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4 life lessons on communicating with purpose

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Melissa Yim on March 26, 2019. For the past 15 years, I have been handling the toughest customers—ones who go from being satisfied to irate in seconds, ones who are demanding and sometimes hard to keep focused, but who also provide the most engaging experiences at the end of day.

Women Are Leading the Diversity Revolution!

PerformanceICreate

It has been 54 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson issued executive order 11246, requiring government contractors and subcontractors to implement affirmative action policies to expand job opportunities for minorities. The order was amended in 1967 to include women.

Soft Skills are Hard. We need to stop calling them soft. #Workhuman

Jason Lauritsen

I’m just back from spending four epic days in Nashville at my favorite conference event of the year, Workhuman. As is always the case after this event, I’ve got a lot of ideas swirling in my head from the great content and conversations. Sidenote: I know I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again. If you believe that we need to make work a more human experience, you need to get to this event next year.

Employee Experience Must Mirror the Customer Experience

HR Bartender

I can’t remember what event I was at, but I remember the comment, “Employees aren’t the same as customers.” It’s true, they aren’t the same. But today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds us that, on some level, they do expect the same experiences. .

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

The 5 Employment Laws Every Manager Must Know

Cornerstone On Demand

Employment law is complicated and can have big repercussions for your company if employees fail to adhere to it—either out of ignorance or neglect. A talent contractor for Comcast was just forced to pay $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit over unpaid overtime—a violation of employment law.

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Infographic: 5 Personal Benefits of Employee Engagement

Decision-Wise

Download the PDF version of the Infographic. It’s apparent that employee engagement increases the organization’s bottom line and performance, but what about the individual?

eBook Preview: Employee Onboarding Meets Your Overall Management Strategy

15Five

When does the “ performance management ” of a new hire begin? Most leaders will tell you it takes place during those first days or weeks of a new hire’s arrival, when manager and employee sit down and establish goals.

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Dream Big at Connections 2019

Ultimate Software

What does it take to truly dream big? If anything was possible, what would you strive for? This year at Connections , our annual customer conference, we’ll be tackling these questions and much, much more as we seek to encourage, inspire, and excite one another.

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How to Encourage Your Team’s Bold Ideas

The People Equation

Are you looking to help your team launch innovative ideas? Then listen up. Your efforts to help them might actually be diminishing their creative brilliance, one “helpful” suggestion at a time.

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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.

5 Ingredients to Speak Your Employees’ Engagement Love Language

Decision-Wise

In 1995, author Gary Chapman published The Five Love Languages to help couples improve their relationships by showing them how their communication needs differ. For example, love might be felt by one person through acts of service, while another person may prefer words of affirmation.

These Three Women Are Making Herstory as Workplace Warriors

Cornerstone On Demand

It's a sad truth that the corporate world can be an unwelcoming place for women.

The Human Capital Balance Sheet in M&A: Bringing expectations to life

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Michael Fuchs , Ami Louise Rich , and Alisa Locricchio on March 25, 2019.

All You Need to Know About Employee Engagement Strategies

Reflektive

Companies depend upon employee engagement for multiple reasons: higher productivity, better morale, lower turnover rates, and other, more ephemeral reasons, such as trust in management and self-confidence. Employment engagement strategies aim to foster engagement that’s in tune with company values and corporate culture. WEBINAR: Thinking Outside the Perks: Recruiting and Retention to Improve Employee Tenure. The Problem with Employee Engagement Strategies.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Tips For Coaching and Developing Employees Through Failure

Get Hppy

Coaching and developing employees is always important. The first step in order to improve their performance, in any case, is counseling or coaching. When an employee reports to a supervisor, counseling or coaching is an essential part of their interaction.

Office Hours: How Good Samaritan Refocused Its Business to Meet Customer Needs

Cornerstone On Demand

Today, consumer trends evolve quickly, and it's often tough for businesses to keep up.

HR Metrics to Follow / Implement in 2019

CakeHR

Human resources (HR) consist of much more than just recruiting, which is why it’s so important to measure each and every aspect of its processes.

Top 5 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Reflektive

Increases in technology and employee management strategies have driven home an important point: employee engagement is important to business success, and yet woefully ignored. Gallup reports only 15 percent of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs. American workers are twice as likely to be engaged, but even so, that leaves 70 percent of employees who are disengaged at work. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: 51 Hacks to Become a Better Manager.

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.

How Unhappy Employees Can Cost You Millions

Get Hppy

Employees are an integral part of any organization. A lot depends on the happiness of your employees. They have the power to make or break your company’s reputation. It is well known how organizations have lost millions due to unhappy employees.

Bookmarked: Get to Know Mollie Lombardi, Founder of mollielombardi.com and m.Research

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Bookmarked " series, where we ask some of our favorite HR experts, analysts and business professionals to answer questions about their career, life and aspirations for the future. Be sure to bookmark it for next month!

Skills Development is a Talent Acquisition Issue

Allegis Global Solutions

Still think learning and development is simply a nice-to-have perk? Think again. Recruiting & Hiring

Suggestions to Improve the Productivity of Your HR Department

CakeHR

Human Resource plays a significant role in your business. In particular, they oversee employee management and ensure that your manpower is given sufficient training, benefits, and the compensation that they deserve. With such big responsibilities, productivity in the HR department is critical.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

Tech Trends to Change the Workplace in 2019

Get Hppy

The terms “digital transformation” and “industry 4.0” have been floating around many workplaces for years now, and whilst they mean different things to different people, they both represent a sea change in the workplace that is subtly taking effect.

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The Importance of Combining Workforce and Economic Development Initiatives

EDSI

If there is one key word to pull from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA), it is collaboration. WIOA has created a unique and exciting opportunity for collaboration at the state level between local workforce and economic development agencies.

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Human Resource Automation: How to Get Started?

SutiHR

Human resource management has been evolving constantly over the last few years. With various technological advancements, the HR focus has been changed from personnel management to strategic planning.

Here’s How HR Will Target Its Tech Dollars

HRExecutive

HRE recently conducted a pulse survey of nearly 200 respondents on the topic of HR technology, which found almost one-third (31 percent) of respondents say their HR tech spend will increase in 2019.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.