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How People Analytics Can Help You Drive a High-Performing Culture

CultureIQ

A Data-Driven Approach to Company Culture. When Lazlo Block left his position as Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, he did it with a bang: “The future of HR lies with data science,” he said, and promptly launched a stealth startup that will focus on people analytics.

3 Steps to Making Your Company Culture More Creative

ATD Human Capital

Design-led companies such as Apple and Google are known for being on the cusp of innovation, and it is their creative company cultures that act as incubators for their employees’ cutting-edge ideas.

4 Actionable Steps Towards A More Positive Culture

Get Hppy

What is the working culture in your office like? There is a good chance that it is far from ideal, statistically speaking, and you might be wondering what you can do to improve it.

3 Examples of Evidence-Based HR in Action

UpstartHR

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting a workshop based on metrics, evidence-based HR, and change management.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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March Madness Matters in an Employee Centric World

HR Daily Advisor

by Morag Barrett, Founder and CEO, SkyeTeam. Employee engagement is a hot topic today. And understandably so: Gallup estimates employee disengagement costs the U.S. 450 billion to $550 billion annually.

Performance Management Automation

EmployeeConnect

The secret behind an organisation achieving a greater level of success is its robust performance management. It includes the various processes that it puts into place in order to measure and reward the effort of its employees for meeting and exceeding the expected goals. The key to your organisation outperforming your competitors is to improve the morale of your employees, increase their overall productivity, and create a sense of loyalty amongst them through performance management.

The Next Evolution of Brainstorming

Get Hppy

I’m quite fond of getting people together to solve problems. As part of my work, I gather employees and constituents for focus groups and brainstorming sessions all the time.

Increase Employee Retention with Career Pathing

Everwise

As businesses compete to attract top-notch talent, the need to retain and engage existing employees becomes increasingly important. One option: help employees with their career development. One in four Millennials would switch from their current job to do something new, or join another organization.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Cultivating Diversity in the Workplace is Essential for Driving Innovation, Says Research

HR Daily Advisor

The Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA), and Waggl —the most human way for organizations to crowdsource feedback—released new data from its joint “Voice of the Workplace” pulse on the subject of diversity in the workplace.

10 Mindfulness Tips For All Employees

EmployeeConnect

In today’s techno-savvy working scenario where you have to juggle between replying to emails, attending phone calls, conference calls, meeting, and presentations, mindfulness at work is indeed a great challenge , because, in the midst of managing all these, you have your own work to attend to as well. This article provides you with a couple of helpful suggestion to be more mindful at work.

Why You Should Keep Track of Company Joy

Get Hppy

On a scale from 1 – 10, how much pain are you in? It has always been a rather perplexing question, and one almost impossible to answer objectively.

Laws banning salary history on the rise: Is your company affected?

HR Morning

Even though a federal bill aimed at preventing employers from asking job applicants to provide a salary history appears to have stalled, many finance departments may still avoid salary history questions.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

A Shift in Workplaces: 52% of U.S. Employees Work Remotely

HR Daily Advisor

The working world has tipped the balance in favor of flexibility. Latest research commissioned by Regus , the flexible workspace provider, shows that over half of workers in the United States now work from outside their company’s main offices for half the week or more.

The High Cost of Low Service

Ultimate Software

A couple weeks ago, I discussed the importance of customer service and shared Kelton’s 2016 findings that nearly 7 out of 10 HR decision makers reported they’ve regretted their HCM provider choice, predominantly due to poor service.

Don’t Tell Employees Why the Company Culture is Great

HR Bartender

One of the core topics in any orientation and onboarding program is company culture. We want candidates to see the company culture before they apply and during the hiring process so they know they’re a good fit. And we want them to fully immerse in the culture once they arrive.

FMLA violations: Expect double damages to be new normal, ruling says

HR Morning

As if you needed another reason to double-check your managers’ Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) training. Still, a recent court ruling just gave employers a pretty big one. .

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

3 Principles for Building and Sustaining a Successful Employee Recognition Program

Achievers

By: Justin Rutherford. National Account Executive, Achievers. Culture can be distilled down into the actions, habits, and routines of a group of people. Culture at work is powerful, whether it’s intentionally designed or not.

Why Do Employees Want Flexible Work?

HR Daily Advisor

Many employers have taken notice that employees today are requesting flexible work options more often. Whether that’s telecommuting, a flexible work schedule, a shortened work week, or some other flexible arrangement, these types of benefits are becoming more and more common.

The Three Vital Metrics for Every Employment Role

Talent Analytics

The Three Vital Metrics for Every Employment Role. Section 4: Employee Lifetime Value and Cost Modeling. By Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist, Talent Analytics, Corp. One Role at a Time. First, it is only meaningful to evaluate one role at a time, one company at a time.

Top Three Considerations When Implementing a New Benefits System

HRchitect

Written by: Colette Peterman. There are many things to consider when thinking about implementing a new benefits system.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

Companies Should Include Feedback Training in Onboarding

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in Talent Activation.

The Employee Experience Equation - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

The Employee Experience Equation. Did you realize you were making a contract this very moment? Not a formal one, but in your mind, you made the choice to read this article and you naturally came in with some expectations. This “brand” contract is based on what you know about me or the source through which you found my work. Additionally, you’re filling in other expectations from past experience that go beyond just what’s been implicitly promised so far.

Building Employee Engagement with a Travel-Heavy Team

CultureIQ

Making Company Culture a Priority – Even If Your Team Is Always on the Road. In 2015 alone, employees around in the United States took 488 million business trips , spending $302 billion. That’s a lot of free cocktails!

The Future Worker Redefined—From Employee to ‘Contributor’

HR Daily Advisor

The word “contributor,” not “employee,” will be a better representation of a worker in 2025, according to 47% of companies and 57% of workers. The findings come from a study from Randstad US , an HR services and staffing company in the United States.

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

3 Recruitment Funnel Metrics You HAVE to Start Tracking

ClearCompany HRM

Numbers and statistics can guide many decisions, however, many recruiters still rely heavily on instinct when it comes to sourcing and hiring. The idea of a “data-driven hiring cycle” is becoming more relevant than ever as the use of analytics becomes more attainable for many companies.

Customer Service: Do it Right the First Time!

Achievers

By: Marci Peters. Director of Customer Service, Achievers. We have all experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of customer service. Often, customer service tends to fall into the bad and ugly categories.

Build a Team of Personalities: One Consultant’s Approach to Improving Employee Engagement

Everwise

Personality tests like DISC, Myers-Briggs, Caliper, and others are a standard part of the hiring and onboarding processes in many organizations , but their results aren’t widely shared and discussed.

Changes May Be in Store for Overtime Rule, FLSA

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) may be in a holding pattern for now, but employers are probably in for some wage and hour changes in the coming months, Tammy D. McCutchen told attendees at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) employment law and legislative conference.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.