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6 Ways to Use Technology to Advance Your Career – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The New Year always makes me think about goals and the things I want to accomplish. Based on today’s reader note, I’m not the only person who thinks that way. Hi, I’m an HR professional living in India.

Why it Is Essential to Invest in Employee Education

CultureIQ

Employee education is vital to the success of your firm – it bolsters the value of the worker and develops their self-esteem so that they are able to contribute in a more meaningful way. A well-designed professional development program contributes to employee motivation, engagement, and loyalty.

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How Ultimate Software Cultivates the Best Workplace in Technology

Ultimate Software

I’m proud to announce that Fortune recently named Ultimate Software the #1 Best Large Workplace in Technology-for the second year in a row. This significant honor adds to an extensive list of our recent awards ( 22 earned in 2016 alone ), all stemming from one, founding principle: “People First.”.

It’s Annoying if Your Workplace is Truly Inclusive

Visier

Rapid change and unpredictability require integrating diverse views, and it will — and should — make you uncomfortable. The words “diverse” and “divided” share a common root, but different interpretations.

Performance Management Might Change But It’s Not Going Away

HR Bartender

If there was one term that dominated the workplace conversation in 2016 it was the “performance appraisal.” That’s okay. I think it’s good to re-evaluate traditions. The performance review hasn’t changed for decades. It’s long overdue.

A Career Coach's Secrets to Recruiting Talent in the Age of the Job Hopper

Cornerstone On Demand

Opportunities for advancement are the second most common reason job seekers look for a new position — following compensation — according to an October 2015 Manpower survey. That same survey showed four in ten U.S. employees are always looking for their next job. Due to the frequency of job hopping among today's job seekers, some professionals have even coined a new term to describe them: "continuous candidates."

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The Importance of Project Governance

HRchitect

Written by: Brian Kimball. Projects – when ungoverned – become unmanageable pretty quickly. This is exacerbated when project teams are comprised of people who have other responsibilities that actually comprise their regular roles within the organization.

Middle Managers Are the Key to Reducing Bureaucracy

HR Bartender

I ran across this post title the other day – “Forget Middle Managers. Here’s Why.” Of course, the article goes on to explain how bureaucratic organizations are filled with ineffective managers. Which can be very true.

How A Strong Company Culture Promotes Success

Get Hppy

Some leaders believe workplace culture is all about ensuring employees are constantly happy and satisfied. The truth is, while positive attitudes from employees is a great sign, there’s much more to it.

Why self-preservation is top of mind for me in 2017?

The Aristocracy of HR

010020000000 Welcome back! I took a bit of a hiatus at the end of last year to rest, regroup and reflect on 2016. Of late, I have been hearing way too many stories about people namely bloggers and influencers that have effectively worked themselves to the point of being depleted.

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How Am I Doing? The Importance of Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Reflektive

We have spoken before about the importance of core values in a workplace and we’d like to bring up another factor that is just as important: environment. Remember in high school biology class when learning about the central nervous system and the “fight or flight” response the body has to fear?

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Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – 2017 HR Law Edition

HR Bartender

Regardless of who you voted for and your feelings about the election process, here in the United States, we have a new President and Congress. And I’m sure that, at some point, we will find ourselves dealing with changes to HR law.

Steve Harvey: "You're In HR, Everybody Hates You".

The HR Capitalist

"You're In HR, Everybody Hates You". Words of wisdom from Steve Harvey on a Friday. Running time two minutes, worth your time (Email subscribers, click through for video): HR Insider

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10 Tips to Prepare you for an Effective Performance Appraisal

EmployeeConnect

Since performance appraisal is a matter of great importance, in order to ensure that you have a successful employee performance appraisal, you can prepare for it well in advance. Instead of adopting a passive role in the entire process where you are at the receiving end, you can prepare for your meeting with your manager by ensuring that he/she has a broader and detailed picture in terms of your goals and performance. How to Prepare for a Performance Appraisal 1.

Leadership, Mentoring and Trust

Get Hppy

Everything happens for a reason or at least it does for me. I had two occasions this past week where the topic of leadership and trust came up. In both situations I was involved in mentoring relationships and the people that I was spending time with struggled with the aspect of “trust”.

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4 Tips for Staying Humble

The People Equation

One of the biggest egos in the cartoon world belongs to the character Plankton from the Nickelodeon cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants.

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The Empire Just Bought Luke Skywalker (Also Known as ADP Buying the Marcus Buckingham Company).

The HR Capitalist

The Empire in the Star Wars series had it wrong. You don't need to fight the rebels. You just need to pull out the checkbook and buy the rebel who is most representative of the cause. In Star Wars, that was Luke Skywalker.

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Hiring at the Push of a Button: An Interview with Wonolo Cofounder [Podcast]

UpstartHR

The idea of a “gig” isn’t anything new, but the concept of using gig workers as an alternative source of talent certainly is.

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8 Tips To Manage Anger In The Workplace

Get Hppy

Do you get angry at work? Anger is a perfectly healthy human emotion that we all experience from time to time. But what do you do when something happens at the office that threatens to send you over the edge? Imagine the scenario.

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7 Tips for Successful Meetings

ATD Human Capital

Whether you’re leading a meeting or simply sitting in, there’s plenty you can do to make sure everyone involved gets the most out their time.

Why Big Brands Are Funding Small Tech Startups

Cornerstone On Demand

StickiBoard began as a small startup company in San Francisco creating a shared, digital "dashboard" that could be accessed from anywhere. After moving into their first office, growing by 48 employees and receiving a bit of guidance from the Samsung Accelerator—an incubator that provides startups with resources to improve and grow—they were acquired by Samsung's SmartThings.

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Why You Need a Mentor, and How to Find One

EmployeeConnect

Every successful person has a mentor. That mentor might be a teacher, parent, sibling, political hero or business associate. One mentoring organisation reports that 25 percent of high potential employees plan to resign within a year, so it becomes increasingly critical for organisations to find new ways to retain top talent.

Combat the Hazards of Dissatisfaction

Get Hppy

More than anything, Millennials want engagement at work, but often have to settle for morale. In countless organizations, engagement is often conflated with morale–as if engagement is just another metric assessing how employees feel about their work and their roles.

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How Cloud Computing Has Revolutionized the HR Industry

ExactHire HR Trends

The cloud has had an incredible impact on business operations in today’s modern economic environment, and Millennials, who represent half of the working population and could represent three in every four workers by 2020, are at the forefront of the cloud computing revolution.

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 8 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 8 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast. Listen as co-author of the book, The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results , Tracy Maylett, discusses chapter 8, “Moments of Truth.” ” The Employee Experience – Chapter 8 – Moments of Truth.

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How to Write Job Responsibilities with Job Competencies Examples

EmployeeConnect

Writing effective job descriptions one of the most challenging sections is the section on job responsibilities. This section defines the work that an employee needs to perform after assuming a certain role. listing the tasks that an employee would be accountable for. This section is considered to be vital for other talent management processes as well, since it outlines the criteria that are utilised during performance appraisals and employee development.

3 Ways to Brainstorm and Reserve The Right To Tell Someone Their Idea Sucks.

The HR Capitalist

If you're responsible for leading a team through change, you ultimately need ideas about what you should do given challenges your company or team are going through. That means you're going to ask for ideas - usually in the space most often described as brainstorming.

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Business Travel & Sleep

Laurie Ruettimann

I can’t sleep on the road, which sucks because my job requires a significant amount of time away from my home. I toss and turn for a good part of the night, waking up to worry about whether or not I’ve missed the alarm.

Inbound Recruitment: What You Need to Know

ClearCompany Recruiting

Social recruiting. Candidate experience. Employer branding. There’s no doubt recruiting has seen a ton of changes and new ideas over the last decade. We know how important it is to build relationships with talent , especially passive candidates who have skills and rapport.

Get Smart About Knowledge Management

ATD Human Capital

What is your organization’s most important commodity? Knowledge. And effective knowledge management and sharing can be the key to enhancing employee performance and fostering innovation.

The 6 Sins Of Bad Managers

TLNT: The Business of HR

In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way. Culture HR Insights HR Management Leadership Featured

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Your Sales Comp Plan Stinks (And What To Do About It)

WorkHuman

As you read this, some of your best inside and outside sales people are either thinking about leaving or are being actively poached by your competitors. It’s a new year and organizations are rolling out sales comp plans that are often underwhelming to their sales staff.

What Workplace Studies Can Tell Us

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Experiments in the workplace can help show the impact of innovative practices, and provide insight into management philosophies. Experimentation in the workplace isn’t necessarily a new idea.

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My Must-Attend Conference of 2017 #workhuman

The People Equation

This time each year, many people peruse their industry’s conference offerings to decide which ones to attend. If you’re in the human resources, talent management, organizational development or leadership functions in your company, I suggest the WorkHuman 2017 conference.