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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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 to Select the Right Real-Time Feedback Solution

Reflektive

The workplace needs continuous feedback more than ever. According to Gallup, only 17 percent of millennials receive meaningful feedback and 19 percent receive feedback on a routine basis.

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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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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.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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10 Years Later: Are People Really More Productive Working Remotely? (Infographic)

15Five

We did it! We lived through that whole extra second in the last minute of 2016, and have begun setting our sights on a successful 2017. Wait what extra second? Is it the end of days!? Every so often the Earth’s rotation doesn’t line up perfectly with the atomic clock, so scientists cheat a little.).

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

Decision-Wise

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.

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.

The Proven Links Between Retention and Employee Experience

WorkHuman

Retention and employee experience are two sides of the same coin. Here’s a quick story: In one of my previous roles at a different company, a new senior leader came on and laid off half of our department. Those of us remaining were in shell shock. We know this happens at companies all the time.

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

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.

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.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.