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

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


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

How to Improve Recruiting with an Employee Engagement Program


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

The Difference Between Dreamers and Doers


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.


#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.

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.

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.

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An Execution Framework for Achieving Ambitious Goals


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.

What is Strategic Engagement?


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.

The Talent Management Systems Market Surges Ahead

Bersin with Deloitte

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size. Companies have now realized that "talent optimization" is key to their business success. And without integrated software to manage the people-processes in a […]. HR Tech Strategy Learning Providers Talent Acquisition Providers

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

[SlideShare] Are You a Workplace Trendsetter?


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.

My Annual Love Letter to the @SHRMFoundation #SHRM14

True Faith HR

Dear SHRM Foundation , We’ve known each other for years. We’ve had our ups (your support of the HRGames) and our downs (the 247 Director’s Circle pins you sent me as a sign of your affection). However, despite this rollercoaster of emotions, I’ve always supported you and been in your corner. So, in this public forum, it is time to declare my love for you and say that you’re the best thing under the SHRM umbrella. How do I love thee?

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.

How to Keep Your Best Employees with a Better Retention Strategy


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 Peter Principle: 5 signs you are a "Peter"


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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The Difference Between Getting Things Done and Having a Meaningful Impact


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.

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.

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 Build A Dream Team At Work


A super achievers team is a highly cohesive, diverse and aligned group of performers each skilled in their own domains. These teams speed- up the learning and growth of its members and It’s fun being on it, as everyone achieves more. So how do you go about building a super achiever team at work? At the new- age […].

Business Analytics are all the Rage: Should HR Care?


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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Big Data Boom: Helping Leaders Accomplish Strategic Priorities


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.

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.

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.