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

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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. There are advantages to this approach, the biggest being that organizations can tap into specialized talent when they need it. The challenge is that organizations need to engage temporary talent if they expect to keep them.

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Inbound Recruiting Is Killing Your Talent

The Tim Sackett Project

Most recruiting done today is inbound recruiting. This is organizations posting jobs everywhere, people seeing these jobs and then applying. These candidates are coming ‘inbound’ to you in some form or fashion – into your ATS, into your email, showing up at your front door, whatever it takes for them to find you. Outbound, then, is the opposite.

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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.

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Workday Community Voices: Louis Salamone, CFO at CityMD, on the Need for Speed

Workday

Louis Salamone is CFO at CityMD, a company that’s disrupting the urgent care business. Technology plays a strong role in that disruption. For example, CityMD built a state-of-the-art referral system that connects patients with in-network physicians for follow-up care—all part of its mission of “serving kindness.” To support its rapid expansion and growth, CityMD chose Workday for its financial management, human capital management, and payroll needs.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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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. Couple that with the fact that one of the most important decisions a company can make is selecting its managers, and they get it wrong 82% of the time, and you have yourself a recipe for talent management disaster.

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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.

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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. During this year’s Great Place to Work conference , I learned that Gumby has also been used as a business icon.

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Getting Your Telecommuting Program Setup? Start Here:

ClearCompany HRM

There’s a lot of information out there that supports telecommuting for both employers and employees. Allowing employees to work remotely helps recruit and retain top talent, increases productivity and is also environmentally conscious. 86% of those surveyed said they preferred to work alone to “hit maximum productivity.”.

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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. When your objective is to recruit the best candidates to help your company achieve its organisational goals and objectives, the last thing you need is having to chase down paper forms and file

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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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. It also gives me a chance to talk about how, despite automation and other factors, we need to be looking at our people as human beings with needs and desires, not simply data points or

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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. The attendees we met were smart people who get culture — longtime advocates who could have easily led their own session on the topic.

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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. This study included data from 22 companies, almost 19,000 employees, and 2,300 managers.

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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.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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The Best Intentions That Ruin the Pursuit of Great Company Culture

ExactHire

My son recently turned eight years old, and because his birthday falls in July during the summer months, our family generally seizes this opportunity to throw a low-cost party in our backyard rather than laying down a small fortune for the latest laser tag / foam ball pit / inflatable bounce house venue. As a result, I usually scour Pinterest to come up with a suitable party theme complete with activities to engage kiddos ranging from four to nine (when you count siblings).

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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? A new book called Peak is out , and it’s a look at what it takes to get to a world-class performance level. The author was the originator of the study years ago that confirmed the 10,000 hour mark, but he is very careful to point out that it doesn’t simply mean doing the thing for

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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. Indeed there is an art and a science to creating an experience that customers return to repeatedly. Since we want our customers to build great companies by regularly checking in with employees , we sought some advice to understand the phenomenon of crea

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37 Creative Employee Reward Ideas (2016 Update)

Bonusly

Employee rewards are an essential component of an effective engagement strategy, but many leaders still struggle to implement rewards successfully. Aligning the rewards you provide with the things your team truly values will make a big difference in how they're received. If that seems like a challenge, don't worry -- we've got you covered with a huge list of creative reward ideas for your staff.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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The Importance of Technology in Modern Workplaces

Everwise

How much weight does technology carry in the modern workplace? According to a recent study unveiled by Dell and Intel, conducted by Penn Schoen Berland, a leading international research firm, trends in the Internet-of-Things space could be making its way into offices worldwide. In the 2016 Future Workforce Study , researchers surveyed 4,000 full-time employees.

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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? Has your office succumbed to the open office, collaboration-heavy trend? Do you think it helps or hinders productivity? Susan calls it “ The New Groupthink ”—and argues that it’s taken over offices and schools.

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Hiring Remote Workers? Look For These 5 Qualities (Infographic)

15Five

Great workers don’t necessarily make for great remote workers. Knowing how to manage your time and stay accountable completely independent of an office or manager close-by, are vital skills that employees in an office don’t necessarily have to master. Before hiring a remote worker who will be operating from a distance, you need to look closely at their communication skills, work ethic, and time management skills.

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How to Stay Healthy Whilst at the Office

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. There are steps you can take to prevent this from happening and the following tips will help you to stay healthy in the office: Sitting Comfortably.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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The Future of Worker Productivity

RecognizeThis!

By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – Less pure output and more holistic wellbeing, productivity is driven by the employee experience and technologies that can give leaders greater insight. Last week, I wrote about worker productivity from the perspective of economists and the figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In that post, a decline in productivity appears to reflect deep transformations in the employee experience , alongside lower levels of technology and people investments.

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Redefining the Traditional Office

Everwise

The traditional office: a place where employees congregate Monday through Friday for 40+ hours per week to produce work for a company. If you are a for-profit publicly-owned company, this work leads to maximizing shareholder value; in a non-profit, providing services and helping make the world a better place. But what’s the benefit to everyone congregating under one roof five days a week, spending much of their living and breathing life within the same four walls?

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Motivating employees? Start with their four basic emotional needs

HR Zone

Employees. Motivation starts with four basic emotional needs.

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Continuous Education And Development For Employees – Learning In The Workplace

Hppy

The thirst for outdoing your peers and making the optimum use of your potential to search for something better than your current circumstances, is what drives people to succeed. Getting a good job with a decent salary are no longer the parameters for a successful career, employees are aiming at upgrading their skills for better job prospects or posts in the same organisation.

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Maximizing Your Health Plan Design Using Data-Driven Insights