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A Formula for Building an Engaged Workforce - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Do you feel like workplace performance is down, like your managers are lacking leadership, and you aren’t seeing the success or outcomes you know your team can create? One of the easiest things you can do to fix this is review your employee engagement. What is Employee Engagement?

Are Freelancers Your Best Performers? Applying Organizational Network Analysis to the Gig Economy

Visier

Whether you call it “gig,” “fluid” “liquid,” “agile,” or something else, an increasing proportion of work is done through engagements other than regular full-time employment.

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This CTO Has Performance Conversations After Every Sprint

Reflektive

Think about the last time you finished a project. How did you feel? What did your teammates think? Did you have a strong idea of what you did well, and what you could improve for next time? Were you able to reflect on all of this and make adjustments before moving onto the next project?

The 6 Best Slack Extensions for Company Culture

CultureIQ

Here at CultureIQ, we define company culture as the behaviors, beliefs, interactions, and attitudes that dictate how things get done within your organization. Those behaviors, beliefs interactions, and attitudes are often large-scale.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Candidate Experience: It Includes Job Interviews

HR Bartender

You guys know that we’re experiencing a candidate-driven job market. This means that the conversations we’ve been having about employment branding, realistic job previews, and the candidate experience are significant to our future recruitment efforts.

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Why Ranking Employees Against Each Other Doesn’t Work

Reflektive

Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. We must know how we’re performing at our jobs in order to continuously improve and keep our organization moving forward. At one point, we all used benchmarks: From childhood through higher education, we had clear grades presented to us multiple times a year to let us know exactly where we stood in comparison to a mandated rubric. Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. Click To Tweet.

How to Be a Proactive Manager

Cornerstone On Demand

Years ago, I shadowed a night manager at a large grocery store chain. She didn't sit down a single time during her entire eight hour shift. She tackled problem after problem, putting out fires. I was completely exhausted by the end of it, and asked her how she did it. She said, "Well, I've been here six months and I've lost 20 pounds without dieting." The reason why her shift was so chaotic was that she was managing by being reactive , rather than proactive.

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Recruit Better: Create an Online Realistic Job Preview

HR Bartender

“Tell me one of your weaknesses.” is a classic interview question. Of course, no candidate wants to answer with a weakness, so they often come up with a weakness that can also be considered a strength. Like “Oh, I work too much.” Or “I have perfectionist tendencies.”.

Hiring & Managing Remote Teams in 10 Steps!

ClearCompany HRM

Whether this is your first remote employee or your 50th, hiring and managing a team that spans beyond one office can be a challenge. This checklist is perfect for leaders who are looking to hire a remote employee/team or who have remote employees, but want to boost their program. As with any employee, hiring the right remote worker is crucial to productivity and performance.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

On Company Culture: The 6 Best Podcasts Episodes to Download

CultureIQ

To say we’re passionate about culture at CultureIQ would be an understatement. Our team shares an unabashed obsession with understanding company culture — one that doesn’t slow down when we leave the CultureIQ office for the day.

10 Places to Find US – Connections Edition

Ultimate Software

Last year, we debuted our “10 Places to Find US” series, designed to showcase the latest Ultimate Software mentions and news in the HR community.

Bookmark This! Anti Harassment Edition

HR Bartender

This post has been a long time in the works. I think it’s fair to say that #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have changed us – both individually and organizationally.

Easy Employee Turnover Rate Calculation [Printable]

ClearCompany HRM

Employee turnover is a telling HR metric. With a baseline idea of how many employees exit, companies can better understand process and program adjustments while observing the effects of their changes. If an employer changes policies or goes through a large organizational adjustment, this number, along with other HR metrics, will help you keep tabs on the thoughts and feelings of your workforce.

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.

8 Twitter Accounts That All HR Leaders Should Be Following

Reflektive

Twitter is a wonderful resource for HR professionals, but it can also be a challenging environment to navigate. From hashtags, to accounts, to lists, to moments, there are so many different ways to keep up with trending news that it can be difficult to figure out who to follow. Here are eight accounts that we think all HR leaders should be following to get a well rounded glimpse of what’s happening in the world of human resources.

How to Prepare Your Organization for Robot Workers

Cornerstone On Demand

Do you hear that sound? It's the collective gasp of the millions of workers threatened by the likes of artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones and even autonomous vehicles. Recent headlines like " Robots Are Coming for Jobs of as Many as 800 Million World Wide " and “ Workers at Risk as Robots Set to Replace 66M Jobs " deliver a dire forecast of imminent job loss—a robot apocalypse where human workers become redundant.

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Ethics: Taking Credit For Someone Else’s Ideas – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Many of us can relate to today’s reader note about ethics. What do you do when you discover that someone has stolen one of your ideas and made it their own? Can you write a blog post on intellectual integrity and ethics?

Strategically Managing Manufacturing Skills Gaps With Learning Analytics

Visier

For many companies struggling to fill job vacancies, “corporate colleges” have become a necessity. At one factory complex in Washington, workers check out books from a company library, reports this recent WSJ article. At another in Atlanta, a faculty teaches workers lessons from the factory floor.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

How (not) to Engage Millennials

Get Hppy

The young prince had grown weary of the jester – his jokes fell flat, his singing was out of tune and his attempts at acrobatics were dismal. Perhaps you’d be funnier without your head,” admonished the monarch, “I can easily find a replacement for you.”.

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Office Hours: 3 Ways Wendy's Empowers and Engages Their Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly " Office Hours " video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe. Investing in employee engagement doesn't just improve the well being of your workforce—it also drives profits.

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What is the HR Business Partner Model?

Reflektive

The role of human resources is changing. The growing influence of automation and the need to deliver measurable value has transformed HR’s responsibilities. In the traditional model, HR departments were responsible for recruiting and hiring employees, administering payroll and benefits, and handling employee relations. Automated HR technology now handles many of those tasks, often freeing up bandwidth for HR to take on new responsibilities. The result?

Talent Experience Is the Key to Engaging and Retaining Millennials

Hoops

The strategies that worked to attract, recruit, engage, and retain Generation Xers are ineffective with Millennials.

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Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

How To Make Your People Plan Bloody Brilliant

Get Hppy

The human resource plan is the expression of how the organization intends to acquire and retain the skills and competencies it needs to execute its strategic game plan. The plan should also address how to deal with existing skills and competencies the organization possesses but no longer requires.

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The Millennials Are Right: Continual Performance Feedback Works

Cornerstone On Demand

As millennials continue to flood the workforce, one of the most obvious differences about the cohort is their constant need for performance feedback and continual reward. Standard annual reviews and rewards are not enough for this group of upstarts—managers cite that millennial employees want to check in at the end of every initiative and get feedback on how they performed. Older workers don't understand this need for an open and consistent feedback loop.

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These Five Companies Are Trailblazing Performance Management

Reflektive

We’ve read the articles. The annual performance review has been dying a slow death for the past few years. More and more, companies are realizing that traditional performance management is a large cause of low employee engagement and high turnover. Fortunately, there’s a wave of companies, small and large, that are redefining performance management from the ground up.

Talent Experience Is the Key to Engaging and Retaining Millennials

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How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.