Sat.Mar 01, 2014 - Fri.Mar 07, 2014

"See, Feel, Change": Emotions as the Catalyst for Moving Forward

The Bamboo Project Blog

Although we humans don''t like to admit it, we are very emotional creatures. We think that we''re logical and rational, but the more you dig into how we really operate, the more you realize that we are driven by our emotions. We then go looking for logic to justify our emotional choices.

Is Team Chemistry the Next Big Thing in Performance and Rewards?

Compensation Force

Is "making teams better" the new holy grail of performance analytics?

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Rise to the occasion—Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

Achievers

Great companies engage their top performers, align their employees with company values, and recognize their team’s achievements in the moment to drive employee success. March 7, 2014 is Employee Appreciation Day.

Negative Feedback Can Be a Positive Experience

Reviewsnap

A couple of weeks ago, we published a post examining the myth that everyone hates performance reviews. It referenced a study that looked into how people respond to receiving negative feedback in a performance review. The upshot: not a lot of folks enjoy negative feedback. Big surprise, eh? But the fact remains … negative feedback is an inevitable and invaluable part of performance reviews. After all, managers need to let their direct reports know where and when they’re missing the mark.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How to Work Smarter and Be More Productive

45 Things

You''ve downloaded every new app that promises to keep you organized, read books that vow to make you more efficient — and yet you still feel stressed out and overwhelmed with the clutter on your desk and in your mind.

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Simply Irresistible. Is Your Company?

Bersin with Deloitte

Gallup's research shows that only 13% of workers around the world are highly engaged with their work. And it's even lower in the fast growing Asian economies (China is at 6%!). Yet the economy is growing and businesses seem to be hiring almost everywhere. What's going on? Our new research shows that a dramatic shift in […]. Engagement Strategic Workforce Planning Talent Strategy

How to Improve The Quality Of Your Decisions

TheHRBlog

In your career, one thing is for sure that you will make quite a few decisions. Good decisions will bear fruit for some time and the bad ones will haunt you for a longer time, a really bad decision can even cut short your career. Nothing tests your leadership skills more than your ability to make […]. Decision Making Decision Making in Management Decision Making Process Decision Quality in Workplace How to Take Decisions HR Blog Improve Decision Making Jappreet Sethi Success Tips

Take the Journey from Big HR Data to Actionable HR Decision Making

Peoplefluent

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 :00am. Take the Journey from Big HR Data to Actionable HR Decision Making By Greg Belkin. Big data is everywhere around us. Yet, most of us are blissfully unaware of the role it plays in our lives. All we really care about is the resulting action it produces for us.

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The Way We Win

Working Girl

On a flight home from San Francisco I watched the movie Ender''s Game, which is one of my favorite sci fi books. Actually, it''s one of my favorite books, period. Two things struck me during the movie: I really, really, really want to play laser tag in zero gee. Really.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

I'm Invincible

NoExcusesHR

I juggle a lot of priorities in my life, both personally and professionally. I''m the strong one, the one that can handle everything, the one who is cool under pressure, the one with a clear vision, and the one who never gets too flustered when things don''t go as planned.

Why voluntary turnover is unimaginable at Shopify

Achievers

Today, people work differently. It’s become increasingly challenging for companies to inspire the modern workforce. Employers must prioritize employee engagement to maintain a competitive edge in the war for talent.

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A New Vision for Workforce Data – Go Mobile

Peoplefluent

Monday, March 3, 2014 :00am. A New Vision for Workforce Data – Go Mobile By Sonyett Bailey.

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The Precarious State of HR

Cielo HR Leader

When the economic downturn struck in 2008, Human Resources (HR) was one of the first departments to suffer the consequences. Companies immediately sought to slash costs, and many functions often handled by HR were outsourced or tacked on to existing roles—i.e.,

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.

Dump Corporate Jargon for More Impact

Workboard

3 Ways Acronyms Undermine Culture and Customers. Long before texting brought us LOL, BTW, CU, and TTYL, organizations used acronyms as communication short cuts.

[Customer video] How Deloitte helps its people succeed

Achievers

Every moment matters at Deloitte. What’s critical to Deloitte’s success is retaining engaged employees and providing opportunities that will keep them engaged. Find out how Deloitte consolidated its rewards and recognition program to change the culture of its widespread workforce.

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Make the First Day Count – Jumpstart Employee Engagement with Onboarding

SuccessFactors

By Anke Doerzapf, HCM Solutions Line of Business – HRThere’s nothing like the first day on a job. You’re excited about all the possibilities that lie before you. You’re nervous about whether you’ll meet everyone’s expectations. But more importantly, you’re hopeful that this new work environment is right for you – one that will help you develop and grow and appreciate […]. Onboarding Uncategorized Employee Engagement HCM hr onboarding

Wellness and Wellbeing in the Workplace – Part Two

Future of Work

This post continues the conversation that began with the “ Wellness and Wellbeing ” note last week. If you haven’t yet read that post, I suggest you click on the link and read it now, before proceeding with this one. Here we pick up with Kate Lister’s overview of the biggest issues surrounding wellness and wellbeing in the workplace. Kate Lister [Global Workplace Analytics]: As I suggested earlier, there are two sides of this issue: the physical and the psychological.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Read This if You're Sick of Winter

45 Things

“A Polar Vortex sounds like something Mr. Freeze would use to destroy Gotham City… or a new flavor of Powerade.” — Jimmy Kimmel The bad weather that has stormed and stomped its way across the U.S.

Hello Blog Talk Radio!

NoExcusesHR

This is a big week for me. No, this is a REALLY big week for me. For some reason I''ve gotten it into my head that hosting a blog talk radio show about the amazing organization I work for would be a good idea. Actually, it''s a great idea! Brand Ambassador or Big Talker I was reading my twitter bio recently and it dawned on me that being a brand ambassador should mean a lot more than just saying that you are one.

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SuccessFactors Q1 2014 Release: How SAP Jam helps your team resolve customer issues faster

SuccessFactors

By Mika Sissonen, Sr. Solution Marketing Manager, SAP Social Software If you interact with customers in your role, you know how important it is to resolve customer issues as effectively and quickly as possible. Happy customers lead to repeat business and higher order values. Unhappy customers lead to not only fewer sales but also – in worst […]. Jam Customer Service SAP CRM SAP Jam Service Request Resolution SuccessFactors Q1 2014 Release Work Pattern

In 100 Words: No Strength Without Struggle

QAspire

The caterpillar was turning into a butterfly. In that biology lab, the teacher explained how butterfly struggles to break the cocoon as students curiously observed this metamorphosis. Before leaving the class, she urged students to just observe and not help the butterfly.

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Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Get SMART: Help Employees Write More Effective Performance Goals

Insperity

Goal-setting is a critical part of the performance review process. But unrealistic or vague goals can frustrate employees, killing their motivation and productivity. Goals should be written so they’re specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timely (SMART). This practice leaves little to the imagination and provides clear communication between employees and supervisors. What are SMART goals? SMART goals are those that are: S pecific – It includes the who, what, when, where and how.

How to Retain Talented and Reliable Workers

Humanity

Small businesses can sometimes struggle to retain workers. It often seems like your best and most reliable workers are also the most likely to leave. Turnover, especially for small businesses, disrupts the daily workflow in a big way. When one of your best people leaves, there’s often a considerable knowledge gap left behind. This requires that the remaining staff fill the vacuum, making more work for them, which can lead to resentment and dissatisfaction.

Career Coach: How Critical Thinking Independence Defeats Dragons

Inpower Coaching

Early in our career – or anytime in our career – we often encounter workplace challenges that seem overwhelming. We really like how Sheila breaks down an overwhelming problem into its piece parts with the socratic method to provide guidance for how to tackle big career challenges. The dragons don’t look so scary then! – InPower Editors. In 4th grade, our school hosted a pilot class for Critical Thinking skills.

The Whole Point of “Change Management” is to Change, Right?- Part 1: What, Why & How

Asure Software

By Mike Kinney, Vice President of Sales As part of our Executive Series, Asure Software’s Vice President of AsureSpace Sales, Mike Kinney, has put together a 2 part look at change management, “The Whole Point of “Change Management” is to Change, Right?” ” Read more about Mike The Whole Point of “Change Management” is to Change, … Continue reading "The Whole Point of “Change Management” is to Change, Right?- Part 1: What, Why & How".

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.