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4 Ways to Measure the Success of Your HR Programs

HR Bartender

Any time you create a program, it’s necessary to measure the results. Even the incredibly informal “Let’s do it and see what happens.” approach considers evaluation. But the measurement and evaluation portion of any program needs to be well thought out.

Reassessing Your Technology Needs for Tomorrow’s Organization

HRchitect

Written by: Elizabeth Capece. A New Year calls for many changes in our lives, and if you’re like me, one change that’s at the top of your list is reorganizing your closet.

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Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

The employee onboarding process is no longer used just for administrative issues. It’s true that advanced software and automated technologies eliminate duplicate entries and streamline employee onboarding, but that’s just the beginning of the array of business and employee benefits that onboarding technology can deliver for your business or HR department.

How to Select the Right Real-Time Feedback Solution

Reflektive

The workplace needs continuous feedback more than ever. According to Gallup, only 17 percent of millennials receive meaningful feedback and 19 percent receive feedback on a routine basis.

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Employee Well-Being Is a Company Issue

HR Bartender

I don’t know that the title of this post is a surprise to anyone. Healthy individuals make for healthy employees. And healthy employees are productive, contributing to the organization’s goals (and bottom-line.). When we talk about “healthy”, we’re not just referring to physical health.

How to Implement Design Thinking In Your Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

The rise of increasingly complex business systems and technology mean that today's companies need a creative workforce more than ever. To foster that creativity, many companies have turned to designers—not only to create new products and services, but also to improve their business processes and foster more innovative, happy and successful employees. It's an approach called "design thinking," and it's paying off.

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To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System

Visier

Talent acquisition is arguably the one HR area that provides the biggest advantage to a business. People are the driving force behind every organization, and hiring the right people is a critical factor for success.

Definitions Bring Consistent Answers – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

When I was younger, I would ask my mother questions and if she didn’t give me the answers I was looking for, I’d go ask my father. I’m sure that I’m not alone in using that tactic. When I started in human resources, I discovered that employees sometimes do the same thing.

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Driving Employee Engagement With an HR Product

Reflektive

My friend asked me the other day, “What do you think about when trying to build software?”. You, mostly,” I replied. Puzzled, she asked me to explain, and so I did. Product management comes down to one crucial process: how you approach the problem.

94 Example Performance Review Phrases for Common Skills and Competencies

EmployeeConnect

There are few employees who truly enjoy the idea of a annual performance review. The concept of being judged and criticised by those above them can send a shiver down anyone’s spine. As this can be a nerve-wracking time for employees, it is vital that those conducting the performance review do so in a comprehensive and positive way. The more in-depth, the more good that can come from it and certainly getting your feedback phrases right make a big difference.

5 Tips for a Creative Workplace

ATD Human Capital

Creativity can be a scary thing for many workplaces because it pits tried-and-true methods against something new. But creativity is needed to solve the increasingly complex problems facing businesses. There are three main reasons people get creative: a need for something new. a need to communicate.

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Employee is Having an Affair With the Boss – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve answered a lot of questions about the workplace, but never one like this. Hi Sharlyn, I really enjoy your blog. I’m hoping you can provide me with some advice. One of my employees is having a sexual relationship with my boss, our department vice president.

40+ Free HR Training Sources: Case Studies, Podcasts, and More

UpstartHR

Two years ago I wrote an article that has been incredibly popular about how to learn HR for free. Today I’m updating that article here with new information and additional sources, rounding it out at just over 3,000 words–no small task!

Finding your ‘Aha’ Moment Through Tactical Serendipity

EmployeeConnect

There’s high probability that the 28th January will likely pass rather quietly for most of the planet with little notice of it being Serendipity Day , arguably the most significant day in the History of Man.

When Changing Workplace Culture Creates Organizational Drag

CultureIQ

What is Organizational Drag. Have you ever noticed that the more people who go to a meeting, the longer the meeting will run?

How To Determine If You Have A Culture Of Innovation

Get Hppy

You can spend months on analysis. You can create as many scenarios as you can imagine. You can employ all the tools available to mitigate risk. But you will never be able to predict the outcome of trying something new.

The Employee Experience: Your Organization Is Your People - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

The Employee Experience: Your Organization Is Your People. Your organization is your people. Always has been, always will be. If you want performance, loyalty, low turnover, and a legitimate passion for excellence among your workforce, you can’t approach communication or relationships as though you’re dealing with an organization, because you’re not.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Choosing a Qualified Candidate

Cornerstone On Demand

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: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management

3 Signs It’s Time for an Organizational Culture Change

CultureIQ

According to Deloitte’s recent Global Human Capital Trends survey, 82 percent of executives surveyed believe that culture is a potential competitive advantage. That is, when culture is done right, it can drive performance and productivity within an organization and act as a secret weapon. However, based on our experience working with hundreds of successful companies across industries, we’ve seen how hard it is to recognize that it’s time for organizational culture change.

10 Reasons Leaders Should Mentor Others

Everwise

In the process of writing Good to Great, Jim Collins’ team found that “great” companies have one thing in common: leaders who mentor others. This could be due to the benefits that mentorship has in terms of developing up-and-coming employees in the organization.

Tim Sackett Day Honors @lisarosendahl – Unsung HR Hero

The People Equation

Oh, boy, is she gonna hate this. There’s a reason some heroes are unsung: they hate the publicity. But I’m doing it anyway. My friend (and card-carrying introvert) Lisa Rosendahl is being honored as 2017’s Tim Sackett Day recipient. What is Tim Sackett Day, you ask?

Analytics Is a Key Ingredient in HR’s Business Impact—But It's Not the Whole Recipe

Cornerstone On Demand

Picture this. It's a Friday morning, and five senior executives walk into a conference room to meet with the CEO: Operations, Sales, Finance, Marketing and Human Resources. The Operations VP starts with a dashboard clearly indicating improved operational efficiency, productivity gains and cost savings for the quarter, as well as projections for the remainder of the year.

The 9 Emerging HR Trends Every Manager Needs To Know

EmployeeConnect

With the technology taking a quantum leap, it is not only rapidly changing the way we work across different types of industries and job roles , but the industry which is also impacted by this change is the HR industry. Considering the winds of change, let’s take a look at nine emerging HR trends that you need to know in order to be prepared for the upcoming future of HR. These emerging HR trends are likely to impact the HR industry in 2017.

How Employee Engagement Raises Retention Rates

Get Hppy

To the chagrin of employers everywhere, there is no such thing as a lifetime work contract. Employees can and do transfer from job to job, employer to employer, with little remorse for what they leave behind. Regardless of age, most employees remain in a single position for just 4.6

Here’s What Happened When Deloitte Dumped the Annual Review

TLNT: The Business of HR

This professional services organization tackles the burdensome problem of performance reviews with a program that provides more frequent opportunities to check in — with more effective results. Evaluations, Reviews & Appraisal Performance Management Featured

The Key to a Successful Millennial-focused International Relocation Program

UrbanBound HR

It’s part of the conventional wisdom that millennials are the most diverse and globally-oriented generation in American history. They were raised to seek out international opportunities, like study abroad or simply traveling.

24 Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

EmployeeConnect

How would you feel if you knew what the hiring manager is likely to ask you during your next upcoming interview? Well, we are certainly not mind readers but what we can do for you to try to list down the 24 common questions which are asked by recruiters.

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Top Ways Technology Can Help Improve Business Practices

Get Hppy

Technology has been becoming more and more important in every field of work over the last decade. Business owners, in particular, have been significantly affected by this trend and indeed, many entrepreneurs use software these days to save time, money, and energy throughout their day.

The Heisenberg Rules: What HR Can Learn from Breaking Bad (#2 - Affiliation Matters)

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note - I finally got around to binge-watching the former AMC hit Breaking Bad on Netflix, which follows high school chemistry teacher Walter White 's journey through a lung cancer diagnosis and his subsequent turn to becoming a world-class meth producer.

2017 Talent Acquisition Sentiment Study

Lighthouse

There are a lot of moving parts in the world of talent acquisition. Our research at Lighthouse has shown us that many leaders know what they need to focus on, but they have trouble making it a priority.

New Year's Resolutions Every HR Department Should Make

Cornerstone On Demand

Just because most people fail at their New Year's Resolutions doesn't mean your HR department shouldn't make a few in the form of policy changes and new practices. HR policies and practices can have a huge impact on the success of the business. Sure, HR doesn't design products or develop marketing plans, but what we do impacts the morale of the organization, and that affects everything else. Here are five resolutions every HR department should make.

24 Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

EmployeeConnect

How would you feel if you knew what the hiring manager is likely to ask you during your next upcoming interview? Well, we are certainly not mind readers but what we can do for you to try to list down the 24 common questions which are asked by recruiters.

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Don’t Mess With Lisa Rosendahl!

What is Paul Thinking

HR is a tough job. And there are tough people who do this job. One of them is Lisa Rosendahl. Today is Tim Sackett Day – a day to recognize someone in HR who doesn’t usually get the props they deserve. Someone who makes the trains run and makes people happy.

3 Management Styles that Kill the Employee Experience - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

3 Management Styles that Kill the Employee Experience. The war for talent is fierce. Employers cannot underestimate the effect a negative Employee Experience (EX) has on attracting, retaining, and engaging their workforce. Employers are now realizing that they need to create a place where employees not only need to work but want to work. Managers are key contributors to EX.