Sat.May 04, 2019 - Fri.May 10, 2019

How HR is Becoming a Science

HRExecutive

HR is becoming a proper science. Between the newfound ability to connect HR initiatives to business outcomes and the explosion of intelligent tools, technology is making it increasingly possible to understand and predict the organization and its behavior.

Dealing with difficult employees: A 5-step plan

Insperity

As a business owner, manager or HR leader, you need to be an expert at dealing with difficult employees. A difficult employee is not just a problem between one employee and another. If one person makes life difficult for the company, discontent can fester and become a major distraction. The air of dissent affects everyone and can cause a dramatic decrease in productivity and the departure of other employees.

The Reverse Performance Review: 6 Questions Every Manager Should Ask Their Teams

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published on Forbes.com, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. When I talk to my colleagues and friends about the best jobs they've ever had, they all agree on one thing: Their most memorable job was the one with the best manager.

Shannon Arvizu, Ph.D: The Science of Building Psychologically Safe Professional Relationships

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. This time around, I spoke with Dr. Shannon Arvizu on the topic of professional relationships.

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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.

EX = CX: Happy Employees Make Happy Customers

Ultimate Software

Julie Dodd, Chief Services Officer, Ultimate Software. “It’s It’s not an accident that the best places to work are also the places that make the most money.”.

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How Development Helps Government Organizations Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

Attracting and retaining a skilled workforce long term has been a challenge for a number of public sector organizations. Sometimes seen as having too much bureaucracy and lower-than-average salary offerings, many have been turned away from government work.

Why is “Male” the Baseline? Rethinking Leadership Success

Visier

“He’s gotta be strong! And he’s gotta be fast! And he’s gotta be fresh from the fight!”. You may recognize these familiar lines from Bonnie Tyler’s early 80’s hit, “Holding Out for a Hero.”

How to Hire Your First HR Staff Member (and who NOT to hire)

UpstartHR

Last week I had a great conversation with a $10M startup company about how to make their first HR hire, and I thought those ideas would be worth sharing here. Many of you are already HR leaders at your own firms, but you probably haven’t given much thought to this idea of starting up an HR function from scratch, and it’s a good discussion to have. Plus, I’d love to hear from you! What skills are most important? What would you look for if you were hiring your first HR person?

Keep Your Employees Wanting to Stay

Get Hppy

Worker turnover is one of the biggest issues confronting any smaller business. The Wall Street Journal estimates that it is more than twice the sum of the employee’s pay to deal with each instance of turnover.

Top Reasons Employees Quit

What are the top reasons people are leaving a job? And what attracts people to their new organization? The latest PayScale research take a deep dive into this to find out what is impacting employee retention and what employees are looking for in a new organization.

Don't Fall Behind on Learning—Close the Skills Gap Today

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published on Forbes.com. As technology evolves, the skills gap — the disparity between the skills employers need to succeed and those workers actually have — keeps getting wider.

Facial Biometrics Can Bring Greater Accuracy and Flexibility to Time & Attendance Software

nettime solutions

What does the future of working look like? For many companies and workers, the future is all about flexibility.

People Analytics and AI in the Workplace: Four Dimensions of Trust

Josh Bersin

AI and People Analytics have taken off. As I’ve written about in the past , the workplace has become a highly instrumented place.

Candidates Sound Off on Recruitment Processes

Engage2Excel

Candidate Experience has emerged as the buzz-worthy term of choice among thought leaders in recruiting. In today’s highly competitive market for talent, creating better candidate experiences can reduce your drop-out rate.

The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

Take It From a Futurist: How Chief Ethics Officers Should Approach AI Issues

Cornerstone On Demand

In the near future, a new crop of leaders is coming to the C-Suite. Though the acronym will be familiar, the role of the CEO will soon be wildly reimagined by the era of artificial intelligence.

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Flexible Workers Need Skills Development, Too

Allegis Global Solutions

Learning and development is a perennial challenge for companies as workers’ skills can grow stale with each passing year. In fact, one study found that the average “half-life” of a skill today is only five years. In other words, the effectiveness and impact of a skill begin to erode immediately.

Lessons from the Farm Book Review

The People Equation

I grew up in a farming community along the shores of Lake Michigan in the American Midwest. My grandparents were farmers. And although my folks didn’t farm, I spent a fair amount of time on my Grandpa V’s farm.

10 Essential Tips for Effective 1:1 Meetings with Your Manager

Reflektive

Employees often approach 1:1 managerial meetings with dread–as indeed do many managers. At their worst, 1:1 meetings are boring, tense affairs in which nothing of consequence is discussed or accomplished. At their best, however, 1:1 meetings are opportunities to gather feedback, discuss career goals, and build rapport with your manager. DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK: The Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys.

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.

Office Hours: 3 Ways Work Will Change Over the Next 15 Years

Cornerstone On Demand

There's a widely-held belief that the more data your company has, the better. Data, the thinking goes, inevitably leads to insights about customers and employees that will set your company on the path to maximum profitability. But this assumption has its flaws.

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Each generation has unique needs; offer benefits to meet them

PeopleStrategy

Your organization most likely has staff on its payroll from four different generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and the newest to enter the workforce, Generation Z. Each of these groups differs in many ways.

The retooled recruiter: Driving talent acquisition value through advanced capabilities

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Bill Cleary and Nicole Brender à Brandis on May 8, 2019. The introduction of Ulrich’s new HR model almost 20 years ago changed the way business thought about HR. HR Generalists found themselves in a strange new world, suddenly expected to perform strategically as an HR Business Partner.

People analytics is hard & HR "data management" is your kryptonite

PeopleInsight Workforce Analytics

Recently, I had a conversation with someone who has been in the HR Tech game a long time and he was looking to learn more about people analytics. We’ll call him Charlie for purposes of this blog.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Why Giving Your Employees Flexibility Improves Morale and Productivity

Employment Metrix

In a job market like today’s, where skilled workers are in high demand and employers are having a hard time filling positions, offering workplace flexibility is something to consider in order to attract top talent.

How to Create an Effective Internal Communication Strategy & Plan with 13 Best Practices

Imaginasium

Developing a well-thought-out, intentional internal communications strategy and a plan to execute that strategy is critical to the success of your business. The best internal communication strategies do more than simply manage and distribute information.

Preparing for the Legalization of Marijuana. The best Tips for HR Professionals

CakeHR

Since we’re on the verge of experiencing full-blown marijuana legalization, it’s important for us, especially HR professionals to have knowledge about every aspect of it. Canada decriminalized the recreational use of marijuana on October 17 th, 2018.

HR Tech Influencers Look to the Future of Work

HRExecutive

Influence in HR technology comes from many places, takes many forms and continues to evolve over time. When the HRE /HR Tech Conference team met over the winter to work on this Influencers list, we knew it would be important to consider all aspects of influence.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.