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How Organizations and Employees Can Start Focusing on Wellness

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by Cubii, the world’s first smart under-desk elliptical machine. After their successful Kickstarter launch, Cubii is now available on QVC and at BestBuy, in addition to their website. To learn more about Cubii, visit mycubii.com.).

3 Benefits All Generations Value in The Workplace

ClearCompany HRM

There are as many posts about generational differences in the workplace as there are 17-year-olds at Starbucks discussing Game of Thrones battle strategies (dragons? no-dragons?). Friends, if you don’t know, that number is pretty big.

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Are You a Leader or a Teacher? (Or Both?)

Cornerstone On Demand

Do you think of yourself as a leader, a mentor, a boss or a teacher? People who work outside of education don't generally identify themselves as teachers. After all, teachers stand up in front of classrooms and give pop quizzes. What's that got to do with the world of work? A lot, actually. Leadership is important, but there is also a case to be made for teaching in the workplace—and I'm not talking about training.

How to Measure Learning and Development’s Business Impact

Visier

Measuring the effectiveness of learning and development on business results is a challenge learning leaders have yet to overcome.

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.

The 4 Constituents in Today’s Blended Workforce

HR Bartender

We’ve talked about how today’s workforces need three key constituents: regular full-time workers, regular part-time workers, and contingent workers (i.e. freelancers, contractors, consultants, etc.) Each group involves a unique recruiting as well as an engagement strategy.

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Work Burnout is a (Preventable) Epidemic

WorkHuman

Listen to our interview with Dawn Burke and Tim Sackett in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. I love french fries. When I was in college, for about one semester I worked at a local fast food chain.

Succession Management, Leadership and Mentoring

Get Hppy

The fact that we are in the midst of a global leadership talent shortage should come as no surprise to the leaders in the majority of organizations.

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Bookmark This! #HurricaneHarvey Resources for HR and Business

HR Bartender

Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath continues to devastate Texas and Louisiana. As an HR pro who has been through hurricanes, I empathize with the people in the area. You’re trying to take care of your family. And you’re trying to take care of your “work” family.

The Top 10 Reasons Recognition Programs Fail.

The HR Capitalist

A valued reader weighs in below on why Recognition programs fail in reaction to this column I wrote over at Workforce.com. Thanks Ron! --. At 75, I have witnessed several formal Recognition Programs and have seen the flaws in all of them. The downsides overweigh the upsides.

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!

Advice On How To Rollout OKRs To Your Entire Company

15Five

By now, you have probably heard of the OKR methodology, or perhaps you already use it to keep people focused and successful at your company. Objectives and Key Results are used by businesses as large as Google , or as small as five person startup teams.

Are Customers Always Right? Reasons to Stand by Your Employees

Get Hppy

One of the most common maxims heard in business is “The customer is always right.” The consensus seems to be that keeping customers happy is essential to maintaining your company reputation and attracting more business.

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Everything you need to know about Managing Employees on an Index Card

Don Phin

I must admit – I got the idea for this index card after listening to a podcast with Howard Pollack, a professor from University of Chicago, who said that everything you needed to know about building your financial wealth can be written on an index card. The card went viral and he followed up with. Read More. The post Everything you need to know about Managing Employees on an Index Card appeared first on HRSherpas.

Compensation Transparency: Advice for Getting the Balance Just Right

UpstartHR

When we think about tools like Expedia and Yelp, we realize the value of transparency in the marketplace. The underlying issue is information asymmetry – when one party has more information than the other, that party has additional leverage in a discussion or negotiation. Leveling the playing field between two parties in an exchange helps both to feel like they got a fair deal, which is essential in an employment situation. This specifically applies to compensation as well.

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.

The Rise of Parental Leave

Everwise

Parental leave policies in corporate America have grown and evolved substantially over the last decade. With the new values and priorities of an increasingly millennial workforce, this is an area where large employers are making an effort to impress.

5 Solutions for Hiring During Busy Season

Get Hppy

When it’s your job to hire and recruit exceptional talent, you know the ins and outs of the business change with the wind. It’s a fast-paced world in which your job is to find the best of the best and provide those outstanding candidates to clients in need of someone with those skills.

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4 Ways College Recruiters Can Attract Diverse Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

This piece is the second in our "Campus Recruiting 101" series, about how recruiters can make the most of their campus recruiting efforts this year. “Be Be open to the idea that great candidates can come from different backgrounds and bring something valuable to your company," says Adrianna De Battista, Tech Recruiting Lead at Lyft—I couldn't agree more and there's plenty of research to back her up.

21 Of the Worst Ways to Give ‘Constructive’ Feedback

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you’re like most managers — and most people in general — giving feedback is one of your least enjoyable experiences. It is also one of the weakest links between managers getting the output and outcomes they want and what they actually end up getting.

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.

Stuff the Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: The Band "Against Me"

The HR Capitalist

Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It's my site, so I'm going dig in once in a awhile by telling you more about who I am - via a "Stuff I Like" series. Nothing too serious, just exploring the micro-niche that resides at the base of all of our lives. Potshots encouraged in the comments. -.

Improving Cross-Functional Teamwork

Get Hppy

Imagine a manager in your office commiserating with you over the last disastrous team meeting. He complains that the people from the departments that make up the team just don’t seem to get it.

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3 Ways Man and Machines Can Work in Harmony

Cornerstone On Demand

Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and cognitive computing are slinking into every nook, cranny and call center of the workplace. But this is not a dystopian future where man is pitted against the evil machine. Instead, the future is much more likely to look like man and machine working in harmony—combining complementary strengths to transform business for the better. Yes, it would make a lousy sci-fi movie. But if done right, it will make for a great work environment.

We Want Meaningful Work and a Meaningful Paycheck

TLNT: The Business of HR

I’m going to stop fighting. For years I’ve been fighting morons who claim that millennials would rather do “meaningful work” than making money. That is actually one big lie, I believe perpetuated by employers who don’t want to pay market wages! Conspiracy Theory Alert!!!)

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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.

How to Measure Learning and Development’s Business Impact

Visier

Measuring the effectiveness of learning and development on business results is a challenge learning leaders have yet to overcome. According to an ATD report , 35% of talent development professionals surveyed reported that their organizations evaluate the business results of learning programs to any extent. Furthermore, only 15% measure the ROI of any learning programs.

Assert Your Right to Be Happy at Work

Get Hppy

As a freelancer you are your own boss. You may have chosen this path specifically because you want to be able to control your work, your time and your decisions.

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How Social Innovators Will Shape the Future of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

As technology shifts how both employers and employees operate, organizations are emerging specifically to help people prepare for the future of work. While competition for talent is more intense than ever in some areas, many people have been left behind by shifting work dynamics: Gallup estimates that 4.9 percent of people are unemployed, and another 12.6 percent are underemployed.

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The Power of Personal Vision to Drive Organizational Change

WorqIQ

Does your personal vision statement inspire others to greatness? Is it hardwired into the DNA of your people? If not, take time today to further refine your vision, and collaborate with your team on an action plan to bring your company's vision to life.

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.