Sat.Oct 15, 2016 - Fri.Oct 21, 2016

10 Activities that Encourage Employees to Take the Lead in Their Development

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: This post is brought to you by HighGround , the employee development and engagement platform leader. They were named one of the Next Great Technology Companies at this year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo in Chicago. Enjoy the post!).

[Printable] 100 Starter Phrases to Align Employee Performance & Goals

ClearCompany HRM

There are so many ways to start giving employees better feedback, but one of the best is to use starter phrases to align the employee’s role and goals immediately to set the tone of the conversation. Performance Managment

What’s Ahead for HR in 2017?

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Trends in HR for the year ahead will emphasize empowerment, the employee experience, and ultimately a more human workplace. What will some of the big themes be for HR leaders in the year ahead and how can we begin preparing for them?

The Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization

Visier

Since joining Visier, I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of workforce analytics. I came to this organization because in my prior life as a researcher, my core focus was HR technology adoption and the value organizations derive from it.

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.

Offered Same Job by Two Different Recruiters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

This is not a farfetched story. With the job market heating up, finding top talent is a very competitive business. Today’s reader note deals with in-house and external recruiters sourcing the same people. I haven’t been able to find someone discussing this situation.

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Where should you focus your HR Efforts in the future?

What is Paul Thinking

We all want to predict the future. I want to know which company will be the next AOL, or the next Apple. I want to know where to tell my kids to put their money so they can take care of me in in my old age in the same lifestyle they have grown accustomed to under my roof. Trust me.

The Importance of Recognition in the Workplace

Reflektive

Want to join the HR Roundtable and contribute insight to a monthly hot topic in HR innovation? Email dani@reflektive.com for more information. A good compliment goes a long way.

The You, Me and We of Career Development

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before that I have a tendency to stockpile magazines so I can read during flights. This time of year is conference season which tends to be my busiest, with a lot of travel from September through the end of the year. Well, this year I have even more travel than usual.

[Video] 5 Ways Strengthening Talent Alignment Benefits Your HR Strategy

ClearCompany HRM

Talent Management

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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.

A letter to my soon-to-be-born child

UpstartHR

Going way personal today. Take it or leave it, but I always write what moves me. Thanks! Dear Peanut, We are so very excited to meet you.

When is ONE thing really THREE things? Whenever you want to sell newspapers and employee engagement.

What is Paul Thinking

We are a one-trick pony society now. We have abandoned our ability to see our world as a complex set of iterations, interactions and interrelationships. We think the economy is ONLY a function of Fed interest policy. We think the election is ONLY a function of media.

If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

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[Video] 5 Ways Strengthing Talent Alignment Benefits Your HR Strategy

ClearCompany HRM

Did you know employees are 7X more likely to be engaged when they report that their managers are aware of the tasks and projects that they are working on? Or that o nly 7% of employees today fully understand their company's business strategies and what's expected of them?

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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.

Being Successful With OKRs Requires Better Communication

15Five

What do today’s most successful, fastest growing companies have in common? Companies like Yammer, which was sold to Microsoft for $1.2 Billion, or Salesforce which grew to $1 Billion in revenue in 10 years, all practice management by objectives (MBOs) for goal-focused, company alignment.

Why Silence at Work is a Good Thing—For Introverts and Extroverts Alike

The People Equation

I am the offspring of two very different personality types: a gregarious extrovert and a studious introvert. My youth was shaped by my mother’s extroverted style. She had a positive, upbeat energy and effortless charm in social situations.

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The Best HR Tech for Mid-Market Companies

Pomello

With hundreds of new software providers in the HR space, many HR executives wonder how to make sense of them all and select the best fit. Dozens of software platforms, in various categories, often lead to difficulties determining the strengths and weaknesses of each platform.

Why HR Needs to Be More Like Marketing

EmployeeConnect

Today’s rapidly evolving workplace has generated more challenges in retaining, managing & engaging staff than any other time. The Increased mobility, job selection based on social profile & your companies purpose, places significant stress on a traditional HR approach. In this regard, your company’s HR processes & policies can foster a positive reputation or damage your image irreparably. Every business needs two critical resources to succeed: customers and employees.

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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.

Get the LinkedIn Talent Connect 2016 Session Notes

Visier

Our Talent Acquisition team checked out LinkedIn Talent Connect 2016 and brought back fantastic learnings on how recruitment can have a greater impact on areas such as candidate experience, employee engagement, employer branding, and diversity and inclusion. Another major theme at the conference?

Fitting in the Missing Pieces of Global Teams – Understanding Work Culture

HRchitect

Written by: John Hinojos. I have written many blogs about ways to manage a global team. One of the areas which is oftentimes overlooked when managing teams, either global or domestic, is the difference in culture – both business and personal, that each person brings to the team. For example, I live in the United States and in California. Therefore, I will bring a certain approach to the team and project that is indicative to those living in the USA and California.

The Reinvented Performance Appraisal Coaching

ATD Human Capital

You have heard the buzz about reinventing—or completely doing away with—performance appraisals. But what does that really mean?

Energizing Employees for Better Performance

HR Hardball

What exactly is “ energy ” – in the social or workplace sense?

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.

5 Steps for Proving the ROI of Your Training Investment

Cornerstone On Demand

There’s an old meme that gets circulated on LinkedIn and other sites, reporting a conversation between a CEO and a CFO: CFO: What happens if we spend all this money training our employees and they leave? CEO: What happens if we don’t, and they stay? The idea, of course, is that organizations can’t afford not to train their employees. But where’s the proof? What does a training program really accomplish in terms of productivity? Employee loyalty? The bottom line

9 Strategies For Building Better Professional Relationships

Get Hppy

Remember how easy it was to make friends on the playground? Someone would ask to take turns on the swings or ask if they could join the soccer game, and that was basically it—you were best friends. Building and maintaining a professional network isn’t like that at all.

How to Get Old-Fashioned Leaders to Embrace Modern Workplace Values

CultureIQ

The entertainment industry is chock full of traditional bosses: the clumsy but beloved Michael Scott from The Office, the demanding Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada, and the formidable Jack Donaghy from 30 Rock. What makes these bosses so traditional?

Oui Will See You in Paris

WorkHuman

Who would have guessed that the city of love is also the city of HR technology? This year’s HR Tech World conference will be held in Paris again on Tuesday – Wednesday (October 25-26) of next week.

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.