Sat.Apr 05, 2014 - Fri.Apr 11, 2014

The Five Elements Of A ‘Simply Irresistible’ Organization

Bersin with Deloitte

New Deloitte Global Human Capital Research shows that organizations today must work hard to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction in the market. And this is good business. The Great Place to Work Institute has published studies which show that the “100 best places to work” outperformed the S&P 500 by […]. Diversity & Inclusion Engagement

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Stop Managing Me!

Future of Work

In all the debate and discussion about workplace design one very fundamental factor is often overlooked: the importance of individual choice in where, when, and how work gets done.

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The Importance of Branding In Hiring

Effortless HR

Companies know they have to maintain a certain level of branding when dealing with consumers – but what about with prospective employees? Company branding is becoming a major element to the hiring process. In an age where social media has personified businesses to a level not experienced before, human resources must understand the company’s image must also correspond to the way it presents itself to candidates.

4 Ways to Extend Your Social Recruiting Network (Without Lifting a Finger)

Peoplefluent

Monday, April 7, 2014 :00am. 4 Ways to Extend Your Social Recruiting Network (Without Lifting a Finger) By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

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.

Clarifying the Job Landscape: Trends and Issues Impacting Your Career

The Bamboo Project Blog

For the next 12 months, I''ll be working with career counselors and employment specialists who provide services through the public workforce system. You probably think of them as the people at the "unemployment office." .

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How to Go Paperless and Save 15 Hours per Month

AccountSight

How businesses and independent consultants can reduce their paperwork, cut costs and save time

My Personal Board of Directors

NoExcusesHR

Until Charlie Judy wrote about having a personal board of directors several years ago I had never heard of the concept. Kudos to Charlie for being so far ahead. At the time I thought it was a fabulous idea, and in the '' old '' Jay Kuhns style I moved on. No follow up.no

Calling In Sick: What To Do When Employees Lie

Insperity

Poor Gloria. She had a horrible case of the flu and spent Friday and Monday in bed – or so she said when she called in sick. But, not according to her coworker John, who says he saw pictures on Facebook of Gloria with a group of women on Friday celebrating and preparing for a friend’s wedding. What is an employer to do? The most important thing is to not jump to conclusions. Gather the facts – not rumors or sneaky suspicions. Start with your time-keeping records.

Employee Engagement Saskatchewan Style

David Zinger

Coming back to Saskatchewan. Reading and viewing time = 2 minutes, 30 seconds). I look forward to returning home to Saskatchewan near the end of April to conduct two sessions on engagement in both Regina and Saskatoon.

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!

How to Go Paperless and Save 15 Hours per Month

AccountSight

How businesses and independent consultants can reduce their paperwork, cut costs and save time

I Can't Go Back Now (There Is No Retreat)

NoExcusesHR

Life is stormy at times. Often overwhelming. Hopefully when the storm comes it hits either in our work lives, or our personal lives, but not simultaneously. When it slams into our world we feel the pressure.and sometimes it can feel like it is too much. But it''s not.

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Five Strategies to Develop the Modern Manager

Achievers

Bad managers are the number one reason employees quit, but good managers have the power to drive results. Performance is 35 percent higher when teams are led by strong management; moreover, engaged employees are also much more likely to stay with the organization, reducing turnover costs.

The Cloud Versus On-Premise Challenge: Maximizing the Best of Both

SuccessFactors

By Vinod Choudhary, Senior Manager Cloud Architecture Product Marketing (Originally posted on SAP Community Network) This blog is intended to give you a quick overview of how SAP and SuccessFactors are working together to give our customers the full power of the cloud, without compromise. To get the full story, download this white paper: “SAP […]. Thought Leadership HCM sap SAP HANA SuccessFactors Vinod Choudhary

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.

How Employee Engagement Affects Your Business’s Bottom Line

Insperity

Think your employees are happy to have a job? Think that means they’re helping your business grow? There’s a difference between workers who maintain your business and those who are committed to making it thrive. The latter are more engaged. By developing a highly engaged workforce, you can keep the talent you have, keep your customers coming back, and keep your company in the black. Think about that. Staying power.

Do People that Exercise Need Extra Anti-Oxidants?

Revolutionary Wellness

Every time we walk, talk or even breathe we create reactive oxygen species (ROS). ROS is a normal part of the body’s chemistry, but too many can cause cellular damage! Research and class lectures explain that exercise increases both anti-inflammatory and inflammatory pathways.

Agents of Work-Life Imbalance

Cielo HR Leader

Workplace stress is the most frequently cited reason U.S. employees want to leave their jobs, and this mental toll is often believed to be a result of long, grueling work days. Yet, since 1950 the number of hours worked by U.S. employees have actually decreased from 1,900 per year to less than 1,790.

Growth Shines on Sun Communities – Employee Engagement Makes a Difference

SuccessFactors

By Susan Galer, Communications Director at SAP. Originally posted on SAP Community Network) I’ve been writing about the inexorable journey of Human Resources (HR) software to the cloud, and thought it would be interesting to spotlight how one company is aligning solutions to its growth strategy. I recently caught up with Marc Farrugia at the 11th annual SAPInsider Human Resource […].

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.

Aligning Your Workforce: One, Two, Three Strikes – You’re Out

Achievers

Picture this: it’s the bottom of the ninth and bases are loaded. Two outs and you’re down by three. Batter up! That’s you. The worst thing you can do right now is strike out. You look up at your coach for your play, but … wait, your coach isn’t there. You glance out the field and realize that your team has no idea what to do next. You think. Now what? Can you imagine if this situation took place in real life?

Art of HR global conference

Strategic HCM

You''ve not heard much from me recently and one of the reasons for this is that I''ve been working hard designing a new global HR conference, Art of HR , taking place in Dubrovnik, Croatia in November.

Why Companies Should Not Keep Salaries A Secret Anymore

TheHRBlog

Employee salaries and the process of giving pay raises remains a secret and few are privy to the closely guarded process, sadly it remains archaic even in the modern day age. Disconnect between compensation and performance is one of the biggest contributors of employee angst and subsequent employee disengagement. Due to lack of transparency, most […]. Best HR Practices Employee Enagagement How To Build Trust In Companies HR Best Practice Salary Discussion Salary Review

Research: Spur Workers Through "Do Nothing" Option

45 Things

Want your team to get more done ? Then give them the option of doing nothing. While you might believe you’re giving them free reign to goof off, a new study shows that by giving people the option of doing nothing, you’re actually spurring them into reaching their objectives.

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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.

Donuts on Fridays

Nobscot

We always say that Donuts on Fridays won''t retain employees But these ones might! Lovely photo: Chocolate donuts and milk by Brkati Krokodil | Stocksy United [link

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Strategic Workforce Planning is the Way Forward

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: Steve Hunt, Director of Resourcing, Thales Group. While McKinsey’s famous ‘war for talent’ may have dwindled to little more than a skirmish in many markets over recent years, it never died out completely and has remained hard fought in many of the emerging nations in the east and the south. And now, with signs of recovery in the U.S., UK and other established economies, it seems set to erupt again around the globe in all its past fury.

How To Do Brainstorming For Problem Solving

TheHRBlog

Chances are that you would have come across the concept of using Brainstorming at one time or another in your corporate career. Brainstorming is the most used and abused word in the corporate corridors. If done in a fit and proper manner, the benefits of using brainstorming for problem solving are immense. What is Brainstorming? Brainstorming is a conference technique by which […].

3 Keys for Surviving a Terrible Boss

45 Things

Anyone who has ever worked for a bad boss knows that, despite such lighthearted looks at these people through comics such as “Dilbert” and television shows such as “The Office”, it really is no laughing matter. I’ve had two really bad bosses in my life, and I can tell you it is truly a painful experience, both physically and emotionally. At times I was depressed, at times angry – and suffered from headaches and stomachaches, not to mention waking at 3 a.m.

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.