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Why Employees Leave Companies in 2018 [poll results]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I asked the question “ If you were to start looking for a new job today, what would be the number one reason? ” And the majority of employees responded…. Better compensation and benefits. So, as much as we might not want to admit that money drives career decisions, it does.

How This Digital Agency Created a Global Culture of Performance

Reflektive

It’s no secret that the old performance management process is out. Ratings, annual reviews, and clunky software systems are no longer practical or functional for the modern organization.

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Boost Employee Engagement At Work By Thinking About Your Job Differently

15Five

Does your job feel like torture? Probably not, but the Spanish word for job is trabajo , which is derived from the vulgar Latin word for “torture.” The truth is that most jobs are simply too small for us. As human beings we desire more. In short, we want to have meaning and purpose in what we do because we want to make a difference that matters.

Dear ReWorker: Can I Send a Sick Employee Home?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I'm sick because one of my employees came to work with symptoms, and we work in close quarters. Now I have to use my vacation time to get well. Can I require someone to go home if they come in sick to prevent illness from spreading to other workers? Sincerely, Curbing Contagion __ Dear Curbing Contagion, Here is the short answer: Yes, you can require employees to go home if they come in sick. But your company has a bigger problem than the bug that's going around.

5 Ways to Reinvent the Traditional Job Interview

HR Bartender

Over the past couple of years, companies have been talking about “reinventing the performance appraisal”. Well, performance reviews aren’t the only process that’s being re-examined. Let’s take a look at the job interview.

How To Make A WOW! Culture That Astonishes People

Get Hppy

Satisfying your customers isn’t good enough in today’s competitive markets. Meeting their needs falls short of earning their loyalty and turns your business into a commodity where only Price is important.

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5 Ways to Empower Employees with Future Skills

Cornerstone On Demand

With the onset of artificial intelligence and automation, the demand for a highly-skilled workforce dedicated to continued learning is growing. Though these tech tools have vast capabilities, employees need specific skills in order to engage with this emerging technology effectively.

HR Pros: Your Next Workplace May Be in Space

HR Bartender

Before you read today’s title and totally dismiss the article, take a moment to think about recent events in our space program. Elon Musk launched SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy , the most powerful operational rocket in the world. NASA has a documented plan (with a timetable) to send humans to the Red Planet.

5 Ways Employers Can Boost Candidate Retention

Get Hppy

Getting quality candidates to apply for your positions can sometimes feel like a job in itself.

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How to Make the Case for Continuous Performance Management

Reflektive

Performance reviews are going out of style. Adobe uses check-ins , J.P. Morgan launched real-time feedback, and Accenture led the way back in 2015, citing bad ROI as the determining factor for eliminating its ratings and annual review program in favor of continuous performance management. These innovative companies aren’t just leading the charge — they’re already posting results.

Restaurant Time & Attendance Tracking

nettime solutions

If you’re a restaurant owner, you may have opened shop because you have a love of food, or entertaining, or both. You also probably discovered—very quickly—that there was an administrative side to things that involved parts of the business you weren’t particularly fond of, like paperwork, and employment laws, and tracking time and attendance for your restaurant. Still you got by. The dining experience you created led to great reviews, which drove more diners in the doors.

Quality is Everywhere – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of quality workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

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How Nonprofits Can Stay Competitive in the Hiring Market

Get Hppy

Business is booming in the nonprofit sector. Charitable donations rose after the most recent Presidential election, and 51% of nonprofits expected to increase their staffing last year. While that’s all good news, it’s not the full story.

Which Experiences Matter Most in Employee Engagement and Retention?

Hoops

Bobsledding Couple Looks to Bring Home Gold from PyeongChang Together in Latest #UltimateTeamMoment

Ultimate Software

Taking teamwork to another level, bobsledding pair and married couple, Elana Meyers Taylor and Nic Taylor, are on their ways to PyeongChang, going for gold in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Understanding the Virtual Organizational Chart

DATIS

Change is exciting. Change can be scary. Let’s face it, change is a lot of work. As organizations continue to grow and add new employees the organizational landscape continues to change. We all have experienced it.

6 Ways to Make Your Job Posting Stand Out with SEO and SEM

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is the second in a two-part series on SEO and SEM tips for recruiters. Read the first piece here. For decades, posting a job opening was a relatively simple task­. All a recruiter had to do was share the job description across the appropriate channels and candidates came pouring in. Today, the competition for talent is fierce and writing content to advertise a job opening requires a lot more finesse.

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Major Studies Detail Correlation Between Employee Engagement and Retention

Hoops

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3 Differences Between Great and Mediocre Recruiting Video

Lighthouse

In the third and final installment in this series, we explore the difference between great and mediocre recruiting video content. The subject of the video, the placement, and the authenticity all play a role in making it more consumable for candidates (thus improving your ROI). Note that this is based in part on some recent research we completed around what candidates actually want to see in the hiring process.

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Renewing Your Leadership Purpose with Compassion

The People Equation

Years ago, when I was a 23 year old assistant human resources manager at a department store, one of our sales associates suffered a heart attack and died while at work. At the time, I was out of town, attending my grandfather’s funeral. Upon my return to work, my boss Mary told me what had happened and carefully gauged my reaction. She was concerned about me suffering two losses in quick succession.

What Managers Must Know to Make Change Successful

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller's column “The Science of Workplace Motivation" on Inc.com. I can remember everything about the moment I got laid off from my job at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: "Unfortunately, your job has been eliminated," the person delivering the news told me. What I can't remember is anything she said after that. All I could think was, How am I going to pay my bills? Where will I go from here? How will I tell my wife?

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What Talent Experience Means and The Effect It Has On Employee Engagement

Hoops

Respect in the Workplace Is Not a Generational Issue

Reflektive

What makes you feel respected at work? Being addressed as “sir” or “ma’am” by your colleagues? Getting credit for the ideas you contribute in meetings? Receiving recognition for a job well done? Today, many people say respect is a generational problem, and blame a specific generation, perhaps millennials , Generation Xers, or baby boomers of not treating others with respect.

How Does AlliedUniversal Hire 90,000 Workers a Year? Referrals and PURPOSE [Podcast]

UpstartHR

How many people did your firm hire last year? 1,000? While it’s not a contest, there are lessons to be learned from organizations that hire more people, because they have the process down to a science. Today we’re going to hear from the head of hiring operations at AlliedUniversal, one of the largest security firms in the world. AlliedUniversal hires more than 90,000 workers per year and has some great lessons we can all learn from, such as hiring with purpose.

Cartoon Coffee Break | Flu Season

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

Here’s Your Guide to Holding Effective One-on-Ones

TLNT: The Business of HR

One of the most under-appreciated tools of any manager’s toolkit is the one-on-one meeting.

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Your City or County Probably Doesn't Break Even On Amazon Distribution Center Jobs.

The HR Capitalist

With all the talk about Amazons's 2nd Headquarters campaign and where that project will land, it seems appropriate to examine the economic impact of the less lofty Amazon distribution center.

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The role of mentors in L&D programs

Everwise

Learning and development programs are as varied as companies themselves, but there’s one feature that encompasses most of the effective talent management strategies: mentors. Across many industries, mentoring has been shown to produce solid business outcomes. When implementing or modifying your company’s L&D program, mentoring is one of the best ways to boost employee engagement, create strong leaders for your company and even keep turnover costs in check.

What Talent Experience Means and The Effect It Has On Employee Engagement

Hoops

For two decades, companies in the U.S. and around the world have been focusing on employee engagement as a means to improve talent acquisition and retention. Despite countless talent surveys and organizational research on this subject, global engagement scores have continued to remain at all-time lows. Obviously, something is not working. HR executives have been attending conventions, seminars, and workshops, and learning about “talent experience” since 2013-15.

Four Ways to Create a Growth Mindset Team

TLNT: The Business of HR

In my experience leading and working with teams?—?whether whether they’re startups, groups of engineers, or global leadership?—?there there are a few things that have really stood out to drive success. Organizational Leadership Teambuilding Featured managers

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President's Day is a Time to Reflect - About What Your Official Holidays Are. (Bonus - My Top 5 Presidents)

The HR Capitalist

Happy President's Day, suckers. Who's actually off on President's Day? More people than you might think. Check out this graph of the percentage of US offices closed on various holidays (email subscribers, click through if you don't see the graph below): Let's talk about that graph.

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4 ways to inspire employees to care about their work and the company

O.C. Tanner

It’s a more common problem than we’d all like to believe. It happens in every industry and workplace. It happens in every corner of the globe. This problem affects all of us. It’s our problem. It’s your problem. It’s everyone’s. “I’ve

Major Studies Detail Correlation Between Employee Engagement and Retention

Hoops

. Recent Studies Detail Correlation Between Employee Engagement and Retention. The most serious challenge facing Human Resources is not benefits, compensation, or performance management. For two years running, the top two HR challenges have been employee retention and employee engagement. Engagement and retention are both the end results of consistent and positive employee experiences.

If You Call Him ‘Mr.’ Then Call Me ‘Ms.’

TLNT: The Business of HR

In the eighties, I worked on a project that required me to travel with a team to a site where we had to sign in and wear badges. We went there about once every month for over a year.