Sat.Aug 13, 2016 - Fri.Aug 19, 2016

Organizations Need to Consider Family Caregiver Responsibilities

HR Bartender

During this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference, I had the opportunity to attend a luncheon hosted by the SHRM Foundation. I consider the Foundation to be one of SHRM’s best kept secrets. Their mission is human resources research and education.

Are Your Employees Ready to be a Manager? [Evaluation Form]

ClearCompany HRM

Research shows only about 1 in 10 people possess the traits needed to be a good manager.

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5 L&D Lessons We Can Learn From Olympic Champions

Grovo HR

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are in full swing in Rio de Janeiro! There’s so much we can learn from the Games about training and development, as there’s no better example of the power of great training than these incredible feats of athleticism.

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Culture is a Team Sport: How to Encourage Everyone to Play Their Part in Shaping a Positive Company Culture

CultureIQ

Company culture makes a lot of headlines as a leadership issue. “If If my CEO would only prioritize culture during the next all-hands meeting, the problem of company culture would be solved once and for all,” the story goes.

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.

Is the Gig Economy Taking Over?

HR Bartender

There’s an interesting dynamic in today’s workforce. It’s the proliferation of the gig economy , which is an environment where temporary positions (such as freelancers, contractors, and consultants) are common.

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Using HR Analytics for Workforce Cost Management [Case Study]

Visier

In May 2016, wildfire broke out in Wood Buffalo Municipal District near the City of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada and became possibly the costliest disaster in Canadian history.

Technology Trends: Is Pokémon GO Signaling The Attention Deficit Apocalypse?

15Five

SaaS startups are always seeking ways to improve the product experience for their customers. They want their products to be best-in-class solutions that their customers can’t live without and use habitually. But habits are not formed arbitrarily.

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Use Gumby to Keep Employees Focused on Goals

HR Bartender

Remember Gumby? He’s a green clay animation figure created by Al Clokey in the early 1950s who went on adventures with his sidekick, Pokey, an orange talking pony. Gumby has been featured on television, in movies, and even parodied by Eddie Murphy on Saturday Night Live.

Finding the Right Purpose for Performance Management

Cornerstone On Demand

Performance management originated because organizations needed a fair way to determine compensation; by measuring employee's performance, they had clear standards for who received what bonus or salary increase. Today, however, the old structure of compensation through merit budgets is all but obsolete: While pay is still determined by performance, it's not the sole driver for compensation—creating a lack of purpose for traditional "performance management" programs

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!

Our Top Takeaways From Culture Summit 2016

Reflektive

We were excited to return to Culture Summit this year and see that it’s grown from being a San Francisco event to bringing people in from across the country and beyond — and it’s easy to see why. This isn’t a place for mere enthusiasts.

Culture Agility Is Learning to Try Things, Not Trying to Fix Things

CultureIQ

Let’s talk about culture agility. I’ll start by unpacking the concept and then walk through how it can be practically applied in your organization. And by the end of this post, you might even agree with me that culture agility is the most fundamental of the CultureIQ core qualities.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Personal Branding Edition

HR Bartender

Sometimes I am amazed at the things I read on the internet. I’m sure you are too. You read a quote and say to yourself, “They said what?!” And I’m not even talking about political candidates.

VIDEO: The Influence of Managers on Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Download: Employee Engagement Survey. Let’s talk about our research on the Influence of Managers on Employee Engagement. We recently conducted the largest study of its kind to compare the level of employee engagement of managers to that of their direct reports.

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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.

Are You Building a Company for the Future or Past?

Cornerstone On Demand

The future is not who you are, it is who you will become. That is the rallying cry of Lisa Bodell, CEO and founder of futurethink , a global innovation consultancy based in New York City. Imagine that in 10 years you don't do anything like you do today," says Bodell. Imagine your company doesn't even sell the products and services that are your current bread and butter. What else would it become

5 Ways To Successfully Manage Older Direct Reports If You're a Millennial.

The HR Capitalist

I'm Gen X, so almost no one I manage these days is older than me. But as a driven, achievement oriented 30-year old, I started managing lots of people who were older than me for the next decade. As a result, I learned a lot about how to p**s the old folks off.

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Are You Delivering on Your Employment Brand?

ExactHire HR Trends

What is an employment brand? In short, it’s how employees and potential employees view you as an employer. As a business you go through the painstaking process of identifying your ideal customers and what they value, than work tirelessly to deliver. Your employment brand is no different.

What if Practice Doesn’t Make You Better?

UpstartHR

We’ve probably all heard the axiom that 10,000 hours of practice is what it takes to be world-class at something (speaking, skiing, dancing, etc.) But what if that has been misquoted all these years?

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Why HR Needs a Content Management System

EmployeeConnect

You operate in the field of human resources and wonder how Enterprise Content Management (ECM) technology can help you in your day to day tasks? You’re in the right spot! Read on to learn more about HR content management its benefits. The HR function relies a lot on both documents and workflows to operate.

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The 4 Mistakes You’re Making in One-on-One Meetings

Reflektive

A lot of has been written about the merit and how best to conduct one-on-one meetings. One such excellent article is One-on-One , written by Ben Horowitz, founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz. Yet, there are skeptics. One possible reason is the misalignment of expectations.

The Dark Side of Collaboration

WorkHuman

“Most of us now work in teams, in office without walls, for managers who prize people skills above all. Lone geniuses are out. Collaboration is in.” – Susan Cain, author and co-founder of Quiet Revolution. Do you agree with Susan?

5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement Now

ATD Human Capital

If I told you that two-thirds of your employees were disengaged at work, what would you say? To some this may seem shocking; to others, an obvious reality.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Wellness & Wellness Programs for Employee Engagement

EmployeeConnect

If we’re to assume that someone with no prior knowledge to what a “wellness program” is, I’d say their guess at it is something to do with helping you live longer. In terms of its connection to the workforce, this assumption is quite warm. In fact, it’s leaning towards the hot end of the scale. When we talk about wellness programs in the workplace environment, the type of keywords that should appear should be yoga classes, weight loss programs or even health screening check-ups.

Check Out My New Show, We’re Only Human, a New Podcast on the HR Happy Hour Network

UpstartHR

[link] I’m just a little bit excited today. I am part of a set of new hosts joining the HR Happy Hour Podcast Network with a new show, We’re Only Human. It’s a play on words and gives multiple meanings, because for starters, despite the pressure on us as HR leaders, we’re still only human.

How to Stay Healthy Whilst at the Office

Get Hppy

A significant part of your life is spent in the workplace. As this is a place where you spend so much of your time, it is vital that your working environment does not have a negative impact on your health.

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3 Candidates Walk Into a Bar and a Recruiter Asks Each One Of Them What They Make.

The HR Capitalist

I love all of you who read this blog - Thank you! But you've lost your minds if you think the reason we want to ask for salary is so we can lowball someone and perpetuate discrimination.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.