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The One Thing You Need to Learn How to Do Well in 2017

HR Bartender

…is give and receive feedback. Regardless of what you think about performance reviews, feedback isn’t going away. In fact, organizations are encouraging more of it. As consumers, we get more opportunities to give feedback about products and services.

How to Lower Your Cost Per Hire in 2017

ClearCompany HRM

As a recruiter, finding the best talent for the job is only a portion of your concerns. You also have to find a candidate who fits the organizational culture and at a low cost. Recruiting & Sourcing

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Must-Read HR Analytics Articles for a Successful 2017

Visier

HR leaders hit the gas on their adoption of HR analytics in 2016 — and there are no signs of slowing down heading into 2017! Bersin by Deloitte’s Predictions for 2017 report sees people analytics “[moving] from a niche group in HR to an important operational business function.”

Your Employees' Inability to Speak Up Is Costing Your Business Big Money

Cornerstone On Demand

Open door policies are pretty ubiquitous, but simply having the policy doesn't mean people will actually speak their minds. Your employees aren't telling you everything they should and it's costing you—$7,500 per conversation failure and seven work days—according to a new study led by best-selling authors Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield.

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.

Your Company Culture is Responsible for Attracting and Retaining Talent

HR Bartender

Enough can’t be said about the importance of company culture. It’s the “thing” that keeps the organization together. Well, let me clarify…if organizations truly believe and embrace their culture, then it’s the thing that brings the organization working together to achieve its goals.

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Who Performs Better At Work, Introverts Or Extroverts?

15Five

Like most ways of being, introversion or extroversion ( properly, extraversion) is not absolute. Yet people tend to form an identity around this label, ostracizing the other for being too outgoing in the case of extroverts, or too quiet in the case of introverts.

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How Your Core Values Impact Your Employee Retention

Get Hppy

Per Access Perks , 67% of decision-makers say they’re more concerned about turnover at their organizations now than they were 12 months ago. Employee retention is top-of-mind with many companies, and that’s not surprising, considering how costly replacing employees and onboarding new hires can be.

You Can’t Ignore Customers – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Every year, The Workforce Institute at Kronos identifies the top trends impacting the global workforce.

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The Candidate Experience: Perspectives on Video Interviews, Assessments, and Hiring

Lighthouse

In some ways, hiring looks very similar to what it did twenty years ago. People search for positions, indicate interest, and are filtered down until the most promising candidate is offered a job. However, the technology we use has upgraded considerably over time.

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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!

If You Want a Career in HR, Be Nice

Laurie Ruettimann

I’ve worked in human resources since 1995. Young men and women look to me as a role model, and I love being a mentor. I’ve worked with SHRM and several universities to help graduates find careers within HR that align with their talents and dreams.

The Do's & Don'ts of an Engaging Wellness Program: Part One

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part one of our three part series by Benjamin Prinzing, President of Kadalyst Partners , exploring the 10 things you need to do to engage employees in your wellness program. The number one undisputed challenge employers face in their wellness programs is employee engagement. The big question everyone seems to ask is, "How do we get employees to show up?" But the question we should be asking instead is, "How do we get employees to care?"

Technology Is Great, but Get Medieval Where It Counts

ATD Human Capital

As a human capital specialist in the 21st century, you may think you need to find a tech solution to every problem.

Culture Crash Course Lesson 6: Best Practices for Employee Surveys

CultureIQ

Collecting ongoing employee feedback, through both informal and formal channels, is a crucial component of a successful human capital strategy. It is how you know what is keeping employees around, what might be encouraging them to leave, and any opportunities that fall in between. .

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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.

Forget Middle Managers. Here’s Why.

WorkHuman

Have you ever seen the movie Office Space ? Do you remember the scene where Peter Gibbons tells the consultants (the “Bobs”) that he has eight different bosses at Initech? It’s a great scene because it touches on the complete waste of time and resources caused by bureaucracy.

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 4 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 4 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast. Listen as co-author of the book, The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results , Tracy Maylett, discusses the premise of chapter 4, “An Intentional Framework.” ” The Employee Experience – Chapter 4 – An Intentional Framework.

The Mind Is the Foundation of a Good Start to 2017

ATD Human Capital

Mindfulness has experienced a meteoric rise in popularity and acceptance these last few years.

Which Video Game Are You? Take Our Quiz and Get Whitepaper on Incentives & Games

What is Paul Thinking

“If you were a video game which game would you be?”. This isn’t a trick interview question from Gryzzl or some other high tech company. It’s a question we’re asking related to our newest whitepaper “Unleash an Epic Incentive Program: Leveraging the Power of Game Design.”

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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.

The Complete Guide to Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS)

EmployeeConnect

The latest research on employee loyalty states that almost 59% of employees do not recommend their organisation as an ideal or great place to work.

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HR State of the Union: 2017 Edition

UpstartHR

Every year I republish my “state of the HR union” article from previous years with new additions and edits as a challenge to each of you. Am I on target, or did I miss anything pertinent? Early every year, the President of the United States makes an address to the nation.

Why Fast-Growth Companies Should Invest in Real-time, Daily Learning

Cornerstone On Demand

Quick growth is a blessing and a curse, and organizations often don't take the right steps to stave off the curse because they are so busy growing. This is a mistake. Growth means change, and change is uncomfortable. Discomfort will fester and grow right along with an organization unless it is hit head on. How can you do this? By treating change as an opportunity to learn and develop as an organization.

Put an ACE up your sleeve when designing incentive programs…

What is Paul Thinking

There are a million things to consider when designing an effective incentive program. But at a very high level you want to do three things…. Get your audience to accept and commit to the program. Find a way to have your audience become owners of the program.

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.

2017 HR Trends Forecast

Pomello

Company culture still reigns supreme within the HR universe, but 2017 HR trends will focus on attracting growth-driven workers to the companies that need them.

Integrating Time & Attendance with Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems

nettime solutions

The Problem: You Have a POS System, Now You Need a Time & Attendance Solution. Retailers, especially those preparing for an expansion, often find themselves in a pickle when it comes to time & attendance solutions for their businesses.

How the Big Ideas Fueling Tech Trends Explain How to Simplify Relocation

UrbanBound HR

In the tech world, nothing happens in a vacuum. An innovation in one sector has rammifications in another area that may not even be tangentially related. Everyone is looking for the next big solution, and sometimes the idea motivating a trend is applicable across the board.

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2017 Resolutions – Top 10 “Won’t Post” Topics for 2017

What is Paul Thinking

Note: I just noticed that I published a “10 Posts Not to Write About HR” back in September. So this is a bit of rehash. It has more in it and I’ve already written it so … what the hey… enjoy. I normally don’t do resolutions.

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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.