Sat.Oct 25, 2014 - Fri.Oct 31, 2014

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Performance Management [Part 4]

ClearCompany HRM

“The employee performance appraisal is an underperforming, periodic business process that is loathed by both employees and managers alike.

Employee Engagement and Company Mission: What’s the Connection? #EWS2014

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. All opinions are mine.

What Is In Your Unspoken Contract?

All Things Workplace

When 300 technical professionals at a major utility were told to re-apply for jobs in their department as part of a major reorganization, they were livid. "I''ve I''ve been here 18 years." (Longevity means immunity to change). "I

HR Video Roundup Version I

UpstartHR

I am testing out something new this week and have been publishing short, 1-2 minute videos on YouTube daily as a way to get some quick thoughts out there on a variety of topics. I’m rounding up this week’s content here. Let me know what you think about the topics, format, etc.

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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.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Onboarding [Part 3]

ClearCompany HRM

There are two main components in all successful onboarding programs. On one hand, you have the acculturation of the new employee – the human side of onboarding. The other component is the paperwork and compliance side of onboarding.

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The Coaching Approach: Key Findings

ATD Human Capital

ATD Research recently completed a comprehensive study on the use of coaching by managers. This summer, 575 learning leaders from a wide range of industries completed an online survey on the status of coaching in their organizations. Click here to read full version

Hiring Strategy: Should You Always Be Hiring?

Hyrell

Some career experts say job seekers should always be actively looking for new job opportunities. If job seekers are always looking, should companies also continuously search for top candidates? The answer is yes.

The Open and Honest Truth About Workplace Communication and 3 Critical Recommendations

Quantum Workplace

Employee engagement experts consistently trumpet the value of “open and honest” workplace communication. Our standard employee engagement survey measures employee perception on this item, “There is open and honest communication between employees and managers.”

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The power of social sourcing

Allegis Global Solutions

Is your organisation ready to utilise the power of social sourcing

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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.

Research Shows Crucial Skills Are Low Training Priorities

Reviewsnap

When it comes to employee training programs, most organizations are focusing on teaching communication skills. That’s the scoop from a recent American Management Association survey, which examined the training programs at more than 700 organizations.

Jerry Seinfeld and a Few Friends Talk About Their Craziest Jobs

Hyrell

Even the most successful comedians had to start somewhere! In this short video from Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee , Jerry Seinfeld and his friends (Todd Barry, Louis C.K.,

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What is Culture?

EDSI

Written by Arlene Jones - Director of Talent Management with EDSI ajones@edsisolutions.com Currently, there is a lot of buzz around organizational CULTURE, and rightfully so.

9 Surprising Ways to Improve Daily Workflow

Namely

Businesses and organizations are challenged daily to do more, plan more, and accomplish more tasks. Psychologists spend hours studying ways to improve daily workflow, and some of what they’ve found is surprising. Think you need to toughen up and force your eyes open all day and night? Think again.

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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 Coaching Approach: Key Findings

ATD Human Capital

ATD Research recently completed a comprehensive study on the use of coaching by managers. This summer, 575 learning leaders from a wide range of industries completed an online survey on the status of coaching in their organizations. Click here to read full version

5 Ways to Manage Stress on the Job

Workboard

While too much stress isn’t good, the sensation of stress is an important business signal -- it can help us identify what needs our attention. Deidre's Blog

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How a small business unit achieved a 99% participation rate in its employee survey—and actually did something with the results

HR Times

Posted by Nicolay Worren on October 28, 2014. Employees are asked about all kinds of things, in meetings, interviews, and “official” surveys. But is anybody actually listening to them or using their ideas? If not, why are we asking?

4 Tips for Effective Job Ads

Peoplefluent

Monday, October 27, 2014 :00am. 4 Tips for Effective Job Ads By Maren Hogan. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.]. Times, they are a-changin’!

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 Spooky Truths About Employee Communications and Engagement

GuideSpark

Don’t let employee communications and engagement give you nightmares this Halloween! This time of year, it seems like something frightening lurks around every corner. But in our neck of the woods, confused employees and low benefit participation rates are what send us screaming.

Be a Builder !!

Everyday People

When I look at the vast field of HR, I have to say that I am swayed to the power of Culture more than other facets. I truly believe that people decide to either stay at a company or leave it because of its culture. Cultures vary with each company that exists.

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HR Chargebacks: Avoiding the pitfalls, realizing the benefits

HR Times

Posted by Art Mazor and Gary Johnsen on October 30, 2014. In Part I of our discussion of HR chargebacks, we noted that chargebacks are a natural step in the evolution of HR from a purely transactional function to a strategic partner with the business. Done well, chargeback programs can offer a number of benefits — HR clarity, efficiency, cost control, and more. Done poorly, the desire to add accountability and alignment to HR costs and programs can backfire.

Executive Confidence Hurt by Lack of Leadership Development

Bersin with Deloitte

We just released new research which shows an astounding gap between what business executives say and what they do, and one of the biggest issues highlighted is a lack of focus on leadership development. Here is the data: A majority of America's business leaders (66 percent of CXOs and 63 percent of CXOs in waiting, among the […]. Leadership Assessment Succession Management

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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.

Lessons Learned At HR Tech Europe—When I Wasn’t There

Achievers

Don’t get me wrong; I learned a lot from HR Tech Europe in Amsterdam, and thoroughly enjoyed my experience. The sessions were great. Connecting with several analysts and the media was enlightening.

Top Tips to Securing the Right Employee

Effortless HR

Finding reliable and hardworking employees isn’t as easy as it seems. Whether you are a small business owner or a part of a human resources division, finding the right candidate to fill a position requires skill and endless hours of going through resumes. In most cases, the recruitment process doesn’t result in the ideal candidate you are looking for to fill the job position. You shouldn’t need to settle for less than what you are looking for in an employee.

The New HR: Accountable, Measurable, Analytical

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

By Aaron Green. The past decade has seen HR professionals charged with delivering ROI back to the business. With HR traditionally viewed as the softer, subjective area of an enterprise, companies need to change their approach to human resources to gain the benefits of real ROI from HR.

The Data Challenge (Big or Not)

Bersin with Deloitte

HR already is grappling with the challenges of out of date, incomplete or potentially inaccurate about corporate employees. Analytics teams are addressing issues of data cleansing and the creation of data dictionaries to solve the linguistic and data model incompatibilities across the organization. Note the great variation in what constitutes an “employee,” or how “attrition” […]. HR Tech Strategy People Analytics Talent & PM Providers Talent Strategy

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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.