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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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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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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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.

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

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

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.

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

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.

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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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?

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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What NBC’s Olympic Coverage Can Teach You About Recruiting

Hoops

The Rio Olympics took place in front of 78,000 live spectators and was watched by well over 33.4 million viewers on NBC.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

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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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.

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?

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

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.

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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How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.