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.

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

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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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What War for Talent?

China Gorman

Accenture’s 2014 College Graduate Employment Survey compares the expectations and perceptions of 2014’s university graduates with the realities of the working world according to both 2012 and 2013 graduates.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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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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 power of social sourcing

Allegis Global Solutions

Is your organisation ready to utilise the power of social sourcing

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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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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.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

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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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

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.

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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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’!

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?

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.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

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.

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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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.

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.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

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 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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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.

Pity The Tool: The Limitations of HR Technology

Snark Attack

If you think about the myriad steps required in full cycle recruiting, the fact that we’re so focused on that very small slice of stuff that happens before a candidate even actually applies underscores how much of the talent acquisition conversation seems misplaced. In fact, until a candidate is actually captured in an ATS (or […]. Technology candidate experience careerbuilder communications hr technology matt charney Recruiting sourcing

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.