Sat.Dec 24, 2016 - Fri.Dec 30, 2016

Your Career Success is Based on Your Self-Awareness

HR Bartender

There’s no secret sauce for career success. If there was, we would all get an index card with the secret and everyone would be a high-performer. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately), it doesn’t work that way. We should consider that our careers are a work in progress.

10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts for 2017

ClearCompany HRM

2016 is coming to a close and whether you feel it was good or not, one thing we can all agree on is recruiting has continued to advance. digital recruitment. marketing efforts to AI and more, it’s tough to keep up.

Preventing the Horror Movie Syndrome In Your HR System Implementation

HRchitect

Written by: Elissa Montoya. As a blonde, I’ve heard a TON of blonde jokes, including how the blonde always dies first in horror movies, and often that is true. However, even the sacrificial blonde could survive if she would just use that common sense which is so painfully obvious to all of us in the audience and yet seems to be ever elusive to every single person in every single horror movie who ever ended up dead.

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5 Must-Read Talent Acquisition Articles of 2016

Visier

Talent Acquisition has re-invented itself. This was a recurring theme that we saw in 2016, and thanks to analytics , Talent Acquisition has graduated from a simple candidate filling function to a strategic arm that has a direct correlation to an organization’s bottom line.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Thank You and Happy 2017 from #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Thank you for being a HR Bartender reader and for sharing HR Bartender with your contacts on social media. I can’t begin to tell you how much it means to me. Thank you to all the people who send me questions and comments. I wish that I could answer them all!

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17 Inspiring Quotes for HR Leaders

Reflektive

‘Tis the season to get inspired. As 2016 comes to a close and the New Year is upon us, now is the perfect time to press the reset button, set new goals, and get excited for what’s on the horizon. Working in HR means being a leader by way of cultivating leadership in the workplace.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Millennial Interviews

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. Categories: Talent Management

Culture Crash Course Lesson 5: Building Your Culture Survey

CultureIQ

There’s no doubt that your organization’s culture is unique, so your culture survey should reflect that. Even if you are using a standardized culture assessment, you should customize the language, answer choices, and objective to gain the best insight into your company’s culture.

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7 Secrets to Intrinsically Motivating Your Employees

Get Hppy

Motivating your employees requires more than just a bigger paycheck and a hearty pat on the back. Employee motivation strategies have to be designed to meet the specific needs of each worker. Below are seven ways that a manager can get the most out of employees.

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.

2 Steps to Reduce Voluntary Turnover to Zero

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Understanding the importance of the work and the people doing it make work matter and make work more human. The new year is nearly upon us (and I, for one, am ready to put paid to 2016).

3 Ways for Small Businesses to Track Employee Hours

nettime solutions

Proper tracking of employee hours is a back-office function whose importance can easily be overlooked. Even a single hour of padding on each employee time card per month can cost business thousands of dollars a year.

How to Write a Meaningful Self Evaluation (Tips & Examples)

EmployeeConnect

One thing that we all don’t do often is give ourselves compliments (unless you’re a fearless and confident person). There’s never a specific national day that’s dedicated towards giving and receiving compliments. However, if we’re looking at it from a modern workplace perspective you’d be happy to know that there is a day specific towards something similar. In some workplaces it’s not necessarily a day but more of a ‘seasonal period’.

7 Factors That Determine Workplace Happiness Levels

Get Hppy

Take a look around your office. Who’s happy? If everyone looks like they’d rather be at the dentist than at their desks, you’ve got a problem. You may offer competitive salaries, but money isn’t everything when it comes to workplace happiness.

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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.

These Tech Trends Will Transform Work by 2020

Cornerstone On Demand

This year will go down in history — but it may be nothing compared to the next four. Before the next race for the White House, we're poised to witness a big jump in technological advancement: the widespread rise of social media, artificial intelligence, an extreme increase in devices and sensors, advanced digital avatars and more.

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Integrating Diversity: A Seat at the Table

ATD Human Capital

Integrating diversity into the workplace promotes increased productivity, higher quality, and greater enrichment to the customers we serve. Companies that embrace diversity can broaden their skill base and become more competitive and innovative.

Why Do Employees Quit?

EmployeeConnect

A big problem that most companies go through without stopping to think about, is their high turnover rate. Like the saying, “most friendships come and go”- the same applies to employees. Despite it being a popular belief and saying, the real problem that lies here is that companies don’t tackle the core reason as to why it even exists. Most managers would believe it’s because of the changing dynamics of the workforce, where employees roll in and out.

7 Keys to Make a Creative Team Successful

Get Hppy

Isn’t it great to lead a group of creative people? You encounter unique ideas, whose combination always results in something great. However, a group of creatives is also difficult to manage.

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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.

How to Navigate an External Hire

Everwise

Filling senior level positions is no easy feat. Ideally, candidates excel in key leadership areas (such as influence, communication, and strategic thinking), understand how to balance a sense of authority with approachability, and align with company’s vision.

ICYMI: The Critical Difference Between Managing and Leading

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for December's top stories! What's the Difference Between a Manager and a Leader? Managers focus on getting the current job done. But a leader looks at the big picture. Here are five ways to turn your managers into leaders.

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Step by Step Guide: How to Write a Job Description

EmployeeConnect

Potential candidates are always keen to know what is expected out of them and what will be the criteria for evaluation. Hence, a great job description will add a great deal of value to employers. Writing a job description entails a thought process that determines how critical the job is, how the position relates to other positions, all the specific job duties, and it identifies the skills & competencies that a potential candidate must possess.

Shaping Company Culture Through Language

Get Hppy

I once had a boss who banned the entire organization from ever saying “sorry.”. Whether we were talking to customer, a manager, or each other, no one was allowed to say “sorry” under any circumstances.

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.

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 3 – Expectation Alignment Dysfunction – Leadership Intelligence Podcast - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

The Employee Experience Book – Chapter 3 – Leadership Intelligence Podcast. Listen as co-author of the book, The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results , Matthew Wride, J.D., P.H.R. explains the premise of chapter 3, “Ask Your Doctor About Expectation Alignment Dysfunction.” ” The Employee Experience – Chapter 3 – Expectation Alignment Dysfunction.

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TED Talk Tuesday: How to Create a More Productive Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Jason Fried is a software entrepreneur and co-founder and president of Chicago-based collaboration software B asecamp. Fried is also the co-author of the book Rework , a reimagining of the way we work and create.

What is Performance Management?

EmployeeConnect

Performance management is essentially overseeing the relationship between organisational objectives and the skills, experience and capabilities of an organisation’s employees. Overseeing this linear relationship will involve drawing and analysing the aligned results developed. These results emerge from different stages through business activity – either the middle of productivity or at the end stage.

In the World of Career Development, One-Size-Fits-All Is Dead

Get Hppy

Career development remains front and center for job seekers and employers alike — candidates want it and companies want to offer it. However, not all career development strategies are created equal. Glassdoor conducted a national survey to find the top 20 employee benefits and perks.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.