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How to Spend the Last Two Weeks of the Year

HR Bartender

When I worked in Corporate America, I often worked during the last two weeks of the year. At first, because I had to. Everyone else had more seniority and vacation time. Later in my career, I did it because I wanted to. The last two weeks of the year are so nice and quiet. Fewer meetings.

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Creating a Successful Performance Management Strategy: Hear from the Experts

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management improvements are likely always on your mind. Is my strategy working? Who’s doing it best? How can I get my team to assume accountability?

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Why HR Needs Mid-Level Analytics Projects

Visier

The most exciting stories of people analytics involve big data yielding surprising findings that deliver an enterprise-wide impact. The least exciting stories involve essential, but basic metrics such as dashboards with accurate turnover data.

Employee Pulse Surveys, What You Need to Know - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Are you considering an employee pulse survey? Few would debate the notion that keeping fingers on the pulse of the organization is critical to business success.

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Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable, by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

Onboarding Is Successful When Expectations Are Met

HR Bartender

I think as a general rule, people are happy when their expectations are met. If Mr. Bartender and I go out to dinner, we expect a nice meal. When our expectations are met, we’re happy. When they aren’t, we’re disappointed. Same happens with candidates.

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6 Steps for Making Smart Decisions With Wearables Data

Visier

Several years ago, data gathered from sociometric badges (wearable devices equipped with sensors) revealed something interesting about the Bank of America’s call center employees: those with the fastest “average call handling time” were also the most social.

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Why the ROI of Learning Shouldn't Be a Question

Cornerstone On Demand

As companies increasingly recognize that an investment in learning directly impacts workforce productivity, satisfaction and performance, they are working to create and prioritize new educational and talent development opportunities for their employees. In fact, in Deloitte's latest Global Human Capital Trends report , executives identified learning as the second most important organizational trend in 2017, with 83 percent ranking it as important or very important.

Are External Forces Changing Organizational Values

HR Bartender

I want to share with you this high-level thought. I don’t know that I have all of the answers here, but I think as business professionals, there might come a time when we’re asked to weigh in on the concept.

The Untapped Resource Startups Can Leverage To Design The World’s Best Workplaces

15Five

Companies both big and small want to steer management decisions away from dangerous half-truths and recycled best practices.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

10 Tips for Conducting 360 Degree Feedback Performance Reviews - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

360 Degree Feedback Performance Reviews. 360 degree feedback performance reviews are effective in driving results and change within an organization. DecisionWise research has shown that traditional performance appraisals fail to provide an accurate view of performance.

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4 Things You Can Do to Avoid Common Hiring Mistakes

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this article was originally published on the Ideal blog. We can all agree that good intentions aren't enough when it comes to hiring practices that increase diversity. Part of the problem is that sometimes practices that seem good on the surface aren't effective and can even be harmful in some cases. Here are four common hiring practices that are terrible for diversity and what you should do instead.

Companies Need Jobs, Employees and Scheduling – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds me of that old saying, “ Good, Fast, or Cheap – Pick Two ”. The saying represents the idea that we can get quality quickly, but it will cost us. If we want it quickly and inexpensively, then it might not be that good.

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Worried About Your Employee Turnover? See How it Stacks Up

Reflektive

Losing employees can be scary. Sure, there’s a certain amount of turnover that’s to be expected, but how can you know if the turnover in your organization is normal — or indicative of a larger problem?

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Meeting Healthcare Needs with Advanced Scheduling

nettime solutions

Healthcare in the U.S. has been a hot topic for some time with congressional showdowns, insecurity around costs, and the steps that providers and organizations take to meet the rising tide of need. As a whole, the healthcare industry is growing.

4 Thing You Can Do to Avoid Common Hiring Mistakes

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this article was originally published on the Ideal blog. We can all agree that good intentions aren't enough when it comes to hiring practices that increase diversity. Part of the problem is that sometimes practices that seem good on the surface aren't effective and can even be harmful in some cases. Here are four common hiring practices that are terrible for diversity and what you should do instead.

WorkHuman 2018: A team that plays together, stays together

WorkHuman

The end of the year is approaching. Where has your training and development budget gone?

Mentoring – Should We?

Get Hppy

I get asked this a lot, “what is the benefit of mentoring in my organization” or “do I really need a mentor – what would be in it for me?” I was asked just yesterday if I had a mentor and for how long. I have had mentors for most of my life.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

How Foot Locker Can 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.

The Future Is Freelance: Why Companies Should Be More Strategic About Working With Solopreneurs

Cornerstone On Demand

The phrase “gig economy" has been bandied about quite a bit in the past five years, and for good reason: according to Upwork's Freelancing in America survey , there are currently 57.3 million freelance workers in the U.S., and that number is predicted to reach 86.5 million by 2027. HR professionals and management teams have complex relationships with freelancers. Companies rely on them, and many have as much impact on the bottom line as regular staff members.

The Best Performance Management Puts Humans First

Reflektive

It’s one thing to decide to revise your performance management approach. It’s another thing to successfully re-engineer the mindset that embraces the change — and then manage that transformation across the organization. Too often, performance management is still stuck in an old framework that conflates human performance and business performance as one. If there’s anything we know now — illuminated by revealing data — it’s that humans must come first.

Publicly Shaming Good People Removes Them From the Conversation on Change.

The HR Capitalist

Look - I get it - there's a lot of stuff going on in the world that's been a long time coming for society in general: --Protests against police brutality and the impact of that on minorities - check. --the

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all type-A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching and developing effective teams at work.

Learning Leadership Strategies from Successful Leaders – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

This past summer, Ultimate Software launched HR Spark , a Web series designed to ignite ideas for your people and your business.

Retailers Are Hiring 690,000 Seasonal Workers. Here's How They Do It.

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller's column “The Science of Workplace Motivation" on Inc.com. While the holidays seem to start earlier and earlier every year, the rush of late November and December can't be denied. Next week will kick off the biggest holiday shopping season to date. Americans are expected to spend $682 billion , a 4 percent increase from last year, and retailers are preparing for the demand by hiring hundreds of thousands of seasonal employees.

Create Happy Habits

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryThose who are consistently happy tend to follow a set of habits that generate a more lasting sense of contentment in their lives. Introducing impactful, happy habits into your day can help you build a fulfilled future.

Webinar: The Employee Experience – Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, Drive Results - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

DecisionWise will help you understand how to create an engaged workforce. This is the age of the employee, and the majority of organizations are failing to meet their employee’s expectations, why?

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!