Sat.Sep 02, 2017 - Fri.Sep 08, 2017

The Disconnect Between People and Business Strategy


It goes without saying that successful HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and directly manage or impact a majority of most companies’ expenses.

For Effective Employee Onboarding, Don’t Just Focus On Your Company


Every year more than 25% of the working population moves to a new company. But unfortunately, not all these transitions are smooth sailing.

Moving Away from Stacked Rankings? Think of Your Employees as Professional Athletes


Today’s guest post is authored by Petter Andersson, global HR executive, talent development leader and consultant. He is a global thought leader in the field of organizational and talent development with more than 20 years of multinational experience in numerous HR executive, business and consulting roles. Moving away from annual ratings and rankings might spark worries that your organization is less performance oriented.

Mentoring, Talent Shortages and Employee Engagement

Get Hppy

Organizations continue today to be challenged to attract and retain talent in time to meet the exit of employees of the Baby Boomer era. In addition to this dilemma is the ever increasing need to create an organizational culture that engages, empowers and holds employee accountable.

Live Webinar: Conducting the Perfect Interview – Prepare Your Team for Successful Hiring

Unstructured interviews can be faulty gauges of whether or not a candidate is the right fit. When you tighten up your interview process and equip your hiring team with structured interview questions and a way to provide standardized feedback, you’re able to get reliable hiring manager feedback and hire the right people faster. Join us on Thursday, 2/22 at 11:00AM PT, 2:00PM ET to learn how to conduct structured interviews and streamline your hiring process.

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The 4 C’s that Should Define your HR Department


Since publishing my new book, Culture Hacker , a couple of months ago, I have had some great conversations and brainstorming sessions with Human Resource leaders and Executives across organizations about how to hack their culture and improve their overall employee experience.

Are People Who Have 8-10 Years at Their Current Company Dinosaurs?

The HR Capitalist

I think an interesting thing has happened when it comes to careers, and it's probably not a good thing. People have historically judged you by switching jobs too often. That's why I always counsel people to stick it out a year (preferably two) before jumping out of a less that perfect situation.

How to Make Your Coworker’s Next Work Anniversary Unforgettable


How to Make Your Coworker’s Next Work Anniversary Unforgettable. With everything on your plate, it can be tempting to let anniversary celebrations fall to the wayside. But neglecting them can turn out to be a costly cultural error.

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How to Reduce Recruitment Costs


Chances to hire the best candidates are often overlooked due to inefficient workforce planning and a proper recruitment strategy that fails to promote candidate engagement.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Five Barriers to Improving Employee Engagement


And How Top Workplaces Prevent These Challenges on the Engagement Journey. After much debate about the merits of employee engagement, even the most critical executives will now admit employee engagement is a tremendous asset to an organization – perhaps even a strategic advantage.

Disrupting the Employee Voice Process


Join Matt Gosney, VP of Organizational Development at UCHealth, for our upcoming webinar. When UCHealth set out to disrupt their existing employee voice process their intent was to fundamentally change what the communication in the organization looked like.

Micromastery: A Hidden Path to Learning and Happiness


Learning anything new is not a daunting challenge, but a journey where each step counts. Fundamentally, we learn so that we can be happy and joyful. Micromastery is a great way to eliminate anxiety in learning.

What we Learned at SuccessConnect 2017

GroupeX Solutions

It goes without saying that SuccessConnect was a huge success, with over

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

4 Ways to Improve Your Employer Brand

Criteria's Employee Testing

In today’s talent driven job-market, companies aren’t just selling goods and services, they’re selling their brand to potential job candidates. In order to attract the best and brightest, you have to stand out.

Growing Trend for Open Workspaces Increases, but Not Everyone Is on Board

HR Daily Advisor

Wide open spaces aren’t all they’re cracked up to be in the office, a new survey of workers shows. Employees polled by staffing firm Robert Half said open floor plans are among the least productive and most stressful work environments. Yet they are becoming more popular.

Workplace by Facebook: Could This Be An Alternative to Your Enterprise In-House Designed Intranet and Mailing System?


Nowhere To Hide: Company Culture Is In Full View


Have you ever had a truly cringeworthy experience at work? If you haven’t already, then one is probably coming. Alternatively, can you recall a time at work when you thought to yourself, “Wow, I’m really proud to work here?” Now, which scenario do you want to see on social media?

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Are You a Compensation Arsonist?

Compensation Cafe

Take a quick evaluation of the fires you are currently trying to put out. Do any of the following sound familiar? Unplanned succession planning? Short-term incentive plan that doesn’t align well with recent company performance?

5 Employer Benefits of Supporting Volunteerism

HR Daily Advisor

Being a company that gives back has just as many positive outward facing outcomes as inward. There is rarely a downside to being a company that supports employee volunteerism.

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Managing your Talent More Effectively


Hiring good talent is not enough – this talent has to be managed effectively so that they can contribute to the organization for the longer term, and grow along with the organization.

The critical onboarding mistake 67% of employers make

HR Morning

The vast majority of HR pros agree that a solid onboarding program that keeps employees engaged is essential to the success of new hires but, for most employers, a crucial piece is missing from their onboarding process. That piece: recognition.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

how to measure the ROI of your recognition program

O.C. Tanner

Are your recognition initiatives making an impact? Here’s how you can check the return on your recognition investment. Success indicators. Is your program being embraced? Are employees using the tools you have in place and are they having amazing recognition experiences?

Financial Wellness: Majority of U.S. Workers are Living Paycheck to Paycheck

HR Daily Advisor

Have you implemented a financial wellness program at your company? If not, you may want to consider it as more than three-quarters of workers (78%) report that they are living paycheck-to-paycheck to make ends meet. StockFinland / E+ / Getty Images.

This Is What Happens When People “Talk” The Customer

Get Hppy

If your culture is like most organizations, you have your own language. Whether you are in the communications business, the law profession, or medicine, over time people develop a vocabulary specific to what you do; it is understood by all.

How Will The Rising Minimum Wage Affect Your Medium Wage Employees?


We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Minimum wage is one the rise. Several states, including Illinois, Arizona, and California, are on track to see a major increase within the next three years — and more are sure to follow suit.

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

Does Your Digital Brand Speak Human?


“We want more people to know and talk about us.”. This is the fundamental request Julie Weber most often gets from clients. And as the CMO and Principal at Brllnt, a full-service creative agency, achieving that is her specialty. Julie moved to Washington, D.C. at 20 to finish college and pursue her career as a journalist. But when Julie started writing, she quickly realized she wanted to tell people’s stories in a more creative medium. After earning her agency chops working for. Read more

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‘Ur’ Hired: Why You Should Be Texting Job Candidates

HR Daily Advisor

The job interview process is getting longer. Source: Tom Merton / OJO Images / Getty Images Plus. From application to offer, today’s average, overall interview process for someone searching for work takes nearly 23 days. That’s compared to roughly 12.5

3 Candidates: Know Your Role and Your Recruiting Strategy.

The HR Capitalist

"The problem we're trying to solve is that there are rich teams and there are poor teams. Then there's fifty feet of crap, and then there's us. It's an unfair game. And you guys just sit around talking the same old "good body" nonsense like we're selling jeans. Like we're looking for Fabio.

Stick a Fork in It —The Federal Overtime Rule is Really Over


Last year’s overtime rule is now dead. Last week, a federal judge in Texas struck down the federal overtime rule, putting an end to this controversial proposal from the prior administration that would have made over four million new workers eligible for overtime pay.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.