Sat.Apr 08, 2017 - Fri.Apr 14, 2017

HR’s Role in Helping Organizations Accept Feedback

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in Talent Activation. Be sure to check out their 2017 State of Talent report , which provides an in-depth analysis of the issues that matter most to human resources.). Feedback is about performance.

5 Big Things on the Minds of Today's Most Innovative CHROs

Cornerstone On Demand

Human resources isn't traditionally seen as the most innovative, or even most influential, department in a company.

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Understanding and Accepting Change in Our Professional Lives

HRchitect

Written by: Jim Yarbrough. In a previous role, I was directly involved in implementing complete process changes. In one particular project I was involved in, the field personnel at this retail organization had been following the same HR processes for the past 10 years.

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7 Ways to Improve your Hiring In 2017

Visier

Data from the U.S. Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows that there continues to be more job openings than hires being made.

Employees: When Should You Lawyer Up – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I recently received this question from an HR Bartender reader: Hi – I need a labor law attorney who maybe would consider pro bono work or free advice. My goal here isn’t to call someone out, but maybe this is the wrong question. We would all like free legal advice. Myself included.

Using Company Culture Software to Bridge Global Cultural Differences

CultureIQ

Company Culture Isn’t One-Size Fits all — What Does That Mean For You? .

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10 Onboarding Ideas You Can Use Right Now

Engage2Excel

Your inbox is probably filled to the brim with advice on onboarding. There are two reasons why this topic is hot right now: record employment levels and some pretty alarming facts about first-year voluntary turnover rates—particularly among millennials.

All Employee Development is Relevant – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. The Workforce Institute at Kronos reveals that more than half of the U.S.

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Diversity Sourcing Strategy: 3 Tactics of Highly Diverse Companies

Lighthouse

About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

Why We Need A Culture Of “Weird”

Get Hppy

“The best” describes a culture of individuals who conform to rules and expectations more closely than others. They spell more accurately; answer history questions more correctly and score the highest mark on linear algebra exams.

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Joy at Work: Q&A with Improv Asylum’s Chet Harding

WorkHuman

Be present. Listen. Don’t take yourself too seriously. These are just a few fun tips from Chet Harding, co-founder of Improv Asylum , on building a more human workplace through the power of improvisation.

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Objectives and Key Results (OKR) – The New Goals

HR Bartender

I think it’s pretty safe to say that I’m a goal-driven person. I like setting goals and always having something that I’m working toward. In fact, I’ve written a few posts here on HR Bartender about goals. One of my favorites is “ Use Gumby to Keep Employees Focused on Goals ”.

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3 Stories of Transformational Learning from #Perspectives17

Lighthouse

This week I have had the pleasure of attending and speaking at Skillsoft Perspectives in Las Vegas. It has been a great event and I enjoyed the content and the updates on the technology.

How Some Simple Changes Can Make Your Work Life Happier

Get Hppy

While we spend a huge proportion of our weeks at work, reports sadly show time after time that huge numbers of workers across the country aren’t happy in their jobs, and that this dissatisfaction can even lead to severe health issues.

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Values Help This VC Choose Investments That (Don’t Just) Empower Women

Reflektive

When most people think about investing focused on women, they think of putting more women in the boardroom — or making female founders into billionaires — or, as Nathalie Molina Niño told me, the stubborn perception that the category is “fluffy” and only about fashion or period panties.

Rising to the Challenge of Career Progression

Allegis Global Solutions

Taking the initiative to get ahead can be great advice for anyone hoping to push towards the next step in their career

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McKinsey Report: Managing Others and Influence Safe From Next Wave of AI/Automation.

The HR Capitalist

McKinsey has a pretty good report out about where machines/AI can replace humans, and where they can't. I'd encourage all in the talent space to take a look - here's the link.

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5 Marketing Trends that Are Shaping the Recruitment Industry

Get Hppy

In the last couple of years, we have witnessed the emergence of a completely new trend called recruitment marketing. Companies have realized that a standard hiring process requires lots of time and money.

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Managing the Complexities of the Contingent Workforce

UpstartHR

One of the conversations I’m having more often is around this concept of the contingent workforce, but in a recent presentation I realized some people weren’t aware of the issues surrounding this group. In essence,this segment of the workforce in the United States is made up of temp workers, contractors, freelancers, part timers, and other non-full time labor. With me so far? Now, let’s look at how big of a deal this is: “Up to 30% of the Fortune 100 workforce is contingent.

Recognize the Givers in Your Company

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Givers find energy when they give in self-protective and personally meaningful ways, and when they are recognized and reminded of how their contributions matter. It’s not just about giving and taking anymore.

Effective Coping Strategies for Employees: Learning to Reframe and Mix in Some Humor

CONCERN: EAP

As the saying goes, “To err is human.” We all experience small errors and mishaps throughout our daily lives. These setbacks are no fun, often complicating our day, our work, and adding to stress levels.

How to Educate Employees on the Types of Insurance They Should Have

Get Hppy

Understanding insurance can be difficult for many people, but knowing what types of coverage are crucial can be incredibly important for many employees. As an HR professional, it is part of your job to ensure they have the information they need to be sufficiently covered.

There’s Always Something Else Going On

Don Phin

If there’s one thing I know about your employees it is this: there is always something else going on. The workplace it not some vacuum void of external influences.

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Counter-Offers & Boomerangs

HR Hardball

Nothing quite like a marriage metaphor, right? You’ve heard these stories (or perhaps you’ve lived this story) – after years of asking, pleading, and begging (to a man’s ears = “nagging”) the husband to change his ways to no avail, a woman flips the switch and phhhhhht. She’s gone.

Effective Coping Strategies for Employees: Learning to Reframe and Mix in Some Humor

CONCERN: EAP

As the saying goes, “To err is human.” We all experience small errors and mishaps throughout our daily lives. These setbacks are no fun, often complicating our day, our work, and adding to stress levels.

[Webinar] Stepping Up Global Recognition at Schneider Electric

WorkHuman

Learn how Schneider Electric is building a culture of appreciation in our webinar next week. In the five years we’ve conducted the SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey, employee retention/turnover has nearly doubled as a top concern for HR professionals.

Organizational Change: Success Stories To Learn From

Everwise

Sometimes even the most successful companies need to go through organizational change in order to continue their success. But it’s rarely an easy process and. 70% of transformation programs fail. There are many reasons why a company may decide to undergo major organizational changes.

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4 Ways to Ensure a Productive Team

Get Hppy

We all know how important productivity is in the workplace – after all, how often do you find yourself struggling for motivation when you’re in the middle of a particularly difficult task or getting towards the end of a long day?

The Secret of the Balanced Workplace

ATD Human Capital

Listen closely—your business might depend on it. Competitive salaries and a generous vacation policy may keep employees happy, but the true culture of a company can’t be bought.

The Connected Customer

EmployeeConnect

It’s highly unlikely Ennion awoke that morning 2,000 years ago with the determined zeal to be game-changer. Little did he expect, that today’s marketing gurus would celebrate him as the world’s First Brand Manager. More likely, the ancient Roman master glassmaker probably just wanted to grow his business. Ennion determined he could better connect with his customers and sell more glassware by simply by embossing Ennion made me on his vases and jars.

How Moments of Truth Impact Trust and The Employee Experience - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

How moments of truth impact trust and the employee experience is what both employers and employees deserve to understand. Every relationship comes with a Contract and every Contract gets blitzed by Moments of Truth (MOT). Pay Attention to Your Contracts. The Contract is a perceived set of promises that establishes the terms of that relationship.

6 Tips for Dealing with Depression at Work

Get Hppy

Depression, like any other condition or sickness, is not predictable in the sense that you can’t control when and where episodes of anxiety or other related symptoms will occur.

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You Can’t Ignore Business Ethics & Social Responsibility in 2017

WorkHuman

During a recent visit home, my family and I got into a heated discussion about politics – that is, until my brother told us to “please stop.” He’s tired of politics seeping into everything – TV, radio, work conversations, and even sports. He’s right. Whether you like it or not, everything is politicized these days. This makes business ethics more important than ever.

How CEOs Should Approach the Generation Gap

DATIS

Generational differences have historically caused tension in the workplace. Older workers view younger generations as impatient, looking for the fast-track to the top, while the younger employees see the veterans as stubborn and stuck in their ways. However, the generation gap is currently causing organizations more trouble than ever before.