Sat.Apr 08, 2017 - Fri.Apr 14, 2017

Future Models of HR

Strategic HCM

One of the areas which seem to have produced quite a few ideas this year is the future of HR, supporting the broader future of work. My favourite report in this area is probably Henley's: HR with Purpose: Future Models of HR - partly but not just because I contributed to it.

10 Onboarding Ideas You Can Use Right Now

Engage2Excel

Your inbox is probably filled to the brim with advice on onboarding. There are two reasons why this topic is hot right now: record employment levels and some pretty alarming facts about first-year voluntary turnover rates—particularly among millennials.

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3 Steps to Build Purpose into Your Work Culture

ClearCompany HRM

Your company exists for a reason: The founders saw a problem in the world and they came up with a profitable solution. For employees at the top levels of the company, this may be obvious; they probably know exactly what their job is working to solve.

Counter-Offers & Boomerangs

HR Hardball

Nothing quite like a marriage metaphor, right? You’ve heard these stories (or perhaps you’ve lived this story) – after years of asking, pleading, and begging (to a man’s ears = “nagging”) the husband to change his ways to no avail, a woman flips the switch and phhhhhht. She’s gone.

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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Why We Need A Culture Of “Weird”

Get Hppy

“The best” describes a culture of individuals who conform to rules and expectations more closely than others. They spell more accurately; answer history questions more correctly and score the highest mark on linear algebra exams.

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4 Ways Organizations Can Connect Talent Strategy to Business Strategy

Halogen Talent Managment

The biggest waste of organizational resources, both in terms of time and dollars, is hiring the wrong employees , according to a survey conducted by Harvard Business Review (HBR). The logic makes sense.

5 Big Things on the Minds of Today's Most Innovative CHROs

Cornerstone On Demand

Human resources isn't traditionally seen as the most innovative, or even most influential, department in a company.

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The Connected Customer

EmployeeConnect

It’s highly unlikely Ennion awoke that morning 2,000 years ago with the determined zeal to be game-changer. Little did he expect, that today’s marketing gurus would celebrate him as the world’s First Brand Manager. More likely, the ancient Roman master glassmaker probably just wanted to grow his business. Ennion determined he could better connect with his customers and sell more glassware by simply by embossing Ennion made me on his vases and jars.

Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

7 Ways to Improve your Hiring In 2017

Visier

Data from the U.S. Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows that there continues to be more job openings than hires being made.

Diversity Sourcing Strategy: 3 Tactics of Highly Diverse Companies

Lighthouse

About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

How Some Simple Changes Can Make Your Work Life Happier

Get Hppy

While we spend a huge proportion of our weeks at work, reports sadly show time after time that huge numbers of workers across the country aren’t happy in their jobs, and that this dissatisfaction can even lead to severe health issues.

Five Not-So-Radical Ideas For Nurturing Change

QAspire

When everything around is constantly changing, it is easy to: Get carried away by latest fads, best practices etc. Execute changes that may not be significant in shifting results to positive direction. Implement solutions to half-baked problem statements.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

How Moments of Truth Impact Trust and The Employee Experience - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

How moments of truth impact trust and the employee experience is what both employers and employees deserve to understand. Every relationship comes with a Contract and every Contract gets blitzed by Moments of Truth (MOT). Pay Attention to Your Contracts. The Contract is a perceived set of promises that establishes the terms of that relationship.

The firing checklist every HR pro should use

HR Morning

Firing staff members is stressful – which is why so many HR pros sometimes hurry the process along to get it over with. But that’s a big mistake. .

Staying Engaged During Corporate Change (Part 2)

Achievers

By: Courtney Clark. Change is practically a given in today’s competitive work environment. But how is an individual employee supposed to thrive in an environment of constant uncertainty? To successfully navigate this near-constant change, research suggests that it’s critical to stay engaged.

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Values Help This VC Choose Investments That (Don’t Just) Empower Women

Reflektive

When most people think about investing focused on women, they think of putting more women in the boardroom — or making female founders into billionaires — or, as Nathalie Molina Niño told me, the stubborn perception that the category is “fluffy” and only about fashion or period panties.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Why Companies Of The Future Need Purpose [VIDEO]

SuccessFactors

“Purpose” is the new star in the economic cosmos. But what impact will this new orientation have on workers and on software development? Just imagine it: the fifth day of your work week entirely at your disposal. You could start working on the project that you’ve always dreamed of.

How to Deal with a Toxic Job

HR Daily Advisor

A toxic job. It’s one where people are assigned more work than they can accomplish, micro-managed about how to get the work done, and surrounded by people who don’t have their back.

Employee Engagement: How to Measure What Matters

Achievers

By: Josh Danson Director of Content Marketing, Achievers. Recently, there have been some eye-opening reports about the state of employee engagement, both here in the U.S. and globally.

Why Should HR Have To Own Performance Management Too?

WideAngle

In our most recent article on the Perfect Performance Management Process , a few eyebrows were raised in our first paragraph around who should own performance management.

Breaking Down 2017 Labor Law Complexities

Workplace employment issues continue to make news as state and local governments propose labor law legislation at a frenzied pace. This free e-guide analyzes years of labor law posting data to provide you with a look at the complexity of labor law compliance for businesses of all sizes.

HR’s Role in Helping Organizations Accept Feedback

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in Talent Activation. Be sure to check out their 2017 State of Talent report , which provides an in-depth analysis of the issues that matter most to human resources.). Feedback is about performance.

How CEOs Should Approach the Generation Gap

DATIS

Generational differences have historically caused tension in the workplace. Older workers view younger generations as impatient, looking for the fast-track to the top, while the younger employees see the veterans as stubborn and stuck in their ways. However, the generation gap is currently causing organizations more trouble than ever before.

Congress Mulls Comp Time for Private Employers

HR Daily Advisor

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow private employers to award workers compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay.

There’s Always Something Else Going On

HRSherpas

If there’s one thing I know about your employees it is this: there is always something else going on. The workplace it not some vacuum void of external influences.

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Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

Situations where you should mark Emails as "Urgent", ranked

Steve Boese

It's Saturday! Woo hoo! I woke up this morning to the sun shining, the snow melting, (yes, it was STILL snowing yesterday where I live), the birds chirping, my Liverpool Reds on TV, and not one, but two early morning business emails both marked as "Urgent".

State of the performance review 2017: What the best companies are doing today

HR Morning

Performance reviews. Everybody agrees that the old approach — sit the employee down and tell them where they’ve been underperforming for the past 12 months — just doesn’t work. So what does? .

Groups Planning May 1 General Strike: Are You Prepared?

HR Daily Advisor

Aiming to build on recent “day without” protests, some labor unions and other organizations around the United States have begun formally announcing their plans for a coordinated “general strike” on May 1 and have threatened to boycott any businesses that stand in their way.

How Effective Is Your Employee Compliance Training?

Synergy

When training an employee in an on-the-job task, it’s relatively easy to tell whether or not instruction was effective. If the worker is able to emulate that skill and subsequently produce an excellent product, then it’s a great sign training was successful.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.