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

Managing Your Online Presence During a Job Hunt [infographic]

HR Bartender

We established a long time ago that social media is not a fad. Being proficient in using social media tools is a desired skill – both in your business life as well as your personal life. Case in point, when looking for a job, social media can be extremely valuable in your job search.

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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.

Cornerstone Study Finds Extreme Workloads are Destroying Employee Productivity

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the second in a series of articles we’re doing around our annual State of Workplace Productivity survey. See the first article here.

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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>

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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Want to Motivate Others? Understand Your EQ First

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – Motivating others takes much more than a platitude hung on the wall. Typically when I see articles titled “How to Motivate Employees” my back goes up a little.

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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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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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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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.