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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?

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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

DecisionWise

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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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.

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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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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The Untapped Resource Startups Can Leverage To Design The World’s Best Workplaces

15Five

Companies both big and small want to steer management decisions away from dangerous half-truths and recycled best practices.

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.

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!

10 Tips for Conducting 360 Degree Feedback Performance Reviews - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

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.

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

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?

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on HR [Video]

Lighthouse

In case you missed it, artificial intelligence is everywhere and it’s rapidly coming for your job. Or maybe that’s just a bit of hyperbole to make you incredibly nervous about the future of work.

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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.

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.

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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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.