Sat.May 17, 2014 - Fri.May 23, 2014

One Simple Secret for Boosting Employee Satisfaction with Benefits

CheckPoint HR

As an employer, you offer your employees what you think is a robust and generous benefits package. But your employees.disagree. H ow do you make your employees more satisfied with the benefits you''re offering? The secret of employers who have employees raving about their benefits is simple: choice.

6 Worst Practices in Employee Engagement


Monday, May 19, 2014 :00am. 6 Worst Practices in Employee Engagement By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

Nine Things NOT To Do at #SHRM14

True Faith HR

In less than a month, individuals will be heading to Orlando to attend the 2014 SHRM Annual Conference. This will be my 14th SHRM Annual Conference, and, based on my years of experience, here are the things you do NOT want to do while attending. Do NOT suffer from SWAG remorse. The exhibit hall is going to open at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 22 and you going to be tempted by every vendor with some sort of gee-gaw or doo-dad that you absolutely have to bring back to the office.

A Career Link Round-Up

The Bamboo Project Blog

Some articles I''ve been bookmarking but just haven''t found the time to reflect on: . 10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your Job in 2014 - -A must-read! This pretty much sums up everything I''m seeing. .

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Managers: Want To Increase Employee Engagement? Model the Right Behavior.


Managers often feel responsible for telling employees what’s expected of them in their day-to-day work and how they interact with teammates. It comes with the territory, managers reason. It’s part of my job. While that’s true to a degree (during onboarding and performance reviews, for example), there’s a better way to drive desired employee performance. Managers should show employees what’s expected through their own behavior. Modeling ideal employee behavior is certainly not a new concept.

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On @hirevue's Digital Disruption Conference #vueDD

True Faith HR

In February , I noted on this blog that the state of education regarding HR Technology is lacking.

4 Company Culture Mistakes That Could be Repelling Top Talent


These days, there is much debate around what top talent expects from their employers and how to attract them to your business. As a result, many business owners are redefining their company culture in order to create a more appealing workplace that will win over candidates who can afford to be choosey.

Line of Fire


I remember the first time I realized that not everyone was excited about moving into leadership. I was a very green young manager and my hospital had a number of management vacancies. I couldn''t believe that we didn''t have any internal applicants. In fact, it would be safe to say I was stunned!

21 Reasons Analytics Should Shape Your Engagement Strategy


The only thing tougher than being a leader is being a middle manager: they receive fewer resources, yet manage more people. Cue: analytics. Do managers really need analytics?

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 Art of the OKR


A Template for Masterful Goal Achievement. Execution and velocity guru Christina Wodtke on the art of the OKR—the achievement model behind high growth Silicon Valley companies.

3. Employee Engagement Creates Iatrogenic Disengagement – Adding More

David Zinger

Stop with discretionary effort and making engagement something extra or more. Reading time = 54 seconds). This is the third post in a series on iatrogenic disengagement. Iatrogenic disengagement occurs when our efforts at employee engagement fail and cause disengagement.

Don't let a verbal attack go unanswered

45 Things

Not responding to a verbal attack at work can have serious consequences for your career, but there are ways to develop your ability to fire back with professionalism.

Navigating the Workplace Wonderland: Three Ways to Leverage Millennials’ Drive to Succeed


The graduating Class of 2014 is entering the workforce this spring, and, as a group, they are extremely motivated and excited. They want to learn. They want to move up quickly. They want to achieve things and show results.

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.

The Most Important Thing


"Someone needs to speak with Steve. His behavior is getting worse in our meetings, and I''m afraid he''s going to alienate his colleagues to the point of no return." Sharon is not giving us an answer. I think she''s unclear about whether or not to commit to the project.

#GWC14 - The games HR people should play

Strategic HCM

I was initially looking forward to this session because it’s got the word HR in the title. But actually I didn’t learn that much about HR applications for gamification. Still, it was great to meet Isidro – ‘the HR gamer’).

How to Embrace Failure and Make It Work In Your Favor


3 ways to use fear and failure as assets. We all know failure isn’t the end of the world, but it is not easy to embrace. Without clear thinking, fear of failure and failure itself can undermine our leadership styles, performance, judgment and even our happiness.

Heal Your Body With Food!

Revolutionary Wellness

Food is not just a pleasure in life that makes us happy, brings family together and satisfies us in a time of need. Food is the gasoline to the machines that we are in charge of called our bodies.

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.

Employees Indicate Rewards Programs Help Them Feel Valued

Boost Rewards

In a recent study by Ixaris, it was revealed that a whopping 80% of employees think a rewards program is among the things that would make them feel their work is being properly valued.

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#GWC14 Neuroscience of Gamification

Strategic HCM

Sorry this is still draft - must have hit Publish rather than Save. Give me 30 minutes. We''ve been talking a lot about fun at Gamify HR and the World Gamification Congress. But does gamification create fun and how does it impact people''s emotional behaviour. To answer this question

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Gartner Names PeopleDoc a 2014 Cool Vendor in Human Capital Management Software


PeopleDoc announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor by Gartner in their new report “Cool Vendors in Human Capital Management Software, 2014, published May 2, 2014.” The report, authored by Gartner analysts Yvette Cameron, Ron Hanscome (both Research Directors) and Jeff Freyermuth a Principle Research Analyst states that “HR and HR IT leaders should look beyond their traditional vendors for innovations in human capital management software.”. Press Releases

Who Would Really Want to be a Leader?


Is negativity about leadership discouraging future generations from stepping up


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.

How to De-Stress at Work

Boost Rewards

Are you feeling stressed at work? Your “to-do” list is never-ending and your boss just piled a new stack of reports for you to review before the end of the week. If you’ve felt this way recently, you are not alone! WELCOA studies indicate 65% of US adults are stressed because of work.

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#GamifyHR - Gamification Design

Strategic HCM

Here are my notes on day 2 of last week''s HR Gamification Summit.

SuccessFactors Recruiting, get in on the buzz!


By Anke Doerzapf, HCM Solution Manager at SAP. Originally posted on the SAP Community Network) There is a lot of buzz recently in the recruiting market. And sometimes it’s not easy to stay focused on the things that are really important for your talent sourcing strategy. So especially for people who are not yet familiar with our […]. Recruiting Anke Doerzapf HCM HCR Manor Care onboarding Recruiting Digital Hub sap

Random Acts of Kindness: A Day in the Life Sunday

Lisa Rosendahl

I came across a quote recently that read, "Don''t teach kids to count, teach them what counts most." I started to question if a parent can really teach empathy or if there are traits some kids have and others do not. No, I am not going to tackle child development on a Sunday morning.

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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.