Sat.Feb 06, 2016 - Fri.Feb 12, 2016

Technology Can Boost Employee Engagement [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

By now, all of us understand that technology plays a big role in our personal and professional lives. And we’ve all seen at least one article talking about employee engagement and the lack thereof.

Go Back to the Beginning to Understand Organizational Goals

ClearCompany HRM

“Clear organizational goals can drive employee efforts throughout the organization. But if employees do not know what the organization's goals are, those goals lose the ability they have to energize employees towards their achievement.

The Many Facets of Social


Written by: Samantha Colby. When you hear the word social, what comes to your mind? For some it is the character trait that conjures up an image of a person who may be a social butterfly.

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5 Reasons Why Diversity Initiatives Fail (+ How to Save Yours)

Brazen HR

Efforts to i ncrease diversity in the workplace are nothing new. It’s widely acknowledged that more diverse workforces are better workforces , and most successful organizations have explicit diversity policies in place.

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.

Be Your Own Mentor and Make It Work

HR Bartender

Confession: I’m a Tim Gunn fan. Tim Gunn is the chief creative officer at Liz Claiborne and one of the mentors on the reality television program Project Runway. He’s known for telling designers to “Make it work!” during the competition.

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Learning and Talent Objectives for 2016


Written by: Ray Eaton. 2015 was a good year for Talent Management as the shift has moved forward with better alignment of Learning, Development and Performance Management, making systems more talent focused.

What Forecasting Teaches Us About HR


You know I’m a big fan of Freakonomics. I talk about them fairly often. This is due in part to the nature of the content–it’s not explicitly about HR, recruiting, or business. It just ties in nicely with what we do, as you’ll see in this post.

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Self-Management and No Management Are Two Different Things

HR Bartender

A while ago I published a series of posts on the principles of self-management. It’s become a popular topic of conversation because a number of organizations are implementing holacracy. While the terms are being used interchangeably, they really aren’t the same thing.

Goals Series Part 3: Why Goals Fail

ClearCompany HRM

Welcome back to the ClearCompany Goals series! This month we’re talking all about goals and how to use them to drive your company and your employees to engaged and productive success.

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.

HotSchedules & PeopleMatter Partner to Create Workforce Management Platform


Leading hospitality technology companies announce multiphase partnership to integrate complementary applications into one platform. AUSTIN, TX and CHARLESTON, SC – Feb.

The Most Amazing Employee Benefit You’re Probably Not Using


Modern employees want to work for employers who care for their well-being. An employee assistance program (EAP) is a great employee benefit for giving employees and their family members who are. Visit site for full story. Employee Benefits employee assistance programs

The iPad Pro Might Be a Laptop Replacement (At Least For Me)

HR Bartender

I’ve been doing more travel over the past year so I decided to upgrade my iPad to the Pro version. The reason? I must say that I’ve become quite spoiled with not having to travel with a laptop. Tablets are easier to travel with. And with a tablet, I can combine my professional and personal needs.

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The End of Management as We Know It: Q&A with Dr. Gary Hamel (Part 1)


What will it take to make our organizations more transparent and more collaborative? Are we focusing on the right skills to develop the next generation of leaders? How can we finally move beyond the 100-year-old, top-down—inhuman—management model?

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.

What Happens to Me When You are Recognized?


by Derek Irvine. Research is split on what happens to the motivation of people who see others get recognized. One solution is to simply recognize everyone. There is quite the interesting debate shaping up among researchers looking into the motivational potential of recognition.

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The 5 Types of Bosses Employees Hate Most


Employees don’t leave companies; they leave bosses. You may have heard this old business adage before. But what types of bosses do people leave? And, more importantly, are you one of them? The diva I. Visit site for full story. Leadership Horrible Bosses

Why 360 Feedback?


Why 360 Feedback? Without feedback, we tend to invent our own reality. Using 360-degree feedback is a vital part of performance, growth, and development. Understanding ourselves and how we interact with others helps us understand the impact we have on those around us.

Rewrite Your Talent Onboarding Story In 7 Game-Changing Steps

ExactHire HR Trends

Once upon a time there was a talented, optimistic marketing professional named Simon. An exciting, fast-growth technology firm was fortunate enough to woo Simon during a flashy interviewing process and he was pleased to accept its offer of employment shortly thereafter.

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 Fourth Industrial Revolution Is… Human


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – The Fourth Industrial Revolution shouldn’t be about preserving our humanity, but letting our humanity guide and direct the revolution and its outcomes. Do you follow news out of the World Economic Forum ?

Are You Still Courting Your Employees? 5 Ways to Keep the Spark Alive


February is a month dominated by love, mostly thanks to one particular holiday celebrating all things red, chocolate and romantic. However, one very important relationship doesn’t always get the. Visit site for full story. Management Practices employee engagement Valentine's Day

9 Things To Consider When Recognizing Remote Employees

Get Hppy

Even if managing remote employees is becoming a more widespread phenomenon, many leaders stills struggle with one of its key aspects – employee recognition. It doesn’t matter whether employees work on-site or remotely – obviously, they need to be engaged and motivated all the same.

Looking for a reason to recognize employees? Look up.


We sometimes sit in amazement at the frequency with which we encounter employee recognition programs that aren’t tethered directly to a company’s enterprise strategy. Examples include recognition programs that reward values rather than behaviors that are linked to performance.

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.

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

UrbanBound HR

Want to catch up on the top HR tech and relocation news from the week? Technology HR


Seeing the Full Spectrum of Recognition


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — There are people at work whose contributions we might miss. A culture of recognition helps to make sure we don’t. I came across a recent New York Times Corner Office article with Walt Bettinger.

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Recruiting “Leftovers”

HR Hardball

Even as kids we all realized something… when you ask “what’s for dinner?” ” and the answer is “ leftovers, ” Mom was out of time, patience, or energy. No matter the reason, dinner was going to be, as they say, “sub-par.” ” Edible?

3 Ways for Women to Lighten Their Office Housekeeping Load at Work

The People Equation

I’ll never forget the first time a male colleague (a peer) asked me to pick up his stuff after a meeting. I was quick to set a boundary: “You brought this stuff into the meeting room, I’m sure you can bring it back to your office.”

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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.