Sat.Nov 29, 2014 - Fri.Dec 05, 2014

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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The Modern Workforce Favors Flexibility and Digital Collaboration

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the third in a series of articles we’re doing around our annual State of Workplace Productivity survey. Read a summary of the full survey here. And for our findings on extreme workloads, click here.

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.

Attracting Boomerang Employees [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry.

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.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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.

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 ?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?".

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.

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 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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.