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3 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Job – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I received this note from a reader recently. I don’t know about you, but this reader seems to bit at their wit’s end. . Some of us have had our positions downgraded by a colleague who (in our opinion) shouldn’t even be doing our performance reviews because he has no idea what our roles are!

Organizational Values from Onboarding to Walking Out the Door

ClearCompany HRM

New employees can bring a slew of new ideas to the table. Integrating the best of these ideas into the company’s processes can only happen after the new employee fully understands the culture and values within the organization.

5 Ways to Build a Web 3.0 Talent Community

Cornerstone On Demand

Job seekers who want to send a resume and cover letter to Zappos for open positions are in for a surprise. The e-retailer removed job postings from its career page.

What “Amazing” Did You Miss Today?

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Amazing work is being done by brilliant people around us every day, but it’s easy to miss unless we create more avenues for exceptional effort to be seen, acknowledged and appreciated. Here’s a photo that encapsulates the world we live in today.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Companies Are Not Prepared for Aging Workers

HR Bartender

According to a new survey from the Society for Human Resource Management , companies are not prepared for dealing with an aging workforce. Only one-third of companies are actually examining their policies and practices to address this issue.

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3 Signs Your Company Culture Isn’t as Inclusive as it Could Be

Cornerstone On Demand

Surprisingly, Merriam-Webster Dictionary's 2014 Word of the Year wasn't "selfie" or "twerking." " Rather, it was something with a little more gravitas: "culture."

How ConAgra Foods Drove HR Transformation With Analytics-Driven Planning

Visier

When a company acquires another business, bringing the two workforces together is the single most challenging undertaking of the entire project. This is a lesson I learned during my tenure as a senior executive at Business Objects and Symantec, where I led several strategic acquisitions.

Building a Solid Foundation for Success – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

A couple of years ago, I officially made the switch from coffee to tea. Since then, I’ve become a total tea snob. Yes, I admit it. I have my preferred tea blends, tea equipment, and tea preparation method. My tea routine has become a little joke around the house.

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How to Avoid Accidentally Sending Emails

UpstartHR

Did I really just send that? Let me check my sent items. Yes, I did. Aaaggghhhhhh. Maybe they won’t see it. Who am I kidding? They are looking at it right now. Sigh.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Weekly Must Reads: Giving Back to Keep Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

The week's top stories on the human side of talent management. In an industry with notoriously high attrition rates, Indian tech firms may have found the key to keeping employees around longer: giving back to the local community.

The Benefits of a Structured New Leader Transition Process

The People Equation

Do you remember what your first day on the job was like as a new leader? Was it a chaotic blur of new names and faces? Did you attend a jam-packed orientation session, with stacks of paperwork?

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Google+

HR Bartender

Quick recap: I think we all know that social media isn’t going away. But it can be a challenge to really understand how social media can help our professional lives. We attend a conference and someone says, “download this app!”

Values Are Universal; Behaviors Are Local

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Corporate values define how an organization will succeed in the marketplace, but the desirable behaviors underlying those values may change depending on local cultural or job-related needs.

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.

A Blueprint for a More Human Workplace

WorkHuman

The workplace is undergoing a profound shift. I doubt that is news to anyone who reads us here, but for those who have been in the workplace as long as I have, it is still pretty stunning to see some of the recent changes.

Optimizing the Office Environment: The Basics of an Ergonomic Workstation

CultureIQ

Fun and innovative office designs seem to be popping up every day. However, in the midsts of this hype around trendy workspaces, it’s important to not ignore the basics of an ergonomic workstation. A proper workstation affects employee productivity as well as their comfort and safety.

'Where we're going, we don't need roads'

Allegis Global Solutions

Bruce Morton''s upcoming whitepaper will explore the transformation of the workforce through Artificial intelligence

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Analyzing Human Performance: Part 1

ATD Human Capital

Analyzing human performance is the art and science of discovering what drives the current performance level, and applying the correct solutions to achieve the desired performance level.

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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.

Can Uber-Like "Surge Pay" for Call Center Workers at Zappos Work?

The HR Capitalist

My friend Paul Hebert has a nice post up on Surge Pay for Call Center workers at Zappos, a concept that''s built on the surge pricing model at Uber, the ride sharing service.

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The Employee Net Promoter Score: The What, the Why, the How

CultureIQ

What it Measures. The Net Promoter® Score (NPS®) is a concept pioneered and trademarked by Bain & Company, Satmetrix Systems, Inc., and Fred Reichheld.

Key Drivers & Changes in New Ways of Working

China Gorman

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Learning New Words Makes Your Employees Happy

ATD Human Capital

Research findings on language acquisition, neuroscience, and linguistic principles—and their implications—will be outlined in this series of posts for ATD’s Human Capital Community of Practice. Click here to read full version

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

4 Ways to Increase Project Success with Planning

EDSI

Written by Jennifer Giannosa - Senior Consultant with EDSI Consulting jgiannosa@edsisolutions.com & As a fresh graduate with ample energy and excitement, I was eager and ready to prove myself to the world.

The Power of Thanks * Read All about It in Our Latest Book

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Appreciation, recognition and praise are powerful means to engage and energize today’s modern workforce. That’s the power of “thanks.”

I Spent Last Week in Florida, And…

UpstartHR

I spent last week at the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Conference, and it was an incredible event. Yes, I’d say that even if I wasn’t working for Brandon Hall Group. :-) I wanted to take time today to share a brief summary so you can get a sense of what was discussed, since most of you couldn’t be there. I wrote about several sessions from the conference, and you can find notes and links to the full articles below.

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Reduce Idle Time: Adjust Scheduled Time and Attendance

nettime solutions

Whether you manage a sleek technology office or a noisy manufacturing site, you don’t want your people sitting around doing nothing. A cloud-based time and attendance system streams labor data in real time.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.