Sat.Jun 24, 2017 - Fri.Jun 30, 2017

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The Best HR Leaders Strengths & Weaknesses Unveiled

ClearCompany HRM

The US version of The Office, is one of those iconic television shows that continues to captivate fans. It tells the endearing narrative of a small team of workers employed at paper company, Dunder-Mifflin. The characters and storylines are a little far-fetched, but one coworker almost always gets the short-end of the stick.

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5 Key Components of Any Successful Performance Management Process

HR Bartender

Regardless of your opinion of the annual performance review, organizations still need to have a performance management process. Performance management is a way to provide feedback, accountability, and documentation for performance outcomes. Even organizations that are “ditching” the annual review aren’t abandoning accountability, feedback, and documentation.

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10 Tips on How to Mentor Emerging HR Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

One of our greatest assets in the field of human resources is our next generation of thought leaders. As we undergo significant changes in our industry and prepare for a new world of work in the information age, there is no better time to start focusing on how we lead the next generation through these uncertain times. As someone who has spent decades in HR rising through the ranks, one of the greatest joys of my career has been coaching my younger teammates.

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How To Use Cohort Analysis for Better Workforce Decisions

Visier

Talking compensation and promotions with your employees can be a tricky business, yet many managers make these costly (and sometimes time-sensitive) people decisions based on hallway conversations and gut feel. Intuition — a mental “shortcut” — is the result of two hardwired processes ( pattern recognition and emotional tagging ), which frequently lead to cognitive errors.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Aspiring to be a CHRO? Here's How to Get There

ClearCompany HRM

Do you have your sights set on a CHRO position? Good choice! Whether a business succeeds or fails is determined by the quality and happiness of the employees who work there. And because over 50% of the U.S. workforce is not engaged, companies are crying out for talented CHROs.

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The Key to Managing People You Don't Like

Cornerstone On Demand

When you get promoted to a managerial position, you don't automatically gain managerial skills that allow you to easily treat people fairly. You're still the same person you were the day before, and let's face that—that probably means you don't like everyone equally. In fact, you may have direct reports that you really can't stand. How are you supposed to treat those people fairly when everything they do makes you cringe?

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The 11 Habits of Highly Effective Teams

ATD Human Capital

In my book, The Collaborator: Discover Soccer as a Metaphor for Global Business Leadership , I describe the game of soccer as the best example of a sport with teams charged to perform their work under changing conditions. Why soccer? Played at its highest level, the best soccer teams in the world succeed by applying a mindset that recognizes a mutual dependency between players on the field, described as genuine collaborative teamwork.

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How Important Human Resources Training is for Today's Shifting Workforce

ClearCompany HRM

2017 has been a big year for change in Human Resources. A new presidential administration is creating changes and affecting healthcare and employee benefits. Meanwhile, we’re learning to handle a workforce that’s filled with a new generation: Millennials (and it’s just 2 more years until they make up the majority of the workforce). On top of all that, talent acquisition and management has become increasingly candidate-driven.

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Recruiters: Do You Know the Quality of Your Web Traffic?

HR Bartender

One of the most interesting conversations that took place during this year’s TAtech Spring Congress was about web traffic. According to a report by software company DeviceAtlas, almost half of all web traffic (48 percent) is now generated by bots (aka web robots) and crawlers. Bots and crawlers are software that’s designed to visit your site and perform a function.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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Ted Talk Tuesday: Rewards Aren't the Key to Employee Motivation

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. Daniel Pink is trying to change the way companies view the modern workplace. He is the author of five provocative books, including three long-running New York Times bestsellers: A Whole New Mind, To Sell is Human and Drive.

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The Underground Workforce: Immigrants

The Aristocracy of HR

000000000010 A little over a month ago, I traveled to Queens to go pick up my 10th wedding anniversary cake from a family friend. To give you some context, I live in Long Island, NY (the forgotten borough, unless you talk The Hamptons) so anytime I want food or goods related to my West-Indian culture […].

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7 Skills Every Future CHRO Should Have

ClearCompany HRM

The ultimate career goal for many HR professionals is to land the chief human resources officer (CHRO) title. The value of the CHRO has steadily increased in recent years, often heralded one of the most important or influential jobs in the company. Many consider it the best step toward becoming CEO, a position focused on everything from developing leaders and attaining growth to aligning goals with business plans.

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The Best Way to Study for an HR Certification Exam – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’ve written before about the importance of HR certification and recertification. Today’s reader question has to do with a different part of the process – studying for the exam. I am interested in obtaining a HR certification and had a few questions for you. What do you recommend is the best way to prepare for the exam besides professional experience?

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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Experiences, Not Stuff: From Parenting to Business

UpstartHR

Last weekend my wife forwarded me an article that hit her right between the eyes. And to be honest, it did for me as well. It was a parenting piece that focused on one of the rampant problems we deal with in our house: toys. The gist of the piece is that our kids have enough toys and that buying them more just makes them more bored and more hungry for the next thing.

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5 Ways To Help Your Employees Manage Stress

Hppy

It’s no secret that with time, professional lives have become increasingly demanding and complex. The ‘24X7-always-on’ lifestyle, along with mounting work pressure, often results in extreme stress, burnout, and anxiety in employees. This directly affects their productivity and engagement. In fact, according to a survey by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health conducted in collaboration with National Public Radio and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 44 percent respondents say their job aff

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Got Goals? Work the System with the Power of Tiny Habits

CONCERN: EAP

If goals are the destinations we want to reach someday, then the systems we put in place are the paths we take to get there. Those paths might be long or short, direct or winding, downhill or up, but we must walk them to reach our goals, no matter what.The more we commit to the system, instead of just the end goal, the more progress we can make. That’s because, unlike a goal, a system is something we can easily put in practice.

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14 Characteristics of a Great Workplace

EmployeeConnect

Have you ever wondered what is it that secret formula that makes a great workplace with extraordinary employees motivated to report to work every day? Or what makes a workplace to attract, retain, and motivate the very best talent in the industry? This article discusses some of the attributes which characterise a great workplace and makes it attractive enough to lure the very best of talent in the industry.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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The Change is Coming, the Change is Coming!

Don Phin

Sometimes change can feel like some monster lurking in the deep, ready to pounce on us in an instant. Nice calm day one moment, disruption the next. People are in fact losing jobs…and companies… to AI and robotics and other technologies. But it should come as no surprise. Woe be the unprepared. (I think that. Read More. The post The Change is Coming, the Change is Coming!

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What is Disability Insurance, and Should You Offer it to Employees?

Justworks

According to the Social Security Administration, 25% of all 20-year-olds will become disabled and unable to work sometime before reaching the age of 67. But unlike with health, dental, and vision insurance, very few people know that there are insurance products designed to replace a portion of their income when they become ill or disabled and cannot work.

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Event Activities at ACE 2017 in New Orleans, September 12-13, 2017

Achievers

The effect of employee engagement on key business objectives is staggering. According to Gallup , highly engaged business units see: a 17 percent increase in productivity. 24 percent less employee turnover. a 41 percent reduction in absenteeism. With such dramatic increases in crucial aspects of business sustainability, the importance of employee engagement cannot be ignored.

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A Wellness Culture at Work Takes More Than Words

Hppy

Popular mythology, particularly among America’s older generations, imagines that kids today are born knowing how to use smartphones, computers, and tablets. Before they so much as crawl or exclaim, “Ma-ma!” they seem to intuitively know how to swipe, snap, and scroll on touch screens. While this might be an overly generous assessment of youth skill, there is another talent common among millennials and other younger generations that is of similar utility in the modern world.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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The 7 Corporate Culture Questions Every CEO Should Ask

ATD Human Capital

Leadership and learning are indispensable from one another. —John F. Kennedy. I like questions. Questions make people think. Statements may go in one ear and out the other, but a good question will bounce around inside your head until you come up with an answer. And good questions often breed even better questions. And the outcome of all these questions is often a new insight.

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Compensation: The Gap in Communicating Company Culture

Everwise

The catchphrase among companies these days is “corporate culture.” The Harvard Business Review recently recorded a 90-minute strategy meeting of Fortune-500 company leaders and found that they brought up the word “culture” a whopping 27 times. While this might seem extreme, it makes sense given the extent to which employees have made clear that having a fantastic corporate culture is not just an option.

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Bringing Recognition to Real Estate: Minto Group’s Story

WorkHuman

Bringing about culture change can be a challenge for any organization – where do you begin? How can you organically build a culture of appreciation, even with a large population of offline workers who don’t have access to computers? We recently spoke to Dave Bond, director of talent management and total rewards at the Minto Group, to discuss how the home building and property management company modernized its approach to social recognition and saw immediate results in terms of employee reach.

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CEO Jennefer Witter Wants Women to Build an Old Girls' Network

Justworks

As Founder and CEO of The Boreland Group Inc, Jennefer Witter has headed a successful public relations business for 14 years. Jennefer is author of The Little Book of Big PR: 100 + Quick Tips to Get Your Small Business Noticed. She wears many hats — from business leader to networking expert to public speaker — and Justworks was proud to have her as a panelist for women in business at our recent Justwomen event in New York City.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Are Company Trips a Good Idea?

Hppy

Team retreats sound good in theory. What better way to show your team you appreciate them than to send them to a beachy paradise or a swanky ski resort? It’s an extravagant gesture, and in our current working climate of low engagement, extravagant gestures might be just what you need to perk up team productivity, morale, and teamwork. However, company trips can have some drawbacks , and it’s important to think carefully before you send out an email proposing a trip to Hawaii.

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When HR Makes a $2,666,594.03 Mistake

Evil HR Lady

We’ve all made mistakes at work , but have you made a $2,666,594.03 mistake? On one employee? Hold onto your hats, because you don’t want this to happen to you. Here’s what happened. Trico Products Corporation laid off Francois El-Hayek after 28 years of service. He was supposed to receive 34 weeks worth of severance pay in exchange for signing a general release.

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5 Tips for Launching a Social Recognition Program

WorkHuman

Derek & Lynette will share 5 tips for launching a social recognition program in our webinar this Thursday. Are you interested in bringing social recognition to your company, but not sure where to begin? And what if – like in most organizations – you’re limited by time, budget, and resource constraints? How can you get the rest of your company on board?