Sat.Apr 01, 2017 - Fri.Apr 07, 2017

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.

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.

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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.

Offline Time Clock Punching for Remote Workers: Introducing the Kiosk App

nettime solutions

Remote locations create unique challenges for employers who want to fairly and accurately clock-in and clock-out employees working in the field. Traditionally, companies have leased bulky time clock equipment with high set-up and monthly fees.

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

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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.

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.

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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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'.

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 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.

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?

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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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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.

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?

How Big Data and Analytics are Shaping the Future of HCM

Ultimate Software

We’re officially in Q2 of 2017, and it’s clear that some of the same industry-leading trends that having been influencing HR for years have continued to advance and will remain hot topics for the foreseeable future.

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.

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.

[Infographic] The Fundamentals Of Creating A Great Job Ad

Get Hppy

If you spend your day communicating with clients and employers, trying to bring people together via email and phone, it’s easy to forget that often times these relationships are catalysed by a good old-fashioned job ad.

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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.

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.

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.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

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.

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.

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.

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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.