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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.

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.

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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The Four Stages of Workforce Analytics: What Level Are You? [Infographic]

Cornerstone On Demand

When it comes to making New Years resolutions in your HR department, put workforce analytics first. The talent management industry has been discussing workforce analytics for years, but 2016 witnessed some of the biggest leaps toward true big data capabilities. Organizations are moving from the simplest stages of workforce data analysis—"descriptive and diagnostic" analytics—to more mature "predictive" analytics.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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

Decision-Wise

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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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.

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.

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.

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 Les Grossman from Tropic Thunder Manages Remote Teams With Video.

The HR Capitalist

I'm back. How was your holiday? Mine was great - caught up on some reading, spent time with the nuclear family (spousal unit +1.8 kid FTEs), decided I now don't care about football, had a life changing experience related to the value of Patagonia in cold weather, etc.

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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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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.