Sat.Sep 26, 2015 - Fri.Oct 02, 2015

Servant Leadership: Turning Hierarchy Upside Down

HR Bartender

“To be an excellent leader, you have to be a superb follower.” ” – Herb Kelleher, former CEO of Southwest Airlines. If you’re not following Josh Bersin’s writings, you should be. He’s written a couple of posts lately that deserve discussion.

5 Best Questions for Screening Candidates

ClearCompany HRM

Screening candidates will never go out of style, but doing it via the phone or in-person… will. With video interviewing, a series of predetermined questions can be asked of each applicant to help make better decisions of who to invite to the next round.

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Stepping Off The Global Cliff

HRchitect

By Elissa Montoya. For weeks, I have been searching for my next blog topic to no avail. For some reason, even with all the exciting stuff happening in HCM these days, I was coming up with a total blank.

How to Avoid Losing Talent to Startups

Cornerstone On Demand

Back in the 1960s, when the Baby Boomers were embarking on their careers, everyone dreamed of getting hired by one of the iconic American corporations: Procter & Gamble, General Motors, Lever Brothers, just to name a few. But that all changed during the dot-com boom in the mid-1990s.

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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.

Competency Models Provide the Roadmap for Career Success – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

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10 tips for a successful HRMS selection

HRchitect

Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. #10 10 – Choose the right team members for your project. Each process owner should have a representative for their process that understands the future state. They need to be accepting of change and be able to embrace doing things differently.

Yes, Your Startup Needs to Think About HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Bureaucracy tends to be a dirty word in tech hubs like Silicon Valley, a place where startups and their admirers value the efficiency of a lean team. As a result, Human Resources—a department associated with process and compliance—often ends up on the back burner.

Performance Review Cycles Impact Their Effectiveness

HR Bartender

There continues to be a lot of chatter about performance reviews. Love them or hate them. Keep them or ditch them. We’ve written about performance reviews before – here’s one of our faves. Performance reviews aren’t a one-size-fits-all process.

Making the HR Technology Leap

UpstartHR

I was talking with a friend last week about technology–specifically the kind we use in the HR, payroll, and recruiting space. His organization is using an awful tool that costs quite a bit of money. It’s not user friendly. It doesn’t make data easily accessible.

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.

The 3 Characteristics All Employers Should Look for in a Job Applicant but Almost Never do

Trinet

Guest post by Pomello Making great hires usually involves evaluating a candidate’s hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills, of course, usually take priority when assessing a potential employee’s. Visit site for full story. Hiring Recruiting HR recruiting SMB hiring soft skills

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3 Ways to Work Effectively with Freelancers

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the third post in a series about how to thrive amid shifting workplace demographics. The U.S. freelance workforce is currently 53 million strong and growing fast, according to a recent report from the Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk.

Employer Sends Invoice to Former Employee – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Based on the title, you might think today’s reader question seems like a one-in-a-million situation. The thought crossed my mind too. But after thinking about it, overpaying employees is a serious issue. Hi Sharlyn. I currently work as a manager at a nonprofit organization.

A Spirited Look at HR Tech 2015

Ultimate Software

October is here and, not only does it signal the contemplative fall season, for us at Ultimate Software, it means the exciting HR Technology Conference & Expo is just around the corner!

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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!

3 Things Business Owners Should Think About When Looking for a Small Business Loan

Trinet

Guest post by OnDeck The Federal Reserve Bank of New York reports that the average small business owner spends roughly 33 hours looking for a small business loan. That’s a significant time away from. Visit site for full story.

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Can Complicated Be Simple?

Cornerstone On Demand

I have had an iPhone since the 3G. I love the device. Apple has made it easy to stay with them and they create great continuity in their upgrade stream. They have excellent functionality and peace of mind with iCloud backups.

Do You Use Verbal White Space?

All Things Workplace

Note: I was prompted by the recent political debates to re-publish this popular post from the 2012 archives. Hope you enjoy it! Graphic designers know how to focus your attention. They frequently communicate through the use of white space. Less is more. The message is clear. There's no clutter.

Oracle Employees Say Recognition from Peers Most Powerful Means for Employee Engagement

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Employees are telling us what would engage them more in their work. We simply need to listen. Want to know how to engage employees? Perhaps the best (and obvious) answer is to ask the employees. Oracle did just that.

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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.

What to do if a Vendor is Sunsetting Your Technology

HRchitect

In the world of HCM Technology, change is the only constant. One change that may throw you for a loop is when you receive notification that your technology vendor is sunsetting or changing your HCM technology. While you likely aren’t jumping for joy about this, you don’t have to panic either. Let the HRchitect professionals guide you so you know, “What to do if a Vendor is Sunsetting Your Technology”.

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Do You Know How You’re Perceived as a Manager?

Something Different

…So this evening I came across a really interesting article on HBR about how younger people managers (under age 30) are perceived. It outlined common blind spots and challenges that said managers face. I am a people manager and under age 30, so naturally this was interesting to me.

A Former Manager’s (Surprising) Thoughts on HR

UpstartHR

One of the sites I follow regularly is Ask a Manager , where Alison Green shares her thoughts and wisdom on management, job hunting, and the workplace. With a wildly popular site like hers, she gets all kinds of questions from readers about different situations. I wanted to take the opportunity to get her thoughts on our (HR) side of the fence, so I pitched her a few questions. She was gracious enough to answer in detail, so check out the great Q&A below!

Can Companies Truly Offer the Work Flexibility that Employees Crave?

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s Emerging Workforce ® Study (EWS). All opinions are mine. When I was a kid, the cartoon The Jetson’s featured flying cars.

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.

Today’s Frontier is NOT Technology

China Gorman

I’m not sure where I ran across this report from Interact Authentically , Disengagement and Separation of the Virtual Worker. But I’m glad I found it.

Quote of the Week: “If you aren’t in the moment…

Something Different

…you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. – Jim Carrey. <imdb.com> <imdb.com> For this week’s quote we can thank Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer Jim Carrey.

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ICYMI: It's Time to Rebrand "HR"

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in HR. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular stories every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for September's top stories!

Improve Your Labor Attendance Through a Mobile Device

nettime solutions

If your older family members can rely on their mobile device to communicate, you should be able to access your labor attendance system mobily as well. Effective communication between employees and managers is essential to resolving tasks quickly and accurately.

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.

Don’t Leave Your Employees Hanging: How to Better Communicate Company Changes

CultureIQ

The word “change” can make employees cringe. That’s because organizations often force change on employees with minimal or inconsistent communication. Wharton Professor Nancy Rothbard has coined a term called the “Black Hole of Change,” which describes the disconnect between how managers feel they are communicating change and how they are really communicating change.

CEO Pay Ratio: An Overview of the Final Rules (Video)

Something Different

<www.wsj.com> Sue Holloway, CCP, CECP, Executive Compensation Practice Leader, WorldatWork, discusses who the ratio applies to, how it is figured and what companies should be thinking about now in preparation for the effective date of the first full fiscal year after Jan. 1, 2017. Best, Rory.

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Comparing Job Offers: Always Pick The Best Boss.

The HR Capitalist

From our Kinetix Tips series (email subscribers click through for photo): Of course, I was operating with limited characters in that space, so one elaboration. A potential boss's comfort with that question really doesn't include him automatically saying "yes".

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