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Employee Engagement Defined

HR Bartender

If someone asked you to define employee engagement in a single sentence, what would you say? Back in 1964, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart coined the phrase “I know it when I see it.” to describe his threshold test for obscenity. I do sometimes wonder if employee engagement is like porn.

4 Things College Grads Want in an Employer

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve heard all the stereotypes. Millennials don’t stick around in their positions for more than three years, Millennials are slackers and they hold a sense of entitlement.

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3 Reasons Office Perks Are the New Normal

Cornerstone On Demand

It's no secret that Millennials—the founders of social media and the first generation of employees raised on technology—have different aspirations and desires than their Baby Boomer parents.

How To Easily Engage Employees In The Day-To-Day

CultureIQ

Everyday Employee Engagement Ideas. According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report , 85% of executives believe employee engagement is very important — but only 46% of companies reported that they’re prepared to tackle the engagement challenge.

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.

How to Reduce Individual Stress Levels at Work

HR Bartender

During this year’s BetterWorks Goal Summit , closing keynote speaker Srikumar Rao , author of the book, “ Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful – No Matter What ”, shared with us his views on stress and goals. I must admit, it was a great way to wrap up our day.

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Navigating the Complexities of Listening to the VoE

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The reality of having five generations in the workforce is upon us, as Gen Z begins to enter the workforce. At over 74 million strong and growing, these post-millennials “digital natives” are poised to become the largest working generation yet.

What’s the Difference Between Human Resources and Organization Development? - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

What’s the Difference Between Human Resources and Organization Development? Being part of a consulting firm that focuses on people analytics and organization development, I am often asked to explain the precise differences between human resources (HR) and organization development (OD). Both functions deal with people, right? So, many naturally assume they do the same thing. Yet, there are more differences than similarities between HR and OD.

What Do Employees Want – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

The title of today’s post is a question I hear all the time. What do our employees want?”. The first answer that comes to mind is “If you don’t know, ask them.” But I do realize that’s easier said than done. It’s hard to survey employees.

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Trust: Why It Matters and How Tech Can Help

The Aristocracy of HR

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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!

6 Reasons Recruiting Doesn’t Measure New Hire Failure Rates (But Should)

Visier

Large corporations have thousands of business processes, but I doubt that you’ve ever heard of a single process that has a 50 percent failure rate.

Why You Should Rarely Fight an Unemployment Claim

Cornerstone On Demand

Business owners, especially small business owners, are constantly concerned about keeping costs down—and rightfully so. But there are some scenarios in which culture and costs clash—and employee departures is one such area. If you have too many unemployment claims, your cost as a business goes up. As a result, many businesses go to great lengths to ensure that employees do not win their unemployment claims.

Human Resources Is the Architect of Work

HR Bartender

Whenever people ask me what I do and I say “human resources”, their first response is … oh, you hire people. Which is true, HR often has responsibility for talent acquisition. But it’s certainly not the sum and substance of the role.

10 Tips for Boosting Retention and Performance in Healthcare

WorkHuman

Anyone who has worked in healthcare, or has family and friends in the field, knows that it takes a special kind of person to thrive in a healthcare setting. Healthcare workers are driven by a genuine desire to care for people.

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.

Why You Should Have A Mentoring Culture In Your Company

Get Hppy

Imagine working in an organization where the culture was one where every day was a day of learning. Every day we came to work we knew that we would grow on a personal and professional level.

Should You Pay Employees Extra for Working on Special Organizational Projects?

What is Paul Thinking

Somewhat recently (sorry – I’m a bit backlogged) a question came up on one of my HR-focused discussion groups in Facebook. The poster was seeking ideas on how to compensate employees for being part of a company effort described as…. “…a

Cartoon Coffee Break: Workplace Benefits

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: workplace benefits; workplace perks

10 Employee Recognition Ideas to Maximise Employee Engagement

EmployeeConnect

It’s a tried and tested theory that recognising your employees is a pathway towards maximising employee engagement. This engagement can form between you and your employee or your employee with the company overall. When you recognise your employees for their efforts, contributions and time, they feel acknowledged and significant to your organisation. How this is beneficial is that in return, they become more motivated to perform better to be further rewarded and hence, be more productive.

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

Google Announces New Jobs Search, Google For Jobs

TLNT: The Business of HR

Google is weeks away from launching a job search that will give jobseekers unusual control over how to filter the results to best meet their needs. Advertising & Marketing HR News Job Boards Job Postings Talent Acquisition Featured

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Employee referrals are not a new topic in the HR and recruiting space. But the truth is that many companies phone it in when it comes to referrals, often leaving them with lackluster results. It takes a little time, effort, and intention to get a referral program into good shape, and the benefits are far-reaching. Hiring A Players with Referrals Data from one study shows that referrals are the best source for finding quality hires.

Paternal Leave Policies Are Vital for Retaining Talent

Reflektive

As millennials rapidly move into the parenting age, companies are scrambling to adjust to their needs accordingly in order to retain the in-demand talent. The United States maternity leave policies fall far behind the rest of the world , leaving it one out of three countries that do not offer mandatory paid maternity leave. Federal law, under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), merely offers 12 weeks unpaid maternity leave under the condition that the employer has 50 or more employees.

The Psychology of Procrastination and How to Stop It

EmployeeConnect

Everyone procrastinates occasionally, but in today’s fast-moving business environment, procrastination can generate serious consequences. Regardless of whether you manage, supervise or work as a team member, procrastination can affect other people’s performances and compromise their efficiency and ability to do their jobs. What Is Procrastination? People have always put off certain tasks due to a degree of difficulty, inertia, undesirability or because other tasks are more appealing.

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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.

How This Citizen Of The World Applies His Experiences Towards Mentorship

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SuccessFactors by SAP: Growth And Innovation Continues

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Harvard Business Review research shows that 70-90% of corporate acquisitions fail [1], often driven by an unclear strategy, lack of culture alignment, or poor execution on business integration. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Enterprise Learning HR Technology Human Resources Oracle Plateau SAP successfactors workday

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Steps You Need to Take Now to Build a Feedback Culture

ATD Human Capital

A dramatic shift in the job market has led many companies to turn to feedback to improve employee retention rates. Unlike in the past, employees are feeling less tied to company loyalty and freer to take on new opportunities.

Help Employees De-stress Their Way to a Healthier Lifestyle

CONCERN: EAP

With so many demands on their time these days, it's difficult for employees to avoid stress. But some stress is normal—even useful. Studies show that our mindset about stress can change the way it affects us.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.