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Reporting Workplace Bullying to HR – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

A few days ago, I read a post on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) blog titled, “ Why Should I Bother to Go to HR About Sexual Harassment? ” It’s a good read and you might want to check it out. It’s also kinda related to today’s reader note.

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How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans.

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A New Study Finds Bad Managers Aren't the Main Reason Employees Quit

Cornerstone On Demand

Good management is important. We all know this. In fact, multiple studies have shown that not getting along with a manager is often the strongest influence on employee engagement—and eventual departure. Or, at least, that's what we thought. According to new research from IBM on why employees quit, the old HR adage "people don't leave companies, they leave managers" is being called into question.

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Driving Employee Engagement Through Effective Performance Management

15Five

How much are disengaged employees costing your company? If we zoom out, Gallup estimates the cost of disengagement to be between $960 billion and $1.2 trillion per year.

Managing Change Is an Essential Skill – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos is celebrating their 40 th anniversary this year along with the opening of their new global headquarters.

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Do Employees Need to Sign Off on Time Cards?

nettime solutions

While the Fair Labor Standards Act says that employers must keep records of all hours their employees work, it does not prescribe a specific timekeeping system or method.

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How to Radically Change Your Performance Management Practice [Podcast]

UpstartHR

In today’s episode of We’re Only Human, I talk with Autumn Spehar, HR Director at Stout Advisory, about how her company made a radical change in its approach to performance management. We also talk about how it’s working out one year later and the key lessons learned.

Realistic Job Previews: 5 Questions Recruiters Should Ask

HR Bartender

Candidates are researching organizations before they ever apply for a job opening. According to an article on Jibe, 76 percent of candidates do their own due diligence when conducting a job search.

True Belonging: 4 Lessons from Brené Brown’s ‘Braving the Wilderness’

WorkHuman

Is it terrible to admit that what immediately attracted me to Brené Brown’s new book “ Braving the Wilderness ” – other than the fact that it’s written by Brené – is the front cover? The backdrop of a beautiful, mountainous forest reminds me of my annual leaf-peeping trip to New Hampshire.

The Only Thing Leaders Should Have Top Of Mind For 2018 is Integrity

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000010 This is the time of year that predictions are made and data is shared about what the strategic and operational goals are for the upcoming year.

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Setting Customers Up For Success With Big Data

Visier

Nigel Stoodley is Visier’s Chief Customer Officer , where he is responsible for overall customer success. Nigel oversees Visier’s innovative delivery model that removes the traditional enterprise software pains of statements of work, change fees, and customer dissatisfaction.

Companies Don’t Have to Get Employee Feedback About Everything

HR Bartender

I’ve always said that one of the worst things organizations can do is ask employees for their feedback and then do nothing with the information. As a human resources professional, this is one of the major gripes that employees have with employee surveys. Side note: The length of time it takes to hear the survey results is another.). The company wants employee feedback, so employees take the time to (honestly) complete the survey…and then nothing.

Creating a Leadership Development Roadmap: A Guide for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

Cornerstone On Demand

There's good news and bad news when it comes to business leadership development. The bad news is that traditional costly classroom training yields marginal results, if any. But the good news is that leadership development for small and mid-size businesses doesn't actually have to be expensive, nor do you need a big HR team to do it effectively. What Is Leadership Development? A 2017 research study by A.J.

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Building an Agile Organization Begins with Agile HR

Reflektive

In today’s fast-paced, innovation-driven business environment, agility is the name of the game. If your organization isn’t nimble, it’s not keeping pace. You’ve probably heard a lot the past several years about “agile organizations.” These companies are designed to execute strategy quickly, innovate faster, and easily adapt to business or customer needs. SEE ALSO: Why HR Is Obsessed With Employee Performance Check-Ins. If your organization is going to become agile , it needs to start with HR.

How Small Businesses Can Solve Challenge of Low Employee Retention

Get Hppy

Every employee plays a significant role in the growth of your business. Qualified employees impart their skills and abilities in their positions for sustainable productivity and positive results. However, when they leave, the process of acquiring equivalent skills can be expensive.

Preparing for the HR Certification Exams: Audio Style

UpstartHR

Earlier this year I launched a “beta” version of the HR Certification audio product. That has continued to mature and develop and now has 50+ tracks and several hours of content that ranges from technical to practical.

TED Talk Tuesday: How to Inspire Collective Creativity

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Linda Hill , professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and co-author of Collective Genius, studies visionaries—but not the ones you'd expect.

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Non-Profit Wage & Hour Compliance

nettime solutions

In our previous article, we looked at how wage and hour compliance issues can affect a small business. But what about non-profit organizations? It’s a question we recently asked Adam Hollenberg, Regional Sales Manager with nettime solutions and stratustime. How One Non-Profit Cut Costs and Stayed Compliant. The issues around wage and hour compliance affect non-profit organizations just as much, if not more so,” he says.

How to Fuse a Partnership Between HR and Marketing

Get Hppy

Behind every organization are the faces who work there. Employees are the heart of every business; their commitment makes the wheels turn.

Beyond Buzzwords: HR Megatrends for 2018

WorkHuman

Not a day goes by when I don’t feel bombarded by buzzwords and jargon. I can’t even imagine what it feels like to work in human resources.

The Future of Workforce Engagement

Engage2Excel

Many consultants and analysts would have us believe that the future will bring fundamental changes in how we do our jobs. That, of course, is what keeps them in business. However, what changes can HR leaders realistically expect when it comes to managing workforce engagement? And, to what extent is the past a prologue to the future? We put these questions to Engage2Excel’s Chief Scientific Officer, Jack Wiley, Ph.D.,

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Don’t Forget to Forgive

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library As the old saying goes, forgiveness may be divine, and if recent research is right, it may also be healthy.Recent studies indicate that holding a grudge can trigger a prolonged physical stress response—one that can lead to health complications and inhibit emotional and physical healing.

[New Research] Radically Rethinking Your Learning Content Strategy [Free Report]

Lighthouse

Anyone who believes that yesterday’s learning content can engage today’s modern learner is sorely mistaken. More than ever employers need to think about how to offer learning content that not only delivers value for the learner, but value for the business as well.

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4 Steps for Aligning Your Organizational Goals

Reflektive

Many of us are familiar with the power behind SMART – specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely – goal-setting. Researchers find a strong correlation between companies’ financial performances and the presence of an effective goal-setting process. SEE ALSO: 5 Key Benefits of Real-Time Performance Feedback.

How to Make Employee Training Count

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. When most people think of training , the first thing that comes to mind is a mandatory meeting in a stuffy conference room with a boring instructor walking through poorly designed slides. Even though US companies spent more than $70 billion last year on learning and development , this training stereotype is unfortunately the reality for many employees.

Becoming Irresistible Part 1: Meaningful Work

Josh Bersin

In our Simply Irresistible model for the employee experience (aka employee engagement), we describe five core drivers of employee success: meaningful work, supportive management, fantastic. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Employee Engagement Human Resources

After the Interview Week 2

Engage2Excel

Haven’t you always wanted to be a fly on the wall during an interview, just to see what the interviewer(s) ask and how prospective candidates answer? Well, CNBC’s “The Job Interview” is doing just that and we thought we’d take a look at the good and the bad in what we are calling “After the Interview.” Join our very own Jay Floersch, Vice President of RPO & Talent Solutions, as he recaps Week 2 as our guest blogger!

Work-Life Balance: The Power of Employee Benefits

DATIS

One of the biggest priorities in today’s workforce is maintaining a successful work-life balance. Employees are trading in their overtime and overworked 50-60 hour weeks by prioritizing their life outside of the office. Many organizations have noticed this shift and have altered their employee benefits packages as a recruiting tactic to attract new talent. Below are just a few new employee benefits to consider adding to your offerings. Flexibility.

How to Make Employee Training Count

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. When most people think of training , the first thing that comes to mind is a mandatory meeting in a stuffy conference room with a boring instructor walking through poorly designed slides. Even though US companies spent more than $70 billion last year on learning and development , this training stereotype is unfortunately the reality for many employees.

15 Office Holiday Party Ideas for Teams of Every Size (and Budget)

Justworks

It’s that time of year again at the office! Holiday lights, pies in the break room, end of year excitement.and boring or played-out holiday events. The holidays are a time when everyone feels festive, and offices often want to share in that feeling. And any holiday party should be a quality team bonding experience. But the result is often a waste-of-money gift swap or a bad cookie plate. The holidays should be relaxing and fun, even if we're still at the office and not on vacation just.

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71 Percent of Organizations Offer Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

ATD Human Capital

Sexual harassment in the workplace isn’t new, but the topic has gained attention recently. The U.S.

5 Myths Of Employee Engagement

TLNT: The Business of HR

You’ve likely seen the headlines: “Seven out of eight employees are disengaged and unlikely to be making positive contributions to the workplace.”. Engagement HR Insights Surveys Talent Management Featured

Creating a Leadership Development Roadmap: A Guide for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

Cornerstone On Demand

There's good news and bad news when it comes to business leadership development. The bad news is that traditional costly classroom training yields marginal results, if any. But the good news is that leadership development for small and mid-size businesses doesn't actually have to be expensive, nor do you need a big HR team to do it effectively. What Is Leadership Development? A 2017 research study by A.J.

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How to be a successful recruiter: Advice for each hiring stage

Workable

Screen, interview, hire and repeat. That could be the shortest job description for a recruiter. But a glimpse at a recruiter’s typical agenda shows that their day-to-day tasks are not as simple as you might think.