Sat.Dec 09, 2017 - Fri.Dec 15, 2017

How to Spend the Last Two Weeks of the Year

HR Bartender

When I worked in Corporate America, I often worked during the last two weeks of the year. At first, because I had to. Everyone else had more seniority and vacation time. Later in my career, I did it because I wanted to. The last two weeks of the year are so nice and quiet. Fewer meetings.

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Creating a Successful Performance Management Strategy: Hear from the Experts

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management improvements are likely always on your mind. Is my strategy working? Who’s doing it best? How can I get my team to assume accountability?

Why HR Needs Mid-Level Analytics Projects

Visier

The most exciting stories of people analytics involve big data yielding surprising findings that deliver an enterprise-wide impact. The least exciting stories involve essential, but basic metrics such as dashboards with accurate turnover data.

Employee Pulse Surveys, What You Need to Know - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Are you considering an employee pulse survey? Few would debate the notion that keeping fingers on the pulse of the organization is critical to business success.

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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.

Onboarding Is Successful When Expectations Are Met

HR Bartender

I think as a general rule, people are happy when their expectations are met. If Mr. Bartender and I go out to dinner, we expect a nice meal. When our expectations are met, we’re happy. When they aren’t, we’re disappointed. Same happens with candidates.

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Honoring Hardworking Professionals by Paying it Forward – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

No matter the size of the company or the industry, processing accurate payroll is arguably the most crucial aspect of running a successful business. Ensuring employees are paid on time, every time, “walks the talk” in showing you value your people and their dedication to serving your customers.

6 Steps for Making Smart Decisions With Wearables Data

Visier

Several years ago, data gathered from sociometric badges (wearable devices equipped with sensors) revealed something interesting about the Bank of America’s call center employees: those with the fastest “average call handling time” were also the most social.

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Are External Forces Changing Organizational Values

HR Bartender

I want to share with you this high-level thought. I don’t know that I have all of the answers here, but I think as business professionals, there might come a time when we’re asked to weigh in on the concept.

Why the ROI of Learning Shouldn't Be a Question

Cornerstone On Demand

As companies increasingly recognize that an investment in learning directly impacts workforce productivity, satisfaction and performance, they are working to create and prioritize new educational and talent development opportunities for their employees. In fact, in Deloitte's latest Global Human Capital Trends report , executives identified learning as the second most important organizational trend in 2017, with 83 percent ranking it as important or very important.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

10 Tips for Conducting 360 Degree Feedback Performance Reviews - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

360 Degree Feedback Performance Reviews. 360 degree feedback performance reviews are effective in driving results and change within an organization. DecisionWise research has shown that traditional performance appraisals fail to provide an accurate view of performance.

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Worried About Your Employee Turnover? See How it Stacks Up

Reflektive

Losing employees can be scary. Sure, there’s a certain amount of turnover that’s to be expected, but how can you know if the turnover in your organization is normal — or indicative of a larger problem?

Companies Need Jobs, Employees and Scheduling – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds me of that old saying, “ Good, Fast, or Cheap – Pick Two ”. The saying represents the idea that we can get quality quickly, but it will cost us. If we want it quickly and inexpensively, then it might not be that good.

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4 Things You Can Do to Avoid Common Hiring Mistakes

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this article was originally published on the Ideal blog. We can all agree that good intentions aren't enough when it comes to hiring practices that increase diversity. Part of the problem is that sometimes practices that seem good on the surface aren't effective and can even be harmful in some cases. Here are four common hiring practices that are terrible for diversity and what you should do instead.

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.

Meeting Healthcare Needs with Advanced Scheduling

nettime solutions

Healthcare in the U.S. has been a hot topic for some time with congressional showdowns, insecurity around costs, and the steps that providers and organizations take to meet the rising tide of need. As a whole, the healthcare industry is growing.

WorkHuman 2018: A team that plays together, stays together

WorkHuman

The end of the year is approaching. Where has your training and development budget gone?

Mentoring – Should We?

Get Hppy

I get asked this a lot, “what is the benefit of mentoring in my organization” or “do I really need a mentor – what would be in it for me?” I was asked just yesterday if I had a mentor and for how long. I have had mentors for most of my life.

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4 Thing You Can Do to Avoid Common Hiring Mistakes

Cornerstone On Demand

A version of this article was originally published on the Ideal blog. We can all agree that good intentions aren't enough when it comes to hiring practices that increase diversity. Part of the problem is that sometimes practices that seem good on the surface aren't effective and can even be harmful in some cases. Here are four common hiring practices that are terrible for diversity and what you should do instead.

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.

Publicly Shaming Good People Removes Them From the Conversation on Change.

The HR Capitalist

Look - I get it - there's a lot of stuff going on in the world that's been a long time coming for society in general: --Protests against police brutality and the impact of that on minorities - check. --the

How Foot Locker Can Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric.

The Best Performance Management Puts Humans First

Reflektive

It’s one thing to decide to revise your performance management approach. It’s another thing to successfully re-engineer the mindset that embraces the change — and then manage that transformation across the organization. Too often, performance management is still stuck in an old framework that conflates human performance and business performance as one. If there’s anything we know now — illuminated by revealing data — it’s that humans must come first.

The Future Is Freelance: Why Companies Should Be More Strategic About Working With Solopreneurs

Cornerstone On Demand

The phrase “gig economy" has been bandied about quite a bit in the past five years, and for good reason: according to Upwork's Freelancing in America survey , there are currently 57.3 million freelance workers in the U.S., and that number is predicted to reach 86.5 million by 2027. HR professionals and management teams have complex relationships with freelancers. Companies rely on them, and many have as much impact on the bottom line as regular staff members.

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.

Learning Leadership Strategies from Successful Leaders – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

This past summer, Ultimate Software launched HR Spark , a Web series designed to ignite ideas for your people and your business.

Create Happy Habits

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience LibraryThose who are consistently happy tend to follow a set of habits that generate a more lasting sense of contentment in their lives. Introducing impactful, happy habits into your day can help you build a fulfilled future.

Webinar: The Employee Experience – Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, Drive Results - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

DecisionWise will help you understand how to create an engaged workforce. This is the age of the employee, and the majority of organizations are failing to meet their employee’s expectations, why?

Retailers Are Hiring 690,000 Seasonal Workers. Here's How They Do It.

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller's column “The Science of Workplace Motivation" on Inc.com. While the holidays seem to start earlier and earlier every year, the rush of late November and December can't be denied. Next week will kick off the biggest holiday shopping season to date. Americans are expected to spend $682 billion , a 4 percent increase from last year, and retailers are preparing for the demand by hiring hundreds of thousands of seasonal employees.

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.