Sat.Jul 29, 2017 - Fri.Aug 04, 2017

Everyone Should Be Part Of Your Recruiting Team

HR Bartender

I was recently at a conference where a senior vice president of human resources said, “The war for talent is child’s play. Candidates are coming to interviews with 8 or 9 job offers and asking, ‘What are you prepared to offer?’”.

Control, Services and Decisions: The Evolution and Impact of the HR Value Proposition

Visier

Does HR drive more effectiveness and organizational performance by improving traditional HR value propositions, such as compliance and services, or by improving decisions?

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U.S. Triathletes Take Silver, Look to Tokyo in Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment

Ultimate Software

In today’s #UltimateTeamMoment, read how a tight-knit group of U.S. triathletes worked together in the recent ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships in Germany to take the silver medal.

5 Recruitment Trends for 2017

Get Hppy

According to a Jobvite research , HR professionals report it’s becoming increasingly difficult to fill open positions, and 65% of recruiters claim that talent shortage represents the biggest challenge in hiring.

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Vacations Help Employee Performance – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Unlimited vacation is still as popular as ever. Organizations are revamping their policies for a variety of reasons including increasing work/life balance and reducing administration.

Moving Toward A Coaching Leadership Style

Everwise

Effective leadership techniques have evolved over the last decades, and continue to become more refined. Though the workplace hierarchy is still alive in most organizations, the way leaders relate to their reports has changed to keep up with the times and make employees more productive.

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Are You Throwing Your Employees Under the Bus? [Case Study] - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

A Case Study on Improving The Customer Experience (CX) at the Risk of The Employee Experience (EX). What is an organization’s greatest asset? Is it the product, equipment, customers or employees?

How to Design an Employee Scavenger Hunt

HR Bartender

I’ve been hearing a lot of organizations talk about the scavenger hunt lately. Personally, I like scavenger hunts because they can educate while having fun. And with a vast majority of employees having cellphones, you can easily create digital scavenger hunts.

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Effective Mentoring Practices And How To Implement Them

Get Hppy

When we take a look at the challenges facing most organizations today we see an aging workforce, talent shortages, lack of succession development, lack of leadership talent, disengaged employees, and a mobile work force where employees continuously search for the culture that is a good fit for them.

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How Yelp Maintained a Culture of Feedback From 500 to 5,000 Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our CHRO Community Series , which highlights big ideas from CHROs working to push the boundaries of HR and transform their organization for the better. Our first mini series focuses on improving feedback operations within organizations. When I joined Yelp in 2011 as one of the first experienced HR professionals, there were more than 500 employees. I was tasked with growing and scaling the HR department as we nearly doubled in employee size every year.

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How Two Companies Achieved Survey Response Rates of Over 90%

CultureIQ

Increasing Your Culture Survey Response Rate … The post How Two Companies Achieved Survey Response Rates of Over 90% appeared first on CultureIQ. Feedback

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Apply the Right Solution To the Situation

HR Bartender

I heard a speaker recently mention Type I and Type II failures. The way they described it was, a Type I failure is an irreversible failure and a Type II failure is reversible. One might say that Kodak is a case study in Type I failure.

What Really Matters When It Comes To Employee Engagement?

Get Hppy

Ready or not, we are now in what we call the age of ‘the people’. Fueled by consumers and their ability to promote or criticise a product or service, the rise in social platforms has created the rise of the “louder voice” and customers now hold some degree of power over organisations.

ICYMI: 3 Theories on How to Motivate Employee Excellence

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 July's top stories! Here's What You Need to Know About Employee Motivation Understanding how to attract and maintain a motivated workforce is essential for every company leader's success. Here is what you need to know.

An Anytime, Anywhere Relaxation Technique

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Ah, relaxation. It can provide a needed break from stress and anxiety, and yet at the same time thinking about it can touch off those very same feelings. How many times has the phrase “Just relax” triggered the opposite response in you?

Here’s What SOC 2 Compliance Means For Our Customers

Reflektive

Creating a culture of engagement and satisfaction requires an unparalleled level of transparency and trust. Every day, employees rely on their employer to keep their personal information safe, and companies in turn rely on software providers to protect employee data.

How To Align Your People Plan With Business Objectives

Get Hppy

It all starts with strategic context. Without clarity around the strategy of the organization, creating a “plan for people” and defining the role of talent management is not only difficult, it’s impossible. Your people plan must serve the overall strategy of the organization.

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The Recognition Science Denier

WorkHuman

Listen to our WorkHuman Radio interview with Chris French embedded at the top of this post. Six months ago I sat in a conference room in Dublin, Ireland with the CHRO of a successful Fortune 500 company. She started our meeting by saying, “Of course, I know what recognition is.

Improving Effectiveness With Onboarding, Engagement, and Development Programs

ATD Human Capital

The top pain points for those in HR are often employee turnover and engagement, according to one study. Nearly a quarter of new hires quit after only 45 days on the job. Worse still, the average cost of losing an employee during the first year is about three times their salary.

HARVARD B-SCHOOL: 50% of Grades Are Based on Classroom Participation - Should You Do More of That?

The HR Capitalist

Here's an interesting business school item to compare to the business world - at Harvard Business School, it's common for 50% of someone's grade to linked to the frequency and quality of their class participation.

How a Collaborative Learning Platform Brought a Global Business Together

Cornerstone On Demand

For many children, a little extra attention and engagement means the difference between excelling in school and falling behind. In fact, students in personalized learning classrooms make greater gains in math and reading than their peers in other schools, according to a RAND study. But not all schools can provide the additional hands-on attention or technology personalized learning requires. That's where Sylvan Learning comes in.

How to Effectively Request and Receive Feedback – Lessons From the Reflektive Salon Series

Reflektive

Mastering the art of feedback is no easy task for HR professionals and employees alike. Whether it’s navigating the three distinct types of feedback, or mustering the courage to give feedback in the first place, almost everyone can agree on the challenges that arise when having these types of conversations in the workplace.

HR Crossword Puzzle

Don Phin

Do you enjoy crossword puzzles? If not…see you next week. If you do click here to try the HR Crossword Puzzle I created. As always, you will learn something in the process. Click here to download! PS speaking of puzzles, have you taken the 50 Question Employment Law Quiz yet? The post HR Crossword Puzzle appeared first on HRSherpas. Human Resources crossword fun HR hr crossword

If You Hire In California, You Need to Know About These New Background Screening Rules

TLNT: The Business of HR

Several common background check practices became illegal in California last month. Background Checking Ban-the-box Laws Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Hiring Process HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Screening Featured legal issues

Self-Direction: The Key to Assertive Communication

ATD Human Capital

Check the box that best describes you:  You lack direct and honest communication skills. You fail to stand up for yourself, and you avoid conflict.  You humiliate or put others down by dominating them. You get what you want at the expense of others. Your communication is indirect, not open.

'Location, Location'? It Isn't Everything: Here's How to Attract out-of-Town Talent.

Entrepreneur

Expand your search beyond your own backyard by convincing candidates that you're seriously interested in their success. Employee Recruitment

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What I Learned from an HBR Webinar with Andrew Ng on the Deep Learning’s Next Frontier

Don Phin

First, this was a fascinating presentation. Andrew Ng, is the former chief scientist at Baidu, a co-founder of Coursera and a brilliant guy. I am often most interested in what the audience picks up from a presentation. Especially a smart audience like this one. Below is a summary of the tweets during the webinar, which. Read More. The post What I Learned from an HBR Webinar with Andrew Ng on the Deep Learning’s Next Frontier appeared first on HRSherpas.

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What Do Termination Codes Have to Do With Making HR Data Strategic?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Perhaps it can be said that staff meetings are a necessary evil. It is important for teams to communicate, and a well-designed staff meeting can foster that communication. Future of HR Strategic HR Termination Featured

The 5 Ingredients You Need to Make Organizational Change

Reflektive

There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and resistance to change. Let’s face it, people are creatures of habit and get comfortable in their routines, systems, and structures. Requiring them to break away from the familiar takes a seismic effort.

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Allegis Global Solutions

Is it better for HR staff or an RPO solution to manage recruitment

Cross-Cultural Mentorship for the Global Economy

Everwise

As businesses become increasingly global, it is critical for their leaders to have the cultural know-how to effectively manage team members from around the world.

We’re Doing Diversity and Inclusion ‘All Wrong’

TLNT: The Business of HR

“Diversity and inclusion are all the rage right now,” Kristin Bakalar acknowledges. “But I think we’re doing it wrong.” ” Culture Diversity HR Insights DisruptHR Featured

How to Effectively Request and Receive Feedback

Reflektive

Mastering the art of feedback is no easy task for HR professionals and employees alike. Whether it’s navigating the three distinct types of feedback, or mustering the courage to give feedback in the first place, almost everyone can agree on the challenges that arise when having these types of conversations in the workplace.

ASSESSMENTS (With Video): Your Best Feature Is Also Your Worst Feature.

The HR Capitalist

Short post today with a "coaching others" slant. Let's say you've just taken a behavioral assessment. Which one? Doesn't matter, because as the video below alludes to, almost all of them are based on the same science. Anyway, you took the assessment.

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