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The Capabilities of HR Technology – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Technology plays a huge role in our personal and professional lives. That being said, because there is so much technology on the market, it can be a challenge to figure out what’s available. Reminds me of the idiom “ It’s Greek to me ”. That’s the challenge in today’s reader question.

The Most Common Type of Company Culture: Acquiescence

ClearCompany HRM

Right there in between cultures of blind obedience and self-governance lies the most common category in company culture. These workers aren’t ignorantly following the leader, but they certainly aren’t shot callers either. They’re stuck in that corporate status quo, limbo.

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Business Lessons from the Fictional Elite

Cornerstone On Demand

What does it take to be a good leader? A few standout qualities are accountability, resilience, and compassion. What does it take to be a thriving entrepreneur? Creativity, courage, and an infallible spirit can make the difference between freedom and free fall.

Succession Planning Success: The Golden Rules for Future-Proofing Your Business

Visier

Succession planning is about managing the risk associated with any type of critical skills gap. Consider the role of a senior nuclear engineer: This is not a job you can fill easily by posting on LinkedIn.

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.

Adding HR Headcount – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

There’s always a conversation going on about doing business differently, which is fine. I agree that we need to stay current. But what if the new normal means adding headcount? That’s what today’s reader note is all about: Hello there.

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Q&A with Laura Carstensen: Why You Can't Afford to Ignore Senior Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

For reasons both financial and personal, Baby Boomers are working later into their lives. While workplaces often focus on recruiting younger talent, they’re ignoring the opportunities that seniors bring to their businesses, says Laura L.

Platinum Rule of Recognition: It’s Not about You – It’s About Them

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – A key aspect of effective employee recognition is providing appreciation in the way most meaningful to the recipient. The Golden Rule – “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” – is a good philosophical approach to life.

UAB Football Is Dead: Great Leaders Make Great Enemies

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, UAB Football is dead. . Technically, the UAB President and the university made the decision to shut down the Division 1 FBS program, which went 6-6 this year and is bowl eligible.

Reinventing Employee Service Awards – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Does your organization have a service award program? You know, one of those programs that acknowledges how long an employee has been with the company. I think a lot of companies do. But how often do you take a good look at the effectiveness of the program?

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!

The Secret to Value-Based Learning in Healthcare

Cornerstone On Demand

For the past five years, the siren call of value-based care has put pressure on healthcare organizations to prepare to deliver the same, if not better, quality care with lower costs.

Building Relationships with Remote Employees

RecognizeThis!

by Andrea Gappmayer. Recognize This! – All employees, regardless of location, benefit from having a best friend at work. Let’s talk about your remote employees for a minute. Are they engaged? Do they have friends at work ?

Googling Candidates: Ray Rice Version.

The HR Capitalist

Ah yes, Googling candidates. Read enough HR Magazine or talk to employment lawyers, and they''ll tell you Googling candidates is questionable at best, as is looking at candidates on social media. . You could get sued.

Do You Know Your Conversation Catalysts?

All Things Workplace

Do you want to spread your message for a product, service, or maybe an important organizational change? Here''s a question to answer: "Who are your Conversation Catalysts?".

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 to Cry at Work (And Win Employee Loyalty While Doing It)

Cornerstone On Demand

"Mad Men" character Don Draper is a master of compartmentalization, keeping his work, family, and personal identities strictly separate.

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How to Succeed in the Human Economy

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – Our work is no longer about what we do or what we make, it’s about who we serve and how we behave. This week was a week of meetings.

Building a Productive Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Today’s learning landscape is substantially different than before. Not only does business require different skills, but employees want to learn in new, innovative ways. CEB research finds that organizations must shift their emphasis from learning participation to learning productivity.

28 Essays on Leadership Character, Management Issues, and Culture

The People Equation

This month’s Leadership Development Carnival is hosted at Michael Lee Stallard’s blog. Michael organized the posts into four categories for easier reading: - Leadership skills. Character of a leader. Management issues. Company culture. Other practical insights.

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.

November 2014 Product Release: The Connected Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

Generational changes in the workplace are transforming the way people work and the way organizations do business. The modern workforce has grown up in a technologically-savvy, social, and always connected world, shifting employee needs and expectations in the workplace.

Guest Blog: The Reason Work Anniversaries are Important

WorkHuman

One of the most important events in an employee’s career is their first day of work. There’s a constant conversation about making sure an employee is welcomed and made to feel a part of the company on Day One. Every year, employees remember their work anniversary. Anniversaries are special and important events in a person’s life. Whether they are personal anniversaries or professional ones.

The Condescending HR Lady is Alive and Well

UpstartHR

The term “average” is used commonly, but we sometimes forget what it means. The “average” score is made up of the highest and lowest scores. The “average” experience is made up of the best and worst experiences. And the “average” HR person is a mix of the best, most engaged and innovative professionals out there and the laziest, most unhelpful people you’ll meet. This is a story about the latter.

Free Resource – 18 Ways to Think Before You Speak

The People Equation

Why is it so hard to shut up? Evidently, many people ask themselves that question and a Google search leads them to my blog. Go figure. So I pulled together a nifty tip sheet called “Why is It So Hard to Shut Up? 18 Ways to Think Before You Speak.”

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.

Weekly Must-Reads: An Academy for Government CIOs

Cornerstone On Demand

The top stories HR pros need to know this week. The University of Chicago launched the country's first master’s program that combines public policy education and IT skill development.

Building a Productive Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Today’s learning landscape is substantially different than before. Not only does business require different skills, but employees want to learn in new, innovative ways. CEB research finds that organizations must shift their emphasis from learning participation to learning productivity.

Prevent Timesheet Fraud with Secure Time Data Entry and Collection

nettime solutions

My time is my money. And when I fill out a timesheet, it’s a private matter –– shared with my supervisor for authorization and the payroll department for compensation. It is not for all eyes to see. Yet, many businesses keep employees on a paper-based timesheet.

Data 202

Tips for Employee Relocation, Training Conferences and Coaching

The People Equation

My November articles for the HR Answers page cover the issues of successful employee relocation, conference opportunities for people in the learning and development field and how to recognize employees’ natural “intelligences” when you coach them.

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.