Sat.Feb 07, 2015 - Fri.Feb 13, 2015

The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking About Your Salary

HR Bartender

I’ve received a few notes and comments after publishing “ How to Negotiate Your Next Salary ”. Instead of dealing with each situation individually, I thought it might be beneficial to discuss some overall do’s and don’ts when it comes to talking about pay.

The Secret to Work-Life Balance: Focusing on Results

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This week, we illustrated three ways flextime can transform the workday. Here, Cali Ressler, co-author of Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It and founder of the ROWE (Results-Only Work Environment) platform, explains why employee flexibility must be coupled with accountability.

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7 Stats You Don’t Want to Read Before Your Coffee

ClearCompany HRM

You’re a manager at a large firm, and as you sit down to start your day, things look good. Your team is working diligently, and when you ask everyone how they’re doing, they reply with a curt, “I’m fine.” So everything’s going great, right?

HR Project Management: The Ultimate Guide

UpstartHR

HR Project Management Skills are Powerful Tools–Do You Have Them? When you look at a list of key HR competencies, one thing that often is lacking is a good set of project management skills.

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.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Facebook

HR Bartender

In this series about developing learning plans for social media, we’ve covered Twitter , LinkedIn , Pinterest , Instagram , and Google +. Our last installment is about Facebook. I intentionally saved Facebook for last. Of all the platforms, I believe Facebook is considered the most personal.

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The HR Fortuneteller Myth: 3 Ways Your Boss Doesn’t “Get” Predictive Analytics

Visier

“Some people think emotionally more often than they think politically. Some think politically more often than they think rationally. Others never think rationally about anything at all.”.

5 Team Building Exercises and How You Can Learn From Them

ClearCompany HRM

Team building is one of those aspects of work culture most find difficult to define. How do you rate the cooperation different employees display with each other? Is the failure of a team to perform the result of poor individual participation, a lack of chemistry between members, or bad direction? Performance Management Performance Management System Team Building

Adopting a Professional Uniform [poll]

HR Bartender

I came across this article about “uniforms” – it’s a very interesting read and I’d suggest checking it out. When I think of professional uniforms, the first thing that comes to mind are the company branded and issued ones that happen in fast food restaurants, hotels, theme parks, etc.

February 2015 Product Release: Drive Visibility, Accuracy, and Productivity

Cornerstone On Demand

Visibility into real-time data provides organizations a deeper, faster and more actionable view of its workforce – improving the speed and quality of decision making processes.

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!

Linking Employee Engagement and Customer Satisfaction

CultureIQ

A company is doing something right if both their employees and customers are happy, but what is the connection between the two? And what does it look like in your organization? Happy Employees = Happy Customers. It’s not just speculation, these two elements really are deeply connected.

Core Values Leads to Increased Engagement Resulting in Bottom-line Results

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Whatever underpins your company’s culture will impact your company’s success. Building a strong foundation on your core values is proven to increase employee engagement.

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Going With the Flow – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

By now, you’ve probably heard of binge watching. It’s when you watch television for long spans of time, usually only watching one show. Services like Amazon Prime and Netflix have made binge watching pretty popular. I have to admit Mr. Bartender and I do our fair share of binge watching.

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Weekly Must Reads: Texas Teen Tweets Herself Out of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

This week’s must-reads on employee-employer relationships. In a story that went viral this week, a Texas teen posted a profane tweet about her upcoming job at a pizza joint.

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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.

How to be A Great Leader

The People Equation

A few months ago, I reviewed Frank Sonnenberg’s latest book, Follow Your Conscience : Make a Difference in Your Life & in the Lives of Others. It is my great honor to host Frank’s guest post here today. Guest post by Frank Sonnenberg.

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How To Measure Relationships

All Things Workplace

“It’s only words, and words are all I have, to take your heart away.” --Maurice, Robin, & Barry Gibb, The Bee Gees: “Words”. Listen to the Lyrics Do you want to know a way to check the depth of how someone is relating to you at a given moment? Just listen and check out their language.

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How Analytics Drives Talent Development

ATD Human Capital

Driving Talent Development with Data, a new whitepaper from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, discusses how leading-edge companies are tapping the potential of advanced human capital analytics to improve talent acquisition, employee engagement, retention, and talent development.

3 Things I’m Grateful For at Work

RecognizeThis!

by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – You can’t gain the benefits of gratitude unless you are willing to be more grateful in the first place. I am thrilled with the availability of our newest book, The Power of Thanks.

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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

Being Neighborly Builds Trust – #Sprinkles by @ChipRBell

The People Equation

Service that delights, surprises, and amazes—it’s what we crave as customers. And, we are all customers. We’re service providers, too. Whether it’s as an office professional, an entrepreneur, a restaurant manager, a volunteer, a manager, a parent—there is always the opportunity to serve.

LUNCH & INTERVIEWS: How to Act When Lunch Is Included In a 4-Hour Interview Block.

The HR Capitalist

It''s a trap, people. Nobody really wants to feed you when they have you in for a 4-hour interview block from 10-2pm. They''re not interested in your nourishment, your freaky need from protein or providing you with a nice social opportunity over rubber chicken.

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Who’s Got Your Back? The 6 Stages of Trust

ATD Human Capital

The yes/no, on/off nature of electronic networking can give you the mistaken idea that the people you know are either networking contact –or they’re not. But here’s the reality: Workplace relationships are more complex than that.

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Candidates First, Employees Second and Customers Third?

China Gorman

The candidate experience is a growing priority. Between 2013 and 2014, organizations increased their amount of focus on building strong relationships with candidates by more than five times.

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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.

5 Things a Leader Needs to Successfully Launch a New Job

The People Equation

When you start a new job, what’s your plan for getting acclimated to your new role? Do you even have a plan? Throughout the years, I’ve observed leaders – either coming in from the outside, or transferring departments – launch their leadership journey.

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Refresh Your Lame "Employee of the Month" Program With This Idea.

The HR Capitalist

You''ve got an employee of the month program. It''s lame. People are generally immune to it. Sure, the attempt at recognition is noted and appreciated, but once you try and spread it around, its effect diminishes. This month''s employee of the month (month 59 in the program) is Johnny Ryall.

Scrutinize Your Budget: Analyze Time and Attendance Cost

nettime solutions

As we revive ourselves after receiving the holiday shopping credit card bills (whew!), the topic of “budget” suddenly pops into mind. And for businesses, that means looking at your time budget.

Compensation Cafe: Instead of Employee of the Month…

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! – Employee of the Month programs don’t deliver the recognition employees deserve. My post this week on Compensation Cafe was inspired by the HR Capitalist, Kris Dunn. In his blog, he shared a couple ideas to revitalize “lame” Employee of the Month programs and asked for more ideas. Read the full Compensation Cafe post for more on my two ideas for what to do about tired Employee of the Month programs: Get rid of them.

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.