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360-Degree Feedback: Key Questions to Help Identify Emerging Leaders

Reflektive

Conducting a performance review is a great way to provide employees with specific feedback regarding which skill sets enhance their performance and which skill sets need further developed. The manager is limited in his or her ability to provide feedback, as they do not always work with the employee on a daily basis. SEE ALSO: 5 Key Benefits of Real-Time Performance Feedback.

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How to reduce new hire turnover

Workable

After weeks of sourcing and interviewing candidates, you finally land your perfect hire. Everything seems in place. Fast-forward to a month later. Your seemingly perfect hire is leaving and you need to start recruiting all over again. This awkward situation is called new hire turnover. What went wrong? New hire turnover is common. About 20% of employees leave within their first 45 days of employment.

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A New Management Mindset: 6 Keys for Greater Staffing Stability

HR Daily Advisor

Let’s survey your current staff! How many people in your organization have been there 10+ years, are deep-rooted and likely aren’t going anywhere until retirement? We’ll call these staff “trees.” And how many people haven’t been there long, and their position will likely turn over multiple times in the next few years? We’ll call these our “revolving door” roles.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Happy Friday. Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Sign-up for our weekly Hot in HR newsletter to get these updates via email. FUNDING. *This week’s Fundings: $110M+. NextCapital lands $30M Series C to grow its team and platform.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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How to Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year Ever [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Whenever I think of the New Year, I think about goals and productivity. You know, starting the year off right by being organized and focused. If I have my *stuff* together, then I can be productive and successful. As an HR professional, that means helping our organizations be as productive as possible. This infographic from e-days, offers some suggestions for creating a productive workplace.

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Tips on RPO Selection: Why Choosing an Experienced Vendor is Vital

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Companies using RPO partner services are around 40% more likely to establish an effective talent pipeline for their open positions. This is what Zachary Chertok, HCM analyst at Aberdeen Group reveals in his report, Recruitment Process Outsourcing: A Lifeline in the War for Top Talent. The report also found that RPO customers are 17% likelier than non-RPO customers to end up with a top-quality workforce.

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Fighting Ageism: Author Wendy Sachs Shares Her Struggle to Find Work After 40

Cornerstone On Demand

In the tech world, 40 is, in some ways, the new 60. We may be living longer and many of us now want to work longer as well, but fortune favors the young. Ageism is a citadel of discrimination on which we still need to launch a steady assault. Maintaining quality employment throughout the lifespan of a career can become increasingly difficult as the years accrue.

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Workplace Violence Training: Why Your Organization Needs to Do It

HR Bartender

Unfortunately, all we have to do to understand the prevalence of workplace violence in the U.S. is watch the evening news. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), over two million workers become workplace violence victims each year – ranging from verbal bullying to homicide – with the vast majority of incidents being unreported either out of embarrassment, fear of retaliation, or simply because the employees do not know they should report an incident. .

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People Quit Managers, Not Jobs — 4 Keys to Effective 1x1s

Reflektive

The sun was beaming, the water shimmering and the roar of the crowd echoed in the background. I was in my first one-on-one with my new manager at Reflektive and we were partaking in what would become a regular highlight of my week, our walking one-on-one meetings around the San Francisco Giants stadium by the water. Since joining Reflektive last February I have noticed a marked shift in the effectiveness of meetings with my manager than in previous roles.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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A New Year for HR: Read the Top 7 HR Analytics Articles from Clarity

Visier

Each time we do this round up of best HR articles of the year , we get a better idea of where organizations are in their people analytics journeys based on the topics they are searching for and sharing with each other. Looking at the 2017 list below, it’s clear that people analytics has become an established business discipline. HR leaders want to understand how to go deeper with the insights their analytics technology delivers, and more importantly, what to do with those insights once they have

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Office Hours: How Do You Balance Work and Home Life?

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our biweekly "Office Hours" video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe. Striking a work-life balance is a constant struggle. A 2015 Ernst & Young study found that the global workforce can barely cover the essentials: 76 percent of millennials are struggling to carve out personal time, and 67 percent aren't getting enough sleep.

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. How Will Job Searching Change in 2018 and Beyond? -- by Alison Crowe. 2. Hung's Tools For Recruiting: Folks To Follow On LinkedIn -- by Hung Lee. 3.

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The Top 3 Factors Influencing Employee Satisfaction And Retention: An Interview With Colleen McCreary

15Five

How do you look at The Employee Lifecycle ? Are you detached like a seasoned clinician who views patients in terms of mechanics, or are you involved like the newly graduated nurse who is focused on the experience of the person and the wellbeing of their body? Both have the best interests of the patient in mind, but there is a difference. Of course we are not talking about birth, adolescence and adulthood.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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How to Shoot, Edit, and Share VR Videos from your Phone

PeopleStrategy

One of the most important aspects for selling a product to a consumer is convenience and simplicity. The average person won’t attempt to record a 360 video if it requires 6 cameras, advanced video editing software, and lots of time. Smartphones like the iPhone make our lives much more convenient. The need for a physical camera is no longer needed. Virtual reality (VR) industry is making it easier to shoot footage on your own and upload it online all on your phone.

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Do Your Performance Improvement Plans Cover These Bases?

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management is an essential part of employee development and company success. It takes careful planning, tracking and analyzing to help employees achieve their goals. An employee gets hired because a hiring manager believes they are the best person for the job; the expectation is not that an employee will fail. Unfortunately, performance doesn’t always go as planned.

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12 Employee Recognition Program Ideas for the New Year

Reflektive

Employees want to feel that their work is valued. They want to know that what they do is important. Therefore, rewards and recognition programs are taking on greater importance in organizations. Employees want to feel that their work is valued Click To Tweet. When an organization has a well-designed recognition program, employees develop an emotional connection to the company, employee engagement increases, and turnover decreases.

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8 Reasons Why Your Employee Engagement Survey Scores Are Stagnant - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

WARNING : If you’re reading this it’s possible your employee engagement survey scores are stagnant or underperforming. This post is meant to facilitate honest self-assessment. You may not relish seeing your organization in the mirror, but it’s crucial to openly acknowledge your shortcomings if you are going to meaningfully improve employee engagement within your organization.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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Major Trends in HR Technology Software

Achievers

Employees are the most valuable part of any organization and HR’s responsibility to engage employees is crucial for organizational growth. The latest development in the ever-changing world of HR technology software consists of major disrupters within the recent years, from listening tools to in-depth analytics and much more. According to an article published by the Society of Human Resource Management , it was claimed ‘Investors, seeking the next big step in breakthrough technology, plunged more

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Recognition, A New Year Resolution

Engage2Excel

Another year has gone by, and the time for making new resolutions has arrived. From being healthier and living better to being more kind – the goals are lofty for many. As I get back into the swing of things, I reflect on what I live and breathe every day: employee recognition.

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Why You Need Applicant Tracking Software that Integrates with Employee Assessments

ExactHire

In the Human Resources profession, what happens when you’re strapped for time, working in software silos and unclear about which fire to put out next? In my experience, work culture suffers. Those tasked with traditional HR responsibilities, including some smaller business owners, are all too often drowning in administrative drudgery instead of working on strategic workforce initiatives and championing culture.

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Top 3 Things HR Leaders Can Do to Impact Retention in 2018

Trish McFarlane

The best part of having a diverse career is taking what I learned as a HR leader, an industry analyst and now, a HCM product leader and marrying it together to determine what will work for CHROs and other HR leaders. I’m not thinking about “trends” here, I’m talking about tangible things that you can do today to make real impact in your organization in the next couple months.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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Talent Lessons from the Transportation Industry [Podcast]

UpstartHR

How should you structure your talent attraction and retention strategies if you are in an industry where there are sharp declines in talent entering the field, high turnover rates, and a physically and emotionally demanding job description? That’s what we’re here today to find out. We hear all the time about driverless cars and automated trucks, but those advances still aren’t a reality yet.

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How to Build a Healthy Workplace Culture That Breeds Quality and Productivity

Hppy

Among many important things to run a successful company, a positive workplace culture is one that lays a fertile ground in which productivity, talent, skills and morale are nurtured. It is critically important for businesses to develop a value system that tells what their mission is and how they are going to represent themselves. Furthermore, a workplace culture shapes how things get done, how employees engage and interact with each other, and which direction does the company headed.

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Implementing a Mentoring Program at Your Office: The Basics

Justworks

A mentoring program is a tried-and-true tool that you may want to consider implementing in your office. “Why,” you ask? The benefits are numerous. Among other things, professional mentoring programs can: Help to train new employees. Build leadership, interpersonal, and development skills for both senior and junior employees. Help employees connect with their coworkers, which allows them to feel more willing speak.

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Google Drive Template to Customized Short URL

Achievers

Yes. I know what you are thinking. This entire post is mute given the functionality of Google Classroom or the myriad of other scripts. However when I want to quickly share a Google Doc template with students or teachers whom I am working with for a short period of time (workshop, science camp, etc.), this process works great. Below is the logic and video tutorial.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Lessons on Culture & Engagement from the Trucking Industry [Podcast]

UpstartHR

Host: Ben Eubanks. Guest: Randy Swart, COO, A. Duie Pyle. What would you do if you found out that you were facing a drastic shortage in the primary candidates you hire? How would you work to retain the workers you have while simultaneously marketing your business to potential applicants? In today’s conversation, Ben interviews Randy Swart to answer these very real questions that he deals with every day.

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Take Your Marketing to the Next Level — Without Facebook

Everwise

It’s 2018: Do you know where your marketing campaigns are focused? Chances are the answer is Facebook. Facebook has gained a reputation for being a marketing shortcut of sorts; its ads have an average click-through rate of.9 percent , no matter the industry. It’s also known for helping increase consumers’ engagement with brands, given Facebook’s 183 million daily users.

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I found my Breath in an imperfect Cup of Tea.

The HR Capitalist

To sip our cup of tea in silence is to breathe. To smell the tea allows us to appreciate the process of how the tea is brought to us. Every sip is a chance to strip away all of the unnecessary noise and junk, and instead focus on what matters most to us. Whenever I enjoy a cup of tea, I enjoy that moment.

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