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The Key to Employee Engagement: Your Net Promoter Score

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Workify , an all-in-one people management software platform. Workify is a technology-enabled service that helps companies measure and trend employee engagement over time through continuous feedback loops. Enjoy the post!). It’s sad to say but businesses don’t appear to be really moving the needle when it comes to employee engagement.

Four Ways Company Culture Can Support Women in Leadership

Cornerstone On Demand

While more than 75 percent of CEOs say gender equality is part of their top 10 business priorities, women remain underrepresented across every level of the corporate pipeline—comprising just 37 percent of management positions and 19 percent of C-Suite positions, according to a recent study from McKinsey and LeanIn.org. This gender disparity doesn't stem from the inability of women to perform at top levels.

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Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

Lighthouse

As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing. Recruiting, in some ways, is actually easier to measure because it is very similar to sales: you either have results or you don’t.

What Kind of Company Culture Do You Have?

CultureIQ

Company culture has made headlines as the HR director’s topic of choice for years now. And because of what we know about the impact company culture has on internal statistics like turnover and retention and external statistics like profitability , … The post What Kind of Company Culture Do You Have? appeared first on CultureIQ. Culture Management

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Stop Doing These 6 Things that Slow Organizational Momentum

HR Bartender

Momentum is the strength or force that allows something to continue to grow stronger or faster over time. We tend to think of momentum in the context of objects – such as the rock gained momentum as it rolled downhill. But it occurred to me that momentum applies to activities – support for a project can gain momentum. If workplace activities can gain momentum, then we need to be focused on how to increase it. Because that could be a good thing. Organizational momentum can be a powerful thing.

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Which Employee Engagement Survey Method is Best? - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Which Employee Engagement Survey Method is Best? Employee Engagement Scare Tactics. It’s rare these days to pick up an HR publication or attend a conference that isn’t at least partially dedicated to employee engagement. Many of these articles or events begin with alarming—although not always accurate—quotes like “over three-fourths of your employees are actively disengaged, and unlikely to be making a positive contribution to the organization.” Scary.

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Why Great HR Strategy Shouldn’t Be About Making HR Better

Visier

(Editor’s note: Our annual user conference, Visier Outsmart, is underway so expect some future content summarizing all the great insights shared at the event. In the meantime, enjoy this “Back by Popular Demand” post about a past Outsmart keynote delivered by the father of modern HR and leading business consultant, Dave Ulrich ).

5 Deskercises to Keep You Active at Work

HR Bartender

One of the things I love about my health insurance company is that they offer webinars and workshops to both members and the community. I’ve been able to get the latest info from a doctor about the Zika virus. They also hold nutrition workshops. Recently, I attended a Deskercise workshop (aka activities we can do at our desk). Because I work from home, I’m very conscious of the need to get active. We’ve all heard that sitting is bad for us. Physical activity improves our focus, mood, and energy.

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4 Ways the Public Sector Can Incorporate Learning Into Performance Reviews

Cornerstone On Demand

Bacon and eggs. Peanut butter and jelly. Chocolate and peanut butter. Learning and performance? Some things are just better together! Certainly you have heard of the trends going on in performance management; specifically the move towards doing away with ratings and focusing in on how best to truly develop employees. Some companies, like Amazon, T-Mobile and Deloitte, are foregoing the ratings part of performance reviews all together.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Should New Executives Practice Adaptive Leadership?

DATIS

Turnover for executive-level positions within Health and Human Services organizations can be a challenging yet exciting time for everyone involved. Both the new executive and the organization have so much to offer one another, but there is always the possibility that your organization may be hesitant to adapt to the new executive’s processes and vice versa. While change isn’t always bad, too much change brought about by an executive could lead to an unhappy and disengaged workforce.

My Job Could Have Been Great

WorkHuman

It’s easy to remember the bad boss. The person who didn’t give you feedback or coaching. The leader who wouldn’t engage in ongoing conversations or feedback because she was too busy with her own job to stop and spend time recognizing good performance in the trenches. I’ve had that boss. Early in my career, I worked as a recruiter in a bustling HR department.

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Kids Need Career Development – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I know I’m a little late with a reference to “ Take Our Kids to Work Day ” but I believe the concept is one we should embrace year around. It’s important for us to expose kids to work. Because someday they’re going to enter the workforce and we want them to be prepared. In career development, that first level – often labeled entry – is where we learn those key attributes of being a good employee. You know, like showing up to work on time , professional behavior expectations, and teamwork.

Dear ReWorker: I'm Being Forced to Change an Employee's Performance Rating

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, Performance ratings are due soon, so I filled out the forms and rated my employees based on their performance throughout the year. I gave one employee an outstanding rating as I really think she has met those criteria. I gave her the performance review and the rating, and she was thrilled. Now, my boss is coming back saying I need to adjust the review downward. Why are they asking me to do this, and what can I say to my employee?

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Introducing “10 Places to Find US”

Ultimate Software

In addition to Ultimate Software’s official blog, there are many places you can find US online and throughout the HR community. Our new series features topical coverage of Ultimate’s cloud technology and workplace culture from the perspectives of various thought leaders, industry analysts, and people-first organizations.

What is Employee Value Proposition? (Examples)

EmployeeConnect

Try to visualise a situation where you have to sell jobs for your organisation to individuals who have a lot of lucrative job opportunities in hand. In such a situation, what would you sell the job for or would you be able to attract the right talent towards a certain position? It is a fact that every organisation wants the best talent on board, but how many of them succeed in acquiring such talent? This question presents itself to most of the organisations in today’s job scenario!

Global Employment Laws: Do You Know Your Stuff?

UpstartHR

Did you know, in some countries it is illegal to email employees after normal work hours? This is just one example of the interesting global employment laws that can catch an unsuspecting employer at an inopportune time.

How Rewards And Recognition Help Increase Productivity In Business

Get Hppy

Retaining employees is fundamental when aiming to boost productivity levels in the office. Recognizing the hard work your team does can have a significant impact on your ROI. Studies emphasize that 78% of workers work harder and with more drive when their efforts are being rewarded. The more you focus on acknowledging your people’s hard work, the better chances you have to keep them happier and more committed to your company’s end goal. However, it’s tough to please everyone in the same way.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

ICYMI: How Today's CHROs Are Shaping the Future of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for April's top stories! 5 Things on the Minds of Today's Most Innovative CHROs Our new CHRO Community series shines a light on some of the most innovative CHROs and their ideas for the future of work.

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Managing Performance on the Daily

PeopleStrategy

Performance Management is one of those topics that is both holy grail, and third rail. A high-performance organization that hums with productivity, motivation, and ongoing learning – what leader doesn’t want that? But how are we supposed to get there, if everyone is telling us performance reviews are hopeless, and we should toss formal performance management altogether? At the end of the day, managing performance is the real work of all organizations.

Better Budgeting with Position Control

DATIS

The landscape of the Health and Human Services industry has changed drastically in recent times. The growing age of U.S population has put a lot of pressure on organizations to meet the increase in industry demands, and executives are scrambling to build their workforce to take advantage of the new opportunities these demands have created.

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16 Employee Engaging Team Building Games

EmployeeConnect

One of the most effective ways to make your team feel connected and work collaboratively in a more engaging & fun way, is through team building games. These are broken down into communication activities, problem solving and/or decision making activities, adaptability and/or planning activities, and activities that focus on building trust.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

5 Questions Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Ask to Improve Employees’ Performance

Get Hppy

Those searching for how to improve employees’ performance often wonder if they are giving the right commands, or dolling orders in the best way. Often, though, the most effective way to improve the performance of your employees isn’t to give commands at all, but rather to ask the right questions and listen to draw the right action plan.

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Is HR an Art or a Science?

WorkHuman

Do we use our left brain or right brain more in HR? Is HR more about squishy, feel good moments or the cold, hard metrics behind the madness? It’s a little bit of both, according to HR influencer and WorkHuman speaker John Baldino. You may recall he hosted a webinar with us last summer on the Power of Feel Good Recognition Moments.

This Consulting Firm Uses Company Values to Attract Top Talent

Reflektive

Companies with well-defined values know they create a virtuous cycle. First, the values attract top talent who are able to be picky about the tone of their workplace, and then, those people affirm the company values through their voices and actions. This is the case at Artemis Connection, a strategy consulting firm founded by Christy Johnson two years ago. To succeed as a boutique consulting firm in a crowded market, Johnson knew she needed to hone in on how her offering would be different. “We

New Research: Employees Work Harder When They Are Almost Starving

What is Paul Thinking

[Warning – rant ahead]. Love that headline? What if I told you that you can get more production from your employees if they are hungry? Or cold. Or tired. Or flat out exhausted. What if I told you that the most creative and innovative your employees can be is after they are sleep deprived for 3 days? And that those innovations could double your stock price?

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Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

How To Make Your Pre-Employment Screening Super Effective?

EmployeeConnect

Recruiting new people to join your company comes with many responsibilities and umpteen factors which a hiring professional should be aware of. It is necessary to properly and completely know your prospective candidates before you even consider hiring them. Pre-employment screening tests are used primarily for filtering job applicants and can include assessments of aptitude, personality, cognitive and language skills as well as functional knowledge.

Ready for the robots: Survey says job candidates are mostly okay with AI Apps in the application process

Allegis Global Solutions

Artificial intelligence is taking over parts of the recruitment process

The Risks of Using Paper Time Sheets and Time Cards

nettime solutions

Risk is often thought of as something that happens from the outside –– such as a natural catastrophe or economic slump. Yet risk exists within your own business. And if you still use paper time sheets and time cards with your employees, you may be exposing your payroll process to a great deal of risk. Take employee time theft, for example. No one likes to think of employees stealing. But the fact is some people exploit gaps.