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We Need to Stop Saying That 66% of Employees Are Not Engaged

Jason Lauritsen

When we talk about employee engagement , one of the most commonly cited statistics comes from Gallup. I’m sure you’ve seen it: Only 1/3 of employees in the U.S. are engaged according to Gallup’s Q12 measure. That number is a more shocking 17% globally.

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4 practices that design tomorrow’s companies today

Bersin

Posted by David Mallon and Timothy Davis on September 25, 2019. Change is at the forefront of the current business landscape—from broader changes in society and technology to shifts in how leaders need to operate and how talent is retained.

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Chick-fil-A: Observations from the Road About Talent and Culture.

The HR Capitalist

I travel a lot for work. Over the last nine years, that's meant a bit of travel fatigue and recent attempts to reduce my total number of nights in hotel rooms.

How Competencies and Personality Should Drive Employee Performance

Caliper

95% of managers believe they could have a more effective method of performance management. Rather than going through the standard steps — set goals, review performance, set a plan, repeat — think, instead, about how you frame the process. How are you determining goals?

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.

10 Employee Benefits Stats You Can’t Ignore In 2020

PlanSource

A quick internet search will yield plenty of results for searchers seeking up-to-date facts and statistics about the current state of employee benefits. Staying on top of current trends and innovations is important—but what really matters for HR in 2020 and beyond? .

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Introducing a Maturity Model for Culture Management

Human Workplaces

Just a few decades ago, workplace culture was stuck in the background in management circles—it was either ignored, or treated as a “nice-to-have” feature.

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Your Counter Offer Sucks …

HRJazzy

I’ve heard recruiters shed a tear every time you reject your “Perfect Offer” when your current company counters with more money and you take it. They should. You should, too. That counteroffer is a sham.

Midsize Companies: How to select your HRIS?

Talentia

The role of HRIS in midsize companies is becoming more and more important. And for good reason? The HR complexity they face is constantly increasing. Digitalization is the best way to solve these challenges while optimizing HR processes.

The #1 Thing You Can Do To Reduce Employee Turnover

Trainual

What’s the biggest, most effective thing you can do to help prevent employee turnover? One word: Communicate! Fact: A staggering 28-33% of new hires quit their new job within the first 90 days. Pay attention to and address the things that make employees leave.

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.

State of AI and Machine Learning in 2019

Business2Community

Marketing and Sales prioritize AI and machine learning higher than any other department in enterprises today. In-memory analytics and in-database analytics are the most important to Finance, Marketing, and Sales when it comes to scaling their AI and machine learning modeling and development efforts.

The New Employee – Employer Social Contract

HR Bartender

One of the workplace-related conversations that’s happening with more frequency is focused on how new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing jobs.

WOH 64: How to Engage Remote Teams and Virtual Workers

UpstartHR

Today, almost every company has workers that are either remote, telecommuting, or virtual. There is incredible value in this for businesses and for workers, but the challenge comes in engaging these people that you rarely (if ever) see face to face. .

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How Leaders Can Create Psychological Safety In The Workplace

15Five

How often does the fear of failure prevent you from taking a leap of faith? Maybe you have a great idea that you’d like to experiment with at work, but you don’t feel fully supported by your team.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

A Week of Service with Rebuilding Together Helps Change Lives Forever

Ultimate Software

Having been a part of Ultimate Software from the very beginning of our 29-year history, I’ve been privileged to share in so many amazing and memorable experiences. While every day still feels like I’m living a dream, some days really stand out.

Employees Want to Work with Technology In the Modern Cloud

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.

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How Meaningful First Impressions Reduce Turnover in the First Month of Employment

Engage2Excel

First impressions matter. Just ask the movie industry. A bad trailer, a couple of negative reviews or a poorly chosen title can doom a movie to lose millions at the box office and live out its DVD existence in the bottom of a bargain bin at Walmart.

Why You Need an Exit Survey Instead of Interviews

DecisionWise

When an employee leaves an organization, they take a lot of valuable information with them. Not only the insights about their work responsibilities or customers, but also valuable intel about their experience and the culture of the company.

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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!

Influencing with Data: Driving Executive Buy-in for Engagement Initiatives

Reflektive

You have it down to a T: launch your annual engagement survey, analyze the results, and decide on the engagement initiatives you want to pursue. But when you present your recommended programs to leadership, they hesitate.

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Unlimited Time Off Programs: Don’t Force Employees to Lie About Their Whereabouts

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.

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The 5 Ways You Intimidate People Without Directly Threatening Them.

The HR Capitalist

I know - that post title feels ugly, dirty and any other identifier you want to put on it. But yet here we are - in the workplace, trying to do things the right way but under siege by the nature of humanity. The art of influence has been covered by many people smarter than me.

Release Notes: Applicant Stages and Disqualification, Compliance Reporting and Application Template Updates

ExactHire HR Trends

Release Notes: Applicant Stages and Disqualification, Compliance Reporting and Application Template Updates. We publish Release Notes to highlight recent product improvements we’ve made so you can easily stay up to date on what’s new with ExactHire.

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.

Career Pathway Models for Community Colleges: Closing the Gap on Opportunity and Success

EDSI

Broadly speaking, current federal workforce policy aims to bridge the needs of employers and jobseekers through training and other support measures. Is this happening and how successful is it?

Using Employee Engagement Surveys to Boost Morale

Reflektive

Employee engagement is intimately tied to workplace performance and employee retention: morale improves and productivity increases while attrition rates drop. Knowing why employee engagement is important is only half the battle, however. You also need to know how to engage employees when times get tough. Learning how to engage employees can be elusive, as every workforce and corporate culture has different values and challenges. So what do you do when you have an employee morale problem? .

FLSA Games: Exempt Salary Threshold Moves from 23K to 35K.

The HR Capitalist

Heads up, HR friends at all levels. Employees who make less than $35,568 are now eligible for overtime pay under a final rule issued today by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The new rate will take effect Jan. 1, 2020.

New Report: Cultivating Skills to Build the Talent Pipelines of Tomorrow

Allegis Global Solutions

Critical skills are difficult to find. Demographic shifts and intense global competition force employers to compete for a supply of workers that is far outmatched by demand. The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) creates a need for talent to develop and manage the technology.

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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.

Seven Steps to a Solid Job Task Analysis

EDSI

Although Job Task Analysis (JTA) was created to help management make hiring, promotion, wage, and salary decisions, it serves a much bigger purpose.

11 Ways to Celebrate on Certification Nation Day

Great Place to Work

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5 Questions With Sharlyn Lauby - Author of "Manager Onboarding: 5 Steps for Setting New Leaders Up for Success".

The HR Capitalist

Sharlyn Lauby is an author, writer, speaker and consultant. And a friend of mine! She is president of ITM Group Inc. , a consulting firm which focuses on developing training solutions that engage and retain talent in the workplace.