Sat.Jan 20, 2018 - Fri.Jan 26, 2018

6 Business Lessons Learned From an Escape Room

HR Bartender

Bartender and I recently went on a vacation just before the holidays. It was wonderful and relaxing…but that’s not the purpose of today’s post. One of the activities we participated in was an escape room.

Tackling Total Rewards: A System for Communicating Employee Benefits

ClearCompany HRM

What is total rewards? Total rewards is a system that looks beyond the paycheck and examines the comprehensive benefits an employee receives, or that an employer offers.

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How AI is Making Managers More Human

Ultimate Software

Note: This article from Adam Rogers originally appeared on Forbes. Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been around for decades, but its capabilities, interest, and funding has skyrocketed in recent years.

The Biggest Sleep Study in History Uncovered this Chilling Fact About Us

UpstartHR

Recently I caught a story on Yahoo Finance about the analysis of more than six billion nights of sleep data released from FitBit. We all think about sleep in almost abstract terms–I sleep or I don’t, I’m sleepy or I’m not, etc.

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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.

6 Recruiting Activities That Will Help Companies Hire Top Talent

HR Bartender

According to the December 2017 jobs report, U.S. unemployment is at 4.1 percent , a 17-year low. Obviously, this is good news. We want everyone who wants a job to have a job. However, it’s also a challenge. Really low unemployment means that recruiting is tougher. A lot tougher!

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12 Ways to Get C-Suite Buy-In for Great HR Initiatives

Visier

Imagine a world where every great HR initiative gets properly funded: Retention programs are fully backed by the C-suite, recruitment snafus are nipped in the bud before they become big problems, and even the CFO meets employee engagement initiatives with near-giddy enthusiasm.

Top 10 Stats From the 2018 State of Workforce Management

DATIS

While many companies like Deloitte, McKinsey & Company, SHRM, and many others release annual reports for mass consumption, DATIS found that not many of these stats reflected the current landscape of the Health and Human Services industry. The needs and pains of mental health clinics, rehabilitation facilities, and behavioral health organizations are unique, and, to their misfortunate, are being ignored by the larger corporations.

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What Employers Should Do When an Employee Resigns – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

A couple months ago, I wrote an article about how to properly resign from your job. Shortly after, I received a note from an employer about a challenge they’re facing, and it reminded me that organizations need to know what to do when an employee resigns too.

Employee Onboarding Guide

ClearCompany HRM

Onboarding By: ClearCompany Updated: January 2018. What is Employee Onboarding? Onboarding Definition. Why is Onboarding Important? What is the Average Cost of Onboarding a New Employee? How to Find the Best Onboarding Software for Your Company. Employee Onboarding Articles.

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!

How To Make Your Products Successful

Get Hppy

Most organizations take products too seriously. They have a culture that believes their products convey value and stress features, cool technology and price as the reasons why people should buy from them. Also read: The Best Companies Have A Culture Of “Yes”.

APPLE: The Real 2nd (or 3rd) Headquarters Your City Wants.

The HR Capitalist

As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac Eldorado. Anybody wanna see second prize? Second prize's a set of steak knives. Third prize is you're fired. Blake (played by Alec Baldwin) in Glengarry Glen Ross .

The Emerging Alliance Between Human Resources and IT

Reflektive

Performance management is the responsibility of your human resources or people team. This sounds like a no-brainer. But what if I told you we disagree? Here’s the situation: traditional performance management is broken, and most organizations know this. That’s why 81 percent of companies are updating the way they manage performance. Fixing this problem takes more than new technology; it requires a change in the way your entire company views performance.

Put Your Employee Engagement Data to Work in 5 Steps

Visier

Editor’s note: Engagement surveys are a mainstay in the arsenal of HR tactics.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Mentoring And Women In The Workplace

Get Hppy

I am not sure if this train is even moving based on what I see and hear. Women in the workplace are still underrepresented at all levels.

How to avoid the costs of disengaged employees

PeopleStrategy

According to a Gallup poll , around 85% of employees class themselves as either ‘not engaged’ or ‘actively disengaged’ at work. No wonder employee engagement is a perennial issue. But what does a ‘disengaged’ employee look like?

Level Up: Changing Technology For Performance Management

Reflektive

What if your employees checked in on their work performance as often as they check Facebook? According to Gartner, human capital management (HCM) applications are increasingly designed for daily use. The modern workforce has new expectations and requirements for technology in order to reach the productivity and performance they desire.

Setbacks Are a Big Part of Success

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDid you know that accomplishing new things and failing at them can both contribute to your success? Every accomplished task is a learning opportunity and something to celebrate.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

4 Ways Divorce Disrupts the Workplace And How to Tackle It

Get Hppy

A divorce is undoubtedly one of the most stressful and emotionally straining situations a person can go through, but the impact is also substantial for their workplace, both in regards to atmosphere and productivity.

How to Take Your Wellness Program Messaging to the Next Level

Cornerstone On Demand

Remember writing notes on pieces of paper, folding them into airplanes and tossing them across the classroom to the delight of a friend? As any grade schooler knows, that level of personalized messaging is incredibly powerful. And it's often missing in today's internal company communications, especially when it comes to employee wellness programs. Of course, you're now working with digital tools , not pen and paper.

VIDEO HANGOUT THURSDAY - The Psychology of Recruitment: Brain Hacking to Get Agreement.

The HR Capitalist

If you’re a client or follower of Jobvite, you know the Recruiter Nation Live series. It started with the Recruiter Nation Live Conference in San Francisco last June, and continued with the Recruiter Nation Live Roadshow that brought real recruiter talk to 9 cities in North America over the last three months of 2017. The feedback was great – you loved it, so we’re back with the latest in the series – the Recruiter Nation Live Hangout Series, hosted by Fistful of Talent and me.

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Setbacks Are a Big Part of Success

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryDid you know that accomplishing new things and failing at them can both contribute to your success? Every accomplished task is a learning opportunity and something to celebrate.

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.

4 tips for effective change management 

PeopleStrategy

You’ve selected a new HR technology system for your organization and now, a critical time begins. You need to effectively prepare your company to adopt and use this new technology – otherwise, you will not see the highest return on your investment.

Band-Aids Can’t Fix Your Aging Human Resource Information System

Cornerstone On Demand

By now most organizations know they need a Human Resource Information System (HRIS). But when it becomes clear that an existing solution is soon to be obsolete, the choice to either keep finding workarounds or scrap the solution in favor of a new tool is a tough one. Recognizing that it’s time for a change is key. Outdated HRIS are inefficient, costly and cannot meet the flexibility and functionality needs of the modern workforce. Still, many are in use today.

How to Implement Modern Performance Management

Reflektive

You lose your star employee. Your engagement survey returns dismal results. Your leadership team wants to know why the company you acquired seems to be declining in productivity for the sixth month straight. But you’ve reviewed industry best practices and case studies from fellow HR practitioners, and you know these nightmare scenarios are merely justification for your master plan: to relaunch newer, better performance management.

Get the latest survey research on performance recognition.

Engage2Excel

How common are performance recognition programs today and what effects do they have on the employees they’re designed to influence? To answer these questions, Trendicators™–the research division of Engage2Excel–recently conducted a survey of 1,500 U.S. employees representing all major industries and demographic categories. Statistically Valid Research: The results of this original research study, which have a margin of error of plus or minus 1.5%

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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.