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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.

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!

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

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.

Improve Corporate Performance: Invest in Leadership/Talent Development

China Gorman

The relationship between talent and financial performance has been an “intuitive” given to enlightened leaders for a long time. Top executives intuitively understand that they cannot win without the right people and the right skills.”.

Are Custom Learning Experiences The Future of Training?

UpstartHR

I’ve been wanting to write for some time about the customization of, well, everything. I think it’s fascinating that so much can be customized to your very specific, individual tastes. Personalization is in virtually everything we do. Movies/television? Give Netflix a go. Music? Check out Pandora. Hungry? Get a NatureBox with your own favorite snacks. Sports? Yes, even sports.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.