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.].

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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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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.

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.

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.

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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?

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

#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’).

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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.

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.

#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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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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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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.

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Who Would Really Want to be a Leader?


Is negativity about leadership discouraging future generations from stepping up


#GamifyHR - Gamification Design

Strategic HCM

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

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.

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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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

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

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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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.