Sat.Jul 08, 2017 - Fri.Jul 14, 2017

4 Ways Managers Can Create the Work Conditions for High Performance

HR Bartender

One of the most important responsibilities we give to managers is employee performance. Organizations ask managers to set performance standards, communicate those standards, and train employees to deliver. Creating high performance isn’t a goal; it’s a key component of a manager’s job.

Onboarding New Leaders: 5 Tips to Help Executives Make a Smooth Transition

ClearCompany HRM

Onboarding is an important piece of the hiring process, and one that more and more leaders are working to improve in their organizations. Onboarding starts before the first day and carries on to the job offer, new hire documentation, training and goal setting for performance management.

Summer Reading 2017: 5 Popular HR Analytics Articles You Need to Read Today

Visier

As more organizations climb up the HR analytics maturity curve , we continue to see new success stories coming from data-driven HR leaders who strive to move the needle on business outcomes.

Why Millennial Stereotypes Should Be a Thing of the Past

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. A simple Google search for " What do Millennials want at work? serves up around 15 million results. Needless to say, there's no shortage of advice on (or critiques of) Generation Y and the many ways organizations should cater to their perceived needs. They demand opportunities to learn and grow at a company, but they're quick to job hop every few years.

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.

The Top CEO Concern Today: Speed of Change

HR Bartender

I’ve always read that the number one concern of CEOs is recruiting and retaining talent. At this year’s Great Place to Work Conference , I heard from several CEOs that the speed of change was keeping them up at night.

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What Can Game of Thrones Teach us in the Workplace?

Get Hppy

With so much of our time spent in the office, we’re always looking for new ways to improve the workplace and make it a happier place to spend 38 hours of the week.

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Enterprise Incentive and Recognition Design – The 5-Part Series

What is Paul Thinking

No one believes because they dissected a frog in High School they are qualified to perform surgery on their pets or heaven forbid another human (well some do but yuck!)

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How to Develop Healthy Habits When You’re Busy All the Time

HR Bartender

Ever since I saw the headline that “ Sitting is the New Smoking ”, I’ve been trying to figure out ways to add more activity into my daily routine. But I have to admit, developing healthy habits is hard. Especially when you work from home. And you’re busy.

10 Ideas for Hiring Great Employees

Don Phin

We had such a good response to my post on 10 HR Ideas that I decided to shoot a quick video sharing 10 ideas for hiring great employees. What would you add to the list? Which idea will you try? The post 10 Ideas for Hiring Great Employees appeared first on HRSherpas.

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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.

Accountability in the Workplace and How it Ties into Employee Engagement

Get Hppy

Companies have been investing resources into raising the engagement of their employees for years, but despite their best efforts, many of these companies just don’t see the results they were hoping to achieve.

5 Leadership Lessons To Prevent A Toxic Culture of Harassment

15Five

I’ve been trying to stay out of the conversation regarding sexual harassment at Uber and beyond, mainly because I think that putting attention on toxic behavior only serves to amplify it.

Talent Acquisition Needs More Change [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

We’ve talked a lot about the need for change in human resources. Relatively new technologies like mobile and social recruiting demand a need for new strategies. But there are some aspects of HR that haven’t changed. I’m not sure that’s a good thing.

Recruiting for Tech Diverse Talent in a Noisy World

Allegis Global Solutions

Diversity recruiting, already a focus of considerable dollars and attention, gets even harder when you’re recruiting in one of the most competitive verticals, namely tech

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.

Why You Should Discuss “Proud Employee Moments” In Performance Reviews

Get Hppy

Performance reviews don’t enjoy a great reputation. Employees dread them, managers hate conducting them and, generally, they don’t appear to be effective.

WorkHuman 2018 Call for Speakers

WorkHuman

Since Globoforce launched the first WorkHuman conference back in 2015 , the movement has grown immensely – five times in size, to be exact. And WorkHuman 2017 was one for the books – with speakers including Michelle Obama , Susan Cain , Adam Grant , Julia Louis-Dreyfus , and Chaz Bono.

Why Employees Need a Healthy Workplace (and What You Can Do)

ATD Human Capital

Employees spend about 90,000 hours working over the course of their lifetime. Given how much time employees spend at work, it is crucial that their work environment is beneficial for their health and well-being.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

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.

Why Personality Tests are Popular in the Workplace

Get Hppy

Working in an office has its quirks and perks. That’s because everyone in the office is a different personality, and brings something different to the table—both good and bad.

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Introducing HR Spark: Igniting Ideas in HCM

Ultimate Software

Looking for an engaging, informative, and entertaining way to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in HCM?

Dream a Little Dream of Sleep – Resetting Your Circadian Clock

CONCERN: EAP

Sleep. As far as physical health is concerned, it ranks in importance with eating, drinking, and, yes, even breathing. Despite this, we often sacrifice healthy slumber from our daily routines. Have you ever traded a good night’s rest to finish up that work project?

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Stuck with a Bad Leader? Success is Still in Your Control

WorkHuman

Listen to our WorkHuman Radio interview with Cy Wakeman in the podcast embedded at the top of this post.

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.

Why Your Organization Should Eliminate Information Silos

DATIS

Interdepartmental communication is key to achieving sustainable organizational growth. Organizations are most productive when different departments can clearly and effectively communicate with one another. This opens the door for collaboration and encourages employees with diverse backgrounds to come together and work towards a common goal. Unfortunately, information silos continue to cause communication problems and make interdepartmental communication an ongoing battle.

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Workplace Dress Codes: Do You Really Need One?

Cornerstone On Demand

I was a brand new manager when I hired a temporary employee to do a specific project at a very conservative company. While we didn't have to wear suits, we definitely dressed on the formal side of business casual. One Friday a year, however, you could make a $5 donation to a company sponsored charity and wear jeans. Unfortunately, the temp started the same week as this once-a-year jeans day.

Shift Swapping Best Practices

nettime solutions

Shift-swapping is a common practice for many retail and restaurant employees. Since shifts fall at any time of the day, week, or year, employees frequently need to find a co-worker to cover their time.

First Day at Work for Your New Employee-Checklist

EmployeeConnect

According to research, your first impression is created in seven seconds. The Society for Personality and Social Psychology says that although these first impressions are often incorrect, people are unwilling to ignore facts especially when they do not support their first impressions. Ironically, once you form a first impression, you are likely to continue believing in it irrespective of the actual truth. Hence the power of first impressions!

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.