Sat.Jun 21, 2014 - Fri.Jun 27, 2014

Stress Test: What Are You Doing To Combat the Number One Workforce Risk?

Reviewsnap

A 2014 study by Monster found that nearly half of the U.S. workers they surveyed left a job due to an overly stressful environment, according to a worrisome article on TLNT.com.

How to Improve Recruiting with an Employee Engagement Program

Peoplefluent

Monday, June 23, 2014 :00am. How to Improve Recruiting with an Employee Engagement Program By Kevin Grossman.

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An Execution Framework for Achieving Ambitious Goals

Workboard

3 essentials for high cadence, high impact execution. While annual planning and performance reviews are very structured processes, most organizations don’t have structured models for managing execution and goal achievement between plan and review.

Sign-On and Retention Bonuses Reach All-Time High

Compensation Force

The use of sign-on and retention bonuses appears to be at an all-time high, according to a recently released WorldatWork survey on Bonus Programs and Practices. The research, which highlights the practices of 713 organizational participants, is the fifth iteration of a series that dates back to 2001.

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.

3 Times it Pays to have Integrated Benefits and Payroll Systems

CheckPoint HR

Midway through 2014, integrated HR technology remains a trending topic for HR practitioners and organizations looking to streamline operations and save on administrative costs. Integration starts with payroll – the big data-keeper for your organization.

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The Difference Between Dreamers and Doers

Workboard

4 techniques that separate doers and achievers from dreamers. In many ways, setting goals is similar to dreaming of success – goals are desired outcomes. But achieving goals (and with them, success) is infinitely harder and more complex.

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What is Strategic Engagement?

Newmeasures

Strategy without an engaged workforce has no momentum. Engagement without strategy has momentum with nowhere to go. Most organizations have come to recognize the value of employee engagement. Engaged employees are more loyal and productive. However, not all engagement is created equal.

Master Moments: 6 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Master Moments. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the sixth of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

[SlideShare] Are You a Workplace Trendsetter?

Achievers

An engaged, aligned, and recognized workforce separates you from the pack. Get inspired. Be a trendsetter. Are You a Workplace Trendsetter? from Achievers. The post [SlideShare] Are You a Workplace Trendsetter? appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers.

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 Difference Between Getting Things Done and Having a Meaningful Impact

Workboard

5 Career Velocity Strategies. There is a lot of discussion about productivity, but I’ve always preferred the term velocity. I’ve found that my velocity to goal determines my career velocity.

Can Leaders Give Employees Meaning at Work? 3 key ways leaders can make a difference.

Newmeasures

It’s no secret that Millennials are having a major impact on how organizations attract talent, structure work, and retain top employees. One of the most commonly mentioned characteristics of Millennials is that they seek meaning in their work.

Enliven Energy: 10 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Enliven Energy. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the tenth of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

#HRPickUpLines and the #SHRM14 Expo Hall

True Faith HR

This is the 14th SHRM Annual Conference I''ve attended, so I''m a bit jaded when it comes to the promotion from vendors to visit their booths. However, this year, Careerbuilder has a unique take by using the hashtag #HRPickUpLines as a way to get attention to their name.

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.

So Long, Traditional Job Boards?

Cielo HR Leader

At their core, job boards are an online advertising platform. Businesses post vacancies, let the board promote them, then wait for applicants to show up—hoping they are of the utmost quality and align with required qualifications.

The Peter Principle: 5 signs you are a "Peter"

Newmeasures

Our research continuously shows that organizations are better at achieving results than valuing people. If most people will tell you that valuing people is critical to accomplishing results, why is it that so many organizations are unbalanced?

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Enhance Wellbeing: 9 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Enhance Wellbeing. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the ninth of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

How to Quiet That Inner Voice of Doubt

45 Things

We all have experienced, at one time or another, that tiny voice inside our head that tells us we can’t do something or that we’re failures. But once we start listening to that tiny voice, it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

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.

Learning from Peers: Ronan Dunne, CEO, Telefónica 02

Cielo HR Leader

Post contributed by Matt Ballantine , Founder of stamp London and Digital Customer Experience Consultant at The IG Group. Matt founded stamp London in the summer of 2013, in a career that has included working at BBC Worldwide, Reuters, global marketing agency Imagination, and Microsoft.

Business Analytics are all the Rage: Should HR Care?

Newmeasures

There has been a lot of buzz lately about business analytics, predictive analytics, and big data. Organizations are using such methods to predict behaviors of customers, understand marketing and sales strategies, and inform strategic decisions.

Leverage Strengths: 7 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Leverage Strengths. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the seventh of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

SuccessFactors Recognized as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2014

SuccessFactors

By David Ludlow, Vice President at SAP Labs. Originally posted on SAP Community Network) It’s over two years now that SuccessFactors has been part of SAP. We believe the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report is a great testament to our success. As a result of SuccessFactors’ acquisition by a much larger company like SAP, our focus on innovation […]. Thought Leadership David Ludlow Gartner Magic Quadrant sap SuccessFactors Talent Management

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.

How to Keep Your Best Employees with a Better Retention Strategy

Insperity

A retention strategy isn’t in every business’s HR arsenal. But it should be. You worked so hard to get the right people in your organization. Why wouldn’t you work just as hard to keep them? Having an outdated or ill-conceived retention strategy, however, is just as bad as not having one at all. Here are some ways to make sure your business’s retention strategy is performing as well as the people it’s trying to keep in the building. One size doesn’t fit all.

The Big Data Boom: Helping Leaders Accomplish Strategic Priorities

Newmeasures

'According to a Big Data @ Work study of 1,144 organizations in over 90 countries, conducted by the University of Oxford School of business in conjunction with IBM, “The most effective big data solutions identify business requirements first, and then tailor the infrastructure, data sources and analytics to support the business.” This has been our approach at Newmeasures for several years and our own research shows similar conclusions. Our best practice clients leveraging big data begin by'

Make Meaning: 8 of 10 Daily Questions to Improve Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Make Meaning. Reading time = 28 seconds). This is the eighth of a 2 week series outlining a different engaging question you can ask yourself each day. The questions are derived from the pyramid of employee engagement.

The Four #SHRM14 Conference Keynote Archetypes

True Faith HR

If you''re a newbie to the SHRM Annual Conference, you''ll see that a major attraction to entice people to attend is the array of keynotes providing guidance and inspiration. Perhaps this was one of the critical factors influencing your decision. After attending for 14 years, you''ll see that their are 4 major types of keynotes (h/t to Matt Charney for inspiring the post) that SHRM brings in. The CEO/Major Executive. This speaker shares his (usually) insight of how he views HR and the workplace.

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.