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Onboarding Is Your Foundation For the Employee Experience

HR Bartender

Organizations understand that the onboarding process is important. I think the challenge is deciding what should be included. Companies grapple with balancing the “welcoming employee experience” part with the “legal and compliance” piece.

How to Build Diversity Hiring into an Existing Process

ClearCompany HRM

We’ve discussed why things such as diversity and inclusion are so important in the workplace, and we’ve talked about how you can improve diversity factors within your own team. But what about your current hiring practices?

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3 Rules for Building Stakeholder Trust in Your HR Data

Visier

For years, many companies have relied largely on intuition and easily-captured metrics when it comes to People Analytics.

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It Looks Like Medical Prices May Be Increasing in 2018. Here Is Why and What You Can Do to Help Your Business Prepare

Trinet

It’s time to start thinking about open enrollment and benefits renewal. It can be frustrating for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to have to budget for benefits when each year they see significant increases that outpace inflation. So what’s an SMB owner or HR professional to do? This post takes a deeper look at what the PwC annual report identifies as the three inflators and two deflators that are driving health spending increases for 2018.

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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.

Personalization Creates Engagement – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Years ago, I worked for a boss that had a daily habit of three Venti Starbucks. Early in the morning, he would walk by my office and if I was there, he would stick his head in the office and say, “Let’s get some coffee.” I attribute some of my fondness of Starbucks to these meetings.

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Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

Keeping Employees Engaged While Driving Organizational Goals

Reflektive

HR managers know better than anyone that a healthy culture is foundational to a company’s success. And of late, there’s been no more popular subject in HR than what constitutes a healthy culture and how to improve an unhealthy or even toxic one. A healthy culture is foundational to a company’s success Click To Tweet. But company culture is only one aspect of an organization’s ecosystem.

A New Employee Benefit: Social Justice PTO

HR Bartender

At this year’s WorkHuman Conference , pioneered by Globoforce, I learned about a new employee benefit called social justice PTO. We’re familiar with the concept of PTO (paid time off). Instead of employees having vacation days, sick days, etc., they have one bank of time to use as they choose.

Growth Mindset, Feedback, and the Power of Peers

WorkHuman

Hear more from Lynne Levy on feedback, growth, and development in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. Meaningful feedback is the lifeblood for learning and growing.

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!

3 Rules for Building Stakeholder Trust in Your HR Data

Visier

For years, many companies have relied largely on intuition and easily-captured metrics when it comes to People Analytics.

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The Balance of Meeting Business Needs with Employee Expectations

ATD Human Capital

As we move into the last quarter of 2017, it continues to be an exciting—yet challenging—time for human capital leaders. By now, it should be clear that the old way of working just doesn’t cut it for your employees.

Contractor Makes Stupid Mistake At a Client Site – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Many organizations use contractors and freelancers to get work done. According to the Freelancers Union, freelancers make up 35 percent of U.S. workers and earned close to $1 trillion dollars last year. It’s important for companies to properly manage a contingent workforce.

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3 Ways HR Can Lead in Digital Transformation

Cornerstone On Demand

Digital transformation is more than simply introducing new technology ; it's about changing the very nature and future of work. To be successful, consultancy firm Deloitte charges that companies need to "be digital" rather than "do digital." Technology should be part of the DNA of your company, rather than viewed as yet another technology-led business restructuring initiative. Change on this scale requires full buy-in from the entire leadership team, with a particular role played by HR.

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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.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

Top 5 Themes at HR Tech 2017

WorkHuman

Las Vegas had a different feel last week – for obvious reasons.

How HR Can Be the Linchpin of M&A Success

Reflektive

Daimler and Chrysler. Novell and WordPerfect. AOL and Time Warner. Sprint and Nextel. And last but not least, HP and Compaq. What do these five corporate pairings have in common? Most are household names, or at least they used to be. But these coupled companies share a more sinister distinction: all are legendary mergers that were killed by culture. Cultural integration is the decisive factor in most mergers Click To Tweet. Matches Not Quite Made in Heaven.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Halloween Party

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. Header photo: Creative Commons Categories: Company Culture Article Tags: Company Culture

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

How The Role of HR Has Changed

DATIS

The role of HR has changed dramatically over the years. Traditionally, the role of HR consists of internal policy development and paperwork, logging employee hours, handling employee complaints, and drawing up contracts for new hires. Today, HR has transitioned into key decision makers in the boardrooms of small and large organizations all over the country. This role change has come at a time where technology and software solutions have revolutionized the way that HR operates.

The Truth About Employee Engagement Measurement Practices - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

There is a lot of speculation about the frequency and methods used by companies to measure employee engagement. In our comprehensive 2017 State of Engagement Survey, we gathered feedback from over 150 organizations to discover the truth about how employee engagement is actually measured.

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CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryMaking slight changes in the way you think can have a cumulative, positive effect on your outlook. Be mindful of your thoughts. Encourage those that are positive and optimistic.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

#1 Thing Incentive Programs Get Wrong

What is Paul Thinking

As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consider subscribing to the the new site by clicking here.

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Solving Tomorrow's Problems : Lessons From HR Tech 2017

Cornerstone On Demand

"Choose the Future" was the theme of the 20th annual HR Technology Conference held in Las Vegas last week. Innovators from across the HR world and beyond came together for four jam packed days to learn, collaborate, problem solve and have a little fun while reimagining HR and solving tomorrow's most press workforce problems with the help of technology.

Understanding the Future of Work with Alec Bashinsky

Everwise

While no one can predict the future, we can certainly do our part to understand where we’re heading and why. And understanding the evolution of work feels like a particularly relevant, modern day challenge.

Is Anonymous Feedback From Employees OK?

The HR Capitalist

Who here is tired of seeing disgruntled employees rip your company on Glassdoor? Wow.almost everyone. I can't say I'm surprised. Anonymous feedback is rapidly being recognized for what it is.

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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.