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HOW TO: Turn Your Employee Engagement Survey Results into Action

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Readex Research , which provides expert survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!). Let’s say your organization has conducted your employee engagement survey. You’ve used the principles of survey research to design the survey. The survey was implemented well and received high participation.

Dear ReWorker: We Assumed Our Employee Would Be a Stay-at-Home Mom

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We have just over 50 employees, so we are subject to FMLA. An employee had a baby a couple of months ago and went on maternity leave. We were all 100 percent sure that she would quit to stay home with the baby. Her husband has a good job and her sisters are stay-at-home moms. So, we started working on replacing her. We hired her replacement and she's great! Better than our former employee.

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Coaching Works. Here’s Why.

ATD Human Capital

The coaching industry is booming. In the last 10 years, membership of the International Coach Federation (ICF) has more than tripled. Estimates put the number of professional coach practitioners worldwide at more than 50,000 and growing. According to the ICF’s 2016 Global Coaching Study, the annual revenue from coaching is estimated at $2.35 billion.

6 Reasons You Might Be Setting a Poor Example for Your Team

The People Equation

Young kids speak the truth, as anyone who’s ever been called out by a preschooler can tell you. I’ll never forget the time my three-year-old son looked at me with his innocent, big brown eyes and said, “Mama, you told me that’s a bad word. How come you just said it?” Nothing shines the light on a failed role model opportunity faster than being called on the carpet by a person who barely reaches your waist. But it’s not just kids who can see when our example-setting falls short.

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.

Employee Coaching Isn’t Always Visible – 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. They’ve announced availability of “ Your Last Differentiator: Human Capital ”, authored by Gregg Gordon, vice president of the data science practice group at Kronos. You can download the first chapter here. Enjoy the post!). We’ve talked a lot on this blog about the need for performance coaching.

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Put Your Employee Engagement Data to Work in 5 Steps

Visier

Editor’s note: Engagement surveys are a mainstay in the arsenal of HR tactics. However, in spite of numerous innovations in engagement tracking, such as tools that help companies measure engagement more easily and more often, the engagement process alone still can’t answer the question: “How does engagement actually affect workforce and business outcomes?”

We Tried Out a New Team Building App, and Here’s What We Learned

CultureIQ

Boosting Collaboration with Know Your Crew. Teamwork makes the dream work” is a common phrase heard around the CultureIQ offices. Whether it’s bringing on a new customer, completing a complicated analysis, or launching a new survey feature, CultureIQ’s success, … The post We Tried Out a New Team Building App, and Here’s What We Learned appeared first on CultureIQ. HR Technology Team Building

Don’t Contact My Boss for a Job Reference – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked about the job reference before on HR Bartender, but this is a new situation. What do you say if the company you’re interviewing with wants to speak with your last boss and you’d rather they didn’t…. Hi Sharlyn! I am in a pickle and am reaching out to all the resources I have to get some help. Although I quit my last job, my boss and I did not leave on the best of terms, and I would not want her to be a reference for me.

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Beyond Agile HR: Your Company Must Embrace Agile Work

Cornerstone On Demand

In The Inevitable , author and co-founder of Wired magazine Kevin Kelly describes twelve disruptive technological forces. One is “becoming," in which products, services and relationships are perpetually both obsolete and upgraded. Take, for example, the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone—as soon as a new one emerges, it's the hottest thing on the market, and the old version dramatically decreases in value.

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.

3 Examples for Measuring HR’s Business Impact [Podcast]

UpstartHR

Measurement. Analytics. Each of these words has the power to strike fear in the hearts of many HR pros, because let’s face it–most of us didn’t get into this profession because we’re awesome at math, right? :-) Seriously though, we can’t deny the power of data and evidence to prove the value HR can provide.

3 Touch Points to Better Engage a Multigenerational Workforce

Entrepreneur

Smart HCM technology can help organizations create compelling work environments that make employees feel valued and treated fairly - regardless of their generation, employment status, or position. Human Resources

The Culture Series [Part 1] – Defining Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Climate

HR Bartender

Diversity can have many definitions. Organizations often define it in the context of their culture. Generally speaking, diversity refers to the qualities, experiences, and work behaviors that make individuals unique. This includes age, gender, race, religion, ethnicity, disabilities, income, etc. It can also touch upon federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws, but…that’s for another post.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Out of Office

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: Company Culture Article Tags: Company Culture

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!

5 Traits of a Mindful Leader

WorkHuman

Listen to the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio with Pandit Dasa, embedded at the top of this post. Aspiring to become a mindful leader starts by asking yourself a set of somewhat uncomfortable and confronting questions. What is my motivation for leading? Am I in leadership because I enjoy power, control, and fame? Am I leading to serve or am I leading to be served? Am I willing to put the interests of the organization ahead of my own?

Everything To Know About Culture & Employee Engagement Surveys

CultureIQ

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Planned Coffee Intake – Boost Your Office Productivity

Get Hppy

Coffee is, for many of us, the first thing we use in the morning to awaken our bodies and minds before going off to work. It comes as a salvation and comfort throughout long and hard days in the office. But many people notice that as time goes on, they need more and more caffeine to get the same effect. It becomes a strange and habit of overstuffing without much pleasure and benefits it used to bring. Like almost all the good things in life, it’s about timing.

The Ultimate Summer Reading List to Grow Your Career

Reflektive

Summertime means great weather and bus, train, or plane trips to even better weather and adventures, and if you’re like me, you’ll find yourself on a beach with a book in hand. When I take time off work to go on a vacation — a real one, where I’m not checking email every five minutes — I come back to work refreshed and ready to take my projects to the next level. These books will get you thinking about how you can be better at work, and work can be better for you Click To Tweet.

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.

3 Misconceptions That Are Killing Your Recruiting Efforts

Entrepreneur

Doggie daycare and other perks are fun, but they aren't the last word in recruitment -- people are. Perks

Workplace Muscle: Increase engagement and performance by exercising your strengths

CONCERN: EAP

“It takes far more energy and work to improve from incompetence to mediocrity than it takes to improve from first-rate performance to excellence.” - Peter Drucker Positive psychology has drawn an interesting parallel between levels of life balance satisfaction and the regular application of our personal strengths. According to decades of research collected by Gallup, using our strengths during the day helps us to be more productive and up to six times more engaged in our work.

Improving the open enrollment process: Part 1

PeopleStrategy

Time to start open enrollment planning. Now is the time we all break out our swimsuits, spruce up the patio and embrace summer in all its glory. Not to be a Debbie Downer, but it’s also time for HR professionals to think about their plans for open enrollment. Prepping for open enrollment now can result in a smoother process come fall/winter, as well as increased employee awareness and knowledge of the benefits plans your company will be offering.

10 Places to Find Ultimate this Quarter – Q2 2017

Ultimate Software

Earlier this year, we shared the first post in our new “10 Places to Find Ultimate This Quarter” series, designed to showcase the latest Ultimate Software mentions and news in the HR community. Check out the latest places to find Ultimate: At #SHRM17 , HR expert and influencer Mike Haberman experienced UltiPro Perception™ for the first time. He shared his thoughts on the product and the importance of development and learning in his post, Future Friday: Lessons from the SHRM conference.

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.

10 Cool Reasons to Be in HR

Don Phin

I think it’s pretty cool to be working in the HR field! Here’s my take on why that’ so. PS I updated www.donphin.com to better explain how I can help your company and career. The post 10 Cool Reasons to Be in HR appeared first on HRSherpas. Human Resources cool cool in hr HR hrsherpas Video

Workplace Muscle: Increase engagement and performance by exercising your strengths

CONCERN: EAP

“It takes far more energy and work to improve from incompetence to mediocrity than it takes to improve from first-rate performance to excellence.” - Peter DruckerPositive psychology has drawn an interesting parallel between levels of work/life satisfaction and the regular application of our personal strengths.

Enterprise Incentive and Recognition Design – Part 1? – Consider Your Brand

What is Paul Thinking

Or is it Part 2 since I posted the intro piece last week? Does the intro count at Part 1? I’m going to say no. The parts are the elements – the Intro/Summary aren’t part of the series. So this series really has 7 parts but only 5 of them are numbered. Confused yet? As I indicated in the intro post it is painful for me to watch incentive and recognition programs discussed (poorly) online by self-declared experts in program design.

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Best Practice 360 Review Tips

EmployeeConnect

Organisations these days are moving towards the continuous 360-degree mode of feedback instead of the traditional annual performance review process. This regular, 360-degree approach is incredibly useful as it provides the opportunity to gain inputs from multiple team members, including the individuals that work closest with them or are collaborating on projects.

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.

8 Small But Powerful Ways To Recognize Employees

Get Hppy

If you’ve ever felt underappreciated at work (and pretty much all of us have), then you know how important recognition is in the workplace. According to Gallup , only one in three workers had received praise or recognition in the past week, a factor that directly impacts turnover rate and employee engagement. Employees who don’t feel recognized are twice as likely to say they’ll quit within the next year. Also read: Why You Need to Focus on Employee Recognition and How to Go About It.

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Making the Connection: Diversity & Profits

Everwise

Having a robust diversity & inclusion (D&I) program at your company is no longer a nice to have. It is a must: the business case for diversity has become undeniable, as company after company discovers that improved D&I is directly correlated with better business performance. The Stats. Research conducted by McKinsey & Company found that when it comes to the bottom line, diversity matters.

The War for Talent Is About to Go Nuclear. Here’s Why and What You Can Do

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you are a reader of inspirational management books, an HR professional, or basically have ever been an employee at just about any company anywhere, you’ve heard the platitudes: BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) Corporate Recruiting Economy HR Insights Labor Market Recruiting Strategic HR Talent Shortage Featured