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How the Top 4 Best Places to Work Nail Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

51% of employees aren’t engaged , and haven’t been for a while. Gallup has been researching engagement of the American workforce for over 15 years. They discovered four foundational needs to achieve employee engagement. Talent Management

Green Offices May Be the Key to Productivity—and Employee Health

ATD Human Capital

What really improves employee performance? Better accessibility and technology? Streamlined communication? Great company perks? While those things certainly don’t hurt, environmental features, like lighting and air quality, may play a bigger role than you ever imagined.

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Everything You Think You Know About Culture & Employee Performance Is (Apparently) Wrong

15Five

Back in the day, culture was something you became exposed to when you traveled to a foreign country. And employee performance was as easy to manage as uttering the words, “work harder or you’re fired!” ” But modern employees and workplaces are far more complex.

Diversity, Inclusion and the Case for Better Business Performance

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.

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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Building a High-Performance Culture Report: Key Lessons from Top Cultures for 2017

CultureIQ

New Report: Company Culture Trends & Insights. We’re all curious about how other companies prioritize and achieve the goals they set when it comes to company culture. But we’re especially curious about how best in class organizations do it.

Is Your Brand Attracting and Retaining Top Talent? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

REI Doubles Down on Its Brand Promise. Is Your Brand Attracting and Retaining Top Talent? On October 27, 2015, $2.2 billion outdoor recreation specialty retailer REI sent a letter to its 5.5 million co-op members: It would be closing its stores on Black Friday , the biggest shopping day of the year. More than that, the company would give all of its 12,000 employees a paid holiday so they could get outside and enjoy nature, something at the heart of the REI message.

Why This Political Empowerment Startup Put Values First

Reflektive

When is the right time to set company values? “Yesterday,” many founders will say. Creating company values is certainly a time-intensive exercise that many early-stage companies don’t feel they have the time or resources for.

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Recruitment Strategies to Attract High Potential, High Performing Employees

EmployeeConnect

Do you think it is enough to simply post a job listing on your company website and be hopeful that the dream candidate would apply at some point? Well, certainly not! To attract apt and excellent talent, you need to be active, or otherwise, somebody else will take away that dream employee of yours in a whiff. In order to stay at the top of your game, you need to ensure that your recruitment strategies are up to date. Are you in Tune with Social Recruiting?

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.

Feedback: This Is The Positive Environment Your Employees Want

Switch and Shift

Your employees are tough enough to handle a few negative comments. Quality employees welcome it. Really, how else could they grow personally and professionally without a few critiques?

Paying It Forward: Niroop Srivatsa’s Approach to Mentoring Emerging Leaders

Everwise

As a seasoned city planner and mentor, Niroop Srivatsa believes in paying forward what she’s learned. “I’m I’m at a place in my life where I want to give back,” she said of mentoring others.

How to Accelerate Team Learning

QAspire

A team’s ability to learn quickly is at the heart of adapting to constant changes. In fact, it seems that constant learning is the only key to agility as a team and organization.

Talent Mobility Maturity Framework: Connecting Skills with Business Needs

Lighthouse

Lighthouse is currently in the midst of some research on talent mobility , and it has been exciting to see how the philosophy around mobility is changing as more research comes out to illuminate the impact.

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'.

5 benefits communication mistakes that kill employee satisfaction

HR Morning

Good benefits communication is more important than the actual benefits you offer – at least when it comes to employee satisfaction. Proof : When a company with a rich benefits program (i.e., better than industry standard) communicated poorly, just 22% of workers were satisfied with their benefits.

Retaining Millennial Employees Through Inspirational Leadership

Get Hppy

If you look at the workforce, it’s clear to see that Millennials—young adults born between 1980 and 1994—are on the rise. By 2020, Millennials will make up almost half of the American workforce. They’re often branded as entitled, lazy and non-committal.

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CEO Insights: Workforce Management Trends 2017

DATIS

Today’s CEOs have a lot on their plate. The increased demand for Health and Human Services has put pressure on executives within the industry to grow their workforces at an accelerated rate.

Empowerment … You Keep Using That Word

Globoforce

In today’s workplace, businesses are trying to do everything they can to wring the last bit of “engagement” out of their employees. Not that every business really understands what engagement means, but they know they want it. And they think they need it.

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.

The 4 Pillars Of Employee Relations

SuccessFactors

Many organizations boast that their employees are their company’s most valuable asset. However, there is still a prevalence of employee relations issues in the workforce that is stopping employees from reaching their full potential.

FMLA lawsuit: 7 stupid words that could cost this employer big

HR Morning

Wells Fargo had mountains of well-documented evidence to back up its decision to fire a poorly performing employee, but a simple phrase by a clueless manager could wind up making all that evidence moot. And if the lawsuit — Stewart v.

The Manager Qualities You Need To Succeed

DATIS

Managers and supervisors are the backbone of any organization. The quality of the mangers strongly correlates to employee productivity and work ethic. Poor management can be detrimental in the workplace, creating problems such as high turnover rates and low employee satisfaction and engagement.

Giving a voice to the voiceless with technology

The Aristocracy of HR

000020000010Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored product review. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

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.

6 Amazing Benefits Of Employee Engagement

SuccessFactors

Employee engagement has become a focal point in today’s workforce because companies are finally beginning to grasp that in order to keep their customers happy, they need to have engaged employees. But according to Gallup , only 33% of employees in the U.S. were engaged—i.e.,

A Brief History and Future of HR Technology

Achievers

By: Iain Ferreira. Contnent Marketing Manager, Achievers. If the Terminator film saga (and to a lesser extent, Stephen King’s Maximum Overdrive ) taught me anything, is that it’s better to welcome the evolution of technology than be on the other side.

Money (really!) isn’t Everything — What Benefits do People Want?

Get Hppy

Understanding what potential employees desire in their benefits package is crucial when recruiting top candidates for any position. It is a complex business that requires a comprehensive look at what competitors are offering, but perhaps more importantly, what applicants really want.

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Flexibility Is More Important to Employees Than Almost Anything

TLNT: The Business of HR

With so much of our lives spent working, progressive organizations try to make the time there more comfortable. Happy employees are more productive , creative and stay in their jobs longer.

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.

Why Do People Hate HR?

Laurie Ruettimann

Why do people hate HR? From start-ups to conglomerates, very few people show love for a critical and important department within a company. Here’s why. They don’t like to hear women tell them what to do. Or gay people. Or anybody who seems as if they’re in a lower socioeconomic class. Look at your company. HR is a majority-minority department.

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

Emotional intelligence has a significant bearing on our professional lives. Hence, it is imperative that we understand what it signifies and its role and importance in the workplace. Every individual has a unique personality , emotional strength, different capabilities, and all these facets can have a significant impact in the way they function at the workplace.

No One Wants Their Performance Managed

Halogen Talent Managment

Words are these beautiful little gifts that let us share our thoughts, ideas and sometimes gossip. When they’re pieced together well, they can paint a lovely picture. But when words aren’t clear, concise and arranged coherently, they can be the written version of a Jackson Pollock painting.

How To Link Recruiting Metrics To Business Outcomes

Cornerstone On Demand

According to LinkedIn's 2017 Global Recruiting Trends Report , "quality of hire" is the top recruiting metric that hiring managers care about—and for good reason. Employees are your most valuable resource, and with 40 percent of today's Fortune 500 companies predicted to go out of business over the next 10 years, hiring the right people is crucial for your survival.

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.