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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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From Work–Life Balance To Work–Life Blending

Get Hppy

Do you agree that the concept of work–life balance is now obsolete? The idea behind work–life balance is great, and for a long time, this concept has been the core of employee engagement strategies.

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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.

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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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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.

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.

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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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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

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 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.

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.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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 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.

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?

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

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?

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.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.