Sat.Mar 28, 2015 - Fri.Apr 03, 2015

The Only 3 Reasons to Hold a Business Meeting

HR Bartender

Business meetings are the bane of our professional lives. According to The Muse, managers spent between 35 – 50% of their time in meetings. That’s a pretty significant number. You might be saying, the answer to this is get rid of meetings. But here’s the thing. I doubt that meetings are going away.

3 Tips For Creating Better Job Ads For Mobile

ClearCompany HRM

There’s really no other way to say it: if you’re not adapting to mobile, you’re falling behind. Phones and tablets are taking over, and if you’re still looking for candidates the old-fashioned way, candidates are going to gloss over your job ads or, even worse, never see them at all.

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Cornerstone Report Details Effects of Toxic Employees in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Toxic employees - we all know them when we work with them. They are the folks that always have something negative to say in a meeting. The ones who join the conference call halfway in, if they even bother to show up.

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The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I

Visier

Having worked in the tech industry for nearly twenty years now, being the only woman in the room doesn’t faze me. But I have to admit, when I became part of the Visier team I was excited to be joining a tech company that serves a female-dominated market.

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.

Everything #HR Needs to Know About SaaS

HR Bartender

In our continuing series on human resources and technology , I thought it would be good to cover a term that gets thrown around a lot – SaaS. It’s an acronym for Software-as-a-Service. Many times, when I hear the term SaaS, it’s used in the same sentence as “the cloud.”

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For Young Creatives, Where's the "New" New York?

Cornerstone On Demand

We're long past the days when members of the " creative class " had to choose between New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles to start their careers.

The 2015 WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest

WorkHuman

Do you know a college or graduate student in the U.S. or Canada who is passionate about HR, leadership, organizational psychology and creating a great place to work? Are you one, yourself? We are excited to announce the WorkHuman 2015 Fellowship and Essay Contest.

If You’re Being Investigated by Human Resources – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

During my human resources career, I’ve conducted more than my fair share of investigations. Some that turned out to be nothing and others that has serious consequences. Needless to say, investigations are not fun for anyone involved. Today’s reader question deals with handling the situation.

Employee Compensation Challenges: Determining What to Offer

UpstartHR

Recently I asked for some help in preparing for a local session on employee compensation challenges. I had some good responses and wanted to share some of the insights and advice with everyone.

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!

Cornerstone Report Details Effects of “Toxic Employees” in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Toxic employees - we all know them when we work with them. They are the folks that always have something negative to say in a meeting. The ones who join the conference call halfway in, if they even bother to show up.

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Micro-Interview with Author Dan Pink

WorkHuman

What does it mean to have a more human workplace and how can businesses cultivate it? What’s the connection between the human workplace and recognition and motivation? These are a few of the questions we asked Dan Pink, author of several bestselling books about business, work, and behavior.

The Links Between Recognition, Engagement, and Performance Get Stronger

Engage2Excel

In our 5 Recognition Trends for 2015 eBook , we share our employee recognition insights and what your organization can do to see results. This post is the final installment of the five-part blog series that covers each trend and its effect on employee engagement.

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HR Compensation Challenges: Getting Managers On Board

UpstartHR

Recently I asked for some help in preparing for a local session on HR compensation challenges. I had some good responses and wanted to share some of the insights and advice with everyone.

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.

Don’t Let Those “Best of” Lists Create Employer Envy

The People Equation

Have you ever worked for a company that was listed as “best of?” You know, “Best of XYZ Industry” or “Top 100 Companies to Work for” and so on. Well then you might have wondered: just how cool is it to work at one of those companies?

Introducing the Leadership Capital Index—Intersection of Human Capital and Investors

ATD Human Capital

HR drives positive employee outcomes, helps execute business strategies, and enhances customer share. But HR’s value may be further enhanced when it demonstrates the impact on a firm’s financial performance, focused on market value.

Compensation Cafe: Power of Positivity at Work

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — Research shows positive practices benefit your company, simply by caring for others. What’s the real Power of Thanks ?

The Rise of HR

China Gorman

I recently had the honor of participating in an effort to crowd source real business wisdom about how Human Resource practices sit at the center of some of the most important decisions in business and are rapidly impacting the workplace, talent, culture and business success.

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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

Client Case Study: Gain Better Control

nettime solutions

American Gas Products (in Boston, Mass.) is a leading supplier of industrial, microbulk and medical gases, welding supplies, and equipment. The company has 60 employees across six states. Problem: Paper timesheets are ineffective.

Human Capital Must Prepare for the Hyperconnected World of Work

ATD Human Capital

Bottom line: The 21 st century organization will need to be smart, agile, and proactively ahead of its competitors in integrating mobile, social, cloud, and analytic technologies in order to reinvent itself through people, process, and technologies.

Top 3 Cruelest Office April Fools Pranks

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – It’s time to deliver on the promise of positive work cultures through the Power of Thanks.

Quote of the Week: “You don’t set out to build a wall…

Something Different

…You don’t say ‘I’m going to build the biggest, baddest, greatest wall that’s ever been built.’ You don’t start there. You say, ‘I’m going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid. You do that every single day. And soon you have a wall.” – Will Smith. <www.hollywoodreporter.com>

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.

Employee Surveys Now Uncovering Horrible Bosses at the FBI.

The HR Capitalist

Some of you that are seasoned HR Pros know the cautionary tale when it comes to employee surveys. Rely on them too much or send the wrong signals to your workforce related to how they can be used, and they can become witch hunts toward capable managers with difficult workgroups. . .

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The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I

Visier

Having worked in the tech industry for nearly twenty years now, being the only woman in the room doesn’t faze me. But I have to admit, when I became part of the Visier team I was excited to be joining a tech company that serves a female-dominated market.

The Links Between Recognition, Engagement, and Performance Get Stronger

Engage2Excel

In our 5 Recognition Trends for 2015 eBook , we share our employee recognition insights and what your organization can do to see results. This post is the final installment of the five-part blog series that covers each trend and its effect on employee engagement.

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Let’s Talk About Punching Above Your Weight…

Something Different

<www.bearpig.co.uk> 1. ‘punch above one’s weight’ : (idiomatic) To achieve or perform at a higher level than would be expected based on one’s preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.

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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.