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7 Lessons on Creating a Powerful Employee Experience

UpstartHR

I just finished reading a brand new book called The Employee Experience. It’s a great look at the relatively new concept of creating an experience for employees, not just trying to engage them or do some other one-off program that doesn’t deliver long-term results.

How to Fit Hydration into Your Workplace Wellness Strategy

Get Hppy

When most people think about hydration, their thoughts usually focus on those things that they can do at home to ensure that they get more water into their bodies.

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The Role (HR) Technology Can Play in the Employee Experience

PeopleStrategy

As a marketer, I’ve been trained to segment audiences based on a variety of variables (i.e. age, gender, behaviors) and to deliver tailored messages to each audience based upon what we believe to be their desired goal, objective or experience.

How to Give the Right Amount of Feedback to High Performers

ClearCompany HRM

Giving feedback to any of your employees can be troublesome, but when it comes to high performers, things can get a little more complex. Although it may be tempting to focus more on employees who need help, you can’t ignore your high performers.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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HR Compliance in a Legal Whiplash World

Ultimate Software

Guest post by Kate Bischoff, Employment Lawyer & HR Consultant. HR compliance is hard. Employers are subject to so many different laws that even the most seasoned HR practitioners can innocently overlook legal changes. Last year was a particularly fast-paced year for employment law changes.

A Template for Crafting the Best Job Descriptions

ClearCompany HRM

Accurate, engaging job descriptions and posts serve three equally important purposes. They help you comply with employment laws, draw better-qualified applicants and are a first step toward creating a more consistent and stronger process for hiring more “A Players.”

Moving Past Culture Fit to “Culture Add”

TLNT: The Business of HR

There is so much out there about cultural fit. And it does have its place. We all want that perfect candidate. The one that can live up to all the clichéd buzz words — “hit the ground running,” “add value,” “contribute right away,” and of course “fit in.”.

Looking to hire in 2017? Prepare for a fight

HR Morning

Get ready: It looks like the competition for talent in 2017 will be pretty fierce. . About 40% of HR pros and hiring managers surveyed by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder said they plan to hire full-time employees in 2017.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Why Happy Employees Matter to CSR

Get Hppy

What does CSR have to do with happy employees? Here is why focusing on the individual and creating happy employees is important – and why it should matter to any business who wants to succeed. The team at BHI Mexico celebrating Good Deeds Day.

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We Gave Office Pets Free Rein in the Workplace – Here’s How it Made Our Office Better

SnackNation

We Gave Office Pets Free Rein in the Workplace – Here’s How it Made Our Office Better. . Kogi and Layla met at the office, and hit it off right away. Covert glances soon turned into discrete nuzzling.

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What is Effective Leadership?

Everwise

We’re all familiar with great leaders. We read articles about them, buy their products, and obsessively analyze their behavior for clues about how we can channel some of their success.

It’s Time For HR to Do Things Differently

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s an age-old problem – sticking in the comfort zone of the tried and tested, clutching tightly to tools and techniques just because we have experience of them. HR Trends Talent Acquisition Talent Management Featured

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Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

How To Avoid The Plague Of Unproductive Teams

Get Hppy

Unfortunately team dysfunction is a plague that affects many – in fact I would say most – organizations. And much has been written on how to build effective teams. But it’s much more than simply getting people to work well together.

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Training – The pivotal, yet often overlooked piece of an HCM Technology Implementation

HRchitect

Written By: May Huffer. One of the main reasons a new HR technology system fails is not providing ample time for training.

9 Ways to Motivate High Performing Employees — According to Them

HR Daily Advisor

by Autumn Manning, CEO of YouEarnedIt. Creating a company culture that motivates and attracts high-performing employees is what everyone knows they need to do, but executing on that is where, many times, good intentions turn into questionable executions.

How to Maximize Employee Performance Without Burnout

HR Gazette

Working at a desk and staring at a computer all day can be a grind. It can become dull and boring, and sometimes you just want to take a six-month vacation. We’ve all been there.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

What Rewards Do Employees Want Most?

Achievers

The balance of power between employee and employer has shifted in recent years, especially in tech-related fields.

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TeamWORK or Team-BUILDING?

HR Hardball

My Talent Acquisition team recently participated in a team-building event courtesy of our friends at Strayboots.

6 Phrases to Get a Derailed Conversation Back on Track

The People Equation

My mother always said that the true test of marriage was if a couple could successfully hang wallpaper together. Mr. People Equation and I have that handled. No problem.

What 84% of employers are doing during OT rule stalemate

HR Morning

Do we forge ahead with the changes we put in place to comply with the new rule or do we simply revert back to what we were doing before the DOL’s overtime changes? . That’s a question employers everywhere are asking themselves as they wait for the fate of the DOL’s overtime rule to be sealed.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

Four Telltale Signs Of A Disconnected Organization

SuccessFactors

Most leaders appreciate the importance of leadership, culture, and engagement within their organizations. While they may not consciously think about the impact on individuals from a human perspective, managers sense these concepts are critical to healthy organizational performance.

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Businesses to Increase Use of Robotics and Contingent Workers in 2017, says Report

HR Daily Advisor

Businesses are increasingly using robotics in the workplace and a contingent workforce to become more agile and flexible in the changing economy, according to the 2017 Talent Trends Report released by Randstad Sourceright.

Pulse Surveys vs Annual Surveys – Why Pulse is Better

HR Gazette

Photo credit: Sarah Bardsley – 11 Eleven Media. Employee satisfaction surveys are one of the cornerstones of HR. This is supported by Forbes contributor, Kevin Kruse – “{employee satisfaction surveys} should form the backbone of any employee engagement initiative.”.

How HR Service Delivery Software Impacts Digital Transformation

PeopleDoc

Customer-centric organizations have long understood the value of a positive customer experience. In a world of digital natives, this extends into the technology experience a customer has when interacting with a brand or product.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.