Sat.Feb 11, 2017 - Fri.Feb 17, 2017

Being a Leader and Tacit Approval in Today’s Workplace

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before that I used to work for a boss who had me issue the same memo every year about tacit approval. The memo was designed to remind everyone of their responsibilities as a manager and leader as well as the basic principles of business.

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.

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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.

Reduce Gender Bias Using Data-Driven Performance Reviews

Visier

With gender equity a topic of even a Super Bowl LI ad , it’s clearer than ever before that every CEO should be making gender equity a priority this year.

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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.

Can Employees Refuse a Pay Increase – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’ve always (jokingly) said that the one thing I can count on is an employee not refusing a pay increase. Well, this reader note shows me that’s not always the case. Hello! I have a problem I’m hoping you can help me with.

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An #UltimateTeamMoment That’s All About Putting People First

Ultimate Software

Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment is a testament to teamwork, and what it means to truly care about others and put them ahead of yourself.

The Role of Leadership in Changing Organizational Culture

CultureIQ

Every employee plays a part in the process of changing organizational culture, but at the end of the day, leaders are the ones who can make or break it; the choices they make cause a ripple effect on employee recruitment, engagement, and performance that powerfully impacts a company’s performance.

Using an #HR Career Portfolio to Develop Your Skills

HR Bartender

We talk a lot on this blog about the need to develop skills. No matter where you are in your career, it’s important to regularly take inventory of your skills and develop learning action plans. I recently came across a new way of thinking about learning that I thought was worth sharing.

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.

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.

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.

How to Recognize Quiet Leaders: Susan Cain Q+A (Part 1)

WorkHuman

Do you ever think about the kinds of people who get promoted in your organization? Are different personality types – both extroverts and introverts – represented in that group, and made to feel like they belong ?

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Online Forms Are a Step In the Right Direction – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos recently announced that they’ve been officially certified as a great workplace by the Great Place to Work Institute.

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The Secret to Small Business Growth? Invest in Your Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

Small businesses are some of the most vital players in the business community, but the rate of failure is staggering. According to Forbes , eight out of 10 small businesses fail within the first 18 months of operation. It's time to learn from their mistakes. A conservative cash position doesn't preclude you from thinking like the larger business you strive to be—your greatest asset as you grow is your employees.

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 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.

Generational Theory Forgot The Xennial Experience

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000010 I have long had a love/hate relationship with the generation talk.

9 Surprising Ways Company Culture Software Helps You Manage Change

CultureIQ

There are a million reasons a company might find itself in the middle of a culture change. Your CEO could leave or get fired for bad behavior. Your company could buy (or get bought in) a merger or acquisition.

How to Humanize Your Organization in the Era of HR Technology

Cornerstone On Demand

Today's HR buzzword: "humanize". More and more I see articles and now even a book about humanizing organizations. It makes sense: With the impact of HR technology, people analytics and social media, it is reasonable to worry that we have lost the ability to relate to each other as human beings.

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.

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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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.

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Heaven Forbid We TALK to Employees!

What is Paul Thinking

I’m jotting this post off in a hurry because the muse is hitting me and I have a full “to-do” list this week. A good friend and smart guy Jason Lauritsen posted in Facebook a link to an article entitled: “Employers are creepily analyzing your emails and Slack chats to see if you’re happy.” And I kid you not the article is exactly what the headline says it is….

Helping Employees Relate: 5 Ways to Build Stronger Teams

CONCERN: EAP

The gig economy is on the rise at least according to several studies that predict around 40% of the workforce will be made up of freelancers within the next few years.

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.

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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9 Ways to Recruit the Best Talent for Your Startup

Entrepreneur

These are the strategies you need to know to find and keep best of the best. Recruiting

1% of Payroll: The Magic Number For Social Recognition Investment

WorkHuman

Why do some recognition programs take off with widespread adoption, while others struggle to gain traction or make an impact? The problem is not that some work cultures don’t need recognition – appreciation is a basic human need.

Altering Your Corporate DNA: Creating a Culture of Mentorship

Everwise

In today’s competitive market, retaining top talent is more important than ever. A large paycheck alone will not ensure your talent stays with you, given the fact that high-potential employees place tremendous value on having access to opportunities for development.

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.