Sat.Aug 20, 2016 - Fri.Aug 26, 2016

Everything #HR Needs to Know About HCM

HR Bartender

It’s been a while since I’ve published one of these posts. As a quick reminder, I’ve been working on a series about HR technology: the common terms and concepts that HR pros need to know. It’s amazing the things I’ve learned. I hope you feel the same.

7 HR Best Practices | Key Takeaways

ClearCompany HRM

The goals of the HR team are many, but one overarching and never-ending goal of the department is to promote the engagement and performance of employees. It’s a lot of responsibility with a myriad of ways to reach desired results.

If the Characters in ‘Stranger Things’ Got Performance Reviews

Reflektive

One question we get often is how to set up your first performance review. Some companies start out with an online template, but these types of cookie-cutter reviews aren’t often beneficial to employees or valuable to human resources.

U.S. Women’s Water Polo Team Earns Gold in Emotional #UltimateTeamMoment

Ultimate Software

The U.S. women’s water polo team earned its second straight gold medal after defeating Italy 12-5 in Rio. But it’s what the players did after their victory that’s truly inspirational.

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.

What Is the Best Time to Schedule a Job Interview – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked a lot here about the do’s and don’ts of job search including LinkedIn profile tips, resume resources, and following-up after a job interview. This question is a new one: Hi Sharlyn. Do you know if there is any advantage to order or time of day when interviewing?

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10 Elements of an Effective Onboarding Program

EmployeeConnect

Selecting the right candidate for the job is nothing without a proper onboarding program. We know well that the success of any recruitment strategy depends on a rigorous selection process. But it doesn’t stop there.

Technology Trends: Nir Eyal Discusses the Future of Habit Forming Products

15Five

How can you build a great habit-forming product that customers will return to repeatedly? What does the future of product design look like? How will humans continue to co-evolve with technology?

Who Should #HR Report To?

HR Bartender

In my career as an HR professional, I’ve had the privilege of reporting to both the chief executive officer (CEO) and chief finance officer (CFO), in addition to the executive vice president of human resources.

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Active Listening as Organization: Taking the Employee Voice to Heart

CultureIQ

We often talk about the importance of listening to your employees. However, for something we’ve been taught since kindergarten, listening is a skill that requires quite a bit of practice and intention.

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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.

VIDEO: Employee Satisfaction and Engagement. What’s the Difference? - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Employee Satisfaction vs. Employee Engagement. What are the differences between employee satisfaction and employee engagement ? Employee satisfaction is the extent to which the employment contract is fulfilled. Employees feel satisfied when basic hygiene factors are met.

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Why People Leave Their Jobs (and How Their Reasons Should Shape Your Organization’s Talent Strategy)

Something Different

<www.teambonding.com> Happy Monday all. . .

Recipes for #HR Success: Communication and Business Acumen

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This series is brought to you by our friends at Capella University. Capella is an accredited online university dedicated to providing an exceptional, professionally-aligned education that puts you in the best position to succeed in your field. Enjoy the post!).

A Day in the Life of a Futurist

Cornerstone On Demand

If you could predict what would happen 50 years down the road, how would that shape strategy, change innovation or define creative approaches at your company

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.

7 Ways to Make the Shift From HR Pro to HR Leader

EmployeeConnect

While many CEOs think about their business as ‘People First’, a lot of HR professionals are still looking for their place at the executives’ table. Talking ‘human capital’ and ‘performance’ has become fashionable in the hope of creating the perfect employer formula that will make their organisation stand out. However, only few are those business leaders who integrate the factor HR in their decision-making process. Their excuse?

Thoughts on the Sort of Talent Discussions That Drive Employee Engagement

Something Different

…Okay, so an article published about a year ago by Ben Whitter titled “ Bye, Bye, Human Resources ” has been making the rounds on social media.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

I’ve been thinking about the impact of snap decisions a lot lately. Having just finished the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, I have a new interest in the role of the subconscious on action and performance.

Why You're Asking the Wrong Questions About Top Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

In Silicon Valley there has been a lot of talk recently about “10X-ers" or people who generate ten times the output for time spent. These people are like gold in the tech sector. However, most C-suite executives in more traditional industries remain locked in a 20th century mindset when it comes to evaluating talent, says Todd Warner, the founder of Like Minds Advisory, who recently published a piece in Harvard Business Review titled 3 Reasons Why Talent Management Isn't Working Anymore

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.

Measuring the ROI of HR Programs is Critical: Here’s How Patagonia Does It

UpstartHR

When I am teaching a class to prepare students for the PHR/SPHR exams, one of the things I repeatedly highlight is the need to tie HR practices back to business objectives.

How Relationship Management Impacts Strategy Execution

Something Different

<www.expersoft.com> I recently stumbled across an oldish (late 2015) but excellent executive summary of a Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) sponsored event examining the changing role of the HRBP.

How Workforce Analytics Helps Prevent Another Bad Hire

Visier

This post is part of our Data-Driven Recruitment Strategies series. You can read the first post here. Bad” and “hire” are two words recruiters never want to hear said together. Not only can it undermine trust in the recruitment process, but it’s also a very costly problem.

Why HR Analytics Needs the Art of Storytelling

Cornerstone On Demand

Human resources is no longer the "fluffy" side of business. Companies are getting back in touch with the art as well as the science of HR, using analytics for data-driven insights that create real business change. Analytics can provide evidence to support decisions that were once based on instinct and experience, but when it comes to utilizing data for HR purposes, there's a lot more to it than just numbers. It also requires a great story

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.

Recognition is Key to Successful Socialization

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Social recognition can help new employees rapidly feel more connected, engaged, and aligned. The transition to a new job, either at a new organization or just a new department, can be a stressful time.

How Cultural Norms Around Work and Family Life are Impacting the Gender Pay Gap

Something Different

Happy Tuesday all. …So I recently read a great article by Ben Casselman at FiveThirtyEight here that talks about why women are no longer making material progress towards narrowing the pay gap between men and women.

Celebrate Your Employees: Employee Recognition At Its Best

Get Hppy

Most of us can probably agree that we like to feel appreciated. We feel good when friends, family members, significant others, employers, or even strangers recognize our accomplishments. Research shows that it can be better to express gratitude than to receive recognition.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Vacation Guidelines

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

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.