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The One Thing Employees Love About the Performance Review Process

HR Bartender

In the human resources world, we talk all the time about ditching, killing, abolishing, etc. the performance appraisal. And I understand that the concerns about the effectiveness of the performance review are very real. But I ran across this article on the blog Get Rich Slowly that really showcases a facet to the issue that we’re not talking about. Pay increases. Many organizations tie pay increases to the annual performance review process.

10 Inspirational Quotes to Keep Your Performance Goals on Track

ClearCompany HRM

Having goals is never a bad thing. The tough part, especially in managing employee goals and performance, is the battle may be up a long, steep hill and some goals will not be successful. Whatever the case may be, sometimes employees (and managers) need a little extra push to keep themselves engaged and working towards the performance goals they’ve taken so much time and energy to plan and pursue. Help your team keep the faith with these 11 inspirational quotes, hand-picked by yours truly.

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4 Expert Tips for a Successful Hiring Process

Trinet

There are many steps hiring managers must take to fill an open position. These include sourcing applicants, screening candidates, interviewing, skills assessment, writing the offer and onboarding the. Visit site for full story. Talent Acquisition Hiring better

Surveys Matter, But Actions Matter More

Engage2Excel

Surveys dominate the news these days. In the midst of one of the most unique primary seasons in U.S. electoral history, the results of voter surveys have upended the political process. Why is this? Engagement employee surveys stratgey

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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.

Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

HR Bartender

I know this will sound really weird coming from someone who designs and delivers training for a living but, all learning opportunities do not have to be training. In fact, training can have a greater impact when it’s delivered in concert with other learning opportunities. It’s about bringing the right methods together to create the best experience for the learner. I’ve never worked somewhere with a formal training department.

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Employee Investigation Best Practices

UpstartHR

Investigations are one of the toughest parts of working in HR, because you have to work between very fine boundaries and there is always going to be someone upset with the result, no matter how gently you tread. In the various investigations I’ve been a part of, I have picked up some tips and tricks that help to make the process more smooth.

Praise is an Essential Skill for New Managers

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Praising conversations are a key tool for new managers across generations, improving their capacity for communication and relationship building. There is no shortage of skills that new managers need to develop as they transition from individual contributors to leading people for the first time.

Strategies For Handling Burnout

HR Bartender

One of the workplace topics being discussed with more frequency is employee burnout. It’s commonly included as one of the contributing factors to employee disengagement. But what exactly causes burnout? During the Massachusetts Conference for Women , I had the opportunity to attend a panel discussion specifically focused on burnout. It was interesting because the group talked about stress and burnout in a unique way. They said that stress is something we have on a regular basis.

What You Need to Know About the Latest HR Technology Trends

Trinet

Business today is all about leveraging the power of technology for efficiency, security and convenience. With new cloud technologies, automating your HR tasks doesn’t need to be cost-prohibitive. Visit site for full story. HR Technology HR technology

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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.

Let’s End the “Toxic Employee” Talk

CultureIQ

People are complex—which makes for an interesting workforce. Since we do not live in a perfect world, problems and complications arise at work , potentially bringing out some undesired traits from your employees. That said, labeling employees as toxic is counterintuitive to building workplace culture. Employees can have a bad day or week at work, but should they define how leaders view their talent?

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Why I Have Trust Issues With HR

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000You all know I love me some HR. I believe in its fundamental tenets of understanding work behavior. I also enjoy the small window of opportunity we have to balance both the needs of the business and the employee. To many, it seems like a job anyone can do, but for those that do it […]. Advice Featured Human Resources Leadership Personal #TAOHR Ask Czarina Business Career Compliance Culture Employee Morale Engagement Ethics HR discipline HR Practitioners Janine N.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Employee Perks Edition

HR Bartender

You guys know I’m on the advisory board for The Workforce Institute at Kronos. Each year, the board puts together a list of the Top 5 Workplace Trends for the year. On this year’s list we find unique benefits and employee perks emerging as a competitive advantage. I do believe as the recruiting market becomes more challenging, organizations will look for ways to set themselves apart. Over the past few months, I’ve run across a few perks that companies might find interesting.

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It’s Tax Season! Here is What Employers Need to Know About the IRS’s Affordable Care Act Reporting Requirements (with Deadlines)

Trinet

In February 2015, the IRS issued final forms and instructions related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Back in December, 2015, the IRS issued a deadline extension for the new ACA reporting. Visit site for full story. Affordable Care Act tax compliance

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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 the Holiday Season Can Teach Us About Workplace Culture

CultureIQ

The holidays are a time of cheer and wonder for many. In fact, leaders can learn a thing or two about how to apply holiday principals to ramp up their workplace. Think about it—this time of year requires people to listen, empathize, and share experiences together. The same happens in the workplace. Here are three ways leaders can apply the holiday spirit to build a strong workplace culture: The Gift of…. Listening. Around the holidays, people have to do a fair amount of listening.

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11 Ways 360-degree Feedback Can Fall Short

DecisionWise

At DecisionWise, we are strong advocates of a well-designed 360-degree feedback program. So, you might find it strange for me to be writing on the hazards associated with 360-degree feedback. No process is perfect, and the 360-degree process can have some serious shortcomings when not handled effectively. Multi-rater feedback (or 360-degree feedback) can be a powerful tool in your employee development arsenal. If not properly implemented, it can also have some serious drawbacks.

Prepare for Nurse Retirements and Shortage with Intelligent Workforce Planning

Visier

With baby boomers heading into retirement — by 2050 an estimated 88.5 million people in the U.S. will be 65 or older — healthcare providers have an increasingly large influx of patients entering their doors. But there is another retirement population that is perhaps even more worrying to them: nurses. According to a survey by the National Council of State Board of Nursing and the Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers, 55% of registered nurses (RN) are age 50 or older.

Do You Know What Your Candidates Are Thinking? (And I don’t mean Bernie and Donald!)

China Gorman

It’s here! The 2015 Talent Board North American Candidate Experience Research Report was published a couple of weeks ago. And if you have any interest at all in the relationship between the experience your employment candidates in the application process and your ability to actually hire the right talent, this report is a gold mine! Written by Madeline Laureno and Kevin W. Grossman, it’s a great read and full of useful data points.

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.

Let’s End the “Toxic Employee” Talk

CultureIQ

People are complex—which makes for an interesting workforce. Since we do not live in a perfect world, problems and complications arise at work , potentially bringing out some undesired traits from your employees. That said, labeling employees as toxic is counterintuitive to building workplace culture. Employees can have a bad day or week at work, but should they define how leaders view their talent?

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12 Shortcomings of 360-degree Feedback You Need to Know

DecisionWise

At DecisionWise we are strong advocates of a well-designed 360-degree feedback survey program. So, you might find it strange for me to be writing on the hazards associated with 360-degree feedback. No process is perfect, and the 360-degree feedback process has its shortcomings. However, when those shortcomings are studied and managed, the benefits and results of a 360-degree feedback program are heightened and improved.

5 Things to Know About The Yelp Employee Who Got Fired Complaining About A Living Wage in San Fran.

The HR Capitalist

Many of you saw this, but it's too good not to talk about here. A Yelp employee recently got fired for writing a post taking her company and CEO to task for not paying her better so she could live in the Bay Area.

Compensation Cafe: Empowerment is Great, But Make Sure You Have These Things First

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Empowerment removes barriers to unleash employee motivation. For it to work, there needs to be a strong foundation of culture, recognition, and aligned incentives. Empowerment is a great idea that essentially has the organization getting out of an employee’s way- removing barriers, increasing motivation and productivity. But it can be tricky to implement effectively across all employees.

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.

How to Leverage the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in Your Company

CultureIQ

How well do you know your team? More specifically, what are their strengths or areas of opportunity? Understanding what makes your employees tick is part of being an emotionally intelligent leader. As we’ve discussed previously , EI leaders kill it at workplace culture because they make the investment in getting to know their team. But you don’t have to be a mind reader to get a sense of your employee climate. In fact, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a great place to start.

Contingent RPO - what does it mean for APAC?

Allegis Global Solutions

A look at the advantages of deploying a contingent RPO solution in APAC

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Leadership Intelligence Podcast – Episode 003 – How to Give Feedback

DecisionWise

Podcast 003 – How to Give Feedback. Guest presenter: Darrell Harmon, M.O.B. Listen as Organizational Change Consultant, Darrell Harmon talks about how to give feedback face to face. You will hear tips and structures on giving constructive feedback. Learn feedback tips and advice on peer-to-peer, subordinate-to-manager, manager-to-employee and personal situations. See Podcast Episode List.

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The Secret to Scaling Up with Recognition

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Peer-to-peer recognition is an effective and powerful way to scale up behaviors that align to organizational success. One of the most difficult things for leaders is scaling great ideas, behaviors, or performance- bringing excellence to more people and more places across an entire organization. This is no easy feat, but it can be done with the right culture. One of the best things a company can do is nurture a culture of recognition.

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.

Do You Know When to Run an Incentive Program?

What is Paul Thinking

Click Here for Larger Version of Incentive Decision Tree. Most people think they know. My experience is that most people are wrong. But here I am to save the day. Below are the most important questions you need to answer before deciding whether to run an incentive program and deciding how to structure it. Use this EVERY time you think you need an incentive program. The image on the right is a more detailed decision process for those who like the detail). Make sure you go through ALL the steps….

How to Leverage the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in Your Company

CultureIQ

How well do you know your team? More specifically, what are their strengths or areas of opportunity? Understanding what makes your employees tick is part of being an emotionally intelligent leader. As we’ve discussed previously , EI leaders kill it at workplace culture because they make the investment in getting to know their team. But you don’t have to be a mind reader to get a sense of your employee climate. In fact, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a great place to start.

EP003 Leadership Intelligence Podcast – How To Give Feedback -

DecisionWise

Listen as Organizational Change Consultant, Darrell Harmon talks about how to give feedback face to face. You will hear tips and structures on giving constructive feedback. Learn feedback tips and advice on peer-to-peer, subordinate-to-manager, manager-to-employee and personal situations. Download your 360-degree feedback survey right here. The post EP003 Leadership Intelligence Podcast – How To Give Feedback appeared first on DecisionWise.

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