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What is Employee Engagement? It’s time to demand better answers.

Jason Lauritsen

One of the things that makes me crazy about the work of employee engagement is the sloppiness we allow around how we define and approach about it. As I talk to leaders within organizations who are currently spending enormous sums of money on measuring and attempting to improve engagement, they struggle with basic questions like “How do you define employee engagement?

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Just What The H*ck Is Organizational Culture Anyway?

15Five

For years, leaders in the HR/Management space, academics, and top business minds have all sought to define organizational culture. They have largely failed. This is, of course, no easy task. Culture is nebulous, something that we feel but just can’t put a name to. It’s like the immortal soul. We can’t point to it, and some say that it doesn’t exist, but who can deny that there is something magical and mysterious about our lives?

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Through the Eyes of the Hiring Manager

The Tim Sackett Project

On Wednesday I was sitting on The Talent Fix Book Club webcast with one of my Recruiting Managers, Zach Jensen , and Zach made the comment that great recruiters do something a bit different, they look at applications and resumes through “the eyes of the hiring manager” It’s a brilliant piece of advice, but what does it mean!? New, or lesser experienced, recruiters look at candidates like a checklist: Do they meet the minimum qualifications?

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

Advos

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. FUNDINGS $220M+. Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’. Coursera cofounder Andrew Ng. 360Learning Secures $41M in Series B Funding.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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Lying on Resumes: Who, What & Why

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

Like? Share it with your friends. It’s hiring time! Sitting at your desk, after hours, sifting through piles of resumes, you’re hoping to put together a short list of candidates to interview. That’s when every HR manager’s nightmare hits you, and an uneasy feeling gurgles through the pit of your stomach. There’s no denying what is right in front of you: a blatant lie on your most promising candidate’s resume.

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Fixing Data Visualization for Today’s World

Visier

We are making data visualization harder than it need be. The root of the problem is that the thinking behind data visuals grew up in an old world of paper. If we re-focus on the purposes of data visualization in business today , then we will get better results faster. The Old World. The classic thinking about data visualization is found in a brilliant book by Edward Tufte called “The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.” Here’s what Wikipedia has to say: “Tufte encourages the

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Is Integrated Talent Management Over? Let Talent Experience Reign.

Josh Bersin

Have you noticed how many interesting new HR software companies we have? There’s a reason. The craze for “integrated talent management” has gone away, now replaced by a market for “talent experience” solutions. In this article, I’m going to discuss the history of “integrated talent management” and explain why it feels so dated. Then I. Read more» The post Is Integrated Talent Management Over?

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Discussing Mental Health: Best Practices for Managers and Employees

Justworks

As anyone with mental health issues knows, you don’t simply leave things at the door when you walk into the office. The things that are on your mind tend to stay there, and they can interfere with our focus and productivity, our relationships with colleagues, and career ambitions. To get the help and support you need, it may be worthwhile to broach the topic with your company or manager.

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7 HRM Books that Every HR Professional Should Read

Digital HR Tech

The field of Human Resource Management (HRM) is rapidly changing. Staying up to date with the latest information is more important than ever. In this article, we will list 7 must-read HRM books that will help you do your job better – whether you’re an experienced HR professional or just getting started in the HR field. We decided to include both study books and more popular books.

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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How to Save Money and Offer Employees Better Coverage with Self-Insurance

TalentCulture

When faced with the annual challenge of ever-increasing health insurance premiums, many employers succumb to what they feel is their only option: raising already-high employee deductibles to offset costs. Employers can’t keep doing this, especially in light of a survey by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants that says 80% of workers would choose a lesser-paying job with good benefits over the same job with no benefits but 30% more salary.

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how much money do you make?

Ask a Manager

It’s hard to get real-world information about what jobs pay, especially tailored to a particular industry or geographic region. Online salary websites are often inaccurate, and people can get weird when you ask them directly. In 2014 and 2017, in an effort to take some of the mystery out of salaries, I ran posts asking people to share how much money they make, their job, and their geographic region.

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How To Maximize Your Employees' Success With Professional Coaching

Forbes Coaches Council

Your organization is making a substantial investment in time, money and human resources to develop your team member, so you will want to be involved to ensure the coaching works.

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Standing Up to Bullies in the HR & Recruiting Industry

Workology

Speaker Pay & Diversity; The #truestory I have said it before, and I will repeat it; I have been in this business a long time. I have been boots on the ground, in the trenches, a recruiter, and a. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Job Description or Job Requisition: Which Comes First?

SHRM Resources

Two commonly used forms in the hiring process are the job description and job requisition. And while it would seem that the reasons for using each of these forms are pretty straightforward, there is some uncertainty—even debate—over which should come first.

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Top 10 Interview Questions for Managers [CHECKLIST]

TalentLyft

Looking for the best interview questions for managers ? Check out this handy checklist of the top 10 manager interview questions. Asking these questions will help you identify candidates with the skills and traits necessary to excel in managerial positions. Read More.

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Symantec Mobile Threat Defense: OAuth Misuse Could Risk Corporate and Personal Data

Symantec

Symantec’s Modern OS Security team explains how iOS and Android apps misuse the OAuth authorization protocol to obtain excessive Google service permissions

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Opportunitiy Knocks. Let Them in! #SHRM19

SHRM

Picture it. Las Vegas. 2007. (Said in my best Sophia Petrillo impression). It was my first ever SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM19). I was a little over a year into my first HR Management job. I’d never been to a conference of this magnitude, and I didn’t know anyone. I went to the Careerbuilder party at the Hard Rock (featuring the Barenaked Ladies) by myself.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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Strategies to retain your top performers

Paycor

As unemployment rates have reached historic lows, it’s never been more difficult to find qualified candidates to hire. And as the labor market tightens and jobs go unfilled, productivity can be impacted. But before you jump at the next resume, beware. Making a bad hire can be even more detrimental to your business as the costs to replace an employee and train them quickly add up.

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Fundamental Change to Oranization Structure and Governance

Conversation Matters

For the first time since the industrial revolution, organizations are changing at a fundamental level. The change is very much a work in progress in most organizations. But we now have many examples of organizations that are fully functioning in an entirely new way – that is, new ideas about how the organization is designed, about how work gets done, how people relate to each other.

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How Continuous Feedback Improves Performance Reviews

Engagedly

One of the main gripes of annual performance reviews is that employees rarely get enough feedback because usually, performance reviews come around only once a year. A lack of feedback impacts many aspects of the review process. And […].

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How CBD Oil Impacts Employment Drug Screenings

Workology

Can a candidate fail a drug screen if they have used CBD oil? The short answer is no, but the long one is more complicated. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound found in the resinous. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Talent retention: giving employees what they want (part two)

HR Zone

Employees. Giving employees what they want.

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Cultural Competence: 7 Tips for Learning a New Language

Take It Personel-ly

Do you want to learn a new language? Or have you stopped and started, and then stopped again only to realize that most of your progress had disappeared? Learning a new language can be difficult, especially if your mother tongue is totally different from the language you are trying to learn. And let’s be honest, […].

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Helping a Good Employee Who Hits a Rough Patch

SHRM

One of our employees, who has been a steady, solid performer the last two years, suddenly erupted in anger at one of our clients during a company event. Granted, the client is difficult and the event had all of us stressed out, but that’s no excuse to lose one’s temper and get into a shouting match. We immediately suspended him without pay. Since then we’ve learned from coworkers that he’s dealing with stress by drinking.

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Secrets for Better Performance Management

HR Morning

Every HR pro knows that there really is no “secret to better performance management.”. Strategies and techniques for improving individual and team performance evolve and new practices emerge but the overall concepts that make up performance management are well-known and widely implemented. But there are some secrets to improving performance management results.

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Maximizing Your Health Plan Design Using Data-Driven Insights