Sat.Feb 21, 2015 - Fri.Feb 27, 2015

The T-Shirt Employee Engagement Survey

HR Bartender

You guys know I live in a warm climate. So when the weather gets cold, instead of turning on the heater, I reach for a long sleeve t-shirt. My favorite is one from a past employer. I’ve had it for years – it’s soft and broken in. If you’ve ever had a favorite t-shirt, you know what I’m talking about.

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Talent Management: Sustaining Performance [Part 2]

ClearCompany HRM

Talent Management Performance Management Talent Management System

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A Seat at the Table: Top 10 Cities for Women Executives

Cornerstone On Demand

Silicon Valley doesn’t have a stellar reputation when it comes to gender equality at work, but a recent study shows it may actually be one of the best places in America for women to get a seat at the executive table.

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How to Learn HR for Free: A Practical Guide


Recently on LinkedIn I saw someone asking how to learn HR. Specifically he was trying to learn compensation when he didn’t have a background/foundation in the topic.

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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.

HOW TO: Sell Your Manager on Attending a Conference

HR Bartender

In response to my post on “ What are HR Analysts and Why Should You Pay Attention to Them ”, I had a Twitter connection ask me about going to conferences. Specifically, about how to sell senior leadership on attending a conference. I have been in this position many times.

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HR Tips From the Oscars: Does “Good Job” Encourage Mediocrity?

Cornerstone On Demand

If you were among the millions of movie fans around the world who tuned in to the Oscars this weekend, you may still be debating the merits of Boyhood vs. Birdman.

“Good Job” – The Two Most Harmful Words in the English Language?


by Brenda Pohlman. Recognize This! – Consider carefully the words we use to recognize others and whether go-to phrases like ”good job” have a place in our recognition vocabulary.

Evaluate Employees On Their Actions Not Their Attire [poll results]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, we ran a poll about professional uniforms. Not the company issued kind, but the idea of wearing the same thing every day (i.e. black turtleneck and jeans a la Steve Jobs).

Talent Management: Educating Managers [Part 3]

ClearCompany HRM

Employee engagement is often attributed to the work environment, the work itself, and even a lack of communication. What has a tendency to fly under the radar, however, is the managers who supervise them. A poor manager can leave the team disengaged and unmotivated to strive beyond the bare minimum.

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!

Memo to HR: Millennials Care About 401Ks Too

Cornerstone On Demand

Employers use perks like gym memberships and laundry services to lure and retain top Millennial talent, but they may want to focus more on traditional retirement benefits.

6 Truths about Training and Development

The People Equation

Helping people learn new things is super-fun. It isn’t always easy, but it’s always gratifying. For over two decades, I was a corporate trainer, conducting in-person learning programs and later, webinars, to a wide array of employees.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – February 2015

HR Bartender

I must admit I’m looking forward to the Internet blowing up (figuratively, not literally) on March 14, 2015. It’s Pi Day , a mathematical celebration for the ratio that allows us to compute the circumference of round objects. But this year is different. At exactly 9:26:53 a.m. –

Finding the Right HR Datafication Solution: The 5 Most Important Questions You Need To Ask


Remember what purchasing your first home felt like? There were so many things to consider that it was difficult to determine which factors were important and which were not. You probably also realized that this was a fairly significant commitment and you did not have much room for error.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Coaching Your People?: Manage Risks

All Things Workplace

We all want to stretch the capabilities of our team members. At the same time, think about minimizing failure when someone has a "stretch" goal with high risk attached. Any high risk goal can damage your reputation, your staff member, and even the organization. .

What Does the Perfect Conference Look Like to You?


What if you and I could design a conference together? How do you think that would look? For one thing, I know it would be a fresh take on human resources and culture and leadership in the organization.

Brewing Coffee & Leaders


If you''re like me and countless other people, you start your day with a cup of coffee. And for many, you stick to one brand. For me, it''s Starbucks.

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Framing the Recruiting Work You Do For Hiring Managers In a Single Sentence.

The HR Capitalist

It''s easy to get in the weeds on recruiting. Do we have enough candidate flow? Are we getting the right candidates? Do we have compensation issues? Why does it take so long? Why does that hiring manager want to see more candidates?

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Are These 5 Signs of Trust Evident in Your Workplace?

The People Equation

Welcome to Trust-Building Thursday, a new series on The People Equation. Each month, we’ll explore trust in the workplace and offer practical tips for building trust with your boss, colleagues, peers and team members. You can see other installments of the series here.

Research Roundup: Millennials, Their Skills, and Their Training Needs

ATD Human Capital

Most of us are aware of the growing presence of Millennials in the workplace. This ATD Research Week post, authored by ATD Research Specialist David Frankel (who is a Millennial!), reviews data from ATD and other resources on Millennials at work, their skills, and preparing them to become leaders.

Time and Attendance Biometrics and Employee Privacy

nettime solutions

Earlier this week, city employees who work at the fine arts museums in San Francisco stormed City Hall to protest a biometric time clock that will be used to track their time and attendance. The employees are citing trust and privacy issues as the reason for their discomfort with the technology.

A New Euro Working Trend: The Hoffice.

The HR Capitalist

Stop me when you''ve had enough. . DATELINE: Stockholm. You''ve got multiple people working out of a house. You might think these are just connected professionals getting together because they''re bored. But no! It''s a new working revolution! It''s called Hoffice. What''s Hoffice, you ask?

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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.

Are You Using the Right Type of Leadership Power?

The People Equation

Every leader has two types of power, and knowing when to use each type will determine your leadership success. The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines power as, “ possession of control, authority, or influence over others.”

How Do We “Work Human?” Join Me in June to Find Out


by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – How and why we work matters as much as what we do. “So, So, what do you do?” That might be the most commonly asked question in social situations. The answer to that can be fairly straightforward – “I’m a consultant.” “I’m I’m a doctor.”

The Best Time and Attendance Questions on Optimizing Your Business - Part One

nettime solutions

We had so many great questions throughout our recent webinar on optimizing your business by managing time and attendance, that it''s just way too much time and attendance goodness for only one blog post. So, we''re breaking the Q&As from this month into a two-part series.

Finding the Right HR Datafication Solution: The 5 Most Important Questions You Need To Ask


Remember what purchasing your first home felt like? There were so many things to consider that it was difficult to determine which factors were important and which were not. You probably also realized that this was a fairly significant commitment and you did not have much room for error.

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.