Sat.Jan 30, 2016 - Fri.Feb 05, 2016

You Can’t Own Your Career Until You Buy Into It

HR Bartender

There’s lots of talk about employees “owning” their careers. The idea being that employees are in the driver’s seat where their career development is concerned. Some of this stems from the fact that employees want more control over their future.

Why Aligning Corporate Goals Takes More than Just Software

ClearCompany HRM

Most of the time when we approach goals, we do it from a corporate angle. After all, that makes the most sense. The reason you hire people is to reach the organizational goals of the company. It’s why they get a paycheck, says traditional thinking.

A New Approach for a New Year


Written by: Brandie Hurtado. Over the last four years, I have seen many shifts in the HCM marketplace and in HR technology trends. I’ve noticed one constant – almost every organization who opts to handle selection or implementation of HCM technology in-house, ends up regretting it later.

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Coaching: The Four Essentials

All Things Workplace

What makes coaching successful? Success is often attributed to mutual chemistry, technique, and readiness to learn. I agree that those are important ingredients in the process. But in reality, they are steps to achieving results. And that's what we're looking for, right?

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Here Is What the Future of #HR Looks Like

HR Bartender

A wide variety of articles exist about the need for human resources to change. Often those articles talk about the need for HR to be more of a “business partner” or “strategic” or “transformational.” But rarely do we see articles that address what the future jobs in human resources will look like.

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Workforce Management Resolutions for 2016


Written by: Erica Niesse. Now that you’ve made your personal resolutions for this year, it is time for your company to make Workforce Management technology resolutions. Is your current solution meeting your company’s needs?

5 Reasons Internal Recruitment Is the Way to Go

Brazen HR

Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, and the other gold. If you were in the Girl Scouts, you know that old campfire song by heart.

How High Performing Companies Manage Change

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I published a post titled, “ High Performing Companies Know How to Manage Change.” I received a Twitter response to the piece suggesting that I add a little depth to the post. Let’s start by defining what a high performing company looks like.

6 Training Ideas for a Smoother HR Technology Rollout


Training colleagues to use a new HR technology can be daunting and there is a lot of pressure to get it right.

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.

Creating a Culture that Recognizes “Originals”


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — Recognizing cultural contribution instead of cultural fit is a valuable way to reinforce the contributions of “Originals.”. I recently caught a piece on the Marketplace Morning radio program, interviewing Adam Grant (one of our WorkHuman speakers from 2015!).

Wellness Matters: How Caring for Your Employees’ Health Can Help Your Company’s Bottom Line


February is American Heart Month, a time when caring organizations and individuals work to raise awareness about heart disease and ways to prevent it. This time of health consciousness is also a good. Visit site for full story.

Super Bowl Sunday Leads to Sick Day Monday [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

This weekend is the Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. The game is expected to draw at least 100 million viewers , making it one of the most watched events in U.S. television.

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Podcast with Karen Schulman Dupuis – What You Wished Someone Told You…

What is Paul Thinking

Continuing the ongoing podcast series exploring the tips, tricks, and advice you wish someone had provided when you were first starting out in life. In the post that introduced this podcast idea I provided my advice: Don’t assume a title means intelligence.

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.

Why Diversity in the Workplace Promotes Innovation and Problem Solving


Black History Month is here, and at CultureIQ we feel it’s imperative to celebrate diversity. Diversity comes in all aspects of life: ethnicity, gender, socio-economic standing—the list goes on and on. Every person on your team brings a unique perspective to their role, which is why it’s critical to utilize people from different backgrounds. Engaging with people from a variety of backgrounds is not only good for the soul; it’s great for business.

Five Things I Miss About Working in HR


I have been on a parallel track to HR for the last year and a half or so, and there are a few things that I miss about my beloved profession. There are other things, as mentioned below, that I certainly appreciate about my current role.

Hiring for Biotechnology: 5 Characteristics Early-Stage Companies Should Look for in Employees


First in a three-part series from Moleculera Labs on human capital management for biotechnology companies Without question, one critical success factor for all biotechnology companies is the ability. Visit site for full story. Human Resources for the Life Sciences Industry

[Infographic] The Benchmark of Successful Internal Email Campaigns

Get Hppy

Even though social communication is on the rise, email remains a reliable ally for most workplaces and it can be a powerful channel for employee engagement.

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.

Understanding Your Audience is Key When Communicating Employee Benefits Programs

Something Different

Why STEM Education Could Be Bad for Your Business


Early in 2006, US President George W. Bush announced the American Competitiveness Initiative.

Three Health Savings Account (HSA) Fun Facts


We recently told you that you have until tax day to maximize your 2015 HSA contribution. However, you may still be intimidated by the prospect of signing up for a health savings account. Here are. Visit site for full story.

9 Employee Engagement Archetypes, The Best Employee Benefits And Perks, and HR Trends in 2016 #FridayFinds

Get Hppy

Throughout the week, we come across some truly memorable articles that bring us fresh information, “Aha” moments and some HR and engagement wisdom.

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.

Understanding Your Audience is Key When Communicating Employee Benefits Programs

Something Different

3 Easy Ways to Innovate Your Workspace

ATD Human Capital

Workspace innovation can be a physical or mental change to a firm’s work environment that improves productivity, efficiency, collaboration, and creativity. It’s not a new idea, and its adoption doesn’t have to be particularly expensive or complicated.

Your Late Night Emails Are More Harmful Than You Think


We’ve become accustomed to convenience and immediacy. Technology allows for us to connect and communicate with virtually anyone, anywhere, and anytime within a matter of seconds. Email, for example, is a major staple in every professional’s life. Many have apps on their devices so that they’re constantly available. Some managers take advantage of this opportunity with late night emails. Problem is, as humans, we need some time to shut off our electronic devices to return to our normal states.

Tips for using continuous feedback to enhance employee engagement

Get Hppy

(Guest article by Jayne Blake). Enhancing employee engagement has always been a crucial element in any workplace, and that remains true today.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.