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How To Get Through An Organizational Change


Organizational change is often disorienting, uncomfortable, and even scary. It’s difficult to keep your footing and contribute high quality work when your company is going through a transitional phase, such as a reorganization or growth.

65% of Employees Want More Feedback — Here’s How to Give It to Them


Behavioral change is one of the most-studied, discussed and trendiest topics in the realm of workplace innovations. If an organization can alter people’s behavior, then it can become dynamic and most importantly, coachable. While we all know feedback is the tool to achieve coachability, the issue isn’t that people don’t understand the connection between feedback and behavior change. In fact, Forbes reported 65 percent employees said that they want more feedback.

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The Real Job of Leadership

ATD Human Capital

In today's world of rapid advancements in technology, some of the basic truths of business effectiveness and sustainability seem to have been forgotten as we embrace the belief that technology will solve everything.

The Ultimate HR Tech 2017 Preview

Ultimate Software

The 20th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition (HR Tech 2017) is just days away, and Ultimate Software will be joining the thousands of HR professionals, tech innovators, and industry experts convening in Las Vegas to explore the latest advancements in HCM and preview what’s to come.

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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20 Simple Reasons Your Top Performers Quit


Losing a top performer hurts, and it's an increasingly common issue in the modern workforce. A study by SAP and Oxford Economics revealed that one in five high performers are likely to leave their jobs within the next six months — and less than half are satisfied with their jobs.

Self-Managed Organizations: Self-Delusional Or The Future Of Business?


If you have ever attended a stand-up meeting, you know people do just that—they stand. Because standing reminds them to keep their comments short and to the point.

13 Scary Employee Engagement and Recognition Stats That Will Spook You This Halloween


Are you haunted by worries that your best people might quit right before a key deadline? Does lack of team alignment keep you awake at night? Don’t let the tentacles of leadership doubt creep into your brain during hours when you should be rejuvenating.

The “Power of Positive”: A New HR Method from Sports Coaches

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

How to Boost Workforce Engagement


Employee engagement is crucial for today’s organizations – it significantly impacts the business’ outcomes. Companies should engage with employees, monitor employee engagement levels, and improve any other areas whenever possible. Technology plays a crucial role in achieving employee engagement.

3 secrets to increasing employee engagement by 571%

O.C. Tanner

It’s a humbling feeling. It’s a moment we’ve all experienced. And yet, it’s something that happens all too seldom in most of our work lives. We’re talking about the moments in your life when someone appreciates you. They call you out for your unique talent.

Why Machine Learning And Other Emerging Technologies Aren’t Out Of Reach For SMBs


Part 3 of “ Analytics Connection for Small and Midsize Businesses ” series. The endless parade of emerging technology is gaining the attention of large enterprises and digital startups alike.

The Similarities Between Gen Z and Millennials—Are You Prepared?

HR Daily Advisor

Just when you thought you had figured out the Millennials in your organization, a new generation is knocking at your door. Generation Z is the post-Millennial generation and is loosely defined as those born after 1998. . Source: Rawpixel / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

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'.

Is Failure to Speak Up Impeding Your Team’s Productivity?

The People Equation

As a leader, you know that productive employees bring value to your team. Recent findings from a white paper by consulting and training firm VitalSmarts highlight the magnitude of high performers’ productivity: they are 21 times less likely to experience tasks or responsibilities that “fall through the cracks.” Moreover, the research found that these same employees were also 18 times less likely to feel overwhelmed than their less-productive peers.

Training that Works Checklist


“Learning is not compulsory… neither is survival.” ― W. Edwards Deming We are in a knowledge economy. Training and building a learning culture is compulsory for survival. Use this checklist to make sure you consider all the training variables. Please add to the checklist anything overlooked. Remember, your training goals should be Specific Measurable Achievable. Read More. The post Training that Works Checklist appeared first on HRSherpas.

The Power of Storytelling: Q&A with Professor Julia Lee


What kinds of stories are being told in your organization? Do these stories lift people up or criticize and belittle? How can storytelling be used to help teams perform better and even reduce employee stress?

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Are Your Older Employees Thinking Differently About Retirement?

HR Daily Advisor

Employers invest a tremendous amount of time and cost in employee benefit offerings which are designed to help their employees save and financially prepare for retirement. Ironically, few employers are focused on the actual process of retirement and its workforce-related implications.

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.

But It Looked So Easy! 10 Tips For First Time Managers (Infographic)

Corn on the Job

Good managers make it look easy so the realities of management come as a a big surprise to most people. The promotion to your first management job is the toughest career transition of all for most people. As a manager you need to be available to your team while also mastering a whole new skill set.

The Future of HR: Managers and Employees, Driving Their Own Development


Job seekers at all levels are overwhelmingly concerned with learning and development opportunities. In recent surveys , this factor tops the list of factors potential applicants look at, from medical benefits to company culture. SEE ALSO: How organizational agility empowers employees. People recognize that the key to a sustainable long-term career is to continue growing and honing their skills. Formal vs. Informal.

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Why Potential Rewards Matter More at Work than Fear of Punishment

Compensation Cafe

What motivates employees best? The potential of rewards? The fear of punishment? Or perhaps how employees feel about their work? Two articles that appeared in the Harvard Business Review blog in the last few months tackle this question, relaying interesting research and an intriguing idea.

7th Circuit Reins in Medical Leave as ADA Accommodation

HR Daily Advisor

Employers often struggle with the Americans Disabilities Act’s (ADA) requirement to provide leave as a reasonable accommodation for an employee with a disability. How much leave is required? Is it ever okay to terminate an employee who requests leave?

Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

How to Improve Performance Management


Performance reviews are crucial to track your employees’ work, their successes, challenges, and how they can grow in their position. Conducting effective performance reviews is important which is why it is crucial to ensure the performance process is as effective as possible.

How Important is Employee Engagement to Executives? - DecisionWise


Executives are getting the message about employee engagement. The DecisionWise second annual State of Employee Engagement survey showed a 13% increase in the percentage of executives who feel employee engagement is very important and a 35% increase among all managers.

Compensation Managers Need To Manage

Compensation Cafe

Having technical smarts isn't enough to manage either the staff or the function. I once supervised a strong performing technical analyst who was eager to work his way into compensation management. This fellow was a whiz at spreadsheets, data analysis, and survey modeling.

Could Robots Replace HR?

HR Daily Advisor

Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are rapidly changing the world we live in, and many are concerned the robots are coming for our jobs.

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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.

How to Accelerate Culture Change Across the Organisation

Culture University

One of the most commonly asked questions in my work on culture is how long will the change take? When will we have the culture we need? There is no simple answer to this question because a multitude of factors can influence the speed of culture change across an organization.

8 brilliant quotes from workplace culture innovators

O.C. Tanner

From the stage at Influence Greatness 2017. A short time ago, we came down from the mountains forever changed by our latest user conference, Influence Greatness 2017. In the weeks that have passed, the inspiration hasn’t worn off.

Body language and the job interview, how it can make or break your shot


Body language and the interview The topic of today’s post on body language during an interview. We might be saying the right things, but if your body isn’t communicating a consistent message, we might as well stay at home.

Military Leadership Skills Create Great Employee Engagement, Business Results

HR Daily Advisor

One of the most underappreciated and undervalued skill sets that veterans possess for civilian employers is the ability to combine a command and control culture with the room and understanding for individual initiative.

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.