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.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

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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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!

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.

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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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.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

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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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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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.

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 Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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.

3 signs you’re ready for HR technology

PeopleStrategy

Is your growing business ready for HR technology? With the human capital management (HCM) market projected to be a $22 billion industry by 2022 , chances are your company may be more ready than you realize.

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.

#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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Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

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.

HR Florida: Your First Stop to Organizational Success!

HR Ringleader

Conference season is upon us. Each year, spring and fall brings many events for HR professionals to choose from. In my line of work as an analyst, I go to my fair share, and then some. But, having so many available means that I need to be selective about which ones are the most valuable.

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 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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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

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.

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.

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.