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10 Activities that Encourage Employees to Take the Lead in Their Development

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This post is brought to you by HighGround , the employee development and engagement platform leader. They were named one of the Next Great Technology Companies at this year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo in Chicago. Enjoy the post!).

[Printable] 100 Starter Phrases to Align Employee Performance & Goals

ClearCompany HRM

There are so many ways to start giving employees better feedback, but one of the best is to use starter phrases to align the employee’s role and goals immediately to set the tone of the conversation. Performance Managment

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What’s Ahead for HR in 2017?

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Trends in HR for the year ahead will emphasize empowerment, the employee experience, and ultimately a more human workplace. What will some of the big themes be for HR leaders in the year ahead and how can we begin preparing for them?

The Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization

Visier

Since joining Visier, I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of workforce analytics. I came to this organization because in my prior life as a researcher, my core focus was HR technology adoption and the value organizations derive from it.

The You, Me and We of Career Development

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before that I have a tendency to stockpile magazines so I can read during flights. This time of year is conference season which tends to be my busiest, with a lot of travel from September through the end of the year. Well, this year I have even more travel than usual.

Transforming Your Talent Process: 7 Must Have Downloads

ClearCompany HRM

We write a lot about transforming your talent into A-Players, but that takes more than technology; it takes a commitment to doing the work day in and day out. To help you be the best talent management professional you can be, we’ve created a giant resource pack you can download and take with you.

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The Importance of Recognition in the Workplace

Reflektive

Want to join the HR Roundtable and contribute insight to a monthly hot topic in HR innovation? Email dani@reflektive.com for more information. A good compliment goes a long way.

Offered Same Job by Two Different Recruiters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This is not a farfetched story. With the job market heating up, finding top talent is a very competitive business. Today’s reader note deals with in-house and external recruiters sourcing the same people. I haven’t been able to find someone discussing this situation.

[Video] 5 Ways Strengthening Talent Alignment Benefits Your HR Strategy

ClearCompany HRM

Talent Management

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Energizing Employees for Better Performance

HR Hardball

What exactly is “ energy ” – in the social or workplace sense?

A letter to my soon-to-be-born child

UpstartHR

Going way personal today. Take it or leave it, but I always write what moves me. Thanks! Dear Peanut, We are so very excited to meet you.

If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

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[Video] 5 Ways Strengthing Talent Alignment Benefits Your HR Strategy

ClearCompany HRM

Did you know employees are 7X more likely to be engaged when they report that their managers are aware of the tasks and projects that they are working on? Or that o nly 7% of employees today fully understand their company's business strategies and what's expected of them?

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When is ONE thing really THREE things? Whenever you want to sell newspapers and employee engagement.

What is Paul Thinking

We are a one-trick pony society now. We have abandoned our ability to see our world as a complex set of iterations, interactions and interrelationships. We think the economy is ONLY a function of Fed interest policy. We think the election is ONLY a function of media.

Being Successful With OKRs Requires Better Communication

15Five

What do today’s most successful, fastest growing companies have in common? Companies like Yammer, which was sold to Microsoft for $1.2 Billion, or Salesforce which grew to $1 Billion in revenue in 10 years, all practice management by objectives (MBOs) for goal-focused, company alignment.

The Romper Room of Leadership

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000 Are we still at a point where leaders are unable to provide their employees with constructive feedback regarding their performance? I’ve recently been made aware of several situations where there are clear deficits in performance from a team perspective in companies.

Why Silence at Work is a Good Thing—For Introverts and Extroverts Alike

The People Equation

I am the offspring of two very different personality types: a gregarious extrovert and a studious introvert. My youth was shaped by my mother’s extroverted style. She had a positive, upbeat energy and effortless charm in social situations.

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The Best HR Tech for Mid-Market Companies

Pomello

With hundreds of new software providers in the HR space, many HR executives wonder how to make sense of them all and select the best fit. Dozens of software platforms, in various categories, often lead to difficulties determining the strengths and weaknesses of each platform.

Scattershooting…on Bosses Day

HR Hardball

Scattershooting while wondering whatever happened to Chris Rock… Here, on the most awkward of “celebrated” office days, it seems appropriate to share my own reflections about becoming a “boss.”

Why HR Needs to Be More Like Marketing

EmployeeConnect

Today’s rapidly evolving workplace has generated more challenges in retaining, managing & engaging staff than any other time. The Increased mobility, job selection based on social profile & your companies purpose, places significant stress on a traditional HR approach. In this regard, your company’s HR processes & policies can foster a positive reputation or damage your image irreparably. Every business needs two critical resources to succeed: customers and employees.

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Get the LinkedIn Talent Connect 2016 Session Notes

Visier

Our Talent Acquisition team checked out LinkedIn Talent Connect 2016 and brought back fantastic learnings on how recruitment can have a greater impact on areas such as candidate experience, employee engagement, employer branding, and diversity and inclusion. Another major theme at the conference?

Fitting in the Missing Pieces of Global Teams – Understanding Work Culture

HRchitect

Written by: John Hinojos. I have written many blogs about ways to manage a global team. One of the areas which is oftentimes overlooked when managing teams, either global or domestic, is the difference in culture – both business and personal, that each person brings to the team. For example, I live in the United States and in California. Therefore, I will bring a certain approach to the team and project that is indicative to those living in the USA and California.

The Reinvented Performance Appraisal Coaching

ATD Human Capital

You have heard the buzz about reinventing—or completely doing away with—performance appraisals. But what does that really mean?

How to Get Old-Fashioned Leaders to Embrace Modern Workplace Values

CultureIQ

The entertainment industry is chock full of traditional bosses: the clumsy but beloved Michael Scott from The Office, the demanding Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada, and the formidable Jack Donaghy from 30 Rock. What makes these bosses so traditional?

5 Steps for Proving the ROI of Your Training Investment

Cornerstone On Demand

There’s an old meme that gets circulated on LinkedIn and other sites, reporting a conversation between a CEO and a CFO: CFO: What happens if we spend all this money training our employees and they leave? CEO: What happens if we don’t, and they stay? The idea, of course, is that organizations can’t afford not to train their employees. But where’s the proof? What does a training program really accomplish in terms of productivity? Employee loyalty? The bottom line

9 Strategies For Building Better Professional Relationships

Get Hppy

Remember how easy it was to make friends on the playground? Someone would ask to take turns on the swings or ask if they could join the soccer game, and that was basically it—you were best friends. Building and maintaining a professional network isn’t like that at all.

Oui Will See You in Paris

WorkHuman

Who would have guessed that the city of love is also the city of HR technology? This year’s HR Tech World conference will be held in Paris again on Tuesday – Wednesday (October 25-26) of next week.

Stuff The Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: TLC References at Work.

The HR Capitalist

Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It's my site, so I'm going dig in once in awhile by telling you more about who I am - via a "Stuff I Like" series. Nothing too serious, just exploring the micro-niche that resides at the base of all of our lives. Potshots encouraged in the comments.

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How Technology Is Changing Fashion at Work

Cornerstone On Demand

Outfits at work are more than just a fashion statement — they're also a business statement. As it turns out, what your employees wear to work is probably impacting your business's bottom line

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How Important It Is To Motivate Your Staff Well To Make Them More Engaged

Get Hppy

If you have become an entrepreneur, you should be ready to gather the best members in your team because they are your most important weapon in the business world. You cannot achieve great results with your company just by struggling alone.

5 Ways Recognition Powers Eaton’s Global Workforce

WorkHuman

Join Globoforce for a webinar with Eaton next Thursday. How do you engage a workforce of more than 100,000 employees, working in the United States, China, Switzerland, and Brazil? What if 50 percent of the population is offline, without access to a company computer?

This Interview Question is Now Illegal in Massachusetts

Everwise

In an effort to close the gender gap when it comes to equal pay, Massachusetts just passed a sweeping equal pay bill that, in part, makes it illegal for employers to ask for the salary histories of prospective employees.

L&D Hangout - How a Learning Function Can Make Managers "Career Agents".

The HR Capitalist

Video below (email subscribers click through) - I had the opportunity to talk with Alison Cooley and Ed Badwin on the Meridian Hangout last week related to this emerging conversation: How can we get managers to shift the conversation and approach leadership from the employee's point of view?

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How to Convince Your Boss to Invest in Tools Your Team Really Needs

Get Hppy

Video conferencing is fast becoming the IT tool for a lot of teams.

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