Sat.Oct 08, 2016 - Fri.Oct 14, 2016

Everyone Has the Ability To Be an Influencer

HR Bartender

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to hear change leadership expert Cheryl Cran at SilkRoad’s Connections Conference. If you ever have the chance to hear her speak, she’s definitely worth your time. During her session, she made the comment that “Leadership is the ability to influence others.”

The Importance of Documentation

HRchitect

Written by: Steve Glaser. Documentation is defined as the language that accompanies a product, often outlining its development, design, and technical language in clear, definitive terms. Whether you are working on building a business or home-based projects, documentation is critically important.

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Engaging Millennial Employees via Accountability, Clarity, & Prioritization

15Five

As businesses undergo workplace shifts and transfer of knowledge around responsibilities, there is often concern on how to bridge generational gaps. Many of our government clients have really started to address this through “emerging leaders” style programs and leadership academies.

15 New Roles for the Future of Human Resources

EmployeeConnect

The era of transactional HR is not coming to a close but is rather shifting to encompass more strategic and relational activities in the HR function. Today’s HR professionals are becoming specialists who master new and traditional areas of the people department.

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.

Career Journaling: 9 Tips to Start Today

HR Bartender

A few years ago, I heard about the idea of career journaling during Ultimate Software’s Connections Conference. The idea really intrigued me, but I must admit I didn’t do anything with it.

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Analytics Must Be HR’s Top Priority To Be Strategic

Visier

What could be more important than realizing that the world of HR is on the edge of a dramatic shift that will literally change the entire focus of HR?

The Baker’s Dozen: 13 Ways to Engage Employees and Have More Fun

Get Hppy

Many of us spend more of our waking hours at work than in the rest of our lives. It’s important to create the type of culture where employees feel connected and don’t mind spending such a huge chunk of their time at your company.

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Is There Something Wrong with Employee Loyalty?

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the idea of “cultureboarding.” The concept being that organizations need to educate new hire employees about organizational culture. Preferably during their onboarding process. Culture + Onboarding = Cultureboarding.

What Every VP of HR Need to Know About Change Management

Reflektive

Implementation is about people. This may seem obvious, but it was an especially notable observation at the HR Technology Conference held in Chicago recently.

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.

Why Your Employer Brand Matters More Than Ever Before

Cornerstone On Demand

You've likely heard that an employer brand can give your company the competitive edge it needs to attract and hire the best talent. But is this "employer brand" trend just another buzzword, or does it actually provide business value

Get the Session Notes for HR Technology Conference 2016

Visier

The 16 th annual HR Technology Conference and Expo was a fast-paced three days of learning, idea sharing, connecting, and of course, trying out the latest in HR tech. As mentioned in our previous post , top themes from the show included: Making Sense of HR and People Data.

Take Inventory of What You Have – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I’m not really into collecting stuff but I still find there are times when I look around the house and see clutter. So I picked up a copy of Marie Kondo’s best-selling book, “ The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.” Can’t wait to start reading it.

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Employees’ Perception is Culture Reality

CultureIQ

On the playground when I was a kid, a classmate asked me what color the sky was. I told him “blue,” most likely accompanied by a condescending eye-roll. He then pointed out that the version of blue I saw might not be the same blue color he saw. I still remember how this gave me pause.

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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.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Interviews Can Be a Rollercoaster

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

Oops! How Failing an Interview Question Taught Her About HR Strategy

UpstartHR

I had been on the job search for a little while, and I was very thrilled when I received a request to come in and interview for a manufacturing operation that produced rubber molds and other rubber pieces. This was going to be my first big HR role, and I was really nervous.

5 Tips to Make Any Change a Success

ATD Human Capital

If you are a leader rolling out change after change in your organization, you don’t need us to let you know that many things can go wrong.

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Here's a Test That's Available to Measure Candidate/Employee GRIT.

The HR Capitalist

Most of us have been impacted by seeing people with great talent not get things done after we hire them. When we try to evaluate what's missing in those talented people, we tend to determine they don't have enough of the following things: DRIVE. AMBITION. INITIATIVE. What did I miss?

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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.

How to Design Posters For Web and Print [Infographic]

EmployeeConnect

By Sarah McGuire. As an HR professional, your job probably doesn’t typically involve graphic design. Odds are you’ve had to create the odd poster or informational sheet, but that’s probably the extent of it. But more and more workplaces are requiring their team members to put on different hats.

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Elements of High CEO Approval Ratings: An Interview with Glassdoor’s Chief Economist

UpstartHR

If you check out a company’s profile on Glassdoor , one of the first things you see is the CEO approval rating. As an HR leader, this is a number that I was always concerned with as a signal for overall employee satisfaction.

3 Questions to Answer Before Investing in a Learning Program

Cornerstone On Demand

I have a number of books on my shelf about measuring training and learning — some going back to the 1990s. Many are by training gurus like Donald Kirkpatrick and Jack Phillips, who have created and sustained effective models for measuring the cost of training

4 Quick Tips on Authenticity from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect

WorkHuman

LinkedIn’s Talent Connect conference was held in Las Vegas last week. LinkedIn’s annual Talent Connect conference , a gathering leaders in HR, recruiting, and talent acquisition, was held in Las Vegas last week.

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.

[Infographic] 7 Tips For Effectively Managing Remote Teams

Get Hppy

Statistics indicate that the number of people working remotely has increased exponentially in the last ten years. Employees are embracing more flexible schedules and freelancers are having a swell time working from home. It’s not just employees who are benefiting from this setup.

10 Simple Phrases that Cast Sunlight

The People Equation

Last week I wrote about how we are naturally drawn towards positive people because they inspire us. In nature, that’s called the “heliotropic effect,” which describes how plants grow or move towards sunlight. This week, I penned a similar piece, but this time from a leadership angle.

When It Comes to Gender Equality, What Companies Are Leading the Charge?

Cornerstone On Demand

In their latest diversity report , Apple proudly announced an increased rate of hiring more women and minorities. The tech leader also reported that women and minorities are being paid the equivalent of white male employees, addressing one of the most prevalent issues of inequality: the pay gap

Coaching Is All About Questions

ATD Human Capital

If you have been a coach, or if you have been coached, you know there are many questions to ask the person you’re coaching, such as: What do you want to talk about today? Why do you want to focus on that? How will this help make a difference for you? What can you actually do to improve?

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.