Sat.Oct 01, 2016 - Fri.Oct 07, 2016

10 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions.

Better Innovation Starts with Core Competencies in Talent Management

ClearCompany HRM

“You will never get good work out of anyone if you hand over a brief and go, ‘We have no clue what we want, but why don’t you just do it for us.’". Talent Management

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A Thriving Community Built on Collaboration

Ultimate Software

In celebration of Customer Service Week, October 3–7, we share the following post highlighting the importance of collaboration—a cornerstone component of Ultimate Software’s commitment to service and to ensuring our customers’ continued success.

Why We Need to Stop Idolizing Overwork

CultureIQ

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Can HR Reopen an Employee Investigation – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This is a very interesting reader note. While it might sound unusual, I could see it happening. I had a complaint filed against me for inappropriate conduct. I received an email stating that HR wanted to meet with me about the situation. I was never told the details of the complaint.

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Lessons from the 2016 HR Tech Conference

Cornerstone On Demand

It's hard to believe this year's HR Technology Conference is already over. The 19th annual conference brought together the best and brightest innovators and companies in the HR world to explore the latest trends, demo new products and compare best practices. It was a great four days in Chicago, and we're already looking forward to next year

Why Do We (So) Often Recruit the Wrong People?

EmployeeConnect

A candidate is generally judged based on the success of his previous work experiences. But many times, once the new hire has started in his role, we realise that he is failing to perform and meet requirements.

Using VUCA to Process Organizational Change

HR Bartender

During this year’s WorkHuman Conference , hosted by Globoforce, I learned a new acronym – VUCA. It stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. Wikipedia says it was introduced by the U.S. Army in the 1990s. In recent years, it’s been used in strategic leadership conversations.

How to Save Your Team from the End of the Year Slump

CultureIQ

It’s that time of year — the 100-day dash between late summer and mid-Fall where employees and managers alike try to complete projects and connect with clients before the holiday season pulls everyone away from their desks. For many industries, the end of the year is a traditionally slow time.

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Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

SMB to Enterprise: The HR Technology Divide (#HRTechConf)

UpstartHR

Recently I was interviewed by a good friend from SHRM’s Public Affairs team, Mary Kaylor. She asked me a few questions about the HR Technology Conference, and you can read it all here. What I want to expound upon here is the final question in the interview.

Mind the Gap: Why HR and Employees Must Work Together on Talent Mobility

Cornerstone On Demand

The modern world of work values innovation over tradition, creating a new set of requirements for both business and individual success

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How Can HR Demonstrate Value as a Business Partner

EmployeeConnect

There’s a common thought and saying that some things can’t be done alone. We all need help and most of the time we’re too shy to ask for it. Either that or we’re too arrogant and reluctant to ask.

#HRTech Conference – Bigger and Badder Than Hurricane Matthew

What is Paul Thinking

SEO link bait aside, the headline still stands. I’m in Chicago this week for HRTech. I’m one of the designated “bloggers” for the event which means I get a pass to the event and … well… that’s about it. I say that up front just to be clear there is not pay to play or other exchange.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Who Inspires You to Get Out of Bed in the Morning?

RecognizeThis!

by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! Simply expressing to others they are appreciated and important powerfully and positively impacts both the giver and receiver of the praise. How do you change someone’s perspective of themselves? How do you change your own perspective of yourself and your mission?

HR Technology in 2017: Disruption Ahead

Josh Bersin

This week we publish our HR Technology Disruptions for 2017, and I expect to see some radical changes in the year ahead. Let me summarize the highlights here, and I encourage you to read the 50 page.

Why You Should Consolidate Your HR Technology Stack

EmployeeConnect

The rise of the highly specialised HR tech market has lead a large number of organisations to work with a multitude of HR solutions to carry their day-to-day workforce management and strategy planning.

Gamification At Work: The Future Or A Fad?

Get Hppy

Gamification at work can be hard to justify to those who don’t know the science – “work isn’t there to be enjoyed” they say. But the simple truth is that if the process has been shown to increase staff happiness, and as a result productivity.

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100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th 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.

Extreme Work Hours: An American Crisis

ATD Human Capital

Something must be done about the amount of time Americans work. According to a 2014 Gallup poll , the average full-time employee in the United States works 47 hours per week. Almost 40 percent of employees work more than 50 hours each week and 18 percent work more than 60 hours.

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HR in 2017: New Bersin by Deloitte report predicts most disruptive year ever

Everwise

If anyone has a crystal ball into the trends that will shape and redefine how HR leaders approach their work, it’s Josh Bersin, Principal at Bersin by Deloitte.

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Finding Your Sunshine At Work

The People Equation

Every summer, I plant a small veggie garden in my Michigan backyard. Even though the location is too shady for some of the sun-loving plants, it’s the only place that works in our yard, so we (and by “we”, I mean both the plants and I) make do.

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Top Talent Have These 5 Traits In Common

Get Hppy

You’ve heard it a million times. Building extraordinary value in an organization requires amazing people. You can have the most innovative technology and the coolest products and services, but without the people layer to transform these capabilities into value, they are worthless.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

ICYMI: How to Become a True Learning Organization

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 HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for September's top stories

How Not To Talk About Diversity/Inclusion - If you Want to Actually Recruit Diverse Candidates

The HR Capitalist

Most of us have work to do related to optimizing the diversity/inclusion that exists in our organization. That's just the way it is - even if you're in good shape overall, there's always room for improvement in specific areas. No organization is perfect.

Achieve Better Team Collaboration With Visible Goals

Reflektive

Goal visibility is about motivation and progress. As a social species, we care about what others think. In today’s workplace, shared goals are a powerful way to keep team members on the same page and drive engagement. When you put together a goals program, either for your own personal development or for your employees as an HR director, think about the process not just of setting, but maintaining goals.

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Rebuilding Company Culture in a Mobile Age

Get Hppy

A key predictor of success in any endeavor comes from mindset. It can be tempting to approach the challenges of establishing, rebuilding, or preserving a company culture as an uphill battle when more and more work is done remotely.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.