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A Formula for Building an Engaged Workforce - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 (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.

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.

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.

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?

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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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 (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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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?

The Best Ways To Develop A High-Performing Business Culture

SutiHR

Today, most organizations are turning to cultural change to boost future growth and performance. In order to develop a high-performing culture, an organization should perform better than its peers in several aspects.

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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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.

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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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.

HR Trends to Watch Out for in 2018!

CakeHR

Just a little while ago we said our goodbyes to the previous year, and full of hope we welcomed 2018. Yes… another year has passed yet HR transformations continue to shape the workplace.

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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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.