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Employee Engagement Isn’t a One and Done Activity

HR Bartender

I’ve written about employee engagement quite a bit over the years. At this point, I think we all know it’s important and companies need to focus on it. But it’s also important to understanding that engagement isn’t necessarily the goal.

Self-Assessment: The 5 Abilities Only HR Superheroes Have

ClearCompany HRM

What does it take to be an HR Superhero? Do you have it? Find out what makes HR leaders stand out above the rest and assess yourself to see if you’re one of them or if you could use a little training yourself. Talent Management

Top 4 Areas Where Leaders Can Increase Employee Engagement

ATD Human Capital

I believe that leaders are responsible for creating the work environment that brings out the very best in people. The most effective leaders I work with (and have worked for in the past) strive to constantly inspire higher levels of performance from their teams.

Futureproof Your Organization with These 8 Manager Effectiveness Metrics

Visier

Editor’s note: The organization of the future will be more agile and flexible, requiring a new team structure to support these characteristics. As such, the role of manager will evolve into two distinct types: administrative and mission.

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 Internal Job Postings May Need a Refresh

HR Bartender

One of the things I’ve noticed lately is the number of articles about external recruitment but not much about internal. External recruitment strategies include mobile and social , advertising, job fairs, etc. Even the employee referral program is an external sourcing strategy.

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5 Growth Conversations to Engage and Retain Your Employees - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

One of the biggest reasons people leave jobs is to seek opportunities for growth. According to Glassdoor , job seekers ask about growth opportunities more than any other benefit. They also found that career growth was the top reason people leave their jobs.

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Is A Well-Designed Office Space At The Heart Of Employee Engagement?

Get Hppy

Is your workspace conducive to engaged and enthusiastic employees? As new research reveals office design priorities for staff, we explore the findings and their implications for employers. Read on to learn how a well-designed office space can be a strategic aspect of your talent management strategy.

There Are Not Apps for Everything – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Remember the old iPhone commercial, “ There’s an app for that. ”? There are a lot of apps available to us. Apps for banking, well-being, photography, and of course, games. It could be said that we’ve become an app driven society. And that might not be a bad thing.

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Partner with Your People: Scott Shares His Entrepreneurial Advice with Fortune

Ultimate Software

At Ultimate Software, we put people first. Period. We owe a lot of that to the example set by our CEO, Scott Scherr, and his commitment to not only taking good care of his employees, but treating them as true partners.

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.

Mindfulness Is Your Company's Employee Engagement Secret

Cornerstone On Demand

A 2017 American Psychological Association study on stress found that Americans are more stressed out now than they have been in the last decade. We are in desperate need of training and resources, in addition to permission from ourselves and our bosses to take a break. In fact, a 2017 Attitudes in the Workplace Study found that 80 percent of workers feel stress on the job, nearly half said they need help learning how to manage stress and 42 percent say their coworkers need help, too.

Is Culture Fit a Myth?

WorkHuman

Listen to our WorkHuman Radio interview with Robin Schooling and Bill Boorman, embedded at the top of this post. The importance of aligning hiring to organizational culture is endlessly discussed, debated, and analyzed.

Compensation Based on Your Number of Direct Reports – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

In my professional career, I’ve found that we don’t spend enough time explaining to employees how they get paid. What I mean by that is organizations often do not share the factors that determine pay ranges, etc.

The Debate over Compensatory Time

nettime solutions

How employers compensate their employees is an issue of hot debate. In May of 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act , a bill that would allow private employers to provide compensatory time to employees in lieu of paying them overtime pay.

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.

Find Out the Sweet Spot for Cognitive HR

Get Hppy

Many experts agree on the fact that workplace has changed but HR methods mostly remain the same. The reason is outdated policies and tools used HR professionals that don’t meet the needs of the personnel and don’t support effective workforce decision making.

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The Power of Listening

Everwise

David Kennington’s career in information systems (IS) and information technology (IT) has spanned two continents and the age of the Internet. He’s helped Fortune 500 companies like J.P. Morgan and Prudential manage internal change as the Internet has revolutionized the way we work.

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The Key to Developing a Vibrant Workplace

Reflektive

Why is there such a theme of despair in most workplaces? Because people want to be appreciated for what they do at work. But, unfortunately, most people don’t feel appreciated at work. In fact, while 51 percent of managers surveyed across several companies felt they were doing a good job of recognizing employees for work well done, only 17 percent of the employees who worked for those managers felt appreciated by their supervisor.

Science Has Discovered 8 Ways You're Blowing It When Interviewing Job Candidates

Entrepreneur

Looking for a job is nerve wracking. The person doing the hiring is just as stressed. Hiring Employees

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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.

4 Common Office Mistakes And How To Fix Them

Get Hppy

Unless you run your own business or inherited a million-dollar fortune, you’ll probably spend most of your adult years building a career at an office. It’s a fact. Over the average lifespan, a person will spend about 10.3 years in the office –that’s excluding sleep and lunch!

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The Happiness Factor: Cultivate a Positive Outlook

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryHappiness and health go hand in hand.

Ted Talk Tuesday: Define Your Own Success

Cornerstone On Demand

This 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. Alain de Botton is an essayist and author known for writing on the "philosophy of everyday life." He's written about love, travel, careers, and more—with a particular focus on what brings us (or what we "think" brings us) fulfillment in life.

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Don't Shuffle People Into the Wrong Job Just Because They're Already on the Payroll

Entrepreneur

You grow your company by putting proven performers where you need them most. If you don't have them, hire them. Inspiring Your Team

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.

[Infographic] How To Forge A Meaningful Working Relationship With Your Boss

Get Hppy

People mean everything in the workplace. The chemistry that forms between a working team can, in the best circumstances, define the successes that they collectively achieve; but in any case, it is surely the main defining factor of whether work is a pleasant and fulfilling place to be.

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The Happiness Factor: Cultivate a Positive Outlook

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryHappiness and health go hand in hand.

Are Health Analytics the Future of Wellness Programs?

Cornerstone On Demand

Today's wellness programs still heavily rely on viewing historical data, which forces you to design your health and wellbeing plans by looking through the proverbial rearview mirror. In a time where the focus is on “prevention," this method means we may already be too late. What if you could look outward through the windshield and see what's ahead, avoid accidents and become the most efficient drivers on this journey to employee health?

Managing the Good Performer Gone Bad

Don Phin

Employees are wonderful… until they are not. Often, employees become derailed because of personal challenges or changes in their work environment or roles. When looking at poor performance check your head by asking these questions. Is it the fault of the system? – As Deming said, “the system is the problem!”. Is this person mismatched? Read More. The post Managing the Good Performer Gone Bad appeared first on HRSherpas.

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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.