Sat.May 02, 2015 - Fri.May 08, 2015

7 Things You Might Not Know About HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today marks the 7 th anniversary of HR Bartender. Just in case you’re curious, here’s a link to my first post. Many thanks to you for being a part of the discussion. Your comments and shares are a very valuable part of the conversation.

That Dirty Four Letter Word – DATA!

HRchitect

Written by: Erik Frokjer. So you’ve purchased that new HRIS system. Then the questions is, “What can you do to help your internal and vendor implementation teams be efficient and successful”? Let’s take a look at data and the impacts a four letter word can have on your system(s).

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Why the Pay-for-Performance Compensation Strategy Fails

ClearCompany HRM

When a market leader implements a model , others follow. After seeing how pay-for-performance has worked out at Apple, for example, other companies may want to follow suit. Pay-for-performance in particular is a tempting model because it promises maximum pay for minimum investment.

5 Ways to Keep Your Star Employees From Walking Away

Cornerstone On Demand

When you have a great team, the last thing you want to do is see them go on their way. We talk a lot about recruiting great talent, but when it comes down to it, your recruiting efforts are worthless if your company is a revolving door.

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.

You Can’t Have Self-Managed Teams Without Self-Managed People

HR Bartender

It seems that the idea of self-directed work teams is coming back into vogue. I ran across this article recently about the companies that have embraced the practice. It’s called “ Why self-managed teams are the future of business ” and it’s worth a read.

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How to Decide if Texting Candidates is Right for Your Company

ClearCompany HRM

Millennials… Glued to their phones, posting everything to social media and spending more time on the internet than their preceding generations.

8 College Majors That Didn't Exist 5 Years Ago

Cornerstone On Demand

English, Biology, History. These college majors of yore are taking a backseat to a new wave of highly specific—and timely—areas of study. As the work landscape changes, the educational landscape has to adapt as well.

National #NursesWeek: May 6 – 12

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. They just announced that their Workforce Ready solution for small and midsize businesses has achieved “Built for NetSuite” verification.

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Onboarding Best Practices

HRchitect

Written by: Steve Glaser. The key to achieving client satisfaction and building long-term client relationships is starting off on the right path. It is important that the foundation be laid in advance to ensure smooth processes.

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.

How to Model Your Ideal Candidate Profile After High-Performers

ClearCompany HRM

You may have heard about the benefits of high-performers. You may have heard, for example, how they can deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer. Then you realize your ideal candidate profile probably won’t attract the high-performers you’re looking for. You want a “hard worker?

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HR Needs Strategy to Get a Seat at the Table

Cornerstone On Demand

I have bad news and worse news for HR pros. Let's start with the bad news: According to Deloitte's 2015 Global Human Capital Trends report, HR practitioners graded themselves a C- (1.65 on a five-point scale) in effectiveness, with no improvement from a similar score in 2014.

Q&A With Ray Wang: What Digital Transformation Means For HR

Visier

The digital era has created a peer-to-peer economy , forcing organizations to re-think business operations from the ground up.

Infographic Thursday: 8 Elements of Employee Engagement

Something Different

Check out this great infographic highlighting eight must have elements your workplace should have in order to maximize employee engagement (author is unknown, but thanks to Achievers – find them on Twitter here – for the share).

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.

Meetings: The First 15 Minutes Matter

All Things Workplace

Beginnings make a huge difference. . Meetings offer a perfect example. I was working with a VP who started off her 3-day, first quarter meeting with a 20 minute introduction. In that 20 minutes she crisply and energetically laid out: The purpose and expected outcome of the three days.

It's Time for HR Pros to Put on the Marketing Hat

Cornerstone On Demand

Companies are racing to build conversations around their brand by investing in content marketing and bolstering social media. But brand-building efforts aren't limited to the marketing department: HR can also benefit from organic marketing. Recruitment used to be a one-way conversation. Companies blasted job postings and controlled the conversation when viable candidates applied. Today, that approach is going out the window, says Marvin Smith , talent community strategist at Lockheed Martin.

A New Book for a New Generation: The New One Minute Manager®

The People Equation

N ote from Jennifer: I’m honored to host this guest post from Ken Blanchard, business consultant and international best-selling author. Ken and his co-author Spencer Johnson have updated their classic management book “The One Minute Manager.”

10 Company Culture Killers

Something Different

Check out this great infographic from Office Vibe highlighting some of the biggest company culture killers seen in offices today. And as always, if you like this infographic you can follow it’s author on Twitter here : Best, Rory. Employee Engagement Talent Management hr human resources

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 Improving Leadership Development Is an Organizational Imperative

ATD Human Capital

There is a disconnect between what organizations expect from their leaders and what employees expect from leaders. This will require human capital professionals to establish improved leadership development models. Click here to read full version

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May 2015 Product Release: Improve Knowledge Sharing, Hiring Decisions and Employee Engagement

Cornerstone On Demand

In the age of the always-connected workforce, employees feel overwhelmed with the excessive amount of information they receive. Sifting through the information to find the critical nuggets that will help you perform your job better is sometimes like looking for a needle in a haystack.

The HR Analyst Job Description: A Day in the Life

UpstartHR

I’ve been working as an HR analyst for about a year now. Several of my friends, both in HR and out, have asked me lately what my days look like. I wanted to take a moment to highlight what it is and what it is not. I’ll also say that this is my experience.

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What Kind of Culture Is Your Workplace Promoting?

CultureIQ

What messages is your office sending to employees? Everything from the simple arrangement of chairs to the overall distribution of office space sends signals to employees about company values, and successful workplaces are aligned with company culture.

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.

Let’s Go to Cuba and Learn!

China Gorman

Want to be among the first U.S. HR professionals to see how HR is practiced in Cuba? Then join me and co-leader Gerry Crispin on an 8 day study tour in November! For 50 years, People to People Ambassador Programs has provided educational travel for professionals and students across the globe.

Employee Engagement Spectrum: Myths Versus Facts

ATD Human Capital

Stats on employee engagement can be scary. But Tracy Maylett reminds leaders that engagement isn’t binary, it’s a continuum. In fact, a nalysis of more than 16 million engagement survey responses reveals that engagement can be broken into four basic categories.

Examining the Impact of Expectations Management on Retention

Something Different

…So I have been thinking a lot about retention lately – specifically about how two people with similar careers and backgrounds can be in the exact same 1. I wondered about the etymology of the phrase “Happy as a Lark” as I wrote this.

The One Minute Manager – A New Leader’s Story

The People Equation

In 1984, as a college senior, I was employed by my university as an Assistant Residence Hall Director (AD). It was the first job in which I had a staff that (dotted line) reported to me. During the day, everyone answered to the full time Residence Hall Director.

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.