Sat.Dec 13, 2014 - Fri.Dec 19, 2014

Everything #HR Needs to Know About “The Cloud”

HR Bartender

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

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Onboarding Pain Points for New Employees

ClearCompany HRM

In our work with many client companies, we have found that onboarding is often put on the back burner. Too many leaders believe onboarding is such a low impact function that it gets neglected.

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Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

The ineffectiveness of traditional performance reviews is yesterday's news. But as the season of giving approaches, smart HR pros realize the traditional end-of-year cash bonus — while of course accepted and much appreciated — also needs a reboot.

What Do Employees Want Most? Appreciation and Good Relationships at Work

RecognizeThis!

Recognize This! Research from the Boston Consulting Group and The Network show employees around the world most need to know their work is valued and appreciated. They are different in [insert country other than your own.] They want different things than we do.”.

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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.

Know Your Limits – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

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

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Mindful Management: What Opportunities Are You Missing?

Cornerstone On Demand

Most of us are pretty mindless. We forget the names of people we just met. We're so attached to our devices we walk into people and trip over curbs. We all do it. So much of what we need is right in front of us; we just don’t know how to tune in to it. We need to learn to be more mindful.

Finding Your Hidden Influencers Is Easier Than You Think

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Hidden influencers are the people that keep your organization running smoothly. Tapping into their strengths can deliver great benefits. Your social recognition program can find them. What do I do? I don’t help companies implement employee recognition programs.

Study Reveals Positive Employee Experiences Matter

nettime solutions

According to the latest survey we conducted here at nettime solutions, 76.5% of respondents reported that their employers are actively working to create a positive employee experience. This is outstanding news.

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Engagement Tip #49: Highlighting Employee Interests

UpstartHR

I talked previously about my jump to Republic Wireless. I love the phone and the service, but I also love following the company’s blog and learning more about who’s behind all of that greatness. Recently they shared a very unique idea that I wanted to explore today.

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.

Weekly Must Reads: Fears Rise Over Robot Job-Takers

Cornerstone On Demand

The top stories HR pros need to know this week. The fear that technology will take away jobs date back centuries, but analysts say it may be warranted this time around. Artificial intelligence is taking off, while American workers are learning skills more slowly. Read more at The New York Times.

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Human Resources Today – Resources for the People Side of Business

The People Equation

A new site just launched called Human Resources Today. Human Resources Today curates content from many sources on the web regarding the people side of HR: employee engagement, leadership, corporate culture, employee retention and workplace communication.

Providing A Great Employee Experience [video]

nettime solutions

One of the most effective things you can do to retain top talent and keep your employees productive is to provide a great employee experience. Over the last five years, the consumer experience has evolved, and shifts in consumer experiences are resulting in new workplace expectations.

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I Sent You a Meaningless Email–Um, I Mean eCard

UpstartHR

I sent you an eCard. No, really.

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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!

Presentation Success Tip: How To Help People Follow You

All Things Workplace

Create Transitions. . "We''ll be back after this message from." There''s a reason why TV and radio announcers use that line. It''s designed to help you understand what''s about to happen and how it''s connected to the programming. In broadcasting it''s called a "segue.".

Are You Playing Chess or Checkers With Your Career

HR Bartender

At this year’s SilkRoad Connections conference , Ryan Estis asked a question that stuck with me. Are you playing chess or checkers with your career? Think about it. Playing checkers implies that we’re only thinking one move ahead. Chess means that we’re thinking several moves ahead.

100 Thinkers and Speakers about Leadership

The People Equation

Yesterday my friend and fellow HR blogger Robin Schooling tagged me in a Facebook post: . I couldn’t figure out what she was talking about until I clicked the link. Evidently Jeff Haden, a contributing editor at Inc.

Work Friendships Increase Job Satisfaction and Productivity

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Great benefit can be gained simply by encouraging employees to deepen relationships with each other through appreciation, gratitude and story sharing.

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.

Building a Productive Learning Culture: Advancing the Organization’s Learning Capability

ATD Human Capital

In a previous blog, “Building a Productive Learning Culture: Rightsizing Learning Opportunities,” we explored the ways that L&D teams can curate learning opportunities to offer those that are most relevant to employees.

The Case for Not Deconstructing Your Failures.

The HR Capitalist

There''s a lot of business propaganda out there related to failure. Ready for some successories quotes? LET''S DO THIS: 1. Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” - Winston Churchill. .

What were 2014's top talent acquisition and management trends?

Allegis Global Solutions

A look at what has been on the talent acquisition and management agenda this year

How to Avoid the Seven-Year Itch

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Service anniversaries are so much more than a certificate, crystal or pin. They are the sum of the relationships and experiences of those years. Today is my seven year anniversary with Globoforce. My husband is stunned.

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.

Mentoring: Tips for Success

ATD Human Capital

The following tips will help you to strengthen the potential success level of the mentoring experience. Click here to read full version

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Do Your Most Valuable Employees Feel Like "A-Listers" or "Silver Club Medallion"?

The HR Capitalist

I have to travel a lot for work, and I''ve made the life decision to live in Birmingham. As a result of that location, I generally fly one of two ways: 1. I fly Southwest out of Birmingham, and get some direct flights but still have to connect about half the the time.

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The Holiday PTO Trap: Use This Scientific Method to Avoid Employee Burnout

Visier

If you work in HR, December is the time of year when you start having more uncomfortable and random conversations with line managers on a regular basis.

Compensation Cafe: 2 Things to Get the Most Out of Employee Recognition Programs

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – Measurable, peer-to-peer recognition set apart average employee recognition efforts from Best-in-Class programs. Results are obvious to the bottom line.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

Global Workforce Gender Diversity: It’s Not Happening

China Gorman

Focusing on diversity in the workplace is an essential step in building a great culture. Advancing gender diversity is a key focus area that organizations should look to, armed with the knowledge that there is still significant progress to make before most workplaces achieve true gender equality.

Feeling Flat on Performance Reviews? You Need Stacked Ranking.

The HR Capitalist

It''s December and it''s time to do performance reviews. You''re tired. You just want to go on vacation, and you really don''t know where to start to distinguish between Johnny and Jenny from a performance perspective. . Sucks to be you. You need Stacked Ranking. .

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Accelerating Diversity

ATD Human Capital

Technology giants like Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Apple have recently pledged to do a better job in recruiting, retaining, and developing diversity in their workplaces, understanding that workforce diversity is intricately linked to their customers and ultimately, to their profitability.