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Everyone Should Be Part Of Your Recruiting Team

HR Bartender

I was recently at a conference where a senior vice president of human resources said, “The war for talent is child’s play. Candidates are coming to interviews with 8 or 9 job offers and asking, ‘What are you prepared to offer?’”.

5 Free Ways to Become a Stellar HR Pro

ClearCompany HRM

New or experienced, HR professionals know a thing or two about guiding career growth. Not only are they in the business of inspiring professionals, HR pros have the expertise and skills needed to provide advice and tactical goal development.

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Control, Services and Decisions: The Evolution and Impact of the HR Value Proposition

Visier

Does HR drive more effectiveness and organizational performance by improving traditional HR value propositions, such as compliance and services, or by improving decisions?

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U.S. Triathletes Take Silver, Look to Tokyo in Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment

Ultimate Software

In today’s #UltimateTeamMoment, read how a tight-knit group of U.S. triathletes worked together in the recent ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships in Germany to take the silver medal.

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.

How to Design an Employee Scavenger Hunt

HR Bartender

I’ve been hearing a lot of organizations talk about the scavenger hunt lately. Personally, I like scavenger hunts because they can educate while having fun. And with a vast majority of employees having cellphones, you can easily create digital scavenger hunts.

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Are You Throwing Your Employees Under the Bus? [Case Study] - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

A Case Study on Improving The Customer Experience (CX) at the Risk of The Employee Experience (EX). What is an organization’s greatest asset? Is it the product, equipment, customers or employees?

Why You Need an Alternative to the Management Career Path

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published under Jeff Miller’s column “The Science of Workplace Motivation” on Inc.com. During one of my first corporate learning roles, a senior executive at our company approached me about the most talented developer in the organization. The employee in question was in line for a promotion that required managing a large team , and the executive asked if I could put together a management training to help him get to the next level.

Vacations Help Employee Performance – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Unlimited vacation is still as popular as ever. Organizations are revamping their policies for a variety of reasons including increasing work/life balance and reducing administration.

5 Recruitment Trends for 2017

Get Hppy

According to a Jobvite research , HR professionals report it’s becoming increasingly difficult to fill open positions, and 65% of recruiters claim that talent shortage represents the biggest challenge in hiring.

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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!

How Two Companies Achieved Survey Response Rates of Over 90%

CultureIQ

Increasing Your Culture Survey Response Rate … The post How Two Companies Achieved Survey Response Rates of Over 90% appeared first on CultureIQ. Feedback

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How Yelp Maintained a Culture of Feedback From 500 to 5,000 Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

This is part of our CHRO Community Series , which highlights big ideas from CHROs working to push the boundaries of HR and transform their organization for the better. Our first mini series focuses on improving feedback operations within organizations. When I joined Yelp in 2011 as one of the first experienced HR professionals, there were more than 500 employees. I was tasked with growing and scaling the HR department as we nearly doubled in employee size every year.

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Apply the Right Solution To the Situation

HR Bartender

I heard a speaker recently mention Type I and Type II failures. The way they described it was, a Type I failure is an irreversible failure and a Type II failure is reversible. One might say that Kodak is a case study in Type I failure.

Effective Mentoring Practices And How To Implement Them

Get Hppy

When we take a look at the challenges facing most organizations today we see an aging workforce, talent shortages, lack of succession development, lack of leadership talent, disengaged employees, and a mobile work force where employees continuously search for the culture that is a good fit for them.

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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.

Here’s What SOC 2 Compliance Means For Our Customers

Reflektive

Creating a culture of engagement and satisfaction requires an unparalleled level of transparency and trust. Every day, employees rely on their employer to keep their personal information safe, and companies in turn rely on software providers to protect employee data.

ICYMI: 3 Theories on How to Motivate Employee Excellence

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for July's top stories! Here's What You Need to Know About Employee Motivation Understanding how to attract and maintain a motivated workforce is essential for every company leader's success. Here is what you need to know.

An Anytime, Anywhere Relaxation Technique

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Ah, relaxation. It can provide a needed break from stress and anxiety, and yet at the same time thinking about it can touch off those very same feelings. How many times has the phrase “Just relax” triggered the opposite response in you?

What Really Matters When It Comes To Employee Engagement?

Get Hppy

Ready or not, we are now in what we call the age of ‘the people’. Fueled by consumers and their ability to promote or criticise a product or service, the rise in social platforms has created the rise of the “louder voice” and customers now hold some degree of power over organisations.

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.

The Recognition Science Denier

WorkHuman

Listen to our WorkHuman Radio interview with Chris French embedded at the top of this post. Six months ago I sat in a conference room in Dublin, Ireland with the CHRO of a successful Fortune 500 company. She started our meeting by saying, “Of course, I know what recognition is.

Improving Effectiveness With Onboarding, Engagement, and Development Programs

ATD Human Capital

The top pain points for those in HR are often employee turnover and engagement, according to one study. Nearly a quarter of new hires quit after only 45 days on the job. Worse still, the average cost of losing an employee during the first year is about three times their salary.

HARVARD B-SCHOOL: 50% of Grades Are Based on Classroom Participation - Should You Do More of That?

The HR Capitalist

Here's an interesting business school item to compare to the business world - at Harvard Business School, it's common for 50% of someone's grade to linked to the frequency and quality of their class participation.

How To Align Your People Plan With Business Objectives

Get Hppy

It all starts with strategic context. Without clarity around the strategy of the organization, creating a “plan for people” and defining the role of talent management is not only difficult, it’s impossible. Your people plan must serve the overall strategy of the organization.

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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.

How a Collaborative Learning Platform Brought a Global Business Together

Cornerstone On Demand

For many children, a little extra attention and engagement means the difference between excelling in school and falling behind. In fact, students in personalized learning classrooms make greater gains in math and reading than their peers in other schools, according to a RAND study. But not all schools can provide the additional hands-on attention or technology personalized learning requires. That's where Sylvan Learning comes in.

How to Effectively Request and Receive Feedback – Lessons From the Reflektive Salon Series

Reflektive

Mastering the art of feedback is no easy task for HR professionals and employees alike. Whether it’s navigating the three distinct types of feedback, or mustering the courage to give feedback in the first place, almost everyone can agree on the challenges that arise when having these types of conversations in the workplace.

HR Crossword Puzzle

Don Phin

Do you enjoy crossword puzzles? If not…see you next week. If you do click here to try the HR Crossword Puzzle I created. As always, you will learn something in the process. Click here to download! PS speaking of puzzles, have you taken the 50 Question Employment Law Quiz yet? The post HR Crossword Puzzle appeared first on HRSherpas. Human Resources crossword fun HR hr crossword

If You Hire In California, You Need to Know About These New Background Screening Rules

TLNT: The Business of HR

Several common background check practices became illegal in California last month. Background Checking Ban-the-box Laws Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Hiring Process HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Screening Featured legal issues

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.