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

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?

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.

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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!

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.,

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. .

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!

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

(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.

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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Business Resilience and Freedom

China Gorman

Creating a great workplace culture that is employee focused is hard. Worthwhile and hard. Creating a freedom-centric culture is also worthwhile. And even harder, because it is focused not just on creating a culture that is based on trust, it is focused on creating a culture without fear.

Trends in Employee Recognition 2015

Something Different

<www.csc.com> Rose Stanley, CCP and Practice Leader for World at Work provides highlights from a recent survey highlighting trends in employee recognition programs. Happy Friday, Rory. Benefits Compensation compensation hr human resources recognition total rewards

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.