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The Top 7 Things on HR’s To-do List for 2017

HR Bartender

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Leave Your Ineffective Job Descriptions Behind in 2017

ClearCompany HRM

Hiring and recruiting are rarely easy tasks. A recent study shows that 95% of recruiters believe recruiting will continue to get more competitive in the coming years.

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6 Skills Every HR Technology Leader Must Develop Starting in 2017

Visier

Technology impacts all of us personally in how we communicate, make purchases, plan travel, find love, discover a great restaurant, or get a ride across town.

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21 Examples of Personal Development Goals for a Better You

EmployeeConnect

One of the most sane and apt decisions you can make for yourself is to strive towards continuous self-development. Some of the things that we all want for ourselves include: enhancing the quality of our lives, achieving more, becoming better people, and trying to be a better version of ourselves. That is why we set personal development goals in our lives.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

UNLIMITED VACATION: 6 Things to Consider

HR Bartender

I continue to hear more conversation about unlimited vacation time. It makes me wonder if having a defined vacation benefit is an old-school concept. Unlimited vacation (or unlimited PTO) isn’t a license to not get the work done.

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New Research: What Candidates Really Want from Employers

UpstartHR

Last week I published some new research that frankly surprised me. When we hear about video interviews, assessments, and hiring processes, we expect candidates and employers to be on opposite ends of the spectrum. But it’s not the case.

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7 Books Every Manager Should Read in 2017

Cornerstone On Demand

Here's a resolution that's both personally and professionally fulfilling: Read more books. As we enter 2017, many of us are pushing ourselves to think more creatively and proactively in both life and work. Well, you're in luck. We compiled a list of our top books for reinvigorating your workplace and inspiring others, thinking back on our own favorites reads and interviewing entrepreneurs, leaders and talent experts across industries for their go-to recommendations.

The Impact of Impression Management on Personal Branding

HR Bartender

I love getting questions from HR Bartender readers. This one was a bit challenging. What is the link between personal branding and impression management? I am working on a research project and need to know the connection between them. I hope you could answer my question. Thank You.

Changing Corporate Culture 101

CultureIQ

Your organization’s culture wasn’t created in one day; it is the culmination of every day that has transpired since the day your organization was founded.

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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!

From a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Companies have long thought of employee learning as something that happens in a classroom, delivered by a trainer away from the worksite, with content and activities selected by an instructional designer.

Why Small Businesses Need a New Approach to Learning

Cornerstone On Demand

Small businesses often see learning as a nice-to-have, not a must-have. Once you meet the bare minimum of compliance training, why would you waste precious resources and time on learning? The answer is simple, but may be hard to hear. For small businesses, learning is critical to success: By teaching people to think proactively rather than reactively, a small workforce can grow and scale with a nimbleness and creativity that's harder for large organizations to implement.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Goals Edition

HR Bartender

There’s a statistic that only 8 percent of people actually achieve their New Year’s Resolutions. I happen to think part of the reason is because people don’t set good goals in the first place. Here are some resources to help you set better goals in 2017. “

How To Help A New Employee Understand The Culture Of An Organization

Get Hppy

Culture is NOT the “unwritten laws” of an organization that people follow because they know “that’s the way things are done around here”; the subliminal “understandings” that explain what people do and how they do it.

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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Role-Swapping Will Retain and Motivate Your Best Employees

Reflektive

The metaphorical image of a well-oiled machine is commonly associated with successful business models. Each cog in place, the company runs smoothly, churning out its intended product without so much as a squeak. This comparison, however, may be misguided.

9 New Year's Talent Management Resolutions

Cornerstone On Demand

The beginning of the year is always an ideal time to look back on the past 12 months, evaluate what worked, what didn't and think about what you want to do differently moving forward. When it comes to preparing your workforce for the future, there are plenty of resolutions to focus on depending on your organization's goals.

The top 10 processes for HR automation

EmployeeConnect

Human resource departments in both small and large businesses are responsible for completing a plethora of tasks. Today, many companies rely on enterprise content management software to help human resource managers to reduce the amount of time that the various duties take.

These 3 Resolutions Will Make You a Better Manager

CultureIQ

Imagine that you’re speeding through a tunnel. You’re focused. You’re fast. You’re getting places. Actually, you don’t even have to imagine it because you’ve probably spent most of 2016 racing through this tunnel. Deadlines, challenges, and goals push most of us to keep our heads down.

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

How to Help Your HR Department Attract the Best Employees

Get Hppy

In today’s fast-paced economy, recruitment isn’t about filling vacant positions anymore. It’s about sourcing and engaging with the best available talent. Because in the long run, hiring a talented employee saves time and money. But how do you find and hire talented candidates?

Cartoon Coffee Break: Virtual Meetings

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: Future of Work

8 Reasons Why Employees Seek Employment Elsewhere

Engage2Excel

When the number of available jobs exceed job seekers, employees who aren’t happy look for employment elsewhere. The U.S. labor market is now the strongest it has been in decades, with the ratio of unemployed Americans to open jobs now at 1.4 In July 2009, this ratio was a whopping 6.6 to 1.

Is “HR Analytics” an Oxymoron?

China Gorman

As we head full-on into 2017, a friend sent me the link to a survey analysis that is extremely eye-opening.

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.

The Customer Experience Grows From The Employee Experience - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

The Customer Experience Grows From The Employee Experience. Engaged employees are the soil and nutrients in which your Customer Experience grows. We like to refer to the overall Employee Experience as EX and the Customer Experience as CX.

20+ Job Interview Do’s and Don’ts That Good Candidates Follow

UpstartHR

As an HR professional, I am used to being on the interviewer’s side of the hiring table. That makes it easy for me to forget all the hard work candidates put into preparing for their interviews—well, some candidates.

Your Five-Step Wellness Program Checklist for 2017

Cornerstone On Demand

It's that time of year again, and nearly every employer is focused on health plan renewals for 2017. In addition to your health care plan, how will you approach employee wellness and mindfulness in the New Year? I've walked numerous clients through their organization's wellness program "resolutions," and along the way I've developed a set of core questions that are key to developing a budget-friendly, strategic and effective plan.

The Hidden Potential of Teams

WorkHuman

If you had to describe your average work day, would it consist mostly of solitary work or collaboration with a team of people across different functions? Most people in white collar positions today would agree that their work falls in the latter category, and this likely isn’t changing anytime soon.

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.