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.

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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.

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.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

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.

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.

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.

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 ?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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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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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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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.

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.