Sat.Jul 01, 2017 - Fri.Jul 07, 2017

Employee Engagement: The Best Time To Do It Was 20 Years Ago

HR Bartender

Bartender mentioned what is believed to be an old Chinese Proverb the other day. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” It reminded me that the same philosophy applies to employee engagement. The ideal time to deal with engagement was decades ago.

How to Drive Real Results with Paperless Onboarding

ClearCompany HRM

When someone new joins your organization, there’s always some amount of adjustment. The current employees are concerned about how the new hire is going to impact their work life. What kind of person are they? How diligent of a worker will they be?

Why Millennials Want More Feedback, More Often

Reflektive

Everyone needs feedback. Constructive feedback helps people change course and reach their goals, and recognition affirms good behaviors. Companies that institute effective feedback are more likely to help their employees, and their bottom lines, grow. There are many articles being passed around saying millennials need more feedback, especially as companies scramble to change their work culture and benefits package to drive retention and acquisition of the generation.

4 Practices to Bring Your Culture of Feedback to Life

Cornerstone On Demand

By Keith Ferrazzi This is part of our CHRO Community Series , which highlights big ideas from CHROs working to push the boundaries of HR and transform their organization for the better. Our first mini-series focuses on improving feedback operations within organizations. We all know the importance of honest and actionable feedback.

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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.

Your Employees Are the Company’s Secret Weapon – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I know sometimes it sounds like a broken record to talk about employee engagement. Truth is, for all of the conversation, it doesn’t appear that organizations are moving the needle.

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Career Experience Management: Developing the Potential of Your Human Workforce

WorkHuman

Listen to our interview with Sophie Wade in the WorkHuman Radio episode embedded at the top of this post. Traditional, linear careers are over.

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Psychology of Employee Motivation

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. Almost everything we do (or don't do, for that matter) at work can be traced back to motivation : It's the reason some employees are engaged , others are disenchanted and still others are actively looking to leave. It's the reason some of us love going to work, and the reason some of us hate it.

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A Senior Management Change Can Interrupt Company Culture

HR Bartender

A key theme during this year’s Great Place to Work Conference was developing talent. Are organizations asking their managers the question, “What are you doing to develop talent? And specifically, your replacement?”.

How To Create A Culture Of Successful People – It’s Magic

Get Hppy

If every individual in an organization understood how to successfully exploit each opportunity they were given, the culture that would be created would produce sustainable success for the enterprise.

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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.

Learning and Training at the Speed of Business

ATD Human Capital

Business is all about speed and efficiency, and finding ways for workers to get things done as fast as possible without sacrificing quality. By removing barriers and inner bureaucracy, companies can eliminate downtime, making employees more effective without using incentives.

How Recruiters Can Embrace the Pace of Innovation

Cornerstone On Demand

Maybe Franz Kafka had it right: “In a fight between you and the world, bet on the world." The accelerating pace of innovation has humbled nearly everyone, even the experts. Just a few weeks ago this headline caught my attention: " J.Crew's Mickey Drexler Confesses: I Underestimated How Tech Would Upend Retail." You might not recognize the name, but Drexler is a legend in the retail industry. He redefined Gap Inc. in the 1990s and turned J.Crew into a household name.

We’re All Biased, But We Can Get Better

Ultimate Software

Like many people, I do all I can every day to value people for their character and contributions, irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, age, gender, national origin, cultural heritage, sexual orientation, disability, and size or shape.

5 Smart Best Practices to Engage Customers

Get Hppy

If you want to swiftly boost the success of your business, you should create best practices for your employees to follow. When companies put best practices into place that ensure the customer is always the center focus, they soon see their businesses start to grow.

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.

Is Perfection Holding You Back?

CONCERN: EAP

Having goals can be an important component of growth and success. However, when we strive towards perfection and ignore balance, we may be limiting our progress.Perfectionism can be more of a hindrance than an aid when it comes to overcoming challenges.

How To Write a Vision Statement

EmployeeConnect

The driving force behind any strategic plan is the vision statement. This article is an attempt to guide you through the process of framing a vision statement with examples to help you with. A Few Things for Getting Started. This article is a mere guideline to help you frame your vision statement, as not every pointer may apply to every organisation alike. However, this will still provide you the gist of the matter. Create the pinnacle of the funnel.

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The Power of the Present

ATD Human Capital

When I speak and write about mindfulness, the question I get most often is, “If I practice mindfulness, what does that get me?” ” I usually point to the growing body of research that demonstrates the results of mindfulness.

8 Steps You Can Take In Hiring Your First Employee

Get Hppy

As a business grows, there will come a point where everything can’t be done by just one person. Sooner or later, the help of another employee is necessary to further the company’s success. Hiring your first employee can be a vague and daunting task.

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.

How to tactfully turn down a promotion to management

Everwise

Transitioning from individual contributor to manager is a big career move. Focus shifts from concrete deliverables to people development, which requires an entirely new set of skills.

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Mapping the Perfect Candidate Journey

EmployeeConnect

Recruiting top talent becomes increasingly difficult thanks to evaporating borders and ever-increasing efforts by a given company’s competitors to score hiring coups. Customer journey mapping is a well-known process that grows increasingly more important for online marketing efforts in today’s digital marketplace. Recruiting job candidates, which has become more challenging in recent years, can also benefit by mapping the candidate experience.

3 Secrets to Building High Performing Teams

TLNT: The Business of HR

Whether you’re scaling a large organization or building a new company, hiring and retaining top talent and building a high performing team is absolutely key. In fact, there is no bigger factor in driving a company’s long-term growth and success.

What Great Leaders Do Before Retiring

Get Hppy

Being a leader carries much responsibility, including the foresight of knowing when it is time to pass the torch. At the moment, there are about 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day, meaning you are not alone in thinking it’s time to move on.

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.

5 Ways Interview Scorecards Help Identify Talent

HR Partner

Nothing is worse than being wrong about a new hire and realizing that you hired the wrong person. It costs time, money, and brings down the whole team. Or maybe you made a great hire, only to realize that it was more difficult than you thought to repeat and find other A-players.

The Secret to Achieving Goals: Establish Daily Habits

EmployeeConnect

We have all encountered that guilt and disappointment when we eventually give up on a goal after floundering with it for some time. It’s quite challenging in fact to sustain motivation, especially when trying to hit a longer term goal. Consider the popular News Year’s Resolution. Only 8% of those that make resolutions actually achieve their goal. What sets this 8% apart is they focus on forming an incremental new habit instead of trying to hit the main goal.

Generation Z Is Coming. Will You Be Ready?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Recently at the SHRM conference, I had the pleasure of meeting Heather Bussing’s son, Holden.

Fostering a Healthy Multigenerational Workforce

Get Hppy

While generational rivalry in America is nothing new, it may seem a bit more widespread and aggressive these days thanks to the internet.

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.