Sat.Apr 18, 2015 - Fri.Apr 24, 2015

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

Organizations are facing some unique challenges when it comes to talent. The Boomer generation is planning to leave the workforce (or at least transition to part-time or semi-retirement).

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The Link Between Employer Branding and Employee Engagement

ClearCompany HRM

Employers have lots of concepts to juggle. Time-to-fill, return on investment, employer branding, turnover, engagement. Sometimes these concepts bleed together, and sifting through them for the right plan of action can be difficult.

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How Apple Watch Will Change the Way We Work

Cornerstone On Demand

With the official (online) release of Apple Watch only one day away, the internet is rife with predictions about whether the smart watch will succeed or fail — and how it will affect our lives in the process.

16 Stories to Energize Your Leadership

The People Equation

Feeling burned out as a leader? It’s a common feeling: work life is hectic and leaders feel especially “squeezed.” This constant pressure can suck every last bit of energy from you and the people you lead, with unfortunate results.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Human Resources Shouldn’t Be a “Go-To” Function

HR Bartender

Sometimes it’s easy to think that our own profession is the only one under the microscope. I know when it comes to human resources, I’ve seen more than my fair share of the “I Hate HR” type articles.

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How to Help Introverts Thrive in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

It's no secret that our culture tends to prize outgoing, social individuals—both in and out of the workplace—more than the quiet and thoughtful types.

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Changing The World – The Forefront of Reinventing HR

Ultimate Software

A colleague recently asked me what I wanted to do in my job, and I answered that “I want to change the world”. We laughed, but then I told him I was completely serious.

Networking Meetings Shouldn’t Be “All Take and No Give”

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”. Networking meetings are about giving.

Why Your Company Needs a Mobile Recruitment Blog Right Now

ClearCompany HRM

Whether it’s through social media, regular internet routines or mobile usage, we are constantly barraged with an overabundance of information. That means, the easier it is to digest this information, the more likely we are to absorb it. It is no longer delusions of grandeur for organizations to want their websites to be mobile-friendly, it is a requirement to maintain candidate attraction and potentially increase their current employees’ engagement. Last year, mobile usage increased 23%.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

What the Talent Lifecycle Looks Like in a World “Beyond Employment”

Cornerstone On Demand

Have you heard phrases like “non-employment work arrangements," “ freelance talent platforms " and “labor market intermediaries"?

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My New Kindle Book is Live!

UpstartHR

Running is a passion of mine. So is HR. So why not marry my love for the two in written form? Well, that problem is solved. :-) I recently put together this collection of stories about running, business, and life.

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Quick Shots for #Business and #HR Pros – Spring Reading Edition

HR Bartender

Several of my friends have recently released books (or books coming out soon), so I wanted to dedicate this month’s Quick Shots to the great reading that’s available. I’ve been a fan of Cathy Fyock for years. Her book, “America’s Workforce is Coming of Age” is one of my faves.

10 Must Follow* Tips For New College Grads From an HR Guy

Something Different

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.

Why the Future of HR Looks Bright for New Grads

Cornerstone On Demand

You're about to graduate and the panicky “How am I going to support myself?" " sensation has likely kicked in. Your fantasy job might center on a cool start-up, or maybe you see yourself at an iconic corporation.

A Day in the Life of a Human Resources Manager

UpstartHR

I have been thinking a lot lately as I cross the six year threshold of blogging about human resources management. I started this as a tool for the entry level HR pros , but now I also teach about some fairly advanced concepts. One of the things I don’t do enough of is sharing about the community. There are more than 20,000 monthly readers on this site and about 5,000 email subscribers (the numbers still boggle my mind!). Who are these people? What do they do? Let’s find out.

Some of The Humans Behind WorkHuman 2015

WorkHuman

When we set out to build WorkHuman we knew we were taking on a massive challenge. We wanted to transform a simple (if awesome) annual user event into a world-class conference on culture, organizational psychology and employee experience and would be relevant for people all over the business.

Quote of the Week: “Life is not so much about beginnings and endings…

Something Different

…as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.” ” – Anna Quindlen. <www.post-gazette.com> <www.post-gazette.com> For this week’s quote we can thank American author, journalist, and opinion columnist Anna Quindlen.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Is Your Google Calendar the Next Data Frontier?

Cornerstone On Demand

How much time do you spend every day sending and answering emails and calendar invites? While these tasks may seem minute and often mindless, they consume vast amounts of time and energy— 13 hours per week, according to research firm McKinsey & Co.

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Job Simulations = Better Hires and Better Training

UpstartHR

Recently I had the pleasure of joining Trish McFarlane for an HCMx Radio podcast episode where we talked about how to use simulations in your recruiting and training initiatives. We start with a bit of my background–if you’re new here that might be interesting for you. Then we leap into some of the work we’re doing at Brandon Hall Group.

How Do I Gain Trust as a Leader?

ATD Human Capital

This excerpt from Leaders Don’t Command explains the power of trust-building and emotional intelligence in leadership. Click here to read full version

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Successful Hiring and the Role of Employee Personality Tests

Something Different

The following is a guest post from Garrett Bonistalli at Learning House: Online quizzes and personality tests may be entertaining from time to time, but they’re widely used by employers, and could strongly indicate a prospect’s success at a job.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Trends in Work Environments: Finding the Balance to WorkHuman

RecognizeThis!

by Traci Pesch. Recognize This! Benefits for some can be perceived as detractors by others. Finding the balance to serve all is key. As part of my work, I get involved with many different customers across a wide variety of industries, located around the world.

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Spring Cleaning for Leadership – 21 Essays on Self, Culture and Teamwork

The People Equation

This time of year often brings out the cleaning fanatic in us, so Karin Hurt of the Let’s Grow Leaders blog asked for blog posts about “spring cleaning” for her April Frontline Leadership Festival.

Making Recognition Memorable

Engage2Excel

Recognition opportunities are abundant and come in many shapes and sizes. Whether big or small, recognizing excellent performance or acknowledging an achievement is the best way to encourage more of the same in the future.

A Few Thoughts on Mission Focused Work

Something Different

<www.rockwallisd.com> 1. I will get to the idea behind my post title in moment. Stick with me, please. …So lately I am really enjoying the Department of Labor Blog. 1 It is sneaky entertaining, marrying my all-time favorite HR topic (comp) with a recent love (labor and employment law).

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.