Sat.Jun 13, 2015 - Fri.Jun 19, 2015

Prevent Exit Interviews With Stay Interviews

HR Bartender

We haven’t thought about them for a while, but stay interviews might be making a comeback. They’re defined as structured interviews designed to learn the reasons that employees stay with a company or the conditions that might cause them to leave.

Making a Human Connection With HR Tech

ClearCompany HRM

Go to any HR conference and take a look around. You’ll see product after product for everything from proactive sourcing to employee engagement, from Applicant Tracking Systems to performance management.

A “Quick Start Guide” to Change Communication

HRchitect

Written by: Bill Buttimer. Do you want people to actually adopt your new technology? Imagine people effectively using the system that you’ve spent so much of your credibility, time, and money implementing. Fortunately, change communication doesn’t need to be an elaborate or painful process.

The Value of Tracking Turnover—And How to Do It Right

Cornerstone On Demand

Turnover reports. Let's be honest—they're kind of boring. But, if you want to be a business that's responsive to employees and boasts a great company culture, you need to track your turnover. People in small business often say, “I don't need to track anything!

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.

Recording Workplace Conversations – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve seen several instances in the media where a customer or bystander has recorded an employee interaction…and it’s gone viral. The Starbucks employee meltdown over a straw is the latest case in point. But what about employees recording each other?

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Data alignment in an Analytical world

HRchitect

Written by: Ray Eaton. We all have heard the statement, “garbage in – garbage out.” This is especially important when working with data and analytics, and extracting data as databases have become much easier to use.

Does Kindness Have a Front Seat at Your Company?

Cornerstone On Demand

Kindness often takes a backseat in the workplace, as organizations prioritize the pressure to achieve financial success. Yet, the extent to which businesses are ignoring kindness is still surprising: An astonishing 98 percent of employees report experiencing uncivil behavior at work.

Being Understaffed Isn’t An Excuse – Friday Distraction

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.

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Why Experienced Managers Make Bad Talent Decisions

Visier

It seems no one in HR has escaped the story of Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. For those few who haven’t, however, it is the story of how Billy Beane, as the general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team, challenged conventional methods of player evaluations.

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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.

Recruiting Best Practices- Your Technology and You

HRchitect

Written by: Bob Campagnoni. Acquiring new talent in your organization requires you to navigate around laws regarding discrimination, confidentiality of candidate information and a fiscal responsibility to your organization through timely hires and adherence to salary expectations.

3 Ways to Avoid Playing Succession-Planning Jenga

Cornerstone On Demand

There's more to succession planning than identifying the next wave of senior managers or VPs. While it's important to groom future leaders for your company, a singular focus on finding "leadership" often comes at the cost of missing talent for lower-level positions.

Travel Reward Points Are An Employee Perk [poll results]

HR Bartender

We recently ask HR Bartender readers who keeps the reward points accumulated during business travel. Honestly, this one didn’t even come close. Maybe that’s why we received a lower response rate than usual. When it comes to business travel, employees get to keep the points.

A Few Thoughts on Pre-Hire Predictive Analytics

Something Different

<labs.sogeti.com> …So I recently came across an interesting press release from a firm called Talent Analytics. The release says that the Company can feed its cloud platform into your ATS/HRIS/LMS etc.,

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.

Paying Attention To People

All Things Workplace

Last week I was discussing the Hawthorne Effect during a speech on performance. It led to a lively Q&A, so I thought I'd re-visit this post from December, 2009. The original experiment and its impact on management and human behavior are timeless. .

Ten Dad-Friendly Workplaces

Cornerstone On Demand

When we talk about the quest to “have it all," it's almost always in reference to working women trying to balance a stressful 9-to-5 with the equally difficult demands of family. To be sure, women face distinct challenges in the workplace and high expectations at home.

Onboarding: A New Employee’s Perspective

CultureIQ

If you’ve brought someone new into your company recently, you know how important the first few weeks can be in introducing them to your culture. Onboarding is a hot topic right now, but welcoming new employees is more than plying them with tons of swag, champagne, or even a chauffeured ride to work.

Infographic Thursday: The Evolution of Job Interviews

Something Different

Check out this great infographic from Spark Hire outlining the history of the job interview and selection process. And as always, if you like this infographic follow Spark Hire on Twitter here. Best, Rory. Infographic Thursday hr human resources job interviewing

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.

Leadership Is the Answer, But What Is the Question?

ATD Human Capital

Leadership development is faltering most organizations. However, ATD 2015 made one thing clear: people development—especially leadership development—is the answer. Perhaps what we’ve lost is the question.

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Don't Fear the Machines—Even Supercomputers Need a Human Touch

Cornerstone On Demand

Amidst the frantic warnings that automation may take the jobs of human workers, it is vital for talent management leaders to be a voice for a more nuanced approach. The advance of technology is inevitable, but rather than an "either-or" choice between humans and machines, innovative talent leaders are finding creative and optimal combinations of human and machine interaction.

Tips for Maintaining Your Focus as a Leader

The People Equation

In the new book The Disciplined Leader , John Manning writes about the importance of focus—and how it drives leadership success. After reading the book, I had the opportunity to ask John some follow up questions. What follows is an edited version of our conversation.

What It Really Means To Humanize Work

WorkHuman

Mindfulness, values, play, and other themes from the inaugural WorkHuman Summit. By Tim Leberecht. It was about time.

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 Talk Flextime

CultureIQ

To an employee, flextime sounds like a dream come true. But to a manager, flextime might seem like a logistical nightmare. We’re seeing more and more companies implement policies that enable employees to choose their preferred working hours.

Tips for Overcoming Employee Inaction

Something Different

<english12aphamlet.weebly.com> Encouraging employees to participate in total rewards programs or take necessary actions can be challenging for organizations.

Why Applying Important Life Skills at Work Matters

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Expressing your appreciation to others is a skill and muscle that requires practice and exercise, in all avenues of life. I’ve many sources for inspiration for this blog, but one that has rapidly become a favorite is LinkedIn.

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(Webinar) How The Hershey Company transformed its global recognition strategy

WorkHuman

Sweet Success at Hershey. Tuesday, June 23rd at 2 p.m. ET | 11 a.m. PT | 1 p.m. CT | 6 p.m. Register now to attend. How does your company recognize employees? Do you have disparate programs or one comprehensive strategy? The Hershey Company grappled with the same questions.

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.