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Is Happiness the Secret to Engagement?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Note: This article is part of an occasional series dedicated to exploring the contribution of human capital assets (people!) to the valuation of a business. Welcome to The New ROI: Return on Individuals. Previous articles in the series can be found here.

Improving Employee Productivity with Work Redesign

HSD Metrics

Once you’ve learned why your employees leave, how do you start fixing the problem? One of the common turnover causes we see from exiting employees is the balance of workload. Work redesign is a workplace flexibility initiative that can help reduce employee turnover.

How To Become An Influential Manager

Get Hppy

Influence is a quality that few people factor in when looking at successful businesses and their respective CEOs/managers.

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Use Strategic Planning Techniques to Build Your Workforce Plan

HR Bartender

With unemployment rates at historic lows , organizations have to not only think about filling open requisitions, they also have to develop a long-term approach to staffing. Frankly, if an organization waits until they have an opening before they start strategizing their sources, it will be too late.

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.

How to Increase Productivity in a Hyper-Connected World

ClearCompany HRM

Are new communication tools actually increasing productivity or are they just wasting everyone’s time? This is a question many organizations are beginning to ask themselves. Technology allows society to accomplish tasks that would otherwise be impossible.

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4 Data-Driven Steps to Increase Headcount on a Budget

Visier

Preparing to increase headcount at a large organization is like comparing the cost of bread at different supermarkets: At your regular neighborhood store, a loaf might cost $2.28, but at a high-end store, a loaf might cost $3.98.

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Bookmark This! #SHRM18 Conference Edition

HR Bartender

A couple of weeks ago, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) held its annual conference in Chicago. Over 22,000 human resources professionals were in attendance. It was an exciting and extremely educational event. It was also impossible to take in everything that the event has to offer.

Performance Management Trends: A Growing Need to Manage Contingent Labor Performance

ClearCompany HRM

The contingent workforce is changing the game when it comes to the way employee performance is managed. Today’s workforce has morphed into a dynamic ecosystem made up of salaried employees working alongside contract, freelance and gig workers.

Show Me the Money: The ROI of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Employee engagement drives individual performance in an organization, but do companies with more engaged employees out-perform those with a less-engaged workforce? Can the company show a stronger financial performance and operational efficiency with engaged employees?

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.

How to Reduce Workation-Induced Employee Absences

Visier

Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data so you can make the best decisions possible on how to reduce employee absenteeism at your organization.

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Leadership or Culture: Which Comes First

HR Bartender

There’s a common saying out there that “ culture eats strategy ” for breakfast (or lunch). The idea being that company culture drives the way strategies are created. Totally makes sense. What I struggle with is where leadership fits into this conversation.

Talent Success Toolkit Lesson 2: Recruiting

ClearCompany HRM

In part one of this series, we covered the importance of your company’s first impression to talent, otherwise known as the employer branding stage, and how to implement talent forecasting to make smart, ongoing recruitment predictions year-round.

The Rise of Women Leadership in Business

Get Hppy

Research shows there is a positive relation between female corporate leadership and positive organizational performance. A gender diversity study sponsored by the Peterson Institute for International Economics reveals that women in the C-suite contribute to improved organizational outcomes.

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.

Why Creating a Learning Culture Is an Opportunity for Change

Cornerstone On Demand

Have you noticed that over the past year, conversations around major incidents of unconscious bias and sexual harassment have almost always included learning as part of the solution? It's more important than ever to create a culture of learning within our workplaces, because only through a culture of learning can we adopt new mindsets, behaviors and skills that make workplaces inclusive for everyone. And who better than learning practitioners to lead this charge within their organizations?

Employees Should Establish Their Own Priorities

HR Bartender

A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about Kronos’ transition from a traditional time-off policy to an unlimited time-off program (called myTime). On some level, I like to think of the concept of unlimited time off as Paid Time Off 2.0.

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Performance Management Trends: Why the Agile Approach is Emerging Victorious

ClearCompany HRM

The landscape of performance management is changing. Over the past few years, more and more reputable organizations are bidding adieu to traditional performance management in favor of a more agile process. This is because agile methodology allows for faster response to the needs of a business and can be applied to all areas of performance management, from goal setting to feedback to rewards.

5 Ways Your HRMS Hinders Data-Driven Decision Making

Visier

Leaders across the organization recognize that making workforce decisions based on facts and data—instead of intuition alone—is a key route to increasing their impact on the business.

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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.

Cartoon Coffee Break | Groupthink

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Team building activities are an important part of company culture. Here are six office traditions that bring employees closer together. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management Article Tags: Talent Management

When Great Places to Work Outsource Jobs That Are. You Guessed It, Not Great.

The HR Capitalist

Part of the game of building a great place to work is that you never let down your guard. Never admit that things are less than perfect. Never agree with someone that suggests things are less than perfect.

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Engaging Employees with Collaborative Goal-Setting

Reflektive

In sports, a team’s goal is simple: To win. In business, the goal is usually much more complex. Organizations must balance short- and long-term needs, stay ahead of the competition while keeping up with changing trends, and ensure that the dozens, hundreds, or thousands of employees working for the company are all making positive contributions. DOWNLOAD FREE E-BOOK: The Growth Divide Between Employers and Employees. The third part of that equation—the employees—is the X-factor.

3 Ways for Small Businesses to Track Employee Hours

nettime solutions

As back-office functions go, tracking employee hours can sometimes get overlooked. This is especially true for many new businesses with small teams. But the issue of time theft, no matter how big your business, is anything but small.

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.

4 Ways To Create A More Stable & Healthy Work Environment

Get Hppy

As a leader, it’s your job to make sure your employees are happy, healthy and enjoy working at your business. Turnover is expensive, and too much of it will create a very difficult environment to work and exist each day.

Finding Mindfulness in Surprising Places. It’s not just about meditation.

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library How often do we think we’re in control of our attention when it’s the other way around? We want to focus during a meeting, but our attention wants to think about lunch.

4 Features Your HR Software Should Have

Reflektive

The workplace is changing. Companies can’t afford the inefficiencies of outdated software and processes, and employees want to know that their organization is setting them up for long-term success. The right HR software can help in both areas—increasing efficiency while strengthening the performance management process. And executives see the value. In a Deloitte survey of over 7,000 business and HR leaders, 74% of respondents said that digital HR is a top priority.

Bookmarked: Get to Know Disrupt Yourself Podcast Host Whitney Johnson

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Bookmarked " series, where we ask some of our favorite HR experts, analysts and business professionals to answer questions about their career, life and aspirations for the future. Be sure to bookmark it for next month! Author and podcast host Whitney Johnson is a disruptive thinker through and through.

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.