Sat.Feb 13, 2016 - Fri.Feb 19, 2016

Replacing the Batteries Before A Fire – Tuning Up Your HCM Technology

HRchitect

Written by: John A. Hinojos. Most of us have some type of smoke or CO 2 device in our homes which will alert us if situations have changed and we have a pending disaster. To keep these devices working correctly, it is advised that you replace the batteries twice a year.

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Everything Leaders Need to Know About Mindfulness

HR Bartender

Last year, I published an extremely popular post titled “ Future Leaders Need Organizational Mindfulness.” Since then, I’ve seen several articles about mindfulness and leadership.

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5 Noteworthy Tips for Successful Employee Goal Setting

ClearCompany HRM

Setting goals.it’s s easier said than done, especially if managers want those goals to actually be achieved. When it comes to. setting employee performance goals. , the road to effectiveness is even more difficult to map out. Did you know that, according to a. 2014 Towers Watson study.

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The 21st Century HR Department: An HR Transformation

Ultimate Software

I recently stumbled upon an article from 1999 that talked about the challenges that would exist in a 21 st century HR department.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Branding your Talent / Learning Management System

HRchitect

Written by: Warren Phillips. B randing your Talent / Learning Management System should be more than just adding a logo and being true to corporate colors.

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A Look Back at Effecting Employee Engagement with Goals

ClearCompany HRM

Hey, haven’t we discussed this before? This is a ClearCompany lookback article, where we build off learnings from years and trends past.

American Presidential Candidates Are Failing Small Businesses: An Open Letter from the CEO of TriNet

Trinet

The following letter from TriNet CEO Burton M. Goldfield is in response to the TriNet 2016 Presidential Election Survey Dear 2016 Presidential Candidates: As the CEO of TriNet, I work to provide HR. Visit site for full story.

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HR Professionals – You Wouldn’t Like Them When They’re Angry

What is Paul Thinking

Seems HR gets more than their fair share of abuse. From HBR running their ongoing series on why HR sucks or how HR needs to change to why everyone hates HR. What exactly did HR do to Harvard Business Review? Please apologize so we can get some good press going for HR.

Radical Candor Is Not An Excuse For Bad Feedback

HR Bartender

I’ve seen a few articles recently about a concept called “ radical candor.” It is what you would expect it to be – the concept of pointing out the “elephant in the room” problems in organizations. It’s considered to be blunt, honest feedback.

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!

Quiz: How Goals Focused is Your Company?

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve been talking a lot about goals lately. If you missed our 4 part series for the month of February, you should definitely check those out! They’re full of juicy details and. tips on goals and performance management. But today, we’re more interested in how your company views goals.

How HR Can Improve The Business Bottom Line?

Visier

When customers start using Visier, they often tell us the stories that led them to seek out a workforce intelligence solution. One such story clearly describes a core inefficiency that is common to many companies.

Small Business Owners Tell Us How They Really Feel About the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Trinet

Visit site for full story. Small Business News & Advice 2016 presidential candidates; small business election news

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The Learning Myth That Should Not Die

HR Bartender

I ran across this article from the International Weekly Journal of Science titled “ The science myths that will not die.” It’s what you would expect – myths that aren’t true but we keep perpetuating them. One of the myths jumped out at me because it was related to training.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Thinning the Herd: Optimizing the Phone Screen

ClearCompany HRM

For many ClearCompany clients, the hiring process consistently unfolds on a predictable path: a recruiter selects resumes; screens applicants via phone ; schedules interviews; and extends offers. A cursory Google search yields a plethora of results discussing how to craft the perfect resume.

Can You Trust Your Employee Survey Results?

DecisionWise

What if I told you that 26 percent of your employees either blatantly lie or inadvertently misidentify demographic questions on employee surveys ? If you’re like most managers we work with, you’ll immediately distrust the survey process and its reported data—and that’s completely fair.

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Are You Onboard? The Critical Role of the First Year

Engage2Excel

When most companies think about new hires, they think about paperwork and being ready for the employee’s first day - better known as orientation. Sure, new hires will need to know about their benefits and the company safety regulations; however, we want to talk about onboarding.

Compensation Cafe: The Contradiction of Annual Incentives

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Incentives are only effective when they match the timeframes of employees’ motivation to perform.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Hacking the Management Model: Q+A with Dr. Gary Hamel (Part 2)

WorkHuman

Adaptability. Innovation. Inspiration. All too often, these traits are entirely missing from modern organizations. What can we do to change that? In Part 2 of our Q&A series with WorkHuman speaker Gary Hamel, we talk about how organizations can overcome their “core incompetencies.”

Why You Should Use Open-ended Questions on Employee Surveys

DecisionWise

Some organizations avoid using free-response questions on employee surveys simply because they want to keep the survey short or they don’t think they can analyze all of the comments—let me be the first to tell you that having comments on your survey can be a real benefit to your survey results.

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Small Business Owners Tell Us How They Really Feel About the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Trinet

Visit site for full story. Small Business News & Advice 2016 presidential candidates; small business election news

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Treat your recruiting process like a startup

Hoops

From ABC’s Shark Tank to HBO’s Silicon Valley to bestselling books like Steve Jobs , the narrative of startups is embedded in our culture. It’s the story of a founder with an idea who executes on it and changes the world. And it always happens in the garage.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

The Untouchables: Why you should stop salvaging bad employees at every level

The Aristocracy of HR

041050021150 Are you one of those companies that would rather preserve everyone than let them go?

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[QUIZ] Do you have a culture of givers or takers?

WorkHuman

At WorkHuman 2015, Wharton School professor Adam Grant stressed the importance of getting the right people on the bus—of hiring the right people that will help build a culture of givers. “If we create networks with the sole intention of getting something, we won’t succeed,” he said. “We

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HR Informational Interview Questions–Answered

UpstartHR

This week I was approached to complete some HR informational interview questions by a young lady heading back to college for a master’s degree in HR. I’ve answered similar questions before , and I have always had a heart for students looking to break into HR , so I obliged. As I responded, I wondered how others would answer and what advice they would share with someone preparing to enter this amazing profession of ours.

Treat your recruiting process like a startup

Hoops

From ABC’s Shark Tank to HBO’s Silicon Valley to bestselling books like Steve Jobs , the narrative of startups is embedded in our culture. It’s the story of a founder with an idea who executes on it and changes the world. And it always happens in the garage.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.