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Peer-to-Peer Feedback: An Opportunity to Activate Employee Performance

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by SilkRoad, a global leader in cloud-based talent activation solutions.

Struggling with FLSA Conversations? Use These Tips

ClearCompany HRM

Recent updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have companies making some tough decisions regarding employee statuses within their organization. If you’ve missed the whole DOL overtime ruling conversation , a quick reminder: Performance Management

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How To Fit OKRs Into Your Company Mission and Values


In Simon Sinek’s Ted Talk entitled, How Great Leaders Inspire Action , Sinek refocuses companies away from thinking first about what they do, and instead advises them to figure out WHY they’re doing it.

The 4 C’s of Quality of Hire


You may be familiar with the 4 C’s of diamonds – cut, color, clarity and carat. These are four variables that combine to evaluate and communicate the quality of diamonds.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

8 Ways to Deliver Training that Employees Retain

HR Bartender

The biggest concern organizations have when they invest in training is retention. By this, I mean having employees retain the material once they leave the class. No company wants to create a program and take employees out of the operation only to have the same issues occur repeatedly.

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Q&A with Gustavo Franco: On Employee Engagement And Managing A Coworking Space

Get Hppy

Worldwide there were around 7,800 coworking spaces in operation in 2015. This figure is predicted to reach 37,000 by the year 2018. Coworking has become a preferred way of working for many entrepreneurs, freelancers and remote employees.

A Working Learner Is a Modern Learner

ATD Human Capital

A recent study by the ACT Foundation uncovered a rise in the number of working learners: “Individuals who work for pay and learn toward a credentialing at the same time.” ” This education can take the form of formal training or personal skill development.

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Where Is the Talent of Tomorrow – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

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The Best Strategy to Achieve True Innovation

Cornerstone On Demand

In your organization, does innovation mean finding new ways to exploit what you already do well, or exploring arenas where you're unfamiliar and will make mistakes? Or both? If you simply tell your employees and leaders that you want them to "innovate," then even the most motivated and intelligent employees might steer their efforts in the wrong direction.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

Get Hppy

Compliance may not be the rock star of HR tasks, but it is the one that is necessary to keep the band together. In every country, laws and regulations exist to make sure that companies are conducting business with a certain level of standards.

Talent Mobility Webinar: How to Recruit and Retain Internal Talent


I realized this weekend that I didn’t let you guys know about a free webinar I’ll be doing tomorrow with RecruitingBlogs. If you’re interested in joining me for the session you can sign up here. Talent mobility.

Should HR Be Autonomous From the Operation – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’m sure you’ve seen articles – and we’ve written a few here – about the role of human resources. Today’s reader note wants to know about a different aspect of the role of human resources.

Cartoon Coffee Break: The Importance of Hustle

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. Header image: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

How to Be a More Strategic HR Leader in 2017


Bill Castellano, Ph.D., associate dean, executive and professional education, at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations.

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Workplace Bullying and Effective Mentoring

Get Hppy

A percentage of my time is spent addressing various behaviours as we go on our mentoring journey. At times I have to ask myself what era are we living in as the behaviours are antiquated and inappropriate for today’s business climate and for world as a whole.

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The Missing Leadership Competency

ATD Human Capital

I am not a fan of long lists of leadership competencies and their use in everything from leadership training to executive recruiting. When I look at a list of competencies that supposedly make a good leader, I feel totally overwhelmed. Could any one person have all these? Are they all relevant?

What Science Says About Designing Better HR Surveys

Cornerstone On Demand

Every year, human resource professionals distribute the dreaded employee satisfaction survey. Oftentimes, it's the same questionnaire emailed through SurveyMonkey, year after year. But HR workers should scrutinize their surveys, improving questions to make the ordeal worth everyone's while. Usually, employees worry that their tell-all responses will be read by the boss, so they share a sanitized version of the truth.

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

The Darwinian Nature of Candidates Seeking Remote Work.

The HR Capitalist

We've noticed something interesting on the recruiting trail at Kinetix. We're a recruiting company and from time to time, we seek to fill remote-based positions, both for ourselves and our clients. That's not unusual, because I'm sure a lot of you have remote-based roles you have to fill.

Why do we need User Acceptance Testing (UAT)?


Written by: Stephanie Tuegel. You’ve gone through your initial calls with the client, you’ve finished your analysis of their old system and understand their wants and needs from the new system, and you’ve fully configured their data. What’s next? The next step of the process is system testing, in which you, the consultant, go through a series of internal testing stages and reporting options, to verify whether you believe the system looks good and is accurate to your naked eye.

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How Increasing Office Morale Can Benefit Your Company

Get Hppy

Happy employees are crucial to the success of your company – improved morale leads to a more productive workforce. So how can you strike the balance between making your workplace interesting and fun, whilst keeping your employees motivated enough to reach their targets?

3 Things We Learned at 2016 NeuroLeadership Summit


Last week, we attended the NeuroLeadership Summit in New York. The goal of the summit was to “rethink organizations” by bringing together influential leaders in neuroscience and business.

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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

S.H.E. Summit Recap: Succeeding on Your Own Terms

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000000I had the privilege of attending S.H.E. Summit two weekends ago as press. My attendance at the event was the culmination of a two-year promise I made to myself to get there. I stumbled upon this event a few years ago while on Twitter.

THE 5 BIGGEST LIES IN HR: Election Edition.

The HR Capitalist

I'm up today to speak at the Birmingham Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM) - topic is The 5 Biggest Lies In HR. Going to have some fun and bust some myths about the lies we tell and how moving to the brutal truth can help reinvigorate your HR career.

It’s Not How Hard You Work

Get Hppy

“Work smarter, not harder.” The advice has been passed around for so long that most people have no idea where the phrase originated. Allan H.

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5 Effective Strategies to Prepare Your Customer Service Reps for the Holiday Season

Grovo HR

Pumpkin spice everything and sparkling lights? The holiday season has officially begun. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all the days between now and New Year’s are right around the corner. For your organization, this probably means increased website traffic, more sales, and higher customer demands. In fact, during the holiday rush, businesses can expect to handle up to 80% more customer inquiries and complaints than on a normal day.

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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.