Sat.Nov 15, 2014 - Fri.Nov 21, 2014

Even Great Workplaces Make Difficult Decisions

HR Bartender

Great places to work are not perfect places to work. They face many of the same challenges that all companies face. They have to make the same difficult decisions as everyone else. It’s how they choose to handle those moments that makes them a best-in-class employer.

Why Your Compensation Management is Failing to Attract and Retain

ClearCompany HRM

Compensation – it is so tightly connected with performance management, attraction and retention. Yet, all of these processes are incredibly disjointed.

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Meet the Incredible, Disappearing New Hire

Cornerstone On Demand

There's nothing like that new job smell and nobody loves a new job like today's workforce. Over 2 million Americans quit their jobs each month in favor of shiny new opportunities, leaving both talent recruiters and managers in the throes of turnover.

Quote of the Week: “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird…

Something Different

…it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. – C. Lewis. <en.wikipedia.org>

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

The performance appraisal continues to be a topic of conversation. Today’s reader question brings up an interesting point about the process. Hi Sharlyn. I love your blog and learn a lot from it. I’m currently working on a project to implement automated performance evaluations.

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Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions.

The Powerful Result of Realistic Training

UpstartHR

Training needs to mirror real life. Think about it. If I’m training you on how to change a bicycle tire and then I set you in front of a bus, that training wasn’t very useful. It didn’t mirror real life. It wasn’t realistic.

Function Over Fashion – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Kronos, the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. The Boston Globe named Kronos number one on their annual Top Places to Work list. Congrats to them – very well deserved! Enjoy the post.).

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The How and Why of Infusing Your Recruitment Messaging with Goals

ClearCompany HRM

“Organizational goals are the overall objectives, purpose and mission of a business that have been established by its management and communicated to its employees.

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!

Why I’m Awesome, In 140 Characters or Less

Cornerstone On Demand

If you’re like most people, you’re not that keen on telling other people how awesome you are. And you ARE awesome.) But here’s the thing – you need to do it, because if you wait for someone else it may never happen.

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Leaders – Use These Tips to Stay Relevant with Younger Workers

The People Equation

How do you stay current with popular culture references and changes in language? If you’re in a leadership position and have accumulated more than four decades of life experience, chances are that your younger team members might from time to time confound you with an unfamiliar phrase.

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Briggs is Here

UpstartHR

Not a lot of time to write today. Just wanted to share this. blessed. The post Briggs is Here appeared first on upstartHR. General Random

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A Thanksgiving Tradition

RecognizeThis!

Guest Post by Don MacPherson. Recognize This! – The root of gratitude is noticing and appreciating how others help us achieve that for which we are grateful.

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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.

Will Web-Era Trade Schools Create Tomorrow's Talent Pool?

Cornerstone On Demand

As Millennials rack up student loan debt and feel the lure of Silicon Valley's startup culture, the sentiment is growing: traditional four-year college is for the birds. But it's not just twenty-somethings scoffing at the four-year institution and eyeing high-tech trades.

Follow Your Conscience by @FSonnenberg

The People Equation

When my son was three years old, he and I had a wonderful teachable moment while shopping. As we left the grocery store with our purchases, I realized that a greeting card I meant to buy had slipped down into the shopping cart. I hadn’t yet paid for it. “Oh,

Thanks, Workday, for the Recognition… and the Reminder

WorkHuman

I like to think I’m a pretty experienced practitioner in recognition. With nearly ten years at Globoforce, I’m probably as close to a professional recognizer as it gets. I talk about it every day. I’ve given out hundreds of recognition awards, and I’ve definitely received my fair share in return.

Really: How Many Choices Do You Want?

All Things Workplace

The rallying cry of sales reps, product managers and politicians is "Choices! We offer choices!". My observation? . We really don’t like having too many choices. It makes us a little nervous. Every option leads to a chance to foul something up.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

Weekly Must-Reads: Citi Trades Desks for Workplace "Neighborhoods"

Cornerstone On Demand

The top stories HR pros need to know this week. From assigned desks to flexible neighborhood.

Favorite Quotes about Following Your Conscience

The People Equation

This week author Frank Sonnenberg published his latest book, Follow Your Conscience: Make a Difference in Your Life & in the Lives of Others. You can read my review here. The book is a series of essays on the important things in life—which Frank reminds us are rarely “things”.

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Peer Recognition, Culture and Going the Extra Mile

China Gorman

What motivates employees? It is money? Feeling valued at work? Connecting with a company’s social mission?

Video Saturday: Workforce Globalization: The Harmonization of Pay

Something Different

Steven R. Brink, CCP, President and CEO of AIRINC, discusses implications of the new global labor market on benchmarking data, and how analytics and a focus on critical talent can impact the future direction of benchmarking surveys. As always, please share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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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.

Weekly Must-Reads: Companies Look to Immigration Reform for More Skilled Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

The top stories HR pros need to know this week. Immigration is at the forefront of national debate this week, with President Obama proposing policy changes last night. But while many Americans focus on keeping unskilled, undocumented immigrants out of the country, U.S.

Is a Global CEO’s Grueling Travel Schedule Necessary?

The People Equation

Is a burned-out CEO the New Normal of the globally connected world? That seems to be the premise of a recent article I read titled, “Death on a Moscow Runway: The Modern, Homeless CEO.” (How’s How’s that for grim imagery?)

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Lapel Pins in an Age of “What’s a Lapel?”

RecognizeThis!

by Andrea Gappmayer. Recognize This! – When thinking of employee rewards, at the forefront of your mind should be “What is rewarding to the employee?,” ” not “What have we always done?” ” I had coffee with a group of friends last Sunday morning.

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Are You Saying Thanks?

WorkHuman

Just in time for Thanksgiving – the annual holiday where you not only gorge yourself on food and family, but give thanks for what you have in your life – Facebook recently launched a new way for people to thank their friends.

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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.