Sat.Nov 01, 2014 - Fri.Nov 07, 2014

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Compensation [Part 5]

ClearCompany HRM

The average time-to-hire is at a 5 year high, and the skill gap is widening; employers are having a harder time than ever managing the balancing act that is compensation.

What Happens When Leaders Coach?

All Things Workplace

You may already have the right people to enable your company to "win"--however you define the word. A couple of years ago I was involved in designing a leadership program to develop the top talent in a global company.

Guest Blog: Why We Need “Work Friends”


I read an article recently about having friends at work and outside work. It reminded me of the Gallup Q12 item that addresses having a best friend at work. For those who might not be familiar, the Gallup Q12 is a survey that measures employee engagement.

How to Avoid the “Let Me Get Back to You” Trap


HR is always a day late and a dollar short. Chris Powell, CEO BlackbookHR. That comment from Chris Powell has stuck with me since our initial conversation, and I think it’s a reality we all need to be aware of and try to mitigate.

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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: Succession Planning [Part 6]

ClearCompany HRM

Effective succession planning is going to involve strong goal alignment and robust performance management. One without the other is kind of like using a $.25 25 claw machine to do your succession planning.

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When The Great Talent You Hire Sees Incumbents With Sh y Habits

The HR Capitalist

It''s usually an afterthought with great hires you make. You found the a great person for your open position. You did what you were supposed to do - finding great talent, engaging them, selling them on the opportunity and getting them to sign on the line that is dotted. You hired a great person.

Worried about Information Security? Study Says Focus on Employee Engagement


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Your employees are your most likely source for data breaches. Engaged employees are far less likely to be a risk factor. What’s on the list of “top concerns” for your organization? I’m willing to wager that security makes the list and likely near the top.

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Ask These 6 Critical Questions to Assess Management Effectiveness


How does a business assess the effectiveness of their management? Most businesses follow a hierarchical organization structure. There is a CEO and a set of executive officers managing the core and the administrative functions of the business.

A New Voice Demanding Flexibility: Dads!

China Gorman

The Working Mother Research Institute (WMRI), in partnership with Ernst & Young , recently released a report aimed at better understanding “how men are navigating the flexible work and home terrain.”

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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.

Your Culture Is Defined in Groups of 6.

The HR Capitalist

We selected our holiday book at Kinetix (a tradition at the Big K) a few weeks back and in the tradition of doing something different - we picked JPOD by Douglas Coupland.

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How can you make the case for MSP at your organisation?

Allegis Global Solutions

A Managed Service Provider has advantages for all your organisation''s key stakeholders

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Savvy Mentors Present Questions—Not Answers

ATD Human Capital

Effective mentors help mentees discover answers for themselves, rather than simply give answers—even though it is far easier and more efficient to tell rather than ask. Savvy mentors know that posing questions facilitate learning. This is how mentees develop themselves and their careers.

Most Workers Don’t Want to Be a Boss: Now What?


The majority of employees don’t aspire to leadership roles, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. In fact, only one-third of the workers surveyed (34 percent) said they want a managerial role.

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.

Treat Everyone Like a Passive Candidate - Even Though They're Not.

The HR Capitalist

There''s always a lot of talk about active candidates vs passive candidates. Which one has more value, the perception that passive candidates are desired over active candidates, etc. Realities about the passive vs. active debate: - We always want what we think we can''t hav e. Thus, someone who actually wants to work for us is thought to be broken in some way versus someone who has no interest. That''s deep. - A lot of active candidates ARE broken in some way - but not all of them are defective.

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Ensuring your organisation is attractive to contingent employees

Allegis Global Solutions

How can you develop a strong CWVP


Why Your 2015 HR Budget Should Include Applicant Tracking Software


With 2015 budget planning well underway, you’re probably in the midst of defining allocation requests and preparing to defend each line item to senior management.

3 Tech Tools No HR Department Should Be Without


Does your HR department feel sabotaged by recurring, day-to-day issues that, while not difficult, are time consuming and necessary? Are these tasks keeping your team from focusing on the overarching goals of your organization?

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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.

BALLERS 101: Third Ring of a Call You Don't Want to Make. What Runs Through Your Mind?

The HR Capitalist

You''ve been there. You have to call someone. Maybe you''re calling them back or maybe you''re initiating contact that they don''t know is coming. The issue is one that you''d really rather not deal with on some level. Still - here you are - you''re making the call. Here''s the easiest way to tell if you''re someone who''s ready to get #### done (Baller) or someone that''s looking to avoid conflict: When the third ring happens on a call you didn''t really want to make, what are you thinking?

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The Top 10 Disruptions In HR Technology: Ignore Them At Your Peril

Josh Bersin

The HR technology landscape, which is now more than a $15 billion market in software, is exploding with growth and innovation. We are tracking more than 100 new startups in social and referral. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Savvy Mentors Present Questions—Not Answers

ATD Human Capital

Effective mentors help mentees discover answers for themselves, rather than simply give answers—even though it is far easier and more efficient to tell rather than ask. Savvy mentors know that posing questions facilitate learning. This is how mentees develop themselves and their careers.

Top 10 tips for Effective Onboarding [Infographic]


When you consider the function of employee onboarding, do you think in simple terms about getting a new hire enrolled in their benefits, set up in a workstation, and introduced to a few key people?

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.

Performance Review Beat Down or Blueprint for Improvement?


Perspective makes all the difference. Take a recent infographic from employee communications firm, GuideSpark , for example.

Striking Talent Analytics Insight Gold


Tuesday, November 4, 2014 :00am. Striking Talent Analytics Insight Gold By Joe Sansone. Let’s be honest – I don’t care how good you are with pivot tables, you’ll never strike talent analytics insight gold with spreadsheets. Read More » read more

Be Fearless About Feedback


Giving and getting feedback can be emotionally charged, which inhibits giving it and may reduce our ability to put feedback we receive into practice. By viewing feedback as learning and leading opportunities, we maximize career and team velocity. Deidre's Blog

The Employee Survey is Dead! Long Live the Employee Survey!


Recently I have read several posts from different authors that have heralded the death of employee surveys in organizations. The causes of death vary by author but have included administration that is too cumbersome and results that come too slowly.

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.