Sat.Sep 24, 2016 - Fri.Sep 30, 2016

Which Is Better: Employees Who Have Purpose or Are Engaged

HR Bartender

A few years ago, I wrote a post titled “ Happy Employees are not Engaged Employees.” It remains a very popular post. I received a note about it the other day. I would say employees with a sense of purpose are most productive. Is this the same as engagement (therefore the employee is motivated)?

7 Ways to Improve Employee Development Programs

ClearCompany HRM

Businesses spend approximately $164.2 billion dollars on learning and development programs , and for good reason.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans.

37 Warning Signs Your Culture Is Heading Down the Wrong Path

CultureIQ

A great company culture is obvious: it just works. Projects get done, and people are happy to be there. There’s an energy in the air that invites productivity and participation, and even if it’s not perfect, it’s at least a place where everyone feels comfortable. .

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.

The 4 Qualities You Need to Get Promoted

HR Bartender

Recently, an HR Bartender reader talked about their frustration with the new changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In their note, they mentioned working toward getting promoted so they would have a salary over the minimum threshold.

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The True Value of the Vendor Hall at your next HR Conference

HRchitect

Look beyond the giveaways and trinkets to opportunities for vendor education, thought leadership and efficiency in the buying process. Written by: Samantha Colby. I know what you are thinking – the Vendor Hall is the area within the conference venue that I’ll visit for receptions (hello, free cocktails and hors d’oeuvres!), walk through to grab the coolest tchotchkes I see, and enter to win prizes.

How the Candidate Experience Impacts the Talent Experience – #PeopleFirstPodcast Episode 5

Ultimate Software

Only “13% of workers are engaged in their work,” says Sarah Brennan, former founder and principle analyst at Accelir. Why?” HR professionals regularly ask.

Development Is About Creating Opportunities – 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 solutions in the cloud.

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It’s Time For HR to Be Bold with Analytics

Visier

While 77% of all organizations believe people analytics is important, only 32% feel ready or somewhat ready for analytics, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report.

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.

5 Signs It's Time to Fire Your Employee (And How to Do It with Respect)

Cornerstone On Demand

Every manager and every HR person has to fire someone at some point. It's generally unpleasant—and rarely similar to the movies, where the employee has done something so spectacularly wrong, you can just yell "You're fired!" and everyone feels good about the decision. Instead, the signs of an unfit employee are often more subtle, making it hard to know when to take that final step. If you're thinking an employee isn't working out, here are five signs that it's probably time to let the person go

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The New Role of the CHRO

Get Hppy

As a former CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer), I’m familiar with the role. Leader of the HR team, confidant of the CEO, the person in charge of the individuals who drive the larger corporate machine.

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Stretch Work Assignments – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Sometimes the best way to learn is by doing something new…and possibly uncomfortable. An HR Bartender reader was faced with that situation. Something happened today at work and I really need your help.

How Do You Improve Your Candidate Experience? Look At Your Data

Visier

This post is part of our Data-Driven Talent Acquisition Strategies series. Be sure to give the first post and second post a read for more insights and tips.

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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.

Is Texting the Next Big Thing in Recruiting?

Cornerstone On Demand

At first glance texting and interviewing candidates seems to go together as well as ketchup and lobster. But if you think about it just a minute, texting with job seekers has a lot of potential for human resources

An #UltimateTeamMoment Decades in the Making for Men’s Wheelchair Basketball

Ultimate Software

The latest #UltimateTeamMoment comes from the Paralympic Games in Rio. Discover how the U.S. men’s wheelchair basketball team looked past a 28-year medal drought and pressed on to win the gold. It’s a story of commitment, perseverance, and, ultimately, great teamwork.

4 Ways to Reduce HR Costs Through HR Software

EmployeeConnect

If there’s anything that anyone enjoys, it’s saving money. I’ll put it into perspective for you. When you walk into your favourite store, to find the item you’re looking for has a ‘clearance’ or ‘reduced’ tag, you raise your eyebrows, smile a bit and shine up so bright you could light a room.

The Only HR Technology Conference 2016 Session Guide You Need

Visier

The last quarter for the calendar year is coming up, which means preparations for 2017 are now underway. The timing of the 19th Annual HR Technology Conference & Expo , as always, is impeccable.

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 I’m Attending an IT Conference (Advice for HR Leaders)

UpstartHR

This week I’m in Atlanta for the Microsoft Ignite event. Yes, I see the puzzled expressions. Microsoft? What am I thinking? No, I’m not making a career change. I’m perfectly happy where I am. Here’s the deal.

What Can Leaders do About Employee Engagement?

ATD Human Capital

It’s Monday morning and John and Sally are getting ready for work. John is excited and can’t wait to get to work.

The Dark Side Of Becoming An Employer Of Choice

Get Hppy

Becoming a great workplace, the best company to work for – these are admirable goals. It seems they have naturally evolved from the idea that it is people who build company success.

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How to Assess Your Company Culture in One Easy Step

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – How your employees experience recognition and appreciation for daily efforts and results can determine the success of your organization culture. Is there an easy and quick way to judge the culture of a company and assess potential for future performance?

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.

The Best Company Cultures in America – It’s Not Who You Think

Pomello

Why free lunch doesn’t equal a great company culture. The concept of a company culture has narrowed in recent years, and these days you’d be forgiven for thinking “culture” equates to employment perks.

Are Unspoken Issues Creating Mischief on Your Team?

The People Equation

When the results of Google’s research on team effectiveness (called “Project Aristotle”) were revealed earlier this year, the conclusion was surprising: the best teams have just one thing in common.

Programs and Policies that Foster a Transparent Company Culture

CultureIQ

This is a guest post by our friends at Justworks. Building a strong company culture — one with motivated, engaged employees — starts with building your company values. Those company values will set the tone for your company’s culture and vision.

5 Happiness Workshop Activities That Boost Team Success

Get Hppy

We all know that it’s hard to be creative and successful at work when we are feeling negative and stressed. Now take a moment to imagine: what would work be like if, instead of feeling negative and stressed, you felt more positive, creative, productive, resilient and engaged?

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.