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Employee Engagement is Viral

Decision-Wise

Employee Engagement is viral, and new research shows that the manager may be “ground zero.”. Managers are the sergeants of the organization. You, as a manager, have a powerful effect on how engaged your organization will ultimately be. You are on the front lines of a company’s culture.

The First Step to Great Leadership is Self-Awareness

TLNT: The Business of HR

“While I was waiting for my interview in a reception area, a pizza delivery man, a young guy dressed in a T-shirt and jeans, carried in a heavy pack of pizza boxes and water bottles. He struggled with the door. I jumped up, but before I could help him, a receptionist let him through.

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Get Out the Vote: Ways to Motivate Employees to Make it to the Polls

Justworks

When people think of voting, they often think of the presidential election. However, midterms and local elections happen more frequently, and these races are often just as important. In 2016, 61.4% of voting-age Americans reported voting — not much of a change from the 61.8%

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Why Your Direct Reports Wish You Were Better at 1-on-1s

Reflektive

The 1-on-1 meeting, an often under appreciated, under-utilized performance management tool. While some managers consider it an unnecessary use of time or an informal performance review, the 1-on-1 is so much more. It’s a manager’s best opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of individuals and team dynamics, build relationships with their direct reports, and focus development and goal-setting efforts. SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Guide to One-on-Ones.

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About Prescriptive Analytics

HR Bartender

We’ve discussed several aspects of technology in this HR technology series. Today I wanted to share a concept that we should be a bit more focused on: prescriptive analytics. Technology now allows us to do more than just process information, it helps us make decisions.

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The Missing Part of Your Employee Learning and Development Strategy: Strengths Discovery

15Five

Welcome back to Talk Nerdy To Me , 15Five’s academic blog series where we get nerdy, talk to the world’s best thinkers, and break down the latest academic research that you can apply to your workplace.

Cybersecurity Talent Shortage: Why HR Needs to Map Unconventional Career Paths

Visier

“Have you ever considered a career in hacking?”. This may be an unusual way to start a career coaching conversation in most workplaces, but it’s an important question to ask employees from non-technical fields–and women in particular.

Understanding the Limits of Convenience – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Regular readers of this blog know I’m a planner. I plan everything. I think I’d even plan spontaneity. That’s why I couldn’t help but laugh at this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos.

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Cartoon Coffee Break | HR Complaints

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. Where should employees turn when they have a complaint against HR?

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Keep On Communicating Benefits

eni

Offering top-notch benefits may attract competitive talent, but how much do your employees actually know about those benefits? Competitive Total Rewards Programs come with a lofty price tag that directly impacts every organization’s bottom line.

Should We Be Asking for Pay History Data on Job Applications?

UpstartHR

In many states, it’s still legal to ask about candidate pay history. While some states have outlawed this practice, I still get questions like the one below fairly regularly: I have a question for you that I thought you would be uniquely able to provide advice for.

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A Total Talent Approach to Women in Tech

Allegis Global Solutions

Despite advancements in other areas of education and a record number of women attending college, fewer and fewer women graduate with degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

How One Company Increased Employee Engagement in Learning by 272 Percent

Cornerstone On Demand

Challenges with employee engagement and employee turnover are familiar to most companies at different points in their growth. In 2016, Prometheus Real Estate Group found themselves in that very position.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Paradigm for Parity® Coalition’s 5 Actionable Steps to Gender Equity

Visier

When I think about women’s leadership, several big words come to mind–empowerment, leadership, parity–but I keep coming back to smaller words. In fact, it’s a string of two-letter words that, together, make a BIG impact: If it is to be, it is up to me. These words have propelled me forward at every stage in my career. My passion for advancing women in leadership was ignited by personal experiences within the financial services industry.

Introducing Our Performance Management Benchmark Report

Reflektive

We’ve heard it said that the performance appraisal is a common enemy. Employees, managers, and HR leaders alike wish it dead and gone. The origin of the annual review goes back more than 100 years, with the concept being popularized in the 1950s. Think of how much the world has changed. Facebook first launched 14 years ago, followed by Twitter two years later and Instagram in 2010.

Employing Individuals with Disabilities May Solve Your Talent Crisis

Entrepreneur

Employment rates won't change until companies begin to shift attitudes and awareness about people with disabilities. Hiring

ICYMI: Culture Can Help Companies Handle Change Gracefully

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for October's top stories.

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.

Blockchain in HR: 8 Ways Blockchain will Impact the HR Function

CakeHR

While blockchain is widely associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology is set to revolutionize how the HR and recruitment functions operate within business.

4 Tips to Help Managers Prepare for Performance Reviews

Reflektive

Managers spend an average of 15 hours of personal time outside the office preparing for annual reviews, according to a survey of 500 executives, conducted by Wakefield Research. When sufficient prep time can’t be found, many executives won’t hesitate to delay a review. This is unfair to employees, who deserve a timely opportunity to receive feedback, discuss goals, and establish a plan for career development. In that spirit, here are four tips to help managers prepare for employee reviews.

Stop Candidate Ghosting

Engage2Excel

Have you ever set up an interview with a promising candidate who never showed up? Has a potential new hire quit responding to your emails and phone calls? This behavior is known as ghosting and it’s happening more frequently as the job market strengthens. In August, 3.6

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Finding the Best Discovery-Driven Candidate for the Job

Cornerstone On Demand

The discovery-driven approach to a career yields a resume that is unconventional and might be overlooked by HR personnel accustomed to looking for specific, albeit limited, markers of accomplishment and capacity, such as years of higher education or experience in consistent roles.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

We’re Only Human 43: IBM Leaders Share How Algorithms and Bias Affect Us

UpstartHR

Recently Amazon announced it had shut down a talent-finding algorithm built by its internal team. Because it was perpetuating bias against women at the tech giant, which is unacceptable in today’s work environment. . With so many bots, algorithms and other tools being used to automate our work and personal lives, it’s important to think about how this affects each of us. Is there bias in the algorithms that drive our decisions? If so, how do we mitigate that? .

Identifying Successors to Run Your Company: Family Vs. Non-Family

EDSI

Many business owners dream that their sons or daughters will take over the family business, but struggle with feeling confident it’s what’s best for the company.

The Only Recruiting Metric That Matters.

Allegis Global Solutions

There’s only one real metric that matters when it comes to measuring the impact of the talent organization on the bottom line – what’s known as Revenue Per Employee (RPE). Recruiting & Hiring

Millennials Are Old News: What Does Generation Z Want From Work?

Entrepreneur

Pay attention to how young employees respond to the professional world to make sure they have the resources they need to succeed. Generation Z

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.