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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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!

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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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

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.,

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

[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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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.

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.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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

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.

SuccessFactors Q1 2014 Release: Employee Central – loved the 80’s but glad it’s 2014 and here is why

SuccessFactors

By Eva Woo, Director Product Marketing, SuccessFactors The 80s have called… and they want their old-school HR user experience back! Back in the 80’s, HR transactions were overly complicated, tedious, and fraught with red tape. What should have been simple procedures (like requesting payroll advances, adjusting deductions or even a simple address change) required filling out […]. Employee Central 1402 Release employee central Q1 2014 Release

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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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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.

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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5 Reasons Not To Miss HR 2014 (#HR2014)

SuccessFactors

HR 2014 (March 11 – 14, 2014 in Orlando, FL) is one of the most important events of the year for organizations using SAP and SuccessFactors solutions to drive HR excellence across the enterprise. It’s an opportunity to: Learn best practices for implementing or integrating SAP and SuccessFactors Explore the current capabilities of SuccessFactors core, talent […].

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.

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.