Sat.Jan 21, 2017 - Fri.Jan 27, 2017

4 Ways to Measure the Success of Your HR Programs

HR Bartender

Any time you create a program, it’s necessary to measure the results. Even the incredibly informal “Let’s do it and see what happens.” approach considers evaluation. But the measurement and evaluation portion of any program needs to be well thought out.

Reassessing Your Technology Needs for Tomorrow’s Organization

HRchitect

Written by: Elizabeth Capece. A New Year calls for many changes in our lives, and if you’re like me, one change that’s at the top of your list is reorganizing your closet.

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A Checklist to Ensure Your Job Descriptions are Compliant

ClearCompany HRM

Accurate job descriptions are a keystone of employment law compliance. When you clearly and precisely state the essential job functions of a role, you eliminate any potential for doubt or controversy about what a candidate or employee must be able to do to meet their job requirements.

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

The employee onboarding process is no longer used just for administrative issues. It’s true that advanced software and automated technologies eliminate duplicate entries and streamline employee onboarding, but that’s just the beginning of the array of business and employee benefits that onboarding technology can deliver for your business or HR department.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Employee Well-Being Is a Company Issue

HR Bartender

I don’t know that the title of this post is a surprise to anyone. Healthy individuals make for healthy employees. And healthy employees are productive, contributing to the organization’s goals (and bottom-line.). When we talk about “healthy”, we’re not just referring to physical health.

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How a Workplace Mentoring Program Can Benefit Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

A few weeks ago, I was interviewed by Monster.com about the mentoring program we have started at ClearCompany. Interested in learning how you can start a program designed to tackle your company's biggest challenges? See below!

To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System

Visier

Talent acquisition is arguably the one HR area that provides the biggest advantage to a business. People are the driving force behind every organization, and hiring the right people is a critical factor for success.

Definitions Bring Consistent Answers – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

When I was younger, I would ask my mother questions and if she didn’t give me the answers I was looking for, I’d go ask my father. I’m sure that I’m not alone in using that tactic. When I started in human resources, I discovered that employees sometimes do the same thing.

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More Than #UltimateTeamMoment for U.S. Under-18 Women’s Ice Hockey

Ultimate Software

The latest victory for the U.S. under-18 women’s ice hockey national team marks more than just an #UltimateTeamMoment for this group of elite athletes—it’s part of an entire team experience.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Starting New Hire Onboarding Off on the Right Foot in 3 Easy Steps

ClearCompany HRM

No matter how much you automate your onboarding process , it’s never a simple task. You don’t have a lot of time to get the employee feeling comfortable; In fact, most employees have decided whether or not their new workplace is the right fit within the first three weeks.

How to Implement Design Thinking In Your Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

The rise of increasingly complex business systems and technology mean that today's companies need a creative workforce more than ever. To foster that creativity, many companies have turned to designers—not only to create new products and services, but also to improve their business processes and foster more innovative, happy and successful employees. It's an approach called "design thinking," and it's paying off.

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Employee is Having an Affair With the Boss – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve answered a lot of questions about the workplace, but never one like this. Hi Sharlyn, I really enjoy your blog. I’m hoping you can provide me with some advice. One of my employees is having a sexual relationship with my boss, our department vice president.

Driving Employee Engagement With an HR Product

Reflektive

My friend asked me the other day, “What do you think about when trying to build software?”. You, mostly,” I replied. Puzzled, she asked me to explain, and so I did. Product management comes down to one crucial process: how you approach the problem.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

94 Example Performance Review Phrases for Common Skills and Competencies

EmployeeConnect

There are few employees who truly enjoy the idea of a annual performance review. The concept of being judged and criticised by those above them can send a shiver down anyone’s spine. As this can be a nerve-wracking time for employees, it is vital that those conducting the performance review do so in a comprehensive and positive way. The more in-depth, the more good that can come from it and certainly getting your feedback phrases right make a big difference.

5 Tips for a Creative Workplace

ATD Human Capital

Creativity can be a scary thing for many workplaces because it pits tried-and-true methods against something new. But creativity is needed to solve the increasingly complex problems facing businesses. There are three main reasons people get creative: a need for something new. a need to communicate.

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40+ Free HR Training Sources: Case Studies, Podcasts, and More

UpstartHR

Two years ago I wrote an article that has been incredibly popular about how to learn HR for free. Today I’m updating that article here with new information and additional sources, rounding it out at just over 3,000 words–no small task!

How To Determine If You Have A Culture Of Innovation

Get Hppy

You can spend months on analysis. You can create as many scenarios as you can imagine. You can employ all the tools available to mitigate risk. But you will never be able to predict the outcome of trying something new.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Finding your ‘Aha’ Moment Through Tactical Serendipity

EmployeeConnect

There’s high probability that the 28th January will likely pass rather quietly for most of the planet with little notice of it being Serendipity Day , arguably the most significant day in the History of Man.

When Changing Workplace Culture Creates Organizational Drag

CultureIQ

What is Organizational Drag. Have you ever noticed that the more people who go to a meeting, the longer the meeting will run?

The Employee Experience: Your Organization Is Your People - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

The Employee Experience: Your Organization Is Your People. Your organization is your people. Always has been, always will be. If you want performance, loyalty, low turnover, and a legitimate passion for excellence among your workforce, you can’t approach communication or relationships as though you’re dealing with an organization, because you’re not.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Choosing a Qualified Candidate

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

10 Reasons Leaders Should Mentor Others

Everwise

In the process of writing Good to Great, Jim Collins’ team found that “great” companies have one thing in common: leaders who mentor others. This could be due to the benefits that mentorship has in terms of developing up-and-coming employees in the organization.

3 Signs It’s Time for an Organizational Culture Change

CultureIQ

According to Deloitte’s recent Global Human Capital Trends survey, 82 percent of executives surveyed believe that culture is a potential competitive advantage. That is, when culture is done right, it can drive performance and productivity within an organization and act as a secret weapon. However, based on our experience working with hundreds of successful companies across industries, we’ve seen how hard it is to recognize that it’s time for organizational culture change.

The 9 Emerging HR Trends Every Manager Needs To Know

EmployeeConnect

With the technology taking a quantum leap, it is not only rapidly changing the way we work across different types of industries and job roles , but the industry which is also impacted by this change is the HR industry. Considering the winds of change, let’s take a look at nine emerging HR trends that you need to know in order to be prepared for the upcoming future of HR. These emerging HR trends are likely to impact the HR industry in 2017.

Analytics Is a Key Ingredient in HR’s Business Impact—But It's Not the Whole Recipe

Cornerstone On Demand

Picture this. It's a Friday morning, and five senior executives walk into a conference room to meet with the CEO: Operations, Sales, Finance, Marketing and Human Resources. The Operations VP starts with a dashboard clearly indicating improved operational efficiency, productivity gains and cost savings for the quarter, as well as projections for the remainder of the year.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.