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The One Component of the Annual Review that Must Stay

ClearCompany HRM

The traditional annual performance review has been criticized for missing the mark in specific feedback, timeliness and progress.

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Working With a Job Accommodation – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before that, years ago, I was involved in a major auto accident. And as a result, I spent years in recovery. I was fortunate to work for an employer who accommodated my situation. Not everyone gets those same opportunities. That’s what today’s reader note is about.

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How To Turn A Technical Expert Into A Leader

15Five

This is a story about a man named Andrew. Andrew was an ambitious young accountant. He was smart and worked hard. And because he was smart, he caught the attention of people in charge of the business.

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7 Strategies for Hiring and Managing Creative Employees

UpstartHR

Today we’re going to explore the intersection of creativity, innovation, and intrapreneurship (entrepreneurial activities occurring within an organization) and how these activities bring value to the business world. I hope you enjoy! Innovation is a curious thing.

Five Things Brands Need To Know When Working With Influencers

The Aristocracy of HR

000011000010I’ve been working for a few years now with multiple brands per year. I have worked with brands in the music industry to emerging technology companies. When I reflect on what has made for a great partnership in the past, there are several themes that crop up over and over again.

Technology: Cause or Solution to Employee Burnout

HR Bartender

I wrote a post recently about technology and burnout. I believe burnout is a huge issue for individuals and organizations. It’s an issue we need to be cognizant of in our roles as human resources and business leaders.

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Put the “Human” Back in HR for a Positive Workplace Culture

CultureIQ

Every HR manager can think of a time they didn’t feel they were part of the team.

11 Small Business Tips for an Epic Annual Meeting

ExactHire HR Trends

I enjoy working in the small- and medium-sized business (SMB) space–it’s easy to relate to challenges and opportunities for these employers because I work for an SMB, myself. Having access to impact the entire business from wherever I stand within the organization is an empowering benefit, too.

Sometimes It’s Important to Compromise

HR Bartender

During this year’s Women in Technology event at the HR Technology Conference , one of the speakers made the statement, “I will not compromise my personal style.” ” I’ve been thinking about the comment for a while now.

Recruiting = Sales and Marketing: The Changing Landscape

HRchitect

Written by: Jacqueline Kuhn. Earlier this month, I spoke at the first ever Talent Acquisition Technology Conference in Austin, Texas. The message must have resonated with the standing room only audience, as no one left before the talk was over.

Are You A "Workplace Prisoner"?

Cornerstone On Demand

You might be surprised to learn that one in twelve global workers are “Disengaged" yet are still planning to stay with their current employer. That's correct. About 8 percent of the people you come in contact with at work or in a working situation are miserable in what they are doing, are doing the minimum to get by and have no plan to change their situation. We call these employees “Workplace Prisoners." Our research has uncovered a number of reasons why employees become “Prisoners."

Great Careers Live At The Intersection of Niche and Grind.

The HR Capitalist

I remember being in High School and somehow ending up at the VFW where my dad liked to knock back a Seagram's VO or two. On the night in question, my dad was at the bar with a guy who he introduced me to and said the guy had some great advice for me, as I was interested in communications at the time.

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Don’t Frankenstein Your Technology – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I know that Halloween was a few weeks ago, but Frankenstein has become more than a holiday icon.

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Workforce Trends: What to Expect in 2017

Ultimate Software

As we approach the end of 2016, we are compelled to look ahead to what we can expect in the new year! With that in mind, here are my predictions for the world of people-first HR and business. The Voice of the Employee (VoE) Takes Center Stage.

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Cartoon Coffee Break: Productivity Booster

Cornerstone On Demand

Cartoon Coffee Break: Productivity Booster Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header Photo Credit: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management

What Everyone Should Know About Introverts At Work

WorkHuman

Don’t miss Susan Cain at WorkHuman 2017. Did you know that as much as a third to half of people are introverts? That means potentially half of our workers require time alone to recharge and autonomous environments to be their best selves at work.

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Top 5 Soft Skills Gaps and How to Overcome Them

ATD Human Capital

Soft skills are one of the hottest topics in the human resource and business community, and rightly so. Mastery of these skills increases the chance for professional success. If you want to grow professionally, improving your soft skills is the place to start.

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Starting To Hire Gen Z? Here’s How To Handle It

Get Hppy

Generation Z could technically be classified as Millenials. But since older Millenials are now moving to the suburbs and starting families, the younger set has been dubbed Generation Z. Born in the time period between 1996 and 2010 , Generation Z currently ranges in age between 5 and about 20.

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How Government Agencies Can Simplify Their HR Paper Problems

Cornerstone On Demand

The federal government is the largest employer in the United States. But is it the most efficient when it comes to human resources? According to a collaboration between Cornerstone and the Partnership for Public Service, it may be less efficient by favoring old paper-based processes over newer automated and integrated IT systems.

3 Ways to Fuel Employee Performance With Psychological Safety

Reflektive

In my college classes, I picked up a habit of being the first to answer a discussion question — not because I was eager to speak, but because I found the silence uncomfortable and knew my classmates were reluctant to answer because they feared being wrong.

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6 Ways Mindfulness Can Enhance Performance

ATD Human Capital

Thirteen years ago, in my former career as a physical therapist, I landed my dream job. I was hired at a highly regarded clinic, with the opportunity for mentorship from a highly respected professional in the field.

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How Cloud HR Software Is Changing the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

Cloud HR software gives your company the agility it needs to survive the rough-and-tumble environment of today’s competitive HR management practices. The workplace is changing dramatically due to evolving worker attitudes, advanced technologies, cultural diversity and globalisation. Online HRIS has become increasingly critical to deliver better user experiences for employees, job applicants and the executive suite.

5 Experts on the Best Ways to Engage Your Seasonal Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Thanksgiving weekend kicked off what's expected to be the busiest holiday shopping season to date. According to the National Retail Federation , Americans are expected to spend around $655 billion in stores and online — a 3.6 percent increase from last year. For the next several weeks, retail companies will be meeting this demand thanks in part to thousands of seasonal hires (738,000 to be exact).

Reserve 10% of Your Recruitment Marketing Spend in 2017 for Experimentation.

The HR Capitalist

I had the opportunity to contribute to a project called the 2017 Recruitment Marketing Idea Book , sponsored and put together by Smashfly. My entry into the mix covered the need to experiment with your recruitment marketing spend every year.

Conservatives Necessary for Change: A Paradox? Part 2

ATD Human Capital

In my earlier blog post , I shared my views about how conservatives are not a hindrance to change but are actually vital for successful change management initiatives. The innovators and visionaries can facilitate the first part—initiation of change.

How to Assess Personality in an Interview

Get Hppy

The successful hiring and retaining of new employees is an art form that has evolved significantly over the last decade.

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TED Talk Tuesday: The Antidote to Apathy

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday serie s, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. According to his business card, Dave Meslin is a "community choreographer," due to his work on projects that cut across traditional party lines in grassroots and electoral politics as well as community arts.

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Road Trips, Talent and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

EDSI

As I was reflecting on these trips, I found myself drawing parallels to the work environment. As an organization, we work with thousands of employers throughout the country, and they are all trying to win the war on talent by prevailing in the smaller battles on the attraction and retention fronts.

5 Ways Your IT Department Can Support a Strong Organizational Culture

CultureIQ

strMany companies still have a separate IT department, and that’s fine for an organizational chart, but in this modern age where technology is everywhere and influences almost every aspect of our lives, the IT department is a vital part of your business.

6 of the Best “Alternative” Bonding Exercises to Boost Team Morale

Get Hppy

With Christmas just around the corner, discussion will undoubtedly be coming to the traditional office party. How low will the bar tab reach? Will it top last year’s? It’s always highly anticipated and a great opportunity for a team bonding experience.

Why “Free” HR Analytics Are a Myth

Visier

Embedded analytics—defined by Gartner as analytic capabilities that are “ easily accessible from inside the application, without forcing users to switch between systems ”—are one tactic that has been heralded as an effective approach for facilitating data-driven decisions.

What Millennial Restaurant Workers Need From Employers

Hoops

The millennial generation is the first to come of age in the new millennium (thus the name), which is notable in itself. But this generation is interesting in a variety of ways, especially in how it differs from the Baby Boomers and Generation Xers that hire them.

6 Ideas to Align People With Organisational Culture

EmployeeConnect

Company culture is as much a factor of business performance as it is of employee satisfaction at work – both are actually correlated. Despite the opportunity, business leaders still focus only few resources to the development of a strong workplace culture. Some even believe that it cannot be managed. Many organisations today actually don’t go much further than defining their core values: an exercise that loses all credibility when it stops at this stage.

The Rise of The Employee Experience - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Try this experiment. Go to LinkedIn and type in “Employee Experience” in the search bar. As of November 29, 2016, I found: 5,293 people with “Employee Experience” in their title. 2,756 jobs are available with the term “Employee Experience” in the title. 2,379,510 results appear for LinkedIn posts with the term “Employee Experience”. 6 groups with “Employee Experience” in the name- the most popular one has 879 members.

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