behavior or how you treat others. This is not a battle I have been winning. For the past month or so more often than not I end the day tired and feeling like an ass.

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How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

QAspire Blog: Looking Back at 2013

QAspire

Looking back at 2013 fills me with gratitude. It was a remarkable year – both personally and for this blog. I did a lot of writing here and elsewhere, participated in some enlightening conversations with folks in-person and virtually, signed a new book deal (details soon), contributed photograph clicked by me on a book cover and did speaking at various respected forums.

To Train, and How to Train: That is the Question

SuccessFactors

By Edward Cohen, VP of Product Management at SuccessFactors (Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) When it comes to new technologies or fads in the training world, I usually step back and think about why or why they won’t succeed. A few years back Podcast were all the rage and everyone was going to be listening to […]. Learning learning Mobile Learning Professional Development Talent Development Talent Management

New Year, Not So New Challenges

DDI

Leaders focus on four challenges that aren’t going away for leadership development professionals in 2014

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Adjusted Community Rating and Its Role in Health Care Costs

Insperity

Community rating is a method for pricing insurance that pools policyholders within a geographic area into a single risk pool (a “community”) and charges them the same premium regardless of health, gender or other factors. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that insurers selling small group products use an adjusted community rating methodology that limits the number of factors used to calculate premiums and how much premiums can vary based on these factors.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, 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.