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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

10 Must-Read Employee Experience Articles for HR Pros

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve carefully curated this list to include unique articles covering the different facets of employee experience; including, why employers are investing in it, what it truly is, how to build the strategy, questions to ask, how to measure and so much more!

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

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.

#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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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.

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.”.

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.

The Ethics of AI: It’s Much Trickier Than You Think

Josh Bersin

Last week I had the opportunity to join the O’Reilly Foo Camp, where around 200 of the world’s leading technologists, academics, economists, and business innovators come together to talk. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Business Trends Ethics HR Technology

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.

How Can A Manager Truly Inspire A Team

Get Hppy

The duties and responsibilities of a team leader draw on many skills. Acting as a powerful motivation leader ranks high among those skills. A manager might be punctual, attentive, and a skilled communicator, but when he/she lacks motivational talents, a team may lag.

In the Trenches: Seasonal Hiring with a Retail Store Manager

Employment Metrix

This week we sat down with Michele B., a store manager at a popular body care and home fragrances retailer at a mall outside Philadelphia, PA.

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.