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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.

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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.

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.

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

DecisionWise

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?

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

EdCast Expands The LXP Market With Focus On Global Upskilling

Josh Bersin

As I’ve described in several articles over the last few weeks, the Learning Experience Platform (LXP) market is growing rapidly. This market is now over $200M in size, growing at over 100% per.

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.

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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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

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.

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.

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?

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

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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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.

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

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.