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Head Shift: How Leaders Help Others See Beyond the Obvious

ATD Human Capital

Effective leaders help others to think in more imaginative ways. Click here to read full version

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Video Predictions for HR in the Coming Year: #1-5

Josh Bersin

These predictions were recorded in the summer of 2014 and discuss our top 10 predictions for HR, talent, and learning in the coming year. For more details please download our 2014 Predictions Report. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Employee Engagement Enterprise Learning Performance Management hr predictions

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The Importance of Discretionary Effort—and How To Inspire It

Reviewsnap

We sparked some interesting conversation when we mentioned Aubrey Daniels in a recent post about the need for more frequent performance reviews. You might recall that Daniels was among the first individuals to champion the notion of applying behavioral science to the workplace. As a result, he’s widely known as “the father of performance management.” In discussing our post, some people told us that they’re fans of Daniels’ work.

The (Surprising) Facts About Motivation

Kazoo

Let’s start with what everyone agrees on. It’s good for employees to be motivated and not so good when they’re not. So the question then becomes, why isn’t it happening on a more consistent basis? In our work with Millennials (Gen Y), Indifference is one of their perceived orientations by the thousands of managers we interviewed. The intrinsic value that drives that perceived orientation is their need to find meaning in their work. Great!

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

The 5 Cs of Acknowledgment for Grateful Leaders: An Introduction

ATD Human Capital

Author Judith Umlas shares an introduction to the 5 Cs of acknowledgement for grateful leaders. Click here to read full version

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Meeting Employee Expectations from the Desk Chair to the Beach Chair

Peoplefluent

Monday, August 18, 2014 :00am. Meeting Employee Expectations from the Desk Chair to the Beach Chair By Joe Sansone. August has arrived and it may feel like back-to-school is right around the corner, but summer isn’t over quite yet. There’s still time for us to put those vacation days to good use and sit on the beach with family, have backyard barbeques with friends and play games in the park. Read More » read more

4 Tips to Making Employee Benefits a Family Affair

GuideSpark

Planning Family Benefits. Companies can stay competitive in today’s job market by helping employees achieve the proverbial work/life balance, which means providing a robust benefits package that serves the family. Spousal and dependent coverage, particularly for health insurance, is no longer something people can take for granted in this era of high benefit costs.

Leadership Improv: Use “Yes, AND…” Never “Yes, BUT…”

ATD Human Capital

In the improvisational world, the magic phrase is "Yes, AND…" When this concept is applied to work situations, the results can be amazing—radical changes in business and positive engagement from employees. It''s because when you apply "Yes, AND…" to life, people feel heard, valued, and accountable. When you say "AND" and get into the game, you''re part of the success or failure of the project, conversation, or event. Click here to read full version

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What is a talent hacker? A Workable Chat

Workable

#WorkableChat is a bi-weekly twitter chat where we speak with the leading thinkers in HR. It’s your chance to get hints and tips from the experts on topics from scaling recruitment efforts to HR technology and much more. What is talent hacking? A lot of people will be familiar with the term Growth Hacking in marketing but Talent Hacking is a new concept in recruitment and candidate sourcing.

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.

Retention and Rewards: The Double Edged Sword

Compensation Force

Employee retention is a double edged sword. According to Merriam Webster, in addition to being a sword with two sharp edges, this is defined as something that can have both favorable and unfavorable consequences. That''s about right. Or, as John Sumser of the HRExaminer puts it : “Why do we have layoffs?” Because the retention programs work too well. The idea that great people should be retained in their jobs for a long time is the exact opposite of growth and innovation.

Employee Engagement 3 Word Theme for 2014/2015: Engage, Engage, Engage

David Zinger

History of the 3-word theme. I first read about the 3 word theme from Chris Brogan. I have been using a 3-word theme for my work for six years and will be entering year seven in 10 days. Previous themes included: In 2009 my theme was: authentic, connect, engage. In 2010 my theme was: engage, mobilize, produce. In 2011 my theme was: engage, educate, enliven. In 2012 my theme was: stop, focus, and finish. In 2012/2013 my theme was: discern, invite, engage.

Why Most Leadership Development Programs Are Not Worth the Time (and Money)

ATD Human Capital

For leadership development programs, better leadership should be a means to an end, but not an end unto itself. Click here to read full version

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How to Salvage a Bad Job Interview

45 Things

There''s no better feeling than coming out of a job interview and feeling like you nailed it. You and the interviewer clicked, everyone seemed very impressed with your resume and abilities, and there was plenty of positive body language. On the other hand, there is no worse feeling than knowing that you messed up -- that somewhere in the interview you really bombed and possibly blew your chances of getting a job you really want.

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!

6 steps for setting up an in-house dispute resolution system

Business Management Daily

An alternative dispute-resolution program lets you identify and address problems while they’re still manageable and before they land in court. Here’s a six-step process for establishing an ADR program. The post 6 steps for setting up an in-house dispute resolution system appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece HR Management Human Resources

Dress to Impress for your Interview

Turning the Corner

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP. Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC. You’ve landed the on-site interview, now the big question…what to wear? In today’s casual work environments, it can be tough to know how you should dress for the interview.

Leadership Improv: Use “Yes, AND…” Never “Yes, BUT…”

ATD Human Capital

In the improvisational world, the magic phrase is "Yes, AND…" When this concept is applied to work situations, the results can be amazing—radical changes in business and positive engagement from employees. It''s because when you apply "Yes, AND…" to life, people feel heard, valued, and accountable. When you say "AND" and get into the game, you''re part of the success or failure of the project, conversation, or event. Click here to read full version

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Managing, Mentoring and Working with Millennials

Workboard

5 Management Tips to Bridge Differences. Two-thirds of corporate recruiters say their organization has a difficult time managing millennials and a similar number of executives give millennials low grades for work preparedness according to Deloitte – alarming because they comprise a third of the workforce. While it’s common to call them out as "different" or "difficult", they may not be either of those things. Deidre's Blog

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.

Excellent and Eclectic Guidance on Employee Engagement and Virtual Teams

David Zinger

How to Successfully Manage Virtual Teams. Nearly 40% of global knowledge workers are now considered “anywhere, anytime” workers and an increasing number of us work in different locations than our managers and teams. Managing people and teams you rarely see in person is a reality, yet very few of us are given tactics and tools to be successful. In conjunction with Fuze , I invited a panel of experts to discuss how managers can foster better employee engagement and performance among remote staff.

How to Use Mindfulness in Leadership

45 Things

Meditation – or mindfulness – is seen by some as the latest new-age fad where people sit around on the floor humming with incense burning nearby. It’s not often considered a top business practice at highly competitive companies. But some of the nation’s largest employers are embracing mindfulness as a way to ease the stress of a workday for employees, improve leadership and hopefully lead to happier and more productive workplaces.

Why Most Leadership Development Programs Are Not Worth the Time (and Money)

ATD Human Capital

For leadership development programs, better leadership should be a means to an end, but not an end unto itself. Click here to read full version

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People Exactly Like Us

NoExcusesHR

I spend a lot of time thinking about how people are treated. Sometimes it''s the tragic news stories that dominate my twitter news list. Other times the pain is very local.an overheard racial slur, or a demeaning comment about a gay or lesbian person. I have to tell you.I''m m feeling sad today.

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.

Employee Engagement Discernment

David Zinger

Finding employee engagement discernment on the wheel of engagement. Last week the Halogen Talent Space Blog posted my piece on 6 ways to be more discerning with employee engagement. Three of the six ways were: Abandon the search for the ONE definition of employee engagement. Be skeptical without slipping into being cynical. Cease your benchmarking mentality; get off of the bench and into the game.

Boomers’ Love/Loathe Relationship with Millennials and How to Overcome the Generational Divide

Achievers

You’ve heard the stereotypes about Millennials: lacking attention span, overdependent on technology, self-centered, ignorant of older generations, entitled – and so on. Not only are these statements inaccurate, but these myths also stem from the difference between how Millennials work versus how Boomers work.

The 5 Cs of Acknowledgment for Grateful Leaders: An Introduction

ATD Human Capital

Author Judith Umlas shares an introduction to the 5 Cs of acknowledgement for grateful leaders. Click here to read full version

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Does Human Resources Deserve More Respect?

DDI

Many executives believe that HR is a group of affable people with big hearts but little expertise

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.

I Don't Feel.Anything

NoExcusesHR

Something is different. You''re not quite sure what it is, but things aren''t what they used to be when you sit down at your desk. You just don''t feel anything.the drive, the passion, the ''I''m-all-fired-up-to-make-a-difference'' energy that was once part of your style. It seems like you''re following the same patterns, connect with the same people, and tackle the same issues as if they were the seasons of the year circling back again. Wait a minute. Same routine.again?

How to Improve Your Cash Flow with Better Bill Collection

Insperity

Have you ever found yourself wondering, “How do I get my customers to pay me on time?” You’ve tried sending letters and emails, making phone calls and maybe even threatening legal action. There are usually four reasons people don’t pay you: They’re dissatisfied with the service. They’ve set their own payment timetable. They’re short of funds – for the short-term. They have no money – and it looks like bankruptcy is on the horizon.

Head Shift: How Leaders Help Others See Beyond the Obvious

ATD Human Capital

Effective leaders help others to think in more imaginative ways. Click here to read full version

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