Sat.Sep 10, 2016 - Fri.Sep 16, 2016

Companies Must Identify Engagement Before They Can Impact It

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Ultimate Software , a leading provider of human capital management solutions in the cloud. They were recently recognized as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America by Achievers. Congrats and enjoy the post!).

Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture

Visier

Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions.

Confessions Of A CEO: 5 Lessons To Improve Organizational Health At Your Company

15Five

Have you ever watched helplessly as your company was undergoing immense strain or was even burning to the ground? What did you do about it?

Emotional Contagion: Containing Bad Attitudes in Your Workplace

CultureIQ

When we reflect on feelings in the workplace, most of us think we should leave our emotions at the door. After all, doing good work requires you to focus on tasks and accomplishing things, right?

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.

What You Can Do When HR Doesn’t Listen – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I’m not naïve. There are plenty of HR horror stories out there – just like any profession. That being said, human resources is often the “go-to” place for employees and they need to feel comfortable coming to HR. Today’s reader note asks what to do when you feel that isn’t possible.

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A Job By Any Other Name…

Ultimate Software

We all wear a dizzying array of “hats” these days, both within and outside of our work lives, and I believe that this complexity, along with significant major sociocultural shifts, are pushing us toward increasingly blurring the lines defining what we do, how we work, and even who we are.

3 Ways to Create a Learning Culture at Your Company

Cornerstone On Demand

The days of “butts-in-seats training" are over. Thankfully. Remember when you were a new manager, and you had to attend a “management training" class where they tried to teach you everything you might ever need to know in one day

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Employee Feedback Edition

HR Bartender

Recently I was having a conversation with a group of new managers about feedback. It was enlightening because the discussion turned to the negative connotation of the word feedback. You know, that feeling when someone says, “I’d like to give you some feedback.” We’re just waiting for the bad news.

The 7 pillars of Employee Engagement

EmployeeConnect

Employee engagement is now a phenomenon that’s deeply implanted in the collective consciousness of progressive HR leaders. This is supported by the huge surge of content, conferences, awards, Internet chatter, and Facebook and LinkedIn social media groups solely focused on employee engagement. Large numbers of HR tech vendors and service providers roam the HR domain offering a smorgasbord of engagement-related products and services.

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.

How to Scale Culture: Notes from #GDSummit

UpstartHR

One of the scariest parts of having a great culture is the fear that it will shift and change in negative ways as the company grows. I can remember talking with Atlassian earlier this year, an organization that has an enviable culture and has leveraged it for incredible success.

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4 Ways to Expand Your Social Media Recruiting Strategy

Cornerstone On Demand

Social media is ubiquitous, and companies are using it in many different and innovative ways for enhancing their sales, marketing and customer services. So why is it then that many HR departments still fail to see social media as more than a job board

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

Every year in March, we celebrate the accomplishments of women on International Women’s Day. Women have and continue to create, discover, and innovate new products and services for the global economy. However, much progress has been made, there are still setbacks.

10 HR Topics No One Should Blog about Any More

What is Paul Thinking

This is one of those “apology” posts. You’ve seen them before. A blogger takes a break or doesn’t post as much as they have in the past, so they do a post to apologize for not posting and promising to never let that happen again. I might have done one of those before.

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.

How to Motivate Management to Support Company Culture Improvement

ExactHire HR Trends

Hopefully you’ve had the pleasure of working for an employer with a deeply rewarding work culture. One of the reasons you enjoyed the experience probably had something to do with the actual work you accomplished there, but that likely wasn’t the only factor.

How to Create a Performance Review That Motivates Employees

Reflektive

There are two problems plaguing performance reviews today. The first is how to accurately measure performance. The second is how to develop or improve performance. Research shows performance reviews are not accurate, due to recency bias among other factors.

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Two Employee Engagement Secrets Nobody Ever Mentions

UpstartHR

It seems that we can’t turn around today without having a conversation that touches on employee engagement. Yet despite all the attention, it hasn’t really moved the needle.

I've Worked Remotely Around the World. Your Employees Should, Too

Cornerstone On Demand

I have been traveling since June 2014—not only in the U.S., but also in Dubai, India, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, South America and Europe. And during all of this travel, I've continued to work a steady job. Working remotely has not only enabled me to travel the world, but also allowed me to become a more confident, creative and complicated person thanks to experiencing so many cultures, challenging moments and having so much agency over my life.

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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.

The ROI of Inclusion and Belonging

WorkHuman

One indication that we’re experiencing a renewed focus on inclusion can be found with a simple Google search. The top three questions associated with “diversity and inclusion” are: What is meant by inclusion in the workplace? What do you mean by inclusion? What is inclusive diversity?

10 Great Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy

Get Hppy

How often do you think about if your employees are happy with their job? We’re not just talking about the paycheck and various perks they get (though those are important too), but how they genuinely feel about the work they do.

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VIDEO: 6 Best Practices in Creating Employee Engagement Surveys - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

6 Best Practices in Creating Employee Engagement Surveys. In the VIDEO: 6 Best Practices in Creating Employee Engagement Surveys I cover six ways to form questions in order to create survey that will obtain the best and most accurate responses possible.

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Cartoon Coffee Break: Sensitivity Training

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. Header photo credit: Twenty20

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.

When Employees Bite Back: Prepping for the 1-on-1s That Are Going to Suck.

The HR Capitalist

It's September. Getting near halfway through the year. Might be time for you to actually give some feedback to the people who work for you. Or, if you're an HR pro, to encourage managers of people to give that feedback to the masses. But we wait.

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Is Brainstorming Dead?

Get Hppy

I can’t tell you how many meetings I’ve attended where teammates have been asked to brainstorm ideas. Everyone comes prepared with some thoughts, everyone listens to all the ideas, and the best ideas rise to the top, right? This is democracy in action, the crux of collaboration, yes? Not exactly.

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Doing Gymnastics at Work

RecognizeThis!

by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! – The sport of gymnastics offer several lessons we can apply to make work more human. My daughter did gymnastics for 6 years. It’s an intense sport for which, unless you’re deeply in it, it is hard to understand the level of commitment necessary.

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HR in the Work From Home Age

Everwise

The number of companies with partial or entire workforces telecommuting or working remotely is increasing and employees are working from home for a variety of employers, across industries.

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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.