Sat.Nov 22, 2014 - Fri.Nov 28, 2014

The Innovation Series [Part 3] – How Companies Support Innovation

HR Bartender

In this third (and final) post on innovation, I wanted to share how companies view and support innovation. Because not every company views innovation in the same way. And that’s a good thing. On some level, if everyone viewed innovation the same way, it might get a bit boring.

13 Talent Attraction Stats for the Perfect Company Pitch

ClearCompany HRM

Recruiting, the first step of the talent lifecycle is insanely crucial to nail. Quality talent attraction is a growing concern for employers.

Why Clean Data is the Best Data

Cornerstone On Demand

In today's HR landscape, data is having a moment. But I'd like to suggest that not all analytics are created equal. HR data is essentially HR business intelligence. This should be the basis on which decisions are made about the people of the organization.

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Inclined to Collaborate? You Should Be

All Things Workplace

"Collaboration is a key driver of overall performance of companies around the world. Its impact is twice as significant as a company’s aggressiveness in pursuing new market opportunities (strategic orientation) and five times as significant as the external market environment (market turbulence).".

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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.

Are You Taking Stock

HR Bartender

For those of you in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! Each of us has our own individual way of expressing thanks. You’ve seen Facebook activities where one person tags a friend and they list what they’re grateful for. Or possibly gratitude journals, whether they’re paper or an app.

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5 Workplace Lessons We Learned from Mike Nichols

Cornerstone On Demand

The entertainment industry has recently lost a legend in the form of writer/director/producer Mike Nichols. In honor of his unparalleled contributions to American stage and screen, we present five essential lessons about the workplace we've gleaned over the course Nichols' prolific career.

Money for Motivation: How Incentive Based Pay Works

UpstartHR

Last week I was talking with some folks about using compensation to drive employee behavior, and it occurred to me that I have never shared anything about that topic here.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – November 2014

HR Bartender

Earlier this month, I attended the KronosWorks Conference. I’m looking forward to sharing with you all of my takeaways in the weeks ahead. One experience I wanted to share from my time in Las Vegas was some photos from the Zappos Tour. I’ve written about Zappos before. Hope you enjoy the pictures.

The Easiest, Most Impactful Thing You’ll Do All Day

ClearCompany HRM

Organizations are full of people who are motivated by recognition; they are propelled by seeing and hearing the value of what they do. Money is great, perks are wonderful, but many workers get the most fuel by being recognized for their everyday contributions. As a leader, the easiest and most impactful thing you can do on a daily basis is to make sure each person on your team feels valued. Employee Recognition Performance Management Employee Feedback

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.

Start with Managers When it Comes to Performance Management

Cornerstone On Demand

Interested in making performance management less dreadful? Join us and the Human Capital Institute on December 3rd at 3pm ET for a webcast discussion about that very topic. Click here to learn more.

3 Important Elements of the Employment Life Cycle #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.

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Why Employee Engagement Matters in Healthcare

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Engaged employees directly and powerfully impact customer satisfaction, which translates to patient health and safety in the healthcare industry. Employee engagement is critical to customer satisfaction. This has been proven by study after study.

The 2 People You'll Meet When You Give Your Employees Total Freedom on Social Media.

The HR Capitalist

Look, I know you''re scared of social media. People like Tim Sackett and I used to do a year''s worth of speaking gigs talking about social media and HR, then we just got bored and moved on.

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.

HR Lessons from the Guys with No HR

Cornerstone On Demand

Many small and growing businesses we deal with don’t have a large HR presence. They might have a tiny team, or a single go-to-guy, or nobody at all. Some call in consultants for the trickier stuff, some do it all themselves.

18 Quotes to Inspire Your Attitude of Gratitude

The People Equation

Tomorrow is my country’s national day of Thanksgiving. Here are some quotations to help you form an “attitude of gratitude.” Which one is your favorite? Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ? Marcel Proust. “Do

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Don’t Forget This Important Utensil at Thanksgiving

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Writing down what we are most grateful for can increase our feeling of gratitude and appreciation. Thanksgiving – my favorite holiday! It’s a day all about food, family and gratitude.

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Walk Up Music Should Be Required in All Your Meetings.

The HR Capitalist

Yeah, I''ll say it. I think walk up music should be required at all your meetings. You know what walk up music is - it''s the song that plays when a major league baseball player walks from the dugout to the batter''s box.

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.

CHRO to CEO: Stairway to Heaven

China Gorman

The Korn Ferry Institute recently released a report that looks at the leadership traits of “best-in-class” executives, and the important relationship between Chief Executive Officers and Chief Human Resources Officers.

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Five Stories of Giving Thanks and Gratitude

The People Equation

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Here are some of my favorites posts related to giving thanks and gratitude: 1. Comedian Sarah Silverman is not the first person I look to for inspiration, but I appreciated her take on creating happiness in The Difference between Finding Happiness and Being Miserable.

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SPHR/PHR Prep Course Black Friday Sale

UpstartHR

I just realized that it has been two years since I published my first PHR/SPHR prep course. Time flies! Over that time I have had dozens of students use the course to help them prepare for, and pass, the certification exam. If you are considering the PHR/SPHR and are having trouble staying motivated, keeping on track, and juggling all the terms and theories, then this could be the answer you’re looking for.

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What I'm Thankful for.

The HR Capitalist

Friends, family, health, etc. All the regular stuff. Plus, I''m thankful for all the images from past and present that keep me grounded. On that note, check out the photo below from the Business Insider profile of the Groupon office environment.

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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.

Say Goodbye to Mentoring Lulls

ATD Human Capital

Mentoring partners must work at avoiding the common traps can create a lull and subsequent derailment of their relationship. If you have ever had a mentoring relationship that didn’t work out, check out these five traps.

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They Have a Need for Speed

nettime solutions

When you have a large number of employees arriving to and departing from work at the same time, no one wants to be held up on a long line to clock in or out. Solution: web kiosk. A web kiosk is essentially a virtual time clock that you can set up on any Internet-connected tablet.

The workforce has gone mobile and it's still goin'

Allegis Global Solutions

Mobile has transformed the world or work and the transformation is still ongoing

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Fixing Our Reputation: How HR Can Be a Help and NOT a Hindrance

TLNT: The Business of HR

Imagine the pride I feel for my profession when a friend of mine posts this (see below) on Facebook! Sorry. Forgive the sarcasm. But, it’s a valid point. I hate the fact that, in too many organizations, the Human Resources department is seen as an obstacle and anything other than helpful.

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.