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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.

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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.

Think HR Demo


ThinkHR is an excellent compliance program. I recently did a demo of the program highlighting some of its most helpful features and benefits. If you do not already have access to ThinkHR … what are you waiting for?

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

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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.

Putting People At The Heart Of Business Strategy


Small and large enterprises alike face plenty of challenges when it comes to growing businesses: “It’s hard to find the right people,” “Our business growth is tied to our ability to hire, train and retain our people,” and “Our most valuable asset is our people,” are just a few examples.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Become a Morning Person

Workforce Software

Have a productive, fulfilling day by scientifically engineering the perfect morning. Blog Become Your Best Leader Drive Productivity with Technology

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

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.

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.

The Ins and Outs of Effective Management


Recently we asked Everwise experts in team management to respond to questions from the community. The conversation ranged from managing teams to the challenges of both high- and low-performing direct reports.

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?

The 2017 Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report

Critical Roles Need This: Get the Best Offers and Top Candidates. Discover key trends in salaries and fees with the Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report by BountyJobs. Learn core metrics to track against your third-party search investment, and see how your organization stacks up against your peers and the market.

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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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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

What It Takes to Recruit the Best Talent in the DC Metro Area


Recruiting in Washington, DC is a world unto itself. In most cities, recruiters and talent professionals don’t have to worry about the intricacies of government bureaucracies, security clearances or how federal elections will impact the industries they work in or the available talent.

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.

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.

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.

‘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

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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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.

From our CEO: The hidden opportunity cost of performance reviews


There’s little doubt that performance reviews as we know them are dying. For too long, people have been forced to look backwards and try and justify what they have been doing for the past year. With little clarity over the outcome of these conversations, inevitably no one is happy with this process.


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!