Sat.Jun 21, 2014 - Fri.Jun 27, 2014

Stress Test: What Are You Doing To Combat the Number One Workforce Risk?


A 2014 study by Monster found that nearly half of the U.S. workers they surveyed left a job due to an overly stressful environment, according to a worrisome article on

The Difference Between Dreamers and Doers


4 techniques that separate doers and achievers from dreamers. In many ways, setting goals is similar to dreaming of success – goals are desired outcomes. But achieving goals (and with them, success) is infinitely harder and more complex.


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How to Improve Recruiting with an Employee Engagement Program


Monday, June 23, 2014 :00am. How to Improve Recruiting with an Employee Engagement Program By Kevin Grossman.

Sign-On and Retention Bonuses Reach All-Time High

Compensation Force

The use of sign-on and retention bonuses appears to be at an all-time high, according to a recently released WorldatWork survey on Bonus Programs and Practices. The research, which highlights the practices of 713 organizational participants, is the fifth iteration of a series that dates back to 2001.

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.

3 Times it Pays to have Integrated Benefits and Payroll Systems

CheckPoint HR

Midway through 2014, integrated HR technology remains a trending topic for HR practitioners and organizations looking to streamline operations and save on administrative costs. Integration starts with payroll – the big data-keeper for your organization.

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What is Strategic Engagement?


Strategy without an engaged workforce has no momentum. Engagement without strategy has momentum with nowhere to go. Most organizations have come to recognize the value of employee engagement. Engaged employees are more loyal and productive. However, not all engagement is created equal.

Master Moments: 6 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Master Moments. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the sixth of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

How to Build A Dream Team At Work


A super achievers team is a highly cohesive, diverse and aligned group of performers each skilled in their own domains. These teams speed- up the learning and growth of its members and It’s fun being on it, as everyone achieves more. So how do you go about building a super achiever team at work? At the new- age […].

An Execution Framework for Achieving Ambitious Goals


3 essentials for high cadence, high impact execution. While annual planning and performance reviews are very structured processes, most organizations don’t have structured models for managing execution and goal achievement between plan and review.

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.

Can Leaders Give Employees Meaning at Work? 3 key ways leaders can make a difference.


It’s no secret that Millennials are having a major impact on how organizations attract talent, structure work, and retain top employees. One of the most commonly mentioned characteristics of Millennials is that they seek meaning in their work.

Enliven Energy: 10 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Enliven Energy. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the tenth of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

[SlideShare] Are You a Workplace Trendsetter?


An engaged, aligned, and recognized workforce separates you from the pack. Get inspired. Be a trendsetter. Are You a Workplace Trendsetter? from Achievers. The post [SlideShare] Are You a Workplace Trendsetter? appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers.

#HRPickUpLines and the #SHRM14 Expo Hall

True Faith HR

This is the 14th SHRM Annual Conference I''ve attended, so I''m a bit jaded when it comes to the promotion from vendors to visit their booths. However, this year, Careerbuilder has a unique take by using the hashtag #HRPickUpLines as a way to get attention to their name.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

The Peter Principle: 5 signs you are a "Peter"


Our research continuously shows that organizations are better at achieving results than valuing people. If most people will tell you that valuing people is critical to accomplishing results, why is it that so many organizations are unbalanced?

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Enhance Wellbeing: 9 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Enhance Wellbeing. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the ninth of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

So Long, Traditional Job Boards?

Cielo HR Leader

At their core, job boards are an online advertising platform. Businesses post vacancies, let the board promote them, then wait for applicants to show up—hoping they are of the utmost quality and align with required qualifications.

How to Quiet That Inner Voice of Doubt

45 Things

We all have experienced, at one time or another, that tiny voice inside our head that tells us we can’t do something or that we’re failures. But once we start listening to that tiny voice, it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

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!

Business Analytics are all the Rage: Should HR Care?


There has been a lot of buzz lately about business analytics, predictive analytics, and big data. Organizations are using such methods to predict behaviors of customers, understand marketing and sales strategies, and inform strategic decisions.

Leverage Strengths: 7 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Leverage Strengths. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the seventh of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

Learning from Peers: Ronan Dunne, CEO, Telefónica 02

Cielo HR Leader

Post contributed by Matt Ballantine , Founder of stamp London and Digital Customer Experience Consultant at The IG Group. Matt founded stamp London in the summer of 2013, in a career that has included working at BBC Worldwide, Reuters, global marketing agency Imagination, and Microsoft.

How to Keep Your Best Employees with a Better Retention Strategy


A retention strategy isn’t in every business’s HR arsenal. But it should be. You worked so hard to get the right people in your organization. Why wouldn’t you work just as hard to keep them? Having an outdated or ill-conceived retention strategy, however, is just as bad as not having one at all. Here are some ways to make sure your business’s retention strategy is performing as well as the people it’s trying to keep in the building. One size doesn’t fit all.

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.

The Big Data Boom: Helping Leaders Accomplish Strategic Priorities


Make Meaning: 8 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Make Meaning. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the eighth of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

The Four #SHRM14 Conference Keynote Archetypes

True Faith HR

If you''re a newbie to the SHRM Annual Conference, you''ll see that a major attraction to entice people to attend is the array of keynotes providing guidance and inspiration. Perhaps this was one of the critical factors influencing your decision. After attending for 14 years, you''ll see that their are 4 major types of keynotes (h/t to Matt Charney for inspiring the post) that SHRM brings in. The CEO/Major Executive. This speaker shares his (usually) insight of how he views HR and the workplace.

Leadership in VUCA World: Perspectives on #IndiaHRChat


Today’s business environment is best described as VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. VUCA is, quite simply, the expression of the fact that the rate of change is outpacing our ability to adapt.

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.

The World Is Changing. Is HR Ready?


As we move further away from the recession, most businesses are working to position themselves for growth and expansion. However, the workforce is not the same as it was just six years ago and HR is presented with new challenges.

Can HR Drive Excellence? Impacting Business and Culture through Goal Setting


I recently came across an HR Insights Blog featuring 10 Ways to Be Better in HR in 2014. Several of the points struck me as keys to Human Resources (HR) success not only this year, but for years to come: #1 – Assume the role of a leader. #4 4 – Take a risk. #5 5 – Be more proactive, versus reactive. Because today’s HR professionals are more empowered than ever to add value to their businesses, and the best way to move the needle is to do things differently.

My Annual Love Letter to the @SHRMFoundation #SHRM14

True Faith HR

Dear SHRM Foundation , We’ve known each other for years. We’ve had our ups (your support of the HRGames) and our downs (the 247 Director’s Circle pins you sent me as a sign of your affection). However, despite this rollercoaster of emotions, I’ve always supported you and been in your corner. So, in this public forum, it is time to declare my love for you and say that you’re the best thing under the SHRM umbrella. How do I love thee?