Sat.Dec 13, 2014 - Fri.Dec 19, 2014

Everything #HR Needs to Know About “The Cloud”

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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Onboarding Pain Points for New Employees

ClearCompany HRM

In our work with many client companies, we have found that onboarding is often put on the back burner. Too many leaders believe onboarding is such a low impact function that it gets neglected.

Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

The ineffectiveness of traditional performance reviews is yesterday's news. But as the season of giving approaches, smart HR pros realize the traditional end-of-year cash bonus — while of course accepted and much appreciated — also needs a reboot.

What Do Employees Want Most? Appreciation and Good Relationships at Work

RecognizeThis!

Recognize This! Research from the Boston Consulting Group and The Network show employees around the world most need to know their work is valued and appreciated. They are different in [insert country other than your own.] They want different things than we do.”.

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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.

Are You Playing Chess or Checkers With Your Career

HR Bartender

At this year’s SilkRoad Connections conference , Ryan Estis asked a question that stuck with me. Are you playing chess or checkers with your career? Think about it. Playing checkers implies that we’re only thinking one move ahead. Chess means that we’re thinking several moves ahead.

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Is Technology Creating a Culture of Avoidance? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cornerstone On Demand

Today's workplace is fully wired, always-on and untethered to geographical boundaries. We now have tools through which we can collaborate with people across the continent or even connect with colleagues we've never met.

Finding Your Hidden Influencers Is Easier Than You Think

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Hidden influencers are the people that keep your organization running smoothly. Tapping into their strengths can deliver great benefits. Your social recognition program can find them. What do I do? I don’t help companies implement employee recognition programs.

Know Your Limits – 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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Newsflash: HR Creates a Policy

UpstartHR

Breaking news. Anywhere, USA – This morning we got word that someone in HR created a policy. We’re not sure what the policy was as of the time of this report; however, we were assured by our sources that it was “highly necessary” for the business to continue functioning.

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.

Mindful Management: What Opportunities Are You Missing?

Cornerstone On Demand

Most of us are pretty mindless. We forget the names of people we just met. We're so attached to our devices we walk into people and trip over curbs. We all do it. So much of what we need is right in front of us; we just don’t know how to tune in to it. We need to learn to be more mindful.

Human Resources Today – Resources for the People Side of Business

The People Equation

A new site just launched called Human Resources Today. Human Resources Today curates content from many sources on the web regarding the people side of HR: employee engagement, leadership, corporate culture, employee retention and workplace communication.

Presentation Success Tip: How To Help People Follow You

All Things Workplace

Create Transitions. . "We''ll be back after this message from." There''s a reason why TV and radio announcers use that line. It''s designed to help you understand what''s about to happen and how it''s connected to the programming. In broadcasting it''s called a "segue.".

Engagement Tip #49: Highlighting Employee Interests

UpstartHR

I talked previously about my jump to Republic Wireless. I love the phone and the service, but I also love following the company’s blog and learning more about who’s behind all of that greatness. Recently they shared a very unique idea that I wanted to explore today.

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.

The Future of Workplace Wearables: Employees Are In

Cornerstone On Demand

This is the fourth in a series of articles we’re doing around our annual State of Workplace Productivity survey. Read a summary of the full survey here. For our findings on extreme workloads, click here. And learn why your choice of workspace matters.

100 Thinkers and Speakers about Leadership

The People Equation

Yesterday my friend and fellow HR blogger Robin Schooling tagged me in a Facebook post: . I couldn’t figure out what she was talking about until I clicked the link. Evidently Jeff Haden, a contributing editor at Inc.

Work Friendships Increase Job Satisfaction and Productivity

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Great benefit can be gained simply by encouraging employees to deepen relationships with each other through appreciation, gratitude and story sharing.

I Sent You a Meaningless Email–Um, I Mean eCard

UpstartHR

I sent you an eCard. No, really.

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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.

Weekly Must Reads: Fears Rise Over Robot Job-Takers

Cornerstone On Demand

The top stories HR pros need to know this week. The fear that technology will take away jobs date back centuries, but analysts say it may be warranted this time around. Artificial intelligence is taking off, while American workers are learning skills more slowly. Read more at The New York Times.

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Building a Productive Learning Culture: Advancing the Organization’s Learning Capability

ATD Human Capital

In a previous blog, “Building a Productive Learning Culture: Rightsizing Learning Opportunities,” we explored the ways that L&D teams can curate learning opportunities to offer those that are most relevant to employees.

The Case for Not Deconstructing Your Failures.

The HR Capitalist

There''s a lot of business propaganda out there related to failure. Ready for some successories quotes? LET''S DO THIS: 1. Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” - Winston Churchill. .

Study Reveals Positive Employee Experiences Matter

nettime solutions

According to the latest survey we conducted here at nettime solutions, 76.5% of respondents reported that their employers are actively working to create a positive employee experience. This is outstanding news.

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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.

What were 2014's top talent acquisition and management trends?

Allegis Global Solutions

A look at what has been on the talent acquisition and management agenda this year

Mentoring: Tips for Success

ATD Human Capital

The following tips will help you to strengthen the potential success level of the mentoring experience. Click here to read full version

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Do Your Most Valuable Employees Feel Like "A-Listers" or "Silver Club Medallion"?

The HR Capitalist

I have to travel a lot for work, and I''ve made the life decision to live in Birmingham. As a result of that location, I generally fly one of two ways: 1. I fly Southwest out of Birmingham, and get some direct flights but still have to connect about half the the time.

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How to Avoid the Seven-Year Itch

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! Service anniversaries are so much more than a certificate, crystal or pin. They are the sum of the relationships and experiences of those years. Today is my seven year anniversary with Globoforce. My husband is stunned.

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.