Sat.Aug 18, 2018 - Fri.Aug 24, 2018

The Blindspot in Employee Engagement

Jason Lauritsen

A couple years ago, as my wife and I were returning home from an employee engagement conference where I had spoken, she said something to me that I didn’t fully understand at the time. I remember it sounding something like this.

How to Help Your Employees Set Their Goals

Get Hppy

One of the first things great leaders know is that they should set goals with the employees, not for the employees. In a dynamic and ever-challenging work market, successful managers and entrepreneurs turn their employees’ professional goals and objectives into motivators, not burdens.

Squash Bullying to Protect Your Bottom Line

eni

According to the Employment Law Alliance, almost half of American workers have experienced bullying at work.

Leaders Drive Organizational Culture [poll results]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I asked the question “ Which comes first: Leadership or culture? Honestly, I must admit that I agree with the person who wrote me on LinkedIn to say this is the ultimate chicken or egg question. But you guys said in a 4 to 1 margin that leadership comes first. It totally makes sense.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

The Future of Work and How to Improve Job Satisfaction

Cornerstone On Demand

We spend an average of 90,000 hours of our lives at work. But according to psychologist, bestselling author and host of the WorkLife podcast Adam Grant, too many of those hours are unhappy ones.

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Workforce Planners: 4 Steps to Improving Profit Margins for Services

Visier

Professional services firms face a delicate balancing act in determining how to best staff a client project. Assign too many junior people, and client satisfaction may suffer. Assign too many senior people, and the salary spend may be higher than is necessary to deliver project outcomes.

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5 Activities You Do Not Want to Miss At the HR Technology Conference – #HRTechConf

HR Bartender

One of my absolute must-attend events in the fall is the HR Technology Conference and Expo (nicknamed HRTech). This year’s conference is being held September 11-14, 2018 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. If you’ve never attended HRTech, now is the perfect time.

How Recruiting Automation Can Improve Candidate Experience

Cornerstone On Demand

In a high-employment economy, there's a critical tangle in the modern recruiting experience that technology can help unravel: Job candidates want a simple and transparent application process with regular updates about their status—not frustrating silence.

4 Economic Trends Impacting Talent Today

ClearCompany HRM

The market for talent has always been and always will be changing. From the time the first help wanted sign was hung from a shop window to today when it’s hard to tell if we’re in high unemployment or the gig economy.

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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.

The Psychological Effects of Praise

Reflektive

Carol Dweck is a pioneer in the field of developmental psychology. Her work introduced the concept of fixed vs. growth mindsets. Essentially, a person with a fixed mindset believes that people are born with certain traits and abilities, while someone with a growth mindset believes that these abilities can be learned and mastered through hard work and deliberate practice.

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Digital Transformation: Small Activities Bring Big Results [infographic]

HR Bartender

At this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference , I had the chance to meet with the folks from Microsoft about digital transformation. Digital transformation is the idea that technology can help individuals solve their digital and non-digital problems.

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TED Talk Tuesday: Why We Need to Talk About Mistakes

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. For doctors, the stakes are high every day.

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Talent Success Toolkit Lesson 8: Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a monthly quit rate of about 2% , making the insights and data analysis of exiting employees extremely valuable.

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 to Create a Happy Workplace

Get Hppy

When you really break it down, we spend the majority of our time working, commuting to and from work, and thinking about work—even when we’re doing other things. If you want your employees to be productive, pleasant members of the team, it’s important to focus on creating a happy workplace.

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Worlds Apart: Leading a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

WorkHuman

By Robin H. Everhart —. In this week’s WorkHuman Radio, we interview Robin H. Everhart, senior vice president and chief diversity officer at Cintas Corporation. Read her guest post below.

Cartoon Coffee Break | OOO Note

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. Wondering what your PTO policy should look like? Read on.

We’re Only Human 40: How Southwest Airlines Lives and Breathes Corporate Culture

UpstartHR

Does corporate culture matter? Does it really ? In today’s interview, Ben talks with Collette Williamson of Southwest Airlines about the company’s approach to culture, hiring, and training.

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.

Body Language at Job Interviews: How to “Read” Candidates

Get Hppy

Job interviews are stressful for candidates, regardless of skills and experience. Recruiters know that, so they try hard to turn a blind eye to some tiny details, attributing those to freeze.

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Can Organizations Lead by Darth Vader/Nick Saban Thrive When Leaders Retire?

The HR Capitalist

Short post today. I'm interested in the longevity of performance when a dynamic individual leader either leaves or simply GTDTTKDT. GTDTTKDT - Gets Too Damn Tired To Keep Doing This. GTDTTKDT happens at the end of a dynamic leader's career.

Customer Spotlight Series: Protective

Reflektive

How do you continue to innovate and grow after being in business for over 100 years? That was the question that leaders at Protective Life faced. What’s made us successful up until now will likely not be what gets us where we need to go,” says Stephen Owens, AVP of Learning and Talent Development. Chief Human Resources Officer Wendy Evesque says, “Our customer demographics are changing, the needs of our customers are changing, and we’re seeing HR evolve to support those changing needs.”.

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#DisruptHR HSV 1.0 is in the books!

UpstartHR

Last week I did something here on the blog that I haven’t done in a LOOONG time. I didn’t post anything. But it wasn’t because I had nothing to say–it’s because I was neck deep in final preparations for DisruptHRHSV, which happened last Thursday night.

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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.

Case Study: Using Employee Surveys to Improve a Post-Merger Culture

Get Hppy

An international company, the result of a merger between an American and French firm, had used a “rollup” strategy to acquire niche players in the protection equipment space. Protection equipment includes clothing for firefighters, police and security personnel.

Leveraging Technology For HR Transformation

SutiHR

With digitalization, the world is moving at a faster pace and so is HR. The new trends towards digitization of HR moves HR operations from web-based systems to fully automated solutions with a SaaS (Software as a Service) model.

Elon Musk Knows How to Embarrass/Frame Talent Leaving for a Competitor.

The HR Capitalist

It's been a tough couple of weeks for an iconic leader in America - Elon Musk. First, he tweeted/floated an idea for taking Tesla public and may face securities fraud charges as a result.

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Writing Personal and Professional Goals: Why They’re Important and How to Write Them

Reflektive

Researchers at Dominican University in California found that you are 42% more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down. But why does writing down goals make a difference? Neuroscientists say that the practice works on two levels. SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Guide to One-on-Ones. The first is external storage—you’re literally storing the goal in a physical location outside your brain, whether that’s a piece of paper, your computer, phone, etc.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.