Sat.Jun 30, 2018 - Fri.Jul 06, 2018

How to Align Your Employee Goals with Business Goals

Reflektive

Research has shown that there is a clear connection between collaborative goal setting and employee engagement. Unfortunately, most companies aren’t capitalizing on this connection: Only 13% of employees strongly agree that their manager helps them set performance goals. But among millennial employees whose manager does help them define goals, 72% are engaged. And when a manager holds their reports accountable for performance goals, engagement rates increase by 2.5 times.

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Do You Know about Green Benefits?

HR Daily Advisor

Does your organization offer “green” benefits? Green benefits are benefits that are environmentally friendly in some way. Employers may want to offer green benefits for several different reasons. First, they may be in alignment with company goals and values.

Sell Your Culture, Not Your Perks

TLNT: The Business of HR

Can we blame people for judging companies on their culture? Branding Culture Talent Acquisition Featured

Use a Growth Mindset to Reduce Bias

HR Bartender

I ran across a very interesting article from Harvard Business Review titled,” Neurodiversity as a Competitive Advantage ”.

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.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. As a tech company, we experience first hand the challenges faced by HR and business leaders in the hyper-competitive tech talent market.

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Alexa, Find Me a Skilled Candidate??

Cornerstone On Demand

Today in the U.S., over 39 million adults own a smart speaker, according to a 2018 study from NPR and Edison Research. Whether it's Amazon's Echo or Google Home, the devices are making users' lives easier—65 percent of respondents said they wouldn't want to go back to life without their voice assistant.

Improve Performance by Expanding Solutions

HR Bartender

After an employee is coached about their performance, a follow-up meeting should always be scheduled. Always. Even if the employee turns their performance around a full 180 degrees. Actually, let me rephrase that. Especially if an employee turns their performance around. Because having a follow-up meeting allows you to find out what they did to correct the situation. That generates a proven strategy for success that could be used in the future. Correcting a performance issue is tough.

Employee Check-In Question Templates

Reflektive

Employee check-ins are on the rise, to replace or to supplement the problematic annual review. Check-ins help steer managers to have quality conversations with their direct reports, while also providing the business with consistent documentation across departments. If your performance review completion rates are not what you’d like them to be, you should try check-ins. The quality of check-ins depends on the questions you ask Click To Tweet.

3 Reasons We Care About The Employee Experience in 2018 - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

The Employee Experience. Why should we care about the employee experience? Most leaders are beginning their strategic plans for 2019. As you work on ways to improve for the coming year, one key area to consider is your employee experience. Is it in good shape? Could it use some tweaking?

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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Managers: Ensure Your Employees Meet Their Annual Goals With These Four Steps

Cornerstone On Demand

Remember December, when you were completely snowed in under a pile of work and you had to do all those employee reviews and outline goals for 2018? You got it done and you haven't thought about it since. While that's quite normal, it's also bad management. There's no point in doing year-end evaluations and setting goals for the coming year if you don't plan to follow up on your team's progress throughout the year.

Paying Employees Current

nettime solutions

Sometimes it can be tricky for employees to grasp how payroll works, especially if they’re recent hires and still getting used to your systems. Questions are sure to pop up: When does the pay period end? When do we have to turn in our hours? How long until payday?

How to Help Your Employees Prepare for the Future

Get Hppy

Employee loyalty is increasingly important, yet many businesses forget to ensure their employees are healthy and happy.

Building Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Many in human resources look at employee engagement and say, “How do I sell this to my organization as something that is critically important?”

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.

ICYMI: How the Resume of the Future Will Reflect Your Personal Brand

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for June's top stories! How the Resume of the Future Will Reflect Your Personal Brand Claire McTaggart, is tired of the traditional resume.

Convert to a Point System – a Simple and Effective Employee Productivity Tool

nettime solutions

Many of today’s companies recognize that their employees are the key to their success. Whether their people help drive innovation, create great customer experiences, or follow through on efficiencies, engaged and productive workers typically lead to a successful business.

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How Your Digital Presence Can Improve Employee Relations

Get Hppy

Employee relations are your first step to success because it is your employees that work to give your company the edge over your competition. That being said, typically traditional marketing efforts can actually do wonders for your employee relations.

Why Align Your Employee Goals with Business Goals?

Reflektive

Setting employee goals isn’t a formality, it’s a necessary tool for businesses to thrive. A Harvard Business Review Analytic Services study of more than 550 executives across a variety of industries examined the state of employee engagement. The report found that 71% of executives believe employee engagement is very important in achieving overall organizational success. Yet only 24% say that their organization’s employees are highly engaged. SEE ALSO: Ultimate Guide to Employee Check-Ins.

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.

10 Tips on How to Leverage the Full Potential of Generation Z Candidates

CakeHR

You might have learned a lot about millennials in the past decades. We are sorry to disappoint you, but it is time to forget about everything you learned, especially if you want to employ the youngest eligible candidates in today’s workforce.

Great Leaders Know When to Ask for Help and How to Do It

TLNT: The Business of HR

Do you ask for help when you need it? Do you wait until the very last minute? Would you prefer to suffer and go it alone rather than reach out to others for an assist? Does your perfectionism masquerade as procrastination when you get stuck on a project?

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How To Help Your Employees Through Family Emergencies

Get Hppy

Whatever business you run, whether it’s a digital design agency or a retail store in the middle of town, your workforce is vital to the everyday running and the overall success of your venture.

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Launch Online Training to Target Desired Behaviors

Grovo HR

Changing behaviors is hard — even if the behavior is just getting people to take training! We can’t rely on our employees to be compelled to enter our platforms just because we tell them that it’s “suggested” or “required” training. Our employees are busy, so why should they use their precious time on what we assign to them? The thing is, the most relevant and effective training content in the world will only be effective if people consume it.

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.

Discover Why Text Recruiting and Advertising Matters

ClearCompany HRM

As smartphone ownership continues to climb, people are more connected on the go. With the right tech, SMS text recruitment can help hiring teams connect with their candidates in a way that’s engaging and approachable. Can text messaging help or hurt your #recruiting process?

Technology Can Help Streamline Your Referral Program

TLNT: The Business of HR

The employee referral is the best source of hire for a number of reasons. Referrals cost less money and require less time to hire, especially, if you have properly trained your employees to assess candidates before referring them. Employee Referrals Talent Acquisition Featured

How To Reduce Stress At Work

Get Hppy

In a survey by the American Psychological Association, 65 percent of American adults referred to their job as a top source of stress. Just 37 percent of Americans surveyed by APA said they are managing stress very well. If you have had a demanding job, then you are familiar with work-related stress.

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The Calm Before the Storm…

UpstartHR

It’s been quiet this week, because I’ve been finishing up the final round of edits on my book that comes out later this year. Yesterday I turned in what I think is the 99.99% version to the editor (you never quite get that 0.01% from what I can tell). I’ve learned a lot in this process, and obviously there’s still some ways to go with the publishing and marketing process.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.